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Best tech stocking stuffers under $25

Best tech stocking stuffers under $25
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How's your holiday shopping going? Maybe you've already found everything on your list, or perhaps you're still waiting on more post-Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.

But when you're shopping for the big gifts, it's easy to forget about some of the little things - like stocking stuffers. So how do you decide what to get that won't break the bank?

From big to small, useful to fun, there's no shortage of ideas to fill those stockings with inexpensive tech for Christmas. And just because it's tech doesn't mean it has to be expensive. So let's take a look at some ideas for great stocking stuffers under $25.

Handy stocking stuffers that make life easier

Stockings aren't just reserved for things like candy or new pairs of socks. Tech can play a big role, too. And not just any tech, but little gadgets that can become part of your day. Some could even be considered necessities.

Anker PowerCore 5000 Power Bank, Amazon, $19.99

Anker PowerCore 5000 external battery power bank

These handy external batteries can be a lifesaver when your phone needs some juice, and they're small enough to fit in any pocket or bag - and a lot of people still don't have one! It may be small but at 5000mAh, this Anker Power Bank can completely recharge an iPhone XS or Samsung Galaxy S9. And you can't go wrong with Anker, a company that makes batteries as small as this or large enough to charge your phone several times before needing a recharge itself. Grab this one for around $20.


Power Plug Adapter for International Travel, Amazon, $19.99

Power plug adapter for international travel

Know someone getting ready to travel abroad? For about $20, you can pick up this power plug adapter meant for international travel. It's got four USB ports and will work in more than 150 countries. It also comes in a bunch of different colors.


Amazon Smart Plug (works with Alexa), Amazon, $24.99

Amazon Smart Plug, works with Alexa

Add Alexa voice control to any electrical outlet, scheduling lights, fans or appliances, even controlling them remotely while you're away. You don't even need a smart home hub, just set up routines and schedules through the Alexa app.


Anker USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter, Amazon, $19.99

Anker USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

 

These come in crazy handy if you have a newer, smaller laptop that doesn't include an Ethernet port. If you don't want to be limited by slower Wi-Fi internet speeds, just plug this adapter into your laptop via USB port, then connect it directly to your router with an Ethernet cable (not included). It'll even support speeds up to 1 Gbps and is great to take on trips. You can get this Anker Ethernet adapter for around $20.


Stocking stuffers just for fun

Maybe you're not looking to fill those stockings only practical tech. That's OK, because there are a lot of fun options that also come in under the $25 mark.

QIAYA Selfie Clip-On Light Ring, Amazon, $15.99

Have you ever taken a selfie that just didn't cut it in the lighting department? Then take a look at this light ring made for selfies. You can clip it to your phone, tablet or laptop. It also has adjustable brightness and a built-in rechargeable battery. Get a few for the teens in your life for about $16 each.


Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablet, Amazon, $22.55

Boogie Board 8.5-inch LCD Writing Tablet

The Boogie Board Original 8.5-inch eWriter features a Reflex LCD that retains an image indefinitely without power until you press the button to clear the screen. It would make a great stocking stuffer for kids and adults alike! They're available at Amazon for about $23.


USB Heated Mouse Pad/Hand Warmer, Amazon, $17.97

USB heated mouse pad/hand warmer

This one qualifies as both practical and fun. If you work in a cold office, just plug this USB heated mouse pad into your computer to warm that hand up. Note: This ships from Hong Kong, so better to put that order in sooner rather than later if hope to receive it before Christmas.


Topmaxions DIY VR Headset, Amazon, $7.99

Topmaxions DIY VR headset

How about some DIY tech? This can turn your smartphone into a virtual reality viewer - with cardboard. It's compatible with all smartphones from 3.5 inches to 6 inches and costs about $8.


Here are some other great stocking stuffer ideas from the Komando Shop!

Check out the Komando Shop as a source for great Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers!

AutoCafe Cup Warmer, Komando Shop, $24.99

AutoCafe Cup Warmer

Keep your coffee warm during your commute! The AutoCafe fits into your cars cup holder and uses your car's 12V DC plug to keep your coffee warm.

Autocafe Cup Warmer

Autocafe Cup Warmer

at Komando Shop

 

Bug Zapper Light Bulb, Komando Shop, $15.99

Bug Zapper Light Bulb at the Komando Shop

Keep the bugs away without turning the lights off! This energy efficient light bulb is also a bug zapper and can be used in or outdoors.

Bug Zapper Light Bulb

Bug Zapper Light Bulb

at Komando Shop

Trio Charger by Komando, Komando Shop, $8.99

Trio Charger by Komando

You can charge any kind of phone with this 3-in-1 charging cord. It comes with a Micro USB, USB C and Lightning plugs all on one compact loop charger.

Komando Trio Charger

Komando Trio Charger

at Komando Shop

 

Tablet Pillow Stand, Komando Shop, $9.95

Tablet Pillow Stand at the Komando Shop

The built-in storage pouch provides easy access to your accessories. Great way to keep your tablet secure and upright for when using applications or watching streamed movies. And it's on sale for $9.95 (reg. $17.95)!

Tablet Pillow Pal

Tablet Pillow Pal

at Komando Shop

 

Ring Grip Phone Stand, Komando Shop, $9.99

Ring Grip Phone Stand at the Komando Shop

This stylish phone and tablet accessory gives you a secure grip on your device. Plus, it makes a great gift for the Kim Komando Show fan in your life! Buy 2 and save 25%!

Ring Grip Phone Stand

Ring Grip Phone Stand

at Komando Shop

 

Flexible Smartphone Holder, Komando Shop, $12.95

Flexible Smartphone Holder at the Komando Shop

Use your phone hands-free with this flexible phone holder. It uses mini hands and feel to wrap your phone in high-quality silicone that can be bent and curved into any shape.

Flexible Phone Holder

Flexible Phone Holder

at Komando Shop

 

Webcam Cover, Komando Shop, $6.95

Webcam Cover at the Komando Shop

A webcam cover is the easiest way to prevent your webcam being used to spy on you. Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook, covers his own webcam.

Webcam Cover - The Kim Komando Show

Webcam Cover - The Kim Komando Show

at Komando Shop

 

Kim Komando Show Hat, Komando Shop, $14.95

Kim Komando Show Hat at the Komando Shop

Let everyone know you're a Kim Komando fan with this blue Kim Komando Show hat!

Kim Komando Show Hat

Kim Komando Show Hat

at Komando Shop

Want to let them pick out their own gifts? Gift certificates are available at the Komando Shop! Just click here to order!

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