We all know at least one person we would consider the ultimate technology lover, it may even be you! The good news is, there are thousands of tech products that would make excellent gifts. But where should you start?
To help you figure out what to get your favorite tech lover for the holidays, in celebration of a birthday or big accomplishment, or just as a token of your appreciation, here are 15 tech-related business gift ideas that any tech-savvy small business owner would love.
1. Apple iPad 2
The Apple iPad is an excellent mobile productivity tool for small business owners who love the newest technology. It has a high-resolution, 9.7-inch LED-backlit display, and is perfect for web browsing, watching movies and staying on top of work when you're not in the office. Plus, the new model has two cameras for FaceTime and HD video recording, and a thinner, lighter design. It's the perfect gift!
Kindle fans are passionate about their ability to read just about anything from anywhere, and the new Kindle Fire takes reading to a whole new level. The simple intuitive interface puts the content you love at your fingertips. It's the ideal device for tech-savvy small business owners who want to read graphic-rich books, PDFs, newspapers, magazines and blogs on the go.
Blackberry smartphones are not boring, corporate devices any longer. This new model contains a 720p HD video recorder; a camera with face detection, 4X zoom and image stabilization; and a large 3.7" touch screen -- the largest on a BlackBerry smartphone, yet. And, of course, there are the email and productivity features that are still untouchable by others smartphones on the market.
The Apple iPod Touch is more than just an MP3 player. It has tons of technology inside and gives users the ability to customize the way they use it, making it a perfect small business tech tool. You can work on the go, shoot scenes in HD, check your email, and even enjoy some much-needed downtime by playing games on the high-resolution screen.
If you're a Windows user and prefer a PC to an Apple computer, you'll want to check out this Asus Eee Tablet PC. It has a 180-degree rotatable hinge that lets the netbook easily transition from netbook computer mode to tablet computer mode. Plus, it only weighs about 2.8 pounds, making it an excellent mobile computer.
If you need a computer that is optimized for the Web, then a Chromebook is what you're looking for. Chromebooks are made specifically for Web use, so you get a faster, simpler and more secure experience without all the headaches of ordinary computers. It weighs only 3.3 lbs, boots up in less than 10 seconds, updates automatically and contains built-in virus protection.
This AT&T Mobile Hotspot MiFi allows you to connect up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices to the Internet, anywhere in the AT&T coverage area. When work is too important to rely on fleeting Wi-Fi access, this mobile MiFi is your ticket to connectivity, and the perfect gift for the traveling small business owner.
The HP Color Laserjet is the perfect printer for small businesses, from single home office users to networked offices. It can handle heavy use, and is the perfect printer for creating print shop quality marketing materials and documents in your office, fast. Plus, you can save paper and time with duplexing, and print speeds up to 21 ppm for both black and color.