We men do love our gadgets. From newfangled apps to massive home entertainment overhauls, if we can find an excuse to upgrade a gadget, we’ll take it. To help you wade through the mass of new technology and products that come on to the market every day, we’ve found 20 of the top gadgets men want. Whether you’re the kind of man who wants a gadget that lets you dive into virtual worlds, or you’d rather enjoy some tunes, wirelessly on your way to work — we’ve got that too. Want a drone that can shoot mini projectiles or the best shave of your life? If you want to snoop around or just get the best gaming experience, here’s a collection of innovative new gadgets men want.
The useless box arrived and within 10 minutes my 11yr old was excited to start putting it together. The directions for wiring the motor and switch were either backwards or I’m cross eyed, but once I figured out how to wire it everything else was easy as can be. I would guess even with the struggle wiring it (probably my fault) it still only took about 75 minutes to put together.
WiseWear’s smart bracelets ($295-$345) have no display screens, so they blend in with fashionable outfits. But in times of distress — such as an accident or break-in-the wearer can just tap on the bracelet a few times to activate a signal. The message and GPS coordinates get sent to designated contacts. Bonus: The bracelet doubles as a fitness tracker, monitoring steps for the day, and also buzzes to report a received call, text or email.
Once the adapter is plugged into the car, it enables the camera’s to stream footage to the driver’s smartphone. It also analyzes the video stream for obstacles and will alert the driver if it senses a possible collision.
There are plenty of satnavs out there and one of the market leaders, Garmin, has a great one. The nuviCam is a two-in-one satnav. In addition to the usual easy-to-read maps and clear directions that you’d expect, it also comes with a built-in dash-cam that automatically records if your car is involved in an incident. The device also comes with two great safety features, a lane departure warning – so if you’re driving and drift out of your lane you’ll quickly be alerted, and forward collision warning notifications so if you get too close to a car in front you’ll know about it too. You can even use the Bluetooth enabled device to connect to your Smartphone so you can talk safely. We say, two-in-one? It’s actually more like a five in one.
Got a friend who’s really into karaoke? This is the perfect gift for her. All she needs is an IRig karaoke microphone and a smartphone to make it work. Just hook the microphone into the headphone slot on your phone and then turn on the app for all your memory-making jams. You can find the iRig at various online retail outlets, including Amazon for $35.
Whether you’re an artist, creative or just redecorating at home, the Mini Colour Sensor by Nix can help you. Using LEDs and a well-calibrated sensor, it can capture the likeness of virtually any colour. All you have to do is hold the device up to the surface and it does the rest for you. The Nix can match it to RGB, HTML, CMYK, LAB colours and more than 10,000 paints. The companion app also allows you to create palettes and save your favourite colours.
The market for dashboard cameras has exploded in the last year or two, with manufacturers appearing out of the woodwork left, right and centre. If you’re in the market for such a device then make sure it has a built-in GPS to store location info along with the video. Resolutions are extending beyond Full HD, and the best cameras now offer a “Super HD” resolution of 2,304 x 1,296, so look out for this as well.
The Ionic builds on Fitbit’s health and fitness expertise, offering a highly personalised experience that’s a level up from its competitors. There’s a new relative SPO2 sensor, industry-leading GPS, improved heart-rate tracking and water resistance for up to fifty meters. Also, new smart features such as contactless payments, on-board music and smart notifications just make this the ultimate gift for technology fans.
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Despite how long it’s been around, haptic technology is still really in its infancy. Tanvas takes it a step towards toddlerhood with touch feedback that gives you a sense of what different materials feel like.
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It makes perfect sense in this day and age for everything else to obtain a “smart” label attached to it, and Milo is no different. In fact, Milo takes pride in being the very first combination smart speaker and home hub that boasts of Z-Wave Plus as well as the Google Assistant, now how about that for a really potent partnership? This high performance, all-in-one smart home speaker will be able to deliver not only streaming entertainment, but also voice control of connected devices to boot.
3. Cheaper than a face-lift. The HiMirror Mini analyzes your wrinkles, dark circles and pores and gives you a score. It makes health and beauty recommendations and stores the data so you can make changes and see improvements. And, of course, it’s Amazon Alexa-enabled. It will sell for about $249 this summer; other HiMirrors are already available.
Because now he can track workouts, heart rate, distance, calories burned, floors climbed, active minutes and steps. Plus, monitor how long and how well you’ve been sleeping (YES!) and can even receive texts and calls at a glance when you’re on the move. Oh, and did we mention the battery life last for 7 days?!
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Car maintenance costs are a big expense for most households. It can also be unpredictable and make you go over your monthly budget. Instead of paying more to take your car to the local mechanic, consider saving your money by fixing small problems by yourself. In this article, we have compiled a list of essential maintenance car gadgets that can help you maintain and repair your vehicle at home.
Welcome to Way Cool Gadgets! We are a website that’s dedicated to bringing you the most ridiculously awesome gadgets from around the internet that you’ve ever seen. We have ransacked the web looking far and wide for downright cool gadgets that we think everybody should know about. Some of these gadgets are extremely clever, some are ideal for geeks and some are just downright weird. One thing that they all have in common though is that they’re all incredibly unique and it’s unlikely that you’ll find them anywhere else. We’ve divided all of the gizmos that we feature on the site into several categories ranging from ‘Novelty’ to ‘Cheap’. You can find gadgets of any type by choosing a specific category from the menu above. Don’t forget to connect with us on your favorite social media website so that we can let you know about new and exciting gadgets as we add them to the site. You can follow us on either Facebook, Twitter or Google+ (or all three!). By doing so you’ll be the first to find out when we add cool new gadgets to the website. We’re constantly adding new and interesting stuff so make sure that you check back regularly!
Drones are officially taking over heading into 2018 and are pretty much the “must-have” on everyones holiday gift wish list this season. We’ve rounded up some of the best selling drones and quadcopters for both the professional photographer/videographer and, well, just the everyday user who’s loing to have a little fun flying (like us). Shop […]
There are three ways you can interact with Flic: click, double click, and hold. Each interaction can be programmed with the Flic app. So, for example, click can be start playlist on Spotify or ring my phone. It also integrates with IFTTT for even more functionality. Order by Dec. 4 to get it in time for Christmas Day.
Whether you want to keep track of various types of car data, such as tyre pressure and general performance, give your kids internet access on the move, guard against fraudulent accidents, or start your car without having to lug around a huge additional battery, there’s a useful device here for you.
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If you’re into capturing drone photography, but you’re not interested in actually learning how to fly your own camera drones, the AirDog Auto-Follow Drone is the perfect quadcopter for you. If you simply want something to capture footage of you being awesome and doing awesome things — whether it be snowboarding, cycling, skateboarding, or anything outdoors — the AirDog is the best choice. It has built-in autonomous flight modes so that you can set it and forget it, and it has the ability to follow a certain target. It’s also foldable, so you don’t have to lug around a big suitcase. It’s innovative, and you can control it right from your wrist, which is why we included it in our list of the best drone kits for sale.
Is it a watch? Is it an activity monitor? Is it a smartwatch? In fact, the Nokia Steel HR is all of those things. This all-singing, all-dancing, all-tracking hybrid watch that mixes analogue styling with digital health monitoring. It comes with continuous heart-rate monitoring, automatic activity tracking, smartphone notifications, a Heath Mate app to analyse your data, plus wellness programmes to improve your well-being, but it looks like a smart, sleek French-design timepiece. It googloe desktop gadgets analog clock has a best-in-class rechargeable battery that will keep the time and the technology running for up to 25 days.
We would watch Tom Hanks do just about anything, and this video proves it. In yet another Oscar-worthy performance, the actor and typewriter enthusiast guides us through the process of changing out the ink ribbon on a Hermes 3000.
Avoiding contact is the easiest way to avoid concussions. If you’re not the type to shy away from a hit, at least wear a Prevent Smart Mouthguard. It uses a series of four accelerometers to monitor the number, direction, and force of impacts, setting off a warning in a coach’s app and lighting up an onboard LED if the force is too great. Its flexible circuit board is held in place in the mouth with a proprietary thermoplastic polymer, and also contains light and proximity sensors, wireless charging components, and Bluetooth. Available in boil and bite or custom fabricated versions.
We couldn’t these little interactive finger monkeys any than we do. Oh, and your kids will them too. This year it’s all about the Fingerlings Baby Monkeys. These are quite possibly the cutest interactive toy this year (sorry Hatchimals). These colorful baby monkeys simply hang out on your finger, hang from […]
If you’re looking to stab someone in the back, knife them in the heart, or just royally screw them over, Microtech’s MCT1057 Jagdkommando fixed blade knife is the definitive way to do it. A version of the manufacturer’s…
Fine, fine. It’s a vacuum. BUT it’s a wireless robot cleaning vacuum they’ll actually want this year! Roomba 980 from iRobot not only vacuums up almost anything (with technology that won’t let it fall down the stairs) you can also schedule cleaning while you’re away at work via the app and then it automatically recharges itself when it’s done. I mean. #Technology
In a nice change from all the army of smart devices which expect you to make conversation, this Wi-Fi/Bluetooth-connected motion sensor recognizes gestures to control the troops. But if you like the choice between waving and chatting, the company will also be offering a Bixi 2 with voice support.
It’s time to give your iPhone a break, because MP3 players still have a place in this world. Not only are most budget friendly – they’re also ultra portable and lightweight. Some have bluetooth capability, while others are wearable and waterproof. In short? They get the job done. Whether you’re in it to listen to audiobos, […]
Style and function are top of mind here. There’s a chic and sleek bangle that’s also an activity tracker, a beautiful little Bluetooth speaker she can attach to her keys, a suitcase that practically plans her entire vacation for her, and a personal assistant that answers to Alexa.