June is the month of Dads and Grads. We recognize dad for all that he does throughout the year on Father’s Day, while also celebrating students graduating throughout the country for all they have accomplished in school.
Now, it’s time to find the perfect gifts to honor both of these important occasions. This year, try skipping the usual suspects and opt for tech gifts that fit their style and personality.
Emmy-Award winning tech expert Brett Larson shares 5 “Killer Apps” perfect for that awesome dad, the super grad and even the pint-size grad!
Watching sporting events or just entertaining outdoors has never been this cool. Your backyard comes alive with these all-weather outdoor televisions!
SunBriteTV’s Signature Series SB-4660HD
SunBriteTV’s all-weather televisions are designed for permanent outdoor use, transforming any backyard into a modern entertainment space for any occasion. A SunBriteTV is a social upgrade to any sporting event, award show viewing party or even a family movie night under the stars.
Our wide network of custom dealers makes upgrading your outdoor area easy and affordable, with SunBriteTV’s Signature Series models starting at $1,495 (32”). With summer fast approaching, the time has never been better to build the outdoor entertainment center of your dreams.
All SunBriteTV models are available for purchase from www.sunbritetv.com Abt.com and P.C Richard also carry SunBriteTV models. Additionally, SunbriteTV has a large network of custom dealers around the nation for installation and support.
To find a dealer near you log onto www.sunbritetv.com.
Give the dad or grad that’s always on the go a true hands free experience with these easy to wear and use ear buds.
LG Tone+ Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Headset
The LG Tone+ Bluetooth Wireless Headset brings you the high-quality listening experience of stereo sound with the convenience of Bluetooth wireless technology. Designed with the user’s comfort in mind, the Memory Flex Neck Strap with Magnetic Ear Phones make for an easy to use and wear device. Its long-lasting battery means up to 15 hours of connectivity and entertainment, at the gym, the office or at home. Noise canceling technology means crystal-clear calls no matter where you are. The ideal gift for the multi-tasking dad or on the go grad, the LG Tone+ keeps your loved ones connected and entertained.
The headset retails for $69.99 and can be purchased online through Amazon & Att.com, or through most electronic stores and mobile retailers.
For more information, please visit www.lg.com/us/cell-phone-accessories/lg-HBS730
Never worry about losing your computer files again. With online back-up, dads will love this for their home or office, and the grads can back up their important documents and photos!
Carbonite automatically backs up computer files on Macs and PCs whenever the computer is connected to the internet, and features Anytime, Anywhere Access so users can remotely access their protected files from any internet-connected device, including computers, smartphones and tablets, using an internet browser or Carbonite’s free mobile apps. Carbonite’s ease of use and data security meets the needs of busy dads and tech-savvy students alike. Restoring files with Carbonite is quick and easy, whether it’s one document from an accidental deletion or a complete restore after a hard drive failure, so business files, schoolwork and priceless memories aren’t lost forever.
Unlimited cloud backup with plans start at $59/year.
For more information and online ordering, please visit www.carbonite.com
Does dad or grad need to upgrade their printer? Check out the printer that should fill all their needs…even print wirelessly from their smartphone or tablet!
Dell B1165nfw Mono Laser Multifunction Printer
Designed for small office/home office environments, the B1165nfw Mono Laser Multifunction Printer is the latest in Dell’s range of multifunction printers that enable customers to do more than print. With wireless networking capabilities and NuanceTM PaperPort 14 document management software, the B1165nfw is easy to use, driving new office efficiencies and the ability to print, scan, copy and fax with one easy-to-use device. For added convenience, the versatile printer supports direct printing from most mobile devices – so there’s no need to transfer files from your phone or tablet to your PC to print.
The Dell B1165nfw Mono Laser Multifunction Printer starts at $199.99
For more information on this easy-to-use printer, please visit www.dell.com/printers.
And let’s not forget the pint-sized grads this year! A Wi-Fi enabled tablet is sure to put them on the fast track to learning…while having fun!
VTech InnoTab 2S
VTech’s InnoTab 2S Wi-Fi Learning App Tablet offers children their very own tablet that opens up a world of educational content across a wide variety of curriculums, from downloads to software cartridges, combining innovative technology with a developmental learning tool that grows with a child and makes learning fun. Featuring a secure wireless connection to VTech’s comprehensive app store, the Learning Lodge™, children can explore the games, e-books, videos, music and more, pick their favorites, create a wish list and send the list right to their parents’ e-mail.
Retail Price: $99.99
The InnoTab 2S is available at major retailers nationwide. You can also purchase it online at www.VTechKids.com