Under the tree or in the stocking, what do Veronica, Robert and Roger hope to get this holiday season?
Under the tree or in the stocking, what do Veronica, Robert, Patrick and Roger hope to get this holiday season? New gaming PCs, a MacBook Air, Macro Lens, new cameras (and camera phones!), a Swiss Army Knife, flying lessons, a Jewell Trigger, a Noveske Rifle, Carli suspension and lots more!
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The things Veronica is hoping to find under her tree, or in a stocking this holiday season.
1) MacBook Air. Specifically, I want the 13" 1.8Ghz dual core i7 with the 256GB SSD.
2) A New Gaming PC to take on the challenges of next year's PC gaming releases.
3) A New Macro Lens for her camera. Specifically the Sony - SAL-30M28.
4) A Lytro Camera. A nifty rethink in digital cameras were you can focus after the picture has already been taken. It's a light field camera, which means it apparently captures all the planes of light in the entire field, so you can go back and edit focus later.
5) A really sweet Swiss Army Knife.
Robert has a modest list this year, but it's still packed with some really cool gear.
1) iPad 3/iPhone 5. Sure they're not out yet or even announced, but why wait?
2) It's not just Home Theaters that need quality displays. For critical applications where color accuracy is a must, you can't go wrong with NEC's 30" MultiSync PA301W.
3) For the PC gamer, the right keyboard is a must. For Robert it's the Logitech G19 Keyboard.
4) Of course, every gaming keyboard needs a gaming mouse like the Logitech G9x Laser Mouse.
5) Because not everything can be accomplished online, Robert wants a new set of wheels. His pick? Nissan's 2012 Z Coupe NISMO 370Z.
8) Get SCUBA certified: Rob found a local dive shop that has some awesome reviews.
9) Rob could take his first pilot lesson.
10) A new JVC DLA-RS65 4K front projector for the living room.
11) And a Panasonic AE7000 front projector.
12) Travel to a country he has yet to visit.
13) A new Pioneer Elite SC-57 AVR for his new surround sound setup.
14) A sweet set of 5.1/7.1 speakers.
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What Roger hopes Santa will bring on Christmas Eve:
2) Canon's EF 35mm 1.4/f USM lens.
2) iPhone 4S
3) An upgraded iPod using Toshiba's 250GB 1.8" hard drive.
4) HeadRoom Total BitHead headphone amp/DAC to replace the one he loaned out but never got returned.
5) Sonos Play:3 for the bedroom.
6) A 27 inch monitor in 2560x1440... a 30" would be bettah if Santa's drunk!
7) Pat normally rolls with plain great champion hoodies, but lusts after the Captain America Hoodie.
8) Always the gearhead, Pat wants a Carli Performance 2.5 long travel suspension for his truck.
9) A Jewell Trigger for his Remington 700, and Leupold Mark 4 scope to replace the Nikon that ain't holding up so well.