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!

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Gift Guide: Mother’s Day

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about that special gift for the most important woman in your life. Lost for ideas? No need to worry! We’ve put together a handy gift guide filled with gifts to suit all mums and all budgets. From earphones to iPhone cases, we promise to find something that your mother will love!

Lunatik FLAK iPhone 6 case- Dark Raspberry

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This lightweight case from Lunatik will keep your mother’s iPhone 6 well protected without any unnecessary bulk. It’s also available in blue, black, silver, or gold, but we love this vibrant raspberry colour! Sleek and stylish!  Price: €27.99

Orla Kiely Book Case for Kindle Fire- Square Flower

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Irish designer Orla Kiely is well renowned for her striking and colourful patterns, and this gorgeous, contemporary square flower case for the Kindle Fire is no exception. If your mother’s a serial bookworm, then she’ll love this! Price: €49.99

 Yurbuds Inspire Pro for Women Sports Earphones with 3 Button Microphone- Pink

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 Designed specifically for smaller ears, these in-ear buds are sweat & water-resistant, allow for ambient noise awareness, and are guaranteed never to hurt or fall out. With an ergonomic fit that delivers consistent, premium sound quality, Yurbuds Inspire Pro for Women are the perfect training partner for any female athlete or sporty mum! The earphones also feature a 3 button microphone and control allowing you to control music and calls on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad! Price €59.99

trtl Sleepscarf Coral with Grey Velcro

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Is your mum a frequent traveller? Well then the trtl sleepscarf is the perfect gift for her! Cleverly designed to look like a scarf when worn, the sleepscarf is the most comfortable way to the sleep on the go. It’s special patented Internal Support System(ISS) allows you to sleep in an upright position with no neck pain, and there’s no need to worry about it weighing you down because it packs to the size of a tablet! Price €28.99

iMount Portable Car Air Vent Mount for Smartphones

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 For busy mums who are are always on the go, the iMount is the ideal Mother’s Day gift. This portable phone holder mounts to the air vent in your car allowing your phone to be kept in view while driving. It fits most smartphones that are between 3.5 and 6.3 inches and works great when using your phone to look for directions or for satellite navigation. And at a selling price of only €9.99, it certainly won’t break the bank!

All of these great gifts and lots more are available on our website. On behalf of the Soundzdirect Team, we’d like to wish mums everywhere a Happy Mother’s Day!

Valentine’s Day gift guide: Him & Her

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we’ve put together a no-nonsense gift guide for your loved ones, packed with cool and quirky gadgets that are guaranteed to last long after the chocolates have been eaten and the flowers have been smelt. Enjoy!

Him:

Marware Sportshell Convertible Armband for iPhone 5- Black

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The patented design of the Marware SportShell Convertible iPhone 5 case gives you four iPhone 5 case functions in one, transforming for work, the gym, Facetime or a night on the town. Just switch out the interchangeable back pieces and enjoy its versatile features: an iPhone armband for exercising; an iPhone 5 stand for hands-free viewing; a 360° belt clip/ iPhone holster case for the office; and a thin back shell for sleek style.

Amethyst The Mini Block Bluetooth Portable Speaker- Blue

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The Amethyst M3 ‘Mini Block’ speaker is one for music lovers. Portable and compact, it will give you up to six hours of on the go sound. The M3’s Bluetooth 3.0 technology makes it super easy to connect to your Smartphone, iPhone, or Bluetooth enabled device, plus it even has speakerphone capability.

Switcheasy Wrap Folio Case for iPhone 6- Black

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With its leather trimmed design, Wrap protects your iPhone 6 from scratches with style and ease. It’s handy kickstand feature means that you can look at your phone from a landscape view,  perfect for alternating between typing and watching movies.

 

Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Duro Performance Fit Sport Earphones- Red

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Yurbuds Ironman Series earbuds feature ultrasoft, medical-grade silicone enhancers that fit the contours of your ears, providing exceptional comfort for long periods of time. Patented Twist-Lock Technology guarantees that they will stay in your ears during rigorous workouts, even when you sweat or train in the rain.

 

Her:

Urbanista Oslo Earphones- Pink Panther

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Oslo are straightforward and multi-functional earphones designed to comfortably rest in your outer ear in such a way that you’re always aware of your ambient environment. Use the single button remote to control your music and calls. Also features a  built-in mic that allows you to take calls on the go!

Fitbug Orb Bluetooth Movement and Sleep Activity Tracker

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Perfect for any fitness-loving partner, The Fitbug Orb is a discreet, button-sized device that tracks your activity around-the-clock. From steps and aerobic steps to calories burned, distance walked and even your sleeping patterns, the Fitbug Orb sends all this data wirelessly to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth Smart technology. You can then view all your progress in one place – on the Fitbug app, which is available to download separately on your smartphone or mobile device, or on the robust Fitbug member portal.

trtl Sleepscarf- Coral with grey velcro

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If your partner is a frequent traveller then the the trtl sleepscarf is a must. Cleverly engineered to look like a scarf when worn, the sleepscarf is the most comfortable way to the sleep on the go. And there’s no need to worry about bulk as it packs to the size of a tablet, letting you sleep painlessly for hours in an upright position.

UAG iPhone 6 composite case- Valkyrie

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UAG’s patented Composite design fuses a hard outer shell with a soft impact resistant core. The unique shape of the case also provides structural rigidity.Their crystal clear HD screen guard, soft rubberized screen surround and rear skid pads provide 360 degree protection from scratches and abrasions.

For more information on any of these products, visit our website