He was the first geek you looked up to, so no time like now to give back the love. Instead of gifting the usual cuff links or a ‘World’s Best Dad’ mug (ugh why?), impress your father with these awesome tech gifts. Keep the man who bought you your first computer, your first mobile phone or your first set of speakers, hip and modern with cool, new technology.
Here's what you need to get:
If Father loves to surf the internet, a laptop is a great gift. Whether he is an Apple
man or a classic HP
user, you’ve got several choices to make him happy.
All his favourites – from Kishore Kumar to the Beatles (and even Atif Aslam) will sound good on a pair of top range speakers
. Hook him up with the sleek and portable speaker from X-mini, the Singapore-based professional portable audio company – these speakers can be controlled from his phone and run over Wi-Fi.
You may have a big screen family TV
, but dad deserves his own entertainment. A smart TV is a smart choice because dad will finally have control over the TV remote and be able to watch his favourite shows and sports.
You don’t need us to tell you this is a good idea. A smartwatch is the perfect gift for techie dad who loves to stay updated at all times - and it is so much better than cuff links! There are multiple options to pick from, right from this Fossil Explorist Gen-3 Smartwatch
to this good-looking, budget-friendly one from Fastrack
is always a good gifting idea since it’s also a great way for the two of you to stay connected. Look through the models offered by companies like Vivo, Oppo and Honor for smart, user-friendly options. The smart styles are guaranteed to get you extra brownie points.
A camera is always a great option for a father who loves to take pictures. Cameras from Sony
come with great specs like supreme autofocus, high-resolution 4K pixels – so you can capture videos and photos- as well as a great CMOS image sensor with a wide ISO range.
A Hard Drive
A hard drive
also makes a great gift for a click-happy dad. Family photos – all those memories – can easily be stored and accessed by everyone.
(L-R, clockwise from top): Laptop, HP; smartwatch, Apple; laptop, Apple; speaker, X-mini; camera, Sony; phone, Vivo; hard disk, Seagate.
Styling, production and photography: Fashshot Agency
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Apple MacBook Air (MQD32HN/A) (i5/8GB/128GB/33.78cm(13.3)/OS X) Silver
HP Notebook 15-BS542TU (6th Gen i3/4GB/1TB/39.62cm(15.6)/DOS) Black
X-mini NANO-X Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Mic (Crimson Red)
XMINI XOUNDBAR Bluetooth Speaker (Grey)
Samsung 32FH4003 80 Cm (32 Inch) HD Ready LED TV (Black)
Fossil FTW4001 Q Explorist Gen-3 Smartwatch for Men
Fastrack SWD90059PP02 Reflex Unisex Smart Band Watch
Vivo V9 64 GB (Pearl Black) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Sony Alpha SLT-ILCE-5100L 24.3 MP (16-50mm Lens) DSLR Camera
Seagate Backup Plus STDR1000300 1 TB Hard Disk Black