By Apple

Reviewed for High School, 2012

iPad Mini

Got a high-tech teen looking to tinker around with the newest gadget out there? Look no further; the iPad just got a lot more accessible! Apple’s iPad Mini just hit stores, and it’s already earning rave reviews. Young technophiles will go gaga for this 7.9-inch tablet; play apps for ages with a 10-hour battery life, shoot videos and photos with the built-in HD camera, and ask Siri pressing questions. Educational apps can keep kids organized with everything from college applications to homework assignments, while the iPad Mini’s sleek, lightweight frame and pre-loaded Apple apps—such as iBooks—give “hitting the books” a whole new meaning! iPad Mini (Apple, $329–$459+)