Holiday Gift Guide: Tech and Gadgets

A. Pro-Ject Debut Carbon EVO

This elegant and simple turntable comes with a specially regulated motor, a thick metal platter, and a carbon fiber tonearm for near-perfect playback. It sounds like it should cost much more than it does, which is why it makes the perfect gift for vinyl music lovers. You can get the Evo in several different colors: satin blue, satin green, gloss red, satin white, satin yellow, satin or gloss black, or satin walnut. $599, Crutchfield; online:

B. FlyOrb: Boomerang Spinner Drone 

Meet the FlyOrb — the drone that spins, climbs, and floats before safely and automarically returning to your hand. Light up any room with this motorized ball of acrobatic tricks. Comes in red, blue, and pink/purple. $29.99, My Fly Orb; online:

C. Apple’s 2021 MacBook Pro

The most powerful MacBook Pro ever is here. With the blazing-fast M1 Pro or M1 Max chip — the first Apple silicon designed for pros — you get groundbreaking performance and amazing battery life. The first notebook of its kind, this MacBook Pro is a beast. From $1,999, Apple; Apple at Lenox Square; 3393 Peachtree Rd. NE; 404-926-3085; in person and online:

D. Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X Headphones

With a lightweight honeycomb aluminum casing, these open-air headphones produce no sense of pressure on the ears, offering a completely natural listening experience. They deliver spacious sound with superior highs and mids. The self-adjusting wing support automatically adjusts to your head size for easy-wearing listening comfort. $199.95, Audio-Technicha; online:

E. Poliglu Translator

This device is a brilliant new invention taking the world by storm. It lets you communicate in more than 36 languages, so you can have a conversation with almost anyone on the planet! You can take it with you anywhere thanks to its compact size. $89.00, Poliglu; online:

F. MS. PAC-MAN Counter-cade

Step right up to the counter and play away. Arcade1Up’s next generation of counter-cases is a must-have for the holiday season! Take it right out of the box, plug it in and start gobbling up pellets. $279.99, Amazon; online: