Today’s dads use a lot of electronic devices that keep them in the know and entertained. If yours would love geeky Father’s Day gifts, we’ve got you covered with some cool and fun products he’ll enjoy.
Sometimes, Dad needs a source of power for all his smartphone after a long day of Pokémon Go. He says it is for Google Maps, but we know the truth.
The Chargemander battery case offers a stylish look that resembles a Pokédex to the trained eye. More importantly, it can charge up a smartphone in less than 15 minutes while you use it on the go.
The Chargemander is rated for 1,200 battery cycles and can be used every day for three to four years. The cases are available for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, and the Samsung Galaxy S6. As geeky Father’s Day gifts go, this one is sure to earn you a big smile.
$99.95 at Amazon
If you dad heads to an office for work, he doesn’t have to leave his geek sensibilities at home. Why not let his Star Wars fandom shine through in a classy and understated way?
Box Lunch has a selection of ties that will let Dad stay true to his Rebel or Imperial roots. This navy and red tie features the red Rebel Alliance symbol on a field of navy blue. It’ll let everyone in the office know he is a force to be reckoned with during the status meeting.
Not only will Dad get a great gift, but Box Lunch also gives back. For every $10 spent, the company provide a meal through Feeding America on behalf of local members food banks. Tell Dad he helped feed hungry people, and he’ll wear the tie with even greater pride.
$47.92 at Box Lunch
Gamer dads probably grew up playing with LEGOs. Those iconic bricks from his childhood have become the virtual building blocks in the video game LEGO Dimensions. The game brings to life many characters from movies, comics, games, and television.
The latest expansion pack features characters and scenes from The Goonies, a 1985 film of pirate treasure and adventure. Dads will enjoy the classic dialog while sharing the memories and thrills with their kids.
The pack will let players control Sloth in The Goonies’ adventures but also allow him to cross over to other worlds and interact with Batman and other heroes. A recent trailer showed Batman giving Sloth a fashion makeover.
$25.26 at Amazon
Dad has likely been giving you a hand throughout your life. So why not make it easier on his hands when he’s using the computer? The R3 mouse offers a pen-like grip and can be used equally well with the dominant or nondominant hand.
Much like a regular mouse, it has three buttons and a scroll wheel, so using the R3 is just as intuitive as any other typical controller. It is compact and wireless, connecting with a USB dongle.
The design eases the strain on the wrist by changing the angle of the grip into something more natural. A rechargeable battery and energy saving mode will help dads stay charged up through the longest presentation.
$79.95 at Amazon
Whether for work or play, a tech Dad is ready to enjoy the electronic world. With one of these geeky Father’s Day gifts, he’ll also enjoy the thought behind it.
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