There is nothing more stress-inducing than leaving present buying to the last minute. But despite getting our fingers burnt we don't seem to learn from our mistakes. With that in mind here are some great gadget ideas for your friends and family.
Let's get stuck in shall we?
1. Google Pixel Battery Case
Price: $99.99 but 63% off here
ZeroLemon has produced a nifty Google Pixel and Pixel XL case that not only looks stylish but also boosts the phone's battery life. This fancy case comes complete with a 6500mAh battery capacity to keep those power-hungry apps sated, at least for a little while longer.
The case is also pretty rugged so it provides great protection for your loved one's precious Google Pixel. According to ZeroLemon, it extends the battery life of the phone by up to 160%.
2. Podium Phone Charging Station
Price: $159.95 but 77% off here
If your loved one doesn't have a Google Pixel you can still help them out with their phone batteries with this doozy. This great little stand props up your smartphone or tablet to let you view the screen and charge it at the same time. When you've finished with it, it folds down into a neat compact square for ease of storage and transport. You can even charge two separate devices at the same time.
3. Flexible Drill Attachment
Price: £19.95 but 34% off here
And now for something completely different. This gadget is the perfect stocking filler for the handyman or women in your life. With this cheeky little device, you can reach around tight corners with ease.
Not only that but it serves as an extender to the drill bit. It fits most types of drills and drill bits which is nice. This gadget is ideal for furniture assembly, working in tight spaces and generally feeling chuffed with yourself.
4. Microlite Microdrone
Price: $99.95 or 69% off here
Why not let your "other half" or family member get in on the drone world with this great little microdrone from Odyssey. By all accounts, it's very easy to fly and with its vibrant lighting, you'll never lose sight of it at night.
The drone is designed for fun flying indoors and out. It supports 360 degrees flipping too. It comes with three-speed options depending on the operator's skills and nerves. What a great gadget present idea!
5. Audio Cassette to MP3 Converter
Price: $69.99 but 70% off here
Got a lot of old cassettes lying around? Are they full of some of your younger person's most prized recordings? Then why not convert them to MP3 so everyone else without a cassette player can enjoy? This converter connects to your laptop and lets you digitize the recordings.
Once converted you can transfer them to your phone or MP3 player or wherever really. Of course, this doesn't mean you need to ditch the old tapes unless you want to?
6. Wireless earphones
Price: $49.99 but 40% off here
HBQ i7 Twins True Wireless Earphones are a great gadget present for the gym lover in your life. Gone are the days of tangled wires eating into their time on the treadmill or "phone drag out of pocket" moments. OK, we've made the last one up.
If they don't like the gym these earphones will let any recipient enjoy tunes and make calls with these great wireless noise-canceling earphones. These chaps have an awesome super lightweight design and are very comfortable indeed to wear. They have built-in rechargeable batteries that have around 4-5 hours of playtime. You can't go wrong really.
7. Charging Pad
Price: $39.99 but 70% off here
The Mini Qi Wireless Charging Pad is a great little gadget for those who keep losing their chargers or breaking their cables. Damn you Apple! Thanks to Qi charging is now easier than ever. All you need to do is place your device down on the pad and watch the battery recharge in front of your eyes!
Some might call it magic, others will be mesmerized, either way, your phone is charged so who cares? These mini chargers comply with WPC wireless charging standards and allow you to enjoy reliable and convenient charging for any Qi-compatible device.
8. Wireless Mobile Gaming Controller
Price: $99.99 but 55% off here
Well, to be honest, this is absolutely fantastic! For those amongst us who are gamers, there is one area that mobile games fall down. The controls are always incredibly awkward compared to classic gaming systems. Those days are now over with this wireless mobile gaming controller gadget present idea.
This controller uses Bluetooth technology to sync and play games on your phone with a "proper" game controller. You can even stream your game to your TV via Airplay and use the controller on the bug screen too. Frankly, if your loved one is a gamer they will love you forever with this awesome gadget.
9. PPK Rubber Band Gun
Price: $24.99 but 20% off here
Well now, what have we here? This cheeky little number lets you get revenge on your family and friends without the risk of rubber band finer snap related injuries. You also get the opportunity to look like James Bond in the process. What a great little gadget.
This rubber band gun provides semi-automatic rubber band shots with a capacity of up to five bands. This PPK is great fun for adults and children alike and gives you a range of around 20 feet (6 meters). It also comes supplied with 50 rubber bands. Marvelous!
So there you go! 9 great gadget present ideas for that special occasion. Of course, these gadgets would be great presents to treat yourself with too. Some of these will certainly be on my wishlist! Do any of them take your fancy? Let us know in the comments below.