Holiday gift guide: Ideas for last minute shoppers
If you’ve found you need one more gift to make for the perfect Christmas, you’d better get shopping in a hurry. Luckily if you need to add a last minute gift from Amazon, you can take advantage of the free two-day shipping from Amazon Prime to ensure the gift gets in your hands as soon as possible. With the timing settled, take a look at some of our favorite last minute gift ideas below.
Take care of the shutterbug on your Christmas list with this dandy camera from Panasonic. It features a 24mm Ultra Wide Angle LEICA DC Lens with 20x Optical Zoom. It can record full HD video with stereo microphone and it has a .1 second light speed AF. It even comes with 12MB of built-in memory with additional support for SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards.
Not everyone is getting a Playstation 4 this month. For those still enjoying the last generation of video games, Gran Turismo 6 represents the last gasps of a great console in the form of a terrific racing game. Featuring 1200 cars and 33 locations, Gran Turismo is chock full of racing. You can even race on the moon!
Minions! If you need a last minute stocking stuffer for a kid (or just someone you’d call a kid at heart) Despicable Me 2 is just the gift. The sequel finds our plush yellow guys getting into even more hijinks. Aside from the movie proper, the disc also features three mini-movies starring the minions. There are additional features that show the making of the mini-movies, deleted scenes, and additional bonus features discussing the behind the scenes making of the minions and Steve Carell’s Gru.
Amazon has been running a bunch of deals on the Kindle Fire over the past month and I’m sure they’ll continue to do to entice shoppers looking for last minute tablet gifts. The Fire HD comes in 8 or 16 GB models and features a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor to go along with a 1280 x 800 HD display. Users can browse the web, get their email and calendar and Prime members can even stream Amazon Instant Video selections right off the device.
Whether you’re shopping for a Star Wars fan or just your run of the mill LEGO geek, you can’t go wrong with the Star Wars Tie Fighter set. It features a Tie Fighter, one weapon and four mini-figures including the Tie Fighter pilot, imperial officer, Death Star trooper and R5-J2 droid. When the dust settles on Christmas and all the presents have been opened, what’s better than a gift that will occupy the giftee’s time for hours without requiring loud noises? Not much!
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