What's your plan for scoring all the gifts on your list this year? Will you be camping out in line at store entrances or paying someone to wait in line for you? Or do shop online from multiple devices and refresh the page over and over to get the best online deals?
Although those methods are tried and true, you may need to get more creative to get your hands on these three gifts. Hype and scarcity have made them the hardest gadgets to find this holiday season.
Snapchat, an app where you share messages, pictures and video that disappears after 24 hours, is one the most popular apps among teens and young adults. When Snapchat's parent company announced Spectacles, I knew it would be popular among millennials too. These sunglasses record video that you can wirelessly upload to your phone to edit and share on Snapchat later.
The problem with trying to buy them is that there's no store, online or otherwise. They're being sold for $130 from Snapbots, which are vending machines that have been placed in Los Angeles and Tulsa, Oklahoma so far. It's a secret where the next one will appear but you can watch the countdown clock here.
NES Classic Edition
If you were raised in the 1980s then you probably grew up playing Super Mario Bros. on your Nintendo. A blast from the past, the NES Classic Edition is a miniaturized version of the vintage gaming console. But instead of putting game cartridges in slots, the replica is a computer loaded with 30 classic games that you can hook up to your TV.