Gift Guide: Tech Dads

Gift Guide for Tech Dads | Mum's Grapevine

Now is the perfect time to grab a gadget for your tech-loving dad. Forget the aftershave and designer cuff links, it’s time to get your geek on! Whether you’re looking for something awesome dad can play with at home or the latest must-have for the office, we’ve got your tech dad covered.

Here are our top gift ideas for techie dads.

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100 awesome gift ideas for dads


Cheap and cheerful …

  • USB mug heater
  • Alarm clock
  • Wireless computer mouse
  • Electronic store gift card
  • Cable drop
  • Personalised iPhone case
  • Memory stick
  • Bluetooth item finder

Splash out …

  • iPad mini
  • Dash camera
  • Apple TV
  • Blu-Ray player
  • Weather station
  • Fitness tracker
  • Electric toothbrush
  • Satellite navigation


Give it power

Gift Guide for Tech Dads: Charging Station | Mum's Grapevine

Device Charging Station ($129): Dads with LOTS of devices need lots of charge! Dad can plug in up to four devices with the Bluelounge Sanctury4 and with a stand at the back dad can still use his tablet while it is charging. Nifty!

Photos in a flash

Gift ideas for the tech dad: Mobile Instant Printer | Mum's Grapevine

Polaroid Zip Mobile Instant Printer ($199.95): Dad can print his favourite photos in a flash with this awesome mobile instant printer. The nifty little devices lets you instantly print direct from your mobile (or tablet) in less than 60 seconds! And it does all of that without ink cartridges, ribbons and toners. Winner!

Ready, set, charge

Gift ideas for tech dads: Key Ring Charger | Mum's Grapevine

Nomad ChargeKey for Andriod or iPhone ($29.99): Is Dad constantly running out of battery? Make sure he has a charging cord hanging on his key ring, so he can charge up wherever he goes! Apple certified and built tough – it may even outlast his phone.

Ambient sounds

Gifts for the tech dad: GPO UK Attaché Case Turntable/ Vinyl Record Player | Mum's Grapevine

GPO UK Attache Case Turntable ($199): If Dad loves his old fashion tunes then a record player is a must. With twin speakers and a USB port this record player has a vintage look with all the bits he needs for a modern world.

Someone is always watching

Gift ideas for tech dads: Arlo Home Security | Mum's Grapevine

Wireless Home Security System ($327): Using magnetic mounts the Arlo can go inside or out and will alert dad as soon as it senses movement. It connects to the wireless network so Dad will know the house is safe at all times. It also works in the dark, catching anyone who gets up for midnight munchies!


Gift Ideas for tech dads: Arrow Bookends | Mum's Grapevine

Arrow Bookends ($49.99): Creates the illusion the books have literally been speared with these clever bookends. The arrows are held together with magnets and will have dad’s friends asking – how did he do that?

Wireless for sound

Gift Guide for Tech Dads: Bose Speakers | Mum's Grapevine

Bose Soundlink Colour Bluetooth Speaker ($159): No matter where he is, dad can get his groove on with a portable bluetooth speaker. It’s compact shape makes it easy to take anywhere and with a range of 9 metres it’s perfect for a party or just hanging out in the backyard.

Night vision

Gift Guide for Tech Dads: Baby Monitor | Mum's Grapevine

Luvion Grand Elite2 Digital Video Baby Monitor ($259): Dad will be able to keep watch over baby day and night with the baby monitor that has it all. The LCD screen and night vision means he can see baby no matter how dark it is in the nursery while a handy talk function lets dad talk to bub when sleep just isn’t happening!

Keep out the noise

Gift Ideas for Tech Dads: Headphones | Mum's Grapevine

Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones ($129): Kids are noisey and sometimes dad just needs some peace and quiet. Give the gift of silence with noise cancelling headphones. Also a good idea for dads who have to sit on a loud train every day.

Type it up

Gift ideas for techie dads: Wireless Keyboard | Mum's Grapevine

Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard ($79.98): Dad can use this keyboard with his computer, tablet or smart phone – it’s a very versatile present. It allows dad to switch between devices while holding his smaller tech essentials in the cradle at the top. Great for multi-tasking!

Flying high

Gift Guide for Tech Dads: Drone | Mum's Grapevine

Parrot Bebop Drone with Sky Controller ($1499): No Techie Dad’s life is complete without his very own drone. The Bebop is easy to fly and includes GPS for automatic return home. For a cheaper option buy it without the sky controller and Dad can fly it using his iPad. You will win Mother of the year for this gift!

For more gift ideas see:

• Top 10 gift ideas for new dads
• Top 10 gift ideas for foodie dads
• Top 10 gift ideas for dapper dads
• Top 10 gift ideas for outdoor dads
• Top 10 gift ideas for sporty dads

Click to download our handy guide
100 awesome gift ideas for dads