Oh, tech gadgets, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways, thanks to research from the Consumer Electronics Association:

48.1 billion: The number of dollars expected to be spent during the fourth quarter on consumer electronics products. That's up 7 percent from last year's $44.8 billion.

22.1 billion: Total number of dollars expected to be spent on holiday CE gifts this year.

358: The number of dollars the average CE gift-giver will spend on CE products this season.

46: Percentage of CE gifts as a total of all fourth-quarter revenue from consumer electronics sales.

22: Percentage of holiday retail sales that will be CE items.

Two: Number of CE items on adults' holiday wish lists, among their top five preferences. The top five wish list items among adults are computers, peace and happiness, big-screen TVs, clothes and money. The top five CE gifts adults wish for are MP3 players, notebook/laptops, video game systems, digital cameras and any type of TV

Four: Number of CE items on teens' holiday wish lists, among their top five choices, which are clothes, MP3 players, video games, computers and cell phones. Teens' top CE preferences are MP3 players, digital cameras notebook/laptops, computers and any type of TV.

Three: The ranking on adults' wish lists for big-screen TVs, up from 11th last year.