This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Cool gadgets for dad
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Cool gadgets for dad

1:02 /

Father's Day is right around the corner. If you're looking for last-minute gift ideas -- and want to opt for something a bit more techy and cool than the standard tie -- then look no further. From a BBQ gadget to a fitness device, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best high-tech dad's day gifts for 2013.

Dads on the go will love Belkin's ultimate keyboard case for iPads. For $99, this case provides a slim comfortable keyboard, but also folds up gracefully and provides protection on the front and the back. Sporty dads are those who want to be a bit more active will appreciate the $100 Fitbit Flex. Set your fitness goals and watch how the Flex counts steps, distance, and calories burned to get you on track. At night, the comfortable wrist band will even monitor your sleeping habits and vibrate softly to wake you. What dad doesn't like to barbeque? Up his grilling game with the Grill Alert Talking Remote Meat Thermometer. Insert the probe into the meat, select how well you'd like it cooked, rare, medium rare, etc., and then walk away. This $60 wireless thermometer will alert you when your food is perfectly grilled. For more Father's Day recommendations, visit CNET.com. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com for CBS News.

New releases

Verykool Spark review: A forgettable...
1:47 August 21, 2014
The sleek Verykool Spark has two SIM card slots, but is plagued by a poor camera.
Play video
2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL
7:19 August 21, 2014
The new 2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium competes in the toughest category with the likes of the Honda Accord,...
Play video
Mille Miglia 2014: A front-row...
13:10 August 21, 2014
XCAR drives nearly a thousand miles in a 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupé, following millions of dollars of metal...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 039: "Swarmies"...
18:06 August 20, 2014
On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out how NASA might use tiny robot swarms to search for resources on...
Play video
Upgrade RAM on your MacBook Pr...
3:16 August 20, 2014
Find out how to install more memory on your MacBook so that your computer can easily handle heavy tasks.
Play video
The Wink Hub strives for a smarter...
2:31 August 20, 2014
Unlike pricier protocol translators, Wink's $80 hub won't weigh you down.
Play video
Have you heard? Space gets loud...
32:14 August 20, 2014
They can't hear you scream in space, but that doesn't mean there are no sounds coming from the cosmos. The...
Play video
Image recognition: Making your...
13:02 August 20, 2014
The new wave of cameras is changing how you use your phone and tablet; why are batteries so far behind the...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre