Top 15 Tech Gifts for Dad

posted on May 6, 2014 at 6:27 am

It’s just about that time of year. The time where we take a moment to tell Dad just how much we love and appreciate all that he does. But today’s Dad is a lot more tech savvy than we think. So before you go out and buy him a boring tie or plaid pajamas check out these amazing gadgets that will wow your techie and make him the envy of all of his Daddy friends.

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via mylifescoop.com

1. Galaxy Gear

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via samsung.com

If Dad has a Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 2 or Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy Gear is the perfect gift for him!  He can receive quick glance notifications, such as texts, emails and hands-free phone calls all on his wrist. And if he is one of those guys that is always losing his phone, he can use his Galaxy Gear from the next room to remotely activate sounds or vibrations making it easy to find!

Cost: $249.00

2. Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker with Soft Cover

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via bose.com

Dad can enjoy his music on the go, everywhere he goes. The Soundlink Mini Bluetooth speakers delivers full, natural sound from an ultra-compact speaker that fits in the palm of his hand. It connects wirelessly to his smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth device, so he can listen to his music, videos or games anytime, anywhere.

Cost: $224.90

3. Nest Thermostat

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via hauserair.com

Even though a thermostat doesn’t seem like a gift that would get the tech savvy world buzzing, the Nest managed to do just that. It’s connected to the Internet, meaning you can monitor and change the temperature of your home no matter where you are. But the most exciting feature of the Nest is that it learns how to heat or cool your house based on your behaviors. As you make adjustments to the temperature, the Nest tracks and plots that information, making it possible for the Nest to adjust the temp to save on energy. Efficiency and innovation!

Cost: $249.00

4. Robomow RS612 Robotic Lawnmower

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via sears.com

The ultimate in Dad gifts has to be a robotic lawnmower from Robomow which you can purchase at Sears. The Robomow does the mowing for him! Designed for lawns up to 1/4 acre in size, it will have your lawn trimmed, clipped and looking pristine in a snip. Built with Bluetooth connectivity allows you to manage your Robomow even easier from the Robomow app. Buy this for Dad and he will certainly be the envy of all of the Dads in the neighborhood.

Cost: $1,499.00

5. iRig HD

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Does your Dad play guitar? Then this is the perfect tech gift for him. This tiny little gadget that could fit in his pocket essentially turns his iPhone, iPod, iPad or Mac into an amplifier. It features a 24-bit AD ultra-transparent converter that accurately preserves the nuances of his instrument. So now Dad can rock out wherever he goes.

Cost: $99.99

6. SensoGlove

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via tech.co

For the golfer in your life, the SensoGlove provides the first and only golf glove with built-in sensors that constantly read the pressure of his grip. Practice with the glove – which has a built-in digital computer – and it will teach him the correct grip pressure for a smooth, consistent swing that delivers greater distance, enhanced precision and lower scores!

Cost: $89.00

7. Handheld “Smoking Gun” Device

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via muddle-me.com

Dads love to smoke foods. So go out and get him the Smoking Gun, which makes his kitchen and bar creations even more unique. The Smoking Gun is different than traditional smoking methods in that you can turn even salads, chocolate, meringue, sauces, butters and fruit into unique culinary sensations by adding a measured amount of natural, cool smoke. Durable and hand-held, this gift will keep your tech-savvy cook entertained for a long time to come.

Cost: $99.95

8. Panono

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via blog-eyeem.com

You are going to have to pre-order this because it is brand new and hot! So if you have an early adopter, make sure he gets this before all of his other tech-savvy friends. This one-of-a-kind camera is so unique that you just toss it up into the air and the camera will capture everything in every direction into a high-resolution 360 x 360 full spherical panoramic image.

Cost: $579.00

9. Virtual Keyboard

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via brookstone.com

Put the future at your Dad’s fingertips with this virtual keyboard that uses revolutionary laser technology to project the keys onto any any flat surface. Connected via Bluetooth technology it magically tracks his fingers and types to Apple and Android devices.

Cost: $119.99

10. iDevice iGrill 2

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via grillingwithrich.com

You can help Dad take the guess work out of grilling by gifting him this single probe, wireless Bluetooth Smart thermometer which will let him know when his food is the exact temperature right on his mobile device.

Cost: $39.99

 

11. Rachio Automated Lawn System

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via confluence-denver.com

Taking the headache out of keeping the yard beautiful, this sprinkler controller maintains your watering schedule for you. It automatically adjusts for changes in the weather and seasonality, conserving water while keeping your lawn looking fabulous. It’ll do all of the work for you, or you can control it directly from you’re a smartphone app at the palm of your hand.

Cost: $249.00

 

12. Roku 3

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via roku.com

If Dad is a big media buff, then run out and get him Roku. This comprehensive streaming entertainment system connects directly to your TV and to your high-speed Internet service through your home network and can bring you all of the hottest movies, TV shows, music, games and more on your TV through a number of systems including Netflix, Pandora, huluplus and more.

Cost: $69.99

 

13. Logitech Harmony Smart Control

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via wegotserved.com

 

 

This ultimate in home theater devices will turn Dad’s iPhone or Android mobile phone into a personal universal remote control, including 50 different channel icons, including 50 favorite channel icons and gesture control.

Cost: $129.99

 

14. Parrot Flower Power

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via the-gadgeteer.com

If Dad has a green thumb then you should give him this gift of gardening technology. Expert researchers created a waterproof, precision gardening tool powered by Bluetooth technology that will make sure his plants are accurately watered indoors or outdoors. By doing things like using sensors to measure air temperature, temperature of the soil and monitor light, this is a gardening tool that will do all of the thinking for Dad making sure his plants are beautiful year-round.

Cost: $59.95

 

15. DJI Phantom 2 Vision

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via wordlesstech.com

Give Dad the ultimate photographic experience by buying him one of the hottest remote controlled drones on the market. The Phantom 2 Vision has a GPS auto-pilot system that offers position holding, provides altitude lock alone with stable hovering so that you can focus on getting really cool shots. It carries an extremely high quality stills camera and shoots full HD video at 1080p. The camera is stabilized on the drone on a tilt axis and can be controlled through an app. You will absolutely wow Dad with all of the technology wrapped into this amazingly fun product.

Cost: $999.00

 


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