'Tis the season.

If you're starting to brainstorm gift ideas for family and loved ones, here are 12 gadgets to consider checking out.

  1. Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation) $49.99: the hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information and more.
  2. Logitech X100 Mobile Wireless Speaker $17.49: compact, portable design with great sound.
  3. LittleBits $39.95- $4,999: create touch-activated inventions to control devices around the home. Comes in kits for children and adults.
  4. NES Classic Edition $59.99: a mini version of the 1985 Nintendo game console pre-loaded with 30 classic games. Currently sold out. Nintendo is promising a restock in time for the holidays.
  5. GoPro HERO5 Black $399: the latest version of GoPro. Features 4K video with touch screen and voice control.
  6. Fujifilm INSTAX SHARE SP-2 Smart Phone Printer $197.01: portable smartphone and tablet printer great for the phone photographer in your life.
  7. Google Chromecast $35: easily view videos and use apps from your phone onto the TV.
  8. Roku Streaming Stick $48.93: one of the best overall streaming devices in the market. The stick gives you access to Hulu, Netflix, Google Play and VUDU
  9. LG SH7B Music Flow Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer $399.99: for movie theater experience when you don't feel like leaving your house.
  10. LaCie PetiteKey Flash USB Stick $9.99-$52.99: 100-meter waterproof USB that slides right into your keychain. Great as a stocking stuffer.
  11. Stacked Speed Case Wireless Charging System for iPhone $99.99: charge your phone with a lightweight, magnetic weight battery pack.
  12. iPhone 7 : if you're looking to upgrade your phone for the holidays.