College students tote a ton of technology when they head off to school. Here are 10 more gadgets and apps worth throwing in the backpack.
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Although technology can help students, it can also be a huge distraction. Sometimes students need to take a break from tech in order to get work done. Enter Freedom, one of a growing number of products available for shutting out the Internet. The $10 Freedom works by disabling Internet connections for a user-defined time period, enabling students to buckle down and write that paper, for example, without getting waylaid by online shopping or downloading music. If social networks are the main culprit, try Anti-Social, a $15 application that blocks sites such as Facebook and Twitter for a certain period of time.
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