A Back to School Revolution: 6 Gadgets You Need to Win The School Year

Back to school can be way better if you know the right way to do it. With a new school year comes the chance for a new you and when you have technology on your side, anything’s possible.

Innovation is important to Ashley Chloe and when it comes to school, it’s even more valuable. From studying to getting to class, tech can improve your whole learning experience. Check out Ashley Chloe’s top six picks for back to school gadgets you need to win the school year and get ready to make your mark as an ultra tech-savvy student.

1. Helix Cuff Wireless Wearable Headphones

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Image Credit: Ashley Chloe Inc.

Studying is an unavoidable aspect of school, but thankfully there are ways to make it more enjoyable. Music is known to be a helpful tool that when paired with studying will boost your attention and memory span. From Pandora’s Classical Music for Studying station to Spotify’s Intense Studying playlist, there are a number of resources that already have great music together. But where listening to music while studying fails is when there’s the constant annoyance of tangled headphones, found deep in your backpack. They take precious minutes to unwrap and often come ripping out of your device.

Stay focused while studying with Helix Cuff Wearable Headphones. The Helix Cuff features Bluetooth 4.1 technology that will automatically connect with the last device it used. This means no tangled, plugged in cords. With the headphones’ noise-reduction feature, you’ll be able to study in peace whether you’re in your dorm room or outside. The Helix Cuff also functions as a sleek wearable cuff, so you’ll never forget your headphones.

2. The Karmic Koben Modern Electric Bike

Image Credit: Karmic Bikes

Image Credit: Karmic Bikes

Getting around a huge college campus can be a pain. From steep hills to classes far apart, getting where you need to go is a problem. Traditional bikes have their limits. You can only go so fast without being a sweaty mess. Can you even imagine a bike being beautiful, intuitive, and efficient?

The Karmic Koben is all that and more. As an ebike, Koben features electronic pedal assist. All you have to do is get on the bike and the motor will augment your input to provide a supernatural boost. If your campus has that one steep hill that you always seem to lose steam on, the Koben is the perfect solution. The Koben gives you the power to go everywhere, everyday no matter how far, hilly, or hard your trip may be. The Karmic battery delivers up to 40 miles of super charged range and functions perfectly as a normal bike in case the battery runs out. For a beautiful bike that will get you where you need to go with greater ease, the Karmic Koben is a great choice. Plus, Karmic has a brand new women’s bike in the pipeline. Stay tuned for their next amazing ebike!

3. ROAR for Good’s Athena Safety Wearable

Image Credit: ROAR

Image Credit: ROAR

When you’re living in a huge college campus or are going to school in a new place, safety can be a huge concern. Not to mention if you decide to embark on a study abroad. The unknown is all around and with self-defense tools being limited, there’s not much one could do. Until ROAR for Good.

ROAR for Good’s Athena is a fashionable safety wearable that emits a loud alarm and messages friends and family with your location. For over 70 years, women’s self-defense tools have never been innovated, but ROAR for Good is changing the game. With Athena, those in need can instantly call for help and have no fear of their self-defense being used against them. Plus, the wearable is stylish as well as smart. Athena can be worn as a necklace, attached to a handbag, clipped to a blouse, or added to a keychain.

4. Golchi Vacuum Insulated Customizable Bottle

Image Credit: Golchi by MyGolchi

Image Credit: Golchi by MyGolchi

Between classes in college, there’s little time to fuel up and hydrate. Carrying around three different drinks is just inconvenient. The worst part is when one of these drinks explodes in your backpack. Something better is coming soon thanks to majorly innovative thinking.

Golchi is the world’s first customizable, vacuum insulated bottle with the flexibility to carry two liquids, hot or cold, at the same time. The versatile bottle also has a storage section to carry protein powder, tea infusers, snacks, and more. Switching from water to a sports drink after a workout is easy to do when you can store them in the same bottle. Getting your favorite drinks to class is a cinch with Golchi no matter their temperature. This tech-packed bottle will reinvent the way we drink.

5. JOEY Everyday Backpack

Image Credit: JOEY by Koala Gear

Image Credit: JOEY by Koala Gear

Backpacks have been a back to school necessity for the entirety of your education. Getting from point A to point B with all the required books has rarely been more than that standard equation. Backaches and shoulder pains from heavy books have been a fact of school life, but that’s soon to change.

The JOEY everyday backpack gives your body a break. This minimalist backpack was designed based on technology from top travel gear and is as comfortable as it is beautiful. With a super ergonomic design that directs weight in a healthier way and allows for multi-directional air flow tunnels, JOEY is the perfect class to class companion. The backpack is even fitted with easy access side pockets for your smartphone, wallet, or keys. JOEY is the backpack that’s finally tailored to your body.

6. Perseus Smart Mirror

Image Credit: Perseus Mirrors

Image Credit: Perseus Mirrors

Getting ready for your classes in the morning is rarely an enjoyable experience. Sometimes you’re in a hurry and most times you probably wish you could just go back to sleep. Perseus is on a mission to transform your get ready routine.

Perseus is an interactive voice-activated smart mirror that helps you stay connected, in control, and ridiculously good looking every time you head out the door. Perseus makes the 30 minutes you spend getting ready useful, efficient, and fun. This smart mirror is loaded with features from the traffic wizard which analyzes traffic on the road as well as train and bus schedules to give transportation recommendations and a daily dashboard that organizes a rundown of your schedule and important news to the video feature where you can watch makeup tutorials or the SportsCenter Top 10. You’ll wake up to exciting innovation every morning with Perseus.

While technology can’t do your actual school work, it can make getting around and even studying so much better. Elevate your school year with the right tools and you’ll be cruising through your classes. Ashley Chloe believes that combining style and seamless performance is the key to creating technology that enhances our lives.

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