Boys have not always had access to such entertaining toys! Before the dawning of advances in technology and robotics, boys toys were very simple. Toy soldiers, dominos and die-cast vehicles would have been some typical boys toys.
In the modern era toys for boys and men are especially instrumental in the gaming and gadget industry. Men tend to spend more on gadgetry than women, and the latest technoloy appeals to men - more often than not to show off to their friends!