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Father’s Day Gift Guide

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We understand how tough it can be to think of the best gift for that papa bear in your life, so we decided to help you out. We compiled a list of our favorite gift ideas for Father’s Day that is sure to have your old man jumping for joy, and it’s tie and argyle sock free!

GilletteRazor-Flexball

Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall Technology will be bundled with Gillette Fusion ProGlide Sensitive Shave Gel in a limited edition preview pack that will be available in select stores across Canada starting on June 2nd, just in time for Father’s Day. The product will be available in a broad range of traditional and online retail outlets across North America starting June 9th. Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall Technology and the limited edition preview pack will retail in Canada for the suggested retail price range of $13.99 – $19.99.  www.Gillette.ca

 

Charge-Key

The convenient tools are great for a dad that is always on and always has is smartphone on him. ChargeCard is your Micro USB cable, in the shape of a credit card. It’s designed to fit into your wallet so you’ll always have a USB cable on you. Use ChargeCard to charge your smartphone from any USB port.Chargekey is your Micro USB cable, in the shape of a house key. It’s designed to fit onto your keychain so you’ll always have a Samsung Galaxy cable on you. Use ChargeKey to charge/sync your smartphone from any USB port.

Available for Apple, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Nexus, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Lumia, LG, many more. www.hellonomad.com

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OGIO Silencer Golf Bag

OGIO, a leading designer of golf bags and apparel, introduces its new Silencer™ stand bag for golfers on the move. Equipped with OGIO’s innovative Silencer Club Protection System* and a weight equalizing Shoxx X4 strap, the Silencer provides the most comfortable and quiet golfing experience to date. Available now for $234.99, the newest stand bag continues OGIO’s tradition of combining innovative design with unique style.

OGIO designed the Silencer stand bag from the ground up with the walking golfer in mind. Silencer’s dynamic protective membrane top separates up to 14 club heads and the proprietary Unibody Grip Lock bottom uses flex grab teeth to keep clubs in place and eliminate movement. By reducing the dreaded clanking sound and minimizing club dings, golfers can add years of life to any set of clubs. The feather-lite stand bag’s durable integrated handles allow for stable and secure lifting, while the equalizing shoulder strap balances weight across your back, making it as comfortable on the 18th green as it is on the first tee.

Built for efficiency, organization and ease, the Silencer features 7 pockets. Pockets include an insulated zippered water bottle pocket, as well as a fleece-lined pocket for valuables. The added touch of a pen sleeve also ensures all of your items, no matter how small, have a place. ($234.99) www.ogio.com

HD 800

More than 60 years of ingenious headphone engineering has been applied into the new HD 800. Incorporating Sennheiser’s most advanced driver technology, these open, circum-aural dynamic stereo headphones redefine what reference-level audio is all about.

Matching these headphones’ reference-grade audio performance is their striking and visually effective industrial design. Premium parts have gone into their production – the transducer is encased by a precision material made of stainless steel. The earpads are handcrafted from a high-quality microfiber fabric. This material is extremely comfortable to wear and easy to maintain. The headband and headphone mounting utilize the most advanced development from the aerospace industry. In terms of connectivity, these headphones utilize specially-designed, four-wire, high-performance connections with Teflon insulation. The Sennheiser HD 800 headphones also come with a 2 year warranty. ($1,599.00) www.sennheiser.com

 

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BEM Speaker Mojo

This powerful speaker comes with a conductive charging base for easy access to extra juice when you need it the most. The base also doubles as an 1800mAh power bank to charge smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.

The 2.5” speaker cube, which is slightly larger than a tennis ball, blasts out clear sounds and rhythms, and it is portable enough to take along on your next vacation or road trip. Simply connect to any Bluetooth-enabled device within its 40- feet of working wireless range. Touch sensitive buttons (volume and play/pause) are located on the front of the speaker for easy operation.

The speaker mojo can continuously play for up to 16 hours before it will need to be returned to an outlet. The base also serves a dual purpose: it’s an 1800mAh power bank so you can recharge your device.

The speaker mojo features a built-in mic/speaker phone so you can answer incoming calls without having to fumble around for your smartphone. Additionally, there is an Aux In/Out and a micro USB for multiple connecting options.

Powerful, versatile, and stylish, the speaker mojo comes in 4 colors: black, white, midnight blue, and gray. ($89.99) www.bemwireless.com

 

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JUMPR Battery Pack

Juno Power is adding a new twist on portable power by solving two common problems in one convenient package. The JUMPR is a sleek, lightweight external battery that houses an impressive 6,000 Milliamps capable of jumping a completely dead car battery in minutes. The multi-functional battery also features a 5V 2.1A output able to charge power hungry devices such as smart phones, cameras, and tablets. Users will never again have to worry about being stranding with a dead phone or car battery.

“We all know what it feels like to get caught with a dead car battery; you could be stuck waiting around for hours for a tow truck or friend to arrive. The JUMPR is a simple to use solution that gets you back on the road in minutes” says JunoPower CEO, Dennis Lee. “Travelers no longer need to worry about lugging around a 10-20 pound battery jumper, or tirelessly searching for a wall outlet if their phone dies on-the-go. The JUMPR solves all your power needs in a tiny 5.5” x 3” x .6” frame that weighs only 7 ounces.”

The JUMPR is ideal for anyone who likes to have full use of their mobile devices without being tethered to a wall outlet. The must have accessory keeps phones or tablets powered up while users enjoy the outdoors, rock out at a music festival, or explore a new city. The compact device yet packs a 12 Volt 150-300 Amp output as well as a 5V 2.1A USB output. The handy device even features a built in LED flashlight in case you need to work in the dark. With the JUMPR, travelers and adventures can take off into the unknown with complete peace of mind. ($89.99) www.JunoPower.com

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Urban Armor Gear (Samsung Galaxy S5)

The distinctive one-piece design features a hard armor shell that guards against sharp objects, while a soft rubber core and bumpers resists impact from drops and abuse. Also, a high definition adhesive screen protector is included to protect against scratches. Each product is independently tested to meet military standards for drop and shock (MIL-STD 810G). Utilizing UAG’s feather-lite construction, the patented form fitting design adds minimal size and weight to the Galaxy S5.

As with all UAG products, the buttons are precisely engineered and charging ports are easily accessible. The camera opening is designed to eliminate flash interference and a super-sized headphone port is sure to accept even the biggest connectors.

UAG’s new rugged cases for Samsung Galaxy S5 are available in Aero (blue), Maverick (clear), Navigator (white), Outland (orange) and Scout (black). ($34.95) UAG cases are also available for the HTC (M8) www.urbanarmorgear.com.

 

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AOC 24-inch Gaming Monitor

Designed for high-performance gaming, the AOC G2460PQU delivers a refresh rate of 144Hz and response time of 1ms for ultra smooth, crystal clear visuals that give gamers decisive advantages including reduced input lag and more frames per second.

The AOC G2460PQU is the ultimate gaming monitor with ample connectivity options and a sleek design to meet your competitive gaming needs. The wall-mountable monitor has a black hairline textured design with a sleek red bar at the bottom bezel, and comes with Display Port, HDMI, DVI-Dual Link, VGA, with four USB 2.0 ports. The USB hub includes a fast-charging port for mobile devices that is three times faster than a standard USB port. Plus the monitor’s four-way adjustable stand allows gamers to change the monitor height by 130mm, swivel left and right, tilt the screen angle, and pivot 90 degrees to landscape or portrait view to maximize the gaming experience. The AOC G2460PQU is now available for $399.99 at national CE retailers. The display is backed by AOC’s three-year warranty as well as the EASE exchange program.

The AOC 144Hz Gaming Monitor’s 24-inch screen displays up to 16.7 million colors with a maximum resolution of 1920×1080, perfect for HD games and movies. The monitor’s direct-insert, easy-access ports make it simple to connect to USB devices, Blu-ray players, game consoles and more.

The AOC G2460PQU allows you to switch between seven different screen sizes: 17” Pillar Box (5:4), 19” Pillar Box (5:4), 19” Widescreen (16:10), 21.5” Widescreen (16:9), 22” Widescreen (16:10), 23” Widescreen (16:9) and 24” Widescreen (16:9). With these options, the display provides the best possible view for any application or game. The VESA-compatible monitor can also be unscrewed from the stand and mounted to the wall. Button controls are located on the underside of the display and dual USB ports are conveniently located on the right side of the panel. The monitor’s back also has a hook to keep cables together and organized. ($249.99) www.aoc.com

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Wineline VinGardeValise with Trakdot Tracking Technology

Developed to safely cocoon up to 12 bottles of wine, the VinGardeValise makes it simple for vacationers and wine connoisseurs to travel without the worry of potential broken bottles or the hassles of shipping and storage. By partnering with Globatrac and its luggage tracking technology, travelers have the peace of mind in knowing that their valuable wine has arrived safely, alerting the traveler when the VinGardeValise has landed by reporting airport location in real time to any cellular telephone via text or e-mail.

Trakdot can be placed in any checked bag and will alert the user by reporting airport location in real time to any cellular telephone via text or e-mail. After traveling in “airplane mode” in flight, upon landing, the luggage locator system automatically transmits airport specific information on the whereabouts of checked baggage.   Even if the Trakdot-protected bag does not reach the desired destination, passengers will still have the assurance of knowing the location of the luggage.

The VinGardeValise is available now for $169 with the option of purchasing a Trakdot Luggage Tracking device for $79.99 including activation and a 14 month subscription (a $10 discount with two additional months of service). For more information, visit www.VinGardeValise.com or www.Trakdot.com.

Grill

De’Longhi 2 in 1 Grill and Griddle

De’Longhi reversible indoor grill allows dad to grill steak, fish, chicken, burgers and hot dogs for the whole family! The flat side lets him grill veggies as well, making for quick, tasty and healthy meals. The plate is dishwasher safe, so cleanup is a snap. ($99.95) www.delonghi.us

Features:

  • Die-cast aluminum plate with nonstick coating for easy cleaning.
  • Embedded heating spreads to heat the plate quickly and evenly.
  • Nonslip rubber feet keep it locked in place while using.
  • Easy-to-remove plates are dishwasher safe.
  • Adjustable and removable thermostat for easy cooking.
  • Reversible plate features a grill and griddle side.
  • Cool-touch handle.
  • 1500 Watts.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
  • Width: 20 in
  • Height: 4 in
  • Weight: 9 lbs 2 oz
  • Depth: 12 14 in

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De’Longhi Lattissima Pro

Building off of the success of the Lattissima Plus, the best-selling espresso machine in North America in 2013, De’Longhi’s expert craftsmen designed the new Lattissima Pro with one goal in mind – to elevate the cappuccino and latte experience for today’s consumer. The Lattissima Pro combines Italian design and premium materials with the latest technology, including De’Longhi’s one touch cappuccino system, which produces the richest, thickest, longest lasting foam at just the touch of a button.

With the Lattissima Pro, users can now choose from six different pre‑programmed espresso and milk based drinks right from an easy‑to‑use yet sophisticated sensor touch control panel. With Nespresso’s patented Grand Cru coffee capsules, available in 22 varieties, the selection of options are endless. Lattissima Pro makes it easier than ever to create authentic barista quality espresso drinks at home with the touch of a button. ($599.95) www.delonghi.us

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