Christmas Gift Ideas for your Dad

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Christmas-dad.jpgChristmas shopping for your dad is always a difficult task. “What would you like for Christmas?”, you’ll say. “I don’t want anything”, comes their reply.  But it would be SO much easier if they would just tell you. At least then you wouldn’t find yourself running in and out of shops like a clueless puppy.

This year, stop fretting and take a look at these great gifts that not even Scrooge would be able to resist.

KEF MUO Bluetooth Speaker

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Is your dad a music lover? If the answer is ‘yes’, look no further than the KEF MUO bluetooth speaker. Designed by Ross Lovegrove and engineered by KEF, MUO is packed with innovative technologies to deliver uncompromised KEF quality sound when you’re streaming music wirelessly from a computer or mobile device.  Described by What Hi-Fi as  the “best portable speaker over £200”, it  definitely packs a punch in comparison to its size.

 

The Perfect Drink- App Controlled Smart Bartending

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Does your dad fancy himself as a bit of a cocktail connoisseur? If so, he’ll love Perfect Drink! Perfect Drink is an app-controlled smart scale that digitally calculates all of the measurements required to make the perfect cocktail every time. The kit includes a smart scale, a stainless steel shaker and a stand for your tablet or phone, while the free downloadable app comes pre-loaded with 300 thirst-quenching recipes ready for you to try out. Once you’ve tried them all, you can customise existing ones or add your own. And if you’re planning on  entertaining a large crowd, the scale is big enough to accommodate pitchers and punch bowls.

 

Flir Thermal Imaging Camera for iOS

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For the geeky-dad types, the Flir One Thermal camera is a must-have gadget. Designed for the iOs, the Flir One Thermal Imaging Camera uses MSX technology to provide raw details to thermal images. See things not normally visible to the naked eye, discover leaks in your home, locate lost pets, monitor your tyre pressure, observe wildlife at night and much more…

 

Joby Gorillapod Griptight Stand for Larger Phones

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There’s not many people alive today who don’t enjoy taking a few photographs, which is the Joby Gorillapod Griptight Stand would make a great gift for your dad. The GripTight Gorillapod offers all the adaptability of the original Gorillapod, but is specifically designed for your phone or small tablet. Flexible legs allow the tripod to wrap easily around poles and trees, giving you the chance to snap an image from all angles, while rubber foot grips help to stabilize your smartphone even when turned sideways. The Gorillapod can also be used with small tablets, including the iPad Mini and Samsung Galaxy tablet.

 

Urban Armor Gear Composite Case – Black

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If there’s one case that’ll keep your dad’s phone scratch free this Christmas, it’s the Composite case from Urban Armor Gear. UAG’s patented Composite design combines a hard outer shell with a soft impact resistant core. The unique shape of the case also provides structural rigidity for your phone. The case comes with a crystal clear HD screen guard, as well as soft rubberized screen surround and rear skid pads which provide 360 degree protection from bumps and scratches. UAG’s composite case is available in a range of different colours for the iPhone 6 or Samsung S6 models.

Not found something to suit your Dad? There’s plenty more over on our website! Happy Shopping!

 

 

 

 

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day is rapidly approaching, and if like many of us you find yourself scratching your head for ideas, then you’ll love our tech-themed gift guide. Featuring a variety of unique products, we’re sure to have something that will get your dad talking! Take a look below!

 

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Is your dad a football fanatic? If so, he’ll love the new club-themed iPhone 6 range from inToro. This Officially Licensed Hard Case protects your device as well as showing support for your favorite football club.

The case design features the home stadium shielded by the club crest while the 3D depth technology looks great from every angle. Available in Chelsea, Arsenal, Man City, Spurs, Liverpool, and Barcelona versions.

 

 

HIRISE_APPLWTCH_BLK_O_IMG01_800__82426.1433255897.386.513Perhaps your dad has recently purchased an Apple Watch? If the answer’s ‘yes’, then the HiRise stand is the perfect gift for him! Similar to HiRise for iPhone, HiRise for Apple Watch has been designed with a stable, metal base that lets you interact with the screen on your watch while it’s charging. See alerts, reply to messages or check the time at a glance. The brushed metal stand is elevated and angled just right so you can see your Watch screen while lying in bed or glancing over at a countertop, while a non-slip rubber base keeps HiRise in place.HiRise for Apple Watch is available in black or silver.

 



perfect-drink-cocktail-scale-2For dads who like to enjoy a few drinks with friends, Perfect Drink is the gift for them! Perfect Drink is an app-controlled smart scale that digitally calculates all of the measurements required to make the perfect cocktail every time. The kit includes a smart scale, a stainless steel shaker and a stand for your tablet or phone, while the free downloadable app comes pre-loaded with 300 thirst-quenching recipes ready for you to try out. Once you’ve tried them all, you can customise existing ones and even                                                                                         add your own. And if you’re planning on                                                                                                   entertaining a bigger crowd, the scale is large                                                                                         enough to accommodate pitchers and punch                                                                                           bowls.

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Time for a gadget with a difference. Available in both Android and iPhone versions, the Kenu Stance is a compact and portable tripod that mounts your phone. Take fantastic landscape photos or enjoy hands free videos. The best part? It also doubles as a bottle opener.

 

 

 

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If  your dad fancies himself as a bit of a handyman, he’ll definitely appreciate the FLIR ONE. The Flir One is a thermal camera that attaches to your iPhone 5 allowing you to capture raw, thermal images on your iPhone. Check for leaks in your home, monitor your tyre pressure, and even locate lost pets. The possibilities are endless!

 

 

 

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Thanks to London-based designers Marshall Bergman, your dad can now protect his laptop and look stylish doing it! Created exclusively for Apple, this luxurious Eris briefcase is padded throughout to protect your MacBook and iPad and is crafted from lightweight, durable, and water-repellent pebble cowhide leather. A bespoke slide-lock with detachable leather key pouch gives this bag an elegant finish while keeping your iPad and MacBook safe and secure. There is also an adjustable and detachable shoulder strap with a padded leather section for versatile carrying and comfort.

 

All of these products and much more are available now from our website. From everyone at Soundzdirect, Happy Father’s Day!

5 tech-savvy Xmas gifts for your…father

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Christmas shopping for your dad can sometimes seem like a daunting task. After all, dads can be fussy individuals. While it may be tempting to cut your losses and buy them a gift voucher, you’ll feel better if you actually take the time to put some thought into their present.

Then there’s the sock issue. Sure, socks are a great gift. They’re safe and reliable. Not to mention useful. But come on, how many pairs of feet does your dad have?

Don’t despair! The truth is there are very few dads nowadays who don’t own at least one electronic device though they may try to convince you otherwise. With this in mind, we’ve come up with a list of 5 great tech-savvy Xmas gifts, perfect for even the pickiest of dads.

Urban Armor Gear iPhone 6 Composite Case- Scout Black

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Has your dad just bought a new iPhone 6? Well then, the last thing he’d want would be for it to get damaged, or worse, bent. With this composite case from Urban Armor, that certainly won’t happen. This case has a hard outer shell to protect against scratches and a soft inner core to ensure a snug fit for your phone. It also comes with a free HD screen guard for even more added protection.

 

 

Kenu Airframe +  Portable Car Vent Mount for large smartphones

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This small, portable device attaches to the vent in your car allowing you to dial and receive hands free phone calls in a safe and secure way. The new design has been recently expanded to accommodate smartphones of up to six inches, perfect for dads on the go!

 

 

 

Jivo Bear Grylls Extreme Tech Messenger Bag 

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Designed by Jivo in collaboration with extreme adventurer Bear Grylls, this water proof, shock resistant backpack can accommodate Macbooks of up to 15 inches. It also comes with an adjustable shoulder strap, as well as a padded pocket for extra protection. It’s the ideal place for your dad to store his Ipad, MacBook or tablet.

 

 

 

Klipsch Reference R6i In Ear Monitors with Apple Controls and Mic

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Is your dad a music fanatic? If so, then he will love these Black Reference R6i headphones from Kilspch. Made from a combination of constructed aluminum and elastomer, this sleek design is lightweight, durable and comfortable. Klipsch have also used the same advanced acoustic engineering and industrial design from their legendary Reference home theatre speakers to provide high premium performance, voice and design for the Klipsch Reference R6i monitors.

 

 

iHome iDL45 Desktop Clock Radio

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Does your dad struggle to get up for work in the morning? If the answer is yes then the iDL45 desktop clock radio from iHome would be a great gift for him. The iDL45 is a dual alarm clock radio for iPad, iPhone and iPod that allows you to listen to your favourite music while simultaneously charging your iPad, iPhone or iPod. You can also choose whether you want to wake up to the radio, or your very own custom playlist.

 

All of these fantastic gifts and lots more are available on our website now. Give your dad a treat this Christmas!