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Top apps for Father’s Day

apps Updated: Jun 17, 2012 15:19 IST

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This Father’s Day spoil your dad with exciting new apps for dads into cars, golf or just fixing up things around the house.

According to a recent survey by Ebates, tablets and smartphones are the number one gift dads say they would like to receive on Father’s Day. Apple has put together a selection of Father’s Day apps for dads with iPhones and iPads.

Send your father a beautiful personalized letterpress card
Suggested retail price $4.99 including postage to anywhere in the world (Cards app is free in the App Store)
Create a lasting impression this Father's Day with beautifully crafted letterpress cards you can create and send right from your iPhone or iPod touch. Choose from dozens of elegant card designs in 9 categories with your own photo and text and Apple will print your card on premium paper, slip it into an envelope and mail it for you anywhere in the world. Apple will even send you a notification the day it’s scheduled to be delivered.

Apps for Father's Day gifting

Golfshot GPS
With more than 38,000 professionally mapped golf courses, dad can brush up on his golf skills and track his improvement while he’s on the green.
Price: $29.99

iHandy Carpenter
iHandy Carpenter combines five handy tools into one app to make DIY projects around the home a breeze. Dad can use the plumb bob, surface level, bubble level, steel protractor and steel ruler to keep the house in line.
Price: $1.99

Need For Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed
Your dad can put his finger on the pedal on more than 20 race tracks in this fast-paced racing game. The app includes various gameplay modes and a selection of up to 40 of the hottest cars.
Price: $1.99

Real Racing 2 HD
This iPad-optimized racing game features more than 10 hours of racing in career mode, giving your father plenty of time to grab first place. It has 3D graphics and features 30 licensed cars from real-world manufacturers.
Price: $6.99

Flick Golf
Is your Dad too busy to get out on the greens? Let him play with his finger in this addictive, touch-enhanced golf game.
Price: $0.99

Fitness Buddy
Help your dad get into shape the fun way. Fitness Buddy features more than 1700+ exercises and a personalized workout journal.
Price: $0.99

StockTouch
The stock market can be confusing and hard to track but StockTouch will give dad the tools to chart 1350 companies -- including the top 100 US and top 100 global businesses.
Price: $4.99