Fathers are notoriously difficult to buy gifts for. It's not that they have everything they could possibly hope to possess; it's just that with mothers, if you're stuck for a gift, you always have chocolate and a bunch of flowers to fall back on. But even the most tolerant of dads will have had his fair share of socks, aftershave, and soaps-on-a-rope.
Here is a list of gifts most dads (and other car owners)would appreciate, ranging between R250 to R800.
Smaak U-Hold Universal Car Air Vent Mount
Always looking for a handy place where your smart phone can comfortably and securely fit? Always rummaging around for it under a pile of tissues or packets of mints? This compact mobile phone mount is clamped on to your cars air vent and rotates 360 Degrees allowing for a vertical or horizontal position of your phone. The U-Hold mount is compatible with most smartphones.
Approximate price: R250
You've experienced the frustratingly slow trickle of power to your mobile device from your car charger before. With the Tronsmart car charger you can charge your devices up to 75% faster. The 3 port USB chargers VoltQI technology automatically recognises the voltage settings of a particular device to apply a suitably safe voltage for charging it up swiftly.
Despite its slim design, the Quick Charge 2.0 includes three USB ports which allows you to charge three of your mobile devices at a time. Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S6 ,iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad Pro/Air 2/mini 3.
Approximate price: R350
Joby GorillaPod Magnetic
The original flexible tripod has gone magnetic! The innovative design has gone one step further with the addition of super-strong neodymium magnets in its feet, now there are even more ways and places to position your camera.
The tiny tripod is only 15cm tall and the legs are comprised of over two dozen leg joints that bend and rotate at 360 Degrees. A built-in lock ring keeps the camera securely attached.
TheGorillaPod Magnetic also comes in GripTight for smartphones so now you can even record videos on your smartphone on your road trips and travel adventures when you are out of the city.
EasySmart Tap 2 Universal Tablet Mount
If you use your tablet for more than playing games and reading email, chances are you use it for its GPS capability as well.
This tablet holder can be attached to your cars dashboard or windscreen easily by means of the innovative sticky gel pad that sticks to any surface, and the locking lever locks the mount to hold it securely in place.The angle of the mount is 360 Degrees adjustable,and the telescopic arm allows for more suitable angles and closer viewing.