As it is possibly one of the most polarizing gadgets of 2015, some dads out there will undoubtedly want a smartwatch. Check what OS your dad is using and go from there. You can find our full comparison of Android Wear and the Apple Watch here.
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Conner Forrest is a Senior Editor for TechRepublic. He covers enterprise technology and is interested in the convergence of tech and culture.