Not every tech-themed gift has to be a bank breaker.
If a TV, videogame system or new smartphone are out of your price range this holiday season, there are still plenty of good, stocking-sized items that will make your friends and family just as happy. Not all of them are as flashy as big ticket items, but what they lack in sizzle, they more than make up for in usefulness.
—By Chris Morris, special to CNBC.com
Posted 24 Nov. 2014