Shopping for a dad who always seems to have the latest and greatest technology? Father's Day is right around the corner, and it's an ideal time to find the perfect tech-powered gift just for him.
To help get the creative juices flowing, the Shop TODAY team has rounded up 28 options for every budget and personality. From smart speakers and gaming accessories to topnotch tablets and more, we're pretty sure you'll find something he'll love on this list.
Father's Day tech gifts to shop
These Wi-Fi smart plugs have the ability to control your electronic devices from anywhere with the Kasa Smart App. Be able to turn devices including lamps on and off, create schedules and set timers with a simple setup. The plugs are compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant.
Stay connected anywhere in your home with this fast charging, sleek wireless charging pad. According to the brand, it is compatible with Qi-enabled smartphones including Apple, Samsung and LG.
For the dad who hates sharing, this personalized wall charger plug-in will ensure he gets first pick when it comes to juicing up his gadgets. It comes with an LED illumination so he knows it's on and working, three charging ports and can be personalized with up to two rows of text.
If your dad can never keep track of his wallet…or his keys…or his head if it wasn’t screwed on, this Tile Pro Bluetooth Tracker is perfect. All he has to do is attach the tracker to his most misplaced items and then use his phone or tablet to track it. (Of course, this does mean he’ll have to keep tabs on where his phone is.)
Smart speakers have become an integral part of many of our homes and this one from Google is a true multitasker. The second generation Nest Mini with Google Assistant can play music, catch you up on the latest news or weather, check your calendar, set a timer and alarm and much more. All that for under $40!
Calling all gamers! Any guy who likes to be transported away into video game land will appreciate this topnotch headset that's compatible with a range of gaming platforms like the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. The noise canceling microphone will help immerse him in the game and escape the world for a bit, while the adjustable headband will keep him comfy.
If your dad likes to get the party going — wherever he is — this portable Bluetooth speaker will let him do just that. The tiny, but mighty, speaker is waterproof, sand-proof and can play streaming audio for to 16 hours on a single charge.
Location won't stop him from getting a much-needed caffeine boost with this portable espresso machine. All he needs is his favorite espresso capsule and some hot water.
Once he's made his espresso with his handheld portable espresso machine, he can keep it warm for as long as he needs with this smart temperature-controlled cup from Ember, a six-ounce version of their classic temperature-controlled mug. When fully charged, the built-in battery will keep his drink warm for up to 1.5 hours.
Nothing tastes better than a crisp, chilly seltzer on a hot summer day. Instead of buying pack after pack of single-use bottles or cans, gift Dad a SodaStream so he can make as many fizzy drinks as his heart desires without wasting excess packaging. The special edition Bed Bath & Beyond-exclusive bundle comes with the sparkling water maker, a carbonating bottle, a CO2 cylinder (to make the drinks fizzy) and two bubly drops flavors.
Over the past two years, we've all become a lot more aware of how gross and dirty our phones can be, and cleaning them daily is key if you want to fend off nasty germs. PhoneSoap's smartphone sanitizer disinfects phones in five minutes with the help of UV-C light and fits phones of any size, so it's a worthwhile investment.
For the dad who loves to unwind after a long day with a good book, the Kindle is a great choice to keep his favorite titles in one place. This user-friendly device features a glare-free display and up to 8GB of storage. If he enjoys listening to books, the Kindle features Audible and can switch seamlessly between reading and listening with his favorite bluetooth headphones.
Ideal for both travel and everyday use, this practical backpack has a built-in USB port that helps you power up your devices so you never run out of juice while you're on the go. The sturdy bag fits up to a 16.1" laptop, has plenty of storage and a water-resistant coating to keep tech items safe. It also features RFID protection that keeps your credit card data safe.
For the dad who likes to keep a careful watch on his home, the Ring video doorbell has been a popular pick. With night vision capabilities and real-time notifications, he'll be able to see, speak and hear with anyone at the door of his home.
If your dad is constantly snapping photos of the family on his smartphone, this mini mobile printer will definitely make his Father's Day even sweeter. The compact device prints 2'x3' photos with a peel and stick backing and can print from Bluetooth or your social media accounts.
Staying connected while you're on the go isn't easy when your battery is running low, and that's where this portable power bank comes in handy. The lightweight charger can charge a laptop fully, a smart phone four times or a camera/GoPro up to seven times, and is also safe to pop in your airplane carry-on bag.
For the dad who would like to have a green thumb just can't seem to get it quite right, this smart garden takes the work out of it for him by providing the perfect amount of water and light for optimal growing conditions. All he has to do is insert pre-seeded capsules into the soil and add water to the system once a month.
Alexa, what should I get my father for Father's Day? The answer is an Amazon Echo. Make your dad's life easier with this Alexa-enabled smart gadget to set an alarm, play a favorite song, call friends, check the news and more! If he has a question, Alexa will answer it.
Let dad drink his coffee or tea at the premium temperature with this smart mug. The Ember mug lets the drinker choose their optimum drinking temperature via an app, and then maintains that heat level for up to an hour and a half. (There's also a travel option for the on-the-go dad.)
For PC gamers, a topnotch keyboard is everything, and this popular model has a whole bunch of awesome features that are worth bragging about. For starters, the colorful keys add a touch of attitude, while the ergonomic palm rust keeps hands comfy during a long gaming session. Plus, the responsive design is ideal when he's playing a game that relies on speed.
This drill set is perfect for the dad who's always taking on DIY projects around the house. (Whether he actually finishes them or not is a different story.) This set comes with two different drill types, two battery packs, a charging station and a bag to store everything until he's ready for his next project.
Upgrade his man cave with this affordable Insignia TV. With over 40,000 five-star Amazon reviews, it features built-in Fire TV and Alexa capabilities that allow you to stream movies and TV episodes on all of your favorite apps.
Smart doorbells are a must-have in any tech lover's home, and Dad will absolutely adore this one from Lorex that can greet guests and play pre-recorded messages. The 2K wired video doorbell works during the daytime and nighttime and lets you know whenever anyone approaches your door. Plus, there are no monthly fees!
If you see him constantly struggling to untangle the wires of his phones, this is a sign to buy him a pair of Apple Airpods. The newest generation Airpods has an all new design, are water-resistant and up to six hours of listening with one charge.
Earn major points and take your dad out of this world and beyond with this virtual reality headset. Whether he is into gaming, wants to enjoy a tranquil beach or collaborate in innovative workplaces, the Oculus Quest 2 has it all. The headset comes with two controllers, power adapter and charging cable.
This robotic mop is perfect for the dad who wants to incorporate technology into all areas of his life, even his cleaning routine. It tackles a range of messes with ease and works on hardwood, tile and stone floors. The smart mop memorizes the layout of your home, cleans around furniture and even charges itself when it's running low on battery.
Whether you're heading out on a family vacation or just playing in the backyard, dad will be psyched to get his hands on this pocket-sized camera so he can capture a whole lot of fun memories. It's small but mighty and takes crisp photos and videos, all while stabilizing movement.
For the dad who's always working while commuting, this Microsoft tablet is the perfect give that can keep up with him. With a full charge, it can run up to 11 hours and has features like a front- and rear-facing camera and a 10.5-inch touchscreen.
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