As uni life beckons and we flee the nest once again to jump head first into new ventures, with fresh academic prospects and new flatmates, we’ll often find ourselves glued to our trusty phones and laptops, googling to our heart’s content and snapchatting ‘til the cows come home. And though these fair companions see us through most trials and tribulations, it’s worth giving them a break to embrace new additions to the team. This is why we’ve traveled the digital sphere this summer to gift you with the six must have gadgets for 2017.
Keep your mind at ease when venturing off for coffee breaks in the library with this Kensington laptop lock. Compatible with nearly 100% of laptops, sturdy with a steel cable, and petite and portable, this bad boy has the ability to bamboozle even the most seasoned of thieves.
Though a lamp may not seem like a vital purchase amidst the juggling of SAAS cash, this sleek and robotic beauty will not only achieve a minimal, futuristic style to pimp out your halls room, but its varying colour and brightness options will illuminate both your exam prep and your tired mind. With five colour modes and six brightness levels, this LED is literally your light in shining armour, creating glare-free luminosity for afternoon study or evening movie marathons.
If a portable speaker isn’t high on your list of uni-essentials, you’ll find yourself sorely mistaken. From jaunts to Kelvingrove park to weekend camping trips with your new found uni clan, the Anker SoundCore 2 Bluetooth Speaker will provide the soundtrack to what will become nostalgic memories. With a hefty 500 song capacity and 24-hour battery, as well as being waterproof and dustproof, this lil musical number is the pioneer of portable sound. PLUS it comes with a worry-free 18 month warantee.
The world’s first smart, microwave-to-erase-and-reuse notebook saves you forking out on bulky notebooks in WH Smiths. Not only can you resuse your entire writing vessel upto to five times, but if you download the app, you can ping over your lecture notes to Google docs, Dropbox, iCloud, Evernote, Box and email.
Grab your morning coffee fix and save a bunch of cash with the Minipresso NS Portable Espresso Machine. It’s lightweight, easy to carry and mess free, giving you a deliciously braw brew on-the-go.