How To Pick The Best Gadgets When Holiday Shopping

As we gear up for holiday shopping season, shoppers are faced with some tough tech choices. Should I get the 3D TV, or a regular TV? E-book reader vs. tablet, what’s better? And if I have a cellphone with a decent camera, is it worth it to pack another gizmo in my pocket too? It all depends on what your needs are. Ben Popken from Consumerist.com and Theresa Panetta from Consumer Reports CRTV tossed on the boxing gloves to take the gadgets to the mat in a series of “Tough Tech Choices” videos.

You can get a DVD with these and even more other holiday buying guide tips in the Consumer Reports December issue in many Barnes & Nobles, Costcos, Sam’s Clubs, and Publix supermarkets. And before you buy anything, make sure to check out the latest Consumer Reports electronics ratings to make sure you’re getting the best value for your money.

3D vs. Regular TV

E-book Reader vs. Tablet

Cell Phone vs. Camera

Smart Phone vs. Cell Phone