My Xmas gadget gift list

[intro]Tis the season to give gadgets... here's my Top 10 Christmas gift list, as heard on Jo Whiley's Radio 1 show.[/intro] At this time of year I fi

[intro]Tis the season to give gadgets... here's my Top 10 Christmas gift list, as heard on Jo Whiley's Radio 1 show.[/intro]

At this time of year I find I spend most of my time giving present advice. And fending off a lot of people who ask me whether I can get discount. The truth is I'm pretty rubbish at present buying - but this year I'm going to be organised. So here's my top 10 gadgety gifts - hopefully there's something in it for all ages and all price ranges.

One caveat - I've tried to ignore the obvious. The iPhone is a great gift, but the receivee will have to shoulder an 18-month, £630 O2 contract. The Nintendo Wii is equally desirable, but very hard to find without pre-ordering or buying a ludicrously expensive bundle with games that push the price up from £170 to close to £300. 

So how about something different? Like...

 

We'll be compiling plenty more Christmas lists before the big day itself, and if you're still stuck for inspiration don't forget the current issue of Stuff magazine comes with a free Christmas Gift Guide.