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Kim’s essential tech picks: 15 gifts your family and friends will love

I like to give gifts that solve problems. Something that the person didn’t know they needed until they open the box and say, “Wow, now that’s terrific.”

And with so much stress this year, why not gift our loved one’s tech that can make their lives easier? Tap or click here to see some of Amazon’s early Black Friday deals on tech.

To help you get started, I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite essential tech gifts this year. You’ll love the look on your loved one’s face when they open up one of these bestselling gadgets.

1. The smart display and speaker I gifted my family

2. An affordable robot vacuum

3. A must-have for the outdoorsy type

4. A useful gadget to keep hikers safe

5. The iPad they’re dreaming of

6. Or go with the affordable Amazon option

7. A solid laptop from Dell

8. A MacBook Air for the Apple lover

9. Sleep earbuds to drown out the snoring

10. A bargain Apple Watch with tons of features

11. The all-out Apple Watch for the true techie

12. Samsung’s smartwatch for the Android lover

13. A Fitbit for the exercise enthusiast

14. VR for the whole family

15. The drone I gifted Barry (he loves it!)

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