So what’s the best back to school tech 2014 for students? After all, it’s already back to school time for millions of kids, or it will be soon.
“Parents want to ensure their child has an educational edge,” says Karl Wayne, from the website KillerApps.TV.
And when it comes to tech, it’s usually dads who drive the ship!
The website KillerApps set out to find the latest tech that could benefit students of all ages for its list of Best Back to School Tech 2014.
The one catch: The electronics could not break the bank.
Little Scholar. Little Scholar is the best tablet to prepare children for pre-K through 1st grade. Created by the experts in early education, School Zone has used its knowledge and teaching expertise to create this educational, child-friendly, android tablet. Thoughtfully designed for young children, it boasts a large 8 inch display and easy to press, big button menus. Ready to play right out-of-the-box Little Scholar doesn’t require any extra purchases, downloads or Wi-Fi connection. It is the only tablet fully loaded with 150+ uniquely fun, apps, books, songs, and videos. Designed to teach kids ages 3-7 the essential skills needed for school including: math, reading, spelling, and more. Little Scholar is the only kids’ tablet 100% focused on education. Visit http://www.schoolzone.com/little-scholar for more information.
VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch. The innovative, multi-function VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch is packed with robust features such as a camera, video recorder, fun photo effects and built-in games, in a wearable, kid-friendly, take-anywhere gadget. It features a large, easy-to-use color touch screen, as well as more than 50 digital and analog clock displays, making it perfect for kids learning to tell time. Other features include a rechargeable battery, alarm clock, timer, stopwatch, voice recorder and parental game controls, and it’s available in four vibrant colors. Parents can access the Learning Lodge app store to download even more games and watch displays. For more information, visit http://www.vtechkids.com.
Intel-based Dell Inspiron 11 3000 2 in 1 device. When trying to decide what device is best for schoolwork and personal computing needs, students are no longer forced to make “and/or” decision. Intel-powered 2 in 1 devices offer the mobility of a tablet combined with the power of a laptop in one sleek device. Starting at just $399.99, the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 2 in 1 device is powered by an Intel® processor and runs on the Windows 8.1 operating system. Weighing just over 3 lbs. and measuring 1-inch thin, this device offers maximum portability as well as epic battery life with an estimated 8 hours of unplugged use. For more information, visit http://www.intel.com/2in1.
Delphi Connect. Delphi Connect enables drivers to carry out any of the following features remotely from their smart phone. The virtual key fob on a smart device can lock or unlock vehicle doors, open the trunk, start or stop the engine and operate the panic horn. Geo-fencing designates up to six circular “fences” around specified locations and sends alerts when the vehicle enters and exits a fenced area. Live tracking enables real-time vehicle tracking with five-second updates, showing vehicle speed and direction. Trip logging gives a summary of all trips from engine start to stop (date, times, distance, starting and ending locations). Vehicle health gives a diagnose of the vehicle’s engine health, vehicle performance issues or monitors overall vehicle status. Alerts can send notifications on all of the above features. Visit http://www.delphiconnect.com for more information.
Toshiba, Satellite C55-B5272, available at Staples. 15.6″ Laptop, 6GB Memory, 750GB Hard Drive, Intel Core i3, Windows 7 Home Premium. Get connected without cutting corners with the value-driven Satellite® C55-B5272 laptop. This reliable, full-powered Windows® 7 PC, available at Staples, is a solid performer that’s easy to use and great for everyday tasks like email, web browsing, online banking, shopping, creating docs, slides and spreadsheets and playing casual games. A roomy 15.6-inch diagonal HD TruBrite® widescreen display gives plenty of room for work and play, while plug-and-play essentials make connecting with other devices a snap. Available at Staples stores and online at http://www.staples.com