Put Down the Tie - Father's Day Gifts He Really Wants

Ideas for last minute shopping

Let's face it, Dads love gadgets, things to light up, that need batteries, and travel well.  Here are some last minute gift ideas that will make Father's Day a winner.

PORTABLE HI-FI MUSIC FOR SUMMERS BBQS & BEACH PARTIES – foxL Portable Bluetooth Speaker for iPhone/Ipad & Other Bluetooth Devices

foxL is the world’s best sounding tiny hi-fi portable Bluetooth speaker for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android or other Bluetooth devices.  Created by former NASA engineer/audio legend Dr. Godehard Guenther, Soundmatters foxLv2 Bluetooth is the first pocket-sized wireless speaker that audio purists will love.  Bring the tiny foxL with you in your bag wherever you go – dads will love showing off this high-tech device at the beach or BBQ.

Pricing:  $199


FOR BICYCLE/EXERCISE DADS – iBike Dash CC Cycling Computer

The iBike Dash CC cycling computer from Velocomp is a light-weight wireless bicycle computer system that turns any iPhone or iPod touch into your own personal fitness trainer.  It creates an entirely new category of interactive cycling devices, enhancing the cycling experience in a much more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before to help you finally keep that New Year’s resolution to get in shape!

Pricing: $199

Website: www.ibikesports.com

FOR ARTISTIC TECH DADS:  ArtRage for iPad - Art Software on the Go

ArtRage for iPad lets you become a digital artist with your iPad.  Ambient Design’s ArtRage lets you actually paint on the iPad or Mac/Windows desktop computer canvas with oil painting effects that smear and blend and watercolor strokes that merge to create soft, wet gradations.

Pricing:  $6.99 for iPad or $40/ $80 for ArtRage 3 Studio/ArtRage 3 Studio Pro for Mac/Windows

Website:  www.artrage.com

FOR TECHIE GOLFER DADS:  SensoGlove Digital Golf Glove

SensoGlove, the world’s first digital golf glove, has built-in digital sensors that continuously read the user’s grip pressure to ensure a consistently accurate, smooth and powerful golf swing.  Made of the highest quality cabretta leather, SensoGlove is the perfect gift for fathers that love golf from beginners to advanced.  With SensoGlove, golfers can quickly learn how to hold the club, avoiding bad habits and improving every part of their game, from backswing, downswing, impact, follow-through, to driving, putting, and chipping. 

Pricing:  $89

Website:  www.sensoglove.com

FUN GIFT FOR DADS – “Be a HeadCase” iPhone Case with Bottle & Can Opener & Free App from OWC

“Be A HeadCase™Bottle/Can Opener iPhone 3G/3GS or 4 Case provides ultra-slim, durable protection of your iPhone, featuring a built-in stainless steel bottle and can tab opener made of hard shell plastic with minimal thickness - less than 1 inch thick!  “Be A HeadCase” is coated with an outer slip resistant rubber coating for shock absorption in addition to impact and scratch protection for your iPhone.  The bottom cover slot makes for easy dock connection or charging of your iPhone without removing the iPhone from the case.  Make it 5 o’clock everywhere with FREE “Be A HeadCase” App that plays your favorite song or sound and displays a photo when you open a bottle or can! You can even record your own sounds!

Pricing:  Special discounted pricing $12.99-$14.99 through 6/30/11 (Retail price is $24.99), available in Black (iPhone 3G/3GS model also available in Pink).  

Website:  www.macsales.com