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Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas

Updated on March 20, 2014
2014 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010, product photos from, photo collage by Rosie2010
2014 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010, product photos from, photo collage by Rosie2010

We all know that men are difficult to buy gifts for. What we do know, however, is that men love gadgets. In all the lists of cool gift ideas for men, electronic gadgets are listed as number one cool gift for men, followed by other gadgets upon gadgets, and a Lamborghini somewhere in between. Some must-have gift ideas for men, listed cell phone as number one. It seems that there was a survey done asking men if they would rather be on an island with their wife/fiancé/girlfriend or their cell phones, and 70% of men chose their cell phones. Astounding, isn't it? I mean astounding that 30% of the men surveyed who answered otherwise, lied.

How men survived the human species after years of receiving neckties as gifts for Christmas, Father's day and their birthdays, heaven only knows. Although it's been rumoured that some men had hanged the well-intentioned necktie giver using the necktie gift as a noose, no written records could be found.

Thank goodness for cool gadgets, right guys?

Most electronic gadgets are rather expensive. But men love gadgets of any sort. Men love gifts they could play with and tell their friends about their new toys. Men are really boys at heart. One thing I love about men is that most men don't really care how much you spend on their gift. It's how cool and fun the gift is, that matters to them. So unlike, women.

So, here are some really cool gift ideas for men in 2014. You might want to get a head start for Valentine's Day, Father's Day, Christmas and birthdays.

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2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
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Cell Phone

As recent survey shows, cell phone is the number one cool gadget in your guy's list.

If he is an Apple iPhone user, chances are, he already got the new iPhone 5. Recent reports show that 62% of U.S. iPhone 5 sales have come from existing Apple iPhone owners who are upgrading to the new device. But, if he is waiting for you to surprise him with a new iPhone 5 for for his birthday, by all means, surprise the poor guy.

If your guy is an Android user, it is interesting to note that while the iPhone smartphone maintains a lead in the U.S., Android still dominates worldwide. However, taken as a single model, the iPhone is still the biggest seller globally, stronger than popular Android phones like the Samsung Galaxy S3.

Among the Android phones, Samsung Galaxy S3 is the best to compare with the new iPhone 5. So, if you can't decide which smartphone to buy, here is a summary of an in-depth comparison recently published in Digital Trends between Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3.

  • iPhone 5 is better than S3 when it comes to design and construction, screen quality, user interface, audio and video, cameras, voice assistants, and future updates.
  • S3 is better than iPhone 5 when it comes to feel, operating system features, charging and connecting accessories, maps, and battery life.
  • Tied when it comes to app stores, personalization, hardware specifications, and voice and LTE data service.

So, there you go. It's your call. One thing for sure, a new cell phone is a really cool gift for your man this Christmas, Father's Day, or his birthday.

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Cell Phone Accessories

For this Christmas, you might also consider cell phone accessories such as uber cool cell phone case, car charger, windshield/dashboard car mount holder, and earphones with microphone.

These cell phone accessories are great gift ideas for men who love cool gadgets for this Christmas.

iMagnet Mount - 201 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
iMagnet Mount - 201 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

iMagnet Cradle-less Magnetic Mount with Quick-snap Technology, Smartphone Car Windshield Dashboard Universal Holder

iMagnet Mount for smartphones is an amazing innovative approach to mounting. It's so simple to use... snap on, snap off. It's super fast one-handed operation makes any mount and dismount action effortless. It's incredible.

This smartphone holder features include:

  • Effortless quick snap and remove mounting action, innovative and seamless
  • Adjustable swivel for maximum accessibility, allowing a 360 degree rotation and a 90 degree swivel
  • Easy to install and no tools required; Patented high-resilience sticky gel suction cup, stickiness returns after cleaned under water
  • Package includes: 1 iMagnet Mount for Smartphone, 1 round metallic plate, and 2 adhesive metallic plates for installing on virtually any smartphone. (Cell phone is NOT included.)
  • Comes with one year manufacturer's warranty.
  • Dimensions: Size (LWH): 5 inches, 3.5 inches, 3 inches. Weight: 5.76 ounces

Your guy will definitely love this really cool gadget. Super great gift idea for him this Christmas.

Cell Phone Case - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Cell Phone Case - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

Bear Motion Luxury Genuine Top Lambskin Leather Case for iPhone 5 - Brown

A super cool protective case for cell phone is a great Christmas gift idea for your man, assuming he got a cell phone. Of course, he does. All guys got a cell phone... ok, we'll call it smartphone.

This Bear Motion leather case for iPhone 5 is awesome.

Product features include:

  • Premium soft lambskin leather - Durable, comfortable to touch and beautiful
  • Super premium foilo case for iPhone 5 - Fits perfectly to protect your phone
  • Perfect cutouts - use all features without ever taking it out of the case

For those guys who love their droid, check out the Luvvitt DIESELux Premium Genuine Leather Pouch for Samsung Galaxy S3. It's the best case for the galaxy s3. Made of very high quality leather and it fits the phone perfectly. Comes in 12 colors.

Skullcandy Ear Buds - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Skullcandy Ear Buds - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

Skullcandy 50/50 Ear Buds with Mic3

These ear buds with Mic3 by Skullcandy is the granddaddy of coolness. Your guy will definitely love this gift. He might even give you a bear hug and a kiss in front of his buddies, even if that is not a cool thing to do... just caught in the moment.

The Skullcandy 50/50 ear buds features include:

  • extraordinary sound comparable or even better than more expensive professional headphones
  • excellent quality built, the input jack feels very sturdy, the ear pieces are comfortable and very durable.
  • comes in protective case with reinforced front to prevent being crushed.
  • looks super cool and very stylish with the Skullcandy logo imprinted on the buds.
  • comes with manufacturer's lifetime warranty
  • available in 10 colors

The only thing that can be said against these ear buds is that the buttons do not work on Android, but that was expected as they are designed to be used on iOS. Ok, two things. The mic works well on iOS, but not too good on droids.

You might also check out the GOgroove audiOHM HF Black Earbud Headset with Hands-Free Microphone. GOgroove is a groovy brand with groovy cool products. This ear bud headset is amazingly good for its price. Great sound and super comfortable, with hands-free microphone with one-touch controller for calling and voice dial. Super cool gadget.

Ear Buds are definitely a cool gift idea for men who love cool gadgets.

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Wireless headphones - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Wireless headphones - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

Wireless Headphones

Wireless headphones are great gifts for men. Men can turn the TV up as loud as they like watching their sports without bothering their partner/wife/fiancé/girlfriend (you!). With the wireless headphone, men can even go to the kitchen or washroom without missing their show. Being wireless, they can just get up and go. How cool is that? These wireless headphones are great for the computers and listening to their favorite music. Definitely one of the best gifts for men for birthday, Father's Day, or Christmas.

Take a look at these really cool wireless headphones.

  1. Sennheiser RS120 926 MHz Wireless RF Headphones with Charging Cradle -The RS 120 is a lightweight RF wireless headphone system with open, supra-aural headphones. Ideal choice for both hi-fi and TV use, the headphone receive sound through walls and ceilings so you won't have to remain in the same room as your equipment. Power comes from NiMH batteries that are recharged by simply putting the headphones on their transmitter base. Weighs just 8.1 oz., and comes with a two-year warranty.
  2. Sennheiser RS 170 Digital Wireless Headphone with Dynamic Bass and Surround Sound - This wireless headphone system is made up of a pair of wireless headphones (HDR 170) and a multi-purpose transmitter (TX 170) which also functions as an 'easy-charge' cradle and docking station. The RS 170 also features a dynamic bass and surround sound listening modes for a state-of-the-art movie theater experience. No setup needed.. simply plug the transmitter's cable into your HDTV or home theater system's output and you're ready to go. The wireless headphones operate on 2 AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries, which are included. The transmitter also acts as a charging stand for the headphones when not in use. Weighs just 7.6 oz. with range of up to 260 ft.

Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

If you want the very best headphones, you just got to go with Bose. And the QuietComfort 15 headphones are the best Bose headphones. These awesome headphones feature exclusive Bose advancements in noise reduction technology. You hear less noise and more of your music and movies with clear lifelike sound. It boasts of long-lasting comfortable around-the-ear fit You won't find this combination of benefits in any other headphone. Great for frequent travelers, and anyone who just want the very best.

Your guy will not like these Bose headphones; he will love it. I promise. Most definitely one of the coolest gifts for men.

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Floating Gloves - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Floating Gloves - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

Floating Globes

Yes, floating globes! A must-have gift for men - great for the home or office. A floating globe will give men hours and hours of inspiring wonder and amazement. These globes are so cool. Men can observe earth in space without flying to the moon. An electromagnetic field levitates the globe so it literally floats in space, just like our planet. No man should be without one. Definitely one of the best gifts for men.

  1. Fascinations Levitron Globe World Stage - This 4 inch globe comes with an advanced magnetic drive that allows the Terra Magic AXIS to rotate for months. Terra Magic AXIS 4” globes feature four distinctive color styles with an attractive base.
  2. Levitron AG Anti-Gravity Globe - This 4 inch globe is a museum-quality globe with bold and beautiful colors floats above a futuristic base. It comes with AC power that plugs into any outlet.

These floating globes are designed to illustrate many magical aspects of our world. They will cause people to react with amazement and ask "What makes that work?" or "How is that possible?" A great conversational piece. Absolutely one of the best gifts for men.

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Portable Scanner - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Portable Scanner - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

Magic Wand Portable Scanner

Men will love to have one these magic wands. The magic wand portable scanners are super cool to show off to their friends. These portable scanners can scan pictures, magazines, books and documents in color!

No need to have bulky scanners that you don't have room for on your working table. No more scanning one picture at a time. Who got the time to scan one picture at a time? The magic wand scanner will do the trick in one simple scan.

The Magic Wand Portable Scanner is one cool electronic gadget that men will love to receive as a gift for Christmas, Father's Day, or for his birthday.

  • VuPoint Solutions Magic Wand Portable Scanner (PDS-ST410-VP) - The VuPoint portable magic wand scanner features

    • Scanner for color & monochromatic images, documents, magazines
    • Sensor: A4 Color Contact image Sensor
    • Resolution: Standard Resolution: 300x300dpi (default); High Resolution: 600x600dpi
    • External Memory: Support Micro SD card up to 16GB (Micro SD card not included)
    • File Format: JPEG

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Spy gadgets - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Spy gadgets - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010


Every man wants to be James Bond. James Bond is one super cool spy. Well, men can be super cool spies with the proper spy gadgets. And what is cooler than spying on their unsuspecting buddies with a camouflage camera/video pen, a watch or a motion detection clock camera.

These super cool spy gadgets are absolutely one of the best gifts for men who are spy wannabes.

Miniature Spy Scope - A spy can't go around without a Spy Scope This super cool compact spy scope is miniature but very powerful. You can zero in a vehicle license plate from two blocks away and able to clearly read all the letters. The optics system is constructed of double optical prism which reduces its size significantly to fit in the palm of you hand . The exterior frame is made of tough and feather-weight metallic alloy. The minimum distance is 3 meters, perfect example for this, is the ability to read a bar code of a box on top of a tall warehouse shelf. This spy scope utilizes advance optics system which increases brightness by 10-20% when used at night. How cool is that?

Spy Camera / Video Pen - This stylish looking black ballpoint pencam is amazing. It has a pinhole video camera so small you almost can't see that it's there. The intelligent design includes 2GB of built-in internal memory for storing your video. Viewing or copying the videos is easy, and you can connect the standard USB plug straight into your computer to view your movies. You don't need special cables, or adapters, and drivers. In addition, you can use the USB port to recharge the pen's battery to give up to 90 minutes of video recording time before needing recharging again.

This spy pen features: video format AVI 640 x 480 resolution, continuous total storage time over one hour, internal memory 2GB, rechargeable Lithium-ion battery charged by USB from computer. Another cool gadget.

Spy Watch

A must-have in spy gadgets. This video watch features full color 1.4” TFT screen to watch recorded videos and live playback.

You can record Video and Photos in the dark with real Night Vision technology!

This cool video watch features include:

  • loaded with Apps and Games, including Spy Detector and Lie Detector Apps
  • includes rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery and USB connection
  • compatible with Mac & PC.

Really cool gift for guys who wanna be a spy.

Spy Sunglasses

Another must-have spy gadget for Agent 007 is a cool spy sunglasses.

This uber cool spy sunglasses features include:

  • 3 Mega Pixel Pinhole CMOS video camera in sunglass frame,
  • built in 4GB Memory (2.5 - 3 hrs),
  • 30 Frames Per Second Recording Speed with 640 x 480 Resolution in the AVI video format.
  • Works with Win98, WinME, WinXP, Win2000, Vista, Win7, MAC.

Another super cool gift for men who've always wanna be a spy.

Spy Robot - The Erector Spykee Micro Remote Control Robot is a mini me version of erector favorite spy robot.

This micro remote control robot features include:

  • infra red control,
  • light and sound system.
  • Using the compact transmitter, you can move him forward, backward and turn.
  • 3 different ultra space sound effects.
  • Assembly is easy with the included instructions and tools.
  • Requires 3 AG13 batteries (not included).

Ok, it's not really a spy robot, but it is a really cute toy... I mean gadget. Men loves to play with robots. Get him one.

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Solar Power Radio/Flashlight/USB Phone Charger - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Solar Power Radio/Flashlight/USB Phone Charger - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

Solar Power Radio/Flashlight/USB Phone Charger

Talk about the ultimate gadget! This super cool gadget is the granddaddy of coolness. No one likes to think about disaster, but being prepared can make chances of surviving one much greater. Make your man a hero. This super cool gadget will make a great gift for men.

  • Etón American Red Cross ARCFR160R Microlink Self-Powered AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Flashlight, Solar Power and Cell Phone Charger - At only 5.25 inches, the MICROLINK FR160 literally fits in the palm of your hand. It also includes a powerful solar panel, no hassle of batteries or adapters. If that wasn’t enough, this super cool gadget also has a full sized USB port to easily charge any small electrical device such as an mp3 player or cell phone. You’ll always know what’s going on, thanks to the AM, FM and NOAA Weather Band tuners. With the additional flashlight and cell phone charger, this gadget is beyond cool. Men will simply adore this.

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Sports Watches - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Sports Watches - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

Sport Watches

Men love sport watches, specially multi-functional. The more functions, the better. They might not use all the functions but as long as they're there, everything's cool. Sports watches are not only for men who play sports, or run marathons, or go deep sea diving. If they watch football on TV and drink beer with their buddies, that's good enough. They need a sport watch. Sport watches are definitely one of the best gifts for men.

  1. Casio Men's PAG240T-7CR Pathfinder Triple Sensor Multi-Function Titanium Watch - This really cool Casio sport watch is loaded with contemporary must-haves, like a titanium band that closes with a double push-button fold-over safety clasp, a triple sensor that provides altimeter, barometer, thermometer, and compass information, five alarms, a 1/100 second stopwatch, a countdown timer, and the ability to display time in 12- or 24-hour formats. The watch's large digital display is backlit for after hours use and world time is quickly available in 48 cities. In addition, this watch boasts a water resistance to 330 feet (100 meters), reliable digital quartz movement, and a mineral crystal. Awesome watch!
  2. G-Shock Rescue Concept 7900 Watch - This Casio shocking red G-Shock watch is an absolute eye-catcher. It is shock resistant, 200m water resistant, low temperature resistant, LCD (-20 C / -4 F), Flash Alert (flashes with buzzer that sounds for alarms, hourly time signal, countdown timer time-up alarm, countdown timer progress beeper and stopwatch auto-start), Tide Graph (tide level for specific date and time). Definitely one cool gift for men.

2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

3. Tommy Hilfiger Men's 1790797 Sport Black Tonal Silicon Watch

This is a gorgeous watch! This Tommy Hilfiger watch is an excellent watch, big and super lightweight, and very comfortable.

This stunning watch features include:

  • a black on black tonal look
  • black ion plated stainless steel case with a black bezel and a double layered black dial featuring the 12 and 6 in Arabic numerals with hour and minute markers on the outside ring
  • accented white and red rotating color wheel on the left side of the dial moves when date changes
  • black textured Silicon strap features an embossed Tommy Hilfiger logo and a stainless steel buckle closure for comfortable wear
  • Water-resistant to 165 feet (50 M)
  • Tommy Hilfiger's ten-year limited warranty

Ok, not too many functions to play with... but, your guy will love it and his buddies will be green with envy. Now, that's a super cool gift.

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Stress Reliever Fun Gadgets - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Stress Reliever Fun Gadgets - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010

Stress Reliever Fun Gadgets/Toys for Men

Yes, men get stressed out too. Women shop or eat ice-cream when stressed out. Men play with toys. Ok, we'll call 'em toys gadgets.

Here are some stress reliever fun toys.. I mean gadgets, gift ideas for men.

Add these really cool gadgets and adorable gifts for men.

  • The Ex Kitchen Knife Set - For men who love to cook, and have pent up anger towards their boss, their exes, or the annoying guy in the next cubicle.. here's such a great gift. Cooking is therapeutic, but with this set of knives at his fingertips, he'll be dancing and whistling in the kitchen in no time. This really cool kitchen knife set comes in six colors: black, white, red, green, orange, chrome

  • Dead Fred Pen Holder - This pen holder is such a great stress reliever. Just looking at it will make you smile. A neat and cool gift idea for men to relieve stress from day to day annoyance in the office. It's a great conversational piece as well. "Who did you kill today?" A definite hit gift for men.

  • Splat Stan - Silicone Drink Coaster - This is a cute.. ok not cute.. cool gift for men. Another great stress reliever. Just looking at this drink coaster would make him smile. And imagining he splat the guy who keeps getting a raise and whose job he is doing on top of his, is not only way cool - it's beyond cool! Men love gifts like this. Definitely a fun gift for men.

  • Desk top Stress Rocket - This one is the greatest among gift ideas for men to relieve stress. Now I call this a toy. Ok, a gadget. This is not only a stress reliever but such a cool toy/gadget as well. Men will appreciate your thoughtfulness and sense of humor. Men love rockets. Give him one.

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  • Rosie2010 profile imageAUTHOR

    Rosie Rose 

    6 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    @Keeley, I'm glad you enjoyed reading my hub on gift ideas for men, and found some gifts for your Dad, boyfriend, 2 boys, and even your boss. How cool! Cheers!

    @Techicated, LYNNCAPLAN, cancerina, car-leasing, HawaiiHeart, tarajeyaram, Rufus rambles, AboutInvesting, Eliminate Cancer, Reves-diary, cocofireah, Java Programs, skys, oldnoname, marinedrive:

    I have not been attentive of my hubs lately, and had missed replying to your very kind and thoughtful comments. My bad. I apologize, and I thank you all for reading my hub and leaving me a comment. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

    I wish you all a wonderful day,


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    Keeley Shea 

    6 years ago from Norwich, CT

    Holy Cow! This is an informative hub!!!!! I love most of the stuff too. I have voted up and useful and will save it to my favorites for when it is time to buy gifts for dad, boyfriend, or my 2 boys, or my boss even! Super AWESOME!

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    Kathryn Kutny 

    6 years ago from New York State

    I like your gift ideas for men. I will have to get my hubby something from this list. I think he would love the floating globe!

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    6 years ago

    Really cool atomic watch, got him one for fathers day last year. although when daylight savings does come around, unless you place the watch near a window overnight, its not so easy to reset. this year for his birthday it wasnt so easy. he always says he does not want anything, for me its always a struggle to find something nice that he will use for years to come, rather than getting a throw away gift. i did find an incredible quality messenger bag called the Tofino by RADBLACK. for those fussy men in your lives, try them.

  • cancerina profile image


    7 years ago

    yea but what to get a sporty boyfriend who is deeply into triathlon racing?? I cannot afford a bike, a special one..

  • car-leasing profile image


    7 years ago

    I Like the floating globes, they look really interesting.

  • HawaiiHeart profile image


    7 years ago from Hawaii

    That floating globe is so cool!

  • tarajeyaram profile image


    7 years ago from Wonderland

    Wow - very nice hub! Voting up and up. Men would be glad to get some of those gifts. Keep up the great job.

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    Rufus rambles 

    7 years ago from Australia

    haha very good! My boyfriend actually asked for a G-Shock watch for his birthday and he got it! Spot on!

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    7 years ago from United States

    You have some great ideas! I loved the floating globes and had never seen them before. Voted up!

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    Eliminate Cancer 

    7 years ago from Massachusetts

    I'll have to check this out again during the holidays :)

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    7 years ago from Dhaka

    On my point of view, it certainly depends on the age of the person. Most of the youth will not prefer having books as the gift, and you can certainly try out some cool gadgets as the gift. For adult, you can try out giving some books, watch and some other things according to their likings :)

  • cocofireah profile image


    7 years ago from USA

    Thanks for this great tips of gift ideas!Look like very god!

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    Java Programs 

    7 years ago from India

    Hi Rosie2010,

    Very wonderful ideas for the gifts to men ..... specially those scanners and watches ..... very cool stuff ...

    Great info .... keep the good work up .....

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    Samad Aslam Khan 

    7 years ago

    Some of great business ideas. Especially the sports watch is the one I liked most. It has nice features and worth to buy.

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    7 years ago

    Both the floating globe and the spy gear need to be in my possession ASAP!

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    7 years ago

    Great gifting ideas buddy.Under 100$,I would say these gifts are awesome.I like TV wireless head phone the most.

  • Rosie2010 profile imageAUTHOR

    Rosie Rose 

    7 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    Thank you all for dropping by. I'm glad that you enjoyed reading the gift ideas that I think are really cool for men. I also love the other gift ideas suggested. Cheers!

    Have a nice day y'all,


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    Bien Fait Cakes 

    7 years ago from Greensboro

    There are some great ideas here, especially the floating globe and the spy gadgets. Both are great for all ages.

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    7 years ago from Bristol, UK

    Like Derek said, I think a lot of these gifts would slowly go out of use and be later found at the back of a cupboard somewhere. That being said, I find it really hard to get presents that they will love and use regularly. Getting something that compliments a hobby is always a good idea

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    7 years ago from Beverly Hills, California, USA

    Wow are those spy gadgets ever cool. That is an awesome idea.

  • maryperales91 profile image


    7 years ago from Colorado Springs

    These are awesome gifts. My husband would love to get one of theses while he is deployed.

  • princesswithapen profile image


    7 years ago


    I stumbled upon this hub from Google while looking for a gift for a friend. The wireless headphones are an awesome gift idea. Men can enjoy watching the telly without bringing the house down! Awesome hub with a nice collection of gift ideas.


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    7 years ago from Park City, UT

    Great ideas, especially the wireless headphones. I know several guys that would love those. The one gift that made me chuckle a little bit was the floating globes. I've always wondered why men like to have globes in their office anyway. Are they with a client and one of them says, "Hmm maybe we should see where that is on the globe?" It just makes me laugh every time.

    I appreciate ideas since I seem to be awful at shopping for gifts so thank you and perfect timing since I'm going out shopping today.

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    7 years ago from Australia

    Nice ideas! I would actually really enjoy some of these :)

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    Chad Young 

    7 years ago from Corona, CA

    These are great ideas! I like the wireless TV headphones because my wife can't sleep when I'm watching TV in bed at night because of the sound...problem solved! great hub, voted up and useful.

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    Matt Stark 

    7 years ago from Albany, CA

    This hub is amazing! I pretty much only have to email this hub to my wife and my Christmas list is complete. Thanks!

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    Toni Brit-Toni 

    7 years ago from United Kingdom

    Great Hub Rosie, I was a bit gutted to see that you didn't have any toy RC helicopters, as they only cost about £15/20 an are so much fun around the house.

    Brought one last year for the other half(lol not better half) and even I loved playing with it, best thing is last year they where round a houndred pounds mark so massive discounts.


  • observantmate profile image


    7 years ago

    nice hub for the holidays

  • ancestralstory profile image


    7 years ago from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Some nice ideas! I want one of those globes...that's pretty awesome.

  • CZCZCZ profile image


    7 years ago from Oregon

    Was enjoyable to look through this list of potential Christmas gifts for men. While I may pass on the floating globes, any of the gadgets would be a wonderful present to open this holiday season.

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    7 years ago from Scotland

    Very nice hub. Three things you do really well here: Firstly, it is very well written and researched - those are certainly things that men would want for Christmas! Secondly, it is very clever how you combine your hub with products that might sell, I would be interested to know how many of the above items have been bought through this hub. The revenue you get from it musn't be too shabby! And finally, I could tell you were a woman by the first item, portable headphones so women don't have to listen to the damn sports on television all day! Haha, keep up the good hubs, I think you are on to something here!

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    7 years ago from Vancouver Island, Canada

    thanks for the suggestions!

  • tjml profile image


    7 years ago

    nice info! these cheap gifts are very useful for men.

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    Jonathan McDowell 

    7 years ago

    I'll take one of each lol! Nice article.

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    Jonathan McDowell 

    7 years ago

    I'll take one of each lol! Nice article.

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    Edwin Chan 

    7 years ago from New Zealand

    I've always wanted a pair of wireless headphones, great to see the Sennheisers there too!

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    Kim Morgan Gregory 

    7 years ago from The Coast of The South Carolina Lowcountry

    Wow, great suggestions! Men are SOOOOooooo hard to buy for. Thanks for the insight to new ideas for gifts.

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    7 years ago from Brooklyn

    In truth, none of these gifts are necessities, but let's face it, men are impulsive. The majority of us don't always consider practicality. The fact is, this stuff is "cool" and that's what we want for gifts. Usually if we need something, we'll go get WHEN we need it (not usually ahead of time). I think cool novelty items are perfect gifts for most men. Great article!

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    Miss Paula 

    7 years ago

    This was very helpful,thanks for some great gift ideas.

    GOD BLESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Derek Slark 

    7 years ago

    Having read the preceding comments, I was hesitant to add mine as I cannot enthuse so much about these “executive toys”. Most of these are the sort of gifts that seem a good idea at the time but will soon be consigned to the back of the cupboard once the initial novelty has worn off, and eventually find their way to the charity or thrift shop. Even the watches, which are probably the most useful of these items, do not suit everyone’s sense of style.

    On the up side, I do like ‘Dead Fred’ and ‘Splat Stan; these I could just leave on my desk and use over and over again. They are a low-cost gift which you can give just for fun.

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    Dora Anne Kageni 

    7 years ago from KENYA

    so nice and inspiring.joined hubpages and am asking you to be my mentor dont knu much pliz.

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    7 years ago from Vancouver, BC

    Great fantastic job at creating this Hub..Wow..I'm very impressed and inspired!

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    April Gail 

    7 years ago from Cagayan de Oro

    I think I'm gonna give that globe as gift for my dad this Christmas! =)

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    7 years ago

    I'd be curious to know which "recent survey" said that men would rather be on an island with their cell phone than with their woman. Of course I guess it would all depends how often they make whoopi. On a side note, the Bucky balls are awesome and the dude knife holder made me laugh out loud.

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    Valerie Washington 

    7 years ago from Tempe, Arizona

    loved the floating globe and the spy gifts~~voted up and awesome!!!

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    7 years ago

    I have a pair of wireless headphones on my x-mas list for my laptop. They are perfect for watching movies when the kids are watching tv.

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    7 years ago

    Really fun and wonderful gifts. I love dead fred and will make the purchase from your hub. Thanks

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    Night Magic 

    7 years ago from Canada

    Lots of very cool gifts for men. Some I have never seen before but would definitely be great gift for the hard to buy for.

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    Jamie Brock 

    7 years ago from Texas

    Lots of great stuff here Rosie! LOVE the portable wand scanner... how cool is that?! Oh, and the spy cam too. I'm looking for some gadget-type stuff for my 15 year old son for Christmas. I found this hub very useful. Bookmarking!

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    7 years ago from Great Bend

    I like the sports wrist watches! Not to expansive but good quality.

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    7 years ago from Redondo Beach, California

    Very thoughtful list. Really like the floating globe, wand scanner and suggested spy gadgets. Check out my hub for a perspective on 2011 and what Kim Kardashian might want for Christmas. Thanks for the list!

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    7 years ago from United States

    This is great post...Thanks

  • samtenabray profile image


    7 years ago from uk

    I wouldn't mind some of these gifts!! Awesome list

  • andrewwilliams63 profile image


    7 years ago

    Great list, thanks for i know what's im buying my dad for Christmas!

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    7 years ago from A citizen of the World

    Great ideas! I will, very subtly, pass this list along to my wife and children.

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    7 years ago from Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

    I like all your ideas! Very original! :D

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    Sanford Rainey 

    7 years ago from Maryland, USA

    I'm sure my wife would like this site...sure of it.

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    aysha rai rai 

    7 years ago

    i liked every gift

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    Nigam Shah 

    7 years ago from India

    I guess i would sure be happy with anyone of these gifts

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    7 years ago from California

    This was fantastic information and I was just saying this morning I needed to search the net for some different and inspiring holiday gift ideas for all the young men ---and old too---in my life. Thank You Thank You Thank You very much!

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    7 years ago from Calapan City, Philippines

    wow! I want to listen Joe Satriani 'Surfing with alien' wearing Sennheiser RS120 and staring at a levitron globe..hey girl you know about man top gadgets..good job

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    7 years ago

    These are some awesome ideas - I especially love that globe!

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    Racheal Ambrose 

    7 years ago from Indiana

    Great hub!

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    7 years ago

    Another well written and researched hub by a gifted writer! Thanks - this will be quite helpful -Nice work!!

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    7 years ago from SoCal

    Yep, I'll take one of each. Good hub. Look forward to reading about gifts for women. Always need help there. Blessings!

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    Chris Weatherley 

    7 years ago from Rickmansworth

    Loads of handy hints here, excellent. Love the spy gadgets, I want them! :D

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    7 years ago from United Kngdom

    Awesome dear you goot too much information and wrote nice..........

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    Stephanie Hicks 

    7 years ago from Bend, Oregon

    Awesome gift suggestions. My husband likes toys ... I mean gadgets... too! Love the portable scanner. That is one cool gift idea! Rated up, Steph

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    Richard Ricky Hale 

    7 years ago from West Virginia

    Rosie, very good ideas and a great piece of work you got here. Very beneficial so you can get all this for the price listed and in one stop. Voted up!

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    Ikeji Chinweuba 

    7 years ago from Nigeria

    Really cool gifts for men..ladies take notice!

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    Venture Boyz 

    7 years ago from Floating in the clouds

    Awesome gift ideas! This hub is going to be a huge hit with Christmas time approaching soon. I will need to bookmark this and circle back when shopping time starts!

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    Catherine Brooks 

    8 years ago from Santa Rosa, CA

    Cheers to all...awesome gifts.....great gifts...

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    8 years ago

    Great! I wanted to my birthday gift :)

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    Rosie Rose 

    8 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    Hiya Tina, thanks for dropping by. I love those too, and I'm sure your husband will love either one. I'm glad you found my gift ideas helpful. Cheers!

    Have a nice day,


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    Christina Lornemark 

    8 years ago from Sweden

    Thanks for this great tips of gift ideas! Personally I like the floating globe and the magic wand so I could choose one of those for my husband, can’t I?


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    Rosie Rose 

    8 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    Hiya Will, thanks for dropping by. Oh that's a great point! I should add it to my hub.. thanks. Cheers!

    Have a nice day,


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    Rosie Rose 

    8 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    Hiya quildon, thanks for dropping by. lol I see that too.. I know some of them sleep with their tv remote AND cell phone. lol Men are so funny.. you gotta love 'em or shoot 'em dead! ha ha ha Cheers!

    Have a nice day,


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    Rosie Rose 

    8 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    Hiya L.L., thanks for dropping by. I'm glad you like my super cool gift ideas for men. Cheers!

    Have a nice day,


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    Rosie Rose 

    8 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    Hiya my darling handsome cowboy, always nice to see ya. You got it! lol hugssss

    Have a nice day,


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    8 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

    The TV headphones are a great gift for many men (and their long suffering wives!) because many men tend to be harder of hearing than their wives due to workplace noise.

    I know I need the volume up higher than my wife, so the TV headphones would be great...unless she wants to talk!

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    Angela Joseph 

    8 years ago from Florida

    The little darlings are not so hard to please after all. You know, I notice the men everyday when I step into the elevator on work. The minute they get in they begin playing with their cell phones until they get off. Guess they never grow up.

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    L.L. Woodard 

    8 years ago from Oklahoma City

    You've featured some super cool gift ideas for men here. Can't imagine any guy getting one of these gifts and being disappointed.

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    8 years ago

    Ummmmmmmmm....I want 1 thru 6. You missed my birthday but Father's Day is coming up soon. lol...:D


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