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Back-To-School Tech Tips

Getting the right gear for your new college year

By Peter Laird

OK, so by now you’ve found everything you need to transform a drab, spartan dorm room into your comfortable home-away-from-home for the upcoming school year. It may not be quite as cozy as your room back home but, hey, at least it’s got everything you need.

Or does it?

If you’re still shopping around for gadgets and gear to get you through the upcoming year, TigerDirect is here to help. As your Back-To-School Tech Authority, TigerDirect has all the latest laptops, tablets, printers and more – specially priced for impressive Back-To-School savings.

At TigerDirect we’re big fans of HP products, and here are a few we’re especially happy to recommend…

HP 250 G3 15.6” Notebook PC

Just like you, the HP 250 G3 works hard and plays hard, too. Fully loaded with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools and Windows, this powerful HP notebook has everything you need and is great for multitasking. It’s powered by an Intel Core i3-3217U 1.8Hz Processor for superior performance, and runs on the Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit operating systems. It’s got 4GB of DDR3L memory and a 500GB hard drive capable of storing all your multimedia files, downloads and other data. And, the 15.6” HD anti-glare flat slim LED-backlit display with a max resolution of 1366 x 768 offers brilliant visuals with minimal eye strain. Lists for $529.99, specially priced at $479.99 – you save $50!

HP Slate 8 Pro Tablet

The sleek and powerful HP Slate 8 Pro delivers all-pro performance and all-star style. It runs on the Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS – with access to the latest productivity apps from Google Play – and is powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra® 4 A15, the world’s fastest mobile processor. The 8” diagonal multi-touch WVA (1600 x 1200) display is protected by Corning Gorilla® Glass 3, which means it can stand up to all sorts of abuse (not that you’re planning on dropping your new tablet, but isn’t that good to know?). And with 16GB eMMC storage, there’s plenty of room to store your favorite music, photos and videos. Lists for $349.99, specially priced at $299.99 – you save $50!

HP Officejet 4630 Wireless AIO Printer

With HP’s Officejet 4630 Wireless All-in-One Printer, you can scan, copy, print and fax…quickly and easily. This network-ready Inkjet ePrinter delivers vivid colors and produces laser-sharp text and borderless, lab-quality photos up to 4800 x 1200 DPI for impressive reports, school projects and more. Its duplex printing capability helps you save on paper. And with the compatible HP ePrint mobile printing solution, you can effortlessly send documents and photos from your smartphone or tablet right to your printer from virtually anywhere. A must-have accessory for your dorm room…and just $99.99!

HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus Wi-Fi AIO Printer

So maybe you need a shared printer for your fraternity or sorority house…one that can handle multiple users quickly and easily. HP’s Officejet 8600 Pro Plus e-All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer is up to the task. This workhorse of a wireless printer can process up to 25,000 pages per month, so you won’t have to be changing cartridges often. Even better, it can crank out up to 20 pages per minute, which means you can print out your thesis without keeping everyone else waiting in line behind you. And with a 4800 x 1200 Optimized DPI (Color) and 1200 x 600 DPI (Black), it’ll bring out the best in your documents, photos and more. Lists for $299.99, specially priced at $149.99 – you save $150!

Of course, if there are any other gadgets or gear you’re looking for, you can find everything you need – priced for your budget – at TigerDirect.com. When ordering, don’t forget to use your discount code TDCNEWS so you can enjoy even bigger savings!

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