Guys and their gadgets, amirite? Truth is, our passion for the latest piece of tech is one of the reasons this site even exists, so you can understand our excitement over this gift guide. This year saw a ton of awesome new products get released that make fantastic presents. Our favorites are included below. We’d say “Don’t forget the batteries,” but it’s 2017, so perhaps “Don’t forget the power strips” is more appropriate.


Garmin Speak

The Garmin Speak lets you take Amazon’s Alexa on the road with you, as the personal assistant can now help with things like music selection and traffic reports while your hands remain firmly planted on the wheel.


Google Pixel Buds

Google Pixel Buds are unlike any earbuds on the market. That’s because they boast real-time translation. Yup, not only do you get high-quality audio and a virtual assistant in your ears, but you can press and hold a button to translate something someone is saying to you in real-time.


Wahl Lithium Ion Stainless Steel Trimmer

[Partner]  If you’re in the market for a technologically advanced trimmer that’s just as capable on the road as it is at home, look no further than the Wahl Lithium Ion Stainless Steel Trimmer. The sleek and stylish stainless trimmer takes care of all your shaving, trimming and detailing needs with a 4-hour runtime and 1-minute quick charge because of the Lithium Ion tech built in. What’s more, it it has two times the torque of a standard Wahl trimmer and includes a series of interchangeable heads for different tasks.


Smart Hub

[Shop]  With phones, laptops, tablets, and other devices used on the daily, one charger just isn’t getting it done. The Smart Hub is the tech-fiend’s new best friend. Simply plug in the hub and you’ll have access to four USB ports and two AC sockets, meaning you can charge up to six devices using only one wall socket. Surely that means everything will charge at the speed of a snail, right? Nope. The Smart Hub boasts an auto-detect feature to charge each device at maximum speed. If you travel with a lot of devices or just work in a space where outlets are at a premium, you need the Smart Hub in your life.


Sonos One

The Sonos One takes everything you love about Sonos (fantastic audio quality, fine design) and brings in everything you love about Amazon’s Alexa (a personal assistant at your beck and call). Ask the Sonos One to play music from a variety of services and then enjoy the kind of audio you can’t get from an Echo.


Logitech Craft Keyboard

A perfect gift for the creative in your life, the Craft keyboard from Logitech makes navigation so much easier thanks, in part, to a dial that adapts to the program in use. The touch-sensitive dial allows users to feel their way through Photoshop, Illustrator, and other programs to have a greater command over what they’re creating.


Nest Thermostat E

Nest’s latest thermostat is the company’s most impressive yet. It automatically turns down the temp while you sleep and makes sure the house feels perfect when you rise. You can control it from your phone and it blends into any setting. Plus, it will actually save you money on your heating bills.



The perfect gift for the Spotify user on your list, Mighty allows you to take your Spotify playlists on the road without a computer or phone. Perfect for working out or traveling light, Mighty boasts a 1,000 song capacity and 5 hours of battery life. If they have a Spotify subscription, they’ll love Mighty.


Apple TV 4K

The iPhone X wasn’t the only big device to come out of Cupertino this year. Apple quietly gifted us the Apple TV 4K, which allows you to watch shows and movies in glorious 4K HD. You get all the great apps and functionality the device is known for, only now you can watch everything in eye-pleasing 4K.


Freewrite Distraction-Free Writing Tool

If you’re shopping for a person who loves to write, Freewrite is the gift of concentration. Freewrite is a writing device that syncs with popular cloud storage services so you can write and save your work without having the Internet to distract you while you do. You can expect a dedication in their next book after giving them this gift.


Super Nintendo Classic

It may be a tad difficult to get your hands on, but should you gift someone the Super Nintendo Classic you’ll give them many hours of nostalgic gameplay. That’s because the Super Nintendo Classic packs 21 all-time great SNES games to enjoy in a tinier gaming system.


Xbox One X

Maybe their gaming tastes are bit more up to date. If that’s the case, consider the brand new Xbox One X, which is the world’s most powerful console, meaning games can be bigger and more involved. Offering up games in stunning 4K, the Xbox One X also delivers life-like details.


Polaroid OneStep 2

Polaroid is back with a camera that blends new school tech with old school charm The OneStep 2 looks like an old Polaroid OneStep, only this guy is ready to go out of the box and boasts a self-timer, powerful flash, and 60-day battery life. Toss in some film and whoever you gift it to will be shooting like it’s 1977.