11/26/16 12/05/13 POPSUGAR Living Holiday Tech Tech Gifts For Dad 2013 Gizmos and Gadgets For Geeky Dads December 5, 2013 by Nicole Nguyen 54 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. View in slideshow Dad is your rock. He's the family IT guy, the authority on all things sci-fi, and the ultimate adventurer. So this holiday season, get him gadgets and gizmos that'll up his tech game. We've got trinkets for outdoorsmen, photographers, Einstein enthusiasts, and more. See all the fitness trackers, panoramic photo accessories, wireless speakers, and other doodads we handpicked for geek fathers in the gallery! iStabilizer Dolly Get cinematic, sweeping shots on the go with the smooth rolling wheels of the iStabilizer Dolly ($45) for smartphones. The dolly's mount can also be detached and used on tripods with a standard camera mount. iStabilizer Dolly $45 from amazon.com Buy Now Programmable iCufflinks Geek coding dads will love these programmable cuff links ($128) with a circuit board, pulsating LED, and battery inside. They're set to Apple's "breathing" LED by default, but the links are completely open source, and the necessary files are posted on GitHub. programmable cuff links $128 from adafruit.com Buy Now Cole Haan Messenger For MacBook Pro Cole Haan's Messenger Bag ($380) for the MacBook Pro is made of soft, supple leather on the outside and has a padded interior to protect tech on the inside. The luxurious messenger bag comes in black and brown and is available for both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook models. Messenger Bag $380 from store.apple.com Buy Now Roku 3 More and more homes are cutting the cable in favor of streaming options, and the latest offering from Roku, the Roku 3 ($100), is an HDTV-ready player that's upping the streaming ante. The box offers over 800 channels, plays 1080p HD video, includes a remote with headphone jack, and has motion control for games. Roku 3 $100 from amazon.com Buy Now Samsung S9 Ultra High Definition Our jaws dropped when we saw the S9 Ultra High Definition 85-inch display from Samsung at CES 2013, and the awe continued when we got news of the asking price (a mere $40,000). The large-format, high-def television is now available for purchase. But if you're not quite ready to burn 40 grand, opt for the 55-inch 8000 Series ($2,500) with Smart TV instead. available for purchase. But if you're not quite ready to burn 40 grand, opt $2,500 from samsung.com Buy Now 55-inch 8000 Series $2,500 from samsung.com Buy Now Kogeto Pitch Black Dot The Kogeto Video Attachment ($79) for iPhone helps capture beautiful 360-degree HD video without complicated stitching software. The bracket snaps on easily and is lightweight at 2.5 ounces. Kogeto Video Attachment $79 from amazon.com Buy Now LifeJacket Float For iPhone 5 If Dad already has the water/snow/dirt/shock-resistant Lifeproof case for iPhone 5, then the LifeJacket Float ($40) is a must. Keep his precious gadget afloat in the easy-to-spot buoyant foam case during rafting trips or other wet and wild outdoor activities. Lifeproof case for iPhone 5, then the $40 from lifeproof.com Buy Now LifeJacket Float $40 from lifeproof.com Buy Now Relativity Watch If you've got a carefree pop who lives life by Einstein rules, then get him this Relativity Watch ($35). The numbers might not tell time, but the hands do. Relativity Watch $35 from thinkgeek.com Buy Now Oakley Airwave Goggle Even though it's almost Summer, skier or snowboarder dads are always thinking about next Winter. Oakley's Airwave Goggle ($650) has GPS, Bluetooth, and sensors that measure distance, height, and airtime built in. Trail maps of the most popular mountains are built right in, and he can pair his eye protection with an iPhone to show incoming calls and text messages while he's on the slopes. Airwave Goggle $650 from amazon.com Buy Now HDMI Pocket Projector Project 1080p, high-definition images from this unassuming HDMI Pocket Projector ($300) that connects via HDMI to any mobile device. The LED lamp can project large images for up to two hours wirelessly, and the projector has built-in speakers and focus control. HDMI Pocket Projector $300 from amazon.com Buy Now Bluetooth Mini Wireless Speaker This portable Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Speaker ($60) is perfect for long trips or a weekend away. Twist the top for extra bass and volume, and it'll keep the music going for up to 11 hours of playtime. There's also a retractable 18-inch audio cable for wired connections. Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Speaker $60 from brookstone.com Buy Now The Crankerator Adventure-faring fathers will get a kick out of the Crankerator ($60), a hand-powered backup battery. As a pocket-size gizmo with a universal USB port, it's perfect for spending time in the great outdoors without having to worry about the battery life of your favorite gadget. Crankerator $60 from photojojo.com Buy Now Bretford MobilePro Desk Mount For the work-at-home dad, the MobilePro Desk Mount Combo ($240) is an eye-catching way to put a Cinema Display or iMac and a laptop, tablet, or second screen side by side. Everything is adjustable: height, depth, tilt, and orientation. There's a cable organization system built into the mount, too. Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity Tracker Most activity trackers cost upward of $100, but the Fitbit Zip ($60) is an affordable option for data-hungry dads who want to keep score of their daily steps, distance, and calories burned. Fitbit Zip $60 from amazon.com Buy Now B&O Play Beolit 12 The portable, AirPlay-enabled Beolit 12 ($800) is easy on the eyes and ears. The iPhone/iPod/iPad-compatible speaker boasts Bang & Olufsen's incredible audio quality in a small package. Beolit 12 $800 from store.apple.com Buy Now Optrix iPhone Adventure Suit The elements are no match for the iPhone 5 with the ultimate shield of tech armor, the Optrix Adventure Suit ($130). Inside of the plastic protective case, an iPhone can withstand a 15-foot fall and depths of up to 15 feet in water, all while maintaining full functionality of its touchscreen and buttons. There's a built-in wide-angle lens for HD photo and video, too. Pick up the Super Sucker accessory ($180) to mount the Adventure Suit on practically any surface. Optrix Adventure Suit $130 from photojojo.com Buy Now iRig Mic Handheld Microphone Does Dad record his own podcast? Or wish he did? The iRig Handheld Mic ($60) will deliver professional-grade recordings right to his iPhone or iPad. The microphone also comes with VocaLive free, a powerful effects-processing app for singers and vocalists. iRig Handheld Mic $60 from brookstone.com Buy Now Scanner Mouse A smart scan button on the side of Scanner Mouse ($60, originally $100) allows highly productive dads to glide over documents and scan them instantly. Images are automatically assembled on screen, and the software's built-in OCR technology will recognize text. Scanner Mouse $60 from brookstone.com Buy Now Ferrari Audio Cavallino T350 Headphones These noise-canceling headphones ($350, originally $400) have the luxurious feel of a Ferrari with the high-efficiency audio you'd expect from quality headphones. Fine leather covers the soft ear pads and headband, and the cables are wrapped in woven fabric. A three-button remote control is built into the cable for easy access volume, play/pause, and call control of iOS devices. noise-canceling headphones $350 from amazon.com Buy Now Philips InRange Bluetooth Leash If he's a frequent traveler, then Philips's InRange Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Security ($50) will keep his valuables safe and sound. The set comes with a leash, silicon pouch with metallic lock, and lanyard. InRange Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Security $50 from amazon.com Buy Now Tivoli Model One Radio If Dad has a thing for vintage tech, this Tivoli Model One ($150) is the ultimate choice. The tabletop AM/FM radio is crafted from a handmade wood cabinet that optimizes sound acoustic. It's also compatible with iOS devices and other music players. Tivoli Model One $150 from tivoliaudio.com Buy Now Holiday TechTech GiftsGift GuideGeek GearHoliday Get Inspired With Our Living Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Vegetarian Home Food Tech Love and Sex DIY Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.