Christmas Gift Guide 2016: Amazing Christmas gift ideas for anyone

Stuck for what to buy that special someone? We've done the hard work for you

We would tell you how many days are left until Christmas, but we don't want to scare you. Actually, we will: it's only 2.

But don't worry: we're here to help by taking the pain and effort out of your seasonal shopping. In the linked articles, you'll find hundreds of inspired Christmas gift ideas, all just a click away. Whatever you're looking for, you're sure to find something for that certain special someone in your life. Particularly if that certain special someone is you. 

Read on for guaranteed* Christmas day success.

*Christmas day success not actually guaranteed, just highly likely

10 Christmas gift ideas for Android fans

There are well over a billion Android users on the planet right now, but decent accessories for them remain harder to find than brain cells at a Donald Trump convention.

That doesn't mean there aren't any good ones of course - you just have to search harder than you do for iAccessories. And that's exactly what we've done for you. 

Check out our list of 10 great Christmas gift ideas for Android fans here

23 Christmas gift ideas for Apple fans

We all know that certain someone who’s as good as fused to their favourite iAccessory. They’ll only put down Bejeweled on their iPhone to browse eBay on a Watch. Their iPad only gets a rest when they're busy salivating over the latest MacBook. Any contraption that comes out of Cupertino - no matter the price - they want it, need it and, probably, have it.

But, once one’s bought all the aluminium-skinned super-tech there is to buy, what’s left to slake a thirst for Apple-flavoured kit? The answer, of course, is to accessorise.

Whether cool cases or wireless charging wizardry, photographic add-ons or ‘Book-hugging mounts, we’ve collected the best in iExtras to compliment your cool-to-touch iOS tech. Enjoy. 

Check out our list of 23 great Christmas gift ideas for Apple fans here

16 Christmas gift ideas for fitness fanatics

Christmas might be the season of excess, but that's all the more reason to encourage some snowy sport sessions (or rainy runs, as the case may be).

Be it springy shoes or wrist-wrapping trackers, we've got the gifts stock full of fitness smarts to turn too much Turkey into rippling washboard abs.

OK, so we're not guaranteeing anything, but at least you'll look darn fine as you wheeze your way back to the sofa for another box set and slice of Yule log. 

Check out our list of 16 great Christmas gift ideas for fitness fanatics here

11 Christmas gift ideas for food lovers

Nothing quite satisfies a food lover like, well, food. And there isn't much better than a tasty turkey and a whole lot of wine.

But Christmas - sadly - comes just once a year. Once the food coma subsides and the final choccies are polished off, desolation and despondency ensue, leaving fans of all things edible with little to look forward to but leftovers. That's why we've compiled this list of the best gifts for those with an insatiable appetite - and it's delicious.

Check out our full list of great Christmas gift ideas for food lovers here

10 glorious gift ideas for gamers

There's no better way to escape the bedlam of a festive turkey disaster than to dive straight into the latest game.

Want to simulate a goat? You can. Fight post-apocalyptic zombies? You can. But, sometimes, thumb-mashing escapology just isn't enough - gamers need to accessorise, too, you know.

From the Xbox to the PlayStation to Nintendo classics, we've compiled the ultimate combo of gaming gear to help your square-eyed friend level up, no matter his console allegiance. 

Check out our full list of great Christmas gift ideas for gamers here

12 Christmas gift ideas for movie fans

Few things are more closely linked with the Christmas spirit than big-screen flicks: put the kettle on, grab a slice of the fruit cake and sink into the sofa for a family film afternoon.

Sometimes, though, just watching isn't enough. Inspired by Iron Man? Jealous of Bond's cocktails? Desperate for Star Wars dress-up? Spin-off gear doesn't come much better than this list of Christmas kit for the kitsch-mad movie-lover.

Check out our full list of great Christmas gift ideas for movie fans here