We here at Cult of Mac aren’t made of money. And we’re sure that unless you’re Tim Cook, you aren’t either. Therefore, we’re all looking for ways to survive the holiday season with both our street cred and wallets firmly intact.
To that end, we’ve compiled awesome items that would not only be welcome gifts under anyone’s Christmas tree, but all sell for less than $50. (At least with these heavy holiday deals in full effect, they do.)
ONE Mini Pocket Multilingual Assistant – $50.15 (Orig. $99) with “BFSAVE15” at checkout
It’s the size of a small TV remote, but this crazy powerful gadget actually transcribes and translates text or spoken words of the 12 most used languages around the world in real time. Use it for simple conversations in a foreign tongue or even get a live interpreter to help for more nuanced exchanges. At 40% off, it’s amazing tech that no traveler should be without.
iPM World 360-Degree 1080p Wireless IP Security Camera – $34 (Orig. $129.99) with “BFSAVE15” at checkout
Save almost 75 percent on this home security cam that casts a 360 degree all seeing eye over your living space or office at all times. Record, store and review HD camera footage, even with infrared night vision, that can be streamed directly to your app-linked iPhone while maintaining strict security encryption protocols. It’s quick, simple home security made easy.
ARMOR-X 2-in-1 Tablet Stand – $25.50 (Orig $49.99) with “BFSAVE15” at checkout
This multitasking beast, now more than $20 off, basically makes your tablet a hands-free device. The sturdy aluminum stand can be placed or attaches almost anywhere and can even be wall mounted to keep your tablet stable and safe, while your hands accomplish tasks other than holding your device. Pretty darn simple, huh?
Dr. Save Vacuum Travel Kit – $28.04 (Orig $69.95) with “BFSAVE15” at checkout
Dr. Save compresses all your soft items to help wedge more than 70 percent more into your suitcase or travel bag. The pump is ultra-compact and engineered for travel, but it’s also great for storing all those seasonal clothes for next year while protecting items from moisture, mildew or odors. Plus, Dr. Save also saves you over $35 with this current deal.
AirSounds Pro True Wireless Earbuds – $29.75 (Orig $129.99) with “BFSAVE15” at checkout
All the power and convenience of Airpods — at a fraction of the price. The latest version of AirSounds’ best seller still offers up brilliant sound quality, wireless charging, seamless connectivity and touch controls, while upping the ante with improved design aesthetics for better comfort and battery life status updates every time you connect. At nearly $100 off, these are holiday steal.
Retro Phonograph Bluetooth Speaker & Radio – $43.99 (Orig. $69) with “BFSAVE15” at checkout
OK, granted — this one’s just a scooch over $50. But c’mon, the vintage shell that looks like an early 20th century phonograph player is rocking some serious tech under that non-assuming hood. Via Bluetooth connectivity, this speaker streams music from your iPhone or other device, read TF cards to play your special playlist or even dials into radio mode to pump your favorite local stations.
Space Fighter Building Block Drone – $34 (Orig. $59.99) with “BFSAVE15” at checkout
Perfect for the super-smart kid on your list that needs to grow up to a STEM job, this make your own flying spaceship teaches key principles like aerodynamics, weight distribution and more. Of course, it flies like a champ, too. But you can be the cool adult who bought the brainy kid his own drone. You win the holidays — and save over $20.
Ligtro Grip with LB1 LED Light Bundle – $46.75 (Orig. $79) with “BFSAVE15” at checkout
Elevate your iPhone photo game with this easy to grip, lightweight handle that puts all your phone’s camera controls right in the handle for rapid fire photography. The grip also comes with its own LED light attachment for sessions that demand a flash. It’s iPhone 11-compatible and almost $25 off. Win-win.