Great Gadgets Under $100 – Holiday Gift Guide 2011

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great gadgets under $100Electronic items make great holiday gifts, but they usually cost a lot too. But look no further. Here’s a handy guide to the latest best-selling electronic gadgets under $100. These are the hottest gift ideas for this holiday season, each for under $100. 

Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle is a popular e-reader thats light, small and fast with built-in Wi-Fi. The next kin, Kindle Touch comes with simple to use touchscreen with audio and built-in Wi-Fi.

Apple TV

The sleek new Apple TV is small in size but big on entertainment. Stream HD movies and TV shows from iTunes plus content from Netflix, YouTube, Flickr and MobileMe.  Enjoy music and photos from your home computer on your home theater system. All you need is a single HDMI Cable to set it up.

Network Blu-ray Disc Players

LG BD630 Network Blu-ray Disc Player

LG BD630 Network Blu-ray Disc Player comes loaded with Full HD 1080p picture quality, the sound of Blu-ray technology along with the possibilities of having direct access to streaming content from Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu and YouTube. Internet access lets you stream instant content from Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu and YouTube direct to your TV, no computer required.

Sony BDP-S380 Blu-ray Disc Player

Sony BDP-S380 Blu-ray Disc Player provides Full HD 1080p Blu-ray Disc movie playback plus lets you connect to the internet and stream a wide variety of online entertainment including movies, TV episodes, videos, music, and live sports from Netflix, YouTube, HuluPlus, Pandora, and more. You can also turn your iPhone , iPad or compatible Android phone into a versatile remote control with search functionality when you download the free “Media remote”app.

Digital Cameras

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W530 Digital Camera

Combining a variety of intelligent, easy-to-use features, this cool and compact Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W530 Digital Camera makes it a breeze to shoot life as it happens. Capture landscapes with one touch using Sweep Panorama Mode and snap that perfect portrait with Smile Shutter™ technology. Powerful and pocket-sized, the Sony W530 DSCW530 Cyber-Shot Digital Camera also features 14.1 megapixels and a 26mm wide angle lens with 4x optical zoom.

In addition to SteadyShot™ image stabilization which compensates for camera shake, this Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W530 Digital Camera also has Intelligent Auto (iAuto) mode that thinks for you by recognizing scenes, lighting conditions and faces, then automatically adjusts settings for clear images with less blur.

Kodak EasyShare MD55 14 MP Digital Camera

The Kodak EasyShare MD55 14 MP Digital Camera brings everyone together. With a wide-angle lens for impressive group shots, HD video at the ready, and the power of the Share button at your fingertips, keeping close is easier than ever. Sleek and small yet we even found room to add a dedicated HD video button for capturing those crazy nights out on the town. It also allows you to simultaneously share to multiple social networks and e-mail.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera

The 12.1-megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera features a new design, with a distinct rounded shape that fits comfortably in the palm of the hand, to differentiate the models from the rest of the LUMIX line. With a 28mm* wide-angle 4x optical zoom lens, these LUMIX digital cameras are extremely versatile, helping consumers get superb shots both far and wide.

Video Cameras

Flip MinoHD Video Camera

The new Flip MinoHD Video Camera combines signature Flip Video quality with improved technology to offer HD video that is better than ever. MinoHD features incredible 720p resolution, now with 60 frames per second, and built-in image stabilization to produce incredibly clear and steady HD video. The new MinoHD has a simple user interface and a super-slim, pocket-sized design. Easy-to-use pre-loaded FlipShare software lets you organize, edit and share your videos to your own private Flip Channels or directly to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Kodak PlaySport HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera

The Kodak Playsport has as much appetite for adventure as you do. And it’s not afraid to get wet. This audacious little camera can plunge up to 10 ft under water and capture the entire experience in full 1080p HD. And you don’t need to worry about blurry footage when things get a little shaky. With built-in image stabilization, the Kodak Playsport will stay steady as a rock. From the waves, to the slopes, to the mud-soaked trails, this baby was made for the extremes.

Apple iPod Shuffle

The new, colorful clip-and-go Apple iPod Shuffle gives you an easy way to play your music. With a press of the VoiceOver button, you can hear the song’s title and artist, playlist menu, or battery status. And it holds hundreds of songs, multiple playlists, and Genius Mixes, so you can always have the perfect music for every mood.

Streaming Media Players

Roku 2 XS 1080p Streaming Player

Roku 2 XS 1080p Streaming Player hands-down the best experience in 1080p HD streaming to your TV-plus motion-based gaming for an extra dose of great entertainment. Enjoy 300+ channels featuring the best movies, TV shows, live sports, music, games, and more, including Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Instant Video.

Roku LT Streaming Player

Roku LT Streaming Player provides the best value in high-definition streaming to your TV with more than 300 channels of movies, TV shows, live sports, and more. Enjoy Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, Crackle, Pandora, and much more. Includes built-in wireless, and works with virtually any TV.

Western Digital WD TV Live Streaming Media Player

Western Digital WD TV Live Streaming Media Player lets you wirelessly stream the latest movies, hit TV shows, Internet entertainment, and your personal media collection to the biggest screen in the house. With the WD TV Live streaming media player, you can enjoy it all in the comfort of your living room in Full-HD 1080p.

D-Link DIR-655 Extreme N Gigabit Wireless Router

D-Link DIR-655 Extreme N Gigabit Wireless Router is a draft 2.0 802.11n compliant device that delivers up to 14x faster speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g while staying backward compatible with 802.11g devices. Connect the Extreme-N Gigabit Router to a cable or DSL modem and provide high-speed Internet access to multiple computers, game consoles, and media players. Create a secure wireless network to share photos, files, music, videos, printers, and network storage.

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