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by Melissa Jones

wfaa.com

Posted on August 21, 2012 at 7:16 AM

 

SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS
 
 
 
PRACTICAL PRODUCTS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL
 
 
 
CVS – Back-To-School Supply Deals
 
With over 7,300 stores located throughout the US, CVS/pharmacy is a convenient one-stop shop for all things Back to School. This year CVS is offering some great deals through September 22nd . Members of the CVS/pharmacy ExtraCare program receive rewards on popular school items, plus bonus ExtraBuck Rewards (which is “free CVS money”) for every $10 spent on its Caliber line of school supplies that includes backpacks, stationery, storage essentials and other classroom necessitieswww.CVS.com  
 
SONY’s Xperia ion 4G LTE HD Smartphone
 
 Xperia ion is Sony’s first 4G LTE smartphone with High Definition video and photo capabilities. Whether capturing memories or video chatting, students can be sure to have high-quality video on the go using either the rear or front-facing cameras. Features include a 12-megapixel Fast Capture camera and quick launch that, with its dedicated camera button, goes from standby to first camera shot in just 1.5 seconds and then from shot-to-shot in less than a second. Xperia ion boasts all-around HD video recording, It provides HD viewing with its large 4.6-inch display and the ability to connect, share and control HD content from your phone across multiple screens through HDMI output. Best of all at under $100, it’s a great value for the Back To School set.    $99.99 with a new two-year agreement at AT&T www.sony.com  
 
 
Keurig MINI Plus
 
The Keurig MINI Plus Brewing system is a perfect addition to any dorm room. It provides college students with a quick pick-me-up, all at the touch of a button and in less than two minutes. It uses the “ no muss no fuss” K-Cup packs including those specially formulated to Brew Over Ice for iced coffee, tea and now fruit-based beverage. The new Sweet & Creamy Nutty Hazelnut Iced Coffee variety includes the milk and sweetener right in the pack for a no hassle blended iced brew. They match any décor. (Available in black, red, platinum and white). Under $100    www.keurig.com
 
 
Acoustic Research Portable Customizable Wireless Speaker with Skinit
 
 The Acoustic Research Custom Portable Wireless Speaker with Skinit connects to your mobile device and lets you take your tunes wherever you go. Great for the dorm room and tailgating too, each speaker includes a skin that lets you customize your speaker with one of the thousands of designs on Skinit.com. Skins include professional and college sports, popular brands and entertainment icons, or even your own photo or design. There are two easy ways to connect: Bluetooth wireless lets you stream music from any Bluetooth-enabled wireless smartphone or tablet and a 3.5mm jack offers a convenient connection option for an mp3 player. Ultra-portable and made for the outdoors, it’s easy to carry and U/V protected with a weather resistant casing. You can even store your iPod, mp3, wallet or smartphone and car keys within the protected internal storage area. $130   www.acousticresearch.com   
 
 
 
Energizer Flameless Candles
 
Candles are considered a fire hazard and banned from most college campuses, but Energizer just introduced an assortment of Dorm Room friendly, battery- powered flameless candles that look, feel and even smell like the real thing. Many flameless candles on the market over-accentuate the flicker of a candle to a fault, but Energizer actually took hours of video of candle flames, to mimic the true pattern and program it to their candles. There is the Edge collection ($40-42), which is available now on amazon and presents a modern feel and “touch technology” so you can turn it on or off by simply pressing your finger to the base of the candle. Coming soon they will also have flameless Wax candles. These taupe candles come in variety of colors, sizes and (prices range from $4.99 – 23.99). Best of all, since it’s Energizer batteries ARE included.                                               Starting at $5 www.energizer.com
 
For more information, go to: www.BehindtheBuy.com
 
 
GEOFF GODSEY/ DFW ACTIVE LIFE
 
 
 
NATURE’S OWN
 
 
 
ONCOR’S BIGGEST ENERGY SAVER CONTEST
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL MED SOLUTIONS
 
 
 

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