The Luxe List: Valentine's Day Gifts for 'Gadget Gals'

Sweet Tech: Forget flowers and chocolates...this Valentine's Day, modern women want gadgets - lots of 'em! Many tech devices are now available in fun, feminine designs and colors, making them a great Valentine's Day gift she'll appreciate long after the flower bouquet would have lost its petals.

Consider this nifty assortment of gear gifts any "gadget gal" will love, all available online at the industry leading eTailer

ArtScreen Television Masking System
Imagine state-of-the-art technology that, at the touch of a button, transforms a wall-mounted plasma TV into a work of art. ArtScreen makes that a reality. Inside a beautiful hardwood frame, the artwork of choice ascends or descends with the touch of a remote control. When the screen or television is not in use, an artistic image of the purchaser's choosing is displayed within the frame. When the artwork is retracted, the video display is visible for viewing within the lovely framing. ($2,595.00 to $4,395.00)

BlueAnt Z9i Bluetooth Headset - Red
The BlueAnt Z9i provides world-class noise suppression and echo cancellation, with near-zero voice distortion. Its voice isolation technology removes almost all background noise, so calls always sound clear. Weighing just 10 grams, its battery provides up to 5 1/2 hours of talk time. Includes 2 earbuds, 2 ear clips, AC adapter and a USB charging cable. ($127.49)

Mobile Edge Faux Croc Ultra Tote's Mobile Edge Tote combines functionality and elegance with a faux crocodile finish that sets it apart from other computer carrying cases. Its SafetyCell-padded computer compartment is removable, so you can also use the bag as an ordinary tote. ($112.56)

'The Sanctuary' Power Charging Station and Desk Valet
A Refuge for PDA's, cell phones, and MP3 players! The Sanctuary is the ultimate charging station and desk organizer. It has 12 built in connections that are compatible with over 1500 of today's most popular electronic devices, one of which includes a USB connection provides a hundred more possibilities. ($103.20)

Gorillapod Go-Go, Mobile Entertainment Kit
The Gorillapod Go-Go is a tripod for nearly all your favorite handheld electronics, whether they have a tripod mount or not! It uses 30 adjustable joints to grip to trees, fences or posts--anything it can wrap its legs around--to provide a steady and secure platform for your digital devices! In addition to the standard Gorillapod camera clip with its 1/4 screw mount, the Gorillapod Go-Go includes a suction cup clip as well as 2 permanent-bond adhesive clips. Each of these clips can be connected to the Gorillapod Go-Go legs in seconds. Use the Gorillapod Go-Go with your cell phone, MP3 or video player, compact camera and more. ($44.93)

JuiceBar Multi-Device Pocket Solar Charger
The JuiceBar Multi-Device Solar Pocket Solar Charger allows you to charge your portable devices using the power of the sun. Reduces the need for multiple chargers or adapters and provides a totally clean energy source. Includes 12 of the most commonly used adapters for cell phones, iPods, MP3 players, portable gaming systems, and more. ($40.21)

16oz Dual Auto/USB Heated Mug
Simply plug the heater mug's power cord into a computer's USB port or vehicle's 12V DC power outlet and beverage stays warm indefinitely. Durable stainless steel construction ensures good insulation while the protective thermostat control maintains a safe temperature. ($39.36)

Power Station Traveler Multi-Gadget Charger
From cell phones to iPods to handheld GPS systems, gadgets reign supreme in many households. But, most need to be charged to remain functional. For that gal with so many gadgets to charge but so little time, this multi-device charger, which can charge up to 3 small portable devices simultaneously, will allow her to tote an array of fully functional electronics with ease. ($32.99)

Gorillapod Digital Camera Tripod - Red or Pink
This nifty device uses 30 adjustable joints to grip to trees, fences or posts to provide a steady platform for your digicam! No more hunting for flat surfaces! Just wrap or hang the Gorillapod on any handy object and get in the picture! ($32.93)

Bluetooth Hands-Free Headset - Pink
Designed to let you take cell phone calls without needing to hold a handset, this fun and stylish wireless earpiece can communicate with your cell phone from up to 33 feet away. Compatible with HSP and HFP profiles, this fashionable Bluetooth runs on a chargeable battery, which provides enough power for up to 4 hours of talk time. ($17.99).

Pelican i1010 and i1030 iPod® Cases - Pink
This crushproof, watertight case is a perfect solution for protecting her iPod® or iPhone from travel wear and tear, drops, spills, and other device damage. It also safely totes jewelry, important paperwork and other valuables. (From $9.97)

earPod - Pink
This iPod headset accessory winds wires around a round plastic enclosure to keep them from twisting and tangling. The felt-lined center compartment can even store earbuds and plugs to protect them from damage or loss. ($9.99)

- Merilee Kern
JustLuxé.com's "The Luxe List" Executive Review Editor

The Luxe List product, service and travel review editor Merilee Kern scours the luxury marketplace for new and captivating "musts." Submissions are accepted via e-mail at View all of Merilee's Luxe List articles from here (scroll to page bottom).

ArtScreen Television Masking System
BlueAnt Z9i Bluetooth Headset
Mobile Edge Faux Croc Ultra Tote
The Sanctuary
The Sanctuary
The Sanctuary
The Sanctuary
Gorillapod Go-Go, Mobile Entertainment Kit
JuiceBar Multi-Device Pocket Solar Charger
16oz Dual Auto/USB Heated Mug
Gorillapod Digital Camera Tripod
Gorillapod Digital Camera Tripod
Bluetooth Hands-Free Headset
Pelican i1010 and i1030 iPod® Cases

Merilee Kern

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