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Photos: Tech tugs at college students

Today's college students roam their school campuses more gadget-laden than ever before.

At Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., sophomore Allison Hollinger logs onto the school's campus-wide wireless system to finish her Spanish homework as she sends a text message from her LG Cingular phone and listens to her favorite band, Say Anything. She, like many of her fellow Sun Devils, uses iPods as a source of music and as a back-up hard drive. She also has an iTrip FM transmitter for the iPod and an iHome speaker dock.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...