22 Best Values in Tech Gifts for the 2018 Holiday Season

The 2018 holiday shopping season is underway!

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The 2018 holiday shopping season is underway! To some that means thrills – from Black Friday hunting to Cyber Monday browsing. To others, it means dread. So many wish lists are full of high-tech gadgets, and there often seems to be no discernible way to tell good tech gifts from the bad ones. Do you go by brand name? Price? Advertising?

Kiplinger prefers to focus on approach of value. And no product is a considered a “value” on cost alone – we take into account factors that may be less obvious, including performance, features, quality, upgradability, durability and warranty.

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Brad Moon
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Brad Moon is a tech industry veteran who contributes to a range of publications including Forbes, InvestorPlace and MSN Money and is an original member of the award-winning GeekDad blog. Over the past decade, he has also written about technology for Wired, Gizmodo, Shaw Media, About.com, The Winnipeg Free Press and others.