24 Tech (and Tech-ish) Gifts Under $50 That You Can Buy on Amazon

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Most people associate the best tech gifts with highest price tags. But there are plenty of great tech gift ideas that won’t decimate your holiday budget and can still make the most serious nerd’s life a little bit easier — like accessories for their new iPhone Xs, gadgets that’ll turn a regular home into a smart one, even an Alexa-enabled singing fish. And to make the hunt for these still-useful-but-not-too-expensive tech gifts a little easier, we found 24 of the best gadgets and gizmos to give your favorite techie this holiday season, all of which are under $50 and readily available on Amazon.

Tile Slim

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Tile Slim

As thin as two credit cards, this Tile slides easily into a wallet or purse and will let them keep track of where it is through the accompanying app.

$28 at Amazon
Big Mouth Billy Bass – Compatible with Alexa

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Big Mouth Billy Bass – Compatible with Alexa

America’s favorite singing fish is now a smarter than ever. This newest version of the Big Mouth Billy Bass is compatible with Alexa, able to lip-sync responses to voice commands. (But remember: They need an Amazon Echo device to make it work.)

$40 at Amazon
Eton The American Red Cross FR1 Emergency Weather Radio with Smartphone Charger

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Eton The American Red Cross FR1 Emergency Weather Radio with Smartphone Charger

This hand-crank radio also has a built-in flashlight and phone charger, making it ideal to keep on hand in case the power goes out. Plus, it’s approved by the American Red Cross.

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10 Fitness Gadgets Under $100 That Also Make Great Gifts

There’s something about holiday sales that makes most of us want to throw our money at any fancy appliance or shiny gizmo that looks like it might change our lives. It’s hard to resist all the deals — even though you’ve never used an Instant Pot before, and don’t totally get what the Apple Watch does.
The same can be said for new fitness products out there. From mirrors that stream live workouts, to intriguing boutique workout classes, lots of fitness brands will push discounted products and experiences your way between now and the New Year. So, if you already spend a lot of money on fitness each month, you need to be smart about the items that you splurge on now, especially if you’re shopping for gifts.
Here are some cool new fitness products and gadgets — including fitness trackers, headphones, and equipment — that we’re excited about right now. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or gifts for your loved ones, there’s something here for you. And the best part is these items are all under $100.
At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team, but if you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.
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Gadgets: A sampling of cool holiday gifts

Image result for Gadgets: A sampling of cool holiday giftsIt’s that time of the year again; here are just a sampling of some of the must-have gifts of the 2018 holiday season.

The Nixplay Iris frame with Wi-Fi connectivity easily displays cellphone images. Along with the Nixplay app and 10GB of free cloud storage, you can send images from anywhere to be displayed in the 8-inch frame. Once setup is complete, images display instantly. The frame has a high resolution (1024 x 768) and automatically adjusts brightness based on ambient light levels in the surrounding room. Easy settings allow for choices of shuffling, playlists and image transitions. Both JPEG and PNG file formats are supported and an AC power adapter is included.

www.nixplay.com $199.99 in silver, copper, or bronze

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The Rabbit Charger Duohas is a charging system for all your power-hungry accessories. It attaches to a standard AC duplex outlet (not compatible with GFCI or décor outlets) in seconds and includes a 28-inch retractable cable. The bottom of the charger has a standard AC pass-though plug, which you can use for another charger, lamp or whatever. Where the top plug would be is now a touch-activated ambient light. The top sided cable has swappable charging tips for USB-C, Apple and Androids. With a total of 3.0 amps output, you can charge a tablet and a phone simultaneously.

https://www.rabbitcharger.com $49.95

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Ventev’s Cablekeeper Stay is so handy you’ll end up getting yourself a pack. Everyone has cables so why not keep ‘em neatly organized with this ultra compact cable management solution? Each four pack (one large multi-cable keeper and three single cable keepers) has non-marking adhesive to stay in place and allows your cables to snap in and out instantly. While you’re at it, the Ventev Cablekeeper Tie (2-pack) is a magnetic closure that secures computer or headphone cables, keeping them tangle free.

https://mobileaccessories.ventev.com $14.99

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What coffee lover doesn’t want an endless supply of java? You get that with the WePlenish Java Smart Container. It’s equipped with Amazon dash replenishment, so when your supply gets low a Wi-Fi connected smart sensor detects the coffee order needed and along with the WePlenish App automatically re-orders your coffee. The container (10-by-5-by-9.75-inches) holds and reorders most all the popular coffee pods, including K-Cup and Nespresso.

www.weplenish.com $39.99

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Imagine giving someone 150 Bluetooth speakers and being able to pair and play together. That’s just one of the features of the Megaboom 3 from Ultimate Ears, which has everything you would want from a Bluetooth speaker. This includes incredible 360-degree sound with an amazing amount of bass at all volumes, waterproof and, it even floats. A magic button on top of the speaker offers one-touch access to playlists from Apple Music and Deezer Premium. The battery will last for about 20 hours of play before a USB charge is needed or you can purchase the Ultimate Ears Power Up charging dock ($39.99) for wire-free charging. And, if that’s not enough, it looks great with a high-performance fabric exterior available in seven color choices.

www.ultimateears.com $199.99

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The RCA Beverage Center holds 24 wine bottles or 110 cans or a combination of both stored in perfect view with a double tempered glass front door. Chrome racks inside are removable for easy cleaning and customized configurations. Interior blue LED lighting gives it a modern look and the electronic temperature control and can be accessed from the outside.

www.RCA.com $119.00

The Kodak Scanza digital film scanner is an easy-to-use way to re-live memories that haven’t been seen in years. The scanner comes with all the adapters and inserts to convert 126, 110, super 8 and 8 mm, 35 mm film negatives and slides to jpeg files. A fold-out 3.5-inch LCD color displays the image you’re working on, which is scanned into optimized 14-megapixel or interpolated 22-megapixel digital files. Scanned images go directly onto an SD card so you can do your one-touch one-step scan scanning without being connected to your computer.

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The best tech gifts & gadgets for kids 2018

If you need some inspiration for what to buy a child this Christmas, we’ve rounded up a selection of great tech gadgets for kids, from action cams to coding robots – there’s something for everyone

best gifts for kids

2018 has been a great year for kids’ gifts and gadgets, with robots, coding games and other high-tech toys topping Christmas gift lists from a huge variety of retailers. All are exciting and there are plenty of different options for every price range.

Here, we’ve picked out the best we’ve seen, to help you find the perfect gift for the children you need to buy for this year.

If you’re looking for gifts for other family members and friends, you’ll like our ultimate guide to Christmas gifts.

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