5 must-have gadgets for school
Kensington ComboSaver notebook lock
Keep your laptop or notebooks safe by locking them with a cable and combination-lock from Kensington. This lock is intended to be compatible with a laptop's security slot. Thus the compact ComboSaver is easy to carry with only a 6-ft. coiled cable and a combination lock.
Amazon Kindle DX
This lightweight electronic reader comes with a 9.7-inch display and 3.3 GB of storage, enough room for 3,500 books. Users can choose from 275,000 books, newspapers and magazines from Amazon and textbooks are available, too. The Kindle DX also has a low-power e-paper display to maintain battery integrity.
Canon Pixma IP100 printer
The lightweight Canon Pixma IP100 resembles a laptop. The printer can print up to 20 black-and-white pages in a minute which is great for even the best procrastinator.
Philips HF3490 Wake-Up Light
The Philips' Wake-Up Light makes waking up for class a little more bearable. The device looks like a plastic lamp with an iPod dock attached that illuminates to wake your sleepy student. The radio or an iPod can be set to work with the device
Optoma PK-101 Pico projector
The Optoma projector is a mini projector that can project an image up to 60 in. in diameter, at a resolution of 480 pixels by 320 pixels. The device is the size of a regular cellphone and has built-in speakers. The device is powered by a battery and is compatible with many devices like smart phones, DVD players or digital cameras.