12 Best Gifts For Men Who Have Everything

by | Dec 15, 2017 | Reviews | 0 comments

The best gifts for men don’t have to be out-of-this-world spectacular or even expensive. If it’s useful and has potential use throughout the year, then that’s a gift worth considering.

For example, most men would prefer to hire someone to fix or repair something rather than do it themselves, myself included. A few occasions this year, I’ve needed to fix things around the house. So having an electric drill was useful, even if I only needed to use it a few times a year.

But don’t worry, I’ve compiled a list of the best gifts for men that are not only useful but affordable as well.

  1.  Mophie Wireless Charging Pad

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If your guy is into tech gear, then he’s all into accessories. Apple will sell a gazillion iPhone X phones this holiday season, and he’s already decided to upgrade from his iPhone 5S to the new iPhone X. What’s a benefit to upgrading? He’ll soon be able to charge his phone wirelessly.

But the $1000 iPhone price tag will blow his accessory budget right out the water. Having the right accessories for a new phone is crucial. A wireless charging pad is a must-have for the wireless-charging-capable, smartphone dude. The simple, yet functional design of Mophie’s wireless charging pad is ideal for both work and home.

With up to 7.5 watts of charging speed, Mophie boasts 50% faster charging than standard wireless chargers. The latest QI technology and non-slip finish round out the cool features that make this the perfect tech gift for your him.

  1.  Western Digital Wireless Pro 3TB

Men like to have their space. Digital space that is. For the active guy who likes to take a lot of video and pictures, the WD is the perfect minimalist external hard drive.

What makes it so special? It has a built-in SD card slot. Videos and pictures from his camera’s SD card can be transferred directly to the WD Wireless Pro. They also have a phone app where he can view his files.

I personally had my WD Wireless Pro for about a year now and had no issues with performance and reliability. All my data get transferred seamlessly. When the four blue dots in the front turn solid, I know all my data has been successfully transferred.

This is the ideal gift for the man who wants a reliable and convenient external hard drive that he can take on the go.

  1.  Oars and Alps Solid Face Wash

Times are changing, and men are starting to value the importance of skin care for their face. There’s a growing market of skincare companies that cater only to men because men have different skin texture, thickness and moisture levels.

Oar and Alps are direct to consumer company that uses all natural ingredients. Their primary plant ingredient, Alpine Caribou Moss™, claims to reduce aging and guards against pollution and other stressors.

If he’s new to the idea of trying skincare other than Lubriderm lotion, start him off with a face wash soap. The Solid Face Wash is a good starter. He can get the full kit when he sees the amazing results of a solid facial regiment.

  1.  Arlo Security System by Netgear

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Men are protectors by nature. We instinctive want to protect our family and ones we love. Personal home security cameras have improved in recent years in both quality and price. High definition security is now easy to use and affordable. No more complicated setups. A quick hookup to your wifi router and you’re set. 

Set up is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Plug the base into the wifi router
  2. Pair the wireless cameras to the base.
  3. Install the mounting unit wherever you want.


  1. Vitamix CIA Professional Series

Men can cook too, and they are all about efficiency when creating that perfect meal. A cooking appliance that can multi-task is a clear gift winner for the culinary male. Okay, I admit this is a little bit above the affordable price range, but the things it can do will result in significant savings in the long run.

The features of this kitchen icon are endless, but the benefits are what makes the Vitamix worth the investment. Makes healthy smoothies quickly and easily. Soups, sauces, and batter are a breeze to create, and the nearly unlimited recipes you can make means the Vitamix will never run out of uses.

  1.  Mancro Slim Laptop Tech Backpack

Backpacks for a man is as personal as purses are to women. A perfect travel size backpack for the active man who’s always on the go. It has the right mix of style and functionality to fit any situation. He can comfortably carry all his tech gear, or pack enough clothes for an overnighter.

For the outdoors guy who’s always on the go, this backpack is also water-resistant. It’s great for day trips, weekend getaways or even extended trips.

The Mancro backpack checks off all boxes that make tech backpacks so great:

  • Compact
  • Functional
  • Water-Resistant
  • Stylish
  • Affordable
  1.  Columbia River Pilar Folding Knife

Are men really into pocket knives? You bet! Having a good, reliable, lifestyle utility knife is must have for men who take work and play seriously. With a 2.4-inch flat grind blade and very sharp edge, it’s capable of handling both tough jobs and delicate tasks.

The quality build and minimalist design make it the perfect everyday carry knife. 

  1. Echo Dot 2nd Generation

What is Echo Dot? Create by Amazon, they describe the Echo Dot as a voice-controlled device that can do anything from ordering pizza to requesting an Uber ride. It’s light, portable and also works as a Bluetooth speaker!

What can it do? The question is…what can it not do? Make hands-free phone calls or play your favorite music from many popular music services like Pandora and Spotify. It can set timers and even talk to your cat! This list literally goes on.

This is a no-brainer. Get him this gift and watch his eyes light up like a Christmas tree.

  1.  Ankuoo WiFi Smart Plug

What’s worse than forgetting to turn off the lights when he leaves the house? Going back home to turn off the lights!  For less than $20 you can get him a wifi smart outlet plug to control any electrical device.

This is your modern day Clapper, with technological upgrades. Control lights and appliances with the companion Neo app or use Echo Dot for voice activation and hands-free control. Just connect it to your home wifi and plug any light or appliance you want to control.

  1.  Nebo Big Larry Magnum Flashlight

Guys need light. It seems there’s always a situation where there’s a need for a flashlight. Our water heater broke recently need to be replaced. We had someone come by check the condition of the heater and if it needed to be replaced.

As he knelt to check the pilot light, he grabbed his flashlight, turned it on and stuck it on the side of water heater. It’s magnetic on the bottom! Amazing. When I saw that, I knew I had to have it.

This flashlight is great for any low light situation like digging in the closet, looking underneath the driver seat or walking around in the house in the dark to check all the doors and windows.

  1.  Bodylastics Workout Bands

I like working out in the gym. I stay motivated and I have all the equipment I need to get a good workout. The downside is that I have to drive in horrible Los Angeles traffic after work just to get to the gym. The weights and machines I use aren’t always available and it’s getting cold, now that it’s almost winter.

What’s the alternative? Workout bands. Leny got me these bands so I can workout at home when I don’t feel like going to the gym. If you think you’ll get only a sub-par workout, you’re wrong.

You can definitely get an effective workout from these bands. There is an exercise for every part of the body. Combining several bands increase the “pounds” and can give you just as good a pump, as if you’re working out with weights.

  1.  Bass Egg

Guys want bass. Big bass. Feel-it-in-your-gut kinda bass. What if you could get that big bass and make it portable? And what if it came is a size that could fit in your pocket? The portable bluetooth vibration speaker by Bass Egg has big sound in a small package.

I found this tiny beauty from Unbox Therapy, a Youtube channel dedicated to tech. What makes the Bass Egg unique is its ability to amplify sound by placing it on any solid surface. Sound changes in bass and tone depending on the surface. The best sounds seem to be achieved with a large and solid surface.

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