The days of picking out a new necktie for Dad or another man in your life are far gone. Men want something that they can really use, and that means the newest gadgets.
So here, for your consideration, are the 10 Must Have Gadgets for Men. Most are available on Amazon so you needn’t comb the stores looking for that gift for the man in your life.
With an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars and a whopping 136,961 reviews on Amazon, the Echo Dot is selling like proverbial hotcakes.
Available through Amazon, the Echo Dot is a speaker that is voice controlled. It uses Alexa to make calls, answer questions, play music, and control other smart home devices, It can call or message your friends and family, as well as control lights, thermostats, and more. You can speak to it even across the room while it’s playing music, thanks to its 7 far-field microphones.
These noise-cancelling wireless headphones are enabled with Alexa voice control. They’ve garnered a 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon, with 3,471 customer reviews and over 1,000 answered questions. The headphones have easy Bluetooth pairing, personalized settings.
These headphones also offer Bose Augmented Reality enabled for Apple devices, with apps for Android in the works. It’s our priciest pick at $349.00 with free shipping. The headphones come in black, silver, or rose gold.
Free shipping as well as Amazon product support are included.
Kodak has come out with a new camera that automatically prints your photos after clicking the shutter. It’s about $70 on Amazon. You can buy the camera in several colors, including standard black as well as gray, blue, pink, or gold. It has an option to shoot in black and white, as well as full color. You’ll want to make sure to buy a micro SD card since it’s not included. Then get ready to have some fun!
Safer and more efficient than a wire brush, this grate-cleaning gadget works on virtually any barbeque grill to clean off burnt-on food debris. It’s multi-functional too, as it serves as a bottle opener as well. It’s something most men won’t already have and at around $20 it won’t break the bank.
This Panini Press will make your man a gourmet in a jiffy. It’s perfect for paninis, breakfast sandwiches, Cuban sandwiches, and more. The press transforms your cold sandwich to a satisfying warm treat, complete with grill marks. Its nonstick, carbon-coated plates mean your guy can cook healthily without added butter or oil. It goes for $70 on Amazon, or $10 less in some stores.
They say sitting is the “new smoking,” meaning a habit so bad for health that it needs attention. This light-weight, portable, and ergonomic stand for your man’s laptop lets him stand up and work. It will adjust to different heights for using in bed or anywhere else.
It has a built-in CPU cooling fan operated with a USB cord connected to your computer. It’s a great price to allow your man to experience computer work with more comfort, and a bargain at $39.99, with free shipping and returns.
This is the best seller in programmable home thermostats. At about $250 dollars, it’s an investment that will start to pay back over time. It’s available in various finishes to match any decor, including stainless steel, brass, copper, white, and carbon black.
You can add voice control by pairing with an Alexa device. With auto-schedule, there’s no confusing programming. The thermostat learns what temperatures you like and self-programs to accommodate them..You can connect the Nest Thermostat to Wi-Fi to change the temperature remotely from your phone, tablet or laptop.
It has a energy-saving feature that shows the Nest Leaf when you select a temperature that will save energy. It also keeps track of the weather to deliver the temperature that you want, when you want it. Another plus is the Home/Away Assist; the Nest Thermostat will automatically dial back to avoid heating or cooling an empty home.
Free Amazon tech support is included if you buy it there.
This is the lowest priced item on our list, and only around $10. This time-honored accessory is great for the office to keep your guy’s coffee or tea warm. The coffee warmer has an on/off switch and an indicator light. It also has a longer cord than most, and wipes clean easily. This low-tech gadget is easy to get accustomed to and he may want a second one for home.
This is gadget for the man who loves gadgets. It’s versatile and easy to handle. This multi-tool is manufactured with stainless steel, making it a tough device. It delivers 12 handy tools and comes with a patented locking system, Some of the tools that are included are a fine-tipped needle-nose pliers, several knives, a Phillips head screwdriver, two sizes of flathead screwdrivers, and a wire cutter/stripper. Coming in at around $30 on Amazon, it’s priced in the mid-range for this type of multi-functional tool.
Don’t be fooled by the tongue-in-cheek name. This device is not another yard tool but rather a “manscaping” device. It can take on coarse and curly hair without tugging or pulling. It has a rust-resistant and replaceable ceramic blade with SkinSafeTM technology to prevent nicking. The box comes with the trimmer gadget, a Snap-InTM blade, a USB charging cable, two adjustable guards, and a cleaning brush. The price is around $60.
There are gadgets for men in a wide range of prices and it’s easy to read through the staggering amount of online reviews for all these products. You know your guy the best and hopefully with our assistance, you should not have any problem identifying a useful and appreciated gift.