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7 things you wish you got for Christmas (or didn't know you needed) - from $5 to $500

What did you get for Christmas this year? Maybe you were the lucky recipient of a shiny new tablet or gaming console.

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Or, maybe St. Nick didn't deliver every tech goodie that was on your holiday wish list.

It's never too late to be your own personal Santa Claus. Here's what to buy during the big post-holiday sales, including some must-have accessories for your new gadgets.

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1. A handy USB hub
You'll need a simple way to keep all those new gadgets charged and ready to go. Pick up a good USB hub like the Sabrent 4-Port USB hub ($5.99)

It's got four ports on one side, so you can kiss cable clutter goodbye. Plus, it's an easy solution for families looking for a central spot to plug in and charge multiple phones and tablets at once. Or if you want to get creative, poke around online and you can find alternatives, from the businesslike to the goofy.

2. A powerful surge protector
Keep your new gadgets safe from unexpected power surges with the Seiki Kit with Surge Protector and HDMI Cable ($29.99).

Along with a six-outlet power surge protector, this essential accessory also comes with a six-foot HDMI cable. You can easily hook up your gadget to view photos or high-def video on a TV or monitor.

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