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Tech Guide’s Father’s Day Gadget Gift Guide

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Father’s Day is just a few days away and there are plenty of tech gifts to consider so we’ve put together a few ideas to give your Dad something he’ll love to make his day even more special.

We take a look at a variety of categories including audio, computers, digital cameras and health and fitness trackers.

There’s also other gadgets, in-car products, smartphone and tablet accessories and smartwatches.

And we’ve also kept the price in mind and offered a variety of choices so it’s easy to find something to fit your budget.

FOR THE AUDIO DAD

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PLANTRONICS BACKBEAT SENSE – $249

Plantronics know a thing or two about making great audio products and its latest product – the BackBeat Sense wireless headphones – sound great and have an affordable price.

OUR PLANTRONICS BACKBEAT SENSE REVIEW.

JABRA SPORT COACH – $199

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If fitness is what your Dad is into then the Jabra Sport Coach earphones will be like having his own virtual personal trainer. It offers impressive audio quality and a companion app that offers a number of workouts and the ability to create your own.

OUR JABRA SPORT COACH REVIEW

BOSE SOUNDLINK MINI BLUETOOTH SPEAKER II – $299

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Bose is one of the world’s leading audio brands and its products deliver excellent sound quality including the SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II. These speakers have a rechargeable battery and can go anywhere with you.

OUR BOSE SOUNDLINK MINI BLUETOOTH SPEAKER REVIEW

FOR THE CAMERA DAD

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OLLOCLIP – $154.95

If your Dad already has an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus then the OlloClip can take the phone’s camera and make it even better and even more versatile.

OUR OLLOCLIP REVIEW

CANON POWERSHOT SX710SH – $399.95

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Canon’s latest PowerShot SX710SH is an excellent point and shoot camera that also offers a level of manual control plus there’s wi-fi built in that opens up a host of shooting and sharing options.

OUR CANON POWERSHOT SX710SH REVIEW

FOR THE GADGET DAD

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NESPRESSO LATTISSIMA TOUCH – $649

If your Dad loves his coffee the Nespresso Lattissima Touch is like having your own café at home. The device is a fast and convenient way to whip up your coffee creations including milk frothed just the way you like it.

OUR NESPRESSO LATTISSIMA TOUCH REVIEW

DARK SIDE OLLIE – $199.95

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This is a fun product from the people who bought you Sphero. Dark Side Ollie is the latest rolling robot that will impress you with its speed and tricks and it can all be controlled with an app on your mobile device.

OUR DARK SIDE OLLIE REVIEW

FOR THE DRIVING DAD

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LASER PORTABLE POWER BANK – $129.95

Laser’s new Portable Power Bank is a battery with a difference. Not only can it charge all of your mobile devices on the move like smartphones and tablets, it also has enough power to restart your car if you’ve got a flat battery.

OUR LASER PORTABLE POWER BANK REVIEW

SWANN DRIVEEYE ULTRA DASH CAM – $229.95

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On the road in the event of an accident, it’s usually a matter of your word against the other driver but with the Swann DriveEye Ultra dash cam you can always have a video record of everything that happens.

OUR SWANN DRIVEEYE ULTRA DASH CAM REVIEW

FOR THE COMPUTER DAD

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LOGI iPAD AIR 2 KEYBOARD CASE – $149.95

If Dad’s got an iPad Air 2 then the Logi Keyboard Case can not only protect his device but also provide a way to stay even more productive thank to the included keyboard.

OUR LOGI iPAD AIR 2 KEYBOARD CASE REVIEW

NETGEAR NIGHTHAWK AC1900 MODEM ROUTER – $429

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Give your Dad an even faster way to connect to the internet and stream content on his network with the Netgear NightHawk AC1900 combined VDSL/ADSL modem and router that can work with NBN services.

OUR NETGEAR NIGHTHAWK AC1900 MODEM ROUTER REVIEW

FOR THE SMARTPHONE DAD

BELLROY iPHONE WALLET CASE – FROM $64.95

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Bellroy’s case can not only protect Dad’s iPhone 6 it can also make his wallet obsolete because it can fit in his credit cards and cash – and it’s still impressively thin.

OUR BELLROY iPHONE WALLET CASE REVIEW

LIFEPROOF FRE POWER iPHONE CASE – $179.95

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Lifeproof’s latest Fre Power Case will protect your iPhone 6, make it waterproof and also handle a drop as well. But on top of all that, the Lifeproof Fre case can also also recharge the iPhone 6 as well.

OUR LIFEPROOF FRE POWER iPHONE CASE

FOR THE SMARTWATCH DAD

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The apps are accessible with a press of the digital crown

APPLE WATCH – FROM $499

The Apple Watch can do a lot more than just tell the time – it can relay your notifications, use your apps, allow you to make and receive calls on your wrist and also act as an excellent activity tracker.

OUR APPLE WATCH REVIEW

GARMIN VIVOACTIVE GPS SMARTWATCH – $339

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A great match for your active Dad is the Garmin Vivoactive that can keep track of all of your workouts whether it’s on the road, on the bike or in the water

OUR GARMIN VIVOACTIVE GPS SMARTWATCH REVIEW

FOR THE GOLF DAD

GOLFBUDDY BB5 GPS BAND – $299.95

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The golfing dad will love the GolfBuddy BB5 GPS band which has more the 37,000 courses preloaded in the memory to give accurate distances to the hole with Dynamic Green view. It’s also an activity tracker and a pedometer as well.

OUR GOLFBUDDY BB5 GPS BAND REVIEW