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Here's a Christmas fable for you: you're walking into your nearest Apple store and you spot a homeless man outside on the streets. Suffused with seasonal good cheer, you decide you will purchase something for this unfortunate citizen inside Steve's temple of beautifully designed tech. What should you pick?

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Don't stress that giving gift cards is a short step away from the lazy option of giving money. People love money. And a gift card is like money that also recognises your individual interests. Here's six possibilities you might not have considered.

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Organised types will have finished their Christmas shopping back in September, but most of us need a little more help. The Lifehacker Gift Guide for 2010 kicks off with some perfect gift choices to help the recipients get themselves more organised (including budget-minded options for those of us with rapidly shrinking wallets) .