Back-to-school gadgets

August 18, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Want to send your kids back to school with all the advantages technology has to offer? Steve Greenberg, author of "Gadget Nation" and featured advisor on, shares the latest tools for the classroom.


Rondo dorm room/kids room wall decorations: starts at $6

Safe Social Network for young girls: starts at $20

KeyKatz (safe way to carry house key for little kids) $12

Archerfish Internet video camera system (see when the kids come home--uses Homeland Security technology):

LOK8U NUM8 Electronic watch that keeps track of your kids $218 plus monthly fee $7

USB Flash Drive starts at $17

Mobile Memory Card starts at $17

FACE OFF CHALLENGE Earbuds - all about $20 Skullcandy Ink'd Earbuds $20 vs. Koss Sparkplugs $20 vs. Sony Active Style $25
Skullcandy Ink'd Earbuds
Sony MDR-AS40EX Active Style Headphones
Sony MDR-AS40EX Active Style Headphones
Koss SPARKPLUG Portable Stereo Earphone

Deos Adding Style to your Apple earbuds $ 10-30

LED Book lights $17

"Gadget Nation: A Journey Through The Eccentric World of Invention" available on-line or at Barnes & Noble bookstores. Visit for more information.

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