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What gadgets do you want this holiday? Tell us for your chance at $600 for that new toy!

With the holidays upon us we want to know what you hope to find under the tree (or might just get for yourself). A new phone? A tablet? Maybe a computer? Tell us for your chance at $600 to help you get the new gadget of your dreams — Take the Mobile Nations 2015 Holiday Gadgets Survey!

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iMore's favorite holiday wallpapers for iPhone and iPad!

It's time to deck out your iPhone or iPad with the perfect festive wallpaper and get your devices in the holiday spirit. From shimmering lights to Christmas markets to fireworks displays, there are lots of beautiful wallpapers out there, and we here at iMore have collected some of our favorites. Some we've snapped ourselves; others are awesome shots we found lurking on the internet. If you're looking for something to use to decorate your devices, here are some of our top holiday wallpapers for iPhone and iPad!

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Tim Cook: it's going to be an iPad Christmas!

It might be October, but Apple CEO Tim Cook is looking firmly ahead to the impending holiday season. And so, what message, what words of wisdom does the CEO of one of the world's richest companies say when looking forwards to Christmas?

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iPhone and iPad holiday game sales round-up

You might have noticed that the App Store is choked up with holiday sales of all sorts. I've been hunting down some of the big ones among iPhone and iPad games and have a bunch listed below, but if you find any more (or if any of these sales expire), leave a comment to let us know!

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Best Buy airs its own ad ‘Finding Santa’, solely for Apple products

Best Buy has put together its own ad for the holiday season, this latest one concentrates solely on Apple products. The ad features a young boy trying to track down Santa. Unfortunately he has little success until the last minute when he manages to get a FaceTime call with the white bearded man in the red suit.

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Apple Store offering free next-day shipping for last minute shoppers

The Apple Store is looking to help you out with any last minute holiday shopping by offering free next day delivery on a huge range of products. Some of the items covered are the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Apple TV and some Mac models. Unfortunately the iPhone 4S is not included.

In order to qualify for free next day shipping, you must have your order completed by today, December 21, and not request any custom configurations or engraving; it's now too late for that!

Not sure what to get? Check out our 2011 holiday gift guides for loads of ideas.

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Christmas fun video

The team at the website design company Torchbox have put together a choreographed Holiday video titled A Starry Night made from synchronized iPhones and iPads.

We’ve made this short video to brighten the day and warm cold toes

Merry Christmas and enjoy the video after the break!

[Torchbox via Wired]

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Cut the Rope Holiday Gift coming in time for Christmas!

Good news for all of you Cut the Rope fans out there as Zepto Lab and Chillingo are getting ready to release an all new holiday gift version in time for Christmas. Many games such as Doodle Jump and Angry Birds have started the trend of releasing holiday game versions. I'm glad to see Cut the Rope is going to follow that trend.

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7-inch iPad a reality by this Christmas?

IDG News has translated a Economic Daily News report that is claiming that we should expect a 7" iPad by Christmas of this year.


blockquote>"The Economic Daily reports that Taiwanese companies have won a number of component contracts for the iPad 2. Chimei Innolux will supply 7-inch LCD screens, which use the same IPS (in-plane switching) technology found in the original iPad, which improves viewing angles and color on LCD screens. Touchscreen technology for the screens will come from Cando Corporation, the report says."

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iPod touch Sales Soar this Holiday Season

According to the mobile App analytics firm, Flurry, not only has the App Store seen a record-breaking month, December nearly doubling sales from November, this holiday season has seen iPod touch sales skyrocket as well.

Since November iPhone users have downloaded the most apps from the App Store, that is until Christmas day as iPod touch app downloads eclipsed those of the iPhone by 172%. And if you think that sounds impressive, downloads from Apple's third-generation iPod touch jumped up nearly 900% on Christmas Day alone.

All of this data would indicate that the iPod touch was quite a hot seller this holiday season. How many of our readers gifted or received their own iPod touch this Christmas?

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