Jim Barry is the "Digital Answer Man" for the Consumer Technology Association. Recently he stopped by the Tech Report to share some of the gadgets he likes for the upcoming school year.
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Here's what Jim talked about:
This tiny keychain like device measures your oxygen levels, UV ray intake, heart rate and more. It also functions as a remote control to even lets you take a selfie with the remote control. The soltrackr connects with Android and iOS devices and is priced at $59.
Similar to the Microsoft Surface, the MateBook gives you the best of both worlds - it's a tablet and a laptop. It also runs Windows 10, so you can access all of your class specific desktop apps. The price starts at $699.
Amazon Fire Kids Tablet
Great for little ones since it comes in a protective case. There are also over 10,000 kid-friendly books, movies, games and educational apps you can access through the Fire. The best part - it comes with a 2 year worry free guarantee. If your kids break it, Amazon will give you a new one, no questions asked. Starting at $100.
A solar flashlight and a charger all in one! It will take a while to charge using the sun - up to 12 hours - but then you can charge your phone and have access to a flashlight that will burn for 150 hours.
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