We’ve put together a small list of some of our favorite tech-related products under $50 of 2016 so far. These products make great gifts for others (or for you) and they have all been tested to work and be reliable.

Nomadclip Lightning To USB Carabiner Clip for Apple Devices

Nomadclip Lightning To USB Carabiner Clip for Apple Devices

  • Carabiner easily clips onto a water bottle, backpack, belt-loop, and carries keys
  • Apple mfi-certified, works with iphone 6/6 Plus/5/5s/5c, ipad 4, ipad Air, ipad Mini Retina and ipad
  • Charges and syncs media when connected to a computer
  • Please note that this carabiner is not load bearing: this item is not for climbing
  • For micro usb version check out the Nomad Clip USB 2 (Amazon).
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Fire Stick TV with Voice Remote

Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote

  • Fire TV Stick our favorite streaming stick since it has a ton of options and you can side load Kodi and other apps onto it. 
  • Now with Alexa, use your Fire TV Voice Remote to check sports scores or the weather, play music, and more – instantly
  • Just plug into your HDTV and start streaming in minutes. The easiest way to enjoy over 250,000 TV episodes and movies on Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO GO, and Showtime Anytime, plus games, music, and apps.
  • Cutting the cord? Watch the best of live TV on NBC News, NBA, and Sling TV, which includes ESPN, CNN, HGTV, AMC, A&E, Cartoon Network, and more.
  • The most powerful streaming media stick with 4x the storage and 2x the memory of Chromecast plus a dual-core processor, 1 GB of memory, and ASAP so the Amazon movies and shows you like start instantly
  • Never miss out. Bring Fire TV Stick with you to watch your favorites away from home, even in hotels and dorm rooms.
  • Amazon Prime members get unlimited access to Prime Video, including original programming like Transparent, plus over 1 million songs with Prime Music
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Cardboard V2 Virtual Reality Kit

Google Cardboard V2 Virtual Reality


  • ExtraCelestial Ideas Google Cardboard V2 pre-built set with 45mm focal length (37mm diameter) biconvex lenses compatible with smartphones having screens up to 6″ including the iPhone 5/5c/5s/6, Samsung Galaxy S4/S5/S6, Google Nexus 4/5, Moto X/G, and other smartphones with included head strap for a stunning 3D VR experience.
  • The pre-built no hassle design and printed instructions makes for a fast setup! The QR code is printed right on the box along with information on where to download apps so you can start having fun instantly
  • Built in 37mm biconvex lenses deliver a 45mm focal length for a stunning VR experience with beautiful HD visuals!
  • The Google Cardboard V2 design is simple and precisely cut providing for a clean and robust assembly. Velcro for the head strap and forehead cushion allows comfort and ease
  • Instantly play;QR codes printed right on box for fast access to a range of fantastic VR ready experiences from games, scenic tours, and much more!
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GorillaPod Stand for Phones

gorillapod for phones

  • Mount and flexible tripod for your iPhone, Android or Windows phone between 2.1-2.8in (54-72mm) wide
  • Universal smartphone compatibility: patent-pending design supports an iPhone® or best-selling smartphones, with or without a case.
  • Capture better perspectives: flexible, wrappable joints secure phone to objects and allow for adaptable camera positioning for precise control in photo or video composition.
  • Stability on flat or uneven surfaces: rubber foot grips stabilize smartphone for convenient media consumption and crisp photos.
  • Reliable grip on phone: rubber pads secure phone in place, even when turned sideways.
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EasyAcc 5000mAh Battery Pack

EasyAcc iChoc 5000mAh External Battery Pack Ultra Slim

  • Convenient – Built-in Apple 8-pin Lightning connector allows you to charge your iPhone with Lightning dock whenever you need it. Never worry about not having any suitable cables around again.
  • Powerful – 5000 mAh capacity can fully charge an iPhone 6 twice, while the dual output can charge two smartphones (iPhone + Android phone) at full speed simultaneously.
  • Super thin – A thickness of only 0.43 inches makes the iChoc one of the thinnest powerbanks in the world, letting you talk on your phone while charging it by holding both up to your ear.
  • Versatile – Includes a flashlight for convenience in the dark.
  • Fast – Charges quickly with a max input of 2A, saving up to half the charging time when compared to powerbanks with 1A input.
  • If you need a Micro USB option for Android devices then check out the EasyAcc 6000mAh Ultra-Slim External Battery Smart Output Power Bank (Amazon) with the same design.
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