Gadgets for grads

  1. E-reader

This is one of the important Gadgets for college that tech students must have. Owning an E-reader saves you the struggle of hauling books around. With this item, you can read wherever you are. Look for one that adjusts for reading outside on a sunny day or in a dark room. A built-in front light can help reduce eye strain from looking at a phone or tablet and long battery life are key features as well.

  1. Lamp

Every student needs a good lamp. Normal dorm lighting may not be the best to use while studying, especially if it’s fluorescent.  Look for one that mimics natural, outdoor light.

  1. A Laptop

A laptop is one of the most important educational gadgets for students. Schoolwork is handled online nowadays. Google Docs and Microsoft Word have effectively replaced pen and paper.

  1. Wireless Headphones

College dormitories contain a lot of noise, but to stay focused, you need to block out such distractions with a pair of noise-canceling headphones and immerse yourself in your work.

  1. Portable charger

Sometimes students can forget to charge their devices and when they need it the most, have the battery run out. A portable charger can solve this issue. Look for one with multiple charging ports for good measure.

  1. Portable Hard Drive

Running out of space on your laptop hard drive? Need to back up your photos, essay, and lecture videos? Backing up your work regularly is a wise idea. The Portable hard drive typically has 1TB, 2TB, and 500GB varieties. If your course contains a lot of media projects, this device offers the ability to store your entire library of movies, photos, and music.

  1. Bluetooth Speaker

A must-have item for students who love music is a good speaker that produces quality audio. Look for one that has a long battery life and easy to connect to Bluetooth.