Here are 7 tech gift ideas

You can't go wrong with these suggestions this holiday season.

The joy of giving can sometimes be hindered by not knowing what to give and yet trying to find the perfect gift for every person on your list. Sometimes the joy is thwarted by trying to give something to the person who has everything, or is a total tech wizard. Don’t freak out, TDS offers this list of the top 7 tech holiday gifts. 

1)      Google Home Mini

The Google Home Mini is the perfect gift for any person on your list this season. In addition to being a Bluetooth speaker, the Mini offers capabilities like hands-free calling, timers, and reminders so it truly offers something for everyone.

2)      Wireless headphones

For the on-the-go person in your life who can’t be bothered by tangled wires, consider wireless headphones . From Apple to Target several brands are available at varying price points.

3)      Away Carry-On

For the traveler in your life, the Away Carry-On comes in a variety of colors. It has a polycarbonate shell plus a battery to charge your phone and other devices. You might even want to get one for yourself.

4)      Smart Watch

With continued improvement in capabilities, smart watches remain on the wish lists of many. Whether you choose an Apple Watch, Fitbit, Samsung Galaxy Watch, or another brand, the recipient of this gift will be  able to track calories and sleep, receive text message alerts, enable GPS, and much more.

5)      Charging dock 

If the techie in your life has lots of devices,  a docking station offers one space to charge everything. Charging docks have room for phones, smart watches, tablets, E-readers and whatever else needs a power up.

6)      Kindle Paperwhite

For the book lover, consider Kindle’s new Paperwhite E-reader. It holds thousands of books, has a built-in dictionary, adjustable lighting, a no-glare screen, and 4G LTE capabilities.

7)      Nintendo Switch

If you are shopping for a gamer or someone who has to try the latest trend, Nintendo Switch might be the gift. It has multiple capabilities, including the option to switch from TV mode to Tabletop mode. Nintendo Switch can go anywhere and the user can play wherever they like. There are games for both single and multi-players.

You don’t have to know everything about technology to know that those on your list will love these gifts. Use these suggestions to guide your shopping efforts this season and get rid of your holiday stresses. 


Media Contact: Sydney Kelly | Communications Intern | TDS Telecom | 608-664-0902|  

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,400 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS]. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit

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