Philips Hue Connected Bulb - Starter Pack
Philips Hue connected bulbs and bridge let you to take full control of your home’s lighting from iPhone or iPad. Create light settings based on your favorite photos, choose from expert light recipes to help you relax or concentrate, or even set timers to help you wake up and pace your day. Whatever you want to do with your lighting, Hue can make it happen. To get started, all you need is the Hue bridge included in the Starter Pack. Extend your system with additional bulbs – you can have up to 50 in a single system. The bulbs fit in standard sockets. Available exclusively at the Apple store for $199.95.
Snow Joe Plus Electric Snow Thrower
This electric snow thrower from Snow Joe is designed to help you easily remove snow from decks, steps and walkways. Unlike gas models, the Snow Joe 322P is powered electrically, making it effortless to start and maintain. Weighing only 12.5 pounds, it is easy to maneuver, and its powerful 7.5 AMP motor throws snow up to 20 feet. Clearing paths 12 inches wide and 4 inches deep with each pass, the three-blade rotor effectively cuts through light snowfall. It also has an ergonomic handle precisely engineered with a back-saving curve to alleviate strain and reduce fatigue. Available at SnowJoe.com for $99.99.
KitchenAid Personal Coffee Maker
Engineered to brew great-tasting coffee in a compact unit, this personal coffee maker is a great gift idea for any coffee lover who likes to have a cup in hand on the way out the door or has limited counter space. Since the coffee makers don’t use pods, coffee drinkers have the freedom of using their favorite coffee grinds to get the results and taste they prefer. These models have been designed to provide hotter, more consistent water temperature, and a unique carafe lid quickly transforms the carafe into a travel mug. New personal 18-oz. coffee makers are available in Contour Silver, Empire Red, Onyx Black and Espresso at a suggested retail price of $99.99.
Mail Boss Mail Box
The Mail Boss locking security mailbox is your best defense against identity theft, the nation's fastest growing crime. Stolen mail is a leading cause of ID theft and the Mail Boss delivers unrivaled security and protection against mail thieves. While most locking mailboxes appear secure, they can be easily violated by hand or with a screwdriver in just seconds. Not the Mail Boss! With its heavy-gauge steel construction and an exclusive patented anti-pry latch to prevent leveraged entry, the USPS-approved Mail Boss delivers unrivaled security and protection against mail theft, identity theft, and vandalism, and is the most affordable security mailbox available. Available in curbside, wall mount, and multi-unit models starting at $115.
Black & Decker Matrix
Matrix from Black & Decker is an interchangeable tool platform that’s like holding a complete workshop in your hand. The power base is compatible with a range of attachments which help you drill, cut, sand and a whole lot more. This cordless system runs on a lithium battery that will maintain its charge for up to 18 months. The power units start at $49 for 12 volt and $69 for 20 volt, and the attachments (including drill driver, impact driver, jigsaw, sander, router, and trim saw) range from $29 suggested retail to $39. Available at all major retailers, including Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Walmart.
LaunchPort iPad Wall Station
Transform your wall into an information center, gallery or video conference center with LaunchPort’s iPad wall station. It uses induction to charge the iPad wirelessly, eliminating the need for clumsy wires and plugs. The magnetic iPad sleeve connects easily to the wall station for temporary mounting and charging. 360 degree rotation allows the iPad to be in either portrait or landscape orientations while mounted. Total iPad functionality is maintained while charging, allowing you to use it as a video calling device, home automation controller or digital cookbook. Connect the iPad sleeve to the refrigerator, work bench or other metallic surface. Price: $149 (sleeve) $199 (wall station)
Do-It-Yourself Mega Sport Murals
To create the perfect living space for any age, wall mural design company Elephants on the Wall has introduced a new collection of Do-It-Yourself Sports Murals. Designed for the sports fanatic in your life, these Mega-Sized murals are sure to be a touchdown in any room! Featuring football, baseball, soccer and more, these paint-by-number murals are the perfect way to enhance any kid’s room, man-cave, gym, or sports room. Elephants on the Wall’s creative DIY wall murals are designed to make it easy to create decorative spaces at a fraction of the cost – no talent required! Simply tape the transfer and pattern paper to the wall, trace the design, remove the paper and paint inside the lines. Use the supplied color chart or create your own colors. Sports mural pricing starts at $79.95.
Bring your music in the shower, poolside, beach, spa or backyard with iShower, the Bluetooth-enabled, water-resistant speaker for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other Bluetooth-enabled smartphones and tablets. Your device stays safe and dry up to 200 feet away from the water. iShower is the perfect gift for those who want to listen to their music in wet environments without risking damage to their handheld smart phone, device or tablet. Pair with up to five different devices at once so you can listen to streaming music from your playlist, music app or favorite online service. In addition, iShower has a built-in clock display and easy-to-read buttons to control your device’s music from the iShower speaker. iShower comes with 3 AA batteries for 15 hours of music. Priced at $99, iShower is available online and in major retail stores.
KitchenAid Glass Stand Mixer Bowls
These glass bowls are sure to bring a smile to the face of those who already own a tilt-head stand mixer. An extra bowl for the mixer eliminates the need to stop and wash the bowl when making multiple dishes or mixing separate components of a single recipe. KitchenAid now offers three stylish glass bowl options – hammered, frosted and clear - each with a five- quart capacity. Designed to fit on virtually all KitchenAid tilt-head mixers, the glass bowls include a comfort handle, a pour spout and an included lid for easy ingredient storage. Both the frosted and clear glass bowls have measurement markings for easy, precise measurement. The suggested retail price on all glass bowl styles is $79.99.
Stanley Mechanics Tool Set
Handy people will love this comprehensive tool set that comes with everything they need, including quick release ratchets, deep and standard sockets and combo wrenches. Each tool has a chrome vanadium construction for torque, strength and durability. The set meets or exceeds ANSI specifications, and it all comes in a rugged case with a snap-in feature that ensures the tools stay in place. The Stanley 201 pc. Mechanics Tool Set has a lifetime warranty and is available at hardware stores, home centers and online retailers wherever Stanley products are sold. Suggested retail pricing is $89.02.
Stanley Stud Sensor Range
Stanley’s new Stud Sensor range is designed to satisfy a broad range of needs, from DIYers to professional contractors. With four different options, finding the right gift is easy. The Stanley Stud Sensor 100 ($12.99 suggested retail) and 150 ($16.99 suggested retail) detect studs up to 3/4 inch and 1-1/2 inches below surface, respectively, with sequential LEDs and audible beeps. The Stanley Stud Sensor 200 ($24.99 suggested retail) and 300 ($34.99 suggested retail) detect studs up to 3/4 inch and 1-1/3 inches below surface, respectively, with an LCD screen that clearly displays the readings. The 200 and 300 models also feature OnePass Center Find Technology, which locates the stud’s center for convenience.
Stanley FatMax Magnetic Tape Rule
Stanley’s new 25-foot magnetic tape measure provides both long reach and a power magnet, making it the perfect choice for the job site. A powerful rare Earth magnet securely holds the tape in place, and Stanley’s patent-pending Tru-Zero™ magnetic Hook ensures accurate measurements within +/-1/32 inches. Mylar® polyester film on the blade provides long blade life, and BladeArmor® coating on the first 3 inches maximizes durability of the hook end. A high-impact ABS case with rubber over mold ensures this tape is jobsite tough, and the cushion grip provides a comfortable, slip-resistant hold. Suggested retail is $24.99.