Maybe you’re not the best gift-giver around. There’s no shame in that, because we’ve got you covered! We’ve assembled this short list of the best gift ideas for under a $100. Whoever the recipient is will undoubtedly appreciate these awesome gifts.
Audio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable with Knox Carbon Fiber Vinyl Brush and Cleaning Kit
For the budding audiophile who doesn’t want to spend a thousand dollars on their turntable, this is the cheap alternative.
But don’t let the word cheap deter you.
This turntable will play 33rpm and 45rpm records, it uses a cartridge with a user-replaceable needle, and comes with a brush to keep your vinyl records clean. When you drop the records onto the aluminum spinner you can hear the crisp and clear cracks and pops that defined a generation of music.[amazon box=”B01FV3XMTQ” ]
Blink Home Security Camera System with Motion Detection, HD Video, Battery-Powered, Cloud Storage for Your Smartphone – 1 Camera Kit
No one is going to be disappointed with a gift that is going to keep them safer. Smart security cameras are a relatively new market, but one that is blossoming as the tech behind smartphones continues to be improved year after year. The great thing about these cameras is they won’t run up the user’s monthly electric bill as they are packaged with year-long batteries. Perhaps the coolest feature is the ability to view a live stream of your camera feed on your smartphone. With the option to add more cameras to your network, this gift is perfect in providing peace of mind in a happy home.[amazon box=”B0172DDZ5E” ]
Samsung Gear VR – Virtual Reality Headset – 2016 Edition (US Version with Warranty)
Virtual reality is the next technological mountaintop that industries are going to summit. It is only a matter of time before the technology becomes like a second nature to us, but until then, provide the opportunity of a lifetime with Samsung’s Gear VR, which can be used with every single Samsung smartphone out there, which quite a lot of people have.[amazon box=”B01HU3J9QA” ]
UDI 818A HD+ Drone with Camera – HD Drone amera with Headless Mode – Extra Battery for U818A Drone Doubles Flight Time
Drones are sort of a fad that isn’t really fading away, and that means a lot more people are taking chances on the multitude of developers creating these drone products. USA Toyz has a pretty phenomenal drone here, which you won’t find many below $100, so gifting this drone to someone is a way to make sure they can have fun soaring through the skies like a bird, or a plane, or Superman. The sky is the limit.[amazon box=”B00X92BCA8″ ]
Voltaic Systems – Amp USB Portable Solar Charger with Backup Battery Pack (4,000mAH)
This portable solar charger may not be one of the fanciest iterations, but it gets the job done at a reasonable price and provides the same quality of service as the fancier ones. Voltaic Systems have created an easy-to-use solar charger that allows USB connections so you can charge your iPhone or Android phone on the go, or charge anything that connects through USB. With a built-in battery lasting hours after charging is complete, everyone will appreciate this portable power source.[amazon box=”B00429K8SO” ]
So there you have it. If your recipient isn’t appreciative of any of these gifts, then maybe you should think long and hard about giving them another gift in the future.