Overwhelmed by another hectic holiday season? Not to worry: We're here to help, with great technology gift suggestions for a range of budgets and tastes.
For those who love the great outdoors, we've got a rugged weatherproof speaker and a camera that takes 360-degree photos. For people who juggle multiple devices, there's a clever cable trapper, an elegant mobile tech organizer case and an array of gadgets to keep all their devices charged. For the kid in all of us, there's a build-it-yourself digital camera and a mini-drone that you fly with a smartphone. We've also got a top-of-the-line travel router, sleek smartphones, handy Bluetooth keyboards, a high-end gaming mouse, whimsical science-inspired jewelry and much more.
For each product you'll find a description by a Computerworld staffer or contributor, along with links to product pages and places to shop online. When possible, we've included a range of prices as offered by various retailers, but remember that prices fluctuate, especially at this time of year. And as always, be careful of false deals and scams.
- Part 1: Top-notch tech for $150 or more
- Part 2: Nifty tech for $30 to $150
- Part 3: Stocking stuffers for $30 or less
Follow the links above or expand the table below to see our complete gift list. Once you've done that, you can sort the list by clicking on the column headers. You can also search the list using the box below.
2014 holiday tech gift ideas
We've focused on the most up-to-date versions of products like smartphones and tablets, but you can often save a chunk of change by opting for earlier models -- that is, if you know your gift recipients won't mind missing out on some of the latest features. (See our 2013 holiday gift guide for some of last year's hottest tech.)
Want even more ideas? Check out some other useful 2014 tech roundups:
- 4 top Android Wear watches: A hands-on guide
- 10 fitness trackers and GPS watches you can buy right now
- 8 cool toys for Apple users
- 10 great gifts for iPhones and iPads
- 6 great gifts your Mac will love you for
- The 2014 Linux holiday shopping guide
Happy shopping -- and happy holidays!