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Shopping on a budget is key during the holiday season, especially if you’re shopping for large and extended families. But there’s plenty of gifts for the techies on your list that won’t break the bank. Better yet, they’ll definitely earn you extra brownie points for next year. Take a look at five of the best tech gifts under $50.
Get right to the gifts
- Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
- Tile Pro
- TravelCard Charger
- Sony SRS-XB12 Portable Bluetooth speaker
- Corsair HS50 stereo gaming headset
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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
Give the gift of entertainment
The Amazon Fire TV Stick was one of the most popular products from Prime Day 2019 and makes a great affordable gift option for the streaming fans on your list. The 4K media player comes complete with the Alexa Voice Remote and hosts popular streaming services like Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video and HBO. Enjoy more storage for apps and games and sync your Fire Stick with other Amazon home devices to complete your smart home experience.
Support your absent-minded friends with this helpful gift
The Tile Pro is small enough to attach the valuables you misplace the most and inexpensive enough to gift to friends, coworkers and family. Download the Tile app to connect with other users and geo-track attached devices for the last known location.
Get the perfect gift for the people on the go
With a sleek design and an affordable price point, the TravelCard Charger comes in eight colors and fits into any standard size wallet. Charge any device on-the-go from zero to up to 30-50% using the built-in output cable and then charge the device itself using USB-A cable on the other side. Roughly the size of a credit card, you’ll never feel like you’re lugging around a charger with you, but you’ll be so glad you did.
Sony SRS-XB12 Portable Bluetooth speaker
Let the music play with this affordable item
Featuring up to 16 hours of battery life, and a compact, waterproof and dustproof design, this portable Bluetooth speaker is perfect for listening longer while on the go. Hang the lightweight speaker from anywhere using the included detachable strap.
Corsair HS50 stereo gaming headset
Pick up a present for those that like to play
It’s true, the gamer in your life most likely has everything. Enhance their experience with a headset designed for comfort and all-day gaming. Intended for use across platforms, volume controls are easily adjustable from the side and the included microphone easily detaches during downtime.
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