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Who said going back to school had to be a bad thing, especially if you have these cutting edge gadgets and goods with you. Back-to-school shopping might be the best perk about fall (other than the pumpkin spice everything coming your way). It’s when you get to buy anything functional and cool in the name of studying. Check out these ten essential accessories that’ll have you acing exams and taking names (of important figures in history of course).
The Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook: Letter isn’t your average notebook. Fill its pages with your ingenious thoughts, then use the app to scan each uniquely QR-coded page to your desired destination in the cloud (email, Dropbox, etc.). When you’re all done, wipe the pages with a damp cloth, and it’s ready for re-use.
Save tons of paper for $29.99, reduced from $34.
Nothing’s worse than a long day where the devices you rely on run out of juice. With this 1Voice 10,000mAh Charging Backpack, you can put all your charging worries to rest. Along with a padded interior perfect for your laptop, it also contains a built-in 10,000mAh lithium-polymer charger for all your devices.
Charge away for $49.99, or 68 percent off the original price of $159.
Don’t be fooled by the name, this Layze Phone Holder is anything but…well, lazy. Clip it anywhere you need a hands-free view of your phone screen, and use its flexible design to adjust your phone to where it needs to be.
Securely mount your phone for $19.99, or 59 percent off the usual price of $49.
For when one just isn’t enough, the Mpow 4-Port USB Wall Charger includes four ports to power your smartphones, tablets, and more. It features X-Smart Technology, which helps intelligently assess each device to automatically deliver the quickest, safest charge possible.
Charge all your devices for $19.99, reduced from $29.99.
As sophisticated as most phones are, sometimes you want a little bit more when capturing all your memories this school year. Get this 3-in-1 Universal Smartphone Camera Lens Kit and immediately amp up your Instagram game with these easy clip-on lenses.
Take unique photos for $9.99, or 50% off the usual price of $19.99.
When it comes to audio, wireless is the way to go, whether you’re heading to class or going to study in the library. These TREBLAB X11 Earphones feature passive noise cancellation, HD quality sound, and a built-in mic — perfect for everyday listening.
Get these sleek earbuds for $36.99, or 81 percent off.
The HomeSpot Rugged Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker is a perfectly rugged little soundbox to carry around in your backpack. It’s dust, dirt and water-resistant — plus it delivers some serious sound through 6W acoustic drivers and a passive bass subwoofer.
Get this tough speaker for $29.99, or 62 percent off the usual price of $79.99.
Moving into the dorms, or just a new space? Set the right mood with these color-changing, eco-friendly Kasa LED Low Energy Bluetooth Smart Bulbs: 2-Pack. Control the color and brightness directly from your smartphone — you can even set them to turn on when you’re supposed to wake up for class.
Get these green bulbs for $49.99 or 40 percent off the usual price of $89.90.
Let’s face it, you can never have enough lightning cables — and with this 10-Ft MFi-Certified Lightning Cable: 3-Pack, you get extra cables and extra length for the most flexibility when charging up your devices. And thanks to the MFi certification, you don’t need to worry about damaging your Apple devices while they charge.
Get these monster cables for $15.99, or 82 percent off the usual price of $89.
If you’re having a hard time keeping track of your stuff as the new year kicks off, this Wally Case for iPhone is for you. It’s got an integrated secret wallet, and helps protect your phone – how’s that for a two-for-one?
Get this innovative case for $19.99, or half off the usual price of $39.99.