8 Father’s Day gifts for the geeky dad

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Are you still thinking about getting your dad a tie or a watch? Gone are the days of Father's Day gift guides filled with repetitive ideas. This year, take things up a notch and treat your dad to something he will actually use.

  • How many Americans celebrate Father’s Day? According to the latest research, around 77% of Americans will be celebrating Father’s Day this year.
  • What do you get for the dads who have everything? From tennis ball speakers to a 10-minute smart clothing care system, our never seen before category is sure to give you inspiration.
  • How can you make dad truly happy? By spending more time with him! Try a game of chess or even a puzzle.

Father’s Day isn’t just a single day of appreciation. It’s a day that reminds us how much our dads mean to us. Of course, a dad can come in many forms and there are few things they wouldn’t do for us. Show him how grateful you are by getting him something that he’ll really love. Ditch the traditional (read: boring) gifts once and for all. This year, use our guide for the best Father’s Day gifts.

For the workaholic dad

If your dad is always working even when he’s not at work, help him enhance his office productivity. Depending on your budget, we suggest an efficient wireless charger or you can transform his workflow with a powerful laptop.

HP ENVY x2 Always-On ARM Laptop

With an incredible battery, this two-in-one device can last up to 1,000 hours on standby. In addition, it’ll power him through the day with a whopping 22 hours of run time. When he needs to hunker down and get to work, the device has an adjustable angle for the display and an ergonomic keyboard.

Price: $999.99

Why he’ll love it: The battery life says it all. Dad is going to love working on the go with this laptop by his side. 

mophie Wireless Smartphone Charging Base

This innovative device has technology designed for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. All he needs to do is drop his smartphone onto the wireless charging pad and it will initiate a charge. But, this charger is more than just convenient. It also has 7.5W of power for super fast charging.

Price: $59.95

Wireless Smartphone Charging Base

Wireless Smartphone Charging Base

Why he’ll love it: By placing this charger on your dad’s desk or nightstand, topping up his smartphone battery will be easier than ever.

For the dad who is always on his phone

Does your dad love his smartphone? With all the new upgraded technology, it’s easy to see why. Help him love his device even more with these nifty gadgets.

SmartBatz PowerBase Fast Charging Wireless Charger

This device will change the way he charges his device. Along with a wireless charging base, it comes with three external and highly portable batteries. These powerful power banks provide 100% extra power. In fact, in just 15 minutes of charging, his smartphone will get an additional three hours of usage.

Price: $409.63

Fast Charging Wireless Charger

Fast Charging Wireless Charger

Why he’ll love it: The design is perfect for your dad’s mobile lifestyle. He can simply charge his phone wirelessly and also share batteries with others if necessary.

Twelve South AirFly Bluetooth Headphone Adapter

By using Bluetooth connectivity, AirFly will enable him to use his wireless headphones or earbuds with in-flight entertainment systems. Likewise, he can plug it into a treadmill, elliptical, or any fitness machine that requires wired headphones. All he has to do is pair his headphones with AirFly and plug it into the headphone jack.

Price: $39.99

Why he’ll love it: Your dad might be up with the latest tech but that doesn’t mean the world around him is. Be it at the gym or on the plane, this headphone adapter is an absolute savior.

For the nomadic dad

Traveling can fun but only if you have the right gadgets by your side. So, if your dad is a frequent flyer, help him enjoy his journey to the fullest.

Steamery Cirrus No.2 Premium Travel Steamer

This hand steamer offers a luxurious design thanks to its soft, matte finish. It ensures that the steam spreads evenly over the fabric, allowing it to smooth out every crease in one simple swipe. Your dad will look his best on any business trip.

Price: $131.95

Why he’ll love it: The design is simple, portable, and super easy to use. What else can you ask for!

Master & Dynamic MW50+ 2-in-1 Wireless Headphones

Featuring a unique dual-purpose design, these headphones come with both on-ear and over-ear options. Aside from being incredibly versatile, the interchangeable ear pads also deliver exceptional sound.

Price: $399

Why he’ll love it: If your dad is an audiophile and can’t survive without Spotify, these headphones offer true versatility.

For dads who just love technology

Perhaps your dad is really clued in with the latest innovations. If that’s the case, bring the technology home with these incredible devices.

Jibo Intelligent Home Robot

Equipped with brilliant technology, this robot interacts with your family with natural ease. In addition to (dad) jokes and quips, your dad can ask also Jibo about the news, traffic, or weather. In addition, he can put to use the built-in camera to have Jibo snap a photo.

Price: $899

Why he’ll love it: It’s on the pricier side, but your dad will love being able to capture all the family memories as they happen.

Oculus Go Wireless VR Headset

Totally comfortable and wire-free, this system lets your dad move and interact with virtual reality like never before. The Oculus Go is an all-in-one system. Once in place, he’ll have access to over 1000 games, apps, 360° experiences, and more, all in stunning clarity. Whether he’s a gamer or a sports fan, it will truly blow him away.

Price: $199

Wireless VR Headset

Wireless VR Headset

Why he’ll love it: If your dad hasn’t experienced VR yet, the Oculus Go is the best way to kickstart his journey in the virtual world. It’s easy to use and chock full of impressive content.

Did you find something for your dad on the list? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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Meet Ashley Timms

Ashley Timms is the Editor in Chief at Gadget Flow where she gets to write about the most incredible products in the world. When she’s not writing, she’s producing fine art dog photography.

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