Back-to-School Ready with Mario Armstrong

It’s time to go back to school, but how can you be sure you’re ready? Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong and partnered with a few brands to highlight the tech and school gear that will really help students and parents this year.  Check everything out below!

A printer is essential for students and families during the school season…and we have found the perfect one! 

EcoTank ET-2850 All-in-One Cartridge-Free Supertank Printer

EcoTank ET-2850 All-in-One Cartridge-Free Supertank Printer

The Epson EcoTank ET-2850 cartridge-free Supertank printer is a fast, cost-effective and easy-to-use solution designed to meet the day-to-day printing needs of busy families and students. Featuring high-capacity, easily refillable ink tanks instead of traditional cartridges, the ET-2850 comes with a ridiculous amount of ink, so you can say goodbye to those expensive ink cartridges and print worry-free. With advanced print technology, the ET-2850 delivers high-quality documents, posters, and borderless photos.

The ET-2850 comes with high-productivity features, including fast print speeds, a 100-sheet capacity rear feed, and convenient wireless and mobile printing capabilities. With the ET-2850, users can print everything they need to stay productive during the entire school year without worrying about running out of ink.

  • Available for purchase at Office Depot, Office Max, Staples, Best Buy, Sam’s Club, Costco, Amazon, Micro Center and BJ’s.
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Reading is so important for young students, and this app is going to help them grow! 



Designed for unlimited discovery and unmatched safety, Epic is the leading digital reading platform for kids. Built on a collection of 40,000+ popular, high-quality books, audiobooks and videos from 250+ of the world’s best publishers, Epic reaches more than 75 million kids in homes and classrooms and fuels curiosity and reading confidence. Epic has made access free to educators and more than 2 million teachers use it in the classroom. Epic is part of the BYJU’S family of brands, working together to unlock a love of learning around the world.

Check out this amazing solution for all of those Amazon packages!

Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery

Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery

Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery is a convenient and secure way to receive all of your back-to-school items you’ve ordered from Amazon inside your garage, whether you’re home or away, helping to protect them from porch pirates and bad weather. No more scheduling your days around deliveries! Your package is the key that opens your garage door. When a driver scans your package, they get one-time, verified access to make a delivery. No need to share codes, keys, or open a door for them. Plus, it’s free for Amazon Prime members! Once you sign up, just select In-Garage Delivery at checkout and Amazon Key will take care of the rest, giving you peace of mind for your packages.

If you need a break from the school grind, here’s a great way to unwind!

Roku Express 4K+ and Light Strip Plus SE

Roku Express 4K+ and Roku Smart Light Strip+ SE

Start streaming what you love with the Roku Express 4K+ featuring brilliant picture quality, a seamless Wi-Fi connection and endless content offerings. Stream 350+ free live TV channels including news, food & home, weather, and more, all just a click away with a customizable Home Screen and voice remote.

Set the mood with the Roku Smart Light Strip+ SE that features customizable lighting for any space. Easily adjust brightness, set custom presets for any occasion, and even choose a different color for each 1-ft section of your light strip for ultimate control. Just peel and stick anywhere and pick your colors for a vibe that’s all your own.

These school tools are perfect for homework and student projects!

Pilot FriXion Erasable Pen Line

Pilot FriXion Erasable Pen Line

Pilot’s line of FriXion products write smooth and erase clean, allowing you to create fearlessly and revise repeatedly until every detail is perfect. The entire FriXion line, which includes the retractable FriXion Clicker, The FriXion Synergy Clicker with a patented fine tip, and the FriXion Light highlighters, use a unique thermosensitive ink that disappears with the heat created by erasing friction. It’s so unique that the pens are the first and only pens to earn STEM Authenticated™ status from, and Pilot has provided curriculum and activities to ignite interest and bring kids into the world of STEM with the help of the FriXion pens and markers.

*Content Provided and Sponsored by Epson America, Inc., Epic! Creations, Inc., Amazon, Roku and Pilot.

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