As the holiday season is approaching, everyone needs to gift their loved ones. There are plenty of affordable options that’ll make for great gifts regardless of who you’re shopping for. To help make it easier, we’ve rounded up a plethora of deals on streaming sticks, smart displays, video games ,and more,all priced at or below $50. The Streaking Stick 4K is the best Roku to buy for this price. Though we recommend the 4K+ model, The difference is that the 4K+ model has a rechargeable remote and offers hands-free voice control.

If someone likes to watch Prime Video content or just really like the Alexa voice assistant, go with Amazon’s streaming stick . It works with most apps, but it is obviously geared toward Prime shows and movies. The picture-in-picture feature lets people pull up you security camera feed without interrupting your current binge. Then , For $10 less, it is good to buy a similarly capable version of the Fire TV Stick.

Moving ahead , the Blue microphones are known for their reliability and quality .This one is super affordable too . It’s a great option if you’re looking for a decent upgrade to your laptop’s built-in microphone for video calls. If your WIRED staffers’ kids love the Echo Dot, and this is the updated 2022 version with an improved speaker. It comes in two new cute designs, an owl and a dragon specially for kids can listen to bedtime stories , set alarms, or even call parent-approved contacts . Speaking of parents, it has easy-to-use parental controls.