It’s that time of year again. What do you get for the dad who has everything? If he hasn’t given you any clear direction–and he never does–getting him the perfect gift can be near impossible. How many ties have you given him over the years? How many ‘best dad ever’ mugs? How many golf balls?
We get that it’s difficult to buy for dad. Heck, half the time he doesn’t know what he wants either. We’re here to help. Admittedly, we don’t know your dad, but we’re sure you could find something on this list that he’ll like. If not, happy gift hunting!
$200 with a two-year plan
We all thought Blackberry was a thing of the past but it looks like they’re back with a new phone dads will love. The KEYOne is the Blackberry brought into 2017 with a fingerprint reader, android technology and a 26-hour battery. Most importantly, it still has that security Blackberry is known for and an actual physical keyboard. Just perfect for the dad who hates typing on a touchscreen.
If you’re not opting for the KEYOne, it’s unlikely your dad’s phone has a 26-hour battery. Give him a little boost with this battery pack. It comes in an assortment of colours and has enough juice to recharge a smartphone three and a half times. Plus, its fancy technology figures out the perfect amount of current so that it doesn’t damage your phone battery. Apparently this solves a problem we didn’t even know we had.
How often do your charging cables fray or break somewhere in the middle? How many hours have you spent trying to maneuver your charger’s cord into the only position where it actually works? This cable solves that problem by basically never breaking or fraying. It’s super strong but also flexible. Plus it’s one and a half meters long so dad won’t have to crouch by the wall to check his email while his phone is charging.
This is so much more than a pack of golf balls. For the dad who’s trying to perfect his swing, the Zepp Golf is the perfect gift. This little device attaches to your golf glove and analyses every part of your swing. It tells you everything you could possibly need to know (honestly, a little more than that), then gives suggestions on how to improve. It’s like a built-in golf coach. Plus you can also get a Zepp for baseball, tennis or softball if that’s more your dad’s cup of tea.
Forget dad, we all need one of these. The Tile is a homing beacon for literally anything. This gadget consists of a base and then multiple Tile pieces you can attach to anything you tend to lose. Perfect for keys, wallet, phone or kids (probably not). If you lose something just call it using the base and the Tile piece will emit a sound. You can also download the app and it can help you locate your belongings anywhere in the world. Perfect for any dad who has possessions.
Just some good old scotch
Even dads who don’t like scotch pretend they do. Get dad a nice, smooth Glenfiddich that he can feel fancy sipping. Better yet, pair that bottle with some adorable scotch glasses from which to do that sipping. It’s 2017, so obviously there are some limited edition Canada 150 glasses that dad will love (for only $35).