Cool Tech Gift Ideas Under $50 for the 2023 Holiday Season

Cool Holiday Tech Gadgets for Under $50

The holiday shopping season is upon us and it's time to search for the perfect gift for your techie loved ones. We've compiled this list, in no particular order, of unique, practical, and affordable tech-related gadgets for either your techie or non-techie loved ones, or even for yourself. The time to start shopping is now, so let's get started.

RGB Gaming Mouse/Keyboard Pad with Wireless Smartphone Charger

Many of us spend a good amount of time at our computer either working or playing. This large non-slip, waterproof, and dustproof pad provides a high-performance and smooth micro-textured surface for precise mouse tracking. Use the one-touch control to adjust the RGB lighting that borders the pad to provide a subtle illumination to your desk and video streaming session. And, the built-in 10W wireless charging surface ensure your compatible smartphone is fully charged at all times. Easy to setup and use. Powered by USB-C and no software driver required.

USB Handheld Microscope with 50x-1000x Magnification

For the young scientists, electronic self-repairers, or those with inquistive minds, this handheld microscope is a great tool to view objects at the micro-level. With a rechargeable 3-hour battery, explore the microscopic world anywhere you go. Enjoy real-time magnification of up to 1000x or capture still images at 1080p HD for your project documentation. Comes with a built-in LED light to illuminate your object. Connects to your Windows or MacOS computer via USB and appears as a webcam device.

AirSquares Earbud Cleaning Putty

Got nasty earwax in your airpods? Our personal electronic devices eventually accumulate dirt, grim, wax, and other debris over time. As nasty as they may appear, many don't do a good job cleaning the little nooks and crannies. Being hard to reach and clean, many just ignore and live with it - unless you have the AirSquares Earbud Cleaning Putty. Just remove a small piece of putty and press it onto the earbud speaker grille or opening and the tackiness will pull away earwax and other gunk that's built up around the corners. Because the putty can be shaped, it's also great to remove unsightly grime from computer mice and keyboards, knobs and switches, hearing aid, game controllers, and many hard to reach areas of your electronic devices.

Rocketbook Fusion Smart Reusable Eco-Friendly Notebook

This unique eco-friendly smart notebook uses reusable pages and lets you upload your written notes to your cloud-based storage using the free Rocketbook Android or iOS app. The notebook includes 42 reusable letter-size pages with seven different templates (e.g., calendar, planning, listing, goal setting). Using Pilot FriXion Erasable Pens, once you've uploaded your notes to your cloud account of your choice, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, Slack, email, and more, simply wipe clean your reusable pages with a damp cloth and you ready to start fresh again.

ZTS Mini Multi-Battery Pulse Load Tester

Are your electronic devices not working with your "fully charged" batteries? More reliable than just your typical battery tester that simply provides a voltage readout, this device accurately measures the charge and the life of your batteries while under load. Works with alkaline, NiMH, NiCd, and Li-Ion batteries of varying size and capacity this portable tester provides test results in just two seconds.

CLOCKY Alarm Clock on Wheels

Are your a snoozer? Having a hard time getting out of bed in the mornings? Not this this alarm clock that's loud and runs away from you. Designed with rubber wheels, this alarm clock will launch from your nightstand and moves and bounces around your room making you get out of bed to turn off the load, though not annoying, alarm. Are you a parent with a young teen that doesn't like to get our of bed? Get this as a gift, make the popcorn, and watch the fun unfold!


XPOWER 90CFM Corded Handheld Air Duster

Canned air is great for dusting, but it can get expensive. But with this corded duster with multiple nozzle attachments, you'll get cheap and long-lasting dusting power. This corded version moves air at 90 CFM - more powerful than canned air. It's light-weight and small, making it easy to dust in hard to reach places such as your computer motherboard, keyboard, behind your desk, refrigerator motor, light fixtures, lint traps, bathroom ceiling fans, and much more.

Sony Wireless Bluetooth Noise-Cancellation On-Ear Headphones

Listen your music or immerse yourself deeper into your computer games with this noise-cancelling wireless headset. This Sony WH-CH510 headphones fits comfortably on-ear and wirelessly connects to your Bluetooth computer, tablet, or smartphone. Weighing just five ounces, sound quality is descent, and can last up to 35 hours after fully charged with via USB-C.

JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth IP67 Waterproof Speaker with Battery

Wirelessly stream your music to this ultra-portable Bluetooth speak from JBL. At just eight ounces, use the integrated carabiner to carry it where ever you go. When fully charged with the included USB cable, it delivers 10 hours of great audio with descent bass. It's IP67 waterproof rated and dustproof making it great when at the beach, pool, picnic, hiking, tailgating, or just at your backyard patio or deck.