Personalization adds meaning to every gift, regardless of your budget. Our assortment of non-expensive Christmas gifts is filled with customizable items for every person on your list. Turn your favorite photo into a beautiful memento your special someone can cherish for a lifetime, or shop for a personalized Christmas ornament that will be sure to impress anyone. Whether you’re looking for metal signage to adorn his man cave or you’re more interested in finding floral-inspired keepsake boxes for her favorite jewelry, you can put your own spin on a variety of beautiful items. We even have the Christmas gifts for pets!
Laptops occupy a difficult tech landscape to navigate, and by many accounts, the Apple range dominates the student world. But $2,000 is a steep price to pay for the laptop, even if it is essential to students’ success. The Dell Inspiron 7000 gives students a tablet and a laptop in the same bundle. Here’s a quick rundown on the specs: an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, a 256 GB solid state drive, and a convertible touchscreen with a 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution. In other words, this thing is the perfect entertainment-meets-schoolwork machine at a pretty stomachable price.
One of the problems with taking notes in class is that it takes away from focusing on the lecture. Some prefer to listen carefully to the lecture while recording it and then re-listen to the recorded notes later annotating key points that they want to remember in their notebook. Your student can use a Coredy CR-B5 Digital Voice Recorder to record all their notes while they pay attention to the lecture. It features lossless sound quality, 8 GB internal storage, and up to 32 GB or external storage using an optional MicroSD card. It can also be connected to a PC to transfer the recording. Variable playback speed allows your student to slow down the playback to make it easier to copy notes. Built-in file editing allows your student to manipulate WAV recording files right on the recorder. Bookmarking supports up to 10 bookmarks per audio during playback for easy retrieval of content. Its double power source design with its built-in 360mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery gives your student 28 hours of record time or adding a single AAA alkaline battery gives them an extra 14.5 hour of recording time. It also come with a built-in FM radio that can be recorded, an alarm clock, and a stopwatch. The Coredy CR-B5 comes with earphones, a USB cable, and a 3.5mm audio cable. It also has a 1-Year “Worry-Free” warranty. Give the gift that will help your student excel.
What is a Smart Pen? It’s the modern way to take notes in class. Pens like the Livescribe 2GB Echo Smartpen record everything your student writes and hears either together or separately. They can tap anywhere on their notes taken on Livescribe Dot paper to replay the audio from that exact moment or transfer notes and audio to their Mac or Windows PC for later review, organization, and sharing. They can even search their notes for fast location of critical sections. Sharing is easy via email or other services. They need to use special paper, but that’s a small drawback compared to how helpful this form of note-taking can be to students. With all the Livescribe Dot paper formats, your student is sure to find one that is best for them including college-ruled notebooks, lined journals, blank journals, mini journals, A5-sized notebooks, grid notebooks, flip notepads, and even sticky notes. They can even print their own dot paper for free using the Echo Desktop application. With 2GB of memory, there is plenty of room for notes or audio including up to 200 hours of audio or thousands of pages of notes. It comes with a 50-page tarter notebook, the Echo Desktop software, a micro USB cable, 2 ink cartridges, and a smartpen cap. Give the gift that makes the most difficult part of college (other than the tests and quizzes) easier for them.
College students have a lot on their plates, from meeting deadlines to managing their schedules to remembering to exercise, and the new Apple Watch Series 4 can offer the wrist-based assistant they didn’t know they needed. With a 30 percent larger display than past models, the Series 4 band comes in three aluminum or three stainless steel finishes, and the watch will also work with any of the previous bands.
For picnics on the quad, summertime camping trips, or even just watching flicks in the common room, the rumpl blanket is a cross between a sleeping bag and a duvet — a.k.a. a must-have for any adventure. The match-everything design will look just as at home thrown over a dorm bed or right beside a campfire, plus, it folds up to roughly the size of a basketball.
Too often cheap presents get confused with "throwaway gifts" or generally poor choices, but there are so many options to buy on a budget that aren't destined to be re-gifted or immediately donated. Ahead, 25 of the best gifts to shop this season that they'll actually use, most well under $25 (because you know you've got to save up for all those post-holiday sales, anyways).
College isn’t all fun and games. There’s a lot of work and a lot of stress, what with all the newfound responsibility. On top of that, you’re not allowed to leave for most of the year. In a lot of ways it’s like a really pleasant, barely supervised labor camp. In short, there are a lot of things a college student can use help with, from homesickness to life advice, from school supplies to basic safety and hygiene. Mercifully, you no longer have to guess what they want. They want this stuff right here.