NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s time to fill up that backpack with back to school supplies.

Sree Sreenivasan, tech expert from our partner network CNET and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s chief digital officer, has some helpful gadgets for the new school year.

Powerbag Backpack

This bag has a built-in battery charger. It has all the space and compartments you need for your laptop and other supplies and comes with a battery system with charging ports for every kind of device possible. At the end of the day, plug your backpack into the wall to charge up for the next day on the go.

Cost: $140 to $170

Logitech N100 Cooling Pad

If you’re someone who likes to study with your laptop literally in your lap, then a must-have back-to-school gadget is the Logitech N100 cooling pad. It protects your lap or desk from notebook heat with a USB-powered cooling pad.

Cost: About $30

Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskine

The Evernote Smart Notebook lets you take notes or sketches and then upload them onto your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Cost: Less than $30


Sree Sreenivasan is CBS2′s technology expert. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook  and on his personal siteEmail your questions with “CBS New York” as the subject line.

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