father’s day

Father’s Day Gmail Reminder Sparks Backlash: Three Lessons for Google

Google learned some harsh lessons on Father’s Day when it reminded Gmail users to “Call dad.” Despite good intentions, the reminder triggered a backlash among users with deceased, abusive or otherwise forgotten fathers.

The message appeared in the chat section of Gmail, and could only be removed by disabling outbound calls from the …

Techland Recommends Father’s Day Gifts for $50 (or Less!)

Father’s Day is right around the corner and you swore—swore!—to yourself that you were going to save up to get Dad something really nice this year.

And in true you fashion, you find yourself with a $50 budget yet again this year. That’s so you. Classic you. Fear not! Your imaginary friends at Techland are here with some …

15 Fantastic Father’s Day Gadgets

Techland’s Doug Aamoth and Chris Gayomali have found the perfect father-friendly tech products. Whether Dad loves to grill, fish or take on projects around the house, any number of these geeky goodies are sure to be a hit.

Hallmark Will Release Star Wars Father’s Day Video Card

Greeting card giant Hallmark will release a Darth Vader-themed video card, just in time for Father’s Day. The minute-long video is a montage made up of humorous “fatherly” moments between Vader and Luke, and features art from A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. Keep your eyes peeled for the card to go on sale in May, and grab yours …