While it is true that August was the month for back-to-school shopping, there may be a few things that your parents have left behind. The best laptop, external hard drive or simple rechargeable must-haves that were never on the original list provided for you but may be helpful later in the school term when the assignments get more and more challenging. While many gadgets are classified a distraction by adults, check out the student-savvy technology that you may just be able to convince your parent/guardian to get for you.
1.Genius Micro Traveler 9000r Mouse
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With the stress of tests, homework and exams, we’re always in search of ways to remember information. Of course, studying is the essential and traditional way to do this; however, as a generation of millennials, there’s no reason we can’t use technology to help keep our memories fresh. Here are four useful technological methods to remembering better.
4. All those notes being dictated in classrooms are arguably one of the hardest things to remember while writing, and especially after class. Sometimes it would be better if we could just have the class again. A dictaphone facilitates... read more
Let’s Face it, once the school bell rings on the final day, declaring that summer has officially begun, most high-schoolers will be looking for somewhere to go or something fascinating to play with. Whether it’s a stylish, new, wearable device, game-changing gadget or one that will keep all your social media followers glued to see your next post, there is one device waiting for you to just grab it and go.
From necessary items like chargers and game consoles like the Nintendo Switch, Youthlink has selected its top 15 portable device must-haves for summer. These items will make the... read more
It’s no secret, Samsung phones are ubiquitous among Jamaicans and our love for them seems to keep on growing. A relatively new member of the samsung family is the J series, which has been slowly coming to prominence since 2015. Keep in mind that there are different sizes in the J series, each can be identified by the number affixed to the title, for example, the J3 is the smallest variant in the series and the J7 is the largest with a 5.5” display.
Unlike the premium Galaxy S series, which is at the higher end of the cost spectrum, the J series are priced in a more convenient... read more
We all love our music and for many of us, we want to take our music with us when we are practicing our favourite sports. However the problem has always been to find an earphone that was comfortable and will stay in place while we are actively moving. Well the advancement in technology has convincingly solved this problem. If you have an active lifestyle check out these earbuds:
Argom Tech Ultimate Sound Fit.
These sweatproof earphones come in a blue theme with an inline and is built for outdoor use. What is most impressive is its value for money, at $3100... read more
Digicel has been very active of lately by engaging its customers with competitive data deals. The company has also been sweetening their offers by launching their budget friendly DL 2 smart phones, which premiered in April 2013 with the first version, DL 600.
“Since the DL 600, this line of affordable Android smartphones continues to be a top pick for Digicel customers looking for reliable, budget-friendly devices. It is for this reason we introduced the Digicel line of smartphones to assist more Jamaicans with becoming connected to the world of mobile data,” revealed Elon... read more
At CES 2018, Samsung Flip shows how ideas can be instantaneously shared across devices and how multiple people can contribute, widen and build on ideas in real time. Samsung Electronics Company Limited offered CES 2018 attendees a first look into its vision for a ‘Workplace of the Future’ with the unveiling of its new Samsung Flip digital flip chart display. Introduced at the company’s First Look event, the Samsung Flip WM55H promotes more collaborative digital engagement by alleviating the most prominent challenges businesses face when organising, facilitating and recapping... read more
Apple's sleek new iPad app teaches kids to code
By Dana Villamagna
Common Sense Media
Parents need to know that Swift Playgrounds is an iPad-only app that helps kids learn Swift, which is a programming language made by Apple and used to create apps. The puzzles and challenges incorporate cute alien-like characters and a 3D world to teach kids (or adults) to code using Swift. Users work through all the lessons and challenges, which include "every concept and skill" required to write real apps, according to Apple. Note: Swift laygrounds is not compatible with iPhones or... read more
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