Dads can be hard to shop for. Not because their tastes are just so eclectic — although, that may be true for some dads. It's just impossible to narrow down the gift ideas.
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Herein lies the problem: If you're buying a Father's Day gift for your dad, husband, or other significant man in your life, chances are you've bought them many, many gifts in the past. So what's left? A new wallet, a tie, some kind of tool, or golf clubs? Those gifts are great, but they've probably already been done a million and one times.
But don't worry, there's hope. Get him a gadget that will take one of his current hobbies to the next level. Of course, you can find endless gadget-y gift options on the world wide web, but check out this list for some immediate ideas.
Samsung SmartThings Hub
The Samsung SmartThings Hub is perfect for the guy who likes to stay connected to all things at all time. The Hub allows you to monitor and control your home from anywhere.
Connect to smart locks, lights, outlets, thermostats, alarms, cameras, etc. to receive notifications about what's happening in and outside of your home and to remotely control the security, energy usage, lighting, and more.
Available at Samsung for $79.99.
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom
Have a guy who's into music? Check out the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom waterproof Bluetooth speaker. It's small, but mighty — delivering some seriously crisp sound.
Choose from six colors — pink, red, lilac, black, grey, and blue.
Available on Amazon for $99.99.
Zepp Golf 2 Kit
Does your dad love golf? The Zepp Golf 2 Kit might be the most perfect gift for him. Like, ever. Using a Smart Coach training system, Zepp evaluates your swing and offers training programs to help improve your game.
Instantly look at your swing in 3D from all angles and analyze the metrics to up your game in a major way. Well, not YOUR game. Your dad's game. Unless he wants to share the Zepp love. The technology is also available for baseball, softball, soccer, and tennis.
Purchase on the Zepp website for $129.99.
Black+Decker WiFi-Enabled Slow Cooker
The Black+Decker WiFi-Enabled Slow Cooker is great for the chef (or wannabe chef), and can benefit you as well (because food). It's a typical slow cooker, but with some smarts added on.
The 6-quart cooker can be programmed to do what you want it to do. Using the accompanied app, choose the cook time and the heat level.
Get it on Amazon for $62.87.
Neato Botvac Connected
Who doesn't love a robot vacuuming the house while you sit on the couch (or do absolutely anything other than vacuum)? The Neato Botvac Connected will clean your floors from wherever you are. Simply use the app to instruct it what to do.
It isn't the most reasonably priced Father's Day gift, but hey, if you've got the extra cash laying around, check it out.
Buy it for $584.99 on Amazon.