The holidays are rapidly approaching, and with that comes finding the perfect gifts (at the right price). These gifts are all under $ 100 and are sure to please the technology enthusiasts in your life.
This small light is perfect for adding a splash of color to your desktop, and offers three levels of white light, making it great for a nightstand too. The touch sensitive base means no hunting for a switch or dial – simply tap and the light comes on. Add a touch of modern lighting to you desk – pick one up here for $ 25.99.
If you’re shopping for an adrenaline junkie, this 4K action camera is a great gift for capturing the most extreme moments. Whether it’s skateboarding, surfing, or hitting the slopes, the included mounts can attach to almost anything you come up with. The camera’s rugged design allows for impact resistance, and can be submerged up to 98 feet. Available here for $ 69.99.
At just over $ 20, this Bluetooth keyboard is a perfect for pairing with an iPad, iPhone, or Mac (as well as Android and Windows, too) when on the go. Its rechargeable battery lasts for six months of daily use, and its slim design fits in almost any backpack or computer bag while leaving each device free from bulky cases. Get it here.
Drones are a hot gift for 2017, offering the freedom of flight without ever leaving the ground. With the built-in 720p HD camera, you can capture high definition visuals from the air, controlled by a simple remote control. The Fader Stealth Drone mini drone is great for beginners and advanced users alike, and won’t break the bank. Get it here.
Give the gift of a quality listening experience with these over ear headphones from Mpow. With a solid build, impressive sound, and passive noise isolation, these are great for at the gym or the office. The foldable design and included carry pouch allows for them to fit in a backpack without risking damage, and doubles as storage for the included 3.5mm cable and charging cord. Get them here.
Living the multi-device life is great until it comes time to charge things. With the GorillaPower 5-Port USB Power Dock you can charge up to 5 devices from a single outlet. Additionally, the dock includes 2 traditional outlets on the back for charging non-USB devices (like a MacBook). The GorillaPower dock also offers surge and overheat protection, ensuring that your devices are safe when powering up. This is a great option for developers or tech enthusiasts with a large collection of devices. Get it here.
With the JAMBOX, you can bring your music with you and get the party started on the beach, in the backyard, by the fire, or around the Christmas tree. The small JAMBOX Bluetooth speaker offers clear audio, whether it’s your favorite Christmas tunes, or the phone call to a loved one on Christmas day. The built-in battery offers up to 10 hours of playback, perfect for any occasion. Get it here.
Having a stylish and convenient way to carry your tech is almost as important as the tech you carry. With the Finch and Sidewinder charging backpacks, you get that stylish look, ample storage, and the added bonus of spare power for your gadgets. The built-in 10,000mAh battery is enough to charge an iPhone or iPad multiple times, and even has enough juice to recharge a USB-C or Thunderbolt equipped MacBook or MacBook Pro with power to spare. With the Finch or Sidewinder charging backpack, there is no excuse to have a low battery. Get it here.
The Philips Hue line of products have become the standard for most smart home lighting. With the Hue 4-Bulb Starter Kit, you can start your collection of smart lighting, and start automating lamps, patio lights, or any other standard light fixture. Additional white or color bulbs can also be purchased in the future for an ever-expanding smart lighting solution. With full HomeKit support, as well as support for Google Assistant and Alexa, the Hue lights are a perfect compliment to our #1 suggestion, as well. Get your starter kit here.
Amazon refreshed their Echo lineup this year, and improved the speaker in the full-sized Echo while they were at it. The new Echo offers all the things you’d expect out of a digital assistant, and comes in both cheaper and smaller than its predecessor. The Echo is the perfect kitchen or office companion, and is a nice in-home Speaker, as well. The Echo Dot is great for a nightstand or connected to a home entertainment system. Get the Echo for $ 99.99 on Amazon, or Amazon’s smaller Echo Dot for just $ 49.99.