Christmas is that one time of the year when you can treat family, friends, and loved ones with great gifts. Shopping for exciting tech products with a tight budget might feel like an impossible task, however, we’ve got the perfect solution for you.
In this article, we present 8 affordable tech gifts under $25 that’ll make the perfect stocking stuffers for the holidays. We compiled a diverse list of gadgets fit for every tech-savvy person on your gift list.
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1. Asicen 3-in-1 Retractable Charging Cable
- [Fast Charging and Data Sync]: Ensure a maximum charging speed up to 3.0A (2.4A for iPhone, 3.0A for Type C), charge faster than most standard cables and work better for tablets and quick charge devices (Lightning/USB C/Micro USB Ports Support Fast Charging ang Syncing, 480Mbps).
- [3 in 1 Design]:3 Tangle Free charging Cord for you! Retractable Lightning Port + Micro USB Standard Port + Type C New style charging port. Easy to switch between Lightning/USB C/Micro USB, hot plug supported.
This 3-in-1 retractable charging cable is the perfect solution for that person who has many different devices and never manages to find their chargers. It has Lightning, Micro USB, and USB-C connectors, allowing both Android and Apple users to make the most of it.
This charging cable is 3.3 ft (1m) long and great for use at home and the office. Apple and Android users won’t have to fight for a spot to charge their phones in the car, they can simply share this cable!
Its retractable feature makes it easy and convenient to carry just about anywhere in a handbag, laptop bag, or even a pocket. The 3-in-1 retractable charging cable enables fast charging and works well with both smartphones and tablets.
2. Beam Electronics Car Mount
- Quick Release Button: Press button on back of unit to slide open and then take out mobile phone. Press the arms on both side to clamp mobile phone again, simple of operation, save time and power.
- 360 Degree Rotation: The fully 360-degree rotation provide you with the best viewing angle.The holder ensures safe driving whether you are talking, navigating, listening to music or charging.
Finding an affordable yet effective car mount isn’t always easy, especially for people with huge phones. If there’s someone on your gift list with a jumbo-sized smartphone, this gadget might be perfect for them.
This car mount by Beam Electronics is easy to use and set up in the car’s air vent. Pushing a quick-release button on the back of the unit is all it takes to open it. Then users simply need to press the mount’s arms to clamp their phone and they’re good to go.
Phones won’t slide out of the holder and users can take advantage of its 360-degree rotation feature at will. The mount is sturdy and compatible with most devices with width sizes between 1.9 and 3.7 inches.
3. Smartphone Screen Magnifier Stand
- 14-Inch Phone Screen Magnifier: Uses a 14-inch screen with high-resolution optical technology. Magnify your smartphone screen 2-4 times to keep the distance from your smartphone and protect your eyes. No batteries needed, works with any smartphone. Perfect for watching movies, videos, and more on your phone.
- Ultra-Clear View: The Phone screen amplifier is equipped with a 3D acrylic lens that is clearer and brighter than the ordinary lens.Against blue radiation to protect your eyes, reduce visual fatigue caused by prolonged focus on small screens. Note: Please do not use in places with direct sunlight as light or objects reflected in bright places. To protect your eyes, we recommend watching it from 1-2m away.
If you’re looking for an affordable tech-related gift for a grandparent or anyone with eyesight issues, this smartphone screen magnifier stand is a no-brainer!
This product enlarges your smartphone screen which is perfect for reading texts, watching your favorite series, and gaming without having to squint all the time. It features a 3D ultra-clear acrylic lens protective against blue light and an adjustable stand that users can regulate for better viewing.
It is made from ABS plastic and acrylic, comes in black or white, and has a thin and light foldable design that allows you to take it anywhere with you. You can even choose between different screen sizes between 12 and 18 inches!
4. ODISTAR Desktop Vacuum Cleaner
- 【Cordless Convenience】Switch to battery power with 2 AA batteries (not included), so you can use the mini vacuum anywhere! Batteries will last 2-2.5 hours. Cordless convenience helps you get rid of the annoying cord and you don’t need to plug and change plug frequently
- 【360º Rotatable Design】With 360º rotatable design, our vacuum cleaner is an ergonomic and useful solution for your cleaning needs. You can easily reach to any corners and crevices when cleaning the space between large, hard-to-move objects.
If there’s a student or someone who works from home on your gift list, this item might be ideal for them (especially if they’re prone to being messy!). ODISTAR’s desktop vacuum cleaner allows you to clean your desk space in no time with a simple press of a button.
It is small and durable, comes with a nylon brush and filter, and only requires two AA batteries to power its strong suction capacity. You can choose between a discrete white or lively orange model to better match someone’s office space and there’s even a USB-charged version!
This vacuum cleaner has a 360º rotatable design that allows its users to clean pencil shavings, crumbs, and paper scraps, reaching even the tightest nooks and crannies. It is an easy-to-use and ergonomic solution; users only need to hold it in their hand and they’re ready to go!
5. Perytong Headphones
- 【Bluetooth Sleep Headphones & Bluetooth Sleep Mask & Bluetooth Sports Headband 3 in 1】 Easy to use as a sleeping headphones,music eye mask,or bluetooth headband headphones on many occasions such as sleeping,nap,relaxation,meditation,ASMR,travel,yoga,running,jogging,and more.Playing music,relax,blocking lights,absorbing sweat,keep ears warm.It’s not just a bluetooth sleep headphone headband,but also a cool gift for men women dad mom husband wife and for yourself to enjoy a better sleep.
- 【Comfortable Washable Material and Extremely Thin on-ear Discs】 Perytong soft bluetooth headphones for sleeping are incredibly soft and fully washable,please remember to remove the speakers before washing.Perytong wireless bluetooth headband headphones offer a breathable mesh lining,easily stretch to fit most head sizes.Cool tech gifts for Thanksgiving Day,Christmas Stocking Stuffers,Secret Santa gifts,Birthday,Mother’s Day,Valentine’s Day and many other gift giving occasions.
Do you know someone who uses their headphones on every occasion? Perytong’s headphones are the most comfortable solution for those who enjoy listening to music or podcasts while working out, relaxing on the couch, and even sleeping.
These wireless Bluetooth headphones are embedded in a stretchy and lightweight headband and can seamlessly pair with Apple and Android devices within a range of up to 45 feet. They come with a built-in volume control panel and a microphone so you can easily answer phone calls, skip or pause songs, and adjust the volume.
There are 15 different color options available so you can completely personalize this gift according to the person you’re giving it to. Its satin-like fabric is washable and foldable and you can fully charge these headphones with a USB-C charger in about two hours.
Editor’s Note: If you are looking for personalized advice on smart homes, home networks, and other home technology gadgets, be sure to check out the HomeTechHacker Technology Advisor.
6. Tile Mate 2022
- VERSATILE TRACKER – Tile helps you keep track of your things. Attach the Tile Mate to everyday things like keys, backpacks or purses. Use our free app to find them.
- FIND NEARBY – Use the Tile app to ring your Tile when it’s within Bluetooth range, or ask your Smart Home device to find it for you.
We had to include something on our list for the forgetful people on your Christmas gift list. Tile Mate is a Bluetooth tracker that you can attach to keys, purses, backpacks, phones, or any other devices that you might easily lose.
This gadget is compatible with Android, iOS, and Smart Home software such as Alexa, Hey Google, and Siri. It has a connectivity range of 250 feet and is completely waterproof so you can even take it on vacation and attach it to your beach bag.
The Tile Mate has a phone finder feature that makes your phone ring, even if it is in silent mode. It comes with a free App that you can check in case you lose your things. The device has a QR code on the back that contains your contact information. Anyone who finds your belongings can scan it to quickly reach out to you.
7. Tecknet USB Car Charger
- 🚗 【4 Port Car Charger】TECKNET USB car charger is equipped with 4 USB A ports that provides power for 4 devices at the same time. Perfectly avoiding the problem of who can use the car charger first. Best travel companion for your trip.
- 🚗 【Fast Charging USB A】 Maximum output up to 54W in total (QC3.0 18W output and USB 1/2/3 12W output at each port). QC3.0 port output 18W charges most of devices from 0% to 88% within 35 minutes, saving an average of 2 hours than normal charger. Support QC3.0/QC2.0/AFC/FCP protocol.
If you’re buying a gift for someone who’s always on the run, driving at all times, Tecknet’s USB car charger is a must. It is a USB-based charging device equipped with four fast-charge ports compatible with a wide variety of smartphones and tablets.
This charger is compact and fits in most car cigarette lighters so that users can take it everywhere. It has important safety features such as intelligent circuitry systems that prevent overheating, short circuits, and overcharging. It also displays its charging status with a soft light to avoid disturbing the user while they’re driving.
8. Achiou Winter Knit Touchscreen Gloves
- Comfortable & Warm – Soft and warm lining design, provide warmth and functionality for driving, typing or cold-weather commuting. The knit fabric has a four-way stretch, so your wiggly digits have the freedom of movement they require and can stay in their natural, relaxed position as you use computer and mobile phone
- Touch Sensitive & Anti-Slip Palm – The Unique and Practical 3 Touchscreen Capability design(thumb, forefinger, middle finger) that assures you won’t have to remove the glove in order to use your phone. Palm large area triangle silicone palm grip keeps that precious phone secure
We all know someone who can’t live without their phones. Achiou’s winter knit touchscreen gloves are a great gift for them, as they allow them to check and use their phones outdoors, even in the coldest weather.
These gloves have special pads integrated into the thumbs, forefingers, and middle fingers. Every touchscreen can recognize these pads and register their input so that users can navigate their devices without removing their gloves.
They are warm, comfortable, and functional. Anyone can use them just to keep warm while, for instance, driving or commuting. They’re also safe for your phone with an integrated triangle silicone palm grip that’ll keep your devices secure.
Editor’s note: Check out our holiday travel tech essentials for additional gift ideas.
As you can see, it is possible to shop for great tech stocking stuffers under $25 without feeling limited. Hopefully, this list gives you some ideas of what to get, even for the toughest person to gift!
Some of these tech devices are customizable, offering different color options that you can choose according to the people in your gift list. There’s also something for everyone, from the forgetful friend to the family member who works from home, and the loved one who’s always on the run!
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