Jamie Sorcher, Technology & Entertainment CorrespondentBest known for her television work as the original 'Gizmo Girl' on ESPN's Cold Pizza morning show and numerous appearances on network television, Jamie Sorcher is a seasoned technology and entertainment correspondent with more than 15 years experience in print, broadcast, and online media.
Nixplay WiFi Cloud Photo Frame -- This dedicated digital display lets you share and enjoy your favorite memories with anyone, anywhere in the world, instantly. Upload images from your computer, smartphone, or social media (Facebook or Instagram), create playlists, and add captions. With 10GB of cloud storage, you can display up to 25,000 of your best images. The frames are stunning to look at and come in a range of sizes and colors. A beautiful addition to any room--and a great gift for anyone on your list!
Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet 7-Inch -- This is the most...affordable...Nook...ever! This lightweight Android tablet has a 7-inch LCD screen and is packed with features including front- and rear-facing cameras, expandable memory, Bluetooth, and a quad-core processor. You have full access to the Google Play and Nook stores for millions of apps, games, books, movies, and TV shows. Personalize it for up to 6 different users! Head over to your local Barnes & Noble, check it out, and reserve yours for pick-up on Friday, November 25th.
If you want to hit a high note this holiday season, a great gift is the Casio Compact Grand Piano, the CGP-700. It's easy to use and fun for any skill level. It has a sensational 3-way sound system, 550 built-in tones, and 200 rhythms. At its center is the Casio Color Touch Interface, a 5.3-inch touch display with icons to keep you informed and in command of your performance. The Tri-Sensor 88-note scaled hammer action keyboard with simulated ebony and ivory keys has the same touch and response--and real feel--of a concert grand piano. Perfect for the whole family and all those holiday parties and gatherings!
Vivitar DVR794 Action Cam -- This gotta-have-it gadget lets you shoot full high-definition adventure videos. Perfect for skiing, surfing, skateboarding, biking, kayaking, and more! It has a compact and lightweight design so it's ideal for outdoor use. With its 120-degree wide angle lens, you won't miss capturing any of the action. It comes with bike and helmet mounts along with waterproof casing. With built-in WiFi, you can immediately upload your videos to your favorite social networks to share with friends and family!
Wrapeez -- It is true. I cannot wrap a gift to save my life. My latest trick is just to buy a festive shopping bag, stuff it with tissue, and pop the gift inside. Voila. Well, here's a new solution that features reusable stretch fabric gift wrap. Perfect. It's kind of like a book sock except for gifts. No tape, no scissors, and no mess! Wrap is sized S, M, or L. Fashionable and eco-friendly, too, it has a built-in bow for the best-dressed gifts.
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