Buying Tech During Those End of Year Sales? Consult Our List of Hottest Items Before You Do

Looking to cash in some of those gift cards? That Christmas money burning a hole in your pocket and you're looking to take advantage of year-end sales and buy a new smartphone or laptop? Our Tech Ninja, Tshaka Armstrong has reviewed some of the hottest tech of 2015 to help you decide if its right for you and your family. You can check out all his reviews ">here but we've posted some of the most popular ones below to make it easy for you. Happy New Year!

Several hundred games, interactivity and a cool pen that talks to you but comes with a headphone jack to help parents maintain their sanity! Oregon Scientific is on to something with Alex and their Smart Anatomy interactive educational toy.

Refined, gorgeous and pricey. All three adjectives describe Huawei's first smartwatch effort but is all of that enough to keep you from having buyer's remorse? Watch the video, then check out the full review:

You've shopped. You've read reviews. You're looking to go off contract but you don't want pay $400-$800 for a smartphone. Well, your search may be over! THIS is your Alcatel IDOL! Sorry, I work for FOX and couldn't help but use that intro a la American Idol, but it's true. The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is an unlocked Android phone that compromises very little and delivers quite a lot at a price point that should leave you with no buyer's remorse.

If you're in the market for a Chromebook this holiday season, Dell's Chromebook 13 deserves a serious look. It delivers one of the most premium Chrome OS laptop experiences currently available and it is gorgeous!
Check out our full review, along with photo gallery, here:

This is one serious multimedia tablet! A built-in projector, 4 front facing Dolby Atmos speakers and QHD screen make this a great second screen for those lazy, binge watching weekends. It isn't perfect, but that's what Tshaka is here for. His review of the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro.

Of course, you can watch all the review videos that your data plan can handle by checking out the whole playlist of tech reviews in our Tech For The Rest of Us series, here: