What is the college experience really about—learning or fun? It’s about both, of course. For the student in your life, their first taste of living independently—or at least more independently—should definitely not be all work and no play. (Or vice versa.) Without a doubt, there are plenty of gadgets available to assist with getting the most out of both work and play for your student. Devices to assist with college studies are basically a requirement, and so are gadgets for hanging out and relaxing. College goes better with the right gear, so we’ve rounded up 20 items worth considering—including devices from top manufacturers including Apple, Amazon, Bose and HP Inc.
For students heading to campus this fall, here are our top suggestions for cool back-to-school gadgets for 2019.