Is there anything better than shopping for back-to-school supplies? We think not.

And while we get giddy with excitement thinking about all our new pens, notebooks, and books, the tech gadgets are the real back-to-school heroes that we end up really needing in a pinch. Below, we’ve rounded up 10 back-to-school tech items that you need to add to your shopping list.

Print Pocket SmartPhone Photo Printer: $150

This super compact photo printer is so small, you can literally take it anywhere. It’s perfect for back-to-school so you and your friends can print out summer memories to decorate your locker.

Urban Outfitters Smart Phone Printer

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Bluetooth Music Speaker: $15

Jam out in style with this adorable pink bluetooth speaker—the cutest way to play your fave new tunes for your crew during lunch break.

Forever 21 Blue Tooth Pink Speaker

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Podo Labs’ Belle Speaker: $199

While on the topic of speakers, Podo Labs’ Belle Kickstarter product is the first and only premium portable speaker that acts as a wireless hub that can synchronize up to six existing Bluetooth speakers of any kind. Consider this your new best after-school gym accessory!


(via Belle)

Strawberry Computer Mouse: $14

Give your fingers a break this school year by getting yourself a super cute mouse. This will make those late night research sessions so much easier… and sweeter!

Strawberry Computer Mouse Urban Outfitters

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External Hard Drive: $70

Loosing that essay you put mad hours into is so 2010. Never lose a project to the computer devil again by always backing things up. This Seagate Slim Portable External Hard Drive holds 2TB and is so small it will easily slip into your backpack.

Seagate Back Up External Hard Drive

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Pink Graphing Calculator: $120

TI-84s have gotten a pretty-in-pink makeover! Who wants a boring black Texas Instrument graphing calculator when you can have a bright pink one instead?

Amazon Texas Instrument pin graphing calculator

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Flower Phone Case: $28

This phone case stole our hearts the second we saw the real pressed flowers. The daintiest way to keep your summer lovin’ alive.

Urban Outfitters Buscha pressed flower phone case

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Trusty Portable Phone Charger: $31

Sure, there are a ton of really cute portable phone chargers out there. But anyone who’s used one knows that you barely even get a full charge out of them. This year, invest in this portable phone charger that can charge your iPhone 5.5 more times, and it charges twice as fast and has two USB outlets.

Portable iPhone Charger

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Satechi Bluetooth Wireless Headphones: $70

Crank up your tunes as loud as you want in between classes with these Satechi bluetooth headphones. They’re effortlessly cool and sure to get you noticed, even when you’re totally in your own music zone.

Satechi Blue Tooth Aluminum Headphones

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Multi-Device Charging Dock: $36

Need a chic way to charge all of your gadgets? This multi-device charging dock will look cute on your at-home desk and it’s also super functional.

Multi Technology Charging Dock Urban Outfitters

(via Urban Outfitters)


HP DeskJet All-in-One Printer: $70

Why is it such a pain to print out our essays once we finally finish writing it? It really seems that the printer always likes to fail at the most inopportune times. Say bye bye to printer struggles with this new, portable, all-in-one printer that’s easy to use no matter where you are.

hP Deskjet printer All in one Printer

(via HP)


Okay, back to pens and pencils… HERE are some uber cool quote pencils that will keep you motivated all year long.