2008 Gift Guide Central

2008 Gift Guide Central

'Tis the season to covet wildly. Can't figure out what to put on your wish list? Can't decide which gifts to give? Don't fret. Fast Company's Gift Guide Central has you covered. There's something here for everyone on your list. There's even something here for you. Explore our seven guides featuring the coolest tech gadgets, video games, designer-inspired widgets, business books, office gifts, and gifts for under $25.

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The 12 Games of Christmas

It's holiday season and video game companies are releasing their best material.. But with so many choices, how do you know which ones to get your favorite gamer? Don't worry, the 12 featured here will help you earn high scores.

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The Best Business Books of 2008

These books run the gamut of what Fast Company is about--innovation, creativity, design, sustainability, technology, marketing, and global business. Their central theme: finding and sharing new ideas is essential to success.

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Tech Gear of the Year

Smartphones, flat-screens, robots, green tech: We wade through it all to ID the coolest innovations, including Sony's impressively thin and vibrant XEL01 television and the newly customizable Flip Mino video camera.

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Secret Santa's Little Helper

Put your office mates to shame or gift yourself a newly tricked-out office with this drool-worthy work gear, from an Ettore Sottsass Bacterio etched business-card case to Logitech's sexy wireless diNovo Edge Keyboard.

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20 Gifts Under $25

With the holidays approaching and the economy still reeling from the financial crisis, it's harder than ever to find affordable presents. We combed through the MOMA Store, UnCommon Goods, and The Coolest Gifts to bring you the hottest items.

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The Solid-State Gift Guide

The death of moving parts means your stocking will be stuffed with smaller, faster, stronger--and quieter--gadgets. Our geek rings in the solid-state revolution.

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Objects of Design

These pieces will make you the most aesthetically attuned gift giver around.

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Toys of Summer

Good weather gets better when armed with an arsenal of gadgets that make life easier and more fun.

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10 Hot Video Games for Summer

Looking to get in some gameplay this summer? Here are some of the top releases to check out.

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Six Badass Bikes

These six two-wheeled machines represent the cutting edge of bicycle design and technology.

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7 Fabulous Things You Probably Shouldn't Buy

Here are seven stylish things that look tempting, but beware: they might also make you look crazy.

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Wish List: Gifts Business Leaders Want

We asked a dozen business leaders what they're lusting for this year. The results may surprise you.

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Wish List: Gifts for the Creative

Looking for a gift to get someone for the holidays? Here we present objects of desire for creative-types.

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Wish List: Gifts for the Multitasker

Looking for a gift to get someone for the holidays? Here we present objects of desire for multitaskers.

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Wish List: Gifts for the One-Upper

Looking for a gift to get someone for the holidays? Here we present objects of desire for One-Uppers.

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Wish List: Gifts for the Procrastinator

Looking for a gift to get someone for the holidays? Here we present objects for procrastinators.

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Wish List: Gifts for the Road Warrior

Looking for a gift to get someone for the holidays? Here we present objects of desire for road warriors.

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Wish List: Gifts to Work Hard/Play Hard

Looking for a gift to get someone for the holidays? Here we present objects of desire those who work hard and play hard.

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The Best Business Books of 2007

From Made to Stick to The Feminine Mistake, here is Fast Company's must-reads for this past year.

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Designer Approved 2007

We asked dozens of industry insiders which things they turn to for a shot of inspiration.

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Widgets We Love

Design aficionados tell us the one product that epitomizes clever design.

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Toys of Summer: Coming Soon To Your Cell Phone

Enjoy a summer of go-anywhere, do-anything connectivity with these products that use Bluetooth.

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Mobile Hits

Don't hit the road without these great tools for staying connected -- and entertained.

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The Coolest NFL Merchandise

Here's a peek at some of the most interesting merchandise for sale at NFLShop.com.

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Kidrobot's Urban Vinyl and Designer Toys

The urban vinyl hotspot sells some of the coolest toys. Here are a handful to stare at.

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See Me, Hear Me: Fast Company Gift Guide

We have all the latest hardware you'll need to create, share, store, and consume digital media.

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Best Business Books of 2006

From The Change Function by Pip Coburn to The Long Tail by Chris Anderson, here are some good reads from this year.

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Gifts for Mobile Professionals

Business people are often overwhelmed. Here are a slew of gadgets to help them get things done while on the go.

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Most Anticipated Video Games of Fall 2006

Want to fight evil? Race to victory? These coming games will let you do that very thing.

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Designer Approved 2006

Our Masters of Design for 2006 give us their thoughts on a few of their favorite things.

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Widgets We Love

A gallery of new products that get our gears turning.

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The Toys of Summer

These great gadgets will make your days at the beach or parties pool-side really shine.

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A Workspace Makeover

This cool gear will increase your productivity in the office and make co-workers jealous.

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Coolest Gadgets of 2005

Take a look at the most interesting gadgets that appeared in Fast Company magazine this year.

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Great Business Reads of 2005

Here are ten of this year's most riveting reads that appeared in Fast Company magazine this year.

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2005 Gift Guide

Here are seventeen gadgets that will add cheer to your holiday.

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Gift Guide: Tools You Can Use

Christmas comes in July with our reviews of great gadgets, for your summer vacation and beyond.

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Designer-Approved 2005

Our Masters of Design winners to share the top products for home, office, and the road.

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Gift Gallery

A seasonal guide to the best in innovative products and services for leaders.