The Extremely Last Minute Gift Guide for Lazy Shoppers

It'll never happen again, you said; this year will be different, you said. And yet, here we are—mere hours to Christmas day and you have yet to finish your holiday shopping. For shame. Fortunately for you and everyone on your gift list—and just like with everything else in life—the internet has the answer to your… » 12/24/13 2:00pm 12/24/13 2:00pm

Amazon's Amazing Free Overnight Shipping: The Best Gifts

Behind on your holiday shopping? No worries. Amazon's got free overnight shipping on thousands of products through tonight. Here's the best of what can still get to you—for free—in time for Christmas morning. » 12/23/13 12:30pm 12/23/13 12:30pm

The Gadgets We Really Want This Year

We see a lot of gadgets here at Gizmodo. And as the holidays come barreling towards us, we like to offer some of them up as ideas for gifts you can give to the special folks in your life. But this isn't that; this is the stuff we want. Oh and we want it so bad. » 12/20/13 1:40pm 12/20/13 1:40pm

The Perfect Civic Pride Gifts for City Lovers

For the unapologetic urbanophiles in your life, these city-themed presents will be the perfect way to help them perpetuate their fierce (and sometimes scary) public displays of civic pride. And, because most of these gifts can be customized with a particular geographic location—some of them right down to a specific… » 12/20/13 8:29am 12/20/13 8:29am

Unpretentious and Inexpensive Gifts For Designers and Design Fans

Buying a gift for a designer doesn't have to involve a $200 book or $2,000 chair. In fact, it's usually better if it doesn't. Keeping our near-empty wallets in mind, we tapped our friends and co-workers to choose 14 gifts that are witty and useful without being snobbish. » 12/19/13 9:23am 12/19/13 9:23am

Gifts for the Discerning Coffee Enthusiast You Like to Call a Snob

You don't have to have a mustache and dress like it's the thirties to take pleasure in the craft and science of coffee. All that is required is attention to detail, a few minutes of your time, and tastebuds. Here are a few gift ideas for your brew-loving acquaintances. » 12/18/13 3:50pm 12/18/13 3:50pm

High-Tech Gifts Your Favorite Car Nerd Will Actually Use

We car enthusiasts are a hard bunch to buy gifts for. Most non-gearheads throw their hands up in defeat and opt for cheesy car-branded stuff. Don't foist another bottle of Ferrari cologne on your petrol pals — spring for high-tech gifts they'll actually use. » 12/18/13 9:32am 12/18/13 9:32am

Join the Club: Memberships in These Groups Make Great Gifts

This year, consider giving your friends and family something they can use and be excited about everyday—not an object to unwrap but a membership to take advantage of again and again. We've rounded up the best, most useful, most convenient, or just plain coolest groups, institutions, and clubs that you can join. Find… » 12/17/13 11:08am 12/17/13 11:08am

Not-So-Pedestrian Gifts for Urban Walkers

Hey, using your feet is cool again! Chances are, you know someone in your life who walks to stay healthy, to explore their city, or simply to commune with their neighborhood. Whether they're commuting on foot, illegally accessing abandoned infrastructure, or simply enjoying a Sunday stroll, here are some gift ideas… » 12/13/13 5:40pm 12/13/13 5:40pm

The Best Gifts For Getting Lost In the Woods

When shopping for that special someone who loves the great outdoors, it's easy to be overwhelmed. There are so many companies and so many items with so many different features that it's hard to know where to start. That's why we thought we'd kickstart this party with some of our favorite camping gear. We hope H.D.… » 12/13/13 3:40pm 12/13/13 3:40pm

Gifts For Your Nieces and Nephews That'll Make You Their Favorite Aunt

Your young nieces and nephews: you love the guts out of them, but you're glad they're not yours. No matter what, you're going to spoil them to pieces, especially on Christmas. These gifts will ensure you will secure favorite aunt status for the umpteenth year running. » 12/12/13 1:17pm 12/12/13 1:17pm

Inexpensive Audio Gifts for the Music Lover

Music: For some people it is entertainment, for others, it is the sound of life. If you are shopping for the latter, the soul afflicted with a music obsession, do not fret. You don't have to spend buckets on expensive audiophile kit to make them happy. Here are a few suggestions, that should fit into any tune snob's… » 12/11/13 5:38pm 12/11/13 5:38pm

Gifts for College Kids That Prove You're Still Hip and With It

Choosing gifts for college students is a pain. If it's too practical, it'll never get used; too childish, you'll earn yourself a hefty scoff instead of a polite "thank you." Tread the tightrope with a useful, fun gift that isn't too grownup, and you'll be every millennial's favorite Secret Santa. » 12/11/13 3:20pm 12/11/13 3:20pm

Gifts for Grown-Ups Who Never Actually Grew Up

A trip to the toy store is supposed to be about finding gifts for all the kids on your Christmas list, but we all know at least one grownup who's considered an adult in age only. So here are some perfect ideas for anyone who still professes to be a kid at heart, even if they're old enough to be paying off a mortgage. » 12/10/13 5:19pm 12/10/13 5:19pm

11 Super Smart Gifts That Connect Your Home to the Internet of Things

Sure, we've been told that ubiquitous computing is just over the horizon for decades—at least since the days of The Jetsons. But over the past 12 months, the Internet of Things has come of age, from smart fire alarms to app-controlled door locks. If you're looking for a gift for the resident home automatist in your… » 12/10/13 12:32pm 12/10/13 12:32pm

Boozy Gifts to Fancy Up Your Happy Hour

Nothing helps put you in the holiday spirit like...spirits. We all know that person who believes truly, madly, deeply that alcohol makes everything better. (In moderation, of course.) Whether that person's a liquor lover, a beer snob, or a wine connoisseur, I've distilled a fine selection of the choicest gifts,… » 12/09/13 4:00pm 12/09/13 4:00pm

Give The Gift Of Nifty Skills With These Classes, Kits, And Experiences

For the loved ones in your life who need a bit of a nudge to get out there and try something new, we've gathered up a collection of gifts that keep on giving: classes, kits, workshops, and phenomenal experiences that will totally blow their minds. » 12/09/13 10:05am 12/09/13 10:05am

Robotic Companion Gifts For Those Who Prefer Artificial Friends

Maintaining human relationships can be such hard work sometimes. And if you know someone who's decided to cut ties with their fellow man and completely avoid all that emotional drama, here are some robotic gift suggestions that guarantee they won't be lonely as a result. After all, robots don't really have birthdays… » 12/06/13 4:00pm 12/06/13 4:00pm

Gifts for Your Favorite Drone Enthusiast

To a lot of people, drones are those scary things that kill people in Afghanistan. To others, though, they're a super-fun hobby and even a valuable tool. » 12/06/13 9:41am 12/06/13 9:41am

Gifts For the Bicycle Borne Road Warrior

Odds are that there's at least one cyclist on your list this year, given the rapid increase in bike riders of all sorts. Here's a gift guide for that special someone who prefers the burn in their calves to the stereo in their car. » 12/05/13 5:40pm 12/05/13 5:40pm