Father’s Day is coming soon so you’ll want to check out these awesome Father’s Day tech gifts. These gifts for Dad will bring joy to him, whether or not your father is a fan of tech.
This Father’s Day gift list spans any budget, and you may even find something special for yourself!
Is your dad tired of hauling around multiple cables for multiple devices? Is he fed up with fighting over who gets to charge their devices first?
Get Dad a Multi-Charging Cable that can charge up to three devices at one time. No longer does Dad have to worry about being caught without the proper charging cable. This Multi-Charging Cable can charge phones and tablets with its USB-C, micro-USB, and lightning tips, all from one cable.
The Mult-Charging Cable is available from Amazon for $7.99.
JunDa Car Phone Holder
Does your Dad use his phone while he drives? Get him the JunDa Car Phone Holder to help him see the screen while keeping his eyes on the road when he’s navigating or using the phone in other ways.
The JunDa Car Phone Holder clips on to the dashboard and holds phones up to 6.5 inches (16 cm). The mount rotates 360° for viewing from any angle.
The JunDa Car Phone Holder is available from Amazon for $10.99.
Commuter’s Heating and Cooling Cup
Dad can keep his drinks warm or cold with the Commuter’s Heating and Cooling Cup. This device nestles in your car’s cup holder, and plugs in to keep your drink hot up to 159° (71°C) or cool down to 38°F (3° C) with just the flip of a switch.
The Commuter’s Heating and Cooling Cup is available from Hammacher Schlemmer for $29.95.
Pac-Man Arcade Clock
Is your dad nostalgic for the days when he was a PacMan champ? Start his day with a smile, with the Pac-Man Arcade Clock. This alarm clock plays the retro sound of a PacMan game at the designated time.
Dad can use the joystick and the buttons to set the time and set the alarm. This video shows how the Pac-Man Arcade Alarm Clock works:
The PacMan Arcade Alarm Clock is available from ThinkGeek for $29.99.
Teckin Smart Plugs
Turn Dad’s home into a Smart Home without him having to buy anything new. Teckin Smart Plugs work with Alexa, Google Home, and IFTTT to transform almost anything electrical into a smart device.
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With Smart Plugs Dad will be able to turn items like lamps, coffee makers, TVs and more on and off with the sound of his voice. Use the app to control these Smart Plugs from anywhere in the world.
The app can also be used to set up scenes such as Bedtime or Arriving Home to have multiple devices respond or be scheduled at once.
A four-pack of Teckin Smart Plugs is available from Amazon for $32.99.
Olfactory Radio Clock
Does your dad have difficulty waking up in the morning? Does he hate getting jolted out of sleep by the sound of an alarm?
Get him the olfactory radio clock that gently awakens him with his favorite smells. With this clock, Dad can wake to the smell of bacon, coffee or Paradise (the ocean), starting his day off right.
The olfactory radio clock emits a scent at a scheduled time. There’s even a snooze button in case Dad wants a few more minutes of shut-eye. An alarm or music from the radio can be used as a backup, in case Dad sleeps through the scent.
This clock comes with one capsule of bacon scent, you can purchase additional capsules of bacon, coffee and Paradise separately. Each capsule lasts for about 30 uses.
The Olfactory Radio Clock is available from ThinkGeek for $55.97. Additional capsules cost $5.97.
HubMax Universal Charger
If Dad has devices, he probably needs extra power on the go. Give him the HubMax Universal Charger that can extend battery life for his smartphone and tablet up to six times.
The HubMax Universal Charger has a 10050mAh battery to charge devices when you’re away from a power source. Dad can leave his cables behind, this charger comes complete with a wall prong, USB-C cable, lightning cable, and a USB port.
The HubMax Universal Charger is available from MyCharge for $99.99.
PetSafe Smart Feeder
If Dad is in charge of feeding your dog or cat, make his job easier with the PetSafe Smart Feeder. This feeder holds up to 24 cups of dry or semi-moist food and can dispense up to 12 meals a day. Each meal can range from 1/8 cup to 4 cups.
An optional Slow Feed setting can deliver each meal over a 15-minute period.
Schedule the exact amount you want your pet to be fed and when you want the feedings to happen. The Smart Feeder connects to Wi-Fi and an app on your phone so you can change the feeding schedule when you’re away from home.
The PetSafe Smart Feeder is available from Amazon for $189.
Rachio Sprinkler Controller
Make the chore of watering the lawn and garden easier with the Rachio Sprinkler Controller. With up to 16 zones this sprinkler controller can program unique schedules for watering each section of your property.
Schedule watering for the same time each day or have the Rachio connect with the weather service to water your lawn and garden based on rainfall in your area. Smart Schedules can help you program the Rachio based on the specific watering needs of your lawn and garden, including plant type, soil type, sun exposure, and more.
You can control the Rachio using its app, Alexa, and/or the unit itself.
The Rachio Sprinkler Controller is available from Amazon beginning at $221.99.
Let Dad be the Life of the Party, without having to worry about mixing drinks for his guests. The Robotic Bartender can mix drinks automatically, with over 600 drink recipes in its database.
Search for drinks alphabetically or by category, such as tropical drinks. Concoct your own cocktail by adding or deleting ingredients, and changing proportions or drink sizes.
The Robotic Bartender holds up to 16 bottles of liquor (not included) and 12 bottles of mixers (included). It comes complete with trays for garnishes and an ice bucket that can hold up to 20 lbs. (9 kg) of ice.
The Robotic Bartender is available from Hammacher Schlemmer for $25,000.
Which of these terrific Father’s Day gifts would be best for your dad? Are there any that you’d like for yourself? Would your dad have more fun at parties if he had the robotic bartender?
Share your thoughts in the Comments section below!
*Father’s Day calendar photo (edited) courtesy of Marco Verch via Flickr and Creative Commons