Tech the halls this holiday season


Every age can benefit from new takes on technology. (submitted photo)

Everyone loves finding the latest technology under the wrapping paper, whether it's a gadget to help stay connected with family or offer favorite entertainment on the go.

From a new tablet for Grandma to headphones for Dad, everyone has at least one cool gadget on their wish list this season that can be found at your neighborhood RadioShack. With so many products from which to choose, knowing the best picks for the loved ones on your list can be a difficult task.
Here are some popular tech gift ideas to please everyone on your list this holiday:

For the kids

What's better than an electronic gadget where you can play and explore new worlds? Boys and girls alike will love playing with kid-friendly tablets made especially for them. With games that educate and engage in new, creative ways, they won't even know they're learning - a gift for parents, as well.
Other great gadget gift ideas for children include radio controlled cars and helicopters, DIY toy kits and video games.

For the teens

For social media, music downloads and so much more, the one gift every teen looks forward to opening this holiday is a smartphone. The new Samsung Galaxy S4 provides a large screen, top of the line camera capabilities and all the necessary features to keep your teen connected.
Other great gift ideas for teens include video gaming systems, mp3 players and cool cases for smartphones.

For the fitness fan

Look no further than the latest digital fitness product for a gift to inspire and encourage your favorite athlete. From heart rate monitors to activity trackers to track steps taken and calories burned, these right-sized devices are sure to please.
Other great ideas for athletes include sweat-proof headphones and new mp3 players to jam to while working out.

For the music guru

For the man in your life with music in his heart, think of a special gift that combines the love of entertainment with high quality performance. A set of quality headphones deliver great sound. Other options for folks on your list include indoor-outdoor speaker sets, streaming media players and satellite radio systems.
Many technology stores, including RadioShack, have ideas for those looking for something special in gift-giving this year -- even down to an "Idea Center" to help amplify a general idea into an enjoyed-all-year gift.

-- Family Features
 

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