Holiday gift guide: Gadgets for grandparentsFrom an HD-quality webcam to a digital photo frame that doesn’t look like a digital photo frame, we’ve got five can’t-miss gadgets for the grandparents on your holiday shopping list.

Canon Selphy CP800 compact photo printer ($99, or $70 online)

Holiday gift guide: Gadgets for grandparents

Small, light (just two pounds) and easy to use, this portable photo printer from Canon will crank out color prints from your digital camera, smartphone, or computer in a flash. Just insert the memory card from a digital camera or plug in a USB thumbdrive to start printing, or print snapshots from a smartphone wirelessly with an optional Bluetooth adapter. (Note: You can also connect this pint-sized photo printer directly from a PC or Mac, but users are reporting that the CP800 lacks the necessary software drivers for Macs running on “Lion,” the latest version of the Mac OS.)

 

Kodak Easyshare 10-inch digital picture frame ($149, or $113 online)

Holiday gift guide: Gadgets for grandparents

Here’s a digital photo frame that doesn’t scream “digital photo frame.” Equipped with a memory card slot, a USB port for flash-memory thumbdrives, and a few simple slideshow and shuffle options, Kodak’s 10-inch Easyshare photo viewer will fit in just about any 8-by-10 picture frame, meaning it can blend in with the other family photos on grandma & grandpa’s wall.

 

Victorinox Swiss Army Presentation Manager ($171, or $139 online)

Holiday gift guide: Gadgets for grandparents

Yep, it’s just like the classic Swiss Army Knife that your grandad gave you, except this one comes armed with a USB memory stick, a laser pointer, and a fingerprint reader for protecting his precious data.

 

Jitterbug J cell phone ($99)

Holiday gift guide: Gadgets for grandparents

At last, here’s an easy-to-use cell phone that just makes calls. The no-contract Jitterbug J flip phone comes with big, backlit buttons, a loud speakerphone, large “Yes” and “No” buttons for navigating the simple on-screen menus—and best of all, rate plans that start at just $15 a month (for 50 monthly minutes).

 

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910 ($99, or $49 online)

Holiday gift guide: Gadgets for grandparents

Let your parents keep up with their grandkids in crystal-clear, high-definition video. Logitech’s top-of-the-line webcam works with Skype and supports video chat in 720p HD, and it can post 1080p video clips to YouTube or Facebook with a single click. Nice, but you’ll probably want to get a pair of these HD webcams—one for the lucky grandparents, and another for your living room.

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