Here is a list of back-to-school gadgets your kid may want

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Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

With advances in technology, back-to-school shopping is changing and every year there are more gadgets available. 

There are also seasonal promotions. Apple is offering a pair of $150 Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones for students who purchase a MacBook, an iMac, a Mac pro or an iPad Pro. 


Chromebook Flip C302 is about $450: Endgadget recommends it. 

Acer Aspire E 115 Notebook is about $335. Tom's Guide recommends it. 

Rocketbook Wave and Everlast scans homework and saves them as a PDF in the cloud. Endgadget and Mashable recommend it. 

Toshiba Encore 2 Tablet is about $270. ITBusinessEdge recommends it. 

The HP portable Deskjet 3755 is wireless, scans, copies and prints. It's about $70. Teen Vogue recommends it. 


Kindle Paperwhite is about $120 and with an Amazon account has access to e-textbooks. CNet and Teen Vogue recommends it. 


Casio Prizm FX-CG10 is a color graphic calculator. It's about $89. Tom's Guide recommends it. 

Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus CE has preloaded apps and is approved for use in AP classes. It's about $118.  Teen Vogue recommends it. 

Saving stuff

SanDisk Cruzer is a 64GB Flash Drive. It's about $13. Tom's Guide recommends it. 

WD My Passport Ultra is a portable four-terabyte external hard drive. It's about $59.  Teen Vogue recommends it.

128GB SanDisk can store work in the cloud or Google Drive. PCWorld recommends it. 

Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB is about $100. Time recommends it. 

Staying organized

The Todois app works across platforms and helps students to get organized with homework. It's free and offers a $29 upgrade.Endgadget recommends it. 


1Voice bacpack has a built-in charger for your phone and laptop. It's about $50. Mashable recommends it. 

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