Starting college can be exciting at first and then as the euphoria of a new environment starts wearing off, and school work starts piling up, it becomes daunting and stressful. However, you can keep the excitement going with the purchase of a few cool tech gadgets made especially for students to help enhance educational activities and make things easier.
I excluded the usual, laptop, smartphone, printer, etc. and instead, included some fascinating gadgets like an awesome 21st-century twist on our note-taking habit.
As a new term or semester begins, I know that you have set goals and ambitions for school. It really doesn’t matter if your graduation countdown has started already or you are just a newbie to the college system; here are some gadget-y helpers to assist you and gear you towards goal achievement while making the most out of your college experience.
If you are a diligent note taker, like me, that prefers making notes by hand; then this is a real discovery. You can take notes with this cool, smart notebook, and it will be translated into digital form immediately. With this, you don’t have to type your notes into your gadgets after taking them down in writing; it’s simple; you write on a provided notepad with a smartpen – voila! It appears in digital form on your connected device. Now you can access your notes on your device at any time and even share them when require.
As much as you hate studying all night, it is bound to happen. A lot of times, you really want to study, but your body has its own ideas, you can we arm yourself with lots of study fuel with this cool Bluetooth-enabled coffee maker. This is technology that will keep wowing you, and keep your roommate(s) full of gratitude. I mean, you can even start brewing your coffee from wherever you are. You just have to download the controlling app on your phone. You might be in bed or even on your way back home from the library and use the control app to schedule brew sessions.
Noise Canceling Headphones
Living in a crowded environment like a dorm can be quite difficult, especially when you are trying to study or concentrate and there are lots of distractions. You can avoid this kind of situations by getting noise canceling headphones to help you study without disturbance. This device has cushioned ear cups that cuts off high decibel noise and external sounds. All you have to do is put on the headphone and turn on the noise-cancellation feature. Happy reading!
This is very similar to the Smart Notebook. However, it is an interestingly different and innovative writing tool that records and writes spoken words on special paper. This new technology can record lectures, take notes and even synchronize both text and speech.
This is one of my favorite tech gadgets for students. With a solar backpack, students can carry their laptop, books, smartphone, etc. and keep all their gagdets charged. Durable and waterproof, it can charge gadgets quickly and only requires a few hours under solar light to be able to generate electricity.
There are lots of other cool and useful gadgets to make your stressful studies more exciting. However, the usefulness of gadgets might vary from student to student depending on needs and preference.
Gadgets can help improve the learning process of students; it makes learning more fun and endearing. Technology is fast merging with education for a more interesting and memorable learning process and experience. Students are advised to use gadgets wisely and innovatively.
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