Binder Insert Case - $24.99
A Binder Insert Case is the perfect way to organize and protect your new reading devices. Made by Griffin technology, the binder case secures an iPad in any standard three-ring binder so students can easily access textbook material while taking notes.
SugarSync - Free for a 5GB account
SugarSync acts as your personal lifesaver to back up, sync, access and share all your important files and documents from anywhere at any time.
The Ultimate Dormify Survival Kit - $99
This spring Dormify.com released The Ultimate Dormify Survival Kit. Filled with all the little essentials you may have overlooked, the box includes adhesive poster strips and hooks, a laundry bag and cleaning supplies, extra Band-Aids for all those paper cuts you’re bound to get, and more.
iFrogz Boost - $39.99
Don’t have room for a boom box in your dorm? iFrogz Boost is the next best thing. By simply setting your music-playing device or smartphone on top of the speaker, the Boost magically amplifies the sound.
Powerbag - $169.99
In comes the Powerbag. This line of techy backpacks comes with a built-in battery system that can charge your smartphone, eReader and tablet while you’re on the go. Although it can't charge laptops yet, it does come with a laptop compartment to carefully stow one.
Bobble Brush - $12.99
Whether you’re hiking to the communal bathroom or sharing one in a suite, there's never enough room for all your bathroom belongings. But Bobble Brush is always up for brushing. A toothbrush stand with a round rubberized and weighted base keeps it from sliding off wet counters or tight spaces.
InstaEdu - Occasional users: $30/hr, Regular users: $22/hr
InstEDU is a new online tutoring site where students get the chance to connect with a pool of experts to get extra help with their academics. Whether you’re cramming for a math test at 2:00 a.m. or fighting writer's block on a paper at 2:00 p.m., the site has tutors available 24-7.
Students aren’t the only ones maturing through the years: Classroom technologies and devices have continued to evolve into some pretty cool and beneficial learning tools.