You procrastinated again this year. Instead of wrapping up your holiday shopping days or even weeks ago, you waited until the last minute and now you don't know what to get. Gift cards are quick and easy, sure, but they are thoughtless, a copout. Your friend/family member/complete stranger would probably prefer an actual physical gift.
If you have a technophile in your family, there are a toooooooooon of products to choose from right now—perhaps too many—and a lot of the good ones are fairly cheap. I'm talking streaming sticks, smartphone cases, headphones, subscription services, and more. If you're really stumped on what to get someone, consider these great stocking stuffers. They would make great gifts year-round, but they'd be especially nice under a decorated tree.
We've already shown you our individual gift guides, and we've recommended some of the best smartphones and tablets on the market. But what about the necessities? These are the intangibles that make life that much better. At work, a subscription service like Spotify Premium can help get through a long day, while Netflix is great if you want to catch up on movies and TV shows.
Now that I'm seeing this list, I'm realizing that there are still a lot of things I want to buy. With CES coming up, those Anker batteries would be incredibly handy, while a good pair of headphones would be great for the drive out there. We tried to keep these last minute gifts affordable, because chances are if you waited until the end of the month (like me), you don't have a ton of money to spend.
Of course, just because we recommend a few portable batteries doesn't mean there aren't other great options out there; likewise with the headphones. For example, I'm using these super cheap Panasonic headphones, and I think they're great (very comfy, and the sound is great). If you have any last minute suggestions, leave them in the comments down below. For tablets and smartphones, you can check out the recommended links down below.
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