Gift Guide for the Gadget Dad



These high-tech gadgets are sure to please any hyper-connected gadget dad. The gadget obsessed dad wants something that will brighten up her day and the home. While many would spring for a wi-fi enabled golf club, you won’t find any of those typical gadgets on our holiday gift list. Be the favorite this holiday season with our Community suggestions for gadget dad gifts.


Roku Premiere+
Give the gift of content with the Roku Premiere+. Thanks to its fast quad-core processor and 802.11ac dual band WiFi connectivity options, this little hockey puck sized box is perfect for HD and 4K Ultra HD set ups. With thousands of content channels and the ability to stream 4K content in HDR at 60 FPS the Roku Premier+ is sure to please.


Peachtree Audio DEEPBLUE2 Bluetooth Powered Speaker
It’s hard not to enjoy the sound and features offered by the Peachtree Audio Deepblue2 Bluetooth Powered Speaker. It’s not only easy to use, but with a 5-driver system, including two 1’’ soft dome tweeters, two 3’’ midrange drivers, and a 6’’ bass driver, this very portable speaker has a gorgeous deep sound as well.


Amazon Kindle Paperwhite - $119.99
Bring Dad into the 21st century with the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. With a six inch high-resolution 300ppi display, and adjustable built-in light, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is essential for serious readers who want to take their entire library with them.


Fitbit Charge 2
Give dad the gift of data with the Fitbit Charge 2 fitness tracker. Dad can now track how he improves over time and use the connected GPS to see real time stats like pace and distance during your exercise. The Fitbit Charge 2 even has guided breathing sessions so dad never has to lose his temper again!


Echo Spot
Echo Spot 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 alarms, read audiobooks from Audible, control Amazon Video on Fire TV, and more. Dad can use far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. All hands-free—just ask. The options are nearly limitless for Tech Dad.

We’ve shown you ours, now show us yours!

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Post your best recommendations for a gift for this archetype, with each recommended item as a separate response to this forum thread. Every response counts as a single entry to win a $25 Amazon gift card for this archetype. Please be sure to include the name of the gift item with link, why the archetype would like it, an image (if available), and how much it costs.

Before posting, please review the thread for potential duplicates (which won’t count!) and to check proper formatting. The Community Gift Guide 2017 Entries must be posted by November 4th, 2017 to qualify for entry. Good luck, and we’re looking forward to seeing all the awesome recommendations!