Looking for gifts for students? It can be a bit of a challenge gift buying for a young student, what with their ever changing styles and trends. The gifts we buy students may not be deemed cool enough or may be out of style by the time we give them. We have found 11 of the best loved students gifts, perfect and practical for those with young and busy lives!
1. Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook
This is unbelievable. Introducing the world’s first microwave-to-erase smart notebook. The Rocketbook Wave provides students with the freedom of a traditional pen and paper notebook, while instantly blasting their notes into the cloud using their smartphone. And if they use Pilot FriXion pens, they can erase all notes using a microwave oven, enabling them to reuse the notebook again. (Go ahead and re-read that last sentence!)
2. Zcan Wireless Scanner Mouse
Zcan Wireless is a 2-in-1 productivity tool. With a few swipes, students can scan texts, tables or even images and edit them right away in Microsoft Word, Excel or other applications. Zcan Wireless supports 199 OCR languages that allow users to translate in Google Translate right after scanning. Students can also share their scanned images instantly on Facebook, Twitter and other add-on applications. With Zcan Wireless, users are no longer bounded by electric wires and can scan whatever and wherever they like, boosting efficiency of their work. Scanning for students becomes more convenient than ever!
3. Prynt Get Instant Photo Prints
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You will already know we are of a time where selfies and pics are part of daily living. We snap pictures with our phones and upload them everywhere, sharing them around the world via numerous social media platforms. What better gift to give a student than the Prynt Instant Photo Printer which will enable them to capture moments from the best days of their lives and then print them out instantly! This device will turn a smartphone into an instant camera that will capture an image and print photos there and then and with no hanging around. The device doesn’t require any ink and will print pictures and video moments in a matter of seconds. The perfect gift for active and fun loving students!
4. Equil Smartpen 2
This Equil Smartpen makes the perfect gift for any student.
Equil Smartpen 2 allows students to write, diagram, or draw on any type of paper and automatically saves and syncs notes and drawings to an Android, iOS, Mac OS or Windows device. Equil Smartpen 2 works with Equil’s free apps, Equil Note and Equil Sketch and integrates with cloud services such as Dropbox, Evernote and iCloud.
5. AirBar by NeonodeAir
The Airbar makes a great student gift for anyone completing their studies on a laptop that doesn’t have the benefit of a touchscreen. The Airbar can turn any laptop (both windows and mac) into a touch enabled screen which allows students to effortlessly work with their technology. With the swipe of a finger, students will be able to flick through images, go through their favourite music tracks and browse the web with ease.
6. ODiN Virtual Laser Projection
The name Odin is derived from an old Germanic word for “seer, prophet”, which is fitting for a futuristic, innovative product that challenges people’s perceptions of electro-optical applications and opens a whole new world of possibilities for students. The world’s first laser projection mouse, the ODiN Laser Holographic Mouse will redefine student’s daily habits for controlling, designing, and gaming.
7. Bobby Anti-theft Backpack
As much as we hate to admit it, the world isn’t always a safe place and people aren’t always nice. Thieves and pick-pockets are opportunists and will strike at the first chance they get. The Bobby Anti-theft Backpack is designed to stop pick-pockets and thieves dead in their tracks. It features a hidden zipper and secure compartments for a student’s most precious and valuable items. It also comes with a USB charging point for mobile phones. Pretty stylish too!
8. BACtrack Mobile Smartphone Breathalyzer
It’s not all about the books! This makes the perfect gift for any party loving student drivers who aren’t sure whether they’re over the alcohol limit for driving. This groundbreaking technology for smartphones will indicate whether or not a driver is over the limit and then issue them with appropriate advice depending on the reading. There are cheaper smartphone breathalyzers on the market but we feel it’s worth spending a little more on BACtrack which delivers highly reliable results with law enforcement grade accuracy.
9. ZTE Spro 2
Any student will love the ZTE Spro 2! It wireless projects anything a student is viewing on their smartphone up to 10 feet away.
The ZTE Spro 2 projects instant content or stream from a Bluetooth-enabled device, such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone. With the Spro 2’s DLP technology and 720p High Definition Resolution, The Spro offers autofocus and keystone correction to ensure distortion-free image quality. Perfect for hosting an outdoor Netflix night or displaying study work!
10. WonderCube Plus 8-in-1-Smartphone Accessory
The WounderCube makes a natty little student gift that’s all in 1 cubic inch. Don’t be fooled by it’s size. This quirky device has multiple functions including battery charger, external memory, LED bulb and a kickstand for a smartphone or tablet. Best of all, it can be hung off house keys!
11. Dog & Bone Locksmart
This is more than just a lock. For students that are prone to losing keys or forgetting password and digit combinations, we can’t think of a better gift that Locksmart!
With this baby, students are able to keep their most valued items under lock but…there’s no key to lose or to get in to the wrong hands and no digits to forget either. Locksmart enables students to open and close multiple locks via an app on their smartphone – perfect for those who cycle or use a locker facility. This amazing device also includes a tracking function like none bestowed before by our humble metal key!
Stress is common for studies, so its a good ideal that students are able to find a way to release there tension and stress. Using the Ferrofluid device is perfect for being able to zone out when things are getting on top! Ferrofluid makes dramatic stringy spikes that will keep us entertained for hours, letting our brains rest when needed most.