Tis the season to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. It can sometimes be difficult to navigate the world of online shopping. iMore is here to help. We're constantly scouring the internet, testing products, and figuring out our absolute favorite Apple and related products for you!

iPhone 8 Plus

You should never leave home with out your phone and the iPhone 8 Plus is the ultimate in mobile computer tech. Not only do you have your entire digital world at your fingertips, but you can also take some seriously amazing photos with it. It's available today and ships right after ordering, so you won't be wracked with anxiety about whether it will come before Santa does this holiday season. If the person you're buying for doesn't want to carry around a 5.5-inch iPhone, check out iPhone SE instead.

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10.5 inch iPad Pro

The 128GB Wi-Fi-only 10.5-inch iPad Pro is the best iPad for reading, drawing, surfing the web, and streaming movies and TV. It's big enough to act as a computer, but small enough to not weigh down a bookbag too much. You and your loved ones can watch a holiday special or play a digital board game together on the same screen.

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13-inch MacBook Air

It's not the lightest MacBook Apple sells any more, but starting at $999, it's a solid option. It doesn't have a Retina display, but it does have USB ports. It's the least expensive in the Mac lineup (it's the same price as the iPhone X!) and the most versitile gift for any occasion.

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Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular

The name says it all. The third (techinically fourth) generation Apple Watch comes with optional LTE connectivity so you can leave your iPhone behind and still enjoy the things you love about Apple Watch. You can make calls, send texts, and even stream Apple Music right from your wrist. Leave your iPhone at home.

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Apple TV 4K

The 64GB Apple TV 4K is the latest and greatest in TV streaming from Apple. It has all the things you love about the third-generation Apple TV, like Siri support and downloadable apps and games, but with ultra-crisp 4K HDR support. If you upgrade now, you can also upgrade your HD iTunes movies to 4K at no cost.

$199 Buy Now


Apple's AirPods are finally available with no delayed shipping times, so it's the perfect time to get your loved one a pair. The AirPods are unique in that they instantly connect to your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and more thanks to the W1 chip inside. You can also trigger Siri for a little help with your listening activities and use touch-based gestures to control playback. If the music lover in your life doesn't like in-ear headphones, try Beats Solo3 for on-ear style or Beats Studio3 for over-the-ear listening.

$159 Buy Now

Braven Stryde

Celebrate the holidays in style with the perfect seasonal playlist pumped through this incredible sounding speaker. It's small, stylish, and can fill any party with the sounds of chestnuts roasting on an open fire.

$99 Buy Now

Apple Music

An Apple Music subscription is the gift that keeps on giving. With a subscription, you have access to thousands of albums across all genres of music and can download and listen to tunes offline if you're saving your data.There's a free 3-month trial, and after that it's just $9.99 a month, per person or $15.99 for the whole family!

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iPhones have terrific cameras, but ultra-thin lenses can only take you so far. olloclip lenses take you the rest of the way: fisheye, macro, and super-wide. It's perfect for taking picures of back-to-school night, notes on the board, and flora and fauna to be studied up close.

$80 Buy Now

Philips Hue

The Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 Bulb Starter Kit (3rd Generation) makes it possible to control lights with an iPhone, iPad ... or even your voice. Tired of snow or rain and want some sun? "Make the light white!" Ready to watch Game of Thrones? "Make the dorm room red!" Forget to turn off a light when already in bed ... or at the mall? "Turn off the lights." School can be chaotic, but room lighting can make it a little more relaxing, or at least start a conversation with a new roommate.

$200 Buy Now

Amazon Echo Dot

The smaller sibling to the Amazon Echo proper, Dot is a home assistant that can fit almost anywhere — even a small dorm room. And that means even if two people share a dorm room, they can control music and lights, or get information, simply by asking Alexa. If you want to up the gift-giving, the Echo Show has a screen, so video chatting can keep you and the student in your life in closer contact than ever before.

$49 Buy Now

Apple Smart Battery Case

Make it through the night and into the next morning with Apple's Smart Battery Case. Thanks to its unique integration, it packs more charging power into less bulk than any other other case, and that's invaluable for any student running from class to class with barely enough time to stop for lunch.

$99 Buy Now

Fermata Headphone Charging Stand

Nothing says "classy" like a fancy stand for your headphones. The student in your life will be able to show off those sweet wireless headphones by charging them on this sleek stand, making music the centerpiece of the dorm room

$80 Buy Now

Twelve South Forté

Twelve South's Forté offers a sleek design and top-notch quality for displaying and charging your Apple Watch: The metal and leather coiled stand lets you display your watch and band while charging it, and even offers a pad for resting your iPhone upon, too.

$60 Buy Now

Sport Loop Apple Watch band

Apple's latest woven nylon bands come with a completely different setup. Instead of a buckle to connect to your wrist, you can quickly strap and unstrap it with a hook-and-loop fastener. They're light and breathable enough to be worn for workouts but also classy enough to go out on the town. And Apple's regularly adds new colors, so you can collect them all!

$49 Buy Now

Sphero R2-D2

Everyone's favorite smart-mouthed droid, R2-D2, can now be part of your everyday life thanks to Sphero's iPhone connected droid technology. Roll him around, play games with him, and even watch Star Wars with him (he listens and reacts!).

$165 Buy Now

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch is a gaming device the whole family can enjoy. It's hard to find at the retail price of $299, but if you keep an eye out, you might be lucky. Grab yourself a second pair of Joy-Con controllers if you want to share the fun with more than two people.

$299 Buy Now

Prynt Pocket

This pocket-sized photo printer is the perfect gift for the photographer (or teen) in your life. Connect your iPhone and print 2" x 3" photos of any photos in your library, or snap your iPhone to the printer for real-time printing. You can even take video and produce a picture that can be viewed as a video when seen through augmented reality. It's pretty amazing. Don't forget to get some extra photo paper to go with it.

$150 Buy Now

Tasty One Top

For the traveler in your life, or someone with a small kitchen, give the gift of the most versatile cooking appliance around. It's a smart cooktop. With it, you can cook practically anything using just your standard pots and pans, including slow cooking, Sous vide, and more. If you really want to make it a special present, throw in the set of GE pots and pans for just $35 more.

$150 Buy Now

Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II

Bose makes a darn fine set of headphones. It's not just about the audio, which is impeccable, I might say. It's also about the comfort and these noise-canceling puppies are the most comfortable on the market right now. The second-generation model lets you adjust the amount of noise you want cancelled without needing to use the app. It's a fantastic gift for music lovers that need to block out the world around them, but want the option of letting some sound in.

$349 Buy Now

Parrot Airborne Cargo MiniDrone

This flying ace is perfect for the kids. It can take flight and take pictures with the on-board VGA mini camera. It's also got a small compartment so you can stow your mini figs or a secret note. It's perfect for learning to code from Tynker. It's only got about a 9-minute battery life when flying, so it would probably be a smart idea to get an extra battery so you can charge one up while the other is being used.

$81 Buy Now

Kodak Photo Printer Dock

Kodak's smartphone photo printer pushes out high quality 4"x6" prints directly from your iPhone. It uses some fancy-pants printing technology to bring the most detailed image transfer from digital to physical. It prints your image in colored layers: reds, yellows, and blues, and then finishes the whole thing off with a top coat so your pictures won't bleed or fade.

$140 Buy Now

SnapPower SafeLight

Protect your little ones from accidents with a safety plug that doubles as a nightlight. SnapPower's wall plugs are a great addition to any home and free up much-needed outlets for more important things by having an included nightlight right on the plug plate. When a room gets dark, the light turns on. When it's bright, the light goes off. SafeLights have the added benefit of having sliding socket covers so curious kids can't stick anything dangerous into them.

From $17 Buy Now