Have you tired of the usual avenues of guy gifting? I have. I’ve done the replace-the-wallet, I’ve bought books, DVDs, box sets, made memory boxes. You name it, I’ve done it. Buying a gift for the men in your life is not the easiest of tasks. They seem to never need something.
Let me know what you think and happy shopping! If this didn’t help, you can head over to a post I did about some fun Christmas gifts that’ll get your summery Christmas party started.
So if you’re stuck this Christmas or you have a birthday present due, gladly scroll down and enjoy!
The Cubebot takes inspiration from the Japanese Shinto Kumi-ki puzzles, making it an unconventional take on the popular toy robot. Cubebots’s sturdy hardwood frame can hold dozens of poses while the elastic-band muscles and durable wood limbs make it resistant to breakage. When you’ve had your fill of fun, this unique toy robot can be folded up into a cube for easy storage.
2. Bamboo Radio
A compact style for any room in your home or office featuring tuning FM channels, on/off/volume buttons, a built-in speaker as well as a telescopic antenna and LED power indicator.
3. Thermal Mugs
This perky piece of ceramic ware features heat-sensitive ink that reacts to temperature changes. Simply pour in your hot beverage of choice and watch as the visual changes to reveal the all-too-familiar Pac-Man gaming grid with the dots, grumpy jelly ghosts and the yellow Pac-Man character waiting to munch those cherries.
Fill this mug with a hot beverage and watch your very own Tetris game progress. The images are activated by heat and will disappear when cool.
Tetris Thermal Mug (Paladone) from Superbalist
4. Limited Edition T-Shirt
Justin Poulter’s collage design features individual illustrations that have the ability to stand as singular pieces of artistic imagery.
This shirt forms part of the debut collaboration between Superbalist and 2Bop. Devised to produce a revolutionary t-shirt boasting a perfect fit, in a blend of superior fabrics, with prints designed by a select group of South African artists, it’s an exclusive limited edition piece worthy of your collection.
5. Cloud USB Hub
This quirky device has 4 ports allowing users to easily connect 4 USBs to their laptop or computer. Great for workspace connection and organisation.
6. Day of the Dead Corkscrew
Inspired by the Day of the Dead holiday in Mexico, this inventive corkscrew will add quirky character to your moments of celebration.
7. Beer Making Kit
It’s the Everyday IPA – a “pale ale” with roots in 19th century England. This well-balanced, citrus flavoured IPA obtains its bitterness from Columbus hops and its fragrant citrus aroma from Cascade hops. It’s medium-bodied taste also boasts a tinge of malt sweetness and with a 6.8% alcohol content, this is a beer that’s destined for the good times.
8. Powerstick Extra Charge
Keep your smartphone juiced up, take those extra photos at a concert and have enough battery life to upload them to your favourite social media network. Small enough to place in your pocket or handbag, the Powerstick ensures that you’ll never find yourself without a power source when you need it most.
9. SPHERO 2.0
Meet Sphero 2.0, the robotic ball that’s controlled by a smartphone. It’s a sophisticated, programmable robot housed in a durable, polycarbonate circular-shaped shell that’s compatible with iOS and Android. By downloading over 20 free apps, the user controls the movements of the Sphero 2.0 remotely and gains access to functions from augmented reality entertainment to pet-friendly games.
10. Apple TV
The new Apple TV with 1080p HD gives you the best entertainment on your widescreen TV. Choose from an amazing selection of current and classic films on iTunes — many in amazing 1080p HD. You can: watch live sport in HD; access content from YouTube, Vimeo and more; and with AirPlay, you can play video, show off photos and enjoy music from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch on your TV. Comes with an Apple Remote, Power lead, and documentation.