Dec 092016
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This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic

Let’s be honest, teens are sometimes hard to shop for.  They’re too old for “toys” and unless you really know their style, clothes can be a dicey call.

Gift giving made easy - hot tech for teens including the Microsoft Surface Pro

It’s hard to go wrong with tech gifts though.  Whether for play, social, study, or work, something that plugs in or comes with a charger is sure to please.

Hot Tech for Teens

The Microsoft Store has lots of hot tech options that would make great holiday gifts for teens.  Here are a few of my favorites (and hey, Santa? I might not be a teen any more, but feel free to toss one of these on the sleigh for me).

Holiday Tech for Teens - Personalized Xbox Wireless Controller - With over 8 million color combinations possible these would be a hit for the holidays.

Personalized Xbox Wireless Controller – Teens love gifts personalized to their tastes.  With more than 8 million possible color combinations you’ll definitely be able to create just the right item.  If you’re not 100% sure what they’d like you can give them a digital code so they can create their own.

Holiday Tech for Teens - Oculus Rift VR headset brings virtual reality home.

Oculus Rift VR Headset – I promise you will be the favorite aunt/uncle/papaw/really generous neighbor/etc. if you show up with a virtual reality headset.  This is the tech my generation has been wanting since we were five and now you can bring it home and wear it.

Raspberry Pi 3 – Remember when your parents told you video games and playing on the computer would get you nowhere in life?  Turns out that wasn’t true at all.  Give teens a jumpstart on computer programming with this simple single-board computer that will teach them the basics of coding.  Everyone I know that has one of these loves it.

Holiday Tech for Teens - Microsoft Surface Pro has all it's bases covered - school and work, writing & listening to music, and inspiring artists

Microsoft Surface Pro – A powerhouse of a tablet, the Microsoft Surface Pro is a thing of beauty.  It runs Windows and the Microsoft Office suite making it a great choice for writing school papers.  The PixelSense Display gives budding artists free range of design with either the pen or their finger.  And the two front-facing speakers running on Dolby Audio Premium will let them listen to their favorite tunes no matter where they are.

Now through December 24th you can save $150 on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 i5 128GB.

Accessories & Downloads – Oh and don’t forget the stocking stuffers.  Toss in a Microsoft Store gift card and they can use it to download music, movies, or TV shows; games for their phone, PC, or Xbox; or accessories like headphones or speakers.

Want a little help playing Santa?  Enter the giveaway below for your chance to win a $500 Microsoft Store gift card!  Entry Requirements: US ONLY, 18 years and older, Giveaway runs from 12-9, 2016 to 1-6, 2017 11:59 PM EST.  One winner.

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Which item would you most like to get? What features of the Microsoft Surface Pro are your favorites?

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About Liza

Liza is a mom (5-year-old daughter, 20-year-old stepson, and 24-year-old stepdaughter) and wife living in Louisville. She loves spending time with her family, visiting the local zoo and parks, as well as planning travel adventures. Cooking and baking, DIY projects and crafts, and coffee - lots and lots of coffee - round out some of her other hobbies.

  15 Responses to “Holiday Tech for Teens Featuring the Microsoft Surface Pro (+Giveaway)”

  1. I would love to buy the
    Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle (1TB) for my 24 y/o son Kasey..he would love this!

  2. I would be so excited to find the Dell Inspiron 17 i5759-7660SLV Signature Edition Laptop under my tree!

  3. Visited the site and I really like the Lenovo Z50-75 Signature Edition Laptop because it is a great price with wonderful features.

  4. I’ve been drooling over the newest Surface Pro’s! The touch screen looks like it moves so smoothly, not jumpy like my old touch screen laptop. OF course, the Oculus Rift looks kind of spiffy, too. And the Xbox for my grandson…

  5. I would be glad to find the ASUS EeeBook E402SA-UB03-BL Signature Edition Laptop under my tree this year. My laptop is several years old and has already been repaired twice.

  6. Dell Inspiron 15 i5559-4682SLV Signature Edition Laptop – I would love this for Christmas!

  7. Xbox one bundle

  8. I need a new laptop for work so I would like Dell Inspiron 15 i5559-4682SLV Signature Edition Laptop

  9. I would like the Xbox as a present for my husband.

  10. The custome Xbox controllers for gaming.

  11. Surface Studio looks great. I like the adjustable 28-inch PixelSense Display.

  12. The Xbox One

  13. The Microsoft Surface Book – 256GB / Intel Core i5. Reviews look good and really versatile.

  14. Dell Inspiron 13 5378 Signature Edition 2 in 1 PC (Intel Core i5)

  15. I would really like that Surface Pro actually. I’d like to have an updated tablet that my kids an dI could share.

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