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    33 Tech And Gadget Father's Day Gifts For Every Kind Of Dad

    Because after a lifetime of watching The Little Mermaid together, your dad deserves gadgets and gizmos aplenty.

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    1. A micro-foaming beer tap that'll turn your dad's cans of beer into the perfect, foamy brew from the comfort of his own kitchen.

    Urban Outfitters

    Throw a 12 ounce can of beer in the back and watch this bubble up into a drink that tastes straight from the tap!

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79.95 or, if he prefers wine, grab this pocket-sized wine aerator from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. A solar powered charging bank for dads who love going on outdoor adventures almost as much as they love posting about them on Instagram.

    Amazon

    This is waterproof and USB compatible.

    Promising review: "This works like a champ. I was out camping in the mountains for five days with no electricity. I followed the instructions and made sure the unit had a full charge prior to its first use. The first night my cell phone was down to 10% and my tablet down to 5%. I turned them both off and plugged them in (at the same time) into the solar charger. When I woke up the in the morning they were both at 100% charge. During the day I left the solar charger exposed to the sun. Each night it charged my cell phone and my tablet to 100%." —Rover Rover

    Get it from Amazon for $46.99 (available in three colors).

    3. An Echo Spot, because Alexa will be way better at doing what your dad asks than you ever were.

    Amazon

    The Echo Spot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set music alarms, and read audiobooks from Audible. It can also control Amazon Video on Fire TV, give random facts throughout the day, tell you the weather, and can show you grocery lists, recipes, and set timers... I'm still just trying to figure out what my Echo Spot CAN'T do.

    Promising review: "I am not one for reviews but I just had to write this. This thing is a work of art. My whole house is a smart house, from my locks to my thermostats. I have one Echo, four Echo Dots and now one Echo Spot. I love this. It works as expected. I am a total Apple guy but I choose Alexa over Siri any day. Amazon has knocked it out of the park!" —Apply Guy

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99 (available in two colors).

    4. A motion-activated toilet bowl light for anyone who wants to get their dad a lighthearted gift that's sure to make him laugh.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    The motion sensor will turn the bowl light on when you enter the room and the light sensor will turn it off whenever the lights are on in the bathroom. It has 16 different colors, so feel free to adjust it with your decor!

    Promising review: "This is calming, creepy, soothing, eerie, beautiful, functional, and needed. It’s strangely satisfying to enter the bathroom in the dead of night and see the brilliant blue light glowing from between the lid and the seat. And to lift the lid and be greeted by a welcoming portal of soft brilliant light to guide you to your intended target; magic." —3senough

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    5. An eye massager that plays music, blows gentle air, heats up, and'll help your dad's tired eyes relax after you both watch Chernobyl from start to finish for some Father's Day fun.

    Amazon

    This eye massager has a built-in speaker and uses vibrations, heat treatments, and air pressure to gently massage your eyes while possibly increasing circulation and relieving stress and tension. It also has a sleeping mode, massaging your eyes for 15 minutes to help you fall asleep. A full charge takes about three and a half hours.

    Promising review: "This is a great eye massager! I am the kind of person who uses my cell phone and computer most of the day. I use this eye massager right before I go to bed to reduce eye strain. It also works great on my dark circles. On top of this, it is not heavy at all. It's very easy to travel with, and I travel frequently." —epic!

    Get it from Amazon for $72.99.

    6. A pair of Bose noise-cancelling headphones so your dad can spend an entire day doing nothing but listen to Abba on a loop without having to ask, "Does your mother know?"

    BuzzFeed

    "Thank You for the Music" — your dad, and also Abba.

    Promising review: "These headphones changed my life. I am a computer professional who travels A LOT. Whether I'm at my desk or on the road, the noise cancelling on these is a life-saver. I can easily stay in the zone at work, drowning out any distractions. When I'm flying, I can't even hear the plane engines. These are worth every penny." —Sean S.

    Get them from Amazon for $349 (available in three colors) or get a different pair for $49.99.

    This is our top-tier winner for best noise-cancelling headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    7. A brilliant AeroGarden with a look so sleek, it's gonna give your dad's kitchen counter some serious ~herb~ appeal.

    Macy's

    This uses energy-efficient LED lights that automatically turn on and off and it has feed/water reminders to help keep your herbs, you know, alive. It also includes Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, Thai basil, and Miracle-Gro plant food. Be sure to read our full review of the AeroGarden!

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $189.99 (available in two colors).

    8. A UV cell sanitizer because your dad hates germs. Now that you've actually found a gift he'll use, you won't have to ~phone it in~ this Father's Day.

    Amazon

    PhoneSoap is designed to sanitize their phone via UV light in 10 minutes and also serves as a charger.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my wife as a birthday gift and she loves it! It's perfect for a germaphobe, and so much better than using a disinfecting wipe. You don't have to risk damaging your phone by getting it wet. We even have our guests use it when they come over. I definitely recommend it!" —Brad

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95 (available in nine colors).

    9. A Death Star waffle maker that's sure to convince your dad to start eating a full, balanced breakfast, even if your family had to ~force~ him before.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a super fun waffle iron! This appears to be good quality. We've made hundreds of evil little waffles. Love it!" —SoJo Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $39.29.

    10. A pair of AirPods so he can easily listen to NPR at home, at work, and on his commute... no strings attached.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a life changing product. It changed my life. The effortless, smooth transition between my iPad, iPhone, and Mac is absolutely uncompromising." —Justin N

    Get them from Apple for $199 or get a different set of BlueTooth headphones from Amazon for $19.94.

    11. A snazzy charging dock — this just might convince him to stop using his ancient, frayed charging cord and help him get that satisfying full battery he deserves.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is by far the best quality wireless charger out there." —Erik Z.

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99 (available in two colors) or grab this snazzy charging pad for $13.98.

    12. An Oculus Go, because your dad taught you about reality and now you can return the favor by teaching him about virtual reality.

    Amazon

    I think this is the most satisfying video game system ever. I talked all about it in my holiday gift review last year and I'm not stopping anytime soon.

    Promising review: "This is very impressive, to be honest — especially at the price. The visual clarity of the screen is so much better than my PSVR. Everything I've tried so far has been nice and smooth. The menus are very intuitive as well — everything works how you think they should work. It does put pressure on my face after a while but all in all, this is very impressive." —Nomi

    Get it from Amazon for $199.

    13. A wireless lantern/speaker for dads who love backyard dinners with brilliant ambiance.

    Food 52

    This LED light has seven different hues, five light modes, and a BlueTooth speaker. It includes a charging cable and can run four three to four hours with the light and music on or up to 10 hours with just the light.

    Get it from Food 52 for $110 or grab a different style from Amazon for $79.98.

    14. An iPad Pro because your dad always says, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" and you're pretty sure that means he's gonna need more screen time in his life.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is everything I ever wanted! I bought an Apple Pencil to go with it and they work together perfectly. I have sped up my art flow immensely. I love love love this product!!! It’s the perfect size. It feels like my old art pads. It’s so lightweight and you can do everything with this device! I truly couldn't be happier." —Joe

    Get it from Amazon for $799.

    15. Or a waterproof Kindle Paperwhite that'll make any dad glad when he realizes he can hold an entire library in his lap.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am an avid reader and adore this product! It’s the perfect reader. There's no light bleed thru, it's easy to control the amount of backlight, easy to download books, and simply just easy to read my books. It did not come with the very latest software uploaded but within 24 hours of being connected to my WiFi, it updated itself. Using overdrive on my phone or tablet, it’s easy to borrow books and return books from my library. The newest update allows you to return right from your paperwhite and that is a huge improvement. As a prime member, I get a free book every month plus I follow several emails that alert to free or greatly discounted books. 8 GB of storage is way more than enough for me. I find the weight to be significantly less than a paperback even with a case. I am happy with this purchase!" —Sherrie Thurman

    Get it from Amazon for $159.99.

    16. A Ninja Coffee Maker, because your dad has ~bean~ talking about needing a new one for ages.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I did a lot of research on coffee makers before deciding on this one. The delayed brew feature is very easy to program. I like that you can set the warmer plate to stay on for two to four hours, which I especially like on the weekend. The removable water reservoir is very convenient. It is also very environmentally friendly with a reusable filter. I have only used the classic brew setting and the coffee has a great flavor. The coffee is very hot, which is very helpful when I am using a travel mug on the go. I would definitely recommend this coffee maker." —Donna K.

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99.

    17. Or a Tardis coffee press that'll make such a strong cup of coffee, your dad'll think he went back in time and got more sleep.

    Think Geek

    Get it from Think Geek for $39.99.

    18. A heated pillow massager — your dad is ~knot~ someone who handles traffic well and you want to get him something that's sure to distract him from those mercilessly clogged intersections.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Buy this! I got this as a gift from my amazing girlfriend who knows I complain about my neck all the time. We took a chance on this after I saw it and said I wanted it — after reading some other reviews I definitely agree that this is amazing. I was a little hesitant at first but once it arrived I wasn't disappointed at all. It does take some time getting use to as with anything, but it's very quick to learn your sweet spots and how to set it up in your car. It requires a connection to your 12v outlet to be powered, but other than that it's good. It is extremely durable, I'm highly surprised at the build quality and the quality of the rollers, heating, and motors. It seems like it'll last a long while with much usage, especially for the price." —Brendan S.

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95.

    19. A leather wallet case with a smooth exterior, plenty of pockets, and a built-in kickstand for dads who would prefer having everything they own be some sort of handcrafted multitool.

    Amazon

    This case is made for the iPhone XS Max but you can find similar cases for the iPhone 7/8 or for the Galaxy Note 5.

    Promising review: "This is a sleek leather case that folds over nicely to cover the screen. It is still thin even when a few credit cards are added to slots – it's perfect for me. It looks much more expensive than it is. It's an excellent value." —vivian lee ford

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three colors).

    20. Or an aluminum wallet with RFID-blocking technology to keep identity thieves from snagging your dad's info (i.e. your college fund money) on the street.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've had regular leather wallets for over 20 years. This is a huge improvement. I've only had mine for a few weeks and I'm already as fast at checkout as I was before. My slacks and jeans are now much more comfortable! This thing is solidly built, slim as advertised, and has never yet become a nuisance. For me, it has been an authentic life hack." —Duh?

    Get it from Amazon for $72 (available in three colors).

    21. A calming bamboo and wood essential oil diffuser that'll be an ~essential~ piece of home decor your dad didn't know he needed.

    Food 52

    Get it from Food 52 for $85 (available in two colors) or get a similar one from Amazon for $24.99.

    22. A pair of light gloves so your handy dad can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, or the light at the end of the breaker box, during his constant tinkering around the house.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I think these are cool. I bought these for my husband (who usually carries around a small flashlight) for him to use while working on cars, etc. He thinks they are great! They are bright and work wonderfully. He told me I should get a pair for doing my knitting... a great idea!" —BeYouTiful

    Get it from Amazon for $14.88.

    23. A Dyson Air Multiplier to show your dad you're his biggest (industry-standard table) fan.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Out of the box, I was elated. You just snap two ends together. The remote is also amazing. It is magnetized to store on the fan, and has a rubberized finish. The controls are simple, and has 10 speeds. The fan tilts from the base, either up or down, and is so quiet, you hear no noise till #5. Ten is a soft 'car-type wind noise' yet manages to create incredible air movement. I leave it on 1 or 2 most of the time and it feels just like you have a window open. The air seems to come out concentrated in the center of the unit, then fans out like a flashlight beam. A lot of thought went into the design of this product." —Ken Bauman

    Get it from Amazon for $244.78.

    24. A towel rack warmer that'll delight any dad who wants (and deserves) a hot towel shave every darn day.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Well, I did not know warm towel feels soo nice before I met this towel warmer. Especially during cold weather, this is necessary. It comes with complete set — you just need to hang it. This is a complete unit with a plug in power outlet, so there's no need for expert knowledge." —Nora Chen

    Get it from Amazon for $129.88.

    25. A Mirror, a personalized at-home gym (complete with lessons and real-time training sessions), for fitness-focused fathers who know that the home (gym) is where the heart is.

    Mirror

    The Mirror starter pack includes fitness bands, a Bluetooth heart rate monitor, and a care kit with a screen cleaner and cloth, and a camera lens cap for privacy. You'll also get an adaptable wall mount that works with all wall types and a carbon steel leaner stand. The app will cover your dad and five additional people in the household, letting you all access unlimited live and on-demand workouts.

    Get it from Mirror for $1,495.

    26. A HyperChiller that can chill freshly brewed coffee (or other liquids, hello wine) and give your dad a satisfying drink whenever he feels like he needs to chill out.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this for myself a while ago. When I used it to chill white wine for my cold-wine loving mom, she fell in love, so I came back to get one for her. I am always suspicious with these types of gimmicky-seeming things, but this is the real deal. It's so awesome. We both use ours on the regular. It chills wine to ice-ice cold with ease and speed, and for a very reasonable cost." —Claire Lyn

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    27. A treat-dispensing pet camera for your dad or, more specifically, your dad's Pomeranian — you and your siblings already know that Fido is the favorite child.

    Amazon

    And be sure to read more about why this is the perfect gift for pet parents.

    Promising review: "I was always concerned leaving my puppy home alone because he will cry a lot. When I got Furbo, things got much better! Furbo sent me notifications to my phone when he was crying, so I would log on and talk to him right away. This changed everything!! My puppy knows I'm always there, so his separation anxiety is getting better. He cries less, and I feel much more relieved." —KUEI CHIH SUN

    Get it from Amazon for $199.

    28. A Hammer of Thor toolkit that's so your dad's brand, he's sure to ~marvel~ at it for days after opening it.

    Think Geek

    This 44 piece toolset has a hammer (naturally), tape measure, level, screwdriver, wrench, ratcheting wrench, utility knife and so much more.

    Get it from Think Geek for $99.99 or grab a more traditional tool kit from Amazon for $35.99.

    29. A wet and dry electric razor — the kind of gift that'll show your dad he (and his excellent grooming habits) are a ~cut~ above the rest.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I hated to pay so much for this shaver but it turned out to be well worth it. This shaver is without a doubt the best one I have ever used and in my 62 years and I have used a lot of shavers. Quite often I will go two or three days without shaving yet this cleans my face without any pulling, pinching, or razor burn. It is quiet and keeps a charge. I can't say enough good about it." —Timothy W.

    Get it from Amazon for $198.18+ (available in two styles).

    30. A retro polaroid alarm clock sure to take your dad back to the good old days, even when he's gotta wake up for the regular present-days.

    Amazon

    This clock has dual time display, an indoor temperature display, a calendar display, and alarm and snooze option. It runs on three AAA batteries (not included).

    Promising review: "This clock is exactly what I needed. It's a really great compact alarm. It has all the bells and whistles. I'm very happy with it, except having it wake me up." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97.

    31. A bidet, for fathers who appreciate some potty humor (and an efficient, eco-friendly washing system).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am loving my Tushy! It is powerful and so easy to install! Not gonna lie, I wish my sink was on the same wall so I could do the warm water option but it is super effective and definitely wakes you up! I believe this is the best way to keep things happily clean and, coupled with my Squatty Potty, I think 2019 is going to be the year of the happy BM!" —Natalie D.

    Get it from Tushy for $69 (available in six colors) or get a different one from Amazon for $32.50.

    32. A sweatshirt (from the BuzzFeed merch shop) made with your dad in mind — Father's Day might be his holiday, but the rest of the holidays involve him showing everyone how their new presents work.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in sizes S–2XL).

    33. And finally, a smart picture frame that'll show off the treasured moments you've shared together (in high definition, of course).

    The Grommet

    This connects directly with your phone (through your WiFi) to display your favorite high-quality photos. It can chose photos for a slideshow on its own or you can manually pick which photos to display. It uses motion sensors to start a slideshow if someone is in front of it and it dims when the lights are off. You can also switch the picture by waving your hand in front of it. Pretty sure this thing is actual magic.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my 80-year-old parents as a Christmas gift. I asked my millennial children to help their grandparents set it up but there was no need. My parents had it working right away and love adding new pictures as family and friends visit them. Beautiful packaging and presentation make for a very impressive gift. The picture quality is outstanding. I think I’ll get one for me next!" —Kelly

    Get it from The Grommet for $299 (available in three colors).

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