Well, that's where What Hi-Fi? comes in - like Santa's trusty elves, perhaps? Are you on a budget? No problem. Looking for the audiophile for whom only the best will do? We can help. Or do you want something a little less conventional and a little more out of the box? Our gift guide contains plenty of suggestions to suit virtually any tech need.
Whether you're after Christmas gift ideas for vinyl lovers or film fans, a new radio or set of speakers, DACs to DABs, our 2015 Christmas Gift Guide promises a treasure trove of present ideas to keep you a step ahead of the crowds. There are 90 suggestions already, with more to follow in the coming days and weeks...
9 gift ideas under £50
You don't need to go out and buy a new TV if your existing set isn't quite as smart as you'd like. Nor do you have to splash a huge amount of cash to enjoy your music collection on the move. There are some real gems out there, which can be yours - or a loved one's - without the need to break the bank.
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8 gift ideas under £100
From headphones to wireless speakers, docks to DAB radios; whether it's something for the kids or even for yourself - we've gathered together a list of great hi-fi and home cinema products, all for under £100, that cater for all tastes and systems.
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10 gift ideas under £200
From the teenage offspring craving the latest piece of kit to a more senior member of the family with an eye on a system upgrade this Christmas, you have never been able to get quite so much bang for your buck - and if your budget stretches to £200, there's some superb gifts to be had.
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8 gift ideas for film fans
If you're buying for someone who knows their Hitchcock from their Kubrick, or your Christmas 2015 recipient is a particular fan of Tarantino or Scorsese, then we'd hazard a bet that you'll be able to find the perfect gift from this list of products to satisfy the most ardent of film fans.
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10 tech gift ideas for music fans
10 tech gift ideas for sports fans
Whether it's accessing the big match or making the most of it on a big screen, here are some gift ideas for the sports fan in your life.
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10 gift ideas when money is no object
Thinking about breaking the bank? If you're unimaginably generous or, perhaps more likely, looking to give yourself something new this Christmas, allow us to provide some seriously tempting kit that's likely to boost any hi-fi or home cinema system.
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5 gift ideas for fitness fanatics
For that someone for whom the post-Christmasdinner run round the park is as crucial as the dinner itself, we've picked out five great gift ideas for a fitness fan.
10 gift ideas for kids
Christmas is mainly for the kids, isn't it? And tech products are increasingly on most bigger kids in hitlists when it comes to presents. With the price of many items dropping, but quality remaining high, there's no reason not to treat the offspring to some top tech this Christmas.
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10 best Blu-rays to test your system
On the lookout for a nifty stocking filler this Christmas? A Blu-ray disc or two never fails to deliver, and that's why we've rounded up 10 of our favourite Blu-ray discs from 2015 that'll entertain and serve as great testers for your home cinema system.
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