Fathers Day Gift Guide – All Things Tech

June 12, 2017Mandi Morrison

With less than one week to Fathers Day, here are the gifts for all those Tech dads out there.

LOGITECH DOODLE COLLECTION WIRELESS MOUSE

Logitech invites you to tap into your creativity and dream big at your desk with the introduction of the Logitech 2017 Doodle Collection. Inspired by whimsical designs of an imaginary world, the Doodle Collection combines strong visual storytelling with intricately hand-drawn characters, patterns and symbols. This year’s collection of mice is for people with a kid-at-heart attitude and a spontaneous and imaginative spirit.

A collection of doodles – from Lightbulb to Sneakerhead to Skateburger to Triple Scoop –  brings a touch of character to the Logitech® M238 Wireless Mouse.

The 2017 Doodle Collection mice last up to 12 months on a single battery. Smoothly navigate through Web pages or documents with the comfortable scroll wheel, whether you use Windows®, Mac OS®, Chrome OS™ or Linux®. The nano USB receiver allows you to roam up to 10m away.

 

ARCKIT

Arckit is a multi-award winning architectural model building kit. Since launching in 2014, Arckit has opened up the world of architecture to more people than ever before. Now literally anyone can be their own architect and design, build and modify realistic model structures in minutes. There’s no glue, no mess and no instructions – just the power of your imagination. Made in Ireland, Arckit is now available in retailers worldwide including Harrods London, Barnes & Noble across the US, Brown Thomas Dublin, Hamleys Singapore, The Smithsonian & Guggenheim museums NY and many other stores worldwide.

 Arckit is popular with architects, designers, schools, budding creators and model hobbyists. There are 12 products in total, across three main lines: Five Mini sets with specialist components for smaller structures, two GO sets for learning the basics, and three A-series sets for more ambitious builds. Arckit is also compatible with 3D design software, Architexture graphics to finish models with realistic detail, and a ‘coming soon’ range of bespoke 3D-printed components. There is even an Arckit Education Programme for schools to teach hands-on STEM skills.

Perfect for the man in your life who loves all things to build, and it could work to your advantage, as he builds your dream house and then adds all the extra parts you tell him too!

SUGRU REBEL TECH KIT

If your tech breaks, fix it. And if it’s not broken, make it work even better. Repairing and adapting your stuff is a sustainable choice and just a little subversive.

The Rebel Tech Kit is a collection of 14 killer tech ideas inspired by people all over the world. It combines the most popular, most useful and most ingenious Sugru tech hacks for the first time; with easy step-by-step instructions in a booklet full of information. Buy it for yourself, or as a gift for the most deserving hands-on person in your life!

Inside, you’ll find

  • 4 5g single-use packs of Sugru in Pitch Black, Snow White, Silver Grey and Classic Red
  • a booklet full of project ideas and how-to guides
  • our new Sugru Remover
  • a handy storage tin

This kit is only £10 and both my husband and my son commented on how cool it is, so if you have a man who is into tech this will be perfect, and hopefully keep him amused for hours!

Haynes Build Your Own FM Radio 

A perfect present for creative, music loving dads! The kit builds working FM radio  – easy and cool to make. I have PR samples for features!

The Haynes Build Your Own FM Radio has 24 tasks with easy step by step instructions to build a working FM radio. There is no soldering or complicated assembly, just simple and safe parts that fit together – so the kids can help too for a special bonding session!

  • Build Your Own Haynes FM Radio 
  • Learn and understand about each new component with 24 daily tasks (& experiments) to complete.
  • Countless circuit variations to implement different ideas and build a unique FM receiver.
  • Cut out the back of pack and make a retro style radio box. 
  • Haynes step-by-step manual included. 

Currently on Amazon for less than £6 on Amazon

Not really tech, but super cool, how about a Star Trek puzzle…

Perfect for all those Trekkies out there.

Available from Jumbo Games and Amazon.

 

 

Comments (1)

  • Lisa @ NatureImmerse

    June 13, 2017 at 12:35 am

    I would recommend Amazon Echo Dot (second generation). Bring Dad into the smart home age with the second-generation Amazon Echo Dot. From simple tasks like timers and weather reports to more advanced commands of other networked products in the house, this Alexa-powered assistant is one of the best gifts you can give for under 50 bucks.

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