This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Tech toys for your holiday wish list
About Video Transcript

CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Tech toys for your holiday wish list

1:06 /

Every holiday season, it's fun to give and get high-tech gifts. And the product manufacturers are no dummies. They release the hottest gadgets in the final few months of the year, making it so easy to build a wish list of the latest and greatest gear on the market. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on three items on her list.

-Since I love adventure travel, I'm always looking for gadgets that can take a beating, like the GoPro HERO3 wearable HD video camera, mounted on your surfboard, bike, glider, and capture incredible still and video images. This Wi-Fi enabled versatile beauty clocks in at $399. There are so many occasions when I wish I had a portable speaker for my phone or tablet whether it's for playing tunes at parties or ambient music when I'm relaxing outside. For 60 bucks, JBL Micro Wireless lightweight speaker offers clear sound for up to five hours with its rechargeable battery. Hello stocking stuffer. Finally, I need a place to stash all of my cool new toys into the Timbuk2 Power Commute, a durable messenger bag that not only looks good but was smartly designed with the tech lover in mind. This $200 bag that is TSA compliant has compartments for all of your gear. It also comes with its own charging brick that can power your gadgets on the go all day long. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com for CBS News.
  • This is the interactive sidebar!

    Click any icon for more information as they appear--don't worry, we'll pause the video and wait for you to come back.

  • Links Polls Galleries
  • Video Review

New releases

Tomorrow Daily 072: Real-world...
23:47 October 21, 2014
On today's show, we discuss go karts that remind us a little too much of Mario Kart, an art installation that...
Play video
Carve a pumpkin using free online...
2:25 October 21, 2014
CNET's Dan Graziano uses free online templates to master his pumpkin-carving skills.
Play video
Fitbit, Microsoft are next to challenge...
2:53 October 21, 2014
Two new high-end smartwatches with a fitness focus are expected to land soon. Meanwhile, another fitness tracker...
Play video
Pioneer flagship boasts CarPlay...
2:51 October 21, 2014
Pioneer's flagship AVIC 8000NEX navigation receiver is the first to bring Apple CarPlay to the aftermarket,...
Play video
Amazon Fire HD 7 features new design,...
2:50 October 21, 2014
Now available in a variety of colors, the updated 7-inch tablet remains a solid budget buy.
Play video
Sync lights and music for Hall...
3:13 October 21, 2014
Create a fun and festive Halloween party atmosphere using Phillip Hue light bulbs and your smartphone.
Play video
Brightness meets efficiency with...
1:53 October 21, 2014
For extra light output and exceptional efficiency, this LED is a smart buy.
Play video
A DIY motion-activated light
3:36 October 21, 2014
Learn how to make your own motion-activated light for Halloween decorating.
Play video