Stocking Stuffers: Tech Gifts Under $10

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Stocking Stuffers: Tech Gifts Under $10
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Looking for tech-friendly stocking stuffers that won’t do serious damage to your bank account? From everyday items that always come in handy to high-tech toys designed for hours of enjoyment, these thrifty gifts will put a grin on any geek’s face and please your pocketbook at the same time.

CableClip ($9.95)
BlueLounge

CableClip ($9.95)

Give the gift of organization with these colorful cable twisters from BlueLounge. Available in small, medium and large, these clips are designed to neatly bundle and store cables of all sizes, from bulky Ethernet cables to slim earbud cords.

BlueLounge: CableClip

Kingston MicroSDHC Flash Memory Kit ($8.99)
Kingston

Kingston MicroSDHC Flash Memory Kit ($8.99)

Petite, portable, and packing plenty of storage, the Kingston 8GB microSDHC flash memory kit is the perfect size for your favorite techie’s digital camera, smartphone, or tablet. With the included adapters, it easily transforms into a standard-sized SD card or a USB memory stick for maximum flexibility.

Amazon: Kingston MicroSDHC Flash Memory Kit

PowerGen Dual USB Car Charger ($9.99)
PowerGen

PowerGen Dual USB Car Charger ($9.99)

The PowerGen USB car charger is a great gift for friends who are always on the go. It plugs into a standard cigarette lighter or power port in any car and offers a 2-amp port for charging an iPad or other tablet, and a 1-amp port for charging smartphones or other devices. The heavy-duty dual-port design enables full-speed charging of two devices at the same time.

Amazon: PowerGen Dual USB Car Charger

HDMI Cables (from $1.97)
Monoprice

HDMI Cables (from $1.97)

Game consoles, Blu-ray players, audio receivers, set-top boxes like Roku or Boxee -- all of these devices are best enjoyed when hooked up to an HDTV using HDMI cables. Unfortunately, most of the time the cables aren’t included, which can be quite a letdown on Christmas morning when all you want to do is play with your new toy. Monoprice’s range of premium HDMI cables start at just $2 and are the perfect size to stuff in a stocking.

Monoprice: HDMI Cables

GOgroove audiOHM Earbuds ($9.99)
Accessory Genie

GOgroove audiOHM Earbuds ($9.99)

Sometimes the best gift is one that lets you tune out the world around you. These GOGroove AudioOHM Retro earbuds are engineered with Neodymium Magnetic components and an acoustic resonance chamber to deliver deep bass and crystal-clear high notes. The 45-degree-angled design, coupled with three different sizes of silicone ear gels, provide a noise-blocking effect and a custom fit that keeps the earbuds from falling out even when you're working out.

Accessory Genie: GOgroove audiOHM Earbuds

4M Dynamo Torch ($9.99)
4M

4M Dynamo Torch ($9.99)

Science and play meet in the 4M Dynamo Torch from Toysmith, a DIY generator kit designed to teach children about electrical energy and alternative power. Best for kids 8 and up, this kit contains everything they need to build their own simple hand-cranked generator capable of powering a light bulb. Who knew learning could be so much fun?

Amazon: 4M Dynamo Torch

Paperback ($7.95)
iLoveHandles

Paperback ($7.95)

Perfect for the friend who just can’t give up old-fashioned note-taking, Paperback combines the convenience of the always at-hand iPhone with a sticky notepad. Each pad contains 80 sheets designed to fit perfectly on the back of an iPhone 5, and can be attached individually or a few sheets at a time.

iLoveHandles: Paperback

Humble Bundle (varies)
Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle (varies)

Boost your indie-gamer cred and help a great cause by giving the gift of a Humble Bundle. You set the price you're willing to pay, and in return you get a gift code that your recipient can use to download a collection of cross-platform games. Part of your payment goes to support charities such as Child's Play, Charity: Water, and the Human Rights Campaign, making this a gift with impact.

Humble Bundle

Forever 21 Street-Cool Texting Gloves ($4.80)
Forever 21

Forever 21 Street-Cool Texting Gloves ($4.80)

Perfect for the person who can’t put down her phone even when it’s freezing out, these stylish gloves from Forever 21 feature contrasting fabric at the thumb and index finger, which allows every pinch, slide and tap to register on a smartphone while keeping her hands warm and cozy.

Forever 21: Street-Cool Texting Gloves

PadTab ($9.99)
PadTab

PadTab ($9.99)

A tablet -- able to quickly access nearly any recipe you can imagine -- makes an excellent kitchen companion. It’s vulnerable, though, to spills and splashes on the countertop. The PadTab tablet mounting system is a great way to for the foodie on your list to keep his tablet accessible and safe in the kitchen. Compatible with many popular tablets, including the iPad, Kindle Fire and Galaxy Tab 7”, the PadTab can be mounted on any smooth, flat surface and is easy to install.

ThinkGeek: PadTab

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