10 top tech gadgets for the holidays

It's time for tech giants (and potential challengers) to battle for supremacy under the Christmas tree, and a place in consumers' wired-in lives for the year ahead.

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Nov 27, 2012 9:09AM
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Michael, Sprint has had the Samsung Galaxy Note II for some time now. I take it you’re a Verizon customer since you fail to mention Sprint. Do the research before publishing please!

Nov 27, 2012 8:30AM
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For te public a black spot the digital technic,even  new kind of chips inside.I am an Electronic engineer and whatewer we study(on the '70s) on vain at presnt days. Even High shool techers not familliar with phisics developements.

Hard to find book what popular mode expaining the base of diditalism.

We try to buy for our loved and self a good qualití camera,phone,Tv but  only guide we have  the manufatures good name and the prices.

Now the days should give out more technical info to public -to the shoppers-not hiding it,like cash at swiiss bank safes.

 

Nov 27, 2012 5:48AM
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Headphones:  Anybody out there heard of In Ear Monitors from JH Audio?  "ears worn by rockstarts".
Nov 27, 2012 5:09AM
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I just bought a kindle fire as an upgrade to my Kindle E-reader.It has a very good color screen and can do e-mail  and the reading books is better because you can read in the dark but the battery life sux. Now I may have waited to get aaaaa Kindle HD tablet. The price is what got me to buy it. At $120 it seemed a good deal. I suggest get the Kindle Fire HD  or opt for the Nook that can can be read in low or no light. You still can't go wrong with the plain Kindle e-reader with WIFI and cellular connection. IT's cheap and reliable and I still use it because all my devices are synced into the amazon cloud so I can access whatever I have from any tablet anywhere anytime.
Nov 27, 2012 5:07AM
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I prefer reading about theses "must haves" rather than going into debt to have them. My better senses tells me "you don't really need any of them." Life really does go on after all.
Nov 27, 2012 4:57AM
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I just bought a 10" tablet from China that outperforms all but the Samsung Galaxy tablet and some of the other higher end ones from ASUS and Apple. It cost less than half the price and runs the newest version of Android. Only problem with Chinese tablets are that if it has problems, you have to pay return shipping and whatever fees are associated with ships to China. So definitely go with a company that offers frequent firmware updates to fix issues that may crop up. Still, $200 for an HD screen that's 10.1" is just fine with me, even if I'm only going to watch movies, or play games.  
Nov 27, 2012 4:08AM
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I prefer real books to digital and real people, but I love the WII and would love a new camera, problem the cost, I fear people r charging themselves back into major debt to get these so called must have items...
Nov 23, 2012 9:58AM
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It will all be on plastic to file bankruptcy on next year for the New year res.
Nov 21, 2012 10:46AM
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i guess i'm old.  the only interesting item to me is the thermostat
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