These big-boy toys make perfect gifts for the gadget-loving dad.
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Belkin Dyle Mobile TV
<p>He can’t leave home if it means missing a Yankees game or an episode of <em>Mad Men</em>—sound like your dad? If it does, <b>Belkin's Dyle Mobile TV</b> was made for him. The device connects to an iPhone or iPad and lets you watch live local programming from major TV networks while you're on the go—no Wi-Fi or data plan needed. <p><p>($130, <a href="http://www.belkin.com/us/F5L110-Belkin/p/P-F5L110" target="_blank">belkin.com</a>)</p>
<p>This robotic grill cleaner is the perfect IOU (it goes on sale later this summer) for the dad who loves to cook out, but hates to clean up. With the touch of a button, the gadget’s brushes move automatically across the grill, scrubbing away caked-on grease and grime while dad can move on to more important things, like hitting the hammock. <p><p>($100, <a href="http://grillbots.com/"target=_blank>grillbots.com</a>, available August 2013)</p>
Nest Learning Thermostat
If you grew up hearing 'Touch the thermostat, and you're in big trouble!' on a daily basis, you'll want to get your hands on the <b>Nest</b>. Ideal for the dad who’s always had complete (climate) control over his house, this ingenious gadget learns your schedule, adjusts the temperature accordingly when you're at home or away, and can save you up to 20 percent on heating and cooling bills. The <b>Nest</b> also connects to your smartphone, so you can turn the thermostat up or down even when you're miles away from home. <p><p>($249, <a href="http://store.nest.com/us/" target="_blank">nest.com</a>)
Splashes, spills and rainstorms are no match for the waterproof <b>Kindle Paperwhite</b>. Thanks to Dual Layer waterproof protection, it's safe to depths of 210 feet underwater so dad can enjoy a book worry-free whether he's floating in the pool, soaking in the Jacuzzi or sitting beach side. Load up the latest <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Inferno-Novel-Robert-Langdon-ebook/dp/B00AXIZ4TQ/r... target="_blank">thriller from Dan Brown</a> and start his summer reading off right.
<p><p>($220, <a href="http://waterfi.com/waterproof-kindle" target="_blank">waterfi.com</a>)
Projector Sleeve for iPhone 4/4S
What dad doesn't love showing off the latest pics of his grandkids or video from his most recent travel adventure? Now he can do it anywhere, anytime when you put a projector right in the palm of his hand. Snap <b>3M's</b> super slim gadget onto an iPhone 4 or 4S and he can share a slideshow of family photos, a hilarious YouTube video or a Netflix film on a wall, ceiling or even the side of a tent. <p><p>($230, <a href="http://www.target.com/p/3m-projector-sleeve-for-iphone-4-4s-black-ps4100...)</p>