Logitech X100

Let's start with some can't-miss gifts that are all under $100. The travel-friendly Logitech X100 is one of the better micro wireless speakers, featuring decent sound for its size, an attractive design, and speakerphone capabilities. It's been discontinued by Logitech, but you can still find them for as little as $25 or less.

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Google Chromecast Audio

The ultra-affordable Google Chromecast Audio is one of the best music-streaming devices you can buy -- especially for Android users. It works with anything with an "aux in" port, and you can buy more than one for multi-room audio, too. Best of all, it only costs $35.

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Roku Streaming Stick

The Roku Streaming Stick delivers Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, YouTube -- and pretty much every other online streaming service you can think of -- to your TV for a mere $50.

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JBL Clip 2

Another great $50 gift is the JBL Clip 2. This wireless travel speaker is waterproof and sounds great for its size.

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Philips Hue White LED Starter Kit

A perfect companion to an Echo smart speaker is the Alexa-compatible Philips Hue Starter Kit. It's $70 for two bulbs and a base station, but that's a small price to pay to spend 2017 turning lights on and off with voice commands.

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Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation)

Half wireless speaker, half smart home hub, the new Echo Dot needs you to just say the magic word -- "Alexa" -- to get things started.

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Nintendo NES Classic Edition

The new NES Classic Edition (aka NES Classic Mini) is an official Nintendo product that crams 30 of the company's most beloved games into a miniature version of the hit '80s game system. It fits in the palm of your hand, and costs just $60. The only problem? It's almost impossible to find one.

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Syma X5C Explorers drone

For less than $65, the Syma X5C Explorers gets you a fun drone with a built-in camera and dedicated remote.

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Skullcandy Grind Wireless

At $90, the Grind Wireless is one of the best Bluetooth headphones under $100 that we can recommend.

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Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim portable hard drive

For about $90, you can gift two terabytes of backup storage. That's more than enough to keep a giant music collection, photos and even quite a bit of HD video.

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Amazon Fire HD 8

You won't find a better tablet for under $100 than the Amazon Fire HD 8.

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UE Roll 2

Another can't-miss gift is the UE Roll 2. This tiny wireless speaker sounds great and is fully waterproof -- it even comes with its own floatie for the pool. Grab it for $100.

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Moto G4

Turning to phones, the best one we can recommend for under $200 is the Moto G4. In fact, if you get the one pre-loaded with Amazon Prime ads, it's $50 less.

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OnePlus 3

In the middle of price field is the OnePlus 3. This $400 phone is arguably on par with models that cost hundreds more. But make sure you're getting it for a T-Mobile or AT&T customer -- it doesn't work with all of the wireless bands on Verizon and Sprint.

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iPhone SE

The most affordable iPhone is also the smallest model (far right): the iPhone SE. It basically stuffs most of the features and components of 2015's iPhone 6S into the familiar body of the iPhone 5. It's great for those who think today's phones are just too large -- but make sure you buy the step-up 64GB version for $500, not the entry-level 16GB one for $100 less.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phones were recalled because of a design flaw that results in an usually large number of fires. But there have been no such issues with the tried-and-true S7 Edge, which has a top-notch camera and a unique wraparound screen.

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Google Pixel

With the Pixel, Google stepped up to bat, called its shot, and knocked it out of the park. It's the first phone with Google Assistant built-in, and it has an awesome camera, too. And its pure Android operating system means you'll get new software updates the minute they're available -- not months later, as with other Android phones.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Want to give the ultimate iPhone? Look no further than the iPhone 7 Plus. It uses its dual rear cameras to deliver true 2x optical zoom and a stunning portrait mode that focuses on the foreground subject while blurring the background.

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Panasonic Lumix ZS100

Buying for a budding photographer who's ready to move beyond the cameraphone? The Lumix ZS100 delivers better photos -- and zoom -- than a phone, and it supports 4K video for the sharpest capture possible.

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Sony A6300

Sony's newer A6500 has already been released, but the A6300 remains a solid, fast mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera that's smaller and lighter than a dSLR and costs less than $1,000.

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GoPro Hero5 Black

GoPro's latest and greatest model redefines the action cam, with an all-new waterproof design, voice control and a built-in touchscreen. The video quality -- up to 4K -- is top-notch, too.

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GoPro Karma

GoPro also launched its first drone, the Karma. It's small enough to fit into a backpack, comes with a dedicated controller and can be purchased bundled with or without a Hero5 or Hero5 Session camera.

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DJI Mavic Pro

Take DJI's top-end drone -- the Phantom 4 -- shrink it down, and you've basically got the Mavic Pro. It even has collision avoidance, too.

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Fitbit Charge 2

If you're outdoors with a drone, why not get a fitness tracker, too? The Fitbit Charge 2 is a great tracker for just about anyone -- so long as they don't need GPS or waterproofing.

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Apple Watch Series 2

On the other hand, if your gift recipient needs full waterproofing and GPS -- and they own an iPhone -- the new Apple Watch is ideal. And with its latest software update, the battery life is far better, too.

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Apple Watch Series 1

Don't need the waterproofing and GPS on the new Apple Watch? Get the Series 1 instead, and save some cash.

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Garmin Forerunner 235

If you're buying for a serious runner, step up to the Garmin Forerunner 235.

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LG SH7B

All that talk of running has us returning to the living room. And you won't find a better all-around sound bar for under the TV than the LG SH7B. Plenty of wireless streaming-audio options seal the deal.

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Sony STR-DN1070

If you prefer a more traditional surround sound system, start with the Sony STR-DN1070 AV receiver. It's a talented all-arounder offering excellent home theater and music performance

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Elac Uni-Fi UF5 tower speakers

Of course, you'll need to pair the receiver with excellent speakers. And you can't do much better than the Elac Uni-Fi UF5 towers. Each one is a 3-way loudspeaker that offers tremendous performance for the money.

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Sonos Play:5

Looking to build a wireless multiroom speaker system instead? The Sonos Play:5 offers muscular sound and works with pretty much every streaming music service out there.

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Sonos Play:1

If the Play:5 is too pricey for your budget, the Play:1 offers all the same features in a smaller size at less than half the price.

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UE Boom 2

If you want a rechargeable wireless speaker you can take with you, the UE Boom 2 is an ideal choice. It's fully waterproof, and comes in a variety of cool colors.

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Jaybird X3

If private listening is more your thing, the brand-new Jaybird X3 delivers some of the best wireless sound we've heard at its $130 price point.

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Bose SoundSport Wireless

If you're looking for ultimate comfort in a wireless headphone, go for the Bose SoundSport Wireless.

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Neato D3 Connected robot vacuum

Turning to appliances and smart-home tech: The affordably priced $400 Neato D3 connected robot vacuum is built to automatically scour flooring and carpets for dirt, is programmable, connects to your home network, and can even be commanded via mobile app.

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Samsung Family Hub Fridge

With a 21.5-inch touchscreen and grocery-tracking fridge cams built-into the door, Samsung's flagship $5,600 smart fridge is one of the coolest (and smartest) ever made. The gorgeous design doesn't hurt, either. And it's currently being sold for a much more reasonable $4,000.

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Bonavita BV1900TS coffee maker

The java junkie on your gift list will love the Bonavita BV1900TS drip coffee maker.

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Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd Generation)

Just in time for those long winter nights, the Nest thermostat brings home temperature management into the 21st century.

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Synology RT1900AC

A smart home only works when it has top-notch Wi-Fi. The Synology RT1900AC delivers that, along with network storage and file management, too.

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Asus RT-AC88U

Want to give the best router under the sun? The Asus RT-AC88U is a great no-compromise choice.

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Apple TV

Once you have a great router, it's time to stream some video. The Apple TV is a top streamer for anyone who already has a boatload of movies and TV shows on iTunes.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote

The newest Fire TV Stick throws in the Alexa Voice Remote, all for a mere $40.

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Samsung BD-J5900

Gifting for someone who wants to stream Netflix, Hulu and all the other big services, but also wants to play discs? The BD-J5900 Blu-ray player does it all for under $90.

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Sony PlayStation 4 Slim

Sony's new, slimmed-down version of its PS4 game console has all of the same solid features -- streaming video, a Blu-ray player and great games. And now it comes with Uncharted 4, one of the best PlayStation exclusives of all.

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