Back to School Tech: What to Buy (and What Not to Buy) Your College Student

Laptops and smartphones? Yes. Tablets? No. College isn’t getting any cheaper, so now is the time to think about getting the right and affordable consumer electronics as your kids head back to campus.
  • Laptops
  • Consumer Electronics
San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.