Season's greetings; it's that time of year again, when we here at Hot Hardware assemble our holiday gift guides for your browsing and shopping pleasure. There was an embarrassment of riches this year, as the industry continued to innovate and come up with interesting new designs based on the latest, greatest technologies. Those of us buying computer hardware demand more and faster from every iteration, and many OEMs usually manage to deliver. Some don't, but you won't see them on this list. This list is a collection of some of the best hardware for gifting in four top categories -- 2-in-1 convertible, laptops, smartphones, and desktops -- that we think are well worth the money, whether the purchase is for yourself or someone else...
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