Father’s Day Gift Idea: AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone

A recent study found that 56% of new Dads post family photos online at least two times a week. With built-in social networking on Windows Phone, sharing pictures with friends and family on Facebook and Twitter is a snap. It’s like the Swiss Army Knife of work-life-balance – it offers loads of features that make everyday tasks fast. This Father’s Day, give him the Nokia Lumia 900, which offers style and time savings for $99.99. Available on AT&T’s super-fast LTE network, here’s a peek at the features that will help Dad get the most out of his free time:

  • People Hub/Camera – Updating his social networks has never been easier or faster than with built-in Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. With Windows Phone, it takes only four seconds to take a picture and upload it to a social network. It’s simply faster than other phones.
  • Office Hub – With the Office Hub, he can edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents right from his phone. He’ll even be able to skip out a few hours early and play hooky at the baseball game by sending email and updating those documents from anywhere.
  • Groups – Put Dad in charge of the family reunion this year. With Groups he can easily group people together – family, friends, or colleagues – and pin them to his start screen. He can then check on all their social media updates in once place and keep everyone updated on the annual family get-together at once.
  • Music + Videos – The Music + Videos Hub in Windows Phone puts all of Dad’s media in one place. It’s his destination for all things media and entertainment, including finding and playing his favorite songs, videos or podcasts; listening to FM radio; and downloading or streaming music from the Web. And, if Dad hears a great new song but doesn’t recognize it, he can use the new Bing Music feature to identify the song and take him to Zune Marketplace to purchase or stream it
  • Apps –

o    ESPN ScoreCenter: Bringing him scores, news, and standings from hundreds of sports leagues around the world. ScoreCenter offers the most comprehensive global sports coverage available on the Windows Phone. 

o    Flixster: be the first Dad on the block to see all this summer’s blockbuster action flicks. With Flixster, Dad can view the top box office leaders, upcoming movies, and new DVD releases, and watch high quality trailers for over 15,000 blockbuster and indie flicks

o    MSN Onit: Every day, dad will find new photos of beautiful cars, financial tips and fitness tips, style advice and sports updates, DIY from steak grilling to demolition–plus a touch of science, a touch of entertainment, and a laugh or two.

The Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone from AT&T is a premiere device priced at $99.99 with a two-year contract, making it an affordable gift for Dad that doesn’t skimp on quality or user experience.

How to win it… Contest ends 11:59pm EST. June 16th, 2012.

You must comment why Daddy needs a new AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone?  please include some method for us to contact you in the comment (twitter or email).

You get 1 extra entry for following us on twitter – twitter.com/dadarocks

You get 1 extra entry for tweeting about this contest (you can do this daily). Must contain the following information:

” win a@NokiaUS #Lumia 900 @windowsphone from @dadarocks –  http://dad.tc/Lm3Ewf  ”  and you must also comment with the link to your twitter message.

Example: I want to win a @NokiaUS #Lumia 900 @windowsphone from @dadarocks –  http://dad.tc/Lm3Ewf

You get 1 extra entry for becoming a Fan on facebook – facebook.com/dadarocks you must comment that you’re a fan

You get 1 extra entry for subscribing to our Feedburner digest mailing (right side subscribe by email) – you must also comment that you’ve subscribed

You will have 24 hours to reply before we pick another winner! Limited to the USA.

Disclaimer: Microsoft’s Windows Phone team  is providing the prize for the raffle.

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    Mike says:

    My phone screen is cracked :((((

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    Angela says:

    Ugh. He can go through phones like water so he needs a new one (and thankfully we have ATT). This one has the most annoying text. You need baby squirrel to press the keys because they are so tiny. I think he would really like this Windows Phone :)

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    Angela says:

    I follow on Twitter @MommyPR

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    Angela says:

    Facebook Fan – Angela Roy

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    Angela says:

    I get your feed now :)

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    Brett says:

    This Daddy needs a new AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone because the camera on my current phone can NOT keep up with my hyperactive toddlers. I need there to be proof that they ran around like maniacs when they were growing up, so I can use it to embarrass them later.

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    Brett says:

    Of course I’m following @dadarocks on twitter.

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    Christopher Sorel says:

    I hear good things about this phone @cjsorel

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    Christopher Sorel says:

    twitter.com/dadarocks follow as @cjsorel

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    Christopher Sorel says:

    fan on facebook @cjsorel

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    Christopher Sorel says:

    email subscriber

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    Marc Uydess says:

    I need a replacement for my Blackberry. I love the Windows Phone; especially the Lumina. This is an amazing prize.

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    Curtis says:

    Daddy need a Nokia Lumia 900 because he still using a flip phone.

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    @curtislu

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    Curtis says:

    Following @dadarocks

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    I am a Facebook fan.

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    I am a subscriber.

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    ellen says:

    My husband needs a new AT&T phone because he is a carpenter and his fell out of his pouch and slid off the roof!

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    ellen says:

    follow you on twitter @tannawings

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    ellen says:

    I am one of you FB fans ellen beck

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    ellen says:

    I am an email subscriber

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    Charlotte Varner says:

    Hubby needs a new phone because he takes mine to work!! He dropped his down the toliet and just basically stole mine. :( I need my phone back especially before school starts back because of emergencies!

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    Charlotte Varner says:

    Following on twitter -Charluvsabby3

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    JD Northwest says:

    Daddy needs an upgrade from an aging cell phone. Daddy needs live tiles. Daddy needs a rugged design to go with his rugged look. Daddy has issues.

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    JD Northwest says:

    I follow you on twitter

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    I’m a Fan on facebook.

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    JD Northwest says:

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    Jennifer Crewell says:

    Daddy needs a new phone since our precious one year old broke his! completely!

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    Jennifer Crewell says:

    I follow on twitter!

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    Jennifer Crewell says:

    I am a fan on facebook!

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    Dylan Crewell says:

    My daughter broke my phone, literally do not have one, this would be greagt!

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    J Wright says:

    I need to win it because I have been a huge Nokia fan forever.

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    J Wright says:

    Follow on Twitter
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    J Wright says:

    Liked on facebok
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    Mike says:

    I am a Facebook fan.

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    Mike says:

    I am on the FeedBurner!!!!!

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    Tammy S says:

    Daddy needs a AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone because he travels a lot and wouldn’t have to drag his computer in order to work on word docs or excel sprearsheets.

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    Tammy S says:

    I follow you on Twitter, @coupontammy.

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    I am a Fan of yours on FB.

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    Betty Baez says:

    Daddy needs a new phone because all I hear is static coming from his end and there’s no upgrade in sight this would make his day @angelgenius27

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    Follow you on twitter @angelgenius27

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    Angel says:

    My husband could really use this phone because his current old phone is dying a slow & painful death.

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    Angel says:

    follow dadarocks on twitter
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    Melissa T says:

    My dad needs a new AT&T Nokia Lumia because he’s using an iPhone 3G and its a slowpoke it takes a minute to load up to use the camera and even longer to load basic apps, it even lags to hang up on a call… and my dad is on the phone a lot chatting with his friends and mom lol* he needs a speedy phone that can keep up!

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    Jeremy says:

    I need the new Nokia Lumia phone because I have been wanting to get a Windows phone for a long time, but my contract does not allow me to have a new phone yet! I am with AT&T, so this phone has my name written all over it!

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    Jeremy says:

    I follow you on twitter as bikeohio.

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    Melissa T says:

    I follow dadrocks on twitter as @abitnerdy :)*

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    i am a dadarocks fan on FB as Mel Tee :) cheers!

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    Jeremy says:

    I am a fan on FB as Jay Cee~

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    Creslan Williams says:

    Since my dad is old fashion I would love to be able to introduce him to the 21st century by winning this great Nokia Lumia 900 Windows phone and giving it to him for Father’s Day. He’s stubborn so I know it will be a battle to get him to get rid of his relic of a cell phone. So my plan is to use the jedi mind trick on him & show him that the darkside did not invent smartphones. After that I will introduce him to all of the great apps that the Nokia Lumia 900 Windows phone as to offer. I think once I show him he can watch his old westerns on Netflix while he is sitting on the porch he will be converted & will enjoy all that Nokia & Windows has to offer. Thanks
    Email: [email protected]
    Twitter: @creslanwilliams

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    JH says:

    Son is the man of the house now since Dad is gone, and he needs the latest and greatest phone of course!

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    JH says:

    Oops put those comments in the wrong spot – tired. Sorry.

    Follow you on twitter @jillyrh

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    Steven Hughes says:

    My Dad needs a smartphone. He really likes Windows Phone.I think the Lumia meets his needs best and his Tracphone smashed into pieces on the driveway while playing with his Grandkids. :(

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    Katie Issaquah says:

    My husband loves new tech. He loves the Nokia 900 from demos. He’d love a new phone.

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    Katie Issaquah says:

    I follow on Twitter as @NWDwellers

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    Katie Issaquah says:

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    Jeremy says:

    Tweet: https://twitter.com/bikeohio/status/214165092898570240

    Thanks again for the chance to win!

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    Melissa T says:

    I follow dadarocks on Twitter as @abitnerdy

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    Jeff Wright via Facebook says:

    Did you pick a winner?

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