12 gadget Christmas stocking fillers under £25

7. Alessi Piripicchio clothes shaver - £23

All that separates you from clean, lint-free clothes is a pair of 2 AA batteries. Available in red, blue or green, this design classic is impressive enough that it can be left on display in any room of the house.

Alessi piripicchio clothes shaver

8. Urban DJ mixer - £19.99

Hook this glitzy cassette-shaped gizmo up to two iPods, MP3 players or mobiles and mix bangin' beats your whole family will hate you for on Christmas day. Better push headphones into the 3.5mm jack to avoid trouble, and don't forget to buy 2 AAA batteries for it too.

Urban dj mixer

9. Lexon Jet calculator - £25

The Lexon Jet calculator is a design icon perfect for that hard-to-buy-for parent, the brushed aluminum case is stylish and premium-looking in a sea of naff plastic calculators and widgets/Office applications.

Lexon jet calculator

10. USB rechargeable batteries - £12.99

We know how hard it is remembering to buy batteries, especially at Christmas when so many presents require them. With these USB rechargeable ones, simply pop them in a laptop and after five hours they're fully charged.

USB rechargeable batteries

11. Star Trek Wrath of Khan phaser - £17.99

With the whole Star Trek franchise seeing a revival thanks to the recent JJ Abrams film, this phaser will entertain both adults and children with the actual sound effects from the Wrath of Khan classic.

Star trek wrath of khan phaser

12. 3 mobile broadband dongle £9.99 + £15/month

The cheapest 3G dongle around, you'll have to pay £9.99 upfront for it, and then £15 a month thereafter for 5GB of data. The best bit though is that the contract length is just one month, and can be cancelled at any point, so the lucky recipient can decide if they want to take it on after the initial 30 days.

3 mobile broadband dongle


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