Top 10 Ultimate Birthday Gifts for Men
I recently came across a question asking, "What would be the ultimate birthday gift for a man?" Good question!
First, let's define "ultimate." According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word "ultimate" means the best or most extreme of its kind.
Second, let's figure out what men would consider the ultimate birthday gift. Fortunately, this is easy. Men are not complicated beings. They are easy to please.
Some men just want to drink beer and watch tv. So, just show up with a six pack beer, hand him the tv remote, and he is a happy puppy. Show up in a thong bikini with a case of beer. He'd go "Wow! A case of beer! Hon, you're the best!" Now, that makes it ultimate!
Ladies, don't be upset that he didn't even notice the $100 thong bikini you are wearing. It's his birthday. Let it go.
Most men love sports and anything to do with sports, and beer.
Some men love their cars, sometimes even more than their women, and beer.
Men love electronics and cool gadgets, and beer.
Are you seeing the common factor here? Beer. Men love beer.
Remember the definition of "ultimate"? The best or the extreme. If we can't do extreme, let's do best, with a twist and a beer.
So, here are the 2013 Top 10 Ultimate Birthday Gifts for Men:
#10 - Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men Who Love Golf
For golf enthusiasts, a week at the Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Florida, would certainly be a great birthday gift. But would that be considered ultimate? Not yet, but listen to this. By staying at one of the Bay Hill lodges, he becomes a member of the club, sharing in membership privileges including golf. So, to play in a foursome with Arnold Palmer, the Bay Hill Club President, would definitely drive this birthday gift to the extreme. Now, that is ultimate.
Or, get him this.
Bushnell Hybrid Pinseeker Laser Rangefinder and GPS Unit
The Bushnell Hybrid Pinseeker Laser Rangefinder and GPS Unit is the ultimate birthday gift for men who loves golf.
- Easy to Use
- Easy to Read
- Over 16,000 golf courses already loaded. No need to buy a subscription.
- The only GPS unit that gives you a GPS and a laser rangefinder in one unit.
This rangefinder and GPS product will sure to improve your man's game and increase his confidence. Great gift for golfers.
How to make this the ultimate birthday gift for men
Tell him, it's his birthday, forget about mowing the lawn, go play golf. And, Ice-cold beer after the round, will definitely make this birthday gift idea the ultimate.
#9 - Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men Who Love Cars
For men who love cars, a Lamborghini Reventon or a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 might be the ultimate birthday gift. But let's get real. Those cars are a tad over our budget.
So, get this instead.
Pioneer AVH-P4400BH 2-DIN DVD Multimedia Receiver
The AVH-P4400BH DVD multimedia receiver is the best in the market beating big names such as Samsung and JVC. The newly updated and innovative user interface makes direct operation of the unit stress-free, so access to desired functions is smoother and simpler than ever.
The AVH-P4400BH DVD multimedia receiver features:
- a 7" motorized touchscreen display,
- built-in Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and audio streaming, and
- an HD Radio™ tuner
- Intuitive User Interface and Touchscreen Controls
- Multimedia at Its Finest - CD, DVD, Pandora Internet Radio, iPod®, and More!
- Advanced Audio Functions and System Expandablility Allow for a Customized Entertainment Experience
If those are not enough, the AVH-P4400BH also features:
- Built-In MOSFET 50W x 4 Amplifier
- 3 Sets of Hi-Volt RCA Preouts (4V) for System Expansion
- 8-Band Graphic Equalizer
- Auto EQ (CD-MC20 required)
- Sonic Center Control
- Advanced Sound Retriever
- Rear View Camera Input
- Advanced Touch Slide Operation
- Wired Remote Input
- Included Remote Control
How to make this the ultimate birthday gift for men
Get him the USB Interface Cable for AVH-P4400BH and a rear camera, as well. Your guy will totally be impressed. And, let him do the installation himself. Invite his buddies over so he can show them his new toy, and give them all beer. That will make this gift idea the ultimate birthday gift for your guy.
#8 - 2013 Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men Who Love Video Games
If your man likes video games, get him the Xbox 360. It's the best in the market. The Xbox 360 offers a video game experience unlike any other, combining unbelievable graphics with blazing-fast processing speed and consistency.
One of the great things about the Xbox 360 is that it is multi-functional. Aside from being a video game console, the Xbox 360 can also be used as a web browser, and as a CD and DVD player. The Xbox 360 is also compatible with iTunes and Zune, as well as other audio file formats, allowing you to play the music of your choice during game play, or play music alone with the Xbox 360's interactive visual synthesizer. The Xbox 360 can also display photos and slideshows with various transition effects, with full audio playback and music player controls.
All gamers know that the most important feature of a game console is the overall performance. Guess what? The Xbox 360 outperforms other gaming consoles in almost every area. Although it lacks Blu-ray player, the HD DVD player included in this gaming console is able to produce 1080p HD-quality images. The Xbox 360 gaming console outdoes the next closest system in overall performance. Now, that's what I call ultimate!
You can get just the Xbox 360 console, or one of the bundles:
- Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Value Bundle - bundle includes Xbox 360 Console, Kinect sensor, one wireless controller, two fun games (Halo Reach and Fable 3), and a 3-month Xbox Live gold membership card.
- Xbox 360 Special Edition 4GB Kinect Sports Bundle - bundle includes Special Edition White Xbox 360 Console, White Kinect Sensor, two awesome games (Kinect Sports and Kinect Adventures), Built-in Wi-Fi, one Wireless Controller, and a 3-month Xbox Live gold membership card.
- Xbox 360 Limited Edition Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle - bundle includes Xbox 360 Limited Edition Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Console, Two Customized Wireless Controllers, Standard Edition Copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Game, 320GB Hard Drive, Wired Headset (black), and one month Xbox Live gold membership card.
- Xbox 360 Limited Edition Kinect Star Wars Bundle - bundle includes Xbox 360 Console, two games (Kinect Star Wars game and Kinect Adventures game), Special Edition custom white Kinect sensor, one custom C-3PO-themed Xbox 360 Wireless Controller, 320GB HDD, Xbox 360 Wired Headset, and Xbox LIVE Token for exclusive downloadable content.
How to make the Xbox 360 the ultimate birthday gift:
Call his buddies over for video game party with unlimited supply of beer and nachos. Now, that's ultimate!
#7 - 2012 Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men Who Love to Read
If your man loves to read, the Kindle e-Reader is a great birthday gift idea. There are several Kindles to choose from, including Kindle Touch, Kindle Keyboard, and Kindle DX.
Kindle e-readers use the latest generation of Electronic Ink ("E Ink") technology - E Ink Pearl - designed specifically to deliver clearer, sharper text that makes reading for extended periods of time more comfortable.
The Kindle e-Readers features include:
- Lighter than most paperback books, and weigh half as much as many LCD tablet devices - Kindle e-readers only weigh ranging from 5.98 ounces to 8.7 ounces, making it easy and comfortable to hold in one hand for extended periods of time.
- Longer Battery Life - Electronic ink screens also have the advantage of significantly lower power consumption than LCD screens. E Ink screens do not require power to maintain a page of text, allowing you to read for up to a month or two on a single charge versus hours on a tablet or smart phone.
- Most Advanced E Ink Display - Kindle's high-contrast E Ink display delivers clear, crisp text and images.
- Holds from 1,400 to 3,500 Books - Keep your library with you wherever you go.
- Read in Bright Sunlight - Kindle's E Ink screen reads like real paper, with no glare. Read as easily in bright sunlight as in your living room.
- Books in 60 seconds - Find a book and start reading in seconds with our fast, free wireless delivery.
- Built-In Wi-Fi - Connect to Wi-Fi hotspots at home or on the road.
- Simple to Use - Kindle is ready to use right out of the box - no setup, no software to install, no computer required to download content.
- Adjustable Text Sizes - Read comfortably with eight different sizes and three font styles.
- Massive Selection - Over 1 million books, newspapers, and magazines, including latest bestsellers, Kindle exclusives, and more.
- Free Cloud Backup - Your library is automatically backed up in the cloud, so you never need to worry about losing your books. Re-download wirelessly anytime for free.
- Built-In Dictionary with Instant Lookup - Check up meaning of words instantly.
- Whispersync - Kindle e-reader's Whispersync technology synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks and annotations across your devices so you can always pick up where you left off.
How to make Kindle e-Reader the ultimate birthday gift for men
Get him the the Kindle e-Reader and the Kindle Fire as well. Hand him an ice-cold beer and let him play with his new toys. Now, that's ultimate!
#6 - 2013 Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men who Love New Techs
The new Apple iPad which recently went on sale, is shaping up to be the best tablet yet. This third generation of iPads is not called iPad 3. Instead, Apple just named it "iPad" which could possibly mean "Hey guys, this is THE iPad of all iPads."
The Consumer Reports ratings as at April 2, 2012 named the new Apple iPad the best tablet in the market. According to Consumer Reports, the high-resolution screen of the new iPad establishes a new benchmark in excellence, providing the best rendering of detail and color accuracy they have ever seen on a tablet display. The highest rating of overall excellence was given to the new iPad despite their post saying that the new iPad can get very warm.
The new Apple iPad features include:
- 9.7 Retina Display; 2048 x 1536 Resolution
- Apple iOS 5; Dual-Core A5X Chip with Quad-Core Graphics
- 5 Megapixel iSight Camera; 1080p Video Recording
- Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n);
- 64 GB Capacity
- Up to 10 Hours of Battery Life;
- 10" model, weighs 1.44 lbs
The new Apple iPad comes in Black or White frame.
How to make the new Apple iPad the ultimate Birthday gift for men
Get him a cool app. If he likes to jam with the boys, get him the GarageBand. If he likes to shoot.. no, don't buy him a gun... get him the iPhoto app. And, don't forget a cool case... he'll adore you for your thoughtfulness, I promise. And, of course, hand him an ice-cold beer. Now, he's yours forever and a day. That makes it the ultimate!
#5 - 2013 Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men who Love Cool Gadgets
Men love cool gadgets, and men picked their cell phone as number one gadget they cannot live without. For this Christmas, give your guy the best cell phone or smartphone in the market today.
If your guy is an iPhone user, chances are he already got the new Apple iPhone 5. If not, iPhone 5 is the best iPhone EVER. Well, at least until Apple comes up with the next iPhone. It takes the iPhone's traditional advantages, like the well-designed consistent hardware and interface, amazing apps, and robust retail support, and literally extends them. Everything is better here. The iPhone 5 has a better body, better screen, better camera, better mind.
If your guy is an Android user, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is the best Droid smartphone in the market today. The nice thing about being a Droid user, is that are a number of really cool droid smartphones available to choose from such as Samsung Galaxy S3, the 4.5-inch Nokia Lumia 920, and newest smartphone Google Nexus 4.
There is no doubt that one of the coolest birthday gift for your guy is a new cell phone.
How to make the smartphone an ultimate birthday gift for men?
Get him a really cool cell phone accessory to go with his new gadget, and hand him an ice-cold beer. If you chose iPhone 5, then let him flirt a little with Siri. No? Come on. It's his birthday. Give him 30 minutes, at least. Geesh!
#4 - 2012 Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men Who Love to Travel with their Computer
The Apple MacBook Air MC965LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop is one of the thinnest laptop computers in the market today.
- Super fast operating on the latest Mac OS X Lion
- 128GB Solid State Drive.
- 1.7Ghz Intel Core i5 Processor
- 4GBs of DDR3 memory
- 13.3-Inch LED display
- Graphics powered by Intel HD 3000 technology with 1440 by 900 resolution.
- Up to 7 hours of battery time
- Super light weight at 2.9 lbs.
- Backlit Keyboard
This state-of-the-art Apple MacBook Air is the ultimate in portability and the features are amazing.
How to make the Apple MacBook the ultimate birthday gift for men
Get him the Apple MacBook Air, and hand him an ice-cold beer. Then leave him alone so he can play with his new puter. Now, that makes it ultimate!
#3 - 2013 Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men who Love to Watch TV
The new Samsung Smart TV Samsung UN55ES8000 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D Slim LED HDTV is the most innovative TV and one of the best selling TVs in the market today.
Special features include:
- Sleek and attractive design
- 55-inch screen with new Samsung UN55ES8000
- Voice and gesture navigation - control your TV without the use of a remote control
- Face activation will also allow you to log in by just using your face.
- 2D and 3D modes
- Dual Core Processor - extremely fast
- Built in Wi-Fi - with a fully functional web browser, you will enjoy streaming all of your favorite TV shows and movies, shop online and easily browse the internet.
- Smart Hub where it helps the viewer to multitask
- Easy set up - allows you to be able to start watching TV shows in 20 minutes.
- 1 year parts and a 1 year labor warranty and this comes with in-home service.
How to make the Samsung UN55ES8000 the ultimate Birthday gift for men
Invite his buddies over to watch the game on his awesome new tv. Get them a couple of large pizzas and unliminted supply of beer. Now, that makes it ultimate!
#2 - 2013 Ultimate Birthday for Men who Love James Bond
Watches are men's jewelry. Omega is one of the most recognizable watches in the world. Aside from the facts that Omega watch was the choice of NASA and the first watch on the Moon in 1969, and that Omega was the official timekeeping device of the Olympic Games, James Bond has worn an Omega watch since 1995. James Bond! How cool is that? Prince William and George Clooney are also Omega wearers.
The Omega Men's 2222.80.00 Seamaster 300M Chrono Diver Watch is the successor to the model number 2531.80.00 that Pierce Brosnan had always carried in his four James Bond movies. When Daniel Craig took over as Bond in Casino Royale, the Seamaster 2531.80.00 was replaced with a Seamaster 2220.80.00 and a Seamaster Planet Ocean Big Size 2900.50.91 with rubber strap. The Omega Seamaster 300M also comes in quartz (model 2221.80.00).
How to make this gift the ultimate birthday gift for men
Any man would be thrilled to have the Omega Seamaster 300M as a birthday gift. Is it the ultimate birthday gift for a man? Most definitely, even without a twist. But just to be on the safe side, take him deep sea diving to test his new watch. Now, that's ultimate!
However, if your man prefers sports watches, by all means give him a sports watch. You can't go wrong with a Casio G-Shock Watch. And to make this watch an ultimate gift, give him a two tickets to his favorite ball game, and tell him he could take his best buddy. And, hand him an iced cold beer. But of course. He might call you a saint. How awesome is that?
For NY Giants fans, this is the super bowl keepsake you want to have. NY Giants beat the favored New England Patriots for the second time in three years! Great for your trophy case!
#1 - 2013 Ultimate Birthday Gift for Men who Love Sports
Super Bowl Tickets
For football fans, tickets to the Super Bowl would be the greatest birthday gift ever. Tickets to the Super Bowl are quite pricey, from a little over $1,000 to $2,000 and sometimes even more, depending on the number of seating made available that year. In Super Bowl 2012, extra temporary seating at St. Lucas Coliseum in Indianapolis, was reduced from 7,000 to 5,000. Because of the limited supply, tickets started on sale in January 2012 at about $2,000 to $6,000. Thankfully, by February 5th, prices got down to $1,100 apiece.
- Make sure you buy your Super Bowl tickets from reputable ticket sellers, to avoid counterfeit tickets.
- Most hotels offer minimum 4-day stay for Super Bowl Sunday, so book early.
The 2013 Super Bowl - Super Bowl XLVII - will be held at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The cost of the 2013 Super Bowl tickets has not been announced yet.
Future Super Bowl locations:
2014 Super Bowl in New Jersey at New Meadowlands Stadium
2015 Super Bowl in Glendale, Arizona at University of Phoenix Stadium
How to make this the ultimate birthday gift for men
- Get a really big box and gift wrapped it with a big red bow, and make him open his birthday gift in front of his buddies.
- Watch him stare at the Super Bowl tickets in total disbelief. He'll look at you with eyes silently asking "Hon, Is this for real?" Give him the slightest nod, to assure him it's the real deal.
- Watch the first teardrop run down his cheek, and then watch him bawl like a baby.
- Video tape his buddies cry in envy.
Now, that makes it Ultimate!
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