It’s that time of the year again – fresh-faced, dewy-eyed first year college students are getting ready to embark on their new journeys. However, in the midst of all the celebration, don’t forget to pack up all the essential gadgets needed to ensure a great experience in one of the most exciting times of your life!
Here are the Top 8 gadgets you need to buy if you’re a college student/giver of gifts to a college student.
This is the prime example of a multi-purpose bag pack. Not only does it have a large storage capacity, it also has a battery with three USB ports for charging smartphones on the go. Efficiency and practicality guaranteed!
Your laptop is one of your most valuable possessions at college. During finals week when you’re practically living in the library, it becomes important to secure your laptop especially during 2-minute runs to the closest coffee place. Cue RUBAN’s laptop lock, a 6.2-foot security cable with 4-digit password protection. Stay panic free and theft free!
Your wallet, phone, keys, ID Card, ATM card, coupons for free food at different restaurants etc. are all very valuable items that have a great tendency to get lost in college. To save you from highly stressful and time-consuming situations involving finding said lost items- invest in Tile. This mini Bluetooth tracker can be attached to (tied, stuck) any item and can then be “rung” from the tile app in your phone. If it is your phone that’s lost- just press one of your available Tiles and hear your phone’s ringtone blast (even if it’s on silent).
This nifty gadget allows users to record over 800 hours of audio messages. It also enables users to save their handwritten notes into digital form using the Echo Desktop software and links audio to the specific notes that are taken with it. Simply put – your notes and your professor’s lecture will be in the same place, making exam review a very convenient and rewarding process.
College is a whirlwind of exams, extracurricular and social gatherings. It becomes really important to ensure that you are taking good care of yourself. Fitbit Flex helps in managing your eating habits, sleep cycle, water intake and exercise routine. You should ALWAYS be your first priority!
If you’re craving coffee on the way back from a late night study group session, Mr. Coffee ensures you have a steaming cup waiting for you as soon as you arrive in your dorm. This Bluetooth enabled device allows you to brew your coffee from anywhere! This is especially helpful when you wake up and need some motivation (a heavenly fragrant cup of coffee) to get out of bed.
This compact, portable device can be easily attached to your laptops, smart phones and tablets. It can project images of up to 50” diagonal, making it perfect for various presentations, movie nights, video gaming, etc. It even has inbuilt speakers for a complete, all round experience.
This mini Bluetooth speaker has both a long lasting battery life and a splash proof design. For it’s compact size it has very high volume sound projection. The speaker can also be connected to other Flip 3s via the JBL free app. This set is great for jamming out to your favorite tunes with your friends/working alone whilst completing your homework.
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