We've all seen the headlines. Times are tough. Budgets are tight. Money isn't exactly raining from the skies these days. Fortunately that doesn't mean great tech gear for your Mac, iPhone, and iPod is out of reach this holiday season. We've scoured the store shelves (both physical and virtual) to find impressive gadgetry that doesn't put a hurt on your bank balance. The 14 items in this collection are all under $50 and they'll fit any budget that calls for spending just a few dollars. This gear will enhance what you already own, let you get more things done, and maybe even put a smile on your face.
This story, "Welcome to the 2009 Gear Guide" was originally published by Macworld.