JUST BREW IT
Start your day off right with the Keurig K15 Coffee Maker in your favorite color. Its compact size fits nicely in cramped quarters. Brews three sizes, with a 10-ounce option to power through sleepy mornings. $100.
Though it weighs only 4 pounds and is just over half an inch thick, the MacBook Pro is no lightweight. Improved speed and graphics capability make it ready for academic achievement. $2,249 for 15-inch model.
Got a professor who talks too fast or puts you to sleep? Let the Sony Digital Voice Recorder record the lecture. No worries if chatterboxes are nearby: this recorder filters background noise. $60.
BECK ’N’ CALL
Without Mom and Dad around, who do you turn to for answers and advice? The Echo Dot responds to voice commands and will announce the weather, read the news and more. But it won’t make your bed. $50.
Having a refrigerator stuffed with snacks is a must for late-night study breaks. The space-saving Igloo Mini Refrigerator comes in a rainbow of colors and keeps everything cold. $89 and up.
Ever look back at notes and wonder what language you wrote them in? The Neo smartpen N2 uses invisible technology to transfer your chicken scratching to the device you choose via Bluetooth. $169.
— Product picks is compiled by Jayne Cannon