If you're planning on sending your child off to school without the latest and greatest in tech-- think again. But, in the ever-evolving tech world, knowing what they'll need isn't easy, so. we've asked the Geek Squad's Jay Gurley to stop by with the best in tech available at Best Buy.
Apple iPad Air, $499.99 16GB with Wi-Fi
Whether it's streaming favorite shows, browsing the web or answering emails, this tablet is easy for students to throw in a backpack and carry around campus for work or play.
This laptop is a favorite - the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2-in-1 has the productivity of a laptop, but is as easy and convenient to use as a tablet. Whether it's writing a paper, preparing a presentation or killing time with favorite apps, do it all with this 2-in-1.
With Chromecast, students can stream their favorite apps like Netflix, HBO Go, and YouTube from their smartphone onto the TV in their dorm, making it easy to keep up with favorite shows.
Samsung Galaxy Fit, $199.99
Avoid the freshman 15 and getting in trouble for using cellphones in class with this health and fitness tracker that has a heart monitor as well as some smartwatch capabilities. So, you can see when you have incoming calls and messages, etc. all from your wrist
Jawbone Jambox Mini, $179.99
Don't be fooled by this speakers size, the Jambox Mini is small and portable making it convenient for a dorm room or to bring around campus, but it packs a punch when it comes to sound.
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