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    25 Tech Products You Can Get On Amazon That People Actually Swear By

    These products have made thousands of people's lives just a little bit better.

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    1. The Amazon Fire TV Stick so you can finally cut that cable cord and still have access to all the streaming services you love.


    Promising review: "The Fire TV Stick was the perfect device for turning my $180 device into a smart TV. Best of all, I'm able to connect it to my bluetooth soundbar. It allows me to play movies with surround sound without any cables. Also, in my opinion the Fire TV Stick has a much better user interface then the Roku and traditional smart TV's. It's a plus that Alexa and Prime are integrated in it so I can easily purchase apps/movies/ect. right from my TV." β€”Jordan Hollis

    Price: $39.99

    2. And a remote attachment for it so you can control your whole TV with one remote and not spend 20 minutes trying to remember which remote turns down the dang volume.


    Promising review: "This is a great little accessory for your Amazon remote. I was tired of always getting my TV controller out to change the volume or input or turn the TV on or off, but this little addition does it all and attaches right to the fire TV remote." β€”TDS

    Price: $29.99.

    3. A cozy headband with built-in speakers, so it's super easy to keep your ears warm and listen to music when you go for a run in the colder months β€” or even while you sleep!


    Promising review: "This is such a great solution for those of us who like to listen to music while sleeping! I hated using earbuds β€” I could only ever use one at a time as a side sleeper. This product is comfortable and I'm able to listen to both speakers. I love that it doubles as an eye mask as well! You won't be disappointed!" β€”Nap Queen- Amazon Customer

    Price: $17.49+ (available in eight colors)

    4. A wireless charging pad because I can't be the only one who has forgotten to actually plug my phone in when I try to charge it. All you have to do with this, is set your phone on it!


    This charges two times faster than regular chargers and works with iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, Nexus 5, 6, 7, Galaxy S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, S6 Edge+, Note 5, and a number of other devices.

    Promising review: "I use this with my Samsung Galaxy S8+, and it charges my phone from dead to full in about 2 hours. I like the convenience of pulling my phone off of the charger without having to deal with cables. The charging pad flashes blue when it is first activated, then the lights go out, so it's good for night time use. It's Anker, so it's going to be good. The phone does get hot sometimes when it's placed on the pad incorrectly, but it does not get hot with proper placement." β€”mts

    Price: $21.99

    5. A waterproof Kindle that'll basically revolutionize the way you read. Reading on the go? Yep! On vacation? So easy! In the water!?! Yes!

    Abby Kass / Via BuzzFeed, Amazon

    I've been an avid Kindle user for the past four years, but when I saw the new version, I knew it was time to upgrade. The main selling point is the fact that this one is waterproof. So waterproof, in fact, that it can be in up to 2 meters of fresh water for more than 60 minutes. Plus, it's lighter, has more storage, and the battery last for WEEKS. I took this on vacation with me and was so impressed. I was able to sit on the ledge in the pool and read without worrying about getting the device wet. And I even put it in the water to test, and it still works perfectly. Plus, I used it every day and didn't have to charge it the whole time I was on the trip. That gets a big gold star in my book.

    Price: $129.99

    6. A Robo Twist jar opener designed to open cans of all sizes with a simple push of the button. Now there's nothing stopping you from getting that pasta jar open when you're home alone!

    RoboTwist, Amazon

    Promising review: "I have arthritis in my right hand and cannot grip anything, so I found this opener on Amazon. Where has this opener been all my arthritic life? It's so easy to use. Put it on top of a jar, push the button, and violΓ  β€” it's open. I love it." β€”iriscb

    Price: $19.79

    7. A portable and waterproof Bluetooth speaker to turn your shower time into concert time without worrying that you'll ruin your phone.


    This has a 10-hour battery life and pairs with all Bluetooth devices. I have a similar one I took on a camping trip with friends, and it was THE BEST. We listened to music on a boat, in the water, and didn't have to worry about ruining our phones.

    Promising review: "Where has this been all my life?!?! Seriously, I love this powerhouse portable speaker. I was concerned because it was super reasonable (like cheap) in price that it would be cheap, and I'd end up throwing it into the bathroom or something just for an extra speaker and then having to order a better-quality (more expensive) speaker. I was so wrong! This thing is awesome. I will likely order several more and give them as gifts!" β€”Mandie

    Price: $24.99 (available in blue, green, and black)

    8. An Amazon Echo that'll do so much for you, you won't even know how you lived before Alexa came into your life.


    For example, I use mine to check the weather every morning while I'm in bed, set a hands-free timer when I'm doing laundry, and use it as a speaker to play music. And I know I should be doing so much more with it.

    Promising review: "I am not super-tech-savvy, but I had it set up and playing music within 20 minutes of it being delivered. I used my iPad to "install" it (after getting the free Alexa app), and that was it. No problems. Sound is fantastic, and even though I bought it mainly for the music, I can see myself using it to ask about the weather, how far it is to the nearest Domino's pizza, and how late does my local grocery stay open. If you like to listen to music and ask general questions, this is fantastic. If you are really interested, you can do all kinds of other stuff with it. I think I will keep it simple. Highly recommended!" β€”S.R. Bullock

    Price: $99.99 (available in four colors)

    9. A smart plug that works with Alexa so you can remotely turn off your lamp (or curling iron) when you've already arrived at work and not exist in a panic about whether or not it's still on.


    Promising review: "I was sick and tired of my old TP-link plug being "unresponsive" more often than not, so I sprung for the pricier Amazon smartplug. I was sure that I'd be wasting my evening trying to connect it, like I did with my old one. I plugged the unit in, and before I could even open the Alexa App, I got a notification on my Fire tablet that the plug was set up and ready to use! Yes, you read correctly: It. Set. Itself. Up. This is how home automation should work. All I had to do was rename it. Thank you, Amazon!" β€”MacGuyver

    Price: $24.99

    10. A charging station with six USB ports so you can charge alllllllllll your devices at the same time and make your life about five times easier.


    I have a similar one to this and LOVE it. I use it every night because it keeps all my cords together and one place. Plus, you can charge multiple devices at once. I also always travel with it because then I don't have to worry about the hotel having enough outlets.

    Promising review: "This six-port USB charger works as advertised. I can't believe I didn't order one of these a long time ago. It makes life so much easier My wife and I were always competing for outlets around our bedroom to charge all of our devices (phone, Bluetooth headsets, fitness watches, tablets, etc.). I have also started traveling with this, as hotel rooms don't always have access to the needed outlets. I highly recommend this device." β€”Walty002

    Price: $25.99+ (available in black and white)

    11. A RoboVac because vacuuming is a chore and sometimes you just don't want to do it. This little guy will roam around every room in your house and leave it spotless while you kick back and relax., Amazon

    Promising reviews: "This thing has changed my life. I know that sounds weird but honestly of all my Amazon purchases, and there have been many, this is one of the very best. Every day when I get home from work I open it up, and it's loaded. 1200 square feet, half tile, half new carpet. Still loaded." β€”Nick Carraway

    Price: $209.99+ (available in black and white)

    12. A sunrise alarm clock with a warm LED light that gradually brightens 30 minutes before your alarm to help you wake up and get out of bed on time.


    It also includes nature-inspired sounds, eight colorful light options, three brightness settings, and FM radio.

    Promising review: "This is a brilliant device! I struggle with waking up in the morning, so this has been an extra push to get me out of bed. It has pretty much every feature you could need in an alarm clock. I am considering ordering one for my 6 year old, so that he knows when it's no longer too early and he can wake the rest of the house!" β€”N Patt

    Price: $16.99

    13. A self-scooping littler box so you don't have to deal with the cleanup (or smell). You just have to replace the disposable tray every few weeks.


    Promising review: "This is probably some of the best money I've ever spent in my whole life. Is this outrageously expensive compared to your classic plastic tray? Yes. Does it lock you into using their proprietary litter trays? Yes. But...does it work? YES. There is ZERO odor. I mean ZERO. Like I can put my head inside the small storage area we keep it in, and if you were wearing a blindfold you'd never know the box is in there. Everybody in my house is so happy! Cat gets an always-clean box to do her business, we don't ever deal with cat box smell, and my spouse loves the cleanliness of this box versus the traditional one. Bonus, petsitters never ever have to scoop while we're out of town! If you're thinking about an automatic box, DO IT." β€”Magi

    Price: $129.95 (available in purple and brown)

    14. A tile mate you can stick to your keys, wallet, cat, or whatever else you lose frequently and want to be able to find at a moment's notice (on your phone).

    tile / Via

    Promising review: "For 25 years, I have helped my husband look for his wallet. EVERY DAY. No matter what system I tried to introduce him to or what basket was on the counter just for his wallet, it was a dismal failure. EVERY DAY FOR 25 YEARS. I gave this tile to him for Christmas. It has been the best two months of my life." β€”Pamela Radcliffe

    Price: $12.97 (also available in a four-pack)

    15. A screen cleaner kit that claims to contain over 1,572 spritzes and comes with a microfiber cloth to keep all your electronics fresh and clean and germ-free.


    Promising review: "This stuff works on monitors, laptops, cell phones, mirrors, and anything else I want a streak free finish. It's not cheap, but it takes only a couple of pumps on a lint free cloth to make everything clear and streak free. It lasts a long time and is now a necessity in my house." β€”Linda G.

    Price: $19.95

    16. A basic phone charger because you can never have enough of these. Plus, this one is nylon and durable, so it's less likely to break or stop working as soon as the ones you've had in the past did.


    Promising review: "I bought a few different cables awhile back to see which one(s) tended to hold up under my daily iPhone 6+ use. Gotta say, this cable has shown no sign of the fraying or coming-apart on the lightning connector end other cables have. It's a bit stiffer, but I've found I like that. I'd buy this one again. I have several cats, and they haven't done any damage to this cable either. That's a first." β€”majormalfunction

    Price: $14.49+ (available in 3-feet and 6-feet and in four colors)

    17. A laptop backpack with a USB port so you can show up to work with all your electronics fully charged.


    Promising review: "I've been using this as my daily back and forth for work and love it. It fits my Surface Pro (in a fabric sleeve case), my iPad Pro 12.9 (in a fabric sleeve case) and random cables. I set my Anker Powercore 20000 battery on the bottom and use the attached USB cable so I can charge my phone and stuff on the go. The charging port is a really cool feature, which I didn't think I was going to get much use of, and now I am full blown hooked on. I just keep my phone charging cable in the smallest pouch and connect it as needed to the external port." β€”Adam

    Price: $22.98+ (available in seven colors)

    This was the pick for best cheap laptop backpack on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    18. A pair of headphones with a superior sound quality compared to that other pair you've been using for a few too many years.


    Promising review: "My son has had two pairs of Beats earphones that are super expensive said that these are even better than them! His Beats didn't even last long so he is extremely happy with the super output and crisp sound he gets from Betron. The price is what really shocked him. Well, my hubby was so impressed with them so I ordered another Betron set for him too. Sometimes a brand is just a brand and is not worth the money you pay for." β€”Eric Richter

    Price: $12.99

    19. A selfie ring light that'll basically make you feel like a true influencer, even if you know dogs who have more followers than you on Instagram.


    Promising review: "I love this light. It has four brightness settings and is rechargeable. I only just received it, but wow what a huge difference. And for the price, you just can't beat it!" β€”Samantha Logan

    Price: $17.99

    20. A Bluetooth audio adapter that'll help make your old AF car feel like it's basically brand new when you're able to play your music through it and make calls.


    Promising review: "My car, a 2005 Taurus SEL does not have an aux input. A normal head unit is a pain (and expensive) to install because the car has climate control. So, when I saw this for just over $20, I thought I would give it a try. So far, between my wife and I, we have taken trips in the car over 100 miles, and have been able to keep the radio on the same station the entire time... WITHOUT ANY STATIC!!! This thing is amazing for the price! It is easily worth $50! Besides the music working great, the hands-free calling is great too! If my wife is driving and wants to send me a text, she uses the google assistant to send me text messages hands free! As soon as the text is sent, or a call is finished, the music automatically resumes. I cannot stress enough how awesome this device is!" β€”Always_Having_Fun

    Price: $18.99+ (available in six colors)

    21. A digital photo frame – plug a USB full of your favorite photos in it and it'll rotate through all those precious memories of yours.


    Plus, it automatically turns on when you enter the room and off when you leave and has a clock and calendar feature and speakers.

    Promising review: "I wasn't looking for a digital frame with its own email address or a frame that was going to call me to remind me to go on another vacation. I wanted superb picture quality, and I needed a frame that would recognize portrait orientation and adjust accordingly. My old frame cut off the tops on all portrait pictures (a plus if I was in the shot). Well, this frame has better picture quality than I could have imagined, was a breeze to set up, and does adjust portrait pictures to display the entire image. It sits on my desk at work, and I am blown away by things I've never seen in some of these pictures. I usually only write reviews on products I hate, which tells you how much I love this frame." β€”Arthur Aaronson

    Price: $67.99+ (available in seven sizes)

    22. A Fitbit that tracks your heart rate and sleep patterns to help you maximize your workouts. You can also receive calls, texts, and calendar notifications on it.


    Promising review: "It's been about six months, and I still love it. I go to the gym and track my workouts. It's nice to be able to see your heart rate zones while working out. I also use this to track my runs. It's probably not as accurate for running as the distance is a little varied sometimes even though I run the same route, but it's still helpful tracking the time, heart rate, and pace. It can also track your golf rounds, which is awesome. Fitbit updates the software every now and then so you always get improvements and the most up to date functionality. I would recommend this product." β€”Sam Johnson

    Price: $99.95+ (available in seven colors)

    23. A wireless smart home camera you set up to make sure your home (and pets!) stay safe.


    Promising review: "I initially bought one camera, tried it out for a week, and fell in love. I ended up buying two more cameras for my house shortly after. Wyze Cam is setting a new standard for what to expect in a wifi camera. Most companies want to charge you for cloud storage, but Wyze Cam doesn't. With Wyze Cam, you get all the bells an whistles without breaking the bank. It has motion detection, sound detection, detection zones, night vision, smoke alarm detection, 14 days cloud storage, SD slot, and two way audio! Best of all it's all free, no subscription required!" β€”Jason Sanchez

    Price: $25.98

    24. A set of cable clips to organize all your cords and keep them exactly where you want them.


    Promising review: "These cable clips are exactly what I need. What I like the best about them now is what caused me to almost not purchase them. They have a double backed tape on them. You pull off the tape cover and stick them permanently where you want them. Initially, I did not think I'd like that, BUT I love it. These do not move. They hold the cable securely. I even have one stuck to the side of my office PC with a micro-usb cord through it so I can charge my tablet on top of the PC and never have to search for the cord or make sure it is the right one. Since the cable clip is stuck to side of the PC, it is always there. Cool!!! I highly recommend these." β€”RCS

    Price: $6.97

    25. A Google WiFi system that'll extend the coverage throughout your whole house so you can watch Netflix in every room, no problem.


    Promising review: "This product is amazing! I was frequently losing signal in my bedroom (the original modem/router was a couple of rooms away). When I wasn't losing signal, I had 2-3Mbs download and 1-1.5Mbs upload speeds with 1-2 bar connection strength. Now, I have a full connection strength throughout my entire 2000 square foot house with download speeds of 75-95 Mbs and upload speeds of 10-12 Mbs. These are very close to what I would have if I was physically wired to the modem. I even have 3 bar strength and fast speeds when on my patio (on the opposite side of the house from the modem). I'm so impressed! It took less than 30 minutes to set up (from when I started to open the box to having the entire mesh network running). I was hesitant to purchase because of the cost, but this will save me so much time and frustration, I shouldn't have waited. Websites now load almost immediately!" β€”Wendy

    Price: $79.95

    Me sitting at my desk thinking about how I'd rather be in a pool reading my waterproof kindle:

    3 Arts Entertainment

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