Forget the neckties and wristwatches, and get the Dad in your life the tech he really wants.
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The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.
The $299 Blu Life View serves up a huge 5.7-inch display, runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, is unlocked, and bears dual SIM card slots.
The unlocked $229 Blu Life Play offers Android Jelly Bean on the cheap, but getting the more expensive $299 LG Nexus 4 would be a wiser decision.
Samsung revealed its new flagship Blu-ray player at CES 2013, capable of upconverting content to 4K and a nifty reverse-AirPlay streaming-video feature.
With a thicker skin than your average smartphone, Kyocera's latest Android handset also preserves your budget.
The Sony BDP-S3200 will play your Blu-rays just fine but it doesn't do enough to embrace streaming media like its competitors.
Brian Cox's Wonders of Life is worth the money, but you'll need to follow the app's intended narrative to fully enjoy the experience.
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The LG BP530 has built-in Wi-Fi and a good selection of apps, but there are just enough quirks to keep it from being a top Blu-ray player pick.
The Sony BDP-S3200 will play your Blu-rays just fine but it's not quite as up-to-date as competitors especially when it comes to streaming media.
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