Move on from uncomfortable ear buds with these sleek headphones—and enjoy the adjustable volume for different situations and noise levels.
iHome Stereo Speaker Headphones in purple (pictured) and gray, $39.99, target.com
This travel movie theater is great on a long plane ride or to entertain your kids in the back of the car. With a car power adapter, AC/DC power adapter, and a rechargeable battery, it’ll never shut down mid-movie. A headphone jack allows for private listening, and the anti-glare screen has a zoom function for zeroing in on the action.
Philips Factory-Refurbished 7” Widescreen Portable DVD Player,
This sturdy, reliable phone has all the basics—it’s perfect if you don’t need your phone to do anything fancy. The QWERTY keyboard is great for texting, and the 2.0 digital camera and video capabilities let you send funny little messages.
Samsung Gravity 3 Mobile Phone in marine blue (pictured) or citrus white, $19.99 with 2-year contract, bestbuy.com=
SanDisk, the company known for data storage, makes this mp3 player; it will keep about 2,000 songs in various formats. It also has a built-in FM tuner for when you’re sick of your playlists.
SanDisk Sansa Clip+ 4GB Mp3 Player, $49.99, bestbuy.com
Kobo is making the eReader more accessible with such a low price point. It comes with Wi-Fi, a direct link to the Borders eBook store, and 100 classic novels already in the system.
Kobo Wireless eReader, $139.99, Available for pre-order at borders.com (in stores at the end of October)
The 250GB hard drive provides plenty of storage space for on-the-go word processing and other projects. The compact design helps this notebook fit easily into a work bag without adding a ton of weight.
HP Mini Notebook with sonoma red computer lid, $299, bestbuy.com
Print, copy, scan, and fax all in one place with this 4-in-1 printer. All computers in an office can be connected to this printer, and it comes with memory cards slots and cropping, editing, and printing capabilities for photos from digital cameras.
Canon PIXMA MX870 Wireless Office All-in-One Printer, $149.98 with instant $50 coupon, staples.com