Don’t know what to buy for the special “geek” in your life? We’ve picked out 5 tech gifts all under $50 that are sure to impress.
Next week is your brother’s birthday and you have no clue what he would like. You thought a rock climbing class would be something he’d enjoy when it was his birthday last year, but he never actually made it to any of the lessons.
You know that he loves technology. He never steps away from his smartphone and he always hangs out in the electronics aisle looking at all the new tech gear.
But, you’ve been avoiding these types of gifts because you have no clue what tech toy to choose.
If you’re unsure what to buy, here are some top gifts to give to the “geek” in your life whether it’s your brother, friend, co-worker, or just about anyone.
Oh, did we mention they are all under $50?
1. Roku Streaming Stick – $49
Cutting the cable and streaming your TV shows is becoming more and more popular lately, especially with devices like the affordable Roku streaming stick.
It’s easy to search for movies or TV shows and then view them by price. With over 2000 streaming channels available including Netflix, Google Play and NHL, your geek friend or family member will have no problem finding something they like.
2. Bluetooth Speakers – $18
The Logitech X100 Bluetooth speakers are small, sleek and good-looking.
For under $20, this is the perfect gift for music lovers who use their smartphone or tablet as their main music source.
Even though they are small, these speakers have great acoustics with clarity on the highs, mids and lows. It connects from up to 30 feet away and has a built-in five-hour rechargeable battery.
3. Misfit Flash – $29
Misfit Flash is a sporty fitness tracker and for under $30, it won’t let you down.
This device tracks your fitness – your walking, running, cycling, tennis, yoga or dancing – and your sleeping.
You can wear it practically anywhere like your wrist, ankle, sleeve or pocket, and it’s also water resistant.
No need to recharge this bad boy; it comes with a replaceable cell battery that lasts for up to six months.
What’s great about this tech device is that it also syncs with your other apps like Spotify, Nest or Yo.
If your geek friend or family member enjoys staying fit, this inexpensive fitness tracker is perfect for them.
4. Flic – $34
What the heck is Flic? It’s a wireless smart button that can do a whole host of things through your smartphone. From turning on your Spotify play list, to calling you a cab, to taking selfies, this is a digital shortcut for your life.
And if you know a tinkerer who likes to tinker around with gadgets, Flic is sure to hit the spot.
5. Retro TV Stand for Your iPad – $30
The Safari TV Cardboard iPad Stand is a retro-style looking cardboard TV enclosure for your tablet.
How cool is that?
This stand keeps your tablet upright for when you watch a movie or TV show. It makes a great tech gift for a tween, teen, or adult!
Even though it’s made from cardboard, it is sturdy and highly durable, and adds a funky décor to anyone’s room.
Know Exactly What to Buy
When it comes to gift giving, having a “geek” in your life who loves technology and gadgets can make finding the perfect gift a bit tricky.
But with these top tech gifts for under $50, you won’t have to spend countless hours or days figuring out just what to buy them. Any one of these, from the mini Bluetooth speakers to the Roku streaming stick – or even the cardboard tablet stand – will be greeted with awe and big smiles from the person who receives it.
So have fun picking out a tech gift for the geek in your life! Over to you – which gift are you most excited about?