Introducing Engadget’s 2021 holiday gift guide!

·Commerce Editor
·2 min read
Main items for the Engadget 2021 Holiday Gift Guide.

If you’re anything like us, the holiday shopping season never really gets easier. It always seems to sneak up when you’re unprepared and making your gift list is often an arduous process. Despite the warm feelings this time of year brings, it can be awash with stress as you try to find the right gifts for the right people, all while trying to stay within budget.

But hopefully our annual holiday gift guide can provide some ideas for the tech-loving individuals in your life. We’ve spent time pondering the best (and most fun) gadgets we’ve used this year and came up with more than 200 products worth recommending. You’ll find gifts for aspiring game streamers, amateur photographers, audiophiles, pet parents and more, as well as the best laptops, tablets and wearables. And for those with strict budgets, we have a roundup of all things under $100 in our guide along with additional ideas for stocking stuffers that come in under $50.

And for all you bargain hunters out there, Engadget will continue to cover the best tech deals throughout the holiday season. There have been a ton already as retailers have pushed up the start of the shopping season by an ungodly month (or two). But it’s safe to say that the weeks leading up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday will bring even more discounts. If you haven’t crossed everything off your shopping list yet, be sure to check out our Deals hub and @EngadgetDeals on Twitter to keep up with the latest sales.

Regardless of how and when you secure those final gifts, we hope our gift guide can make it easier for you to get there. And if you pick up something for yourself along the way, consider that a well- deserved reward for making it through yet another crazy year.

Engadget's 2021 holiday gift guide

Items for the Engadget 2021 Holiday Gift Guide.
Items for the Engadget 2021 Holiday Gift Guide.

The best laptops and tablets to give as gifts

The best tech toys for kids

Seven tech charities to support this holiday season

The home theater gear worth gifting this year (even if the giftee is you)

The best smartwatches, fitness trackers and wearables to gift

The best board games to gift this holiday season

Small, affordable gadgets that make great stocking stuffers

The best gifts for the aspiring influencer in your life

The best gifts for the coffee nerd in your life

All the gear you need to game-stream like a pro

These are the audio gadgets to gift this season

The best digital gifts to send your friends and family

The books and movies we’re gifting this year

The video games we wish someone would gift us

The best gadgets for your pets

Smart home gadgets and kitchen tech that make great gifts

The best gifts for the creatives in your life

The best snow and winter sports gear to gift this year

All the 'fun' gifts our grown-up staff would like to receive

The best gear to give to the photographer in your life

Everything in our gift guide under $100

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