Best Tech Gifts & Gadgets under $20 - 2014 Christmas Shopping Guide
My Ideas: Tech Gifts and Cheap Gadgets under $20
I think up the ideas so that you don't have to!
Here are ideas for people doing Christmas shopping on a budget. These gift ideas are for geeks, nerds, computer users, and other people who love new technology. New tech costs a lot, but fortunately, there are some cool under $20 items that will probably please your family and friends.
This page has both funny gadgets and useful accessories and stuff. I hope I can help you find just the right present.
Funny Gift: Programmable Scrolling LED Name Tag - For the person on your list who has lots of nicknames!
Here's something clever. They can program it and then re-program it. Great item to wear to a party!
Camera Lens Coffee Mug - Unique Gift Idea for a Photographer
This looks like an authentic camera lens. Since camera lenses are very expensive, it can be quite unsettling to see someone pour coffee into one!
Don't throw out scratchy CDs & DVDs - Repair them! - There's nothing more frustrating than a disc that won't work!
This has pretty good reviews (a solid 4 star rating out of 170+ reviews) and it solves a common problem.
Every Computer Geek Likes More USB Ports! - Inexpensive Gadget that's quite useful
If they have a laptop, they probably only have 2-3 ports. Since almost every peripheral connects via USB, running out of ports is a common problem.
Equalizer T-Shirt that Lights up to the Music! - Unusual Shirt...... Who says a shirt can't light up?
This is also available in Medium and Large.
USB Drive Folds out to Look like Ravage of the Transformers - For the Sci Fi Geek / Transformers Fan
Old Fashioned Pocket Radio AM/FM - Outstanding Reception - NOT a toy!
OK, you could give this as a toy, but it is certainly not designed to be a toy.
You know Sony did something right here when this item is in the top 50 bestselling electronics on Amazon! I own this radio and when I realized how good it is I bought one for my father-in-law.
Read the reviews..... If you know someone who might enjoy a really good radio, get them this.
Rechargable Battery for their Phone - This connects via USB, so will work with any Android phone!
It's easy to run out of battery life. The usual suggestion is to buy an extra battery for your phone, but extra batteries are phone specific and a pain to change. This is easier to use than swapping out batteries, plus you can buy it as a gift without worrying about the phone's model.
Unique USB Jump Drive - Looks like a key, fits on a key chain! - Today's alternative to the outdated floppy disk.
Sure, every computer user owns a jump drive, but probably not one that looks like this!
Texting Gloves - Touchscreen Gloves - Perfect Gift Idea for Teens!
Text message and use your phone or tablet while keeping your hands warm!
Most touchscreens these days require the capacitive nature of your fingertip to work. They won't respond to a regular glove. But who wants to keep taking their gloves off every time they want to use their phone?
Stocking Stuffers - It's never too early to start thinking of Christmas!
These are also great gift ideas if you are mailing a gift to someone. Because they are small, you can save money on the postage!
Many cameras, remote controls, wireless mice, and other electronics use AA batteries. Help them save money by giving them this charger and battery set. The batteries come pre-charged, so they could be used right away, on Christmas morning, if needed!
This kind of memory often goes in cameras and camcorders. It's super fast which makes it ideal for recording video. Excellent gift for a photographer.
Do they own an iPad or other tablet? Or maybe a smartphone? These are especially helpful for people with big fingers.
Angry Birds is a very popular video game for Apple, Android, and Blackberry tablets. Chances are they've played it once (especially if they are under 30).