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So you have chosen to return to school this fall and just happen to be a grownup.In order to join the kids you’ll need to upgrade a few school supplies.

 Encyclopedias vs.tablet computers: Portable devices like the iPad are fast replacing books as entry points to info.

Bulletin Boards vs. Pinterest: Corkboards and storage boxes get a digital update with Pinterest,a content -sharing site with more than 10 million registered users.

No, 2 pencils vs.smart pens: No more losing your notes.The Livescribe pen(starting at $120) digitally records what you hear and write and lets you upload those files to your computer.Bonus: The audio capability reduces your need to write if you have arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome.

AARP Magazine

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