Fatherís Day gift ideas for the tech savvy dad
By The Waldron News
There are two types of dads out there: the ones who are unapologetically tech-crazy, and the ones who don't even know how to turn on their own computer. Fortunately, there are amazing Father's Day tech gifts that will work no matter what type of person your dad is... because tech gifts are only fun to receive if you can actually figure out how to use them.
This Father's Day, get your dad a gift that he'll actually use ó something that will make his life a little bit easier and less hectic. In other words, a tech gift that will basically make you the best daughter in the world. Whether you want to get something inexpensive but still cool, or if you want to splurge on a bigger item (or chip in for a gift with your siblings), there is something for everyone on this list. In fact, these gift ideas are so cool, you'll want to buy them for your dad just so you can steal them for yourself. Here are 18 tech gifts you need to buy your dad this Father's Day.
FOR THE DAD WHO LOVES A GOOD BBQ
A Bluetooth thermometer makes it easy for your dad to socialize even while heís grilling a perfect burger. It works by notifying his phone when the food is at the right temperature. Itís super helpful.
FOR THE DAD WHO LOVES TV AND MOVIES
A great recommendation is Roku as a gift because it is literally one of the best things ever invented. It lets you stream movies and TV shows from apps like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO Go, Showtime, YouTube, Google Play, and so much more.
FOR THE BUSINESSMAN DAD
If your dad carries his laptop to and from work every day, or just travels a lot for business, he needs a really good, sturdy laptop bag. Purchase a bag that has room for a laptop and a tablet, along with other little items, itís super padded, has a water bottle pocket, and fits comfortably.
FOR THE DAD WHO LOVES MUSIC
Everyone should have a portable speaker in the summer. A speaker would be great if your dad is always outdoors, whether heís working, fishing, camping, etc. Itís splashproof and durable, and the simple design makes it perfect for your dad.
FOR THE DAD WHO HAS EVERYTHING
No dad will say no to a good pair of headphones.
FOR THE DAD WHO IS CONSTANTLY WORKING
If your dad is always on his laptop or travels a lot for work, get him a nice lap desk. The ventilation keeps the laptop cool, and also keeps him from burning himself. This makes it easy for him to use a mouse even if his laptop is in his lap.
FOR THE HEALTH OBSESSED DAD
Looking to splurge on something awesome? Go for this Fitbit Charge. It tracks all activity, monitors sleep, syncs wirelessly to all smartphones, and has a super long battery life.
FOR THE SUPER ORGANIZED DAD
If your dad is constantly writing down little notes and using his tablet, get him a collectable pen. This is really great for the dad who wants to keep it old school at least a little bit.
FOR THE SIMPLE DAD
Dads usually donít have a bag they carry around that holds all their stuff like we do. Most of their stuff goes in their pockets, so make it easier on your dad with this cell phone case that holds the important stuff. Itís perfect for days when he doesnít need his entire wallet, like beach trips or camping.