If you think you can't afford to buy fancy tech gifts for your friends and family, think again. Here are our favorite tech gifts for every kind of friend or family member, all of which cost less than $100.
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When in Rome is the perfect gift for a friend who loves Alexa. Amazon's voice assistant is your host in this family-oriented two-player trivia game where you move figurines around the board and answer trivia questions about major cities around the world, collecting treasures along the way. Alexa guides you through the setup and gameplay.(Notably, the game's developers worked with residents of the cities to develop and record the trivia questions.)
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Even the best breakfast chefs don't have all the time in the world. Enter the Dash Deluxe Rapid Egg Cooker. Stick up to 12 eggs in this baby, turn it on, and they'll be hard boiled, poached or omelette-d in less than 10 minutes. You can even use this machine to steam dumplings, vegetables and other foods.
If you're shopping for a friend who owns a Google Home Mini, the Ninety7 Jot should be your go-to gift. This re-chargeable battery base will allow them to make their Home Mini portable, without sacrificing features or sound quality.
Help your friends bring their tunes to work, school, the park, a camping trip or anywhere else. Anker's water-resistant Soundcore 2 has a 24-hour battery life and excellent, well-balanced audio.
A PC gamer is nothing without a great mouse pad. And there's no better pad out there than the massive Turtle Beach Drift. This smooth microfiber mouse pad has a resistant back to keep it from slipping around. It also has embroidered edges to let you know when you need to reset your hand.
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Do you have a friend who owns way too much tech? The Lay-N-Go Wired is designed to hold all the electronic accessories you'll ever need. Mesh pouches, zipper pockets and Velcro straps allow you to safely store and easily find your watch, phone, headphones, chargers, cords, SD cards and whatever else you might need.
If you're not quite sure what to get for someone, you can never go wrong with a Google Home Mini. This cute, Google Assistant-powered smart speaker can power your smart home, answer your questions, tell you the weather, order you pizza, and most of the other things you can do with larger smart speakers. It also has decent audio, and supports a number of music-streaming services.