With summer vacation winding down, the back to school shopping season is just starting to heat up. The U.S. Census Bureau expects over 70 million students to head back to the classroom. Back to School spending is targeted at over $8 billion just for electronics!
Technology is now a must-have purchase to ensure an educational edge…and in order to do that, you need not only the latest technology, but the right technology.
Award-winning Tech Expert Andrea Smith partnered with some tech brands that will bring out the best in today’s students…from toddlers to college this school year!
We’ve heard of 4K TVs, but 4K laptops? Take a look…
Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 4K Ultra HD Edition
The 15.6-inch Satellite Radius 15 4K Ultra HD Edition is the first 2-in 1 convertible PC to offer 4K Ultra HD Screen Resolution. The device features a precision 2-axis hinge, allowing the screen to rotate a full 360 degrees, converting the device from laptop to tablet. Built for Windows 10, the device comes equipped with HD webcams and TruTalk™ dual-array microphones to enable voice apps like Cortana and Skype, plus a dedicated Cortana key.
Priced at $949.99. Also available is a Full HD version for $899.
Available for purchase at Best Buy and http://www.bestbuy.com.
For more information, visit www.toshiba.com/us/satellite-radius15.
Today’s students want smartphones, here’s how you can get a great price and the plan to go along with it!
T-Mobile $15 iPhone Offer & 10 Gigs 4 All T-Mobile Family Plan
Just in time for Back to School, at T-Mobile you can upgrade to iPhone 6 now for $0 down and just $15 a month with trade-in. That’s the industry’s best price on an iPhone. And with the new T-Mobile Family Plan, a family of four can get up to 10 GB of 4G LTE data each – no sharing required – for just $30 a line. Great for sharing with data hungry students in your life.
Pricing for iPhone 6 is $0 up front and just $15 per month when you trade in any smartphone or choose iPhone 6+ for $0 up front and just $19 per month.
Available for purchase only in T-Mobile stores.
For more information, visit www.T-Mobile.com.
All of your devices need to be protected from threats like viruses and ransomware. We’ve found a solution that makes strong security simple.
Norton Security offers award-winning consumer security in an easy-to-manage service that protects multiple devices, including PCs, Macs, Android™ smartphones and tablets, iPhones® and iPads®. To defend against today’s complex threats, Norton Security is engineered with a multi-layered approach to security, including robust behavioral and reputation-based technologies that go beyond basic antivirus. And for those interested in backup, Norton Security is also available with an optional secure cloud PC backup feature.
Through Sept. 30, a one-year subscription of Norton Security will be available for $30 off. You can protect up to five devices for $49.99 and up to 10 devices with optional back up for $59.99.College students can also download a 90-day, five-device trial for free at us.norton.com/student-discount.
Norton Security is available for purchase in leading retail stores and online at us.norton.com.
For more information, visit us.norton.com.
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It’s never been easier for students to take their files on the go!
SanDisk Connect™ Wireless Stick
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, has expanded its mobile storage portfolio with a new wireless mobile flash drive, the SanDisk Connect™ Wireless Stick. This new drive enables easy sharing, transferring and accessing of photos and videos between mobile devices and computers. Building on its award-winning SanDisk Connect Wireless family, the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick features a higher capacity, up to 128GB*, a new app and cool, compact design – all at a great price.
*1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick features a one year warranty is now available at Amazon, BestBuy.com and SanDisk.com in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB capacities. The pricing will range from $29.99 – $99.99 US MSRP.
- 16GB: $29.99
- 32GB: $39.99
- 64GB: $59.99
- 128GB: $99.99
For more information, visit www.sandisk.com/products/wireless/flash-stick/.
If you’d like to ignite curiosity and confidence for your child through play, check this out…
Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robot Pack
Play comes to life with Dash and Dot, award-winning robots that introduce kids to the concepts and possibilities of coding. Using a supported smartphone, iPad or tablet and a suite of free apps, kids 5 and up can program Dash and Dot’s movements, behaviors and personalities. In the new Blockly app, kids will solve fun, project based puzzles that introduce them to coding principles like conditionals, variables and sequences while using code to create responsive robot pets, turn Dot into a robot Magic 8 Ball and other playful projects.
As children play and experiment with their robot sidekicks, they gain a sense for their power to shape, change and re-imagine the world, and the confidence they need to chase their dreams. Dash and Dot are also used in more than 500 classrooms across the US, incorporating engaging, hands-on lesson plans into existing curriculum. Teachers, parents and kids can always access new ideas for play and projects by visiting the Wonder Workshop website, and accessing the new puzzles added to Blockly each week.
There are several different packages for purchase:
- Dash robot – $169.99
- Dash & Dot Pack – $229.99
- Dash & Dot Wonder Pack – $279.99
Available for purchase online at www.amazon.com and www.makewonder.com or in Apple retail stores.
For more information, visit www.makewonder.com.