Work and play: Our picks for the holiday's best tech gifts

​In work and play, do you always give it your best? Then you probably want to give the best gifts, too, right? We've got your covered.

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In work and play, do you always give it your best? Then you probably want to give the best gifts, too, right? We've got your covered: Gifts for co-workers you see every day, for remote workers you never see, or for a boss who has everything. We've collected quirky office gadgets, crazy affordable Amazon deals, and plenty of cool devices to make home office smarter. We've even got a list of tech gifts to avoid.

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Shopping for co-workers is rough. You don't want to spend a lot, but you also don't want to be a cheapskate. And, hopefully, you want to get something they'll like. To make the holidays less stressful this year, we've done the hard work for you and found the perfect, budget-friendly gifts. You're welcome.

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