5 Tech Gadgets That Will Help You Study Smarter
Studying is hard. And while good ol’ fashioned studying can get you far, ain’t nobody got time for that. As technology allows people all over the world to work smarter, why can’t students study smarter, too?
We got you. Because you can study smarter, landing that A in record time without spending hours bent over the books. These tech gadgets are ideal for every college student who wants to study smarter, not longer.
Love the old school notebook and pen process but hate not having access to your notes whenever you’re on your phone or laptop? Rocketbook is for you.
Write in this special notebook with Pilot FriXion pens. When your note taking is done, beam the notes up to the cloud with the Rocketbook App. These pens are erasable, but better yet, so is the notebook! Once your pages are filled up, microwave your notebook and start over fresh. The notebook comes in two different sizes.
The complaint of chiropractors around the country is how our shoulders and necks are becoming hunched from all of our screen time. Save your back (and your wallet) by using the Roost Laptop Stand.
Adjustable and lightweight, the Roost Laptop Stand is easy to transport. It also boasts the durability to hold most laptops and rubber grips secures your laptop as soon as you place it in the laptop stand. This stand will solve the crick you get in your neck from spending hours writing your term paper.
3. Smart Backpacks
Nothing is more frustrating than having your device die on you while you’re in the middle of a time-sensitive project. But, a smart backpack can save you from such a moment.
Most smart backpacks include recharge features along with many other options for personalization. And you don’t have to give up your personal style to have a smart backpack that will not only carry your books but also keep your tech running.
Here are a few smart backpack features to look for:
- Internal and External USBs
- Lost & Found Tracker
- Anti-Shock System
- Built-In Batteries
- Water and Dirt Resistant
You’re busy. We get it. That’s why Dragon Dictation can save you time and brain space. Now you don’t need to remember to do things. You can dictate notes to Dragon Dictation and move on with your day.
Dragon Dictation is an app on your phone that types up your words for you. Users love it for tweets, Facebook statuses, and texts. However, it can also be useful for the rough draft of your final paper. As a hands-free app, you can dictate your paper while walking across campus for your next class.
Figuring out citations for a paper is the worst. Not to mention time-consuming!
Easy Bib simplifies the process for you. No longer do you need to slave over an MLA or APA guidebook to figure out what bibliography style is appropriate for your source because Easy Bib makes it for you. You can even search for the citation by scanning the barcode of the book with your smartphone. The app will send the citations straight to your email. Pretty cool, huh?
Tech gadgets have the power to simplify our lives, but the only way we can truly benefit from them is by using them. Next time you’re in a study bind, try one of these and, hopefully, things will get a little easier.