The 19 Best Gadgets for Men in 2022 (That you can buy today)

By Staff Writers  |  Updated March 5, 2022

The 19 Best Gadgets for Men in 2022 (That you can buy today)
 

In today’s increasingly complex world, we depend on new technologies & innovations to streamline and simplify; to eliminate hassles and speed everything up. From the ways in which we work to the tools we employ to consume & create content to smart products that are truly transformative, we exist in a world powered by gadgets. Here at WERD, we are constantly on the hunt for the new & the next, so we’re stoked to share this list of the Best Cool Gadgets for Men.

Today’s best new tech innovations do much more than their intended function. They add a layer of convenience and buy back time we used to spend waiting. They keep us on track and productive. Safer, better connected, more entertained & informed—whatever the product’s promise—if it’s legit, we are hooked. And these products become essentials.

The list below is a cross-section of outstanding innovations & clever creations, all designed to make tomorrow better, simpler & smarter than yesterday. That’s progress after all & who doesn’t want more of that? So plug-in & power up our list of the Best Gadgets for 2022.

Also check our list of the best Headphones & Earbuds.


Klipsch Brings Vintage Looks, Cutting-Edge Sound to the ProMedia Heritage 2.1 Speakers

Klipsch ProMedia Heritage 2.1 Speakers


 

Few competitors can match the high-quality sound and modern design of Klipsch speakers, especially this newest addition to their line-up. The ProMedia Heritage 2.1 is built for audiophiles: a 2.1 system with 3-inch woofers, 1-inch tweeters, an 8-inch subwoofer, and the proprietary Tractix horn design that produces crystal clear, well-balanced sound. With 35 watts of power per speaker (and 100 watts from the subwoofer), it delivers impressive volume—perfect for gaming, movies, or just blasting your favorite dance tunes in the house. With USB-A, RCA, 3.5mm, and Bluetooth connection options, it’s compatible with all your devices. Best of all, the design is a throwback to the 1957 Heresy loudspeakers, a touch of vintage that will stand out beautifully in your modern home.


Anker’s 655 USB-C Hub Offers 8-in-1 Versatility

Anker 655 USB C Hub


 

Equipped with a 100W USB-C Power Delivery input port, 2 USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 data ports, a 4K HDMI port, an Ethernet port, microSD / SD card slots, and an AUX port, Anker’s 655 USB-C Hub lets you plug everything in while offering portable convenience. USB-A ports offer transfer speeds of 10Gbps while the the SD/microSD card slots transfer at 312MB/s.


Drift Off To Sleep Naturally with Dodow

Dodow Sleep Aid Device


 

The Dodow device is designed to help you get to sleep faster. Utilizing techniques that combine meditation, yoga, and cognitive behavioral therapy, the device guides you to produce the “relaxation response” essential for falling asleep. Tapping the device for a variety of programmed controls, it projects timed lights onto your ceiling that you focus on as you drift toward sleep.


Sony LinkBuds Let The Outside In

Sony Linkbuds


 

Sony’s LinkBuds don’t look like the other buds. The difference: just look at ’em. They’ve got a 12-millimeter driver in the shape of a ring with a hole in the middle. The hole allows ambient sounds in while keeping sound quality crisp & clear. Smaller & lighter than AirPods, they offer 5.5 hours of continuous playback & with the charging case, up to 17.5 hours total.


Light Up the Night the Wyze Way

WYZE Rechargeable Step Lights


 
$27 / 3-pack

With motion-activated sensors, the Wyze Night Light helps you find your way in the darkness. The units attach to all wall surfaces with a magnetic mount and up to 10 can be linked together to safely illuminate your home. Sensors detect motion from up to 18-feet away, to keep you on course with your toes intact.


Bang for the Buck: Tozo’s Super Thin W1 Wireless Charger

TOZO W1 Wireless Charger


 

The Tozo W1 Wireless Charger is smooth and sleek and just 5mm thick. For reference, that’s two nickels and a penny stacked together. So yeah, impressively thin for its 10 Watt output, which is plenty to charge the latest Apple & Samsung devices. A mirror-like finish and single LED indicator light complete the streamlined design. It charges via USB-C but no cord & adapter is included. Which must be at least part of why it’s such a great price. Available in a variety of colors.


Voice Control Makes The GE Cync Outdoor Plug Smarter

GE Outdoor Cync Smart Plug


 

With support for both Alexa and Google Assistant voice control, the GE Cync Outdoor Smart Plug is all about convenience. Bluetooth & Wi-fi enabled & built to withstand the elements, it lets you control power remotely to individual outlets, with a tap of the touchscreen, all through the simple Cync mobile app.


Camera-Ready: Logitech’s Litra Glow Light

Logitech Litra Glow LED Streaming Light


 

Simple, quite affordable and remarkably well-designed, Logitech’s Litra Glow spot light gives cam users, streamers, Zoom marathoners and the rest of us, a production-quality light that enhances our appearance on camera. The LED array is designed to make you “radiant” regardless of skin tone and other ambient lighting. The glare-free, adjustable, & mount anywhere design is sure to upgrade the look of your content.


Small Goes Big with Samsung’s Freestyle HD Projector

Samsung The Freestyle HDR Smart Portable Projector


 

Generating lots of buzz at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung’s compact Freestyle HD Projector delivers a ton of function and impressive abilities in an easy-to-use, portable package.   Built-in support for all of Samsung’s Smart TV streaming apps plus HDR10, 300:1 native contrast & projection size up to 100” diagonal make for a sweet wall-size display. Connect via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth or plug into the Micro HDMI port.


Kingston XS2000 SSD Works at the Speed You Need

Kingston XS2000 High Performance Portable SSD


 

With fast read and writing speeds up to 2,000 MB/second & available in various storage capacities from 500 GB to 1 and 2 TB, Kingston’s XS2000 external SSD is one powerful, pocketable SSD with USB-C connectivity.


Don’t Blow It, Get the PurePort Multi-Tool Kit

PurePort Multi-Tool Phone Cleaner Kit


 

Quit blowing into it. It’s not working. If you’re ready to handle sketchy ports and lint-laden iPhone plugs properly, the PurePort Multi-Tool kit has all the tools you need. With this clever tool you can easily clean & repair iPhone and iPad ports, cables and all connectors—remove lint, dust, & dirt safely and correctly to fix unreliable charging and poor connections.


Tile Trackers Got An Upgrade

Tile Trackers


 
$25-35

With Apple’s AirTags putting Tile trackers on alert, the brand has updated and improved its whole lineup of bluetooth tracking devices, including Pro, Mate, Slim, and Sticker. All now feature IP67 waterproof rating, boast 400-foot Bluetooth range and 1-year battery. Various new technologies enable lost items to be identified via QR code, as well as the Tile Network; while the Scan & Secure feature prevents tracking misuse and abuse.


Bose Brings Dolby Atmos To Smart SoundBar 900

Bose Smart SoundBar 900


 

Designed to integrate seamlessly into your home audio system, the Bose Smart SoundBar 900 is the brand’s first Dolby Atmos equipped sound bar. Its feature set includes a DMI eARC, Apple AirPlay 2, and multi-room Wi-Fi connectivity plus support for Google Assistant & Amazon Alexa. Pairs with existing Bose components & subwoofers. Available in black or white with a metal grill & glass-top capacitive touch-control display.


Google Smartens Up Its Nest Security Cams

Google Nest Cam


 
$130-190

Redesigned and smarter than ever, Google’s updated lineup of Nest security cams feature new TPU chips for improved in-device processing and more powerful object recognition. A red indicator light has also been added to every device to assure users they’re recording.  Available for both indoors and out.


Lenovo’s Smart Clock Essential

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential


 

The Smart Clock Essential from Lenovo is a bedside alarm clock with Alexa Built-in.  Set timers, alarms, reminders and add anything you need to your Amazon shopping cart by just saying it out loud. It can be your simple smart speaker and even functions as a night light. It’s available in 2 colors and 85% of the plastic used in the clock is made from recycled material.


Zac Brown’s Speaker Company Made A Mean One

DemerBox DB2 - Indestructible Waterproof BT Speaker


 

Built into an actual Pelican brand hard case, the DemerBox DB2 Indestructible Speaker blends a heavy-duty & waterproof design with premium-quality bluetooth 5.0 audio. It offers a solid 40-hours of battery life, dry internal storage, and its on-board USB port lets you charge other devices while it plays. 6 DemerBoxes can be linked at once.


The Belkin Soundform Connect Dongle Gives Your Speaker AirPlay 2 Ability

Belkin Soundform Connect


 

Designed for Apple users, Belkin’s Soundform Connect dongle is a smart little nugget that transforms any powered home speaker into an AirPlay smart speaker that can cast using newer iPhone, iPad, Macs, and Apple TVs running iOS 11.4 or later. Robust controls allow you to customize the experience through multiple speakers and rooms using the app or Siri.


Jump Start Any Vehicle Instantly with the Hulk Man

HULKMAN Alpha85S Jump Starter


 

The Hulk Man Smart Jump Starter is truly a beast. With 4000-Amps of peak current & 32,000 mAh capacity, it matches industrial-strength cold-starting power with smart features & a safe, simple design for all 12V vehicles. With a large, easy-to-read digital touchscreen that gives you power display, operation warnings, and user tips, anyone can use it. Simply attach the clamps & when the screen reads “ready”, start your car & hit the road.


Park Your Phone Anywhere with the Spigen Kickstand

Spigen U100 Universal Phone Kickstand


 

Designed to work with any & every phone, the Spigen U100 Universal kickstand is a versatile, minimalist cell phone stand. For hands-free viewing, reading, gaming, & creating content, this simple & streamlined adhesive stand keeps your phone upright when you need it & flips up out of the way when you don’t. Choose black, silver, or rose gold.


The Level Lock Bolt Edition Smartens Up Your Door

The Level Lock


 

The Level Lock is great because it gives you rich smart lock functions but fits right into the slot where your current deadbolt is. Users are able to create virtual keys for friends, family and guests, control the lock remotely, talk to visitors through their door, use voice commands, and monitor door activity using Level’s App or Apple HomeKit. Set-up takes less than 10 minutes with just a screwdriver.


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