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You want to get something great for Dad -- but you don't have deep pockets. Thankfully, there are plenty of great gifts you can snag in the in $51 to $100 range. We've collected some of our favorites below.
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AirPods - Truly - Headphones - Anker - SoundCore
AirPods and other name-brand truly wireless headphones cost $160 and up. But we found the Anker SoundCore Liberty Air earbuds to deliver solid sound quality at half that price. This model also offers better noise isolation than the AirPods, and it's available in black in addition to white.
Wireless headphones are the future, but if your dad is the kind of guy who prefers good old-fashioned cables, the Sony MDR-7506 may be right up his alley. This classic headphone (circa 1991) has a 10-foot coiled cable, a phono adapter -- and no microphone. To be clear: It's a terrible choice for using with a smartphone, and more at home when connected to a full-size stereo receiver. But it sounds sublime.
Spoiler - CNET - Roundup - Drills - Chance
Spoiler alert: CNET is working on a roundup of 12-volt drills, though we haven't yet had a chance to finish everything. But so far, this Bosch model is leading the pack over some more familiar competitors from other brands.
Yes, the Echo Dot sells for half the price, but it's worth splurging on dad's special day for the full-size Amazon Echo. In addition to its zillions of smart home functions, this voice-controlled speaker delivers better-than-average sound quality and doubles as a straight-up Bluetooth speaker, too. Oh, and it tells jokes that only a dad can appreciate.
CNET - Roundup - Coolers - Lifetime - High
In CNET's recent roundup of best coolers, we found that this Lifetime High Performance Cooler delivered...
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