Why not show the old a man how much he’s appreciated this Father’s Day with this range of goodies for the sporty, professional, music and gadget loving dad….
Wacom Bamboo Spark
￡119.99 / Available from wacom.com
This smart folio allows dads to take handwritten notes to capture, shape and share ideas. Once written on the notepad in Bamboo Spark, no idea is ever lost. With the push of a button, the Bamboo Spark synchronises what has been written or sketched on the paper to the Wacom Cloud, storing it for later refinement. The Bamboo Spark can also convert handwriting to text.
Zepp 2 Golf sensor
￡129.99 / Available from Argos and Currys and Amazon
For dads who love golf, the Zepp 2 sensor is the perfect training aid to take their game to the next level. Along with the swing analysis available with the original Zepp, the Zepp 2 also offers a Smart Coach function and instant feedback as well as basic fitness training plans, giving any keen golfer lots of valuable data to improve their game.
Under Armour (UA) Headphones Wireless – Engineered by JBL
￡149.99 / Available from http://uk.jbl.com
Designed never to fall out, the Under Amour Headphones Wireless – Engineered by JBL, are the ultimate sports companion for active dads. The specialist sports headphones utilise state-of-the art Twistlock™ Technology to prevent them falling out during physical exercise and are made to be sweat proof.
X-Doria Defense Lux
￡29.99 / Available from Amazon
For dads that have just treated themselves to a new iPhone 6s/6, the Defense Lux cases are ideal. Combining luxury and a machined metal casing that provides military-level drop protection, this slim line and durable case also has a number of exterior finishes including carbon fiber effect, soft leather and croc skin.
SteelSeries gaming controllers
Starting price￡49.99 / Available from Steelseries.com
SteelSeries full-sized, console-style gaming controllers are perfect for fathers that love to game. Designed for use alongside Android, iOS and Windows devices (Stratus XL) and the Apple TV (Nimbus), both controllers deliver an estimated 40 hours of gameplay.
￡49.99 / Available from www.MyVQ.com.
Dad is sure to rule the airwaves with this portable DAB/DAB+/FM radio. Available in red or grey, the Blighty has comprehensive digital/analogue radio reception, a 10-hour battery life and a soft-touch responsive control button for easy navigation. With the Olympics and Euros around the corner, this is the perfect summer accessory that will ensure that dad never misses a match.
Seek Compact thermal imaging camera
￡224 / Available from Amazon
The DIY tool dads never knew you needed, the Seek Thermal Compact helps to detect potential issues in the home such as water damage and blockages, energy inefficiencies and electrical hazards. Easy to set up and quick to connect, the portable device offers a 36 degree field of view and can identify objects, day or night, up to a distance of 1,000ft. The free Seek Thermal app is available for Android and iOS devices.
Eyefi Mobi Pro 16GB & Eyefi Mobi Pro 32GB
Prices range from ￡49.99 / Available from http://en.eyefi.com/products/mobi-pro
The 16GB Mobi Pro card is simple and fast to set up and provides photographers with unequalled power and flexibility when capturing images. Photographers have complete control over which images to transfer from their camera to their mobile device or computer for editing, sharing and syncing. Fast, wireless transfer of both RAW and JPEG images provides photographers the flexibility to integrate Mobi Pro with their preferred tools and workflow.
Libratone ZIPP Mini (Wifi, Bluetooth and multi room speaker)
Brighten up dads man cave with the portable Libratone ZIPP Mini, now with multi-room connectivity. The ZIPP Mini provides dads with ultimate freedom of movement in the home or outside. Available in Cloudy Grey, Deep Lagoon, Graphite Grey, Victory Red, Signal and Sangria.
Cobra JumPack CPP 8000
￡79.99 / Available from www.cobraelectronics.co.uk
Great for petrol heads, The Cobra JumPack CPP 8000 will jump-start most cars multiple times on just one charge. The 2.4 amp USB port also allows for rapid charging of portable devices including mobile phones and tablets. The powerful built-in LED flashlight can aid under the bonnet and can also be used as an emergency strobe with S.O.S function. Its new slim-line design houses a 6000mAh Lithium-Cobalt battery that holds a charge for longer and is smaller than other traditional jump-starters, making it the perfect glovebox companion for dads.
FUGOO Style speaker
From ￡159.99 / Available from Amazon UK
FUGOO speakers are the first completely waterproof, mud-proof, dust-proof and drop-proof Bluetooth speakers, with an unprecedented 40-hour battery life, interchangeable jackets and a range of accessories, making them suitable for the most active of dad. The FUGOO Style jacket mixes portable elegance with durability, and its clean lines and classic look help it blend seamlessly with its surroundings.
Wacom Bamboo Duo stylus
￡24.99 / Available from Wacom.com
Perfect for dads that use a tablet, the Wacom Bamboo Stylus Duo is a dual-purpose stylus for Apple and Android devices. With a premium ballpoint ink pen at one end and a stylus at the opposite end, this stylus is ideal for writing, drawing or doodling.
AKG Y50 BT
￡149.99 / Available from http://uk.jbl.com
These award winning, on-ear headphones, are Bluetooth enabled for seamless connectivity and capable of more than 20 hours of battery life. The stylish cans come with a 3D-axis folding mechanism, allowing for easy storage and deliver AKG’s high quality signature sound. Ear-cup-mounted buttons provide simple volume, remote and microphone control, allowing users to easily manage music and calls.
Myfox Home Alarm & Myfox Security Camera
Prices start from ￡169 / Available from http://www.getmyfox.com/uk/
The Myfox Home Alarm and Security Camera creates a reliable smart home security system designed to prevent a potential break-in before it happens. The system offers dads that travel frequently peace of mind that their loved ones are safe at home. Myfox is easy set-up and can also be used to protect dads other prized possessions such as a vintage car, fishing rod or bike.
Pellisari Zemi Aria
￡499.95 / Available from Apple
Designed by Italian artisans and sound experts, the Zemi Aria is an audio solution that sounds as stunning as it looks. Packing a 125W amplifier and premium 2.1 single stereo driver set, the speaker has a powerful sound, big enough to fill the largest room in the home. Every part of the build of the speaker has been refined to optimise sound quality which is ideal for music-loving dads.
Booq Boa Squeeze
￡113.95 / Available from www.booq.co.uk
Designed to hold a 13-15” Macbook and other essentials, the vast array of interior and exterior pockets gives dads plenty of storage and flexible options that they can shift to suit their routines. A simple yet luxurious design makes this bag the perfect travel companion.
￡199.99 (for an Alarm Starter Kit) / Available from Maplin.co.uk
SwannOne is the perfect gift for tech loving dads. They can monitor their home and control aspects such as heating and lighting from wherever they are via a simple app. The easy to install, wireless smart home security system connects to a Wi-Fi network via the Smart Hub, allowing live video streaming, rules to be scheduled for heating, lighting and locks plus monitoring of energy usage to save on bills!