A tech expert shares the best back-to-school gadgets

London –

With the new school year upon us, many families are investing in ways to make studying easier and more productive.

Naturally, technology plays a key role in helping families navigate the new realities of being a student.

Tech expert Marc Saltzman says there’s great gear out there that makes quality happen and arguably a laptop is the most important consideration.

“You want something light and thin with a long battery life, that’s also essential, especially for post-secondary students. My favorite in 2022 is the LG gram with a battery that lasts up to 25.5 hours “Saltzman said.

If it’s been a few years since you’ve upgraded your Wi-Fi, Saltzman says a strong internet connection is key, especially with more work and study from home adding pressure. on your network.

“Maybe it’s time to move on to what’s called a mesh system. It’s not just a router, but it also has these washers or hubs that you place around the house, it makes a handshake without thread,” Saltzman added. will now achieve wider reach and faster speeds by adding more lanes to the information superhighway.

A good, reliable printer should also be on your must-have list. According to Saltzman, new mega-tank printers are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason.

Technical expert Marc Saltzman talks about the advanced equipment that makes the difference

“The Epson EcoTank family, of all printer families, scanners and copiers, has enough ready-to-use ink that lasts up to two years.”

If you are looking for a way to better help your child with their homework, you can consider a smart app like Photomath.

“As the name suggests, [it] let’s take a picture of a math problem and it not only shows you the solution, but more importantly how it got there,” Saltzman explained.

And if you have a teenager heading off to high school, Saltzman told CTV News there’s a new gadget from FUJIFILM called the Instax Mini Link 2 Smartphone Printer that will help create a tangible memory from their digital photos.

“Students can print two-by-three-inch photos of their friends on film and then hang them in their locker, put them in their dorm, on the back of the filing cabinet, or in a smartphone case, it’s really awesome.”

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