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

    Dim the lights, turn up the Bluetooth speaker, and get ready for some serious techy-techy bow wow.

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    1. A seven-in-one phone lens kit to help you turn your smartphone into a professional-quality photo-taking machine.

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    Kit includes a 0.36x wide lens, 198-degree fish-eye lens, 0.63x wide lens, 15x macro lens, 2x telephoto lens, Kaleidoscope, circular polarized lens, universal clip, black lens bag, cleaning cloth, user manual, and six lens covers.

    Promising review: "I'm all for lens attachments on my iPhone. This way I don't have to lug around my Canon 70D with all the different lenses everywhere I go. These lens attachments fit nice in the little bag they come in. I was super excited to attach the fish-eye lens! I have an old film camera that has a fish-eye lens and LOVE it. The fish-eye lens is great and warps the image just like it's supposed to. The macro lens is awesome and delivers great results — they're very comparable to the Fotodiox lens I have for my DSLR. The wide-angle lens delivers pretty sweet results too. You definitely get more picture within a shot with the wide-angle lens attachment. This product is a good bang for your buck and it would make an awesome gift!" —Help Desk Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    2. A Bluetooth tracker you can attach to anything you tend to lose — anything.

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    Promising review: "Just fantastic for finding my deaf 7-pound dog who doesn't come when I call, of course!" —Iher

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    3. A reusable screen cleaning pad, a faux suede wipe to help remove fingerprints and residue from your devices.

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    Promising review: "This is the best screen cleaner I have ever used. They are easy to hold, don't fold up or fall out of your hand while you're cleaning your screen. I have an HTC Desire 526 and this cleaning pad fits perfectly on my screen — it only takes a couple of swipes to fully clean the screen." —nkseahawk

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $9.95.

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

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    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 gold, silver, rose gold, and dark gray and in two sizes).

    5. A reusable smart notebook compatible with the CamScanner app to transfer all your notes into Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud, Evernote, or your email — then just blast it with your hair dryer to erase and use again!

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    Promising review: "I'm in high school and this is one of my best school supply purchases I've ever made! I like to make lists and used so much paper and lost the lists in the middle of my notebooks. This saves so much paper, time, and it's a perfect size (I bought the biggest one). I use it for notes too! The pen glides across it effortlessly. The only thing is, I wish you could select the sheets you want (notebook, dot grid, blank, or variety) because I am only really using the notebook pages and feel I might fill them up quickly." —Kat

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two sizes and in eight colors).

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

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    Promising review: "When it arrived, I was immediately impressed with the professional packaging and well-designed storage case. I was also surprised how small it was. The instructions are straightforward and easy to understand. There was no loss of sound and no issues charging. It is a must-have when traveling or even at the office so you can charge and listen to music via normal wired headphones at the same time!" —Michael

    Get it from Amazon for $8.88+ (available in five variations).

    7. 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.

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    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

    This is also one of our BuzzFeed Reviews picks for best laptop best backpacks!

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

    8. A third-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.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely love it! Bought to use as a radio/ambient noise device as I fall asleep, but now realize the capabilities FAR exceeded what I initially purchased it for, so I also use it as an alarm clock, Bluetooth speaker for my iPad, personal assistant ('Alexa, add milk to my shopping list'), Amazon Music speaker (which I never used until buying this). The sound quality is really good, especially considering its small size and relatively budget-friendly price. I definitely recommend this to anyone, and if you’re a Prime member... WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Don’t even 'add to cart,' just click 'buy now' and watch your life get simpler." —Dave S

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    9. A pair of high-definition, noise-isolating headphones designed with a 24k gold-plated 3.5mm jack, bass-driven sound, tangle-free cable, and a lightweight feel.

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    Promising review: "My son has had two pairs of Beats earphones that are super expensive and he said that these are even better than his Beats! His Beats didn't even last long, so he is extremely happy with the super output and crisp sound he gets from these. The price is what really shocked him. My hubby was so impressed with them that I ordered another set for him too." —Eric Richter

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    Check out our top picks for the best wireless headphones for every budget on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    10. A wireless charging pad that'll work with your iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, Galaxy S8, S8+, S9, S9+, Note 9, Google Pixel 3, and a variety of other devices — all you have to do is place your phone down on it!

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    Promising review: "I bought three of these wireless charging pads for a Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S8, and an iPhone 8 based on the reviews. Let me tell you, I was not disappointed! The wireless charging pad worked flawlessly for all three phones and for the price it is a bargain compared to other brands. The biggest draw for me was that the simple LED light, which sits on the front the pad, is not overwhelmingly bright and does not draw attention to it. Once the phone is fully charged the light goes off so it does not constantly charge the phone for no reason. I highly recommend getting the wireless charging pad and it is well worth the asking price." —Gabby C

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in four colors).

    11. A cool 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.

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    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 $16.83+ (available in two designs).

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

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    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 $15.99.

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

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    Promising review: "Got so sick of having all the remotes on my bed and looking for the one I need. Bought this to try after sending back a universal remote that was almost $300. Had no patience to try and figure that thing out. This is simple to set up and use. I have it programmed to turn the TV, Soundbar, and my electric fireplace TV mantle on. All good now." —Cheryl

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (also available for Apple TV remotes).

    14. A braided leather USB bracelet designed to convert into a charging cord so you're never left powerless.

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    Promising review: "I usually have every sort of cable that I could possibly need when I'm at work, but I don't usually carry one on my person when I'm elsewhere. It looks sharp and isn't obviously a cable, but it's always available should you need it. It's compatible with Apple Carplay, and when plugged into a computer it will function like a default Apple cable. I am incredibly happy with it and would recommend it to anyone who might ask." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three sizes).

    15. A pocket-sized wine aerator that allows you to 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.

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    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.

    16. An OMG-worthy water bottle designed with a detachable Bluetooth speaker so you can listen to your favorite tunes while you stay properly hydrated.

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    Promising review: "So, I’m not sure how I came upon this item when scrolling through Amazon but I’m certainly glad I did. I was looking for fun, quirky gifts for my 15-year-old. I wasn’t expecting too much but the reviews were good so I grabbed it. It is actually pretty amazing. The sound and clarity of the music is 10 times better than I anticipated and the quality is great. The speaker screws off so you can wash the water bottle. Perfect for the beach, games, the park, etc. The volume doesn’t go too high but loud enough. Can’t go wrong." —Carmen Blankenship

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    17. An adorable impact-resistant iWatch case for when you need your watch to be all ears — all Mickey ears.

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    Promising review: "The watch case is super adorable! I also like that it provides some protection for my iWatch. I have an annual Disneyland pass, so this is perfect when I wear it to the park. It also fits the watch perfectly and does not fall off like other third-party watch cases I've tried. Would also make a great gift." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $7.89+ (available in four designs).

    18. A portable Bluetooth speaker designed with a hands-free function, built-in mic, and enhanced bass.

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    Promising review: "I. Love. This. Speaker!! First of all it is GORGEOUS! I got it in the rose gold, which is the same as my iPhone, and it is soo cute! It has a matte finish, a very pleasant and satisfying shape, large touch power-on, volume, and pairing-up buttons on the underside, and an adorable blue light ring around the base that helps it communicate with my Echo Dot (which I bought it specifically to pair with). Pairing the two was pretty easy and this is coming from a non-tech-minded person. The sound...the SOUND is incredible!! It is so small and portable, so delicious to look at, and plays music so well that I would not hesitate to get more as gifts, especially for the price." —Helene N.

    Check out some of our other picks for best portable speakers at every price point on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in silver, gold, black, and pink).

    19. An LED lighted travel mirror that'll look great on your vanity — or anywhere you need to touch up.

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    Promising review: "I love this mirror! It is a pretty rose-gold color and the lights are in the shape of hearts around the outside of the mirror. Super cute! It would make a good gift, as it comes with a nifty little card." —BettiePage1955

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 15 colors).

    20. A set of light-up coasters, because darkness is no excuse for f#@%ing up your table.

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    Promising review: "This is a perfect gift for the nerd in your life! My fiance and I were at a friend's house when he discovered these coasters and declared them the 'coolest thing ever.' I bought them for his birthday and they are a hit for hosting and adding a little color and fun to our evenings in at home. I've had multiple people ask me where to get these. The battery life has been great so far and looks like they'll be easy enough to replace." —Samantha B

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    21. A helpful little sweatshirt (from the BuzzFeed merch shop) that, honestly, your freakin' family should buy you — if your aunt asks you one more time to log her into her Facebook account, your head may explode.

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    "I don't have your password, Brenda! Ask your own damn kids!"

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in sizes S-2XL).

    22. A tangle-free silicone AirPods cord so you can turn those handy little earbuds into regular old headphones when you need to.

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    Promising review: "The ends of this strap fit tightly around my AirPods and the strap itself is just the right length for me. Great for an overseas flight so I won't worry about losing one of my AirPods while napping on a neck pillow. Super happy with this item." —twinbuck2

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

    23. A wireless smart vase designed with a multicolor LED light and Bluetooth speaker — so you can grow a garden, have a night-light, and play some delightful music all in one.

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    Promising review: "This Bluetooth speaker is magnificent! It has colorful lights, clear instructions from the manual, and a lovely color combination. It is a flower pot and when you touch the plants, it makes sounds. It can be watered but cannot be submerged into the water but that is okay as long as it has an amazing sound and yes, it does!" —Leland

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    24. A slim and waterproof fitness tracker designed to be a watch, pedometer, and a calorie and sleep monitor.

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    Promising review: "I love this tracker! I have a Fitbit and now I also have this tracker and I greatly prefer this one. The design is much slimmer and the charging capability is so convenient! To charge it all I have to do is slip off the strap on one side and plug the center screen into a regular cell phone charger. I have lost and replaced my strangely shaped Fitbit chargers so many times already, and now that I have this tracker — I will never have to replace a charging cord again. The app is easy to use and when I turn off Bluetooth to preserve the battery and then turn it back on later that night, all the data syncs seamlessly — no issues whatsoever! The slim design is also much more attractive. The sizing options are great because the tracker fits my very small wrists with no issues, and it also fits my large-framed husband's wrists!" —Katie T

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in four colors).

    25. A Bluetooth audio adapter so you can play your favorite songs from your phone through the speakers in your car — even if your car is old AF and doesn't have all the bells and whistles.

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    Promising review: "The CD player on my 2002 Yukon isn't working anymore but it also doesn't have an aux port for music or Bluetooth. I got the unit and it instantly paired with my iPhone SE and in just a minute or so I was playing all the music from my phone through the radio in my car. It pairs automatically after the initial setup and the sound is really nice. If you play music while you have the GPS going, the music volume will go down when instructions are being given on where to turn, a nice touch! So far I am really pleased with the performance and now I can answer calls hands-free and listen to all my downloaded music!" —JRH

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in six colors).

    26. An electric waterproof silicone facial cleanser that'll massage all the dirt right off your face and leave your skin feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

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    Promising review: "I love it! It came packaged safely and quickly. My dermatologist recommended a silicone brush because they’re the most sanitary when cleaning your face. This brush is affordable and vibrates to help my pores. I LOVE IT!" —Ariana Atkins

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    27. An HD wireless pet camera to help you keep track of your furry friend when you're not home.

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    Promising review: "Great quality for the price. I really like that you can move it around to view the whole room. Will definitely be purchasing additional cameras." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    28. A lightweight and portable phone-screen magnifier that'll amplify whatever you're watching up to four times the size!

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    Promising review: "I know that a glass magnifier is best but plastic means it's lightweight. Surprisingly to me, It works well, looks good, is easy to travel with, and it does what I need it to do! Comes with a very small cleaning cloth too!" —F.M.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in black and blue).

    29. And a USB-powered cool mist humidifier with an ultra-quiet design that helps improve the air quality around you.

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    Promising review: "This little humidifier sure puts out a lot of mist without sediment. It is working very well with and without the addition of essential oils. Love!" —ChristineKB

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Your reaction when they unwrap their gift!

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