The back-to-school countdown is about to begin. Take a look at our slideshow of cool devices and tools that will help your students and family stay connected and on track throughout the school year. You’ll find PCs, smart phones, tablets, other hardware and more to keep your student on the right track wherever they go.

You can find most of these items at your local Microsoft retail store or visit Microsoftstore.com to buy or learn more.

Want to win a new PC?

Which PC are you hoping to take back to school? Answer that question, and you could win it in our #MSFTback2school Twitter sweepstakes. Just follow @Microsoft, tweet us the name of the PC you covet most, and include the #MSFTback2school hashtag. We’ll choose one winner to receive the PC of their choice, along with a one-year subscription to Office 365 Home Premium! The sweepstakes is open to U.S. residents 13 and older, with no purchase necessary. The complete rules can be found here.

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Microsoft News Center Staff