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

    After watching The Little Mermaid on repeat with you for like...10 years...your dad deserves gadgets and gizmos aplenty.

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    1. A magnetic coin box for dads who love looking around the house for loose change. This is a far better place to store that stuff than underneath the sofa cushions.

    Bespoke Post

    This has a magnetic top that smoothly glides to open and close. Basically this is a super satisfying, aesthetically pleasing, piggy bank.

    Get it from Bespoke Post for $50 (available in two colors).

    2. A desktop bowling lane, because you've ~pinned~ down your dad's interest so well you know he'll love a mini bowling alley. Somehow you just...know.

    Small bowling lane beside packaging

    Promising review: "Bowling: I love it! It works just as expected and it looks great! I was actually surprised when it worked so well. It is 100% worth the purchase no question!" —Chris Kelly

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    3. A countertop juicer sure to delight any dad who has always believed orange juice cures everything. Every time you got the sniffles he'd have a glass of OJ by your side. Time to pay it forward.

    Hand press juicer with a cup underneath and orange halves beside it

    Promising review: "I have used the press several times now and have been impressed each time. Nothing beats a fresh glass of OJ. One of my favorite things about this is the clean up. I had juicers in the past and the cleanup was painful. This is a simple design and requires very little time to clean up. Pro: very easy to use, great yield, super easy cleanup. Con: a bit tippy, requires hand placed on back of press." —B.C.

    Get it from Amazon for $52.99+ (available in four colors).

    4. A ceramic herb leaf stripper – it's gonna be beloved by any father who practically lives in his kitchen. Kitchen tools can totally double as decor when they are this beautiful!

    Blue and white tile style herb stripper
    Mud Pottery And Glass

    Owner Kelly runs this shop out of Mendocino, California. Browse around to find ceramic and glass blown goods and decor.

    Promising review: "Beautiful gifts! Each one was unique, and everyone loved them! We all love to cook with fresh herbs, and this makes it so much easier! I even had to gift myself one!" —jennschwall

    Get it from Mud Pottery And Glass on Etsy for $16.50 (available in four colors).

    5. A campfire fishing pole for funny fathers who are always ~fishing~ for a laugh. Plus, reviewers say this works even better than traditional roasting sticks! Funny AND efficient?! Your dad won't know what hit him!, Amazon

    Promising review: "This has been a hit for years, so I bought another one for my son. It is actually more functional than any of the other styles that are way boring! I take it camping and even strangers are entertained. It takes a little practice to get the fish to flip the hot dogs over but it is so worth it and fun once you get the knack of it. My six year old granddaughter loves it because the hot dogs don't fall off." —Pony Expressed

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in four colors).

    6. A useless machine that, TBH, I am totally besotted by. Give your dad this handcrafted gift so you can guarantee getting a laugh out of your old man.

    Wild Oaks Metal Works

    Owner Titus Beitzel is a "retired operations manager who loves to design and build unique conversation pieces incorporating metals, woods, and electrical." And this shop has the recipes to prove it! Everything Beitzel creates is eye-catching and curious. BTW, the shop is based in Salisbury, Pennsylvania.

    Promising review: "This is very solid and awesome! It works perfectly." —Alex Hanin

    Get it from Wild Oaks Metal Works on Etsy for $95.

    7. An LED light rope — a gift that'll be a really ~bright~ idea if your dad is often outdoors. Whether he uses this at a campsite, in the backyard, or to add some ambience to a dinner table, this'll remind him that YOU are the light of his life. Not your younger sister. Debbie got him a tie.


    Promising review: "This is very cool. In this pack, there is a rechargeable battery that doubles as an LED light – it's very bright and perfect for tents and camping. The rechargeable battery can be used to recharge other items, like your phone, etc. There are five magnets along the strip and you can slide them up and down to stick the strip on metal objects. It's very cool! I can see how this would be great if you were working in an area and needed light. You can turn the LED and the light strip on, slip it into the bag, and carry it like a lantern. I'm very happy with this purchase because it's versatile and each item can be used in more than one way. I'm taking it on camping trips." —Ruth Jones

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49+ (available in four styles).

    8. A mini Theragun for a deep-muscle treatment that is said to increase blood flow to support the body's recovery process, for fathers who often (lovingly) call you a pain in the neck.

    Person using the product on their shoulder

    This is designed to reach 60% deeper into muscles than other massagers and at 40 times a second.

    Promising review: "This was purchased as a gift for my son. It is a great product. It helps to remove stress knots from the back. It's fabulous." —GQuincy

    Get it from Amazon for $199 (available in three colors).

    9. An indoor s'mores maker to fill your father with glee when he opens this up and realizes his s'mores-specific sweet tooth doesn't have to wait for the next family camping trip to snack on his favorite treat!

    Reviewer roasting a marshmallow over the kit

    Promising review: "STOP WASTING YOUR TIME READING THE COMMENTS AND BUY THIS ALREADY!!! It’s amazing! Just let it heat up for 15 minutes. In not even a minute you’ll have a perfectly golden brown marshmallow!!!" —Jesika stow

    Get it from Amazon for $43.99.

    10. A hand-crafted ceramic essential oil diffuser that'll let your dad control the smell of the house, no matter how often your family's pungent pug sleeps on the sofa. Dad may not have wanted Indiana Bones at first, but you all know your dad's the one who taught him to get onto the sofa in the first place.

    Oval diffuser with pointed top

    Promising review: "After researching, this diffuser cost a little more than others, but the design and quality more than justified the price difference. I've seen other diffusers and they are all plastic and feel/look cheaply made. The Vitruvi model really is stone, which adds value and appeal to my whole apartment. Also, it's smaller than other brands out there, so fits in well as an accessory. We ordered the peppermint oil and the diffuser worked great in our home. Great product and would recommend!" —Deanna

    Get it from Amazon for $119+ (available in five colors).

    11. A drinking fountain faucet attachment — a nifty gadget that'll likely be loved by your old man (especially if he's notorious for putting glasses straight back into the cupboard after drinking a glass of water).

    Sink spout with water lifting into an arc for drinking

    This design only fits standard sized faucets but you can still use this even if it doesn't fit, just be sure to grab an adapter along with it.

    Promising review: "I have Parkinson's and find it difficult to handle a water glass while taking my daily pills. This little water fountain is perfect for me! It was shipped quickly and was super easy to install with no tools. The knob is easy to slide in and out to change from faucet to fountain. The water comes up high enough that I do not have to bend too far over to drink from it. It is not in the way when I wash my hands. I really am glad that I spotted this gadget." —Texas Grandma

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

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

    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 (also available in packs of two and three).

    13. A seat filler, because you've heard your dad shout in frustration over dropped keys, glasses, and the like while driving. Give him something that'll save future french fries from certain doom.

    Reviewer's seats with gap filler in between

    Promising review: "I have to admit, my expectations weren't very high. I thought it was more of a joke when my husband got this for me for Christmas. Little did I realize, it would be one of my favorite gadgets ever! I don't know if I realized just how many things went missing in my seat gap. It has really saved a lot of things from disappearing into that black hole. It was easy enough to fit into my car and it's soft! It's just like an extension of my seat, except it fits every curve of my seat! There really isn't another product that compares to this. That's why I gave it five stars!" —Tessa Forbes

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    14. A Mavix chair with a cooling feature (hey, high tech) for dads who always say "oof!" after getting off the sofa. If he's old enough to make sounds after sitting, he deserves (and probably needs) a chair this cool and comfy!, Mal Mower / BuzzFeed

    This is one of the best office chairs around (gamers know what's up!). It's breathable, the cooling feature is amaaazing, and it works surprisingly well in small spaces (peep my photo on the right to see how well it fits in a tiny BK bedroom/home office). The chair is fully adjustable and gives great back and neck support. Whether you're a gamer or simply sitting for work all day, this splurge is a real treat!

    Get it from Mavix for $555+ (available in three styles and two colors).

    15. A fly zapper that'll delight any dad who is ~bugged~ by houseflies and wants to take them out with some POW.

    Reviewer holding the tennis-like swatter in a back yard

    Promising review: "This works great on the biting buffalo gnats we have this time of year. It is lightweight and easy to swing. I recommend it." —CB Arkansas

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in three sizes).

    16. An Airtight kit — a nifty little gadget that can preserve food and keep it in pristine condition. Whether your dad loves keeping food storage around or he simply loves getting new kitchen gadgets, this is a grade-A gift.

    Bespoke Post

    This three-pack is dishwasher-, freezer-, and microwave-safe. It works by sucking out excess air with the push of a button (and stops automatically). It's silent and good for travel. Plus it's wireless and rechargeable (the kit includes a USB cable)

    Get it from Bespoke Post for $75.

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


    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 cellphone 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 cellphone and my tablet to 100%." —Rover Rover

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

    18. A beginner's telescope that connects with smartphones to display scenes through the 'scope. This is sure to have your stargazing dad giddy with delight!

    This telescope has 400mm(f/5.7) focal length and 70mm aperture, an optics glass lens with high transmission coatings, and comes with a wireless remote, an adjustable stand, phone holder, and carrying case.

    Promising review: "This is a great quality telescope, not just for beginners but for anyone. It has a smartphone attachment to record which is super cool! It has two replaceable eyepieces and one lens. The finder scope with mounting bracket and cross-hair lines inside makes finding objects like the moon easy. This telescope allows for many different viewing positions with a adjustable aluminum alloy tripod that extends for taller people and a carry bag, the telescope and tripod can fit inside the bag for storage or travel. I am looking forward to some cool videos and pictures!" —Pstivthnkn

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

    19. A pair of Bose noise-canceling headphones so your dad can listen to Abba on a loop without having to ask, "Does your mother know?"

    Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

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

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

    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 canceling on these is a lifesaver. 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 $299 (available in two colors).

    20. Or AirPods Pro so he can easily listen to The Daily at home, at work, and on his strings attached.

    Person wearing the earbuds

    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 $249.

    21. A micro milk frother for making sure Dad has the perfect cuppa even on days when he'd rather stay home than drive to his closest coffee shop.,

    Promising review: "I love everything about this machine!!! Let me just tell you, I have been through four different products thus far and they were either battery operated or broke easily. This is the absolute best!!!! I like adding honey to my mug, then brewing my coffee while my heavy whipping cream is frothing away! Once its done, I pour my cream into my coffee!! Seriously the best!!" —Amber

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    22. A water filter — a totally useful, unique, and fun gift for fathers who are *gulp* difficult to shop for.

    A person drinking from murky water through the LifeStraw

    The straw's microfiltration membrane eliminates bacteria and parasites so you can safely drink from any available water source...seriously.

    Promising review: "I used this on a hike recently; tried different configurations as shown, with the drinking straight out of the river, and out of a wide-mouth bottle. The flow-rate through the LifeStraw is a little reminiscent of drinking a really thick milkshake, which is understandable considering the filter basically gets everything. When I filled up my Nalgene with water from the stream, I could see the sediment start to settle; I even made sure to get some with the straw just to see. Worked like a charm. You just need to remember to blow into it afterwards to clear out the straw." —Kingston

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (also available in packs of two, three, and five).

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

    A lifestyle shot of the coffee maker in a kitchen with a hot cup of coffee

    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 $145.99.

    24. 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.

    Native Union Dock Wireless Charger Stand

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

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in six colors).

    25. A comb bottle opener that'll fit inside his wallet and help him groom on-the-go and open up a drink once he's home.

    Promising review: "This is small, but packed with a lot of utility. It has a good weight to it (thin, but not flimsy), so it should last a long time. This is a great, useful gift." —KG

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in seven colors).

    26. 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.

    Hand holding the wallet showing all the cards inside

    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 $85.

    27. A smart keypad your dad's gonna love...particularly because his most special skill is *always* forgetting his house keys.

    August Home Smart Keypad

    Promising review: "This is an excellent device that makes your house keyless and safe. My only negative comment is that it is a surface mounted device that would be EASY to remove and walk away with it. I added an escutcheon that surrounds the keypad that makes it a big deal to remove. Now we have a keyless, safe house." —wood-pro

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    28. A pair of light gloves so your handy dad can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel (and the light at the end of the breaker box) during his constant tinkering around the house.

    A divided photo showing different situations the light-up gloves can be used in; when working with pipes, breaker boxes, small wires, and while holding tools

    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 $10.99+ (available in four styles).

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

    A shot of the fan in the corner of a room, taking up the center of a small side table

    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 it has 10 speeds. 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 $291.46.

    30. 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.


    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.

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

    An animated action shot of treats being dispensed from the Furbo to a watchful English Bulldog

    One of my BuzzFeed coworkers wrote 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 $169.

    32. A titanium utility ring with files, saws, screws, pliers, and more. Give this to your dad and you — much like this ring — will be wrapped around his little finger.

    A closeup of the ring, with nine different mini tools extending from either side
    Boone Rings

    Owner Bruce Boone originally made bike parts in titanium. This caused him to make a titanium ring for himself, and then everyone else wanted one as well! The shop is located in Kennesaw, Georgia and is full of one-of-a-kind pieces worth investing in. I know from experience...I bought one for my husband's birthday (shh, don't tell him!).

    Get it from Boone Rings on Etsy for $395+ (available in sizes 3.5–16 and with or without engraving).

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

    Bidet attached to a toilet

    Promising review: "I cannot recommend this enough! First time bidet user here. When I say that this will change your entire outlook on life, I mean it. It comes in a cute box that’s very brand forward. Very easy to install, look it up on YouTube for a demonstration. It took maybe 10 minutes. Other bidets may be cheaper, but this has a very sleek and modern look. Other bidets look cheap and bulky." —Ignacio

    Get it from Amazon for $79+ (available in four colors).

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

    Picture frame showing image. It is on a desk.
    The Grommet

    This connects directly with your phone (through your Wi-Fi) 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. The beautiful packaging and presentation makes 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 $299.99 (available in two colors).

    Happy Father's Day to all you RAD DADS!


    Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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