24 tech gift ideas that are actually good

Tech Gift Guide
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Finding the perfect holiday gift for a tech or PC enthusiast can be a tough task, given that part of the fun in new tech is researching and purchasing it yourself. Our tech gift guide is here to help with ideas for that seemingly impossible person to shop for, whether you're looking for the best gifts or things for holidays, Christmas, birthdays, or beyond. This piece concentrates on tech gifts that will complement their existing phones, Windows PCs, and other devices rather than attempt to replace them. 

So for our picks of the best techy gifts and ideas for your loved ones, read on!

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We hope our tech gift list has inspired you with some ideas for that special person in your life, but if you're truly at a loss then you can't go wrong with a gift card. Far from being a lazy gift, in today's climate of cost-saving, a gift of a few extra months of free subscription for your tech lover or even just the gift of choice would be a welcome present. Here are a few suggestions:

If you're hungry for more gift ideas and have a gamer on your gift list, check out our gift guide for Xbox gamers

Jennifer Young

Jen is a News Writer for Windows Central, focused on all things gaming and Microsoft. Anything slaying monsters with magical weapons will get a thumbs up such as Dark Souls, Dragon Age, Diablo, and Monster Hunter. When not playing games, she'll be watching a horror or trash reality TV show, she hasn't decided which of those categories the Kardashians fit into. You can follow Jen on Twitter @Jenbox360 for more Diablo fangirling and general moaning about British weather.