It's a common misconception that cost is directly related to how useful a device is. This article focuses on supporting accessories -- devices that improve the use of other gadgets, enhance your life or minimize inconveniences. In some instances, they're outright essential.
When historians look back at the 2010s, I suspect two tech trends will be readily apparent: the rise in popularity of the subscription-based model and the emergence of the gig economy. What may not be immediately evident is that these two movements helped solve a dilemma that has perplexed some of the world's brightest minds for decades.
Because there's still time to get something for that family member or friend who is clearly more tech-inclined than most. Here's a list of useful or outright just cool items that techies will love, all at or under $50. Since we published our Tech Gift Shortlist we have almost doubled the number of recommendations on the stuffers list. Check it out.