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Tech gifts among popular buys this Cyber Monday

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, Tashalee Rodriguez, of Boston, uses a smartphone app while shopping at Macy's in downtown Boston. For the first time, analysts predict more than half of online traffic to retailer sites will come from smartphones than desktops during the busy Black Friday holiday shopping weekend. And though it’s still a small fraction of online revenue, mobile sales are jumping too. Larger phone sizes, improved retailer apps, more online deals and shoppers’ increasing comfort with shopping online are driving the trend. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Looking for the latest tech gifts this holiday season? Cyber Monday is a good time to buy them.

Smartphones are a big item this year, as are tech accessories. Popular buys include portable speakers and headphones. Another hot item is the Wocket, the first smart wallet which lets you store payment and membership cards on one device.

Lindsey Roberts Schey with The Gift Insider said it is best if you do some research to find the best deals. lists deals from all over the web,” Roberts Schey said. “If you search #CyberMonday, you can find a lot of deals as well.”

She added the holiday continues to increase in popularity.

“A lot of people love the convenience of it and love that they can do it, maybe at work or on their computers or on their smartphones,” Roberts Schey said. “It’s definitely growing and growing each year.”

Roberts Schey said stick to the websites where you typically shop, many will offer site-wide deals. She said about 2 billion dollars were spent during last year’s Cyber Monday.


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