Life as a college student can be hectic. With countless textbooks to read, many essays to write, and many social events to attend, it can be difficult to strike a balance. So anything that might make your academic life a little easier is worth taking a look at.
We’ve scoured the web to find the best devices for students, from the latest electronic technology to the simplest rudimentary concepts. The result is an excellent array of equipment and furnishings that will complement even the most sophisticated lodge.
So whether you’re already in college or moving soon, check out these essential gems!
Wake Up Light Sunrise Alarm Clock for Kids
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones
Aside from the built-in WiFi, college dorms are also pretty noisy, when you’re feeling complacent, but not when your essay deadline is just a few days away. Block out those distractions with a pair of noise-cancelling headphones and immerse yourself in your work.
Fujifilm instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
There are plenty of perfect moments in college and the best way to capture them is with an instant film camera! You don’t have to worry about settings; Just point and click! Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 9 camera is the most popular choice, and for good reason: it produces high-quality Polaroid photos in minutes that you can keep for years to come.
TOPHOME Cord Organizer Earbud Holders Earphone Wrap Earphones
When you reach into your pocket and discover your headphones are tangled up, that feeling of dread is universal. But there is an easy solution for this modern situation: TOPHOME headphone cable organizer.
Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook – Dot-Grid Eco-Friendly Notebook
The debate between typing and handwriting has been raging in conference rooms for some time, but with a smart laptop, you get the best of both worlds. As you write, the ink adheres to specialized reusable pages, which can then be easily uploaded to any major cloud-based program such as Google Drive, Dropbox or Evernote. As well as being environmentally friendly, it’s a much more efficient way to organize your notes.
Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch with Heart Rate
From telling time to monitoring sleep and monitoring heart rate to tracking activity levels, smartwatches are the technological descendants of the traditional wristwatch. With the Fitbit smartwatch, you can receive messages and view calls, and even set reminders for things like upcoming deadlines and upcoming tests and lectures. All this taking into account your sleep, heart rate and daily steps too!
BESKAR USB Powered Clip on Fan, 6 Inch Portable Fan
Most likely, your student dorm or apartment is not equipped with an air conditioning system, something that can only happen to you on a hot summer day when there is no way to escape the heat! Step into this clever clip-on USB fan and you’ll never be short of fresh air again. What makes it even cooler (pun intended) is that it’s energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
HP ENVY 5055 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer
Sure, there are printers in the library, but access can be difficult when the entire student body meets deadlines at the same time. Escape the chaos and print from the comfort of your own bedroom, or alternatively, head out for coffee and print from your phone.
The HP ENVY 5055 has cloud-based and wireless compatibility, so you can have hard copies of your projects wherever you are. You can even connect it to an Alexa device, while its slim frame means it won’t take up much space either – perfect for when the day comes on the go!
Travel Laptop Backpack,TSA Large Travel Backpack for Women Men
With technology becoming a more integral part of everything we use, not even backpacks are immune. The MATEIN Slim Travel Laptop Backpack is a shining example of this, with a built-in USB charger so you can charge your phone or device on the go. There is also an anti-theft pocket on the back, as well as a spacious compartment for storing textbooks and lunch boxes.
August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Hub – Wi-Fi Smart Lock for Keyless Entry
Student housing is often a target for burglars, and a few extra security measures, like August Home’s smart lock, will put your mind at ease. You can open, lock and monitor your door with your phone, as well as control keyless access. Plus, you can use voice commands by connecting your smart lock to Alexa!