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Back to School Tech Gadgets

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It's time to get students geared up to head back to class! Best Buy stopped by Studio 10 to show you some of the latest back to school tech.

They also brought gadgets that can help families stay safe and keep an eye on the kids as they're in and out during the school year.

Some of the products featured include:

FOR STUDENTS: What are some Back to School essentials this school year?

Dell Inspiron 2-in-1- $829 
The  Full HD resolution displays crisp images and text in full color on the responsive touch screen. The 8GB RAM lets you run games and photo- and video-editing applications, as well as multiple programs and browser tabs all at once. The Inspiron has a 360° flip-and-fold design offers versatile functionality with laptop, audience, tabletop, presentation and tablet modes. 

Samsung Chromebook Plus - $449
This Samsung Chromebook Plus has a 32GB hard drive with plenty of room for documents, photographs and music. No setup needed - just log in with your Google account. No long load times: flip it open and get busy doing anything, other than waiting. And, with a long-life battery, you can leave your charger at home. The more RAM your laptop has, the more data you can be accessing and manipulating at any given time, so with 4GB of RAM, the Chromebook Plus smoothly runs multiple applications and browser tabs all at once.

Google Home - $129 
Check when your first class is, what the square root of 289 is, where was the first battle of the Civil War, and more - Google Home is your homework partner-in-crime. Not only can you play your favorite music through it by just asking (Spotify, Pandora, YouTube) but you can also turn on your TV. 

FOR FAMILIES: Students heading back to school means the kids are coming and going throughout the home. So how do you keep an eye on what's going on while you're away?

Nest Cam Security Camera - $199 
Keep a vigilant eye on your home to monitor for intruders, or to simply keep tabs on your kids or pets with this indoor-use camera. Night vision lets you see in the dark and the Nest app notifies you when the camera detects motion or sound.

Ring Video Doorbell 2 - $199
Smart security you can trust. See who's at the door and monitor your home when you're not there with this video doorbell. The 2-way audio lets you listen and talk to anyone on your property, right from your mobile device. Plus, you can easily recharge the battery with the included power pack.

August Smart Lock - $229
Transform your smartphone into a key for your door using this smart lock, which works with the downloadable August app. Create time-sensitive virtual keys for your most trusted guests, and track usage from wherever you are.

Best Buy's Student Deals hub helps you get a great deal on the latest tech. Visit and search "student deals," sign up for an account and have coupons sent to you via email.


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