gift guide

  • 14 gifts that keep on giving

    Hit songs of the season ask: why can’t we make everyday a holiday? The answer is that we can. By giving loved ones a subscription-based gift that has new parcels, experiences or digital content arriving every season, we can spread the cheer across the year. Read More

  • 10 gizmos and gifts to encourage kids to learn to code

    Welcome to the 2016 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We’ll be rolling out a bunch of guides leading up to Christmas, hopefully making your holiday shopping a little easier. Looking for gifts for others on your list? Check out our full 2016 Gift Guide Hub. Think you’ve got a budding coder in your house? The learn-to-code space has no shortage of ideas to inspire young minds and… Read More

  • 9 Etsy-Made Gifts That Keep Holiday Giving Weird

    I’ve always found that the weirder gifts, no matter how much they cost, are the ones that people appreciate the most. Sure, you could send someone a boring gift card or a basic-ass iPhone case, but why? Spend some extra time on the always awesome Etsy and give back to the community while gifting some of the funniest and weirdest stuff you’ll find. And a lot of it is customizable. Read More

  • 9 Excellent Back-Up Gifts For All The People You’ll Undoubtedly Forget

    Every year it’s the same. You shop, you cross name after name off of your list, only to be handed a perfectly wrapped present by that one person you never expected to exchange gifts with. You’re empty-handed, palms sweating, with nothing to offer in return. It would put a damper on any happy holiday. So this year, take a different route. We’ve rounded up nine gifts that are… Read More

  • A Gift Guide For Watch-Loving Ladies

    A Gift Guide For Watch-Loving Ladies

    While almost anyone can wear any watch – some watch companies aim traditionally female watches at men with small wrists – a dedicated woman’s watch is beautiful, well-made, and timeless. Here are some of my favorites for the past year. Read More

  • Gift Guide: A Few Of Our Favorite Things

    Gift Guide: A Few Of Our Favorite Things

    Friends, the moments are ticking away and it won’t be long at all before your tranquil living rooms turn into wrapping paper-strewn war zones. What’s that? You haven’t done your shopping yet? Well, we’ve decided to take a quick break from our more thematic gift guides and give you the straight dope on the gadgets and gifts that just make our lives a little better. Read… Read More

  • ThinkGeek’s USB Portal Sentry Turret Will Protect Your Desk, Cake

    ThinkGeek’s USB Portal Sentry Turret Will Protect Your Desk, Cake

    Chell is standing at the edge of an bottomless pit. She sighs deeply and stares longingly across the void to the immense energy shield. She hoped there is an exit over there. Exit is a funny term, she thought. Though an exit from this room, the door is also an entrance to another puzzle room. Remembering the warning posters a few steps back, she recalled that falling into this pit would mean… Read More

  • HTC Droid DNA Review: Verizon’s Best Droid Yet Isn’t For Everyone

    HTC Droid DNA Review: Verizon’s Best Droid Yet Isn’t For Everyone

    HTC has dutifully been churning out smartphones to fly under Verizon’s Droid banner ever since it released the Droid Eris in 2009, but in recent months the company seems to have lost some of its edge. That’s why HTC is looking at its new Droid DNA as something of a return to form — it’s attractive and powerful, and sports a truly insane 1080p display. So how well… Read More

  • Welcome To The TechCrunch Gadgets 2012 Gift Guide

    Welcome To The TechCrunch Gadgets 2012 Gift Guide

    Sure, it’s a bit early but we’ve been saving up gadgets and gizmos a-plenty for you all and we’re ready to share some of the coolest hardware, gear, and geegaws with you and yours. The goal is to get up a few mini-reviews per day of the things we liked the most this year including indie hardware from small manufacturers. Read More

  • Gift Guide: Explore Shakespeare iPad Apps

    Gift Guide: Explore Shakespeare iPad Apps

    The Explore Shakespeare iPad apps are interactive versions of Shakespeare plays, made on behalf of venerable British publisher, Cambridge University Press. In addition to the full text of either Macbeth or Romeo and Juliet you get an entire audio performance, plus photos of productions, glossaries and textual notes, plot synopses, academic articles, study activities and more. Read More

  • Welcome To The TechCrunch 2011 Gift Guide

    Welcome To The TechCrunch 2011 Gift Guide

    We’ve been posting quite a few products over the past few weeks, starting with our exciting and inviting Bag Week, and now our nefarious mission has become clear: welcome to TechCrunch Gadgets’ 2011 Gift Guide, a series of posts dedicated to how to shop for folks you love/like this holiday season. Read More

  • Electric Composters Don't Say "Holiday," Where To Buy Green Tech Gifts Online

    Reasonable people understand this by now: environmentalists aren’t all tree hugging vegetarians with unwashed hair — not that there’s anything wrong with that — and tech enthusiasts aren’t all oblivious to the burgeoning problems of energy consumption and e-waste. Still, it’s tough to shop online for geeks who want to be environmentally responsible, and… Read More