15 last-minute gifts you can buy in the high street

It's too late to shop online - so here's what you can buy in town

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All the best Christmas shopping is done at the last minute, thanks to panic induced inspirations and pre-Christmas price cuts.

Now that the deadline for internet shopping has officially passed and receiving goods is a physical impossibility, it's the old fashioned high street which will be the port of call for unorganised shoppers.

If you're starting to panic then do not fear, as TechRadar has scoured the high street for you, beating long queues and dreadful Christmas songs, to find the top gifts you can find there.

No matter what your budget, it's easy to find perfect presents - and thanks to a little thing called the credit crunch - they're cheaper than ever!

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dell
1. Dell 17-inch Studio 1737 - £391.47

A fantastic tiny laptop which looks great and is a true all-rounder in terms of hardware.

Dell has recently branched out from its online only attitude, and now you can find their wares in most DSG stores.

The beauty of the Studio range are the small form and great specifications, which really make them perfect last minute Christmas gifts.

Available at: CURRYS DIGITAL

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xbox
2. Xbox 360 60GB - £169.99

This deal is the best on the market for Christmas fun - and all available on the high street.

£169.99 gets you a Pro version Xbox 360 with 60GB hard drive, singing game Lips plus film quizzes Scene It and You're in the movies.

Perfect for Christmas Day and beyond!

Available at: HMV

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lifecam
3. Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000

If your friends and family spend as much time online as they do down the pub then a web-cam is the perfect gift.

The VX-5000 is a fantastic 1.3MP camera, and handles light conditions magnificently, meaning they will always look their best on the internet.

Available at: PC World

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nano
4. iPod Nano 8GB £109.99

If you're looking for a great MP3 player at the last minute, look no further than the Nano.

There are no sleeker, sexier nor lighter players on the market than the iPod Nano.

It comes in a range of vibrant colours and weighs just 37g despite having enough space for thousands of tunes, as well as photos and up to eight hours of video.

Available at: HMV

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kodak
5. Kodak M1033 - £134.31

Another last minute present for the photography lover - the Kodak M1033 is one more benefactor of the credit crunch.

The 10.1 megapixel camera has seen its price slashed 50 per cent in Currys Digital stores.

While this cut only brings it in line with its competitors, it's still a bargain you can find on your doorstep!

Available at: CURRYS DIGITAL

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wii
6. Nintendo Wii - £259.99

Another Christmas and another success story for the Wii, but unlike previous years the Wii is available on the high street.

There are also some great deals to take advantage of.

£259.99 gets you family favourite Wii Sports with Wii Play, Guinness World Records and the standout title Mario Kart.

Available at: GAME

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ps3
7. PlayStation 3 - £299.99

The most powerful next-generation console on the market has been enjoying some price cuts.

And there are now some decent deals to be found on the high street.

Head down to HMV to get a PS3 bundled with the magical Little Big Planet and the mighty FIFA 09 - all for the right side of £300.

Available at: HMV

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purefi anywhere
8. Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere 2 - £97.86

The perfect gift for an iPod user is an iPod Dock, and the Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere 2 is one of the best on the market.

It's small, comes with a soft case for portability and looks great. Ideal for listening and charging your iPod while away from a PC.

Available at: CURRYS DIGITAL

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fallout 3
9. Fallout 3 - £27.99

Fallout 3 has been one of the gaming highlights of the year, and it's the perfect gift for any PS3, Xbox or PC gamer.

However, it's the Xbox owner who gets the best deal this Christmas, as the award-winning title has been slashed to a festive £27.99.

There's no better game for your money this Christmas.

Available at: GAME

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canon
10. CANON EOS 450D - £384.54

For the photography lover the Canon 450D offers one of the most affordable entries into the DSLR market.

Anyone with a passion for photography who hasn't yet upgraded to the DSLR can't fail to be impressed by the 450D.

With its 12.2MP sensor, great quality noiseless images, 3-inch screen and bargain price, it's a great gift.

Available at: JESSOPS

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photo frame
11. POLAROID 7-inch Digital Photo Frame- £69.99

Sales of digital photo frames have exploded over the last year, and they are some of the most popular gifts this Christmas.

If you're looking for a frame in a hurry check out Boots.

They have a range of affordable displays in stock, including the Polaroid EasyShare 7-inch.

The screen is a capable 480×234 resolution, which makes photos look clear and crisp, without hurting your wallet.

Available at: BOOTS

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ho
12. HP PhotoSmart C4280 - £46.72

This all-in-one printer and scanner combo may be a year old now, but it got stunning reviews in 2007.

Now it's nearing the end of its life you can pick it up half price in WH Smith stores - meaning you get a great quality all-in-one for under £50!

Available at: WH SMITH

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sony vaio
13. SONY VGN-NR38

Stylish and powerful - this VAIO is the ideal gift for anyone who lusts over the style of the MacBook but wants all the functionality of a PC.

Despite the rock-bottom price the Sony has a great spec, scoring a 4.5 Windows Experience Index, meaning it can handle anything you can throw at it - even Windows Vista!

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tomtom14. TomTom ONE - £117.43

If there is one sat nav worth the money this Christmas it's still the TomTom ONE.

The ONE offers some of the most reliable navigation on the market, concise mapping and real-time traffic data.

TomTom is still head and shoulders above the competition, and the ON is a sure fire bet to please any driver this Christmas.

Available at: CURRYS DIGITAL

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cybershot
15. Sony Cybershot W110

One of the unsung heroes of photography is the truly photogenic Cybershot W110.

The fantastically styled and vibrantly coloured compact digital camera takes great pictures.

That's thanks to its 7.1 megapixel sensor, and it hosts a range of macro settings which means outdoor snaps look as good as nights out.

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