Looking for that gift for the techie in your life? We’ve got you covered — and everything comes in at under $50.
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Photive HYDRA Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Nulla Zero Gravity Phone Case
Philips Norelco OneBlade
Society6 has a wide range of phone cases featuring an ever-changing array of bold designs from independent artists around the world. (Bonus: Every purchase puts money back into the hands of the original artist.)
The Best iPhone Cases
iHome Control Smart Plug
An electrical plug may isn’t the most exciting thing to unwrap as a holiday gift, but the iHome Control Smart Plug should still get anyone amped. Use this to turn anything you can plug in into a smart device — perfect for floor lamps, fans, space heaters, or other things people tend to forget to turn off (or want to start running before they get home). Setup is simple enough you won’t need to play tech support, even if you’re giving it to someone not so tech savvy.
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Crazy thin, yet surprisingly protective, the Pitaka Aramid is the perfect phone case for someone who hates phone cases.
Uniqfind White Grid MacBook Sleeve
DeepLee A1 DP300 Portable LED Projector
Perfect for cord-cutters and college students, this pocket-sized projector connects to your phone or computer to turn any night into movie night.
For that chronic selfie-taker in your life, this phone case will bathe pics in flattering light. It’s also one of Kim Kardashian’s favorite selfie accessories, so …
Amazon Echo Dot
Know someone who might benefit from a little Alexa in their life? The Dot is the Echo in a smaller package, which makes it great for the bedroom (think: smart alarm clock). It’ll also tie to any sound system either via Bluetooth or 3.5 mm audio cable.
Google Home Mini
The Google Home has a couple of things going for it over Amazon’s Alexa — for one, it’s better at answering random questions like “Who’s won the most daytime Emmy awards?” (Ellen DeGeneres with 29), but if you’ve given your life over to Gmail and Google Docs, it’s a surprisingly agile home companion. This is just like the Google Home smart speaker, but mini! How adorable.
Here’s the gift for that anyone who can’t seem to keep their phone from dying midway through a night out. This case doesn’t add much bulk but will keep even an aging phone fully charged for a full day and night.
Philips Wake-Up Light Sunrise Simulator
For those sleepyheads who can’t get out of bed to save their lives. This alarm clock simulates the rising sun to provide a more natural, holistic wake-up routine.
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