These are items I have used.
Sonos Sound System: http://www.sonos.com/system/
Get extra boost on your home network. Connect to a TV, Game Sytem, or Sonos speaker system
iPod Touch http://www.apple.com/ipodtouch/
Apple iPod touch plays music and videos, excels at games and apps, makes video calls
iOn Tape Express: http://www.ionaudio.com/products/details/tape-express-with-headphones
Turn your tapes into MP3s and listen on your computer, iPod, in the car, or in the palm of your hand!
Works on Mac and Windows. (mac version of software makes you split tracks manually).
USB Battery Pack - for backup on the go charging. Lots of brands out now.
T-Mobile Portable Back Up Battery Charger with USB Cable by T-Mobilehttp://amzn.com/B001W47SMG Cheaper ones are power only, use your existing cable.
Mac Mini for your TV: http://www.apple.com/macmini/specs.html
(with HDMI out for HD quality and an apple remote.)
Remember no keyboard or mouse in the box.
If you need a Mac mouse or keyboard or other phone or tech devices on a budget check out CEX http://us.webuy.com/product.php?plid=4
More tech gadget suggestions coming soon. Have a happy new year!