These 11 amazing tech items will surely please every man in the family. Not just dads of course but boyfriends, uncles, guy friends, you name it. We got the best list for your holiday budget.
Are you preparing the best gift for the special man in your life? Being thoughtful this holiday season is surely a pleasing feeling. Whether you’re buying gifts for your husband, boyfriend, best guy friend, son, nephew, etc. We got the best list of tech gifts for everyone.
One more thing, COVID-19 changed how we lived. It surely did. Because of the government’s drive to ‘flatten the curve,’ everyone is encouraged to stay at home and use technology for almost all of our daily activities.
Today, almost everyone needs to be tech-savvy. For example, politicians stream their meetings, classes are conducted over Zoom, Google Classroom, etc. most parents are into wireless gadgetry like Bluetooth speakers.
Have you already thought of something fancy for your man? If you haven’t, make sure to check our list of amazing gifts every man would surely love.
Apple AirPods Pro
The best wireless earphone for Apple users
Apple is not the first to make wireless earphones. However, you cannot deny that they’re the ones who popularized them thanks to the introduction of the AirPods. On the contrary, while the AirPods gained popularity, the first two models were not that awesome compared to the new AirPods Pro.
It comes with superb active noise cancellation (ANC) splash-proof build, which is really on top of the standard models. This improvement made a big difference for the new AirPods Pro. Likewise, it has a rich, deep bass with crisp mid and high tones.
The best AirPod Pro alternative
The OnePlus Buds comes with decent sound quality for a wireless earphone but significantly costs less than the AirPods Pro. OnePlus is getting back on its legacy as the best substitute for high-end products at a fraction of a cost. With a price point of $79, OnePlus Buds looks and functions if not better than the earliest AirPod models.
That’s not all. It offers longer battery life too. However, the only thing that held it back is the lack of external controls. As a result, you will have to go back to your phone to adjust the volume or change track. All-in-all, they deliver great value for its price.
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Best wireless headphones for voice assistant users
Bose is taking the active noise cancelling into the limelight. In fact, its Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 came with a comprehensive redesign. It has a new look, enhanced sound quality, a USB-C charging, and a touch-sensitive gesture pad for playback controls.
Who is it for? The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 is best for students, travelers, and anyone who’s looking for quality. The truth is, this wireless headphone is a delight. It’s lightweight, easy-to-use, and gorgeously built.
Amazon Echo Studio
The best sound quality smart speaker
The Amazon Echo Studio offers superior power. In fact, it’s as powerful as the Echo Plus which costs almost twice the price. It comes with five drivers that support the Dolby Atmos surround with voice control.
This smart speaker comes with more advanced sound processing and imaging compared to the Apple HomePod and Google Home Max. The truth is, it performs alike with the two models and it’s less expensive too.
Fitbit Charge 4
Best in balance for features and price
The Fitbit Charge 4 comes with a standalone GPS, Fitbit pay, a lot of sleeping tools, and even supports Spotify. Looking back, the Fitbit Charge models have produced some of the best favorite fitness trackers since it was established in 2014.
It has a sleek design measuring less than half an inch. It comes with a reflective granite/black woven band and a classic flexible plastic band designed to withstand most kinds of workouts. The bands could be changed easily thanks to the two small buttons located at the back of the tracker. A single press on both buttons will release both bands.
Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Generation)
Best for those who love the mix of audio performance and style
It’s not just style and performance, but the Band & Olufsen Beosound A1 is also good for the outdoors. Thanks to its powerfully rich and well defined audio, sleek design, and waterproof built. It’s not just its physical capabilities, but it also comes with better audio performance and battery life.
While it feels overpriced for a portable speaker, it compensates with style, outdoor use and superb sound quality. This upward-addressed speaker with rounded edges measures 5.2-by-1.8 inches in height and width. That means it’s really compact and a little heavy at 1.2lbs.
All-in-all, it has a nice organic touch with push buttons for power, pairing, and microphone muting or unmute. On the other side is where the volume and Play/Pause buttons are located. Furthermore, it comes with an IP67 rating of waterproof speakers up to 7 meters.
Amazon Fire TV Cube 2019
The best hands free home theater
This second-generation Amazon Fire TV Cube has improved media streaming capabilities and a totally hands-free Alexa control. Likewise, it offers faster performance and an extended HDR support. Moreover, it has all the famous Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K features with far-reaching microphone array and infrared emitters to easily control Alexa and a full-voice control of your home theater.
The new Fire TV Cube looks and functions with the older model but with a faster processor. This makes loading the apps quicker. Also, it supports additional HDR formats with flexible 4K HDR streaming content.
Furthermore, the Fire TV Cube’s noteworthy feature is the far-reaching microphone that allows Alexa control anywhere within its range. The device responds using its built-in speaker, direct control using its IR emitters, and smart home devices via WiFi that is compatible with Alexa.
Roku Smart Soundbar
Best ROKU media streaming device
The Roku Smart Soundbar is a dependable stereo speaker with all the benefits of a 4K Roku media streamer. In fact, it’s dubbed as the soundbar for bargain hunters and cord-cutters. The package includes the full Roku TV interface with decent sound quality. However, if you really want to lift the experience you can add the Roku Wireless Subwoofer for deeper bass. But the best that you can get is to add the Roku TV Wireless Speakers for true surround sound. But this will almost double the price.
The panel includes a USB, HDMI,power connectors, a reset button and optical cables. Moreover, the soundbar supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) to receive audio from your TV through the HDMI-ARC port without using another optical connection. Thanks to its built-in 4K Roku media streamer, this is a very useful device.
Chromecast with Google TV
Best for Google audience
The Chromecast with Google TV is the worthy contender to the Roku and Amazon Fire TV. Well, it really does compete with the kings of streaming at a fraction of the cost. Since it started in 2013, Chromecast has only relied so much on phone, tablet, and computer. Fast forward today, it has become one of the best streamers in the market.
This particular model has gone through a complete overhaul. The major changes include a remote control that supports high-end streaming such as 4K resolution, Dolby Atmos, and Dolby Vision. It has revamped from the previous Android TV interface to what is now known as Google TV with the integration of Google Assistant.
Overall, the Chromecast is a capable device for voice if you’re a big fan of the Google ecosystem. In addition, it supports HBO Max, which you can’t find in Roku and Amazon Fire. This streamer proves that it’s an excellent choice for its price and added benefits.
Onyx Boox Max Lumi
Best for e-ink professionals
Onyx Boox Max Lumi is a fully functional secondary monitor and Android tablet that allows users to create everything with E-ink. It’s big, powerful, and unique. It’s like a massive tablet that lets you create e-ink pieces on a standard or large-format Android slate or PC monitor.
This particular model is an upgrade of the Boox Max 3. It has a faster processor and adjustable front light. The software has also undergone a big change with a smoother app processing with productivity in mind. It’s compatible with Android and a wide range of third-party apps.
It has a big E Ink screen. It measures 13.3 inches with 2,200 x 1,650, 207ppi E Ink Mobius Carta screen. It includes 16 gray levels and 450ms refresh rate thanks to the VB3300-NCD E-ink module.
Dell XPS 17 (2020)
Best for multimedia creators and big-screen fans
Dell made a big improvement with the Dell XPS 17 (2020). In fact, they made everything bigger and powerful than the Apple MacBook Pro. It comes with a 17-inch diagonal display, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q graphics, excellent body quality, and extraordinary features.
Dell’s XPS modifications clearly mirror Apple’s MacBook Pro’s last years line up. The company has made significant improvements with thor 15-inch XPS 15 which is smaller and lighter than the previous models and the XPS 17. The XPS 15 and 17 models are cased in a combination of CNC-milled aluminum, Corning Gorilla Glass, and carbon fiber, making it a really sturdy laptop.