Father’s Day is less than a week away which gives you ample time to get your dad something special and useful at the same time. You may be thinking about getting him a new tie or his favorite of bottle rum, which are great gifts for this special day.

However, if you have a techie dad, these Gift ideas will make his day even more special.

What about a smartphone upgrade?

This one’s a no-brainer. Techie Dads mean they almost always have the latest in gadgets, especially smartphones. Your dad might have mentioned a new flagship phone that he always wanted but unable to make the switch for some reason.

Here’s your chance to earn brownie points from your dad.

Chances are your dad must be eyeing the latest from Samsung – the Galaxy S8. If you have a few hundred dollars to spare, this is the best smartphone gift for your dad.

The Galaxy S8 boasts its Infinity Display with almost no bezels which give it a very attractive look.

A smart speaker: the perfect gift

Smart speakers have gone a long way ever since it was introduced by Amazon just a few years ago. Even for non-techie dads, a smart speaker would still be a perfect gift this coming June 18.

Even though the Amazon Echo spearheaded this technology, the Google Home might be the way to go just because it’s powered by the search engine giant – Google.

With the Google Assistant, the Home can make your dad’s day a whole lot easier. Just by using his voice alone, he can ask Home to track his schedule, get weather updates and even play music. The Google Home is also capable of controlling smart devices such as lights, thermostats and more.

A fitness tracker might be the one

Techie Dads are most likely not fitness enthusiasts.

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And if you want to tell your dad to be more mindful about his health in a subtle way, a fitness tracker would be a great gift this Father’s Day.

If you want a fitness tracker for your dad that’s loaded with features, then you may want to consider getting him the Garmin vivosmart HR+.

It has a big enough touchscreen display that shows all the info your dad might need without using his smartphone.

It also has a built-in GPS which is perfect for its running features. Moreover, this device is waterproof of up to 50 meters deep, which is not offered by other fitness trackers.

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