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What’s Hot for the Holidays – 2013 Gift Guide

We all love tech and the latest hot trends, and this year it won’t be different! We’ve put together just some of the hot trends and popular must-have gift ideas that Tech and Trends Personality Mitch English is showcasing to TV stations around the country!

Here are Mitch’s 6 must-have “Killer Apps” gift ideas for your family’s holiday 2013!

Are you looking for the gift that keeps on giving all year long…and beyond? Then your coffee loving loved ones will always think of you with this next gift idea.

Keurig Vue

Keurig Vue V700 Brewing System

The Keurig Vue Brewing System is the perfect gift for the gadget-loving coffee connoisseur who enjoys a gourmet beverage custom brewed to their liking. Using the iPad-like touchscreen interface, the Keurig Vue system allows you to simply customize strength, size and temperature of your beverages for the ultimate brewing experience every time. In addition, this state-of-the-art brewer gives you the ability to brew two-step, café-style cappuccinos and lattes as well as hot or iced teas and coffees, hot cocoa and apple cider.

The Keurig Vue is priced at $149.99 (Check their website for Black Friday specials)

Available at select retailers and www.keurig.com

Visit www.keurig.com/VueSystem  to learn more. 

Who doesn’t feel the need to sing in the shower? Now you can rock out to your favorite tunes! The ease of installation makes Moxie a great gift for apartment dwellers and homeowners alike—for those who love music and the latest gadgetry. Moxie transforms a standard shower into one that’s sure to be the envy of the block.

Kohler Moxie

KOHLER Moxie Showerhead + Wireless Speaker

Showering has never been so fun. Moxie lets you stream your favorite music, news or talk radio right in the shower with you. The Moxie showerhead holds a portable wireless speaker that pairs wirelessly with Bluetooth®-enabled devices to deliver high-quality audio to your shower. The speaker docks directly into the showerhead, so your music is closer than ever when showering. While it plays your favorite sounds, this revolutionary showerhead generates a full-coverage, revitalizing spray of water for a sensory experience like no other.

Moxie is easy to install and use; the wireless speaker pops out for recharging, then securely pops back in for use while showering. You can even take it with you as a wireless speaker to use in any room of the house, or on the go.

Retail starting at $150

Available at www.kohler.com

Visit www.kohler.com  for more information

What family couldn’t use a little extra hand cleaning around the house? We found the perfect gift for moms, gadget dads and even those in the dorm room!

Dyson Hard Vacuum Cleaner DC56

Dyson Hard Vacuum Cleaner  (DC56)

The Dyson Hard™ cordless vacuum cleaner is engineered for hard floor cleaning. Using dual suction channels and a wet wipe, it removes both dust and grime in a single action. It has patented Root Cyclone™ technology and is powered by the Dyson digital motor V2. It’s the only vacuum cleaner to combine powerful constant suction and a wet wipe.

MSRP: $329.99 (Check for Black Friday savings)

The Dyson Hard is available at Dyson.com and most major retailers.

Visit www.dyson.com  for more information.

And…One of the hottest toys and games this year! 

Skylanders SWAP Force

Skylanders SWAP Force

Skylanders is “mixing it up” with the newest game in the award-winning, top-selling franchise.   Skylanders SWAP Force introduces a compelling play pattern — swapability — that lets gamers mix ‘n match 16 SWAP Force toys into more than 250 unique characters by swapping the top and bottom halves of the toys. Now, Portal Masters can experience an unprecedented level of choice never before seen in a SkylandersTM game. Fans also can play Skylanders SWAP Force with their entire collection of 100+ characters from Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure® and Skylanders GiantsTM.

MSRP – $74.99 for a SWAP Force Starter Pack; $14.99 for additional SWAP Force characters;

$9.99 for all core characters

Available at all major retailers.

Visit www.skylanders.com for more information.

 

From moms on the go to social media savvy teens to multi-tasking dad, we have the tablet that is the ideal gift for everyone on your list.

LG G Pad

LG G Pad 8.3

LG G Pad 8.3 is the ideal Android companion and entertainment tablet, offering simple connectivity capabilities, a stunning 8.3-inch Full HD IPS display and an impressive suite of powerful features. Available at Best Buy retailers nationwide, the LG G Pad 8.3 is the ideal gift for the on-the go multi-tasker, the social media sharer and the entertainment fanatic in your family.

Priced at $349.99 (Check for Black Friday specials)

Available at Best Buy in-store and online, at www.bestbuy.com

Visit www.lg.us/mobile for more information.

 

For the movie fan that loves the Indiana Jones adventure classics…now on Blu-ray!

Indiana Jones Movies

Indiana Jones on Blu-ray

For the first time ever, the first three films in the legendary Indiana Jones saga will be available individually in sparkling high definition! Now you can own Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, each with pristine picture and sound in high definition. Raiders of the Lost Ark, the cinematic classic that started it all, has been meticulously restored under the supervision of director Steven Spielberg.

An ideal gift for the adventure-loving movie fan, all three films are now available for download in Digital HD and will be available on Blu-ray Disc on December 17th.

S.R.P.: Blu-ray $24.99 each ($29.99 in Canada)

Available at most major retailers

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