Back to School Guide 2014

You can't move to head of the class without the right gadgets. Check out our back-to-school buying advice and find the best student laptops, smartphones, tablets and other high-tech gear. Plus, check out our top app picks for students, free software and must-have gadgets for your dorm room.

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Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display (13-Inch, 2014) Review

Apple's refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display offers a boost in performance and endurance over last year's model.

16 Best Apps for Students

That new tablet or phone you're bringing to school isn't just for sharing photos on Instagram or checking Twitter. Your device can also be a great study partner.

10 Best Back-to-School Laptop Backpacks 2014

Students carry a heavy burden. They need to move their books, their tech and their food from class to class. In many ways, it's their most important organizational tool. However, not all backpacks are...

Could Chromebooks Save the PC Industry?

It's no secret that the PC industry has seen some troubling sales within the past year, but a new report suggests that consumers aren't even purchasing computers for the new school year. At least not the traditional PCs that most consumers use..

Bing for Schools Offers Classrooms Free Microsoft Surface Tablets

Tablets in the classroom is becoming the norm. The Los Angeles Board of Education recently announcing plans to bring 31,000 free iPads to its schools is just one case in point.

Where And How To Rent An E-Textbook On Your Tablet

Google just announced that the books section of its Play market will now see a new category for textbooks, and starting next month, users can rent them for 80 percent off rather than purchasing them a...

6 Best Smartphones for Students 2013

Strolling around campus without a smartphone is like, well, you probably don't even want to think about it. How else would you keep tabs on all your classes and assignments, stay in the know with Twit...

7 Best Tablets for Students 2013

There are lots of reasons for students to invest in a tablet. They're practically weightless in a backpack, they last all day on a charge (at least the good ones) and there are lots of touch-friendly ...

10 Hottest Student Laptop Backpacks 2013

Between the laptop, books, tablet, water bottles, notepads, pens, phone, chargers, gym clothes and who knows what else, every student's backpack is his or her lifeline. And on top of being useful, i...

7 Back-to-School Gadgets You Don't Need

It's almost that time again. It may feel like summer just started, but before you know it, you'll be ditching your bathing suit for jeans and a backpack.