'Tis the season to be jolly and to find interesting gifts for your tech-minded friends and family. I set myself a budget of up to $80 per gift (fortunately, only one product here costs that much; most are a lot less) and scoured the Internet to find fun uses for your precious dollars.
I came up with new ways to charge mobile devices, use digital photos, and cool and pamper a hot laptop; I also found gift cards with fun technologies built in, and much more.
If you don't find what you need here, we have other good holiday slide shows for you to check out. Try "Video Games: The 12 Best Holiday Bets" and "Celebrity Tech Gift Guide 2008."
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