With the summers reaching at its peak; it is high time to get constructive for kids enjoying summer vacations. Apart from playing cricket, soccer and Frisbee, kids have grown more sophisticated these days and so has their demand; in terms of devices required to cater them.
Currently, it's the digital stuff that rules the roost, especially when it comes to excelling in the Extra-curricular and vocational activities to help children find themselves as individuals.
Hence, GizBot today has come up with a list of cool gadgets in no particular order which will assist your children in their holiday homework. Parents should definitely buy them to ease off their little ones' work load and make summer projects a fun task.
HP Ink Advantage Printer
If you are the mother you would know how kids always remember their homework and projects at the last minute! Summer Vacations mean projects and more last minute requests from your child for project print outs.
It's time for you to get a personal printer for your home. Of course with so many printers in the market to choose from, it is hard to know which one will be suitable. But let us tell you, these days HP Inkjet printers are gaining much popularity, reason being, they are quite affordable and give high quality prints.
Specially, the HP Ink Advantage Printer series will offer your child to print more number of pages at a lesser cost and will also be useful for daily home purpose. The new line-up of Deskjet Ink Advantage printers are enhanced with features like Wireless Direct, ePrint etc. that allow you to print from any device - PC, smartphone or tablet and from anywhere.
It will also come along with the HP Ink Advantage cartridge, which costs only Rs. 449 and can print up to 550 pages with ease. With the Ink Advantage, your kid can show his/her creation proudly to others to score A+ grades and you can save on printing cost without the tension of trying to get printouts in the middle of the night.
Hence, it's time to overcome those last minute hassles and never ending visits to cyber cafes to meet the deadlines. Go and get your very own HP printer at home and allow your kid to showcase their school projects at its best.
HP Pavilion 23-f201in All-in-One
These days All-in-one PC are not only a great way to save on space, but also when it comes to kids, its a great device for moms to keep a monitor on the sites that the kids are using, as AIOs can be placed anywhere in a room. They are a perfect replacement for laptops, which have a way of disappearing into the kid's room.
At the same time, with the integration of Microsoft's touch friendly Windows 8 operating system, AIOs serve as a second information and entertainment center for everything from homework to games to movies.
The home screen is now filled with live tiles that show information that's updated in real time, so anyone can see things like weather, calendar appointments and recent photos at a glance without needing to open the application - a huge time-saver in the morning.
The touch interface is also easy for young kids to use who have grown up on touchscreen devices.
Again HP has recently introduced some really good options in this category. Now prices of HP TouchSmart PCs start from Rs. 39,990 and with 3 years onsite warranty. One of them is the powerful and versatile HP Pavilion 23-f201 TouchSmart All-in-One PC which sports a 23-inch HD Touch display, with dedicated graphics and 1TB inbuilt storage for amazing large screen experience and available at Rs. 58,990.
Powered by Intel Core i3-3240, 3.3 GHz processor, Intel H77 chipset & Windows 8 OS, this TouchSmart AIO packaged with superior functionality to change your computing experience. Its 4 GB DDR3 RAM provides you with a lightning fast speed, making it easy to multitask. Moreover, the HP Pavilion 23 includes a TrueVision HD webcam, inbuilt mic, speaker, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, 2 USB v3.0 and 4 USB v2.0 ports, 6-in-1 memory card reader, wireless keyboard and optical mouse - everything to help your child shine!
So if you're in the market for a new family computer, check out the recent crop of Windows 8 touchscreen all-in-ones by HP.
Pen drives have gained a lot of importance these days. So why not, get one for your child? To keep his/her assignment data stored safe instead of losing in the end, at the submission day.
To attract the kids and students, the online market and small time retail shops are offering plethora of range, which includes pen drives in various shapes and forms like sports, fashion, electronics, toys, pets and more. They look like toy, can be played like one and can also be used as pen drive.
Most kids love music, and what is better way to surprise your child with a MP3 player at the end of tiresome day. Specially, summer is the best time to leave everything behind and relax for a while listening to some peaceful music. And if your child wants to be a rockstar in the future, this will be one of the best gadgets from him/her to practice. These days, the battery life attached to MP3 players are great, and most of the models in the market have big internal memory to store thousands of songs.
If your phone comes with a CPU then why not have Smart TV. Yes, the concept is still new, and it is gaining popularity rapidly. These giant TV sets comes with processors with embedded apps, and acts as a full blown PC. In nutshell, they are more than a TV for children to complete their projects watching live videos related to their subject and also online learning is a new medium which is trending these days. Kids love them because a child loves to have everything visible on the front of his eyes. Better apply this technique at home.