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Sure, a laptop and cellphone are obvious choices. But after talking with many friends from around rnthe world who are involved in technology and study at the rnsame time, I picked a total of 10 gadgets that belong in rnevery student’s toolkit.rn
rnWhen the Clocky Rolling Alarm Clock goes off, it spins and rolls off and starts running around your room until it’s turned off.rn
rnSee Zack Whittaker’s blog for more on essential gadgets for students.
Having a few of these and backing up to a main disk lets you keep your entire project in your pocket.
I recommend Kensington’s Wifi Finder Plus. This handy little device picks up wireless signal, 802.11a/b/g and Bluetooth networks, allowing you to know where you can connect to your campus network.
Having a book scanner can save you so much money in photocopying costs over the course of a year.
Most university lecturers podcast their lectures nowadays, but for the occasion that they don’t, pop the dictaphone on your desk and allow yourself to listen back to the lectures at a later date.
Noise cancelling headphones
The times you will want to study will automatically be the same time someone wants to throw a party.
Probably not a student… but nevertheless, the picture works.