When buying Father’s Day gifts, every dad fits into a category. There’s the BBQ dad, the dads who love game night, the bearded dad, the gig dad, and so forth. But there’s one category that’s particularly challenging to buy for: the dad who loves tech.
So what do you buy for the techie who has everything? Luckily, we’ve rounded up the best gifts for the tech dad. So, browse, buy, and bring the latest gadgets into his life.
For The House-Proud Dad
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If your dad’s all about keeping the homestead secure, you can’t go wrong with the Scout Indoor Camera from Scout Alarm ($99). The camera records and notifies you via your phone as soon as there's movement or noise. There’s also night vision, crystal-clear picture, and easy setup.
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Give your dad the power to effortlessly control everything throughout the house with the Smart Thermostat Premium from ecobee ($249.99). This small gizmo helps homes save up to 26% on annual heating and cooling costs – perfect if you want to save your dad some beer money.
You can control it with the app or Apple watch, stream your Spotify, and command it using the built-in Siri or Alexa. This is one of our top picks for Father’s Day tech gifts.
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A house-proud dad needs smart lighting. And what better lighting than the Philips Hue Cher ceiling light ($259.99)? With over 50,000 shades of warm-to-cool white light, Bluetooth control, and the option to pair with a Hue Bridge for whole-house lighting, this is an ideal choice. It also has voice control so your dad can turn off the lights when they’re left on (instead of shouting at you).
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If your dad’s not one for multi-tasking, make his life easier with the Anker 544 Wireless Charger ($119.99). It allows him to charge four devices at once. So, he can simultaneously power up his phone, Apple Watch, and more, thanks to two wireless charging surfaces, a Lightning connector dock, and a USB-C output port.
For The Dad Who Loves Music And Podcasts
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If your dad’s into listening to his favorite tunes or podcast while on the move, buy him a portable speaker. Roam by Sonos ($179) is the OG.
It’s super easy to control with the Sonos app, your voice, and Apple AirPlay 2. He can use Bluetooth while away and outdoors or add more Sonos speakers around the house for multi-room listening to his top albums or radio show.
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If he’s one for listening to music in the sunshine or when cycling, running or doing any outdoor sport, he’s going to LOVE the Bose Frames Tempo ($249). They’re high-performance sports sunglasses with a revolutionary Bose OpenAudio design for listening to music and surroundings simultaneously. There’s also an advanced dual-microphone array for calls – so he has no excuse for letting you go to voicemail while he’s out and about.
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Does your dad love his own space or having a bit of downtime? Then, grab him a pair of JBL Tour One True Adaptive Noise Cancelling headphones ($279). They’re guaranteed to let him immerse himself in a new episode of his favorite podcast and block out unwanted noises. They also adjust to any change of environment in real-time to help stay alert to the sounds of the world around you.
For The Adventure Dad
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Support Dad’s adventures and fitness goals with the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 ($219.99). It features Body Composition Analysis, real-time ECG Monitoring, an Advanced Sleep tracker, and Fitness/Auto Workout Tracking.
He can also stay motivated by connecting to live coaching sessions or joining dynamic Group Challenges with his mates. Just don’t blame us if he really gets into it and wants to show you all the data.
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If your dad’s been droning on about buying a drone, the AUTEL Robotics X-Star Premium Quadcopter from HHGregg ( $1,479.95) has a 4K camera and 3-axis gimbal for capturing his adventures.
Its intelligent flight control system means it has assisted flight modes, such as Follow Orbit Waypoints and GoHome. It also features:
- Starpoint Positioning and GPS Navigation
- Beginner Flight Mode
- 12MP still photos
- 720p HD App-based monitoring
- Up to 1.25 miles of radio range
- Up to 25 minutes of flying time
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The best Father’s day gift might be one for the old man’s best friend. The Garmin Alpha 200/TT15X Bundle from 6th Ave Electronic ($1,049.99) is a premium GPS dog collar for your dad’s adventure buddy.
It can track and train with 18 levels of continuous and momentary stimulation and audible tone and vibration models. It’s also tough enough to track up to nine miles away – perfect for keeping tabs on your dad’s pride and joy.
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Every adventure dad needs an electric mountain bike with a powerful motor and the ability to adapt to all-terrain conditions. That’s where the Samebike LO26-11 500W 26” Electric Mountain Bike from BuyBestGear ($858) comes in.
It can reach speeds of 25km/h at a max of 25-degree gradient and has a 10Ah/48V Li-ion Battery for maximum 40km mileage with pure electric mode and 70km mileage with moped mode. We won’t blame you if you buy two – one for dad and one for you.
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Whether he’s into exploring, camping, hiking, or hitting the gym, he’ll love the LARQ Bottle PureVis™ ($118). It’s the world’s first self-cleaning water bottle and water purification system. It keeps water cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 – handy for those long hikes and days spent in nature.
For the Gaming Dads
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The Logitech G G502 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse ($129) is highly recommended by gaming professionals and enthusiasts – and for a good reason. It has a comfortable grip and customizable weights for a personalized feel. This is the thing to buy if your dad’s looking for some more resistance when gaming.
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Does your dad game at the end of a WFH day? Then, get him the Das Keyboard X50Q ($115) – designed to streamline life at home and online.
This innovative bit of tech features a slick gaming look, displays all your alerts on its RGB keys, and ramps up your gaming skills. There are also WASD keycaps for keypress precision and a Gaming Mode to prevent interruptions (and mute those Slack messages).
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If you’ve ever caught your dad complaining about mobile game controllers being awkward to carry and pair with his device, get him the Razer Kishi V2 Mobile Game Controller (iOS) ($99.99). This setup is effortless and offers console-quality mobile gaming controls.
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Give your dad the gift of premium gaming with the Stealth 700 Gen 2 MAX headphones from Turtle Beach ($199.99), officially licensed for Xbox. They deliver over 40 hours of playtime with an impressive wireless connection for disturbance-free gaming. Bluetooth technology also means he can listen to his music while gaming or chat to other gamers with the larger gen 2 flip-to-mute mic.
For The Culinary King
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Everyone’s talking about air fryers at the moment. They’ve become the It product of the kitchen. So, why not one-up your standard air fryer with the Ultenic K10 Smart Air Fryer from Geekbuying ($99)?
Made for tech dads, it effortlessly connects to the app for a wide variety of cooking options and simple control from an armchair. It can also be used with voice control via Google Assistant and Alexa – so there’s no need for your dad to get stuck in with the flour and oil himself.
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Eat food that’s cooked to perfection by buying your dad the Strata Home by Monoprice Smart Sous Vide Precision Cooker from Monoprice ($59.99). It features a touch panel and wireless connectivity and can be used with the Android or iOS app to adjust the temperature and remotely schedule cooking from anywhere.
For New Dads
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If his family’s growing, he’s going to love the VAVA Baby Monitor with Split Screen ($279.99). The split-screen means he can monitor the kids, even when they’re in separate rooms.
It’s wireless, has a 900 ft transmission range, and allows him to capture every angle. It’s everything he needs to keep an eye on his little ones.
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What better way to display the new addition to the family than with the Eco4Life Digital Picture Frame from World Wide Stereo ($109)? It can play background music thanks to its built-in stereo speakers and allows you to easily share photos and videos with family and friends from anywhere.
Looking for more gifts for your dad? Check out our Father’s Day Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Every Type of Dad. Don’t forget to check out our other gift guides, too, such as Valentine’s Day Ideas, Halloween, Christmas, and more.