10 Essential Back to School iPad Air Accessories

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With students going to back to school soon, the iPad makes a great companion for taking notes in class, reading books and enjoying a little down time. Students can play some games, stream videos or read a good book. They can also get cheaper textbooks by buying digitally from Amazon or other eBook stores. Students should also take a […]

Sprint Offers Galaxy S4 BOGO for Back-to-School


In the old days, back-to-school meant shopping for binders, folders, and pens and pencils, but Sprint is looking to modernize the list with an offer for smartphone savings. On the list this year is a buy one, get one free offer for one of the year’s hottest smartphones: Samsung’s Galaxy S4. The carrier says that […]

Back to School Gadgets & Gear For a First Year College Student

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After a summer that flew past faster than the battery life from a 5-year old laptop it’s time for the dreaded back to school rush. Even with the rush and hassle of heading back to school, there is a bright side. Going to college is a perfect excuse to upgrade to new gadgets and technology, for education […]

Best iPad Accessories for Back to School

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In the past year the number of college students owning tablets tripled, jumping from 7% to 25% in 2012. Odds are most of these college students own an iPad, which means there are many accessories that fit the dorm room and college life perfectly. The 2012 Pearson Foundation study also found the majority of college students prefer […]

Students: Buy A Mac Get $100 iTunes Gift Card, Buy an iPad Get $50

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Apple has a new program to entice students, teachers, and professors to buy new MacBooks this summer with its annual back to school program. This year Apple will give $100 gift cards to any user buying a new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iMac. The gift card is good for apps, music, movies, or games […]

Back to School Deal: Buy a Windows PC, Get an Xbox 360

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Students can score a free Xbox 360 with the purchase of a Windows computer thanks to a new promotion from Microsoft. Resurrecting last year’s popular buy a Window PC, get an Xbox 360 promotion, Microsoft partnered with six U.S. retailers to offer a free 4GB Xbox 360 to students that buy a Windows PC priced over $699. […]

Apple Reportedly Prepping 8-inch iPad for Back to School

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The iPad 3 release date and announcement is almost here, but we’re already hearing more about a new smaller iPad. Last month reports surfaced that Apple was working on an 8-inch iPad, and I shared why the 8-inch iPad makes sense for Apple and for consumers, even with the launch of the iPad 3. The […]

LogMeIn Ignition 50% Off for iPhone, iPad and Android for Back to School

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If you need to connect to your Windows or Mac notebook or desktop from your phone or tablet, LogMeIn Ignition delivers a simple solution. Right now, the LogMeIn Ignition App is available for 50% off for the iPad and iPhone from the iTunes store, bringing the price down to $14.99. LogMeIn has also cut the […]

Kno Textbook App For iPad Adds 3D Modeling To Robust Feature Set

Kno App for iPad 3D Models

Earlier this year the company behind the Kno student tablet gave up on the hardware aspect of their business (Intel picked up the slack) and decided to focus on software. A good move, as the best thing about the Kno tablet was the operating system and the robust textbook and learning tools within it. The […]

15 Back to School iPad Apps

Evernote Peek Turns iPad Into a Study Tool

For students heading off to school in the next few days and weeks, toting an iPad might make you the envy of the class. It also ensures that you have some great tools to make the Dean’s List. There are numerous free apps for those on a budget, as well as excellent paid apps that […]

Back to School Deals on 14 Inch Notebooks

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The 14″ notebook is an often overlooked, but incredibly versatile notebook size. The portability of a 14″ notebook is much more suited to the back and forth nature of college, but many students instead opt for a heavier, larger 15.6″ notebook. In order to help you and your student find a great deal on a […]

Dell Deal Roundup: Up to $341 Off Top Notebooks

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Dell has a host of deals this week on notebooks designed for small businesses. These notebook deals include savings of up to $341 and represent significant savings off retail. Business notebooks are typically more durable than consumer notebooks, and make a good choice for back to school use as students can typically use them for […]

How To Get a Free Xbox 360 With Your Back to School Notebook

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Microsoft is countering the Apple $100 gift card offer by giving away a free Xbox 360 console to students who purchase a Windows PC priced at $690 or higher. This deal has been running for a month or so, and offers a nice value for students that want an Xbox 360 to add to their […]

Apple Brings Back Free iPod Touch Deal for Students


College students who buy a Mac their school or direct from Apple can score a free 8GB iPod   Touch after a $229 rebate. Apple offers students between $50 and $200 off MacBooks, making this a pretty sweet deal for those that who are set on getting a Mac and were already eying an iPod […]