Man Cave Essentials: For the tech-head man

At the end of the world, the geek shall inherit the earth. To make sure you’re part of that crowd, you should definitely upgrade your man pad with these...

At the end of the world, the geek shall inherit the earth. To make sure you’re part of that crowd, you should definitely upgrade your man pad with these awesome gadgets.

B&W Zeppelin

Imagine listening to your music through crappy Apple earbuds for the rest of your days. Oh, the humanity! A much better alternative would be to get a high quality audio dock like the B&W Zeppelin, which features Apple’s Airplay technology for wirelessly streaming tunes from your iOS device to the speaker. Get a few of them around the man cave for an immersive experience.

Price: $747.95
Web: Lasoo


Belkin Keyboard Folio for iPad 2

The iPad is great, right up until the point you want to do some serious touch-typing on it. Then it just becomes an awkward screen that jumbles letters and numbers, even before AutoCorrect starts damning things to hell. Belkin’s Folio keyboard solves the problem of typing on a touchscreen, with up to 60 hours of active battery life and 2000 hours of standby. It also acts as the iPad’s very own Kevin Costner, protecting the tablet from wannabe assassins and aggressive cats.

Price: $80
Web: Lasoo


Panasonic PT-AE7000 Full HD 3D projector

65-inch TVs may look good on your lounge room wall, but if you really want to deck out your man cave with the best of the best, why not throw up a whopping 300-inch picture with this kickass projector. Capable of beaming both 2D and 3D images in glorious high definition, the projector image is bright, vibrant and easily the best way to watch sports or film on a big screen.

Price: $3249
Web: Lasoo


Humax HDR-7500T PVR

Unless your name rhymes with Dames Cracker, you probably don’t have enough money to sit around and watch TV all day in your man cave. That’s why you need a large capacity DVR like this Humax, which has a one terabyte hard drive for recording up to 400 hours of standard definition television. It also supports YouTube playback and ABC’s iView and media streaming from your home PC, so you’ll always have something to watch.

Price: $488
Web: Lasoo


Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro 4/3rds camera

Once you’ve got your man cave all set up, the next step is to take lots of awesome photos to brag about it online. The OM-D E-M5 from Olympus is the perfect camera for the job, with a compact, lightweight body packed full of features that help not only take fantastic photos, but also improve your photographic skill. It also takes pretty amazing Full HD video, should you want to start a YouTube channel from within your man cave.

Price: $1447 (with 12-50mm lens)
Web: Lasoo


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Nick Broughall is the Australian Editor of TechRadar.com, where he gets to indulge his passion for geekery and the lastest technology. He is also the Editor of EFTM.com.au, where he gets to indulge his passion for manliness, from sampling fine liquor to the joys of growing a beard. It's a pretty good life, really.
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