Dads come in all shapes and sizes, and finding top gadgets for dad can be a nightmare!
It all comes down to what kind of dad you have…
Is he the handyman that will fix anything and hassles you for calling AAA?
Is he the workaholic that you never seemed to understand until you had kids of your own?
Or is he the buddy that just wants to be your friend?
As your relationship with your dad changes, one thing remains true, dads love gadgets. And these are the top gadgets for dads:
the perfect computer for Dad on the go
Lenovo’s Thinkpad is the perfect computer for Dad’s on the go. This Windows device has everything you could want in a travel laptop. Namely seemingly unending battery life. The specs don’t meet gaming standards but it will run Chome, Gmail, and Netflix. As well as Google Hangouts for those business trips when you need to talk to Dad.
The Thinkpad line is rugged as always, with drop and spill protection. But what we love about the Thinkpad is the keyboard, the simplicity, and the speed.
Philips Norelco OneBlade Face
Dad needs a real shaver to look sharp.
Don’t let your dad use the disposable pink daisies to shave with. The OneBlade gives what is perhaps the best shave from an electric shave currently available.
The OneBlade contours with your face and protects sensitive skin. It features a stubble guard and inexpensive blades that last up to 4 months. Don’t let your dad be mistaken for bigfoot in the locker room, grab him a Philip Norelco One Blade.
the belt from the hit series Shark Tank
Don’t let dad suffer from plumber’s crack. The Mission Ratcheting Belt always gives the perfect fit to keep your pants up while being rugged and stylish. The ingenious ratcheting belt system clicks into place snuggly and securely with its quarter-inch teeth and it holds.
The belts and buckles are interchangeable and the leather quality is top-notch. Say no to plumbers crack.
Crescent 7 Pc. Wrench Set
Hex, Square, Torx, and more covered
If Hoarders taught me anything you can never have too many tools. The perfect wrench changes a job from I’ll do it next weekend to its already done. The perfect wrench is a ratcheting one. It turns those jobs with no space to swing a wrench from impossible into a simple teaching exercise with their sons and daughters.
Crescent has long been a quality tool maker and their ratcheting wrenches are some of the best. We the ratchet on the open end of the wrench it makes it easier to get on the nuts and turn while the box end is solid for when you need power. Truly a well-designed tool.
Google Nest Learning Thermostat
voice control your home heating
I remember thinking my dad had an alarm in his head go off when we touched the Thermostat. The Nest Smart Thermostat moves it to his smartphone. Nest has really surprised us with its app quality and connectivity.
The Nest Thermostat can also save a bundle on your next heating and cooling bills. Schedule your temperature controls or adjust them on the fly with a smartphone. Being comfortable and saving money sounds like a dad to me.
Super NES Classic
Get nostalgic with this 90s classic
I remember the first console I got on my twelfth birthday. Super Nintendo, it was beautiful. My dad and uncles stayed up with me playing Super Mario till late at night. I always get depressed when I think about how much my dad must have worked for that console, and a bit happy when I remember that he already had a Mario saved when I opened the package.
The Super NES Classic lets you and your dad relive those moments with 21 preloaded games, two controllers, and great new features like the Save anywhere and Rewind for when you can’t quite beat Super Punch-Out. Relive the memories with this great console.
Coleman 54-Quart Cooler
up to 85 cans and 4-day ice retention
Spending a ton on a Yeti cooler seems crazy when you just want to keep some beers cold in the boat or at the tailgate. Since most of us have memories of the Colemen Steel Belted Cooler we think it might be time for the old girl to have an update.
It doesn’t keep your drinks cold for 10 days like a rotomolded cooler like a Yeti or an Ocra, but it is built like a tank, keeps your drinks cold, and looks amazing. The best part is it is a third the cost of the Yeti and Orca. Why spend more when you only need it to last through the football game.
Wireless Charger Desk Stand Organizer
the ideal gift for the organized dad
Wallet, Cellphone, Keys. Cellphone, Keys, Wallet. Keys, Wallet, Cellphone. We all do the triple tap, even dads. Why not get him two best gifts, a wireless charger, and a bedtable organizer.
The Easy Acc Desk Organizer stops dad from looking everywhere for his phone, pens, glasses, and wallet. Great to relieve stress at the office or at home. Not so great when you need to borrow the car at midnight.
That’s our ten best gadget list for dads. Did you know we spend 30% less on Father’s Dad than on Mother’s day? Dad usually has to take care of themselves and settle for a tie. Do him a favor and grab an item or two from our list of gadgets. Just be careful… Mom gets jealous.
Gardena 4069 R80Li Robotic Lawnmower
Autonomous, quiet, energy-efficient
Wanting a perfect lawn is a sign you have reached your dad years, but why spend time mowing when you could be out with the kids, hanging with your wife, or playing fantasy football.
The Gardena Robotic Lawnmower is a revolution, think Roomba for your lawn. It charges and goes cutting your lawn safely and without all the hassle of a push or riding mower. Gardena created a beast, give it a quick YouTube search to see some of the impressively long lawns this thing can cut. With this robotic lawnmower, your lawn will always look fantastic while you get on with life.
Moleskine Pen+ Smart Writing Set
From notebook to a device in seconds
Everything is switching to digital and there is something off about it. You just don’t have the same feeling, telling Google to add a reminder as you do writing it on a sticky note and slapping it onto your fridge.
Studies have shown that the act of physically writing down information helps you retain it. But who has the time to handwrite and then retype it onto a computer? Now you don’t have to. The Moleskine Smart Writing System allows you to journal, write out notes, or even add reminders and allow you to transfer them directly to your computer or smartphone.
This is great for anyone, even dads who hate tech. So now he just needs to write it once in the Moleskine Smart notebooks and transfer it. Their transcribing software is amazing. Using the Datebook puts appointments right onto the Google calendar, add reminders, draw pictures, anything you want to do with very few steps from paper to computer.
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