December 01, 2011 17:16 ET

Chris Knight's Holiday Tech Gifts Picks

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 1, 2011) - The holiday season is officially in gear and technology is high on the wish list. Let's face it, some of us have trouble choosing the right tech gifts for those on our holiday gift list. Chris Knight, star and all around Tech Authority, had the best tech gift ideas for everyone on our list.

Office Depot has the hottest gifts this season for the Tech-lover on-the-go.
For Multi-Media lovers:
The Kindle Fire - only $199

  • full color 7" multi-touch display
  • access to 18 million (Amazon Based) movies, tv shows, magazines & unlimited cloud based storage.
  • Available in stores now for the Holidays

For that frequent traveler on your gift list check out:
ASUS Transformer Tablet

  • ultra power, super slim
  • front & rear facing cameras
  • Actually transforms into a notebook with a keyboard mobile docking.
  • 8hrs of battery life between charges -- up to 16 hrs with keyboard docking station

This next gift is for anyone on your list. During the holidays we purchase and receive an abundance of tech gifts and gadgets but FORGET to back up the data and memories created on our devices.
Carbonite is an online backup solution that provides a simple, secure and affordable way to keep irreplaceable data safe from both natural and virtual disasters by encrypting and backing up files to the Cloud. Many people use external hard drives, but they're outdated and retailers are currently facing shortages of them this holiday, so using the cloud to protect your data is more ideal now than ever.

  • just install Carbonite and it starts backing up files automatically
  • Quick-easy recovery if you lose your files
  • Access backed up files anytime-anywhere from virtually any internet-connected device
  • Unlimited back-up $59 per year, per computer

For the family, the iconic Twister® game has been re-imagined for the digital age with the video game release of Twister™Mania exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360.

  • Compete with up to 8 players and 16 ways to play
  • High energy, uninhibited fun that's a great party game and is as much fun to watch as it is to play
  • Twist through cutouts, bend into thousands of shapes, mirror your friend's image and clear stacked shapes
  • A great holiday gift idea for friends and family members!

Wahl has a great gift idea for the guys on your list-especially if they're one of the 64 million across the country sporting facial hair

The Wahl Lithium Ion Grooming recently featured in the NY Times, includes the first trimmer to harness the power of Lithium Ion, the most advanced rechargeable battery available.

  • Run 3 times longer & delivers twice the torque for a close, clean trim.
  • Features interchangeable heads for trimming, shaving and detailing to cover all your grooming needs.

Those with coarse hair, such as African American men, will appreciate the Wahl T-Pro Trimmer. Its multi-cultural design includes bump-free technology that alleviates uneven cutting that can lead to in-grown hairs. Each is under $40 and available through

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