With the holiday season fast approaching, Apple has just posted a gift guide on its website to make the decision for shoppers easier this season. The gift guide has been divided into six different categories: Gaming, Photography, Music, Fitness, Learning, and Travel.
Each category of the gift guide recommends various Apple products, apps and games, and accompanying accessories that showcase the best of the iOS ecosystem and the prowess of Apple’s hardware.
In its gaming gift guide, Apple recommends the new fourth generation Apple TV along with the game Battle Supremacy: Evolution to showcase the best of the platform. To make gaming easier, Apple also recommends buying the SteelSeries Nimbus game controller and the Guitar Hero Live accessory with Apple TV 4.
If you don’t want to gift the new Apple TV to your loved ones, Apple also lists the iPad Air 2, its Smart Cover, and Gamevice controller as an alternative choice. To make the gaming experience even more immersive, the company recommends buying the Beats Studio Wireless headphones and an iTunes Gift card so that your loved ones can buy any app or game they want from the iOS App Store. Other recommendations from Apple in the gaming category include the BB-8 App-Enabled Droid and some drones from Parrot.
For photographers, Apple’s gift guide lists the iPhone 6s as the top recommendation. To make the most of that new 12MP camera, Apple recommends accessories like olloclip Active Lens, a JOBY GripTight GorillaPod, a MeFOTO Sidekick360, and apps like Darkroom, Instagram, and VSCO. Apple also recommends the new iPad Pro for filmmakers and editors who can easily edit their videos on the iPad Pro — even the ones shot in 4K resolution — on the device while on the move. Lastly, it recommends the new 12-inch MacBook so that you can easily view and tweak the photos you have taken in Photos anywhere you are.
Apple’s gift guide for music lovers comprises of the iPhone 6s, the 12-inch MacBook, and accessories like Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II, B&O BeoPlay A2, IK Multimedia iRig Pads, and an Apogee MiC. It also recommends apps and services like GarageBand and Apple Music to them.
For fitness enthusiasts, Apple recommends the Apple Watch Sport and the iPhone 6s. Accessories for fitness freaks include the Beats Pill+, Wahoo Fitness KICKR SNAP Bike Trainer, Beats Powerbeats2, and different Sport band straps for the Apple Watch.
For kids and inquisitive people, Apple recommends the iPad Air 2, Osmo Genius Kit, iPod Touch, Apple TV, 12-inch MacBook, LaCieFuel, and more.
Lastly, for travellers and wanderers, Apple recommend the Apple Watch Sport, iPad mini 4, Apple TV, and accessories like the smart cover, Bose QC25 headphones, UE Boom 360 wireless speakers, mophie powerstation plus, and more.
If you are looking to gift your loved ones an Apple product this year, make sure to check out the complete gift guide from Apple.