Back to school: Student gifts, essentials for under $50

Back to school: Student gifts, essentials for under $50

Summary: Starting a new semester or beginning college can be tough, but the essentials and gifts associated with it don't have to be expensive.

TOPICS: Education

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  • Seagate GoFlex Slim 320GB external hard drive for Mac

    An external hard drive is a popular choice to back up essays, coursework, photos and music. Desktop and portable variants have flooded the market, ranging from storage options of 250GB to 1.5TB. The Seagate GoFlex Slim 320GB external hard drive is a reasonably priced option for a slim, small drive to back up work. 

    Price: $49.99

    Via: Amazon

  • Fisheye Pro lens

    If your student is a fan of photography but doesn't have a DSLR -- and is therefore not able to buy different lenses for a camera body -- the Fisheye Pro lens is a fun way to give smartphone photos the warped "fisheye" look. Once snapped on to a mobile device with a magnetic ring, you're set.

    The lens, also available as part of a kit, is compatible with Blackberry, HTC, iPad, iPhone, LG, Sony Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung mobile devices, among others. 

    Price: £32.99 ($50)

    Via: Firebox

  • Seven Port USB 3.0 Hub

    If you need a few extra USB ports when connecting a PC, tablet or smart TV to media, a USB hub is a great choice. 

    This particular hub comes equipped with seven ports, supports USB 3.0 SuperSpeed, Plug-and-Play function and a transfer rate up to 5Gbps.

    Price: $32.00

    Via: USB Geek

Topic: Education

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