Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 17 and that leaves a lot of families with a big dilemma: What gift do you get dad? It’s not a competition, but you would love to get dad something he’s going to brag about to his buddies. There are some great gadgets out there that will fit the bill.
There are a lot of different kinds of dads. Some are into cars. Some are into movies or gaming. Some love to hit the gym. Whatever your dad is into, there’s a gadget that matches his style.
We’re here to help take some of the guesswork out of shopping for pop this year. Check out these brag-worthy gadgets that will make dad smile on Father’s Day.
Fitbit Charge 2
If your dad is a workout warrior (or wants to become one), then outfit him with the Fitbit Charge 2 fitness monitor, which syncs up to most smartphones. It will help him track his heart rate, calories burned, steps, activity level, and overall fitness level. It can also be used as a sleep monitor. The sleek design can be worn to work or out and about on the weekends.
Every hero dad deserves another kind of hero: the GoPro HERO action video camera. He can use it to capture footage of his adventures, whether he’s climbing a challenging trail or building a fort with the kids in the backyard. This camera is waterproof and built to handle whatever you throw at it…even if it’s just a water balloon. It also responds to voice commands to start and stop recordings and take photos.
Wooden Docking Station
Help dad get organized with this Wooden Docking Station that holds his smartphone, tablet, watch, wallet, pen, coffee mug, and credit cards. The built-in mirror lets him check his look before going out. The station is made from birch plywood and assembles quickly. Dad can keep it on his dresser, his desk, or by the door for easy access.
Taking handmade to an whole new level!
A St. Louis teenager used his brain and the resources provided to do something awesome for his dad, who had his arm amputated following an RPG attack in Iraq in 2003. Click here to read how one teen used 3-D printing to build a new arm for his veteran dad.