It’s a New Year, which means a new line-up of tech to get excited about! Below are 7 of the best tech toys for men; these are perfect for men who love to travel, who lead a mobile lifestyle, and who enjoys creative outlets such as photography, driving, or dining out. Let’s just say that we’d be happy with any of these awesome goodies. For more sinspiration head on over to our friends at Men’s Health to check out the full line-up of recommendations – don’t forget, we love to hear what you think!
Navdy Mounted Windshield ProjectorNavdy Mounted Windshield Projector
Stop fumbling with your smartphone; get savvy and social updates with this portable, mounted projector. Control different aspects of your phone with both hand gestures and voice control to ensure a smooth and safe ride. Split screen technology enables you to get voice directions, incoming calls, and read texts without missing a beat – or turn. Works with iOS and Android.
Available at Navdy.com
Surface Pro 4Surface Pro 4
Get more bang for your buck and cart around less screens; powered by the new Windows 10, Surface Pro 4 turns from a tablet into a full powered laptop while running all of your desktop software. Surface Pro 4 has all the power you will need for demanding apps, along with creative and professional software. It really is a cat in a hat when it comes to flexibility.
4-in-1 Lens4-in-1 Lens
Olloclip’s 4-in-1 Lens ($70) for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is the perfect accessory for any photographer, which is basically everyone with a smartphone. The lens includes fish-eye, wide-angle, and 10x and 15x macro options. It also easily attaches to either the front or rear-facing camera and is transportable with three pendants. Your Instagram has never looked this good!
Available on Amazon ($70)
Night Cable For iPhone or AndroidNight Cable For iPhone or Android
Native Union’s Night Cable ($40 for iPhone lightning or Android micro USB) fixes the nightly spectacle with a 9ft charging cable; unlike other chargers, the night cable has a weighted end so that it stays on your nightstand or wherever you put it. No more waking up trying to find your alarm. Start each day rested and ready to take on the day.
Available on Amazon ($40)
Truffol Station 5 USB ChargerTruffol Station 5 USB ChargerTruffol Station 5 USB Charger
This portable USB Charger ($39) is both stylish and functional. Let’s face it, if you are still relying on charging one device at a time you aren’t getting the most out of your gadgets. With five ports, featuring universal and quick charge options, you can rest assured you will never be left with a dead battery on the go.
Available on Amazon ($39)
If you share a ride, the Mojio ($99) is an interesting choice of tech. By pairing a smartphone with the Mojio device, you’ll get insight into knowing the condition of your car, where it is at all times, and ways to share information about where it is that’s less distracting. The package comes with Mojio, a year of service, the app, and the ability to use other apps that are integrated with Mojio.
There’s no doubt that smartwatches are the new gadgets to have. While most people would want an Apple Watch ($350-$10,000), there are other alternatives. The Pebble Steel watch ($150) offers similar features, as does the Moto 360 ($300). The allure of smartwatches is that you can get your notifications without the intrusion of handling your phone.
Did we miss a new travel gadget that you love? Leave a comment below and let us know!