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Getting through school is hard, especially college. All that effort deserves some kind of reward. We know 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 so you can find the perfect gift for the recent graduate in your life!
iPhone 8 Plus
Once school is over, your graduate might be headed off to travel the world. What better way to stay in touch than with an iPhone 8 Plus. It 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 the best gift you can get for the graduate in your life will be ready for gift wrapping on time. If your scholarly gift recipient 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. Your graduate can watch Netflix on the go, post to WhatsApp on a bigger screen, or write their first novel. The iPad Pro makes everything possible.
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13-inch MacBook Air
It's not the lightest MacBook Apple sells anymore, 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 versatile gift for any occasion.
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Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular
The name says it all. The third (technically 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.
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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. Your recent graduate can recoup from all that studying by watching Star Wars: The Last Jedi in 4K or playing their favorite video games with Retina-quality for their TV.
$199 Buy Now
Apple's 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 recent graduate 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
You can dance the night away, set a specific lighting mood in the room, and have Siri control playback on your Apple TV with Apple's dedicated speaker. It fills any room with amazing depth and sound without taking up too much space on your countertop. It's the perfect gift for anyone that has a subscription to Apple Music.
$349 Buy Now
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 great pictures while traveling around the world on a much-needed vacation.
$80 Buy Now
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." You can even set the perfect mood for post-school TV show binge watching.
$200 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 a long plane ride or day's travel when you don't have your charger on hand.
$99 Buy Now
Fermata Headphone Charging Stand
Nothing says "classy" like a fancy stand for your headphones. The graduate in your life will be able to show off those awesome wireless headphones by charging them on this sleek stand, making music the centerpiece of their office.
$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.
$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
Nintendo Switch is a gaming device a recent graduate could get sucked into to while away the post-study days. There are dozens of games designed specifically for multiplayer fun and hundreds more for single-player action. Grab a second pair of Joy-Con controllers if you don't want to start a fight with their roommates.
$299 Buy Now
This pocket-sized photo printer is the perfect gift for a photography buff. 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
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 to be canceled without needing to use the app. It's a fantastic gift for music-loving graduates that want to block out unwanted noise, but also want the option of letting some sound in.
$349 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
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May 30, 2018 at 10:31AM