Back to School Tech Guide

Check out our back-to-school buying advice and find the best student laptops, 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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iPad Stylus Review Roundup: Best Pen for Your Tablet

As an infographics artist, I rely on a Wacom drawing tablet to get sketches into my computer. Drawing on the iPad has been challenging due to the limitations of the typical rubber-tipped stylus: diffi...

The Best Free Software for Students

College students have enough expenses, so software shouldn’t be one of them. Luckily, at a time when a lot of students will have to learn new skills—whether life skills or skills to help them in s...

HP Brings Big Bold Colors to Back to School

Even though it’s only May, HP is already thinking about heading back-to-school this fall with its new line of bold and colorful HP Pavilion laptops and Pavilion x360 2-in-1s.The standard Pavilion no...

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. Unwilling to let Apple ...

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...