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As with every back-to-school season, you’ll find no shortage of deals floating around the web right now. To celebrate the new school year, Amazon has discounted all sorts of tech from high school students to college students. Check out some great deals for tech-savvy students below.
The Echo Dot is a great way to experience all that Alexa has to offer. While not as big or bass-y as the full-size Echo, it’s pretty close and more than makes up for the decibel loss at the price drop. The Echo Dot can do things like play your favorite lessons, read you the news of the day, give you the weather, add items to your Amazon cart so you don’t forget to buy them later, and more and more. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to have an Echo around the house, this is a great way to dip your feet into the overall Amazon ecosystem at a 20% discount.
AirTags are a great, affordable tech accessory to help users keep track of things that can easily get lost in the hustle and bustle of college (or even high school) life. You can put one of these in your backpack, on your keychain, or anywhere else to help you find your notifications instantly. It features a one-tap setup, and in addition to being able to access the AirTag by viewing a map on your iPhone or tablet, you can also make it play through the built-in speaker if you know it has. in the room but am having trouble finding it. If you or your child always misplaces furniture, this could be the perfect solution.
Every student needs a laptop, right? Luckily, if it’s used primarily for internet research and word processing, you can find some super affordable options online. This HP Stream has a 14-inch screen, Intel Celeron N4000 CPU, 4 GB of ram, 64 GB of storage, and it comes with Office 365 Personal for a whole year. Naturally, if you need to run CPU-intensive software like Photoshop, or want a laptop that can be used for gaming, you’ll need to shell out a bit more cash for something capable. more capable, but for primary school. exercises and browsing, this will give you everything you need and more.
The iPad (or tablets in general) can be one of those things where it seems difficult to figure out why you need one, until you actually have one. For many people, once tried, a tablet becomes indispensable. It can quickly become the way you use to watch the news, read a book, create art or music, control various smart accessories in your home (or dorm), browse the web without no need to deal with a much heavier and bulkier laptop, and much more. For most people, once you use that tablet life, you’ll never go back, and the iPad remains the undisputed king of tablets. This one has a 9.7″ retina display, 8MP rear camera, and 32GB of storage, which should be enough if it’s mainly used for exercises, reading, and web browsing. You can also take advantage of iCloud to free up a bunch of stuff. For the cost savings, it might be worth it.
The Echo Show 5 has a 5.5-inch HD touchscreen, a fully integrated speaker, and a 2 MP camera for video calls. If you already use the Amazon ecosystem, it’s a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. If both you and a family member have one, just ask Alexa to make a call to someone on your contact list and she’ll do it. Of course, you can also use Display to view your calendar and reminders, to set a voice timer, listen to the news, or any other activity. You can even check-in at your home or dorm while you’re away with the Program’s built-in camera.
Headphones may not be the best idea for middle school or high school students, but they’re essential to college life. Being able to tailor the world around you to focus on one task is invaluable on campus, and these wireless Sony earbuds let you do just that. They feature noise cancellation and can even automatically switch between pure noise cancellation or ambient sound, depending on the user’s needs. As with most earbuds today, you can also make calls using LinkBuds, which offers “Advanced Voice Signal Processing” to help improve the sound of your voice on your phone. These headphones have up to 6 hours of battery life on a single charge – 20 hours with the charging case. They also feature fast charging, which can give you up to 60 minutes of listening time from just 5 minutes of charging.
If the student in your life is a big bookworm, you might consider getting them a Kindle at a discounted price. Specifically, this is the Kindle Paperwhite, a waterproof device made especially for readers. It’s the lightest and thinnest Kindle yet, and it has a 300 ppi non-glare display that’s easy to read even in bright sunlight. While 32GB of storage seems small compared to most smartphones and tablets, if you’re only going to use the device for e-books (like most other cases), so is more than enough, because 32 GB of space will be able to store several thousand eBooks are no problem, depending on the size of the file.
If you want to store audiobooks on the device, you can also do that and take advantage of its bluetooth capabilities by syncing a pair of bluetooth headphones. Perhaps the best part of the device is that you will have almost no battery worries as a single full charge will last several weeks instead of hours.
Last but not least, in high school or college, every student should have a backpack. In this day and age, why not turn it into a tech-friendly device? Not only does this bag look stylish, but it’s also water resistant, durable, lightweight, and features a steel frame with reinforced edges in the main compartment, perfect for laptops or other tech gadgets. There’s also a USB charging port built into the backpack, with a charging cable inside, but you’ll need to provide your own power bank. Finally, this backpack also has a very good RFID protection pocket to protect against RFID scanners trying to steal your information.