Thanks Dad for Everything!
Dads have busy lives. In between work and family, they don’t always manage to spend time on their own personal goals. This Father’s Day, why not give your dad more than just a present? Whether it’s hitting the perfect approach shot to the green or helping him train more efficiently on his weekend runs, riding his motorbike, beating the rush hour traffic or simply watching his favourite TV programmes and films – TomTom and One For All have the perfect gift for you to give him.
Turn Dad’s smartphone into a universal remote control
One For All’s new Smart Zapper (£34.99), an advanced ‘bridge’ that sits on the coffee table and translates Bluetooth Smart signals into Infrared, will convert his tablet or smartphone into a universal remote control for all his home cinema equipment. Just use it in conjunction with the free Nevo iOS or Android app and full zapper functionality can be configured on his smart phone or tablet in under three minutes! Stockists: Maplin or www.oneforall.co.uk. The Nevo app is free from the Google Play Store or the iTunes App Store (search for Nevo under ‘Universal Electronics’).
Know every inch of the course
If your dad is golf mad then the TomTom Golfer (£179.99) could revolutionise the time that he spends on the course. He’ll be able to plan his game and quickly make informed decisions using the full screen graphics of hazard and green distances. With one-button control, it’s easy to navigate through menus. The TomTom Golfer comes pre-loaded with course data from over 34,000 different courses. Available in a number of colours and with an all-black version being launched in time for Father’s Day, it’s the perfect gift for dads aiming for a hole-in-one! Available from American Golf, Direct Golf, John Lewis and Argos.
Run for your life
Give dad a TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio GPS Sports Watch – equipped with a built-in heart monitor so he doesn’t need to wear a bulky chest strap. He can track progress against goals and know that he’s in the right heart rate training zone whatever he wants to achieve. Choose from five different intensity levels from ‘easy’ to ‘fat burn’ to keep dads of every level challenged! With different colour straps to choose from including red/grey and turquoise/red, dads can ensure their gear is always as fashionable as they are. Available from Sweatshop, Runners Need, Up & Running and John Lewis priced £209.99.
Settle down to a good film
Give him a stylish aerial to enhance his evening’s entertainment with crystal clear reception and perfect viewing! One For All have created two indoor designer aerials that are so stylish he won’t mind having them on show. The One For All SV9323 (£19.99) is an amplified indoor TV aerial up to 38 dB that can be placed in a horizontal or vertical position for perfect DVB-T television and DAB radio signals. It has a unique 3G/4G block-filter to block mobile phone signals to ensure the best possible reception, now and into the future. The One For All SV 9420 (also £19.99) follows the modern design curved TV sets and amplifies up to 42 dB. Placed horizontally, it’s perfect for HD TVs and DAB+ radio with the unique 3G/4G block filter.
Give Dad the gift of time
Dad’s days are super busy! Dropping the kids at school, commuting to work and getting to the football game… every second counts. So, with the TomTom GO 5000 with Lifetime TomTom Traffic, he’ll aways have access to real-time, accurate traffic information – getting where he needs to be – faster. The large 5 inch screen makes it easy to read, especially handy when dad’s got so many other things to concentrate on. Priced £259.99 from Halfords, Currys and PC World.
Ride your way
Turn every motorbike ride into an exciting adventure. The TomTom RIDER 40 (£279.99) has been designed to give dad more ways to create and discover exciting routes. From the freedom of cruising the open road, to the thrill of leaning into the tightest curve on the highest peak – your dad can create and ride his own perfect adventure. Available from local motorbike dealers