Love can’t be measured in dollars but your bank account can. How much you spend on your dad, uncle, or father figure in your life this Father’s Day is not what counts, but you want to get something nice without extending yourself so far that you have to ask him for a loan.
These tech gifts appeal to a wide variety of fathers at a range of prices, though none higher than $ 100. Some are truly astounding, like a levitating speaker he’s sure to show off, while others are more mundane but definitely useful, like a beautiful leather roll-up that stores all his chargers and wires. Whatever you choose, he’ll love it because it’s from you.
Beyerdynamic DT 240 Pro Headphones
Bluetooth Travel Speaker
This speaker is lightweight and loops onto his luggage or keys. It can play music or handle calls for four hours before it needs charging.
Cords can be a tangled mess when they’re left on their own. He can separate them out with these Cord Tacos.
Maybe he has dreams of a smart home that listens to everything he says or he just wants to know the weather without having to look at his phone. Either way, the Amazon Echo Dot is the perfect gift on its own or as part of a pack of Alexa-controlled devices.
Garmin Vivosmart 4
Dad doesn’t need an Apple Watch to stay fit. The Garmin Vivosmart 4 is an attractive fitness tracker with accurate, in-depth metrics and up to a week of battery life.
Native Union Apple Watch Strap
If he already has an Apple Watch, you can get him the Active strap from Native Union. It’s made of waterproof leather, making it a versatile choice that goes with any outfit or activity.
Hoveric Levitating Speaker
This speaker levitates and spins while his music plays. It’s a bit of a magic trick he can show off after he’s exhausted his dad repertoire (which largely comprises pulling a quarter out of your ear).
Get him a Kindle so he can take his library everywhere. It has a display that reads like paper, so it’s much easier on the eyes than a traditional tablet, and it holds tons of titles. If he likes to change it up with an audiobook once in a while, he can link it to his Audible account and listen that way.
Leather Charger Roll Up
The way he relies on his phone and his tablet, he has to have an extra battery, charging cables, and his earphones on him at all times. Make sure they’re not a mess with this leather charger roll-up from Mark & Graham.
Logitech Keys-to-Go Keyboard
If he’s always on the go but still needs to get his work done, Logitech’s Keys-to-Go Keyboard makes for a great gift. This Bluetooth keyboard is light and slim, making it the perfect traveling companion for any phone or tablet.
Looftlighter Fire-Lighting Tool
Save him (and yourself and the environment) from the dangers of lighter fluid. The Looftlighter sets charcoal and wood ablaze in 60 seconds.
NytStnd Tray Apple Device Charger
If he’s an Apple fan-dad, he’s probably got cables everywhere. Get him a place where his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, and Apple Pencil can all get charged up together.
Perfect Drink Pro
Looking for something to keep dad occupied? The Perfect Drink Pro smart scale and app will help him make bartender-worthy cocktails no matter how good a mixologist he might be.
Philips Hue Starter Kit
Plumen Pantone Denab Pendant
R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid
He probably had an R2-D2 figure or two in his day. Get him an upgrade with this app-enabled version that beeps and boops on command. R2 also interacts with the screen when a Star Wars film is on.
Roku Streaming Stick+
The Roku Streaming Stick+ is one of the easiest ways to smarten up a TV. It easily solves the aesthetic problem of getting streaming on a wall-mounted TV, is portable, and of course gets nearly 2,000 channels.
Skullcandy Jib Wireless Earbuds
Smart Rope Pure Jump Rope
If Rocky was still boxing, he’d use this Smart Rope Pure jump rope to train. It keeps track of workout stats and comes with an app that offers interval training guidance.
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