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Roku 3 HD Streaming Player
Gift: Roku 3 HD Streaming Player
When the professional in your life gets home and wants to put their feet up, perhaps an HD Streaming Player from Roku would be a gift to be appreciated. The device streams video in 1080p HD resolution, and is able to show you over 450 channels ranging from popular television channels to music and sports -- streaming media from placed including Netflix, BBC iPlayer and Spotify. The Roku 3 is also equipped with ethernet and USB ports. If you don't want to disturb someone at night, you can plug headphones in to the device's Wi-Fi remote.
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A smart phone manufactured by Ooma is a modern take on the traditional home line -- once you have bought the Ooma Telo and handset, you can make free calls, set up voicemail, caller-ID, call-waiting, 999 service and a call log -- all supplied through the Web.
After connecting the device to your Wi-Fi and landline, you can either transfer your current number or request a new one.
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Gift: A smartwatch
Price: $300 (approx)
If you want to connect smartphone capabilities to your wrist, a smartwatch might be the next gadget to buy this year. As the smartphone and tablet industry becomes saturated, a number of well-known firms have begun exploring the possibilities of wearable technology -- and the 'smartwatch' is the result.
Several firms have already released watches on to the marketplace, including Samsung's Galaxy Gear for $300, and Qualcomm's Tog.
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