Holiday Gift Guide 2016 – 2017: Top 10 Best Gifts Under $30


Roku Express


This is currently the cheapest form of a Roku there is. Which means its functionality isn't as great as some of the other models that the company has available right now. The Roku Express is meant to open people up to the Roku ecosystem and get them started with the company. It does allow you to watch all of your favorite channels like YouTube, Google Play Movies and more, all for under $30.

Buy the Roku Express

AUKEY USB Wall Charger with Dual Quick Charge 3.0 Ports


If you have a newer smartphone, then chances are you have one that supports Quick Charge 3.0. This wall charger from AUKEY is a Quick Charge 3.0 certified wall charger and will charge your smartphone or tablet faster than ever before. Both ports feature Quick Charge 3.o, but are also backwards compatible to Quick Charge 2.0, 1.0 and even conventional charging.

Buy the AUKEY Quick Charge 3.0 Wall Charger

Anker PowerCore 10000 with Quick Charge 3.0


Here's another gift with Quick Charge 3.0. It's the Anker PowerCore 10000. This is a power bank that has a capacity of 10,000mAh and is able to charge at Quick Charge 3.0 speeds, which is definitely needed in today's day and age. It'll allow you to quickly charge your device while on the go.

Buy the Anker PowerCore 10000

TP-Link Smart Plug


If you're looking to get started in making your home a bit smarter, then the TP-Link Smart Plug is a great place to start. It's a smart outlet, which you can control for your smartphone. This means that you can plug in a lamp to this outlet and then turn it on or off with your phone, even when you aren't home. It also works with Alexa, so you can use the Amazon Echo to control it with your voice.

Buy the TP-Link Smart Plug

Amazon Dash Button


It may seem a little strange, but the Dash button from Amazon can be pretty amazing. Simply press the button when you run out of a product and Amazon will automatically order it for you and have it sent to your home. No more needing to make a shopping list and then going to the store to buy everything. Amazon also offers a $4.99 credit when you buy the Dash button.

Buy Amazon Dash Buttons

KMASHI 15000mAh External Battery


KMASHI has a battery pack here that is a bit bigger than the Anker one above. This is a 15,000mAh capacity power bank which has enough power to charge your smartphone quite a few times before needing to be recharged itself. There are also two USB ports included here, allowing you to charge two devices simultaneously.

Buy the KMASHI 15000mAh External Battery

Logitech M510 Wireless Mouse


This may not be the Logitech MX Master mouse, but it is a pretty cheap and great mouse to pick up. The Logitech M510 does everything you'd expect out of a wireless mouse. Unfortunately it is not wireless over Bluetooth, but has a USB dongle that you plug into any computer and it will work just as you'd expect.

Buy the Logitech M510

Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000


Microsoft also has a pretty cheap mouse here, and this one is even more comfortable to use on a daily basis. Like the Logitech M510, this one also has a USB dongle that you plug into your laptop or desktop to use. There's no Bluetooth connectivity with this mouse, unfortunately.

Buy the Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000

Tronsmart Quick Charge 2.0 42W 3-Port USB Car Charger


Who couldn't use another car charger? Tronsmart has a 3-port car charger here that also has Quick Charge 2.0 included. This means you'll be able to charge three devices at the same time, and more importantly, you'll be able to charge them quickly. Well at least one of them. Only one port is Quick Charge 2.0.

Buy the Tronsmart Quick Charge 2.0 USB Car Charger

AUKEY Powered USB Hub


Need some extra USB ports? No problem. This USB Hub from AUKEY has 7 USB ports, and two USB charging ports. So you'll have plenty of ports to plug everything into your computer as well as a couple to plug in other gadgets that may need to be charged, like your smartphone and smartwatch.

Buy the AUKEY Powered USB Hub