With Emmy Award winner Mario Armstrong, Technology & Digital Lifestyle Commentator
Grads are ready to venture out into the digital world and many dads are still getting used to the idea. No worries – renowned Emmy Award Winner and tech & digital lifestyle expert, Mario Armstrong will help guide you through with mind-blowing “must haves” to keep your dad and grad smart, safe, and on top of this digital world we’re living in.
The Dell XPS 11 is one of the latest Intel-powered 2 in 1 devices and is a great gift idea for the grads and dads in your life. With an innovative 360° hinge design, this device can easily transform from a laptop (when you need to be productive and get work done) to a tablet (when you want to be entertained) – all in one sleek device.
At just over 0.5” thin and weighing only 3.3 lbs., the Dell XPS 11 running the Windows 8.1 operating system packs a powerful punch in an ultra-portable package. Powered by the 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor, this device offers faster performance, up to 8 hours of battery life, and enhanced graphics that enable an incredible visual experience.
Available now, starting at $999.99
McAfee LiveSafe service is the industry’s first cross-device security service to incorporate cutting-edge biometric authentication technology. The product’s Personal Locker feature uses face and voice recognition to retrieve a user’s most sensitive personal information and documents, such as copies of passports and IDs, from a secure online location. Regardless of how many devices you use to live your digital life, McAfee LiveSafe protects you from viruses and malware and allows you to easily manage and monitor all the devices in your household.
In addition to protecting consumers from the latest online viruses and threats, the McAfee LiveSafe service also offers simplified and automated management of usernames and passwords, privacy protection for smartphone and tablets, as well as premium award-winning customer support. It is available through select retailers for $19.99 US for a 12-month subscription when purchased with a new PC or tablet, and $79.99 US for a 12-month subscription for consumers with existing PCs and tablets. McAfee LiveSafe software also comes pre-installed on Ultrabook™ devices and PCs from leading hardware manufacturers. For more information on McAfee LiveSafe service, please visit www.mcafee.com/livesafe.
Coverage: America’s best networks for half the cost
We’ve partnered with the country’s top four carriers to bring you the network quality you need. The only difference is the cost–we don’t have to pay to build or maintain a nationwide network of towers. That means you get the same dependable coverage they offer–for half the cost.
How it works: Your phone, your way.
NET10 Wireless makes it as easy as possible for you to start calling, texting, surfing, sharing and saving – right away. First, you need a phone – either one of our new Android smartphones or your current phone updated with a NET10 Wireless SIM card. Then pick the plan that works best for you, follow the activation steps, and you’re good to go!
Our Plans: A plan that’s all you.
Only you know how much data, talk and text you need. So only you should decide how much to get. Of course, no matter which plan you choose, you’ll always save more with Net10 Wireless. We wouldn’t have it any other way.
No contract, no compromise.
Tired of following someone else’s rules just to get the good stuff? With NET10 Wireless, you get to call the shots and get the good stuff, including exceptional service. Because you’re not locked into a contract, you can change phones or plans whenever you want with no penalties.
LyveHome™, together with the Lyve app, is a complete solution for collecting, protecting, and rediscovering photos and videos. Lyve brings together the content scattered across your mobile devices, automatically consolidating it into one easily accessible, organized view. Photos and videos are instantly copied to LyveHome™ as they’re captured, ensuring they’re protected. With Lyve, take photos and videos freely, knowing they’re all together, safe, and sorted.
Capture a moment, then view from any device. Use the Lyve app to access your entire photo and video collection across a variety of platforms. Then keep on capturing, as LyveHome™ also enables you to consolidate content scattered across various drives into your Lyve account so it’s all in one place.
Never lose a memory. Your memories are made available across all device and copied to LyveHome™ as they’re captured, ensuring they’re protected. Lyve also provides a view into the status of your devices and notifies you if you need more storage or if your devices are offline. With Lyve, your content is private and in your control.
Easily find the photo you’re looking for, regardless of which mobile device you’re using. Sorted by date, and viewable in the Lyve app, your memories are easy to find and share. Your photos and videos are organized into one consistent and always-accessible view.
lynda.com is an online resource that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals.
lynda.com’s video library provides engaging courses taught by recognized industry experts and is ideal for recent graduates on the search for their first job. For just $25 a month, lynda.com subscribers can learn how to beef up their resume, search for jobs online, impress a tough interviewer as well as take courses on the most commonly-used workplace technologies.
lynda.com has over 2,500 courses and 115,000 individual courses from over 250 authors making it a resource you can use for life. In addition to being a resource for those looking to further their careers, lynda.com teaches courses on hundreds of other topics including design software, programming, public speaking, design and more.
Karma is a pocket-sized mobile Wi-Fi hotspot that offers an easy way to get online and bring the Wi-Fi with you, everywhere you go. With Karma you can connect all of your favorite devices to get online while you’re on-the-go. No more paying for expensive airport, hotel, or coffee shop WiFi. With Karma, you pay-as-you-go for data as you need it, per gigabyte ($14/gigabyte). There are no contracts, no commitments and the data never expires. And the best part? Every Karma comes with an open WiFi signal that anyone around you can connect to. When they do, both you and the guest are rewarded with 100MB of free data. The more you share, the more free data you earn. It’s good karma, all around!