We’ve scoured the stores all year to find the best gifts for 18 year old boys. With over 150 gift ideas, there is something for every interest whether you are looking for Birthday or Christmas gifts for 18 year old boys.
What are best gifts for an 18 year old boy? Turning 18 is a huge milestone for teenage boys. Your teenager is finally blossoming into an adult and ready to take on the world by themselves. 18 year old boys love sports, video games, tech gadgets, music, and of course girls. Many 18 year old boys are graduating high school and preparing to start college or a job, so a gift that helps them with the transition will be greatly appreciated.
Not all 18 year old boys are the same, so we’ve created a gift guide based on different interests whether he’s an adventurer or gadget lover. An 18th Birthday happens only once, and it should be remembered with a special gift so we have included a few splurge-worthy gift ideas. With over 600 gift ideas, we’ve got a wide selection of gift ideas for every interest. Check out the best gift ideas for 18 year old guys.
For the 18 Year Old Gamer
There has never been a better time to be a gamer. These consoles, games and accessories are sure to tickle the fancy of the 18 year old gamer on your list.
Nintendo SwitchAges 6+
The Nintendo Switch represents a return to form for Nintendo with its latest hybrid console. It’s a portable and home console in one. It’s an engineering marvel how it seamlessly transitions between modes and it’s a pure delight to play your favorite games at home or on the go. Battery life comes in around 3 to 6 hours, depending on the games you’re playing. The Switch is the must-have holiday hit. Supply will be limited due to high demand for the holidays so secure yours while supplies last.
Super NES ClassicAges 6+
The SNES Classic collects 21 mostly amazing games from the 90s in an adorable nostalgic console. While there may be cheaper and easier ways to play some of the greatest games of the 16-bit era, none of them feel this good. Nintendo has opted for quality over quantity with the game library. There are over a dozen genre-defining, headliner franchises like Zelda, Super Mario World, and more. The games are gorgeously emulated for HD screens. Suspend points allow you to save at any point in the game and there’s even a rewind feature. With two controllers, multiplayer is an option right out of the box. Nintendo has another holiday hit up its sleeves.
New Nintendo 3DS XL Super NES EditionAges 7+
A New Nintendo 3DS XL is joining the family. Meet the new Super NES Edition. The SNES Classic is so popular with fans so this is a perfect new edition to satisfy fans. The 3DS XL plays all your favorites from Mario to Zelda to Smash Bros. and more! It even plays DS games but not in 3D. The real marvel is how Nintendo was able to bring real 3D to the 3DS without requiring any special 3D glasses. This is our top portable pick for playing games and great for a break from all the studying and homework. Who says you can’t work hard and play harder?!
New Nintendo 2DS XL Poke Ball Edition
The new Poke Ball Edition is well-designed with the signature look fans know and love. The 2DS XL delivers a wonderful 2D gaming experience with a clamshell design and dual screens. You can play the new Metroid and Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon, plus the entire library of 3DS and DS games.
Xbox One X
Microsoft has touted the Xbox One X as the most powerful console on the planet. They’ve also said that this is not for everyone. It’s for gaming purists who want that extra horsepower to play their games with the smoothest framerates, incredible draw distances, and the highest visual fidelity. Did we mention the games look absolutely stunning on a 4K ultra HD TV. It doesn’t get any better than this! The Xbox One X is in short supply and selling out so it may be difficult to get your hands on this hot ticket item.
Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle
It’s the Xbox One S. What’s not to love? Microsoft has improved just about every aspect of the system with a sleek modern look. The interface allows you to control all your entertainment through the system. The best part? The games. The Xbox One offers a great collection of games for 18 year old gamers from the latest Call Of Duty and Destiny 2 to Battlefield 1 and more.
Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle
This Target-exclusive bundle features a special Minecraft edition of the 1 TB Xbox One S. You get a Xbox One S console with Minecraft graphics, a Creeper-themed controller, Minecraft and the Redstone Skin Pack. This package also comes with a convenient stand to display your Xbox One vertically so all your friends can see this work of art in all its glory.
Sony PS4 Pro 1TB Destiny 2 BundleAges 13+
Destiny 2 is one of the biggest new releases of the year. Now PlayStation has created a limited edition of the PS4 Pro in honor of Destiny 2. This bundle features a special limited edition white version of the PS4 Pro with a matching Dual Shock, and Destiny 2 with bonus content. For Battlefront II fans, there’s also some love with a special edition console and game package.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim COD WWII BundleAges 17+
While the Playstation 4 came out a few years ago, it is still the best place to play the coolest video games. The system is slightly more powerful than the Xbox One. If he doesn’t already own the PlayStation 4, he will probably love you forever if he receives one as a gift. This year you’ll have a blast playing the new Call of Duty game and there is even an optional VR headset. Greatness has arrived!
Samsung Gear VR w/Controller
Samsung is leading the way in mass market VR. Those who have one of Samsung’s newer phones can jump on board with VR at an introductory price. The phone slots into the headset. With the headset, you can experience over 100 different apps that do everything from taking you to space to standing in the middle of a Hollywood movie. It’s a surreal experience you have to see to believe!
Virtual reality is here. Designed to work with the PlayStation 4, the PlayStation VR headset allows you to experience virtual worlds and movies in 360-degrees. With the most affordable headset, Sony is bringing VR to all PlayStation gamers. With hundreds of VR titles, gamer developers and filmmakers are on board to deliver the next generation of entertainment.
The HTC VIVE may be more expensive than other players but it is for good reason. Simply put, the VIVE offers the most advanced VR on the market to date. It comes with a custom pair designed VR controllers and two base stations that allow tracking up to 15 sq ft for a full-scale VR experience. It’s strongest selling point is how it marries freedom of movement and intuitive controls with a capable headset. While it’s not the most comfortable of the headsets, it’s among the most user-friendly. Prepare to be immersed in amazing virtual worlds from the comfort of your home.
Oculus Rift Touch
While you need a superpowered computer, the Oculus Rift headset promises to bring virtual reality to PC gamers. For those who don’t have a modern system, you can get the headset bundled with a PC powerful enough to run the headset. The headset comes bundled with games and the innovative Touch controllers to get you started immersing yourself in mesmerizing new worlds.
Call of Duty: WWIIRated M
Many gamers have been playing Call Of Duty for years and every year it is just as fun. There is something so thrilling about playing clan wars with a bunch of friends. This year you have the option to play the main campaign online with friends, but everyone knows that the most addictive aspect is the multiplayer. This year we are getting a wide variety of maps and fun customizations.
Call of Duty WWII: Deployment KitRated M
Available for PS4 and Xbox One, Call of Duty fans will love this exclusive Deployment Kit. Not only does it include your 18 year old’s favorite game – Call of Duty WWII – but it also includes a swathe of other Call of Duty-related merchandise. The set includes an epic Call of Duty WWII poster, strategy guide, Season Pass, and Call of Duty backpack.
Destiny 2Rated T
At a fundamental level Destiny 2 is a lot more Destiny. The structure is largely the same as is the mechanically excellent shooting and satisfying loot grind. There are many changes that make it a significant improvement over its predecessor. First, there’s an overwhelming amount of stuff to do. The variety and accessibility cuts down on the grinding of the first game. Lastly, daily and weekly challenges will keep you coming back for more.
Star Wars Battlefront IIRated T
Battlefront II delivers fantastic gameplay that is so much fun. Everything from the space combat to galactic battles is awesome. In a surprising move all DLC will be free and there’s no more Season Pass this time but there’s a new loot system in place for progression. There will also be the long-awaited story mode that fans can play.
Super Mario OdysseyRated E10+
It’s really hard not to smile while playing Super Mario Odyssey. It’s a genuinely surprising and delightful new adventure in the beloved series. It’s another brilliant redefintion of the platforming genre Mario helped popularize. Best of all, even with the story complete, it has so much more to offer. Mario Odyssey delivers on that continuation of originality and innovation. It offers best-in-class platforming action and introduces a steady stream of new and unexpected mechanics. It’s a masterpiece exclusive to Switch and another must-own for Switch users.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
The most amazing feat of Breath of the Wild is that it offers the freedom to explore its vast, beautiful world. See that place in the distance – yeah, you can go there! It blows the doors off conventions and does something new at nearly every turn being an open-world adventure. The game hands you a toolbox and let’s you go nuts. This game has a ton of side quests which are varied and rarely repetitive. It’s an absolute joy to play and a must-play for any who considers themselves a gamer.
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe packs a whole lot of awesome sauce into one entertaining package. You get 48 courses, 42 diverse characters, and some neat kart parts. The graphics standout on a TV or in handheld mode. The racing is incredibly satisfying in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The new Battle Mode is reason enough to pick up this game. This is one of the most fun multiplayer games on the Switch. Invite your friends over for some thrilling Mario Kart action.
Grand Theft Auto VRated M
GTA V has a vast, beautiful open-world, innovative structure allowing to choose among three protagonists, hordes of side stories and more. There’s just so much fun to be had here. It’s a complicated and fascinating game that does things no open-world game has done before – putting you in the thick of cinematic heist sequences and other exhilarating missions. The missions are often incredible. It’s the pinnacle of open-world design and there’s no end to the ways you can make your own unstructured fun.
Overwatch: Game of the Year EditionRated T
If you haven’t had a chance to play Overwatch, now’s the best time with the release of Overwatch GOTY edition. This is a shooter than knows how to surprise. It combines a handful of ideas and combines it into something spectacular. It’s got one of the most distinct and diverse casts in recent memory. The best part? There’s no single one way to play. It’s another seminal release from Blizzard and a very rewarding game.
PlayerUnknown’s BattlegroundsRated M
PUGB is a really fun new PC game that may eventually also make its way to the Xbox One. It’s an addictive battle royal game with a good life span. It’s a last man standing game. Whether you win or lose, you just want to jump straight back in. You can even hear footsteps in the game, adding to the tactical element. Mods allow you to change the characteristics of you guns. It’s got a great combination of fun, tactics and intense gameplay that make this a winner.
Wolfenstein II: The New ColossusRated M
Everything that worked for The New Order is dialed up for round two. With instantly likeable heroes and bone-chilling villains giving emotional context to its bloody rising against high-tech Nazis, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has come to play. It’s really incredible how this story works considering how absurd it is. THe characters are outstandingly well written and acted. The main villain is the most memorably terrifying game villain. It’s filled with twists and turns that will make your jaw drop. The fast action and rewarding deaths making killing Nazis gruesomely satisfying. Stealth is an option but you can go guns blazing, too. It’s a fantastic single-player shooter and something to get excited about if you’re into FPS style narrative-driven games.
Ghost Recon: WildlandsRated M
Ghost Recon Wildlands is a third-person action game similar to The Division and it’s a fun multiplayer game with friends. You’re tasked with killing El Sueno and putting an end to the drug cartel. Bolivia is a massive well-realized world that allows for a variety of missions. Although the missions can get repetitive, the best part is you can make up your own fun. It’s a great tactical squad-based game you’ll have fun playing with friends.
Pokemon Ultra Sun and MoonRated E
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon is sure to get fans excited for the latest Pokemon title. Fans will experience an alternate story to what happened in Pokemon Sun and Moon. Visit brand new areas of the Alola Region in this latest Pokemon adventure. In addition to a new story and areas to explore, fans will be excited to find new Pokemon in the Alola Region. Get ready to catch ’em all!
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom BattleRated E
There’s an admirable and wholehearted commitment in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle that triumphs in creating a magical game world that is undeniably delightful and within it houses a deep, challenging turn-based tactical combat system. There’s so much charm packed in here – it’s hard not to find something that makes you smile. It’s like XCOM but with a twist. The pacing is fast and you can perform movement, attacks, and special abilities in a single turn and in any order. The tactics system is a pleasure to use and it’s an engrossing game with a lot of charm.
Madden NFL 18Rated E
Who wouldn’t love taking their favorite team to the Super Bowl? Madden is back and it is better than ever. The game has never felt more realistic thanks to changes with the throwing mechanics and the new Forstibite engine. Your quarterback now has the ability to control the type of throw. This means you can position the ball only where your wide receiver can catch it. Player matchups have never been more important.
NBA 2K18Rated E
NBA 2K18 makes a few changes to the formula that don’t quite gel with the overall product. The microtransactions are questionable. Practically everything in the game requires virtual currency from the shoes, clothes, tattoes and more. Despite this shortcoming, it’s a genuinely entertaining basketball experience. The presentation and player animations heighten the authenticity of the game. The gameplay feels smooth thanks to a consistent 60 FPS framerate. If you don’t mind the microtransactions and grind, you’ll have a blast.
Splatoon 2Rated E10+
Splatoon 2 delivers an incredibly fun multiplayer experience. It builds on the original and is better in almost every way. Yeah, it’s not as innovative as the first game but it holds it own against some of the top shooters out there and is a pure joy to play. If you love paintball, this will be a game that brings you back time and again.
FIFA 18Rated E
FIFA 18 is the best FIFA game in years. While it’s not as ambitious as in previous years, it’s the small changes that come together to create a great package. It builds on previous games and creates the ultimate realization of the FIFA experience. The pacing of the game has been slowed down to help with moment to moment gameplay. Matches are now played in the mid-field – taking your time with the ball and finding the open teammate – giving the game a tactical, methodical feel.
Assassin’s Creed OriginsRated M
From sliding down a pyramid to hunting a target admist the madness of a sandstorm to casually walking through beautifully recreated historical settings, Assassin’s Creed Origins is a story full of secrets worthy of Egypt’s last royal protector, Byak. It’s also the series’ first role-playing game. It mixes a delightful sense of discovery with an addictive leveling system. It’s a deep dive into a truly stunning realization of Ancient Egypt with a rich series of cultures, genuine characters, and more mission variety than any other game in the series. The combat is challenging and thoughtful and there’s enough different weapon types and enemy variety to keep you thinking. RPG elements encourage challenges of their own. It’s a game you’ll want to keep coming back to for more.
Uncharted: Lost LegacyRated T
Uncharted Lost Legacy proves there’s life after Nathan Drake. It’s a side story to the franchise that fans will love. The chemistry between Chloe and Nadine feels genuine and the quest is full of substance. The world’s look absolutely breathtaking competing with the best visuals seen in Uncharted 4. Although the game feels familiar, the game is well-balanced and it’s a thrilling adventure fans will find enjoyable.
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete EditionRated T
Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition is the definitive edition of the game. It includes the complete game plus the new Frozen Wilds DLC along with new content. Combat deservedly owns the spotlight in the game. You’ll battle against a host of enemies with epic boss battles. It’s an amazing action adventure with an engaging story-driven narrative that hooks you from the very beginning. Guerilla Games has delivered one of the best open-world games of this generation.
The Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimRated M
Skyrim on the Switch is a very enjoyable experience. The game runs smoothly and renders the massive open-world in both TV and portable modes. Now you can take Skyrim on the go and play anywhere. Although the graphics don’t look as pretty as its counterparts, the game feels great with the same atmosphere. If you like you can even play with motion controls. Get ready for an epic adventure.
DOOM on the Switch feels surprisingly like DOOM. The game runs at a pretty consistent frame rate translating into a great experience. Although the game is not as detailed as the PC or console version, it looks and plays like DOOM. It’s fast and fluid and exhilarating to tear through these awesome worlds. Get your DOOM fix when it releases later this year.
Need For Speed PaybackRated T
Need For Speed Payback takes place in Fortune Valley – the biggest and most diverse open-world ever. It’s the perfect setting for an action movie heist. You’re no longer limited to the track – you’re free to roam nearly anywhere. You’ll feel like a real action superhero as you attempt to take down the House. The AI has been improved to make the missions more exciting. Fans won’t want to miss out on this fantasy adventure that takes the series to new thrilling heights.
Pokkén Tournament DXRated E10+
Pokken Tournament is a spiffying up of the original game released on the Wii U. The game features additional content and spruced up graphics. The real-time Pokemon battling action is great and it’s a joy to play with top-notch fighting mechanics. Although it’s a pick up and play game, a closer look reveals a much deeper experience. New Pokemon have been added to the roster and local multiplayer is improved for Switch. Online play should keep gamers coming back for more.
MLB The Show 17Rated E
MLB The Show 17 improves the game yet again making it a worthwhile upgrade. While there are many small improvements, our favorite is the customization options and the RPG elements in Road to the Show. Even the presentation has been enhanced to replicate the TV experience. The game looks incredible. From the batting physics to the animations – the game has a flow and feel that hasn’t been in the game before.
Forza Motorsport 7Rated E
Forza Motorsport 7 lets the cars and courses speak for themselves. The Career Mode encourages you to get down to business in a wide array of competitions. The sheer vehicle variety allows you to explore outside your comfort zone. The game is engrossing due to its real-to-life tracks and the impact of weather and lighting effects. The accessibility for newcomers continues to set Forza apart from the pack. It’s a feature-rich, competition-diverse bundle of racing events that keep you coming back for more.
Metroid: Samus ReturnsRated E10+
Metroid Samus Returns returns to form – allowing fans to explore creepy alien worlds. This reimagining is classic Metroid and fans will appreciate that any day over boring spin-offs. Combat is a greater focus and exploration involves clever thinking. The biggest compliment is that the game feels like a Nintendo game even though it is developed by Mercury Steam. Counterattacks add a new layer of depth to the combat. Fans get more than they bargained for and get a great action game with one of the most capable videogame heroes.
Sonic Mania: Collector’s EditionRated E
Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition is an awesome gift for any Sonic fan. The package includes a collector’s box with Sonic artwork, 12-inch Sonic and Genesis model, Sega cartridge, a download code of Sonic Mania and more. The Sonic statue is huge – taking up the size of the box and it looks awesome. It makes the classic ‘SEGA’ sound – what a cool touch. Sonic fans will love the retro-inspired game and this special Collector’s Edition.
Resident Evil 7 Gold EditionRated M
Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition introduces End of Zoe – a new addition to the terrorizing Resident Evil saga. With a free download of Not A Hero DLC, you’ll be able to play a new mission with Chris Redfield. Feel the terror with PSVR and be immersed in a groundbreaking VR experience that pushes the boundaries of what is possible. Will you be brave enough to survive the terror?
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2Rated E10+
What do you get if you let the Lego Marvel Super Hero team go crazy and let loose? You get Super Heroes 2. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 jams everything Marvel into this game. It has iconic superheroes as well as fun ones. There are so many cool options to choose from. The open world of Kronopolis is massive – about four times the size of the original game and the narrative is engaging. There’s so much stuff to uncover and find. If you loved the first one, you’ll love this one even more.
Gran Turismo SportRated E
Gran Turismo Sport is a well-crafted online racing destination. It’s serious, sensible, structured and reliable. It’s also supremely good looking and handles very well. Its garage and track selection is surprisingly stingy next to the competition. Polyphony has crafted a sturdy online racing environment. It’s the most polished Gran Turismo in over a decade. It looks great and plays great and what’s here is well-executed.
Minecraft Super Plus PackRated E10+
Minecraft Super Plus Pack takes Minecraft into the world of ultra 4K. The game of Minecraft has never looked better. Building and crafting with friends will be massive fun. The game will be supported by massive servers and will support cross-platform play with your friends. And the game looks best on Xbox One X – harnessing the power of the new console. Are you ready to craft breathtaking new worlds?
South Park: The Fractured But WholeRated M
South Park The Fractured But Whole focuses on superheroes. It parodies the oversaturation of comic book to movie translations we see today. The combat system has been reworked. It’s a delightful game with surprising absurdity in equal measure. This is South Park through and through. It’s a genuine chuckle fest. It has a superbly balanced combat system. It succeeds as an interactive South Park mini series while effectively emulating the show’s style of adult oriented entertainment and satorization of political correctness. It’s consistently amusing and provacative but without the edginess the series was known for.
Rocket LeagueRated E
Rocket League is coming to Nintendo Switch this holiday. The game will feature Nintendo themed rocket-powered vehicles, exclusive to the Switch. The game will run at a smooth 60 FPS in both docked and portable modes. The game will support 4-player multiplayer and now you can even take Rocket League on the go. It’s a super fun game that is very addictive.
Xbox LIVE Gold Membership
For gamers that have an Xbox One, a prepaid subscription to Xbox Live is a no brainer. If you want to play online with friends, you need the subscription. The coolest part? Microsoft gives members free games every month.
PlayStation Plus Membership
If you don’t know what to get your PlayStation gamer, get them the PlayStation Plus subscription. It allows gamers to play online and gives users discounts, exclusive features, and more. The best part? Every month, members of the service get free games.
Razer Wolverine Ultimate Gaming Controller
While it is designed only for serious gamers who are looking to get an edge, the Razer Wolverine controller might be the best controller ever created. Everything from the weight of the controller to the rubberized grips feels like premium quality. The coolest part? The controller can be customized on-the-fly with interchangeable thumbsticks and D-Pads, and more. You can even remap the buttons to your liking.
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
If you own a Nintendo Switch, the Pro controller is the best way to play your games. It’s much more ergonomic and comfortable to play extended sessions with this full-sized controller than the Joy-Cons. Controls are responsive and everything feels natural. The controller increases immersion with HD Rumble and battery life is fantastic at up to 40 hours. It’s definitely worth the price of admission – you won’t be disappointed.
SteelSeries Nimbus Gaming Controller
Take your mobile gaming experience to new highs with the SteelSeries Nimbus. With incredible battery life over 40 hours, enjoy your games the way they were meant to be played. You’ll have more control over your games than ever. Best of all, it works on Apple TV, iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad.
If you can afford it, the Thrustmaster T-GT is the definitive racing wheel for Gran Turismo Sport and other racing games for the PS4 and PC. Hands-down, this high-quality and high-performance wheel delivers the best racing experience ever. The haptic force feedback heightens your sense of immersion and makes the racing feel more realistic. Once you give it a go – you’ll never want to play a racing game with a controller again.
Fanatec Forza Racing Wheel and Pedals Bundle
Strap on your seatbelt and get ready for the ultimate Forza racing experience with this officially licensed racing wheel from Fanatec. This wheel is a beast and is perfect for playing Forza Motorsport 7. It includes a high quality wheel and pedals with excellent build quality and creates an authentic racing experience like no other. The best part? This racing wheel is compatible with the Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
WD 4TB My Passport Portable External Hard Drive
Don’t you hate when you don’t have enough space to download that new game? Now you don’t have to delete a whole bunch of stuff just to clear space. This Western Digital hard drive adds 4TB of external hard drive space to either the Xbox One or PS4. When you plug the external drive into the USB slot, the console automatically recognizes the drive so it is super easy to install.
Elgato Game Capture HD60
Everybody nowadays is live streaming videogames on Twitch. When streaming, you want the best quality video to show your friends or the world all of the coolest moments. Most people are using the Elgato Game Capture HD60, which works with all the modern consoles. It records high quality 1080p 60fps video, which means the video quality is fantastic. You can even record live commentary over the video.
Epson Home Cinema 2040 1080p Projector
Most of us play PlayStation 4 or Xbox One on an HDTV. There is nothing wrong with that. However, playing Call Of Duty on a 1080P projector designed for gaming is an experience like no other. It’s the closest to being on the battlefield. What makes this projector so special? With a 25 ms response time, it has almost no lag.
GAEMS Personal Gaming Environment
If you plan on taking your PS4 or Xbox One to your dorm room, this “suitcase” is a great way to bring the fun along. There aren’t too many cases like this. The coolest part? It’s not only a case, but it has a built in 19-inch display and speakers. While you still have to plug in everything, it’s a great option for gaming on the go.
HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset
If you play online multiplayer, you need a quality headset. With a lightweight aluminum design and a detachable microphone, the Cloud X is the headset every gamer wants. Why? Even after playing first person shooters all day long, this is the most comfortable headset ever. Because of its aluminum design, the headphones are extremely lightweight, living up to their name.
PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset
While it’s made of plastic, the PlayStation Gold Wireless headset is one of the most popular PS4 headsets. For a very affordable price you are not only getting a good headset, but the headset is also wireless. Setting them up extremely simple and the 7.1 sound means you will hear every gunshot whizzing on by.
FPS Freek Thumbsticks
Here is an inexpensive gift for the gamer in your life. These raised thumbsticks for your controllers make it easier to stay on target, leading to more accuracy. They work especially well for first person shooters.
Xbox One Play and Charge Kit
The standard Xbox One controller runs on AA batteries. The Play and Charge Kit includes a rechargeable lithium ion battery so you don’t have to burn through AA batteries every day. It is so much easier to just plug in the included charging cable and charge the battery when the battery of your controller is running low.
PowerA Controller Charging Station
If you are tired of your controllers dying in the middle of your game, this charging station is the perfect gift. Designed for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, it allows you charge two controllers at the same time on spring loaded cradles. It’s a completely standalone product that doesn’t take too much space so you don’t need to turn on your console to charge your controllers.
Collective Minds PSVR Charge & Display Stand
So you got a new PSVR headset? This is the perfect accessory to complement your new VR headset. Not only does it serve as a display, but it also conveniently docks and charges your PSVR headset, two Dual Shocks, and two Move controllers. Charging is rapid and an indicator shows you when it has been fully charged.
Zettaguard HDMI Switcher Hub Port
For those don’t have enough of HDMI ports to hook up their media equipment, this HDMI switch solves the problem. You can hook up to 4 devices to the switch and the Kinivo switch takes care of the rest automatically switching to the active input.
Cable Management Sleeve
Don’t you just hate all those unsightly cluttered cables behind the TV? This easy to use cable sleeve from Joto allows you to bring order to the chaos. They conveniently wrap as many as eight to ten cables and make everything look a whole lot cleaner. And a cleaner look is much better indeed.
DXRacer Gaming Chair
The DXRacer chairs are the hottest new gaming chairs. They are all over Twitch. It’s actually manufactured by a company that designs racing seats, which is why it looks so cool. These chairs are pretty comfy and force you to sit correctly. The pillows provide great back and neck support. In the late hours, the reclinability feature is pretty rad as it allows you to go completely horizontal.
Merax Gaming Chair
If you don’t want to break the bank on a DXRacer this Merax Gaming Chair is the next best thing. It looks super stylish and provides excellent all day comfort thanks to its brilliant ergonomics. It’s a great value and comparable to a DXRacer chair.
AmazonBasics Low-Back Computer Chair
If you’re looking for a no-frills computer chair for your teen boy, this AmazonBasics chair delivers the goods. It supports a maximum weight of 250 pounds and provides all day comfort. The chair swivels and allows for ease of mobility thanks to its built-in wheels.
TCL 55P607 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV
What better gift could you get for your gamer than a massive 55-inch 4K TV? Not only is this a 4K TV with stunning image quality, but it also packs in a Roku box into the system. Your games will look extraordinary on this TV. Hook up an Xbox One X and you’re in for a visual treat. Plus, stream your favorite shows. There’s always something good to watch.
Atlantic Gaming Desk Pro
Are you in market for a gaming desk for your 18 year old son? This Atlantic Gaming Desk Pro delivers a minimalist and stylish design that fits in well with most décor. It’s the perfect addition to his gaming room. The desk has a spacious surface with ample storage space for your gaming accessories. It accommodates up to a 32-inch LCD monitor.
FlexiSpot Adjustable Standing Desk Riser
The FlexiSpot Standing Desk is one of the most versatile desks around. Sitting at a desk all day can be exhausting. But this desk allows you to stand and play all day without all that pressure on your back. You’ll be able to play longer Call of Duty sessions with friends. And if you want to use it as a regular desk, you can do that, too. Making the transition is easy.
CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR GXiVR8060A4 Desktop
This CyberPowerPC is a great gaming PC under a grand. While it doesn’t have the latest graphics card, the GTX 1060 will support most games with medium to high settings. The i5 processor is speedy fast to run your games and applications like PhotoShop and video editing software. The processor can be upgraded to a faster i7 and a GTX 1080 if you want to max out performance. The PC has a cool glass panel with LED lighting inside so you can see the internals of the PC.
CORSAIR ONE Compact Gaming PC
Given this is Corsair’s first complete PC, they went straight for the enthusiast and high-end gamer. Although it doesn’t support RGB lighting, the overall design looks clean and modern. The build quality on the One is outstanding. Don’t be fooled by it’s size – this bad boy packs some serious power to run all your favorite games.
Origin PC CHRONOS Desktop
The Origin PC Chronos Desktop is a small form factor gaming beast. It includes up to 4 SSDs and 1 HDD. You can orient the machine either horizontally or vertically. You can get it with up to an overclocked GeForce GTX Titan X. This is a liquid-cooled system and you can get it with up to an i7 processor and 32GB RAM for maximum gaming performance. It’s one of the most powerful and customizable small form factor desktops.
Acer Predator 21 X Gaming Laptop
The Acer Predator is a 21-inch gaming laptop with a curved display. It rocks dual GTX 1080 graphics card in SLI with an i7 processor and 64 GB DDR4 RAM. Although this is a beast in terms of power and performance, it weighs in at 18.7 pounds. The display is absolutely stunning. The sound on the bad boy is glorious. It also comes in a durable travel case so you can take it wherever you want to get your game on. Goodness of this calibur doesn’t come cheap.
MSI GT83VR Titan
The MSI GT83VR Titan packs an i7, dual GTX 1080s in SLI, and 64GB DDR4 RAM. It has an 18.4-inch 1080p matte display and weighs in at 11.8 pounds. It has the best keyboard – blowing away others out of the water – with a full-size mechanical keyboard. The speakers deliver really nice, full sound. A backpack is included for transporting your gaming laptop. On Fire Strike benchmarks this ran better than 98% of all machines that have run the test.
Alienware 17 R4
The Alienware 17 R4 is a 17.3-inch flagship gaming system weighing in at 10 pounds. The build quality is solid and it’s packed with an i7, up to GTX 1080, and 16GB RAM. It’s got a slim design for a gaming system. It looks quite classy and futuristic looking. It has one of the best keyboards on the market. It’s a powerful gaming laptop as you’d expect. It can easily handle high and even ultra settings on some games. Without a terrifying price, it’s really the one to own.
Razer Blade Pro Gaming Laptop
The Razer Blade Pro Gaming Laptop is a 17.3-inch 4K device with all aluminum construction. It rocks a Core i7, GTX 1080, and 32 GB RAM. It has a solid array of IO. To say this thing flies would be a serious understatement. Unlike many other gaming systems with 4K, this one delivers a comfortable experience – even for the most demanding games. G-sync tech helps smooth out animations. Battery life comes in solid at about 3 hours. It’s legitimately portable, has a small power brick, and jaw-dropping performance, making it a great choice for gamers.
Lenovo Legion Y520
The Lenovo Legion Y520 is an excellent affordable gaming laptop that doesn’t break the bank. It rocks a GTX 1050 Ti, i7 Processor and 16 GB RAM, which is a lot of power for the price. It features a distinctive look and is well-built. It can run modern games like Doom at 60 FPS – which is adequate for modern gamers. A 128 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD mean there’s a ton of storage for games and files.
Acer Aspire VX 15 Gaming Laptop
The Acer Aspire VX 15 is a value gaming machine. It’s a mid-tier system and you get a surprising amount of hardware for your buck. It features a great IPS screen but the only sacrifice seems to be on IO – with no Thunderbolt port. It’s well ventilated and the styling is inspired by the Predator. It’s a great gaming PC for those on a budget.
BenQ ZOWIE 27-inch HD Gaming Monitor
Do you play first-person shooters competitively? Regular LCD HDTVs are not really designed for the fast action of videogames. Available in both 24-inch and 27-inch sizes, this BenQ monitor gives you close to zero input lag with a 1ms response time. Hook it up a PS4, Xbox One, or PC and in fast games like first-person shooters, you never miss your target.
EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW Gaming Graphics Card
If you want to achieve those ultimate settings on your games – you’ll need a powerful graphics card like the GeForce GTX 1080. This is one of the best graphics cards out on the market with 8GB GDDR5X of memory. This bad boy is blazing fast and delivers the power you need to run your games at the best settings. Go ahead and throw any game you like at it. You’ll be beyond impressed at what this delivers.
Razer DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse
Whether you’re using it for regular use or eSports, the DeathAdder is one of the best mice around. It feels comfortable in your hand and delivers the precision and accuracy you need in FPS games. The amazing thing is you can move quickly and it still keeps up even during intense battles. Chroma lighting adds some beautiful eye-candy as icing on the cake.
Logitech G602 Gaming Wireless Mouse
The Logitech G602 is one of the best gaming mice. Its battery life is an unprecedented 250 hours on a single charge. It delivers the performance you expect with zero lag whatsoever and it’s super responsive in the heat of battle. Its well-designed ergonomics ensure comfort while you play.
SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad
The SteelSeries QcK is an inexpensive gaming mouse pad that delivers optimal performance. It’s the same pad pro gamers trust. The smooth surface allows your mouse to easily glide along its surface without obstruction and without scratching your desk’s surface. It’s the best of both worlds.
Razer Firefly Chroma Lighted Gaming Mouse Pad
The Razer Firefly Chroma is one of the most beautiful gaming mouse pads around. It illuminates with 16.8 different color options to dazzle your eyeballs and create a striking look. In addition to looking super cool, the Firefly Chroma is a serviceable gaming mouse pad that does it’s job well and doesn’t get in the way.
Corsair K70 RGB Mechanical Keyboard
Corsair’s K70 RGB Gaming Keyboard is one of the best keyboards for gamers. It features that cool RGB lighting and delivers the responsive performance you need for your games. It’s a durable keyboard that doesn’t disappoint. When speed makes the difference between life and death in games, you’ll know you made a great choice.
Razer Ornata Chroma Keyboard
The Ornata Chroma from Razer is one of the top gaming keyboards. You’ve never felt anything like the amazing mecha-membrane keyboard on the Ornata. It’s fast and responsive just how gamers like. The built-in wristwrest adds to your overall comfort when using this keyboard. You’ll be impressed by the performance and love the RGB lights.
Logitech C920 Webcam
The Logitech C920 is one of the best-selling webcams. This flagship webcam records excellent 1080p video and it’s super easy to use. It’s compatible with both desktops or laptops. The best part? It even works with Skype so you can stay connected with friends and family.
Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System
If you’re looking for a good 5.1 surround sound system, the Logitech Z906 doesn’t disappoint. This speaker set delivers rich, THX-quality sound with a good touch of bass that’s impressive. With 1000 watts of power, you can fill up your entire room with booming sound that has stunning clarity. These are perfect for the living room or game room.
Logitech Z623 200 Watt Home Speaker System
The Logitech Z623 delivers great bang for the buck with this 2.1 speaker set. This speaker set is THX certified and delivers 400 watts of power. The set is compatible with laptops, desktops, iPods, game systems, and more. Best of all, they are easy to setup and deliver clear sound quality with minimal distortion. Prepare to be blown away!
Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 THX Computer Speakers
This 200-watt 2.1 system from Klipsch is also THX certified for great sound quality. It’s compatible with a wide variety of devices from laptops and tablets, to smartphones and more. These bad boys pack some killer punch and deliver good value and sound for the money. Now you can do your homework while listening to your favorite tunes.
NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S
If you’re playing online competitively you know you need a gaming router you can count on. It needs to deliver fast performance with no lag. Anything slower can ruin your experience and lead to untimely deaths. Thankfully, the Nighthawk X4s delivers the goods. With a 1.7 GHz processor, you get the performance you expect without compromises. Plus, this router is optimized for streaming quality video to all your devices.
NETGEAR CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem
Why make the cable guys rich? If you get cable and pay monthly for the modem – STOP! Get your own modem and don’t pay more than you need to. This Netgear Cable Modem is compatible with the latest standards and works with most major cable providers. It delivers blazing fast speeds and you can cut that monthly bill now. What are you waiting for?
Tree New Bee Cooling Pad
If you’re gaming on a laptop for extended periods, your laptop can get very hot internally. That heat can lead to problems down the road. A cooling pad such as this one works for most 15.6 to 17-inch laptops and keeps it running much cooler with four built-in fans. A cooler laptop can also mean less crashes.
The Dorm Room
Dorm rooms are pretty boring. These gifts are perfect from livening up a dingy dorm room.
Philips Hue 60W LED Smart Bulb
Step up to smart lighting in your home with Phillips Hue. These white and color lights work with your smart assistant devices, such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and more. You can have them adjust the lighting in your room to millions of shades to set the perfect ambiance. This package includes one bulb. A 4-pack is also available if you’d like to upgrade multiple lights.
LE 16.4ft LED Flexible Light Strip
This light strip from LE is perfect for upgrading the lighting in your room. They are flexible and feature daylight white lights. It’s the perfect way to spruce up the look of your room and installation is super easy with the cuttable and linkable design. Don’t forget you’ll need an AC adapter to complete the setup.
Philips Hue White A19 60W Equivalent Starter Kit
Now you can control the lighting in your home with your smart device or voice via Alexa or Google Assistant. This set comes with two white Philips Hue bulbs and a Hue Bridge capable of controlling as many as 50 lights. Isn’t it great … the modern conveniences of technology.
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus Dimmable LED Smart Light
This Philips Hue LightStrip Plus is a fantastic lighting solution for your son’s room. You can set just the perfect atmosphere with millions of color choices. You can even have Alexa dim these lights as they have a dimmable function. The set includes an 80-inch strip of dimmable smart lights.
MagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulb
Wake up to the MagicLight. MagicLight can even be set to shut off at sunset or at a specified time. MagicLight delivers more than 16 million color options to set the perfect ambiance. This light can even be coordinated with music. And everything is controlled via your smart device. How cool is that?
Luminoodle Bias Lighting for TV with Color
Want to add cool bias lighting to your TV? This bias lighting from Luminoodle delivers beautiful results and works on TVs as large as 60-inches. The strip measures 78-inches and features fifteen color choices with ten brightness levels and three fade modes. Now watching movies in the dark will be more pleasing to the eyes.
Mighty Bright XtraFlex2 LED Book Light
This book light can come in handy when your roommates need to catch a little shuteye but you have got a final exam coming up. The book light will provides enough light to cover two pages of a textbook. The flexible shaft allows you to position it just right.
Heritage Sports Banner
Is your 18 year old a huge sports fan that loves his team more than anything in the world? This sports banner is the perfect gift for the sports fan in your life whether they love the NBA, MLB, NCAA, or NFL.
Trends International Stephen Curry Wall Poster
With framed or unframed options, this Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry Wall Poster makes for an exciting gift for Curry fans. The poster measures 22 3/8 x 34″. It’s a fantastic way to spruce up his room with décor that reflects his personality and individuality. The frame helps protect the picture for years to come.
Call Of Duty WWII Poster
If he’s a massive Call of Duty gamer – he’s sure to be satisfied with this 24 x 36 inch poster featuring official game art from the videogame box art. Choose from framed or unframed options to protect your poster and make it look its best on your wall. You’ll be quite impressed with the quality of this poster.
Keep Out Gamer at Play Video Game Poster
Practically every gamer would love a fun poster such as this. It says “Keep Out Gamer At Play”. On the surface, gaming may look simple, but check out what it actually involves. That is no easy feat to defeat some of the toughest bosses. The poster kindly tells incoming people to not disturb and leave food and drink at the door. Ha! Ha! So much fun. It’s the perfect gift for your gamer.
Umbra Hangit Photo Display
Is he the creative type? Then he may love this HangIt Photo Display from Umbra. He can create a fun collage of his favorite photographs and artwork. It’s a super fun and easy way to decorate your room and make it personal – reflecting your beautiful life.
Lawrence Frames 11 by 14-Inch Black Shadow Box Frame
It’s time to unleash your creativity with this Shadow Box Frame. It’s perfect for displaying treasures, photos, or other keepsakes you want to treasure and display for all to see. It’s easy to access inside and insert items and the shadow box can be oriented either horizontally or vertically.
NIX Advance 8 inch Digital Photo Frame
Want a fun and creative way to display your favorite photos? The NIX Advance is the perfect way to display high quality photos in your dorm room. You’ll never feel apart from your family. You can view the pictures as a slideshow or individually. This digital photo frame can also playback HD video so you can share your adventures and memories with friends and roommates.
Star Wars 2018 Wall Calendar
Star Wars is the biggest movie franchise. What Star Wars fan wouldn’t love a new 2018 calendar featuring their favorite movie? Even if he’s not a Star Wars fan, there are so many other options. Choose something that he’ll love so he’ll be able to keep track of all his appointments and such.
Mesh Pop-Up Laundry Hamper
Here’s a laundry hamper that actually looks great in any dorm room. Made of heavy duty mesh construction, it holds about 2 to 3 loads of dirty laundry. It’s completely collapsible so it is easy to travel with. The coolest part? It has handles on it so it is easy to tote around and carry your clothes to the laundry.
SUCK UK Punch Bag Drawstring Laundry Bag
This laundry bag doubles as a punching bag. It is the perfect for anybody who hates doing their laundry. Simply hang it up, and knock it around when it is full. Every once and awhile you can wash the dirty clothes inside or maybe not. It’s up to you.
Misslo Hanging Shower Organizer
Made out of 100% nylon, this hanging shower tote is perfect for hanging in the shower to keep your toiletries organized. The mesh pockets are roomy enough to hold large items and drain easily.
Sleep Innovations Memory Foam Mattress Topper
A memory foam mattress topper is probably the best gift you could get for a college student. Don’t get the stuff filled with high density egg crate type foam which loses its shape over time. You want something with real memory foam like this mattress topper. Even if your mattress is terrible, you will have the most comfortable bed in college. The only problem? Everyone will want to sleep in it.
All Season Down Alternative Comforter
When you go sleep in a dorm you need bedding, really good quality bedding. This all season duvet cover is fluffy, smooth, and soft. With fabric that feels like you are sleeping on pillowy clouds, it’s the type of cover you see in the movies. You will want to stay in bed all day.
NFL Plush Raschel Throw Blanket
There is nothing like waking up with a warm comfortable blanket with your favorite NFL team on it. This NFL blanket is super soft and plush and looks so good that you might even want to hang it on a wall.
Sunbeam Microplush Heated Throw
When the winter chill hits you want to make sure you have the gear to stay warm and cozy. There’s nothing better than being under a warm comfy blanket when it’s chilly in the room. The microplush material is so soft and feels luxurious to the touch. What’s great is these blankets are machine washable and safe for the dryer.
HoodiePillow Hooded Pillowcase
The HoodiePillow is a unique gift that he’s sure to love. It’s made like a premium sweatshirt and keeps your head warm and cozy. It’s a pillowcase with a hoodie. It’s perfect for watching TV, listening to music and more. He’ll wonder – why didn’t somebody think of this ingenious idea sooner?
Spalding Mini Basketball Hoop
What teen wouldn’t love playing hoops in his dorm? It’s the perfect way to work on his eye-hand coordination or shooting skills. Take on a roommate or friends and show ’em your mad skills. This package contains a mini backboard and mini rubber ball. It’s perfect for fun any time of the day.
Champion Sports Anywhere Table Tennis
This super cool compact set turns any table into an impromptu ping pong table. The set features a retractable net, two paddles, and 2 balls. 18 year old guys will love using this in their college dorms. It’s a great way to take a break from college.
Playcraft Sport Bank Shot 40-Inch Pool Table
Although a full-size pool table would cost thousands, you can still have more affordable fun with this 40-inch pool table. It’s perfectly sized for your dorm room. Just place it on top of a tabletop and you’re ready for some fun with friends. It’s a complete set with two cues, rack, billiard balls, and more. Let the fun and games begin!
EA Sports Foosball Table
While this awesome looking EA Sports Foosball Table is not commercial quality, it still manages to capture the fun. The players look great with their painted faces and uniforms. Even the soccer field graphics look pretty cool. Using the metal rods, the players are easy to control. Invite some friends over and it’s time for the World Foosball Cup. It’s game time!
YINGGG Poop Emoji Pillow
Emojis are ingrained in pop culture – you see them on your phones, on social media, and practically everywhere. Every teen is familiar with emojis and there’s one here for every type of personality. They’re so soft, cute, and full of fun. Which one will you choose?
Labhanshi 90 x 90 inch Elephant Mandala
Looking for a cool décor tapestry for to enhance the look of your son’s dorm room? This Elephant Mandala Traditional Cotton Tapestry feautres an elegant design sure to make it more inviting. It looks amazing in person and would look perfect on the wall or as a bed or couch cover.
TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp
This is one of the best desk lamps. It features seven brightness levels, convenient touch controls, and a versatile gooseneck design. It’s perfect for studying, reading, or just lighting your dorm work area. It’s well built and you’d have a hard time finding a better deal on lighting. It even has a neat memory function and saves on energy costs.
SONGMICS Folding Storage Ottoman
If you are looking to add seating to your cramped dorm room, this Ottoman Bench is a practical solution. Not only is its footprint small, but it also doubles as storage so you can store all sorts of things inside. The bench comes in four stylish colors to fit in with your decor and feels quite sturdy and comfy to boot.
Chill Sack Bean Bag Chair
There is nothing like chilling out on a massive 5-foot bean bag chair in your dorm room. Unlike normal beanbag chairs, this one is filled with memory foam. With memory foam inside, this one beautifully conforms to your body when you are playing video games, watching movies, or reading. It’s easy to position yourself just right. The only problem? Your roommate may want to sleep on it.
Quartet Dry Erase Board / Cork Board
This is a fancy magnetic dry erase board with cork board segment. The board has a two tone frame and is great for keeping track of the ongoings of your life. The dry erase surface erases easily with the included marker with eraser tip. The accessories allow for hanging things and the cork board is great for pinning your favorite photos, artwork, and more.
AT-A-GLANCE Monthly Planner
As a freshman in college, you have events, appointments, and meetings to attend. It’s your story. But how do you keep track of it all? This At-A-Glance Monthly Planner helps you stay organized and meet your commitments. This planner covers January 2018 to March 2019 and comes in a nice compact size that easily fits in your backpack.
Sofia + Sam Memory Foam Lap Desk
There is hardly any place to do your work in college dorms. You can use this laptop desk anywhere even on your bed or sofa. With memory foam, it is very comfortable even with a 15-inch laptop on top of it. There is even room for a mouse pad and USB light – meaning you can work in the wee hours of the night.
Safco Products Remedease Foot Cushion
Looking to add extra comfort to your work space? This Safco Foot Cushion delivers the comfort you need to to make your work area more comfortable than ever. It’s the perfect size and holds up well over time. The padding actually keeps its shape after removing your feet. It’s a great gift he’ll love using daily.
TCL 28-Inch 720p Roku Smart TV
Honestly, you don’t need a TV larger than 28 inches for the dorm. For the dorm room, this inexpensive 28-inch HDTV with built-in Roku from TCL is perfect. It’s one of the best performing TVs in its price tier. It delivers an excellent 1080P crisp image with great color and contrast along with a wide viewing angles. With three HDMI ports, it’s perfect as a monitor or even for playing video games.
Enesco 4-inch “Whatever” Desk Clock
Is your 18 year always late to class? Does he never come on time to dates? Does he love sleeping in? Then this clock is a clever and fun gift that fits his personality. What’s the time? Whatever o’clock!
DecoBros Desk Supplies Organizer Caddy
Want to get your desk tidy and organized? This mesh caddy desk organizer combines form, style and function. There’s plenty of storage area for all your supplies with five separate compartments plus additional storage. Set this on your desk for a stylish and functional organization tool.
Remote Control Holder Organizer
Ever lose your remote control? Never lose it again with this handy organizer. It is nicely designed with five compartments and swiveling action for easy access. Store all your remote controls in here to stay organized. It’s perfect for the coffee table or tabletop surface.
SONGMICS 3-Tier Storage Cube Organizer
This stylish 3-tier storage cube is perfect for your dorm. It has a six cube design for storing various things. It has a stylish black finish that fits in well with any décor. The cube allows for many different setups, making it a very versatile solution. It’s easy to assemble, well built, and reasonably priced.
ClosetMaid Stackable Shoe Rack
This 24-inch stackable organizer is perfect for storing and organizing your shoes or clothing. It’s easy to assemble and can be placed inside the closet or in the room. If you need additional storage, you can stack about three or four of them.
DecoBros Supreme Over The Door Organizer Rack
Looking for extra storage for your dorm room? This 11-hook organizer fits over the door transforming it into additional storage for coats, scarves, and other articles of clothing. It’s a stylish, functional, and affordable solution.
Sterilite Modular Drawer System
These transparent modular storage drawers allow for different configurations thanks to the modular design. They can be stacked and allow for easy organization and access. This pack include four medium-sized drawers. Happy organizing!
Stock Your Home Men’s Dresser Valet Jewelry
Here’s a nice gift for your 18 year old teen boy. This Men’s Dresser Organizer is a great gift that looks elegantly fashionable and delivers great functionality. It’s perfect for storing sunglasses, watches, keys, cufflinks, coins, and more. The quality exceeds expectations at this price.
Atlantic Onyx 65 DVD/Games Tower
Looking for extra storage for your movies and games? This Atlantic DVD/Games Tower houses 65 movies and games in a stylish design that fits in with just about any décor. It has a small footprint so it can work in a dorm or your room at home. It can be used free-standing or wall-mounted and no assembly is required. It’s durable for years of use.
STEELMASTER Travel Book Safe
The next time you go traveling, pack this travel book safe with you. It’s a great place to store passports, money, and other valuables. The safe is concealed by what looks like a world travel book. The best part? It really looks like a book on the shelf. The safe can be locked. Two keys are contained in this set.
Gifts for 18 Year Old Geeks
Ultimate Justice League BatmobileAges 18+
The Ultimate Justice League Batmobile is pure awesomeness. This is a gift that is sure to leave his jaw on the floor. Batman steers the vehicle, rocket launcher and cannon. With a Wi-Fi-based camera you can get a FPV of the action from Batman’s perspective. The cool thing? You can control this badass vehicle with your smartphone via an app. There is even an immersive part that launches exploding rockets on your phone so fans get the whole movie effect and experience while driving the Batmobile.
Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges – AR Headset
Live out your wildest Star Wars fantasies with Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR experience. This is a mainstream AR experience that allows you to battle against the evil forces from the Star Wars universe. The cool thing is you can actually see the enemy in your room, making it feel all too real. Will you be able to overcome the forces of evil and restore peace in the galaxy? In addition to the battle mode, there is also a virtual chess type game as well as a real-time strategy game to add depth to the experience.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rey Force FX LightsaberAges 14+
Unleash your inner Jedi with the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rey (Jedi Training) Force FX Lightsaber. It’s made of annodized aluminum and it lights up. It’s a super cool looking collector’s item. It can be showcased for friends and family to see with the included transparent display stand. It’s has the upsy downsy light effect and sound effects that fans know and love.
LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon 75192Ages 16+
The Lego Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon is the largest LEGO set in the entire world. With 7,541 pieces in the Ultimate Collector’s Series, this one is rated for expert builders. The final build looks absolutely incredible and the build quality is solid. Not only is it the biggest set – but it is arguably the most detailed in history. The set includes 10 minifigs. Four figures can fit into the cockpit. The level of detailing here is insanely good. He’ll want to showcase this masterpiece to all his friends.
Bandai Hobby Star Wars 1/72 Tie FighterAges 15+
This 1/72-scale Tie Fighter is a beautiful model kit made with good quality. Given the size, the details of the starship are amazing and it offers a relatively easy build. The best part? No glue is required for assembly. It’s the perfect gift for any Star Wars fan and he’ll proudly display it.
Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bluetooth Speaker
What could be cooler than a Bluetooth speaker shaped like the Star Wars Millennium Falcon? With a wireless range of 30 feet, the ship stands 8″ X 6″ and looks incredibly cool. While it is doesn’t get super loud, this is one of the coolest personal Bluetooth speakers. Even the backthrusters glow blue when the speaker is on. It’s the perfect gift for Star Wars fans.
Plox Star Wars Levitating Death Star Bluetooth Speaker
While the Plox Star Wars Levitating Death Star Bluetooth Speaker doesn’t boast the best speaker quality, it still is a cool gift for Star Wars geeks. When they see it in action, it’s sure to WOW! The Death Star actually levitates with magnetism and makes great room décor for Star Wars fans.
Golden State Warriors Curry S. #30 Nation Bobble
This is a cool gift idea for the Curry fan in your life. This Curry bobblehead stands 8 1/2 inches tall and sports incredible details and bears a striking resemblance to Stephen Curry from the Golden State Warriors. What better way to show your pride for your favorite NBA player?
LEGO TECHNIC Porsche 911 GT3 RS 42056Ages 15-17
If he’s into sports cars, this LEGO Technic Porsche is one of the best models around with a near-perfect replica of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. This is rated for expert builders and the final model looks impressive with many of the details you find in its real-world counterpart. He’ll love displaying and sharing this model with friends.
Star Wars Bathrobe
Every college guy has to own this bathrobe. It turns you instantly into a Jedi Master. It’s got the hood, sleeves, and belt. Imagine walking around with this in your dorm room with the hood on. Your roommates will be jealous. If you’re a real Jedi, you might just want to wear it to class.
Harry Potter Hooded Bathrobe
This Harry Potter All Houses Hooded Bathrobe will make any Potter head smile from ear to ear. It’s well made with a soft feel and perfect for lounging. It’s made of polyester and has embroidered designs and a two color scheme. Choose from a variety of colors. These bathrobes are machine washable.
Dancing Hot Dog CostumeAges 14+
Anyone who has Snapchat will recognize the Dancing Hot Dog Costume. This is the perfect gift for Snapchat geeks that can never get enough of the snap app and all its filters. Take selfies in this two-piece costume until your heart’s content. It’s perfect for anyone under 6’4″ and one size fits most. Get ready for some wickedly fun dance battles.
Star Wars Millennium Falcon LampAges 6m+
Having trouble finding a great gift idea for your 18 year old Star Wars fan? Consider the Star Wars Millennium Falcon Lamp. The lamp looks incredibly cool with the lights out and it features seven different colors. All your friends will wonder where you got it. It makes a great addition to your room decor.
Disney Star Wars Desktop LED LampAges 8+
This Star Wars Desktop LED Lamp is the perfect gift for your Star Wars geek. This lamp is no ordinary lamp – it is powered by the Force – illuminating bright red – and designed after a Star Wars lightsaber. Assembly is required but it is pretty straightforward. Everything you need is included in the package. May the Force be with you, Jedi Warrior.
Paladone Pac-Man Ghost LightAges 8-15
Retro gamers will love adding a bit of originality to their room with this Pac Man Mood Light. It screams ” I Love Video Games.” When you plug it into a USB slot, the lights slowly transitions to different colors every couple of seconds. In music mode, the light changes with the beat of the music. Pac Man fans will eat this one up.
Tetris Puzzle Desk Lamp
Almost everyone who has played videogames will instantly be reminded of Tetris after seeing this Tetris Puzzle Desk Lamp. The cool thing? This lamp is like a Tetris puzzle so you can create so many different configurations. Each block lights up a different color. It’s a cool gift for any Tetris geek.
Harry Potter WandAges 14+
This Harry Potter Wand is an exact replica of the wand seen in the movies – measuring 15-inches long. It’s sure to get any fan super excited with delight. The wand is ready to gift in a special wand box based on Ollivander’s from the films. Now if you could only cast magical spells like Harry Potter that would be something.
Star Wars Vinyl Wall Clock Cutout
This Star Wars 12-inch Vinyl Wall Clock makes a big statement on your wall while allowing you to tell time. It’s a super cool looking wall clock with the Star Wars logo etched into the vinyl and a sillouhette of Darth Vader. Both stylish and functional – it’s a perfect gift for Star Wars fans – you simply can’t go wrong.
Star Wars Rogue One Death Star Popcorn Maker – Hot Air Style with Removable Bowl
This is a fun gift for Star Wars geeks who love popcorn. Now you can unleash the power of the Force anytime and enjoy your favorite snack with this Star Wars Rogue One Death Star Popcorn Maker. It uses hot air to pop your kernels and transform them into delicious popcorn. The top part of the Death Star can be used as a serving bowl. Perfect for movie night!
Star Wars R2-D2 Talking Cookie Jar
This is the perfect cookie jar for Star Wars fans. R2-D2 looks fantastic with nice detailing in all the right places. It’s an officially licensed Star Wars product made of plastic. The size is pretty good but just wish it was a bit bigger. The coolest part? R2-D2 beeps when the cookie jar is popped opened. Now all you need is some cookies.
Star Trek Enterprise Pizza Cutter
There is nothing cool about a pizza slicer. That is until now. Shaped like the Star Trek Enterprise, this flying saucer doubles as a pizza slicer. Even if you don’t love Star Trek or don’t eat pizza, you have to own this.
Funko POP! Star Wars: The Last Jedi BB-9EAges 3+
Star Wars fans love collecting their favorite POP! figures based on the latest flick Star Wars The Last Jedi. These are the figures fans are looking for. Collect all your favorites from Chewbacca, Rey and Luke Skywalker to BB-9E, BB-8, and Porg.
Who isn’t in love with Nintendo characters? Amiibo toys make cool stocking stuffers for Nintendo lovers. These toys not only look cool but unlock additional features and content in Nintendo games.
Standing a massive 18-inches tall, Titan Class Trypticon is ready to dominate the Transformers universe. He’s the biggest and baddest new Transformer in the Titans Return lineup. Trypticon can transform into three different modes, including a T-Rex, spaceship and entire city. He looks incredibly detailed in all forms. This is an epic gift for any Transformers fan.
Tech Toys For 18 Year Olds
So he loves things made of plastic? Here are the best toys for 18 year old boys who want to feel like a kid again.
Sphero BB-9E App-Enabled Droid
Star Wars fans will love this app-enabled version of BB-9E. Sphero has taken the design of the original Sphero and given it a Star Wars makeover with the Dark Side personality. Using an app on your phone, you can direct and control BB-9E all over your house chasing friends, family, and even pets.
Sphero R2-Q5 App-Enabled Droid
Meet Sphero R2-Q5 – the bad boy version of R2-D2. R2-Q5 looks super cool and this gift will be available in limited supplies at Best Buy, so if you want it, you better jump on it quick. Users can drive R2-Q5 around, make it perform a variety of actions, and even watch Star Wars movies with it. It reacts to various parts of the movies and even interacts with other Sphero droids like BB-8 and BB-9E.
Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Robot
The Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Robot is a cool piece of tech for Star Wars fans. It rocks voice recognition, facial recognition, and even first- and third-person augmented reality via an app to create an immersive and entertaining experience. This is one of the coolest new gifts for Star Wars fans. Fans will love creating their own fascinating galactic missions in the Star Wars universe.
Star Wars Force Band by Sphero
Ever dreamt of having the Force from the Star Wars flicks? Well, now you can with the Star Wars Force Band. It’s the perfect gadget to take control of your Sphero BB-8 droid and it looks super cool. It works within a decent range of about 82 feet. He’ll have fun controlling his BB-8 in a brand new exciting way. What Star Wars fan wouldn’t love the Force?
Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious EditionAges 8-15
Say goodbye to Hot Wheels and welcome to the next generation of slot car racing. Just like Hot Wheels, in Anki Overdrive, you will race physical cars on a physical racing track. With the modular track pieces, you can even create 8 different layouts. The twist? An app allows you to control the cars and even battle with other cars, merging the physical world with the digital world. This new updated version boasts a Fast and the Furious theme.
DJI Mavic Pro
The Mavic Pro is DJI’s first foldable drone that you can throw in your backpack. It’s about half the weight of the Phantom 4. It has GPS, a three-axis camera, and the field of view is a little narrower than the Phantom 4. It features front-facing cameras for obstacle avoidance and a sport mode, which allows it to fly much faster than your typical drone. In fact, it can reach speeds of about 40 MPH. You can shoot awesome 4K video and it delivers about 27 minutes of flight time.
DJI Phantom 3
The DJI Phantom is the drone every 18 year old boy wishes he could fly. With built-in stabilization, it’s easy to learn to fly. The built-in camera records movie-quality 2.7K video. With built-in GPS-assisted flight, you can even make the drone follow you around, taking the coolest selfies ever.
Propel T-65 X-Wing Starfighter QuadcopterAges 14+
Looking for a cool gift for your Star Wars fan? The T-65 X-Wing Starfighter drone is a wonderful gift that will send his imagination into hyperdrive. What’s cool? With three speed settings, it makes it accessible for beginners to more advanced users to fly. It reaches thrilling speeds of 35 MPH and can even perform aerial stunts. If your friends have one also you can have a dozen drones battle in an interactive game.
DoDoeleph Syma X5UW Wi-Fi FPV 720P HDAges 13+
Before you invest in a large drone, the Syma quadcopter is the perfect first drone. Designed to be easy to fly and take crashes, this drone gives you hands-on experience flying a drone. The built-in camera is a cool feature, but don’t expect the quality to compete with a GoPro Hero.
For The 18 Year Old Gadget Lover
Guys and their gadgets, right? Whether it’s a touch screen phone or something inexpensive that will make his life easier, we have got a must have list of cool gadgets for teenage guys.
Teens love capturing their favorite moments and sharing with friends and family with Snapchat. Now you can snap life from your perspective and send it directly to Snapchat. And it’s so simple – simply press the record button and it will take a 10-second high-definition video clip. You can shoot up to 30 seconds of video and the Spectacles conveniently charge in the included case. Now this is what you call freakin’ cool.
Amazon Echo Dot
If you’ve never tried one of these personal assistants, it’s worth giving it a try. The Echo Dot lets you experiment with the potential of Alexa. So what does it do exactly? Using voice recognition technology, you can make Alexa do a handful of things like play your favorite music, make calls, turn on/off smart lighting, order a pizza, and so much more. You can even play games or hear the headlining news. It’s like a gadget from the future – only it’s here right now.
All-New Amazon Echo Plus
The Amazon Echo is much more than just a Bluetooth speaker. You can actually speak to it to make it answer questions, play music, check sports scores, order pizza, and even check your daily to-do list. New functionality is being added every day and now with the included Philips Hue Bulb, you can have it control your lights. It’s like having your own digital assistant that always listens to you.
Google Home is a voice-activated smart speaker assistant. It can play music, control smart devices, add things to your shopping or to-do list, and web searches all with your voice. Unlike the Echo it fits in more easily with your décor like an air freshener. The far-field microphones allow it to hear you from across the room. It can get quite loud and fills up an entire room. It can control Nest, Philips Hue lights, and smart things. The biggest difference is that it is powered by Google’s search engine so you can ask it many of the things you ask on the PC. What’s amazing is it even understands context.
Google Home Max
Google Home Max is the beastly version of Google Home in terms of audio quality. You get the best audio quality you can get from a Google Home product. It delivers clear highs and deep bass. On top of that they layered Google’s AI and machine learning to deliver even better, more thoughful sound in the home. The volume can be controlled via voice or touch controls. You can even pair with Google Home or the new Google Home Mini.
Amazon Echo Show
The Echo Show provides visual and audio feedback, making it far more useful. It has a 7-inch touchscreen with a built-in speaker. It has a 720p camera and the speaker, screen, and microphones all work well. It can do everything Echo can do and more. You can ask it questions, get a weather report, play music, news or podcasts, read out your calendar, and more. It can even play video from your Amazon collection or Amazon Prime video library. It also does video calls. Discover the difference of not only dictating to you, but also showing you information.
Amazon Echo Spot
The Echo Spot is what you would get if the Echo Show and Echo Dot had a baby. It looks like a tiny alarm clock with a 2-inch screen that is Alexa-enabled. It can control your smart home, play music, video calls and more. It’s an interesting gadget that’s perfect for the bedroom.
Roku Express |HD Streaming Player
Tired of cable and satellite? If you don’t need 4K streaming, Roku Express is one of the best and more affordable streaming devices around. It supports full 1080p HD video output and is super easy to use. It’s the simplest way to make your TV smart and you’ll benefit from access to more than 450,000 movies and shows. This stick is amazing and it’s hard to beat that price.
Roku Streaming Stick+ Streaming Media Player
If you want to stream movies and shows in 4K with HDR this is the streaming stick you need. Search for what you want when you want it with the voice-powered remote. Enjoy over 500K movies and shows and forget about cable and satellite for good. Overall, it’s one of the best streaming sticks for the money.
Google Chromecast Ultra
Chromecast Ultra supports 4K video with HDR for bursting contrast and a whole new realm of colors. If you’re looking for a good 4K streamer this is one of the best deals in town. It’s nearly twice as fast as the previous version. You can stream Netflix, YouTube and more. If you’re looking for afforable 4K streamer at a bargain, you’ll definitely want to check this out.
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Perfect for college, now you can get access to your favorite entertainment subscriptions on your TV with this little gadget from Amazon. There is very little setup. Simply stick this device in your TV’s HDMI slot to access Netflix, HBO Go, Amazon Prime, and more.
All-New Fire TV 4K | Streaming Media Player
Don’t get stuck watching basic cable in your dorm. The Amazon Fire TV connects you to your favorite subscription services like NetFlix, Playstation Vue, HBO Go, and Amazon Prime. Compared to the Amazon Fire Stick, the Amazon Fire TV streams in 4K, adds voice search, and is much faster thanks to better hardware. If you watch more TV than doing homework, it is a great gift.
TiVo BOLT 500GB 4K DVR and Streaming Media Player
Can’t watch your favorite shows when they air? Meet your new best friend – the TiVo Bolt DVR! This guy can record all your favorite shows in 4K Ultra HD so you can watch them whenever you’re free on your terms. Your recordings are presented in a well-organized manner. What’s cool? If you have multiple shows airing at the same time, you can record as many as four shows simultaneously. And you can even skip those commercials so you can get right back to the action.
Logitech Harmony Elite Remote Control
The Logitech Harmony Elite is Logitech’s top of the line model. The Harmony Elite allows users to elegantly control as many as 15 home entertainment devices with one streamlined remote. The days of dreaming about this are officially over. And it works just as you’d expect – like a charm and it’s so intuitive to use. The Elite features a color touchscreen to make controlling everything easier than ever and it feels great.
Anker Portable Charger PowerCore 20100
Everyone needs to carry a portable phone charger. We use our smartphones on a daily basis and they always seem to run out of battery life. With this portable battery pack in your backpack, you don’t ever have to worry about your phone dying. Not only can it charge your phone a couple of times, it can be used to charge any USB device including a larger tablet.
Anker PowerPort 6 60W Wall Charger
If you have a ton of gadgets that you have to charge at the same time, then you have to own this 6-port charger from Anker. It not only charges 6 devices at the same time, it charges them much faster than other USB chargers thanks to its higher amp output. It’s great for charging both Android and Apple devices.
Skiva Octofire Multi USB Charger
If your 18 year old has a ton of gadgets, the Skiva Octofire makes an excellent gift. Featuring eight ports, it can charge as many as eight different devices all at once. The device is even smart enough to know the best current to supply to each device for rapid charging of all your devices. Its compatible with iPads, iPhones, Galaxy, Android-based tablets, and more.
iClever 10000mAh Portable Solar Battery Charger
When you’re outdoors, how do you plan on charging your devices? This solar powered bank is perfect for charging all types of devices when you venture to the Great Outdoors. From iPads and iPhones to Android phones and more – it charges them all. It taps into the power of solar energy to deliver the power you need to fuel your devices. It’s charging with no boundaries.
Xenvo SmartPhone Camera Lens
More and more people are relying on their phones to capture memorable moments. Most phone cameras have a basic lens for point and shoot. This lens kit is an inexpensive alternative to buying a fancy DSLR camera. The kit comes with a 12.5x macro lens. The lens is very easy to screw on to the iPhone and give your photos a more professional look.
JOBY GPod Mini Magnetic
Sometimes you could use a hand for capturing that perfect shot. That’s where the JOBY GPod comes in handy. It’s a small compact-sized tripod that can easily be carried along wherever you travel. What’s so special? Its magnetic feet allow your camera to boldly go where it could never imagine. It works for GoPros, 360 cams, and even point-and-shoot style cameras.
Cocoon GRID-IT! Gadget Organizer Case
Do you find that your gadgets or cords are always getting lost in the bottom of your bag? The Cocoon GRID-IT! case keeps all your gadgets organized using little straps that hold everything securely in place. The grid system allows you to hold phone chargers, adapters, and small gadgets. It’s a great addition to any backpack.
SanDisk Extreme Pro 128GB SDXC Card
If you’re teen will be shooting HD video or going on vacation, this high speed SDXC memory is perfect for compatible devices. It’s rated for 4K video and offers great reading and writing speeds. It can shoot about 8,000 photos and almost 2 hours of 4K Ultra HD video with 16MP photos. Most importantly, you get the reliability and ease of use you expect from SanDisk.
Star Wars Classic Trooper 8 GB USB Drive
This Star Wars Classic Trooper makes a great stocking stuffer for fans of the series. Every Star Wars fan knows the Storm Troopers and will love using this gadget to store their files, documents, music, and more. Best of all, it works on laptops and desktops and provides fast data transfer.
Seagate 2TB Portable External Hard Drive
When it comes to storage Seagate Expansion drives are an excellent option. This drive features 2TBs of storage for all types of files. As a matter of fact, you can probably backup your entire system. It has USB 3.0 as well as USB 2.0 compatibility and data transfer is rapid. You can even drag and drop individual files with relative ease. It’s a great portable storage solution for PCs, laptops, PS4, and Xbox One.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
The Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 is the popular choice of many teens. They love the cool colors, ease of use, and what teen wouldn’t love the new selfie mirror? It’s perfect for parties and the pictures are developed instantly so you can hand them out to friends. 90s tech is back in style.
Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera Kit
The Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera delivers a competent cheap DSLR with decent photo and video in good light. These photos are definitely a step up from your point and shoots and phone’s camera and they’re about as good as the competition. It doesn’t handle backlit subjects well automatically. Its focusing and burst shooting aren’t fast enough for a satisfactory experience when shooting subjects in motion. Although there are no fun filters, the camera allows for post-processing. It’s relatively light but feels substantial which is typical for a beginner DSLR.
HP OfficeJet 4650 Wireless All-in-One
With a small footprint, this compact inkjet printer from HP is perfect for dorms. It does everything a modern printer is supposed to do including wireless printing, printing from a smartphone with AirPrint, scanning, copying, and faxing. It even prints nice quality photos. Running the printer is fairly economical with its two cartridge ink system.
Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2 Smartphone Printer
When we graduate from high school, we take a ton of photos on our phone of our friends. Wouldn’t it be cool if we could print them? With this portable Smartphone printer, you can turn your phone into an instant camera. The only problem? You might find yourself going through rolls of film as you will want to print off every photo on your phone.
Auxiwa Selfie Ring Light
Want to always take the perfect selfie? Meet the Auxiwa Clip-on Selfie Ring Light. It provides professional studio quality lighting so you look your absolute best in every selfie you take. You’re no longer limited to daytime selfies because you can take selfies under any lighting conditions. You won’t regret this purchase.
Anker Selfie Stick
If you have ever tried to take a picture of yourself, you know it can be hard. With a selfie stick, you can take cool shots to make it look like someone else took them. No need for strangers! This Bluetooth enabled selfie stick makes it super easy to take the most flattering pictures and nobody has to know you took them.
Do you notice every time you are running late or have to pay a bill, your keys or wallet goes missing? Tile is a Bluetooth tracker that promises to eliminate the panic attack you get. You simply attach the Tile to the item that always seems to runaway. When you lose the item, you simply whip out your phone and locate the item using the Tile app. When the item is within 100 feet, it will play a loud tune.
TuneBand for iPhone 8
Everyone loves working out with their phone. This phone case with an elastic band allows you to attach your phone to your arm or wrist without having to worry about your phone slipping. The phone easily slips in and out of the case. When your phone is inside, the case gives you access to all the features including the volume rocker and on/off buttons.
Maxboost iPhone 8 / 7 Battery Case
The Maxboost Battery Case is not only a phone case for the iPhone 7 or 8, but it doubles the life of your phone. When you are roaming around college all day, it is very convenient not having to worry about an electrical outlet being close by. The best part? This case is not only beautiful, it is surprisingly thin. You wouldn’t even know there was anything special about it.
iZERCASE Custom iPhone Case
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could design a case that was completely original? Now you can thanks to Izercase. Simply upload a picture to customize the back of the phone case and specify the phone model. Put your puppy on it, your girlfriend, your mom, your favorite videogame, or the year you were born.
Dreem iPhone 7 & 8 Wallet Case
The Dreem Wallet Case is a quality case that delivers great protection for your phone plus it has RFID protection for your credit cards. It even can be used as a kickstand for your phone for viewing content. It accommodates anywhere from 3 to 6 cards and 5-10 bills.
OtterBox DEFENDER SERIES Case for iPhone
These rugged and durable Call of Duty styled OtterBox Defender Cases provide the best protection for your iPhone 7 or 8 while looking super stylish. Your phone can drop at anytime unexpectedly and when it happens you’ll be glad you have the Defender by your side. It provides all-around protection while keeping everything within reach. The belt-clip holster also can be used as a kickstand to watching your favorite media content.
OtterBox DEFENDER Case for iPad Pro 10.5″
Looking to raise the bar on your 10.5-inch iPad Pro protection? The OtterBox has protected millions of iPhones. Why not outfit your iPad with the same high grade of protection? It’s not cheap but it’s well worth it. There’s even a spot to hold your Apple Pencil. Rest assured your iPad will be well protected and you’ll get the drop protection you need.
PopSockets make a great gift idea. They come in a variety of different colorful styles and come in handy. Stick ’em to your phone or tablet and you benefit from a non-slip grip that simply works like a charm. Now you can do what you like with your device without worrying about losing your grip. It even can be used as a kickstand for viewing media content. Look ma’ no hands!
Anker Multi-Angle Aluminum Stand
This Multi-Angle Aluminum Stand from Anker is perfect for watching videos, reading, web-surfing and more with your smartphone or tablet. The stand is compatible with a range of 4 to 10 inch devices. A lot of thought has gone into the design – take, for example, the rubber pads that prevent slipping and scratching of your device. If you want a compact stand that performs great – look no further.
Tablift Tablet Stand
Do you love using your iPad in bed? The Tablift is designed for you. The tablet stand has flexible legs on it that allows you to position the legs anyway you like on any weird surface. After positioning the bendable legs, you simply use the elastic band to hold your tablet in place on the stand. If you are tired of holding your iPad in bed, you have to own this stand.
AboveTEK Heavy Duty Aluminum Gooseneck iPad Holder
You’ll be excited with all the new ways in which you can use your iPad or smartphone with this gooseneck tablet holder and stand. Made with a strong and flexible arm, you can position your device almost perfectly to view the content on-screen. It’s compatible with devices from 3.5 to 10-inches. Use your device hands-free in bed, in the kitchen, and places you could have only dreamed of.
TSTAND iPad Stand
The Tstand iPad Holder is a wonderful accessory for your iPad. It allows you to enjoy your iPad in bed, on the couch, in the car, and even on a desktop. The stand is compatible with 7 to 13 inch devices. The stand is designed to be viewed in landscape mode. It even works with the Nintendo Switch.
DraftTable For iPad Pro
The DraftTable is designed for artists and creatives who need various positions to make working on their iPad Pro more comfortable to use. This special stand gives users a wide range of positions to make drawing with the Apple Pencil easier. The nice thing is it works on the 9.7, 10.5 and 12.9-inch models and it feels heavy-duty and sturdy.
Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro
If you want to use your iPad like a PC, the Smart Keyboard will help you be more productive in apps like Word, Pages, Excel and more. The keyboard acts as a cover and keyboard in one. They keyboard has a natural feel with a clicky sound and connects magnetically to the iPad Pro. A different version exists for the 10.5 and 12.9-inch model so you get a perfect fit.
Microsoft Type Cover for Surface Pro
If you have a Surface Pro, the Type Cover is the perfect companion to get stuff done. If you plan on doing any word processing or spreadsheets, you’ll need a good performing keyboard that is responsive and functional. The keys are designed after newer laptop’s keyboard for typing efficiency and comfort. It also has a large two-button trackpad and serves as a cover for the Surface Pro. Although pricey, it’s a worthwhile investment to get the most out of your Surface Pro.
Apple Pencil for iPad Pro
Start something magical with the Apple Pencil for your iPad Pro. This is the creative tool you need to bring your creative vision to life. The Apple Pencil delivers the precision you need and responds appropriately when applying pressure to create a variety of artisitic effects.
TCL 43S405 43-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV (2017 Model)
The TCL 43S405 43-inch 4K TV is one of the cheapest 4K TVs around and it also happens to have one of the best smart TV systems today. Sound too good to be true? It’s super simple to use with all your favorite apps like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and more front and center. It can handle 4K compatible apps. Although it doesn’t deliver the best picture quality of the value TVs, it’s still pretty decent. If you’re content with sacrificing some image quality for a superior smart TV and streaming experience, the S405 is worth a serious look.
Bose Solo 5 TV Sound System
The Bose Solo 5 soundbar is an excellent upgrade to your TV’s sound. Everything from the dialogue to the sound effects and music will sound so much clearer with good balance. You’ll be impressed by how much better the sound is that comes out of here. You can even stream music from Bluetooth enabled devices for a pleasing experience. Watching movies will never be the same!
Polk Audio RM705 5.1 Home Theater System
Looking to upgrade your audio to a home theater system? This system from Polk Audio delivers a competent system at a budget-friendly price point. You get five speakers and one subwoofer. The speakers are well-built and sound amazing at this price. You get great room-filling surround sound. Your movies and music have never sounded better.
Sony UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player
So you’ve upgraded your TV to 4K, what about your Blu-ray player? The Sony UBP-X800 is a great 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with HDR support for a wide array of colors for life-like imagery. This player also features Dolby Atmos technology for a high fidelity audio experience. You’ll be very impressed with the experience delivered.
DBPOWER 10.5″ Portable DVD Player
When you’re going on a long road trip, a portable DVD player is fantastic for entertaining. This 10.5-inch portable DVD player is perfect for on the go entertainment. It has excellent picture quality and acceptable sound quality. It even comes with a remote for operating from a distance. Battery life comes in around 4 hours, which is perfect for a movie or two.
Nest Cam Indoor Security Camera
Want to keep an eye on your room when you’re away? The Nest Cam Indoor Security Camera is the perfect security cam that live streams video to your smartphone. The app is user-friendly – allowing you to quickly and easily move through the video – and even alerts you when someone has entered your room. It’s worth the price of admission.
The 2017 iMac may look very familiar on the surface but many of the changes are under the hood. There’s a lot that has been amped up – including the 7th gen Intel i-series chips. This 21.5-inch iMac with Retina display has a 4K display, which is now brighter and can display one billion colors. There is also an option to upgrade to 32GB RAM for high-end content creators. The graphics see an upgrade to Radeon Pro cards for the non-base model.
Apple iPhone X
Apple’s truly next generation iPhone X is almost here! It sports a fancy new design that gets rid of the home button. Facial recognition replaces Touch ID. The new A11 Bionic processor is not only faster but is enhanced for augmented reality. So you get better tracking, depth sensing, and graphics processing. It also adds a front-facing camera with all the bells and whistles. Emojis can be animated based on your facial movements. Camera improvements include dual stabilization on the rear and on the front you can finaly add portrait mode to your selfies. Plus, experience the convenience of wireless charging.
Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
The iPhone has become one of the most iconic Smartphones. Now Apple fans have more screen choices than ever before. Apple has created a smaller 4.7-inch iPhone with all of the power of the larger iPhone 8 Plus. The sleek ultra-thin design allows it to easily slip in and out of pockets. It’s got all of the features you expect including a faster processor, 12-megapixel camera, and wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy S8
This phone from Samsung is a thing of beauty. Samsung has taken everything that has made the Galaxy great and improved every aspect of it. It’s got a better camera, expandable storage, and an intuitive interface but Samsung has gone further. The battery life is now better. It’s a beautiful phone with great features you’ll love.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The Galaxy Note 8 is Samsung’s most feature-packed phone. It’s its first camera to have dual cameras on the back. That plus the S Pen Stylus tucked into the phone give power users an advantage over phones like the Galaxy S8. But it’s also Samsung’s most expensive phone. The dual 12MP camera snaps all of those fancy depth photos your friends have been doing on the iPhone 7 Plus. For selfies there’s an 8MP camera on the front. It’s super convenient to use the stylus to jot notes. You get a state-of-the-art processor, wireless charging, and water resistance.
Google Pixel 2
The Pixel 2 features a 5-inch 1080p AMOLED display. Like the iPhone, the Pixel 2 doesn’t have a headphone jack. The squeezable sides allow you to activate Google Assistant. The phone is water resistant to 3-feet for 30 minutes so you don’t have to worry about an accidental dunking. The Pixel 2 packs a fantastic camera with optical image stabilization for steadier photos and video recording. The results are pretty impressive. Google pulled off another solid phone and it’s a great alternative to the iPhone and Samsung.
Apple iPod touch
The iPod touch features a 4-inch Retina display with 32GB of storage. It’s the perfect MP3 player for those who want to take their music on the go. You can save tons on music onto the flash memory for your listening pleasure. The touch also takes photos and makes video calls plus you can download apps can games for additional functionality. It’s the ultimate portable jukebox and more.
Belkin BOOST UP Wireless Charging Pad
Looking for a wireless charger for your iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X? This competent wireless charging pad from Belkin delivers the reliable performance you expect. It’s compatible with many Qi devices, like the iPhone 8 and iPhone X and even works without the need to remove your case.
BrexLink Galaxy S8 Battery Case
If he has a Galaxy S8, this is an excellent battery case. It essentially doubles your battery life for more talk time, web browsing, gaming and more. Charging is super convenient since you can charge both the phone and case at the same time. The case offers all-around protection to prevent damage to your phone. Plus, its design still allows it to be placed in your pocket.
Apple TV 4K
On the surface the Apple TV 4K looks no different than the one a few years ago, but there’s one big difference – only this one can stream the highest quality video available today. It only delivers that top quality video to compatible 4K TVs. It has support for Dolby Vision to improve video quality. The touchpad on the remote is fun to use. Siri integration makes finding content easier. With a faster processor it’s fast and zippy. Even if you don’t yet have a 4K TV, it’s worth owning because you’ll be ready for the future.
Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3
Now updated with cellular, the Apple Watch is an amazing piece of technology. Simply by looking at your wrist, you can see the time, the date, the temperature, your notifications, fitness information, and so much more. It connects you to the digital world right on your wrist. Even an expensive Rolex can’t do that.
Orzly Compact Stand for Apple Watch
Available in four fashionable colors, the Orzly Nightstand is the one you want for your Apple Watch. It works on all series to date, including the new Series 3. Although it doesn’t wirelessly charge your watch, it does serve as a nice watch stand and it charges your watch with your cable while it’s being displayed. Best of all, it works as promised without any issues.
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier sports a cool new design with a 1.3-inch display. It’s designed for outdoorsman – people who love going on adventures. The Frontier offers an LTE option and has GPS on board. We’re big fans of the return of the dial controls. It’s a nice way of interacting with the watch. Although it doesn’t have cellular like the Apple Watch Series 3, it’s better than the S2.
Cobra Electronics RAD450 Radar
There are over 40 million tickets issued every year and over 95% go uncontested. Protect and empower yourself while you’re on the road with a radar system. These radar detectors detect all radar signals both in front of you as well as in the rear so you know when cops are around the vicinity. Voice alert is helpful to maintain your focus on the road. While it’s not perfect, it gets the job done and makes it worth the price of admission.
Tablets & Laptops
Apple iPad Pro
With a stunning 10.5 or 12.9-inch Retina screen, the iPad Pro is the ultimate iPad upgrade. With better performance, the iPad Pro can do more than ever before. Featuring a 12 megapixel camera, pictures and videos have never looked better. With the optional Apple pencil and keyboard attachment, the new iPad Pro might be able to replace your laptop.
Microsoft Surface Pro
With a strong mix of performance and portability, the Surface Pro is really the ideal laptop for college especially with Windows 10. This lightweight device is easy to carry in your backpack and bring to class. On its own, it is perfect for watching movies, checking e-mail, surfing the web, and taking notes. When paired with the typecover, you can use it like a laptop using programs like Microsoft Office.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch Tablet
Currently, the best Android tablet on the market is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. Samsung claims that this is the thinnest and lightest tablet. This beauty has to be seen to be believed. About the size of a standard magazine, it’s even thinner than the iPad. Just like the iPad, the Galaxy Tab is available in an 8-inch and 9.7-inch screen. In terms of specs, the Galaxy Tab S3 competes head-to-head against the iPad.
iPad mini 4
The iPad mini 4 is a nice lightweight tablet if you’re looking for a smaller sized tablet screen. It’s well-built with a 7.9-inch Retina display and boasts a faster A8 processor .It’s even powerful enough to handle multitasking of apps. With 10 hours of battery life, you can enjoy your games, apps, movies, music, and more all day long.
All-New Fire HD 10 Tablet
It’s no iPad, but this entry-level tablet from Amazon is perfectly capable for most users. While it is not designed for high-end users, it is perfect for e-mail, browsing the web, playing puzzle games, and watching movies in bed. What more could you want out of a tablet? Dollar for dollar you will not find a better value.
All-New Kindle Paperwhite
If your 18 year old boy loves to read, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite will change his life. Why? The Kindle Paperwhite screen is built for reading just about anywhere without having to worry about eye strain. With a better screen, text has never appeared to be clearer. Unlike a book, you can easily adjust the font to your liking. Compared to a tablet, even the battery life is fantastic at over 20 hours of reading time.
All-New Kindle Oasis E-Reader
The Kindle Oasis is the newest Kindle with a larger, higher quality 7-inch display. If he loves reading, Kindles are the best devices for reading, period. They are super easy to read and don’t have that glare and brightness of tablets. Reading is pleasing on the eyes and you can read even with the sun out. With 8 GB or 32 GB of storage you can hold more titles than ever. The Oasis is waterproof to 2m for 60 minutes rated to IPX8. And, best of all, the battery lasts weeks at a time so there’s less time spent charging and more time for doing what you love.
Apple Macbook Pro
The 13-inch MacBook Pro will give you more power and is perfect for college. It’s got a beautiful 13-inch Retina display, beautiful design, and is extremely portable, which makes it easy to lug around college. You’ll love the speed of this machine – it has enough computing power to get stuff done for most students.
Microsoft Surface Book 2
The Surface Book 2 is the first 15-inch product in the line and it’s a beautiful product. While on the surface it looks exactly the same, it has been completely redesigned under the hood. It is the thinnest, lightest tablet you can buy in addition to being one of the most powerful laptops out there. Detaching is now a tad quicker. The design has been rethought to make everything as efficient as possible. The battery life has even been improved to an impressive 17 hours for all-day computing.
Microsoft Surface Laptop
The Surface Laptop feels like a premium laptop. It weighs in at only 2.76 pounds. Its battery life of 6 hours is very respectable. It packs enough punch to make not doing too much feel snappy. Don’t expect to play games or edit epic videos with the integrated graphics. It’s well suited for surfing the web, creating Office docs, and light multitasking. Make sure you have enough storage and RAM as it’s difficult to upgrade later. The IPS screen is a strong point of the Surface lineup. The touch capabilities are excellent. The keyboard on the Surface Laptop is so amazing. Most users will want to upgrade for free to Windows 10 Pro.
The new 2017 Pixelbook is the newest premium Chromebook. It’s really thin and now it’s convertible – meaning you can use it as a laptop and a tablet. It’s got a 12.5-inch screen and weighs only 2.5 pounds. It’s a great alternative to the MacBook Air. It’s more powerful than your traditional Chromebook. Now it can run Word and it also can run Android apps from the Google Play store. Basically, it’s the Android laptop people have been trying to make. Battery life comes in at 10.5 hours.
Samsung Galaxy Book 12″ Windows 2-in-1 PC
The Samsung Galaxy Book is a 2-in-1 tablet with a full-size detachable keyboard. Unlike the iPad Pro, this tablet doesn’t run a mobile operating system so it’s more like a computer. With a gorgeous 12-inch AMOLED display, it runs Windows 10. If you are a college student who just needs to use Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and check e-mail, this hybrid computer is all you need.
Lenovo Yoga 720 2-in-1 Ultrabook
The Lenovo Yoga 720 is a bargain in the world of 2-in-1s. It has a slim metal chassis weighing 2.9 pounds, sturdy hinges that allow for rotating the screen, and support for its Active Pens. While its HD screen may not win on brightness or color, it’s just fine for mainstream users. It has a high-end feel and the keyboard is clean with backlighting. There’s enough power here for daily tasks. Battery life clocks in at just under 9 hours. Overall, it’s a nice laptop for students where some added flexibility comes in handy and nice design is appreciated.
ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH54
The ASUS Zenbook UX330UA is an attractive all-metal laptop with its signature concentric circle texture design. It’s thinner and lighter than the Dell XPS 13 but it’s wider and deeper due to the display. IO port selection is decent. The 13.3-inch IPS display is full HD with a matte finish. It has a good display but it’s not one of the best on an ultrabook. It has a solid keyboard. It’s not beefy enough for gaming, but it’s perfect for everyday tasks. Battery life comes in with an impressive 12 hours. Overall, it’s a great ultrabook and a great choice if you want to save a little money.
ASUS Chromebook Flip
The Chromebook Flip is a solid machine if you want a quality inexpensive laptop. Most of the problems from last year’s model have been fixed. The 12.5-inch screen is not the birghtest or nicest screen, but it’s a major improvement over last year’s model. It has a touchscreen and even runs Android apps. It has a 360-degree hinge that allows you to convert the laptop into tablet or stand it up in tent mode. It weighs more than 2.5 pounds. It can easily handle basic everyday tasks. Just don’t expect any heavy gaming or video editing. As for battery life, you can expect over 7 hours on a charge. It’s a thin, light, capable laptop. It feels polished and capable for its price point.
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016
If you’re getting a new PC, don’t forget your Office Home & Student 2016 productivity suite because most of the time it is not included. It gives you a complete 1-user license for a single PC and includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and OneNote. This is essential software you’ll need in your college courses. The best part? Unlike Office 365, there’s no subscription fee to pay every year so you own this for life.
For The 18 Year Old Music Lover
What should you get the audiophile on your list? Whether he loves playing music or listening to music, these are the ultimate gifts for any music junkie.
Apple’s AirPods are independently charging wireless buds that come with their own dental floss-like case. These can be used for music or phone calls and the microphones sound really good with built-in noise-cancelling mics in each. Its coolest trick is that it auto connects to iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch, and Macs. You need the latest iOS 10 or Mac OS Sierra to use it. Pair once to use it across all your devices. Double-tapping activates Siri and battery life comes in at 5 hours. They actually sound pretty good and you’ll love how it just elegantly and seamlessly works.
Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones
For college students on the go, there really is no pair of headphones as stylish as a pair of Beats. Beats are super popular not only because they look super cool but because they are heavy on the bass. They are perfect for commuting to school, listening to between classes, or even listening to recorded lectures. The Beats Solo 3 headphones are now completely wireless which means you don’t have to worry about the cord.
Beats BeatsX Earphones
The fit and sound of the BeatsX Earphones is impressive. The band has enough rigidity and allows you to roll up the headphones to fit in the included compact carrying case. They house 8mm drivers and the sound is natural with good detail and strong bass that isn’t overpowering. It delivers up to 8 hours of battery life which is decent. You can even give it a quick 5-minute charge with a lightning cable to get 2 hours of additional usage. Wing tips help with fit if you’re working out. They cost less than AirPods and sound better.
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless Earphones
The Powerbeats3 is perfect for someone who is super active – like running and shooting hoops. They are sweat and water-resistant and wrap around your neck and can be adjusted accordingly. It wraps around your ears for stability. You get about 12 hours of juice before having to recharge. You can also quick charge for five minutes to get an extra hour of usage.
Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Headphones
Sony has enhanced its wireless headphones with the WH-1000XM2. It looks very similar to the original and comes in beige or black. There are now less buttons to simplify your life. The headphone’s already excellent noise-cancelling has been upgraded with atmospheric pressure optimizing ambient sound control and equalizer and sound position controls. The added features help you better tailor the sound to your environment. The sound quality is top-notch for this type of Bluetooth noise-cancelling headphone and some even prefer its sound over the Bose QC 35. Battery life has been upgraded to 30 hours wireless, or 40 hours with a wired connection. Also, quick charge allows you to charge for 10 minutes and yield 70 minutes of playtime.
Bose QuietComfort 35 II Bluetooth Headphones
The Bose QC 35 II headphones look and sound just like the originals except for the new Google Assistant function. You can activate Google Assistant without touching your phone. In fact, it’s the first headphone to integrate Google Assistant. You can also use it to control your music with your voice. It has the same comfy fit, top-notch noise-cancelling, and up to 20 hours of battery. It gives an already excellent pair of headphones more personality.
Bose QuietComfort 25 Headphones
The Bose QC 25 headphones have been redesigned with better noise reduction, audio performance, and improved folding design that allows for fitting in a more compact carrying case. They are very comfortable and sound impressive. They are also sturdier overall with a thick detachable cord and the hinge seems well-designed. You get about 35 hours of use and the music plays on even if the battery dies. There’s a built-in mic for making calls with your smartphone. It’s a brighter, clearer sounding headphone with tight bass. It’s a top choice for those seeking a premium sounding headphone.
Aftershokz Trekz Titanium
The Aftershokz Trekz Titanium headset solves the problem of listening to your music privately without earbuds in your ears. They are open ear and send sound to your ear through bone conduction technology. They are lightweight and comfortable and deliver about 6 hours of listening time. It almost feels like you’re engulfed in the music but you can still be aware of external sounds around you. It’s great for biking, running, and more.
Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones
Remove the cord from Bose’s SoundSport and you’re left with the SoundSport Free – new totally wireless headphones. It’s a compelling alternative to the AirPods because they fit securely and comfortably while delivering rich sound and are easy to operate with near-flawless wireless performance. The only real downside is that the buds conspicuously stick out of your ears. They deliver about 5 hours of battery life. The charging case provides two additional full charges for up to 10 additional hours of battery life. They sound fuller than the AirPods and even provide a better fit.
Bose Soundwear Companion Speaker
Looking for an alternative to headphones? The Bose Soundwear is a lightweight wearable speaker that you wear over your shoulders. It frees up your ears so you can still be aware of your surroundings while listening to rich quality music. They’re much more comfortable compared to headphones for long periods of time while you’re working out, running, or biking. Now these won’t sound like your living room speakers but they replicate the sound of headphones without blocking out the surrounding noise. They get pretty loud and deliver rich quality music.
Sennheiser HD 650 Professional Headphone
The Sennheiser HD 650s are audiophile grade headphones that sound absolutely amazing. Even though they’re over a decade old, they’re still among the best sounding headphones around this price point. In fact, they sound better than headphones costing twice as much. The headphones provide a nice comfortable fit and they’re comfortable to wear. Overall the build quality is solid. The sound is incredible, focused, warm, and clean. You don’t really know all that you’re missing in your tracks until you’ve heard them on headphones like these.
Bowers & Wilkins PX Wireless Headphones
The B&W PX Wireless Headphones are their first wireless noise-cancelling headphones. It’s got a sleek, sophisticated design that B&W headphones are known for. They feel quite sturdy and the memory foam earcups adhere magnetically and are replaceable. They are comfortable to wear though not as light or comfortable as the Bose QC 35s. It charges via USB-C and its battery life is rated at an astonishing 22 hours. Overall, it has good clarity and natural sounding mids with good bass that doesn’t blow away the competition.
Blue Ella Planar Headphones
The Blue Ella Planar Headphones really sound like $700 headphones. It has a large metal frame and large comfy earcups. They’re perfect for indoor listening – not so much outdoor activities. They have planar magnetic drivers and also feature an internal amplifier for the drivers. Now they don’t have active noise-cancellation but do great with blocking out external noise. A nice microfiber drawstring bag is included for storage. The ON mode turns on the amplifier and enhances the sound with nice mids and clear highs. ON+ does the same but enhances the bass, providing a nice deep sound. The preamp delivers 12 hours of battery life. These are mind-blowing premium headphones well worth the price of admission.
The Nest Earbud Case
Looking for storage for your earbuds? This inexpensive The Nest Earbud Case fits the bill. Available in four color styles, The Nest allows you to easily and painlessly store and access your earbuds. Ever have your earbuds tangled in a mess? Trust us, it’s not fun sorting that out. Thankfully, there’s none of that madness here. It’s versatile in that it accommodates many different earbuds as long as 48-inches. Plus, we love the fact that it’s compact enough to fit in your pocket or bag.
Sonos One Smart Speaker with Alexa
The Sonos One is its first smart speaker integrating Alexa and other assistants into its design. Alexa will be supported this year with Google Assistant available in 2018. You can have it play music with your voice. Play music from Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, and more. It looks identical to the PLAY: 1, but the speaker has been redesigned internally. It easily takes the crown for best budget Wi-Fi speaker and is the best speaker for music lovers.
Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Bluetooth Speaker
The SoundLink Revolve+ are cylindrical wireless speakers that deliver full 360-degree sound. It looks like a premium product and is well-built with a handle for easy transport. It sounds quite loud for its size while delivering bass without compromises and easily filling up a room with ear-pleasing sound. The sound that comes out of these omni-directional speakers is jaw-droppingly awesome. The speaker is water and shock resistant and it is the best speaker in its class. Battery life for the Revolve+ is rated to 16 hours. It sounds better than the UE Megaboom, UE Wonderboom, JBL Flip 4, and UE Boom 2 with bigger sound and bass.
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II
While it looks like something out of the 1980s, the Bose SoundLink is probably the best sounding Bluetooth speaker on the market. It pumps out rich, deep, larger-than-life sound with great bass throughout the whole room. With an 8 hour battery life, this is the speaker you want to have at your next frat party.
UE MEGABLAST Bluetooth Speaker
UE’s new MEGABLAST looks identical to its MEGABOOM Bluetooth speakers but the new model adds Wi-Fi connectivity and Amazon Alexa voice control. You even have the ability to control smart home products with Alexa. At launch only Amazon Music, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn Music will be Alexa-enabled. You can stream any music service via Bluetooth. The MEGABLAST has been redesigned from the ground up and delivers enhanced sound with 40% louder volume than the MEGABOOMs. It’s also fully waterproof and delivers an amazing 16 hours of battery life.
UE WONDERBOOM Portable Bluetooth Speaker – IPX7 Waterproof – 10-hour Battery Life – Phantom Black
The UE WONDERBOOM is a compact waterproof wireless speaker. It’s a compact speaker that produces big sound with good bass. It actually delivers on its promise. With an integrated loop it can be attached to anything that loop can fit around. Battery life is rated at 10 hours, which is decent for a speaker this size and it has an impressive 100-feet wireless range. While it distorts on certain bass frequencies at higher volumes, it is one of the better sounding Bluetooth speakers you’ll come across.