A smartphone, a smartwatch, a smart home hub, and other smart things over $100 that are worth spending on this year. It’s the holiday season, which means every tech brand is vying to be the one that makes your “holiday miracles” happen—as long as you’re willing to spend. As the decade closes, we’re getting overrun with a lot of cool gadgets, which all more or less work. But with such an over-saturated market, it’s a real challenge to figure out what is absolutely worth owning without spending thousands and thousands of dollars on trial and error. Fear not, weary gadget fan. We at Esquire did that trial and error so you can save those pennies. Now, the items on this list aren’t all the utmost top of the line, but rather a mix of affordability and quality. If you can get something almost as good as the best and save 500 bucks while you’re at it, then we’re letting you know. Value matters. The gadgets on this list also did not all necessarily come out this year, but they are the newest models available. Don’t worry, we’re not pushing a five-year-old iPad Air like Karen on Facebook Marketplace. We were as fair as can be, taking everything and anything we coul...