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    24 Awesome Tech And Gadget Gifts You Can Get For $35 Or Less

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    1. An attachment that'll turn your Apple TV remote into a universal one for your TV, receiver, soundbar, Blu-ray player, and Apple TV.

    Promising review: "Exactly what I needed. I used to need three remotes by my side to control my Apple TV, TV, and cable TV, but now all I need is this for the entire system control. Awesome product!" —Cheong Kim Hoe

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99. Also available for Amazon Fire remotes.

    2. A pack of bracelets designed to convert into charging cords so you're never left powerless.

    Promising review: "Very simple and it charges at a pretty good speed for a bracelet. Love it!" —Lantwan

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $7.88+ (available in two sets with multiple colors).

    3. A cool-AF kit to help you build your own video game using physical and digital tools — you can use the included game board and 320 blocks to build out game rooms and characters, then use the app to scan your creation and learn to code the game.

    Promising review: "This is so much more than the board game you purchase. The board is just the beginning! My 10-year-old son absolutely loves this. He makes his very own video games to play and share. He likes the fact that he can create his own characters, his own levels, and tell his own story. He is on the sixth edition of one of his games and each and every game is better than the last. It encourages him to get in touch with his creative self and develop his storytelling abilities. As a parent, I don't have to monitor or limit his time because every minute engages him." —Kristen Keyser

    Get it from Amazon for $21.80 (available in two desins).

    4. A water-repellent backpack designed with a variety of pockets and compartments to perfectly fit your laptop, iPhone, iPad, pens, keys, wallet, books, clothes, bottles...the list goes on and on. And it's equipped a built-in USB charger and cable and a theft-proof combination lock.

    Promising review: "I bought this for a trip (because of the built-in USB charger) but when I got back home I've just kept using it! It makes a great laptop bag, all the zippers and straps are well made. It's lightweight but strong, and it fits in a pretty small/compact space. I found I rarely use the portable USB port but I still love that it's there if I need it. I have more often found a need for the battery. I really like the style as well. I may purchase another just so I have it when this one wears out." —Still Shopping

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in four colors).

    5. A pair of headphones with an ultra-soft ErgoFit design that'll conform to your ear so they stay comfortably and securely in place.

    Promising review: "Compared with so many other earbuds that cost $75, $100, $150 — these sound as good as any of them. I'm astounded! I use these for running and I've attached them to my sunglasses along with my iPod Shuffle. I figured for $8, I could afford to sweat up a few of these and replace them whenever I needed to. I'VE RUN 1,500 MILES WITH THESE in the last year and a half!! I've gone through four pairs of New Balance shoes, two iPod Shuffles, three pairs of sunglasses, but I am on the SAME set of earbuds!! And THEY STILL SOUND GREAT!" —Gene Goodell

    Get it from Amazon for $7.89+ (available in nine colors).

    6. A three-piece phone set that includes a 0.4x super-wide-angle lens, a 180° fisheye lens, and a 10x macro lens — letting you turn your smartphone into a professional-quality camera.,

    Promising review: "For the price, you would be hard pressed to beat this lens. This lens will definitely give more angle to your shot. I've been pleased with this. I recommend it for any 'budget' photographer or space-savvy travel photographer. (The photos included have not been doctored in any way; they were shot using an iPhone 6s Plus, the wide-angle lens, and no other hardware.)" —Dakota

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in four sets).

    7. A DIY neon-style sign kit with over 9 feet of bendable light-up wire so you can give your space just enough glow.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.69+ (available in two sizes and in 10 colors).

    8. A Bluetooth tracker you can attach to anything you tend to lose — because how much time do you waste every morning scrambling around looking for your keys?

    Promising review: "This little device can help you locate your keys (or whatever you have it attached to) and even locate your phone if you misplaced it. It has a separation alarm so if you leave it behind, the app notifies you. If you miss the notification for some reason, the app tells you where it was last detected so you can go back and retrieve your item. It has a rechargeable battery and includes a USB cable to recharge it. The battery lasts a very long time. In the settings section of the app, you can see the battery status as well as toggle the separation alarm on or off. Another feature is the Car Finder, which assists you in finding your car if you park in a large lot. For those of you who like to take selfies, it also acts as a remote control for your phone's camera." —Brent Bolinder

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    9. A cozy headband with built-in speakers, making it super easy for you to keep your ears warm and listen to music when you work out — or when you wanna fall asleep watching The Office for the 800th time but your roommates want you to turn it down.

    Promising review: "Such a great solution for those of us that like to listen to music while sleeping! I hated using earbuds — I could only ever use one at a time as a side sleeper. This product is comfortable and I'm able to listen to both speakers. Love that it doubles as an eye mask as well! You won't be disappointed!" —Nap Queen- Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97+ (available in four colors).

    10. A reusable smart notebook you can throw into the microwave to erase and use to transfer all your notes into Google Docs, Dropbox, iCloud, Evernote, or your email.

    Promising review: "As a math major I’ve used this book since the beginning of college and it’s perfect for my classes. It’s big enough that I can use it every semester and then scan and clear it at the end. All in all an amazing product!" —Steven Slack

    Get it from Amazon for $24.89+ (available in three sizes).

    11. A handbag light with a motion-activated sensor to save you from having to dig through your bag in the dark.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    12. A wireless Bluetooth speaker so you can pump up the jams where ever you go.

    Promising review: "Damn, this thing gets loud. It isn't Bose, but it also isn't over $150. Great to just have in your room or work area. It's made of metal and plastic and is solid like a brick. Setting up the connection is easy, and the instruction booklet gives simple instructions just in case you get lost. Buttons on top are solid; the instruction book will tell you which is which. There's a power switch on the side as well as the micro USB port and an AUX port." —David

    Get it from Amazon for $29.89+ (available in two colors).

    And check out our picks for the best bluetooth speakers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    13. A wireless charging pad that'll work with your iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, Nexus 5, 6, 7, Galaxy S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, S6 Edge+, Note 5, and a variety of other devices — all you have to do is place your phone down on it!

    Promising review: "We have three of these around the house and love them. No matter how thick the phone's case is, it will still charge." —TBKHomeworld

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    14. A gooseneck cellphone stand so you can watch your favorite cat videos totally hands-free.

    Promising review: "I seem to misplace my phone all the time when I'm home. It gets lost in the recliner, left in a room, falls to the floor, etc. This is amazing!!!! I am going to get one for my bedroom and put my phone on it at night so it is hands-free, etc. The clamp is very stable and holds sturdy. It bends very easy and adjusts to my needs if I'm talking hands-free or just need it there to answer an incoming call/text!" —D. Fischer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    15. A clip-on cellphone ring light to help take your selfie game to a whole new level.,

    Promising Review: "Are you kidding me?? This thing is incredible!! I never do reviews but hot damn!! This is too good not to talk about. Very solid product and fast shipping! I might need to order another. Total game changer." —tiaramoney

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    16. A pocket-sized wine aerator so you can quickly simulate the aging process using one of three different settings (for white, red, and port), and customize your drinking experience — so you never have to drink a crappy glass of wine ever again.

    Promising review: "A must-have for people who appreciate wine; it really makes a difference in taste. Arrived in time, was neatly packed, and was easy to get working. Highly recommend this." —srinivasan ramanan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    17. A second-generation Echo Dot: a voice-controlled device that you can use to play music, make calls, send and receive text messages, provide information, read the news, set alarms, read audiobooks, control your TV, and so much more.

    Promising review: "I love this little device! It's been a part of our daily life, helping with the weather forecast, reading the news, playing music, telling jokes, controlling lights, and cooperating with silly talks. I'm very happy with the life change this brought to us." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in two colors).

    18. A super-durable nylon braided iPhone and iPad charging cord, because you're always losing or breaking yours.

    Promising Review: "Having gone through three of Apple's power cables in the year since I bought my iPad, I came looking for *anything* with better construction. This cable is brilliant, plain and simple. The connections at both ends are designed to completely eliminate the flexing issue that causes Apple cables to separate from the business ends. The braided nylon sheathing promises to make the entire cable last longer. Great design, low price." —Pat Kight

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors and two sizes).

    19. A liquid-free reusable iRoller, a sanitizing rolling cleaner for your smartphones and tablets.

    Promising review: "This little tool is a lifesaver. It truly picks up everything from dirt to dust to dog hair to fingerprints. I love the fact that I can clean and reuse it. I haven't cleaned any of our devices with anything else since I bought it. I was cleaning my son's multiple devices daily. I bet I have saved over a case of paper towels and a bottle of cleaner just in the past three months! I also like that it fits in my purse so I can take it during travel." —Rachel Hachey

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in two sizes).

    20. A USB-powered LED light fish tank you can set up in one of seven glowing colors.

    Promising review: "The changing colors hold your interest and bring your attention back each time you enter the room. I also use it as a glowing nightlight in the living room. Very pleased with the quality, and being a plug-in versus a battery operation means I can keep at the top of the cabinet without having to climb up and change batteries. Well made and will probably buy another for a gift!" —Margaret Ferguson

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available seven designs).

    21. An iPhone adapter so you can charge your phone and listen to music at once!

    Promising review: "A solution to a teenager's problem. My daughter recently got an iPhone 7 and quickly became frustrated cause her battery would run down while listening to her music. I came across this adapter and figured we would try it out. She is in love with it because now she can have it charging while listening to her music and we now have no dead battery. It is super easy to use and well worth the cost. I definitely would recommend!" —Glorybound68

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    And for listening to music *when you're not driving*, checkout our top picks for the best wireless headphones for every budget on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    22. A dimmable LED-lit compact mirror, because there is no better gift than the gift of perfect lighting.

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised by this product. I appreciate the three batteries that come with it. The lighting feature is magnificent. The mirrors are high quality. It is very lightweight and compact — making carrying it in a purse a breeze." —twilite2000

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    23. A portable battery that'll allow you to charge two devices at once.

    Promising Review: "This is a great product that works well and lasts forever. The flashlight in the device is useful too for when it gets dark, and considering how small the light is it's pretty bright." —Nick

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    24. And a limited-edition candle inspired by Apple — but it doesn't smell like apples. Its scent consists of bergamot and armoise with hints of lemon, tarragon, amber, and musk to help clear your mind and stimulate creativity.

    Get it from Houzz for $30.

    Who says you can't be techy on a budget?

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