Bah, humbug! It's just one big money-spinner, the Christmas thing, isn't it? Same old thing every year; packed shops, expensive wrapping paper that just gets torn to pieces anyway, and what do we get in return? Socks. Well slap a...
Buying the big Christmas presents is easy but, buying big is buying yourself into a hole. It's a rookie move. Quantity my friends, not quality. "Look at all the presents I got for Christmas," is a familiar cry but who's pleased with just the one? Stocking fillers, my friends, that's what it's all about - buy cheap and buy in bulk. Pad out your poverty.
So, here for your enjoyment, no, for your necessity in Christmas survival is the Top Ten Christmas stocking fillers...
While I don't condone the fact that you've left Christmas shopping to the last minute and you've spent nearly all your cash at the work's Christmas do, I've written this guide because I feel sorry for your techie relatives who might not get anything this Yuletide.
So, here we go with the Tech Digest under-a-tenner stocking filler guide.
You've left it far too late to order any of this stuff online, but you have a few days to run around the overcrowded stores in your home town, and hopefully you'll find at least a couple of these items.
Just don't expect to find them in the 24-hour petrol station.
1. DS Lite 6-in-1 Travel Pack
Charge your games console while on the road with this convenient DS Lite 6-in1 Travel Pack. The kit comprises a soft pouch, USB car adaptor, USB power cable and three game cases to protect and store your cartridges.[£4 Woolworths]
2. PC USB Controller
Ideal for racing games and other gaming control, offering four front mounted action buttons and eight-way directional thumb pad. [£4.99 Woolworths]
3. PSP Crystal Case
Offers protection from scratches without breaking the bank. [£4.99 Woolworths]
4. Chad Valley Buzz Off
All the fun of the fair with this portable buzzer wire game. [£5.99 Woolworths]
5. Spin the Bottle
Don't waste time looking for an empty wine bottle and making up your own questions. This electronic version will do it for you. [£7.49 Woolworths]