17 Best Low-Priced Tech Gifts Anyone Will Love

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Here are some ideas you may want to consider when looking for tech gifts for your family and friends that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

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In this article:

  1. Tech Gifts for Dad
  2. Tech Gifts for Mom
  3. Tech Gifts under 50 for Everyone

Top Tech Gifts for 2018: Cool Things To Give This Holiday Season

Tech Gifts for Dad

1. Under Armour Men’s Speedpocket 7″ Shorts

Price: Price: $22.95 – $104.20

Product description:

  • stretch-woven fabric (ultralight)
  • mesh side panels
  • expandable and low-profile waistband pocket
  • material wicks sweat, guaranteed to dry fast

These are not your ordinary running shorts. If your dad’s a runner, he’ll probably appreciate receiving these Under Armour shorts for the holidays. These UA Speedpocket 7″ shorts are manufactured with an anti-odor technology that prevents microbial odor. Its encased elastic waistband pocket is engineered to keep your phone safe and secure while running.

Customer Reviews: 3.8

Great Product. I like the thicker waistband, dual pockets, liner, and overall fit.” –Lee Oliver

2. Uvex Skyper Blue Light Blocking Computer Glasses with SCT-Orange Lens (S1933X)

Price: $9.90 $8.11

Product description:

  • Made in the USA
  • Orange Lens features Spectrum Control Technology (SCT)
  • Three-Position lens inclination system
  • Adjustable-length Duoflex temples
  • Anti-fog

Give your old man some eye protection to protect him from blue light this season. This tech gift for dad will help protect his eyes from digital eye strain from computer or gadget use. They can absorb 98% of the blue light that digital devices emit. Aside from providing protection, it can also reduce eye fatigue.

Blue light definition: It is a high-energy visible light with 400-495 wavelength. Some studies show that too much exposure to blue light may affect your sleep and harm your health.

Digital eye strain definition: This condition is also known as Computer Vision Syndrome. This discomfort occurs after prolonged exposure to a computer or digital devices.

Customer Reviews: 3.9

Sleeping well and waking happy! My chronic sleep problems have been resolved!” –AE

3. Monitor Privacy Screen

Price: $62.99

Product description:

  • Has 11 layers
  • Thin and doesn’t affect visibility
  • Doesn’t affect touchscreen calibration

Is your dad worried about others seeing the confidential information displayed on his screen whenever he has to use his laptop in public? Monitor Privacy Screen is the answer! It will prevent other people from seeing the displayed information and make it visible only to the person directly in front of the monitor.

Customer Reviews: 3.9

Works great when working on anything confidential.” –Dianne Rodriguez

Tech Gifts for Mom

4. Simpeak Beaded Elastic Bracelet Band Strap

Price:  $13.89

Product description:

  • Handmade beaded design
  • With an adapter on both ends
  • Easy to take on or take off

Fill mom’s love bank this holiday season with this elegant-looking watch band strap for 38mm Apple watches. She will surely receive tons of compliments every time she wears it, and she can proudly say “my kid gave it to me.”

Customer Reviews: 4.3

Elegant yet durable… I’ve worn it nonstop for the last couple of weeks, and I’m not especially easy on things.” –Goggy

5. USEE TECH Necklace Bluetooth Headset Wireless Earbuds for iOS Android Phones

Price: $46.99

Product description:

  • Wireless headset
  • White pearl (made from shell powder)
  • Unique tassels necklace earbuds
  • HD sound

Unbelievably chic, stylish, and unique! These gorgeous earbuds hardly look like your regular boring earbuds because they are stylishly camouflaged in this necklace. Stylish moms would surely love to get these to match their outfit while blasting their favorite music the next time go on an errand run.

Customer Reviews: 3.1

I bought it for my wife and she loves it! She uses it all of the time. It’s elegant and of good quality.” –Amazon Customer

6. Cyber Clean Home and Office New Cup

Price: $14.80

Product description:

  • Contains a high-tech cleaning compound
  • Swiss and Patented formula (kills 99.999% of germs)
  • Refreshing lemon scent

Techie moms will appreciate this tech gift from you. Its unique slime-like texture makes it fun to use and can get debris out of even the toughest spots, such as the nooks and crannies of a keyboard. This is perfect to help her clean her keyboards, smartphone, and other electronic devices at home or in the office.

Customer Reviews: 4.1

The most effective (and so fast!) keyboard cleaner I’ve ever used.” –Amazon Customer

7. Silk iPhone X/XS Wallet Case

Price: $24.99

Product description:

  • Can carry cash and 3 cards
  • Use the credit card as a kickstand
  • Grippy sides
  • Air pocket corners
  • Free screen protector

This gift will be valuable to your mom, especially on those days when she wants to travel light. There might be days when she would want to ditch her bulky wallet and just bring the basics — cellphone, atm/credit card, ID, and a little cash.

Customer Reviews: 4.3

Extremely happy with the product. I was compelled to write this review because I dropped my phone 4 times, the last one with the screen facing down and the protection worked. It does not feel bulky and the grip feels perfect including the buttons..” –Dal

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Tech Gifts Under $50 for Everyone

8. LapGear MyStyle Lap Desk

LapGear MyStyle Lap Desk | Best Low Tech Gifts Anyone Will Love

LapGear MyStyle Lap Desk Photo by Amazon

Price: $24.50

Product description:

  • Comes in 5 colors and designs
  • Features funky designs made with custom fabric
  • Cushion filling
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth and flat surface (engineered for proper ventilation)

Moms and ladies who are always on-the-go would appreciate having this lap desk. This gear is a winning gift because it’s comfortable to use and portable. Its dainty designs and pockets are a bonus.

Customer Reviews: 4.7

Perfect for students who don’t like to sit a desk to study.“- Jo Britt-Rankin

9. AdMaster Compatible Apple Watch Bands

Price: $9.90

Product description:

  • Premium quality stainless steel buckle
  • Superior quality silicone materials
  • Features a unique air holes design that makes it breathable for the skin

Women are not the only ones who are fashionable — men can be trendsetting too. This futuristic watch band is certainly a statement piece and can upgrade a simple jeans and tee look, all while keeping your precious Apple Watch protected.

Customer Reviews: 4.5 

Great iWatch bands for the money.“- Doug Runco

10. Zojirushi SM-KHE48AG Stainless Steel Mug

Price: $23.99

Product description: 

  • Stainless steel vacuum insulation
  • 18/8 stainless steel interior
  • SlickSteel finish
  • Wide mouth
  • Compact design

If you’re unsure of what to give someone, you should consider this stainless steel mug. Winter is coming and this is the best vacuum mug to keep your coffee or tea hot. The tight-fitted lid makes it spill resistant while the SlickSteel finish interior is built to resist corrosion and to repel stains.

Customer Reviews: 4.6

Hands-down best travel coffee cup out there!“- Jessica Hwang

11. Webcam Cover | Black Slider

Price: $9.99 – $23.45 (pack of 5)

Product description:

  • Swiss-made
  • Thin, but durable
  • New no-slip adhesive
  • Made from durable polyurethane
  • 1.3mm thick

Better safe than sorry” is a good mantra to live by when you want to keep your privacy and protect yourself from hackers. You probably heard it before, but hackers nowadays use the webcam to spy on their victims. This is sold individually or in a pack of 3 or 5.

Customer Reviews: 3.3

Thin enough to be non-obtrusive profile but sturdy enough to work reliably.“- Lortz

12. Urban Shelf

Urban Shelf | Best Low Tech Gifts Anyone Will Love

Urban Shelf Photo by Amazon

Price: $15.99

Product description:

  • Portable & lightweight
  • 1/2″ thick (when folded flat)
  • Features convenient cord holders
  • Contemporary design
  • Made in the USA
  • Available in black, blue, pink, or white

This tech gift is perfect for a family member or a friend who is a minimalist. It’ll come in handy because they can just fold the shelf when not in use. It also fits perfectly in a bag so you can bring this when you travel.

Customer Reviews: 3.4

This works great! I just slid it under the mattress and folded it up. It is sturdy enough for a drink! I can hook all my headphone and charging cords on it.“- Luckeegurl

13. iSound 4 USB Wall Charger Pro

iSound 4 USB Wall Charger Pro | Best Low Tech Gifts Anyone Will Love

iSound 4 USB Wall Charger Pro for smartphones Photo by Amazon

Price: $24.99 $12.89

Product description:

  • Charges up to four USB powered devices
  • Max output is 2.1 Amps
  • Has a handy power indicator
  • Available in four different colors

Some people own at least two digital devices — a smartphone and a tablet. Others have four because they also have a smartwatch and power bank. If you know someone who owns several gadgets, this wall charger will make a great gift for them. It can charge up to four devices at the same time.

Note: Charging four devices must not exceed 2.1 amps

Customer Reviews: 3.1

For the price, it’s better and cheaper than most single plug units.“- Pablo99

14. JOBY GripTight GorillaPod Stand

Price: $29.90

Product description:

  • Secure hold
  • Has rubber foot grips
  • Wrappable legs for improved stability
  • Magnetic base
  • Adjustable locking screw to change the angle
  • Made of sturdy ABS plastic, stainless steel, and TPE

Photography hobbyists would love this tripod, which would allow them to take better photos wherever they go. The GripTight GorillaPod Stand is flexible enough to be tilted at 150 degrees or rotated at 90 degrees.

Customer Reviews: 3.8

Portable, Sturdy, Nifty, Handy!” –Amanda Jean Paulson

15. Pezin & Hulin Bamboo Charging Stations for Multiple Devices

Price: $ 23.99

Product description:

  • Two charging wire cables (support 99% Apple devices)
  • Natural bamboo charging station stand
  • Two power cords (supports 99% of micro USB port devices)
  • Magnetic base
  • Wide and large compartment
  • Smartwatch stand

With several gadgets in your house, a charging station like this one is the best gifts you can give for the whole family. It has a large base storage to keep your charging cables organized. It doesn’t only have multiple wire slots but also has spacious baffles. This is a powerful docking station organizer.

Customer Reviews: 4.0

I love it!! It holds my Kindle, phone, portable battery charger, vape and my watch with room to spare!! I don’t have cords everywhere and everything is in one place.“- Zetta

16. Kikkerland US18-G Robo Buddy Ear Buds and Cord Wrap

Price: $28.49

Product description:

  • Cute Robo Buddy look with adorable googly eyes
  • The cord can be wrapped around the robot’s body to avoid getting tangled
  • 43-inch cord length

These are probably the cutest combination earphone and cord wraps you can buy from Amazon. Its earbuds are compatible with Apple, Android, mp3 players, and other electronic devices. You can also stop worrying about it getting tangled or damaged because it can easily be wrapped around the cord wrap for safekeeping.

Customer Reviews: 4.1

“This item is very cute and works great. Does everything as expected. My son really enjoys this item to go along with his 3DS.” – SCallaway03

17. Upgraded V4.2 Bluetooth Beanie Hat Headphones Wireless Headset Winter Music Speaker

Price: $16.41

Product description:

  • Bluetooth headphones feature V4.2+EDR
  • Built-in 300mAh rechargeable battery
  • Thicker knitting to keep your head warm during chilly days

This cool beanie combines fashion and technology into one neat package. It gives users a chance to listen to their music while still keeping their ears covered to stay warm on cold days. The Bluetooth headphones are completely removable, which allows users to wash the beanie as needed.

Customer Reviews: 4.5

“Absolutely great sound – A +”- T.G. Frank


For additional tech gift ideas, check out this holiday gift guide from Amazon:

If you are on a budget, this low-priced tech gift list will be your guide on what to give this holiday season. Regardless of the price tag, your loved ones will definitely appreciate the thoughtful gesture. After all, it’s the thought the counts. We hope you’ve found some ideas on this list for cool tech gifts to give your loved ones this holiday season.

Which tech gift on our list will you add in your own holiday shopping list? We’d love to know in the comments section below! 

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