Skip to comments.8 holiday tech gifts for people you secretly hate (yes, seriously)
Posted on 11/28/2019 8:28:38 AM PST by Swordmaker
If talking politics at Thanksgiving is not enough to get you removed from the guest list for holidays in December, here's some gift ideas that will ensure you won't get invited back next year.
Ever find yourself in a position to need to buy a gift for someone you just don't like? Perhaps an in-law, or obstinate niece or nephew? Or, just looking to avoid terrible gifts? TechRepublic assembled the worst possible gift ideasproducts that you can give to people that serve as the holiday equivalent of "Here, it's your problem now." In other words, the digital equivalent of buying a drum set for your nephew to irritate your brother.
1. Wired 3.5mm headphones
2. Android tablets
3. The wrong smart assistant device (or, realistically, any)
4. The Facebook Portal
5. Basically any Fitbit or WearOS smartwatch
6. Apple Watch for Android users
7. Expired Chromebooks
8. The Xbox One X All-Digital Edition
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If you want on or off the Apple/Mac/iOS Ping List, Freepmail me.
Movies or games on VHS (Betamax, if you can find it)
Ping for your tech lists. . .
Oh, yes. . . Or players for the same.
Wow, a snarky article for Appletards by Appletards. Happy Thanksgiving!!
Love my FitBit. One of the best investments I ever made.
Got one, 720P TV big screen Plasma TV. . .
DVD player is a must have.
Actually, its not. Its general tech gift advice. Note the no AppleWatch for Android phone users advice (read it in reverse), and no bargain basement Chromebook advice. . . They cant be updated if they are too far beyond intro-date. Buy your giftee a much newer one, they arent that expensive to begin with. In other words, buy gifts that are appropriate for the recipient.
Merry Christmas... I guess.
External CD-ROM read-write deck or Thumb drives for Apple iPad users. . .
Actually, it is. I noted all of it and it clearly is snarky apple-centric bullcrap. I thought you didn’t want to have flamewars and arguments over your apple zombie-ism, but when you dredge up garbage like this, you deserve what you get.
29 years ago my engineer father in law knew I wanted a Nintendo or whatever game system was popular at the time.
I got an expensive game system. An Odyssey 2 from Magnavox. My FIL was very excited. Kept telling me it had full microprocessor! I looked at him with the kind of questioning look my dog gives when I talk to him.
I wanted the friggen Nintendo
I think he did it on purpose as per the article.
Any CRT monitor. . . Especially a green or amber screen. . .
WOW! Full? As opposed to empty?
How do you milk sheep?
With I-phone accessories
iPhone for Samsung user.
Good one, does it come with a burned channel guide map?
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