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Stocking Stuffers: Tech & Gadgets

Gear Patrol’s gift guide to the 16 best tech and gadget gifts under $50 available in 2014.


Editor’s Note: The stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers — the little things, the extras, the last minute goodies, the fun gifts. They’re as enjoyable to give as they are to receive. Thing is, there’s an endless supply of stocking-size gifts under $50, and picking up the right ones can be a little daunting. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered the best affordable tech and gadget gifts under $50 to please anyone on your list. Need more ideas? Check out all of our Stocking Stuffer Guides.


Google Chromecast
Because the internet already owns your life. $33

Misfit Flash Fitness Tracker
Because there’s no way in hell you’re paying $500+ for the Apple Watch. $25

Belkin WeMo Light Switch
Because no one likes getting up from the couch. $41

Incase Mono Kit for GoPro
Because while it can survive a beating, it shouldn’t have to. $32

SanDisk Extreme 32GB SB Memory Card
Because running out of space is for amateurs. $22

Shure SRH144
Because they’ve lost every other pair. $40

Twelve South HiRise for iPhone/iPad Mini
Because they deserve to be placed on a pedestal. $35

FiiO E6 Portable Headphone Amp
Because a better listening experience doesn’t have to be pricey. $20

Buffalo MiniStation 500GB USB 3.0 Hard Drive
Because everything should be backed up. $48

Lomography Konstruktor Do-It-Yourself 35mm Film SLR Kit
Because they need another project. $32

Wacom Bamboo Fineline Stylus for iPhone/iPad
Because some people like using styluses. $51

Logitech Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard
Because 10 fingers are better than two. $50

Tenba Camera & Lens Wraps
Because they’ve spent a small fortune on this stuff. $19

Mophie Power Reserve
Because owning a backup battery is worthless when it’s left in a drawer. $50

JBL Clip Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Mic
Because life needs a soundtrack. $45

DSPTCH Sling Camera Strap
Because the best camera is the one they have on them. $44
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