These gadget gifts under $150 will make everyone happy

You've been saving all year. You have a budget for everyone, and you're super on top of things this holiday season. Except, you don't actually know what you're getting for everyone. And their Amazon wishlists are lackluster at best. Why couldn't everyone else have been as on it as you were? Have no fear. We got you.

These gadget gifts under $150 will make everyone happy
Helios Touch Evolution Touch-Controlled Lights

Shopping for everyone is simultaneously fun and awful. Year after year, you feel like you’re doing the same things. And since you’re not about to pull a Great Aunt Connie and start knitting sweaters for everyone, you’re feeling stuck this year. That’s okay. All you need to do is click and pull out your debit card, and we’ve done the rest.

There’s something for everyone on our list of gadget gifts under $150, and you won’t have to do the legwork. And if all else fails, you can put a downpayment on a Cybertruck for them, since that’s only $100. They’ll love that (or not).

Help someone out around the kitchen this season

Instant Pot Duo 60 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker

Anyone who is looking to make life a little easier in the kitchen will love an Instant Pot. You can make practically anything in it, and it a snap to use. The functions include rice cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, pressure cooker, slow cooker, saute, and warmer. It’s easy to clean, and you can cook dinner up to 70% faster.

Price: $49

Ember Mug 2 Temperature-Controlled Cup

We all know that one person (raises hand) who lets their coffee sit too long and has to warm it up. And microwaved coffee just doesn’t taste as good. Give them the gift of an Ember 2 this season. This magical mug will maintain your beverage’s temperature for up to 90 minutes. Instead of your coffee, tea, or hot chocolate cooling down too quickly, you’ll be able to savor it rather than having to chug it before it gets cold.

Price: $99.95

Allocacoc CupCooler Instant Drink Chiller

Warm beer is pretty much the worst. And we’ve all put a bottle or two in the freezer to quick chill them and then forgotten they were there. Until we opened the freezer to see the mess. Give your friends the gift of cold beer whenever they want it this year with the Allocacoc CupCooler. If you know someone who already seems to have everything, get them something they would never have thought of on their own. The CupCooler has a built-in cooling mechanism that will keep beverages between 32 and 41 degrees F.

Price: $69.95

Gifts for people trying to be more productive

Scanmarker Pen-Shaped Scanner

If you know someone who reads a lot of material for work or school and is constantly high-lighting things to go back over that information later, they need a Scanmarker. All you have to do is run this Bluetooth scanner over the text you want to highlight, and it will deliver the words to your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Taking notes has never been easier.

Price: $96

Liftid Neurostimulation Personal Brain Stimulator

This Liftid device is pretty amazing, especially for a gadget gift under $150. Liftid uses Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to help you focus like never before. It applies a light electrical current via two electrodes to targeted areas of the brain. And it’s super easy to use. Just wet the pads, put it on, and wear it for 20 minutes a day to see improvement. It’s a safe alternative to caffeine, energy drinks, and other stimulants.

Price: $149

Educational gifts for kids

Pillar Learning Codi Educational Storytelling Robot

Kids can be hard to keep entertained. And if you know someone who needs a bit of a break, or if you’re looking for one yourself, the Pillar robot is perfect. Not only will this gadget keep them engaged for hours, they’ll be learning at the same time. It has 200 songs, stories, and lessons to choose from, and it serves as an interactive friend. It’s great for children a year or older, and it’s a great way to reduce screen time.

Price: $99.99

Star Wars the Force Coding Teaching Kit

If you’re looking for an affordable gift that the child in your life will love, look no further than this Star Wars coding kit. Star Wars is huge, so kids will love to play with this game and may not even realize their learning to code in the process. They’ll create characters and adventures, and they’ll learn how to use the Force. Because who doesn’t want to learn how to use the Force?

Price: $49.99

Affordable gifts to use around the house

Amazon Echo Show 8 HD Smart Screen

The Alexa-enabled Amazon Echo Show 8 is perfect for anyone’s home. This amazing device can help out in the kitchen by displaying recipes and showing live cooking classes, it can manage all of your smart home devices, and it can serve as a digital photo screen. And with Alexa, you can tell it to make phone calls, play movies or music, or tell you the weather. Whatever you need to manage your home and your day, the Echo Show 8 can make it easier. If someone you know is looking to streamline and organize their household, this should be at the top of the list for them.

Price: $79.99

PhoneSoap 3 UV Phone Sanitizer

No one ever thinks about how dirty their phones are. Or, if they do, they choose to ignore it and pretend they don’t know. But with the PhoneSoap 3, you won’t have to worry about that anymore. This gadget gift uses UV light to kill 99.99% of the bacteria on your phone. This device fits any smartphone, and it will serve double duty and charge your phone as well. This is one gift you might just end up buying for yourself too.

Price: $79.95

Blink XT2 Indoor/Outdoor Smart Security Camera

Home security systems are becoming more and more popular thanks to technology that makes them easier to set up and maintain without monthly costs. And with the Blink XT2, once you set it up, you don’t have to think about it for two years. It works with Amazon Alexa, and it can connect with other Alexa-enabled devices. If you have someone you want to keep a bit safer, this is a great gift.

Price: $74.99

RapidX MyPort 3-in-1 Charger

No one can ever have enough chargers around the house. Ever. Most of us have a lot of devices, and it’s always nice to have extras for guests to use when they need it. The MyPort acts as a power bank, phone stand, and wireless charger, all in one affordable gift. It even offers fast charging capabilities.

Price: $79.99

Helios Touch Evolution Touch-Sensitive Wall Lighting

If you’re looking for a unique gift for the person who has everything, take a look at these Helios Touch Evolution lights. They’re a great addition to any living space, and whoever you get them for will be able to add on to them to create any design they want, wherever they want thanks to easy mounting with 3m Command strips. All you need to do is get them started with their first set of five touch lights, and they’ll want to add more to create an artistic, light-up masterpiece.

Price: $80.10

Gadget gifts for people who need headphones

Logitech G935 Wireless Surround Sound Gaming Headset

The gamer in your life will love the Logitech G935 Headset if they’re looking for an audio upgrade. This headset offers impressive sound and RGB lighting, so they’ll be immersed in their game. They’ll even be able to personalize the color to match their gaming setup. It has 12 hours of battery life, so they’ll be able to game all night or all day without worrying about running out of juice. In their headphones, at least.

Price: $99.99

Amazon Echo Buds In-Ear Headphones

These earbuds can pretty much do it all for you, and they’d made a great gift for someone who uses Amazon Alexa. The Echo Buds use Bose technology to reduce outside noise, and you’ll have a virtual assistant in your ear with Alexa. They also have noise-isolating technology so you can focus on what you’re trying to get done and nothing else. And they have five hours of battery life, with another fifteen in the charging case.

Price: $129.99

Upgrade your loved one’s tech this holiday season

Amazon Fire HD 8 Alexa Tablet

Both kids and adults will love the Fire HD 8. There’s a variety of things they can do on it. From reading to watching movies to taking pictures, you’re good to go, wherever you go. And with Alexa, this tablet is more convenient than ever. It has ten hours of battery life, so if you’re looking to keep little ones occupied while traveling, this is a great gift gadget under $150 for someone with children.

Price: $79.99

Facebook Portal Mini Smart Video Calling Screen

If you have any family who lives out of town, this is the gift to get them this season. The Facebook Portal Mini Smart Video Calling Screen will make it easier than ever for you to stay in touch. Your calls and video will be clear, and the device will even filter out background noise so you can hear them clearly. Which is super helpful if you have one of those moms who is always doing something else while she’s talking to you. And it’s a useful device for them to have around the house. It has built-in Amazon Alexa, so they’ll be able to integrate it with their other Alexa-enabled devices.

Price: $129

New Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)

Anyone with an iPad Pro will love a new Apple Pencil this holiday season. If they already have one, they’ll love the upgrade with its magnetic design that allows it to stick right to their iPad Pro. Bonus? Sticking it to the iPad Pro will charge it, so they’ll never have to worry about plugging it in. And if they don’t already have an Apple Pencil, this gadget gift will revolutionize the way they use their iPad Pro.

Price: $129

Great gadget gifts for people always on the go

Ledger Nano X Bluetooth Crypto Wallet

If you have anyone you know who uses cryptocurrency, the Ledger Nano X is just the gadget gift under $150 they need. Cryptocurrency is becoming more popular, but having it easily accessible on the go can be difficult. This crypto wallet makes it easy to manage your cryptocurrency. It’s mobile-friendly and has a great app, and it offers incredible security.

Price: $83

Native Union Jump+ Wireless Powerbank

With the Native Union Jump+, your loved one will always have the power they need when they need it. They’ll be able to charge up to three devices at once thanks to 12,000 mAh of battery power. To put it in perspective, that’s enough power to fully charge an iPhone 11 Pro more than twice. It’s also Qi-enabled, so there’s no need to worry about cords for Qi-enabled devices to charge. This is an affordable gift anyone will use.

Price: $99.99

MagicMount™ Charge3 Vent Wireless Magnetic Mount

For that person who’s always in their car, the MagicMount™ is a perfect gift. They won’t need to worry about cords for the Qi-enabled device. And even though it’s a vent mount, it won’t block air or blow a bunch of hot air on their phone that’s to its design. Since it’s a vent mount, they also won’t have a bulky dash mount hindering their view.

Price: $79.99

Go on and get your One-Click going now that we’ve given you all of your shipping ideas with these gadget gifts under $150. ‘Tis the season for giving, and now you can give with confidence that you’ll make your loved one’s day with any of these gifts. Did you find what you were looking for on this? Or did we spark other ideas instead?

Tera has worked in the publishing industry since 2004 and considers the written word her first love. When she's not writing or editing, she's usually traveling, knitting, or binge-watching Netflix.
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