Posts Tagged ‘ Gadgets ’

Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

September 29, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

The Gift: LEGO Life of George (available October 1st for around $30) The Scoop: LEGO’s Life of George is a brand new game that combines both physical and digital game play. So how do you play? First you download the free Life of George app. to an Apple/iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad…although... Read more »


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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

September 23, 2011    |    By +
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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

The Gift: The Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope (available now for around $100) The Scoop: This very easy-to-use microscope is a great way to get a big-time view of really small things! It’s so cool to see how tiny things (like bugs, currency, bugs, plants) look under the microscope. But it’s even cooler to take... Read more »


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Guru Approved: Philips O’Neill Snug Headphones

September 22, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: Philips O’Neill Snug Headphones

The Gift: The Snug Headphones by Philips/O’Neill (available now for around $60) The Scoop: A good pair of headphones is a tech must-have. For the most part, I look for three things when it comes to headphones: sound quality, value and style. I have spent some time* with The Snug Headphones by Philips (collaborating... Read more »


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Old School + New Cool = Geek Drool

September 19, 2011    |    By +
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Old School + New Cool = Geek Drool

As we’re now under 100 days until Christmas, the Gift Gurus have just switched into a higher gear as it’s time to start really prepping up for the Holidays (can you believe it?). Pepcom’s “Holiday Spectacular” couldn’t not have come at a better time. Pepcom’s annual consumer electronics showcase for press and media gets... Read more »


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New Travel Gadget for 2012: CamelBak All Clear Water Purifier

September 6, 2011    |    By +
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New Travel Gadget for 2012: CamelBak All Clear Water Purifier

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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An Indestructible iPad Sleeve

August 31, 2011    |    By +
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An Indestructible iPad Sleeve

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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GoPro or Go Home: New 3D Video Camera System

August 30, 2011    |    By +
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GoPro or Go Home: New 3D Video Camera System

  Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately... Read more »


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Guru Approved: OXO Digital Meat Thermometer

August 24, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: OXO Digital Meat Thermometer

The Gift: The OXO Digital Leave-In Meat Thermometer (available now for around $40) The Scoop: I have two hidden talents in the kitchen. First, I have the ability to overcook nearly everything. Unfortunately, hidden skill number two doesn’t help much as I’m fairly competent at under-cooking most things as well. Remedy? Cooking by temperature... Read more »


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Nintendo 3DS Price Drop

August 16, 2011    |    By +
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Nintendo 3DS Price Drop

Great gift update! Less than five months ago we were very excited to announce a sure-fire gift hit for 2011 was now available. Nintendo 3DS was so buzz-worthy back in March, but in some ways, the excitement now feels even greater with a recently announced price drop to $169.99 (from $249.99 effective August 12th... Read more »


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Scoop the Best of Summer Sales

August 3, 2011    |    By +
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Scoop the Best of Summer Sales

I am a born bargain hunter. I’m the person who’s stocking up on winter coats in June and stockpiling flip flops in September.  My sale-hounding ways have worked out for me more than once, but while I love bargains, I don’t always buy something just because it’s discounted. While summer is in its final... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.