8 Gift Ideas for the Gadget Guy



Technology is always changing, which can make it difficult to find the right gift for the guy cannot seem to get enough of the latest technology. As one myself, I love getting gifts that make my life easier, and keep me connected.  Check out these 8 gift ideas for the gadget guy in your life and help make his life easier and more connected.


Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle paperwhite This is a great gift for the guy who is a self-proclaimed bookworm. The Kindle Paperwhite is the newest version of Amazon’s flagship Kindle product, and with a backlight attached, the techie in your life can finally read in any location, without having to turn on a light. The Kindle library offers millions of books in almost every genre imaginable, so the gadget guy will never run out of material to read.
Check out the Kindle Paperwhite here.

Nike Fuel Band

nike fuelband

For the guy who loves to be on the move, the Nike FuelBand is the perfect gift. It tracks all physical movement, steps taken, and amount of calories burned. All these numbers are sent to the Nike+ Community, a global group of anyone who owns the Fuel Band, where their score is ranked and placed alongside others fitness. This is a great way to stay motivated on their fitness goals, and have a great time doing it. Getting more points unlocks achievements, and they can connect with friends and compete with others to see who is getting the most movement, all while staying active and healthy.

Check out the Nike Fuel Band here.

Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskin

evernote moleskin notebook

There is something creative in all of us, and for the gadget guy the Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskin makes sure no more thoughts are ever written and forgotten. The notebook syncs directly with the note taking service Evernote, so anything they write down is immediately recorded and synced to a notebook in the cloud, just by using the Android or IOS application.  Every doodle, business idea, or journal entry can be indexed, and becomes searchable. It also comes with 3 months of Evernote’s Premium subscription, you they have unlimited access.

Check out the Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskin here.

Nexus 7 Tablet

Nexus tablet

If the gadget guy in your life is a more partial to the Android operating system, than the Nexus 7 Tablet is a great option to enhance their gadget repertoire. It boasts one of the largest screens on the market, and will sync directly to their Android phone to keep their information backed up and accurately synched.

Check out the Nexus 7 Tablet here.

Ipad Mini

ipad mini

While the IPad is the clear leader in the tablet market, the Ipad Mini came out earlier in 2012, and has been a hit. As a smaller and cheaper version of the original Ipad.  Smaller, more compact, and full of the same great Apple technology, the Ipad Mini will make it easy for the gadget guy to stay up to date while on the go, and sync to his other Apple products.

Check out more details about the Ipad Mini here

Camelbak All Clear Water Bottle

camelbak hydration pack

Staying hydrated throughout the day is a part of keep your body healthy and happy. The Camelback All Clear Water Bottle filters water that is poured into it, and only leaves the best nutrients behind. No more worrying about what comes out of the water fountain or if the tap water at the office is safe to drink. The Camelbak naturally filters it and keeps the nutrients you need to do, in the

Check out Camelbak All Clear Water Bottle here.

Braven BRV-1 Outdoor Speaker

Braven speakers

This Bluetooth enabled speaker will be blasting your favorite techie’s tunes for 12 hours, no matter where they find themselves. Shock absorbent and fully water resistant, and comes with a built in mic so they can take business calls or conference calls if the need arises. This is a great gift for the outdoorsman and adventurer that needs music to keep them going and inspired throughout their expedition.

Check out more about the Braven BRV-1 Outdoor Speaker here.

Click & Grow Smartpot

click and grow smartpot

For the gadget guy with the green thumb, the Click and Grow Smartpot combines their love of gardening while accommodating for their busy schedule. Developed by NASA, the pot is engineered to tell you exactly when the plant needs water and nourishment. Each pot comes with a starter kit that comes with a “plant cartridge” that contains bedding plants, herbs, or flowers depending on what they want to grow.

Check out more about the Click & Grow Smartpot here.

You can find all these gifts on Amazon, and best of all, they cover a diverse range of interests.   What gifts have you purchased for the gadget guy in your life? Let me know in the comments!