Top Tech Gifts 2022: Affordable Tech Accessories for the Holidays
A gift you can never go wrong with: Tech gadgets. Technology products are popular, timely, innovative, and fit for everyone. However, with the tech industry constantly revolutionizing, it’s hard to know what kinds of products are out there. Not to mention products that are affordable and high in quality. This 2022 Christmas season, here are some innovative and affordable technology gifts, all under $30, that are perfect to add to your Christmas list or for your loved ones.
The Apple AirTag ensures that you never lose your keys, wallet, bag, etc. again. The small disk product can fit easily in pockets, pouches, or on a keychain and connects to your Apple smartphone via Bluetooth. Lost items can then be tracked down/pinged from your Find My app.
In addition to playing sound, the Tag has built-in Precision Finding that provides clear directions straight to your phone. The privacy of your items is also protected, as their location and location history are only seen by you. Apple also discourages unwelcome tracking by alerting your device if your iPhone notices an unregistered AirTag traveling with you.
The AirTag is water resistant, personalizable with your initials or emojis, and long-lasting, with a battery life that lasts more than a year.
The Apple AirTag is currently selling for $29.00 on Apple’s website.
Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen)
The classic Amazon Echo Dot got refurbished this 2022, bringing higher quality and better sound. With clearer vocals and deeper bass, the voice recognition feature, Alexa, is available to play music or podcasts, give weather and news updates, or set timers and alarms via Bluetooth.
Furthermore, the Echo Dot can set routines in temperature and lighting. Through motion sensors and preferences added in through your mobile device, the Dot can automatically turn on lights when you enter a room or adjust the temperature based on your liking. It can also connect to other smart home devices like TVs, speakers, and wifi routers.
The Echo Dot is currently on sale for $27.99 on Amazon.
Anker Power Port
The Anker 323 Charger (32W) is the perfect power bank for travel and for those with multiple devices. The bank has a USB-C and a USB-A port in order to charge multiple devices at once. It also has triple the charging speed of a regular power bank, charging the iPhone 13 to 50% in 25 minutes.
The bank is compatible with most smart devices, but doesn’t come with a power cord.
The Anker 323 Charger (32W) is currently selling for $25.99 on both Anker’s website and Amazon.
MOFT Snap-On Stand and Phone Wallet
The MOFT phone wallet is perfect to hold credit cards, gift cards, or IDs when traveling light. It doubles as a phone stand through a minimal and secure design. The wallet attaches to the newest iPhones through dual magnet strength, and can easily be folded to account for browsing, streaming, and video conferencing.
The wallet is made with vegan leather and can hold up to 3 cards for optimal versatility. It also comes in a variety of colors.
The MOFT phone wallet is currently available for $29.99 on MOFT’s website.
Vivilumens Wireless Phone Charger and Nightlight
This wireless phone charger makes the perfect bedside table accessory. This 5-in-1 product functions as a charger, nightlight, Bluetooth speaker, white-noise machine, and phone holder. By placing a compatible smartphone in its center, the wireless charger can fully charge devices in an innovative, cordless fashion.
The touch-control nightlight has three brightness settings (30%, 70%, 100%) to account for sleeping, reading, studying, etc.
Furthermore, the product comes with different white-noise settings that can be played through its built-in speaker. You can choose between white-noise, fan sounds, wave sounds, sleep-aid music, or rain and thunder sounds. If you’d prefer to listen to your own music, you can play your favorite songs through the Bluetooth speaker feature as well.
With its sleek design, the product’s handle can be used to vertically place your phone up for calls or videos, and is easy to travel with.
Vivilumens Wireless Phone Charger and Nightlight is currently available for $15.80 on Amazon’s Vivilumens page.
EWA Mini Portable Speaker
This small but mighty Bluetooth speaker is perfect for backpacks, bikes, showers, or travel. Weighing 6.2 ounces, the mini speaker comes with a metal hook and carrying case to be able to attach and hang from various objects.
The rechargeable battery allows for 5 hours of full-volume fun. Additionally, it’s waterproof, so no need to worry about rain, showers, or pools.
The EWA speaker is currently available for 23.99 on Amazon.
This holiday season, give the gift of technology. Cool new gadgets are always being made, and they don’t have to be expensive either. Tech accessories are sure to be loved by everyone, and are easy to acquire. To find more affordable tech gadgets, look on Amazon, Target, Walmart, or Best Buy.