What are the best gifts for teen boys? With over 400 gift ideas, we scoured the stores all year long to create the ultimate Christmas Wish List for teenage guys.
It seems that nobody knows what the best gifts for teenage boys are. As a result, instead of giving a nicely wrapped gift, most of us settle on giving money or a gift card. I’m okay with receiving money, but I love receiving something wrapped even if it is small.
Maybe it’s because I still believe in Santa Clause, reindeer, and elves. So we thought it would be really fun to create the ultimate Teen Boy Gift Wish List to make it simpler for everyone. It will be your little cheat sheet.
With over 350 gift ideas for teen boys, we have broken this year’s list into 17 different categories based on popular interests. Teenage boys are all different. So whether your teenage guy is a video gamer, geek, or loves fashion, there is something for every guy. Most of the items are pretty affordable but a few of them are just wishes. A guy has got to wish, right? After all, it’s a Christmas wish list.
So whether you are shopping for your teenage son, friend, niece, brother, or boyfriend, these are the things to get a teenage guy for Christmas. If you are teenage guy, there are ton of ideas of what to put on your list and what to get others. These also make great birthday gifts for teen boys. Hit the heart button to help others out and please pin your favorites.
Here are some awesome Christmas gifts for teen boys.
Cool Video Game Gifts For Teenage Boys
Teenage boys love video games. For the teen gamers on your list, there is so much to choose. From the top games out this year to gamer themed gifts, if he is really into gaming he will love these cool gifts for teen boys.
Nintendo SwitchAges 6+
Nintendo has a massive hit on its hands with the Nintendo Switch hybrid console. Teen boys will love the ability to play their games on their terms – anywhere. It’s a great system for competitive games and heavy hitters include Zelda and Mario. The main question on many people’s minds is: Will Nintendo have enough Switches for everyone who wants the hottest gift of the holidays?
Super NES ClassicAges 6+
We are big fans of retro consoles. Nintendo is bringing back a miniature version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The coolest part? While it won’t play your old cartridges, it’s already preloaded with 21 of the best Nintendo games like Super Mario Brothers, Zelda, and Mario Kart. Every teen gamer has to own this. It’s a part of video game history.
New Nintendo 3DS XLAges 7+
The new Super NES themed 3DS XL is a cool new way to play your favorite 3DS, 2DS, and DS games. It has the same functionality with the awesome games, controls, and dual screens you know and love. The cool new design may inspire to get a few classic SNES games on the Virtual Console.
New Nintendo 2DS XL
This Pokemon themed 2DS XL makes a great gift idea for teen boys who love portable gaming on the go. It features the clamshell design with a Poke Ball theme with the signature colors that any fan will instantly recognize from a mile away. The best part? It play DS and 3DS games – in 2D, of course. Upgrade to the 3DS XL if you’d rather experience games in a cool new dimension.
Xbox One X
The gaming community is excited over the Xbox One X, the ‘World’s Most Powerful Console’. Even if you don’t yet own a 4K TV, it is optimized for 1080p TVs. However, to experience it in its full glory, you need a 4K TV. Thankfully, the prices are coming down to reasonable levels. The Xbox One X is not for everyone – it’s only for those who demand the absolute best graphics and performance from their games. Although it just launched, the future of gaming looks very promising indeed with huge potential here.
Xbox One S
Now the Xbox One got a sleek makeover and the ability to play 4K Blu-rays. If your teen boy still hasn’t upgraded and loves Xbox games, now is the perfect time. Designed for 1080P HDTVs, the Xbox One has games, apps, and a ton of great exclusives like Halo and Gears Of War. This complete bundle includes a download of Minecraft, Minecraft: Story Mode Season 1, and an Explorers Pack.
Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle
If you’re in the market for an Xbox One S and love Minecraft, this limited edition bundle is worth considering. The main difference is you get an Xbox One S console with a cool Minecraft design. Even the controller features a cool Creeper style. Also included in this bundle are a downloadable version of Minecraft and a Redstone Pack, making this the ultimate bundle for any Minecraft fan.
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro Destiny 2 BundleAges 13+
There’s a new PlayStation out that is designed to take advantage of 4K TVs. For hardcore gamers and those with 4K televisions that want the very best PlayStation experience, the PlayStation Pro is for you. With a focus on 4k and HDR, the PlayStation Pro delivers a level of clarity that was not possible on the original PS4. The best part? It’s only $100 dollars more than the standard model. Now get a limited edition Destiny 2-themed PS4 Pro bundled with the game!
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim COD WWII BundleAges 17+
Already 60 million people have bought the PlayStation 4. Now the original PlayStation 4 is getting slimmer, lighter, and more energy efficient while keeping the same rendering power of the original. For those looking to jump into next generation gaming on 1080P HDTVs, this is the best way. The best part? You won’t be missing out on any games that are available on the Pro model as the library of games is the same. For a limited time, score this sweet COD themed console with COW WWII.
Are you ready to go inside of your games? Virtual Reality is about to change gaming forever and Sony’s virtual reality headset is leading the way. If you already own a PS4, all you need is the headset. The headset is capable of tracking your head motion so you will be able to look around in the virtual worlds. There are over 100 games to take advantage of the headset.
HTC VIVE is a high-end VR headset on the market. If you want only the best VR headset and experience and have the system for it, this is the right one for you. The VIVE supports full room-scale VR for a richer VR experience that immerses you in the action. Be prepared for jaw-dropping VR games and experiences.
Oculus Rift Touch
We have been dreaming about virtual reality for years. Now it is finally here with the Oculus Rift. Once you put on this headset, you will be taken to another world. The only problem? You will need a pretty beefy PC to handle it. You can either get the Oculus Rift headset separately or opt for a bundle that is designed to handle virtual reality.
Call of Duty: WWIIRated M
There is a new Call Of Duty game out this year and that means your teen boy is going to want it for Christmas. There are two versions of the game. The Digital Deluxe version gives you a full-access pass to all upcoming DLC. With its simplistic fragging gameplay, anyone can pick this game up and mow down hordes of enemies. This year the battle takes place during World War II.
Call of Duty WWII: Deployment KitRated M
If your teen is obsessed with Call of Duty, he’s going to go nuts over this special Deployment Edition bundle exclusive at Best Buy. Not only does it include a copy of the latest Call of Duty: WWII for Xbox One, but it also includes a strategy guide, $50 Xbox Digital Card, a dope collectible COD poster, and a cool WWII-inspired backpack. A PS4 version is also available.
Destiny 2Rated T
Destiny 2 improves on the first game in so many ways. It’s a worthy sequel that fans love so much that it’s currently the best-selling game of the year thus far. It’s one of the top FPS games right now. The campaign is better than the first game, but the multiplayer is where the game truly shines. If he already has the new COD, this is a solid addition to his collection.
Star Wars Battlefront IIRated T
Other than the new COD, Battlefront II is the game that has many gamers giddy with excitement. For the first time ever, you’ll be able to play out an original Star Wars adventure in the campaign based on the Star Wars franchise. It goes without saying this is going to be EPIC! But nothing beats playing together with your buddies in the new and improved multiplayer modes. Give him a cool gift, he’ll really love.
Super Mario OdysseyRated E10+
Mario Odyssey is everything Nintendo fans had hoped for and more. It’s packed with caboodles of surprises and reminds us a lot of Mario 64. This game is just soooo much fun to play and reminds us why we love gaming so much. The worlds Mario visits are diverse and each one feels different from the next. You feel like a kid exploring these wonderfully designed playgrounds. Other than Zelda, this is the other must-have title for Switch owners. If you own a Switch you don’t want to miss out on the biggest title of the year!
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
Zelda is a complete masterpiece, redefining the franchise for the future while remaining true to its roots. The game is an absolute joy to play – from exploring and cooking to the boss battles and discovering secrets. While the earlier shrines feel easy, the game delivers its best content later in the game. The dungeons and puzzles are brilliantly designed and let you know there’s nobody better at designing games than Nintendo. It truly is a defining moment and experience in gaming that no true gamer should miss and is reason enough to own the Switch.
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is one of the best racing games this year. It improves on its predecessor in almost every way. The courses are incredibly well-designed and are a pure blast to race on with friends and the controls have been refined to perfection. The battle mode has been overhauled with a variety of ways to compete and play. There are more characters, racers, and courses than ever. And, oh yeah, the game runs at a silky smooth 60 FPS in both handheld and docked modes. Nintendo crafted the best Mario Kart experience to date that truly satisfies fans! You literally can’t stop smiling while playing this game. Nintendo brings the FUN back into gaming!
Grand Theft Auto VRated M
Grand Theft Auto V set the benchmark for open world games, delivering one of the most amazing fully realized worlds. This game is designed with mature themes – strip clubs, drugs, and profanity. While by no means perfect, it’s one of the finest open world experiences that interweaves a brilliant narrative with three protagonists. While it’s surprising how GTA V continues to sell years after its initial release, it’s not surprising to gamers who benefit from continual updates, making this an ongoing experience even after completing the main campaign. Rockstar continues to deliver the goods that keep gamers coming back time and again.
Overwatch: Game of the Year EditionRated T
This Game of the Year edition of Overwatch brings the 2016 Game of the Year back into the limelight after garnering more than 100 awards. Blizzard has added additional bonus content that works within their ecosystem of games while the game remains mostly intact. Although it incorporates a different idea, the game is very easy to get into, making it fun for anyone. The real fun comes from the multiplayer mode which has teams competing against one another. It’s a truly addictive experience shooting fans won’t want to miss! If you haven’t tried it yet, what are you waiting for?!
PlayerUnknown’s BattlegroundsRated M
Over 15 million gamers have already discovered the magic of Battlegrounds on PC. Now that same magic is heading to Xbox One. The premise is simple and involves 100 men dropped onto a battleground with the last man left standing declared the winner. It will take wits and strategy to overcome your adversaries. The game is super addictive and it’s what’s hot right now so you don’t want to miss out! Teens are going to love bragging and showing the world their mad skills and who’s the real boss.
Wolfenstein II: The New ColossusRated M
Wolfenstein II is a super badass story driven FPS. It’s a story filled with emotion and heart. This game tops its predecessor by leaps and bounds, meshing a dark, gritty atmosphere with fast, fluid gameplay. The game actually requires more tactical gameplay than DOOM. Never has blasting Nazis been so satisfying. This game is not for the faint of heart with blood, gore, and violence on full blast. The characters and first-rate voice acting make the game even more enjoyable.
Pokemon Ultra Sun and MoonRated E
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon are the final installments for the 3DS. Ultra Sun and Moon improves on Sun and Moon, making them the definitive editions for fans. The game has a few plot twists, more Pokemon to collect, and several surprises for fans to discover. If you haven’t played Sun and Moon, these are definitely worth playing.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom BattleRated E
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle takes Mario and friends on a new adventure. The surprising thing is while this is not your typical Mario game, it’s surprisingly fun and not made by Nintendo. Teens will enjoy the XCOM like strategy-based gameplay with its own unique tricks. Supporting solo or local co-op, it’s an enjoyable game with a good mix of comedy, combat, and puzzles.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2Rated E10+
If you thought the last game packed a lot of Marvel Super Heroes into one game – you haven’t seen anything yet! This is a Marvel fan’s dream come true. It’s loaded with caboodles of new and old Marvel superheroes and villains and you’ll traverse diverse worlds, making for one of the most exciting Marvel Superhero adventures yet. If he’s a Marvel fan, this is a no-brainer addition to his collection.
Madden NFL 18Rated E
Are you ready to take your team to the Super Bowl? Nothing is more fun than playing Madden with your buddies and talking a whole lot of trash. With more emphasis on momentum, this year the running game has completely been overhauled to play and look like a real NFL game. Go long! Madden scores another touchdown!
NBA 2K18Rated E
When you can’t go outside for a game of hoops, NBA 2K is the next best thing. In order to make the game as realistic as possible, the developers flew to each stadium to make sure that everything sounds and looks like the real thing. Can you take your team to the NBA Finals or will you choke?
Splatoon 2Rated E10+
In a market crowded with violent FPSs, Nintendo shows everyone that you can still have an extremely fun and addictive shooter without the dark environments and gory violence. Instead it replaces that with fun, colorful graphics and worlds. Splatoon builds on the formula of the first game, adding new weapons, levels and mechanics to make it even more fun than its predecessor. The best part? Now teen boys can compete in local multiplayer matches on the TV or in tabletop mode. Is there such a thing as having too much fun?!
FIFA 18Rated E
While FIFA has never looked better or more realistic, it doesn’t exactly reinvent the wheel. The presentation is solid yet again with dynamic crowds, play by play commentary and amazingly rendered stadiums that capture the essence of their real-world counterparts. Although improvements have been made to the gameplay, it still doesn’t accurately capture the subtleties of the game. Nevertheless, it’s still a fun multiplayer game and I’d love playing a pickup game any day.
Assassin’s Creed OriginsRated M
Assassin’s Creed Origins allows players to experience an engrossing origins story of Assassin’s Creed. The game now interweaves RPG elements into the core gameplay along with the combat long-time fans know and love. However, the combat system has been reworked. The world of Egypt looks spectacular and it’s a pure joy to explore. What’s cool? In Origins you’re free to finish the missions in any order. We’re glad to see the series get back on track.
Uncharted: Lost LegacyRated T
The latest Uncharted adventure takes Chloe and Nadine on a new exciting adventure to the Western Ghats of India. If you’ve played Uncharted games before, you know what to expect – action, puzzle solving, and exploration. Naughty Dog hasn’t strayed too far from the successful formula with this iteration. The game looks as beautiful as ever with some really spectacular locations and an engaging narrative with great chemistry between the lead protagonists. You’ll also be able to play the multiplayer from Uncharted 4. Who could have guessed the series could still stand without Nathan Drake?
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete EditionRated T
Horizon Zero Dawn is arguably the best game on the PlayStation platform this year. It boasts one of the most incredible and beautiful open worlds in any game and set the new graphical benchmark by which all games are compared. The game has an interesting narrative and engaging boss battles. You feel like a real badass when you take down one of these huge beasts. This Complete Edition includes the original game released earlier this year along with the DLC content in one nifty package.
Pokkén Tournament DXRated E10+
Pokken Tournament DX is more than just a simple port of the Wii U version. While the game plays similar to its predecessor, gamers benefit from a roster upgrade and the ability to play on the go with the Switch. Teen boys will love competing with their friends in tournament style matches. You’ll easily lose track of how many hours you’ve spent playing this addictive fighting game with Tekken-style gameplay. Who’s ready for battle?!
MLB The Show 17Rated E
The game of baseball has never looked more real than in MLB The Show 17. The gameplay has been refined to offer a more true-to-life experience. With trades, injuries, and slumps, will you be able to guide your team on the Road to the Show? A new Retro mode makes the game more accessible for casual players or serves as a great nostalgia trip.
Forza Motorsport 7Rated E
If he’s into racing games, Forza Motorsport 7 is hands-down the best sim racing experience. The roster is unbelievable with over 700 cars featured in the game and the lighting and in-game weather effects are some of the best we’ve seen in any game – period! The car models accurately capture the essence of their real-world counterparts with an incredible sense of realism and detail and the racing has never felt better. The game is the big showcase title for Xbox One X this year and the graphics in 4K will blow you away!
Metroid: Samus ReturnsRated E10+
Metroid Samus Returns is a reboot of Metroid II. The game introduces rich 3D color graphics into its already solid gameplay. On the 3DS, fans can experience the game with cool 3D effects that create a more immersive experience. There are a host of new gameplay enhancements that make this a standout game for the 3DS and 2DS families. The game offers a satisfying difficulty even for veterans of the series. It’s the perfect gift for any die-hard Metroid fan.
Sonic ManiaRated E
Sonic Mania brings back Sonic in his full glory. It mixes some of the old elements that worked while adding new twists to surprise and entertain fans. You’ll face up against a host of new bosses and there are new modes to keep things fresh and exciting. On the Switch, you can take this classic-inspired gaming goodness on the go! Now this is how retro should be done.
Resident Evil 7 Gold EditionRated M
Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition combines the original game with DLC content – Banned Footage Vol 1 & 2 and End of Zoe in one awesome package. Resident Evil 7 returns to form with one of the best Resident Evils in years. We’d be surprised if you don’t get frightened at some point in this game. It’s really terrifying and the narrative, characters, and atmosphere all combine to create a memorable experience worth playing. Try playing using PSVR for an out of this world experience.
Looking for a challenge? Play Cuphead – an Xbox exclusive. It’s one of the standout games for Xbox this year. The game features a unique cartoon-like art style inspired by the 1930s. It’s highly stylized and the game combines that fresh art style with classic action-packed gameplay. Think Contra for the NES. If you can beat this game, you should be really proud of your accomplishment. You can even team up with a buddy and tackle the game. They don’t make too many games like this anymore so it’s fantastic to see this kind of game on the market.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane TrilogyRated E10+
If your teen boy loves platformers and has never played Crash games, this three-game collection is worth playing. The graphics have been revamped for the PS4. While they don’t compete well against other PS4 titles, it’s a significant upgrade from the original PlayStation visuals. This is classic action platforming and it will challenge you to the core like never before. The controls could have seen an upgrade along with the visuals. This remastered version is the best way to experience the original Crash games.
Minecraft Super Plus PackRated E10+
If you’ve got a Minecraft lover, try Minecraft Super Plus Pack. It ushers Minecraft into the 4K world with stunning super duper graphics. Your worlds have never looked more beautiful or detailed. With endless creative possibilities, he’ll get lost building his dream world and then love exploring it with his friends on a variety of systems with cross-platform play. Who’s ready to start crafting?!
Rocket LeagueRated E
Rocket League is the addictive rocket-powered car game that plays a lot like soccer. If you’ve never played Rocket League before, it’s high-octane fun and super competitive. The core mechanics are simple and and the gameplay is addictively fun. Nintendo fans will get a handful of Nintendo-themed rocket cars, including Mario, Luigi, Metroid skinned cars, and more. The Switch version will allow you to take the fun on the go!
Xbox LIVE Gold Membership
The easiest gift to give an Xbox One gamer is a subscription to Xbox Live. If he loves to play Xbox games online with his friends, he will need this. Not only does it let him get online, but it allows him to speak with his friends while playing, saying various pleasantries like “Noob.” Luckily that is not all; every month you get access to a couple of free games.
PlayStation Plus Membership
If you have a PlayStation Gamer, you could always get them a prepaid PlayStation Plus subscription. Even if he already has it, it will just stack on top of his current subscription, extending it. The coolest thing? Every month you get a lineup of free games. It’s like Christmas every month. Along with free games, there are other benefits like online multiplayer and exclusive discounts on games.
Xbox One Controller NFL X Skinit Skin
Football fans will love these new officially licensed NFL skins from Skinit. Choose from your favorite NFL teams and bling out your Xbox One or Xbox One S controller with these awesome skins. They are easy to apply, scratch resistant, and designed for every day use.
WD 4TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive
The prices of portable hard drives have come down considerably. Now you can get a 4TB portable external hard drive from WD for a very reasonable price. It offers the easy of plug-and-play and you can backup your computer or use it for your PS4 or Xbox One to store all your games.
Elgato Game Capture HD60
If he needs to get high quality footage off the PS4 or Xbox One, then he needs the Elgato Game Capture HD60. With it, he will be able to stream 1080p and 60 frames per second video to Twitch or Youtube. It’s the perfect gift for capturing all of your coolest gaming moments.
Epson Home Cinema 2040 1080p Projector
Playing your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One on a big screen TV is an amazing experience, but playing it on a 100 inch screen is even better. This projector from Epson delivers full HD 1080p video. What makes it so great for games? The input lag is 22 milliseconds, which is unheard of in a projector.
HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset
With a sturdy metal frame, the Hyper Cloud X headset is the headset that every gamer dreams about. Why? These lightweight headphones are designed to wear for a long time. Compared to other headphones, they feel like a cloud on your head. With a detachable mic and satisfying bass, this headset brings your games to life like never before.
PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset
The PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset is a popular choice among PlayStation gamers. They provide 7.1 virtual surround sound and feature a noise cancelling mic with about 6 hours of battery life. The best part? They combine style, comfort, and function and immerse you in your games.
FPS Freek Thumbsticks
If he plays FPS or racing games, give him the edge he needs to win with these FPSFreek Thumbsticks for your PS4 or Xbox One game controller. What’s the big deal? Players benefit from more precise control which translates into better results in FPS and racing games where precision is everything. Once you try them you’ll be quite impressed and can’t ever imagine going back to a bare controller.
If your teen loves racing games, this wheel from Thrustmaster delivers the ultimate racing experience for PS4 hands-down. Start saving up because it’s gonna cost you – but man is it worth it! The sheer joy and exhilaration that comes from this wheel is beyond belief good. The feel of the wheel and pedals in tandem with force feedback make you feel immersed in the racing action like never before. It’s perfect for games like Gran Turismo Sport, Dirt 4 and more.
Fanatec Forza Racing Wheel and Pedals Bundle
If money is no issue and you demand only the absolute best racing wheel experience on Xbox One and PC, look no further than the Forza Motorsport Racing Wheel Bundle from Fanatec. You’ll actually feel like you’re behind the wheel of a supercar with this wheel and pedals set. The build quality on this is second to none. This is as premium as premium can get and the racing experience will blow your mind! It’s totally worth every penny.
Xbox One Play and Charge Kit
Are you tired of burning through batteries on your Xbox One controller? This charger allows you to charge while play so you never have to worry about batteries again.
PowerA Controller Charging Station
Nothing is more annoying than having dead controllers. Available on the PS4 and Xbox One, this charging cradle makes it easy to charge 2 controllers at the same time. The best part? It plugs into the wall so your console doesn’t have to be on. Just put your controllers on the cradle and your controllers will be ready to go when you want to play.
Cable Management Sleeve
Peek behind the TV or monitor and do you see a jungle of wires? Bring some order to the madness with these inexpensive cable management sleeves. The sleeves can accommodate up to 10 cables for a clean and neat look. Oh, now that’s sooo much better!
GAEMS Personal Gaming Environment
Would you like to travel with your game console? This is no ordinary suitcase. It actually has a built in 720P HD screen and speakers. Simply put your console inside and all you have to do is plug it in, allowing your console to go wherever you go.
TCL 55P607 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV
Now that the Playstation Pro and Xbox One X has gone 4K, you are going to need a 4K television to take advantage of it. If you are in the market for your first 4K HDTV and don’t want to spend a lot, go with the TCL 55P607 series. At 12.1 msec, it has one of the lowest input lags on a TV, which is super important for gaming. The price is crazy good for a 55 inch 4k HDTV.
Atlantic Gaming Desk
The Atlantic Gaming Desk is perfect for your gaming teen. He can use it for studying, working on the computer, or gaming. The desk has a clean minimalist design with some nice touches like a cup holder and storage for games, gadgets, and more. Best of all, it blends in well with most decor and is very affordably priced.
FlexiSpot Adjustable Standing Desk Riser
The FlexiSpot is an innovative standing desk that takes the pressure off your back. You get a large work surface and it’s great for those endurance runs of Call of Duty with friends. The desk is easy to transition in either sitting or standing mode and it promotes good ergonomics so you can comfortably work or play all day.
CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR GXiVR8060A4 Desktop
The CyberPowerPC Gamer Xtreme VR Desktop Gaming PC is an enthusiast gaming PC. It’s packed with the specs to run your favorite games with ultra settings and high resolutions and it’s highly stylized with cool LED lighting. The complete package includes a gaming mouse and RGB keyboard. Pair it with a gaming monitor and you’ve got a winner. The GTX 1060 card may be upgraded if you feel you need more graphical power. This system is also suitable for HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift VR.
CORSAIR ONE Compact Gaming PC
Corsair’s engineers delivered an engineering marvel, packing incredible power in the Corsair One, a compact gaming desktop, with a liquid cooling system. This system rocks an i7 with DDR4 memory and a GTB 1070 to run your games the way they were meant to be played – without compromises. The system is also 4K and VR ready. What teen boy wouldn’t love this?
Razer Blade Pro Gaming Laptop
Rocking an i7-7700HQ processor and a GTX 1060 with 16GB of RAM, the Razer Blade Pro is a gamer’s dream machine. Experience ultra fast frame rates for the smoothest gameplay. This system is even powerful enough to power VR systems like the VIVE and Oculus Rift. The system sports a 17.3″ 1080P display with brilliant color and fast performance. An RGB keyboard adds extra flair. The best part? It delivers desktop-like performance in one of the thinnest gaming laptops. Are you ready to step up your game to the next level?
Acer Aspire VX 15 Gaming Laptop
If you’re looking to game on the cheap, you can’t go wrong with the Acer Aspire VX 15. You get what you pay for here with an i7-7700HQ processor, GTX 1050 Ti and 16GB DDR4 RAM. You can tell its design is heavily influenced by the Predator. The good news? It can play many of today’s games with medium settings and the cooling system generally keeps it well cooled.
BenQ ZOWIE 27-inch HD Gaming Monitor
The BenQ ZOWIE offers the performance gamers need for the best gaming experience. With a blazing fast response time of 1ms, everything looks silky smooth and looks fluid. It delivers a lag-free experience with brilliant color and details. One thing is for certain – you can’t blame your monitor if you lose!
Razer DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse
The Razer DeathAdder Elite feels comfortable and doesn’t disappoint with responsive performance. It’s easily one of the best gaming mice on the market and it’s cheaper than some pro mice out there. The weight and size of the mouse feels just right and it’s perfect for your favorite shooting games.
Logitech G602 Gaming Wireless Mouse
The Logitech G602 combines sleek looks with solid performance. This is how a gaming mouse should perform. Aside from the incredible build quality and lag-free performance, this mouse boasts an unprecedented 250 hours of battery life performance. The laws of wireless gaming have been forever shattered.
SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad
When you don’t even realize your mousepad is there you know it’s doing its job well. That’s precisely what the SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad delivers. It’s a no-frills and no-fuss mouspad that just plain and simple gets the job done. The rubber base keeps it securely in place even during those hotly contested moments. You never have to bother with adjusting your mousepad and take your eyes off the screen. And your mouse glides so effortlessly over the pad. What more could you ask for?
Razer Firefly Chroma Lighted Gaming Mouse Pad
If you’re looking for an RGB Gaming Mousepad, the Razer Firefly is an excellent option. It delivers reliable performance and dazzling eye candy. It really looks aesthetically pleasing and completes the look you’re going for. Plus, your mouse glides along its surface smoothly and the mouse tracks well. Makes a great gift idea for your gaming teen.
Corsair K70 RGB Mechanical Keyboard
The Corsair K70 is hands-down the best Mechanical RGB Gaming Keyboard. From the look to the feel of the keys to the performance, Corsair just nailed it. It’s super responsive and never misses a beat. The build quality is impressive. The RGB lighting is just icing on the cake!
Logitech C920 Webcam
The Logitech C920 is one of the best performing webcams at a super value. It’s no wonder it’s a best-selling webcam. You’ll be pleased by the picture quality performance, delivering up to 1080p HD. Honestly, you’ll get better sound performance from an external headset. What’s great is it’s versatile in that it can be used for both desktops and laptops.
Logitech Z623 200 Watt Home Speaker System
The Logitech Z623 offers a great two speaker and subwoofer package at an affordable price point. If you’re on a budget you can’t go wrong with these room-filling speakers. Your games, music, and movies will sound awesome. For such little speakers they pack some good clean and loud sound.
Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 THX Computer Speakers
This 3-piece speaker set from Klipsch delivers amazing sound. You get fantastic bang for your buck with these Klipschs. The sound is crisp and clear – it will blow you away! Seriously, you could not find a better sounding set in this price range. Teen boys will love listening to their favorite tunes, playing games, and watching movies with these excellent speakers.
Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System
If you’re looking for a top-notch surround sound speaker system, the Logitech Z906 is a great buy. This 5.1 system features THX, Dolby, and DTS for pristine sound quality. You’ll hear every detail like never before and the result is that it heightens the overall experience. Whether you’re watching a movie, listening to music, or gaming, you’ll want to crank up the sound and enjoy that rich, powerful, and satisfying sound with punchy bass produced by this system. Be prepared to be blown away!
NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S
Built for advanced gaming and streaming, the Nighthawk X45 AC2600 MIMO Wi-Fi Dual Band Gigabit Gaming Router is designed around your gaming and streaming needs. Nowadays nobody wants to wait for that loading screen to appear and disappear. You’ve got ancient technology if you still see that and honestly it can ruin your experience. You get blazing fast wireless performance so you can run your games lag-free and pleasantly enjoy your favorite streaming content. It’s perfect for online gaming, Netflix, Spotify, and more.
NETGEAR CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem
Renting a cable modem from your cable provider? Why? Ditch the monthly rental fee by taking charge and owning your own high quality cable modem. It supports blazing fast speeds up to 680Mbps and you only pay one low affordable price. Once and for all you can say goodbye to those monthly rental fees!
Tree New Bee Cooling Pad
A good cooling pad can help prolong the life of your laptop by better circulating the heat. This Tree New Bee Cooling Pad is powered by four fans which serve to keep the laptop running cooler. And a cooler laptop usually means less crashes and more time to get on with your work. The nice thing about this cooler is that it offers additional USB ports for connecting external USB devices. Best of all, it’s super silent and delivers great performance.
Teen Boy Room Décor Gifts
From posters to playful furniture, he is going to love these gifts that make his room look “cool.”
Philips Hue 60W Equivalent White & Color Starter Kit
This third generation Philips Hue Starter Pack includes a 3-Bulb Starter Kit. These bulbs are equivalent to a 60 watt light bulb and offer a world of possibilities as far as creativity with lighting your room. The bulbs provide both white and colored ambiance to create the perfect setting. Discover the smart bulb revolution.
LE 16.4ft LED Flexible Light Strip
Transform the lighting in your room to something spectacular. These lightstrips from LE measure just over 16 feet long and they can be strung together to meet your lighting needs. In addition they are flexible and provide white daylight to simulate outdoor white light. The best part? Installation is pretty straightforward and the strips are affordable.
MagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulb
Have you heard of the MagicLight? It’s a smart bulb that emits millions of colored lights and you can conveniently control the colors right from your smartphone. It’s perfect for changing up the mood instead of the same boring lighting every day. What’s cool? The MagicLight can even be set to wake up and dim at a certain scheduled time.
Luminoodle Bias Lighting for TV with Color
Looking for a cool new project for your room? You can add some cool bias lighting to your TV which not only adds a cool effect, but also minimizes eye strain when you’re watching your favorite movies in the dark. All that brightness is not good for the eyes but this helps dampen the effect. Choose from 14 different color options and show your friends how you created this dope lighting.
Heritage Sports Banner
The easiest way to brighten up his wall is with this sports banner. No matter what sports he loves, he will love this colorful and sturdy banner. Measuring 2.5 feet long, it’s a pretty good size and made of a nice fabric. His favorite teams from the MLB, NFL, NCAA, and NBA are available.
Umbra Hangit Photo Display
Do you have a lot of photos? Here is an artsy way to hang up photos on your wall. It comes with all the mounting hardware that you need to put it up on the wall. The template makes it super easy to install. After hanging it, simply use the 40 wooden clips to hang up your photos.
Star Wars 2018 Wall Calendar
Get him a wall calendar. I am a big fan of Star Wars so naturally I want this cool looking Star Wars Calendar. On every month, it contains a popular Star Wars character from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Keep Out Gamer at Play Video Game Poster
I am totally nerding out over this poster. So us gamers, when we play, you probably don’t want to disturb us because we are too busy battling enemies, defeating bosses, smashing cars, mastering moves, and blowing up things. Measuring 25″ X 36″, this poster says it all.
KEEP OUT Gamer At Play ENTER Tin Sign
About a foot high, this tin sign must be put on every teen gamer’s bedroom door. You don’t want someone to accidentally walk in on you when you are fragging enemies and calling each other a bunch of Noobs.
This 8.5” X11” poster has to be framed and put on the wall of every gamer’s bedroom. It’s the one word we live by: Noob. Translation: You suck.
Personalized Gamer Name Decal
What could be cooler than having your name printed in Minecraft text in your room? If he lives, breathes, and thinks of Minecraft all day long, he needs this personalized name decal on his wall.
DXRacer Gaming Chair
While DXRacer originally started out making racing seats for cars, their line of gaming racing chairs has become super popular with gamers. Shaped like a Formula one seat, this chair is designed to be super comfortable even after long gaming sessions. It’s the only gaming chair that every gamer wants in his man cave.
NFL Plush Raschel Throw Blanket
On Sunday, I just want to cozy up on the sofa and watch a game of NFL football. This NFL throw blanket is perfect for snuggling while I route my team on. What could be more comfortable than a blanket with your favorite team on it?
Bedsure Sherpa Throw Blanket
Soft and cozy throws are the perfect winter accessory for snuggling on the couch and watching a football game or Netflix. Made of 100% microfiber, this fuzzy Sherpa blanket keeps every inch of your body warm and it is the softest blanket you have ever felt. It’s feels like lying on a cloud in a cartoon.
Sunbeam Microplush Heated Throw
The Sunbeam Microplus gives your warmth without having to turn on the thermostat. The blanket offers three heating settings and a safety feature that shuts it off after 3 hours. It’s perfect for the guy who wants to stay warm and toasty all winter.
HoodiePillow Hooded Pillowcase
What would happen if you combine a hoodie and a pillowcase? You would get the hoodie pillowcase. It’s a pillowcase with a hoodie on it. Think of how cool in would be to throw on the hood and block out the world. Since it has earphone port holes, you could even chill out to your favorite music.
MagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulb
The light bulb just got a little smarter. With this light bulb, you have the ability to change the color of the light through the entire spectrum of colors all through your Smartphone. You can set the mood whether you are having a party or on a romantic date with your girlfriend.
Franklin Sports Table Tennis to Go
Who needs a ping pong table? This portable table tennis set converts any table into a ping pong table so you can play ping pong on your dining room table. The geniusly designed net sets up on just about any table, allowing you to instantly play ping pong anywhere.
Spalding NBA Indoor Hoop
This indoor mini basketball hoop can be mounted over the door. Not only is it fun to play with, but it looks good as room decor. Designed after a real backboard, the backboard is sturdy and features a breakaway rim. Get your serious game on.
Lifetime Basketball Double Shot Arcade System
Who wouldn’t want this arcade basketball game in their room? Bring the fun of the arcade home into your bedroom with this arcade system that includes 7 balls. With 2 rims and an infrared scoring system, it’s perfect for head to head competitive play. Finally you can settle who really has the best jump shot. Swish!
Sport Squad FX40 Foosball Table
What teenage boy wouldn’t love a foosball table? Show off your wrist power with this tabletop sized foosball table from Sport Squad that pits 13 Players against each other. Get a bunch of friends together for a Foosball tournament. There is nothing more fun than playing foosball with your friends.
Unique Geeky Gifts For Teen Guys
It’s okay, being a geek is cool. Does he love Star Wars, Doctor Who, Star Trek or videogames, take a look at these top gifts for teen boys that are sure to make him geek out.
Ultimate Justice League BatmobileAges 18+
For anyone who is a huge Batman or Justice League fan, the Ultimate Batmobile is an epic gift. While it doesn’t come cheap, this is one dope recreation of the Batmobile from Justice League that is sure to make him say “WOW!” This bad boy is ready to mow down anything that gets in its way and it looks super badass. The coolest part? You can actually control the Batmobile via your smartphone and it emits realistic exhaust – sure to make any fan geek out. Augmented reality and a view from Batman’s perspective make make it feel like you’re the Caped Crusader.
Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges – AR Headset
If he’s a huge Star Wars geek, he can geek out unleashing his inner Jedi warrior. This augmented reality headset makes it feel like you’re really battling Star Wars enemies by merging the real world with augmented reality. Connect you Android or iOS device and brace yourself for the ultimate duel with your very own lightsaber. What’s cool is there’s even a chess like game and RTS strategy game to add to the excitement. Get your geek on!
Star Wars Jedi Master Fleece Bathrobe
Who wouldn’t want to become a Jedi? He probably won’t wear a regular bathrobe, but he will love relaxing in this Jedi bathrobe. Made of fleece, not only does it keep you warm and cozy during the winter months, but you can take on Darth Vader with it. The hood allows you to hide when the enemies are near.
Star Wars Darth Vader Fleece Bathrobe
You must choose wisely. Are you a rebel? Your rebel will love this Darth Vader fleece bathrobe. When you need to get your Darth Vader on, put this robe on and go over to the dark side. The best part? It keeps you warm on cold mornings. Now all you need is a Darth Vader helmet and light saber to complete your look.
Star Wars Millennium Falcon Lamp
Who wouldn’t want a light up Millennium Falcon lamp on their desk? If he’s a Star Wars fan, he will be in another galaxy when he sees this LED light in his room. You simply plug the base in the wall and slide the Millennium Falcon piece into the base. When you press the button, it lights up the Millennium Falcon and you can even flip through the various colors. The minute he turns it on, he will feel the force.
Paladone Pac-Man Ghost Light
Those who love games should make this Pacman light a part of their room. Shaped like the iconic Pacman ghost, this light phases through 16 different colors. But the real fun happens when you set it in party mode, where it reacts to your music. Talk about setting the mood.
Star Wars Vinyl Wall Clock Cutout
I have never seen anything like this and need to hang this in my room now. If he is a true fan of Star Wars, he needs this wall clock on his wall. Made out of a record and cut by laser, it’s shaped like the Death Star and has a silhouette of Darth Vader on it. It’s a unique gift for any Star Wars fan.
Star Wars R2-D2 Talking Cookie Jar
Meet the world’s coolest cookie jar in the galaxy. Shaped like R2D2, it holds cookies inside. The coolest part? When you lift up its head to take out a cookie, the cookie jar springs to life, beeping and lighting up. Your teenage boy is going to want to keep opening the jar.
Doctor Who Tardis Cookie Jar
This might just look like a police station, but Dr. Who fans will recognize it as the Dr. Who Tardis. With a lid on it, it’s perfect place for stashing your cookies. The best part? When your little brother opens it, it alerts you by lighting up and making swooshing noises from the show. Stop! You are under arrest! Gimme back my cookie.
Star Trek Enterprise Pizza Cutter
How cool would it be to slice your pizzas with this Star Trek Enterprise Ship Pizza Slicer? Shaped like the iconic USS Enterprise, this premium pizza cutter is made of steel. The minute you get this pizza cutter, you are going to want to throw a pizza in the oven and slice it up. It’s the ultimate geeky gift for Star Trek fans.
Amiibos are little statues based on popular Nintendo characters. We couldn’t more excited about the special edition Amiibos Nintendo announced to celebrate the release of Super Mario Odyssey. Seriously, we want them all.
Tech Toys for Teen Boys
Guys never outgrow some toys. Here are top toys for teen boys.
Sphero BB-9E App-Enabled Droid
Everybody favorite new character in the Force Awakens was BB-9E. With plenty of personality, this toy replica from Sphero is just as awesome. You can control him using your Smartphone. This is the only droid you will need. Not only it fun to take him on adventures, but chasing the cat with him is just as fun.
Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition
Start your engines . . . Anki Overdrive proves that Hot Wheels are for kids. In this evolution of slot car racing, teens race and battle with physical cars around a track using an app. It’s the closest thing to Mario Kart in real life. You can even reconfigure the track into different tracks to race on. The coolest part? The AI can race against you around the track without anybody controlling them.
Syma X5C Explorers Quadcopter
Drones are super popular at the moment. With the Syma X5C, you don’t have to spend a whole lot to fly a drone in your backyard. With a flight time of about 7 minutes, it’s equipped with a 720P camera. With simple to master controls, it’s a great way to learn how to fly a drone. Not only is it fun to fly, but it can grab cool aerial videos.
DoDoeleph Syma X5UW Wi-Fi FPV 720P HD
The Syma X5UW is an awesome drone. There aren’t many drones in its price range that allow you fly in first person view on your phone or with a VR headset. This drone has a built in Wi Fi camera that your phone can connect to. Simply mount your phone on the remote and you can see what the drone sees in realtime. With a large capacity battery, you get decent battery life of about 7-9 minutes.
DJI Mavic Pro
The DJI Mavic Pro is one of our favorite compact drones. It has the same capabilities as the Phantom 4 but it’s a fraction of the size, more nimbler, and more convenient to use. The innovative ability to fold compactly allows you to freely take it anywhere you want to fly. The camera shoots stunning video quality at 4K resolution on par with the Phantom 4. Surprisingly, DJI didn’t make many compromises. It even features obstacle avoidance and a cool Follow Me mode. Flight times come in around 27 minutes. The Mavic Pro is a fun drone to fly that shoots excellent video.
DJI Phantom 3
The DJI Phantom 3 is the drone every teenage guy wishes he could fly on Christmas morning. It’s got a built in 12 megapixel camera the takes 2.7K video. With GPS assisted flight, this is the perfect drone for beginners and professionals.
Doctor Who 12th Sonic Screwdriver
Dr. Who fans will love this recreation of the Sonic Screwdriver used in Season 9. With this prop, fans can be just like the Dr. It has a double switch that slides back and forth, activating different LED lights from the tip with authentic sound effects.
Gadgets For Teen Guys
From the coolest new drones to the coolest new phones, who doesn’t love gadgets? Teen boys are obsessed with technology. Gadgets always make good Christmas presents for teen boys. If he loves gadgets, here are the presents that any teen boy would love to see under the tree on Christmas day.
Amazon Echo Dot
The Amazon Echo Dot is basically a smaller and cheaper version of the Amazon Echo. Like the Amazon Echo, it can answer questions, play your music, check the weather, and do a million other things. You can even hook it up to your existing sound setup over Bluetooth or with a wire. The best part? Unlike your girlfriend, it always listens to you.
All-New Amazon Echo
Meet Alexa, that’s the AI’s name behind the Amazon Echo. Not only is the Amazon Echo a Bluetooth speaker, teen boys can ask it questions like who won the football game last night or even ask it to order a pizza. Amazon Echo is ready to answer all your curious questions. It’s like a girlfriend that always listens to you.
Amazon Echo Spot
What do you get if the Echo Dot and The Echo Show had a baby? The Echo Spot. This compact new gadget does what the Echo Dot does and more. You can have Alexa play music, give news headlines, control your smart devices, and more. With its built-in display, you can do video conferencing, watch Amazon videos, news and more. It even tells time. It’s a stylish and practical gift for your teen’s room.
Amazon Fire Tablet 8
Now just about everyone can own a tablet since Amazon launched the Kindle Fire. While it’s not an iPad, it comes equipped with 18GB of memory, an 8 inch screen, a front and back camera, and an easy to use interface. With the ability to go online, play apps, and watch movies, it does everything that most teenage boys would want a tablet to do.
All-New Kindle Paperwhite
With a battery life that extends for weeks, the Amazon Paperwhite brings the joy of reading to electric form. Storage space of 4GB means you can stock your entire library of books on it. While the screen is black and white, the screen is easy on the eyes unlike a tablet’s.
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Enjoy over 4000 channels, apps, and games with the thumb sized Kindle Fire streaming stick. Simply plug it into the HDMI port on your TV and it streams stunning HD content from your favorite providers like Netflix, Youtube, and Hulu. There is no need for cable anymore!
Anker 20000mAh Portable Charger PowerCore 20100
Nothing can ruin a good conversation like a dead phone battery. Now your teenage boy has no excuse to ignore your text messages with this phone charger from Anker. About the size of a candy bar, he can easily tuck it in his pocket. It has enough juice to charge his phone up to 7 times.
Skiva Octofire Multi USB Charger
Do you have a lot of gadgets to charge at the same time? Now you don’t need to unplug them. OctoFire is the world’s first 8 Port USB charging station that eliminates the mess of wires needed to charge multiple devices. The coolest part? It can detect your device for optimum charging times.
Xenvo SmartPhone Camera Lens
Help your teenage boy capture Instagram worthy photos with this set of mobile lens from Xenvo that clips onto his phone. With a macro, wide angle lens, it’s a fun lens kit to mess around with.
Cocoon GRID-IT! Gadget Organizer Case
There is nothing worse than digging through the bottom of your bag looking for your phone. Now you can keep your gadgets and even personal effects organized in a systematic way with this gadget organizer case. With endless ways to organize your stuff, the elastic cords keep everything securely in place.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
These days teenage boys love instant gratification, so this retro camera from FujiFilm is all the rage these days. It comes in the funkiest colors. Just like the old school Polaroids of yesterday, it gives you instant snaps that you can share with your friends. Who needs Instagram?
Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2 Smartphone Printer
He’s probably taken tons and tons of photos on his Smartphone. Now he can print them out with this compact Smartphone printer that communicates with your phone wirelessly. It’s cool way to get your photos off your phone and share them with your friends.
Anker Selfie Stick
Selfie sticks are everywhere and their popularity doesn’t seem to be slowing down. That’s because they make taking photos of yourself easier than ever. With built in Bluetooth and 20 hours of battery life, this selfie sticks extends over 2.5 feet so he can capture his best angle.
Don’t you hate it when you lose your keys, phone, or wallet? Check out Tile. This little Bluetooth tracker allows you to locate anything you lose in seconds using an app. Simply attach Tile to any item that you tend to lose. When you are within 100 feet of the item, the app will beep until you find it.
Everybody loves PopSockets. Choose from a variety of wonderful designs. There’s something for everyone. Pop ’em on your smart phone or tablet and watch ’em make your device more practical to use. Because you have a tight grip on your device, you never have to worry about a dropped device. We love them for texting, watching movies, and FaceTime. We cannot imagine a world without our PopSockets!
Apple iPhone Smart Battery Case
This battery case from Apple not only protects your phone, it adds about 100 percent more battery life. It’s especially useful on long car trips or when he’s at a sporting event and can’t charge his phone. The best part? He won’t be able to say that his phone’s battery ran out when he is late for dinner.
iZERCASE Custom iPhone Case
These days everybody seems to have the same phone case. What if you could make yours one of a kind? Imagine you could create your own phone case! With iZercase you can upload a custom image to put on the back of your phone. The best part? Every time he pulls out his phone, he will think of you.
Tablift Tablet Stand
Have you ever tried to use your tablet in bed? Finally, there is a tablet stand that is designed for holding up your tablet on any surface even if it is bumpy. It’s called the Tablift. The stand’s base conforms to any surface thanks to bendable legs.
TSTAND iPad Stand
Tablets are so cool, but holding them up is too much work especially after a few hours. This unique tablet stand allows you to adjust your tablet at any angle. It has an adjustable spring loaded arm that is designed to fit just about any tablet. The base of the stand flips allowing it to stand upright on a tabletop or rest on your body when you are lying down.
TCL Roku Smart 32 Inch TV
Now this is a Smart TV. This inexpensive HDTV has a Roku box built inside it, allowing you not only to watch TV but stream your favorite services on the web like Netflix, Youtube, Hulu, Amazon, and more. Like the Roku box, the simple interface allows you to easily access your content. The best part? It’s dirt cheap.
Apple iPhone 8 / X
The iPhone has transformed the way we communicate. There is a reason that everybody loves the iPhone. Jam packed with new features like taptic feedback and a 12 megapixel camera, the iPhone 8 is world’s most advanced SmartPhone. With a completely new design available in a variety of colors, this is the most elegant looking phone that Apple has produced.
Samsung Galaxy S8
The minute you see the Samsung Galaxy S8, you are going to want it. With a 5.7 inch screen, fast processor, and amazing camera, this is a beautiful phone. Besides the stunning and sleek design, it’s filled with some cool features that are super useful like wireless charging and a fingerprint reader. Compared to last year’s phone, the battery life has finally been improved. The coolest part? It’s compatible with Samsung’s entry level VR headset.
Samsung Gear VR w/Controller
If you have one of Samsung’s new phones(S6 and S7), you can jump straight into VR with just your phone and this affordable headset. There are some great apps on the phone that allow for some great 3D content on your phone that will blow you away. The future is here!
Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3
Watches are no longer just for telling you the time. Offered in a variety of styles including ceramic, the Apple Watch has become a fashion accessory. The Apple Watch 3 has been completely redone with an all new dual core processor, better graphics, a built in GPS, and a brighter display. Like the iPhone, teens can download all sorts of apps to the watch to do cool stuff. The coolest part? You no longer need to bring your iPhone along to use it.
Apple iPad Pro
The iPad Pro is probably that iPad your teenage boy is dreaming about. Filled with the latest tech and a better speaker system, this is the best iPad. With a 9.7 inch screen, it is now compatible with a host of additional accessories including the Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard. The only problem? It’s expensive.
Apple Macbook Pro
I love the MacBook Pro because of its design. Apple builds the best laptops. If you can afford it, the Macbook Pro is the way to go. It’s equipped with a beautiful Retina display and the latest Intel processor. It’s the perfect mix of quality, portability, and performance. Get him a Macbook and he will love you forever.
Microsoft Surface Pro
The Microsoft Surface Pro gives you the portability of a tablet and the performance of a laptop. This lightweight computer is easy to throw in your backpack and is perfect for checking out Netflix or surfing the web. Pair it with the type cover and you got a full on laptop that runs Windows 10. It’s the best of both worlds.
Best Music Gifts For Teen Boys
Christmas is a time to celebrate what you love. What teen boy doesn’t love music? Anything that has to do with music make good gifts for teen boys. Why not give the gift of music? From the coolest headphones to beginning music instruments, here are some gift ideas to get the music fan in your life.
The Airpods are selling like hotcakes. They are truly wirelesss headphones that works remarkably well with about 5 hours on a charge. Although they aren’t perfect there’s nothing really that can compete with them on the market today. They are intuitively designed to work as soon as you place them in your ears and you can even access Siri with these headphones. Say goodbye to wires for good. If they don’t fall out of your ears easily, they’re a real godsend.
Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones
There is no better way to pump up your tunes than with a pair of stylish Beats. With bumping bass, the latest ones come in bright funky colors with sick styling. Beats are super expensive headphones, but owning a pair will make you a whole lot cooler. It’s scientifically proven.
Skullcandy Uproar Wireless On-Ear Headphones
Who said that you have to pay a lot for a good pair of wireless headphones? Cut the cord with this lightweight pair of headphones from Skull Candy. With easy to use controls and a built in microphone, it’s comfortable to wear with thumping bass to bring your music to life.
SENSO Bluetooth Headphones
I’ve been looking for a cheap pair of earbuds that I can go running with. Plus, they would work great with the iPhone. My wired ones constantly get tangled. These wireless ones from Senso couldn’t be more affordable. With the open ear design, the earbuds are designed to stay put in your ears.
Bose QuietComfort 35 Bluetooth Headphones
The super stylish QC 35s stand among Bose’s best wireless headphones with exceptional sound quality. These headphones offer industry leading noise-cancellation and roughly 20 hours of battery life. The soundstage is impressive and they are comfortable and a pure joy to to use. Listening to your favorite music is very pleasing to the ears.
Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Headphones
Free yourself from wires with these premium Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless headphones. This is the follow-up to the incredible MDR-1000Xs. Can you get better than incredible?! The answer is a resounding, yes! These are beyond impressive, taking over the crown from the QC35s. They feature noise cancelling tech so you hear your music with the highest audio fidelity. Battery life comes in around 30 hours, which is better than the QC35s. They’re quite comfy to wear all day. Prepare to be blown away!
Anker SoundCore mini
What teenage boy isn’t into music? This budget friendly speaker comes in a lot of fun colors. Its small size means that you take your music just about anywhere The best part? It even has a built in FM Radio.
UE BOOM 2 Wireless Speaker
Thanks to its cylindrical shape, this portable Bluetooth speaker delivers 360 degrees of awesome bass kicking sound in every direction. You won’t believe how loud this small speaker can get. The 15 hour battery life means the party never has to stop.
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II
With its retro look and 8 hours of battery life, the Bose Soundlink is still one of the best Bluetooth speakers on the market. It sends out rich, clean sound with the perfect amount of bass for its size. Even if you jam up the volume, the sound remains clear with very little distortion. He will love blasting his playlist while he gets through his chores or homework.
Don’t be fooled by other wireless speakers on the market, the Sonos Play is the most impressive wireless speaker I have ever heard. While it lacks the portability of a Bluetooth speaker, it is perfect for your listening to music around your house. The unique thing about this speaker is that you can add additional speakers to build a wireless home audio setup.
Powered by six drivers, the Sonos PLAY:5 is Sonos’ top of the line wireless speaker. It produces rich, room-filling sound that captivates the senses. The sound quality will blow you away. This is designed for audiophiles who enjoy rich sound with nice punchy bass. You’ll really enjoy your favorite music even more. The best part? It works with all of your favorite streaming apps, including Apple Music, Spotify, and more. It even works with Alexa-enabled devices, so you can have Alexa play your favorite tunes.
Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone
Does he want to create his own Youtube channel or podcast? Then the Blue Yeti USB microphone will come in handy. This popular USB microphone not only is plug and play, but provides professional sounding results that is perfect for those just starting out their online career whether they are musicians or gamers.
Audio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable System
With vinyl becoming popular again, everybody wants a record player. If you have a vinyl fan in your life, get them the audio Technica AT-Lp60. This fully automatic belt driven turntable is the best entry level turntable. With new artists putting out their records on vinyl and old classics, he’s going to love getting on the vinyl bandwagon.
Guitar players now don’t ever have to worry about losing their guitar picks. Simply take old credit cards and stamp out your own guitar picks with this pick punch. Just don’t use your real credit card.
Kala Learn To Play Ukulele Starter Kit
Is he really into music? Then why not get him a beginning instrument like a Ukulele? Made out of beautiful mahogany wood with Aquila strings, this Ukulele is perfect for beginners. He’s going to love playing “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz to his girlfriend.
Epiphone Les Paul SPECIAL-II Electric Guitar
What teenage boy doesn’t want to learn to play the guitar? It’s an instant chic magnet. The coolest part? The guitar works with the video game Rocksmith, which is a fun and interactive way to learn how to play. Who said video games can’t teach you anything?
pBone Plastic Trombone
The pBone is a trombone made entirely out of plastic. Yup, you read right – plastic! Unlike other plastic instruments, this is the real deal. Beginners won’t even be able to tell the difference. The best part? It’s a lot cheaper.
SubPac M2X Wearable Tactile Bass System
What the heck? How would you like to feel your bass in your body? The Subpac is actually a wearable bass system that does just that. SImply strap it on and it will enhance videogames, music, movies, and more. With a Virtual reality headset, it completely adds a new dimension to gaming.
Outdoor Adventure Gifts For Teen Boys
Does he love traveling, the great outdoors, or extreme sports? We’ve rounded up the best gifts for adventurers who are looking for their next big thrill.
GoPro HERO5 Session
With a more affordable price, finally, there is a GO Pro Hero for all of us. It’s the smallest Go Pro ever! Shaped like an ice cube, this little camera is perfect for capturing all your teenage adventures whether you are surfing or skiing. Shedding its housing, its unique waterproof design makes super light weight and compact.
GoPro HERO5 Black
Does your teenage boy love documenting all his adventures on social media? With stunning 1080P video at 60fps and a built in LCD screen, the Go Pro Hero5 is probably the action camera your teenage adventurer is dreaming of. Waterproof, it perfect for going epic adventures, jumping in the ocean, or hopping in the pool.
Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard
It seemed like hoverboards were taking over the world until they started catching on fire. Now Razor claims the latest version won’t blow up as it is UL certified. Like any board, it does take awhile to learn to balance on it. When you learn to balance on it, you simply lean in the direction you want to move and show off your swag.
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could have your own Segway? Put the car keys down. Meet the Segway miniPRO. This portable version of the Segway is equipped with most of the features of a regular Segaway. There’s is even an app that pairs with it that helps you learn the ropes. With speeds up to 10 mph and running up to 14 miles on a single charge, just forget you ever heard of a hoverboard.
Razor SX500 McGrath Dirt Motocross Bike
Who needs a license? This slick looking two wheeled ride is based on popular street bikes like Triump, Ducati, and Buell. With about 50 minutes of runtime on flat roads, this bike will zoom up to 15MPH. See you on the track.
Macaco Slackline 52’x 2″
Now you can bring the fun of the circus home with this slackline from Macaco. This 2 inch line is perfect for beginners. After tightening it around two trees or poles, the slackline behaves like a tightrope that you walk and bounce on. Not only does it help improve your balance and posture, it is probably the most fun you can have in the backyard.
Zupapa 15 ft Trampoline
Who doesn’t love to bounce? There is no better backyard toy than a trampoline. Not only does it help you stay active, but it is fun at the same time. Supporting up to 300+ pounds, this one is perfect for teenage boys. With a TUV safety certificate and net, it’s the sturdiest trampoline you can buy.
Revolution 101 Balance Board Trainer
Is he always asking to ride a skateboard or surfboard? Then this balance board is the best way to get started. With a wooden board and plastic roller, it forces you to use your core strength, agility, and posture to learn how to balance. The coolest part? You can use it indoors.
Are you ready to surf on the road? Take the original RipStik and give it a surfboard design overhaul and you get the Rip Surf. The two caster wheels underneath have been moved closer, which provides more stability. Shaped like a surfboard, it’s the closest thing to surfing on the road.
Razor RipStik Ripster
With two swiveling caster wheels, the RipStik is a skateboard and snowboard hybrid. While it sort of looks like a skateboard, you don’t push off like with a skateboard. Instead, teens pivot back and forth on the board like crazy to accelerate. The result? It feels like you are snowboarding on the street.
Penny Graphic Complete Skateboard
Available in the coolest colors and patterns, Penny Boards are some of the coolest skateboards on the planet and the skateboard that every teenage boy dreams of owning. With a 22 inch plastic deck, this small and light board gives all the benefits of a long board in a compact size. Because the board is shorter, it’s easier to maneuver.
Quest Longboard Skateboard
Every teenage boy needs to try long boarding. While it is easier than skateboarding, it gives you the adrenaline rush of surfing. There is a reason that this Quest Super Cruiser is one of the most popular long boards. The long 44 inch deck and big wheels make you glide through the streets, making it fun to cruise around.
Razor RazorX Cruiser Electric Skateboard
The RazorX Cruiser is the newest electric skateboard from Razor. Riding this skateboard is a pure joy and it’s pretty easy to learn. It was designed by skaters for skaters. As soon as you ride it you can tell careful thought was put into its design. Everything from the slow start to the ability to use it when the battery is dead makes sense. On a single charge, it runs for about 40 minutes or so. It’s one of the best electrics at a very affordable price point.
Landwave Skateboard Ramp
Now you can bring the thrill of the skate park home with these Land Wave driveway ramps. What teen boy wouldn’t love to ride their BMX bike, skateboard, scooter, or even RC cars over these? The best part? You can easily add and stack more components to create an even cooler ramp. Just be careful, it might become a permanent part of your driveway.
Monkey Bike Wheel Light M232
Now that’s a cool bike! Get ready to turn heads with the Monkey Wheel light. With several different modes, it creates an animated light show on your bike wheel. The best part? It keeps you safe at night in the dark.
Diamondback Overdrive Hardtail Mountain Bike
Looking for an affordable mountain bike? With great features, the Diamondback Overdrive is a great option. The light weight aluminum body and angled design allows for a more responsive ride. With powerful disk brakes and a four inch front suspension, this is a solid entry level mountain bike to hit the trails with and take on sweet jumps.
EnergyFlux Enduro Hand Warmer
When the winter rolls around, this pocket sized hand warmer, which runs off a lithium ion battery, can keep the cold away. The best part? With a run time of up to 7 hours, not only does it keep your hands warm, but it can also charge your USB devices.
Vurtego V4 Pro Pogo Stick
Imagine you can shoot yourself 10 feet up into the air! The Vutego V4 Pro pogo stick takes bouncing on a pogo stick to an all new extreme. The coolest part? By tweaking with the air pressure, you can control just how high you can jump. Who needs a trampoline?
Snow Sled Saucer Heavy Duty
Around the holidays, he’s probably begging to go sledding. Made out of heavy duty plastic, this sled saucer from MH Sleds holds up even on the most adventurous downhill slopes. The nylon grip handles allow you to securely hold onto the sled. With the weight of a teen, it will practically fly down the slopes wickedly fast. He’ll be using it for years to come.
Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Rod
There is a reason that many people consider the Ugly Stik to be the world’s most versatile fishing rod. With a matte black finish, this noticeably light weight rod is nearly indestructible thanks to its fiberglass body. The best part? This rod will work with just about any fish type from large bass to lightweight trout.
Scratch the World
Does he dream of traveling the world? Then help him keep track of the places he has been and the places he dreams of going with this scratch off map. He will love scratching off the places he has already visited.
Solo Stove Lite
Now this is a cool little stove. The best part? You don’t have to carry any fuel, which means it’s super easy to backpack with. For fuel, you simply feed it sticks around the campsite and you can boil water and cook food.
Coleman Sundome Tent
Sometimes you just need to unplug. Gift your teenage boy this tent from Coleman and he will think of you whenever he goes camping. With a roomy 6 foot high interior, it’s large enough to stand up in. The excellent ventilation and waterproofing will keep you comfortable. The best part? He doesn’t have to worry about setting up the tent as it only takes a few minutes.
Teton Sports Sleeping Bag
If he loves sleeping under the stars, the Teton Sports Celsius sleeping bag is designed for him. The warm flannel lining will keep him warm even when the temperature drops to 0°F. The bag’s exterior is made of double taffeta which makes it very breathable. The best part? With plenty of room, it gives him plenty of space to stretch out or roll around.
Tools For Teenage Guys
For the DIYer, camper, or handyman on your list, check out these tools which are worth adding to his toolbox.
Leatherman Wingman Multitool
Every teenage boy needs to carry a multitool wherever he goes. That way he can pull out whatever handy tool he needs. With a great selection of 14 tools from scissors to pliers, the Leatherman Wingman is always ready to save the day. The coolest part? It has a pocket clip.
Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife
There is nothing cooler than receiving your first pocket knife. Why? You can measure things with the ruler. You can fix thing with the screwdriver. You can cut things with the scissors. With 33 tools, there are millions of things you could do with one. No teenage boy should leave the house without a Swiss Army knife.
Don’t you hate when you can’t find your comb before your date? Looking good just got a whole lot easier. Made out of stainless steel, this credit sized comb fits in your wallet so you will always be able to style your hair wherever you go. Why didn’t somebody think of this sooner?
Stanley 65-Piece Homeowner’s Tool Kit
Nothing says you are all grownup like a simple toolbox. If he loves fixing things or helping mom and dad around the house, this 65 piece tool set will come in handy. It contains all the basic tools like different screwdrivers, a hammer, wrenches, and more. It’s a gift he will always remember.
Nite Ize BugLit
Shaped like a spider, this is not your ordinary flash light. What makes it so different? It has bendable legs that can be bent or hooked onto anything. It’s the perfect light for backpacking or camping.
Would you like to see in the dark? A headlamp is crucial for outdoor activities or home repair projects. Running on 3AAA batteries with a brightness of 168 lumens, this is one of the brightest headlamps. With different levels of brightness and a white and red light, it can turn pitch darkness into daytime.
Luci Inflatable Solar Light
The light bulb just got reinvented! This inflatable solar powered light is completely powered by the sun. Simply put it under the sun for 7 hours to charge it and you get 12 hours of light. Great for emergencies or even on a camping trip, it’s completely waterproof too. Thomas Edison would be so proud.
Luminoodle Portable LED Light Rope and Lantern
Powered by USB, this is a 5 foot rope with LED lights on it that emits a super bright 180 lumens. What can you do with it? Since it is portable, you can tie it around anything from your dog to lighting up your driveway for a late night basketball game. It has built in magnets and loop ties that allow it to be attached to anything. You can even use it as a lantern if you go camping. There are so many uses for it.
Light My Fire Swedish FireKnife
Measuring 3.75″ and made of half tanged stainless steel, this is no ordinary knife. While it’s stupidly sharp, it’s equipped with a fire starter in the handle, which makes it a great survival knife. You can not only prepare your food, you can cook with it.
Zombie Apocalypse Survival Kit by Citadel Black
When the Zombies take over, you are going to need tools survive. Just don’t let the zombies bite you. Luckily, you will have everything you need in this zombie survival kit that includes 25 tools including a multi tool, fire starter, and paracord bracelet. Everything is packaged in a tin that is covered in fake blood. Or maybe it’s real?
Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detector
There is something so thrilling about discovering hidden treasures in the ground. If you want to get into the hobby of metal detecting, this metal detector is a great way to start. It searches up to 3 feet in the ground for large objects. With 3 detection modes, you never know what you will uncover . . . coins, hidden pirate treasure, or maybe even gold.
Anker Solar Charger PowerPort
When power outlets are nowhere to be found, these solar charge from Anker comes in handy for keeping your smart devices charged. If you have a full view of the sun, it can charge up the iPhone 6 in about 2 to 3 hours. Attach it to your backpack or set in down under the sun. Perfect for off the grid charging.
Olympus Trooper 10×50 DPS
Every teenage boy should own a good pair of binoculars. Whether he is an animal watcher or football fan or just wants to check out the neighbors, a good pair of binoculars can make him much more than a spectator. Olympus makes a fairly affordable pair of binoculars that has good quality optics and specs for just about every use.
Herschel Little America Backpack
Give him a new minimalistic backpack with this super popular backpack for teens by Hershel. You have probably seen these backpacks everywhere. With a throwback design and one large compartment, it’s got plenty of room for him to stash his books and even laptop. Along with the padded laptop sleeve, there’s a small front pocket which is perfect for his wallet and keys.
Timbuk2 Command Laptop Messenger Bag
This cool and functional messenger bag from Timbuk2 is perfect for school. In addition to keeping you organized, there is so much to love with bag. There are plenty of pockets to keep all your stuff compartmentalized. With an adjustable shoulder strap that can be worn on either shoulder, it super comfortable to wear on your shoulder.
Gifts For Teen Car Lovers
Does he love his car more than you? The car lover in your life will love these gifts that will make him spend more time in his ride.
Top Gear Premium Roadside Assistance Kit
What do you buy for a teen that just started driving? Get him new driver survival kit. This one from Top Gear contains all the essentials he should have in his car in case his car breaks down in the middle of the road. It’s got jumper cables, a multi tool, a hand crank flash light, and more. Plus, there is plenty of room in the bag to add additional items to the kit.
Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger
If your teenage son just started driving or he rides alongside with you in the car, this USB car charger will come in handy from keeping his gadgets charged. With the ability to charge 2 devices at once, it’s the perfect stocking stuffer.
SuperVizor Seatbelt Cutter
Let’s hope that he never has to use this seatbelt cutter. Still, everybody needs to carry one of these in case an emergency arises. This one is great because it attaches to your visor so it is always within reach should you have to use it.
Weego Jump Starter 44
Don’t you hate when your car battery dies? You don’t have to worry anymore. Powered by a lithium-ion battery, this compact portable jump starter has enough power to start almost all cars. The coolest part? Not only does it power up your car, but it can charge your USB devices.
Garmin Nuvi 57LM GPS
If you have a driver on your list, this GPS from Garmin is the perfect gift. Although his smartphone probably already has a GPS, a dedicated GPS doesn’t require cellular coverage. While it isn’t the fanciest, this one gets you to your destination with clear voice prompts. What more could you want out of a GPS?
Meguiar’s G55032 Complete Car Care Kit
If he is a car nut, he will appreciate this complete car kit. The kit contains everything you need to hand wash your car including a shampoo, condition, detailer, wax, and more. When he is done washing his car, it will look good as new.
ArmorAll AA255 Utility Wet/Dry Vacuum
If your boyfriend is a gear nut and has to keep his car spotless, he might love this portable wet/dry vacuum. With several useful attachments and sufficient suction, it’s designed to pick up dirt from inside your car, reaching the most difficult places.
AUTO-VOX Cam 6 Rear Reverse Backup Camera
Don’t you hate backing up in tight spots? When you are starting to drive, putting a rear camera in your car makes a lot of sense. It’s better to be safe than sorry. This one mounts on your license plate and uses a wireless transmitter so there are no wires to install. It helps you when you are backing up and parking between 2 cars.
iOttie Easy One Touch 4
If you are going to use your phone in your car as a GPS, this car mount will come in handy. It comes with a super sticky compound that allows you to mount it to your dash or windshield. The telescoping arm allows you to position your phone at the perfect angle for the optimum viewing.
TaoTronics Bluetooth Receiver
This little gadget is the easiest way to get the music on your phone on your car’s speakers. Simply plug it into the aux port in your car. The coolest part? It can make just about any wired pair of headphones or speakers wireless.
OPT7 Aura LED Glow Underbody Lighting Kit
Want to be the coolest guy on the road? With 16 different colors, this underbody lighting kit will let you put on a light show wherever you go. Just make sure the color you set it on is legal in your State. You can install it yourself or get it professionally done. The coolest part? You can make the light move to the beat of your music.
OPT7 Aura Smart-Color LED Strip Interior Lighting Kit
Trick out the interior of your car with these ultra bright LED under dash lights. With two methods of installation, just about anybody can install this kit. Not only are the out of this world neon colors pretty dope, you can set it light up with the beat of your music. Everybody is going to want to ride around with you.
Drive Car Garbage Can
Have you ever been in your car and wondered where to throw your garbage? Don’t throw candy wrappers and junk on the floor and in your cup holders like me. Stash them in this car garbage can. Simply strap it to the passenger seat and say goodbye to Mr. Messy.
Gifts For Teen Boys Who Love Things That Shoot
If you have a teen boy who loves anything that shoots, he will love taking these Nerf blasters and air guns on epic battles or using them for target practice. Here are the blasters that make great gifts for teen boys.
Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10KAges 14+
The one toy that boys never seem to really grow out is Nerf guns. Last year, Nerf created its Nerf Rival line for teenage boys. These blasters shoot foam balls at speeds topping 70 MPH. The latest one is called the Nemesis which is fully automatic. It’s sure to be a winner.
Nerf Rival Artemis XVII-3000 RedAges 14+
Super powerful and loud, the Nerf Rival Artemis is high capacity pump action shotgun. You can fire regularly or use slam fire. Just in case, you didn’t think 10 rounds were enough, this one holds 30 rounds of ammo in 3 parallel tubes. It has a very unique loading chamber that is attached to the gun, which makes it incredibly simple to reload.
Nerf Lazer TagAges 8+
Who wouldn’t love laser tag? Nerf guns are cool but laser tag is even cooler. There is nothing like playing a game of laser tag with friends. With this set, you can even add an additional set for a multiplayer battle. Because there are no bullets, you can play inside or outside. With all the flashing, beeping, and rumbling, it’s like an interactive videogame.
Elite Force 1911 Tac Airsoft
With its earthy two tone finish, this air soft pistol is a replica of the famous 1911 pistol. Aesthetically, there are nice details on it. Shooting it feels a lot like shooting a real 1911. Requiring a 12 gram CO2 cartridge, it looks good, shoots accurately, and has a great blow back.
Umarex Colt Peacemaker Air Gun
Based on one of the most iconic guns in history, the Colt Peacemaker looks like it came straight out of a western. This replica has managed to capture every detail right down to the weight of a .45 colt. Using a CO2 cartridge, this six shooter fires exactly like the real thing too. Quick, let’s see how fast you can draw.
Daisy Red Ryder BB Pistol Kit
Generation after generation, the Daisy Red Ryder has provided for hours and hours of fun in the backyard. Even today it is a wonderful BB gun to use for target practice. With great distance, power, and accuracy, it will keep him entertained in the backyard for hours. Just make sure to get enough of BBs.
Airsoft Safety Goggles
Eye protection is probably the most important safety requirement you need during a game of airsoft. Rounds from air soft guns can cause injury to your eyes. The goggles from Lancer keep your eyes protected without impeding your vision.
Soft Air Kalishnikov Tactical AK47
If you are new to air soft, the Kalishnikov Tactical AK47 is a great way to get started. Kalishnikov has managed to create an air soft gun that is affordable but still has a full metal gearbox. It shoots 475 feet per second and is ready to shoot right of the box, which means that you can take it out on the field.
Tippmann Cronus Tactical Paintball Gun
For new paintball players, there is nothing more thrilling than receiving the Tippman Cronus on Christmas or your Birthday. You won’t find a better paintball marker than the Cronus. This set comes with all the equipment and accessories that he needs to suit up including a safety mask. It shoots 280-300 feet per second, which means he can take it on the field.
Genesis Archery Bow Set
There is nothing more satisfying than pulling back a string, breathing, aiming, and hitting a target a few feet away. The Genesis bow is a bow that is designed for everyone. With its innovative single cam design, even beginners can fire this bow. No matter how far you draw back the string, this bow will fire accurately. Your teenage boy will lose his mind over this bow.
Perfect Point Throwing Knife Set
The art of throwing knives has been around since ancient times. This set of throwing knives can offer hours of entertainment in your backyard especially with a couple of friends. The best part? All you need is this set of throwing knives, a little patience, and a wooden target to get started.
Water Sports QF-2000 Stream Machine Ages 8+
Now this isn’t your average water gun. You need this at your next water fight. They don’t call it the stream machine for nothing. Featuring a 36 inch barrel, this monster water gun shoots a stream of water at a great distance.
The Scout Hunting Slingshot
What teenage boy wouldn’t love to fling things at targets in the backyard? With a rubberized handle, this versatile slingshot allows you to quickly change between shooting grips though a finger style grip works the best. You will be amazed at the amount of power this slingshot has.
Aussie Fever Wooden Boomerang
Nothing is cooler than throwing a boomerang that comes back to you. While it requires a lot of trial and error to get it to come back to you, part of the fun is practicing. Made of sturdy plastic with the perfect heft, this is a great boomerang to start out with.
Marshmallow Fun Classic Straight ShooterAges 6+
Want a gift idea that is unique? Get a marshmallow shooter. In fact, get a couple of them and a couple bags of marshmallows so you can have a marshmallow war. Blast them at each other and in your mouth.
Sports Gifts For Teenage Boys
He probably loves sports. For aspiring NBA players to sports fans, score big with these presents for teen boys that will help him bring his game to the next level.
Capture the Flag REDUX
Who doesn’t love capture the flag? Take the fun of capture the flag and add darkness and you get Capture the Flag Redux. The game still requires strategy, planning, and teamwork, but with this modern spin players have to steal glowing orbs instead of actual flags. You won’t be able until nighttime.
Spikeball is a great excuse for him to go outside and hangout with his friends. This super fun twist on the classic game of volleyball involves bouncing a ball back and forth on a circular net that is placed on floor. It’s so easy to take to the beach or even outside in the backyard.
What the heck is a watermelon ball? Designed to look, feel, and float like a real Watermelon, this ball can be dribbled on land and passed through water up to 10 feet. Take it to your next pool party and it is sure to be the star of the show. Who needs rugby, basketball, or football?
Tiki Toss Game
Bring Tiki Toss to your next BBQ party and it is sure to be the life of the party. The idea is simple. There is a metal ring attached to a long string and a hook on a bamboo board. Players have to flick the ring so it catches onto the hook. Everyone will want to play just one more game.
Glow City LED Light Up Football
How can you make a football cooler? Make it glow in the dark! This official sized football has LED lights built in. It shuts off automatically after about a minute of non use. The best part? You don’t have to stop playing just because the sun went down.
SKLZ 10 Man Flag Football Set
The only thing more fun than watching football is playing football with a couple of buddies. This flag football set allows 10 players to play a game of flag football. It includes 10 nylon belts with 2 Velcro flags. After you are done with football, get a bunch of people together at a local park and play an epic game of capture the flag.
While this might look like a regular water bottle, it is vacuum insulated. Thanks to its double wall insulation, the Hydroflask is designed to keep both your hot coffee warm and your cold juice cool for a few hours. You can use it to hydrate you at the gym or keep you warm on cold mornings.
There is a reason why they call this a smart water bottle. You wouldn’t believe this list of things that this water bottle can do. It can charge your phone but the coolest feature has to be that there is a Bluetooth speaker built into the cap. So your music and charger goes wherever your water bottle goes. But that’s not all – – it’s also a colorful lamp. Oh, you can also drink water out of it. What can’t it do?
TuneBand for iPhone 7/8
The best way to workout with your phone and listen to your music is with Tuneband. It securely fastens your iPhone to your arm while at the same time giving your direct access to all the buttons on the phone. No matter how intense your workout, it’s designed so it won’t slide down your arm.
Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate
The Fitbit is the best known fitness tracker to track your physical activity on a daily basis and over time. Now you can wear one on your wrist with this smartwatch. He will want to track all his activity whether he is at the baseball game or with friends. It allows him to track everything from the amount of steps he has made to the how many calories he has burned.
ShotTracker for Basketball
Would you like to be the next Stephen Curry? This wrist sensor monitors your shot attempts, made shots, and misses. It even tracks where on the basketball court you took your shot from. Simply put on the wrist sensor and attach the net sensor to the net. All the information will then be communicated to you with the app. Who needs a coach?
Wilson Evolution Basketball
Not only is this the number one selling high school basketball, but the Wilson Evolution is pretty effing amazing. Very lightweight, it has a great feel in your hand, allowing you to have great control over the ball. With wide pebbled channels, it has a great grip and cushion. All you need is a little game.
Rawlings Baseball Glove
Founded in 1887, Rawlings has been making baseball gloves forever. For the casual baseball player, this is a quality glove from Rawlings. Made of all leather, this glove is designed to have an easy break in period. The padded pocket helps to absorb the impact of a thrown ball.
Winmau Blade 4 Bristle Dartboard
What could be cooler than grabbing a drink and throwing some darts? Your teenager will love this professional quality dartboard. With a thin wire construction, this dartboard is designed to eliminate bounce outs so that the darts stick to the board. The premium construction means it will be able to withstand any abuse.
Everlast 70-Pound MMA Heavy-Bag Kit
Boxing is a great past time. Not only does it offer great cardio benefits, it’s a great way to take your lingering Spartan rage out on an inanimate object. If you are ready to start hitting things, this 75 pound punching bag puts up a decent amount of resistance. Designed to take a beating, the natural and synthetic filling withstands the force of your blows.
Mikasa FT5 Goal Master Soccer Ball
The soccer fan in your life will love kicking around this soccer ball. Purists might not really consider this a soccer ball. It’s actually the official ball of Footvolley, which is a combination of soccer and volleyball played on beaches. Unlike most soccer balls, this ball won’t fall apart easily or have to be constantly inflated.
Adidas Team Issue Duffel Bag
This is the perfect gift for the teen guy who loves sports. He can cram all his sports equipment inside and head to the gym. It has the perfect amount of pockets for stashing his stuff and the ventilated pocket on the side is perfect for stinky shoes or wet clothes.
Nike Team Training Gymsack
If he spends a lot of time at the gym, he will love this fashionable gym bag from Nike. Available in a variety of colors, this bag is made to be tossed around. It’s got a zippered pouch on the front for his essentials and a large pocket with a horizontal divider inside for his gym stuff.
Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar
What teen guy doesn’t want to get ripped? This pull up bar is probably the next best thing to the gym. It easily hangs over a doorway and installs in seconds. The best part? There are no screws. He’s going to want to do a pull-up every time he walks through his door.
Yes4All Adjustable Cast Iron Dumbbells
Do you want to get strong like the Hulk? These might be the coolest dumbbells. Unlike a traditional set, they are adjustable dumbbells. You can lift different weights simply by adding or subtracting the plates. The best part? You can start out with low weights and keep upping them as you get stronger.
Perfect Pushup Elite
Pushups are probably the easiest way to train your chest, but they can be hard on your wrists. That’s where the Perfect Pushup comes in. These pushup handles reduce the stress on your wrists by elevating your body. Because the handles swivel, you are able to get a deeper stretch in your chest than an ordinary pushup.
Shaun T’s Focus T25
Are you ready for the most intense cardio workout in your life? Created by the guy who did Insanity, Focus T25 has you exercising nonstop every day for 25 minutes. 25 minutes a day for 10 weeks is all it takes to get the best body of your life.
NFL Patches Ugly Sweater
No Christmas is complete without an ugly sweater. If he watches the NFL every Sunday, this ugly sweater is a great way for him to show his love for his team while still keeping everything fun and festive. It also a way to make fans of the opposing team jealous that you got on such a hideous sweater. They might even want to route for your team.
Does he love the NFL? Even if his team is not doing well, a NFL jersey will help him show his love for his favorite team or player. Even if he already has a jersey, you can never have too many.
Jordan Retro 5 Metallic Gold Coin
Michael Jordan brought a whole new level of play to the world of basketball. Staying true to its roots with its iconic shape, the Air Jordan 5 has been given a gold medal treatment. With a gold tongue, this is a respectful nod to Michael Jordan’s greatness and your coolness.
VirZOOM Virtual Reality Exercise Bike
Virtual reality is all the rage these days. So what better way to get you to exercise than a bike designed to take advantage of your new VR headset? Put on the VR headset and exercise suddenly feels like a game. The bike includes virtual reality games that motivate you to pedal like a madman. It’s compatible with the Playstation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTV Vive.
Board Games For Teenage Guys
From rambunctious party games to family friendly board games, here are the board games that he will love.
Cards Against HumanityAges 17+
Cards Against Humanity has become one of the most popular board games of all time. Because of its adult content, it’s not a game for everyone. It’s a simple game to play. One person throws down a fill in the blank card and players have to fill in the blank with one of their cards. Part of the fun is the shock value of the borderline offensive phrases which are adult in nature.
Speak Out GameAges 16+
This game will make you feel and look ridiculous. The idea is super simple. Players stick a mouthpiece in their mouth and try to say a phrase. The idea is to get people to guess what you are saying. It’s harder than you think with the mouthpiece on. It’s a silly game and some of the phrases may sound dirty.
Pandemic Legacy Red Board GameAges 13+
The basic premise of Pandemic Legacy is that there is an outbreak of diseases spreading on Earth. The cool part is as you play the game you make permanent changes to game. You will destroy the game components, deface the game board, and put stickers everywhere. It all makes sense in the context of the game which plays out like a narrative.
Codenames GameAges 14+
Play as an undercover spy in Codenames. In this party game, you have to try to get your teammates to pick multiple words from a larger group of words. The catch? You can only use a one word clue. You’ll have to think creatively of a word that can narrow down their selection.
Exploding KittensAges 7+
Exploding Kittens is a fun card game where the object is to avoid the exploding kitten card in the deck. Players take turns playing a card from their hand and picking up a card off the top of the deck. If you get the exploding kitten, you are out. The twist? There are special cards that you can use to strategically manipulate the deck to avoid the kitten card.
Electronic Catchphrase GameAges 13+
Get ready to die of laughter with Electronic Catchphrase. The idea is to try to get your team to guess the word on the screen without saying it. It’s like hot potato as players frantically pass the device around before the buzzer sounds.
Sushi Go Party! Card GameAges 8+
If you have played Sushi Go, you will love this sequel that expands on the original’s charm with more menu items. The game is played over 3 rounds. Each player is first dealt a hand of cards. When it is your turn, you pick one sushi card and pass the rest of the cards to the player beside you. Each sushi card has a different point value. The idea is to get the most points with the best combination of cards.
Ticket To Ride Ages 8-12
Ticket to Ride is a simple family game that contains just the right amount of strategy and skill. The idea is to connect your train stations across the country to form the largest route. The fun part? Opponents may try to cut you off, causing you to rethink your strategy. You will have to think ahead of your opponents to make the best routes.
Catan 5th Edition Ages 10+
In Settlers Of Catan, you will have to manage your resources to take control over an island. On each roll of the dice, you will get different resources and will have to trade and use them wisely to build out your civilization.
Boss Monster: The Dungeon Building Card GameAges 13+
Based on the classic 8 bit videogames, Boss Monster is a card game that puts a twist on video game conventions. In this game, you are the villain trying to stop the heroes.
Super Mario ChessAges 8+
This is no ordinary chess set. It’s a Super Mario themed chess set. It’s good vs. evil. Will the Super Mario brothers be able to defeat Bowser and the koopalings?
Gifts Ideas For Teen Scientists
Learn to code and to build electric circuits with these science gifts that are sure to please the aspiring mad scientist on your list.
CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit
This dirt cheap miniature sized computer is the perfect gift for the tinkerer in your life. With an endless array of uses from creating your own 8 bit videogame system to a media server, it’s perfect for learning how to code. The latest one is not only faster than ever before, it’s got built in wireless. With fun introductory projects, this kit has everything you need to get started tinkering around
The Arduino Starter Kit
Do you love tinkering? Then Arduino is for you. With it, anybody can get into DIY electronics. You can program these boards to interact with the real world to do all sorts of cool stuff. Now you can learn the basics of Arduino with this ultimate Arduino starter kit. With 15 hands on projects, you will be working on your own DIY Arduino projects in no time.
Elenco Learn to Solder
Just about everybody should learn to solder if they want to get into the world of electronics. This kit not only comes with everything you need to learn how to solder, but it also comes with instructions to walk you through the whole process. It comes with a soldering iron, stand, and set of wire cutters. Every beginning electrician needs this.
With Makey Makey, your teen can flex his creativity by turning anything into an input device for his computer. The device plugs into the computer and you can connect just about anything to it. Turn play dough into a joystick or a banana into a piano. What will you create?
LEGO Mindstorms EV3
Wouldn’t it be cool to create your own robot? With Lego Mindstorms, you can build, customize, and program your own robots using sensors, motors, and the electric brain. The brain of robot is called the Intelligent Brick, which teens can program or even control using a smart device. Lego gets you up to speed with tutorials to build 5 different robots, but building your own is where the fun is at.