The holidays are coming and it is the time for giving. But with the economy so bad, giving your acquaintance an iPad Mini for Christmas might be a tad too impractical. So let us give you some help by coming up with great gifts for your family and friends that will not cost you more than $50:
This small video streaming box is only $50, but it is worth it as it delivers a variety of channels including Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus and HBOGo. Of course some of these have separate fees, but some are free. It even supports old TVs with its analog video output. Sure, the lack of Ethernet port is a bit of a turn-off, but if it is the price to pay to keep it at $50 and allow you to give it as a great gift, then so be it.
Sennheiser is popular for their great ear phones and the MM 50iP is no different. But for just $50, this earphone provides users with great natural sound reproduction with outstanding bass response. It is also compatible with the iPhone, the iPod and a myriad of other devices. Last, this phone also has a built-in mic that allows you, or the person you are giving it to, the ability make regular and VoIP service calls.
Sure, it is just a 2GB model. Sure, it has no screen. But the novelty that is the Shuffle still holds some interest to people. Plus, some people are suckers for any Apple products. In addition, its size makes it perfect for listening to music while working out or taking a jog. And for additional $3, you even get free engraving to give it a more personal touch.
If your friend or family member frequently goes to business trips, then he will probably appreciate the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. The design alone will intrigue him. If curved, it is ready for use, and the touch enabled scrolling gives fast and responsive movements. Once you are done, just set it to flat, and it can easily be stored.
Who doesn’t like movies and TV shows right? And what better way to enjoy it than unlimited streaming from Netflix. Fortunately, a Netflix gift card for a 6 month subscription is just $47.94, and there are even more affordable gift cards available. Think about it. That is a half year of unlimited movies and TV show, which means you have earned goodwill until almost the next holiday season comes along.
This is a simple router for people who just want to set up a simple wireless network to share Internet access. But for just under $40, this already uses the 802.11 standard, which means faster and smoother experience. Plus, it has a cloud management feature that is actually useful.
With these affordable but great choices, you will be popular among your friends and families without spending much.