With millions of tech toys on the market, there is something for even the non-techies out there. When it comes to back-to-school goods there’s a problem solving tool that can do almost anything except actually studying for you. Even if you don’t speak tech talk, just know that good gadgets can be as much about function as they are fun to look at. Move to the head of the class with this lineup of items that include a cool calculator and a pen that literally pays attention for you.
Easily record lectures and transcribe your notes with a pen that does the work for you. It records everything you hear, write and draw.
Waking up in time for class, yes, there’s an app for that. This one not only gets you up to your favorites songs, but it will customize a weather report and news while you sleep. Best of all, it’s free.
Zoom H1 Voice Recorder, $99
If you zone out in class the Zoom has got you covered. It will last for up to 10 hours on one set of batteries.