Buying a Father’s Day gift for a tech-savvy dad can be tricky, especially when there are dozens of useful tech items to choose from. To make your search for the perfect gift easier, we have rounded up our favourite tech-related items that would put a smile on your Dad’s face.
Whether he is interested in fitness, likes to snap photos of the family, or enjoys gaming, we’ve got you covered. From helpful smart home assistants to high-capacity memory cards, here are the best Father’s Day tech gifts for 2021.
Say I love you this Father’s Day with the help of Google. Start living in the future with the voice-controlled Google Nest Mini 2nd Generation smart speaker. It’s compact and comes equipped with Google Assistant. Just say OK Google, and your Dad will be able to set reminders, listen to his favourite music, ask for news updates, and hear his personalised schedule. Just ask and get the best of Google. Available here.
Does your dad enjoy taking photographs? The MyMemory V30 PRO SD cards are a perfect fit for your DSLR, digital camera, camcorder and SD compatible PC. These cards offer super-fast read and write speeds and are ideal for 4K Ultra High-Definition video, large RAW photos and burst-mode photography. Up to 128GB of capacity ensures plenty of space to capture an entire shoot. Available here.
Is your Dad active? Then the Xiaomi Haylou Solar Smart Fitness Tracker would make a great gift. Offering numerous facilities and features, the Xiaomi Haylou is an affordable fitness tracker which helps you to improve your overall health. It boasts a 1.28″ TFT display and is equipped with a 340 mAh battery, which provides a 30-day battery life span so you can go on a journey without a charger and not worry. Available here.
Help your Dad improve his existing laptop or computer with the Kingston A400 SSD Drive. Kingston’s A400 solid-state drive dramatically improves the responsiveness of your existing system with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard drives. It is ideal for desktops and notebooks and is 10x faster than a traditional hard drive. Available here.
This is a revolutionary garden hose that automatically expands up to three times its length when your water is turned on – contracting back to its relaxed, original length when you turn the water off. Extremely lightweight and easy to store, this will eliminate the drudgery of using heavy, bulky, conventional garden hoses. Plus MyMemory are offering a free sprinkler with every purchase. Available here.
The SanDisk Extreme A2 V30 Micro SD Card is the perfect partner for your Dad’s Android smartphone, action camera or drone. The super-fast SanDisk Extreme microSDXC memory card reads up to 160MB/s and writes up to 90MB/s. Plus, its A2-rated, so you can get fast application performance for an exceptional smartphone experience. Help to maximise the performance of your Dad’s device! Available here.
Give your Dad the gift of sound this Father’s Day with a pair of wireless earphones from oneo. These stylish oneo Bluetooth Wireless Earphones feature auto-pairing and a built-in Mic all encased in a lightweight design. Let your Dad enjoy his favourite music or podcasts whenever, wherever. With a single button control feature, these headphones are easy to use and have a long-lasting battery. Available here.
Is it time to upgrade your TV? Expand your home entertainment without buying a new TV. The Google Chromecast 3rd Generation lets you turn your TV into a smart TV. With just a push of a button, you can stream from your iOS or Android device to your TV. Enjoy TV shows, movies, videos, songs, games, sports and more from over 1,000 apps like Netflix, YouTube, Spotify and BBC iPlayer. Available here.
We all suffer from a flat phone battery from time to time, so why not invest in a portable power bank for your Dad to charge his devices with on the go. The Anker PowerCore 12,000mAh Power Bank can charge up to 2 devices simultaneously and includes Power IQ and Fast Charge for intuitive charging. It provides enough power to keep you going for over 23 extra hours! Available here.
If your dad owns a PS4, then a PS4 gaming headset would be a great addition to his setup. The PRO4-70 is a robust stereo gaming headset, which provides powerful audio to enhance every explosion, with precision sound to hear each bullet fly past you and to hear your enemies before they see you. Equip yourself with the most stylish camouflage PS4 headset on the market and defeat your enemies in style. Available here.
If your Dad is tired of finding stray hairs all around his sink every day, then the beard apron is the perfect accessory for him. The Beard Shaving Apron makes it easy for guys to shave and tidy up after themselves. Simply wrap one side around your neck, attach the suction cups to the mirror and shave away. The apron will collect all the hairs, meaning you can easily dispose of them afterwards. Available here.
Is your Dad currently working from home? Perhaps he regularly hosts conference calls and needs to upgrade his equipment for online meetings? Then a good quality webcam is a great device to include within your home office setup. This compact Webcam provides a clear and stable image quality with Full HD specification, ideal for videoconferencing and chatting with family. Available here.
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Editor’s Note: Originally published 16 June 2020 at 15:30 PM, updated 18 May 2021 at 10:05 AM