Getting kids ready for school today goes beyond buying textbooks, uniforms and shoes. Here´s a list of gadgets for all, from students to teachers
|Dell Inspiron 13R|
|iNO Mobile SOS F12|
|Bone Collection Ninja Flash Drive|
|A4Tech G10 MeetingMan Presenter Mouse|
1 Dell Inspiron 13R
Designed with students in mind, the Dell Inspiron 13R laptop comes with a 13.3-inch widescreen HD display, Intel Core i3 or i5 Processor, SRS Premium Sound, 802.11b/g/n wireless connectivity, and a 7-in-1 card reader. Its webcam will also help students communicate with family and friends with ease. In Obsidian Black, Peacock Blue or Tomato Red body, the starting price is RM1,999.
2 Bone Collection Ninja Flash Drive
This cute USB flash drive is easy to carry around. With 8GB storage space, there is enough room for all your schoolwork. Available at Youbeli.com.my at RM109.
3 iNO Mobile SOS F12
INITIALLY aimed at older citizens but there´s no reason why primary school students can´t enjoy the same benefits of the iNO Mobile SOS F12. This basic phone comes with GprX solution that lets parents keep tabs on the user with the touch of a button. It has a large display screen and keypad, LED and Digital Readout. The F12 also offers SOS Emergency call feature, support dual-SIM operation, MP3 playback, FM Radio and a 2-megapixel camera.
4 Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010
The Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 edition comes with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and OneNote. Microsoft Malaysia is now offering the software suite with the Yes Go 4G dongle at a special price. Check out the terms and conditions at www.microsoft.com/malaysia/office/yesbundle.aspx
5 A4Tech G10 MeetingMan Presenter Mouse
With its many convenient features, the G10 MeetingMan is suitable for teachers who do lots of presentation in class. It includes tools such as five-colour Tutor Pen to draw and mark objects, LaserPointer to highlight projected items, GlassRun technology that allows operation even on dusty glass and selectable operating range up to 20m.
6 DiGi Discover broadband plan
A monthly access fee of RM68 is reasonable for students and teachers whose Internet connection focuses on research, reference, communications and participation in campus forums and facilities. For RM100, you get a USB modem with your notebook or netbook with the DiGi Discover broadband plan. If you have your own modem, the cost starts at RM30. You also get free personal accident insurance worth RM10,000 and free unlimited songs download.
7 Samsung NF310 netbook
Retailing at RM1,299, this netbook is one of the coolest-looking devices in its category, not to mention one of the fastest to boot up at three seconds. It packs in the new Dual-Core Intel Atom N550 processor for power and long battery life and has Easy File Share feature for sending files directly to your peers.
8 HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-in-One Printer - B110a
At RM389, this printer is sufficient for daily printing, photostating and scanning. It can print your project paper in a jiffy with its 32 ppm print speed and make your hand-outs more memorable with its 4,800 x 1,200 optimised dpi colour printing. You can also work with it wirelessly over WiFi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity.
9 Philips GoGear ViBE 4GB MP4 player
Take a break after a long school day with Philips GoGear ViBE 4GB MP4 player. Offering FullSound audio support and Philips Songbird feature, it comes with 1.5-inch full colour display for you to enjoy your choice of songs and movies.
10 Canon F-718S Scientific Calculator
Who says calculators are boring? Check out the Canon F-718S Scientific Calculator that comes in interesting red and white anti-bacteria finishing. Running on battery and solar power, this model features 18 internal calculation digits with dual way display and is ready to tackle functions such as Exponential, Logarithm, Fraction, Combination, Permutation, Rounding, Square & Square Root, Cubic & Cubic Root, Power & Radical Root, Replay Function, Trigonometry Functions. Also available in blue finishing as well as the recyclable green casing. Priced at RM45.