So far we’ve covered gifts for dads who are car junkies and those who are the more athletic types. Today we look at a few techie gifts for dads who are constantly on-the-go in the latest of our Father’s Day Gift Guide series.
Booqpad for iPad Air 2
Snap case or folio? The Booqpad is the perfect case for your dad’s iPad Air 2 offering the protection of a snap case and the flexibility of a folio.
- Ambidextrous folio design allows for multiple angles and scenarios
- Removable polycarbonate iPad Air 2 case attaches to the folio via magnets, and can be easily removed or adjusted
- Suits both right and left-handed note-takers
- Fifty-sheet eco-friendly notepad allows for easy note-taking and sketching
Price: $60USDPurchase from Amazon Purchase from Booq
Electrohome Selfset Clock Radio
A feature packed clock radio for dad which he can take on the road – no more trusting those second rate hotel alarm radios or missing a wake up call!
- Automatically sets the time and date and saves all your alarm settings when the power goes out and even adjusts for daylight savings time
- Integrated 180-degree swiveling projector displays the time on your ceiling or wall, so the time will always be in full view when you need it
- Dual alarm feature allows users to set two separate wake times
- Users can choose to automatically disable the alarms on weekends, allowing them to set your alarm schedule once and forget about it
- Built-in AM/FM tuner lets users wake up leisurely to your favorite radio station or uses can choose to wake up to the built-in buzzer
- Backlit 3.6” LCD screen displays the indoor temperature (Celsius or Fahrenheit), current day/month/year and current radio station
- Dimmer function allows you to reduce the screen’s brightness for night time use; the auto dimmer automatically disable the backlighting when the clock is not in use, while keeping the time fully visible
- Includes AUX input (3.5mm jack) for connecting audio sources to listen to music directly from your portable device
Price: $29.99USDPurchase from Amazon Purchase from Electrohome
Griffin Technology Harris Tweed Bag for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
Luxurious Harris Tweed woolen fabric comes from only one place in the world: the islands of the Outer Hebrides off the coast of Scotland where for more than a century resident weavers have spun, dyed & hand woven it in their homes. Treat dad to a Harris Tweed bag for his MacBook Pro or MacBook Air this Father’s Day.
- From tweed jackets to tech accessories, no you can carry your MacBook Pro and MacBook Air in genuine Griffin Technology Harris Tweed bag with luxurious leather accents.
- Designed to fit all models of MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, the center compartment is padded and fully lined for protection.
- Embraced by royalty and Hollywood icons, to the finest designers of couture, Harris Tweed is considered a timeless classic textile made by local artisans
- Increased functionality with an exterior zip pocket to keep phones, passports, credit cards and all things travel related while also being organized and accessible.
- Details in design include quality construction, genuine leather and black-satin metal appointments.
Price: $249USD (currently on sale for $179.99 from Griffin Technology*)Purchase from Amazon Purchase from Griffin Technology
Jorno Bluetooth Keyboard
This ultra-portable, tri-folding wireless keyboard provides a stylish & sophisticated mobile typing solution for dad’s iPhone, iPad, Android or other Bluetooth device.
- Easily folds down to fit in the palm of your hand or in your bag for ultimate mobility
- Bluetooth connectivity allows you to connect to your mobile device and place the keyboard anywhere you like
- Universal keyboard easily pairs your device with simple key settings
- Sleek, modern design delivers function and style at your fingertips
- Gunmetal plated, ultra-thin keyboard combines functionality without sacrificing comfort for size; compact size when folded allows you to create a convenient mobile workspace on the go
- Includes vegan leather protective case with soft touch interior that also functions as an adjustable stand to hold device in either portrait or landscape orientation for optimal viewing
- Portable way to write emails and take notes with ease and accuracy on your touchscreen handheld device
Price: $129USDPurchase from Jorno
Prong PWR Case for iPhone 5, 5S, & 6
The Prong PWR Case not only provides a 1500mAh battery to extend the battery life on iPhone 5, 5S, or 6 but also features integrated prongs to plug directly into a wall socket.
- All-in-one power solution features a bumper case integrated with fold-out prongs that plug directly into the wall socket, powering the iPhone and backup battery simultaneously
- The quick-release detachable 1,500mAh battery provides up to 100% additional battery life to your device
- Constructed with an LED charge indicator
- Engineered with advanced quick-charge technology, the case delivers hyper-fast charge in a small portable solution
- Equipped with a backup Micro USB cable to recharge in the car, at your desk or anywhere with a USB outlet
- Available in black, white, blue-grey, gold-white and white-pink
Price: $79.99USDPurchase from Amazon Purchase from Prong
Satechi Smart Travel Router & Adapter
Hotel networks are notoriously limited. Satechi’s Smart Travel Router & Adapter aims to fix that. Pick one up for dad and he can connect his laptop and his phone to a private connection for added security – and it works in over 150 countries!
- Features four most common plug configurations to fit electrical outlets in 150 countries
- Doubles as a router able to convert a direct internet connection into a private connection for added security and mobility
- AC power port and 2.1A USB port charges smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras and more quickly and efficiently
- Four router functions including router mode, repeater mode, access point mode and client mode
- Compact, cube design fits easily into any briefcase, suitcase, backpack or purse
Price: $44.99USD (currently on sale for $39.99 from Amazon)Purchase from Amazon Purchase from Satechi
Dad keep getting his cords tangled up? That won’t be an issue with Scosche’s boltBox compact retractable lightning cable connector.
- 3-foot retractable cable with lightning connector allows for neat and tangle-free charging & syncing
- Available in blue, green, pink, red, black, and white to add style and personality to mobile devices
- Cable is housed in a sleek enclosure the size of a small matchbox that fits easily into any pocket, purse, or luggage case
- Slim Barrel Design allows boltBOX to charge any Apple device even when using a bulky protective case
- Magnetic locking connector easily extends and retracts by pulling both ends simultaneously.
- boltBOX is made for the iPod touch (5th generation), iPod nano (7th generation), iPhone 5, iPad (4th generation) and iPad mini
Price: $24.99USDPurchase from Amazon Purchase from Scosche
Scosche goBAT 3000
Phones run out of battery power faster and faster these days. Keep dad powered up with this 3000mAh battery charger that doubles as wall charger when needed!
- Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery can charge a fully drained iPhone up to 1.3 times
- Compact size allows users to conveniently carry in hand or in a bag for easy travel
- Doubles as a wall charger and charges the internal battery without additional cables
- Ideal for long commuters, airport travel, camping and more
- Compatible with any USB-powered device
Price: $39.99USDPurchase from Scosche
And there you have a list of a few suggestions for those dads who are on-the-go. Be sure to check back as we publish the rest of our Father’s Day gift guides over the next few days including techie gifts for the outdoorsy dads and audiophiles!
*NOTE: If sale prices are listed, those are current as of the time this post was published and subject to change without notice.