Trends Slideshow: Father's Day Geek Guide

By Tony Kontzer  |  Posted 06-10-2010

VIDEO GLASSES: The Vuzix Wrap 310

projects your iPhone andiPod videos onto a virtual 55-inch screen. If that's not geek chic, what is?

VIDEO GLASSES: <a href=http://www.vuzix.com/iwear/products_wrap310.html target=_blank>The Vuzix Wrap 310</a>

ONLINE SECURITY: Netsecure Technologies’ Smart Swipe encrypted credit cardreader

will convert even the most hardenede-commerce skeptics.

ONLINE SECURITY: <a href=http://www.smartswipe.ca/ target=_blank>Netsecure Technologies’ Smart Swipe</a> encrypted credit cardreader

STAR WARS COOKIE CUTTERS

Becauseany truly geeky dad loves Darth Vader and Yoda, even more so if they happento be cookies.

<a href=http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/star-wars-cookie-cutter/ target=_blank>STAR WARS COOKIE CUTTERS</a>

WIRELESS SCALE

Any bathroom scale that can automatically Tweet a person'sweight, as the Withings body scaledoes, is a must for any socialmedia-crazy dad.

WIRELESS SCALE

RFID BLOCKER

With many countries' passports now embedded with RFID chips,dad will appreciate the ability to ward off the bad guys with anRFID-blocking billfold.

RFID BLOCKER

UNDERWATER FOOTAGE OF THE KIDS

They might look dorky, but dads equippedwith Liquid Image's video maskcan catchjunior's first strokes from inside the pool.

UNDERWATER FOOTAGE OF THE KIDS

DO-IT-YOURSELF PONG

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!

DO-IT-YOURSELF PONG

STAR IDENTIFIER

For the budding astronomer, The Celestron Skyscout PersonalPlanetariumidentifies any celestial body you point at, and helps find them, too.

STAR IDENTIFIER

E-READER

Let's face it&#151any list of potential geeky father's day gifts thatdoesn't include the iPad, or at least Amazon's Kindle, would raise seriousquestions.

E-READER