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Best gifts under $100

Looking for some affordable tech gear to dole out during the holiday season? Here are some of our current top budget picks.

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David Carnoy
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Amazon Kindle 2012

Amazon's updated its popular entry-level non-touch-screen Kindle, giving it better performance and a darker exterior while lowering the price to $69 for the ad-supported version.
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Apple TV

With additional software upgrades, the $99 Apple TV continues to get better, finally earning an Editors' Choice Award back in August.
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Roku LT

The Roku LT is our current top budget pick in the Internet media box category.
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Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch

The basic Nook Simple Touch (without GlowLight) remains a solid e-reader for $99, and we expect to see it discounted to $79 during the holidays (you can get a refurbished unit for $79 now).
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Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760

Wish you didn't have to recharge the batteries on your wireless keyboard? Here's the answer.
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Logitech UE Mobile Boombox

Logitech's successor to its Mini Boombox portable speaker has a more rugged design.
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Seagate Backup Plus

A slick, slim drive that gives you 1TB of storage for just less than $100.
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Logitech Harmony 650

Logitech's entry-level Harmony universal remote isn't anything fancy, but it's functional and affordable.
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Soundfreaq Sound Kick

The Soundfreaq Sound Kick may not be as small as the Jawbone Jambox, but it does offer better sound.
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Meelectronics A151 earbuds

The MEElectronics A151 balanced armature headphones are one of the best sets of earphones out there for around $50.
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LG Tone HBS-700 Bluetooth stereo headset

LG's Tone HBS-700 stereo Bluetooth headset is among the most comfortable we've tried, and it offers good audio quality.
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Panasonic RP HTX7 Monitor Stereo Headphones

Panasonic's RP-HTX7 headphones have been around for a while but offer excellent value. They come in multiple colors.

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