For students heading off to college, tips for backup gear to make the most of your back to school tech.
* Duplicates of important charging, audio or data cables.
* Portable battery charger for your phone or tablet.
* Surge protector or battery backup for your dorm room.
* Bluetooth smart tracker for your keys and wallet.
* Laptop cable lock.
#TechTuesday is a weekly segment with Bill Wills and Geek Squad Agent Derek Meister on WTAM 1100 Newsradio in Cleveland, Ohio.
College students tend to rely on a lot of tech for school, and for them, the hot new trend is the smart dorm. It’s like a smart home away from home.
Back to School savings at Best Buy include up to $150 off select computers, plus students can save an extra $100. Visit the Best Buy Student Deals page for more information.
This year’s Back to School shopping season looks to be the longest yet as parents shop earlier than ever. I talked with Esme Murphy on WCCO Newsradio 830 in Minneapolis about getting your kid’s school technology together, whether they’re in K-12 or heading off to college.
As summer winds down, students everywhere are looking for school supplies and picking out the perfect backpack. But just having enough pens and notebooks isn’t enough anymore. Students of all ages are finding they need some tech in their backpacks too. Now is a good time to ensure all that technology is ready to go back to school as well. Continue reading “Is Your Tech Ready for School?”
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With the summer winding down and school on everyone’s minds, we’re getting more and more questions on whether those tiny (and cheap) netbooks make for a good back-to-school purchase.
I had an opportunity to speak with Fox 8 News about the pros and cons of both netbooks and notebooks for students.