It is that time of year once again; Father’s Day is soon upon us. If you’re like many shoppers, each year presents us with the dilemma of what to get Dad for Father’s Day, particularly if Dad is a geek.
What is a geek you might ask? A geek was traditionally a badly dressed, overly intelligent, social misfit. The modern version, according to Urbandictionary.com describes a geek as the kid you always picked on in high school, but now work for as an adult.
Whichever the case, we have attempted to make shopping for geeky Dads a little easier this Father’s day by compiling the following list of the top 10 geek gadgets to get Dad.
1. FishEyes Rod & Reel – Fishing goes high-tech with a fishing pole with an underwater video camera. This allows Dad to see where the action is instead of waiting around for it to come to to him. Fun times are only limited by Dad’s imagination.
2. Western Digital TV Live Plus HD Media Player – The latest version adds Netflix, the ability to play ISO images, and support for wireless mouse and keyboard. Dad can turn his USB drive into an HD media player. Available at every good electronics store.
3. Logitech Surround Sound Speaker System – Dad can turn any room into a home theater and can connect up to six devices simultaneously. Delivers 500 watts of power and 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound. Rock on!
4. VOIP Phone System by Ooma Core – Gives Dad free home phone service with no more monthly phone bills. According to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, one of the year’s hottest products!
5. Fenix TK40 High Performance LED Flashlight – Beast or foe, instantly blinds any attacker! Considered the world’s brightest AA flashlight.
6. “Mobiky” Folding Bike – Perfect for Dad the commuter. Unfolds and ready to ride in seconds. Folds for easy storage or transporting on a city bus or subway!
7. IPEVO SO-20 WiFi Phone for Skype – A compact cordless phone designed to put the power of Skype in the palm of Dad’s hand; no computer required. Dad can make low-cost international or domestic calls and free Skype calls with any WiFi connection. He can also use it at home or worldwide. Has all the traditional features of a cordless phone.
8. Wireless Extenders YX510-PCS Wireless Signal Booster – Extend cellular coverage, with both 800 and 1900 MHZ cellular frequencies. Works with all major U.S. cellular carriers. Omni-directional signal antenna receives signals from multiple cell towers.
9. Polaroid PoGo Instant Mobile Printer – Prints color images in under a minute without ink!
10. The Logitech Harmony One Remote Control – Simplifies even the most complex home entertainment systems and can support up to 15 separate devices. Easy setup and live customer support.