The Best Tech Stocking Stuffers
What was once the domain of Tootsie Rolls and pocket notepads is now its own veritable buffet of holiday fulfillment. We’re speaking, of course, of the beloved stocking. Formerly the amuse-bouche of presents on Christmas morning, stocking stuffers have grown to become desirable in their own right. That’s in no small part thanks to a slew of miniature toys and gadgets that keep the creativity bar high, but the prices low.
Naturally, 2017 offered no shortage of bite-size tech, meaning there’s never been more opportunity to make those stocking stuffers count. But which tech makes for the best stocking stuffer? That’s where Stacker comes in. We’ve put together a list of the Best Tech Stocking Stuffers. We kept the budget under $75 and made sure to include some truly affordable products. Check them out, buy a few, and make someone’s Christmas morning all the more satisfying as a result.
#30. Google Cardboard
Retail Price: $5.99
Could you build your own cardboard VR headset? Sure. But why bother when Google Cardboard is available for under $10? Suffice to say, Google’s headset keeps things brilliantly simple. Slide in a compatible device and immerse yourself.
#29. Tile Sport
Retail Price: $35
With Tile Sport, the popular brand delivers their most rugged and high-performing Bluetooth tracker yet. The trusty gadget is waterproof, long-lasting, and good for twice the range of the standard model. May your items never go missing again.
#28. Nokia 3310 3G
Retail Price: $59.99
If you can believe it, tech has come so far along that you can now buy a retro smartphone. Indeed, the Nokia 3310 3G brings the not-too-distant past bursting into the present. In spite of the supremely vintage vibe, each phone comes with 3G connectivity and Bluetooth 2.1, meaning there’s far more to do than play Snake for hours at a time.
#27. Sphero Mini
Retail Price: $49.00
Oh, Sphero Mini, you had us at “app-controlled robot ball”. True to its tagline, the tiny gadget moves in accordance with an adjoining app on your smartphone. Making a fun thing all the more so is Face Drive, a new feature that allows facial expressions to control the ball’s movements. Cram one of these adorable toys in the nearest stocking ASAP.
#26. Amazon Dash Wand with Alexa
Retail Price: $20.00
Amazon continues its ascent into the grocery sphere with the Dash Wand. The nimble, water-resistant gadget doubles as a fridge magnet and comes equipped with Alexa. Use it to add items to your shopping cart with the ease of a verbal command or a barcode scan. It’s also good for digging up recipes, locating restaurants, reordering essentials, and more.
# 25. Sarki 10 Inch LCD Writing Tablet
Retail Price: $22.99
Just a few decades ago the Sarki 10” LCD Writing Tablet would have seemed like something out of a science fiction movie. Nowadays you can buy one for less than $25 and fit it in a stocking. Good for drawing and writing alike, the portable and lightweight device is optimized to eliminate glare, making it easy on the eyes. Plus, it helps spare the planet from tons of excessive paper waste.
#24. MX In-Ear Wired Headphones
Retail Price: $8.99
The best stocking stuffers are both functional and affordable. For that, look no further than MXStudio’s durable earbuds. Compatible with most 3.5 jack port enabled devices, the earbuds include multi-functional control buttons and a built-in microphone to support hands-free calls. And let’s not forget that unbeatable price tag, making this stocking stuffer a slam dunk.
Retail Price: $10
Available in a variety of patterns and colors, PopSockets are the tech accessory you didn’t know you needed until you owned one. Thanks to a washable, reusable adhesive, the flexible product functions as a grip or stand on all mobile devices and tablets. Get one for yourself and a few for your loved ones. ‘Tis the season, after all.
#22. Jackery Mini Charger
Retail Price: $15.99
There’s nothing more frustrating than running out of juice with no chargers or sockets in sight. Slip a Jackery Mini in your loved one’s stocking so they never go juice-less again. Equipped with a 3350 mAh rechargeable battery, the compact and travel-friendly charger is the smallest of its kind, and the perfect holiday treat.
#21. VicTsing Wireless Shower Speaker
Retail Price: $20.99
There was once a time when we relied upon our own brains to conjure up a song and sing it in the shower. Those days are long gone, courtesy of products like the VicTsing Shower Speaker. The waterproof, shockproof, and wireless gadget will keep the tunes pumping well after the water has stopped flowing. Of course you’re just as free to take the silicone wrapped speaker outdoors for up to 6 hours of music at a time (at 70% max volume). This is one stocking stuffer guaranteed to elicit a smile.2018 All rights reserved.