The 65 best tech gifts and gadgets for everyone on your list

Best Tech Gifts 2023
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The best tech gifts you can buy now below. The team here at Tom's Guide works tirelessly to test all the top tech products, from smart home gadgets and gaming accessories to audio equipment and connected fitness gear.

The great thing about the tech gifts on our list is that there's something for everyone. Shopping for the avid gamer? We have low-down on the hottest game titles and consoles. Need a gift for the person who's always on the go? Let us show you our favorite mobile accessories. How about the home chef, or the fitness guru? We have foolproof recommendations for them, too.

We've come up with the ultimate selection of the best tech gifts; and, to make things easy for you, we've separated them all by category. We've also included products that fit in every budget.

Mobile and Tech Accessories

Apple AirTag

Apple AirTag
The Apple AirTag is an excellent key finder that is extremely easy to set up and does a great job of locating your valuables. In other words, it's the perfect gift for the person who's always misplacing their keys. 

Anker Nano Battery Pack

Anker Nano Battery Pack
This 10,000mAh portable charger from Anker has a built-in USB-C cable, making it the perfect accessory for most smartphones and tablets. We like this battery pack accessory because of its battery status display.

Nomad Sport Band for Apple Watch

Nomad Sport Band for Apple Watch
Of all the best Apple Watch bands, we especially like the Nomad Sport Band. Coming in a large selection of colors, this is the ultimate accessory for Apple Watch Ultra or Apple Watch Ultra 2 users.

Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite
Among the different Kindles, our favorite choice  is the Kindle Paperwhite. The 6.8” display, water-resistant design and 10-week battery life make it a great gift — but you can read our full Kindle Paperwhite review to learn more.

Belkin MagSafe 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand

Belkin MagSafe 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand
This 3-in-1 wireless charging stand is perfect gift of convenience for the person who either can't keep track of all their gadgets, or who's nightstand is a mess of charging cables. 

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Fujifilm Instax Mini 11
The Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 is the ideal camera for documenting life and printing memories. Anyone can pick up this camera, shoot and print their photos with no fuss. It's endless fun in a compact package.

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Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses
These smart glasses are a camera, bluetooth headphones, and stylish designed sunglasses all in one. They're great for commuters and content creators who are always on-the-go. Read our Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses review for more info.

iPhone 15

iPhone 15
If you want to win the holidays, Apple's new flagship phone is the ultimate gift. Starting at $799, you'll have a few color options and configurations to choose from. See our full iPhone 15 review for more details. 

Suitcase AirPods Pro 2 Case Cover

Suitcase AirPods Pro 2 Case Cover
Tech accessories make for some of the best gifts under $25, giving a little facelift to your friend's existing devices. We adore this AirPods Pro 2 case that looks like a travel suitcase, complete with customizable stickers. 

Spigen Ultra Hybrid iPhone Case

Spigen Ultra Hybrid iPhone Case
A brand-new clear iPhone case is foolproof gift, but you'll want to be sure to get one with anti-yellowing properties like the Spigen Ultra Hybrid iPhone Case, our favorite overall iPhone 15 case.

Nomad Stand One Max

Nomad Stand One Max
This sleek three-in-one wireless charging dock just hit the market in time for the holidays. It charges your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at once, making it the ideal tech station for a desk. 

Smart Home

Brilliant Smart Home Control

Brilliant Smart Home Control
The Brilliant Smart Home Control panel is the ultimate gift for the person ready to take their smart home to the next level. Read how we made it the touchscreen control center of our smart home by replacing our normal light switch.

Kasa Smart Plug Power Strip

Kasa Smart Plug Power Strip
We named this space-saving power strip one of the best smart plugs you can buy. It comes with outlets plus USB ports, and you can control each connected device individually, plus you can monitor energy usage. 

Amazon Echo Show 15

Amazon Echo Show 15
The Echo Show 15 has a large display and adaptive interface with widgets that lets you easily interact with smart home devices. It can even be used a digital picture frame. Read our full Echo Show 15 review to learn more.

Govee Neon RGBIC Rope Lights

Govee Neon RGBIC Rope Lights
This elevated (yet still affordable) smart light strip is a hassle-free home decor upgrade, perfect home offices, living rooms and bedrooms alike. Thanks to the flexible design, it can even be used to design neon light murals. 

Govee Outdoor String Lights

Govee Outdoor String Lights
These color outdoor light bulbs make any patio feel like a party destination. We recommend paring them to the companion app for easy control. They're also weather-proof and shatter-proof, so you can leave them up year-round.

Ring Video Doorbell

Ring Video Doorbell
Ring's flagship video doorbell can be wired or run on battery power, and is the least expensive of Ring's video doorbells that can let you know if there's a package at your door. Check out our Ring Video Doorbell review to learn more.  

Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool™ HP07 Air Purifier

Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool™ HP07 Air Purifier
Not only does it clean the air, but the Dyson Purifier Hot + Cool HP07 functions as a heater and a cooling fan combo. With up to 350° oscillation, it features a backward airflow mode, should you want to purify without cooling. 

iRobot Roomba j7+

iRobot Roomba j7+
Roomba's smartest robot vacuum can avoid objects on the floor and the charging base also automatically empties the vacuum. Read our full iRobot Roomba j7+ review to learn more.

Audio and Home Entertainment

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Sony SRS-XB100
One of the best Bluetooth speakers in terms of portability is the Sony SRS-XB100, making it a great gift. It's a particularly good shower speaker, though it's the right size for a golf bag speaker as well.

AirPods

AirPods
Amazon has the Apple AirPods with standard/wired charging case on sale for $99. That's one of the best AirPods deals we've ever seen. These cheap AirPods feature Apple's H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. They're a solid accessory for anyone who has an iPhone.

JLab JBuds Mini

JLab JBuds Mini
For just $39 the JBuds Mini wireless earbuds deliver strong performance, and the super-compact design will be attractive to anyone with small ears. Read our full JLab JBuds Mini review to learn more.

Roku Ultra

Roku Ultra
The best of the best Roku streaming device can turn any regular TV or projector into a fully-functional smart TV, complete with hundreds of streaming apps. Read our full Roku Ultra review to learn more.

Samsung Freestyle 2

Samsung Freestyle 2
The Samsung Freestyle 2 is a 1080p portable projector that's light enough to toss in a backpack and can project onto a variety of different surfaces from 30 to 100 inches. It can be powered by a battery pack for entertainment on the go.

Victrola Stream Onyx

Victrola Stream Onyx
The Victrola Stream Onyx is a sleek record player that meshes effortlessly with a Sonos sound system. The convenience of wireless paired with the fun of the vinyl? That's a tough combo to beat, making this a great gift.

Marshall Kilburn II

Marshall Kilburn II
This Bluetooth speaker delivers bumping bass inside a retro-looking, amplifier-like design that doubles as decor. Functional analogue control knobs on top let you tailor the sound to your liking, too. 

Sonos Move 2

Sonos Move 2
This booming battery-powered smart speaker has a long-lasting battery, water-resistance and technology that auto-calibrates the sound to your surroundings. Read our full Sonos Move 2 review to read why we love it.

Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones

Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones
These headphones combine class-leading ANC with intuitive features and universal spatial audio to deliver one of the most engaging, peaceful listening experiences money can buy. Read our full Bose QC Ultra Headphones review.

Sony HT-A7000

Sony HT-A7000
What do you get from the Sony HT-A7000? Impressive overall performance from an elegant and full-featured soundbar. It's a great pick for surround sound formats, raising the bar for movie nights at home.

LG C3 65" 4K OLED TV

LG C3 65" 4K OLED TV
The LG C3 OLED is one of the best TVs you can buy, and nothing says happy holidays like a stunning new TV, right? It's hard to beat the performance of this TV, and you can read our full LG C3 OLED TV review to find out why.

Gaming

Nintendo Switch OLED

Nintendo Switch OLED
The Nintendo Switch OLED is an upgraded version of the hugely popular handheld/home console hybrid. It sports a gorgeous 7-inch OLED display, adjustable kickstand and plenty of internal storage support for hundreds of games.

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PS5 Slim
The new PlayStation 5 is here, and it's significantly slimmer than the original. What's more, you don't have to worry about finding stock. You'll be considered a hero for wrapping this up under the tree. 

Xbox Series X

Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X is another excellent console gift idea. The stylish black box can run games at 4K resolution at 60 frames per second without breaking a sweat. Plus, Xbox Game Pass is the best subscription service in gaming.

Meta Quest 3

Meta Quest 3
The Meta Quest 3 is the latest VR headset for gamers, with true mixed reality features and stronger performance than the Quest 2. It currently comes bundled with Asgard’s Wrath 2. Read our full Meta Quest 3 review to learn more.

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Super Mario Bros. Wonder
If you check out our Super Mario Bros. Wonder review, you'll find out why it's one of the hottest Switch games of the year. Familiar characters and formats meet a joyful soundtrack and stunning visuals for hours of fun. 

Marvel Spider-Man 2

Marvel Spider-Man 2
As you'd see in our Spider-Man 2 review, this is one of the most exciting PS5 games available now. Swing and jump across Marvel’s New York as Peter Parker and Miles Morales to experience incredible gameplay and thoughtful stories. 

RiotPWR Gamepad Controller

RiotPWR Gamepad Controller
The RiotPWR Gamepad Controller totally upgrades mobile gaming, adding a physical controller to your smartphone with no hassle. It's compatible with over 1,000 games and works with both iPhone and iPad.

Starfield

Starfield
Starfield is a new universe from Bethesda Game Studios, the creators of Skyrim and Fallout 4. This epic sci-fi RPG lets you embark on adventures among the stars as you taken on quests across more than 1,000 planets.   

Sony PS5 DualSense Controller

Sony PS5 DualSense Controller
You can never have too many controllers for PS5 console. The current DualSense is one of the best high-tech wireless controllers on the market, featuring haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and a built-in microphone.

Lego Pac-Mac Arcade

Lego Pac-Mac Arcade
The Lego Pac-Mac Arcade isn't technically a piece of tech, but it's a wonderful gift idea for gamers who already have all the gear they possibly need. This 2651-piece set recreates the iconic arcade game with simulated mechanics.

Lifestyle

Breo Foot Massager Machine

Breo Foot Massager Machine
Every day at home can feel like a spa day with this heated foot massager machine. From deep kneading and compression to scraping and rolling, this massager can do it all. Plus, the foot sleeves are washable. 

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Hatch Restore 2
This is the best-looking sunrise alarm clock we've ever tried. Not only does it wake you with a gradual sunrise, but it can also work as a night light and sound machine. Read what happened when we used the Hatch Restore 2 for a month.

TheraFace Mask

TheraFace Mask
This FDA-approved LED skincare mask uses a combination of light and vibration therapy with proven benefits to enhance the appearance of skin. It's the ultimate gadget for the skin-care guru.