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Gift ideas for the tech set

For Christmas, I’d like a nice fluffy sweater or a pair of warm slippers. Something that doesn’t light up or need its batteries recharged. But most Americans feel differently; one survey found that three-quarters of you plan to buy something electronic as a Christmas gift. Smart move: The latest smartphones, tablets, and computers offer lots of value. And there are other appealing options — headphones from Denmark, or a fitness monitor to help you keep New Year’s resolutions. Here are a few items that ought to produce smiles Christmas morning.

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