Top tech gifts for the ultimate man cave [Gift Guide 2013]

Top tech gifts for the ultimate man cave [Gift Guide 2013]

Summary: If your favorite man likes to spend time lurking in his cave, what gifts and gadgets will get you bonus points this year?

TOPICS: Tech Industry

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  • Sony PlayStation 4

    Gift: Sony PlayStation 4 

    Price: £499.99

    Sony's PS4 is a long awaited update to the popular Playstation 3 console -- and every self-respecting owner of a cave needs at least one console, right? The PS4 is due for release on the 29th, and not only has new & improved graphics, but also allows you to share moments when you play on social media or connect up to a mobile device. Of course, if you're an Xbox fan, then Microsoft's new Xbox one is already available.  


    Image creditSony

  • BeerTender

    Gift: BeerTender

    Price: £122

    The BeerTender, available from Krups, is a smarter version of the traditional keg tap for beer. According to the manufacturers, internal carbonator technology keeps beer fresh for 30 days and automatically applies the right amount of foam to your drink. Volume indicators tell you when you're running dry, temperature control can be applied to your preferred temperature, and the 'Ready to drink' icon tells you when it's ready.

    Via: Krups

    Image creditKrups 

  • Logitech 2.4 inch Harmony Touch Universal Remote Control

    Gift: Logitech 2.4 inch Harmony Touch Universal Remote Control 

    Price: $243

    The Harmony Touch Universal Remote Control from Logitech is a useful tool for the lazy owner of a cave. You can control a variety of gadgets through the remote's touch screen, set 50 favorite channels, and power up through a recharging station rather than batteries. 

    Via: Amazon

    Image creditLogitech

Topic: Tech Industry

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  • The Gallery Curse

    When will zdnet authors realise that the stupid gallery format used on here is losing them readers.

    Nice door handle, that's as far as I'm going. Who knows what the rest is but I don't care enough to go through the hideous gallery arrangement.
    Little Old Man
    • Yep. Same here.

      Like the door handle.
      • re: The Gallery Curse

    • The Gallery Curse

  • Henge Dock

    I have written my post in my website:

    This is great if I have a 39", 42", or 47" television as a monitor as I don't have to buy an iMac with a fixed 27" display.

    The reason for a large monitor is so I don't have to zoom in too much compared to having a small monitor. With my 47" at 1920x1080, I don't have to zoom in at all in my Ubuntu desktop. I could settle for having a 39" but I like to watch movies at sizes 47" and higher, but any larger than 47" and I will have to shrink down my applications vertically. I like having horizontal real estate that my 47" screen provides. Of course, the only thing I can't do in my Ubuntu desktop is run Mac applications that are specifically for a Mac.
    Grayson Peddie
  • Universal remote price

    Shocking that a Logitech Harmony Touch universal remote costs nearly as much as an iPad Mini at this point. How can they not get that price lower? I have the Logitech Harmony 880, and some of the buttons have stopped working after 3-4 years. I'm having a really hard time thinking I have to spend $250 or more to replace it.
  • Wrong Logitech Harmony product

    Not interested in the Logitech Harmony Touch. The true geek will want the Harmony Smart Control, which includes the Harmony Hub that allows an iPhone or iPod Touch (not sure about Android) phone to be the advanced remote control, but also comes with a simple remote in case no phone is handy. For the price of Logitech Harmony Touch, I can get Harmony Smart Control and an iPod Touch on eBay (my phone is Windows Phone).
  • Another practical present

    My husband is a professional athlete, so I usually present him something related. But this year I ran out of ideas completely)). Recently was looking for some books on amazon and stumbled upon special proposal for post-workout products called BCAA. I have heard my husband mentioning this in connection with his trainings). Carefully consulted him – found out this product is broadly used by athletes! So I made an order at Already anticipating how surprised he would be!