Top 10 gadgets for men
Men do love their gadgets. I think gadgets for men can be broken up into two groups: Firstly high tech gadget. These are great for showing off to your mates. Secondly manly gadgets, stainless steel tool type gadgets. Fun for men who love to fix stuff. You will find both types of gadget in our list of top 10 gadgets for men.
If you own a Garmin GPS you will never again be forced to ask for directions.
Look for a model that supports MSN subscription. What the MSN does is to update your GPS with local traffic data. It then maps a route around traffic jams. It also downloads weather, local news and events.
In my opinion Garmin makes the best GPS units on the market.
Great compact tool for fixing stuff when you don't have your toolkit with you. The gadget is made from stainless steel and carbon-fiber, making it lighter than similar tools, at only five ounces.
In my opinion this tool beats the traditional Swiss army knife, across the board.
The Leatherman Multitool comes with a 25 year warranty.
Best universal remote
When you have 5 or more electronic devices, just keeping track of the remotes, is a pain. What you need is a super universal remote to control everything.
In addition to the normal universal remote buttons, the Harmony One also has a touch screen which is great. It fits perfectly into your hand with your thumb near the most important buttons.
Say you want to start the TV, switch to the DVD channel and then play a DVD. With the Harmony you can do all that with one button.
This is a nice gadget for younger men. It is about the same size as a credit card. So it easily fits inside a wallet. This means you have a small multi-tool at your disposal, all the time.
It's not as good as the Leatherman, but it's a nice little novelty gift for a guy.
Flip UltraHD Camcorder
This is a super easy to use and fun high definition video recorder.
This gadget isn't for men who are into recording video already. Instead it's an easy and cheap way for guys who are curious about shooting videos to start out.
The fact that you can fit it in your pocket is a big plus.
Waring PBB25 Professional Bar Blender
You can do anything with this stainless steel blender that you can do with any other blender. It is however specifically intended for mixing drinks.
This is a loud and powerful blender able to crush ice and make smoothies in a flash.
Digital Voice Recorder
My brother has one of these. He uses it to dictate letters to his secretary.
This recorded has a USB cable, so you can plug it directly into your PC and download the recorded audio files.
It's really the quality of the recorded sound which makes the Olympus such a great recorder.
Language Talking Translator
There are a number of these gadgets available, I recommend looking for one with a library of pre-programed phrases. Then you can select the phrase you need and it will translate it for you in a clear, loud voice.
The most important languages that should be supported are: French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin) and Turkish.
Great easy to use gadget for guys who travel a lot.
A very well made entry level telescope is a fun gadget to own.
Both kids and adults will have hours of fun looking at the moon and the planets.
Portable DVD Player
With a Portable DVD player you can watch your DVDs when and where you want. Look at the Sony models, they have great video and audio quality, .
Some of the Sony DVD players have rechargeable 6 hour Lithium-Ion battery, which is very convenient.