Back to school: tech essentials for students

If you're heading back to the books this month and need to upgrade your tech before the year kicks into gear you've come to the right place.

Have you headed back to the books in the last few weeks? Are you heading off to uni in the near future? If you are and you need to update your tech before the year kicks into gear, then you've come to the right place.

If you're in the market for a new laptop to lug to the classroom you've got more choice than ever. You can get plenty of power at a budget price or you can go for a modern ultrabook with touchscreen and tablet-mode conversion capabilities.

You can accompany your laptop with a smartphone or skip it altogether with a tablet. Either way, we've got apps aplenty that will keep you on track (or distract you when you need a break).

So get yourself back in the spirit of education with all our best advice and insights below.

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