2016 Dads and Grads Gift Guide – Gadget Edition –

Top off the love and affection for the special dads and/ or grads in your family by getting them a cool gadget. The gift that keeps on giving #HappyFathersDay #ClassOf2016

It’s that time of the year when I get to tell you some of the cool gadgets that I’ve had some time with and recommend for gifts as for Father’s Day or for a graduation present

Samsung SUHD KS9500 Smart TVSamsung UHD Smart TV KS9500 - gift guide - analie cruz


If dad enjoys watching movies or the big game in a beautiful picture. The Samsung TV will deliver whether for regular viewing or a superbowl party. The colors and contrast on Samsung’s newest SUHD Smart TV, KS9500 featuring a 360-degree design that is stunning from every angle.

With a realistic and wide color range the KS9500 Smart TV takes the viewing experience up another level. And with the new smart hub, they will be able to easily connect all their favorite content in one place. You can get the TV from 78 inches to 55 inches.  Prices range depending on the size.

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Ring Doorbell

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Keep dad sane with the Ring doorbell. The Ring is easy to install and lets you see who’s at the door whether you’re home or not by allowing you to connect via wifi.

You can also communicate through the speaker on the Ring. The Ring Doorbell comes in 5 different finishes to complement your home.Alerts and live video triggered by motion detection or ringing the doorbell.
Has built-in night vision. Quick and easy setup – mount and sync to your personal Wi-Fi network in minutes.
Dual powered: Use built-in rechargeable battery or existing doorbell wiring.

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TomTom Spark and Music GPS Watch

Mother's Day Gift Guide - TomTom Spark Cardio + Music Smartwatch - Cruz

If dad is an avid runner or at least trying to be, you can make it a better experince for him. With the TomTom Spark + Music, dad can run lightly without his cellphone. Go completely wireless by adding music to the TomTom Spark and Music watch and pairing bluetooth headphones to it. The watch has activity and GPS tracking built-in


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Garmin DriveLuxe Navigation System

Garmin DriveLuxe 50 Navigation System - Gift Guide

Speaking of GPS , the Garmin DriveLuxe 50 isn’t your old school type of navigation system. Besides the basic navigation features, the DriveLuxe has smart features that help when on the road. You will get call, text and calendar alerts. You can even use the DriveLuxe 50 system to send texts hands free. If you want to go all out you can pair it with the BC 30 Wireless backup camera to be able to see vehicles and pedestrians around you.

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Parrot Bebop Drone 2

Parrot Bebop 2 Drone


If you’re looking for a cool toy for dad to play with, the Bebop from Parrot may be a good choice. This small quadcopter is small and can be flown almost anywhere. If you don’t buy all of the accessories, it stays on the affordable side. You can get up to 25 minutes of fly time, which is not bad at all.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

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Rated one of the best phones of 2016, the Galaxy S7 Edge has it all. The phone has a gorgeous build and screen. It has curved edges on both sides that allow you to reach apps and contacts faster.

When not in use, it can serve as a notification bar. The Galaxy S7 Edge is also water resistant, so it can handle the spills and thrills of life. The phone is available on major carriers in the US. You can learn more about the phone in the review HERE

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Incipio offGrid Samsung Battery Case by Incipio


If your dad or grad’s Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge can’t keep with them, they will definitely enjoy the offGrid Samsung Battery Case by Incipio.  The case has 3700 mAh battery and a snap on design for quick setup and go. Even though it has a soft matte finish, the case has a shock absorbing bumper for those drops.

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JBL Everest Elite 700 Headphones


JBL is a trusted brand in the headphone game. the JBL Everest Elite 700 take it up a notch when it comes to great sound and noise cancellation. These wireless headphones offer great comfort and sound. The Elite 700 fit quite comfortably for being over-the-ear headphones. The earcups create great noise-isolation (when not using the noise cancellation feature). The sound offered by these are more on the natural sounding side with medium bass.

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