Gifts for Apple Lovers

Andrea Divirgilio / December 23, 2008

After our Holiday gift guide for Him, Her, Home, Traveler, Pets, Audiophiles, Rich Kids, Collectors, Pets and Auto lovers, we are back again with some great holiday gift selections for Apple lovers. Three gifts that come first to my mind are the iPhone 3G, an iPod touch and a MacBook Air. You can gift any of the three to anyone and the recipient will thank you, for sure. Still, there are many unique things you can gift to your loved one, who also happens to be an Apple follower. Check them out…

$100 to $500

• Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere for iPod/iPhone

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The Pure-Fi Anywhere 2 speaker system uses a combination of speaker drivers to deliver clear sound with maximum bass and minimal distortion. Its compact size and long battery life make it the ideal companion to your iPod or iPhone. It’s one of the best-sounding portable speakers in its price class and worth gifting this Christmas. The Pure-Fi Anywhere for iPod/iPhone system is available for $117.

• Razer Pro|Type Keyboard

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Apple iPod lovers will instantly fall in love with this Razer Pro|Type Keyboard that features an integrated universal iPod Dock to keep you entertained while you work. It is also highly customizable and has quick access media keys for convenience. The integrated iPod dock synchronizes and charges your iPod easily. So, you will never have to worry about charging your iPod ever again. The Razer Pro|Type Keyboard is available for $130.

• Vaja MacBook i-Volution Case

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So, you’ve got a MacBook Air. Check out the Vaja Leather Casing for your MacBook Air. The Vaja i-Volution leather suit brags of superiority in terms of the material used and isn’t some serene metal but glossy leather. This leather casing is wonderfully adorable for not eating up on the sleek character of a MacBook. Pricing for the Vaja MacBook i-Volution Case starts at $280.

• Porto Music System

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The Porto music system is “Made for iPod” and allows you to easily fit your iPod video, iPod photo, iPod mini or iPod nano into the Porto’s built-in universal dock. Integral to its design is a high power long-life chargeable battery that, once charged, can provide many hours of music enjoyment virtually anywhere. The Porto Music System is available for $338.

• Griffin Evolve wireless speaker system

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If you’ve seen one iPod speaker system, you’ve seen them all. But, that’s not the case with Griffin’s Evolve speaker system that comprises a charging base and two cube-shaped speakers. Just place the Evolve cubes wherever you want to hear the music. You can even move them into the next room with you without worrying about cord clutter. Griffin’s Evolve speaker system for iPod is available for $350.

• Engraved iPod Touch 32GB

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What could be better than an engraved iPod touch for an Apple lover? With a 3-inch widescreen multi-touch display, built-in speaker, accelerometer and 3D graphics, the iPod touch 32GB stores 7000 songs. Since you won’t be charged for engraving, it makes for a great gift. Just add a personal message and I bet he/she will never forget it. The iPod touch 32GB is available for $399.

• Diamond iPod Shuffle

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If you are planning to gift something to one who loves the bling things, this diamond iPod shuffle by John Harrington is the just right thing. The Diamond shuffle has been laser etched with his signature “Renaissance” motif and is festooned with five excellent quality diamonds. The beautiful blinged creation sells for $443.

• Branex Design’s iTam Tam docking station

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Listening to your iPod with headphones is not a great solution when you are home with family or friends. Here is when you need the iTam Tam docking station for iPhone and iPod. The high-tech stool boasts universal docking for all iPod models and iPhone and also its cord adapter allows any type of audio source including MP3 player from other brands. iTamTam will pump your favorite music through its 2 x 25 W stereo and speaker. It also features 50W digital amplifier technology and a remote control. The iTam Tam is available for $466.

$500 to $1500

• Orbino Aria

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This is another alternative to the Vaja casing. The Aria aluminum and leather casing from Orbino meets the requirements for housing the elegant Air notebook. The protection and accentuation offered by this notebook case is unparalleled. Its plush leather with color options provide beauty, while the anodized aluminum aircraft-grade frame, the same kind used on the metallic Apple iPod covers, provides protection and added beauty. The Orbino Aria is available for $529+ price tag.

• Pelican iMCruzer

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In case your friend takes his slick iMac with him to every possible location on Earth, there is nothing better than the iMCruzer Apple iMac Carrying Case to impress him. The ingeniously designed carrying case from Pelican is not only indestructible but also airtight, watertight with foam interior that protects the Apple iMac 20 and 24-inch computer with its aluminum keyboard and mouse from the jerk and shock of moving on any road. The iMCruzer Apple iMac Carrying Case is available for $575.

• B&W Zeppelin iPod dock

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So she just can’t live without her iPod. Better gift her very sexy B&W Zeppelin, which is capable of filling the room with crisp, deep, lifelike stereo sound. The feet wide airship like speaker touts five drivers, including a 5-inch woofer, glass-fiber cones, and taper tubes for tweeters. It’s drop-dead gorgeous and she will really thank you for this. Available at Amazon for $599.

• Ermenegildo Zegna’s iPod iJacket

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It’s something an iPod lover will really admire. The Ermenegildo Zegna’s iPod-ready iJacket controls the iPod with a subtle control pad on the left sleeve. The iPod can be stored in a plastic pouch inside the jacket. Besides, it looks more fashionable and elegant in red. The jacket can be washed like any normal jacket, without any extra care. The iPod iJacket is available for $750.

• Apple LED Cinema Display

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With the 24-inch Apple LED Cinema Display, you can turn your new MacBook into a desktop in three easy connections. The universal MagSafe connector charges your notebook. A new Mini DisplayPort connector makes attaching an external display even easier and faster than before. And a USB connector provides access to three USB 2.0 ports. There’s also a built-in iSight camera, microphone, and speaker system that provide a true desktop experience. The Apple LED Cinema Display is available for $899.

• Mac@Work iDiamond earphones

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These earphones are a perfect gift for bling-thing lovers. Designed by Italian company Mac@Work, the iDiamond earphones are decked with white gold and superior G colored diamonds in the shape of heart, star, moon or lightning. The Mac@Work iDiamond earphones are available for $925.

• OneLessDesk Special Edition

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The sleek OneLessDesk combines 2 desks in one, one for your 24-inch flat-panel display rather two 24-inches and other Apple goodies such as iPhone, shuffle, nano, touch, iPod classic and the other for your peripherals. Once you are finished with the work, lower “deck” glides effortlessly under the upper deck for a neat and spacious feel. This special edition desk is made entirely of really expensive stainless steel. It is then painstakingly hand-finished by our talented craftsmen. The OneLessDesk Special Edition for Mac lovers is available for $1,135 + shipping.

WOW Gifts

• Apple iphone 3G 24ct Gold edition

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Gold plated gizmos are all the rage these days and it won’t be a bad idea to gift someone a 24 carat gold plated iPhone 3G from Goldstriker. Parts adorned are front bezel and all outer command buttons. this gold plated iPhone 3G is available for $1,670.

• MILK Desk

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It’s a dream desk for every Mac lover. The MILK desk convertible ‘boxes’ which can accommodate a fish tank to wear away your work stress, can serve as a storage for keeping your iPod or can also serve as a pen holder or even a bin. The designer desk also includes specific cable drawers and exits for hiding the wiry mess, height-adjustable base, surface finish options, and hidden filing/storage space. The MILK desk is available for around $4000.

• Case-mate Diamond Case

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The Case-mate Diamond Case for iPhone is handcrafted with 42 diamonds (3.5 carats) set in 18K gold, embedded in a rare gold carbon fiber leather case. With VVS1 clarity and H color, these diamonds are superior in quality. Complete with an 18K gold emblem, the Case-mate Diamond Case is truly a one of a kind. The Case-mate Diamond Case is available for $20,000.

• Peter Aloisson’s Princess Plus

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The custom iPhone, called Princess Plus, has half of its 318 diamonds in the bedazzling square princess cut while the total weight of the stones came down to 17.75. There is an 18K white gold lining around the edge of the phone. If credit crunch means nothing to you, this blinged phone could be yours for a cool $176,400.

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