Buying a gift for the man in your life is no easy feat. While he might have a lot of hobbies, he just never seems to need or want anything. Each Christmas you end up scratching your head on what to buy him and find yourself scrambling at the last minute to buy something that's just okay.
This year, we're taking the guesswork out and we took it upon ourselves to uncover the most requested gifts around. Featuring everything from the latest high-tech tools, to fashion accessories he wouldn’t want to be caught without, here are the gifts he’s sure to love from the second he unwraps them.
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Best for Techies: Inateck MacBook Air/ Macbook Pro/ iPad Pro Sleeve
At the rate he shuffles his electronics back and forth, he needs something to keep them in their best shape. Insert Inateck, a company that created a laptop case made from high-quality, weatherproof felt, and lined with a padded flannel interior. The best part? These materials are all shock-resistant, so any spill his device takes is sure to be fine. Function and style in mind, it’s one accessory he’ll actually want to bring to work.
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Best for Penny Pinchers: Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation
If he’s all about finding ways to cut back on the heating bill, then this is the gift for him. The Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation is a small digital tool that works to save an average of 10-12% on heating bills and 15% on cooling bills. How do you ask? With Auto-Schedule technology that programs with his phone, Nest learns what temperatures he prefers and changes itself accordingly. Then, when he’s away from the area, he can adjust the temperature remotely from the screen. Combined with an easy set-up and installation, it’s a no-brainer that this should be the next addition to his home — starting under the Christmas Tree.
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Best for Mr. Fixit: Leatherman Wingman Multi-Tool
There’s something about a guy and his all-purpose tool. Whether he’s actually an outdoorsy type or just likes the idea of having it by his side, the Leatherman Wingman Multi-Tool should be his next choice. If he’s looking to upgrade his current model, or get his very first one, the lightweight, stainless steel design has the sleek style he loves. Plus it packs a punch, too. This new model features a one-hand opening blade, newly-designed spring-action jaws, a bottle opener, can opener, wood/metal file, Phillips screwdriver, pliers, and more. Sealed with a 25-year guarantee, it’s something he can use around the house or on the job for all the years to come.
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Best for Shoe Addicts: Sperry Top-Sider Men's A/O Boat Shoe
Sperry’s is synonymous with men’s fashion, and here’s one pair that he can’t be caught without. Since 1935 the A/O Boat Shoe model has been a staple in the wardrobes of many. Perfect for a night of grilling with the guys or casual Friday at work, the shoe — clad in 28 different colors — works for any occasion.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Best for Frequent Groomers: Remington All-in-1 Lithium Powered Grooming Kit
Give him the high-powered electric grooming tool he needs. The Remington All-in-1 Lithium Powered Grooming tool has more power than ever before, delivering a precision that covers all of his grooming needs. In fact, he may just be more inclined to rock the clean-cut look you love (you can only dream, right?) Set includes: a full-size trimmer, foil shaver, nose, ear and detail trimmer, hair clipper comb with eight different length settings, three beard and stubble combs and a travel pouch.
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Best for Music Lovers: FUGOO Portable, Waterproof, Rugged Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
Let him rock out, regardless of the activity. From yard work to watersports, here’s a speaker that’s built to endure all of the elements. Dustproof, mud proof and 100% waterproof, he can listen away to his favorite tunes with ease. With Bluetooth capabilities and up to 40 hours of battery life, interruptions of any kind won’t be an issue.
The real treat lies in the voice enabled speakerphone, which is compatible with Siri and Google Play, making it possible for him to enjoy his favorite song with a simple shout in the speaker’s direction. Just call it the most inventive soundplayer in its class.
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Best for Athletes: CakCity Men's Digital Sports Watch
This military-style sports watch has all the features he needs to stay on pace during a variety of activities. From fishing to running, he’ll rely on the CakCity Men's Digital Sports Watch to track the time, day or night, in any kind of weather. Both waterproof, shockproof, and built with LED lights, it has the essentials he needs to keep his game on point. At an under $15 price point, it’s a surprise he doesn’t have this accessory already!
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Best for Caffeine Junkies: JavaPresse Coffee Company Manual Coffee Grinder
For the coffee drinker, here’s a sleek tool he’ll love that doesn’t require cords or batteries. The JavaPresse Coffee Company Manual Coffee Grinder works to give him the perfect flavor for a great-tasting cup every time. Here’s how: The convenient hand crank mechanism quietly grinds his favorite roast, while the three professional stainless steel blades perforate the bean to release some of the best flavors and aromas around. With a portable design, users can take this machine with them everywhere from their work cubes to the hiking trails. Plus, it's backed by a 100% Money-Back Guarantee.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Best for Handymen: BLACK+DECKER 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion Cordless Drill/Driver
When in doubt, go with a drill. Especially when it’s a top-rated pick like this one! Lighter, more compact, and with more power than before, this BLACK+DECKER model is his best bet to finally finishing that home project he’s been working on for months. With 11 different clutches, each notch delivers precise control to safely drill into a variety of surfaces, including wood, metal, and plastic. Based on this, it’s no surprise that this gadget was named an “Editor’s Pick” in its category.
Interested in reading more reviews? Take a look at our selection of the best cordless drills.
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Best for Bar Cart Owners: Glencairn Whisky Glass Set of 4
This award-winning whiskey glass set deserves a spot front and center on his shelf. After winning the 2006 Queen's Award for Innovation, it’s being considered the 'official whisky glass' among Scotch experts everywhere — him included! Made from a lead-free crystal glass and containing a classic tapered finish, he’ll be inviting his buddies over to enjoy his latest surprise in no time.