It’s mid-November already, the holidays are quickly approaching and like every year you want to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. If you are reading this, chances are someone on your list is a ‘techie’, gadget freak, or simply one who enjoys tinkering with the latest technology. Before you hit the nearest electronics shop or head online to your favorite e-tailer for some shopping, check out our shortlist on some the hottest items for tech fans this year.

Just like in previous years we’ve thoughtfully compiled a list of technology toys, utilities and gadgets from least to most expensive. Whether you’re looking to keep your spending in check or going all out and buying that big bad LCD you’ve been gazing at, we hope you’ll find this guide handy. So without further ado here are our suggestions:

The basics -- Gifts less than $150 Taking it up a notch -- Gifts $300 to $600
Upping the ante -- Gifts $150 to $300 Beyond gadgets -- Gifts more than $600