Top 10 Tech Gifts for This Christmas

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Christmas is almost here, which means it's time to finally figure out what gifts to buy.

Tech is always a good place to start, but there are a lot of potentially bad gadgets and devices sold at retail. So, since nobody wants to be known as the person-who-gave-an-inferior-device as a gift, we've compiled a list of the top 10 tech gifts for Christmas 2013.

The list includes everything from tablets to set-top boxes, video game consoles to smartphones, and a few smart accessories. It's impossible to find one iten that everyone will enjoy but with such a wide range of gadgets there's bound to be something for just about everyone on this list.

Be warned that a handful of these items may be hard to find, but such is the nature of popular devices. To acquire some of these gadgets at list price may require a bit of luck or great timing, or both.