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Tech toys for big kids

Some people never quite grow up, but that's OK. We have high-tech gift suggestions for you, too.

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David Carnoy

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Sony PlayStation 4

Sony's next-gen gaming console finally hits store shelves on November 15.
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2 of 12 James Martin/CNET

Microsoft Xbox One

The Xbox One comes out a week after the PS4 -- on November 22.
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3 of 12 Colin West McDonald

Philips Hue

The Philips Hue lighting system brings mood lighting to the 21st century -- it lets you wirelessly control color-changing LED lights with an app on your smartphone or tablet.
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4 of 12 Josh Lowensohn/CNET

Dropcam Pro

Dropcam's latest "smart" video monitoring camera delivers an even sharper image.
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5 of 12 Sarah Tew/CBS Interactive

Sphero 2

If you've ever dreamed of having a remote control ball, the next-generation Sphero's ready to roll.
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6 of 12 Sarah Tew/CNET

Slingbox 500

The Slingbox remains one of those tech toys that hometown sports fans can't live without when they're on the road. The 500 is the top of the line.
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Ricoh Theta

There's a panorama shot and then there's a true 360-degree shot, which is what Ricoh's funky Theta camera gives you.
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8 of 12 Antuan Goodwin/CNET

Anki Drive

Anki Drive, the remote-control slot-car racer without the slots, made its debut at Apple's iPhone 5S launch event, which is a pretty good place to make a debut.
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9 of 12 Lindsey Turrentine/CNET

Nest Learning Thermostat (2nd Generation)

The sexiest, most high-tech thermostat got even more high-tech.
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10 of 12 Sarah Tew/CNET

Pivothead Durango

Google Glass may still be $1,500, but if you're just looking for sunglasses that have a discreet embedded video camera, the $299 Pivothead Durango is arguably a better alternative.
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11 of 12 Sarah Tew/CNET

Nike FuelBand SE

Meet the $149 Nike+ Fuelband SE, the second edition of the popular Fuelband fitness accessory which is more water resistant and tracks sleep (it's due to ship November 6).
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12 of 12 Sarah Tew/CNET

Sony HMZ-T1

Sony's announced a new, higher end head-mounted display, the HMZ-T3W, which is expected to ship this year in some parts of the world for around $2,000. But in the meantime you can get the more affordable HMZ-T1.

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