Back-to-School Gadgets

August 19, 2009 10:10:09 AM PDT
Students heading back to school may need more than pencils and calculators. Techno Dad Mike Ferrara has checked out the latest in electronic gear and has found several products that will appeal to tech-savvy students.
  • Pogo stylus for iPod/iPhone (great for people like me with fat fingers; protects screen) $19.99
  • Sansa slot Radio player (saves you from downloading songs; you just buy a SD card and go) $99/$40 for song cards
  • Kindle DX (new, improved, larger-screen ebook reader) $489
  • Belkin N+ wireless router (has a slot for a flash drive; quick setup for dorm room(s) $119
  • Genius graphics tablets (great way to write, draw, sketch without paper) $99
  • iStand notebook stand www.ihomecomputer.com (charges your iPod/iPhone while you work, sturdier than most) $199.99
  • Sansa slotRadio player (saves you from downloading songs; you just buy a SD card and go) $99/$40 for song cards
  • Belkin Cush Desk (provides a stable and comfortable surface for your laptop) $29.99
  • Sony eReader (Kindle competitor; can also play music and store photos) $299
  • Fresh Wave Stinky Dorm Kit (Totally natural, actually vacuums the air) $29.99
  • Sharper Image backpack w/flat panel speaker (alternative to wearing earphones) $99
  • Toshiba NB200 mini notebook (extra-long 8.5 hour battery life, comes in colors) $400

For more product reviews, visit Mike's website TechnoDad.TV www.technodad.tv.


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