10 Must-Have Gadgets for College Students
Add these handy tech items to your back-to-school shopping list.
None of these techy gadgets are items that you necessarily need at college, but we can’t help but want them all anyway.
For students with packed schedules, a portable phone charger is a great thing to always keep in tow. When you're running around from one class to another, there’s not always an accessible outlet to charge phones and tablets. A small, portable charger will keep you covered no matter how busy your day gets.
BUY IT: $19.99, Amazon
If you're obsessed with taking photos on your smartphone, an instant printer might just be the perfect dorm room essential. This portable, lightweight printer allows you to print Polaroid-style photos directly from your phone using Kodak film as the "paper." The tiny prints can easily be hung around a dorm room or pinned to a bulletin board, and it’s so small you can even bring the printer with you to a party.
BUY IT: $68.89, Amazon
For the casual gamer who likes a bit of a retro flair, this Atari flashback console is perfect for parties or study breaks. It easily plugs into any TV and comes packed with 100 old-school Atari games like Space Invaders, Centipede, Asteroids and more. It’s light and portable, so it can easily be used in either a dorm room or a shared living space.
BUY IT: $80, Urban Outfitters