Ease Into the School Year with the Latest Tech Gear

Jul 27, 2022

Going back to school won’t be the same for everyone, but what doesn’t change is the importance of returning to the classroom with the right tech.

Tech Expert Andrea Smith helps you move to the head of the class with her top tech recs. From laptops and mobile devices, to learning tools for remote days, she’ll help you navigate the online and in-store tech aisle to help you find what you need to succeed.



Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 360

The new Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 is built to maximize productivity, unlock incredible learning, and unleash creativity like never before. Perfect for students going back to school!

Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 is a laptop and tablet in one stylish, lightweight device, packed with features. It has a 360-degree convertible touchscreen display, a full HD webcam, and fast Wi-Fi capability. Since it runs on Chrome OS it has built-in security, boots up and performs fast, and stays easy-to-use with regular, automatic updates, students never have to worry.


MSRP: starting at $429.99, with a 10% discount for students and parents

Osmo's Genius Starter Kit

Osmo is the best-selling STEAM learning kit that keeps kids 6-10 actively engaged with learning so they are ready for school. Featuring 5 game apps that help with math, reading, spelling, drawing, problem solving and more, Osmo is known for hands-on learning that makes learning fun.

Osmo is used in over 2.5 million homes and 50,000 classrooms, and can help your child become more confident, thoughtful, and creative in and out of the classroom. You can find Osmo products at Walmart, Target and Amazon and is compatible with most iPads and Amazon Fire tablets.


MSRP: starting at $99

iRobot Aeris Aair-Lite

School environments can be a bit crowded. With students living and gathering in small spaces, you want to make sure the air they’re breathing is clean. Enter the Aeris by iRobot aair Lite air purifier. From the maker of the Roomba robot vacuum, the aair Lite features certified HEPA filtration and a completely sealed design, helping your student stay healthy so they can focus on more important things, like studying and socializing.

Ideal for dorm rooms and classrooms alike, the aair Lite removes airborne particulates like dust, pollen, smoke and pet dander. It can even purify air in as little as 15 minutes. Better yet, the aair Lite’s smart technology allows it to clean air automatically and keep you updated on air quality. With Wi-Fi connectivity, you can also control it directly via the app. Clean air’s never been such a breeze for students who are constantly on the go.

The sleek, compact design and three color options, the aair Lite looks great and fits into any space, giving your student’s dorm room style – and clean air.


MSRP: $499

OtterBox Wireless Fast Charge Power Banks

OtterBox Wireless Fast Charge Power Banks are sleek and fast charge enabled to power up your kid’s devices before and during school. Ranging from 5,000 mAh to 20,000 mAh, these chargers are built to last in every setting -- from home office to rugged adventure! They are available in ultra-rugged premium and super sleek standard options with fast charge and wireless technologies available.

Check out OtterBox's  full range of power products (beyond power banks) including wall and car chargers, cables and even Made for MagSafe power products. Check out all of this and more at OtterBox.com.


MSRP: starting at $39.95