Gadgets and Devices For Students To Improve Quality Of Learning

Most of the students have brought smart phones, laptops, tablets and e-readers in their use to improve quality of learning. In addition to this, the use of variety of apps has also become very popular to manage everyday life activities. However, choices don’t end here because there are a lot of other gadgets and devices which can also be made part of students’ life to facilitate their learning and studying. Here we have shortlisted some of the most useful devices and gadgets for the students.

1: Digital Textbooks

Now you don’t have to buy printed versions of all your course books because you can read them as digital textbooks on e-readers, smartphones and tablets. These textbooks can be downloaded from different online places and there are various exclusively designed programs which can help you find required books on very affordable prices.  Some of the popular places from where you can buy or rent digital textbooks are as follow:

  • Amazon Kindle
  • Barnes & Noble Nook
  • iBooks
  • Cengage Brain
  • Chegg
  • Coursemart
  • eCampus
  • Vitalsource
  • Zinio
  • Yuzu

2: Tech Backpacks

Do you know about the bags which can be used to store gadgets and other devices? Well, these exclusively designed bags will not only keep your devices safe and secured but will also provide you with a facility to charge devices while you are on the move. The bag comes with solar energy panels that make it a perfect choice for those who have to use technology everywhere they go. Some of the best tech backpacks available on Amazon are as follow:

  • Targus Drifter II Backpack for 16-Inch Laptop,
  • Case Logic RBP-117 17.3-Inch MacBook Pro/Laptop Backpack
  • SwissGear Computer Backpack
  • Samsonite Xenon 2 Backpack PFT Case Black
  • ASUS Republic of Gamers for All 17-Inch G-Series Notebooks

3: Encrypted Flash Drives

Flash Drives are quite common and almost every one use them, however, majority of the users complain that they often lose their important files as there is no proper way to protect them. The good news is that you can now keep your files safely because encrypted flash drives are easily available which are designed to have a PIN without which one can’t access to the stored content. Some popular options are:

  • Kingston datatraveler vault
  • Toshiba flash-drives
  • Integral® 8gb crypto drive
  • Datalocker sentry fips encrypted flash drive
  • Ironkey™ d80 hardware
  • Encrypted flash drive

4: Smart Lights

If you prefer to study while music is on, you would love to buy smart lights which are designed to provide enough. If you have smart lights bulbs, you can control them using your android, iPhone or even Remote. Your Smartphone will allow you to control lighting through wireless remote. These types of bulbs are not just study but you can also use them for efficient lighting arrangement for a party. If you are using new Ilumi, you can light your path as you move from room to room and you can also wake up at a schedule time.

  • Philips Hue
  • Elgato Avea
  • LightwaveRF
  • Tabu Lumen Smartbulb
  • LIFX
  • GE Link Smart LED

5: Smart Pens

Another tool in your study box is Smart Pen which is smart because it has been designed to record voices and audio sounds. When you digitalize text with smart pen, these files can also be uploaded and opened with the help of exclusively designed programs like Echo Smartpen or Livescribe to read recorded notes. Once you have digitalized text, it can be accessed at different points. Crated notes can also be uploaded on programs like Evernote or Google Docs. Some popular smart pens are:

  • Livescribe 2GB Echo Smartpen
  • Livescribe 3 Smartpen for Tablets and Smartphones
  • Ten One Design – T1-PGCT-302
  • Samsung Electronics Slate PC Digitizer
  • e-pens mobile notes pro for mac
  • DotPen – for iPad, iPhone, Android,

6: Virtual Keyboards

Folding keyboards were introduced earlier in the past and those were quite popular because one could take them wherever he needs to go.  However, recently, a better technology has also been introduced which has become even more popular choice because of the advantages one can take from it and this is called Virtual Keyboard which has been designed to function as a wireless device as it uses laser technology. Your keyboard can be connected with a device via Bluetooth and when you will type, it will be shown on device.

  • Laser Projection Virtual Keyboard
  • AGS Wireless Laser Projection Bluetooth
  • Celluon EPIC Ultra-Portable Full-Size Virtual Keyboard

7: Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Noise- Cancelling Headphone can also be a perfect option for those students who are often worried because of outer world noises that create great distractions for them while they are studying. It simply means when you want to concentrate on your studies, weaning a noise cancelling headphone can be really useful for you.

  • Sentey Warp LS-4420 High Definition Stereo
  • Sony MDRZX110NC
  • Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic
  • Sound Intone CX-05 Stereo Lightweight
  • 3M Peltor H10A Optime 105 Earmuff
  • Soul Electronics SE5BLK Elite High Definition
  • Darkiron N8 Headphones Headset
  • Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Headphones

Author Bio

Mega Kathleen is a digital marketer and an avid writer who loves to write about new technological advancement. With her background in teaching for a local college, she finds natural attraction in educational related technology tools, devices and gadgets and this is the reason why most of her articles are based on integration of technology in education system. She also like to work with academic writing projects and is one of her most priority based projects.