Technology and the holiday season don’t always mix. Sometimes you get someone a phone or TV and it’s great – until spring rolls around and something flashier makes that gift obsolete.

Digital savant Omar Gallaga of the Austin American-Statesman’s 512 Tech says he warned against buying the latest tech gifts last year, but now he’s changing his tune.

“This is sort of my year of ‘yes.’ Some of the technologies that were not quite ready for prime time last year have evolved and gotten better,” he says.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

-Which kids tech toys are hot this year

-Why to avoid some tech gifts

-Which gifts are a good investment right now

 

Written by Jen Rice.

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