Back-to-School shopping essentials focus primarily around tech and supplies. Behind the Buy dot com’s – Senior Editor – David Gregg knows what’s worth buying and how much to spend for it.

Back-to-school shopping and looking for the ultimate laptop? LG has the perfect notebook for busy students on the go – the 15-inch LG gram ultra-lightweight laptop. The LG gram lineup features 13-, 14- and 15-inch class sizes all weighing barely over two pounds – making them the lightest among their class size in the world – and boasting a sleek, modern design with a touch screen and fingerprint ID sensor, starting as low as $999.99.

With tablets and laptops overtaking textbooks in the classroom, kids are plugged into the digital world now more than ever. But constant exposure to

screens of all sizes can take a serious toll on young eyes – and overall health, according to the Vision Council. (dry eyes, headache, blurred vision, neck and shoulder pain). Digital devices display blue light, which enhances screen visibility in daylight, but harms vision over time. Even after the school day ends, recreation time spent gaming, watching TV and web browsing before bedtime can disrupt sleep patterns and have negative effects on school and work productivity. Visit learn more, and talk to your family’s eye doctor to find the best ZEISS lenses for you and your kids.

Canon’s Pixma TS6020 wireless inkjet all-in-one printer offers an amazing assortment of features such as two convenient paper trays and fast two-sided and coloring graphics printing all for extremely low printing costs. These small, sleek and sophisticated printers can fit in with any home décor and are perfect for family projects, household printing needs, tech savvy gadget lovers, creative crafters and more!

Plus, there’s no question about quality because it uses a five-ink system to print detailed photos and documents, sports fast output speeds, and even prints beautiful borderless photos. The Canon PIXMA TS6020 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One printer is currently for sale on Canon’s shop page for $99.99 with an optional $27.99 3-year CarePAK service plan, which protects you from accidental damage such as drops, spills, power surges and other unforeseen events.

For a limited time, Canon U.S.A., in partnership with Nickelodeon, will provide exclusive and stimulating printable content inspired by popular Nick Jr. characters, Blaze and Shimmer and Shine, such as the 3D paper crafts seen here. Simply go to for more information”

iHome’s iBT232 is the ultimate clock radio for students going back to school. A Dual alarm offers separate alarm times so you’ll always get to class on time! Its super sounding speaker can wirelessly stream music from

any Bluetooth enabled device, so you can jam to a your favorite tunes while chilling in your dorm or bedroom. The USB port lets you charge your tech devices while the built-in speakerphone with digital voice echo cancellation enables clear conversations with your friends so you don’t have to hold your phone. The cool design and its acoustic fabric will complement any room decor.
Price: $49.99

This summer, Staples can help ensure that you’re prepared to handle back-to-school season like a pro – whether you’re a parent, student, or teacher. In stock all season long, Staples provides a wide assortment of quality products featuring the trendiest designs that kids want, while offering everyday low prices that mom can afford – all backed by the Staples 110 percent price match guarantee.

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