Things My Dad Taught Me

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Father’s Day is coming up so I thought it would be appropriate to reminisce on some of the things he did for me to help shape who I am. My Dad is a somewhat eccentric guy that is a natural salesman. He runs a biotech company called Lamdagen that does sensor technology for medical and research. Oddly enough, he has no background in science, but like I said, he is a salesman. He can bullshit his way through any presentation and people buy it.

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Best Father’s Day Gift for Gadget Lovers

Best Father's Day Gift- Boombotix Speakers

get the best present for your dad and make him proud

If you’re looking for a good Father’s Day present and your Dad is a gadget lover, Boombotix Wireless Speakers may be just the ticket.  Ultraportable Speakers offer utility that allows you to take music beyond the desktop and office.  The clip-on design and ruggedized high-impact ABS construction make it an easy add-on to any tool belt, backpack, fishing rod, golf bag, or bike.  PGA golfer Kevin Stadler was spotted on tour using the Boombot Wireless Speaker on his golf bag during practice.  For those that don’t mind disrupting the Country Club silence on the 19th hole, Boombot speakers keep the party going for up to 6 hours on one charge.

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Best Father's Day Presents- Boombot Speakers

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Boombots- Coolest Graduation Gift for Students that love Music

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92% of students are now using a portable audio devices.  99% LOVE MUSIC. The Boombot portable speaker line is one of the best graduation gifts for students that love music and tech toys.  Boombot speakers were designed by our team with youthful lifestyle in mind.   A good chunk of the graduating class will be getting their diploma/degree and heading into what they hope would be the endless stummer.

Father's Day Gift- Portable Speakers

With a built-on clip, students can take the Boombot on-the-go to a variety of adventures including biking, skating, snowboarding, and camping.  Each unit is built in a ruggedized high impact ABS housing designed to withstand the adventurous life of any graduate gone wild.  Boombot owners use Instagram to post photos and get points towards gear through our Swagonomics Photo Gallery.

Graduation Gift for Music Lovers

Boombot mini speakers come in WIRED and WIRELESS models. This is a rear shot of the unit showing you how it can be plugged in to an audio device as well as the built-on clip. Boombots are great for students that enjoy studying outside or hanging out with friends.  The fun design of the Boombot1 and Boombot2 bring a lively presence any hangout.

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Unique Graduation Gift Under One Hundred Dollars

Graduation Gifts Under $100

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It is just about that time in the year for students to put on that cap and gown and strut their way to victory.  This is the point where they expect you to bring them the most unique graduation gift in the world.  If your kid is graduating college, nothing says, “get out of the house and get a job,” politely quite like a Boombot Bluetooth ultraportable speaker.  If your kid is just finishing up high school, then they are ideally going to be planning a summer of care free partying followed up by moving into their dorm at the end of summer.  Again, a Boombot can provide the ultimate music companion for these traumatic transitional periods.

why boombot portable speakers are built for college

Boombot speakers were designed for college by students that lived to party while miraculously passing through engineering and business school.  Our crew went to UC Davis, Berkeley, Loyola Marymount, and Chico, so we are no strangers to the grueling challenge of college party lifestyle.  Often times we would be hopping form one party to another on our bikes or skateboards.  It was this void of music during the relocation to the next venue that we hoped to fill.  That’s where Boombots are a savior and they are priced in a way that doesn’t make you fear the consequences of party liability.  To cap it off, we have a really generous warranty policy.  When your gift recipient is raging their face off, don’t you want them to think of you?

Best Graduation Gift

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Boombots are also insanely easy to operate rendering them nearly idiot proof.  Even the less tech savvy smartphone users can get on this wave.  Bluetooth has really become the standard wireless protocol for streaming music, so most people have already had some experience with it.

Over 92% of kids now carry around some sort of digital music device, so the likelihood your recipient will have some ACTUAL utility for a great sounding portable speaker is a pretty safe bet.  Speaking of bets, no need to break the bank for a Boombot speaker.  The Boombot1 line starts at just $29, which is less than what many college students spend on beer in a week.   The Boombot2 line starts at $69.99, which includes wireless Bluetooth technology.  If your recipient needs the absolute BEST and you can afford to wait till June 1st, get yourself on a pre-order for the Boombot REX and never look back.  Check out the full Boombotix Store for the full selection or visit any of our retailers nearby.  Use code: gradgift to get 15% off.  

If there is one thing that remains consistent, students LOVE their music and they are always on the move; This is why Boombots are the best unique graduation gift under one-hundred dollars.

3 Tips to Ensure your Gifts are RAD

Sometimes, it feels like no matter what you buy, it wont be appreciated.  Fortunately for you, we have spent the last sixteen months researching gift giving tactics.

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most great gifts have utility

Nothing is more awkward than when you gift a useless novelty item.  It’s clear you spent little time OR money.  Your recipient has to figure out how to receive it with a fake smile. They lie to your face. They tell you about how they think it’s amazing.  We think you’re better than that.  Most people like listening to music; audio related products are a guaranteed win.  Think about what your recipient does on a day-to-day.  MOST people take regular showers or cook right?

invest in gifts with strong design

The gifts that you purchase are a reflection of yourself and your relationship.  Think about how that gift needs to withstand the length of the relationship.  If it is someone you don’t see very often, give them food and candy and keep it simple.  If it is someone you see often over a long course of time, give them something that will take some hits.

USE THE ELEMENT OF SURPRISE

Find something DIFFERENT.  Find something novel, and unique. Shop local and support a small entrepreneur. One of our favorites include Wood Thumb’s wooden ties (for him). If you really want to make it interesting, try this guide to making a gift SOUNDBOMB. This will be sure to put the sh*t-eating grin on everyone.