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The Verge’s 2022 back-to-school gift guide

All the best backpacks, laptops, tablets, and wearables for the new school year. | The Verge

Our favorite laptops, bags, and gadgets for students

As quickly as it arrived, summer vacation is drawing to a close. A new school year is right around the corner, and while the learning landscape has transformed rather drastically over the past couple of years, many aspects have remained unchanged. Having the right supplies, for instance, can make a world of difference for new students, especially if they’re looking to recharge between lessons or better manage their hefty course load.

If you’re at a loss as to what you should gift the student in your life, we’ve collected some slick bits of technology that are perfect for pupils returning to the classroom — virtual or otherwise. Whether they’re entering the throes of high school or diving into the larger academic-industrial complex, there are plenty of staples on our list that everyone will love. These picks aren’t just for students, either; the latest Kindle Paperwhite, the Nintendo Switch Lite, and Apple’s AirPods Pro are all great gifts that anyone can appreciate.

Note: if you were hoping for a larger selection of laptop picks, we also have guides outlining the best Chromebooks and the best laptops for students.

Correction July 22nd, 1:55PM ET: An earlier version of this story stated that the battery life of the Logitech M650 was 24 hours. The M650 can last up to 24 months on a single AA battery and the table has been updated to reflect that. We regret the error.



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