April 11, 2017 9:09 AM EDT

Whether they’re just finishing high school and gearing up for college, or wrapping up a long sought-after Ph.D, the students in your life deserve some celebrating. And while cold, hard cash is often the graduation gift of choice, if you want to be certain your present isn’t blown in a post-finals bender, you’re advised to give something that requires wrapping paper.

These 10 tech-centric presents are great for students past, present, and future, not only because they keep them connected, concentrating, and curious, but because they’re fun, too.

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