Google Chromecast

CNET: Best Tech Under $50

CNET: Best Tech Under $50

"Cheap tech" used to mean throwaway products - but not anymore. Now, you can get some of the most convenient and useful gadgets available at amazingly low prices, including everything from headphones and video streamers to wireless keyboards.

Chromecast Audio

CNET rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 (Outstanding)

The good: Google's budget audio dongle pipes music to any stereo from the most popular streaming apps on your smartphone. It's simple and works well, with direct compatibility for most major music services, and even more supported via the Chrome browser plug-in and on the Android app. And did we mention it only...