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Back-To-School Technology

Publish Date:

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:00 am PDT


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WPBF (ABC West Palm Beach)

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Back to School Technology

WPBF 8/4/2016 9:19:41 AM: ...editor in chief of what's some of the hottest back-to-school Technologythat students are wanting this year? >> theConsumer technology association did some research and for those purchasing back-to-school supplies, nearly 60% will be getting tech items. topping the list will be laptops, tablets, protective cases, memory, and headphones. >> if the children already have a laptop or smart accessory, what else is out there to help them get the most out of their technology? >> one of the things we recommend is having a protective case. this otterbox universe case will not only protect it from a fall but you can get a battery pack to extend the battery by another full charge. we like this samsung kids tablet because it keeps the kids engaged just on the content and it comes with this protective case. you can get the samsung service on any of their galaxy devices. for the headphones, we have these. this is going to be a bluetooth headset with in-line controls. for younger kids, we also like to remind people to limit the sound on their devices to know more than 85 decibels. >> i need that extra battery. i currently have 7%. >> what about parents, any products that help parents and their kids get ready? >> absolutely. i have kids in high school, elementary, and middle school so they are getting up at different times. we have a smart alarm clock with a light built into it so you can wake up gradually. i have this fitbit on my wrist and it has a silent alarm clock. if you have somebody who gets up a little bit earlier, they do not have to wake up everybody in the room. if you have a new teenage driver, maybe they have an older vehicle that does not have all the new Technologywe have this reverse guard to add a backup camera, or a hands-free kit. it will let you listen to your music through your car radio and take hands-free calls. if you are on the road and have kids who are in their bank for a...

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