Last-minute Valentine’s Day tech gifts
There’s nothing like leaving it to the last minute, but sadly, that’s what most of us
do. The good news? There’s a whole weekend to run out and get that
special gift before Valentine’s Day officially arrives on Monday.
this year, don’t just say it with flowers or a boring old tie; say it
with technology! Here are The Online Mom’s last-minute digital gifts for
that special person in your life!
Amazon.com, Best Buy, Target, Staples
e-reader that started it all and still the best in the business. New
sleek design; high-contrast, no glare screen; super-fast built-in Wi-Fi
that can download a book in less than a minute; and a battery life that
gives you up to a month of reading on a single charge.
Amazon with one-day shipping and it can be there by Monday. Or to be
safe, pick it up at your local Best Buy, Target, or Staples. For that
special touch, load it up with a few of his or her favorite books!
KODAK PULSE Digital Picture Frame
Kodak.com, Amazon.com, Best Buy, Sears
to make sure your partner never forgets you? Give him or her a digital
picture frame and you can send a new picture every day! You create an
e-mail address for the frame and you can send pictures from your
computer or direct from a mobile phone.
You can link the PULSE to
photo albums on Facebook or the KODAK Gallery web site to create a
slideshow, or you can set the PULSE up so it gets a new picture every
day. The perfect gift for mom or dad, as well as your significant other.
Jawbone ERA Bluetooth Headset
Jawbone, Amazon.com, Best Buy
latest and simply the best Bluetooth headset available. Features
ground-breaking noise and wind-cancelling technology, and automatically
adjusts incoming call volume based on your environment and background
noise. The ERA can be synched with Jawbone’s MyTALK platform to give you
caller ID by name, talk-to-text capability, and even different voice or
No messy set-up required – just shake it to
pair it with your smartphone or other device, and just tap it to answer
calls. Comes in a choice of 4 different colors. Going hands-free has
never been easier or more fun!
Samsung Galaxy Tab
$249.99 with 2-year contract
Samsung, Amazon.com, Best Buy
pay over $500 for an aging iPad when you can get more functionality for
half the price with the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Powered by Android, with
access to over 100,000 apps, the Tab features a brilliant 7-inch
display, a rear-facing 3-megapixel camera and camcorder, a front-facing
camera and camcorder for video chat, innovative SWYPE touch screen
technology, and up to 13 hours of continuous-use battery life.
special one-time deal of $249.99 requires a two-year contract but you
can choose from all 5 major U.S. carriers. The best deal on a tablet
that you are likely to see in a long time!
Bose QuietComfort 15 Headphones
Bose, Amazon.com, Best Buy
perfect headphones for car rides, plane rides, or just privately
enjoying your music at home. A comfortable around-the-ear fit means you
can keep them on for hours at a time without feeling any discomfort, and
the most advanced noise-cancelling technology eliminates everything
that you don’t want to hear.
A single AAA battery gives up to 35
hours of life, and the compact carrying case means the headphones will
easily slip into any bag.
Altec Lansing Moondance Glow iPod Docking Station
Altec Lansing, Amazon.com
oldie but still a goodie. Set the mood with this unique speaker/alarm
click from Altec Lansing. The multicolor lighting feature illuminates
from the back of the docking station to soothe you after a hard day, or
create just the right setting for a romantic evening.
Fits all dockable iPod models and comes with a built-in FM radio and an auxiliary input jack for other devices.