Father’s day is rapidly approaching, and man can Dad’s be hard to buy for! Finding something that will be useful, appreciated and not just accumulate more “stuff” around the house. If you have a tech loving dad I have a few suggestions that will be sure to impress.
5 Gift Ideas for the Tech Loving Dad
New Smart Phone – A Tech Dad needs a smartphone that can handle everything he wants to through at it. It is a good time to check your phone contract to see if it time to upgrade. A quick stop into The Mobile Shop you can find out your contract details and upgrade options from any of the major carriers. Samsung just released their newest flagship phone the Samsung Galaxy S8, check out what makes this phone stand out from the crowd.
Ultimate Protection – No matter what smart phone your dad has, you need to make sure it is protected. From flip cases, rugged cases or cases with battery back-up there are tons of options to protect your phone and also add a little style to it at the same time. The Mobile Shop has an excellent selections of cases in store, so as long as you know the make and model of the phone a Mobile Advisor will be able to help you find the perfect one. And if you are looking for a case, and don’t see the perfect colour or style in store don’t worry, you can browse through the full collection of accessories through an in-store browse screen and The Mobile Shop will ship it directly to your home!
Light It Up – How many times have you wished you could turn off a light without getting up? Give the gift of convenience to Dad this Father’s day. A smart light switch is the perfect gift for the tech dad who is also handy around the house. These light switches look just like regular light switches in your wall, but with an app in your smartphone you can have full control over the light. Forgot to turn off a light, not problem, do it from your smartphone!
Accessorize – Smartphones have become our one stop shop for a phone, camera and computer. There is not much you can’t do from your smartphone these days and they go everywhere with us. But all of those photos, apps and games take up space. Adding some extra memory to a smartphones can help free up resources on the phone to make it run smoother. Other handy accessories include Bluetooth headsets for handsfree talking or a power bank to help give you that extra boost to get through the end of the day.
Get Smart – There are so many home accessories out the now that you run from your smartphone. From garage door openers to home security systems building a smart home is easier than ever. Hubs installed a sprinkler system that he can program and control from his cell phone, and next he has his eye on a smart garage door opener. Because we would both love to be able to answer the question “Did you close the garage door” by just looking at our phones without having to get back out of bed at the end of the day.
So this Father’s Day skip the BBQ apron and add a little more tech to Dad’s life. With over 150 locations across Canada The Mobile Shop’s friendly advisors can help you find the perfect tech gift idea for Dad. What will you be shopping for this year for Father’s day?