All year, our expert reviewers scour the internet to find the top technology products and services for our audience. Now that the holiday shopping season is here, we’re recommending great gifts for everyone on your list.
Top tech gift ideas for the holidays
Here’s a look at ZDNet’s top choices for technology gifts, gadgets, and accessories:
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The holidays can be an expensive time of year, so here are some gadgets that make great gifts and cost less than $50.
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This year, ZDNet’s Wizard of Weird returns with another gift guide for the geek in all of us. David Gewirtz lists all manner of oddities and curiosities, surprises and marvels — some excessive, some quite affordable, and most generally shippable in time for the holidays.
Additional tech gifts to consider
Here are some of our “best of” roundups, which highlight all the top tech products you can buy right now:
Headphones and speakers
Check out our top picks for headphones for the techie on the go.
It’s more important than ever for remote and hybrid workers to have a comfortable, noise-canceling headset. Here are our favorites.
You can upgrade your audio experience with these affordable Bluetooth earbuds.
Shopping for a smart speaker can be a confusing experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are our top recommendations from the likes of Google, Amazon, Apple, and Sonos.
Every one of these Bluetooth speakers delivers a music experience you won’t want to pause.
Gaming equipment and accessories
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Taking ergonomics, function, and design into consideration, these are the best gaming keyboards that will help you win in style.
Our picks include fan favorites that highlight the ways a gaming mouse is superior to a regular one.
These top gaming notebooks provide the power you need to get your game on anywhere.
Building a gaming PC? Choosing the right motherboard can make all the difference.
These gaming chairs will add support, comfort, and style to your gaming setup.
Whatever your priority — from 5G to camera to display — there’s a phone here to meet your every need.
Smartphones running the Android operating system dominate the global market, and there are fantastic options available.
Apple released four new iPhone 13 models and continues to sell four older generation models. Whatever features you need or price point you want to match, there’s an iPhone for you.
Samsung has been launching flagships with a significant price cut from previous years, making even more models worthy of consideration.
Every new flagship includes 5G, and we are even seeing 5G present in phones under $400.
Google, Motorola, OnePlus, Samsung, and even Apple are battling in the 5G mid-priced market for a spot in your pocket
Balking at the prices of the latest Apple and Samsung phones? From $300 down to $160, these alternatives even include phones with a stylus and multiple rear cameras.
Any one of these great Android handsets — many from familiar brands — can be yours for under $100.
Here are our top picks for phones that are optimized for photos, videos, telephoto subjects, ultra-wide landscapes, selfies, and more.
Whether you’re looking for a tablet to stream Netflix or one to replace your laptop, here are some compelling options.
There may not be a long list of Android tablets available, but you do have fantastic options.
You don’t have to spend a lot to get a great tablet.
Need a heavy-duty tablet that won’t break in the outdoors? These rugged tablets will get the job done.
These devices should be at the top of your shopping list.
Hybrid laptops/tablets, or 2-in-1s, offer maximum flexibility in a portable computing device. Here are our top picks for a variety of form factors, operating systems, and use cases.
If you’re in the market for a Windows laptop, which one should you buy? We’ve rounded up a variety of models at different price points.
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