Don’t know what to get those technology-mad men in your life? Look no further, we’ve compiled a list of the top 12 gifts for 2017. All of these gadgets are available online in places like Amazon or on the high street.
Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones
This Bowers & Wilkins special 50th anniversary edition are a must have pair of headphones. They are available in fine brown Italian leather and silver. They come with a carry case as perfect as the headphones. They has many technical improvements from the P7 such as decoupling of each earbud to stop unwanted vibration transmitting from the headband to the earcup, angled drivers to provide a more natural listening experience and a 40mm full-range drivers, 3Hz – 30kHz frequency response and a three-button remote. The undisputed king of headphones!
Philips PPX4935 Pocket Projector
This is an Android-based pocket projector that lets you turn any wall into a cinema screen. It has 350 lumens, 720p HD resolution, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth audio and many more functions. It comes with a built-in rechargeable battery for long-lasting power, up to 2 hours. It can project up to 150″” (381 cm) in size and it uses high quality SmartEngine LED technology to project. It uses Wi-Fi to go online and has an integrated media player & HDMI/MHL interface. It includes various connections USB, HDMI, VGA, Component, Composite, SD/SDHC slot and a 3.5 mm Audio output.
Minipresso Portable Espresso Machine
For the gentleman coffee connoisseur, this is probably one of the most practical gadgets out there. This is the perfect espresso machine for coffee on the go. It is compact, portable and hand-powered. It’s design is stylish and the quality of the coffee superb. It is extremely light, 360 grams, and small. It is perfect for travelling or camping. It also comes with a built-in cup and scoop.
Misfit Shine 2 Activity Tracker
This new generation sport band is far superior to its predecessor and most other fitness trackers out there in the market. The Misfit Shine 2 acts as a personal monitor that tracks your activity levels and sleep and syncs with the Shine app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod. It automatically tracks steps, distance, calories, and light and restful sleep. It is waterproof but not chargeable. Batteries last about 6 months.
Jarre Aeroskull HD+ iPhone Dock Speaker
This terrific lightning connector dock and Bluetooth speaker is impossible to miss in any room of the house. Not only is it a superb design it offers high definition sound quality and great functionality. The iPod / iPhone speaker plays all devices equipped with a lightning connector. Line in plays CD players or any music devices. It supports MP3, AAC, WMA, protected AAC, WAV.
Andoer Portable Pocket Acoustic Guitar Practice Tool 6 String 4 Fret Model for Beginners
For the wannabe rock star in your life. This is an ideal tool for training and learning guitar skills. It is lightweight (117 grams) and compact so you can practice anywhere. It comes with a carrying bag. It features 6 Strings and 4 Frets and is aimed at beginners.
Manscape Valet Drawer With Charging Station
A modern twist on the usual valet drawer. Still elegant and beautiful in brown leather and able to hold all the daily essentials – glasses, car keys, watch, etc. It has 5 Compartments with separate drawers to keep valuables. The oversized charging slot is large enough to accommodate a tablet. It also comes with a cord hideaway to make it look neat.
GoPro HERO5 black action camera
The new HERO5 is the best GoPro yet. It records in 4K Ultra HD quality. It is tough and rugged and allows play back on a large touchscreen. It is waterproof (up to 10m)and comes with 12MP photos with single, burst and time lapse modes. If you’re shooting in low light, the camera has software that keeps your footage well-focused and clear. It has built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS; one microSD memory card slot. It comes with rechargeable battery, curved and flat adhesive mounts, The Frame, mounting buckle, and USB-C cable
Star Wars Sphero BB-8 with Force Band
I’m sure you can do no wrong by buying this droid as a gift. It is app-enabled and features a Bluetooth wristband that allows you to control it by using The Force. As BB8 scouts, it will map out collisions with objects and send information back to you, or you can use him to create holographic recordings using your smartphone. This has got to be one of the best toys of the year. The free app is available through iTunes, Google Play or Windows App Store
Sony PlayStation VR
This new Virtual Reality system for PlayStation 4 will allow you to experience the latest generation of console games in a completely new way. It places you at the centre of the action, like you are part of the game, experiencing the action in a completely new, immersive way. This box contains the PlayStation VR headset, a processor unit, stereo earbuds, HDMI cable, USB cable, AC adaptor and power cord, PS VR headset connection adaptor.
Impossible Instant Lab Universal
This Instant Lab from Universal transforms digital images on your smartphone or tablet into classic instant photos. It is both a printer and a camera. It exposes your pictures onto a Polaroid™-format instant film via a photographic process – mirroring the traditional darkroom environment. You can download the free app onto your device – iOS 8 and up or Android 4.0.3 update it with your images and watch your digital potos turn into real photos. It is easy to use and will guide you step by step on how to use the Instant Lab.
Cobra CDR 900 Dash Cam
This dashcam from Cobra lets you stream live with its Wi-Fi functionality. It is one of the best devices available with 1080P/1296P capability, wireless video streaming, a 160-degree viewing angle and 2.0-inch LCD viewing screen. The app also allows you to remotely command the CDR 900 to start recording, as well as control its settings through the app’s easy-to-use menus. It comes with an 8gb Micro SD card, a 12V power cord with cigarette lighter plug, a USB to Mini USB cable and a heavy duty suction cup mount.