Here's a great little gadget that's not only priced at nicely under a tenner, but very practical.

Very simply it's a USB charger that plugs into the mains. Just stick it straight into a wall socket, connect your USB device into the port and before you know it the USB-powered gizmo of your choosing will be juicing up before your eyes.

If you've stumbled on this page from a search engine not knowing your MPEGs from your tent pegs, then we can assure that any gadget fan you're struggling to buy for will appreciate this handy gift.

Offering an alternative to switching on your PC when you want something charged, at £5.95 it's priced for a stocking filler.