Father’s Day Gift Guide – product recommendations from D-Link!
– For the techie dad:
o D-Link DIR-890L Wireless AC3200 Tri Band Gigabit Cloud Router
§ Comes in a fire-red casing that also serves as a statement piece in one’s home
§ It has features such as Advanced AC SmartBeam™ technology, which directly beams Wi-Fi signals to connected devices (e.g. smart phones/tablets), so that connections won’t be lost even when moving from room to room at home
§ It also has SharePort™ technology that creates a secure and personal cloud storage for users. Users simply plug in a USB storage device (e.g. thumbdrive or external hard disk), and using the mydlink SharePort™ app (free on iOS/Android) or logging onto www.mydlink.com, will be able to access the files over the air on the go. Furthermore, as long as the USB device is plugged in and the router is switched on, users can view/download/upload files even when away from home!
§ Part of the mydlink Cloud ecosystem, parents can use the mydlink app or login towww.mydlink.com to manage the network. For example, parents can see who is connected to the router, and even block access to certain or all websites, great for working parents who want to ensure that their children aren’t playing online games when they should be studying!
§ Price: $399
– For the dad who’s on-the-go:
o D-Link DIR-510L Wireless AC750 Portable Router and Charger
§ A portable router that runs on the latest 11AC networking standard that provides quicker speeds than the older N standard
§ On-the-go users can plug in a 3G or 4G dongle that allows the mobile connection to be shared with multiple connected devices with speeds of up to 750Mbps
§ The router is equipped with two USB ports, and can turn any USB storage device into a personal cloud storage via mydlink SharePort™. Users simply plug in a USB storage device (e.g. thumbdrive or external hard disk), and using the mydlink SharePort™ app (free on iOS/Android) or logging ontowww.mydlink.com, will be able to access the files over the air on the go.
§ The multitasking device also serves as a battery pack, running on 4000mAH battery that can provide back-up juice to mobile devices
§ Price: $159
The products are available at all authorized retailers including Challenger.