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(Pocket-lint) - If you're clear on your budget and just want some ideas or prompts for what gifts to get the tech-lover in your life, we've come up with a list of some great gifts that don't stretch your money too far. All of these gifts should come in at less than £50.

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Our pick of the best gifts for less than £50

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Amazon Echo Dot with Clock


The Echo Dot is a mainstay of bargain hunters - it's often available on great deals, but even when it's full price it's a nicely affordable little smart speaker. 

The slightly older Echo Dot with Clock is the best version to our mind, with the same impressive sound for its size and a useful LED display behind the fabric which makes it superb for timers and knowing the actual time at a glance. Its RRP might be above this price bracket, but it's so regularly discounted that we're including it regardless. 

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Google Nest Mini


If you think that your target recipient is more of a Google Assistant persuasion, then thankfully Google's got an almost identically-impressive puck speaker to offer in the form of the Nest Mini.

It's a great addition to any smart home, and in truth, we're starting to think that Google Assistant is the top assistant out there. Sound is great, and we like its fabric-centric design, too. 

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Logitech K380


A good keyboard is absolutely key to any successful working from home situation, but that doesn't have to mean a great big board with number pad and all.

We really like this diminutive, minimalistic keyboard from Logitech - it's everything you need and easily connects to multiple devices by Bluetooth. It's easy to move and carry around, while battery life is so long that you'll forget about it entirely. 

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K


Streaming is a huge part of most of our daily lives now - that revolution is well and truly established. 

However, loads of people are still using games consoles or ageing televisions to stream on out-of-date apps and suffering for it. Why not lighten that load with this excellent streaming stick from Amazon, which outputs in marvellous 4K with HDR compatibility?

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Anker Power


Power banks are another established bit of modern life - although smartphones are finally starting to get better where batteries are concerned, most people still want to have a bank in their bag in case they need more juice.

This great bank from Anker has a massive capacity but an impressively small body and can charge your phone multiple times over. It's also great for the likes of the Nintendo Switch. 

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Amazon Fire 7 tablet


Amazon's Fire tablets are supremely impressive, offering a blend of value and features that's hard to overlook.

You can get a really decent tablet in the form of the Fire 7 for less than its price, provided you get the version that has display ads on the lock screen. If you want to get rid of those it'll add a small extra cost, but still represent excellent value for a little tablet that's perfect for e-reading and video viewing. 

Writing by Max Freeman-Mills. Originally published on 3 September 2020.