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GiftBITS/09-Dec-05

Welcome to our annual holiday gift issue, in which we pass along recommendations from readers that help us all decide what gifts to give our loved ones or to put on our own listsShow full article

2005 Software Gift Ideas

Apple may be bundling more software with the Mac every year, but that hasn't prevented independent developers from rolling out excellent independent applications, a number of which were recommended by readers this yearShow full article

2005 Gaming Gift Ideas

For the most part, we don't play games - real life is challenging enough, and you can't beat its graphics or immersive experience. But there are still plenty of times when a computer game would be just the thingShow full article

2005 Hardware Gift Ideas

Hardware just isn't the thing this year, it seems, with relatively few suggestions other than Derek Miller's extensive collection of ideas for anyone interested in podcastingShow full article

2005 Miscellaneous Gift Ideas

The suggestions in this category all have at least something to do with the Mac or the iPod, which, surprisingly, garnered far fewer ideas than last yearShow full article

2005 Gift Ideas for the Macintosh-Minded

We started this category purely to pick up some of the wacky suggestions that come our way every year. And we have to say, there are some truly odd ideas in this year's collection, but if you need even more strange ideas for unusual gifts, suggestions from previous years also remain relevant. It Vacuums, It Mops, but It Doesn't Do Windows -- We can enthusiastically endorse at least half of this suggestion from reader "acorn_1" - the Roomba robot vacuum cleaner and the soon-to-be released Scooba robot mop from iRobot."The iRobot Roomba Discovery is niceShow full article

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