In this post we will showcase some creative products that you can actually purchase as a gift for the holidays! Find the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your shopping list! Every single item, listed below, was handpicked based on originality. Get a head start on your holiday shopping right now. Avoid the lines and do your holiday shopping online, then settle in for a merry, stress-free holiday season. We hope this guide will give you a head start and plenty of time to find the right gift for that special person in your life.

Before the celebrations kick off, you’re probably trying to figure out the best gifts to give to your friends, family, and co-workers. To make things easier, we created this stellar holiday gift guide filled with creative products.

There are so many interesting things in the modern world and around us that you can’t help but look over. Nobody wants an exhilarating excitement build up for a bad gift. Why not spice your life up a little and make your friends jealous? Try some of these creative products ideas, you're bound to find something for everyone on your list.

We hope you will find the products listed below cool, clever and creative. Click on the image or on the buy link and it’ll lead you to Amazon, where all this cool stuff is available. Enjoy!

Lumiware Color Changing Coasters


Philips Lumiware color changing weatherproof, rechargeable color changing coasters.

$50 Buy

Beverage Warmer


Keeps your favorite hot beverages at the perfect temperature until you've finished them. Our Beverage Warmer ensures that your coffee, tea, hot chocolate - even cappuccino - stays hot and ready for you to enjoy at your own pace. It works like a heated coaster and requires no special mugs or glassware. The Brookstone Beverage Warmer is ideal for the office and makes a great gift. Order today!

$24 Buy

Clip-On Lens for iPhone and iPad


The quality improved compared to previous model. Not only for shooting photos, it also suitable for using Skype or FaceTime.

$35 Buy

Knowledge in the Brain Bookends, Black/Gold

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These unique, contemporary bookends designed by Karim Rashid are the perfect addition to any modern home.

Buy $190

Mini Hard Disk Flash Drive

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Ultra portable USB Drive and lightweight metal design.

Buy $18.99

The Avengers USB Sticks

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2012 Avengers Marvel Sticks: Iron man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk.

Buy $39.99

Ninja Dagger Knife Magnet


Strong magnet in a Ninja dagger shape. Detailed finish with a key hole at the tip. Have fun with this cool ninja dagger magnet on your fridge! Comes with a small hole at the end of the tip so that you can transform it into a stagger keychain.

Buy $18

Niceeshop Retro Flip Down Clock

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Watch time flip away with these modernized flip down clocks. Inspired by the retro clocks that had flip down hour and minute displays, these modern versions were designed with ‘outside the box’ thinking, ditching the container box and giving the clock an exposed form.

Buy $61.98

The Space Bar Desk Organizer

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The Space Bar is a simple, elegantly-designed desk accessory that minimizes clutter while providing additional USB ports for your computer. After a long day of work, simply slide your keyboard into the designated space below the shelf and store your office miscellany – keys, digital camera, etc. – up top.

Buy $49.99

Illusion Side Table

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With unmatched whimsy and adaptability, this end table creatively combines the traditional appearance of a tablecloth with a very modern form. Though it appears to be a floating tablecloth, this small end table is actually made of transparent clear acrylic (Lucite). The corners of the -Inch draped-Inch acrylic are turned outward to form feet.

Buy $195

F in Exams

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“F in Exams” is a small collection of bizarre and wholly incorrect answers to scholastic test questions. Richard Benson has collected these and broken them down into various categories such as physics, math, chemistry, and psychology. The book takes less than half an hour to read cover to cover, but produces quite a few snickers along the way.

$9.95 Buy

Lego Minifigure USB Flash Drive


Classic LEGO Minifigureis now available as a USB Drive as well. Contained within the character is a fully functional 4‐gigabyte USB flash memory drive. You can store and share your photos, MP3s, games, documents and personal files. Attach it to your keychain and carry with you wherever you go.

Buy $19

Karlsson Table Clock Book

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Unique clock looks like realistic books when placed on a table or in a bookcase! Fun and functional, this stack of colorful faux books function as a table clock. A perfect disguise on any bookshelf. Measures 8 x 7 x 8 inches. Requires 1 AA battery.

$24.95 Buy

Suck UK Salt and Pepper ‘Bots

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Well, it was inevitable. Passing the salt by hand just isn’t efficient enough in a world of bullet trains, pizza delivery and broadband. Luckily, the condiments have now come to life! Salt & Pepper Bots will waddle wherever you tell them to. Wind them up and – like mini Terminators – they’ll march across the table to wage war on bland food. The perfect robot butlers.

Buy $15.58

Ctrl-Alt-Delete Cup Set

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Set of three drinking cups shaped like your favorite 3 keyboard keys!

Buy $8.98

Time Warp Shelf Clock

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The Time Warp Shelf Clock is the perfect addition to an art lover’s home creating a great conversation piece. You can easily place this homage to Salvador Dali’s Persistence Of Memory on a mantle or shelf – no mounting required. With this great Dali clock, time doesn’t fly: it melts away. Size: 6.75″ x 4.75″ x 5.25″. Requires 1 ‘AA’ battery (not included)

Buy $13.49

USB Power Strip

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Universal USB Charger 10 plugs fit most mobile devices. Assorted random- pink; green; blue & orange.

Buy $15.49

Android Robot USB Device Charger

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Andru is a spectacular phone charger made especially for Android phones, though he’ll gladly charge any phone or USB-powered device. His included cable has a micro-USB plug, but you can use your own if your device requires it. Let him keep you company at your desk, playfully tousle his antennae, tell him your problems.

Buy $25.00

Pocket Projector for iPhone 4

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Pocket Projector for iPhone 4 Devices. Easy to usejust dock your iPhone 4 device and project on any surface. Our Pocket Projector for iPhone 4 is perfect for on-the-go travel entertainment. Its super-bright 15-lumen LED projector lamp ensures clearer, more brilliant images than other pico projectors. 640×360 native display resolution projects up to 50″ images. Focus adjustment lets you control image clarity while the integrated 0.5W speaker delivers the audio. Great for keeping kids entertained with their favorite videos on the road! Rechargeablepowers your device, too! The Pocket Projectors built-in 2100mAh battery charges via USB connection with the included cord. When fully charged, the projector may also be used as a back-up battery for your iPhone 4 device. Take your video to go with our Pocket Projector for iPhone 4.

Buy $209

BookBook, Hardback Leather Case for 15″ MacBook Pro

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BookBook is a one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case designed exclusively for MacBook Pro. Available in Classic Black or Vibrant Red, BookBook brings three levels of security to your prized Mac. First, the hardback cover and spine provide solid protection from the rigors of the road. Second, the vintage book design disguises MacBook for superior security. And third, the stylish case protects you from being like everyone else because BookBook is totally original, just like you.

Buy $79.99

Cordies Desktop Cable Management

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Cordies is a desktop cable management system that organizes your various computer cables while also keeping them weighted down so they don’t slide off your desk when disconnected.

$14.99 Buy

Coca-Cola 12 Ounce Coke Can Glass

Coca-Cola 12 Ounce Coke Can Glass

$16.99 Buy Set of 6


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QLOCKTWO, a clock that tells time in words. It has a quadratic matrix of letters, where some of the letters are illuminated. The time is displayed as text in five minute intervals. If you need to have a more exact time, look in the corner at the illuminated dots. QLOCKTWO has a brightness sensor that helps the illuminating power of the letters be automatically adjusted.

$995.00 Buy

Heffer Pitcher by Chiasso

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Utterly irresistible and delightful gift, both on the giving and receiving ends. Clever double walled glass design pours milk, non-dairy creamer and more as if it came straight from the cow – only, literally much cooler.

Buy $24

iPhone App Magnets

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Apps. That wasn’t even a word up until a few years ago. Now it could well be argued that along with coffee, apps are the cornerstone of our very society. And you know you love them. So how about an app that turns your favorite app icons into real world magnets!

Buy $6.95

iCADE – iPad Arcade Cabinet

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How cool would it be to slide your iPad into a desktop-sized arcade cabinet and rock it old school with some Arcade games? Enter the iCADE iPad Arcade Cabinet! To use the iCade, gently slide the iPad into the cradle. The iCADE uses Bluetooth to connect to the iPad so there’s nothing else you need to do.

$69.99 Buy

Doxie One - Standalone Paper Scanner


Doxie One makes scanning simple – just turn it on and insert your paper. Doxie automatically pulls your sheet through and makes a digital copy in seconds – no computer required.Doxie isn’t tied down to your computer like other scanners. Use it wherever you find most convenient in your home or office. Scans are stored on an SD card , just like a digital camera. Sync scans to your computer or iPad when you’re ready to organize .Doxie is different than other scanners. It’s lightweight and small so you can tuck it in a drawer when you’re not scanning. Setup is easy: Connect power, insert an SD card , press Doxie’s button, and you’re ready to start scanning.

$144 Buy

Calvin Klein Acacia Duvet

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A tranquil fern pattern in plum and pewter brings a sophisticated natural touch to this duvet. Made of vat-dyed Italian cotton with hidden button closure. Reverses easily to fit any slumbering mood. 100% combed cotton sateen.

$298.00 Buy

Log Pillow by Kikkerland

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Now you can sleep like a log when you relax your head and neck on this log shaped pillow. The Bolster pillow features realistic three dimensional print of a log. Custom contouring micro-bead fill and spandeby cover. Lightweight and great for travel or home.

$15.99 Buy

Huey the Color Copying Chameleon Lamp

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Huey is an electronic glowing chameleon lamp that dynamically matches the color of whatever he sits on. Have a favorite green notebook? Plop Huey down on top and he matches the color with his glowing skin. Just painted your room Cerulean Blue? Hold Huey against the wall, then squeeze him gently and he’ll hold the color, even if you put him down on your brown nightstand. Huey even has a color cycle mode if you’re indecisive.

Buy $23.95

Split Stick Double Sided USB Flash Drive

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Your life is naturally divided into work and play; isn’t it time your USB storage device reflected that? The Split Stick is a double-sided USB drive, designed to keep your work files separate from your personal files. With the Split Stick, you can enforce the digital divide between work and home, hers and his, G-rated and X-rated, or whatever else you choose to separate.

Buy $30.00

Moshi Bluetooth iPhone Dock

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The Moshi Moshi 03i Curve Wireless Handset and Weighted Base offers Bluetooth compatibility, stylish design, and a charging dock for the iPhone. Featuring a high-gloss finish, this handset is compatible with all Bluetooth-enabled phones and computers. An included multipoint chip lets you pair and answer calls with two different Bluetooth devices. The Curve is also fitted with an auto-reconnect function, allowing the handset to automatically reestablish connection when paired devices are detected in range.

This beautiful piece of tech is ideal for the home or office, you can use the handset without restricting your access to functions on your smartphone or laptop. A one-touch button lets you easily answer or terminate calls, while noise-reducing technology provides crisp, clear sound.

Buy $100.97

Come In/Go Away Ambigram Door Hanger

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You probably didn’t think you would ever want a hotel style Do Not Disturb door-knob hanger in your own home. Well not until you saw this fancy piece of word-bending design. The ambighram style text reads differently each way up! An ambigram, also sometimes known as an inversion, is a graphical figure that spells out a word not only in its form as presented, but also in another direction or orientation.

Buy $15

MacBook Air Compact Mirror

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Macbook Air Mirror has no sophisticated technology, but it is Apple big fans’ must-have item.

Buy $11.98

Temperature Sensitive Led Faucet

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Tired of that same old monotonous water? Need to make your midnight bathroom appointments more exhilarating? Then this futuristic LED faucet is the best choice to upgrade your modern bathroom decoration. And the temperature sensitive function will protect your family to avoid scald. It is also ideal for a kid’s bathroom and a smart gift for older people.

Buy $39.99

Portal 2 Bookends

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Wherever you’re going (or wherever you’ve been) its nice to come home to a tidy and organized book shelf. These 6-inch tall bookends don’t just look good, they are fully functional! This would greatly for your gaming room to hold up video games.

Buy $32.95

World Map Shower Curtain

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This world map shower curtain gives a whimsical and educational design to your bathroom. Busy geography students will love this curtain, which lets them refresh their minds while they freshen up before their exam. Canadian provinces, and US state names are also labeled on this educational shower curtain.

Buy $22.95

Samurai Sword Letter Opener

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Stainless Steel Samurai Ninja Sword Letter Opener with Plastic Stand.

Buy $9.99

Nice Underwear Doormat

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Nice Underwear Coir Doormat A Stylish And Durable Design The perfect way to decorate the entryway to your home with one of our elegant coir doormats. These doormats are hand woven in India from robust coconut bristles, the mat offers exceptional durability. These fiber coir doormats are bleached and designed with fade resistant dyes.

Buy $20.46

Superman & Batman Bookends

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Based on the art of Steve Rude! The world’s two greatest heroes, the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight display their heroic strengths. This limited edition, cold-cast porcelain bookends set includes a full-color Certificate of Authenticity.

$495 Buy

Full Color Snow White Macbook Decal

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$4.75 Buy

Strong Man Toilet Paper Holder

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Funky toilet paper holder that will add some style and color to your bathroom!

Buy $29

WarmFoot Heated Foot Pad

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WarmFoot heated foot pads are made for comfort, simple to use, and using patented, state of the art self-compensating heating element for safety and energy efficiency.

Buy $89.00

Bubble Tank by Psalt Design

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Fish tanks and aquariums are often the main attraction in a room, however it is usually the fish themselves that are the focal point rather than the tank. The Bubble Tank aims to question this by creating a beautiful, as well as functional, product aimed to provoke a reaction, conversation or interaction between the owner and any guests.

Buy £295.00

Recycled Cardboard Sculpture

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For the hunter who has everything, the Deer Trophy is the over-the-top gift they definitely won’t expect. Each Deer Trophy is laser-cut for precision fit and easy assembly using slotted construction. They also look great in their native brown or white and can be decorated with paint, glitter or other craft materials. The perfect companion for home or office and a great gift for dad. Each trophy is made from recycled cardboard, a non-toxic, environmentally friendly product. All figures are packaged flat for shipping and includes detailed instructions.

Buy $26.53

Hand Pen Holder

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Handy heavyweight pen holder that’s perfect for holding everything from desktop supplies to knickknacks. Created from a durable plastic and cement combo – get one or choose two to double fist! Finished with a felted base and tonal magnetic wrist.

Buy $12.62

Glow In The Dark Light Pull

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Funky bathroom accessories don’t come more handy than this! Our Glow in the Dark Light Pull means no more fumbling around in the dark as your regular light pull bangs against the wall and wakes everyone up. Shaped like an old fashioned light bulb, this makes an ideal bathroom light pull and stores light from the day, transferring it into a handy green glow at night so you can find your way to the light switch.

Buy $7.26

LED Rainfall Showerhead

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This 10 inch overhead shower head has a swivel connector allowing you to adjust the angle of spray. It works under the water pressure and no battery needed, which makes it an environmentally friendly product. It illuminates up to three different colors in green, blue, red and flashing red. This showerhead will definitely provide a different shower experience to you.

Buy $76.99

Wilson The Volleyball

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Replica of WILSON from the movie “Cast Away”!

Buy $16.59

Wooden Ballista Kit

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The ballista was the ultimate artillery weapon of the Roman Empire. Similar in appearance to a giant crossbow, it was powered by massive bundles of twisted horse hair. The bolts it fires would mow down enemies and fortifications alike. This kit is based on the Roman design. It is laser cut from select hardwood for easy assembly and reliable performance.

This tabletop kit has been designed for simple assembly. Designed with interlocking parts, a simple, reliable trigger, high strength cordage and lightweight projectiles this ballista is incredibly durable. Three easy-to-follow rules for public demonstration are provided to ensure everyone’s safety. It’s all fun and games until somebody loses an eye!

$22.82 Buy

Wacom Intuos5 Touch Medium Pen Tablet

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For creative professionals such as Photographers, Designers and Illustrators or anyone who desires professional results, the Intuos5 Touch Medium Pen Tablet combines Wacom’s most advanced pen technology with multi-touch functionality.

Natural and intuitive to use, the tablet lets you alternate between using multi-touch gestures to position and navigate your artwork and the pressure-sensitive pen to sketch, paint, retouch, and edit. With 48.4 square inches of working area, the medium size of the three Intuos5 touch models provides ample workspace for the way that most tablet users like to work and can still fit into most laptop computer bags.

Buy $339.99

Nike FuelBand

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Nike+ FuelBand tracks your activity through a sport-tested accelerometer. Then translates every move into NikeFuel. Nike+ FuelBand tracks running, walking, dancing, basketball – and dozens of everyday actions. It also syncs up with a motivational web and mobile experience. So put it on and get moving.

Buy $213.68

ZEbag Wine Carrier

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Originally designed in France, the Zebag appears to be a little gem for everyone who uses and handles wine daily. It carries, stores, presents, holds and shows off.

$44.95 Buy

Urbanista Copenhagen Mid-Size Headphones – Silver Gun Metal

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This is a folding mid-size headphone with microphone in a strikingly elegant and unique steel design. As with all Urbanista headphones, the materials and colors are treated like fashion and jewelry design. To fit modern urban life, the cord has an integrated microphone and a 3.5 mm plug that works with most phones and music players on the market.

Buy $89.99

Griffin Helo TC Helicopter

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Griffin is already a well-known accessories brand for apple products. They recently decided to put a smile on your face, and created a fun new toy named Helo TC. HELO TC comes complete with twin-rotor remote-controlled helicopter and Flight Deck.

The Flight Deck plugs into your device’s headphone jack and beams infrared commands to the chopper. Use a virtual joystick on your Multi-Touch display to maneuver the chopper, or tilt your device to move the chopper forward, backward, and side to side. The application for the helicopter is free to download on the App Store.

$59.99 Buy

Mobile 2600 mAh iPhone Charger

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Your mobile gadgets aren’t so mobile if you have to carry several chargers. But this versatile 2600 mAh charger lets you travel light. It’s made for iPod and iPhone devices, but has 3 different tips that work with most other smartphones and small devices powered via micro/mini USB connection. A handy charging light indicates when you need to charge via any wall outlet or USB connection, so you’ll never be caught without backup.

Buy $49.99

Logitech Washable Keyboard

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The Logitech washable keyboard is easy to clean and dry with hand-wash-safe design. Built to take a washing and pounding, the K310 offers durable keys with laser printing and UV coating.

Buy $39.99

Roku Streaming Stick

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The easiest way to add streaming to a growing number of HDTVs, blu-ray players, and other products. Plug the streaming stick into the MHL port of your Roku ready TV and you’ve got the best streaming experience in the world—totally integrated with your new TV.

Buy $119.99

MStand by Rain Design

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Design made of a single sturdy piece of aluminum, mStand transforms laptops into stunning desktop counterparts of the Apple iMac and Apple Cinema Display with its elegant curves and silver-anodized finish. The single piece design solidly holds a laptop while the aluminum panel acts a heat sink to keep the laptop cool. A cable hole in the back of the stand routes wires to reduce clutter. With an external keyboard and mouse, mStand creates an ideal ergonomic desktop setup for laptop users. Compatible with all sizes of Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro, Powerbook. Also fits most 14″ standard PC and 15″ wide-screen PC with depths not more than 10.4 inches.

$41.30 Buy

Jawbone Jambox

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Jambox by Jawbone is the smallest, best-sounding wireless speaker and speakerphone around. Just place it anywhere in a room and enjoy pristine streaming audio from your phone, computer, or other Bluetooth devices. Bring music, movies, and all your mobile audio vibrantly to life–all in the palm of your hand.

Buy $129.99

Kindle Paperwhite

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Kindle Paperwhite is the world’s most advanced e-reader – higher resolution, higher contrast touchscreen with built-in light and 8-week battery life. Patented built-in light evenly illuminates the screen to provide the perfect reading experience in all lighting conditions. Paperwhite has 62% more pixels for unsurpassed resolution with 25% better contrast for sharp dark text. Even in bright sunlight, Paperwhite delivers clear, crisp text and images with no glare.

Buy $119.00

Motoactv Fitness Tracker & Music Player

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Precisely track your running and cycling outside via GPS and in the gym; wireless upload of your workout data to the Free MOTOACTV Training Portal.

MOTOACTV 16GB smart MP3 player learns what songs motivate you.

Set goals and start racing against them; audio coach gives you updates and keeps you going.

MOTOACTV is sweatproof, rain resistant, scratch resistant with intuitive controls. Touchscreen display adjusts to sunlight.

Buy $133.20

Illuminating Charger by Dexim

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Dexim’s Visible Green Smart Charge and Sync Cable is the new and innovative way to charge your iOS device quickly and safely. Featuring electroluminescent (EL) technology,it features lights that visibly show the electrical current flowing through the cable. The current runs fast when your device needs a lot of juice, then as you get over 60% charge, the current slows down. When your device is fully charged, the Smart Charger intelligently shuts off power from the source, saving power and money.

$19.99 Buy

TDK 3 Speaker Boombox Audio System

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A reinvention of the original music culture icon, the TDK Life on Record 3 Speaker Boombox comes with high-tech touches for modern music lovers. One subwoofer and two speakers deliver vibrant, full-range sound, and the boombox is easily controlled with intuitive, touch-sensitive buttons and retro-style rotary dials. Hook up a variety of music players, or plug in your guitar or microphone to become part of the mix.

Buy $349.99

Harman Kardon GLA-55 High-End Speaker System

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  • Andreea M.
    2012-12-16 14:14:13
    awesome list! just what i was looking for, i will buy the Mini Hard Disk Flash Drive as a gift for Christmas. thank you
  • Slim Marley
    2012-12-16 14:20:44
    i love all the products from this list, very clever ideas!
    2012-12-16 14:22:15
    Nice List of Gifts!!!
  • Cat Koehler
    2012-12-16 14:24:52
    those Avengers USB sticks are wonderfull! i will buy the ironman one.
  • Stephanie
    2012-12-16 14:32:10
    Love your gift guide!
  • Erica {Coffee & Quinoa}
    2012-12-16 14:32:34
    I love all these gadgets! So much for gifts, I just want them all myself :)
  • 2012-12-19 06:03:55
    I like very very much everything on the list.. Can i get them??
  • 2013-12-20 15:04:22
    I like this so much, thank you.