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We all have that one person in our lives that is difficult to buy for. They love their gadgets or things that are technical, they like the latest releases of things and to stay ahead of the trends, so what can you buy them if you have a special occasion coming up or a birthday? Sometimes you need to stay true to the things they love and geeky gadgets are probably the way forward. Some are obvious, some not so much.
These days there is always something being released and with technology advancing all the time, there is an endless abundance of geeky gadgets that you can look to buy something for that special man or boy in your life. Even young adults like teens and tweens can look to follow the latest releases of gadgets. With that in mind, here are ten of the most popular ideas of things to get that hard to shop for guy in your life.
If they love all things photography then perhaps a new camera or more specifically a lens that they were after could be a more appropriate gift to buy them. Sometimes cameras can be on the pricey side so you could always join forces with other friends and family to buy that person a gift they would really love. There are many different cameras out there, some for quick and easy snapshots whereas others may require more practice and in-depth learning to capture the images that they want. If they are already keen on photography then you should have a good idea of brands or the type of camera that would be suitable.
It could be that they want a new video camera. Things like Go Pros are great for capturing action videography as well as using a video camera to capture family moments. Again, much like cameras, there are so many different brands and options out there. A Go Pro has advanced so much and with accessories that mean you can strap the camera to your chest or head enables action videos to go to a whole new level.
They may want to take their photography or videography skills one step further and a drone is the ideal way to do it. Capturing panoramic shots from the sky, a drone has fast become part of a wish list for many people out there. They can vary from a new selfie drone that has just been released to a big drone such as a Mavic Air 3 that can take amazing HD imagery from huge heights. It would all depend on what they would want to use it for so the prices can vary.
New game console or kit for gaming
Maybe they are just a gamer through and through, which would mean that the latest console release would be the ideal gift. Whether that might be the new PS4, the latest Xbox One or even something different like the latest release from Nintendo. It might be that they prefer gaming on your PC, and this is when PC accessories can enhance the gaming experience. However, there are some real gamers out there who love all of the old-style vintage gadgets such as the Sega Mega Drive, for example, so a quick look on eBay to find something a bit retro could be more on the cards.
Many people like to game online these days and talk to friends, so you may want to invest in a new gaming headset. There are many ones including wireless options that are compatible with all gaming devices, consoles, and computers. You will find that there are a lot of options and ones to suit all budgets. You can also buy wired ones specific to the console if you wish.
Home connection device
Maybe they just like to follow the latest trends, and so these home connection devices are massively growing in popularity. From Amazon you have “Alexa”, Google have one and even Apple have released HomePod. These devices will stream your music, and radio stations, will tell you the weather and some like Alexa will answer questions for you and order your shopping. They can control lights in your home, and be connected with other devices so they could be a great addition to any home.
When it comes to gadgets headphones are big right now. You can buy some headphones as earbuds that slot into your ear. Mostly these are wireless these days and very discreet and all of the major brands have their own versions of them. You could also look to buy full headphones which are making a big comeback. These are usually noise-cancelling and are perfect for workouts or running. Headphones are a great gift as it is often something that you wouldn’t usually buy yourself. There are many different options to suit all budgets so this could be a great gift for boys and men of all ages.
Gadgets are not just about fun and entertainment, you now have gadgets in the home that so many people want to try. This might be specific to the adult men in your life but you could look at air fryers, kitchen tools, robot hoovers or the latest smart refrigerator and freezers if you have the budget for it. With so many ways that you can clean and enhance your home with a gadget from some of the biggest brands it really could make a great gift option. Home appliances have been transformed and technology is taking over. There are now so many different options that there is an endless supply of inspiration if you want to look for a gadget for the home as a gift for your loved ones.
Latest laptop or desktop computer
Another great option when it comes to a gadget is to look at the latest laptop or desktop computer for your family. These are pricier gadgets that you may want to consider for a special birthday or even look at coming together with other friends or family members. Apple has iMacs, MacBooks and lighter notebooks that could be a great option. However, there are so many different laptops and computers out there suiting varying needs that you are bound to find something that will suit them. Some laptops can even be switched to tablets or have touchscreen options for easier use. Some are compact so that they can fit in your bags. Take a look at the latest offerings and see what is out there.
It may seem strange to suggest beauty appliances for the boys or men in your life but let’s face it, male grooming is such a docs right now. You could look at the latest beard trimmers, hair dryers, or even straighteners if they have long hair that they love to manage. There are also LED face masks that are making a big comeback at the moment. There are many different gadgets in the beauty industry that the men in your life might love to try.
Let’s hope that this has inspired you with some geeky gadgets for the special people in your life.