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The Hard Drive Buying Guide for Students

When you’re putting big projects together, megabytes can turn into gigabytes and even terabytes before you know it, especially if you’re studying a visual arts field like filmmaking, animation, or photography. The solution? An external hard drive. These affordable devices are becoming an increasingly popular way to keep your work safely stored and available anytime you need it.

Headphones to Amplify the College Experience

A good pair of headphones is every student’s best friend. Here are some tips that will help you buy the headphones that are right for you.

Vizio's 27-inch CA27-A1 all-in-one: First desktop is a strong start

The Vizio CA27-A1 offers good digital media capabilities at a great price, giving the company a strong first entry into the desktop PC market.

Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 Review: Full-Tilt Digital Media Maven

The Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 is a strong choice for digital media enthusiasts, and the horizontal tilt is cool, but lower cost choices can be found if you need a standard All-in-One PC.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review: Exotic Case, Ho-Hum Screen

The ultrathin, ultralight ThinkPad X1 Carbon adopts an impressive carbon-fiber case, but its internals are all Ultrabook, with good and not-so-good results.

HP Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000 Review: Lust-worthy Looks, So-So Performance

This is the perfect computer for people who care about looks and price, but not processor speed.

Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Review: All-Purpose Laptop on a Budget

The Lenovo IdeaPad U410 manages to fulfill most computing needs while remaining affordable.

Five Free Fonts Make Back-to-School Time Fun and Frugal

Whether you need to jazz up a grad student's book covers, teach a preschooler ABCs, or help a child write clearly, these fonts have you covered. All are free for personal use.

Back-to-School Tech Guide 2012

Here's tech that will make college a breeze, whether it's in the classroom or the dorm.

EVGA GTX 660 Ti Review: Kepler Rendered Affordable

Nvidia takes the same chip as in the GTX 670, clocks it down a bit, disables one feature, and calls it something new. In the end, though, the price is what matters.