The 8 Most Ergonomic Tech Buys For College Students At Any Price

The 8 Most Ergonomic Tech Buys For College Students At Any Price

No one likes their back to hurt after writing that final paper that you just had to wait to start until the night before it was due.

65
views

Ergonomics is a type of applied science related to designing and arranging things to help people use them with more safety, efficiency and comfort. Ergonomic products could reduce your risk of musculoskeletal disorders, plus help you stay more focused and productive.

Prices accurate at time of posting, subject to change.

1. MoKo Universal Foldable Keyboard

This keyboard is perfect for times when you're typing on something that doesn't have a physical keyboard, such as a tablet. Besides an ergonomic design, it offers Bluetooth connectivity to sync it with all the devices you use most.

You can recharge its built-in lithium battery by plugging the keyboard into a USB port. Also, there's no need to worry about accidentally leaving the keyboard turned on after you finish working and draining the power. That's because it automatically turns off when you fold the keyboard closed.

Price: $25.99

2. Eureka Ergonomic Footrest

This footrest has a "floating" design that allows you to adjust the angle of the top platform from 0-20 degrees depending on your needs. The assembly-free footrest does not need tools so you can set it under your desk as soon as it arrives and start feeling more comfortable.

The surface on top has a massaging texture and the scratch-resistant feet protect the floors of your dorm room or apartment.

Price: $36.05

3. A Higher Ground Laptop Case

Higher Ground offers a wide range of thoughtfully made cases to keep your laptop protected whether you're toting it to class or bringing it to a study session at the library. Most of the cases have both shoulder straps and top handles, letting you choose the preferred way to carry it for the best comfort and weight distribution.

Also, if you choose a work-from-the-case option like the DataKeeper, the laptop always stays protected and you can set the case on a flat surface and rest assured it stays upright as you get stuff done.

Price: $22.95 and up

4. Duramont Adjustable Office Chair

Once you have a footrest like the one above, the next thing to do to get closer to full-body comfort is to invest in an office chair. After all, you'll likely be at your desk while studying, checking your social media feeds and watching streaming media or playing video games.

This chair is a great choice because it has six adjustable parts that let you tweak things ranging from the backrest angle to the position of the lumbar support.

The casters on the bottom also make it easier to move when reaching for things. You can slide across the floor instead of straining to reach a stapler that's several feet away, for example.

Price: $239.99

5. AboveTEK Magnetic iPhone/iPad Stand

Despite the specificity in its name, this stand accommodates any tablet or smartphone. It offers 360-degree rotation and has a 150-degree folding arm. Both of these characteristics make it simple to put your tablet or smartphone in the ideal position to avoid craning your neck or getting in another uncomfortable position when trying to watch your favorite series.

The hands-free design also makes it ideal to use when doing a video call to stay in touch with friends or family members.

Price: $37.00

6. miggo Pictar One Mark II

Thanks to this smartphone grip that makes your smartphone look and feel more like a real camera, you won't have to worry about the phone slipping out of your hands while taking an all-important selfie. The ergonomic grip lets you keep a firm hold with one hand, even while wearing gloves. It's compatible with many iPhone models and several leading kinds of Android phones.

Plus, this product from the Pictar line has five external controls including a multistate shutter button and a zoom ring. They let you make the adjustments needed for your next perfect shot without fumbling with the onscreen controls built into your smartphone. This gadget also comes with a wrist strap, helping you carry it without hassles.

Price: $99.99

7. Logitech MX Vertical Advanced Ergonomic Mouse

Do you frequently wonder why your wrist hurts after using the computer even if you haven't done heavy-duty typing? The problem could be that you're using a non-ergonomic mouse. The product description for this alternative claims that it reduces muscle strain by 10% by keeping your hand in a position that mimics the one you use to shake hands.

The 57-degree vertical angle reduces wrist strain and there is a rest for your thumb. Thanks to the advanced optical tracking technology, a scroll wheel and a dedicated cursor speed switch, you can enjoy four times less hand movement, too.

Price: $99.99

8. Rocelco ADR Standing Desk Converter

The hazards of a sedentary lifestyle are well-documented and it's smart to try and maintain an active lifestyle while you're still young to get into a lifelong habit. This standing desk converter sits on top of a standard desk and acts as a computer riser that puts your machine at the proper height to allow you to stand while using it.

Adjust it to one of five heights and rely on the included keyboard tray to find the best position whether you're sitting down or standing up. Now, the next time you want to stretch your legs while working, you don't even have to interrupt your workflow. Just stand up, raise the computer and keep going as you take advantage of the benefits of weight bearing.

Price: $150.95 on Amazon

Getting the most from your gadgets shouldn't cause pain but it can if you stay in a position that puts too much stress on your body or leaves it in poor alignment for extended periods. These tech products are ideal for use throughout the semester and during academic breaks to help you stay productive and comfortable while keeping a high-tech lifestyle.

Popular Right Now

100 Instagram Captions You'll Want To Use Right Now

Quotes, lyrics, sayings, and other ideas for Instagram captions!
855156
views

When it comes to Instagram we are often thinking about what to use as a caption for our photos that we take that we really want to post on Instagram. Sometimes we post the photo without a caption and sometimes we just use an emoji because we're stumped on finding a good caption to use for the photo. So we go the short route and just put an emoji as a caption for our photo. Well whether it is a selfie, a friend pic, group pic, or just need a caption for the photo, here are 100 captions to use for a photo. Some are lyrics, some are quotes, and some are just a quick caption to use on your photo. Also here are some accounts that are worth following:

-@brandonwoelfel

-@tess_and_sarah

-@brandymelvilleusa

-@goldenretrievers_

-@cats_of_instagram

-@zodiac.signs

-@thegrilledpineapple

-@jazzjennings_

-@chipper_thegolddog

-@llauratheleo

-@heyshalice

-@sailorhaley

-@sandcloudteam

-@photosabss

-@sharkbaitblond

Here are Quotes To Use As A Caption/ Lyrics To Use As A Caption/ Quick Little Sayings To Use As A Caption: for your Instagram photo that you wish to post!

1. Life goes on, with or without you.

2. Don't Worry Be Happy! Bob Marley

3. Be Happy.

4. Be Confident.

5. Be Positive.

6. Don't be a liar, everyone hates a liar.

7. Chillin' with my peeps.

8. Go big or go home.

9. What's the deal?

10. The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it's all that matters.

11. Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.

12. Life is a gift.

13. You couldn't handle me even if I came with instructions.

14. Forgive, yes. Forget, never.

15.There's a hole in my heart where you used to be.

16. I don't need any part-time people in my life.

17. Get the gist.

18. Boy, it's the 21st Century, get with the program.

19. Hey, I just met you, this is crazy!

20. I woke up like this.

21. Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about.

22. Beauty is power, a smile is its sword.

23. Last day of class!

24. I donut care!

25. Got my donut and coffee today.

26. Happy as a clam

27. Beach days are the best!

28. A friend will always make you smile, especially when you don't want to…

29. Always classy, never trashy, and a little bit sassy.

30. If only we could turn back time...

31. With you, I forget all my problems. With you, time stands still.

32. Life's a climb, but the view is great.

33. "Ohana, means family, family means no one gets left behind or forgotten." — "Lilo & Stitch"

34. We come to love by not finding the perfect person, but by learning to see the imperfect person perfectly.

35. If I ever write a story about my life, don't be surprised if your name appears a billion times.

36. She's got that red lip, classic thing going on.

37. I don't know what's tighter, our jeans or our friendship!

38. Best friends make good times better and hard times easier!

39. Not sure what I did to deserve you as my best friend :)

40. I don't need your approval to be me.

41. So call me? Maybe?

42. "I am who.I am, I am what I am, I do what I do and I ain't never gonna do it any different. I don't care who likes it and who don't." — Buck Owens

43. Take me as I am, or watch me as I go.

44. "Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars." — Ed Sheeran

45. Cause you're a sky full of stars — Coldplay

46 . I keep dancing on my own — Calum Scott

47. Can't keep my hands to myself — Selena Gomez

48. I just want to look good for you — Selena Gomez

49. Kill em with kindness — Selena Gomez

50. I am not perfect. I make mistakes. But when I say sorry… I mean it!

51. Me? Weird? Please! I am limited edition!

52. Turn that frown upside down.

53. Smile, it's the best thing a girl can wear!

54, Stay true.

55. Laughing is the best medicine you can ever get!

56. "You're the king, baby I'm your queen." — Taylor Swift

57. Best Friends Forever!

58.Throwing it back to the good ole days!

59. Ugg Life.

60. I know you like, first-name-basis.

61. *Sends selfie to NASA cuz I'm a star*

62. Basic white girl.

63. Frisky Friday!

64. My thoughts are stars that I cannot fathom into constellations. — "The Fault In Our Stars"

65. "Maybe our okays will be our infinities." — The Fault In Our Stars

66. So hold onto me because I'm a little unsteady — Unsteady

67. This has got to be the best day of my life.

68. She's the beauty and he's the beast.

69. "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." — Walt Disney

70. "If you can dream it, you can do it." — Walt Disney

71. "Hakuna Matata, it means no worries for the rest of your days." — "The Lion King"

72. "The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it." — "The Lion King."

73. "Remember you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine." — "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"

74 ."The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all." — "Mulan"

75. "You don't have time to be timid. You must be bold and daring." — "Beauty and the Beast"

76. "All it takes is faith and trust." — "Peter Pan"

77. "A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference." — "Winnie the Pooh"

78. "If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead." — "Ratatouille"

79. "Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." — George Bernard Shaw

80. "A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart." — "Hercules"

81. "Life's not a spectator sport. If watchin' is all you're gonna do, then you're gonna watch your life go by without ya." — "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"

82. "The things that make me different are the things that make me ME." — "Winnie the Pooh"

83. "Giving up is for rookies." — "Hercules"

84. "Happiness is the richest thing we will ever own." — Donald Duck

85. "Change is good." — "The Lion King"

86. "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." — Abraham Lincoln

87. "An unexamined life is not worth living." — Socrates

88. "Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky." — Rabindranath Tagore

89. "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart." — Helen Keller

90. "The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire." — Pamela Hansford Johnson

91. "Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success." — Swami Sivananda

92. "Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices. Today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity, but embrace it." — Kevyn Aucoin

93. "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'," — Audrey Hepburn

94. "Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you." — Walt Whitman

95. "My power's turned on, starting right now I'll be strong." — Rachel Platten

96. "Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared." — Buddha

97. "Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf." — Rabindranath Tagore

98. "I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'" — Muhammad Ali

99. "Why don't you be you, and I'll be me." — James Bay

100. Life is like a camera, we focus on the positives and develop from the negatives.

Cover Image Credit: Pixabay

Related Content

Connect with a generation
of new voices.

We are students, thinkers, influencers, and communities sharing our ideas with the world. Join our platform to create and discover content that actually matters to you.

Learn more Start Creating

3 Reasons For Artists To Love The Huion H420 Graphics Drawing Tablet

With Adobe Photoshop and other programs such as Medibang Paint and Autodesk Sketchbook, the tablet is working wonderfully with them.

54
views

At first, I was a bit disappointed when my big sister gave me a Huion H420 Tablet for my birthday present. The reason why was because I was hoping I should at least get the so-called Wacom tablet that many of my friends are using. In other words, I was always told that the Wacom tablet was the ultimate drawing tablet artists should be using.

Or at least, that was what I thought.

After graduating from college, I decided to try out some new things in my spare time before I find a full-time job. That was also when I decided to give the Huion H420 Graphics Drawing Tablet a chance. Following the instructions from a YouTube tutorial on unboxing and installing, I became more excited using it than before.

Like every fellow artist using a tablet, it was hard adjusting to the drawing tablet at first but after a week or so, I got the hang of it and the next thing I knew, I was already a pro! In fact, I grew to love using this Huion H420 Graphics Drawing Tablet. Here are three reasons why:

1. It is less expensive than the Wacom Tablet

From what my big sister told me, the price for the Huion H420 Graphics Drawing Tablet was very affordable. Compared to the Wacom tablet, they cost more than $30 to about a thousand dollars! Can you believe that? The good thing is that even now, the Huion H420 Graphics Drawing Tablet still costs about $30. Let's be honest, I would have gone with the Huion H420 Graphics Drawing Tablet, too.

2. It is very light to carry

At first glimpse, I thought a drawing tablet would be very heavy but I was wrong. The Huion H420 Graphics Drawing Tablet is very easy to carry and is not a burden to carry at all! I can easily bring it with me anywhere I go!

3. It is very easily adaptable to any drawing program

So far, I don't have any problems with the responsiveness of the tablet. With Adobe Photoshop and other programs such as Medibang Paint and Autodesk Sketchbook, the tablet is working wonderfully with them. That is to say that this tablet has no problem adapting to any drawing program.

Related Content

Facebook Comments