With so many great gadgets on the market, picking out impressive gifts for the men in your life has never been easier.

Father’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday, September 3) and if dad swears he has everything he could possibly need or want, we’ll make him think again.

Whether it’s a compact e-reader with plenty of storage, a coffee machine that reads pod barcodes to brew the perfect cup every time or a floating globe centrepiece, there are plenty of thoughtful and unique gifts out there that we think men will love to receive this Father’s Day.

To help you hunt down the perfect tech gift for that special someone in your life, we’ve rounded up 39 of the best gadgets and gizmos to suit all budgets and interests. Simply scroll on to see the whole list or shop by his interests through the quick links below.


Our team of experienced writers spend hours researching products worthy of including in articles. We find out what factors make a good product by talking to experts, reviewing test results and analysing thousands of customer reviews, and scrolling through TikTok and Instagram to see what’s trending.

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Magnetic Levitation Floating Globe, $39.99 (down from $49.99) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Operated by an electronically controlled magnetic system, this levitating globe floats steadily and will rotate smoothly after giving it a little spin. It’s held within a C-shape stand that has LED lights that can be turned on or off for extra flair.

Commenters on TikTok have said it’s an “awesome gift!! I have never seen anything like that!”.

Another reviewer on Amazon said it “certainly starts a conversation”, making it the perfect present for the man who has everything (except the world) at his fingertips.

Kindle 2022, $179 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

There’s nothing quite like a new book and the Kindle 2022 gives you access to thousands of them, all from the one device. Despite being cheaper than the standard Kindle Paperwhite, the Kindle 2022 has double the storage capacity of its bigger sibling, making it a great value-for money-option avid readers will love.

Minthouz 3-in-1 Wireless Charger, $49.99 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Compatible with a range of Apple and Samsung phones, Apple Watches, Galaxy Buds, AirPods and more, this convenient stand can fast charge three devices simultaneously. It also reduces cable clutter, making it the perfect addition to his bedside table.

Bellroy Tech Kit Compact, $85 at THE ICONIC

What You Need To Know

I’ve gifted this tech kit a few times now and am constantly told how helpful it is. With room for a regular mouse, charger, slim powerbank, cables, earbuds and dongles, the compact case is great both for travelling and for keeping things organised at home.

Philips Hue Play Double Kit, $197 (down from $239.95) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Able to be stood upright, laid flat or attached to TVs and walls, this versatile lighting system will allow him to create the perfect ambience for his next movie night or gaming marathon. With over 16 million colours to choose from, the kit offers countless lighting options and can be controlled via voice activation or through a compatible smart device.

Oakywood LiTMUS LAB 2 in 1 Headphone Stand & Wireless Charger, $154 at Myer

What You Need To Know

Whether he’s into gaming or works from home, this contemporary stand by Oakywood will make a handy desk addition. Not only will it keep his favourite pair of over-ears within easy reach, but the 10W wireless fast charger base will keep his phone juiced up as he works or plays too.

Renpho Neck Back Massager with Heat, $79.99 (down from $99.99) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Equipped with a heating function and eight deep-kneading nodes, Renpho’s neck and shoulder massager will take the stress out of his day (and the soreness out of his muscles) in no time flat.

Teslyar Wood Phone Docking Station, $99.95 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Get him organised and out the door faster with this stylish docking station. Made from solid ash tree wood, the organiser has compartments for wallets, glasses, watches and keys. It also has room for a charging cable so he can juice up his phone as soon as he gets home.


Classic Backpack, $199 at Bellroy

What You Need To Know

Made with lumbar support and contoured straps, this comfortable and water resistant backpack is an ideal gift for hybrid workers. Boasting a 20L storage capacity, the minimalist bag has plenty of room for all his work gear and features multiple pockets for storing laptops, documents and valuables.

Twelve South Curve Laptop Stand, $85.45 (down from $89.99) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Made with MacBooks in mind, the Curve laptop stand will give his work set up an ergonomic upgrade while looking fancy on his desk. It also comes with anti-slip silicone pads and bent arms to prevent scratches and keep his laptop in place.

2021 Apple iPad (10.2-inch iPad Wi-Fi, 64GB), $447 (down from $549) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Equipped with stereo speakers, up to 256GB of storage, an 8MP Wide back camera, 12MP Ultra Wide front camera and Apple’s A13 Bionic chip, this 2021 iPad is made for multi-tasking. Whether he’s at work or relaxing at home, he’ll get plenty of use out of this top-rated tablet.

VGAzer Levitating LED Light Bulb Lamp, $99.99 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

This ‘floating’ light bulb lamp is a unique and eye-catching addition to any home or office space. Plus, we can almost guarantee he doesn’t already own one.


Samsung Galaxy Watch5 (44mm), $549 at Rebel Sport

What You Need To Know

With a simple, sweat-resistant design and fast performance with WearOS 3, Samsung’s Galaxy Watch5 is ideal for the man on-the-go. It also supports more than 90 exercises and can measure body composition, blood pressure and ECG, making it easy to track both health and fitness metrics. Want to find out more? Check out our Samsung Galaxy Watch5 hands-on review.

Nintendo Switch Ring Fit Adventure Game, $123.80 (down from $125.80) at eBay Australia

What You Need To Know

If he’s looking to get in shape but isn’t keen on a gym membership, Nintendo’s Ring Fit is a great place to start. Disguising exercise as gameplay, the action RPG will have him exploring fantasy worlds and battling monsters – all while getting a full body workout.

Beats Fit Pro, $216 (down from $299.95) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Built on the same tech platform as the Apple AirPods Pro, the Beats Fit Pro buds include all of the AirPods best features, like Adaptive EQ, Spatial audio, ANC and Apple’s H1 chip. They also have wing tips to keep them secure, so he can focus on what he’s doing without constantly needing to readjust his headphones.

Sleepwell Bluetooth Sleep Headphone, $39.99 at Rebel Sport

What You Need To Know

Made to block out external lights and sounds, this comfortable sleep mask will help him to get a decent night’s rest. Featuring thin speakers and soft material, the headphones are made to be comfortable in any position, so they’re great for side sleepers too.


Crosley Voyager Bluetooth Portable Turntable, $199.95 at THE ICONIC

What You Need To Know

With its in-built Bluetooth transmitter, this turntable will give him the choice between playing his favourite records through a sound system or on the turntable itself. Its unique briefcase design is also highly portable and easy to pack away, while a complimentary crate offers easy record storage.

Apple AirPods (2nd Gen), $185 (down from $219) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Boasting a 4.7 star rating from more than 141,500 user reviews on Google reviews, Apple’s AirPods (2nd Gen) are some of the most popular earbuds on the market. With a comfortable fit, easy set up and hands-free access to Siri, they also make for a generous gift.

Ultimate Ears Boom 3 Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $229 at Myer

What You Need To Know

With a waterproof, dustproof and drop-proof design, this popular speaker is ideal for outdoor use. It also has a massive 15-hours of battery life and is portable enough for your recipient to take with him the next time he goes camping or hits the beach.

Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones, $395 (down from $599.95) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Offering superior noise cancellation and well-balanced sound, these Bose headphones are a top option for a gift he will be stoked to receive. With up to 20-hours of battery life on a single charge, these comfy headphones hold a 4.5 rating with over 18,000 five-star ratings.

You can also check out the Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones.

Tivoli Audio Model One BT Wireless Speaker Radio, $249 (down from $299) at Temple & Webster

What You Need To Know

With just three knobs and a reliable tuner, this Tivoli radio is made for the man who enjoys the simple things in life. The stunning handmade wooden unit offers surprising sound reproduction for its size and comes in four colour options to suit any space.

Hagibis Cleaner Kit for AirPods, $9.99 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

If you’re looking for a slightly different present this year, Hagibi’s cleaning kit is a top choice. While it is made for AirPods, the tool can clean any earbuds thanks to its flocking sponge, high-density brush and metal pen tip. It can also be used on charging cases to remove dirt, dust and other gunk.


The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom for Nintendo Switch, $78 (down from $89.95) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

If there’s one title any gamer wants to unwrap this year, it’s The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Following on from the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the game sees players dive right back into the world of Hyrule in a brand new adventure to find Zelda and save the kingdom.

God of War: Ragnarok Standard Edition for PS5, $99 (down from $124.95) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

God of War: Ragnarok was one of 2022’s biggest gaming releases, making it a gift he’ll be stoked to unwrap. The sequel to 2018’s God of War, the story follows Kratos and Atreus as they venture the Nine Realms in search of answers before a battle that is prophesied to bring about the end of the world.

Razer Barracuda X (2022) Wireless Multi-Platform Gaming Headset, $159 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Razer’s Barracuda X headphones offer an immersive gaming experience whether you’re playing at home or on the move. Compatible with Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation and Android devices, they also come with a detachable mic, a high-speed 2.4GHz connection and a whopping 50 hours of battery life with USB-C Charging for all-day use.

Nintendo Switch Console (Neon Blue/Red), $455.95 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Ever since its release in 2017, the Nintendo Switch has been one of the most sought-after gaming consoles on the market. Designed to be played docked, handheld and in tabletop mode, the versatile console can be played both at home and on-the-go, providing endless hours of entertainment.

Razer Basilisk X HyperSpeed Wireless Gaming Mouse, $50.13 (down from $109.95) at Razer

What You Need To Know

If he’s into PC gaming, this Razer Basilisk mouse is sure to impress. The ultrafast wireless model boasts 16,000 DPI, low click latency, six programmable buttons and up to 450 hours of battery life, making it great for longer gaming sessions.

Pokémon Violet, $56.98 (down from $79.95) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Offering the first true open-world Pokémon experience, Pokémon Violet (or Pokémon Scarlet) is the perfect gift for long-time Pokémon fans. While it does have a couple of issues, we’ve sunk enough hours into this one to know the storyline and exploration aspect make it a truly fun addition to the franchise.

Backbone One Mobile Gaming Controller for iPhone, $179 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

If he loves to game on the go, consider getting him this next-level gaming device. Compatible with the latest iPhones, all he has to do is connect it through the lightning port of his phone, press the Backbone button, and he’ll have games like Call of Duty: Mobile right at his fingertips. One year of Backbone+ is also included, granting him access to exclusive perks and allowing him to connect with friends, screen record, stream on Twitch and more through the Backbone app.

Yeti Game Streaming Kit, $239.95 at Logitech

What You Need To Know

Hailed a bestseller on the Logitech website, this streaming kit features the Yeti Blackout USB mic with a desktop stand, exclusive Streamlabs themes and a custom pop filter. It’s a thoughtful gift for those interested in becoming a streamer for games and more.

You can also grab the C922 Pro HD Stream Cam if you really want to get him all set up.


Fujifilm Instax Mini 40, $179 at THE ICONIC

What You Need To Know

This top-rated camera features simple settings like automatic exposure and a selfie mode to make things easy for new photographers, while also including more advanced settings like variable shutter speed and an adjustable lens barrel for those more experienced in the field.

Apple AirTag, $49 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Apple’s popular AirTag is a must-have travel accessory. The tiny tracking device can be slipped into wallets or luggage, or placed on a key ring, to easily keep track of their whereabouts.

Ryze Powered By DJI Tello Drone, $199 (down from $229) at Catch

What You Need To Know

Whether he’s into photography or simply looking for a new hobby, this compact drone can help your giftee nab some truly unique footage. Compatible with Android and iOS devices, the easy-to-fly model delivers thirteen minutes of uninterrupted flight and records video in clear 720p HD.


Nespresso Vertuo Next Solo, $299

What You Need To Know

Arriving with a complimentary 12 capsule starter pack in tow, Nespresso’s stylish Vertuo machine automatically reads the barcode of each coffee capsule and adapts the brewing parameters accordingly for the perfect cup of joe every time.

Fire TV Stick, $39 (down from $79) at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

With fast and powerful streaming in Full HD, plus immersive audio with Dolby Atmos support, the Fire TV Stick is a budget-friendly way to bring the cinema experience straight to your recipient’s couch.

Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021 release), $229 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Give the man in your life an easy way to manage his day and catch up on the latest sports highlights with Amazon’s Echo Show 8. The voice controlled display streams music, TV shows and movies; allows you to control other smart home devices; reminds you about appointments and to-do lists, and heaps more, making it a great value-for-money gift.

BESTINNKITS Smart Coffee Warmer, $39.99 at Amazon Australia

What You Need To Know

Described as “the perfect birthday (present) or gift” by one five star reviewer on Amazon Australia, this nifty gadget will allow him to drink his tea or coffee at a leisurely pace without it going cold. Equipped with a simple wall plug, it also makes a convenient addition to any work desk.

Nanoleaf Shapes Mini Triangles, from $189.99 at Nanoleaf

What You Need To Know

If his room or office is getting a tad boring, these panels from Nanoleaf are a must-have. Packed with smart features like a Rhythm Music Visualiser, Screen Mirror, Touch, Schedule and more, they’re completely customisable and great for controlling the ambience.

Westinghouse Remote Control Holder, $22.80 at Catch

What You Need To Know

If he’s forever searching for the TV remote, the Westinghouse’s remote control holder might be the gift he needs. Featuring five storage pockets, the nifty unit can hold remotes for all his devices, as well as keys and other important items.

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