The back-to-school season is upon us, and whether you’re looking to make some big purchases or small ones, this is a great time to get a deal or find a sale on the tech you’ve been eyeing! I’m going to break down some of the best deals I’ve found so far for you.
Savings on Laptops
Dell Insprion 15z-3992 sLV – Amazon – Reg $1000.00 SALE $685.00 SAVE $315.00
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 – Amazon – Reg $719.99 SALE $549.00 SAVE $170.99
Dell Inspiron 15R – Dell (direct) – Reg $799.99 SALE $599.99 SAVE $200.00
Apple MacBook Air 11” – Apple (Direct) – $949.00 + $100 App Store GC
Microsoft Surface Pro – Microsoft (Direct) – Reg $999 SALE $899.00
Epson Workforce WF-2540 Wireless All-In-One Printer – Amazon – Reg $129.99 SALE $89.00 SAVE $40.99
iSafe Backpack – iSafebag.net (Direct) – Reg $59.99 SALE $29.99 SAVE 50%
TI Nspire CAS App (For iPad) – $29.99
The apps are $29.99 whereas the calculators start at $139.99–that is a HUGE SAVINGS. These are the Texas Instruments apps that you can use in place of their much more expensive Texas Instruments calculators.
Boundless – For Apple or Android Devices – Free app or an upgrade to $19.99
App that helps you find an online version of your textbook that can help you save money.
Best Buy College Discounts
Students just need to enter their .edu email address and receive coupon codes and discounts on all sorts of items on the site.
Students and staff get 10% off Surface, software and accessories at the online store. Like Best Buy, type in your .edu email address to save.
Apple Store and iTunes Gift Cards
Buy a Mac and get a $100 Gift Card to the Apple Store. Buy an iPad or iPhone and get a $50 iTunes Gift Card
Microsoft has a back to school program called “Chip In” which provides a way for friends and family to help you pay for what you need for school. Chip In is a new crowd-sourcing program from Microsoft to help you purchase a new PC. With the Chip In program, your friends and family can contribute money towards your purchase of an eligible new Windows 8 PC and Microsoft will “chip in” by discounting your chosen PC by 10%. Move fast though, this only runs until September 1st!