Tech gifts for dads

Harmony One Advanced Universal Remote
Price: $249.99
This remote universal remote features a gorgeous color touch-screen, an ergonomic feel and dead-simple programming and one-touch control over all your home-theater gear.
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Dash Express
Price: $399.99
The Dash Express is the first consumer GPS that incorporates cellular technology to keep connected to the Web. This connectivity always it to boast impressive features such as real-time traffic, movie times and locations, map updates, and even up-to-date gas prices from the Web. The Dash Express provides a glimpse of the future of GPS.
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Pandigital 8-inch PanTouch Digital Photo Frame
Price: $169.99
This frame has something for everyone. Aside from offering rich colors and lots of image adjustments for the pros, the frame also features hidden touch-sensitive buttons on the mat-like border of the LCD that provide ATM-style controls. For the techy crowed, an optional Wi-Fi adapter can be used to access pictures from Google's online photo album service called Picasa.
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Rubbermaid 5-liter Travel Cooler and Warmer Console
Price: $35
The cooler plugs into your car's 12 volt outlet, so you can hit the road fully stocked with cold drinks or warm food.
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Digital Video Essentials HD Basics Blu-Ray tutorial disc
Price: $18.95
Getting the most out of your HDTV set will require some adjustments. HD Basics will teach you both how to make these adjustments and why they are necessary for optimal viewing.
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Microsoft Zune MP3 Player (8GB)
Price: $179.99
Microsoft's 8GB Zune is a great alternative to Apple's iPod Nano, it packs some features that the Nano doesn't have such as wireless syncing to your computer and an FM radio.

HP Officejet H470 Mobile Printer
Price: $249
For the dad on the go, HP's Mobile Printer portable, has a small foot print and even features wireless connectivity (optional).
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HP 2133 Mini-Note PC
Price: $749
HP's new 3-pound Ultra Mobile PC, offers a variety of operating systems to choose from and configurations can go as low as $499. Even thought it's features a big comfortable keyboard and a spacious and screen.
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For more great gift ideas, visit for their comprehensive gift guide for dads and grads.

About Sebastian Rupley
Sebastian Rupley is Editorial Director for PCMagCast, PC Magazine's channel for live Web seminars and online events on tech topics for consumers and small businesses. Previously, he was West Coast Editor of PC Magazine for over a decade, where he oversaw news and feature stories for the publication, and represented the brand on panels and at conferences on the West Coast. He also served as Features Editor of PC/Computing magazine, managing and promoting many noted technology journalists. A familiar face to leaders at technology companies, Sebastian has won numerous national journalism awards, including back-to-back Gold awards from the American Society of Business Professional Editors in 2004 and 2005 in the category of Original Web Content, and awards from the Computer Press Association. He is the author of the book Portable Computing, one of the first titles ever to appear about laptop computers and mobile technology, and serves as co-host, alongside PC Magazine columnist John C. Dvorak, of Ziff-Davis Media's popular weekly IPTV show Cranky Geeks (

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