Whether you are looking for Birthday gift ideas or Christmas gift ideas, we did the shopping for you. Here are the best gifts for 17 year old boys in 2017.
What are the best gift ideas for a 17 year old guy? Seventeen is a hard age to shop for. At 17, he is just one year away from the magical age of becoming an adult but probably acts like he is 18 already. He probably loves hanging out with his friends. At this age, for many boys, it is all about girls, cars, and videogames. Ask him what he wants and he will probably just stare at you blankly or ask you for something super expensive like a new cell phone or new car.
Not all 17 year old boys are the same so we have put together a gift list with everybody in mind. We’ve even included a few splurge worthy items for those extra special 17 year olds in your life. There are over 550 gifts sorted into 15 categories, which means there is something for everyone from those who love adventure to gamers.
Check out the best gifts for 17 year old boys.
For the 17 Year Old Gamer
If your 17 year old boy is a gamer, video games make good gifts for 17 year old boys. Here is a list of the games and gaming accessories that he is going to want this year.
Nintendo SwitchAges 6+
The Nintendo Switch’s modular design allows it to work as a home console, portable, and standalone tablet. It’s an engineering marvel how Nintendo was able to get all of this functionality in one brilliant design and how it seamlessly is able to transition between these modes of play. The games are among some of the greatest Nintendo has ever created and Nintendo continues to gain support from third-parties. It’s is the hottest thing in gaming.
Super NES ClassicAges 6+
Nintendo brings back fond memories of the 16-bit golden age of gaming with its new portable recreation of the SNES. Since it’s bundled with two controllers right out of the box, you can play some Street Fighter II Turbo with a friend. The system is loaded with some of the greatest SNES games in history – we’re talking the likes of Super Mario World, Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid and so much more! The best part? Many of the games in this stellar lineup are still so incredibly fun to play even after more than 25 years!
New Nintendo 3DS XLAges 7+
This special New Nintendo 3DS XL Samus Edition features gorgeous artwork of our favorite heroine Samus from the popular Metroid series. The red and gold paintwork is simply amazing and it is memorable for any Metroid fan. Don’t forget it still boasts the same speedy perfomance of the regular New 3DS XL and plays all DS and 3DS games.
New Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo has a special treat for Pokemon fans. It’s a special Poke Ball Edition of the New Nintendo 2DS XL. The design looks stunning with the signature look of a Poke Ball in red, white, and black. Fans will instantly recognize the design and love playing their favorite Nintendo games on this sweet new handheld. Don’t forget Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon launches on Novemer 17th.
Xbox One X
The Xbox One is the most powerful gaming system on the planet. So it’s no wonder it’s selling out. This machine packs incredible power and makes your games look their absolute best. If you have a 4K TV or plan on getting one soon, getting one is a no-brainer. That is, if you’re lucky enough to get your hands on one!
Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle
While it may not be as popular as the PlayStation 4, don’t dismiss the Xbox One. There are ton of great games you can on play on the Xbox One. To enjoy the latest Halo, you have to be rocking the Xbox One. Along with adding exclusive games, Microsoft has added a lot of improvements to the Xbox One including the ability to play a growing list of Xbox 360 games. It’s never been a better time to upgrade.
Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle
This limited edition Minecraft Bundle includes a special Minecraft-themed 1TB edition of the Xbox One S console, wireless Creeper themed controller, Minecraft and Redstone Pack downloads. Plus, play over hundreds of exclusive titles on Xbox One and enjoy complimentary 1-month access to Xbox’s Game Pass service. Don’t forget you also can stream video and play UHD Blu-Rays in 4K ultra HD.
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro Destiny 2 BundleAges 13+
Destiny 2 is one of the biggest new releases for the PS4. Sony has created a special limited edition of the PS4 Pro with a sleek white finish , matching controller, and a copy of the smash-hit Destiny 2. PS4 Pro offers the best way to experience the game with enhanced visual fidelity. The bundle also includes an expansion pass and bonus digital content.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim COD WWII BundleAges 17+
The PlayStation 4 has been out for a few years and it’s still the most popular video game console. The console pushes realistic high definition visuals with great performance to back it up. With the ability to capture and share your most memorable gaming moments, the PlayStation 4 is the best place to play. COD fans can pick up this new limited ediiton COD WWII bundle.
Samsung Gear VR w/Controller
For someone who already owns the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, or Galaxy S7, the Samsung Gear VR is the best way to jump into the world of virtual reality. The phone acts as a screen for the device as it slides into the headset. With over 100 apps, the headset has some of the best virtual reality content you can experience right now.
The next generation of videogames is finally here with virtual reality. Sony is leading the way with the most affordable way to get into virtual reality, especially if you have a PS4. Combined with the power of the PlayStation 4, the virtual reality headset brings you into the game like never before.
With a set of features that set it head and shoulders above the competition, the HTC VIVE is the most capable and versatile of the wave of magical virtual reality headsets you can get today. Despite its shortcomings, it’s an unprecedented piece of hardware that opens up amazing possibilities for gaming and beyond. The ability to not only see a virtual environment, but physically explore it will change the way we think about the future of gaming and beyond.
Oculus Rift Touch
Designed to work only with high end PC, the Oculus Rift brings virtual reality to PC gamers. If you don’t have the latest PC, it comes bundled with Oculus ready PCs. The headset includes an Xbox One controller and free games to get you started. Whether you are playing games or watching VR movies, Oculus Rift promises to take you to a place you have never been before.
Call of Duty: WWIIRated M
For many videogamers, there is one gift they can count on to deliver fun year in, year out. It’s called Call Of Duty. This M-rated game puts players in a future world where the soldiers are outfitted with cyberbody suits. The whole game has been constructed as an excuse to blow stuff up. But, Call of Duty is all about the fast-paced multiplayer. And this game delivers big time!
Call of Duty WWII: Deployment KitRated M
Call of Duty fans love when they do these special bundles with their favorite FPS game. The Deployment Kit bundle comes with a standard edition of Call of Duty WWII with the Season Pass, plus a poster and Call of Duty backpack. You get a pretty nice looking backpack and a badass poster with key artwork of the Zombies Mode. The backpack resembles a U.S. soldier’s ruck sack from World War II. It’s a cool bundle fans will dig.
Star Wars Battlefront IIRated T
Star Wars Battlefront II looks drop-dead gorgeous. The game looks phenomenal – arguably the best looking game to date. The great news is that the class system is back!
Ghost Recon: WildlandsRated M
Ghost Recon: Wildlands is an open-world shooter set in Boliva. The game features incredibly detailed landscapes and draw distances that lend to an organic feel. The game offers a variety of missions as you attempt to take down the drug cartel. Although the single-player campaign can get repetitive, its incredibly fun to play with others in multiplayer. It’s like a cool mix of Assassin’s Creed and The Division.
PlayerUnknown’s BattlegroundsRated M
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a last man standing battle royal shooting game. You’re dropped from a plane into a massive world with about 90 other people and it’s all about survival. It’s one of those games you’ll find yourself coming back to over and over again – a true testament to its design and gameplay. In order to survive you’ll need to hunt for weapons and supplies. Credit has to be given to PUBG for being so engrossing and immersive. Will you be the last man standing?
Grand Theft Auto VRated M
It’s amazing how much the GTA franchise has grown. The game is intended for mature audiences. The leap in graphics is astounding and a huge technical achievement. It even has a movie-quality storyline that’s engrossing. You’ll not only feel like you’re watching a movie, but playing one. It’s easily one of the best open-world experiences. The gameplay and mission variety is incredible and so much fun. And there’s even an online campaign that is so addictive.
Destiny 2Rated T
Destiny 2 improves on its predecessor in many ways. The single-player campaign delivers big time with fun, pulse-pounding missions, dazzling environments, and an excellent narrative. Subtle tweaks make the combat both exciting and explosive. It’s an addictive game that will have you hooked for countless hours.
Overwatch: Game of the Year EditionRated T
The great thing about Overwatch is that anyone can get into this game. You can see incremental growth each time you play with your character. The game does this better than any game out there. The best part? Even if you aren’t a hardcore FPS gamer, you can still make a difference on your team and have a great time. What’s remarkable is you’re able to use your team and hero’s abilities to cheat death. THE GOTY edition adds extras for Blizzard’s portfolio of games.
Wolfenstein II: The New ColossusRated M
The New Colossus is not your typical FPS game. It is a more story-driven experience. It’s like an action adventure and you’ll be fighting against the Nazis. The game has some darkly funny moments. The combat is badass and it now allows for duel wielding of weapons. The graphics of the new engine look spectacular. The game is balanced with a lot of key Wolfenstein aspects – it’s difficult and gory, but there’s also moments of breath with dark, self-aware moments with a funny angle.
With a sophisticated setting to accommodate classic RPG elements not often seen in modern games, Prey feels both new and nostalgic. Its wonderfully explorable science fiction environment proves dense with interactive systems, intrigue, and ever-present danger. Your actions determine your moral positions. There’s even complex character development. Prey’s universe and storytelling make this a joy to explore and more than make up for the combat and stealth that don’t feel fresh enough.
Splatoon 2Rated E10+
Splatoon 2 may seem similar to the first game but it’s a fresh take on the unique shooter. All of the small changes and even the bigger ones in single-player and league battles make this feel refreshingly satisfying. If you played a lot of the original the sequel has enough to keep you coming back. Even if you’re new to the game it’s a fantastic game to jump in to.
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the best version of Mario Kart to date. It plays beautifully, running at a smooth, silk 60 FPS in both handheld and docked mode and it’s core racing is as exciting as ever. Even the battle mode has been revamped, rounding out a great racing game. Now you can carry two weapons which adds a new element of strategy to the game. The racing is as enjoyable and rewarding for skilled players. It’s a superb multiplayer game for the Switch.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
BOTW lives up to the hype. You’ll blow your mind with how incredibly expansive this game is. It has the foundation from its series’ history intact. But it does away with many conventions, opening the doors to countless possibilities. You’ll genuinely love exploring every inch of this beautifully crafted world. It’s a game that gives you that feeling of awe and wonder and is a game no gamer should miss!
Super Mario OdysseyRated E10+
Super Mario Odyssey is an amazing new 3D platformer from the wizards at Nintendo. It’s an exciting new Mario adventure fans won’t want to miss. This is a proper Mario sequel that fans have long been waiting for – returning to the satisfying sandbox style of Mario 64 and Galaxy. You’ll need to collect Moons rather than Stars to power your ship, traverse all new worlds and you even have a cool new ability to capture and control objects in the fantasy world. This is another must-own for Switch owners.
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete EditionRated T
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition combines the original game with the new Frozen Wilds downloadable content into one nifty package. This is one of the most beautiful games this year and a strong contender for Game of the Year. The additional content adds a beefy new realm with new challenges, quests, and weapons and Alloy’s journey will continue in this new chapter. It’s a fun action-packed role playing game with an engaging narrative that will hook you until the very end.
Middle-Earth: Shadow of WarRated M
Like Shadow of Mordor before it, Middle-Earth: Shadow of War is so much more than just another open-world action game with Batman combat. Its amazing Nemesis system makes just about every encounter a memorable battle. The new Fortress Seige gives it legs beyond the campaign via asynchronous multiplayer. It’s bigger and more ambitious than its predecessor and delivers a satisfying experience for fans.
Persona 5Rated M
Persona 5 is a massive and gorgeous JRPG that introduces a complex and approachable turn-based battle system with more depth and variety. This is the culmination of everything the series has been building to. Familiar elements are dialed up to 11 with a few welcome surprises added to the mix. There’s well over 100 hours of gameplay for completionists. It has one of the strongest stories in the franchise and is easily one of the deepest JRPGs in decades.
Madden NFL 18Rated E
With the latest Madden game, now you can play out the season as many times as you want until you take your team to the Super Bowl. The latest game adds total control passing which allows you to put the ball in play only where your receiver can catch it. Each catch now feels like a real battle for possession.
FIFA 18Rated E
FIFA 18 may not score high marks on realism when it comes to the sport, but it delivers big FUN! Passing in the game appears to be too accurate and even weaker teams can rack up the score. Although it offers a simplified FIFA experience and some new ideas, the game is satisfyingly good but lacks the depth and strategy required in the sport.
NBA 2K18Rated E
NBA 2K18 is a hardcore sports simulation. If you want to get good you’ll have to put the work in. It’s an amazingly well-crafted experience. What’s most striking is how it looks and feels like a real NBA game. The attention to detail has always been incredible, and this year it’s the best yet. The big hook is the expanded MyCareer mode with a story-driven mode where you create a player. The microtransactions bar an otherwise tremendous experience.
MLB The Show 17Rated E
MLB The Show 17 marks another great entry in the series that’s sure to make America’s favorite pasttime really popular among fans. What’s great is how the developers listen to fans and keep the important aspects of the game front and center while implementing slight improvements and tweaks to make the overall experience better. The game offers better graphics, models, and stadiums that are a near-perfect representations of their real-world counterparts. It delivers an exceptional and authentic experience.
WWE 2K18Rated T
WWE 2K18 delivers the best-looking version of the game with a new graphic engine. It boasts the biggest roster to date with over 200 superstars. Now you can have a Royal Rumble with 8 wrestlers duking it out in the ring. There’s also a streamlined new create a wrestler mode that lets players get into the action more quickly.
Sonic Mania: Collector’s EditionRated E
Sonic Mania is a retro flavored romp, drawing inspiration from the 16-bit games that propelled Sonic and friends to superstardom. It’s proof that no matter how much time passes, great gameplay is always in style. Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles are back to fight Eggman’s horses across 12 zones. There are classic zones alongside new surprises. And the older zones are bigger, more elaborate, and full of traps and gimmicks that tickle your nostalgia bone and leave you wowed.
Nier: AutomataRated M
There are few games quite like Nier: Automata. Part hack-and-slash, part shoot-em-up, and part RPG, this beautiful multi-genre game delivers over 30 hours of fantastically fun action, remarkable locations, and an unforgettable story. It’s highly entertaining – full of nutty ideas and awesome gameplay. It’s too much fun to pass up.
Pokemon Ultra Sun and MoonRated E
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon are the latest entries in the popular franchise. Fans will be able to explore new areas of Alola, such as the beach and Valley of Pikachu. Fans can look forward to new clothing, styles, and other fun surprises. Also, look out for new Pokemon codenamed UB Burst and UB Assembly.
Minecraft Super Plus PackRated E10+
Minecraft is the most popular video game of our time selling over 50 million copies. What has made it so popular? Minecraft is a sandbox game that is only limited by your imagination. Like an endless box of Legos, the game lets you build whatever you like. After first appearing on PC, the game can now be played just about anywhere and in HD now.
Pokkén Tournament DXRated E10+
Pokken Tournament is molded from familiar elements borrowed from a slew of old favorites. It endeavors to please both Pokemon and Tekken fans while appealing to fighting genre enthusiasts. Its broad range of influences creates a wholly unique experience.
Need For Speed PaybackRated T
Need For Speed Payback delivers a high-stakes racing experience with heist missions, off-road and street racing, police pursuits and thrilling speed. Players race as three different players racing against the House, a drug cartel. The game will sport the deepest customization in franchise history. Experience the birth of an action driving fantasy come to reality.
Rocket LeagueRated E
Rocket League is blasting onto the Switch with exclusive battle cars, customization items, and cross-network play so you can play with friends across systems on PC and Xbox. It’s an arcade-like soccer game with rocket-powered cars that’s wickedly fun and hyper competitive.
Marvel vs. Capcom: InfiniteRated T
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite represents the most significant change in the formula since its creation. The result is a game that is both fun and rewarding to play for veterans and newcomers alike. The new infinity stones offer a world of creativity for combos. Battles are full of tension and drama. The tagging system has been simplified but not without sacrificing depth. Nevertheless, it is an outstanding fighting game.
Forza Motorsport 7Rated E
Forza Motorsport 7 sets a new benchmark in the world of racing sims. It’s the definitive car collectathon on any console with over 700 cars to collect in all. Improvements to the driving atmosphere, dynamic weather and sun, and better lighting and sound all combine to create the best installment in the series.
Assassin’s Creed OriginsRated M
Assassin’s Creed Origins is the newest entry in the beloved series. The graphics look unbelievably good. This game is set in Ancient Egypt with a new assassin. The game now has an RPG slant with abilities, skills, and loot. It’s a brand new open-world experience unlike anything before. Time travel adds new depth to the gameplay.
Resident Evil 7 Biohazard Gold EditionRated M
Resident Evil 7 brings the creepy back with a terrifying refresh of the series. The game introduces a new first-person perspective as well as support for PSVR which is frighteningly good. The story and characters are fantastic and will suck you in. There’s a genuine sense of fear, dread, and tension that’s built into this believable world. Major kudos to Capcom for trying something new that actually works.
LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2Rated E10+
Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 is a sequel to the popular first game. The game features an epic original story co-written with the Marvel writers. It’s set in comics and you go through this epic journey through comics. There are references to the comics, TV shows, and movies that fans will appreciate and there’s even a branching storyline.
Metroid: Samus ReturnsRated E10+
Metroid: Samus Returns returns to the core Metroid gameplay that fans know and love. This is a 3D remake of Metroid Prime II. Your mission is to erradicate every last Metroid on the planet SR388. It’s Samus on her own against impossible odds. It’s great stuff and bolstered by the excellent gameplay. Samus is fast, fluid, and feels great to control. Samus can now aim in all directions and there are new Aeion abilities. The game is a pure joy to play. Just be ready for a hearty challenge.
Gran Turismo SportRated E
Gran Turismo Sport promises a level of innovation unseen since the series’ debut. The game boasts over 130 super premium cars. All cars have been rebuilt from the ground-up with a cockpit view. The game will feature 19 locations and 37 track variants. Now the AI drivers have much more personality. While the game lacks dynamic weather effects, the lighting effects are awesome. Each car feels different from the next and they feel like they have real weight. One cool feature is if you progress far enough, you can actually obtain a racing license.
Final Fantasy XVRated T
Final Fantasy XV is a game for fans and newcomers alike. The story packs heart in this 40 hour tale. Fully real-time combat replaces turn-based systems of the past. Although it doesn’t feel like a traditional Final Fantasy, the game is mostly enjoyable. Exploring the massive sprawling world is a real delight. There’s just so much good here for long-time fans but not without compromises.
Uncharted: Lost LegacyRated T
Uncharted: Lost Legacy is a brand new side story from a new perspective. There’s real chemistry between Chloe and Nadine and the banter between the two is quite engaging. The game looks gorgoeus with tropical rainforests and other lush environments. There’s an even mix of explorations, gun battles, and puzzles. With a new playable treasure hunter comes new characters and settings and motivations wrapped in a comfortingly familiar Uncharted package. It’s an experience that ranks among the best.
South Park: The Fractured But WholeRated M
South Park: The Fractured But Whole features superheroes and villains. It proves you can make a great sequel while living up to fans’ high expectations. The game features turn-based combat which is more strategic. Since it’s like watching the show, you can count on a good share of laughs with its signature comedy. It’s a deeper RPG than its predecessor. It’s real satisfying to play and fans are in for a real treat.
Xbox LIVE Gold Membership
If you know a gamer who can’t get enough of their Xbox One, the Xbox Live Gold Membership gives them access to online multiplayer, game discounts, and more. Plus, Microsoft gives out several free games a month which are included in the subscription.
PlayStation Plus Membership
If you can’t make up your mind on what to give your 17 year old PlayStation gamer, the Playstation Plus Membership is a safe gift. It allows you to play online multiplayer games. The best part? Sony gives out free PlayStation 4 games every month. Even if they already have it, it simply stacks on your current subscription.
SteelSeries Nimbus Gaming Controller
The Nimbus controller literally changes the game. For supported mobile games, it immerses you deeper into the game for a more satisfying experience. It’s a lot like controlling a PS4 or Xbox One game with the responsiveness and accuracy you expect. The controller delivers great performance and excellent battery life exceeding 40 hours.
Razer Wolverine Ultimate Gaming Controller
Although on the pricier side, the Razer Wolverine Ultimate Gaming Controller is a great high-end piece of hardware. It works through a 10-foot wired connection. It has some sweet features. The analog sticks are smooth and frictionless. You can even swap out the sticks for a convex one or extended stick. The buttery smooth feel of the sticks carries into the shoulder buttons and triggers, which have super light resistance. The biggest selling point are the 6 programmable buttons. And the customizable RGB lighting is a nice touch.
WD 4TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive
You can never have too much space on the PS4 and Xbox One. There is nothing worse than running out of space and not being able to download or install a new game. Now you don’t have to worry with this 4 Terabyte drive from Western Digital. It simply plugs into your console’s USB slot so there is nothing to install and you got a ton of more space.
Elgato Game Capture HD60
Live streaming has become a way of life for today’s gamers. The ability to record gameplay directly to Twitch or upload a video to Youtube can turn any gamer into an online sensation. The Elgato Game Capture HD60 is currently the device everyone uses because it can stream and record gameplay in 1080p at 60 FPS. Who knows, you might be the next Pew Die Pie.
Epson Home Cinema 2040 1080p Projector
Playing Playstation 4 or Xbox One on an HDTV is great but playing it on a 100 inch screen is an out of this world experience. You have not played Call Of Duty unless you have played it on this projector. 25 ms of lag! That means everything happens instantly. Delivering full 1080P HD resolution and 25ms lag, the Epson Home Cinema 2040 is the best gaming projector even outperforming higher end models for gaming.
Zettaguard HDMI Switcher Hub Port
If you have a lot of equipment and videogame consoles in your room, you know that your TV is going to run out of HDMI ports. With the Kinivo HDMI switch, you can plug in up to 4 devices and it will automatically switch to the active input. No more switching wires.
HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro Gaming Headset
The HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro is the new flagship wired gaming headset. Although it doesn’t support 7.1 surround sound, it’s still the champ in terms of comfort, clarity and balance. Its two chamber driver system separates out low bass frequencies from the high and mid frequencies. Its a top-notch performer that doesn’t break the bank.
HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset
Gamers have fallen in love with the Hyper Cloud II headset. Offering a perfect combination of audio quality and build quality, this cool headset is the perfect for communicating with friends online and bringing your games to life. With super comfortable ear cups, these headphones feel comfortable even after a lengthy gaming session. Easy to use, comfy, and wonderful quality, they work great with the PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Razer Thresher Ultimate Gaming Headset
The Razer Thresher Ultimate Gaming Headset is a nicely designed wireless headset with 50mm drivers. The earpads feel like pillows on your ears – they’re very, very comfy. The band is well-designed, allowing it to stay on your head with no pressure. The earpads stay flat if you want to wear the headset on your shoulders. The audio sounds crystal clear. It’s cool how the mic stows away in the headset and can retract when needed. The mic quality does leave more to be desired. Battery life ranges up to 14 hours.
Turtle Beach Stealth 350VR Gaming Headset
If you own a VR system, the Turtle Beach Stealth 350VR is the set you need. It’s designed for VR headsets with a wider profile and spacing for cables. Although they aren’t the sexiest headphones you’ll own, be prepared to be blown away by the sound. The mic is extremely clear and the bass comes through well. The sound is incredible on this guy. It gives you a real immersive experience spacing out your sound. You can wear these for hours without any discomfort.
Logitech G533 Wireless Gaming Headset
The Logitech G533 is a great entry-level gaming headset that doesn’t break the bank. It awesome delivers 7.1 virtual surround sound. The headset feels comfortable to wear and the cups circulate air. The pads are washable which is awesome. The ear cups can rotate 90 degrees so you can rest them on your shoulders. Although the mic sound quality is not the best, it sounds fairly decent. The sound quality doesn’t disappoint with 7.1 sound and excellent bass. It’s amazing how they were able to simulate a 3D environment with just two drivers. Battery life comes in at 15 hours.
PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset
If you play online multiplayer games, the PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset lets you communicate with friends at an affordable price. The best part? They are completely wireless which means you will never get tangled up even when you are in the heat of battle.
FPS Freek Thumbsticks
Why spend a lot when you don’t have to? With the fast gameplay of multiplayer shooters, these inexpensive thumbpads can give you an advantage. The extra height and grip can lead to more accuracy. The grippy surface is designed to keep you in control when things get tense. Plus, if you just downed a bag of chips, you won’t get the controller all oily.
The Thrustmaster T-GT, the official racing wheel for Gran Turismo Sport, delivers a top-of-the-line racing experience for the PS4 and PC. Yeah, it’s pricey – but you definitely get what you pay for here. It feels amazing playing racing games with this wheel, and I can’t imagine going back to a controller ever again.
Fanatec Forza Racing Wheel and Pedals Bundle
This Forza Racing Wheel is the official wheel of Forza Motorsport. Playing with this racing wheel is a real game changer. Once you play with this wheel, you’ll never consider using a controller again. It’s really that good and creates an authentic and immersive racing experience that is really satisfying. The pedals are durably constructed of metal and perform well and the brake stiffness can even be adjusted. Discover the definitive way to play Forza.
Xbox One Play and Charge Kit
Nobody likes to constantly change the batteries in their Xbox One controller. This rechargeable battery pack made for Xbox One controllers allows you to do away with AA batteries. To charge it, you simply used the included USB cable to connect it to the Xbox One. You can even charge the controller while playing.
PowerA Controller Charging Station
There is nothing more annoying than a controller that runs out of charge. Available for the PS4 and Xbox One, this charging station charges two controllers at the same time. When one dies you can just swap it with the other one. It comes with its own AC adapter so you can plug it anywhere and charge your controllers anywhere without turning on your videogame console.
Cable Management Sleeve
Who hates those unsightly tangled wires behind the TV? Do something about it with this easy to use Cable Management Sleeve System. It’s form fitting and holds as many as 10 cables. It works as promised. These don’t disappoint and they deliver just what you want – a clean look without all those dangling cables.
GAEMS Personal Gaming Environment
If you can’t live without your PS4 or Xbox One when you travel, this is the perfect gift. It’s like a little suitcase for your videogame console. Not only can you store your console inside, the lid has an integrated 19 inch HD display with built in speakers so you can play over at your friend’s or even at a hotel.
AmazonBasics Low-Back Computer Chair
This inexpensive basic task chair is perfect for a few hours of use. With a breathable mesh back and 2-inch padded seat, it offers great comfort. The height of the chair can be adjusted to best suit you and the wheels allow to freely move around. Maximum supported weight is 250 pounds.
Merax Gaming Chair
In the market for a new gaming chair? The Merax Gaming Chair offers comparable features to the DXRacer without the high price tag. The build quality is great and the ergonomics help support longer gaming sessions. You’ll agree it’s a very comfy chair and excellent for the price.
DXRacer Gaming Chair
If you are a gamer, you have probably seen these gaming chairs all over Twitch. Shaped like a race car seat, this gaming seat is actually manufactured by a company that started out making racing seats. The faux leather material keeps you dry while the unique contours of the seat allow you to sit for several hours. It even reclines back all the way. It’s perfect for the videogamer in your life.
TCL 55P607 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV
The TCL 55P607 is a 4K smart HDR Roku ultra HDTV. It’s a lot better than a lot of TVs in this price range. Peak brightness comes in at 700 nits which delivers superior 4K high dynamic range display performance. This TV delivers very bright picture and has nearly perfect color. One of our favorite features is the built-in Roku streaming. At this price point you’d be hard-pressed to find a better deal. Aside from a few minor issues, we don’t hesitate in recommending this TV.
Hover X+ Ultimate Gamer’s LapDesk
The Hover X+ is like the ultimate command center for gamers. In fact, it was designed by gamers for gamers. It’s perfect for using 17 inch laptops with ample space for a mousepad and even a dock to hold your tablet or smartphone. The set includes a mousepad and built-in ventilation to keep your gaming sessions going strong. It’s a match made in heaven for gaming laptops.
Atlantic Gaming Desk Pro
The Atlantic Gaming Desk Pro is perfect for gaming. It supports up to a 32-inch monitor and includes space for speakers, game and controller storage, storage drawer, and headphone and cup holder. Best of all, it’s easy to assemble, well built, and serves its intended purpose.
FlexiSpot Adjustable Standing Desk Riser
Featuring horizontal movement, the FlexiSpot helps save space by working within your existing desk. There are a dozen height settings and they are great for playing long sessions of Call of Duty. The work surface is large and it’s well built.
CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR GXiVR8060A4 Desktop
At this price point, the CyberPowerPC GXiVR8060A4 Desktop is one of the best PCs you can buy right now. Equipped with a powerful and fast i5 processor, 8 GB, and a GTX 1060, it can run most of the latest games on high settings with no problems. This system features cool red LED lighting and powerful enough for VR gaming. You get what you pay for here and aren’t likely to be disappointed.
CORSAIR ONE Compact Gaming PC
The Corsair One is a fully built compact system by Corsair. It’s got a passing liquid cooling system and is designed for gamers. It’s an awesome showcase of engineering. It rocks an i7 with GTX 1070 graphics and 16 GB of onboard RAM. Games run fluidly maximizing your gaming pleasure.
Origin PC CHRONOS Desktop
The Origin Chronos is an excellent choice a for small form factor gaming PC. It comes with an overclocked i5 processor, GTX 1050Ti graphics from nVidia and the system is liquid cooled. We love this PC because it’s fast, compact, and relatively affordable. Plus, it has nice expandability which you don’t expect on such a small system.
Acer Predator 21 X Gaming Laptop
The Acer Predator 21 X Gaming Laptop is a top-of-the-line gaming machine. It’s time to conquer new worlds with this beast. This is the purest, baddest gaming laptop ever. This bad boy rocks dual desktop-grade GTX 1080 SLI graphics, an i7 and a beautiful curved ultra wide 21-inch monitor. Hello ultra settings! Your games will be fast and fluid. Be prepared to be blown away!
MSI GT83VR Titan
The MSI GT83VR Titan is a freakin’ monster. It has an 18.4-inch screen and packs dual GTX 1080s in SLI, and a ballin’ cooling system. It has a Blu-Ray burner and a plethora of audio inputs. The full mechanical keyboard is dope. The sound actually sounds full with the 4 speaker and 1 subwoofer system. Games perform very well and run silky smooth.
The Alienware 17 proves sometimes bigger is better. At 9.7 pounds, it’s a heavy laptop but we’ll accept the added weight for a 17″ screen, solid gaming performance and excellent build quality. This model rocks an i7 and a GTX 1080 graphics card. It plays most AAA games fluidly with ultra high settings. The speakers are dope and pack a solid punch. It’s a great choice in a more practical package.
Origin PC EON17-X
The Origin OC EON17-X is a high-end gaming laptop. This badboy packs a GTX 1070 chip with an i7 quad-core processor. It’s ready for for 4K and VR gaming with good frame rates. It comes in at 8.6 pounds. It has a 17.3″ IPS display with G-sync. There is also an option ot upgrade to a GTX 1080. It’s a great choice if you’re into high performance and customization.
Razer Blade Pro Gaming Laptop
The Razer Blade Pro is a thin and attractive high-end gaming laptop with a GTX 1080 and i7 processor. It has a nice clean design and it comes in at 7.7 pounds. It supports 4K gaming. A cool feature is the Chroma RGB backlighting. The 17-inch touchscreen display is gorgeous. The sound is loud, full, and rich with pleasing bass. If you can afford it, it’s a great gaming PC.
Lenovo Legion Y520
The Legion Y520 is a great budget gaming laptop. It has a 15.6-inch screen with an i5, GTX 1050 Ti and 8GB of RAM, which is perfect for gaming, video editing, photo editing as well as basic computing. It’s fairly compact and rocks Harmon Kardon speakers. Battery life lasts up to 4 hours and it delivers good gaming performance.
Acer Aspire VX 15 Gaming Laptop
The Acer Aspire VX 15 is a budget gaming system. This 15.6-inch IPS laptop packs an i7, GTX 1050 Ti and 16 GB DDR4 RAM. It’s a power user configuration that delivers gaming level performance. It’s only 5.5 pounds so it’s great for portability. The sound is loud and full. Now it’s possible to get a great gaming laptop under a thousand dollars.
BenQ ZOWIE 27-inch HD Gaming Monitor
With a ultra fast 1 ms response time, the BenQ ZOWIE is designed to deliver great gaming perfomance. It has a beautiful 1080p 27-inch display with excellent color and image quality and it blows away all expectations. It’s well worth it if you’re a gamer. We can’t recommend it enough.
EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW Gaming Graphics Card
The GeForce GTX 1080 is the top-of-the-line graphics cards out right now. If you demand the best gaming performance look no further. It even supports VR gaming and has a built-in next-gen cooling system. It’s a real beast that can handle just about any game you through at it. Experience gaming the way it was meant to be . This is EPIC! Happy Gaming!
Razer DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse
The Razer DeathAdder is a must for gaming. Its design lends to great comfort for hours of gaming. The accuracy, responsiveness, and mouse tracking are excellent for FPSs. The Chroma RGB lighting looks aesthetically pleasing. Game the way the pros do.
Logitech G602 Gaming Wireless Mouse
The Logitech G602 delivers the lag-free gaming experience you expect. Nobody wants to be in the heat of battle only to get fragged because of their mouse. Step up your game with the G602 and say goodbye to cheap deaths. The battery life on this thing is incredible. Can you say 250 hours?! It’ll be a long time before it’ll need recharging so continue to game on long after others die.
SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad
SteelSeries’ QcK Gaming Mouse Pad is what gaming pros use. It offers plenty of room for a worry-free gaming experience. The great thing is that the mouspad stays in place even during intense battles and the frictionless surface allows your mouse to glide smoothly and quickly along the surface. What more could you ask for?
Razer Firefly Chroma Lighted Gaming Mouse Pad
If you’re into a blinged out mousepad to complete your RGB look, the Razer Firefly Chroma Gaming Mouse Pad is an excellent choice. eSports players back this mouse pad because it gives you great control over your games and has an anti-slip surface. And the Chroma lighting is dope with 16.8 million levels of personalization. This doesn’t disappoint.
Corsair K70 RGB Mechanical Keyboard
The Corsair K70 delivers incredible performance and amazing durability. The mechanical keyboard keeps up with your gaming needs while holding nothing back. The build quality is excellent and the RGB lighting looks super cool. It’s a comfortable keyboard you’ll love using while gaming.
Razer Ornata Chroma Keyboard
This mechanical keyboard from Razer delivers fast performance when it counts and the anti-ghosting tech ensures it keeps up with your every key stroke during heated battles. Customize your look with an array of 16.8 million options. The keyboard feels amazing and comfortable. You’ll love this functional and beautiful keyboard.
Logitech C920 Webcam
This full 1080p HD camera from Logitech delivers clear video quality and it’s super simple to operate. The quality is insanely good and it will exceed your expectations. The sound quality is serviceable – just be sure you’re not too far away from the mic. It’s one of the best webcams in this price range.
Logitech Z623 200 Watt Home Speaker System
The Z623s from Logitech is a THX-certified 2.1 speaker system. It produces good bumpin’ volume and sounds incredible. You’ll be surprised how good they sound in this price range. They’re affordably priced speakers that deliver great sound quality without breaking the bank.
Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 THX Computer Speakers
This 2.1 THX-certified sound system from Klipsch works with your laptop, smartphone and tablet. They produce incredible sound with good bass. You’ll love listening to music and watching movies with these speakers. It’s one of the best values on the market.
Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System
The Logitech Z906 5.1 surround sound speaker system is THX, Dolby Digital, and DTS certified. They’re great for your PC or home entertainment system. You’ll be impressed with the sound quality and love watching movies and listening to your favorite tunes. The sound is crisp and clear and the bass is amazing. You won’t be disappointed with this incredible sound system.
NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S
If you’re in the market for a gaming and streaming router without compromises look no further than the Netgear Nighthawk X4S. It delivers gigabit gaming and delivers the best performance for your games and streaming video. Play them the way they were meant to be played! Range is excellent and it even supports streaming for multiple devices.
NETGEAR CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem
Cut your cable bill with this fast and reliable Netgear Cable Modem. There is no need to pay them every month to rent a router. That’s utter madness. This router supports the latest DOCSIS 3.0 standard used by most cable providers, including Comcast, Spectrum, and more. It supports blazing fast speeds up to 200 Mbps. Are you ready to save some money?
Tree New Bee Cooling Pad
The Tree New Bee Cooling Pad is one cool looking and performing laptop cooler. It is powered by four fans with cool blue LED lighting. You can adjust the fan speed depending on your needs. An extra USB comes handy for any accessories you need to attach. The cooler even can tilt for better ergonomics.
Your 17 year old will love making his room his own with these great gift ideas for his room.
Philips Hue White A19 60W Equivalent Starter Kit
With the growing popularity of smart homes and smart devices, these Philips Hue Smart bulbs are becoming ever more popular. Introducing smart lighting into your décor can be a fun project. Although adding more lights can get pricey, there’s a real sense of wonder when you get it working with Alexa.
Philips Hue 60W LED Smart Bulb
This set of white and color smart bulbs from Philips are a great way to set a fun atmosphere in his room. Choose from millions of color options. These lights are dimmable and can be controlled by your voice with Alexa. The lights can even be coordinated with games, music, and movies.
LE 16.4ft LED Flexible Light Strip
Transform your room’s look and lighting with these LE LED white light strips. The strips are just over 16 feet long and they can be attached to create a professional look. Installation is simple and they incorporate an energy-saving design. Who’s ready for some decorating fun?
MagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulb
Your 17 year old will love the MagicLight. It’s an affordable lighting upgrade. It delivers bright light and can be used to set different desired atmospheres. The coolest part? You can control the MagicLight with your smartphone just like magic and even sync with your favorite music.
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus Dimmable LED Smart Light
It’s time to get creative with the Philips Hue LightStrip Plus. Turn any room from ordinary into an extraordinary work of art. The lighting is bright, dimmable, and you can choose from an array of 16 million colors to set the perfect atmosphere.
Luminoodle Bias Lighting for TV with Color
This RGB Bias Lighting not only looks aesthetically pleasing but also enhances your TVs colors. These light strips can be used on TVs as large as 60-inches and they are easy to install. Plus, it makes it easier on the eyes when viewing in dark rooms.
Sylvania LED RGBW Color Changing Strip Lights
This 2-feet light strip is great for your next indoor decorating project. They can be strung together to a max of 20 feet. Set the mood with 15 different options at your disposal. The strips can also be cut in 6-inch intervals as needed.
Touch Control LED Mood Light
This is a cool LED light that makes a great gift for teens. Choose from seven different colors to set the perfect mood. You can choose to set it on one color or cycle through all the colors. The light can even be dimmed if desired. Its perfect for a game room.
Heritage Sports Banner
Does he love sports or worship his favorite team? Then he will love hanging one of these MLB, NBA, NCAA, or NBA sports banners in his room. It’s an instant upgrade to the man cave.
Trends International Stephen Curry Wall Poster
This 22 x 34-inch Curry Wall Poster with a black frame looks fantastic. Curry fans will love plastering this on their wall to show their pride for one of the NBA’s best players. It’s a great way to decorate his room while adding a dash of fun.
Call Of Duty WWII Poster
This Call of Duty: World War II poster is dope with the artwork from the game’s cover art. If he loves Call of Duty, this would make an excellent decoration for his room. The quality of the poster is nice and it would look great in his room.
Keep Out Gamer at Play Video Game Poster
What gamer wouldn’t love a wall poster like this? Gamers know that games require a ton of skill. It’s not always fun and games. It takes real skill and perseverance to defeat some of the baddest bosses in games. Now friends and family will know exactly what your gaming adventures entail without you saying a word.
Umbra Hangit Photo Display
Your son will have creative fun decorating his room with this photo display kit. You can display all your favorite memories while showcasing your vibrant personality. Great unique and practical gift for teens.
Star Wars 2018 Wall Calendar
2018 will be here sooner than you know. Prepare for the upcoming year with your favorite themed 2018 wall calendar. Star Wars continues to be one of the hottest properties in pop culture. The calendar features spectacular artwork based on the Star Wars universe.
SUCK UK Punch Bag Drawstring Laundry Bag
Looking for a cool and unique gift for your teen son? This punch bag laundry bag makes a great gift idea. It’s durable to hold a ton of dirty laundry or clean clothes if you prefer. You can even hit it with your best shot but just don’t expect it to hold up to torture.
AmazonBasics 7-Piece Bed-In-A-Bag
This seven piece bed in a bag set contains a complete bedding set. The set contains a comforter, bedding, and pillowcases. The fabric is soft and gentle on your skin. It’s a nice way to spruce up the look of your room. You’ll be surprised by the quality you get at this price. It holds up well even after several washes and keeps you warm when it gets chilly.
NFL Plush Raschel Throw Blanket
Get your 17 year old a blanket with his favorite NFL team on it. That way when he is sleeping, he will dream about his favorite team winning the Super Bowl.
Sunbeam Microplush Heated Throw
Imagine how nice it would be to have one of these heated throws during the winter months. Experience luxurious warmth and comfort with three warmth settings. You’ll feel so cozy that it’ll be hard to get out of bed. These throws are machine washable for easy maintenance.
HoodiePillow Hooded Pillowcase
Here’s a unique gift that he’s sure to love. This is not your typical pillowcase. This pillowcase is made of a high quality polyester and cotton blend. When your noggin feels chilly, simply pull the hoodie over your head for nice warmth and comfort. The nice thing is you can even listen to your music while wearing the hoodie.
Spalding Mini Basketball Hoop
Does he love hoops? This is a fun gift idea for hoops lovers. It comes with the over the door mini hoop and mini basketball. You’ll be impressed by the build quality. Now he can shoot hoops whenever he pleases. It’s a swish!
Champion Sports Anywhere Table Tennis
Ping pong is super fun but who has room for a full size ping pong table. The Pongo Table set turns any ordinary table into a ping pong table. That way you can play table tennis anywhere even on the dinner table. The portability allows you to take table tennis everywhere you go.
Playcraft Sport Bank Shot 40-Inch Pool Table
Playing with pool with friends can be so much fun. But pool tables cost an arm and a leg. Meet the Playcraft Pool Table. This inexpensive pool table gives you a similar experience for a whole lot less. The table looks fantastic and is larger than most think. Everything you need is included. Let the good times roll!
Pinty Foosball Table
Now you can bring the fun of Foosball tables home with this Foosball table from Pinty. While it’s not a commercial quality foosball table, it still manages to capture all of the fun. All of the players look fairly detailed and the stadium looks pretty authentic. Let the foosball battles begin.
Mud Pie Wood Block Initial-A
These Mud Pie Wooden Block Initials are nicely designed and make a great room decoration. Whether you choose to hang them on your wall or sit them on a tabletop surface, they lend some personality to his room. Select from a wide array of initial letters.
YINGGG Poop Emoji Pillow
What teen boy wouldn’t love these cute and soft plush emoji figures. Teens are obsessed with all things emojis. There are many fun plush pillows to choose from. Choose one that best fits your 17 year old boy’s personality so it’s a perfect match. Which fun gift will you choose?
Labhanshi 90 x 90 inch Elephant Mandala
Boys love decorating their rooms with this 100% cotton Elephant Mandala Cotton Tapestry. It comes in queen size and can be washed in cold water. The tapestry has a meticulously detailed design that will WOW. It’s versatile in that you can use it as a bed covering, table cloth or even hang it on a wall for dramatic effect.
Sterilite Modular Drawer System
These modular drawers are perfect for organizing your belongings. Their modular design allows them to be stacked on top of each other. Because the drawers are transparent, you can easily determine what is held in each one. The drawers slide out easily so accessibility is not an issue.
TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp
If you are looking for a good quality table lamp, the TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp is a great choice. It uses energy-efficient tech and doesn’t fatigue your eyes after extended use. Cool innovations like touch technology make the lamp easy to adjust. And the gooseneck design allows you to easily direct the light wherever you need it.
Sofa Sack Bean Bag Chair
Filled with memory foam, your 17 year old will love playing video games in this bean bag chair all day. Measuring 3 feet in circumference, it’s the perfect size for teens who just want to chill out. When he is not playing video games in it, you might even want to take a nap in it.
SONGMICS Folding Storage Ottoman
This ottoman from Songmics is a nice stylish bench for his room. After all, every room needs a place to sit. The nice thing about this ottoman is that there is extra storage for storing your belongings. The ottoman is rated to 660 pounds so friends and family can sit on it comfortably without it buckling.
Quartet Dry Erase Board / Cork Board
17 year olds need to keep track of their daily events, too. This practical dry erase board makes tracking your important events easy. It includes a dry erase marker with eraser, magnetic accessories, and the magnetic dry erase board. The board has a nice design and would look perfect mounted on his wall.
Safco Products Remedease Foot Cushion
Create a relaxing and comforting environment with this Remedease Foot Cushion. Use the foot cushion on either side for the perfect foot angle and enjoy total pleasing comfort. The nice thing is the slipcover is washable and can be removed from the cushion when it requires cleaning.
Remote Control Holder Organizer
Do you ever find your remote control missing? Don’t worry it happens to everyone. This convenient storage solution allows you to hold all your remotes in one central location. And it’s not just for remote controls. You can even store your tablet and other gadgets there as well. Can you imagine a world without having to look for a lost remote?
DecoBros Desk Supplies Organizer Caddy
This quality mesh desk caddy is perfect for organizing all your small desk goodies that you frequently access. Store pens, pencils, paper clips, Post-Its, and more. Its stylish design fits in well with most décor.
Atlantic 63712046 32-DVD Nestable Tower
This DVD Tower is a wonderful gift idea for a movie buff or gamer who has a ton of games. Depending on the model you choose, he can store either thirty-two or fifty-two Blu-Rays, DVDs, or games. Now you can easily access your collection in a moment’s notice. The best part? No assembly is necessary.
ClosetMaid Stackable Shoe Rack
ClosetMaid is known for making some great products. This Horizonatal Organizer is no exception. Measuring 24-inches wide, this is a well-designed organizing rack perfect for your shoe collection. If you have a bigger collection, these orgnaizers allow for stacking. Choose from three styles.
Stock Your Home Men’s Dresser Valet Jewelry
If you’re looking for a practical gift for your 17 year old teen boy, this men’s organizer is a gift he will appreciate. Made of faux leather, it’s nice and compact with plenty of storage compartments for easily organizing and storing his belongings. It’s a great place to store sunglasses, your phone, watch and more.
DecoBros Supreme Over The Door Organizer Rack
Most everyone could use extra space in their room. This 11-hook organizing rack from DecoBros comes in handy. It’s easy to mount over the door and looks stylish with a chrome look. Its functional and durable and serves its purpose well.
Lawrence Frames 11 by 14-Inch Black Shadow Box Frame
Is he the creative type into scrapbooking projects? If so, then he’ll love these premium quality shadow box frames from Lawrence Frames. They’re perfect for allowing you to showcase your creativity or storing keepsakes. Hang it on the wall and you’ve got yourself an instant conversation starter.
STEELMASTER Travel Book Safe
Here’s a clever way to store your expensive goods the next time you travel. This safe is designed to appear like a world travel book. It’s solidly constructed and locks. Two keys are provided along with this package. These are also perfect for home use and are designed to withstand daily use.
Enesco 4-inch “Whatever” Desk Clock
Is your 17 year old late to everything? If he’s never been on time, why start now? This clock is the perfect gift. What’s the time? Whatever!
For the 17 Year Old Geek
Ultimate Justice League BatmobileAges 18+
When the Ultimate Justice League Batmobile was first unveiled, everyone was buzzing about this cool new product. Not only does it look super badass, but it can be controlled with your smartphone. It oozes realistic exhaust, raises itself, and you can even get a first-person view of the action, making it feel like you’re Batman in the driver’s seat. He’s gonna think this is the dopest gift ever!
Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges – AR Headset
Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR experience game is really impressive. Slot your iPhone or Android device into the headset, strap the headset on, and place the glowing orb in the room. Pick up your lightsaber and get ready for one of the most fascinating AR experiences ever. The holographic-like worlds and characters appear to be right in your room. In addition to battles, there’s a futuristic chess game and a strategic combat game. It creates a real sense of epic battles in your living room and you feel immersed in the world.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rey Force FX LightsaberAges 14+
The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rey Force FX Lightsaber is the newest addition the the line of lightsabers. Incidentally, it’s the same lightsaber that was used by Anakin and Luke. It’s got a fixed blade with a cool blue glowing LED light. It’s well-built and what’s cool is it features movie sound effects when you swing it. A display stand is also included. The motion effects bring the action to life. He’ll love recreating his own epic battles and displaying it for all his friends to see.
LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon 75192Ages 16+
Although expensive, the Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon is the biggest Lego model to date. Lego went all out in recreating one of the most epic starships ever. The level of detailing is immaculate and the ship is crafted from more than 7,500 bricks. The set comes with 11 minifigs for recreating the scenes from the movie. Bear in mind, supply is limited and demand is very high so consider yourself lucky if you can get your hands on one.
Bandai Hobby Star Wars 1/72 Tie FighterAges 15+
Wouldn’t it be so cool to build your own model of the Star Wars Tie Fighter? This hobby kit from Bandai allows you to take part in the creative process and engineer a 1/72 scale model of the Tie Fighter seen in the Star Wars motion pictures. The final build looks stunning in person and it comes with a display stand that allows for cool positioning.
Marvel Legends Series Star-Lord Electronic HelmetAges 18+
Built to full scale, this Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Star-Lord Electronic Helmet is a cool gift idea for fans of the popular series. The electronic sounds and lighted eyes really make you feel like Star-Lord. The attention to detail will blow you away and fans will really appreciate the premium quality. Strap it on and recreate your favorite moments from the movie with friends. Perfect for Halloween or any occasion.
Golden State Warriors Curry S. #30 Nation Bobble
This is a cute tribute to one of the NBA greats and NBA champs – Stephen Curry. Curry fans will love having this decorative bobblehead showcased in their room. It’s a great way to show your pride for your favorite player and NBA team.
LEGO TECHNIC Porsche 911 GT3 RS 42056Ages 15-17
LEGOs are normally for kids but this is not your typical Lego set. This Technic set is designed for teens and it builds a realistic scale model of a Porsche 911 GT3 which looks absolutely spectacular. If he’s into sports cars of this type, the build quality is phenomenal and he’ll love showing this cool model off to his friends.
Star Wars Bathrobe
Are you a Jedi? Seriously, this might be the coolest bathrobe ever created. The hood and sleeves are perfect for playing out your favorite Star Wars scenes. All you need is the voice. You might even find yourself using this as a pair of pajamas because you are going to love walking around the house with it.
Harry Potter Hooded Bathrobe
This Harry Potter Bathroom is pure awesome sauce. It’s sure to make any Harry Potter fan giddy with excitement. What’s even better is that it feels so magically soft and luxuriously comfy to wear. When it’s cold outside, you’ll want to stay warm and comfy inside this bathrobe. There’s no way he’s stepping out of it.
Star Wars Millennium Falcon LampAges 6m+
This Star Wars illuminated Millennium Falcon lamp is a cool gift idea for fans. It’s energy-saving and features seven different color modes to dazzle. The starship closely resembles the one from the movies, adding to its authenticity. Friends will think this is da bomb and it’s a great way to spruce up your room decor.
Disney Star Wars Desktop LED LampAges 8-8
There’s something alluring about Star Wars and lightsabers. Now he can feel the Force every day with his own Star Wars Desktop Lamp. It’s nicely modeled and brightens the entire room – creating a cool aesthetic. What Star Wars fan wouldn’t love this?
Paladone Pac-Man Ghost LightAges 8-15
This Pac Man light is the perfect gift for gamers. Shaped like a ghost, this mood light phases through 16 different colors. In party mode, watch the Ghost change to the beat of music. Invite some friends over for a geek party.
Tetris Puzzle Desk Lamp
Tetris is a world-renowned game experienced by millions. If he’s a Tetris lover or gamer, he’ll love this cool and colorful desk lamp shaped like Tetris blocks. The cool part? Just like the game, you can configure the lamp blocks in many different ways until your heart’s content.
Harry Potter WandAges 14+
While you won’t be able to cast any real magical spells like Harry Potter, fans will be able to own a part of the magic and mystique of the Harry Potter films. The wand itself looks like a faithful recreation and it’s really well made. The wand box makes it perfect for displaying for friends and family.
Star Wars Vinyl Wall Clock Cutout
17 year old Star Wars fans will love these vinyl wall clocks. The design is amazing. It’s a great way to decorate his room with a major force in pop culture like Star Wars. And, well, of course, he can tell time, too.
Star Wars Rogue One Death Star Popcorn Maker – Hot Air Style with Removable Bowl
Star Wars fans will love this official Star Wars popcorn popper inspired by the Death Star from Star Wars Rogue One. It must be the Force that unleashes this delicious popcorn. The top part serves as a bowl for your popcorn. Now all you need is a good movie.
Star Wars R2-D2 Talking Cookie Jar
You’ve never seen a cookie jar like this before. It must be from a galaxy far, far away. This is a fun Star Wars R2-D2 cookie jar designed to look like R2-D2. it can hold a good amount of cookies. The cool thing? It’s motion-activated so anyone trying to snatch your cookies will be caught in the act, as it makes cool movie sounds when the head is popped open.
Star Trek Enterprise Pizza Cutter
Boldly go where no pizza cutter has gone before! Take flight with this awesome U.S.S. Enterprise replica pizza cutter and slice and dice your pizza in style. Even if you don’t want to use it as a pizza cutter, it’s an excellent collectible for fans of the beloved series.
Funko POP! Star Wars: The Last Jedi BB-9EAges 3+
The latest crop of POP! Vinyl Figures for Star Wars: The Last Jedi are here! All of your favorite characters are represented with the attention to detail and care you expect from Rey and Luke to BB-8 and BB-9E, and let’s not forget about the real standout star Porg! Add all your favorites to your collection.
Who doesn’t love Mario, Link, Princess Peach, and Zelda? Nintendo has turned our favorite characters into collectible toys called Amiibos. The toys are supposed to add new features to Nintendo games, but most gamers just like collecting them.
Transformers Hasbro Masterpiece Movie MPM-04 Optimus PrimeAges 15+
If he’s a huge Tranformers fantatic, he’s almost certain to love this badass replica of Optimus Prime from the Masterpiece Movie Series. You get what you pay for with this collectible and you can show off its amazing transformation to friends.
Trypticon from the Titans Returns line is one badass beast. This is the biggest and baddest Transformer in the line this year. And bigger is better, right? With three different transformations, teen boys will love adding this amazing Tranformer to their collection.
Tech Toys For 17 Year Olds
Shiny plastic toys are not just for kids especially if they are tech related. Here are the best toys for 17 year old boys for the 17 year old that refuses to grow up.
Sphero BB-9E App-Enabled Droid
This app-enabled version of BB-9E is straight out of your dreams. Using a smartphone app, you have the power of the Force to guide the robot all around your house. With life-like movements, this droid manages to capture the fun personality of BB-9E.
Sphero R2-Q5 App-Enabled Droid
Experience the Dark Side of the Galactic Empire with your own R2-Q5 droid from Sphero. R2-Q5 is a faithful recreation of the one featured in the motion picture complete with intricate details and sounds. What’s cool? There’s a cool augmented reality function when paired with your phone. Bring your imagination to life with your own real-world missions. Sure to get a ton of compliments from your friends.
Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Robot
This is no ordinary Stormtrooper. He may look jsut like one from the movie. But this little guy is an interactive robot companion perfect for Star Wars fantatics. It features all of the coolest and lastest technologies from augmented reality to facial recognition and even voice recognition. That means you can create your own adventures and have him launch virtual attacks or secure your home base (your room).
Star Wars Force Band by Sphero
If you own a Sphero BB-8 app-enabled drone, the Star Wars Force Band is the perfect companion. You’ll feel like a real Jedi empowered with the Force. The coolest part? You can use gestures to control BB-8 and take him on exciting, fun-filled adventures with this cool wearable.
Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious EditionAges 8-15
Teen boys will love these next-gen artifically intelligent racers. Feel the excitement as you race these smartphone controlled battle supercars across the track. This latest version features cars inspired by Fast & The Furious – Dom’s Ice Charger and Hobbs’ MXT. You can build eight different race tracks to battle on. Race for pride and show ’em your mad skills.
DJI Mavic Pro
The DJI Mavic Pro is one of the best new drones this year. The amazing thing is how compact this drone is. It’s so compact that it can fit in a small bag. It shoots spectacular 4K video and it is relatively easy to fly. this bad boy flies so smoothly. With Follow Mode, you can even have the drone auto pilot and follow and track you. The Mavic Pro delivers about 27 minutes of flying time.
DJI Phantom 3
The DJI Phantom is really the iPhone of Drones. While super expensive, it’s the one everyone wants to fly. It’s got an impressive feature set with enhanced stability, a built in camera, and GPS assisted flight. The camera beams live 2.7K dreamy video from up to half a mile away using an app on your tablet or Smartphone.
DoDoeleph Syma X5UW Wi-Fi FPV 720P HDAges 13+
Have you ever wanted to get into flying drones? Nobody wants to invest thousands of dollars in a drone just to crash it. An inexpensive drone, the Syma X5C is the perfect way to get started. Not only will you learn the basics of flight, but the Syma quad copter captures both pictures and video footage from the skies with an integrated 720P HD camera.
For The 17 Year Old Gadget Lover
Looking for cool gifts for 17 year old boys? Celebrate the gadget lover in your life with a smartwatch to nerd out their wrist, accessories for their phone, or something novel that will make their lives easier.
Snapchat fans are lovin’ their new Spectacles. They’re actually selling better in their first year than the original iPod did in its first year. With these Spectacles you can capture your world as it happens. Snap 10, 20 or 30 second videos and conveniently upload to Snapchat. Choose from three cool colors. Are you ready to snap your world? Happy Snapping!
Amazon Echo Dot
The Amazon Echo Dot featuring Alexa is the second generation of Amazon’s smart personal assistant. It’s compact enough to fit in any room and it can be connected to your Bluetooth speakers for an enhanced listening experience. The Echo Dot plays music, updates you on the latest news headlines, and more. Like something from the future – it can even order you a Domino’s Pizza if you’d like. The cool thing is you can even sync it with your schedule and ask it an broad range of questions. Welcome to the future of awesome!
All-New Amazon Echo
What if you could talk to a robotic personal assistant? With Amazon Echo, the future might already be here. Sure it plays music, but this is no ordinary Bluetooth speaker. You can actually talk to it to make it play music, check the weather outside, find out your daily activities, and do so much more. Now it’s been updated with Dolby sound and a brand new design.
Google Home is voice assistant that features a modern, elegant design. It supports six different users and can recognize different voices. It even customizes responses depending on who is asking. The power of the Google Assistant provides a context-aware system that allows you to ask follow-up questions. The Home can also call other Homes, landlines or mobile phones for free.
Amazon Echo Show
If you loved the Echo, you’ll love Echo Show even more thanks to its built-in screen. Now it immerses you by showing and telling everything you want to know. It’s a robotic personal assistant capable of showing breaking news, playing Amazon Video content, playing music with lyrics, and you can even call friends with an Echo or Echo Dot. It can even activate any smart lights you have. And we’re simply scratching the surface. Are you ready to experience the future?
Amazon Echo Spot
Echo Spot is a brand new way to experience the technology behind Echo in a stylish and compact design. Its compact design and great looks allows it to easily fit into any room. You can watch video, play music, control smart home, order a pizza and so much more. And it even displays the time. Now that’s one smart clock!
Roku Express – HD Streaming Player
Roku Express HD Streaming Player is one of the top selling streaming devices. It’s super affordable and let’s you watch all the hottest entertainment channels from Netflix to HBO Now to Amazon Video and more. It streams in 720p and 1080p and gives you great bang for the buck. We can’t recommend this enough.
Roku Streaming Stick+ Streaming Media Player
If you’ve already upgraded to 4K ultra HD, this is the streaming stick for you to take advantage of the extra visual fidelity. This new model streams video in 4K. It’s super intuitive to use and nothing beats watching all your favorite shows across the best entertainment channels like Netflix, HBO Now, Amazon Video, Roku Channel and more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy more than half a million movies and TV shows all from the comfort of your living room.
Google Chromecast Ultra
Google Chromecast Ultra represents the next-generation of Chromecast. Now it streams up to 4K video quality with HDR to your TV, transforming it into a smart TV with services like Netflix, Spotify, Pandora, and more. Enjoy faster speeds for better streaming quality. Chromecast Ultra is also compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Stick this small gadget into your TV’s HDMI port and it streams television and movies from your favorite subscription services including Netflix, Hulu Plus, and more. If you have Amazon Prime, it’s a great way to watch Amazon’s exclusive content.
All-New Fire TV 4K | Streaming Media Player
Amazon’s new Fire TV streams in 4K ultra HD with HDR support. Gain access to thousands of channels and apps ranging from Netflix and Hulu to HBO, Amazon, Showtime, Starz, and more. With over 500,000 entertainment choices, you’ll feel like you’re in heaven. Dolby Atmos brings higher fidelity audio quality into the fold. And let’s not forget it’s powered by Alexa to make accessing the content you want easier than ever.
Logitech Harmony Elite Remote Control
Experience the ultimate in convenience with the Logitech Harmony Elite Remote Control. This universal remote easily syncs with many of your devices to make your life simpler and easier. The remote features voice control, a color touchscreen, and more bells and whistles. Don’t waste time searching for all your remotes – play and watch whenever you want.
Anker 20000mAh Portable Charger PowerCore 20100
Does your 17 year old have a ton of gadgets? Give the gift of the perfect companion – the Anker PowerCore 20100. It’s a 20,000mAh portable charger that’s ready to give his devices the extra juice he needs. It’s quite versatile in that it charges iPhones, iPads, Samsung Galaxy, and more devices. So compact and lightweight, it’s one thing you’ll never leave home without.
Anker PowerPort 6 60W Wall Charger
How many gadgets do you have? Don’t you hate looking for plugs to charge all your gadgets? If you have a large family or if you have a ton of gadgets, this is a huge problem. With this USB charger from Anker, you can charge 6 USB devices all at once. So you never have to look for plugs again since everything is all in one place.
Skiva Octofire Multi USB Charger
When everyone in the family has a gadget to charge – how do you possibly charge them all? Meet the Octofire Multi USB Charger. This nifty gadget is capable of charging eight different gadgets at once. Problem solved! It charges everything from an iPhone and Galaxy to and iPad and Android tablet. Best of all, it never overcharges your devices and optimizes the current for rapid charging.
iClever 10000mAh Portable Solar Battery Charger
Here’s a cool new gadget that harnesses the sun’s solar energy to power your devices. It’s reasonably priced and charges iPhones, iPads, Samsung, and other Android-based phones. It’s especially handy when you are traveling outdoors and don’t have immediate access to a power socket.
Xenvo SmartPhone Camera Lens
If you have a phone, you are probably taking a ton of photos with it. Most people don’t have a dedicated camera anymore. Now you can take professional photos with your phone with this lens kit. It lets you take fish eye, macro, wide angle, and zoomed in photos. The lenses are designed to fit just about any phone.
JOBY GPod Mini Magnetic
If you’re looking for a device that allows for taking creative or difficult to take shots, the JOBY GPod Mini will be your best friend. The great thing is it works for everything from point and shoots to GoPros and even 360 cams. The magnetic feet allow it to boldly stick to any metallic objects so you can shoot creatively. Your photography will never be the same!
Cocoon GRID-IT! Gadget Organizer Case
Who doesn’t have a ton of gadgets? Sometimes it is hard to keep them all organized. The Concoon Grid It Case basically keeps all your gadgets bundled together in an organized fashion. You can strap just about any gadget from your phone to even your pencils with the elastic straps. That way you don’t have to detangle everything in your bag.
SanDisk 128GB Ultra SDXC Memory Card
Get the reliable performance you need for all your devices. Capture stunning high-def video and still shots with this 128 GB Class 10 Ultra SDXC memory card. These Ultra cards are twice as fast as regular cards for better pictures and video. Using a 16 MP camera, you’ll be able to take about 8,000 photos and about 160 minutes of HD video.
Star Wars Classic Trooper 8 GB USB Drive
This Star Wars Classic Trooper flash drive makes a cool and unique gift for fans. It’s much cooler than just an ordinary flash drive. The keychain is a nice touch if you want to attach to your keys. This 8GB drive is perfect for storing any files you want to backup or transfer to another computer.
Seagate 2TB Portable External Hard Drive
This stylish 2TB portable expansion external hard drive supports ultra fast date transfer and access speeds with support for USB 3.0. It’s ideal for backing up your PC and saving important documents and files. The best part? With plug-and-play technology, it’s so easy to use. Plus, they work for PS4, Xbox One, and Mac.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
The Fujifilm Instax 9 cameras are super popular with teens. Best of all, they are super easy to use. It’s a matter of pointing and shooting. They are available in a variety of fun color schemes to get you excited for photography. They also are great for inspiring creative expression. Teens will love the new selfie feature.
Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2 Smartphone Printer
Who doesn’t take a ton of photos with their phone? How many of us print them? Now you can go retro with this Smartphone printer. With a wireless ability, it essentially turns your smartphone into one of those old school instant cameras. You’ll want to print out that photo of your friend that she’s always begging you for.
Auxiwa Selfie Ring Light
Everyone loves taking selfies. But not everyone knows the secret of how to take the perfect selfie. It is possible to snap the perfect selfie with this selfie ring light accessory for your smartphone. Since it creates a soft light, you get a professional looking selfie no matter the lighting conditions. Even if you are in a dark setting, it’s possible to take great selfies. It makes taking selfies even more fun!
Anker Selfie Stick
Are you obsessed with taking selfies? Then this selfie stick is a must-have for taking the most flattering pictures to put up on Facebook and Instagram. With Bluetooth, you simply press a button to snap pictures. Say goodbye to photographers.
If you have ever misplaced your keys or wallet, you get the worst panic attack ever. Now you won’t have a heart attack when you lose something. The Tile simply sticks on any item that you always misplace. When you misplace it, you can use an app on your phone to make the Tile emit a loud sound when you are within range.
TuneBand for iPhone 7
It’s difficult running with your phone. You don’t really want to hold it in your hand because you might drop it. That’s where the Tuneband comes in. It’s a phone case that can be strapped to your arm or hand. This allows you to run with your phone while still having access to all of its features.
Apple iPhone Smart Battery Case
Phone cases are cool but a phone case that doubles the battery life of your phone is even cooler. Designed for the iPhone 6 and 7, this slim case from Anker not only protects your phone, it charges your phone.
iZERCASE Custom iPhone Case
There are a ton of super stylish cases for phones but nothing beats customizing your own. Izercase lets upload your own photo to cover the back of the phone case. All you have to do is give them your phone model and send them the photo and they’ll create the custom case for you. How cool is that?
Dreem iPhone 7 & 8 Wallet Case
What if you didn’t have to carry your phone and wallet separately? That’s the idea of the Dreem iPhone case. It’s a wallet that is also a phone case for your iPhone so you only have to lug around your wallet. Made out of vegan leather and featuring a cool kickstand, it is pretty stylish too. No wonder they call it the Dreem wallet.
OtterBox DEFENDER SERIES Case for iPhone
So you’re lucky enough to get your hands on a new iPhone. You want to make sure to protect your expensive new phone with the best protection you can get. The OtterBox Defender is the case you need to protect it from all angles. This special edition features cool Call of Duty artwork.
PopSockets are a cool innovation that pop out and collapse. They are intended to be used as a grip for your phone or tablet. They also serve doubly duty as a kickstand of sorts to prop up your device, allowing users to enjoy their favortite content. Pop a PopSocket onto your device and your life will never be the same.
Anker Multi-Angle Aluminum Stand
This tablet and phone stand from Anker is an excellent value. It’s well-designed and allows you to enjoy content on your device by offering a variety of viewing angles. It’s smartly designed so you can easily access the functionality of your device while it is docked on the stand.
Tablift Tablet Stand
Would you love to lie down with your tablet? The trouble is that holding it up makes your hand tired. Tablift is a different kind of tablet stand that has flexible legs on it. This allows you to position your tablet in any darn position whether you are on a bed or sofa. No more tired hands!
AboveTEK Heavy Duty Aluminum Gooseneck iPad Holder
This gooseneck iPad holder is a versatile arm for holding your device in a number of practical ways. You can adjust the gooseneck to the desired viewing angle for your smartphone or tablet. It’s perfect in the kitchen, living room, bedroom, and more. Discover how great an extra hand can be.
TSTAND iPad Stand
How would you like to lie in bed or the sofa and enjoy your iPad? This iPad stand makes that a reality. Now you can enjoy your favorite content hands-free. Best of all, it universally works for all devices from 7 to 13 inches. And it can even be used in the car and on a desktop.
DraftTable For iPad Pro
Creative professionals like designers will love the DraftTable. It allows you to use your iPad Pro in ways previously unimaginable. Best of all, it feels great at any of the positions and makes it a whole lot easier to work on your iPad. Drawing and creating masterful works of arts has never been easier. Now all you need is an Apple Pencil.
Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro
The Apple Smart Keyboard is a smart choice for your iPad Pro. The cool thing about this keyboard is it ingeniously designed to work seamlessly with your iPad. With the Smart Connector, place it near the edge and it instantly snaps together like magic. Best of all, it just works the way you expect and the keys are responsive and feel good to the touch. It’s the perfect lightweight companion for your iPad Pro.
TCL 43S405 43-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV (2017 Model)
This 43-inch 4K UHD Roku TV from TCL brings stunning picture quality integrated with Roku at a budget friendly price. 17 year old boys will love watching their favorite shows and movies using the intuitive interface. Since the TV is energy-efficient, you’ll save on annual energy costs. It’s streaming friendly so you can watch your favorite channels like Netflix and more.
VIZIO SB3821-C6 38-Inch 2.1 Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer
Elevate your audio experience with the VIZIO 2.1 Sound Bar with Subwoofer. This system is super easy to install and the wireless subwoofer allows for greater flexibility in room placement. What’s cool? You can wirelessly stream audio from your phone to these speakers if you wish in additon to connecting to your home theater. With Dolby Digital and DTS surround sound, you’ll be immersed in rich room-filling audio that makes for a satisfying experience. It’s surprisingly good sound without breaking the bank.
Polk Audio RM705 5.1 Home Theater System
This Polk Audio RM705 5.1 Home Theater System gives you amazing bang for the buck. It’s actually superior compared to many home theater in box bundles with impressive sound quality. You’re movies and games have never sounded this good. At this price range, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better speaker system.
Nest Cam Indoor Security Camera
Looking to keep your room secure? The Nest Cam is the most popular indoor security cam around. Your son can keep an eye on his room on his smartphone with 1080p video quality. You get a 130-degree view window into what’s going on in your room. Perfect for catching your little brother or sister snooping around. The coolest part? You can even see your room in the dark.
Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
He’s probably asking you all year for the new iPhone. The newest iPhone adds a couple of new features to the old one. It’s faster , has an all-new glass design, and that beautiful Retina HD display. Also, experience the convenience of wireless charging and augmented reality.
Apple iPhone X
The iPhone X celebrates the 10th anniversary of the iPhone in a big way. A new sleeker design has been incorporated along with a faster, more powerful chip and a host of new features. Facial recognition, improved battery life, and wireless charging round out standout features.
Belkin BOOST UP Wireless Charging Pad
If you want to take advantage of the convenience of wireless charging in your new iPhone 8 or iPhone X, you’ll need a wireless charger such as this. It’s all about making your life easier and this Belkin Boost Up doesn’t disappoint. The best part? It even charges without needing to remove your case.
OtterBox DEFENDER Case for iPad Pro 10.5″
If you’re looking for rugged and durable protection for your 10.5-inch iPad Pro, the OtterBox Defender Case is one of the best choices. Just like the iPhone case, it delivers maximum protection while allowing you to access all the ports and buttons. It doesn’t hurt that it looks pretty stylish, too.
Apple iPod touch
There’s no better way to take your tunes with you than with the iPod touch. It’s just like having a jukebox in your pocket and the ultimate travel companion. Life’s pretty boring without your soundtrack. Choose from a variety of stylish finishes and capacities. The more songs, apps, games and movies you plan on saving, the larger capacity you will need. Storage varies from 16 GB to 128 GB.
Samsung Galaxy S8
The Samsung Galaxy S8 might be the best phone of 2017. Not only does it come with the things you expect like a better camera, expandable storage, and amazing screen but Samsung has even improved the battery life. Compared to other cell phone cameras, even in low light the 12 megapixel camera performs well thanks to its new Dual Pixel Sensor technology. With a beautiful 5.8 inch screen, this is one of the most beautiful phones ever created.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The Galaxy Note 8 is Samsung’s biggest phone and screen, stretching to the edges of the phone and it rocks the fastest processor, lots of RAM, a big battery, and more. It’s the first camera with a dual camera system that allows for interesting photo effects and the punchy display draws your attention. There’s little to complain about other than the price. But all things considered, it’s well worth the price of admission for a bleeding-edge phone head and shoulders ahead of the competition.
Google Pixel 2
Google’s Pixel 2 is a serious player in the smartphone wars. This phone features a 5-inch display and may arguably have the best camera on a phone. Although it’ not as flashy as the iPhone X or Samsung Galaxy S8, they’re more utlilitarian than other flagship phones. Its design is whimsical and designed to work. They come in 64 or 128 GB varieties.
BrexLink Galaxy S8 Battery Case
Always running out of battery when you least expect it? This awesome case not only provides excellent protection for your Galaxy S8, but it also provides a full charge. How’s that for convenience? Charging is fast and it never overcharges the phone – which is one less thing you have to worry about.
Apple TV 4K
Experience the latest Apple TV in ultra 4K high definition! Apple TV has never looked better with four times the resolution of the previous model everything looks absolutely incredible on a 4K TV. Select from 32GB or 64GB varieties.
Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3
Just about every 17 year old boy dreams about the Apple Watch. It’s a status symbol like a techy Rolex. Pairing with an iPhone is no longer required, as it has built-in cellular. The Apple Watch is one of the best connected timepieces, allowing you to receive notifications, track fitness, read email, control music with your voice, and even pay for stuff. And now the freedom to make and take phone calls makes it better than ever. Plus, Nike+ offers coaching advice when you need it. Isn’t technology amazing?! Choose from several cool styles.
Orzly Compact Stand for Apple Watch
There are a handful of practical accessories for the Apple Watch. One of our favorites is this nightstand from Orzly. The cool thing about this stand is you can charge your Apple Watch while being displayed. It’s simple, inexpensive, and works like a charm.
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is even better than last year’s model. It’s a beautiful piece of machinery and the rotating bezel is ingenious. It’s perfect for those with an active lifestyle. It’s ruggedly designed and IP68 water resistant. In addition to Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth, now it rocks 4G LTE for untethered use and MST for payment transactions. You can even make calls with the S3. And the battery life lasts about 2 days per charge.
Tablets & Laptops
Apple iPad Pro
With a 10.5 or huge 12.9 inch Retina screen and nearly double the performance of a standard iPad, the iPad Pro is the most epic iPad ever. The larger screen really helps open the possibilities of what you can do with the device. It not just a larger iPad, it lets you do things not possible with the old iPad, especially with the optional pen accessory and attachable keyboard cover. It’s easily the best tablet for most people.
Microsoft Surface Pro
Designed to replace your laptop and fit comfortably in your backpack, the Surface Pro is the perfect mixture of performance and weight for high school students. Now you don’t need a tablet and laptop. When combined with the latest version of Windows and a typecover, the Surface Pro is really the best of both worlds. When you are watching a movie, you can hold it like a tablet. When you are writing an essay, you can use it like a tablet. It’s a device that does everything.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch Tablet
If you are looking for an Android tablet, go with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. It’s not only one of the thinnest and lightest tablets but it is also a heavyweight on performance. Even lighter and thinner than the iPad, you will barely know you are holding it. Plus, you are getting more memory for the price you pay for a comparable iPad. It doesn’t hurt that it also has good stylus integration and a beautiful bright display.
iPad mini 4
Your 17 year probably wants the iPad Air, which is Apple’s lightest and thinnest iPad. We like the portability of the iPad Mini, which gives you all of the performance of the larger iPad. With a 7.9 inch screen, the iPad Mini is more powerful than ever before so it’s going to run all of the latest apps. The best part? It costs less.
All-New Fire HD 10 Tablet
While it’s not the iPad, Amazon has created a super affordable tablet for everyone else. The Amazon Fire might not have the latest bells and whistles, but it does everything you expect a tablet to do. It is perfect for reading, catching a movie, or even light gaming.
All-New Kindle Paperwhite
If your 17 year old loves reading books, there really is no better gift than the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. Unlike traditional tablets, the Paperwhite’s screen is built for reading and can be used both indoors and outdoors with no annoying glare. With 4GB of space, it holds thousands of books so you’ll always have a portable library with you.
All-New Kindle Oasis E-Reader
Amazon introduces a new member to the Kindle family called the Oasis with the highest resolution Kindle ever. This new 7-inch e-reader comes with Wi-Fi or an option for free cellular connectivity on the top model. Capacities range from 8GB to 32 GB. More storage means more space for storing content. Unlike tablets, the screen is glare-free, perfect for reading wherever your adventures take you. Get ready to lose yourself in your favorite books.
Apple Macbook Pro
Most 17 year old boys dream about a new Mac. Apple has come out with a 15 inch version of their super popular Macbook Pro line. It’s got a beautiful 15 inch Retina display on it. With its great portability, the 15 inch Macbook Pro gives you all the power you need for school use and it fits comfortably in your bag.
Microsoft Surface Laptop
The stylish and well-built Surface Laptop combines the best of both worlds – a tablet when you want it, and a laptop when you need it. It’s relatively thin and light for a 13-inch class laptop. What it lacks in connectivity ports is more than made up for with ultra portability, a beautiful high-resolution touchscreen display and great performance. Battery life lasts 8 hours or so. As a bonus, you can upgrade to Windows 10 Pro through the end of 2017.
Lenovo Yoga 720 2-in-1 Ultrabook
The Yoga 720 ultrabook is a 15.6-inch convertible with a rare quad-core processor. It works with the optional Lenovo pen. This mid-range ultrabook is quite sturdy and well-designed with aluminum casing. Although it comes with integrated graphics, there is also an option to bump up the graphics to a GTX 1050. There’s even a fingerprint reader. Battery life of 6 to 7 hours is decent considering the power this bad boy packs.
ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH54
The ASUS Zenbook US330UA is an affordable, quality laptop that doesn’t break the bank. While it’s realtively cheap, it performs as well as ones that cost more. While its design won’t win any awards, the build quality is something to shout home about. It’s lightweight and durable. It performs extremely well with an Intel i5 processor. It handles every day tasks with ease and delivers up to 11 hours of battery life.
ASUS Chromebook Flip
Chromebooks are super inexpensive, but you wouldn’t know that with the Chromebook Flip. With the latest Chrome OS, the Chromebook Flip is a high quality laptop that easily converts into a tablet simply by flipping the keyboard. The great screen is perfect for watching movies and youtube and the keyboard is perfect for getting stuff done for school.
For The 17 Year Old Music Lover
For the ear obsessed 17 year old boy that loves everything to do with music, here is a great selection of Christmas gift ideas and Birthday gift ideas that he will love rocking.
DropMix Music Gaming SystemAges 16+
DropMix is a new music experience designed by Harmonix, the creator of Rock Band and Guitar Hero. The cool thing is you can compete with friends and mix the dopest new tracks. With three exciting modes of play, the party will be bangin’. Expansion packs add to the fun and create even more endless creative possibilities. Are you ready for the challenge?
Cra-Z-Art SoundMoovzAges 8+
SoundMoovz is a new wearable tech gadget that lets users create different sounds by moving their bodies around. Two bands are included in the package that allow you to create over 400 unique sounds. These Blutooth-enabled bands can even be synced with a Bluetooth speaker to boost the sound. He’ll be having fun while getting in some good physical activity. Let the good times roll!
Apple is over the headphone jack, as the future is wireless. Apple’s AirPods are the hottest and coolest new truly wireless earbuds. They’re so simple to setup and the connection runs over Bluetooth. They’re perfect for listening to music or taking calls. The AirPods last about 5 hours on a single charge and are only compatible with iOS 10 or higher. Double-tap the earbuds to activate Siri. You can even make the double-tap play or pause your sound. Although the sound is a bit airy, the quality is crisp and clear.
Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones
Life is better with a new pair of headphones. Whether you are waiting for the bus or at the gym, you can just plug in and tune the world out. It is impossible to walk down the street without seeing someone wearing a bright pair of Beats because these are dope. Heavy on the bass, the Beats Solo Wireless is a light, more affordable version of its super popular headphones. Available in 14 colors, it’s completely wireless which means no wires to worry about.
Bose QuietComfort 35 II Bluetooth Headphones
Bose’s premium wireless headphones just got better. The QC 35 II delivers the same impressive sound and comfort of series 1 but now with features a personal assistant like Siri. The speakers sport some of the best noise-cancelling tech to deliver just your music and nothing else. With 20 hours of listening time, enjoy all-day listening pleasure.
Aftershokz Trekz Titanium
Aftershokz Treks Wireless headphones utilize bone conduction technology to deliver your music and calls. It’s all sounds a bit high-tech but it essentially is creating micro pulses and sending sound through the cheekbones to your ear. The result? With your ears open, you’ll benefit from awareness of your surroundings and comfort. While it’s not a be-all, end-all headphone, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. They stay in place and work as promised – delivering great sound. Battery life comes in at about 6 hours. You certainly get your money’s worth.
SENSO Bluetooth Headphones
With 8 hours of play time, the Senso headphones are great wireless speakers for all-day listening pleasure. It may not be the latest true wireless but it’s hard to beat the price. It’s a real steal compared to the Beats X headphones and competes quite well in terms of sound performance. Prepare to be surprised.
Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones
Experience Bose’s first wireless earbuds designed for people who workout and exercise. They are water and sweat resistant so you can listen to your tunes while you exercise. The SoundSport Free headphones give you the wireless freedom with 30 foot range and 5 hours of listening time. The included charging case gives you an additional 10 hours of listening time.
Sony WH1000XM2 Wireless Headphones
Welcome to the ultimate escape with these stylish and comfortable Sony wireless headphones. They offer noise-cancelling and the sound quality is rich and full. The noise-cancelling is world-class and will blow your mind. Plus, your can control your music with the touch controls. Battery life is rated to 30 hours.
Bluedio A (Air) Wireless Headphones
If you just want an awesome pair of headphones and don’t care about what’s popular, Bluedio makes a good pair of wireless headphones. With wireless Bluetooth functionality, the headphones feature great sound and a flexible band, which makes them super comfortable to wear.
Skullcandy Uproar Wireless On-Ear Headphones
If your looking for some affordable wireless headphones for your teen boy, you can’t go wrong with these SkullCandy Uproars. They’re lightweight and comfortable to wear, delivering up to 10 hours of play time. They’re perfect for working out. The quality is great at this price point, and it would be difficult to find a better performing headphone in this price range.
SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Headphones
If you’re looking for an inexpensive alternative to the AirPods, the Q5s are a great choice. The advantage here is that these are compatible across iPhone and Android devices. Like the AirPods, they deliver true wireless ear pieces. They fit nicely in your ear and provide excellent sound quality for the price.
Blue Ella Planar Headphones
The Blue Ella Planar Headphones are designed for audiophiles. They sports a signature design and are extremely well-designed. The Planar magnetic drivers inside produce accurate sonic reproduction. A built-in amp powers the magnetic drivers. Overall, the sound is gorgoeus, clean, and clear – loaded with detail. The sound stage is well-balanced and battery life comes in at 12 hours. This is an impressive headset that stands up to the best in the business.
Zipbuds SLIDE Sport Earbuds
Do you constantly get your earbuds all tangled? Then you have to check out Zipbuds. Zipbuds is a pair of earbuds with a zipper slide on it. When you are not using it, you simply zip the cable up. When you want to use them, you zip the cable down. No more tangles. It eliminates all the fuss.
The Nest Earbud Case
If you have got a regular pair of ear buds that always get tangled no matter what you do, then the Nest storage case is for you. It’s a silicon bendable case that allows you to neatly tuck in your ear buds so that your headphones are always tangle free.
UE WONDERBOOM Portable Bluetooth Speaker – IPX7 Waterproof – 10-hour Battery Life – Phantom Black
The UE Wonderboom is a portable wireless speaker that teens can take wherever they go. It delivers big sound with satisfying bass. The sound can fill up an entire room – taking it from dull to bumpin’ in no time. Choose from a great selection of colors. The speaker earns kudos points for also being waterproof.
Sony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker
It’s time to jam. So much of sound comes out of this pint sized speaker from Sony. With a range of 30 feet and battery that lasts up to 16 hours, it comes in a selection of bright colors. You can feel the extra bass. The best part? Two of them can be paired together for even more bumping sound.
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The JBL Flip 4 speaker is very compact and portable for most people’s needs. Not only is the speaker splashproof, but it is now waterproof as well – up to 3 feet. Over 100 of these speakers can be connected if you want to fill up an enture room. It can fill up a medium sized room and is enjoyable for personal listening with punchy bass that is not distorted or raspy. Battery life lasts about 12 hours. For the price range, the speaker sounds phenomenal with clear lows and mids.
Anker SoundCore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The SoundCore 2 delivers some of the best sound from a portable speaker. This speaker is built tough to handle your son’s life as it happens. The sound is clean and you can crank up the volume with minimal distortion. The bass sounds dope on this little guy. With 15 hours of play time, you can keep the party going all day.
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II
The Bose Soundlink is widely to be considered to be best Bluetooth speaker. Available in several colors, it produces the best sound that you can get out of portable Bluetooth speaker. With a bass heavy acoustic profile and an 8 hour battery life, you can take it outside for parties or listen to it while working out.
Bose SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth Speaker
The Bose SoundLink Revolve deliver 360-degree omni-directional sound. The sound quality and design are impressive. At this size, these are the best sounding Bluetooth speakers. The sound is much bigger than their size indicates. They can easily fill a small to medium sized room with great sound. Battery life is rated at 12 hours. If you’re looking for big sound and bass – look no further.
UE BOOM 2 Wireless Speaker
There is a reason they call this cylinder shaped Bluetooth speaker the UE Boom 2. With a 15 hour battery life, wireless range of 100 feet, and completely waterproof body, this colorful speaker delivers a deep bass and surprisingly loud sound for its size.
Beats Pill+ Black
The Beats Pill+ may be small but it packs big sound in a small package. It hasn’t changed much but it is bigger and heavier than the previous model. It comes with a lightning cable, USB cable, and a carrying tote. What’s cool is you can play your music while you charge your phone. It gets reasonably loud and produces bumpin’ quality audio with good bass. Let’s get this party started!
Bose Soundwear Companion Speaker
If he wants to take his music with him, the SoundWear Companion Speaker is the perfect companion that literally rests on his shoulders. Don’t worry it really is lightweight. It produces full and clear sound while allowing you to still be aware of your surroundings. Bottom line, it’s super convenient and connects easily.
VAVA VOOM 22 60W Wireless Speakers
The Vava Voom is a solidly constructed wireless Bluetooth speaker. This is on par with the Bose SoundLink. You can even do hands-free calling. It gives you a 360-degree listening experience with a subwoofer built-in. It delivers big sound with a small footprint and it’s a real steal at this price.
VAUX Wireless Home Speaker for Echo Dot Gen 2
Want to make your second gen Echo dot sound like a Sonos? The VAUX is the secret to getting room filling sound similar to Sonos for a fraction of the price. They sound like $200 speakers but shhh we won’t tell your little secret. Enjoy 6 hours of playback.
G-Project G-BOOM Wireless Boombox
The G-Project G-BOOM delivers big sound and bass for a fantastic price. The built-in handle makes it easy to transport between rooms. You get about 6 hours of battery life on this wireless speaker. You probably won’t find another speaker with bigger bass under this price point.
UE ROLL 2 Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Designed for traveling, this Bluetooth speaker looks completely different from any other Bluetooth speaker. We love its unique flat form factor. It’s got an amazing wireless range of 65 feet and is completely waterproof with up to 9 hours of playback. The best part? This Bluetooth speaker clips onto anything from a backpack to a bike. This means that the party can go with you.
VicTsing Shower Speaker
The VicTsing Shower Speaker is a great speaker for the price. It’s super durable and provides about 6 hours of battery life with great sound quality. You couldn’t ask for more for something in this price range. It easily connects to your phone or tablet and even works in the shower.
Plox Star Wars Levitating Death Star Bluetooth Speaker
Tech lovers and Star Wars fans alike will love this cool looking levitating Death Star wireless speaker. You can pair your phone with this Bluetooth speaker. Although it’s not the best speaker in its class, it makes a novel gift idea that will impress. The sound is a bit teeny and lacks bass. However, it’s one of the best Christmas gifts you can get any Star Wars fan.
Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bluetooth Speaker
Rock out with the Star Wars Millennium Falcon. While this looks like the iconic ship, it’s actually a cleverly designed Bluetooth speaker that works within a wireless range of 30 feet to your Smartdevice. The back thrusters even light up when the speaker in use. You are going to love listening to your favorite Star Wars music on it, but it sounds great with any music.
The Sonos Play:5 is its flagship tabletop speaker. It’s bigger, better, and a significantly better sounding speaker. After hearing it, you’ll be blown away and agree that it’s worth the extra dough. It has a wide sound stage and it delivers significantly more bass than the previous model. It’s got six drivers with 3 mid woofers and 3 tweeters. Touch controls allow you to easily adjust the track, volume and more.
Google Chromecast Audio
Want to play your favorite music wirelessly on your speakers? This audio receiver transmits a good distance away and connects via Bluetooth. You can even stream music from your favorite services to your speaker system. And it’s hard to beat at that price.
SubPac M2 Wearable Tactile Bass System
The SubPac M2 Wearable sound system is simply breathtaking. It’s a wearable tactile transducer for bass and sub-bass frequencies. It’s like a subwoofer is strapped to your back. It’s perfect for DJs, VR, and gamers because you can literally feel the bass and it creates a greater sense of immersion. The battery provides about 6 hours of continuous use. This version provides more mobility than the cheaper model, which straps to your chair.
Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone
The Blue Yeti microphone adds a professional touch to all your recordings whether you are an entertainer or gamer. You won’t believe the incredible clarity in which it picks up your voice. It’s like having a studio quality microphone in your bedroom.
Audio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable System
It seems like everyone is starting a vinyl collection these days. This turntable from Audio Technica is perfect for newcomers who don’t need unnecessary features and just want an affordable turntable that sounds great. The turntable comes with everything you need to connect it to your stereo system.
Kala Learn To Play Ukulele Starter Kit
For anyone who wants to learn to play the uke, this set from Kala is a great choice for beginners. It’s a soprano uke with a beautiful mahogany finish. The set includes complimentary lessons online along with a tote for transporting to your gigs. It’s a great quality uke that sounds great with good tone and clean sound.
Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Piano
Is it possible to get a good grand piano under $250? The answer is a resounding yes. Consider the Yamaha YPG-235 Grand Piano. It’s a 76-key grand piano with varying levels of resistance like a standup keyboard. The 6 track sequencer is a slick feature to have on a portable. And the full keyboard mode lets it play like a full piano. It’s a cost-effective model for everyone from beginners to pros. The Yamaha education suite includes 30 built-in songs and seven different lesson levels. Where the keyboard really shines is in the keyboard quality. The acoustic quality will blow your mind at this price range.
Gammon Percussion Full Size Drum Set
This full-size percussion drum set from Gammon is perfect for beginners. The build quality is phenomenal and it looks spectacular in person with a high gloss finish. The entire set includes five drums, cymbals, stands, drum sticks, pedals, drum key, and one stool. It sounds great in this price range and is a real steal for anyone serious about starting their musical journey.
pBone Plastic Trombone
What the heck? This trombone is constructed entirely out of plastic, but is not a toy. It’s just like a real trombone, except it is not as expensive or heavy. It’s great for practicing around the house or for anyone who wants to learn a new musical instrument.
Epiphone Les Paul Special II Electric Guitar
The Epiphone Les Paul Special II is an awesome sounding electric guitar. You’ll really be surprised by the sound quality at this price. It’s got a mahogany body with a great build quality. The best part? It’s really simple without any complicated controls. Just plug it in, play, and get a great sound right away. The pickups sound good especially if you put some gain on it. You can get some really good rock sounds. Are you ready to unleash your inner rockstar?
Fender Dreadnought Acoustic Electric Guitar
The Fender Dreadnought Acoustic Electric Guitar comes in a variety of finishes with a mahogany body and solid spruce top. This model also features scalloped X bracing to deliver better sound resonance. Over time as it ages, it will sound better. It’s a great sounding and playing acoustic electric guitar that’s inexpensive.
Roland SYSTEM-8 Plug-Out Synthesizer
The Roland System-8 Synthesizer is the latest synthesizer in the AIRA product lineup. It employs ACB technology but the real genious is the plug out system. It’s an 8-voice synthesizer with two layers of four voices. The plug out feature adds so much versatility and makes it a great addition to your studio. Even if you’re new to synthesizers, this is a great system to learn on.
For The 17 Year Old Adventurer
Whether on the road or in the air, the 17 year old adventure seeker is always looking for the best products to explore new territory. Give him what he wants with these great gifts.