Dads are the best, but Father’s Day gifts can be the worst.
Although your dad will tell you a handmade card is enough, it is 100% not. Dads are like little kids: low-key pumped for the presents. So you better deliver.
This year, help your dad become digitally savvy – finally. From tablets to speakers and everything in between, here’s how to get him started on his journey to tech discovery.
Dad’s first tablet
This 7-inch Amazon Fire is a great tablet for dad. Let him read, listen to music, and browse on this thin (and cheap) screen. Forget about the expensive models, this tablet kills it for its price range. Get it here for $49.99.
Dad’s first wireless speaker
These speakers are great for the not so tech-savvy dads. Whether he loves Bruce Springsteen or The Rolling Stones, dad will be grooving thanks to this portable speaker, which lets him stream music easily from a smartphone or tablet. Get it here for $32.99.
Dad’s first smart home device
No dad, it’s not a hockey puck. This voice-controlled assistant is everything he needs, but doesn’t know yet. The Echo Dot provides smart-house integration with personal assistance from Alexa, who is ideally suited to make dad’s life so much easier. Get it here for $39.99.
Dad’s first Bluetooth headphones
No need to drop hundreds on wireless headphones when these Anker earbuds will get the job done. Give dad the gift of Bluetooth listening – from music to audiobooks to podcasts. Get them here for $25.99.
Dad’s first streaming device
Quick shout out to Amazon for making this Father’s Day easy and affordable for everyone involved. This Fire TV Stick lets you stream at a budget and cut the cable bill. It is guaranteed to change the way dad watches TV. Get it here for $39.99.
Dad’s first Bluetooth keyboard
Does dad whine about typing on a touch screen or using a clunky keyboard? Get him a Logitech keyboard that is light and easy to use. It connects with up to three different devices and it’s small enough to keep in a travel bag. Get it here for $29.99.
Dad’s first drone
Get dad the toy of the year. This pocket-sized drone has all the perks and none of the cost. Control this little guy from your smartphone and live stream the camera footage. Get it here for $34.25.
BONUS: For the forgetful dad
No dad will ever admit to needing one of these, so do him the honor of gifting it instead. Attach the Tile Mate to keys, wallets, or anything dad always loses. The tracker will save him a ton of wasted time and will save you a whole lot of patience. Get it here for $24.99.