Finding the five most clever Christmas gifts for teens ever is easier than ever this holiday season, thanks to the wealth of new gadgets, "smart" technology toys, movie and television memorabilia, and other gifts any teen will love. Learn about five of the most clever and memorable gifts for teens on the market this season, and make Christmas morning extra-special as you choose the gift you think your teen will enjoy the most.
The Griffin Technology company specializes in equipping "smart" technology with even smarter technology to introduce non-standard uses for today's standard "smart" equipment. One such new, clever product release is the iKaraoke machine for iPods, which converts any iPod into a karaoke machine. It simply mutes the lead vocal and leaves the accompany music track free and clear for your teen to belt out the lyrics to favorite songs. There is a great deal of helpful functionality with the iKaraoke machine to create an at-home karaoke party of one or many whenever your teen feels like singing. You can get the iKaraoke machine from Amazon starting at $7.95 and up depending on the model you purchase.
If you think your teen's interest in LEGOs ended when puberty began, think again with this ultra-cool multi-colored LEGO digital camera. With a 1.5 inch color screen and three megapixel capacity featuring a built-in flash, digital zoom feature, and a fixed focus lens. The LEGO digital camera looks like a LEGO creation but can't be taken apart. You can get it in different color combinations and it retails for around $60 at Adorama Camera online and on Amazon.
With the YouRock Midi guitar from ThinkGeek, your teen can sync up with a favorite program like Garage Band, Guitar Hero, or Rock Band, but they can also use it like a real guitar and learn to play like a professional. With a touchpad fret board and miniature design, the YouRock guitar can go wherever your teen goes. You can get it from ThinkGeek for around $200.
If your teen is a budding vlogger or video journalist, then the Spy Nightvision digital camcorder is exactly what Santa ordered this year. Available from Young Explorers for around $70, this unusually clever digital camcorder captures the midnight movements of pets, animals, people, and other happenings and has accompanying software for editing. This camcorder is also usable during the day.
If your teen loves music (and what teen doesn't) then the iHome LED color changing iPod speaker will be an instant under-tree hit this Christmas. This cube-shaped iPod speaker docking station features a speaker system that changes colors as the music plays. With the built-in subwoofer and Reson8 speakers, your teen will listen to all of their iPod favorites with state-of-the-art sound technology with a four-color changing light show display to accompany each tune. You can get the iHome LED color changing speaker docking system for iPods from Wal-Mart starting at around $50.