Holiday Tech Gift Guide for Dad - Neato
Holiday Tech Gift Guide

Holiday Tech Gift Guide for Dad

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year and that means giving back to those who give so much to you. It’s no secret that dads love gadgets, and watching them play around with new technology is not only adorable, it makes them incredibly easy to shop for! We’ve gathered the hottest and best tech gifts to give to dad that will make you a holiday hero.

Neato Botvac Connected

Neato Botvac Connected takes care of cleaning and it connects to your smart device - this has dad written all over it. Technical innovation and sophisticated style meet to create the first of its kind connected robotic vacuum.

Why we love the Neato Botvac Connected:
  • Start your robot cleaning from wherever you are using the Neato app on your smart phone or tablet.
  • Neato Botvac Connected is the best robotic vacuum for pets. So, this present can get along with your cats and dogs as much as it can help out dads and moms.
  • The Botvac Connected is as powerful as it is stylish – it recently received a perfect score in performance and the CNET Editor’s Choice Award during a recent product review.
Apple Watch
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Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is a dad magnet, and for good reason. Apple’s latest entry into the wearable technology ring combines style, technology, and convenience, something we know a bit about at Neato, for a truly amazing product that any dad would be unhappy to unwrap.

Why we love the Apple Watch:
  • The stylish design blurs the boundaries between technology and fashion. The Apple Watch has a variety of downloadable watch faces that allows you to customize the interface to match your mood.
  • The Exercise Monitor acts as a good motivation to get off the couch and doubles as an excellent tool for those upcoming New Year’s resolutions.
  • Never miss another notification - now dad can be instantly notified anytime you need something from him. So really it’s a win for everyone involved.
GoPro Hero 4
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GoPro Hero 4

Our dads may not be catching waves in Honolulu or skydiving in Switzerland anytime soon, but the latest installation in the GoPro Hero line of cameras may be the push they need to get their adrenaline pumping. These cameras are not only sleek and ultra-portable, they are also super powerful. The GoPro Hero 4 Black is capable of 4K30 resolution video, 4x the resolution of 1080p video—which is just a fancy way of saying that dad can take this with him to the next big game and get footage that’s just as stunning as that guy that’s jumping out of an airplane.

Why we love the GoPro Hero 4:
  • Produces high quality videos and photography, no matter the environment. This means never missing a second of the next family camping trip and awesome underwater shots.
  • The touchscreen on the silver version doubles as a view master so you can be sure that you always end up with the shot that you were expecting.
  • The GoPro Hero 4 is lightweight and portable. So, unlike many other cameras, you’ll never have to worry about sore necks or tired arms from carrying it around all day.
Virtual Keyboard
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Virtual Keyboard

With the Virtual Keyboard, anyone can get the comfort of having a full-size keyboard and mouse while only having to pack his tablet or smartphone with the pocket-sized projector. And come on, it’s a laser keyboard! Even saying that out loud makes you feel like Marty McFly. Think about how cool dad will look accidentally texting you in all caps with his new virtual keyboard.

Why we love the Virtual Keyboard:
  • The Virtual Keyboard is so compact that it can be used anywhere. You’ll never need to carry around a bulky keyboard again!
  • Dad can connect the Virtual Keyboard to Apple or Android products, including a phone, laptop, or tablet.
  • The rechargeable, lithium ion battery can last up to two hours of continuous typing for optimal productivity.
Mobie Powerstation Reserve Micro
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Mobie Powerstation Reserve Micro

There are few things in life that your dad loves with all of his heart but we’re sure that his smartphone is just a few notches below you! So give him the gift that keeps on giving this holiday season—the Mobie Powerstation Reserve Micro will bring his dead phone back to life on those long weekends away or even at the baseball game!

Why we love the Mobie Powerstation Reserve Micro:
  • This super sleek and lightweight charging station can charge a variety of phones anytime on-the-go.
  • The cables are hidden making the Mobie even more portable and it charges devices in no time!
  • With over 500 cycles in the reserve, your dad will get a ton of charges for both his phone and tablet.
Fitbit Charge
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Fitbit Charge

We are definitely digging the one-size-fits-all multi-purpose trend with gadgets this year and the Fitbit Charge exemplifies the belief that good things come in small packages. Sleek like the Apple Watch, the Fitbit Charge tracks calories, steps, distance, and stairs climbed and those are only the fitness benefits of this little watch!

Why we love the Fitbit Charge:
  • The Fitbit Charge is a dream; it even tracks your sleep patterns!
  • This super cool watch has an amazingly long battery life of 7-10 days.
  • The Fitbit is not just a watch or fitness tracker, it even can sync with your phone and has a caller ID option! Dad will never miss your call again!
Polaroid Zip Printer
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Polaroid Zip Printer

We all know our parents love to take pictures of us. For better or for worse you can always count on them to snap away during all of life’s moments. The Polaroid Zip Printer combines the fun of instant photos from their generation, with the technology of smartphones from ours, to create a device that prints full-colored pictures in less than 60 seconds!

Why we love the Polaroid Zip Printer:
  • This printer is super convenient and portable; you can print out any picture into a 2x3 prints!
  • The ZINK zero ink printing produces awesome full-color outputs without the use of ink cartridges, ribbons, or even toner!
  • The photos come out with a sticky back so you can stick these memories to any surface your heart pleases.
Sony A6000
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Sony A6000

In this technologically driven life, we often times trade quality photographs for convenience and portability, the Sony A6000 hopes to change that. This compact yet powerful mirrorless camera is comparable to a DSLR but far sleeker in design, making this a camera that your dad will actually take out to family outings!

Why we love the Sony A6000:
  • The A6000 has a fast 4D autofocus that can easily rival a DSLR camera without all the bulk!
  • Perfect for taking pictures on the go since it can take great still images and incredibly crisp and clear videos.
  • Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) connectivity allows you to snap and transfer the shot to your smartphone or tablet with ease.
Jawbone JamBox
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Jawbone JamBox

Give the gift of hi-fi audio this holiday with the Jawbone JamBox! This small but super powerful portable wireless speaker can be used with anything that has Bluetooth capabilities—whether it is your computer, laptop, smartphone! The only small downside is that you’ll be forced to listen to your dad blast his oldies all season long, so be prepared to hear off-key renditions of “Carry on My Wayward Son” until at least May.

Why we love the Jawbone Jambox:
  • The Jawbone Jambox wirelessly connects to your phone or tablet through Bluetooth!
  • Jambox is the only speaker that can download apps, software upgrades, and new features just by syncing the device to your Jawbone Account!
  • With a built-in microphone, the Jambox is also great for office life—just sync up and get those conference calls going.
Star Wars Family Car Decals
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Star Wars Family Car Decals

Sometimes the best kinds of gifts are the sentimental ones; these Star Wars Family Car Decals are a cute way to give your dad a fun blast from the past! With over 19 different decals, he will be able to show off his love for Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca or any character from this classic! Turn this gift into a family bonding event by mixing and matching different characters to come up with the perfect bunch of characters to exemplify your personalities.

Why we love the Star Wars Decals:
  • This Star Wars set comes with 50 decals in total.
  • Use these on your car widows or any clean, flat surface like a wall or even his laptop!