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.

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...

Best Laptops for Students 2014

Whether you're a student on a budget or a recent grad looking to upgrade, the market for laptops has never looked better. From wallet-friendly Chromebooks to Windows 8-powered multimedia powerhouses, ...

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..

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...

Best Buy Takes $100 Off MacBooks for Students

Yes, graduation was seemingly just days ago. But Best Buy is ready for your back-to-school shopping. On Sunday the retailer will be offering special deals to students with college email addresses, inc...

Dell Inspiron 2012 Lineup: Sleek Designs for Back-to-School

Summer just started, but all students out there know that they'll be returning to the classroom soon enough, and Dell wants to make sure you go back in style. In that regard, the new Dell Inspiron lin...

Toshiba Announces Back-to-School Notebooks Starting at $400

Toshiba announced its full lineup of back-to-school notebooks, from the sub-$500 C800 Series to the Best Buy-exclusive P800 Series which features a backlit keyboard, Nvidia graphics, and Harmon Kardon...

Top 11 Back-to-School Notebook Deals

Students, listen up! We know you've got a million things on your mind before starting college, so we've made things a little easier for you by rounding up the best laptop deals that will be perfect fo...

What Back-to-School Tech Can You Score for $209?

The school year is just around the corner, and with a fresh academic semester comes the need for new gadgets. According to a recently released study by the National Retail Federation, families with sc...