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Get Dad The Tech Gear He Really Wants This Year With These Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 17th, 2016 by Tech Staff

Father’s Day is just a few days away and totally crept up on us faster than we thought!  If you’ve been procrastinating in finding the perfect gift for dad, we’ve round up a few of our tech gear favs that any dad would love below!


LG Father's Day


For the outdoor enthusiast that wants to capture “it all” … literally … the LG 360 CAM is a game-changer. The pocketable virtual reality camera is ready to capture all of your outdoor experiences in amazing 360-degree dual wide-angle 13 million pixel detail.


Zepp Father's Day


For the dad who loves to play baseball, the Zepp Baseball will view your swing in 3D from any angle. It will track how fast your bat is traveling at impact with the ball and measure the angle and location of your bat at impact.


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If your dad is looking to get fit and training for a marathon this summer, the Moto 360 Sport is a must. It will track your distance and pace with GPS right on your wrist. Moto 360 will continuously monitor your steps, calories and heart rate while delivering updates to your smartphone.


Zepp Father's Day 

For the avid golfer, there is always room for improvement. The Zepp Golf Swing Analyzer will view your swing in 3D from any angle while measuring the angle of your club at the top of your back swing. Place your smartphone in your pocket and it will also measure your hip rotation.


 Show your dad how you really feel and get him the tech gear he’ll use and love this year from Verizon Wireless!  Score these gifts today just in time for Father’s Day – Sunday, June 19th.  

Papa’s Worth It: Last Minute Father’s Day Tech Gifts Under $25

June 13th, 2014 by Christen

Father’s Day is right around the corner and Dad is expecting a gift, but your wallet is strapped I’ve got the perfect solution.  Discover five unique Father’s Day Tech Gifts Under $25 that’s perfect for any dad from the sentimental father to the been thumb toting dad below.  Check out a few of my favorite tech-inspired Father’s Day gifts for less than $25 that your papa will love.


Father's Day Tech Gifts Under $25 Cricket Wireless



ZTE Prelude™ smartphone (Free with $50 mail-in rebate)

Looking for an affordable, pocket-sized smartphone with great form & fashion for dad? The ZTE Prelude™ smartphone is designed just for him!  This no annual contract device from the new Cricket Wireless offers a 2 MP camera for pictures and video, 3.5″ full touchscreen and is fully equipped for wi-fi and 3G available voice calling.  At $49.95 and a $50 mail in rebate, you’re practically getting dad a smartphone for free!  Discover more on the ZTE Prelude™ and more options from the new Cricket Wireless here.








Father's Day Tech Gifts Under $25 HÄNS


HÄNS Swipe–Clean ($15) 
This Father’s Day, indulge Dad with an innovative cleaning gadget that will cost you only $15, fits in the palm of your hand, and lasts approximately 500 uses. This must-have gift: HÄNS Swipe–Clean.  Hardworking, practical, reliable, and high-quality, HÄNS Swipe–Clean is a 2-in-1 cleaning option for smart phones, tablets, GPS, your car’s audio and navigation screens, and other devices. Keep it in the car, in the briefcase, at the office, or at home for a convenient clean anytime.  See HÄNS Swipe–Clean in action here.

Father's Day Tech Gifts Under $25 JBLJBL Micro II Multimedia Speaker ($20) 

The JBL Micro II Multimedia Speaker from Verizon Wireless features a rechargeable 5 hour Li-ion battery and a built in bass port – and it’s small enough to fit in your backpack or purse. A built-in audio cable connects the speaker to any mobile device or MP3 player. Want even more sound? Daisy-chain it with other JBL Micro II speakers. Get the JBL Micro II Multimedia speaker at


Father's Day Tech Gifts Under $25 Botanicalls

Botanicalls Kit ($10)

Tech-savvy gardening dads can set up a Botanicalls Kit, a system that lets you know via smartphone when plants need water! A sensor in the dirt measures moisture, and when the soil is too dry, the plant posts “water me please” to Twitter. Enable Twitter mobile notifications to get pop-ups on your smartphone when the Botanicall sends out a hydration SOS.






Father's Day Tech Gifts Under $25 Mosaic


Mosaic Photo Book ($25)

For sentimental fathers, try Mosaic. The smartphone app Mosaic (available for iOS and Android) quickly creates and delivers a unique Mosaic photo book. Once you download the app, select 20 photos from your camera roll and add them. Mosaic will then create and send a physical, 7-inch photo book within four days, all for the price of $25.

Six Father’s Day Tech Gifts (For Any Budget) That Dad Will Love

June 13th, 2014 by Christen

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Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15th and it’s right upon us! (Didn’t it seem like Mother’s Day was just last week?)  Don’t shortchange dad this year with a necktie or a dinner – you can upgrade his home office or man cave with a gadget or two that will make his day truly special (while making your wallet pretty happy too.)  Discover just a few Father’s Day tech gifts suitable for any budget below.


Sony Xperia M

6. Upgrade his smartphone with the Xperia M ($159.99)

Ditch dad’s flip phone and upgrade his mobile life with the Sony Xperia M smartphone. Sharing dad’s world has never been easier with the Xperia™ M smartphone featuring NFC-based one-touch functions. This Android™ phone has a bright, 4-inch display, 5-megapixel camera and makes a great introductory phone for dad.  (Plus, it’s unlocked so you can add it to your plan or dad’s mobile plan without being locked into those carrier 2-year agreements.)


sony smartwatch

5.  SmartWatch 2 ($199.99)
If your dad smartphone preference is Android™, then this is the one watch he needs. With Sony SmartWatch 2 phone remote, dad can keep track of everything without taking his phone out of his pocket or bag. He’ll have text messages, email, calendar, call log, Facebook®, Twitter®, Gmail™ and more right on his wrist. SmartWatch 2 is also a standalone, advanced and stylish watch. Dad can use it as a compass, timer or stopwatch as well as a phone remote. You can choose between several different watch faces, themes and stylish wrist straps.


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4. Portable Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Speaker ($249.99)

Revel in your favorite music at home or away with the SRS-X7, packing 32 watts of 2.1 channel sound all housed in a sleek, portable design complete with built-in battery for up to six hours of battery life. Flexible music streaming connectivity options even let you stream your favorite audio tracks via Bluetooth® or Wi-Fi.


sony receiver


3. Sony 4K Wi-Fi Network A/V Receiver ($449)

Stream crisp, powerful audio with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Airplay. With 7.2 channels and 150 watts of power, it’s legendary Sony sound that really connects. Featuring 4K resolution pass-through, high-res audio compatibility, 6 HD inputs and a new intuitive graphical interface, this receiver brings out the best in your music, Blu-ray movies, games and more.


sony speaker


2. HD Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer ($1,149)

Meet the sound bar that’s second to none. Bask in true 7.1 surround sound delivered by 7 amplifiers powering 9 individual speakers – all in a single bar design that’s redefining what a sound bar can be. Designed with the help of award-winning Hollywood sound engineers, its 450 watts of full-range Dolby® TrueHD sound that will have your audiences clamoring for more. Plug into one of the 3 HDMI® inputs with ease, connect wirelessly with Bluetooth®, or use NFC for simple one-touch streaming from your NFC-compatible tablet, phone or IOS device.


Sony TV

1. Sony 4K Ultra HD TV XBR-X900B ($3,999 – $8,999)

Available for $3,999, $4,999 and $8,999 for the 55″ class, 65″ class and 79″ class models

View your favorite TVs shows, movies and sports teams in 4K Ultra HD, which is four times clearer than HD. With Sony 4K Ultra HD, breathtaking detail is depicted with pinpoint accuracy for the most natural images. The TRILUMINOS display produces the widest color spectrum we’ve ever offered in a TV, and new X-tended Dynamic Range PRO increases brightness and dark scene detail at the same time. The Wedge adds bigger speakers and built-in subwoofers so you’ll hear every whisper and every roar.

Verizon Wireless Top App Picks For Father’s Day

June 13th, 2013 by Christen

Can you believe Father’s Day is right around the corner? Have you decided how you’re going to celebrate the men in your life?

Sometimes the best Father’s Day present is the gift of ease and convenience, and Verizon is definitely a one-stop shop. Thanks to the nation’s largest 4G network, Verizon can help you find the quickest, easiest Apps to give Dad this Father’s Day. Whether he loves his Android or iOS device, there’s an App out there for you to show how much you appreciate your Father this year.


Here are Verizon Wireless top App picks to show Dad this Father’s Day:

 Top App Picks For Father's Day

iHandy Carpenter ($1.99)- The iHandy Carpenter is the perfect App for the handyman of your house. Available on both Android and iOs devices, it provides five professional tools in one App. Users can turn to this App for a plumb bob, surface level, bubble level, steel protractor, steel ruler and inclinometer. The app is not only practical, but beautiful, with clear and crisp graphics.

 Top App Picks For Father's Day ESPN

ESPN ScoreCenter (Free)- Dad will never miss the score from his favorite games with this free App. With scores from the NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA and more, he will never have to ask how his favorite team is doing. In addition to scores, Dad can get breaking sports news and fresh-cut video clips streaming to his phone.

 Top App Picks For Father's Day

Weber’s On the Grill ($4.99)- If Dad’s a grill-master, then the Weber’s On the Grill App for Android and iOS smartphones will certainly be the gift that keeps on giving. With over 300 recipes, videos and recipe sharing, this App is great for grillers old and new. To make cooking even easier, users can create a grocery list to make shopping for their favorite meals organized and simple.

 Top App Picks For Father's Day

Mint (Free)- If your Father’s like most today, he probably keeps track of every penny spent. Mint is a great financial planning App that is not only 100% affordable, but helps him keep the family’s spending in check. The safe, user-friendly App helps create budgets, manage bills and keep track of spending, all from an Android or iOS device.

Top App Picks For Father's Day

How to Tie a Tie (Free)- Dad works hard everyday, so there’s no reason why he can’t look good! This free App gives easy instructions on how to tie 20 of the most popular tie knots. Available on most Smartphone devices, this App ensures that your Father looks neat and stylish, no matter the occasion.


Although these Apps are great to share with your Father this Father’s Day, the list doesn’t stop here. Be sure to check out the Android Marketplace and the App Store for more fun and easy apps your Dad is sure to love.


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Summer Accessory Gift Guide For Grads…and a Dad!

June 4th, 2012 by Christen

Graduation season is also in full swing & gift giving season for the graduate in your life is here!  Father’s Day is right around the corner and if your Dad is like mine, tech gifts are always an essential necessity. It’s always difficult finding the perfect & cool gift that doesn’t break the bank. Check out a few of these Tech Accessory gifts that are perfect gifts for any Dad or Grad!


A hand painted tortoise pattern adorns the Tortoiseshell case for a look that combines subtle vintage elements with a classic design. The slim silhouette shows off the timeless design of the iPhone, while the hard shell case covers the back and corners. A gold logo complements the translucent brown undertones culminating in a sophisticated presentation.


Jeffery Campbell iPad Case


Step into comfort and fashion this season with Jeffrey Campbell’s new shoe and accessory line. Made with premium leather and a German sole. These pretty babies will keep you coming back for more.





The premium leather case folds open to reveal a form fitted phone pocket, as well as built-in credit card slots. Crafted from supple leather, the sleek and compact design has a soft tactile feel. Top-stitch detailing completes the classic look.



Juicy Couture iPhone Wristlet

For ‘nice girls who like stuff’, these fun accessories will help us round out our entire Juicy ensemble. Body: 100% leather Lining Flap top with lock closure.





The shiny pebbled pattern creates a sense of whimsy and charm, while the electric colors make for an eye-catching effect. A textural touch subtly adds another dimension to the exotic case. The leather design securely wraps around your iPhone for a form fit look. A complementing soft microfiber interior completes the case.


Have you begun shopping for Father’s Day or that Graduate on your list yet?  What type of gifts would you like to buy?


Father’s Day Gadget Gift Idea

June 13th, 2011 by Christen

STOP! Before you pick up another dinner tie for dad, check out this haute spin on an old faithful gift idea.  HEX has released their new iPod Nano 6G watch bands “HEX Vision Metal”. As the name suggested, this HEX Vision Metal iPod Nano 6G Watchband is made with a stainless steel watch band that show you all of its metallic silver chrome style.  This HEX Vision Metal will transform the iPod Nano 6G into a luxurious watch that looks super expensive (like $200+ expensive).





The watch band is fully coated with high grade coating that will increase its durability and lifespan.  It also features easy clip-in clip-out design to make installing the watch band to ipod nano 6g a breeze.  Does your dad like to switch up his style?  Luckily, HEX has added two common style of watch to their Vision Metal iPod Nano 6G watch band. You can choose either the gun metal version or silver, or get two of them if you love both of the watch band.  Each HEX Vision Metal iPod Nano 6G watch band is available for $69.95 USD, if you are interested you can order and receive them in 2-3 days at HEX Vision Metal official website.

Remember: Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th



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