Back to School 2018: The Coolest Products (not) in Canada

As the summer comes to an end, school is fast approaching. Here are some great items for students headed back to school in September. While none of these items are officially available in Canada, Wantboard will ship them anywhere in Canada.

Lenovo Smart Display

 

The Lenovo Smart Display is the newest device to feature the Google Assistant. The Smart Display combines the screen of a tablet and the smarts of a Google Home device.

You can ask the Google Assistant anything you can already ask your google home, such as “What’s the weather today?”, “Where is the nearest coffee shop?” and even ask for cooking recipes and you’ll be able to see the assistant answer them on the device’s screen. You’ll also be able to watch YouTube videos and cast your music and videos to the Smart Display.

The Lenovo Smart Display is available now at Wantboard and comes in two screen sizes, an 8-inch for $343.99 CAD and a 10-inch model for $421.99 CAD.

ZMI USB PD Backup Battery & Hub

When you’re on the go, you’ll want to keep your devices charged or at least not have to worry about finding an outlet. That’s where the ZMI USB PD Backup Battery & Hub comes in, it has a 20,000 mAh battery and supports USB Power Delivery, which can charge your USB-C device fast.

The battery pack also has 2 USB-A ports which support Quick Charge 3.0. You can also use the ZMI USB PD Backup Battery & Hub as a USB 2.0 hub for your laptop.

The ZMI USB PD Backup Battery & Hub is available now from Wantboard for $122.99 CAD.

June Oven

The June Oven combines a convection oven, air fryer, dehydrator, slow cooker, broiler, toaster and warming drawer all into one device, making it the perfect space-saver in a small dorm room.

The oven comes with more than 100 cook-programs to help make cooking easy using the device’s touchscreen menu. The June Oven even has a built-in internal camera which allows you to see a live video of your food on your phone and get a notification when it’s ready to serve, so you’ll never have to worry about forgetting something in the oven even while you’re working on a last minute assignment.

The June Oven can fit a 12x16” pan, 12-pound turkey or 12” pizza with it’s 1 cubic foot of capacity. The oven can also be controlled via your Amazon Echo device, so you can ask Alexa, “tell June to preheat the oven” or “ask June how long is left on the timer?”

There’s also built-in Wi-Fi for automatic updates delivered straight to your June Oven.

The June Oven is available now from Wantboard for $954.99 CAD.

TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with Wireless Charging Pad

The TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp is not only a great lamp but can also charge your smartphone with it’s built-in Qi Fast Wireless Charging Pad. The lamp can wirelessly charge your iPhone X, 8 & 8 Plus at 7.5W or your Galaxy S9, S9+, S8, S8+, S7, Note8, Note9 at 10W.

The lamp also has 5 colour modes and 7 brightness levels plus there’s a built-in memory function to restore your last settings, making it excellent for late-night studying. There is an additional USB port to charge any other devices that don’t support wireless charging. You can rotate the lamp’s head up to 135 degrees and rotate up to 180 degrees. The lamp’s arm can be tilted up to 150 degrees and swivels a full 90 degrees.

The TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with Wireless Charging Pad is available now from Wantboard for $90.99 CAD.

Jackery Bolt Power Bank

The Jackery Bolt Power Bank is another great battery pack to charge your devices on the go. The pack has both Lightning and MicroUSB cables built-in, so you don’t have to worry about forgetting your cable.

The Jackery Bolt Power Bank can provide you with two full charges for your iPhone 6/7/8  in just 1.5 hours and 2 hours for your iPhone 6/7/8 Plus.

The Jackery Bolt Power Bank is available now from Wantboard and comes in two capacities, 10,050 mAh for $76.99 CAD and 6,000 mAh for $45.95 CAD.

Eufy LED Decorative Lights with Remote Control

One of the best ways to decorate a small dorm room is simply by adding mood lighting. Eufy’s LED Decorative Lights will allow you to give your dorm room a bit more style and flair. The lights come with 24 brightness levels and controlled via the included remote. You can set the lights to blink and twinkle to achieve a festive effect in your room.

It’s made from sturdy copper wire, so you don’t have to worry about your string of lights breaking. It also uses low-temperature LEDs, so the lights are safe to touch.

The Eufy LED Decorative Lights are available now from Wantboard for $42.99 CAD. We also offer a water-resistant outdoor version of the lights for $36.99 CAD.

Amazon Fire Kids Edition Tablet

These tablets are not only great for kids but adults as well. Choose between 7, 8, or 10-inch displays with 16 or 32GB of internal storage (with a microSD card slot) and up to 12 hours of battery life. It also comes with a rubberized kid-proof case to help protect against accidental drops.

The tablets also come with a free 1-year subscription to FreeTime Unlimited, giving you access to more than 15,000 kid friendly apps, games, videos, books from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney and more.

Parents can manage their kids’ screen time on the device through the FreeTime app. By allowing you to set usage limits, content access and even education goals, giving parents peace of mind. In addition to the FreeTime app, you also get access to Amazon’s other services and apps such as Kindle, Audible, Prime Video, Prime Music and more. To learn more about this tablet, check out Wantboard’s full review here.

The Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition Tablets are available now from Wantboard starting at $229.99 CAD with your choice of either a blue, yellow or pink kid-proof case.

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition

The Kids Edition of Amazon’s Echo Dot is tailored towards kids and comes with a 1-year subscription to FreeTime Unlimited, which gives you access to hundreds of hours of fun and educational content such as ad-free radio stations, Audible books and premium Alexa skills made for kids.

Parents can control the Echo Dot Kids Edition via the Amazon Parent Dashboard site, which will allow you to set daily limits, review activity and even pause Alexa on the Echo Dot.

The Echo Dot Kids Edition also comes in a case of your choice in blue, green or red.

The Echo Dot Kids Edition is available now from Wantboard for $125.99 CAD.

Tomtoc Slim Nintendo Switch Case

Tomtoc’s Slim Nintendo Switch case offers protection and a slimline design, to help protect your Nintendo Switch when travelling, without adding too much bulk. The case is about 1-inch in thickness and come with a soft fleece interior to prevent the screen from being scratched.

There are also 8 slots for your game cartridges, and the case is water resistant and has a premium YKK Zipper than should withstand up to 20000 pulls.

The Tomtoc Slim Nintendo Switch Case comes in three colours, red, black, and gray and is available at Wantboard for $41.99 CAD.

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