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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017: 6 Smart Gifts for the Smart Dad

by on June 5, 2017

Is there anything harder than buying the perfect gift for Dad? His closet is full of ties and his golf bag doesn’t have any room left for an extra putter. Don’t worry. We’ve put together the ultimate gift guide for the man who already has it all. Below are our top picks that will make any tech Dad happy.

 

Fizzics Waytap Beer Dispenser

Fizzics Waytap Beer Dispenser

When it’s hot out, your ecobee thermostat can definitely keep you cool, but nothing is more refreshing than an ice-cold beer. The Fizzics Waytap lets Dad turn his favorite can or bottle into a beer straight from the tap. Using state of the art micro-foam technology, Fizzics Waytap enhances the flavor and aroma of Dad’s regular can or bottle of beer. Just pop the beer into the Fizzics Waytap and start pouring! This gift is perfect for any beer aficionado and will impress Dad’s friends too (gotta love those bragging rights). Portable, easy-to-use and better tasting beer – all for only $119.

Fizzics Waytap is available at Fizzics.com  

Weber iGrill3 Bluetooth ThermometerWeber iGrill3 Bluetooth Thermometer

Is your Dad king of the grill and master of smart technology? Then he’s sure to love the Weber iGrill3 Bluetooth Thermometer. Considered the most advanced meat thermometer on the market, the Weber iGrill monitors the temperature of Dad’s famous grilled meats from beginning to end and sends a notification to his phone once it’s at the perfect serving temperature. Now Dad can grill with precision and impress friends and family with expertly cooked steak, chicken or ribs for just $99.99

Weber iGrill Bluetooth Thermometer is available at Home Depot

  

Skydrop Smart Sprinkler

 

Skydrop Smart Sprinkler

Your Dad might pride himself on having a smart home, but what about a smart lawn? With the Skydrop Smart Sprinkler system, your Dad can take complete control over watering the lawn. Similar to ecobee’s smart technology, the Skydrop Smart Sprinkler also uses adaptive algorithms and weather data, helping ensure proper watering and maximizing water conservation. Plus, Skydrop integrates with other devices too, including Alexa Voice Service and ecobee smart thermostats using IFTTT. Available for $150.00 at Amazon.

Skydrop Smart Sprinkler is available at Amazon

 

UDI U845 Voyager 6 UFO HexaCopter RC Drone

UDI U845 Voyager 6 UFO HexaCopter RC Drone

Would any tech-savvy Dad feel complete without having a drone to play around with? The UDI 845 Voyager 6 UFO RC Drone might be a mouthful, but it’s the easily most fun you can have with a remote controller! Your Dad will have a blast doing aerial somersaults, freaking out the neighbors with colorful LED lights and taking pictures or video using a 720p HD camera. This drone is one of the easiest to fly and comes ready to go right out of the box – it’s also one the most affordable, available on Amazon for just $41.59 for a limited time.

The UDI U845 Voyager 6 UFO RC Drone is available at Amazon

 

Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon Fire TV Stick

Now Dad can watch his favorite TV show just by asking Alexa (no more fighting over the remote control). The Amazon Fire TV Stick with the Alexa Voice Remote lets Dad stream Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, Youtube and Amazon Video just by Asking Alexa through the remote control. Plus, the Alexa Remote Control acts just like an Amazon Echo or Dot (or the ecobee4) and can do anything the Echo or Dot can do – like order pizza or check the weather. Find it at Amazon for just $39.99.

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is available at Amazon

 

ecobee4 with room sensor and built-in Alexa Voice Service

ecobee4 with room sensor and built-in Alexa Voice Service

Of course our list wouldn’t be complete without the ecobee4 smart thermostat with built-in Alexa Voice Service. Now Dad can control the temperature of your home using his voice. He can Ask Alexa to raise the temperature, set a timer or alarm, tell a joke and so much more. It’s like having an Amazon Echo or Dot attached to the wall, and looking after your homes comfort. Plus, the ecobee4 helps reduce energy bills and can be controlled from anywhere using Dad’s Android or iOS device. Giving Dad the gift of comfort, control and savings, plus the power of Alexa voice – what more could Dad want for Father’s Day?

ecobee4 with room sensor and built-in Alexa Voice Service is available at ecobee.com