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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Make Dad’s Day: Top 3 #DevicesforDad

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Over the years, our dads have dusted us off when we’ve fallen down, taught us about life, and told us the best of the worst “dad jokes”. This Father’s Day, be sure to thank the father figure in your life for all the times he’s been there for you by making sure the right tech is there for him, when he needs it.

We’ve singled out five great devices we think dads will dig. Spot your dad in the list below, or if you’re a dad, pick something awesome for yourself!

Got an even better idea for a gift? Tweet it with the hashtag #DevicesforDad and let us know!

Mr. Pragmatic

Let’s get down to business - this dad is all about practicality when it comes to their device of choice, and the device has to simply work, and work well.

For getting down to the grind with minimum fuss, the Dell XPS 13 is sure to please.

The smallest 13.3" laptop currently available in market, the Dell XPS 13 is exceptionally thin and light, yet manages to have the longest battery life of any 13-inch product. The Dell XPS packs a punch in its ultra-sleek frame, making it the ultimate productivity partner for dads on-the-go.

Mr. Pragmatic Dad will be further impressed with its solid performance features including 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and the latest Intel HD graphics for speed and reliability. Equipped with Windows 10, your pops will also have access to all his favourite and familiar Windows features, so no time will be wasted on adjusting to a new interface.

Windows 10 Tip: Search faster on Windows straight from the taskbar – you can easily get help or access your apps and files immediately. Simply type and search. With Cortana enabled[1], you can also use voice to search for information that you need simply and quickly.

Mr. Achievement Unlocked

To de-stress after a long day at the office, this dad gears up for even more boss fights – the virtual kind.

Help your gamer dad dominate any battlefield with the ASUS ROG G752, and he just might let you have a turn after he’s finished with his dungeon raid.

This 17-inch gaming notebook is the latest in ASUS’ award-winning ROG G752-series, and features a 6th-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ graphics and Windows 10 for insanely fast performance, realistic graphics and an altogether exceptional gaming performance.

Best of all, Windows 10’s Universal Windows Platform is bringing exclusive Xbox One titles to PC, such as Quantum Break, Forza Motorsport 6 and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, for the ultimate all-rounded gaming experience.

Games such as Killer Instinct also enable multiplayer cross-play between the Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, so that you can enjoy gaming with Dad at the same time. There’s no better way to thank Dad for being the best Player 1 to your Player 2.

Windows 10 Tip: Bring your friends, family, games and accomplishments across Xbox One and Windows 10 devices on the Xbox app. Gamers can stay connected to the Xbox Live community, see what fellow gamers are playing, view achievements across devices, and even stream games from the Xbox directly to their Windows 10 PC.

Mr. Jetsetter

A frequent business traveller, your dad is often wheels up all around the globe. He may be attending a conference in Berlin while simultaneously sealing a business deal in Beijing. To stay on top of his hectic schedule, he’ll need a mobile powerhouse in his pocket to stay productive and efficient.

With a super-fast processor, large capacity battery, as well as in-built Office Mobile apps, the Microsoft Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL is perfect for the globetrotting Dad who wants the power of a PC without having to lug one around.

With the Lumia 950 or 950 XL, Dad will now be able to make his phone work like a PC simply by connecting the Lumia device to an external monitor such as his hotel or conference room TV, and plugging in any portable keyboard and mouse.

Continuum for Phones will ensure that Office apps such as Outlook or Word scale up to create a big screen-optimized work environment for maximum productivity.

As a Windows 10 device, the 950 range also works seamlessly with Windows 10 PCs, keeping Dad’s files, photos and reminders synced across devices, so he can keep in touch while keeping up with his portable performance needs.

Windows 10 Tip: Recent research found 54 percent of firms believe that non-executive staff have lost a device, and 49 percent have reported a phone or tablet stolen[2]. A good way to protect Dad’s Windows 10 device while he travels is to enable Reset Protection, a free service for Lumia users that provides an extra layer of protection so that if his phone ends up in the wrong hands, it can’t be easily reset or reused.

More multi-functional devices await you and your multi-FUNctional Dad! Just visit the Windows shop in Lazada for more options:

[1] Available in select markets.

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