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If you like your music on the go and are in the mood for sharing, but donâ€™t feel like being tied down to entangled cables or bulky docks then Jambox is what youâ€™ve been missing. Delivering stunning hi-fi audio, this portable wireless speaker might be small but it packs quite a punch. Powered by a pair of proprietary, highly sophisticated acoustic drivers, the speakers deliver robust sound right in the palm of your handâ€”or wherever you want to place your Jambox. And as an added bonus, you can sync it up with your mobile phone for conference calls.
One of the many cool things about the Kindle Fire is that it can link seamlessly with Amazonâ€™s various services, including video, digital music, magazine and book, providing a library full of over 18 million options. Thereâ€™s also access to thousands of cool apps for Netflix, Pandora, and Hulu, via the Android app store. Featuring a full-color multi-touch 7-inch display, the Kindle Fire allows users to take full advantage of its powerful and ultra-fast Web browser. While there are various competitive tablets on the market, the Fire makes for an affordable alternative.
Whether itâ€™s your apartment or your pants pocket we all need more space, and the Stowaway iPhone 4S case helps out with the latter. Featuring an impact resistant shell, this case doubles as iPhone protector and wallet. Thanks to a special compartment, users can conveniently store credit cards, ID and cash in the back of the case, making for a compact solution to overstuffed pockets.
Even techies need to unplug from technology for a little while (but not too long). What better way to unwind than to take it â€œold schoolâ€ and cuddle up with a good bookâ€”about technology of course. Eric Riesâ€™ The Lean Startup is a great read for the entrepreneur looking to strategize business growth in the new year and beyond. The author provides a plethora of tips and resources for fostering startup success.
If you missed the latest installment in CNNâ€™s Black in America series then nowâ€™s the time to make up for the guffaw. For just under $2, you can download the full documentary on iTunes. The groundbreaking documentary, which follows a group of African Americans who moved to Silicon Valley for several weeks to participate in the inaugural NewMe Accelerator, is not only a great gift idea but also a educational tool.
Every one likes to step out in styleâ€”even techiesâ€”and what better way than in a pair of these Cole Haan Air Colton saddle shoes. Featuring a full leather lining and polished leather sole, this modern shoe lets the world know youâ€™re about your business. In anticipation of you hitting the pavement in search of your next investor, they also feature Nike Air technology for added comfort.