Father’s Day Gifts: Tech and Gadgets

If you’re idea of a good Father’s Day gift is a mug or tie, it’s time to upgrade. Break away from boring, and get Dad something he’ll use time and time again with help from Borderlinx.

We’ve rounded up some really fun tech and gadget gifts for the Father’s Day holiday. Reminder: When buying from international stores, just use your Borderlinx address as the delivery destination at the merchant’s checkout page.

Major Weekend Sales

Take advantage of discounts during the U.S.’s Memorial Day weekend sales (May 27 through 30). Many big retailers slash prices on merchandise like spring clothing and home goods, and, in many instances, like to offer free shipping. Some sales have even started now. Check with your favorite U.S. retailers for potential savings.

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Ready to shop? Here’s what to buy for Dad now.

Amazon Kindle Oasis, $289.99

Image: Amazon
Image: Amazon

So Dad’s an avid reader, and he still carries around heavy books? Bring him to the 21st century with the newest e-reader from Amazon. At about $289, the Kindle Oasis is definitely not the cheapest option from Amazon, but it’s well worth the price as many reviews have indicated.

It’s described as Amazon’s lightest and thinnest e-reader on the market and comes with a sleek leather leather cover that integrates a backup battery for up to nine weeks of battery life. The device has also been redesigned with a more ergonomic fit along with dual touch display and button controls. The Kindle Oasis is the ultimate gift for booklovers everywhere.

Surface Pro 4 Tablet, $859.99

Image: Walmart
Image: Walmart

Swap out Dad’s heavy and clunky laptop with the lightweight Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet. When combined with the Type Cover Keyboard (sold separately), the tablet doubles as a laptop computer, giving ultimate flexibility and convenience for Dads on the go. The 12.3-inch PixelSense display provides high contrast and minimal glare, meaning Dad can read email, browse the internet, play games, watch video and view photos without straining his eyes.

Skull Candy Grind Headphone, $59.99

Image: Skullcandy
Image: Skullcandy

When Dad is a music lover, having the right gadgets that deliver optimal sound is essential. Skullcandy is popular manufacturer of well-designed headphones that won’t break the bank. The Grind model is a fraction of the price of other similar quality high-end headsets and looks amazing too. Dad can even control his smart devices with Grind’s discreetly located, built-in Taptech technology. A press of a button will let Dad take calls, play, pause and switch tracks without having to take out his device.

Samsung Gear VR Headset, $114.99

Image: Amazon
Image: Amazon

If Dad’s a technology lover, he’ll be blown away with a virtual reality headset. The Samsung Gear is an affordable option that is used in conjunction with select Samsung phones. With the Samsung VR Headset, Dad can play games, watch movies and view photos in a completely immersive point of view. This model has an improved fit and can be used over most eyeglasses.

Smarter Coffee, £179.99

Image: The Discovery Store
Image: The Discovery Store

We can control so many things with our smartphones these days, and our coffee is now one of them. The Smarter Coffee claims to be the world’s first wifi coffee machine and has features that will make mornings more convenient than ever. With the free app, Dad will be able to grind and brew coffee from anywhere in the house, adjust the strength of his drink, view the water level sensor and much more. As a bonus, the coffee maker will look great on kitchen countertops.

Pebble Time Round Smartwatch, $200

Image: Amazon
Image: Amazon

The market is now flooded with so many smartwatches that they’re all looking the same: bulky and heavy. If you’re spending this much money on a watch, you should want to wear it everyday, right? That’s where the Pebble Time Round comes in. It’s described as the lightest and thinnest smartwatch available at just 7.5 mm thin and weighing only 29 grams. Dad will get all the features of a smartwatch like calendar alerts, notifications and even a sleep tracker, but with a sleeker design.

The Master Pan, £59.99

Image: FireBox
Image: FireBox

Dad’s a great cook, but does he need better tools in the kitchen? The Master Pan can be his newest stovetop companion. It’s a simple gift, but once Dad uses it, he’ll wonder how he ever got through cooking without it. The pan is multi-sectioned so he can cook up to five different foods at one time. One pan means a less stress and less kitchenware to clean up!

The SMART Breakfast Maker, £59.95

Image: Red5
Image: Red5

Gadgets that make mornings more convenience are a major win. When Dad is in a rush, he’ll appreciate the SMART Breakfast Maker. It’s an all-in-one pan, toaster, steamer, egg poacher and grill. It’s a great price for all these functions in one gadget. Easy and fast.

Feel Flux Original, €89.95

Give a little life to Dad’s office desk with a gadget he’ll want to show off. The Feel Flux doesn’t look like much at first, but when you start using it, it will be hard to put down. It’s a unique way to play around with gravity–and you pretty much have to watch the video to get a grasp at how cool it is. Get it here. 

KiB RC Robot, $38.99

Image: GeekBuying
Image: GeekBuying

Giving Dad a remote control robot is the fastest way to bring out his inner child. This model from KiB is 68% off the original price, making it super affordable. The robot balances on two wheels which gives it awesome maneuvering capabilities, and it can even carry a little tray around to transport lightweight items.

Convenient International Shipping

Using Borderlinx for international shipping is convenient and easy to use. Here’s how it works.

  • Sign up for an account on Borderlinx.com and receive free virtual shipping addresses from the U.S., U.K., Germany and Hong Kong (depending on where you’re located).
  • Shop online at your favorite international retailers.
  • Enter your Borderlinx shipping address at checkout instead of your home address.
  • We’ll let you know when your package is delivered to our distribution facility.
  • Borderlinx will forward your packages to you.
  • In 2 to 5 days, your packages will be at your doorstep.

To learn more how Borderlinx can give you a hassle-free shipping experience, visit http://www.borderlinx.com.

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