If your father’s birthday is approaching fast and you still have not decided what to give as a gift, then think about giving him a useful gadget. Gone are those days when people would always think about giving fancy ties whenever there is a special occasion for dads or that silly t-shirt that he probably wouldn’t even wear. Today, our fathers and even grandfathers have learned to keep up with the latest in technology. Some of them have even decided to surround or fill their homes with tech gadgets which have been proven to be very useful in performing one’s daily activities. If you are planning to buy something for your dad, here are seven gadgets you may want to consider:

iGrill cooking thermometer

iGrill cooking thermometer

If your dad is looking for a grill master, then buy him an iGrill cooking thermometer.  This iGrill has the capacity to communicate with your iPod, 

iPhone or iPad.  This way, you will be assured that the food will be cooked perfectly even if you leave it unattended.

Sprocket Rocket Camera

If your dad loves to collect vintage items or any gadgets with retro concept, give him a Sprocket Rocket Camera.  This analog camera will enable your dad to take pictures with a 2-35 mm frame standard. For long exposures or for night time picture takings, you may also use this camera
because it has a B-setting feature.  It also has dual scrolling knobs and options for zone focusing.

ZaggSparq Portable Battery Back-Up and Charger

Now, here’s something for dads who travel frequently.  Charging his Smartphone while on travel is one less thing to worry about once he has the ZaggSparq portable battery back-up and charger. This battery backup and charger allows dads to complete four charges so he could still use his smart phone anywhere he may go without having to worry of draining his Smartphone battery.

vTech Phone

For dads who are always on the go, they will no longer have to worry about missing their calls from their landline and mobile phones once they have this vTech phone.  This easy to use phone system will enable dads to combine their mobile calls as well as landline calls. Thus, juggling  between work and personal calls ceases to cause much stress for dads.

Nest Thermostat

This gadget will definitely help your dad save energy at home because it can automatically turn off once everybody leaves home.  Thus, you will have an energy-efficient thermostat which spares you from the hassle of setting up your thermostat to a programmable feature.

Garmin Nuvi 1390T

If your dad is the kind of person who does not like to ask directions, this portable GPS gadget will help him navigate while totally eliminating any hassles of stopping to ask for street directions or addresses. It comes with a colorful display and a blue tooth support. It also has a NAVTEQ traffic receiver so that your dad will be updated with the latest traffic info while driving.

Hannah works for the website, HowMuchIsIt – A large collection of cost helping guides showing you what things cost in life.