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Jun 12

Fathers Day Gift Ideas For Techie Dads

Fathers day gift iideas for techie dadsFather’s day is fast approaching and we are all looking for that ideal gift for our dads. Well if your dad is a techie dad and likes his gadgets and toys look no further we have 10 of the best father’s day gift ideas that won’t break the bank. From the useful to the silly they are sure to love these gifts.

Fathers Day Gifts For Techie Dads

1. Snugg Ipad 2 case

The Snugg case helps keep your IPad safe while still looking cool. The Snugg automatically wakes and puts the IPad to sleep and the elastic strap makes it easy to use the IPad on the go and is also perfect for using face time.

The case also has cut-outs for the camera and other IPad ports and connections. The case is made of premium leather with premium nubuck fibre interior. Check out some of the reviews from Amazon. A perfect father’s day gift for the IPad dad.

2. Satechi Cyclone Micro 2+

This amazing little device allows you to play your favourite media files including movies and TV by simply plugging in a USB drive or SD card. The files stream directly to TV via a HDMI cable or via composite.

Supports Video Formats: MKV, AVI, MOV, MP4, MPG, FLV, VOB, DAT, RM/RMVB

The device also supports 1080p up scaling and comes with its own remote control and has a basic interface that is easy to use. At the price you really can’t go wrong especially when there are more expensive models out there that don’t do the job quite as well.

3. Premium Solar Charger

Does dad have a lot of gadgets? Is he always looking for a charger?

If so he will love this. Ideal for emergency power as it can use solar power or for on the go and trips. The built in battery can be charged using sunlight or the provided USB cable.

He won’t be caught out again or have the excuse his battery is dead with this nifty bit of kit!

4. Boogie board writing tablet

Is dad always forgetting things well with this smart little device he wont anymore. Its small enough to stick on your fridge or stick in a briefcase and messages can easily be wiped . The item is durable and you can write on it with the stylus or your finger! No more looking for pens.

Although this model does not allow you to save messages or images there is a more expensive version that allows you to do just that if you are happy to spend a little more you can try the Boogie Board Rip 9.5-Inch LCD Writing Tablet.

5. Norpro 5569 Cup warmer

Does your dad spend a lot of time at his desk. If so he will probably appreciate this stylish little gadget that will keep his coffee nice and warm

  • Nonstick heating element
  • Includes on/off switch with a neon light indicator
  • Ul approved

6. USB Rocket launcer

Dads like to have fun too you know! If you are looking for a fun little toy that is a little different from other father’s day gadgets then this could be just the ticket. There are many items similar to this one but this has a reputation of being well built and actually works.

  • 4 foam missiles (Can buy more)
  • USB powered
  • Download software
  • Compatible with Windows 7, Vista, SP SP2 or later

7. Oregon Scientific Wireless Weather Station

This neat little gadget forecasts the weather 24 hours in advance so now more listening to the weatherman and complaining that they are wrong your dad can be the weatherman. It also displays the indoor and outdoor temperatures. Features include:

  • Automatically sets itself to the U.S. Atomic Clock
  • Displays indoor and outdoor temperature/humidity
  • Moon phases, forecast and trends
  • remote sensor with 100-foot range; Can  read up to 3 sensors
  • Ice Alert feature