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20 Things Tech-Oriented Dads Really Want For Father’s Day

by Ileana Paules-Bronet
Ileana is the Editor of Original Content at LittleThings. She grew up in upstate New York and Oregon and now lives in Queens, NY. Ileana graduated from Skidmore College with a degree in sociology. After graduating, she attended the Columbia Publishing Course in New York City, then worked as in marketing at Oxford University Press. Since transitioning to editorial, she has written for sites like BuzzFeed, HuffPost, and Unwritten. She has also worked for local newspapers and magazines in upstate New York. In her free time, you can find Ileana watching Law and Order: SVU, eating ice cream, and spending time with her dog.

It may seem like June is a long way away, but Father’s Day is just around the corner! This year, Father’s Day takes place on Sunday, June 16.

If you’re anything like me, Father’s Day always sneaks up on you — that means you’re left scrambling to buy a last-minute gift. Unfortunately, when you try to find a present at the last minute, your options are limited. You can’t order anything cool online, and all the traditional gifts for dads are sold out at stores.

This year, get ahead of the game and buy your dad a gift in advance!

Check out these 20 super-cool gifts for any dad who loves technology.

If your dad is constantly fiddling with his computer, always shopping for the newest stereo, and can’t go anywhere without his smartphone, these products will be perfect for him! Plus, they’re unique enough that he probably doesn’t already own all of them.

1. Digital Photo Frame, $39.99

digital photo frame

All parents love looking at photos of their kids. For Father’s Day, get your dad this digital photo frame and load it up with pictures of you and your siblings.

Buy it from Walmart for $39.99.

2. Laptop Bag With USB Charging Port, $28.98

2. Laptop Bag With USB Charging Port, $28.98

Gone are the days of old-school laptop bags — now any school or work bag comes with a laptop compartment. This awesome backpack is durable, water resistant, and stylish. Plus, it has a USB charging port to keep your phone or tablet charged all the time!

Buy it on Amazon for $28.98.

3. Phone Sanitizer, $35.48

phone sanitizer
QVC

This surprises a lot of people, but phones are gross. They pick up so many germs throughout the day, and most people don’t ever clean their phones. Help your dad out by getting him a phone sanitizer this Father’s Day.

Buy it from QVC for $35.48.

4. End Table With Charging Station, $99.99

end table

There’s nothing worse than having a huge tangle of cords and wires next to your couch or bed, but unfortunately, that’s what most of us have. From computers and phones to tablets, e-readers, and fitness trackers, everything needs a charger. Keep things organized with this stylish end table!

Buy it from Wayfair for $99.99.

5. Pocket Translator, $99.99

translator

If your dad loves traveling but doesn’t speak a ton of languages, this pocket translator could be a lifesaver. And who knows? After giving him this cool gift, maybe your dad will want to take you on his next trip.

Buy it from Amazon for $99.99.

6. Mini Emergency Phone Tech Kit, $9.99

phone kit

When it comes to phones, everyone could use an emergency kit. This one comes complete with two types of chargers, a cable wrap, a microfiber cloth, and a screen cleaner spray.

Buy it from Cost Plus World Market for $9.99.

7. Bluetooth Headset, $79

bluetooth headset

If your dad spends a lot of time talking on the phone, he’s probably sick of having to strain his neck to keep his phone in place. This Father’s Day, treat him to a Bluetooth headset that will allow him to talk on the phone for hours on end without any discomfort.

Buy it at Walmart for $79.

8. Gaming Mouse, $61.49

gaming mouse

If your dad is an avid gamer, he’ll truly appreciate this Logitech G502 Proteus Core Tunable Gaming Mouse. This fancy computer mouse has a number of adjustable elements, including weight, balance, and surface. The mouse also has great reviews on Amazon.

Buy it from Amazon for $61.49.

9. All-in-One LED Flashlight, Power Bank, Bluetooth Speaker, $24.96

flashlight
QVC

This three-in-one device is perfect for dads who are always looking for cool new gadgets. Not only is it an LED flashlight and USB charging port, it’s also a Bluetooth speaker!

Buy it from QVC for $24.96.

10. Wireless Smart Home Camera, $25.99

spart home camera

Does your dad want to have a smart house? This wireless camera is a perfect gift for him. It has two-way audio and night vision, and it even works with Alexa.

Buy it from Amazon for $25.99.

11. Garmin Smart Watch, $149.99

garmin smart watch

If your dad has always wanted a smart watch but is put off by how they look or how expensive they are, this is the perfect solution. This Garmin watch looks like a high-end designer watch with an analog clock, but it’s actually a smart watch! Plus, at just under $150, it costs less than most of its competitors.

Buy it from Walmart for $149.99.

12. Kindle Paperwhite, $129.99

kindle paperwhite

If your dad loves reading but hates lugging around heavy books in his bag, get him a Kindle! This version has a glare-free display, a long-lasting battery, and a built-in adjustable light.

Buy it from Amazon for $129.99.

13. Portable Car Jumper Kit, $99.96

car jumper
QVC

This portable power and car jumper is the perfect gift for any dad who loves tech gadgets and his car. It has so many uses! Not only can you plug in devices if your power goes out at home (it has USB ports and an AC outlet), you can also use it to jump your car!

Buy it from QVC for $99.96

14. Wireless Phone Charging Station, $13.99

charging pad

If your dad uses his phone so much that it’s constantly dying, he could probably use more power sources. This phone charging station is wireless, so you don’t even have to plug your phone in!

Buy it from Amazon for $13.99.

15. Charging Cable Wrap Bracelet, $14.99

charging cable bracelet

Need a charging cord on the go? This wrap bracelet has you covered. While it looks like any other masculine wrap bracelet, it’s actually an iPhone power cord! This is a bracelet your dad can definitely get on board with.

Buy it at T.J. Maxx for $14.99.

16. Smart Charge Pencil Cup, $69.99

smart pencil cup

For dads who spend a lot of time in the office, there’s nothing more practical than a pencil cup that also charges your phone. This one also has a place to plug in thumb drives.

Buy it from Wayfair for $69.99.

17. Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, $49.99

bluetooth headphones

If your dad loves listening to music, podcasts, or audiobooks, these wireless Bluetooth headphones could be the perfect gift. And at only $50, they’re a lot cheaper than the competitors.

Buy them from Amazon for $49.99.

18. Tile Item Trackers, $66

tile
QVC

Tile item trackers are the perfect gift for any dad who is constantly losing things. Whether he can never find his keys or always misplaces his glasses case, these tiny trackers will help him out.

Buy a four-pack from QVC for $66.

19. Amazon Echo Dot, $29.99

echo dot

If your dad loves tech but hasn’t ventured into the world of smart speakers yet, this could be a great Father’s Day present! The Echo Dot is small and stylish, and it can do so much more than play music — it can also read the news, check the weather, answer questions, set alarms, and connect to your other smart home devices (such as cameras, lights, and thermostats).

Buy it from Amazon for $29.99.

20. Car Dashboard Video Recorder Camera Kit, $79.99

dash cam

Dads who love their cars will love this dashcam set. The kit comes with a dashboard camera, all the required cords and memory cards, a camera cleaning kit, and a camera/accessory case.

Buy it from Walmart for $79.99.

Psst: If you choose to purchase an item on this list, LittleThings may receive a small cut. Each item and price is up to date at the time of publication; however, an item may be sold out or the price may be different at a later date.