Grade A Gadgets

Grade A Gadgets
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 20, 2010

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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.

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No need to panic if your computer crashes, back up docs on an external hard drive, large enough to hold a semester’s worth of papers and then some.

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If you’re pressed for time, print instantly. There’s no need to hook this up to a computer, the wireless connection dishes out web documents, photos, and papers with the click of a button.

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Need some juice? No problem. Charge up with a dock that’s capable of repowering just about every portable device you own, all at the same time; iPad, iPod, iPhone, BlackBerry and eReaders.

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Keep you laptop (and your lap) from heating up with a quiet blowing, USB powered cooling pad.

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Don’t worry about trying to recreate today’s class demo. Record and watch it later on this easy to use mini video camera.

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Add in style with a colorful scientific calculator that does both graphs and those tricky trigonometry equations.

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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.

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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.

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