The top professional gift and gadget ideas this year [Gift Guide 2013]

The top professional gift and gadget ideas this year [Gift Guide 2013]

Summary: What gifts and gadgets make great gifts for the professional in your life this year?

TOPICS: Tech Industry

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  • Voyager Legend Bluetooth headset

    Gift: Voyager Legend Bluetooth headset

    Price: $99.99

    The Voyager Legend Bluetooth headset from Plantronics saves you having to pick up and answer your smartphone manually -- a useful gadget if you're in a communication-heavy job. 

    If worn, the headset, once paired via Bluetooth to your device, will announce who is calling -- then you can choose either to 'answer' or 'ignore' the call through speech alone. You can also tap the command button at the front of the thin, silver part of the set to check the battery level, connection status and to test speech quality. 

    If you want to check your emails in a hurry, you can also dial to listen to them without lifting a finger. If you happen to mislay the headset, if you have an Android phone and have downloaded the company's app, you can ask it to track last usage or send a tone to hear the set. 

    Via: Plantronics

    Image creditPlantronics

  • Roco Verre Time Zone 5 Clocks

    Gift: Roco Verre Time Zone 5 Clocks

    Price: $298

    So many businesses and employees now have roles that run based on international timezones, and so to keep track of the time, Roco Verre's Time Zone 5 Clocks would be a thoughtful gift and would look good on an office wall.

    The standard time zones included are Los Angeles, New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney, with the choice of four different types of clock dials -- but you can also customize them to your own city names. 

    Each clock has an 18cm dial. 

    Via: Contemporary Heaven

    Image credit: Roco Verre

  • Thinktank Photo Retrospective 7

    Gift: Thinktank Photo Retrospective 7

    Price: $162.75

    The Retrospective 7 carry case from Thinktank Photo is a handy gift for the photographer who has delicate gear to protect -- but doesn't want to advertize to the world what they're carrying. 

    Designed to carry and protect a DSLR, the low-key bag also has a rear slot which fits an iPad or 11-inch MacBook Air, a padded shoulder strap and can accommodate two or three lenses. 

    ViaThinktank Photo

    Image creditThinktank Photo

Topic: Tech Industry

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