Holiday gift ideas for Apple fans

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Ho ho ho! The holiday season is right around the corner. Looking for the perfect gifts for Apple admirers? Well, you've come to the right place. Let's dive into this season's hottest Apple xMas gifts that will make any tech enthusiast's eyes sparkle like Christmas lights.

The best Apple Christmas shopping ideas

1. The latest Apple iPhone or MacBook

The Apple Store is where the magic happens. Check out the shiny new releases, from the glossy iPhone 15 to the powerful MacBooks Air and Pro with the amazing M1/M2/M3/Max chips. Give one of these as a gift and be the star of the holiday season. However, this is the perfect gift if you want to spend a significant amount of money on your loved one or if you want to get them the latest, highest-quality device. If that's out of your budget, read on. There will be something for you soon. 

Apple iPhones

Price: Starting $799 for an iPhone, starting from $999 for a MacBook 

2. Setapp collection of Mac and iOS apps

You don't need to know a lot about someone on your Christmas list. Just know that they own a Mac and don't have a Setapp membership. Give them a curated bundle of 240+ top Mac, iOS, and web apps. This is the best gift to save both budgets – yours and your friend's. Instead of buying expensive utilities, they subscribe to just one and get access to all of the great apps for almost any task.

Setapp collection

So, as you dive into your Apple holiday shopping this year, consider a gift that delivers non-stop value – Setapp Gift Cards! It's a unique and thoughtful gift that allows the recipient to enjoy a selection of brilliant Apple apps for either a month or an entire year, truly expanding their Apple experience.

Price: From $9.99

3. Apple Watch Series 9

You can't go wrong giving the latest Apple Watch to an iPhone user, whether they have an older iteration or have never experienced one. You can choose from the Apple Watch Series 9 with an aluminum or stainless steel case or the titanium-clad Ultra 2 with a larger case and more durable construction, depending on your budget and the recipient.

Apple Watch Series 9

Whichever you choose, your gift recipient will receive the absolute best smartwatch for the money.

Price: From $399

4. Apple AirTag 

Apple AirTag is a must-have because it provides a highly accurate, easy-to-use and secure way to track and locate owner's personal items using the extensive Find My network. If, for some reason, the person you're giving the Apple Airtag to doesn't have one (or many) of these gadgets, giving them it will change their life by eliminating the anxiety that a lost item can cause. They can attach the AirTag to everything from their wallet and luggage to their bag and pet's collar through a myriad of convenient accessories.

Apple AirTag

The best part is that you can personalize the AirTag with text and emoji engraving.

Remember to check out the great Apple deals and save on your holiday shopping – for instance, buying a pack of four AirTags is not only practical but also cheaper than purchasing them one by one.

Price: $29 for one AirTag, $99 for four AirTags. 

5. Apple AirPods Pro

With their superior sound quality and advanced noise-canceling technology, Apple AirPods Pro make one of the best Christmas gifts for Apple lovers. And with six hours of extended battery life on a single charge, your gift receiver can enjoy uninterrupted time at work or play, whether they are editing photos, working out at the gym, or just taking the dog for a walk. As part of the Apple ecosystem, these headphones not only offer cutting-edge technology but also cater to every aspect of an Apple fan's lifestyle.

AirPods Pro

Price: $249

6. Apple HomePod mini

The Apple HomePod mini is one of the best holiday gifts for music lovers. It's amazing that such a small speaker can deliver high-quality, room-filling sound! This speaker instantly connects to an iPhone and plays its audio whenever it is brought near. It also includes Siri, and users can ask it to play songs from Apple Music, Pandora, or many other streaming services. It can also play podcasts on demand, and Siri can answer questions about the weather, confirm facts, perform math calculations, and all the other things you'd expect from a modern smart speaker.

Apple HomePod mini

Price: $99 

7. Apple Gift Card

Stumped for Apple Christmas gift ideas? Not sure what your Apple-loving friends would like? Here's the solution – an Apple Gift Card. It's an all-inclusive gift that gives access to a universe of Apple options, from gadgets and accessories to apps, music, TV shows, movies, and iCloud subscriptions. For added convenience, these gift cards can be sent physically or effortlessly via email.

Apple Gift Card

Price: From $25 

8. OtterBox 2-in-1 Power Bank with MagSafe

For that friend who's always on the go or traveling, consider this multi-use portable battery. The OtterBox features a high-speed MagSafe charging pad, an Apple Watch dock, and a USB-C port to charge other devices. And with a 10,000 mAh power capacity, it'll keep their devices fully charged. Plus, the MagSafe charger works both horizontally and vertically, and the Apple Watch dock adjusts to their needs – making device charging as sleek and simple as possible.

OtterBox 2-in-1 Power Bank

Price: $149.95 

9. STM Myth Laptop Sleeve

For those friends or family members with a treasured 16-inch MacBook, the STM Myth Laptop Sleeve would make an excellent holiday gift. Not only is it designed to protect their device, but it's also easy to carry with a removable shoulder strap. Built to withstand all weather conditions, it's made of water-repellent fabric and has a triple-coated polyurethane lining for added security. You can also purchase a similar sleeve for a 14-inch MacBook from Apple's website.

Laptop Sleeve

Price: $49.95 

10. Backbone One Mobile Gaming Controller

Looking for an impressive holiday gift for an iPhone gaming enthusiast? Consider the Backbone One Mobile Gaming Controller. This device magically transforms their iPhone 15 Series into a full gaming console. They can enjoy virtually any game from the App Store, streaming services like Xbox Game Pass, or even remotely from their PC. It's expertly designed for comfort and performance, with precise controls and pass-through charging for endless gaming. As a bonus, it comes with a free three-month trial of Apple Arcade, opening up a universe of more than 200 games. Now, that's a gift any gamer would love to open!

Mobile Gaming Controller

Price: $99.95 

And here it is – our festive selection of the best Apple gifts to warm the hearts of Apple lovers everywhere this holiday season. Wrap each gift with love and thoughtfulness above all else. And don't forget to pick up an Apple treat for yourself in the midst of the gift-giving because you deserve a little bit of holiday magic, too!

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