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Stumped for a Father’s Day gift? Check out our tech gadget gift guide


Father’s Day is just a few days away and if you’re still stuck for a gift foe your dear Dad then you should consider a gadget gift. Tech Guide has come up with some great suggestions across all categories and all price ranges.


Bose Noise Cancelling 700 Headphones – $599.95

The Bose headphones have had a complete overhaul in terms of look and feel, design, audio quality and noise cancellation.

And there is an all-new voice isolating technology so you can be clearly heard on your calls even in the most noisy environments.

Read our complete review here.

Skullcandy Indy wireless earphones – $179

With headphone jacks disappearing from smartphones, customers are now looking for wireless options like the Skullcandy Indy earphones which offer impressive sound at affordable price.

Read our complete review here.

Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 Bluetooth Speakers – $146

This portable Bluetooth speaker offers 360-degree sound and has a rugged and waterproof construction.

The PartyUp features also makes it possible to connect as many UE BOOM 3 speakers as you want.


Xbox One S – All Digital Edition – $349

The discless version of the Xbox One S has been created for players who prefer to find and play their games digitally. Our appetite for digital content has never been greater with the transformation already changing the way we access music, TV shows and movies.

Gaming has also moved in this direction and the new Xbox One S was created for that very reason.

Read more here.


Philips Smart Hue Play Lights – $220

Personalise your lighting at home with the Hue Play lights which can also sync to your computer or your TV screen to change your experience.

Arlo Ultra Smart wirefree security cameras twin pack – $999

The Arlo Ultra cameras offer 4K ultra high definition HDR (high dynamic range) so you get the clearest possible video which is ideal if you need to identify people and car licence plates.

Also onboard is a 180-degree field of view – a lot wider than the previous generation of Arlo cameras – so can fit a lot more in the frame.

Read our complete review here.


Uniden iGO CAM 85R – $350

Uniden iGO Cam 85R dash cam offers 4K resolution as well as a full high definition rear view camera so drivers can capture 360-degrees around their vehicle.

The iGo Cam 85R has a supercapacitor under the hood which offers a longer battery life in a wider range of operating temperatures which makes it suitable for Australian conditions.

The device has built-in wi-fi so it’s easy to instantly upload footage straight to your smart phone via the Uniden iGo 85R app.

Read more here.

Belkin Car Charging Mount –  $89.95

This Belkin device actually is two products in one.

First it’s a phone holder that can position your device legally in your car and, second, it’s also a wireless charger.

The charger fits snugly in your air conditioning vent and has padded arms to grip the phone while driving so it can maintain constant contact and a constant charge.

Read more here.


Samsung GalaxyTab S6 Tablet – From $1099

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 which ticks all the boxes for customers when it comes to creating, connecting and being entertained on the move.

The tablet has a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display to provide an impressive viewing and gaming experience. Also on board are quad speakers tuned by AKG and also featuring Dolby Atmos.

And it is truly light and portable with a wafer-thin thickness of 5.7mm while tipping the scales at a mere 420g.

Read more here


Vivo S1 smartphone – $449

Vivo has made a bold entry into the Australian market with the S1 smartphone which offers an impressive design, finish and features normally found in flagship devices that are more than twice the price.

The engineers who designed the S1 wanted to create a unique look and adopted new colour production techniques to make it a reality.

The rear panel has a premium colour gradient which seamlessly moves from blue to purple when light plays on the surface.

The vivo S1 is just 8.13 mm thick and weighs only 179g.

Read our report here.

Alcatel 3 – $279

The Alcatel 3 has larger 5.9-inch 19.5:9 longer narrower display and a snapdragon processor under the hood plus 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

It has a dual rear camera system that includes 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel lenses plus an 8-megapixel front camera.

For security, there is both a fingerprint reader and Face Key to unlock the device instantly.

The  Alcatel 3 will be available from Amazon and Officeworks.

Read our report here.

Belkin Duratek charging cable – $40

The hardest working items in our tech lives are our charging cables and it’s important they are tough enough to handle our everyday needs like the new Belkin DuraTek Plus range.

The DuraTek Plus cables are Belkin’s strongest cable yet and is reinforced with aramid, a super strong material usually used to reinforce protective clothing and strengthen products like tennis racquets and surfboards.

The point where the cable joins the connector head is made with flexible TPE and is longer than the connectors on other cables to add flexibility and to absorb stress.

Read our complete report here.


Laser DVD Player/Projector – $279

This two-in-one multimedia high definition projector has a built-in DVD player and can project content to enjoy on a larger scale. You can also connect outside sources including a gaming console through the HDMI port With Bluetooth onboard you can also link your mobile devices and project your movies and can also play content stored on a USB thumb drive or a microSD card.


July Carry On Suitcase with a built in battery – $295

When we travel we love to have our mobile devices and laptop right by our side but keeping them charged can be a challenge unless you have a July suitcase which features an ejectable battery.

The July, created by a Melbourne-based company, is a stylish carry-on suitcase with wheels and a retractable handle.

It is made of lightweight yet strong German polycarbonate shell with aluminium corner bumpers to protect it from any heavy drops.

It is 55cm high, 38cm wide and 22cm deep and it weighs 3.4kg.

Read our complete review here.

HPM World Travel Pack – $39

This pack is for international travellers with all the plug adaptors you need as well as a main plug with a power point and two 2.4A USB ports.


Telstra Locator – $10 a month

The Telstra locator can be used to always track your keys and other valuable using Bluetooth while the larger tags can connect and be tracked through outside wi-fi points.

The wi-fi solution is ideal for placing in your child’s backpack so you can see when they arrive at school and come home again and for tracking pets if they get out the yard.