It’s nearing the end of summer, meaning back to school season is nearly upon us and it’s time to stock up on the things that college, uni, or post-grad students will need for the upcoming term.
Whether you are looking for a gift for your kids, or want to find yourself the perfect gadget to deck your room out with, there’s truly something for everyone. Regardless as to whether you are a fresher or a returning student, investing in the right tools is an important part of preparing for getting back to school.
So we want to make sure you’re kitted out with the best accessories to help you power through the next year. From super-fast wireless chargers to re-usable smart notebooks, we have rounded up our best picks for back to school tech. Check them out below.
Whether it’s so you can work on them wherever you go, or just to have a copy, it’s important to back-up your files. The MyMemory Portable Hard Drive will allow you backup data and transfer all of your files quickly and easily with USB connection. It’s ultra-slim and lightweight design will make it easy to throw into your backpack or pocket to carry around – a solid back-to-school choice for storage and students. Available at MyMemory.
For true wireless stereo sound, the i9s TWS series wireless earphones are a great choice. These lightweight earphones offer up to 6 hours of battery, and with one simple touch, you can listen to music, watch videos or receive calls. If you are at the library studying or needing some much-needed shut-eye, these headphones also feature noise cancellation technology to filter out unwanted sounds. Available at MyMemory.
Keep all of your gadgets charged when you are on the move with the Anker PowerCore 3A 10400mAh Portable Power Bank. Its compact design will allow you to carry it around with you throughout the day with ease, whilst being able to charge your phone over three times. It also features Anker’s exclusive PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technologies to provide a quicker, safer charge. Available at MyMemory.
Looking for a storage solution that’s small enough in size to put in your back pocket or purse? Then this is it. Fast, secure and stylish, the MyMemory 256GB USB Flash Drive will keep your documents, music, video and photos safe and secure, while allowing you to carry them with you at all times. Its durable casing design and sturdy key ring can be very useful to attach the USB to keys or to a neck strap. Available at MyMemory.
If you are running to class or catching a train to your Saturday job, you will need something stylish to track your steps. The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 has a wide range of features and provides an easy to wear fitness tracker that displays the time, mileage and heart rate. The band also allows you to stay well-informed by displaying message notifications from Facebook and Instagram, as well as incoming calls. Available at MyMemory.
Wanting to blast your music with new friends at your moving in party? Then the Anker Soundcore Motion Q is the speaker for you. With 10 hours of playtime, waterproof protection and a wrist strap, this speaker provides a truly on-the-go experience. Pick it up, hang from your wrist, or hook it on your bag, take your music anywhere and revel in your favourite sounds. Available at MyMemory.
The Nexstand K7 is a compact, lightweight and portable laptop stand that shows outstanding stability as it can stand on any flat surface and can even be used on various uneven surfaces, such as a sofa or bed. It will help to relieve the discomforts you might experience in your late-night study sessions and will instantly change your laptop into an ergonomic desktop workstation. Available at MyMemory.
If power outlets aren’t plenteous in your uni halls or house, the PowerCube offers a simple solution. With 4 plug outlets, this is an easy way to power your gadgets. Plus, the PowerCube monitors the power used by your devices and shows the information in monetary value, making it easier to understand how much energy is being used and what’s the costing. Available at MyMemory.
Always misplacing things? The Tile Sport Finder is the most powerful tracker as it’ll gadgets to 200 feet using your smartphone or tablet. The easy-to-use app remembers the last time and place it saw your tile, so if you left it somewhere you’ll know where to look. If you misplace your phone, just double-tap the button on your Tile to make your phone ring even when it’s on silent. Available at MyMemory.
The Everlast Notebook feels like a traditional notebook however it is endlessly reusable and connected to all of your favourite cloud services via the Rocketbook App. Rocketbook pages feel like ordinary paper, yet it is built for the digital age. Simply write on the reusable pages, then scan using the Rocketbook App to send your notes to the cloud. Quit wasting paper and throwing away old notebooks! Available at MyMemory.
Turn your TV into an affordable smart TV with the Google Chromecast 3rd Generation. Simply plug the Chromecast into your TV and connect to your WiFi to get started. From there you can cast straight from compatible apps on your iOS or Android device to your TV, including Netflix, Youtube and Google Play. Binge-watching Netflix when you are meant to be writing your next essay is easier than ever before. Available at MyMemory.
Does your phone support wireless charging? The oneo Qi Wireless charger enables you to charge your compatible phone without the need to plug in to a wall charger or USB port. It really is charging with ultimate freedom – no cables and no delay. At 15W, this charger is faster than many standard wired chargers on today’s market. Just simply and easily set your device on the pad and watch it gain juice. Available at MyMemory.
Smart plugs are fundamental to making your uni house safe from intruders. Imagine the stress you’d be under after coming home from a seminar to find your laptop with all your coursework on had been stolen? Turning your lights, or different gadgets, on and off with a smart timer, will make your home resemble it’s occupied. Notwithstanding when you’re miles away having a pint in Wetherspoons. Available at MyMemory.
Want to give your Android smartphone a storage boost before you head off back to school? Adding a microSD card is a great way of adding more storage space without breaking the bank. With astonishing performance and reliability, Evo Plus lets you save and treasure the richness of life. With up to 100MB/s read and 90MB/s write speed, you can quickly shoot rich 4K UHD videos from your smartphone. Available at MyMemory.
Whether you are asking a question to help with your homework or want to know the weather before you set off for class, pretty much everyone can find a use for the Google Home Mini. Just say OK Google and the Google Home Mini responds. The virtual assistant is capable of all sorts, from setting reminders for hand-in dates to recipe suggestions when you feel like eating something other than a pot noodle. Available at MyMemory.