When it comes to Christmas/Holiday shopping this year, its advantage Apple with kids abandoning traditional gifts and toys in favor of an iPad or some other slice of Cupertino-designed tech gladness.

The most recent Duracell Toy Report claims two-thirds of teens (13-16-year-olds) want Apple products, such as the iPhone 4, iPad and iPod touch.

The firm’s Toy Report found that 17 per cent of five to eight-year-olds want an Apple gadget for Christmas and 50 per cent of nine to 12-year-olds put one of the company’s products on top of their list this year.

Gadgets appear to be popular with both boys and girls as an equal number of both sexes listed these products as their three must-have items this Christmas.

Duracell quizzed 2,138 parents and children and found that three out of five adults buy gifts that will keep their youngsters quiet throughout the Christmas holidays.

The top 10 toys for Christmas 2010, according to the report are:

  1. iPhone 4 (14%)
  2. iPod touch (13%)
  3. iPad (12%)
  4. Kinect for Xbox (6%)
  5. Zhu Zhu Pet Hamsters / Kung Zhu Hamsters (5%)
  6. Flip Video Camera (4%)
  7. Toy Story 3 Jet Pack Buzz Lightyear (4%)
  8. PlayStation Move (4%)
  9. LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4 Video Game (3%)
  10. Barbie Video Girl (3%)

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