iOS & Android, 69p, bit.ly/XljTgI
From Lima Sky, the team behind the incredibly addictive Doodle Jump, comes this special edition to keep the children entertained.
iOS, £1.99, bit.ly/VFXQju
This app helps with jotting down present ideas, putting together a shopping list and it remembers what presents you will buy people for next year, too.
iOS, free or 69p, bit.ly/VETNEi
Whether it's just basic wrapping or getting creative with an added bow or ribbon, this app has videos and guides.
iOS, Android & Windows Phone, free, epi.us/TZCMbD
Epicurious has thousands of recipes for the most important meal of the year, from the traditional roast turkey to cranberry sauce.
iOS, Android & Windows Phone, free, bit.ly/TgyBpw
The North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) has a team of volunteers – and an app – dedicated to tracking Santa.
iOS & Android, free, bit.ly/SVOlOO
It's never too late to send a card to that distant relative. With this app you can send customised cards as late as tomorrow.
iOS, Android & Windows Phone, £1.99, bit.ly/Wb9Dsu
This modern update to the classic Christmas tale promises to keep children of all ages enthralled.
iOS & Android, free, amzn.to/VFXXLR
Amazon offers last-minute Christmas shopping without having to brave the bustle of the high street.
iOS, Android, free, bit.ly/SnLb9L
With your perfect Christmas recipe in hand, order the groceries and ingredients that are needed for the big day's meal.
iOS & Android, free, bit.ly/ZpalH3
If you're in desperate need of a change to those over-played Christmas CDs, this has dozens of Christmas internet radio stations.
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