Top 5 back to school tech products

Essential tech gear for the well-equipped student

Whether you are the student in question or the parent of one who is being leaned on to help get the gear lined up, this is our essential guide to what's hot in backpacks for back to school 2011.

And you may also want to peruse our full CNET Back to School 2011 tech guide.

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Walmart's five buck LED is one of the brightest we've tested

For basic lighting needs, this bulb looks like a solid pick, but its dimming performance leaves a lot to be desired.

by Ry Crist