With summer vacation winding down, the Census Bureau expects close to 80 million children and adults heading back to the classroom. Back to School spending is targeted at over 70 billion this year!
If you’re like most parents, you want to ensure your child has an educational edge…and in order to do that, you need to give your child access to the latest technology.
Emmy Award Winning Tech and Trends expert Brett Larson shares 4 “Killer Apps” that you’ll want to have on your Back to School shopping list!
This great tech tool for young students will put them on the fast track to learning while having fun at the same time!
VTech InnoTab 3S
The InnoTab 3S, the next generation of one of the first children’s learning tablets with Wi-Fi, features VTech Kid Connect – an exclusive communication app that allows kids to be connected with their parents and friends through both tablet-to-mobile and tablet-to-tablet communication, a rechargeable battery pack with AC adapter and a kid-safe web browser. In addition, access to VTech’s Learning Lodge app store – home to a plethora of downloadable content and curriculum – plus 20 free apps, provides kids with a bright start on their learning journey.
Retail Price: $99.99
The InnoTab 3S is available at major retailers nationwide. You can also purchase it online at www.VTechKids.com
Students can have the latest technology at their fingertips and learn on the go with lightweight and inexpensive Chromebooks…
Chromebooks are easy-to-use, lightweight laptops that run the popular Google operating system. Their portability and ease of use make them perfect for youngsters just learning how to use technology in the classroom. The Chromebook is a great additional computer for home, as everyone in the family can have separate account to store their data.
Starting at $249, Samsung, HP and Acer all offer Chromebooks, and you can find them in Staples stores across the country or online at www.staples.com.
No more worrying about losing the big term paper. With cloud backup, students can protect their important files and access them from anywhere!
Carbonite automatically backs up computer files on Macs and PCs whenever the computer is connected to the internet, and features Anytime, Anywhere Access so users can remotely access their protected files from any internet-connected device, including computers, smartphones and tablets, using an internet browser or Carbonite’s free mobile apps. Carbonite’s ease of use and data security meets the needs of busy students. And if your hard drive crashes or you see the dreaded blue screen of death, it’s easy to recover all of your data with Carbonite’s simple restore process, whether it’s one document from an accidental deletion or a complete restore.
Unlimited cloud backup with plans start at $59.99 a year.
For more information and online ordering, please visit www.carbonite.com.
A college dorm room necessity is a single serve brewer that can help students start out their day!
Keurig® MINI Plus Brewer
A must-have dorm accessory, the stylish and compact Keurig® MINI Plus Brewer delivers gourmet beverages at the push of a button. With over 250 K-Cup® varieties to choose from, including coffee, tea, iced beverages and more, college students can choose their perfect beverage for a jumpstart on the day, an afternoon pick-me-up or a late-night study session. The Keurig MINI Plus is available in a wide array of colors so you can select a brewer that matches your personality or compliments your new comforter.
Retail Price: $99.00
The Keurig® MINI Plus Brewer is available at retailers nationwide and at www.keurig.com.