I think this tip was old news, but I saw a ton of tweets around that made me feel like a lot of holiday gift givers knew the great secret of providing video games and comforting videos. So, here it is again, fresh with a warm cup of holiday advice that may require you to rewrite a gift or two. Trust me, it's worth it.
If you give someone a console for gaming, or a video game – it's usually something on the disc or micro SD card you put in the console mentioned that you need to take a moment today to unlock it, burn it and add any other updates you request.
Why is this? Because there's a chance that the maker (or game) servers will be hacked on December 25th with everyone trying to do the same thing. And when that happens, the lovely console you bought for that little fellow in your house becomes a piece of paper, not something they can hang on their face all day.
Obviously, this update process gets a little tricky when you give someone a game, because you'll have to first put that in the person console. Once you've done that, check out what updates the game may have (usually with the second menu, the same one you used to uninstall the game), and try to shoot it to make sure it's loading without hitting.
To hide the game, as it will become clear once you install it, you can try to move it to the larger end of the recipient's digital list. They probably won't see it, but you threaten the dice to that. This works best when you give someone a brand new console or, better yet, a brand new console with some additional games.
Of course, there is always this way: