30 Best Tech Gifts Under $25
You can't go wrong with one of these inexpensive tech gifts for everyone and any occasion.
I'm pretty sure that almost everyone you know has either a cell phone, tablet, laptop, smartwatch or all of the above — and more. This means that tech accessories are a pretty safe bet for gifting just about anyone — and for any occasion. From a tabletop charging hub to a pet selfie gadget, we've rounded up the best tech buys you can grab for less than $25. (And you might as well grab a little something for yourself, too.)
Switches are a thing of the past. Control your home from anywhere and command your home with your voice with these compact smart plugs that work with Alexa or Google Assistant. Turn on and off lights, brew your coffee at 7 a.m. on the dot and so much more.
This reusable notebook is perfect for your environmentally-conscious friend. The 36-page dotted grid notebook can be used over and over again by simply wiping it clean with a damp cloth after it’s full. Handwritten pages can be sent to their favorite cloud service and organized before starting from scratch again. No more wasting paper!
We couldn’t resist including another Bluetooth speaker. This two-inch-tall ultra-portable speaker is shaped like The Child from The Mandalorian and comes with a 30-foot wireless range, more than four hours of battery life and a micro USB cable for quick charging.
New York-based musician Natasha Alexandra created a one-of-a-kind Advent calendar that beats all other countdown calendars. Each day, your recipient will scratch off a number to reveal a QR code; scanning the code will download a carol sung by an emerging artist. How fun is that?
For the beauty connoisseur, this handy tool will clean and dry makeup brushes in seconds. Simply attach the brush to the spinner, add cleaning solution to the bowl, dip and spin to clean, then raise and spin to dry for sparkling clean brushes.
Don’t let the price tag on this essential oil diffuser mislead you. This is a powerful little diffuser with just enough features: two misting modes, seven LED mood lights and automatic shut-off. Plus, its palm-sized frame makes it perfect to toss in a carry-on or sit in the corner of their workspace.
This space-saving charging station for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers is perfect for your gamer friend. It can charge up to four Joy-Cons at a time in about four hours, so no game-playing is interrupted.
You’ll want these for your own house — trust us. These LED strip lights can be controlled via the smartphone app, remote control or control box. You can change colors (choose from more than 16 million!), turn the lights on and off or adjust the brightness. These smart lights also use a built-in microphone to sync to music and dance to the rhythm of any song. Plus, with 64 different scene modes, any space can be transformed to match any mood or activity, from dance parties to date nights to movie nights.
Game of Phones turns your trusty cellular companion into the subject of a scavenger hunt between you and your friends. Gather your friends and their smartphones, draw a card and see who can use their phones the fastest to create an emoji masterpiece, show off the last photo you took or find the weirdest Google Image result for your name.