The holidays are here, which means it’s time to unfurl those shopping lists, unfreeze your credit cards, and cast aside any concerns about cost or consequence. However, if you’re not feeling so cavalier with your capital—fear not. We’ve compiled a list of 50 great gifts, all under $50. We’re talking stocking stuffers, high-quality bargain-buys, and all-around great gear for a price that won’t cause your credit score to V-fib.
Nothing’s worse than your phone (or tablet) dying while you’re out and about. That’s why the
Despite what you may have heard, dads are complicated creatures. Like the rest of us, they come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with personalities and interests to match. This being true, shopping for dads can sometimes be tough. One necktie, as it turns out, does not fit all. To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of gift suggestions sure to please every type of father, no matter where his interests may lie.
Bose® QuietComfort 45™ Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones
One thing dads always seem to agree about is that things
Shopping for mom has never been easy. After all, what do you get the woman who once put, “Some grandkids would be nice,” on her B&H Wish List? (Real subtle, Ma, thanks.) Luckily, B&H carries plenty of awesome alternatives, including great gift ideas from companies like Apple, Bose®, and DJI. Here are some of our top recommendations.
Google Nest Mini
According to the Internet, there’s an old couplet that goes: “Man may work from sun to sun / But woman’s work is never done.” According to my mom, that couplet was written about her. If
Motorists are flocking to the roads in droves these days, to make getting behind the wheel more hazardous than it’s been in a decade, as recently reported in Car & Driver magazine. When traffic is heavy, frustration can build quickly, leading to aggressive driving and road rage—both of which are on the rise.
One essential tool to help keep you safe under such conditions is the trusty dash cam. Initially designed for police use to catch traffic
The year 2021 saw our favorite wearable tech get some solid quality of life improvements and upgrades. Our list has the usual inclusions from Apple, Samsung, and Fitbit, along with a couple of honorable mentions as well. We’ve compiled our favorite smartwatch picks into our list of top wearables for 2021.
Apple Watch Series 7
Apple Watch has continued to be a mainstay in our “best of year” picks, and for good reason. The newest model, the
As each year goes by, smartphone cameras keep getting better, and this also means more and more people have access right at their fingertips to a powerful camera. Social media platforms such as TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook wouldn’t be as big as they are without the proliferation of smartphone photography. Still, even with the impressive improvements that have put these mobile cameras in competition with traditional camera systems, there are times that they show their limitations. This is why many companies have been developing mobile photo
Right now, the idea of heading back to school means different things for different people. For some, it means returning to a full-time schedule on a conventional campus or classroom. For others, it’s attending a virtual classroom or participating in some variation of remote learning. But regardless of what “back to school” means to you, there are plenty of great headphone options to address all your wants and needs. Here are some of our top choices for best
Like many people, music is the lifeblood of my day. Whether I’m waking up, working out, riding the subway to work, or just taking a stroll, everything is better when there’s a soundtrack. To celebrate my love of music, I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite portable audio players. With each device, I’ve included a song recommendation, just a handful of personal favorites I’ve been listening to a lot lately. Hope you enjoy.
In 2019, Sonos released its very first portable speaker: the
There is no accessory more fundamental than a good pair of headphones. They link our ears, privately, to music, media, and entertainment. These days, there is so much content to enjoy that the number of options can be overwhelming. The same is true with the sheer number of headphones on the market. There are so many different kinds available, you might want some help sorting through the possibilities.
In this article, we’ll look at several
Fueled by a global pandemic and the sudden shift away from mass transit, bike sales skyrocketed in 2020. In fact, right now, in the U.S., we are in the middle of the biggest cycling sales boom since the 1970s. Come next year, millions of new riders will have taken to the streets, many for the first time. To help all those beginner bikers get the most out of their cycling experience, we’ve put together a handy buying guide of cycling accessories.
The number one rule of bike safety is always going to be wear your helmet. In fact, we would
Despite the global pandemic, 2020 was another banner year for smartphones, with plenty of great choices made available from all the top brands. Choosing the best of those phones is largely a subjective task. After all, what’s best for one user isn’t necessarily what’s best for all. People have different needs, different budgets, and so on. With that in mind, we’ve put together a top-five list of our favorite phones of 2020—a register that hopefully includes something for everyone.
iPhone 12 Pro
Although it was
If you’re familiar with the wired noise-canceling earbud designs that began popping up on the market several years ago, you’re sure to recall the fairly large, in-line boxes that hung on the cabling of most models. This rather cumbersome design characteristic was necessary to house the batteries and circuitry behind the active noise canceling. But lately, we have seen manufacturers begin to pack noise-canceling functionality into much smaller, and more streamlined profiles. This is an impressive feat, especially when you consider the
The year 2020 is officially upon us, which means it’s time to start making good on all those New Year’s resolutions. For many of us, our resolutions include specific fitness goals or a greater focus on our overall health. One brand that can help reach those goals is Garmin, whose extensive catalogue of fitness trackers, watches, and wearables are a boon to anyone looking to conquer their newly pledged athletic aspirations. Here’s a list of some of our favorites.
The first item on our list is arguably the best multisport smartwatch on
With Oscar-winning filmmakers such as Steven Soderbergh and Claude Lelouch lately making films using an iPhone, we now have an even better appreciation of the benefits of smartphone filmmaking. In an interview with HeyUGuys, Soderbergh—known for films like Traffic and Ocean’s Eleven—explained that only with a phone could he have made his film Unsane the way he wanted to, shown the film he wanted to show.
The French director, Lelouch, speaking with
To say that holiday shopping is stressful is about as obvious as the odds of successfully navigating an asteroid field being approximately 3,720 to 1. But if you’ve got a tech enthusiast on that list, the odds are great that this gift guide will have a cool, unique piece of tech they’ll love to unwrap this holiday season. We tech types usually have a wide gamut of interests, and here you’ll find options that cover everything from music to robotics. Sit back, grab a hot beverage, and get ready to cross another name off that list.