Top 10 New Year Gifts for Your Husband/ Boy Friend

By Soumya Sinha, Gaea News Network
Friday, December 12, 2008

In my previous article of 10 Gadgets for her I had promised to come back with 10 gadgets for him. Here I am. If you are a mother or a wife or a girl friend to someone, I know how tough it is to predict what type of gadgets will he like  and more importantly why do these guys freak upon such electronics stuffs. Don’t you worry. Here I will tell you not only about gadgets that they will love but also the place to buy them in the lowest price. Isn’t it great? So let’s start shopping.

1. Garmin Edge 205 - GPS Trainer and Cycle Computer


Is he a fitness freak or loves gym more than you, for you? Then this one is for him. The lightweight Edge 205 is the ultimate fitness partner. With the easy-to-use Edge 205 on your bike, you always know where you’re going and how far you’ve gone. For advanced cyclists, the Edge 305 is available with either a heart rate monitor or a wireless speed/pedaling cadence sensor to help you achieve your personal best.

The Edge 205 measures speed, distance, time, calories burned, altitude, climb and descent, plus much more.


  • GPS: High-sensitivity SiRFstarIII™ receiver
  • Antenna: Built-in patch GPS antenna
  • Weight: 88 g, 3.1 oz.
  • Display: 1.17″ W x 1.44″ H, 128 x 160 pixels, 4-level grayscale LCD with backlighting
  • Unit dimensions: 1.75″ W x 3.7″ H x .9″ D (44 x 94 x 23 mm)
  • Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX7 standards (submersible in one meter of water for up to 30 mins.)
  • Battery: Up to 12 hours (typical use); rechargeable internal lithium ion
  • Track log: 13,000 track points


$ 239.99. Buy it from here

2. Wine Tool Set

Does he love Jack Daniels more than anything else? Then perhaps this is the best thing to gift him. The Wine Tool Set comes conveniently fitted with a selection of the basic wine accessories inside of a beautifully crafted wooden box.

This set makes the perfect gift for any one of a wine lover’s occasions. Use it as a business gift or just keep it on hand for your own personal wine collection!


  • A stainless steel corkscrew
  • 2 stainless steel bottle stoppers
  • A drip ring
  • A thermometer


$ 34. Buy it from here

3.  Wunderbar Thermo Beer Dispenser

This is perhas something he will absolutely LOVE. Give him a machinery for his favorite drink with this electronic wonder. Ingenious thermo-cooling technology of this gadget chills the standard 5 litre keg down to a delicious 5 degrees celsius in a matter of hours (in fact it’ll work splendidly with a 4 or 6 litre barrel as well), then pull away to your hearts content as the high-technology tap dispenses just the right mix of beer and foam as they do in pubs. Amazing no?


£130.49 from here

4. Deluxe Weather Station w/ Atomic Clock

If he is a gadget freak then he must love this one. A very common electronic product but necessary nonetheless. So if your hubby or boy friend had troubles with the old one, don’t wait to replace it with this.


  • Integral atomic clock receives time-synchronization radio signal from U.S. atomic clock
  • Simple to use and setup
  • Wireless transmission of outdoor temperature and humidity data from remote sensors
  • Indoor/Outdoor temperature range of 32° F to 122° F
  • Outdoor temperature range of -4° F to 158° F
  • Indoor/Outdoor humidity range 20-90%
  • Minimum/Maximum memory on temperature and humidity
  • Alarm clock with 5 minute snooze
  • Month/Date and Day of the Week Calendar
  • Moon Phase indicator
  • Displays the following weather data:
    • Indoor temperature and humidity
    • Outdoor temperature and humidity
    • Trend arrows
    • Weather forecast icons
    • Barometric pressure and pressure change history
    • Temperature unit is selectable between °F or °C.
    • Barometric pressure unit is user-selectable for inHg or mb/hPa.
    • Low Battery Indicator for Main and sensor units
  • Remote can mount on a vertical surface via included screws and wall anchors
  • Main unit requires 4 AA batteries (not included)
  • Sensor unit requires 2 AA batteries (not included)


only $ 59.97 from here

5. Apple iPhone

Whateva! But Apple iPhone is still the most favorite gadget for men. So if your boyfriend didn’t own one earlier then this is the perfect time to make him feel happy.

No one needs to know anything more for Apple iPhone and neither do you need to know where can you buy.

6. Yamaha Bodibeat

There is hardly anyone who doesn’t love music. And if that comes with a sensor that keeps track of your pulse and changes the music bits accordingly, then its a must have gadget. Why don’t you gift it to your man?

This MP3 player uses a pulse sensor to play songs that match your heart rate. Speed up, and it pulls superfast tracks, slow down, and it’ll give you something to chill out to. The machine can do this because it has a built-in accelerometer and pulse monitor, which are useful for more than just song management: The Bodibeat saves exercise logs monitoring your workout that you can upload to your computer. Yamaha first announced the Bodibeat over a year ago. As of now, it is finally slated to come out this fall.


$ 300 from here

7.  Sigma DP-1

Gift your boy friend or hubby a digital camera this Christmas. He is gonna love it because it is uinique. Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras (DSLRs) are bulky. Digital point-and-shoots are portable, but their images can’t compare. Sigma changed that earlier this year by putting a really large image sensor—the size of an entry-level DSLR—into a small point-and-shoot. The reason that DSLRs have better image quality than point-and-shoots has little to do with megapixels and everything to do with sensor size


$800 from here

8. Vuzix iWear AV310 Widescreen Video Glasses

Do you have a son who is tech-inclined? These widescreen video glasses transform your iPod into a virtual 52″ 16×9 widescreen personal theater for on-the-go entertainment. Never before has a pair of video glasses come this close to a real widescreen experience! Now you can enjoy video games or watch 2D and 3D movies in widescreen format anywhere, anytime. Lightweight eyewear goes on easily. The LCDs provide 428 x 240 resolution, and may be focused individually from +2 to -5 diopters and tilted up to 15° for a custom fit; a soft, hypoallergenic adjustable nosepiece and an optional head strap ensure comfortable viewing. One included lithium AA battery provides up to eight hours of continuous operation. Includes iPod cable, A/V cable, head strap, and carrying case


$ 249.95 from here

9. Flip Video Mino Camcorder

This is for your boy friend if he is in media, if he likes to have interactive sessions with people. This camcorder is packed with easy-to-use technologies that let you capture memories as they happen. No manual settings and instant playback options make this camcorder a fast and fun way to record important events.


$ 159.00 from here

10. Bedside Night Light Coaster

Wanna make it all the more romantic with light and shade? Bring home this gadget for your partner/ husband.

Night light coaster turns on with just a wave of your hand then turns off automatically after 30 seconds. The soft, ambient LED light makes it easy to find what you’re looking for and navigate safely in the dark without disturbing others, while the 30-second auto shutoff makes it easy to fall back asleep again. Use the water-resistant, rimmed unit as a coaster and watch the light shine gently.


$ 24.99 from here


So did you find any of them useful? Please comment and tell us what do you plan to buy for your man this Christmas. Enjoy!


April 5, 2010: 9:08 am

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November 3, 2009: 10:49 am

Thanks for sharing with us. all the information were quite useful..thanks again

December 12, 2008: 8:54 am

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