by Paul Sanders
If you have noticed that every time you and your significant other visit a department store, he drifts toward the electronics department, then when you're searching for gift ideas for him, there's only one word you need to know: electronics. The electronics department has plenty of gift options to match almost any guy's interests. This list will give you some of the most popular electronics gift ideas.
MP3 Player. Does his life have a soundtrack? Give him the gift of music with an MP3 player. MP3 players are a popular gift idea because they have made music, movies and TV portable. Most players have enough memory to carry hours of music and video in his pocket. Additional features are being added to these portable electronics all the time, allowing you to check email, access the Internet and even download games or other applications. It's a gift he'll use every day.
Blu-ray Disc Player. Blu-ray players are the next generation in high-definition digital entertainment. Blu-ray discs provide the highest possible video resolution and sound quality for his movies. Blu-ray also enables additional features and interactivity not available on any other technology. A Blu-ray player is the perfect electronic gift idea for any movie buff.
Smart phone. A smart phone is a great gift idea for guys who need multiple functions in their mobile device. A top of the line phone is a necessity for any electronics guy. Smart phones typically feature multiple applications like Bluetooth connectivity, a camera, an integrated FM tuner, mobile TV support, a memory card slot, GPS capability and more. It's basically a mini-computer with most of the power and features of a regular computer. You'll need to make sure that any smart phone you select will work on the gift recipient's wireless phone network. Some phones are exclusive to one network or another. A smart phone is a smart gift idea.
Home Theater System. Any man who loves entertainment will tell you that he doesn't just want to hear his music, movies and video games -- he wants to feel them. A home theater system is a gift idea that can complete the complete entertainment experience. Typical systems will include surround sound speakers, a receiver, a DVD or Blu-ray player, and a subwoofer is a gift idea will add a whole new dimension to his entertainment command center. With a gift like that, he won't be watching movies anymore; he'll be living them.
Handheld GPS (Global Positioning Satellite). He's a man, not an atlas, and chances are that he's not the "ask for directions" type. With a GPS device, he won't have to. GPS technology has reached new heights, using satellite positioning systems to provide directions, maps and even locating nearby businesses and gas stations anywhere he goes. A GPS is a great gift idea for the car or a handheld device that he can pack into the backcountry. Give him the gift of not getting lost, and maybe you'll actually be on time to your next dinner party.
Always consider the recipient's interests when buying a gift.