It seems like the northeast is the last area to head back to school. While some kids have already been hitting the books for a week or more, the NYC area is hitting the stores for last-minute supplies. Here’s my round-up of back to school tech gadgets for high school kids for WABC-TV:
Or you can see all the products I talked about below.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
- The tablet that can replace your laptop – great for students who work with Microsoft Office programs
- Portable and designed for productivity, multi-tasking
- kickstand turns from tablet to laptop with keyboard cover
- Starting at $799 for Core i3 processor
Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop
- Split keyboard layout that keeps wrists and forearms in a relaxed position, and a cushioned palm rest to provide wrist support.
- Works with laptop or desktop, using the USB receiver.
- It’s all in the angles. Reverse tilt design positions the keyboard at the correct angle to give you a straight, neutral wrist position. Additionally, the shape of the mouse is designed for maximum wrist comfort.
Tylt Energy+ Backpack
- no need for separate charger cables if you have this backpack with its own built-in battery
- keeps you charged wherever you are
Tylt Syncable-Duo Charge and Sync Cable
- 2-in-1 cable solution with both microUSB and Lightning connectors
- avail in different lengths and colors $24.99 Tangle-free flat design
- charges AND syncs data to mobile devices
Samsung Galaxy Tab S – Android
- It has a brilliant Super AMOLED display, better than iPad’s Retina display, making this the perfect tablet for watching Netflix videos or browsing images.
- SideSync 3.0 lets you seamlessly connect your Galaxy S5 phone to your tablet so you can transfer data, cut and paste text and even send and receive voice calls directly from the tablet.
- The Wi-Fi only 8.4-inch tablet starts at $399.99 and the 10.5-inch starts at $499.99.
Toshiba Encore 2 8″ tablet – Windows
- thin and light, 5MP camera, microSD card
- 1288 X 800 resolution
- comes with one year one year subscription to Office 365
- Starting at just $199.99
- give consumers the optimal experience
iPad KEYBOARD CASE Custom Quest iPad keyboard case w/ retractable strap
- holds your iPad safely and stylishly
- a suede interior to nestle your tablet
- flip-out rechargeable Bluetooth keyboard
- When you want to travel light, toting only your iPad, a retractable handle pulls out from the edge of the case, letting you sling it on your shoulder in style.
- $ 70 QVC
Jawbone Mini Jambox
- the one speaker you need, great sound quality, doubles as a speaker phone
- connect via Bluetooth or cable
- turns your room into a party or movie theater
Nokia Lumia Phone Windows
- This 1020 has an amazing 41 MP camera, image stabilization, LED flash, Qualcomm dual core
T-Mobile iPhone 5C
- Affordable phones for kids just starting out with a smartphone
- T-Mobile Family Plan: unlimited everything for only $100
- Four smartphone lines with unlimited talk, text, and data until 2016
- Simple Global plan connects you in over 100 countries with no international data roaming fees. Texts are included.