The Top Tech Gifts For The Man In Your Life


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holiday gift guide   The Top Tech Gifts For The Man In Your LifeChristmas is coming and we all know that men are the most difficult people to buy presents for. Unless they’ve explicitly told you what they want, reading their feelings is pretty much hopeless, and subtle hints just isn’t their style.

Well, no worries – I’m a guy – and here I’ve picked out 8 of the top tech gifts for him this year, so you don’t get lost.

Xbox 360 Kinect & Black Ops 2

The Xbox 360 is undoubtedly the best gaming console around, and that means theres an immense archive of fantastic games for it. The Kinect bundle includes the revolutionary scanning laser sensor that can accurately read body motion for true life-like interaction.

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Pair this incredibly value for money bundle with Call of Duty: Black Ops II – the latest and greatest release of the world’s best selling online multiplayer shooter, featuring an innovative new Pick 10 class system and unbelievable graphics – and I personally guarantee you’ll keep him busy for months with this tech gift.

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Don’t forget to buy Dance Central 3 as well (for yourself, of course, in the rare moments in which the Xbox isn’t in use) – a superb dancing game that shows off the full capabilitites of the Kinect sensor to teach you real dancing skills then put them to the test – just perfect for parties.

Xbox bundle $249.99; Black Ops 2 $59.99; Dance Central 3 $49.99

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Rebel T4i

Our resident videographer Joshua reviewed the Canon Rebel T4i – back in July, and it remains one of the best mid-range DSLR cameras that money can buy. With a flip out touchscreen control and a whopping 18 megapixel sensor, this is a great choice for any budding photographer looking to get into the hobby.

It’s so good in fact that it’s widely regarded not just as a first camera for many, but even as a last camera for professionals who find it offers all the functionality they ever need. This makes it a great long term purchase in my opinion.

Canon Rebel T4i $849.99 including a 18–55mm lens kit

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The Projector Tech Gift

For an instant big screen, cinema-like experience that’s easy to move around, consider adding a projector to your home cinema. Great for both indoor parties, the play room, summer garden usage – or even making some fantastic Halloween effects – a projector has always been one of my most appreciated tech possessions. This model even does active 3D – which Black Ops II supports for the ultimate immersive gaming experience.

Get your 3D gaming on for $899.99 including one pair of 3D shutter glasses

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Although any white wall or large white bedsheet will suffice, for the best picture quality you’ll want to pair your projector with a pull down screen. This inexpensive 77″ widescreen includes a tripod to set up anywhere.

iPad Mini & New iPad

Despite having over a year to catch up, the tablet market is dominated by the undisputed king and most popular tech gift – the Apple iPad – topping the charts with 88% customer satisfaction score for good reason. A user friendly interface, reliable software and consistent experience lets you truly enjoy any of the huge range of apps now available for it. Trust me, your man will love his iPad.

Gaming on the iPad is superb, with every genre covered from Angry Birds to classic boardgames. The web browsing experience is fluid and responsive, with text crisper than paper thanks to the extraordinarily high pixel count of the Retina display; movie playback is smooth and clear. Whatever your budget, the iPad Mini ensures there’s now an iPad for you – don’t settle for anything less.

iPad Mini 16GB $329.99, iPad with Retina Display 16GB $499.99 (in-store purchase only)

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FitBit Ultra Activity Tracker & Wifi Scales

After all that gaming and the indulgences of Christmas dinner, it might be wise to get him in shape – these Aria WiFi Scales and FitBit Ultra might actually be techy enough to motivate him. The Fitbit Ultra is the ultimate activity tracker – carry it around all day to track calories burnt, stairs climbed, distance travelled and steps taken.

It doesn’t stop there though. At night, strap it on his wrist to track sleep cycles and it’ll even wake him up at the ideal time, without that groggy feeling that happens when you’re dragged kicking and screaming out out of deep REM sleep.

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If weight loss is the objective, daily weight tracking and solid goals are essential to success – but having to note down his weight each morning is really tedious. These Aria Wifi Scales take care of the recording automatically, and can even recognize up to 8 different family members automatically. Just stand on it, and both weight and BMI will be automatically recorded to his FitBit profile. Now there’s no excuse!

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Both devices connect via your PC or Mac, and there’s a free app to view stats, compete against friends, and keep track of food intake for Android, iOS or Windows Phone.

Aria Wifi Scales $129.99, FitBit Ultra $79.99

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I’ll be getting a T4i myself this Christmas, but I can guarantee that if you’re struggling with tech gift ideas for him then you really can’t go wrong with any of these. If you’ve got any more great tech gift ideas for men, please share them in the comments.

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Austen Gause

i respect all of these but dance central

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Nikhil Chandak

amazing techy objects !

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Lisa Santika Onggrid

Men? I’d gladly accept if someone give me any of those. Dance central is an exception
Add in some PC games, please.

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Rawal Baig

Are you asking for a warez?

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Lisa Santika Onggrid

No. I suggested MUO to add recommended games to the list.

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Mac Witty

Agree, think a lot of woman would love too see this for christmas

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Achraf Almouloudi

Why not grab him an amazing Nexus 4 or Samsung galaxy s3 smartphone .

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John

Riiight..

How about a budget list of gifts? Not everybody affords iPads (nor do they desire such trinkets). How about an under $100 list of lesser known, but useful gadgets?

Pree’shay’dit, though, (most of) these are decent gifts!

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Ron Lister

Some cool stuf. I could always use the dance central and the fitbit to shed a couple of extra pounds. I seem to have aquired a few more then I need. Love xbox, Projectors always cool for turning that wall into a movie theater. I wouldn’t turn my nose up at any of them.

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Cyra Calkhoven

And what about The Top Tech Gifts For The GIRL In Your Life..?

:)

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Anonymous

I want Cod: Black ops 2

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Bishal Mahat

are you giving them all !!!

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Anonymous

i only gift my self nobody does