Tech Correspondent Shares Some of the Hottest NEW Apps and Cool Tech Gadgets
Looking for the latest apps and technology for back to school or just getting back to a more normal routine, learn about all the newest advances in smart technology and consumer experiences that will help you succeed in the classroom, office, or even with social media and gaming. Albert Lawrence is a technology correspondent gives a preview some of the the hottest apps and cool tech available for students returning to school for the first time in more than a year. Lawrence will also look at new money-saving innovations for cashback rewards; plus, how to keep your your digital information safe and secure from cyber hackers. We hope you’ll let this top tech expert preview the newest trends and high-tech gadgets for this fall.
HOT APPS THAT WILL HELP FAMILIES STICK TO THEIR BUDGET
A hot app suggestion that will help families stick to their budget this year because it’s FREE! Yes, free shopping platform, Ibotta is making sure every child goes back to school with a full backpack and a full lunchbox. In their first-ever Back to School FREE for All event, Ibotta is giving every child in America their back-to-school supplies for FREE this year. So now through the end of August they are offering 100% cashback on back-to-school staples from brands like Nature’s Own, Skippy and more, available exclusively at Walmart in-store, and at Target and other participating retailers online. For more information, visit ibotta.com
It’s true that Back to School shopping is different for the remote learner. It’s important to have a full set up for your student and Razer is here to help. You can register for Razer’s Student Education Program and use the code “BACK2SCHOOL” to get up to 20% off select Razer gear now on Razer.com, like this sleek, ergonomic Iskur chair that features a best-in-class and award winning adjustable lumbar curve. It allows students to stay posture-perfect and focused during long study sessions. Just add the Kiyo Pro webcam with light adaptable sensor, and Seiren Mini compact condenser mic that minimizes background noise and you are good to go.
FROM WORK TO SCHOOL BEING ONLINE, AN APP THAT WILL HELP WITH SECURITY
Making sure all your information is secure online is a must. Aura provides easy-to-use, all-in-one digital security protection to keep your family’s personal information, devices, and finances safe from online threats. It offers an easy-to-use online dashboard and alerts sent straight to your phone; no expertise required. It’s perfect for hybrid learning, keeping your student and home network secure. And this app really works! Aura’s experts have already resolved more than 150,000 fraud cases, plus it helps keep you safe online by blocking you from entering scam and phishing sites that may steal your information. For more information, visit www.aura.com
THER COOL TECH YOU WOULD RECOMMEND
Gateway provides consumers with affordable options featuring the most up-to-date technology. The new line of Gateway notebooks, available exclusively at Walmart, are outfitted with 11th Gen Intel Core processors for faster startup and powerful connections. They’re tuned by THX for balanced and exceptional audio, and equipped with Windows 10 Home, which can be upgraded to Windows 11 when it is available. Featuring an ergonomically engineered design for use on-the-go and in a variety of vibrant colors and screen sizes, starting under $200, there is a Gateway notebook for every budget. Don’t forget to look for your Gateway in the spotted cow boxes. For more information, visit www.gateway.com