Top 2013 Holiday Tech Gifts

For kids, the holidays are a way to get the newest tech gifts. Here is a rundown of the best tech gifts that are available now:1. IPad Mini with Retina Display Price: Starting at $399 The IPad Mini with Retina display was one of the new products Apple unveiled at the Apple conference in October. Its 7.9 Inch display makes movies, TV shows, and Youtube amazing. The Apple tablet runs on Apple’s newest IOS 7 operating system and is available at Target, Best Buy, and many other stores.

2. IPad Air Price: Starting at $499
The Ipad Air with Retina Display is the best tablet released by Apple this year. The IPad Air is a 9.7″ inch Apple made tablet. The tablet runs on Apple’s newest operating system IOS 7. The tablet can be purchased at Best Buy, Target, Toyes R Us, and other tech stores.
3. Nexus 7
Price starting at: $229
The Nexus 7 is a 7″ Google and Asus made tablet. The Nexus 7 runs Android 4.3 and uses the Google Play store for getting media and apps. The Nexus 7 can be bought at Best Buy, Gamestop and the Google Play Store.
4. Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 Price: Starting at $229
The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX is Amazon’s newest tablet. The Kindle Fire has a large amount of books, games, apps, and cool features. One of the best features on the tablet is the mayday button. If a user needs assistance with their tablet they can press the button on the screen to be connected to a live adviser. The Kindle Fire HDX comes in 7″ and 8.9″ displays. 
5.Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Price: Starting at $516.32
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is a Samsung made 10.1″ inch note taking tablet. One of the best features of the tablet is it’s stylus, which is used for note taking and drawing. The tablet comes preloaded with some Google software and the Google Play store.
Barnes and Noble Nook HD+ Price: Starting at $149.00
The Barnes and Noble Nook HD+ is a 9″ inch tablet/ e- book reader. The Nook runs on Android 4.0.3 with 1GB of ram and 16GB of flash memory. The Nook HD+ includes all the features from the old Nook HD with more media and games available 
 Best Tech gifts for older kids
1. Sony Playstation 4
The  Sony Playstation 4 is the newest gaming console from Sony. The console has 500GB of hard drive storage and 8GB of system ram. Price: Starting at: $399.99 9. Phillips Hue

2.The Phillips Hue is a  device that lets somebody control the color of a light bulb from a phone or tablet, the bulbs are LED color changing bulbs. Price : Starting At $199.00 3.Nintendo Wii U The Nintendo Wii U is Nintendo’s newest Wii addition. The Wii U comes in 2 parts. The first part is the handheld gamepad. The pad has the normal DS controls: the control pad, L/R stick buttons, the home button, start button, A,B,X,Y, and the TV control button. The gamepad is controlled by a rechargeable battery and it’s actions appear onthe TV on the main Wii. Price: Starting at: $299.00