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Top 10 Tech Gifts for Father’s Day

Whether you’re shopping on a budget or looking to go all out for Dad this Father’s Day, we’ve ranked the top 10 tech gifts available online.

Dads are the best. They always genuinely appreciate the things we do for them, big or small. Whether it's a bit of help around the house or taking him out to a nice lunch, Dad's are just happy to spend time with us. Why not let him know how special he is with a well thought out gift?

Below is a guide for all those shopping for tech-geek Dads. From the cheap-and-tacky to the extravagant, there’s something for every budget.

Looking for more tech gifts for Dad? Check out some more of our favourite buys:

Nikon D3300 Digital SLR Camera
Teds Cameras
Drones
Teds Cameras
ChargeUp Digital 6,000mAh Portable Power bank - Gold
Cygnett
SpaceBuds Wired In-Ear Headphones - Silver
Cygnett
Microsoft Band
Microsoft Store
Xbox One S 2TB Console
Microsoft Store
Lenovo Y50 Gaming Laptop
Lenovo
Handmade Leather Case
Etsy
Canon & Nikon SLR strap
Etsy
Bamboo & Coloured case
Etsy
Yoga 300 - 11"
Lenovo
Leica V-LUX Compact Camera
Mr Porter
B&O PLAY A8 Airplay Wireless Speakers
Mr Porter
ANC29 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones
GoPro Surf Mounts Accessory
Wild Earth
Phantom 3 Standard
DJI Innovations
DJI Phantom 3 Professional
DJI Innovations
Star Trek Electronic Motion Sensor Door Chime
DadShop
Electric Unicycle
DadShop

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Telly Terminator

With the Telly Terminator, your dad never has to watch his football team lose again. With the push of a button, the Telly Terminator turns off any television – especially handy for Channel 10’s 7:30 PM Wednesday and Thursday slots.

  • Universal remote
  • Easy to conceal
  • Guaranteed to annoy family and friends alike

Buy now from Ozgameshop


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Batman Gadget Pen

Whether or not your old man is a fan of the Dark Knight, owning Bruce Wayne’s vast collection of gadgets and tools is any grown man’s fantasy. Give your dad a taste of the good life with the Batman Gadget Pen, a seemingly bulk-standard pen that hides a ruler, spirit level, stylus, and screwdriver.

  • Handy multi-purpose tool
  • Your dad already thinks he's Batman, give him the right tool for the job
  • Can be carried in shirt pocket– dads love their shirt pockets.

Buy now from Ozgameshop


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Smartphone Projector

Is your dad a budding film auteur? Or maybe he’s just got a penchant for sharing embarrassing home videos after a few cans? The Smartphone Projector will take his Saturday night screenings to the next level by projecting footage from his smartphone against a wall.

  • Easy-to-use
  • Project on any surface
  • Affordable alternative to expensive projectors.

Buy now from City Beach


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Big Trak Rover

Does your dad have the uncontrollable urge to pilot small vehicles, like so many Dads from around the world? Well, if you’re a uni student, or even if you’re shopping on a budget, we’ve got the gift solution for you. The Big Trak Mobile Rover will make your dad feel like he’s piloting the Curiosity from the comfort of his couch. The name Big Trak might not mean much to millennials, it was actually a super-popular Milton Bradley toy back in 1979.

  • Includes cones for custom obstacle courses
  • Control from your laptop or tablet
  • Nostalgic value

Buy now from Ozgameshop


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Magic Wand Universal TV Remote

If your dad’s Patronus is a sloth, then the Magic Wand TV remote will certainly satisfy. This clever piece of tech is a universal, buttonless remote that lets you control iPods, TVs DVD players, light and more with 13 unique gestures.

  • Works across a large range of devices
  • Change channels, adjust volume and skip songs all with a flick of the wrist
  • Shouting spells from the wizarding world while you channel surf is encouraged.

Buy now from Ozgameshop


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Keyboard phone - Samsung Ch@t222

Some dads just haven’t warmed to the world of touchscreens as well as others. Go ahead and put your old man out his misery by buying him a handset with a full QWERTY keyboard this Father’s Day. With the Ch@t222, your Dad will be able to enjoy modern features, like email and social networking, without the fear of fat-fingering the on-screen keyboard.

  • Access to internet, Facebook and email
  • Easy-to-navigate menus and settings
  • Great price.

Buy now from Ozgameshop


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Everything Chair 2

If your dad is the real-life incarnation of Homer Simpson then the couch is his domain. For a reasonable price, you can pimp your dad’s lounging experience with the Everything Chair 2. This lavish lounge features speakers in the headrest, a 3.5mm headphone jack, pockets for magazine and remotes, and two sunken cup holders– genius.

  • Magazine pockets
  • Deep-set cup holders
  • Inflatable!

Buy now from Ozgameshop


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Sphero 2.0

Remember those crazy weasel balls that dominated the gift market during the 90s (a phenomenon yet to be explained)? The Sphero is essentially a weasel ball you can control and deck out with a bunch of sweet accessories. Not only can you program this spherical robot to traverse different routes and pull off sweet stunts, you can also fit it with a silicon skin so your dog can join in on the fun.

  • Loads of upgrades and add-ons
  • Fun for people and pets
  • A surprising range of uses and activities

Buy now from Ozgameshop


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GoPro Hero3

Is your dad an avid home video maker but can’t bring himself to cut ties with the VHS era? Be a sport and introduce him to the Hero3. This tidy, entry-level GoPro has 1080p recording at 60fps, 12MP stills and is easily connected through the GoPro app for iOS and Android.

  • Control via remote or smartphone app
  • A huge range of accessories makes Father's Day shopping a cinch for other family members
  • Loads of movie quality settings to help capture the day.

Buy now from City Beach


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DJI Phantom 3 Standard

A far cry from the humble Big Trak Rover, the DJI  Phantom 3 Standard drone is the ultimate remote controlled Father’s Day gift. This airborne beast boasts 25 minutes flight time, Ultra high definition (UHD) video recording and it’s all controlled from your iOS or Android device. This one is for the big spenders but if you’re working on a budget it’s also achievable through pooling together your siblings’ hard earned cash and claiming equal credit for yourself.

  • Comfortable remote with smartphone functionalities
  • "Return home" feature means your old man will have a hard time losing this one
  • Comes with a variety of spare parts in case things get out of control

Buy now from DJI Innovations


Looking for more tech gifts for Dad? Check out some more of our favourite buys:

Nikon D3300 Digital SLR Camera
Teds Cameras
Drones
Teds Cameras
ChargeUp Digital 6,000mAh Portable Power bank - Gold
Cygnett
SpaceBuds Wired In-Ear Headphones - Silver
Cygnett
Microsoft Band
Microsoft Store
Xbox One S 2TB Console
Microsoft Store
Lenovo Y50 Gaming Laptop
Lenovo
Handmade Leather Case
Etsy
Canon & Nikon SLR strap
Etsy
Bamboo & Coloured case
Etsy
Yoga 300 - 11"
Lenovo
Leica V-LUX Compact Camera
Mr Porter
B&O PLAY A8 Airplay Wireless Speakers
Mr Porter
ANC29 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones
GoPro Surf Mounts Accessory
Wild Earth
Phantom 3 Standard
DJI Innovations
DJI Phantom 3 Professional
DJI Innovations
Star Trek Electronic Motion Sensor Door Chime
DadShop
Electric Unicycle
DadShop

Brodie Fogg

Brodie is a staff writer at finder.com.au covering breaking tech and telco news. When he's not drooling over the latest comic book releases or grinding away at the newest time-devouring RPG, he's helping people choose between Australia's various streaming services.

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