This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
CNET News Video: Tech minute: Must-have gadgets for back to school
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

CNET News Video: Tech minute: Must-have gadgets for back to school

1:07 /

It's that time again. Grab your book bags, pens, and... gadgets! CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes a look at some essential gizmos for the college-bound student.

And -- the freshman fifteen with switched to health at 25 dollar device that helps you lose weight. This futuristic looking wrist strap has a motion sensor inside administers and logs physical activity. After our movement estimates displays a war of words code that you can redeem for prizes like dvds music downloads and even an iPod nano. Loose -- -- is so 2011. -- of the note taking app penalty meant for 99 cents you can doodle and take notes on your iPad. Note taker HD lets you type notes and -- type cases in point sizes or dropping with your finger as well as import PDF in crop photos all for about five bucks. There's one major Walt -- out there it's buying textbooks so why not just download them instead. And digital textbook company know has a free iPad app we can choose from more than 100000 titles they can read on the web or through FaceBook. Hopefully going back to school will be a little more fun with these gadgets in your backpack and -- is -- cars -- voice cnet.com for CBS news.

New releases

Olympus Pen E-PL7 is ready for...
2:58 August 27, 2014
With a touchscreen that tilts down 180 degrees, the Pen E-PL7 is designed for users who love selfies and want...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 043: Time traveling...
24:00 August 27, 2014
On today's show, we discuss using virtual reality as an illusion of time travel, check out Royal Carribbean's...
Play video
Easily run Windows and Mac OS...
2:49 August 27, 2014
Parallels Desktop 10 makes switching between operating systems a snap
Play video
Not quite high caliber blendin...
2:41 August 27, 2014
Beneath the overblown health hype, the NutriBullet works well enough, but doesn't stand out from less expensive...
Play video
Melitta's cheap drip makes bitter...
2:07 August 27, 2014
Think twice about choosing the Melitta 10-Cup Coffeemaker to save cash.
Play video
Too-hot tech: Overheating Surface...
2:55 August 27, 2014
Hewlett-Packard recalls more than 6 million defective power cords, Microsoft promises a fix for overheating...
Play video
The gigantic Lexus GX 460
5:59 August 27, 2014
Lexus' second largest SUV may be a better fit for big luxury drivers.
Play video
The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 speakers...
1:50 August 27, 2014
The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific but aren't the best choice for punk...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre