If you have friends or relatives who are anything like me, and love a gadget, you’ll know that that they can be really difficult to buy a present for.

To help you out (and order in time) here is a list of 13 perfect gifts, which won’t break the bank, and should delight the gadgeteer in your life. These are all items I have personally bought and used recently. You can also link to the items from the image slider above.

iPhone lens kit £6.99

The fisheye and wide angle lenses are perfect for capturing a whole room full of people at #TRULondon.

retractable lightning bolt cables £2.99

Essential charger kit.

4200MAH Bank Battery Charger Stand Case For iPhone 5 £14.99

When away from the office, I need a full charge extra on this to last the day.

ChargeCard credit card sized iPhone charger c.£18

Wallet-sized charger – perfect.

Integral Neon 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive £26

A must for those who move large files regularly.

USB light Ikea £2

Not everyone has backlit laptop keyboards.

Mini HDMI to VGA converter £6

Many new laptops only have HDMI out, but most projectors only accept VGA.

Google Chromecast £32

“Cast” anything from Google chrome to your TV from your phone, tablet or laptop.

Yamaha Guitarlele £58

You only need to know 4 chords, and this tiny guitar is addictive.

Makala: Soprano Ukulele £40

The very best of the budget ukeleles.

Bike LASER Lane rear Tail Light £11

Make your own laser-lit cycle-lane with this bike light.

Ergolite® Gas Lift Saddle Stool Black £60

My back was killing me, and this fixed my posture.

Logitech Wireless Speaker Adaptor for Bluetooth Audio Devices £26

Transmit your smartphone sounds to any Hi-Fi via bluetooth.

Please feel free to add your own recommendations below.


Stephen O'Donnell is a lifelong recruiter, internet enthusiast, fadgadget and peripatetic writer.

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