20 Cool Gadget Gift Ideas For Techies: 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Roben Walker

Computing News

Shane Snider

CRN’s annual holiday guide presents options for gifting that will have you plugged into the latest trends with plenty of options for different budgets.

Whether you’re shopping for someone you love, or trying to leave buying hints around for your loved ones – holiday gadget shopping is always fun. Our gadgets provide a welcome distraction (and sometimes a helping hand) in our daily lives.

So, it’s no shocker when the search engines light up around this time of year with gadget guide requests. We all want to get a handle on the latest and greatest tech to enhance our lives and our workspaces.

But a tough economy may have many of us pinching those extra pennies. According to a report from ShipStation, 58 percent of U.S. consumers expect to cut back on non-food spending this holiday season, which could spell a $30 billion overall consumer spend this year. “We believe successful retailers will be those who double-down on their value proposition and who use data-led marketing to sensitively communicate festive joy during these difficult times,” Richard Lim, CEO of Retail Economics, said in a statement.

Don’t let inflation sour your holiday spirit, though. If you’re going to spend, do it wisely and joyfully on these top picks for Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa gifts from CRN:


 Learn About Shane Snider

Shane Snider

Shane Snider is a senior associate editor covering personal computing, mobile devices, semiconductor news, hardware reviews, breaking news and live events. Shane is a veteran journalist, having worked for newspapers in upstate New York and North Carolina. He can be reached at [email protected]


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