It's bigger and heavier than its 13-inch brother, but if Dad needs more screen real estate, the LG Gram 15 is quite light for a 15.6-inch model. And it shares the same all-day battery life, a great feature when he can't find an outlet at the airport.
Like a less expensive 11-inch MacBook Air in build quality, but with the streamlined capabilities of Google's web-based Chrome OS, this Chromebook Flip is great for getting basics done as well as kicking back and enjoying some TV shows.
For dads who really value a great screen, the Tab S3 is the gift to get. The Android tablet is the first with an HDR-ready AMOLED display and, paired with its great speakers, it's a top choice for indulging in binge-watching wherever you go.
The 13-inch version of the XPS 2-in-1 is great, but sometimes you just need more screen. Plus, the XPS 15 2-in-1 is a more powerful model thanks to an option with the new Intel/AMD combo chip. And avoid the 4K screen if battery life matters.
If Dad's a designer, this incredibly flexible detachable workstation with pro-level, color-accurate Adobe RGB graphics and a great-feeling screen for sketching shows him you understand that art requires power.
Ditch the deposable canned air for the X3 Hurricane canless air system. It sucks in the air around it, then blows it back out at 260mph. Just be aware, it's about as loud as a hurricane, and costs as much as 30 cans of old-fashioned air.
If a new laptop isn't in the cards -- or the budget -- help spruce up the old one with a great new bag.
The DockCase protects a MacBook or MacBook Pro with a stiff microfiber leather shell while solving one of the most pressing problems with modern-day MacBooks. Built right into the end of the case is a USB-C dock, with three USB-A ports, two USB-C ports, HDMI, Ethernet and even SD and microSD card slots.