Finding the perfect gift for dad is not easy. Most people just tend to stick with the classic “dad gifts” such as coffee mugs, wallets and watches. Even if you are not bored of giving the same old tired gifts every year, we are sure that dad is tired of receiving them year after year although you will never see it from his happy expression every year.

This year, instead of the usual gifts, why not try something different by adding a little tech twist to your Father’s Day gift? You can even add a little bonding with dear old dad by showing him how his new “tech infused” gift works. Here are a list of 10 Classic Father’s Day Gifts with a Tech Twist to nudge you in the right direction.

Instead of a pocket knife - Switch V2 Modular Pocket Knife

Switch V2 Modular Pocket Knife

Pocket knifes and multitools are great and dads love them. If you get your dad the Switch V2 Modular Pocket Knife, it will the last pocket knife that your dad will ever need. This is because the Switch V2 Modular Pocket Knife is a modular and fully customizable pocket knife with 12 different attachments providing a total of 16 functions. Now dad can pick and choose the attachments that he needs for the occasion.

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Instead of a power tool - Quirky Extension Cord Prop Power

Quirky Extension Cord Prop Power

Power tools are popular gifts for the handyman dad. However, power tools are only useful when there is power. The Quirky Extension Cord Prop Power is nifty little power extension outlet that lets you attach it to a ladder, furniture legs or the worktable with ease and get messy wires out of the way. With the Quirky Extension Cord Prop Power dad shall have power wherever he goes.

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Instead of golf balls - LED Golf Balls

Night Sports LED Golf Ball

If dad loves golfing, you can’t go wrong with the LED Golf Balls. While dad will absolutely love these, mom might not be as ecstatic. These LED Golf Balls have motion sensors in them that cause the balls to light up for about 8 minutes when hit making it much easier to see the flight of the golf ball at night. That means that dad can now play more rounds of golf.

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Instead of a pair of shoes - SteriShoe Ultraviolet Shoe Sanitizer

SteriShoe Ultraviolet Shoe Sanitizer

Instead of getting dad yet another pair of shoes, why not get him the SteriShoe Ultraviolet Shoe Sanitizer? Sweat from our feet make shoes a breeding ground for all kinds of bacteria and fungus and yet we almost never clean the insides of our shoes. The SteriShoe Ultraviolet Shoe Sanitizer uses bacteria killing UV light to kill the germs in the shoes thus preventing diseases like athlete’s foot, toenail fungus and chronic shoe odor.

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Instead of an umbrella - Unbreakable Umbrella

Unbreakable Umbrella

An umbrella makes a nice gift if dad loves taking long strolls. However, the Unbreakable Umbrella makes an even better gift as not only does it keep dad dry should the weather turn bad while on his stroll but it also functions as a walking stick. Furthermore, if dad gets into a spot of trouble with the neighbor’s dog, the Unbreakable Umbrella packs quite a wallop as it it has reinforced fiberglass ribs.

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Instead of a tennis racket - Babolat Play Pure Drive Tennis Racket

Babolat Play Pure Drive

The Babolat Play Pure Drive tennis racket may look and play like an ordinary racket but its handle come with built-in high tech motion sensors that records every swing of the racket. Together with a computer or smart mobile device, the data captured is analyzed and the detailed statistics generated can be used to greatly enhance and improve the tennis player’s game.

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Instead of a watch - Martian Notifier Smartwatch

Martian Notifier Smartwatch

Smartwatches are fast gaining popularity nowadays thanks to devices like the Apple Watch and the Motorola Moto 360. On the other hand, if you are thinking of getting a smartwatch for dad, it might be a better idea to get something like the Martian Notifier. The reason for this is that the Martian Notifier is a cross between a classic wristwatch and a modern smartwatch.

The Martian Notifier looks and functions like a traditional but elegant looking analog watch. However, at the bottom quarter of the watch is an OLED display that is used for its smartwatch functions such as reading notifications from apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, etc.

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Instead of a coffee mug - Jiva Classic Coffee Cubes

Novelty coffee mugs are fun gifts but they normally just end up stored at the back of the kitchen cupboard and probably never seen again. A better gift for the coffee lover dad would be the Jiva Classic Coffee Cubes. Jiva Classic Coffee Cubes are made from premium 100% Colombian Arabica beans that are ethically sourced. Just pop a cube or more into a coffee mug, add hot water and dad can enjoy a nice steaming hot mug of coffee anytime he wants.

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Instead of reading glasses - FocusSpecs Adjustable Focus Glasses

FocusSpecs Self-adjusting Eyeglasses

The FocusSpecs Adjustable Focus Glasses are special reading glasses that allow the wearer to self adjust the prescription strength of the glasses anywhere from -1.0 to -5.0 Diopters. There are dials at the side of each lens that allow you to make the adjustment for each eye. These glasses are great for a backup pair of glasses and can be shared with Mom as well.

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Instead of a pen - a Fisher 400 Bullet Space Pen

Fisher 400 Bullet Space Pen

The Fisher 400 Bullet Space Pen is a pen on steroids. Although it was not originally designed to be used in space, because of its unique ability to write in zero gravity and in extreme temperatures (-30ºF to 250ºF), it was the pen of choice for the astronauts aboard the Apollo 7 spacecraft and also all subsequent space missions until today.

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