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The best tech for back-to-school

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.

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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.

Griffin

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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.

SugarSync

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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.

Dormify

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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.

iFrogz

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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.

Powerbag

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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.

Bobble Brush

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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.

InstaEdu

The best tech for back-to-school

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.

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