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Father’s Day gifts for the techie dad

If you searching for the perfect Father’s Day gift for your dad, look no further. These gadgets and electronics are perfect for your father, husband or any man on your gift list. Check out some of the best Father’s Day gift ideas for the techie dad.


Help your dad stay connected wherever he goes with the new iPad. Tablet computers are a must for people on the move these days, and the iPad is top-notch. If your dad hasn’t bought one of the previous iPad models, he doesn’t know what he’s missing.

Your can purchase the iPad at your local Apple store or online at, starting at $499.

Universal Charger IDAPT i4

Nowadays, dads have tons of gadgets and electronics. For the man with multiple mobile devices, the IDAPT i4 makes the perfect Father’s Day gift. This charging solution allows users to charge up to four mobile devices simultaneously, saving both time and space. The i4 is stylish, compact and eco-friendly too. It’s also compatible with over 4,500 devices including the popular iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Nintendo DS and PSP. It also charges digital cameras, Bluetooth products, and even your GPS.

You can learn more about the IDAPT i4 on their website and place your order for just $60.

Beats by Dr. Dre headphones

For the dad that loves his music, you can’t beat Beats by Dr. Dre headphones by Monster. These ear-bud headphones deliver precise clarity, big bass, natural vocals and full power. The Beats by Dr. Dre Tour High-Resolution In-Ear Headphones were originally priced at $180, but you can find them at a number of retailers (including Amazon) for $150 or less.

If your dad prefers over-the-ear headphones instead, the Beats by Dr. Dre line offers those too.

Roku 2 XS

Now your dad can ditch his cable TV and turn to Roku instead. Roku allows you to watch TV shows and movies on demand and through Netflix, as well as play video games, watch live sports, play music and much more. You don’t need a PC to start streaming. Roku connects simply to your TV and wi-fi network at home. Roku comes in four different models with the basic one starting at just $50, and the most expensive — the Roku 2 XS — only $100 with free shipping. The Roku 2 XS features access to over 500 entertainment channels with hundreds of free movies. It works with almost any TV and plays the best HD video (1080p).

The device also comes with the full edition of Angry Birds!

Leap Motion

If your dad is always on the cutting edge of technology, then undoubtedly he’s heard about the Leap Motion control system. With this little device for laptop and desktop computers, he can do amazing things. He can sign a digital document with a real pen or pencil, play video games with just his hands and much more. You have to really see it to believe it, so check out this demo video below. It’s as reliable as a keyboard, more sensitive than a touchscreen, and looks more fun than anything.

The Leap is available on preorder right now for the low price of just $70.

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