Gift Guide Stories December 18, 2017

We’re officially just one week away from Christmas, and that means it’s time to finish up those holiday shopping lists. Over the last two weeks we’ve covered a variety of topics in our gift guides, which you can see here. For the last minute shopper, you can find our favorite go-to gift ideas below that are sure to check every box next week.

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Gift Guide Stories December 10, 2017

With the holidays just around the corner, odds are you’ve already picked out the perfect gifts for just about all your friends and family. But for the tech enthusiast in your life that seemingly already has it all, crossing their name off your list may be proving harder than it needs to be. To help you out, I’ve picked out my favorite smart home gadgets that are sure to delight. 

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Gift Guide Stories December 9, 2017

Shopping for the tech enthusiast in your life this holiday season can be a difficult proposition. We’ve all been there; trying to find a worthwhile gift without breaking the bank. I’ve put together a list of my five favorite tech gifts for the holiday season, all of which are priced under $50. Hopefully you’ll find something here that will ease the burden of having that technophile on your list.

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Gift Guide Stories December 8, 2017

Everyone wants to be the coolest Mom/Dad/Aunt/Uncle/Grandma/Grandpa to their special little one this season. We don’t blame you and we completely understand that need here at 9to5Toys. For that reason we’ve looked at what amazed us the most this year from a few new tech toys and here is what we came up with: expand full story

Gift Guide Stories December 3, 2017

It is time to start shopping for that musician on your list. I know, it can be rough. Everything they want is either $800 or sounds like some weird gadget from a sci-fi movie. To make things a little easier for you we have picked out some sure-fire bets for any music-maker/producer on your list down below… expand full story

Gift Guide Stories December 2, 2017

In 2017, the athleisure look was definitely one for the books and the gear was top of the line. The days of lacing up a basic pair of Nikes and simply heading to the gym are long gone. True fitness buffs are known to have an abundance of sneakers in an array of different colors and designs, have a list of classes they are signed up for and will show you all of the workout gadgets. In today’s holiday gift guide I am sharing my top favorite fitness items that are geared for both men and women.

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Gift Guide Stories December 1, 2017

It’s that time of the year again. You’re probably starting your holiday shopping and trying to figure out what to get the smartphone addict in your life. If they’re asking for the latest headphones, car-finding technology, or chargers, we’ve got you covered. I’m switching devices all the time, so I need accessories that work across all platforms easily.

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Gift Guide Stories December 21, 2016

Well, we are just days away from the big holiday weekend and shipping times are starting to get close. If you still have some people on your list you haven’t taken care of yet, now is the time to do so. Amazon’s trusty 2-day shipping window is starting to draw nearer, and you certainly don’t want to get nailed with express shipping fees for missing the boat.

As usual, we have you covered. Down below you’ll find a host of last minute gift ideas that will arrive in time for the 25th. We have options ranging in price from stocking stuffer to “I might want to keep this one for myself”, and for just about anyone on your list: expand full story

Gift Guide Stories December 18, 2016

We have already brought you the best gift ideas for travel, inside the car, music makers, techies and more, and today we are taking a quick look at some of the best options for the gamer on your list. Much like musicians, gamers can be tough to buy for, especially considering they more than likely already have the game you were going to buy them, not to mention how expensive some titles, add-ons, controllers and more can be.

This list will focus on items that just about any gamer can enjoy whether it be a simple charger to keep their controllers juiced up, or some nostalgic art/swag to celebrate some of gamings most iconic personalities. And there are several options that aren’t going to empty out your pocket starting at around $6: expand full story

Gift Guide Stories December 16, 2016

Before long, the holiday season will be over. But chances are, you’re still doing a little shopping this weekend and into next week. As far as tech is concerned, most everyone knows the hottest gifts of the year. But sometimes you need something a little less costly. Often, we need a few extra ideas for office parties or extended family get togethers that aren’t going to break the bank. I’ve rounded up my five favorite gifts under $50 for 2016. Hit the jump for a few techie ideas that won’t hurt your wallet too much.

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Gift Guide Stories December 15, 2016

It’s starting to get down to the wire for holiday gift buying. If you’re still at a loss as to what to get your tech-obsessed friends and family, we’ve put together the best gadgets for anyone’s vehicle. We didn’t choose obvious products like a car charger and such, but instead handpicked some under-the-radar options you may have otherwise overlooked. There’s something for every budget so don’t worry if you’re only looking for a stocking stuffer or small gift for your office Secret Santa.

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Gift Guide Stories December 13, 2016

Buying gifts for the music producers/writers/makers in your life can be challenging. It is almost impossible to know which gear they want, and if even if you do, in many cases this stuff carries very heavy price tags. As a programmer and musician myself, I know I always appreciate smaller gifts and things that can be useful regardless of whether or not friends and family know what overpriced polysynth or DIY gadget I have my eye on this week.

For this gift guide, we will be focusing on items that just about any musician would appreciate under the tree, regardless of the style of music they make or how professional they are while doing it. While there are some items that are a bit pricey, there is definitely some gear for everyone below: expand full story

Gift Guide Stories December 8, 2016

The holiday season is synonymous with a number of things, but perhaps none more than travel. Whether you’re headed on a vacation or simply going back to Mom and Dad’s, there are a few essentials you want to have handy this year.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite gear for the techie traveler. From organization to power and everything in between, we have you covered. Just the same, the avid traveler on your shopping list may appreciate a few of these products too! Head below for our top picks for 2016.

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Gift Guide Stories June 6, 2016

There are a ton of deals on tech and more right now in the lead up to Father’s Day. Together with 9to5Toys & Canary, we’re keeping track of all the best deals and we’ve collected all the handy links in the hub below.

Bookmark this page and keep checking back for more as we add the latest from 9to5Toys ahead of Father’s Day on June 19.

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Gift Guide Stories April 25, 2016

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and it’s time to find something special to give mom. Whether she is a jewelry lover, homebody, fashionista or gym rat, we’ve rounded up the top gifts for your mom this holiday. Instead of getting her flowers yet again, try one of these picks.

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Gift Guide Stories December 13, 2015

Apple fans are a dedicated bunch. Many of us diehards run out and buy every new gadget, making it nearly impossible for friends and family to come up with an original gift idea related to one of our biggest passions. My holiday gift guide includes items that you can’t buy from your local Apple store, but are sure to delight any fan of the company. These aren’t complementary products like a nice iPhone stand or Apple Watch band, but rather hard-to-find swag and collectibles that only real Apple fans would appreciate. Head below to take a look at my outside-the-box gift ideas for the Apple lover in your life: expand full story

Gift Guide Stories November 2, 2015

Amazon has officially shifted into holiday mode. After recently sharing its Holiday Toy List, the online retail giant has opened the doors to its Black Friday Deals store and shared its Electronics Holiday Gift Guide.


The Black Friday Deals store, which is currently headlined by the Gold Box Deals of the Day, puts all of Amazon’s best current deals in one central location. You can expect to see price drops across a range of product categories including electronics, toys, clothing, jewelry, and kitchen. Prime members (free trial) will have a 30-minute head-start on more than 30,000 Lightning deals right up until Christmas. Amazon Warehouse Deals on open-box and pre-owned items have also received the Black Friday treatment. In addition to a season-long focus on deals, Amazon will turn Black Friday and Cyber Monday into week-long events.

The Electronics Holiday Gift Guide offers a curated selection of the products that Amazon thinks will top most techies’ wish lists. You’ll also find new 3D product images, exclusive reviews and even unboxing videos. This is where you want to go if your stumped for gift ideas.

Head below for a look at some of the deals Amazon is planning to run this Black Friday season: expand full story

Gift Guide Stories December 21, 2014

My favorite gift picks for this year include a couple smaller items that’ll complement your Apple setup, one to help you cut the cord and one to make you fall deeper into Apple fandom. Only one of my picks is priced just slightly north of $50, so any of them should be good for Secret Santa or stuffing some stockings.

Rather than pointing out this year’s obvious tech gift wins, I’ve gone with a handful of items that you probably overlooked and were most likely omitted from other gift guides you’ve read so far this year… expand full story

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