Remember when back-to-school shopping meant nabbing a pencil box in your favorite color and making sure you got the Ticonderoga pencils for obvious reasons? Well, those days are long gone and today back to school shopping means stocking up on tech buys. Back-to-school is also the time to score some major deals, so let’s take a look at the best back-to-school tech buys for students of all ages.
The iPad Air is a great investment for high school and college students for a number of reasons. One, it’s super useful. Forget carrying around heavy textbooks, notebooks, pens, and pencils, instead, textbooks can be downloaded and notes can simply be typed and everything is kept on the same device. This iPad weighs less than one and a half pounds, hence the term ‘air’, students don’t have to worry about lost data because the Cloud, and it’s capable of doing some seriously cool things like snapping photos of documents and turning them into PDFs. Buy one here!
Noise Cancelling Earbuds
Kids these days will never experience the rage we felt when our headphone cords got snagged on a doorknob or drawer handle. Whether it’s for an online class or tuning out everything around them to focus, these Beats Studio Buds are just what your student needs. We’re talking eight hours of listening time, a charging case, and three different ear tip sizes to choose from. Buy them here!
Sunrise Alarm Clock
This is a great gadget for students of all ages, especially the ones that require a more gentle wake-up call. The concept is simple, the clock brightens their bedroom over a certain period of time. If the light doesn’t wake them, they can also opt for the radio or soothing sounds like rain or the ocean. This alarm clock can also be used as a bedside lamp and/or nightlight. Buy one here!
A Portable Charger
Sure, this isn’t super exciting, but portable chargers are awesome to have because you never have to worry about any of your devices running out of juice, this is especially great for students who have about a billion things going on at any given time and maybe remembering to charge things isn’t always a top priority. A portable charger is small and lightweight enough for students of all ages to carry around. Buy one here!
A laptop stand will raise your student’s device to eye level which means they won’t spend hours hunched over their computer, which inevitably leads to all kinds of aches and pains later in life. These can be broken down in a matter of seconds and transported to the next study sesh with zero effort, these stands are also great for laptop ventilation. Buy one here!