If your dad is into all things tech and new, finding him a Father’s Day gift this year that will really wow won’t be a problem. Skip the tie and socks, and try one of these gadgets, instead.
Victorinox 4.6166.T7G32US2 SLIM Jetsetter Swiss Amy Multitool with 32 GB Flash Drive, SilverTech
This high-tech version of the classic, red Swiss Army knife is equipped with a removable flash drive, screwdriver, nail file, knife, ballpoint pen, LED flashlight, and scissors. It also attaches as a keychain fob, so dad will always remember it when he’s out and about. It’s a great way to give something functional to the dad that has multiple interests and enjoys combining technology with major function. Versions of this can be found for cheaper than the $220 Victorinox price.
SwingTIP Golf Swing Analysis & Coaching System
If your dad likes golfing, SwingTIP is is the perfect gift for him. This is a golf-swing analyzer that clips onto any golf club. To use it, dad would just swing the club with the device turned on and wireless motion sensors record the golf swing. The SwingTIP auto-calibrates for different types of clubs and changes for right- and left-handed golfers. The device records videos of the swings and utilizes an app to make comparisons, examine body posture and mechanics, and pinpoint flaws. Using Bluetooth, the SwingTIP transmits this data to an electronic device to help dad improve his golf-swing. Other devices can be found for cheaper, but this one ensures the device stays on any golf club, making it a great investment for dad, no matter the club he uses now or may use in the future.
Roku 3 Streaming Media Player
If dad like movies and video games, this is the gift for him! The Roku 3 is a streaming media player that attaches to a HDTV. Roku 3 delivers videos, apps and games streamed from the Internet, as well as 750-plus entertainment channels, Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, Pandora, Amazon Instant video, access to free movies and TV series from Crackle. It’s easy to set up and comes with a remote with a headphone jack, in-ear headphones and motion control for games. With this type of entertainment at your fingertips, it’s more than worth the price.