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Best Tech Gift Ideas for Dads
From solar-powered chargers to grill gadgets, we've rounded up great tech gifts for dads that he'll love unwrapping this year. Check out even more unique Christmas gift ideas for kids, adults and everyone on your list!
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Sleek is the name of the game when it comes to listening to his favorite music on his mobile phone, iPod, iPad or computer. These Bluetooth-enabled wireless headphones are a great accessory for anyone who appreciates the sound of good music and wants to look cool too.
Azeca Stereo Bluetooth Folding Headset starts at $64.99
If there’s a golfer in the house, you know that a round can make or break his day. For a more consistent game, give him the Senso Glove. Senso Glove is an electronic golf glove that provides real-time feedback for correcting grip pressure for a smoother, more powerful swing.
$89, available at Senso Glove
Logitech takes remote controls to the next level with its Harmony line of universal remote controls. Who thought a remote could be this high tech? Dad will never have to deal with multiple remotes again and can configure the Harmony to be an all-in-one changer that offers touchscreen design and intuitive controls.
Models start at $29.99, available at logitech.com
Best Foot Forward
If he needs a little more motivation to get up and get active, Striiv is a next generation pedometer/activity monitor that includes technology, gaming and even donations to charity through movement. It’s a small device that can be attached to a keychain or belt, and it monitors daily activity. The more active you are, the more games you can play and most importantly, the more you’re donating to charity at no cost to you (through Striiv sponsors).
from Striiv.com, $99
- Valerie Fischel
Rock the Block
Turn your iPod into a mini-boom box wherever you go. Perfect for a playdate or picnic in the park, just connect this super-portable mini-speaker to your iPod (no batteries required) and turn it up. A fun and easy way to share your favorite tunes! Available in a variety of colors.
Oh no! You need a gift for Dad pronto! Click and get an instant application for his iPhone, the ideal gift for the kind of dude who likes practical gifts. Some of them are free! All apps are available through Apple's App Store. (Or click on the links below!) Another great idea: get him an iTunes gift card and suggest these awesome apps in a holiday card.
Gas Cubby MPG & Car Maintenance: Track your gas mileage and vehicle maintenance to keep your car running at its best. $4.99.
Golf Rules Quick Reference:Based on the bestseller, Golf Rules Quick Reference, this application is a pocket guide of all golf rules. Brush up on your knowledge or use it when you're stumped on the course. $9.99.
The SolarGorilla Portable Laptop Charger allows tech-geeks/eco-nerds to power their laptops, cell phones, and even portable DVD players with the sun. Yes, it's great for the environment, but hello, it's convenient for you. Charge your stuff while your kids are at the park, you're on vacation or you're working outside.