Gadgets for Guys – TVNZ Breakfast Gadget Segment

If you read men’s fashion magazines you’ll know that it’s hard to be a guy nowadays. Men need to be well groomed to attract ladies, be able to drink beer with the boys, yet be sensitive enough to be aware of all of the “men’s health” issues.

On this segment we looked at three gadgets which are designed to help men face these challenges and get ahead in life.

The Philips Bodygroom Shaver

The Bodygroom is the Land Rover of shavers; designed to glide over ALL manly areas, regardless of the treacherous terrain! With the body groom men can trim and shave hair from their chest & abs, underarms and other areas (like the back and shoulders).

Recommended retail price: $119.99

Available from: Briscoes, Noel Leeming, Harvey Norman, Bond & Bond and other electronics retailers

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Rating: As a shaver, 4 out of 5, as a trend, 0 out of 5.

Belkin Lap Cooling Lounge
Belkin’s new Lap Cooling Lounge is designed to keep your legs cool and protected from a hot laptop. The adjustable height deck has a built in fan to keep you comfortable while using your lappy.

Recommended retail price: $59.95

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Available from: Computer retailers nationwide

Rating 4 out of 5

The Beer Belly

The Beer Belly is a novel drink dispenser and cooler, surrounded by neoprene (wetsuit material), and is designed to conceal 2.3 litres of liquid which hangs to form a “belly” under the wearer’s shirt.

Price: $99.90

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Rating 3 out of 5

All prices correct at time of publishing. Products subject to availability.