What is a campus ready tablet?

 How useful is a tablet when it comes to getting things done on campus? That may depend on what your needs are, but as tablet utility and functionality continues to grow and improve, a case can be made that having the right one can be vital to your overall productivity at school. The question is: are you in need of a laptop replacement or a situational substitute?  

Top 10 laptops for school

 It’s that time of year again! Summer vacation is still in full swing, but the end is in sight and it’s time to start making preparations for the return to the classroom. Technology is more important than ever, but having the right gear is critical. To help you out, here’s a list of the top 10 laptops for back to school.

New Backpacks for Back to School

 The school year has only just come to an end, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about back to school supplies. I know, you might think I’m crazy, but why not get some of the basics out of the way now so you’re not scrambling come the end of August. A great place to start is with one of these new backpacks from Best Buy.

Back to school tips to stay organized throughout the new school...

It’s official: class is in session. Summer vacation is over. Millions of students across Canada are getting back into the groove, determined to do better than ever this year. To help achieve those lofty academic goals, I’ve put together a collection of some of the best back to school tips from Plug-in writers. Elementary, high school, college or university, keep these in mind to use your high tech gear to stay organized and meet your goals for the 2015 school year.

Back to school: the case for choosing a desktop PC

With the start of school rapidly approaching, the rush is on to make sure students have the gear they need. The biggest purchase for most will be a computer, so you want the right one and making the right choice starts with picking the right form factor. A few days ago, I made the case for choosing a traditional laptop. This time, I’m going to switch hats and make the argument for choosing a desktop PC.

Essentials for every backpack, even for an adult going back to...

Every year back to school shopping time seems to creep up on me so fast, and every year I vow to be more organized and not leave it all until the last minute. This year not only do I have my sons shopping to worry about, but I have my own too since I’ll be heading back to school also. Read on to see what must haves we love to get you through the school year.

Back to school: Must-have laptop accessories

September is fast approaching and with it the first day of school. You have your laptop, so you’re set, right? You’ve definitely got the big ticket item taken care of, but to make the most of it, make sure you have the extras as well. I’ve put together a list of must-have laptop accessories that will ensure your portable PC does everything you need for school, and continues to perform as expected through the school year and beyond.

Dorm room essentials for back to school: tech

College and university students will soon be heading to school and for many of them, that means moving into a dorm room. Making this compact, on-campus living space into a home away from home for the better part of a year can be a challenge, but making sure it has all the high tech gear they know, love (and need for school) is a big part of it. I’ve put together a list of essential tech for dorm room-bound students as they head back to school.

Best Backpacks with Laptop Space for Back to School

With the academic year quickly approaching, now is the time to consider the best backpacks with laptop space for back to school. If you (or the student in your home) are taking a laptop to school with you this year, you’ll want to find the best possible way of carrying it around. Join me inside for a look at 5 great backpacks with a special section for your laptop. When the time comes to drag your computer between various classes or to and from your home / dorm & school, you’ll be glad you’ve got a proper bag to help you out!  

3 Great Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Students

  Headphones aren’t just for music. With technologies like noise cancellation, they can also come in handy for ensuring a quiet environment in which to work, which is something any student can appreciate.  

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