Electronic gift guide for 2013 holidays

Jennifer Jolly's top gadgets for holidy gift giving.
December 11, 2013 4:21:43 AM PST
One out of three people plan to give electronics as gifts this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.

Consumer Tech Expert Jennifer Jolly shares her list of must-have tech gifts. 1. Tablets are a hot item on everyone's wish list this year so why not get one that does it all with the Xperia Tablet Z
World's thinnest full-size tablet and very lightweight
You can submerge the tablet in water - it is water-resistant for up to 3 feet of water for 30 minutes
Has a vivid full-HD display with more color resolution than any other tablet
Can be used as a Universal Remote Control to control almost anything in your living room
Price: $499 for a 16 GB, but right now if you purchase you save $50 instantly (on any model).

2. One of the hottest gifts everyone will be clamoring for this year is the NEW highly anticipated Playstation 4
This system was designed from the ground up to deliver new play experiences never before possible
Filled with huge, interactive worlds and breath-taking visuals in stunning 1080p high definition
The DUALSHOCK 4 controller lets you share images and videos on Facebook or Twitter with a single touch of a button
More than a million sold in first 24-hours. It's the ultimate in gaming!
Price: $399

3. Give the gift of music this year with Sony's new Music Unlimited service (VIDEO IN SPECIAL FEEDS)
Connect instantly to millions of songs you love
Streaming from your favorite devices
Highest quality with unlimited skips and no ads
The perfect stocking stuffer
Price: $4.99 per month

4. New Activision Skylanders Swapforce - Winner of the 2013 Parents' Choice Award
No matter if you're four or 40 Activision's Skylanders SWAP Force is endless fun. -blending real toy play with an amazing virtual game world
The game's new innovation allows kids and parents alike to mix and match top and bottom halves to create more than 250 unique character combinations
Skylanders SWAP Force is perfect for families planning to upgrade to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game is available at all major retailers now
Price: $74.99 for a SWAP Force Starter Pack

5. Beats Solo HD Headphones from RadioShack: Everyone loves a great pair of headphone and Beats Solo HD are hard to, well, beat
These on-ear headphones sound as good as they look - providing clear tones while delivering the signature Beats by Dre deep base
Tri-fold design and travel case for easy storage and Comfortable, lightweight design, perfect for active lifestyles
Now constructed of super-durable and flexible material to virtually eliminate cracking and breaking and come in all kinds of great colors
And - a little insider tip - they're on sale at RadioShack on Black Friday?today
Price: $199

6. iHome iDL45 offers its Dual Charging Stereo FM Clock Radio
Features Lightning Dock and USB Charge
Lets you charge and play your iPad, iPhone or iPod
The built-in Reson8 Speakers fill a room with tunes you love to wake up to - or those mellow tunes that lull you to sleep
Price: $99.99

For more on these and all of our top tech picks for the holidays be sure to check out our entire gadget guide in the Tech Now section of USAtoday.com.

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