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A Few Devices/gadget That Can Improve Dorm Life

January 4th, 2018

BY SYLVIA KOHL

Living a dorm life is an extraordinary experience. Of course, this kind of life comes with many advantages and some disadvantages. For instance, students can finally see how it looks like to be separated from parents. They can also hang out with their friends more frequently and study when they want. Some students might complain that there is lack of privacy, and many of them are not fans of community bathrooms, but the truth is that the vast majority of students like dorm life. The best part is that there are a few devices/gadgets that can help students improve dorm life. We will use this article to highlight a few of them.

Headphones

This is a must for almost every dorm dweller. It doesn’t matter whether you are at the library or in your dorm room, headphones can help you. It is sometimes impossible to get the required peace to study. In other cases, you just want to listen to music without bothering everyone around. Using headphones, especially ones that can isolate noise is the smartest decision you can make. Sony has some great headphones at a reasonable price.

Headphone amplifier

Sometimes the performance of the headphones you have is not the best. In situations like this, you will need a good headphone amplifier like Xduoo XD-05. With this specific model, you can establish a connection with different devices through a different type of connectors including optical, coaxial, USB and Aux. This inexpensive product is perfect for high impedance phones too.

Streaming stick

There are a few streaming sticks out there, but Roku is the most popular one. Living a dorm life can be quite fun too especially when you watch movies and TV shows with your friends. With the help of Roku streaming stick, you will get a chance to use many different applications like Hulu, Netflix, VUDU, Amazon Instant Video and Google Play. Roku has a very simple interface too.

Smart speaker

Form streaming songs to getting information, smart speakers like Amazon Echo can help you as a student. You can also hear the latest news and find other useful information. The best part is that Amazon Echo won’t cost you much and you can interconnect it with other devices of this kind throughout the dormitory.

Smart light

That’s right; you can use smart lights in your dorm room now. Lights like LIFX come in many different colors and shades. You can use these colors to create a different atmosphere in your room – an atmosphere for studying and an atmosphere for hanging out with your friends. The best part is that you can control it with the help of your smartphone.

These are just some of the gadgets and devices that can significantly improve your dorm life.

Sylvia Kohl is an IT teacher with more than 8 years of professional experience. Her main spheres of interest are e-education and she convinced that learning process doesn’t stop after years in school and university.