Do you have a proud geek dad? A dad who’s a delightful digital nerd? It can be hard to figure out what to give dads for Father’s Day, but we’ve rounded up a bunch of tech gifts for dads that they’re sure to love!
Whether your dad loves to outfit your house with the latest smart home tech, or whether he likes to use tech to make hobbies like gardening or reading more fun, there’s something on this list for him! Read on for tons of ideas for Father’s Day tech gift ideas for all dads!
30 Best Father’s Day Tech Gift Ideas
The best Father’s Day tech gifts for dads of all kinds.
Apple 10.2-inch iPad
Dad can use this iPad for fun and games or for getting work done! It works with both the Apple Pencil and with a Smart Keyboard if he wants to use those with it. It also has up to 10 hours of battery life, so he can bring it on a plane, and it features stereo speakers for amazing sound from such a small device.
Google Nest Programmable Thermostat
If Dad is 1.) a techno-geek and 2.) constantly worrying about heating the house and telling his kids to turn down the heat – he’ll love this smart thermostat. The Google Nest adjusts the temp if everyone in the family is out of the house, and your father can control the thermostat from anywhere with an app. No more nagging his kids to turn off the heat when they leave! That’s a gift for everyone, really.
Night Lights Bluetooth Speaker
This device is multifunctional – it serves as an alarm clock, lamp, MP3 player, and more. The light can be synced to the music, so changes with the rhythm of the songs. The alarm has a snooze function, a 12- and 24-hour time display, and a calendar.
AeroGarden Harvest Elite
If your dad has both a green thumb and a love of gadgets, he’ll appreciate the AeroGarden! He can grow herbs indoors with the included kit, which has two kinds of basil, parsley, dill, thyme, and mint. They grow in water, not soil, so he won’t have messy dirt in the house. A digital display and controls mean he can set his garden for vacation mode or adjust other settings for growing.
Xenvo Pro Lens Kit
A cell phone lens kit makes a great Father’s Day tech gift for a Dad who loves taking pictures of his family! This kit is compatible with all smartphones and tablets and includes a wide-angle lens, a macro lens, a mini rechargeable LED light, a lanyard, and more. He’ll get great, high-quality photos with his phone!
Help Dad with the chores by getting him a Roomba! The device will learn the family’s patterns and offer cleaning suggestions based on the family’s habits and routines. A 3-stage cleaning system gets floors spotless and an edge-sweeping brush makes sure every inch and cranny is cleaned.
High Performance Gaming Mouse
If your dad is a kid at heart and loves tech toys, he’ll enjoy this gaming mouse for online games with friends (or with you!). It has 11 customizable buttons so he can set up custom commands, plus an onboard memory. It also has an adjustable weight system so he can personalize the weight and balance of the device. He can even customize the lighting of the mouse.
Amazon Smart Plug
This smart plug works with Alexa so Dad can add voice control to any outlet in the house. He can schedule lights or appliances to turn on and off at certain times, or he can control them remotely while he’s at work. It doesn’t require any smart home technology other than the plug itself, so it’s easy to install and use.
Meta Quest 2
Formerly known as the Occulus Quest, the Meta Quest immerses users in a 3D world. Dad can choose from more than 250 titles, including games, fitness programs, multiplayer games, and more. He can even take in live events like concerts and games.
This Kindle reads like real paper, with a glare-free display to make it easier to use outside. Your dad can also adjust the brightness, and the device will work for weeks on one charge. He’ll have access to millions of books, so he won’t have to head to the bookstore or library any time he finishes one.
Tile Mate Essentials
If Dad loves his electronics but tends to lose them, this Tile 4-Pack will help him keep track of things! He can attach the Tiles to keyrings or laptop bags, use the sticker on a phone or iPad, and he can slide the slim card into his wallet. He simply needs to use the Tile app or smart home device to help him locate his stuff.
Fitbit Charge 5
Your father can track his steps, heart rate, sleep patterns, and even skin temperature with this Fitbit! The digital device will help him optimize his workout routine and let him know if he should exercise or recover on any given day. He’ll also get stress management scores and other health metrics.
Anker Wireless Charger
Is your dad constantly on the hunt for charging cables to use because his kids keep stealing them? He’ll love this charging pad! He can simply place his phone or earbuds on the pad and they’ll charge automatically – no searching for cables and cords and arguing over who used them last. The charging pad can power smartphones and earbuds, and even works through phone cases so he doesn’t have to take that off every time he needs to charge.
Cell Phone Stand Bluetooth Speaker
This phone holder adjusts so Dad can set it at the perfect viewing angle for watching videos or for video calls. The bottom and back of the holder have anti-skid silicone to protect his device and keep it from slipping. The stand also has a wireless Bluetooth speaker that delivers enhanced bass and clear, louder sound than his phone can on its own.
HAOZI Universal Travel Adapter
This adapter makes a great Father’s Day tech gift for any dad who travels often and relies on his computer and other electronic devices on the road. The adapter can be used in more than 150 countries in the US, EU, Asia, South America, and across the globe. It also has a safety system to protect his devices and himself from harm.
Smart Meat Thermometer
This wireless meat thermometer can help your barbeque-loving dad keep an eye on what he’s cooking without having to constantly check it manually. He simply needs to install the app and use it to check the temperature of his food!
The thermometer will monitor both the internal temperature of the meat and the external temperature of the cooking area. He can set up custom alerts and notifications so when his food hits optimal temperature, he knows to take it out.
Smart Light Bulbs
These lights are programmable, so Dad can set them to turn on and off automatically. He can even create groups to turn a series of lights on and off whenever he wants. The lights can be voice-controlled as well, so he doesn’t have to get up and walk over to turn them off or have them dimmed.
The lights also feature 8 preset scene modes for occasions like movie nights, reading, and other activities.
Victrola 3-Speed Bluetooth Record Player
Does Dad like sharing his old people tunes with the rest of the house? Help him go really old school with this retro-styled record player! It may look old, but this suitcase record player has premium sound quality and connects to Bluetooth for even more music options. Since it folds into a suitcase, it’s also easily portable. You’ll never escape his music now.
A Nintendo Switch makes an awesome tech gift for dads who love to game with their friends or their kids! This one comes with a neon blue and neon red joy-con and he can play in 3 modes – TV mode, tabletop mode, and handheld mode. It also connects over Wi-Fi for multiplayer gaming and he can connect with up to 7 more consoles for group gaming.
JBL Clip 3 Bluetooth Speaker
This little Bluetooth speaker makes the perfect Father’s Day tech gift for dads on the go! He can clip it to his golf bag or his chair at the beach. He could hang it from a backpack for hiking. Since it’s waterproof, he can even clip it near the shower so he can sing along where the acoustics are best.
The Apple Watch makes a great Father’s Day tech gift idea! While the watch can track workouts, measure blood oxygen levels, take an ECG, monitor other health trackers, and help with fitness and workouts, it’s also sophisticated enough to be worn in the workplace. Dad can also play music, podcasts, and audiobooks, and he can pay using his watch through Apple Pay.
Men’s Touchscreen Gloves
If your dad needs to operate devices like his phone or smartwatch while exercising or walking to work in winter, help him stay warm with these touchscreen gloves! The gloves feature conductive material on the thumbs, forefingers, and middle fingers so he can keep wearing them while operating his phone and other touchscreen devices.
The grippy material also helps to prevent devices from slipping out of his hands. The gloves are lined and warm, with a stretchy fit so they’re not too bulky.
Skylight Digital Picture Frame
Does your father love taking pictures or simply looking at pictures of you and his loved ones? He can show off pictures he’s taken and load up pictures of his kids and other family on this digital photo frame. The frame just plugs in, and he can use the touch screen to connect to Wi-Fi and load his photos. This makes a sentimental, special Father’s Day tech gift that he’ll treasure!
Bose Noise Canceling Headphones
These cool headphones would make a great Christmas present or Father’s Day tech gift idea! They have 11 levels of noise-canceling and amazing sound quality. The microphone adapts to windy or noisy environments so Dad’s voice will still come through. The headphones are also designed for optimum comfort so he can wear them for hours on a plane ride or other trip.
Logitech K400 Plus Wireless Touch Keyboard
This wireless touch TV keyboard gives your dad control of PC-to-TV entertainment. He just needs to plug the receiver into a USB port and he can use the touchpad keyboard. The keyboard has quiet keys and can be used for a range of up to 33 feet. It’s also spill-resistant so he doesn’t need to worry about it around the kids!
If your dad loves the newest gadgets to help him while running or exercising, he’ll love these wireless earbuds! Touch control functions let him tap to play or pause music and skip songs or adjust the volume. They charge quickly and last up to 6 hours.
GTRACING Gaming Chair
Dads can get serious about their gaming! If your dad loves nerdy game nights with his online friends, this chair is perfect for him. The ergonomic design means he won’t strain his back, shoulders, or neck. A well-padded seat and headrest mean he can play for hours in comfort. He can also adjust the angle of his seat to suit him as he plays.
BL FLIP 5 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
Dad can set this speaker up outside while he’s grilling or bring it along to the park or the beach for music time! The Bluetooth speaker can even pair up with other speakers so he can have a surround sound situation in his backyard. The speaker is waterproof and can play for up to 12 hours before needing to be charged.
Alexa can help Dad out in any room of the house with this Echo Dot. He can stream songs or podcasts, have Alexa tell him a new dad joke, or play the news while he works. He can also use the Dot to control smart home devices, and she can turn on lights or turn on his coffee maker each morning.
Foldable GPS Drone with 4K UHD Camera
Combine a love of photography with the fun of flying drones and get your dad a drone that will take pictures and video! This top drone makes a great Father’s Day tech gift and features a camera with image stabilization and shock absorption.
The images are clear and high resolution and the camera will take videos without camera vibration. He also won’t lose the drone because it will automatically return to its base whenever the battery is low.
Father’s Day Tech Gifts FAQs
Is Father’s Day a Big Deal?
Father’s Day is not as big of a deal as Mother’s Day. And while we agree that moms deserve lots of love and attention on Mother’s Day, dads deserve the same love and attention on Father’s Day! Be sure to spend some time on Father’s Day letting your dad know you appreciate everything he does for you and your family.
How Can I Make Father’s Day Special?
While dads appreciate presents, the most important thing to most of them is that you let them know you love them! If you can’t afford an expensive Father’s Day present, consider showing Dad your appreciation in other ways. Cook him a meal, take him to the movies, or spend the day doing something he enjoys.
How Much Should I Spend on a Father’s Day Tech Gift?
How much you should spend on a Father’s Day gift is going to depend on your personal situation. Your dad likely won’t feel good about you spending over your budget just to make him happy!
Although many tech gifts for dads are going to be more expensive than other options, there are some inexpensive Father’s Day tech gifts you can consider as well. Most people spend under $50 for a Father’s Day present, but you can certainly spend more if you have the means.
Is an Apple Watch a Good Father’s Day Tech Gift?
Yes, an Apple Watch is a good Father’s Day tech gift! Dad will love being able to track his health stats, play music, check messages, and even pay for items using his watch.