Although the holiday season is often filled with warm memories and time with loved ones, let's be real: The holidays often come with a hefty helping of stress as well.

And if you're feeling stressed about what you should get the techie in your life, never fear. We here at the Fool have assembled our first ever Holiday Tech Gift Guide for you, featuring what are assured to be some of this year's best-selling, high-demand gadgets.

Merry Christmas, investors
But as tried and true Fools, we also can't ignore the broader investing implications at work as well. Because for all its good cheer, the holiday season can be a make-or-break time for many of the companies we watch daily.

So, with that in mind, here's our list of some of the most important tech gadgets for the holiday season, and a few of the publicly traded names behind them.

Fool contributor Andrew Tonner owns shares of Apple. Follow Andrew and all his writing on Twitter at @AndrewTonnerThe Motley Fool recommends Apple, Google, iRobot, LeapFrog Enterprises, Nike, and Nvidia. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Google, LeapFrog Enterprises, Microsoft, Nike, Qualcomm, and Western Digital.. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.