Grads Tech Gift Guide 2016

Before your graduate takes on the real world, why not equip them with some awesome tech to help them?

Best gadget gifts under $50

A lean bank account isn't a problem for your recent grad, because you can easily spend less than $50 and still get him or her some great gadgets to celebrate. Here are CNET's favorites, which include everything from video streamers to wireless speakers to -- yes -- even a tablet.

Best tech gear under $100

Don't have a ton of money to spend on your grad? Fear not, there's plenty of good tech gear available for less than $100.

Top smart home tech

All the things your grad could use, whether in a new dorm or apartment

Camera gifts for your favorite grad

With one of these shooters, they'll be able to capture better photographs and video of their post-grad life.

Stellar smartwatches and fitness trackers

Make graduation extra special with these trackers and watches.

Great handsets for your grad

Having trouble picking the perfect phone for your grad? We've rounded up some of our recent favorites that will make for great gifts.

The best audio gifts for young graduates

It's not easy picking out a gift for your recent grad, but you'll definitely find some ideas in this roundup of CNET's favorite audio gear. From headphones to Bluetooth speakers, turntables, accessories and more, there's something in here for everyone.

First cars for newly minted graduates

Leaving college, entering what adults call "the real world", is a big step toward independence. Our automotive picks for new graduates focus on practicality and modernity, cars that will support this big life change.

Games, gear and VR for everyone

Now that your loved one has graduated from something important, quickly help them cope with the harsh realities of adult life by showering them with videogames.

Best computers for new graduates

Give a grad a big online upgrade with these laptops, tablets and desktops.

Our favorite streaming video and TV gifts

It's time to stop studying and turn on the TV! Your grad worked hard to get through school, and he or she deserves an entertaining new gift. Here's a few suggestions.

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