Now that summer is just about over, it's time for one last splurge before getting buried under a mountain of homework. Break out the Benjamins for these gadgets all priced under $100.
Crosley Cruiser Portable Turntable - It's like streaming music, but with physical records. (Ask your parents). It comes equipped with speakers and, yes, you can play music from your smartphone on it. ($99.95)
Kindle - Books are heavy and bright screens can wear down your eyes. The Kindle is the perfect compromise for someone who has an epic night of studying in front of them. ($89)
The Polaroid Cube action camera.
Polaroid Cube - It's like an adorable GoPro! Clip it to your bike or stick it on your hat during a party, and watch the 1080p HD video footage later. ($99.95)
Grado Prestige Series SR80e Headphones - Forget those candy-colored Beats. These lightweight headphones, made by hand in Brooklyn, provide great sound with a tough, vintage look. ($99)
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— Keith Wagstaff
First published September 3 2014, 12:24 PM