In my search for new products I come across a lot of really cool gadgets and gear, some I get to review right away, and others are on my wishlist.
I thought I would share my perspective of what I like and hopefully, it will give you an idea of what gadget to get your guy for Christmas. In this list of 25 Cool Gadgets For Guys. I cover a number of electronic gadgets for men that any guy would like, some on the list are inexpensive, and a few are quite expensive. So make sure he’s worth it.
A few items on the list I have tested and reviewed. I provide links for you to help you learn more about men’s gadgets and gear. So here are some of the coolest new gadgets for guys. Click through to Amazon if you want to find out the exact price or make a purchase.
25 Cool Gadgets For Guys
This gadget can be a handy item for the man or woman for that matter in your life that travels a lot. With new luggage restriction and the decrease allowable weight. The Tarriss Jetsetter Digital Luggage Scale w/110 lb Capacity can keep you in check when you fly.
The clean design with the digital display and brush metal finish is a gadget that would appeal to most men. This lightweight and durable product will help to avoid expensive surprises when flying. Available at Amazon
Have you noticed the old Bic lighter don’t last as long as they use two and let’s not even mention the off brands? The Oiikury Electric Lighter Tesla Windproof USB Rechargeable Dual Arc Plasma Lighter with LED Display Power may be the answer.
Who wouldn’t want their own Tesla coil? This slick-looking lighter is just that. No need to buy a lighter every few weeks with this lighter you merely plug this light into any USB charging port, and you get about 100 to 200 lights. Will light in high winds and wet conditions. Available at Amazon
You may live to regret giving this to the man in your life, but don’t forget you can use the gun to retaliate in the future ar buy two for a fair game. The toilet paper blast converts toilet paper into clean spitball wades of toilet paper that can be launched up to 30 feet. A roll of toilet paper will give you about 350 shoots. Available at Amazon
Any survivalist or prepper would like the Dango Tactical EDC Wallet is designed to hold up to 12 cards. Made with genuine leather and reinforced with mil-spec bolts. The wallet also has RFID blocking protect to secure your card information. Made with 6061-grade aluminum.
The Dango has 10 multi-tool functions it can be used as a saw, knife, paracord tensioner, 10/15mm hex, smartphone stand, nail pryer, ruler, etc. All the tools can be easily removed when traveling. I don’t think airlines will like you onboard with the tools in this wallet. Available at Amazon
I put this Braun Shaver on the list because every guy likes a good shaver. This Braun shaver would be for that special guy as this model is a little pricey. It is a deluxe model and can be used wet or dry so he can shave in the shower for that extra close shave you get when using hot water.
The Braun has a number of skin sensitivity settings with a pivoting head to reach every contour. Comes with a clean & charge Station – Full maintenance at the touch of a button for a shaver that’s like new every day. If you like a clean-shaven man then this shave will do the trick. Available at Amazon
Ok, do I need to explain why this would be a hit with any man in your life. The beer chiller stick will ensure he is always a few minutes away from a cold beer and his beer stays cold.
The beer chiller stick will stay cold for hours, and keep your drink cold even on the hottest days. Comes in a pack of two so there is one for you to use as well. Available at Amazon
I don’t know if you are like me, but typing on an iPad or smartphone screen is not the best. With spell check forever popping up a short message is ok but to type anything longer I find it to be frustrating and prefer to use a keyboard. The Microsoft Universal Foldable keyboard gives you a keyboard wherever you go.
Its compact foldable design with a case like a shell makes it easy to carry and durable and easily fits into a purse, bag, or pocket. Available at Amazon
I must admit I put the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone on the list because I would like to get one myself. The filming possibilities of the new drone technology can really make your vacation movies something special. The video quality is exceptional, and now with new smart controls, the new drones are much more user-friendly a little more forgiving and easier for a novice to use.
You don’t have to worry about your drone flying away. It still is possible but not as much. In fact, the DJI drones all have a homing button that works with GPS and will come back to you when you use this function. The DJI also has auto-tracking. This is when the drone will follow you automatically. Available at Amazon
If you already have Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, then a Nest smart thermostat would fit right in. The Nest Thermostat can learn your habits and start to save you money by automatically adjusting the temperature. Easy to operate and read and save energy with the nest.
No need to heat rooms when not on use learn your routine and heat and cool rooms when needed. Big readable display of the temperature, weather or time can be read across the room. The Nest comes in four colors Copper, Stainless Steel, Black, and White. See my post What smart devices are all about to learn more about smart devices. Available at Amazon
This item on the list is good for someone who gets packages delivered often. Shopping online and home delivery is increasing every day. But often the delivery man comes when you are not home and has to leaves the package on your front step. Not a big problem in the past but we now have people (Porch Pirates) who drive around looking for packages to steal.
The Boxlock is a smart lock that can be programmed with a barcode to let certain people gain access. BoxLock Home app will give you notifications as soon as the BoxLock has been used, as well as for locking and unlocking the padlock, tracking your packages, and sharing access to it with friends and family. Use the Boxlock with a delivery box for a secure setup Available at Amazon
For gift ideas for men see my 25 Cool Gadgets For Girls.
3D printer. Do I have to explain why a man would love to play around with a 3d printer? The Prusa requires some assemble but you can be up and running in no time and is made with solid construction.
Print with patented extruder technology for fast and accurate filament threading and easy nozzle replacement. The custom pulleys are perfectly matched to the aluminum structure of the 3D printer, making the movement smoother, quieter and faster. Available at Amazon
If your guy is like me his favorite pair of footwear are his sandals. Now sandals are not a gizmo, but the process that Wiivv sandals are made is pretty high tech. Wiivv 3d printed orthopedic Sandals are a custom made sandal that is created just for you.
Wiivv custom Sandals give support for plantar fasciitis, foot fatigue, flat feet, high arches and can also help with knee or back pain. Order with the App and choose from a large color combination
(You might want to order a pair as well) and in less then two weeks you have a pair of custom sandals at your door. You will not be able to surprise him because you need his feet to order. See my full review for the order process.
Use my special promo code PETEL20 and get 20% off when you order a pair of Sandals or Insoles. Go Straight to Wiivv
Has the man in your life not been participating in vacuum cleaner duties as much as you would like. Well here is a great gift he will appreciate. The iRobot Romba Robot Vacuum cleaner. Every guy likes the idea of a robot and the idea of not having to vacuum is even better.
The iRobot Romba lets you clean, schedule, & customize cleaning preferences from your smartphone. iAdapt 2.0 Navigation with Visual Localization will clean an entire level. The iRobot will run for up to 120 minutes and, then automatically go back to recharges and after fully charged resumes cleaning to complete the whole job. Available at Amazon
The Romba is a top of the line Robotic Vacuum cleaner. If you find the price too high, here is a less expensive model that I recommend. The eufy RoboVac has very good reviews and is a third of the price of an iRobot Romba. See my post: iRobot Roomba Robot Vacuum FAQs.
Every guy has a little Boy Scout motto in him “Be Prepared” A good emergency survival kit is just the ticket. The CO-Z Survival Kit emergency survival kit includes 1 tactical knife, 1 fire starter kit, 1 saber card, 1 saber card knife, 1 compass, 1 whistle, 1 flashlight (3 modes), 1 tactical pen, 1 waterproof case, 1 emergency thermal blanket, and 1 wire saw and a number of other items.
Everything packs into a waterproof and shock-resistant carrying case. Ready to go. Available at Amazon
15. GoPro Hero 6
I personally have the GoPro Hero 5 I bought earlier this summer, and I absolutely love it. I use for my Youtube Channel. The new GoPro 6 is even better with better stabilization and picture quality. The GoPro 6 is waterproof and rugged and produces excellent HD video.
Watching a few Youtube videos on operations will get you up to speed in no time. Your vacation and home movies will be kicked up a notch with the GoPro Hero 6. The small size and easy operations make it easy to capture great video moments. This bundle comes with a few accessories that will be usefully when filming. Available at Amazon
For that busy guy in your life that takes a lot of notes and likes high tech stuff. He is going to love the Livescribe 2GB Echo Smartpen. Livescribe records everything you write and hear so you’ll never miss a word it will replay your meetings or lectures simply by tapping on your notes.
Saves notes and audio recordings to your computer. Search for words within your notes. Send notes and audio from your paper to destinations like Facebook, Evernote, and Microsoft OneNote. Available at Amazon
A high definition dash cam can be a definite asset on today’s roads. Dashcam footage can put an end to an insurance scammer and provide visual evidence in the case of insurance disputes or false accusations an accident.
The Crosstour 1080P has a built-in G-sensor, this dash cam can automatically detect a sudden shake/collision and lock the footage to prevent the video from being overwritten. A great gift for someone that has everything. Available at Amazon
What guy doesn’t like a good sandwich. And what better way to save money then to make more of your food at home If you want to explore healthy breakfast alternatives and eat less processed food, the Breakfast Sandwich Maker can help.
No need for a toaster or different pans with the Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker a hot sandwich can be made in about 5 minutes with only one device. Available at Amazon
Have him making homemade pizza with the Kettle Pizza Oven Kit. This kit transforms an 18.5″ or 22.5″ kettle grills into a pizza oven with the KettlePizza Pizza Oven Kit. Designed to keep heat stable because the lid does not need to be removed to access food.
Made of 20 gauge, 304-grade stainless steel. Kit includes a stainless sleeve, handles, thermometer, and aluminum pan. Works with charcoal or hardwood. Mmmm Pizza. Available at Amazon
Music can always add to a get-together. The New JBL Xtreme 2 is a great waterproof speak that can be taken anywhere. Newly updated with better sound and full waterproof rating so this speaker can get wet with no worries. It has rugged build and best of all sounds great.
This speaker is great for anyone that likes music and it has 15 hours of playback time. See my full JBL Xtreme 2 Review to learn more about the JBL Xtreme 2 or go to my Youtube Channel to see my video review. Available at Amazon
Continuing with the music lover theme. I added the AKG N60NC wireless headphones because I have a pair that I have been enjoying for the last six months and believe any guy would love a pair of headphones.
If he does a lot of traveling these headphones with its comfortable fit and noise cancellation capabilities and with the added plug-in capabilities make the N60NC great for long flights. In fact, Lufthansa Airline provides its first-class passengers with the AKG N60NC headphones. see my full AKG N60NC wireless headphones review. Now Available at Amazon
22. Amazon Fire TV
If you have been thinking of cutting cable the 3rd Generation Amazon Fire TV may be the answer. Portable design makes it easy to move anywhere and if you have plans to integrate more smart home features in your house and have Amazon Prime then yes, this unit will complement any Alexa system and also seamlessly integrate into a smart home.
A good helmet is always a good idea when you are cycling. The Coros Smart bike helmet is built with EPS Impact Foam with a polycarbonate shell for excellent protection.
The special part with this helmets is it has bone-conducting Bluetooth Audio with the ability to listen to music or communicate through your smartphone and unlike traditional headphones allows you to hear your surrounds.
Here is another smart device that will help you track the weather. Netatmo Smart Weather Station is a smart device that collects all information related to weather conditions and makes the information available to you by relaying it to your Smartphone or computer as notifications.
If your guy is a gamer he is going to love a pair of Virtual Reality Goggles. Kick it up a knock with the 3D VR Glasses give you a 3D Virtual Reality VR Headset with Built-in Retractable Earbuds, Immersion 360°
Large Visual, Ideal Heat Dissipating Design, Video Play & Pause, Touch Screen/Action Button(Shooting games), Volume Control Button, Adjustable Pupil Distance, and Focal Distance. This thing will blow his mind and you can try it too. Available at Amazon
For gift ideas for women see my 25 Cool Gadgets For Girls.
Bonus Cool Item
This reasonably priced gadget would be ideal for the outdoors guy in your life. Always be prepared. This Monogrammed Multi-Tool has a number of handy items that will get you out of a pinch.
A timepiece compass and a number of functional tools with a rugged clip-on fastener. Comes with a Classy design and you can get custom initials custom engraved at no extra charge and make it a little a more personal. Order from Hammacher