We’ve put together a list of our favorite picks for the dad and grad in your life, and most of them are affordable, costing well below $99. Read on for our dad and grads gift guide for 2019.
#1 Urbanista Stockholm wireless earbuds
Urbanista’s Stockholm wireless earbuds are an AirPods alternative that cost half the price! Unlike AirPods, they come in several fun color choices and they are both Siri and Google Assistant friendly.
#2 Anker USB C Charger with USB-C to USB Adapter and PowerPort II
If dad or grad is a MacBook owner, then you need to pick up this Anker USB-C charger for them. Not only does it provide fast, reliable charging, but it one-ups Apple’s own charger by providing a convenient USB port that can simultaneously fast charge their phone.
#3 NOMAD Universal Cable
You might assume that a cable is a boring gift to give, but this Universal Cable is pretty much the modern day version of a Swiss Army knife. That is because it includes connectors for iPhone (lightning), USB-C, and Micro-USB. Plus, it’s made of a braided ballistic nylon cable that has been 10K Mil-spec flex tested, so you can be confident that it will last.
#4 TCL MTRO On-Ear Wireless Noise Isolating Headphones
TCL excels at making excellent TVs that are priced very competitively, so we have high hopes for their new MTRO wireless headphone collection. Our first impressions of the headphones are that they both sound and look simply incredible for their low $39.99 price point. The fact that they offer fast charging, 20 hours of battery life, and a solid amount of noise isolation is icing on the cake.
#5 MophiePowerstation Plus with USB-C Connector
Everyone needs a good battery pack in their arsenal. Designed for USB-C phones like the Galaxy S10 and Pixel 3 especially, the Powerstation Plus offers fast charging and a convenient built-in USB-C connector.
#6 Huawei Watch GT
The Huawei Watch GT is a sophisticated hybrid-smartwatch that resembles a REAL watch. And unlike most of the competition, it offers battery life that will last for weeks.
Special deal: Get $30 off the watch when purchased between 6/9-6/16
#7 Lenovo Smart Clock
This adorable bedside clock from Lenovo doubles as a Google Smart Display and a phone charger. It has been designed with bedroom privacy in mind, so there’s no built-in camera, and the mic can be muted.
#8 Anker PowerCore Fusion battery pack
Offering the best of both worlds, the small and compact Anker Powercore Fusion Battery Pack is a combination wall charger and a battery pack. The device first charges your device then recharges itself.
#9 UAG Active Watch Strap for Apple Watch
This Apple Watch band is designed to be rugged and durable. If camouflage isn’t your thing, you can always opt for orange or black.
#10 Travel Badger
Whether dad likes to go camping, or the grad in your life has plans to travel, Travel Badger’s kits helps provide them with all of their toiletry necessities.