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11 Awesome Gift Ideas For Dads Under $60

Nobvember 17, 2017 at 10:37 am EDT

Dads, where would we be without them? They're always around and ready to help with two hands and a little elbow grease but with Christmas just around the corner, the question on everyone's mind is “what do I get dad this year?” Finding new and interesting dad-proof gadgets are hard to come by and when we do find them they all seem to cost a fortune!

Well, not anymore, we’ve collected 11 of the coolest, quirkiest and most popular gadgets and products of 2017 so you can finally amaze your dad while keeping your precious piggy bank in one piece. Many of these products may seem unexpected but we’ve done our research and for $60 or less these gadgets are sure to wow your dad. We’ve also included links so you can read more about the gadgets and order them right from the comforts of your own home. Easy!

1. Smart SpyCam - Keep Your Home Safe


This HD hidden spy camera which also doubles as a working phone charger is the perfect gift for a tech savvy dad! Described as the “perfect gift for tech savvy dads” - this super cool spy camera let’s you keep your family and home safe by acting as a discrete remote surveillance camera which is virtually undetectable. With built in Motion Detection Technology, the super smart Spy Cam will only begin recording both video and audio when activated by motion. Designed to look and work like your average cell-phone charger, this is probably the most discrete way to keep an eye on you home and valuable possessions.

The best thing about this awesome, undetectable Camera is that it even has an indicator light when the device is recording, so you know that it’s working, to anyone unwanted it will just look like you are charging your phone.

Click Here To Learn More About Smart SpyCam »

2. SmartWavez - Sonic Headphones


If your dad is someone who uses headphones or listens to music in any way, he could be damaging his hearing. Thanks to these incredible “bone-conducting” headphones, the risk of hearing loss and accidents are hugley reduced. By sending sound waves through the cheek bone instead of the ears, Smartwavez headphones reduce any chance of longterm hearing loss, they also reduce the chance of accidents while running, cycling and driving as let you listen to music AND allows you to be aware of your surroundings! The best part is that they also happen to look super space age and super cool.

"Do they need batteries," I hear you ask? No, not at all - Smartwavez are completely rechargeable and wireless. Say goodbye to hours of your life untangling your headphones. Our favourite thing about these headphones is how easy and simple they were to connect to our phones. They are the perfect companion for any dad who uses headphones.

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3. Keysmart - The Future of Keychains


Made from aircraft grade aluminium, this awesome little gadget is by far one of the most popular and also one of the most interesting on our list - say hello to Keysmart, the modern way to hold your keys. Bulky keychains are super annoying to deal with and weigh you down, not to mention they’ll hack and scratch anything in your pocket!

Well not anymore - thanks to it’s incredibly sleek design, Keysmart allows you to hold all of your bulky keys together in one easy to manage device. Allowing you to cary all of your keys in one simple gadget.

It may look small but this little pocket rocket is capable of holding a whopping 14 keys at any given moment? The awesome gadget is completely customisable and can hold a huge range of a extra tools, gadgets and accessories like handy beer bottle openers for when your dad wants a well deserved drink. (Talk about brownie points).

Click Here To Learn More About KeySmart »

4. Fixd — Pocket Mechanic


If your dad has a car made after 1996 (chances are he does) or if he has any interest in cars at all, this may be the perfect Christmas time gift for him. Fixd is a snappy and smart gadget which gives you a “digital mechanic” right from your smartphone.

By pulling data straight from the vehicle, the intelligent group of sensors tap into the engine and gather key information, giving your dad the ability to accurately diagnose any issue which may arise from and vehicle made after 1996. So when something does have to be fixed he won’t be charged a fortune.

Along with the impressive diagnostics ability of the device, milage detection and continuous monitoring this nifty device will instantly send a message to your phone when the “check-engine” light is on and how severe the issue is. Potentially saving your family thousands of dollars and countless trips to the mechanic.

Click Here To Learn More About Fixd »

5. Peeps — Cleaner Glasses


Used by Nasa in the international space station and now your dad, Peeps is a revolutionary product that’s gone viral and is one of the cheapest options on our list. Made for eyeglasses, sunglasses and reading glasses, this handy companion uses a unique carbon compound which lifts and removes grease, grit and glasses stains easily and effectively. Marked by experts as being the “safest and most hygienic way to clean glasses,” it’s easy to see why this pocket sized pod is hugely popular, instead of merely rubbing the dirt from side to side, the duel cleaning system first brushes off dirt and grit and then polishes the glasses, leaving you with perfect sight, well almost perfect sight…

It measures approximately 4x1x1 inches and is available in 7 different colors.

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6. TC1200 Tactical Flashlight — 2017's Brightest Ever Torch


Inspired by military grade equipment and built with aircraft-grade aluminum, this hardy tactical flashlight is being marked as the worlds toughest and brightest flashlight. With 5 switch modes this impressive survival tool is not for the faint hearted, built-in XPE Tactical LED’s with 100,000 hours of lamp life means that this flashlight will last for a lifetime.

What’s really awesome about this tool is that it’s not just a flashlight, it’s also a full on self-defence tool which many argue should be restricted to military and police use. The sheer power of this bad boy can stun an enemy in seconds with it’s flashing strobe mode.

This flashlight is seriously one of the sturdiest on the market today - settings include High, Medium, Low, Strobe, and SOS and the Lumify X9 comes with batteries, so you dad can open his present and get straight to work.

Click Here To Learn More About TC1200 Tactical Flashlight »

7. DaySight — Nighttime Driving Glasses.


Did you know that the majority of car accidents happen at night? Me either. Described as potential “lifesavers,” DaySight aim to make one of the most dangerous actions we humans commit almost every day - driving at night - much safer.

Anyone who drives at night will know of the blinding power of an oncoming vehicle and when you are tired after a long day this combination can be a deadly mix. That's what makes these glasses so extraordinary as they work by reducing glare and sharpening contrast and detail. Allowing anyone who wears them to see much clearer at night. You can wear them over your usual glasses too!

Click Here To Learn More About DaySight »

8. Vitacup - Coffee With A Twist


VitaCup is an awesome new brand which creates premium coffee infused with high quality vitamins and minerals. As we get older we tend to ache more or we simply don't have as much energy as we used to. This is the perfect solution for dads who love coffee.

Among the huge list of immune boosting ingredients are vitamins B12 which helps maintain energy levels and boosts mood, D3 which aids weight loss and supports immune health while fighting depression and all important Antioxidants which neutralize harmful free radicals and helps to eliminate them from the bloodstream.

One of the best things we loved about these recyclable pods when we tried them was that we couldn’t taste the difference… amazing coffee every time.

Click Here To Learn More About VitaCup»

9. Tac-Cam - (Endoscope)


One of the best things about the advancement of technology is that super cool, usually super expensive gadgets eventually become affordable and accessible by you, me and now even your dad. The Tac-Cam or Endoscope was originally used by surgeons in complex surgeries.

This cool contraption will give your dad X-Ray vision, gifting him with the ability to see in hard to reach and dark areas like drain pipes and in-between heavy fixtures. This is particularly good for your dad if he loses things, likes to repair mechanics or is the handy man around the house.

The Tac-Cam is perfect for helping to clean gutters, fix clogged drains and more.

Click Here To Learn More About Tac-Cam»

10. Liquid Nano - Make Your Phone Shatterproof

By applying Liquid Nano, you can turn any device into a scratch proof, shatter proof, virtually indestructible dream come true. Thanks to it’s lightweight design, LiquidNano is 1/500th the thickness of a human hair, you wont even know it's there. And the best part is, unlike other plastic or glass screen protectors, LiquidNano is 100% bubble free, scratch resistant and is completely invisible. But what if your dad doesn’t have an iPhone or a well-known phone? Well, thanks to it’s flexible design, LiquidNano works with all devices of any size and shape, making it one of the most diverse on our list!

One of the best things about this game changing screen protector is also how easy we found applying it! Simply wipe the solution onto your device - allow to cure for 30 minutes - and you are good to go. (Easy enough, even for us).

Click Here To Learn More About Liquid Nano »

Bonus11. The 3 Minute Belly Flow - Fast & Free


This product is thoughtful, useful and best of all, cheap! So if you spent all of your money on the latest iPhone this year or are on a budget this one could be for you. Made especially for the dad’s of America, the Paleo Secret has been setup and created by Dr Chad Walding to help busy dads win the difficult “battle-of-the-belly.”

The 3 Minute Belly Flow has been especially designed to suit dads of all ages and sizes and as the title suggests it only requires 3-minutes a day and guarantees a reduction in waist size in under 30 days. And the best part is that this gift is completely free (all you need to pay for is S and H, approx. $9.99).

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