Give the gift of tech this Father’s Day

June 13, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

Father's Day tech giftFather’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate the main man in your life than with some rather trendy tech gadgets. If you not too sure what to get dad this Father’s Day then IT News Africa has got you covered.

Livescribe 3 Smartpen
With business moving faster and faster each day, one can miss the finer details when it comes to office meetings, training events, and corporate lectures. While we all can’t remember every exact detail when it comes to these events, the Livescribe 3 Smartpen is here to help. Not only does it convert your handwritten text into digital text on your tablet or smartphone, but it also records audio when you write in order to capture the things you don’t. In addition to these features, the Livescribe 3 Smartpen also recognises times, dates and addresses and hotlinks them to your calendar.

Livescribe 3

Amazon Kindle 3G 6’’ Touch E-Reader
Is your dad a reader? If he is then a Kindle is the perfect gift to give to dad. Featuring a touchscreen, stereo speakers for MP3 and audio books… A Kindle will allow dad to sit back and relax with his favourite book. The Kindle E-Reader is available in a 3G or Wi-Fi only model.


Nokia Treasure Tag
Easily attachable to your keys, your bag, or even your wallet, the Nokia Treasure Tag is linked to your Lumia smartphone and alerts you when your valuables become separated. The Nokia Treasure Tag is a very compact accessory that offers convenience and practicality to users.

Pairing is simple – either use NFC (Near Field Communication) to connect, or search for the Tag with Bluetooth. When pairing for the first time to your smartphone, you will be prompted to download the app. So the next time you leave the house without one or the other, the two will emit a loud tone to alert you of this fact and should a situation arise whereby you miss the alert for some reason, then the app will help you to locate the lost item on a map.

Nokia treasure tag

Gioteck Headsets
If your dad is gamer then you have to check out Gioteck’s range of quality gaming headsets. Gioteck stocks a range of headsets to suit dad’s personal preference. Furthermore, most of the headsets supplied can be used on multiple platforms, which include: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. Feel free to visit Gioteck to check out the range.

Gioteck Headsets

Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung recently released its newest flagship device, the Galaxy S5. With a number of improvements over the Galaxy S4, the unit is one of the best devices that the company has released in a long time. With a better screen, improved battery life and apps, the Galaxy S5 is definitely worth picking up this Father’s Day. Be sure to check out review, which can be found here.

Galaxy S5

Darryl Linington



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