Lots of thoughtful people gave their father a drone this Christmas, because they had already gotten him a Kindle last year and an iPad the year before that and you sort of stall out on gift ideas from there. But! Drones can be difficult, and dads can be clumsy*, and the result has been nationwide terror.
Congratulations, you just scored an awesome new camera. Welcome to our annual guide to getting started with your new tool.
Every year, without fail, we all receive some bad gifts. Sure, you may've scored that phone, e-reader or laptop that you were lusting after, but there will be shockers, too: a hand-knitted sweater from your grandma, novelty socks, or, perhaps if you're incredibly unlucky, an $80 Walmart tablet. And with gifts that…
Hey last-minute shoppers, good news: Apple just brought back the ability to gift apps from your iOS devices.
It's been a long time since being a comic fan was a shameful thing. Comics are cool now! Kind of. But buying for a comic fan can be tough, since you never know what they've read, and what's any good. Here are some good bets for the comic fanboys and fangirls in your life.
With all the gear passing through Giz headquarters, we fall in love with our fair share of tech. Sadly, we have to return the objects of our desire. Just as we fall for one, we're forced to covet from afar. These are the gadgets we'll be crushing on the hardest this holiday season.
We see a lot of gadgets. We play with a lot of gadgets. We write about a lot of gadgets. So we thought you might like to see the few gadgets that we really want for Christmas.
You know that Father's Day is coming up. But if you're anything like me, "June 19th" still sounds distant enough that you haven't gotten off your ass to actually buy a gift. It's not too late. (But it almost is!) Here's a list of places that should have presents your dad won't hate, and that will still deliver by…
Now, here's a story that makes me happy. European airline Spanair decided to surprise 190 passengers flying on December 24 from Barcelona to Las Palmas—in the Canary Islands—with Christmas Presents. And not just stupid little gifts. Real presents.
Congratulations! A loved one loves you back enough that they bought you a brand new fancy camera. Now what?
Santa's long gone and you've finished unwrapping all your gifts. Now we want to know: What did you get? Did you find everything your heart desired under the tree or were there only lumps of coal waiting?
Didn't get any gifts from Santa this year? I think I know why. You see, last year a boy wanted to get some revenge on the old man in red and—well, let's just say it wasn't pretty.
Sound snobs are the easiest—and yet hardest—folks for whom to Christmas-shop. You know they want something audio-related, but you're probably not qualified to choose something. No problem. We've got this.
Bookworms are quiet creatures who live for peaceful corners and lazy weekend reads—and they can be hell to shop for. So here are some gift ideas for the the bibliophiles in your life.
Santa's come and gone, and the wrapping paper's been shredded to pieces. Now we wanna know what you got. Did you find everything your heart desired under the tree or were there only lumps of coal waiting?
Sure, there are the sensible, inexpensive presents you're asking for for Christmas. Then there are the fantastic, unrealistic, unreasonable things you really want. Those are what I want to see.
If you're looking for an awesome gift for the uber-geeks in your life, then nothing is better than a book. We've collected a gift guide, covering everything from SF classics to Star Wars to astronaut lore, for your favorite nerds.