Xbox. LED TV. 7.1 surround sound stereo. 3DS. Micro four-thirds camera. These are not words and phrases in everyone's vocabulary, but if there's a gadget lover on your list of loved ones for the holidays, here are some stores to head to:
: From cameras to TVs, has a ton of electronics, and will often sweeten the deal with a bundled gift card for future purchases.
Best Buy: A Mecca for anything with a power cord, just try to walk through Best Buy's wall of HD televisions and not reach for your wallet.
: If you want the latest tech with the lowest price, make sure Walmart is on your list. The megastore stocks all sorts of gadgetry for any wishlist.
P.C. Richard: It's nigh impossible to beat the TV prices at PC Richards, and the price on the sticker isn't always the one you'll pay.
Barnes & Noble: Yes, Barnes & Noble is 99 percent books and magazines, but it also stocks the Nook, B&N's line of e-readers which run from the simple Nook Simple Touch to the do-all Nook Tablet.
Apple Store: There is a very, very high chance at least one Apple product will be on your shopping list, and the staff at the company's iconic retail stores offer second-to-none expertise and support.
Audio Den: While you're fitting the biggest TV possible into the trunk of your car, don't forget the surround sound to go with it. Audio Den can outfit any room with the necessary acoustics.
: The Shack has hard-to-beat deals on cell phones and other things with "on" switches, as well as all the necessary accessories to go with big purchases.
: If there's a videogame on your to-buy list, stop at . They've got titles for the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, and 3DS, plus controllers and other accoutrements
Bose Outlet: Deer Park's Arches outlets are home to a Bose shop, which nets you some savings on one of the biggest names in audio.