6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

Tech Minute: Back-to-school tech discounts

About Video Transcript

Tech Minute: Back-to-school tech discounts

1:02 /

School supplies no longer mean some pencils and erasers. Expensive gadgets like laptops and tablets have stepped in. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on great student discounts offered by major tech retailers as the first class bell gets ready to ring.

[MUSIC] There's some huge perks to being a student. One of the biggest is flashing that student id to save you big bucks. For a limited time Apple is offering off their $200 in saving for their computers and tablets with this education pricing. They're even throw in a free gift card with a purchase of a laptop. It also pays to have a dot edu email address register that account with adobe and you'll receive coupons for heavily discounted services like, adobe light room. At Best Buy a dot edu will be everything from discounted tablet and computers. To bargain microwaves and mini-fridges. And with Amazon, a .edu account gets you some of the perks of a Prime membership for half off. Savvy student shoppers will also find great back-to-school deals at Dell, where the company is offering a free tablet if you buy a bundle of computer supplies. Other great deals are to be found at Microsoft and Lenovo. SImply by entering basic school information. For more back to school shopping tips and product reviews, visit CNET.com. In San Fransisco I'm Cara Seboy cnet.com for CBS news.

New releases

Sony SmartWatch 3 has built-in GPS but its poor display doesn't impress
2:06 18 December 2014
Sony's first Android Wear-based smartwatch has GPS built-in so you don't need to take your phone out running to track your progress....
Play video
XCAR Awards 2014: Best Classic
2:00 18 December 2014
XCAR look back over 2014 to figure out what the best classic car they drove this year was.
Play video
The biggest news and gadgets of 2014 in CNET UK podcast 415
40:17 18 December 2014
It's the end of another crazy year in the tech world, so we look back at the gadgets that lit up our year, including the Galaxy Note...
Play video
Use your dSLR as a PC webcam
1:15 18 December 2014
Lexy Savvides shows you a simple way to turn your Canon or Nikon dSLR into a PC webcam.
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 102: No offline Netflix, giving holiday GIFs, eating cricket cookies and more
24:44 18 December 2014
On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a car concept that would eliminate blind spots for drivers, explain how you can create a...
Play video
Sennheiser Urbanite: An on-ear headphone with a retro-hip design and "now" sound
1:03 17 December 2014
The $200 Urbanite has an eye-catching look and plump bass geared toward younger listeners.
Play video
Samsung Gear VR turns a Note 4 into stunning virtual reality headset
3:28 17 December 2014
Are you VR-curious? Samsung's "Innovator Edition" headset accessory for the Galaxy Note 4 does a seriously impressive job of putting...
Play video
Brew espresso drinks fast and with some flavor
2:18 17 December 2014
The $100 Nescafe Dolce Gusto Mini Me creates fancy espresso-style drinks in a flash.
Play video