Best Back-to-School Gadgets for Under $100

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 Turntable

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

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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