35 Cool Gadgets That Every Man Wants

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Why do men love gadgets so much?

Below are a couple of reasons I hear the most.

  • They are cool : men think owning gadgets would make look cool. Make them appeals more or stand out in front of others who may not have the same gadgets.
  • They love to play toys: Men are big kids and tech gadgets are just adult toys. They get the excitement from them.
  • They help men to be more effective: a lot of gadgets help to increase productivity and efficiency.
  • They are just fun to use or play with: the gadgets can help relax and enjoy life

The below gift ideas are my top pick after talking to many guy friends.

The Meta Quest 2 VR is one the gadgets on the men’s top “wish list”.

This product came out in 2020 and still going strong.

Lots of good reviews in the market and many believe that it’s still the best Virtual Reality Headset in the market.

No PC or console is needed (Note: requires mobile device, wifi, and companion app for set up).

Why I love this product?

✔ Wireless – allow user to move freely around a sapce without the hindrance of a wire. It would give you so much better playing experience. You would not afraid the wire limit your movement or you will trip over by the wire.

✔ Large array of exciting games in app store – would not run out of game easily.

✔ Comfortable to wear the headset for a few hours– compare to normal console which you do not need to hold the console, the VR “console” is part of the headset and there is certain weight.

✔ The immersive experience is unique and irreplaceable – it lets you visit places you will never able to in reality, it make your workout more fun, and it takes you to the world that you have ever been to before.

✔ Set Safety boundary – the guardian boundary function let you draw out your play space and would alert you once you get close to the edge so that you are protected from “reality” from “virtual reality”!

✔ Many other excellent features which i can’t list all out! The graphic is realistic and of good quality, processor is fast, real-time responses to your movement, and more.

3D printing has become more and more popular these days.

This 3D printer is for someone who likes some hands on work and have patience to get familiar with the whole process. This is an experiment and learning process.

Once you get the gist of it, it would be one of the best toys your gift recipient could ever has. What you can produce is only limited by your imagination.

Why I love this product:

✔ Reasonable price for a 3D printer.

✔ Fully open source: users could improve their printer upon the source code and share the changes within the community. You can easily find videos shared by the users.

✔ Improved stability of the printing platform – with the new 40*40 axis frame.

✔ Ability to resume printing after power outage or any unexpected stoppage to give users a peace of mind.

Nowadays, as we have more and more virtual meetings, it is important that we look our best and professional no matter it is on Zoom, Teams, or video recordings.  

Why I love this product:

Adaptable – This lighting kit fits laptop, desktops & tablets and is not limited to only one type of device.

Beautify – The built-in frosted lens and white diffuser enhance your professional presence.  

Homologize – You can adjust the brightness and color to complement skin tones, color of your clothes, or the surrounding environment. 

Long-lasting – The built-in battery provides hours of use. If you need to use it for an extended period, just simply plug the cube light into the USB port of your power supply or computer/laptop.  

This Couchmaster CYCON² Couch Gaming Desk for Mouse & Keyboard is perfect for someone who wants to make use of their big TV while still being able to sit comfortably on the couch or bed with a keyboard and mouse.

It is good for both gamers and someone who works from home and want to make use of the big TV instead of having several screens on a desk.

Why I love this product:

✔ Fits different body size – the product could be easily fit to different body size given the board is not fixed.

✔ Patented ergonomic design – to ensure a back-friendly sitting posture even when you are playing for a long time.

Power all your devices – it comes with 6 USB 3.0 ports to connect input devices.

Water is essential for human so is Power bank to your electronic devices 🤣.

Every time I travel or go out for a whole day, I make sure I bring my portable charger with me.

Nothing feels more insecure than not having enough battery for your devices on-the-go.

Why I love this product?

High capacity – Its Ultra-High 20,000mAh cell capacity provides over 5 charges for iPhone X, almost 5 charges for Samsung Galaxy S10, over 4 charges for iPhone 11.  

Versatile – This portable charger comes with the trickle-charging mode to charge low-power accessories like AirPod, headphones, etc.  

Efficient – This charger has twin USB ports which allow you to charge two devices at the same time.  

Compact – The charger is slim and is just like the size of your phone so he can just put it in his pants’ pocket.

A good portable monitor can make your life easier, no matter it is on a work front, or an entertainment and gaming front.

Why I love this product:

✔ Supreme viewing quality – FHD 1080P, 15.6″ advanced IPS screen with 178° wide viewing angel providing 1920*1080 viewing quality with HDR technology.

✔ High Compatibility– it has 2 USB Type-C ports and Mini-HDMI port, you can connect most laptop, cellphone, PC, Playstation, X-box, or Nitendo Switch easily.

✔ Slim and light-weight – 0.3 inch and 1.7lbs which is easy to carry anywhere you want. I took it on my holiday so could be plugged to my laptop for work and nitendo switch for game. I was so glad to bring this with me.

✔ Durable cover – scratch-proof smart cover made of PU leather exterior. It could be used as a stand. Two grooves in the cover base for you to adjust the viewing angle.

You may not need a Polaroid camera if you have this Instax Mini Link Smart phone printer.

Why I love this product:

✔ Easy to set up and connect – connect it wirelessly to your cellphone and simply download the Instax Mini Link App and print photos. It is that simple.

Personalize your photo – the instaxAir feature lets you can add doodles or shape to your photo. You can also add frames, stickers, or sketches

✔ So small that you can carry anywhere with you – similar to the size of a regular sized hand and weigh only 1lb.

Eye straining could hurt your productivity and eye health.

A good computer monitor lamp is important if you plan to work or play on a computer for awhile.

Why I love this product:

✔ Space saving – unlike traditional desk lamp, you can simply put the screenbar on top of the monitor and ensure it is level and steady. You can consult the brand when you are not sure the compatability of your screen.

✔ Powered by USB – the lamp is powered by USB port with power supply of 5V/1A. Simply plug the lamp to the USBC port of your screen.

✔ Auto-diming feature – the built-in ambient light sensor in the desktop dial would allow you to simply one touch for the brightness level and color temperature or you can adjust it manually.

✔ No more screen glare – its asymmetrical optic design only illuminates the desk and not the screen to prevent reflective glare.

Less is more. This mini pocket projector is small but could project big image or video. It upgrades your presentation to the next level.

Why I love this product:

✔ Bright and vivid image or video – this projector could project image or video on a 16:9 screen up to 150″ on a wall.

✔ Easy to connect and play – this LUMA 150 can play files from microSD cards, USB, or HDMIconnection ports. You can use the HDMI & Micros USB cable to hookup to camera, storage drive, PC, laptop, and other compatible devices. Compatiable devices can be connected wirely via Airplay to mirror your screen (Note: copyrighted content can be viewed by plugging in an external streaming device such as a Firestick).

✔ So compact – with dimension of 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.87 inches and only 1 lb. You can carry it everywhere you go.

✔ Steady viewing is made easy by mounting the LUMA 150 on a standard tripod.

This Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Premium Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic is a popular choice for many people (including all of my male friends), for both listening to music or having a call.

Why I love this product:

Elevate – This industry-leading noise canceling with Dual Noise Sensor Technology would take your music to the next level.

Efficient – It has up to 30-hour battery life with quick charging (10 minutes charge for 5 hours of playback).  

Convenient – The touch sensor easily controls volume, activates the voice assistant, answers phone calls, and plays skip tracks.  

Long-lasting Comfort– They are designed for a long time. A lot of my friends are using this headset on long-haul international flights and haven’t complained about sore ears after wearing them for many hours.  

This is my favorite portable speaker. My first Flip is a Flip 3. I love it since I bought it the firs. day.

Why I love this product:

✔ Powerful sound for a portable speaker – 2-way speaker system to deliver powerful and clear music. Love their dual passive radiators for deep bass. I have a Flip 5 and it doesn’t have a tweeter speaker that produces clearer high-frequencies compare to the Flip 6 model.

✔ Water and dust proof – you can take it to shower, pool, beach, or anywhere you like. It’s your stereo system on-the-go.

✔ Long Playtime – 12 hours of playtime on a single charge.

✔ Enable linking of JBL PartyBoost-compatible speakers – for stereo sound or pump up your party.

If your gift recipient loves coffee, does outdoor activities, travel, or goes on business trip, this Wacaco Nanopresso is a great gift for him.

Why I love this product:

Easy to use – The hand pumping requires a bit of hand strength, but it is really not hard at all. This newer version saved 15% pumping energy force than the previous model.  

Great size – Nanopresso is only 15.6 cm long and weighs 336 grams. This is great for traveling or camping.  

Works best with finely ground coffee that is tamped hard. 

This Nanopresso accessory is great for someone who likes to use capsules. Note: this would only go with the Nanopresso coffee maker (see the above item).

Why I love this product:

Simple – if you are in a hurry or on the go, simply take the capsule instead of spending time packing your coffee powder. It also leaves no mess.  

Compatibility – with Nespresso original capsules or most compatibles. Many varieties to choose from. Your coffee would never be bored.

Even though you are busy, you don’t need to sacrifice your health or your love for good.

This portable blender with To-Go lid can help you maintain a healthy style even though you are busy.

Why I love this product:

✔ Powerful and fast – with a motor of 300 watts of power and 4 stainless steel blades for slicing and dicing frozen fruit and ice-crushing, making a smoothie is fast and easy.

✔ Portable On-the-go design – the lightweight food-grade plastic jar has. acapcity of 28oz and measuring mark and leak-proof To-Go lids for you to carry around. For busy men, they could just blend their favorite smoothie before going out to the gym or work.

✔ Safe to use – this blender features a safety interlock system to prevent accident and have a non-slip base with suction cups. The food grade jar is FDA approved and BPA free.

✔ IPX5 Water resistance – stand up to splashes, spills, and light rain.

✔ 360 degrees surround & HD sound.

This Ember cup is getting more and more popular and I have seen it in a lot of gadget shops near me.

When I am on the go or travel, I would bring this Ember Temperature Control Travel mug with me so that I can keep my drinks at the temperature that I desire for a couple of hours.  

Why I love this product:

Control by the app – You can select your drinking temperature with the Ember app on your device. 

Adjustable – However, the Ember mug is still functional without connection to the app. The temperature could be set between 120°F to 145°F.  

Long-standing – One charge of the mug would keep your drink hot for 3 hours or all day on the charger coaster. 

Smart – The auto sleep function is smart. It could sense when to turn on and off. The mug enters sleep mode when empty or after 2 hours of inactivity. It wakes up when it senses movement or liquid.

If you get the Ember Travel Mug, you may want to get this car charger for your gift recipient, who would take a long commute or drive a lot for work.

The car charger would make sure your Ember Travel Mug is always being charged and keep the drink nice and warm.

When choosing bluetooth tracker, do you know Tile (which was bought by family tracking software company Life360) has been in the game much longer than Apple Airtag and has a wider variety of models.

Why I love this product:

Multi-purposeIt comes in different forms – “stickers” can stick on objects; “mate” has a small hole to hang on bags or key holders; “Slim” is, as its name suggests, very slim so you can put it in your wallet or card holder.  

Use App to locate Tile – You can use the Tile app to ring your Tile when it’s within Bluetooth range, or as your Smart Home device, like Amazon Alexa, Hey Google, or Siri, etc. 

✔ You can also use your Tile app to view your Tile’s most recent location on a map – You can add your contact information so that someone can reach you by scanning the QR code on your lost Tile.  

Great Compatibility – It is compatible with Android, IOS, and Smart Home.  

If your gift recipient use AirTags, this Anti-Theft heavy duty Raptic Link & Lock maybe a good choice for him.

Why I love this product:

✔ Heavy duty 3-Digit Combo code lock – the AirTag housing cannot be removed when lock is secured, therefore great for anti-theft and security.

✔ Durable – the carabiner is made with casted zinc to protect the AirTag from bumps and scratches.

✔ The lock could be hooked into many places – like your bag, bike, luggages, briefcase, and more.

This is not just another security camera or a normal pet camera.

This Furbo Camera been sold for over 1 million worldwide and it helps ease anxiety in dogs.

This is a thoughtful gift for him who owns a dog or dogs!

Why I love this product:

✔ Rotating 360° view – clear 1080p Full HD with 4x zoom and rotating 360° wide-angle view gives you a clear view of your beloved dog. It even has color night vision!

✔ Auto Dog Tracking – the camera will turn to track your dog as they move around the house. No more blind spot.

✔ The real-time smart safety alerts have saved over 28,000 dog’s lives – the advanced barking detection, home emergency alerts (optional subscription), dog activity alerts – all help to look after your dog at home.

✔ Furbo app could be used to toss a treat to your dog – it can also work with Alexa to schedule a treat to ease separation anxiety.

✔ Easy and secured set up – the Furbo dog camera uses bank-level encryption to maintain your data privacy. It has 2-step verification to secure your account.

Most of the time, the view is much better when you get to a higher place.

Record an amazing view by having this mini foldable drone.

Why I love this product:

✔ Fly High and Far with level 5 wind resistant – the Mini 2 supports up to 10km of HD video transmission and resists level 5 wind and takes off at a max altitude of 4,000 meters. Your footage is stable even when flying through windy coastline.

✔ Remarkable video quality – comes with a 12MP camera with 4K/30fps video and 3-axis motorized gimbal. The built-in OcuSync 2.0 allows DJI Mini 2 to adjust between two frequencies automatically.

✔ Intelligent features such as one-tap Quickshots, 4K Hyperlapse and Panorama are added in this model so beginners can still shoot great quality video easily.

✔ Light and Compact – this mini 2 only weighs 249g and is so compact that you can carry the set wherever you go.

✔ Direct download and Instant edit made possible – synchronize select photos. and videos at 20MB/s when close to your phone; Trimmed download save your time and storage space; creative templates included so that you can share the great videos with family and friends on-the-go.

Gardena, found in 1961, is a German company leading in high-quality garden tools and sells in more than 80 countries today.

If your gift recipient is like me, absolutely hate mowing the lawn (I used to “moan” the lawn 😆), irritated by the ear splitting sound and the intense smell, you would like this little yet powerful device.

Even if he doesn’t hate mowing, the time that he saves from mowing could be used on something else.

Why I love this product:

✔ Quiet compared to traditional lawn mower – this robot noise level is 57 dbA.

✔ Patented Smart technology – mows yards up to 2700 sq ft with maximum lawn slope of 35% (19°). The boundary wire ensures the robot only mows the areas specified; the collision sensors ensure the robot operates safely and not cause any accident or damage your garden; the Mulching function left behind the small grass clipping to provide moisture retention, protect from the sun, and enrich the soil.

✔ Bluetooth connection – just simply download the Gardena Bluetooth app on your mobile device, pair with the robot, then you can control the little guy.

✔ East Charging – the robot charges itself automatically, normally charging time for 60-75 mins would allow a run time of 65 minutes.

The above Gardena Robotic Lawn Mower helps you with the outside yard.

How about inside the house?

Who wants to clean up the house after a day of hard work?

Or who wants to do chores while you could do something else you like?

This Shark Robot Vacuum, perhaps is what you need.

Why I love this product:

Smart – this Robot Vacuum could sense ledges and stairs and avoid hitting on furniture and walls.

Connects to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Schedule your cleaning – their SharkClean app lets you schedule the robot for their cleaning action! Most important of all, I know the Robot clean better than me 🥲.

Comfort is what human seek!

A comfortable temperature helps you to function or sleep better.

Why I love this product:

✔ Compatibility – Sensibo Sky supports any AC with a remote control no matter it is wall mount, window AC, central AC, or even portable AC.

✔ Smart technology – Geofencing activates or turns off your AC; Climate react scans temperature and humidity.

✔ Voice control enabled – works with Amazon Alexa, GoogleAssistant, Nest, Siri and others.

✔ Easy to set up and use – just plug in the Sensibo Sky, connect to WiFi, launch the app, and connect. You can then control your home’s temperature from anywhere. The 7 days scheduler let you set up temperature and humidity preference.

✔ Reduce your air con bill.

With Ring Video doorbell, you don’t need to get to the door to see who just rang your doorbell.

Why I love this product:

✔ See, hear, and speak to anyone at your door no matter where you are – You can even direct Alexa to speak to the front door for you.

✔ Clean and crisp video quality – 1080p HD video would enable to see the visitors’ faces clearly.

✔ Real-time notification when visitors press your doorbell or trigger the built-in motion sensors.

✔ Use the Ring app to control your Ring devices – see what’s happening in one dashboard, adjust settings, use Live view to check on your home.

✔ Easy set up and use – use the Ring app to connect your Ring Video Doorbell to wifi and just mount the included tools.

Note: You can subscribe to the Ring Protect service which let you review what you have missed, save, and share videos and photos.

This Patented Levitating moon lamp uses Electromagnetic Force to create a free-floating, spinning moon lamp.

Why I love this product:

✔ Cool design and great decoration for anywhere – this auto suspended and spinning in mid-air without string or support Levitating moon lamp definitely add style to your desk or home.

✔ Wireless power transmission – powered by electromagnetic induction. Just simply place the moon lamp base on a non-metallic flat surface. Plug the AC adapter to connect the power, then the DC power insert the base in the another end.

✔ Easy to control – touch control or remote control enabled. Brightness could be adjusted.

✔ 16 different colors to choose from.

Smart lighting is essential for a smart home.

They are not only energy efficient; they have longer life than normal light bulbs.

Even though the cost might be high in the beginning, the overall cost would be less in a long run.

Why I love this product:

✔ Super quick “Plug-n-Play” setup – just twist in the smart light bulbs and link to Alexa account, then you can start using this Alexa smart devices in no time at all.

✔ Voice control – to turn on, off, or adjust brightness of the smart light bulbs.

✔ Use the Alexa app as a remote control – to turn on/off, dim, brighten, set up routines, schedules, and more. Adjust the brightness according to your need.

✔ Whole-home installations enabled – each smart bulb serves a signal repeater. Even though one bulb is out of reach by Alexa, it could still be controlled using the mesh network.

✔ Smart light strips also available.

Nanoleaf level up your creative design and smart home according to your style.

Why I love this product:

✔ Customizable Smart Lighting: you can design your layout and arrange the triangle in the shapes you want and convey personal message. Big, small, mix and match with diff shapes like Hexagons and mini triangles. The design variations are limitless.

✔ Let your music comes to life (different arrangement gives different effect) – create a music light show. Watch different rhythms and styles of music comes to life on your wall.

✔ Sync with screen mirror – to see how the color of your gameplay or event screensaver reflect on the Nanoleaf. It is just entertaining.

Easy to set-up: Attach the panels to a smooth surface double-sided Mounting Tape. Use the Nanoleaf App (Android & iOS) to create Scenes, Playlists, set schedules, or download/share your Scenes with the user community.

Touch and voice-control enabled – use your touch, voice via Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or IFTTT, and more.

Nowadays, everything is on camera. Seeing is believing.

This Garmin Dash Cam Mini 2 is small, but can provide you with big protection.

Why I love this product:

✔ Great video quality – record 1080p HD video with a 140-degree field of view.

✔ Automatic recording – one plugged into your vehicle’s power source, the camera would start to record automatically. You can use a compatible smart phone to view saved videos. Videos are securely stored in the online vault for 24 hours. Extended storage plans are available via paid subscription.

✔ Live view and Parking Guard provide you peace of mind – use your smart phone to access the camera remotely to monitor from anywhere from your parked vehicle; Parking Guard monitors activity around your parked vehicle and alerts you automatically with video clip notifications to the Garmin app on your phone. Note: both features require an active Wi-Fi connection and constant power using the Constant Power Cable (sold separately).

✔ Durable under direct sunlight and hot temperature.

✔ Voice control made easy – to control when your hands are on the wheel driving.

Small monthly fee, big achievement.

This Bouncie GPS Car Tracker is like your car personal assistant 🤩.

Why I love this product:

Below are some of the great features (list not exhaustive).

✔ Track location every 15 seconds while driving – the location is marked on the map when the vehicle is parked. You would never have to panic when you forget what you park your car!

✔ Trip events are summarized and available for review – examples like rapid acceleration, max speed, etc. are for you to understand your driving.

✔ Geo-Zones will send a notification when vehicle arrive or when they leave.

✔ Accident notification – when a vehicle accident has been detected, Bouncie would send a SMS text message to your notification contacts.

✔ Expiration and due date management – for your license, registration, insurance, tire rotations, and more. Bouncie is like your secretary!

This is another high-tech gift which is quite popular these days. It is particularly great for guys who want to cook their meat to perfection or love to barbeque.

Why I love this product:

✔ Guided cooking – guide you on the steps for cooking your favorite meat. Use their free app to monitor your cooking.

✔ Advanced Estimator Algorithm – tells you how long to cook and rest your food. It is important to know to pull out the meat to prevent overcook!

✔ Wire-free – 165ft long range model and perfect for outdoor cooking like barbeque.

This award winning Philips Smoke-less Indoor Grill let you grill your food rain or shine!

Why I love this product:

✔ Smoke-less – thanks to the patented infrared technology and smoke-less technology that drips excess oil and fat into the underneath tray.

✔ Quick to heat up – to a consistent 446°F which is the optimal temperature for cooking and searing your meat.

✔ Non-stick aluminum grill.

✔ Easy to clean – you can either wipe down the grill or put it into dishwasher

Imagine having house party sitting with your guests in the patio with nice atmosphere lamps and good music.

This bluetooth speaker serves both purposes and more.

Why I love this product:

✔ 4-in-1 Outdoor Bluetooth Speakers – 4 functions: portable wireless speaker, atmosphere lamp, LED night light, and decorative lantern.

✔ Pair more than 1 speaker– it allows you to pair more speakers together to create more immersive sound for big outdoor parties. It could be sync up to 100 speakers!

✔ 3 lighting modes – flickering flame light, candle light, full brightness mode suits the need for different atmosphere.

✔ IPX5 Water resistance – stand up to splashes, spills, and light rain.

✔ 360 degrees surround & HD sound.

An outdoor gas fire pit is great for patio/outdoor party in winter.

What’s more comfortable than sitting near the fire to talk, eat, and drinks with family or friends?

Why I love this product:

✔ Reach up to 50,000 BTU – to provide heat for you and your guests around your fire table

✔ 28 inches table with lava rocks in the propane fire pit – table is spacious enough to put things on and the lava rocks give you an atmosphere of being close to a volcano.

✔ The propane gas tank could fit nicely inside the table. The table comes with a table lid for full coverage if you don’t need to use the fire pit. It could be used as a coffee table.

✔ Ciays partner with reforestation NGO to give back to the environment.

If your gift recipient like backpacking or camping, you should consider getting this Biolite Campstove for him.

Why I love this product:

✔ Turn fire into electricity – using the sticks and twigs around you instead of carrying gas canisters with you.

✔ Cook and charge device at the same time – smokeless flames are created by the patented combustion technology that serve as a portable campfire.

✔ Real time feedback – fire strength, air fan speed, and power supply status are available in the smart LED dashboard. 4 flame speed to choose from.

Light weight – only weighs 2.06 lbs and packed down like a water bottle.

✔ Includes 100 lumen Flexlight with ChromaReal LED to help you see better when you cook at night.

GoPro has won an Emmy Award on HyperSmooth Stabilization and In- Camera Sensor and Software Stabilization.

We used GoPro to scuba dive with the Whalesharks and record the fun zipline adventure on our family holiday in Philippine last year. The experience was so great.

Why I love this product:

✔ Keep rich texture and sharpness of the footage even while you zoom in, crop your shots, change digital lenses, adjust aspect ratios and more.

✔ Excellent high resolution on photos and videos – 27 megapixels and and 1 billion colors. Photo resolution up to 27MP and 5.3K video which you could still use to grab 24.7MP still shots. Video that can be played back in 8x slo-mo to catch details that can’t be seen at normal speed.

Auto boost function – automatically determines the level of video stabilization you need based on your speed and movement for the smoothest, widest shots possible.

✔ Brilliant scheduled and duration capture – set when you want to record and how long you want to record.

✔ Waterproof down to 10m – great for underwater activities and water sports.

✔ Ready to share – footage is uploaded to cloud, turns into highlight videos and send back to your phone.

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