Holiday tech toys

Jonathan Blum highlights his top 10 gadet picks -- all from small businesses.

DreamGEAR GameBlaster
DreamGEAR GameBlaster
$35

Leave it to the Torrance, Calf.-based dreamGEAR to come up with a Nintendo peripheral that's better than what ships from the folks who make the Wii. The Gameblaster is a wireless interface that turns any one of a number of Wii action games into an interactive romp. Basically, the thing puts an arcade style shoot-`em-up live in your home or office. Get blasting.

Vudu

Aiptek GO-HD

Meraki Mini

Cambridge SoundWorks i765

DreamGEAR GameBlaster

Sooloos

Warn PullzAll

AELight 24 Watt HID Powerlight

ESSE 850

Solio Classic Universal Charger