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5 Holiday gift ideas for the techie dad

Is your dad (or hubby) a techie? This Christmas, give him something that he’ll really enjoy. Check out these gift ideas for the dad who loves his electronics and gadgets.


Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 14MP Digital Camera

Whether he’s hiking, biking or even underwater, your dad will be able to take perfect pictures with this waterproof, shockproof camera from Olympus. The Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 14MP Digital Camera is perfect for both photos and videos. It features an extra-wide viewing angle and anti-glare technology. Get it at Target for $379.99.

Olympus Stylus Tough Digital Camera

Roku Streaming Player

With the Roku, your techie dad can watch Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, HBO GO and other streaming channels. Over 350 entertainment channels are available with hundreds of free movies. The Roku is available at and most electronics stores with a starting price of $49.99, going up to $99.99 for the Roku 2 XS — which is fully loaded, plus has a free full edition of Angry Birds.


NOOK Color

If your techie dad loves to read, get him the new NOOK Color. He’ll have access to over 2.5 million books and magazines, plus hundred of apps and other essentials. The NOOK Color also features email and web with video, and will soon have access to Netflix and Hulu Plus. At just $199.00, it’s a fabulous bargain and makes a terrific holiday gift. You can pick it up at your local Barnes & Noble store or buy it online.

Nook Color

Samsung 15.6-inch Laptop

If you can get to Best Buy on Black Friday, you can snag some amazing deals on laptops and other computers. Check out the Samsung 15.6-inch laptop with the 4GB DDR3 memory and 320GB hard Drive. This laptop has a Intel Pentium processor and Windows 7 Home Premium installed. Priced at just $299.99, it’s a fabulous buy. If you miss out, don’t worry. Best Buy has some terrific Christmas sales coming up soon, too.

Samsung Laptop

Braun MobileShave

For the dad on the go, give him the Braun MobileShave. This electric shaver is perfect for traveling or anytime. This mobile shaver delivers a clean, precise shave and is fully washable under running water. The Braun M90 MobileShave is available at for just $21.49. It’s compact, cordless and runs on two AA batteries. Your dad will use it at work, in the car or just about anywhere.

Braun MobileShave

Get more great gift ideas in The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide >>

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