Audioengine 5+ multimedia speakers

An CNET Editors' Choice winner, Audioengine's 5+ powered speakers deliver big sound and audiophile-grade performance. Add any audio source (PC, iPod, phone) and you're good to go. Read full review
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Bose QuietComfort 15 headphones

Yes, they're on the pricey side at $299, but we haven't met a dad who wouldn't mind getting a pair as a gift. Read full review
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Editors' Rating
4 stars

MSRP: $299.00

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HP Pavilion dm1z

The HP Pavilion dm1z is far more powerful than a Netbook, with a long battery life and a compact size, and an AMD processor perfect for streaming videos on the go. It's also, at under $500, incredibly budget-friendly. Read full review
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4.0 stars

MSRP: $399.99

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Geneva Sound System Model XS

This stylish portable Bluetooth speaker with built-in FM radio has a fold-up design and makes for an excellent travel companion. Read full review
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Sonos Play:3

You won't be able to get a multiroom Sonos setup for $500, but you get Dad a Sonos starter set with the Sonos Play:3. Read full review
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Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker

The Bose SoundLink Wireless delivers best-in-class performance for a portable Bluetooth speaker. It comes in a standard ($299.95) and LX version ($349.99). Read full review
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Editors' Rating
4 stars

MSRP: $299.95

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Logitech Harmony One universal remote

The Harmony One has been on the market a while but continues to be an excellent universal remote that's easily programmable and doesn't cost too much. Read full review
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4.0 stars

MSRP: $249.99

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JBL OnBeat Xtreme

Though it's pricey, this iPad/iPhone speaker system offers excellent sound, plus Bluetooth wireless streaming capabilities. Read full review
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Panasonic DMP-BDT220 Blu-ray player

An CNET Editors' Choice, we consider the Panasonic DMP-BDT220 the best value in Blu-ray players today. Read full review
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