Hacking the High Price of Technology

In the college world, the pressure to party is nothing like the pressure to have the right technology. It’s not uncommon for parents to get calls from students during the second week of school informing them that the family computer that went off with them to college just won’t cut it. For the next four years of college, and even their future, to not be wasted, they’re going to need the newest laptop with all the bells and whistles. Oh yeah, and while you’re at it, they’re going to need a new iPod, too.
Don’t give in to the pressure. While technology is definitely a part of the modern college experience, most students end up spending way more money than they need on something that might not survive the college ...

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