Great gift ideas for your emergency Best Buy run

Guess what: the holidays are here. Yikes! Let’s go out on a limb and guess that you haven’t finished (started?) your shopping yet. If so, it might be time for a trip to your local Best Buy. Here are five gift ideas with rock-solid 4.5+ reviews that will thrill their recipients and avoid the dreaded gift card fallback.

eero 3-pack WiFi system

4.8 out of 5 stars


Your family and friends will get lots of tech for the holidays. But who will be thinking of how well all those connected devices will work using an old modem and out of date router? You will, that’s who — by giving someone an eero mesh network that blankets their home in super fast WiFi and eliminates dead spots. Very considerate! 

LG – 65″ Class OLED Smart 4K Ultra HD TV

4.8 out of 5 stars


Looking to splurge? One of the year’s hottest items is an OLED TV. OLED stands for organic light-emitting diode, an “emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compound that emits light in response to an electric current.” No, we don’t know what that means. Yes, the OLED picture quality is worth a trip to Best Buy just by itself. Yeah, it’s that good.

Logitech – G502 Proteus Spectrum Optical Gaming Mouse – Black

4.8 out of 5 stars


Delight the desktop gamer in your life with the Logitech Proteus Spectrum Optical Gaming Mouse. For the bargain price of $44.99, this mouse takes the gaming experience to a new level, with a textured grip, adjustable weight, DPI switching, 11 programmable buttons, and high-definition optical technology. Ready player one!

TP-LINK – Wireless Smart Light Switch

4.8 out of 5 stars


Need an intriguing idea for a smart home enthusiast? The wireless smart light switch from TP-LINK lets you control your lights directly from your cell phone. You can even set up voice command through Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa.

Apple Watch Nike+ 38mm Space Gray Aluminum Case Black/Volt Nike Sport Band

4.8 out of 5 stars


Got a fitness enthusiast on your list? Take a look at the long-awaited Apple Watch Nike+. This waterproof running tracking device comes with a dual-core processor, GPS, WiFi, heart rate sensor, and OLED display. Battery life is 18 hours, and if you’re in the middle of a workout but awaiting an important message, look no further than your brand new watch.