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Digital Coin Counting Jar
Everyone needs a jar which can count up the pennies for a rainy day of alcohol consumption. This jar, however, counts up the coppers for you — so you know exactly how much is in there.

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  1. 1. 26/08/2011 04:49 Back To School : 10 Gadget Gifts For Geeky Students T hough digital pens never really took off, the Livescribe Pulse pen combines voice recor- ding and an infrared camera which is an ideal solution for graduate students. Why? Because for post-graduate study, this allows you to write and take notes for your masters degree — notably a particularly difficult qualification to attain. Included is a USB connector, to connect to your Mac or PC, and has an in-built speaker so you can write away and covertly record (if your lecturer wants to cite intellectual property rights — pah!). All in all, it’s does the job for quite a cheap price — with over 200 hours of recording and takes high-definition infrared camera images (over 70 a second). For those who would rather duck away from U.S. Digital Coin Counting Jar law, in particular the Patriot Act which can access EU-cloud data linked to U.S. companies, one could Everyone needs a jar which can count up the pen- opt for a private cloud solution — enter Pogoplug. nies for a rainy day of alcohol consumption. This jar, however, counts up the coppers for you — so A hardware solution, it allows you to access your you know exactly how much is in there. files from any web or mobile browser, as well as streaming content to your TV, Wi-Fi enabled smart- By counting up through an LCD screen on the top of phone or games console. Compatible with a number the jar, you can keep track of how much is in there of drive formats, it can be used as a replacement — without having to take it to one of those dastardly for sending large email attachments, and you can machines at the supermarket, which often takes a access it from anywhere in the world from a secure cut from your counted coins. login page. And when you’re a student, every cent counts. Price: $99 Price: $12.99joliprint Printed with Page 1
  2. 2. 26/08/2011 04:49 Back To School : 10 Gadget Gifts For Geeky Students Chargepod Sonic Boom Vibrating Alarm Clock Students, more than anyone it seems, collect more Perhaps one of my favourite gadgets for all. The electronic gadgets, gizmos and devices than the ma- Sonic Bomb is an alarm clock like no other — it not jority of others. Instead of collecting vast numbers of only has a loud blast to wake you up in the morning, charging units, plugs and wires trailing across one’s but it also shakes your bed to stir even the most de- dorm room, the Chargepod consolidates charging termined of sleepers. It flashes, it buzzes, it shouts wires into one small, compact and inter-changeable and screams at you until you get out of bed. solution for all your devices. At 113db, it will be enough to wake you up in the Compatible with over 3,000 devices, you can select morning — whether it’s for a lecture, a professor’s and buy specific chargers which are compatible with meeting, or even to catch a plane. this charging dock separately. You can charge up to six devices at any one time — including iOS devices, Price:$29.82 BlackBerrys, laptops, gaming consoles, iPods and others. Price: $59.95joliprint Printed with Page 2
  3. 3. 26/08/2011 04:49 Back To School : 10 Gadget Gifts For Geeky Students MonsterPod (camera mount) Nespresso Pixie (coffee machine) Thus gooey, sticky camera mount is ideal for those “If Apple made a coffee machine, this would be it” who take crazy photos wherever they are — and I – Jason Perlow. mean wherever. It not only sticks to trees, masonry, and people’s heads, it sticks to virtually everything. His extensive review was enough for me to buy one It will hold even a heavy DSLR camera for a good for myself. Though it has not yet arrived (and will five minutes before unpeeling and falling down — not do for the next couple of weeks), his recom- but that should be enough time to get a half decent mendation alone was enough for me to get in on photo snapped. this jittery-inducing action. Price:$29.00 Though it uses pods, and not regular ground coffee from the local supermarket, refilling them is cheap overall, and the quality — I am told — is beyond excellent. A must buy for any student graduate wor- king through the summer months on dissertation madness! Price: $211.41joliprint Printed with Page 3
  4. 4. 26/08/2011 04:49 Back To School : 10 Gadget Gifts For Geeky Students Sennheiser stereo in-ear Amazon Kindle (Wi-Fi) headphone A lot has been said about the Kindle. A lot from me These headphones are without doubt the best head- has been negative — but rest assured, since buying phones I have ever bought. With perfect sound qua- one, I will never turn back. lity, they come with a 3.5mm jack which is compa- tible with the very vast majority of music devices, Granted, there are still a lot of academic books which phones and iPods on the market. are not available yet on the Kindle Store, but the range already carries a whole wealth of books avai- The bass is incredible, the sound quality is beyond lable for download. Plus, if you are simply a casual amazing, and because they are packaged with dif- reader, you can reach hundreds of thousands of ferent sizes ear buds, the right size will completely books at an incredibly low price in the grand scheme blank out any ambient or background sound. Just, of things. be careful in crossing the street — and make sure you don’t wear them as you sleep; just in case you Price: $114.00 miss the fire alarm! text Price: $42.99joliprint Printed with Page 4
  5. 5. 26/08/2011 04:49 Back To School : 10 Gadget Gifts For Geeky Students Laptop Battery Usage Tips Related Articles: Kodak Pulse (digital frame) Facebook photos are all good and well, but one can- not keep flicking through them day after day. What one needs is a digital frame — and this one is perfect. It displays high-resolution images in this 7 frame — which keeps it small but succinct and not hugely in the way. But, it boasts wireless capacity so you can update it over the network, along with its own unique email address. So, next time you are emailing photos to friends or emailing them to Facebook — cc’in your own private email address and you are good to go. But who needs to, when it automatically connects to Facebook anyway? It can store hundreds of images with the 512MB internal memory, and the memory is expandable. Price: $104.00joliprint Other Business News: Printed with CloudTag: School , Gifts , Students , Dell inspiron 1525 battery , Hp pavilion dv7 battery , Dell d630 battery , Dell inspiron 6400 battery Page 5