Trends Slideshow: Father's Day Geek GuideBy Tony Kontzer | Posted 06-10-2010
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projects your iPhone andiPod videos onto a virtual 55-inch screen. If that's not geek chic, what is?
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will convert even the most hardenede-commerce skeptics.
Becauseany truly geeky dad loves Darth Vader and Yoda, even more so if they happento be cookies.
Any bathroom scale that can automatically Tweet a person'sweight, as the Withings body scaledoes, is a must for any socialmedia-crazy dad.
With many countries' passports now embedded with RFID chips,dad will appreciate the ability to ward off the bad guys with anRFID-blocking billfold.
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They might look dorky, but dads equippedwith Liquid Image's video maskcan catchjunior's first strokes from inside the pool.
Why buy an electronic table tennis game when you canbuild it? Think Geek's Classic Video Table Tenniswill force dad to putthat soldering iron to work!
For the budding astronomer, The Celestron Skyscout PersonalPlanetariumidentifies any celestial body you point at, and helps find them, too.
Let's face it—any list of potential geeky father's day gifts thatdoesn't include the iPad, or at least Amazon's Kindle, would raise seriousquestions.