For anyone who wants a little extra help around the house, consider the Amazon Echo. The voice-activated speaker comes with digital companion Alexa, which can order paper towels from Amazon, turn up the music or tell you the capital of Indonesia, hands-free.
Playing music on your home speaker from your phone is much easier with a Chromecast Audio. This tiny, $35 record-shaped stocking stuffer streams music from Spotify or Pandora to your non-Bluetooth-enabled speakers. Rock on!
Consider this the Cadillac of drip-coffee makers: It's pricey yet luxurious, and has the features coffee fanatics want. The two-in-one model includes a coffee maker and electric kettle for tea and cocoa.
Apple's first smartwatch is one of the top gadgets this year. It puts all the iPhone's alerts and notifications right on your wrist, and lets you connect without constantly reaching for your phone. Anyone with an Apple smartphone would be happy to get one. $100 off at Best Buy.
No doubt, the Hermès edition Apple Watch, created in collaboration with the Paris fashion house, is a status symbol. This is the gift you get to impress, if you're willing to fork over the cost. Hermès edition Apple Watch IN STORES ONLY.
Tracking activity and sleep is still a big deal this year, and the Jawbone Up2 is one of the best fitness bands for the job. Redesigned to stay on your wrist without fail, the Jawbone Up2 keeps you conscious of your movements all day.
Put away the streaming box, this smart TV might be all you need. TCL's Roku TV has Roku's streaming services built-in, and is easy enough for anyone to use. Oh, and it's inexpensive (for an HDTV) to boot.
For the best of the best in picture quality, look no further than this TV. LG's EF9500 OLED is ultra-thin, and delivers superior image quality that rivals every other television CNET has tested recently. It's not cheap, but it's worth every penny.
Sonos' Play:5 may be the only tabletop speaker you ever need. Upgraded for 2015, the new model is bigger, sleeker and delivers superior sound. Spring for a pair to get surround-stereo sound, or use one on its own.
Compact, yet powerful, the Epson Expression Home XP-420 can handle any print, copy or scanning job you throw at it. Buy this only if your friend or family member explicitly asks for a printer this holiday season. Otherwise, please consider something more fun.