Technically, it is still summer – but it’s never too early to start prepping your arsenal of back-to-school gadgets for the fall. Whether you’re just starting high school or entering college, these hi-tech gizmos will ensure that you have a productive and fun school year.

UNIFUN Touch Lamp

No desk space is complete without a practical and stylish lamp, and the UNIFUN Touch Lamp ticks both of these boxes. As well as a rechargeable internal battery, there are a number of colors to suit your mood, plus the ability to adjust your brightness accordingly – perfect if you tend to do most of your essay writing in the wee hours.

Excalibur 16 oz. Electronic Travel Cup Warmer

Everybody agrees that coffee is an essential part of any student’s morning routine, so save yourself some cash at Starbucks and bring your own coffee to campus in a chargeable heated travel mug. You can even plug it into a USB port to keep the cup warm during those intense all-nighters at the library.

Rocketbook EVR-E-R
Everlast Smart Notebook

The debate between typing and handwriting notes has raged across classrooms for some time now, but with a smart notebook you get the best of both worlds. As you write, the ink bonds to the specialized, reusable pages, which can then be easily uploaded to any major cloud-based program such as Google Drive, Dropbox, or Evernote. This handy device provides a far more efficient way to organize your notes.

Mpow H5 Active

Need to study for a big test? Now you can block out all types of distractions with a pair of noise-cancelling headphones and immerse yourself in your work. You can also block out the world around you to enjoy your music. Built-in battery provides up to 18 hours music/call time.

Jelly Comb
Foldable Keyboard

It’s a fact of life that sometimes you might get caught short. We are, of course, talking about not having your laptop on hand. In such instances, you might think that it’s impossible to get any work done, but you would be wrong! With a foldable keyboard – you can type away on your phone or tablet before conveniently packing everything away again into your trouser pocket!

Flashflight Light-up Flying Disc

This is a fun gadget to have to unwind after a long week of studying. Whether you’re looking to play for serious sport or just having fun with friends after dark, this light up LED flying disc will make you smile. Designed to compete with the highest quality ultimate discs, the Flashflight stands out in a crowd with its bright LED illumination from rim to rim.

Amazlab T2CU LED
Photo Clips String Lights

Light-Up your room and add your own personal touch with this set of Amazlab Led Photo Clip String Lights. Each photo-clip contains an LED that emits a warm white light, a fun addition to any space. Battery-operated; each set includes a small battery box for easy installation anywhere. Ideal for hanging important reminders, schedules, photos, and postcards.

Toshiba Canvio Basics
1TB Portable Hard Drive

Probably the only thing worse than writing a 3,000-word essay is losing it to a spontaneous tech malfunction. Therefore, backing up your work regularly is a wise idea. The Toshiba Canvio Basics has 1TB, 2TB, and 500GB varieties (handy if your course contains a lot of media projects), as well as the ability to store your entire library of videos, photos, and music on one small device.