7 Great Tech Stocking Stuffers

These cool tech toys make great gifts.

ByABC News
November 28, 2014, 3:58 AM
Check out some of the best tech stocking stuffers for 2014.
Check out some of the best tech stocking stuffers for 2014.
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— -- intro: When Santa stuffs your stocking, it's worth wishing he'll include one of these great tech toys.

The seven items on this list pack some serious tech power and can be enjoyed year-round.

These great stocking stuffer ideas are arranged in price from lowest to highest.

quicklist: 1title: PowerUp 2.0: Electric Paper Airplane Makertext: The days of paper airplanes crashing and burning after flying 10 feet are over.

Turbo charge your paper aircraft with this tiny device that attaches to the nose of the plane.

Experiment with different designs and watch your plane soar hundreds of feet.

The electric paper airplane conversion kit retails for $16.99

(The device requires three AA batteries, which are not included.)

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quicklist: 2title: Amazon Fire TV Sticktext: There are a lot of great streaming options on the market, including Apple TV, Roku and Google Chromecast.

Amazon is the latest to join the group with its Fire TV Stick, and it doesn't disappoint.

Simply plug the USB stick into your TV, use the remote to go through a fairly quick set-up process, and then you'll be able to stream Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and other media sources directly to your television, just like the other aforementioned streamers.

Games are where the Fire TV stick stands out.

Flappy Birds Family, Toy Story: Smash It!, Monsters University and others are available, with the remote acting as the game controller.

Here's the good news: The Amazon Fire TV stick is a steal at $39.

The bad: It's currently sold out, so if you haven't ordered one already, you won't receive your Fire TV stick until they're back in stock on Jan. 15.

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quicklist: 3title: Koss Portable Speakertext: This small but powerful speaker can easily fill a room.

The device syncs up to Bluetooth, allowing users to play DJ from their phone, tablet or computer.

The Koss BTS1 Bluetooth speaker retails for $59.99.

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quicklist: 4title: Mophie Power Station Plustext: There's nothing worse than the moment your smartphone or tablet runs out of battery power while you're on the go.

The Mophie Power Station Plus makes a great gift for people who rely heavily on their electronics (ie, most of us) and don't want to carry around a charger and have to look for an open wall outlet.

Plug the small device into any Apple product to bring your favorite device back to life.

The Mophie Power Station Plus starts at $79.95.

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quicklist: 5title: Alcohoottext: This device will turn your smartphone into a portable breathalyzer -- and let you manage your drinking throughout the night.

The team behind Alcohoot says the tiny device uses the same high-grade fuel cell censors as law enforcement to provide users with much more accurate readings. It can be used up to 500 times before having to be charged again, according to the company.

Download the Alcohoot app, plug the device into your smartphone, attach a mouthpiece and blow for a few seconds before the app calculates your BAC.

As an added safety bonus, Uber, Lyft and other taxi services are integrated into the app, making sure everyone has a safe and responsible night.

Alcohoot retails for $99.

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quicklist: 6title: Sol Republic Trackstext: There are plenty of great headphone choices on the market, but Sol Republic's Tracks stand out for their ability to be customized.

Perfect for a tech savvy fashionista, it's incredibly easy to swap out the headband, cables and speakers to create a look that matches your outfit or mood.

Bonus: The twistable headband makes it easy to slip a pair of headphones into stockings of all sizes.

Sol Republic's Tracks start at $99.99 with customizable parts sold separately.

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quicklist: 7title: GoPro Herotext: It's the hot item on everyone's list -- but what if you don't want to shell out big bucks for a more advanced GoPro?

The company's Hero model packs all of the basic features we've come to love from Go Pro and is the perfect entry-level camera.

Weighing in at 3.9 ounces, the Hero can shoot high definition video and capture 5 megapixel photos at five frames per second. It's also waterproof down to 131-feet.

The Hero retails for $129.99. Mounts are not included, however they start at $14.99 on GoPro's website.

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