Here are even more (!) of the best gadgets, bargains, and tech tools to save time, money, and stress during this “anything but ordinary” back-to-school season and beyond:
The Galaxy Tab S7 FE (Fan Edition) brings fan-favorite features and 5G connectivity to power your productivity and play. A large 12.4-inch display enables users to take their entertainment, creativity and multi-tasking to the next level —all at an affordable price. Packed with key features including a S Pen, a Multi-Active Window (where you can open up to three apps at once!), Book Cover Keyboard and a long-lasting battery to keep you powered up.
Price: Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE Wi-Fi starts at $529
With the Galaxy Chromebook Go, studying is better with play as this PC can handle any homework assignment or stream your favorite show during downtime. Featuring a large 14-inch display with a full 180-degree hinge, an Intel-Celeron processor, all-day battery life, and support for Wi-Fi 6. At just 3.2 pounds, it’s Samsung’s slimmest, lightest, and most portable Chromebook to date. And with its military-grade design, it can withstand the occasional drop, ding, or spill.
Price: Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go starts at $299.
Note: Students, educators, and parents can get special offers through Samsung’s Student & Educator Discount Program while supplies last.
LucidSound LS15X Wireless Gaming Headset
A great pair of headphones is another must-have, so check out the LucidSound Wireless LS15X. They deliver superior sound and this dual-mic system for seamless chatting — plus they’re incredibly comfortable to wear, even over glasses/masks. They also have quick-access controls right on the earcup — which is a cool way to adjust audio without taking your eyes off homework (or game!). Find them at GameStop.
LeapFrog’s LeapLand Adventures
And because learning should never be all work and no play: check out LeapFrog’s LeapLand Adventures — it’s a really cool plug-and-play TV video game adventure for ages three and up. You don’t need an account, downloads, or even an internet connection — kids can use this wireless controller to get right to the learning curriculum embedded throughout the game…to learn about letters, numbers, shapes and colors — all those really important foundational skills that really have taken a hit during the past year.
SMART WAYS TO SAVE
A recent survey shows 51% of parents with school-aged children are anxious about pricey school supply lists — so two tech tools to tell you about here:
Credit Credit Karma Money helps people better manage their day-to-day spending, while developing better financial habits. It’s free to open with no balance minimums, and has up to 2-day paycheck early access, instant access to a debit card and no in-network ATM fees. It helps people learn how to budget, save, and spend — and develop good financial habits overall. It’s free to open, with no hidden fees or sticker shock, and anyone with an account can get randomly reimbursed for everyday purchases like groceries, gas, textbooks, and more. They call that feature Instant Karma — that’s really cool too.
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