The end of summer marks the start of back to school, and with it comes the need to stock up on the latest and greatest tech products to help students kickstart the academic year.
Whether you are back to lessons in the main classroom or learning virtually from home, we have listed the best tech and gadgets to help make your return to school that little bit easier. From high-capacity storage solutions to portable power banks, here are the best back to school tech and gadgets for 2020.
Keep your school work safe and backup your gadgets with the MyMemory 128GB USB 3.0 Flash. Offering a fast USB 3.0 connection, this flash drive allows you to save time when transferring, sharing or storing files. Its durable casing design and sturdy key ring can be very useful to attach it to keys or a neck strap. Fast, secure and stylish, this flash drive allows you to store huge amounts of work with ease. Available here.
Whether it’s to take part in Zoom-based classes or to listen to music, a good pair of headphones will help any student to get through their day. The TWS Bluetooth v5.0 wireless earbuds from oneo feature auto pairing and a built-in mic encased in a lightweight design. With external noise reducing technology, these headphones can help to block out the world around you while you are busy studying. Available here.
Upgrade your current laptop or computer with the bestselling Kingston 240GB A400 SSD. Kingston’s A400 solid-state drive dramatically improves the responsiveness of your existing system with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard drives. This SSD is ‘shock and vibration’ resistant for rugged reliability when used in notebooks and other mobile computing devices. Available here.
The Everlast gives users a classic pen and paper experience, yet is built for the digital age. Although it feels like a traditional notebook, the Everlast is endlessly reusable and connected to all of your favourite cloud services. Add a drop of water, and the notebook erases like magic. It’s a great gadget for students to make use of and is environmentally-friendly – lasting a lifetime rather than just a term! Available here.
Charge into the school term with the PowerCore Select Portable Power Bank from Anker. Delivering 10,000mAh of power, it is enough to keep you going for over 23 extra hours. Dual charging ports with Anker’s PowerIQ high-speed charging technology lets you charge two devices at the same time, whilst its small form factor allows for easy portability. Great for slipping into your school backpack with ease! Available here.
The MyMemory 500GB Portable Hard Drive allows you to backup data and transfer all of your files quickly. Its portable, slim design makes it ideal for carrying around with you, and all it takes to connect is a USB cable. The case provides excellent heat dissipation and helps to keep you drive cool. While 500GB capacity offers plenty of storage for all of your needs, allowing you to work on files wherever you go. Available here.
If you find that you’re often scrambling to locate your keys or misplacing your phone, a Bluetooth tracker will come in handy. The Tile Pro Bluetooth Tracker offers a 400 ft. Bluetooth range, loudest ring and a user replaceable battery. It is ideal for keys, backpacks, sports gear or anything else you value. This tracker works with Alexa and Google Assistant, and can find your phone by making it ring, even when it’s on silent. Available here.
Keep your devices topped up with plenty of storage with Samsung’s 128GB Evo Plus Micro SD Card. With astonishing performance and reliability, Evo Plus is the perfect partner for your high-spec smartphone or tablet. A storage capacity of 128GB, allows you to free up devices with enough memory to store up to 6 hours of 4K UHD video, 17 hours of Full HD video, 27,600 photos, or 11,500 songs. Enjoy more space on your devices. Available here.
For school or play, the Google Nest Mini is a great portable smart speaker to assist you with the upcoming academic year. From helping with maths homework to getting a heads up on traffic for the school run, Google’s virtual assistant offers hands free help around your home. Command your smart devices, set diary reminders, or play music. The Google Nest Mini is capable of all sorts! Just say “OK, Google” and get the best of Google. Available here.