At the end of the summer vacation, when school and college youngsters head toward the school and dorm room life, they will need some tech essentials to help them adjusting to the dorm-room life.
Computer monitor or TV Screen
First of all, they need screen, either a TV screen or a computer monitor. However, a large LED or 3D TV or computer monitor could be a waste and rather luxury than necessity. But, you can surely arrange an additional screen to increase work time and productive. Latest models like 21.5-inch of ASUS VE228H 21.5-Inch Monitor($169.99) can be used as a TV and features DVI-D, HDMI, and VGA ports.
Mouse and Keyboard
Ok, you may use a laptop or a netbook, but nothing works ever so smooth like scrolling or selecting parts content or graphic by using a mouse. In the same way, they need a keyboard when need to type in faster, such as for writing term papers. For day to day activities, you can rely on the Logitech Wireless Wave Combo Mk550 that includes both keyboard and a laser mouse for $59.99. The wave design of keyboard and contoured shape of mouse place usersâ€™ hands in a correct, comfortable position. Plus, these devices feature wireless transmitter and receiver that you can keep it plugged to the notebnook while you are travelling.
iPod dock with alarm clock
iPod dock with alarm clock fits perfectly well in dorm room environment that will wake our kids and also works as a decent sound system. You can choose the iHome iA100 ($183.44) which is compatible with all iPad, iPhone and iPod devices. The dock includes a top dock connection, an auxiliary or a Bluetooth input jack for non-Apple devices, an alarm with two separate alarms so that they can set separate alarm for weekdays and weekends. The dock can be either controlled directly from the dock or using its iPhone app.
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