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This Acer Chromebook is on sale for less than $150 at Walmart — save 25%

Jayla Andrulonis

TL;DR: Get the kid-friendly, easy-to-use 15.6-inch Acer Chromebook for $149. It's normally priced at $199, so you'll be saving $50 for back-to-school shopping. 

In elementary school I remember sitting in front of the high-tech iMac G3 my classroom shared, being absolutely mesmerized by the teal-hued machine’s magic. Mostly, I would daydream about playing The Oregon Trail on such a futuristic computer instead of the one I shared with my brothers.

Well aware this sounds like an early aughts version of the “back in my day we walked to school uphill both ways in the snow” cliché, my point is — our relation to technology has changed big time. Laptops and iPads are a crucial part of any child’s education, but that doesn’t mean finding the right one is an easy task. And because kids are well, kids, you don’t want to spend too much on something that will get tossed around in a backpack alongside soccer cleats.  Read more...

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