Father’s Day i just around the corner and tech loving dads everywhere are going to love these gift ideas from Microsoft. I know my husband is quite the tech lover. From laptops, phones, to his xbox (which sadly rarely gets turned on these days) he’s always into the latest gadgets. Being the Microsoft loving family that we are I have compiled some of my favorite gift ideas thanks to my friends at Microsoft.
As I am sure you have heard by now, Windows 8 is coming and this week, Microsoft announced the availability of the Windows Upgrade Offer
And even better news for students, the new Windows Upgrade Offer can be combined with the recently launched buy a PC, get a free Xbox offer! A new PC, a free Xbox AND upgrade to Windows 8 for just $14.99 what a deal! For additional details on the PC/Xbox offer visit the Windows Experience Blog. The Windows Upgrade Offer will be available for purchase at participating retailers and on MicrosoftStore.com beginning June 2.
The Lenovo IdeaPad U300s series is available in Clementine Orange and Graphite Gray, complete with a long battery life and powerful capabilities in an ultraportable package. This Windows PC offers immaculate design, high-quality construction and breathtaking speed. Price: Starting at US$1199.
The Windows Samsung Series 7 Slate gives PC power packed into an ultraportable device, taking mobility to a new level with a touch-focused design. This slate weighs just shy of two pounds and is only a half-inch thick, making it perfect for users who need a slim, lightweight computer but don’t want to sacrifice true PC functionality. Its 170-degree viewing angle makes it easy to share and view content from anywhere. Price: Starting at US$1,299.
The Nokia Lumia 710 Windows Phone is fast and durable; it’s the phone that keeps up with any lifestyle. Price: US$39.99.
The Samsung Focus II brings your social circles into clear view. With AT&T’s 4G LTE network, you get the best display and picture quality, plus fast Web access and movie, app and game downloading. Price: US$49.99
The Xbox 360 Special Edition Kinect Family bundle features everything a family needs to get started playing together including a special edition white Xbox 360 4GB console, white Kinect sensor, white Xbox 360 wireless controller, Kinect Sports and Kinect Adventures, and a three-month subscription to Xbox LIVE Gold. Price: US$299.99.
“Kinect Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure” places anyone in the worlds of five beloved Disney Pixar films from the comfort of the living room. Team up with Pixar characters to overcome puzzling obstacles and find hidden secrets. Price: US$49.99.
Xbox LIVE Gold Membership gives real-time updates from ESPN and MLB.TV and unlimited access to premium entertainment from partners like UFC, Hulu Plus, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm and more, plus social features like Avatar Kinect*. With the best multiplayer gaming network, access to the biggest names in sports and entertainment, and all-new ways to watch, listen to and play with friends from around the world, a 12-month Xbox LIVE Gold Membership is the best value in home entertainment. Price US$59.99.
The customizable OneNote travel notebook has everything you need to plan your getaway. It’s available on your PC or phone and useful for the research and planning that happens before the trip, and is absolutely invaluable once you’ve left home. With OneNote, you can recall any particular detail at any given moment.
Surprise Dad this year with the Arc Touch Mouse the first mouse designed to flatten for portability and pop up for comfort. Its durable frame won’t get worn out by repeated use, and he can toss it in his briefcase or stick it in his pocket when he’s on the move. Price: US$59.95.
These gifts are sure to be ones that dad will love, I can see quite a few my husband would love if he didn’t already own them.
Thanks to Microsoft we’re giving away one Samsung Focus Flash.
Main Entry: To enter, I want to know –what gift do you think the dad in your life would love from Microsoft?
Giveaway ends 6-16-2012