For Father’s Day, Zhao Gaofei Claire provides gift recommendations for dads that love their tech
With Father’s Day coming up soon on June 18, it’s time to pick up a thoughtful gift for dad. If you’re shopping for a tech-savvy father, you can choose from our recommendations that cover everything from sports and safety to massage and entertainment.
Apple Watch Series 8
It helps to keep dad healthy and safe. Apple Watch Series 8 (HK$3,199), already an established healthy lifestyle companion, is now even more powerful. Advanced sensors provide insight to help you better understand your health. For elderly wearers, its crash detection and fall detection automatically connect them to emergency services in the event of a serious car accident or a serious fall. An emergency SOS function can provide assistance at the push of a button. Electrocardiogram and blood oxygen detection are also available and notifications are provided when rhythms are irregular. Furthermore, sleep stage tracking also allow you to see how much time has been spent in rapid eye movement sleep, core sleep or deep sleep. In addition, there are a multitude of straps to choose from, along with dial complications that can be tailored to your preferences.
Marshall Woburn III
The Woburn III (HK$2,499) has been redesigned with a new three-way driver system. Whether as a home stereo or TV speaker, it delivers clearer sound quality for subtle yet immersive enjoyment. Its dynamic loudness feature adjusts the tonal balance of this Bluetooth speaker to provide optimal home audio. At the top of the speaker, controls make it easy to manage volume, playback, source selection, bass and treble settings. Meanwhile, the Woburn III is wireless with Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity and has ports for HDMI, 3.5mm jack or RCA inputs to find the perfect match! Available in black and white, its speakers come in a simple and retro look that makes it a wonderful decoration for the home.
This distraction-free tablet (HK$4,000) doubles as an e-reader and a note-taking plus writing tool. For the father who loves to read and needs to review documents, he can take notes directly on the pdf. The Remarkable 2 can also convert handwritten notes directly into typed text. It also integrates with Google Drive, Dropbox, and Microsoft OneDrive to easily import Microsoft Office files and web articles, providing the most convenient and comfortable reading experience for its users.
Epson EH-LS500 Ultra Short Throw Laser Projection TV
The LS500 laser projection TV (HK$26,800) is designed to allow people to enjoy up to 130 inches of full HD life-size images even with the lights on and the curtains open. This is certainly the best gift for fathers who love watching movies and sports. It features a laser light source for true eye protection and a flicker-free screen to reduce long hours of eye strain. Equipped with the Android TV operating system and built-in speakers, the LS500 Epson Laser Projection TV is sure to give the best viewing experience whether you’re watching live sporting events, playing your favourite series, playing games on the latest generation of gaming consoles, or just watching blockbuster movies.
For athletic fathers, a massage gun that reduces muscle soreness and fatigue, speeds up recovery, and increases mobility and range of motion is essential. Smarter and quieter, the Theragun Pro (HK$4,899) is the ultimate tool for recovery and pain relief. Relieve illness, aches and pains with deep muscle therapy that is scientifically proven to last longer than the competition. the Pro has been completely redesigned with visual guidance, built-in routines and a second-generation proprietary EQ-150 motor that is 20 percent quieter. Thereby, providing all the power without the sound.
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