Once you get to high school and beyond, the right tech can make all the difference when staying organized and on top of your studies. Items that are easy to throw into your bag and head out the door are a life-saver when rushing between lecture halls and across campus.
This season, some of the coolest gadgets on the market are decked out with slick new features that are ideal for busy student life. Whether you want to improve your fitness or make note-taking more efficient, now’s the best time to pick up the latest and greatest tech for the school year ahead.
If you’re heading back to class or just looking for a tech upgrade, scroll through for some of the hottest new tech picks to take with you to school.
Wirelessly connect from any device to this wi-fi enabled printer that prints, scans and makes copies, all without the use of USB’s. Its compact size means it can stay with you in any small space, eliminating those last minute runs to the library before an assignment is due.
SHOP IT: HP Store, $180
More than just a phone, the P30 Pro takes such gorgeous photos (using a Leica Quad Camera system) that you’ll never need to bring a camera with you again. As an added bonus, you can quickly charge your phone to 70% power in 30 minutes for busy days on the go.
SHOP IT: Walmart, $1,399
Perfect for blocking out sounds while studying or to get pumped up for a session at the gym, these noise-cancelling headphones are a must. With Bluetooth connectivity and five hours of battery life, you’ll be ready for anything.
SHOP IT: Best Buy, $200 (originally $250)
Meet the high-tech, environmentally friendly option for note taking - one Rocketbook replaces dozens of paper notebooks thanks to their reusable pages that wipe clean after every use. Simply allow your writing to dry for 15 seconds, then scan your notes directly to your Google or Dropbox account before wiping them clean.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $40 (originally $48)
If your phone is anything like mine, it’s filled with photos that you’ve been meaning to print out but haven’t quite gotten around to. With the Canon Ivy mini printer, connect directly to your phone for high quality prints, or use the app to add graphics to your photos for even more fun.
SHOP IT: Staples, $160
Multitasking just got easier thanks to the ASUS ZenBook laptop that features not one but two screens. Acting as both a trackpad and a secondary screen for notifications, game or hand-writing notes, this futuristic laptop lets you do more with one device.
SHOP IT: Best Buy, $3,000
For charging without the clutter, a wireless pad replaces your traditional cords and plugs. This one from Nomad has space to charge up to two phones at once, as well as USB and USB-C ports for extra devices.
SHOP IT: Urban Outfitters, $120
Keep track of your fitness goals throughout the day with the latest in the Fitbit family. The Versa not only monitors your activity and your sleep, but can also enable contactless payment for days when you want to go hands free.
SHOP IT: Fitbit, $220 (originally $250)
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