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Five great tech gifts for Fathers Day

Ultimate Fathers Day gadget gift guide

Okay, here's the reminder - tomorrow is Fathers Day. And you forgot, right? Fear not: PC Advisor has picked out five cool tech gifts for the dad who has it all, and you can order them all today.

So fix in your mind all that excellent fathering he's done over the past 12 months, and select one of these cool gadgets (in no particular order…


Slim Devices Squeezebox

Here's a gift that keeps on giving - get your old man a Squeezebox so he can beam around the house the ancient tunes you've already converted from vinyl (and wax cylinder). It's the equivalent of giving a toddler a drum, so avoid mum for a week or two.

The added bonus is that your dad will spend the next six months trying to work out how to convert his Dire Straits from tape to MP3, during which time you can infiltrate his collection with the Klaxons (not to subs: is this what the kids are listening to?). Muh ha ha ha...

Full Slim Devices Squeezebox review here


XtremeMac Luna iPod alarm clock and speaker system

If your progenitor is anything like mine, waking up is not a strong point.

But if, like me, you've already coughed for a teasmade, an alarm clock and a precariously balanced bucket of water on the bedhead, the Luna iPod alarm clock and speaker is the answer.

Now the old fella can wake up to his favourite records, the radio or a buzzer. There are all manner of prerecorded snooze settings and the sound kicks in quietly, then gradually builds up. Aaaah.

Full Luna iPod alarm clock review here

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