Our most popular online gift cards and digital gifts

Our most popular online gift cards and digital gifts

WIRED is only $5 for a year of unlimited online access, a digital edition of the magazine, and the print edition (if you want). It's ideal for every tech lover in your life.

The New York Times is offering $25 for 3 months of unlimited articles, podcasts and videos through the website or app.

The Atlantic costs $60 per year and features a variety of well-reported stories and newsletters.

The New Yorker has a $100-a-year digital-only subscription that includes new articles, access to the archive, and crosswords.

Gaming Subscriptions

There may be too many game subscription services out there now, but this is good news for gift shoppers who have gamers on their list.

Our most popular online gift cards and digital gifts

PlayStation Plus costs $10 a month or $60 a year. It's a must-have for anyone wanting to play online multiplayer on a PlayStation 5 or PS4, and it gives access to monthly free games. If you play it already, consider Sony's PlayStation Now game streaming service for $10 a month, $25 for three months, or $60 a year. It offers hundreds of games to stream or download on a PS4, PS5 or a PC.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate ($15 per month) is possibly the best gaming deal. It includes hundreds of titles, including frequently released titles, that can be downloaded and played on Xbox or PC. It also includes access to the Xbox Cloud gaming streaming service so you can play on your Android phone or tablet.

Nintendo Switch Online ($20 per year) is a must-have for online gaming and cloud gaming. It also provides access to classic NES and SNES games. If you choose the expansion pack, you will pay $50 Dollars for a year but this adds N64 and Sega Genesis games and DLC for Animal Crossing.

The Google Play Pass for Android smartphones costs $5 per month or $30 per year and provides access to a library of ad-free games and apps for Android smartphones and tablets. You cannot specifically purchase the subscription give away, but you can send a Google Play gift code for someone to spend on Play Pass.

Apple Arcade boasts for iPhone and iPad, also costs $5 per month and offers more than 200 games for iPhone or iPad, some of which are excellent and $5 per month or $50 per year cost. Again, there's no specific gift option, but an Apple Gift Card can pay for an Apple Arcade subscription.

Steam PC Game Store Gift Cards come in a variety of sizes and make great gifts for PC gamers.Steam has a library of over 50,000 games.

Password managers and security

If you have family or friends with questionable online security habits, no nagging will change their ways, but buy them a digital security gift and they might just give it a try. Here are a few security-related digital gift ideas. (We also have guides to the best password managers, the best VPN services, and the best smartphone security apps.)