10 terrific tech-minded stocking stuffersA snazzy “lifestyle” bracelet that syncs with your iPhone, a solar smartphone charger, and a tiny portable speaker—just some of the nifty gadgets in our list of 10 terrific stocking stuffers.

Also this (short Thanksgiving) week: how to give an iPhone or Android app as a gift; a parent’s guide to 10 of the season’s hottest video games, and six smartphone “do’s” and “don’ts” for the holidays.

10 terrific tech-minded stocking stuffers
A smartphone tripod that looks like an octopus? A solar-powered toy helicopter? An alarm clock that flies? Read on for 10 tech-minded stocking stuffers. Read more…

How to give an iPhone, iPad, or Android app as a giftHow to give an iPhone, iPad, or Android app as a gift
Got a smartphone addict on your holiday shopping list? Here’s a quick and easy way to spread some Yuletide cheer: send her an app. Read more…

6 essential tips for online Black Friday shoppers
There’s still an art to sniffing out the best post-Thanksgiving deals online. Follow these steps to save time, gas, and money on Black Friday. Read more…

The 10 hottest holiday video games: a cheat sheet for parents
Read on for a parent’s guide to the season’s hottest video games, ranging from “Dance Central 2” to “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.” Read more…

6 gotta-have iPhone apps for Thanksgiving
Ah, the joys of turkey day: hours of cooking, endless cleaning, mounds of dry stuffing, and endless stories told by tipsy relatives. Need a break? Sure you do. Read more…

Is the unlocked iPhone 4S compatible with my carrier? (reader mail)
Not sure whether the unlocked version of the new iPhone will work on your carrier’s cellular network? Help is here! Read more…

6 smartphone “dos” and “don’ts” for Thanksgiving
There’s nothing wrong with bringing your iPhone or Droid to Thanksgiving dinner—as long as you follow a few basic rules of smartphone etiquette, that is. Read more…

 

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