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    Updated on Aug. 1, 2020. Posted on Jul. 21, 2020

    36 Products You Probably Need If You Spend Your Whole Life On Your Computer

    Pretty sure my laptop is the love of my life.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pair of chic blue light-blocking glasses so that you don't hurt your precious peepers by staring at screens all day. They help protect against eye fatigue, dry eyes, and vision falling, plus they'll make you look stylish as heck.

    A person wearing the blue light glasses in their office
    BuzzFeed / Jasmin Suknanan

    "I put the glasses on one morning when I already had a headache and heavy-feeling eyes before 10 a.m. and within about 30 minutes, I felt relief. NO headache, and NO more tired eyes! I can work even longer without feeling like I need to look away before my screen burns holes into my eyes, and I'm in an overall happier mood because I don't have headaches anymore — in fact, since getting these glasses two weeks ago, I haven't had a single headache or moment of tired eyes! Loooooove these glasses! Of course, since they are meant to block harmful light from electronic devices, you should only wear them while you use your electronics and not just casually." —Jasmin Suknanan

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.96. Available in eight colours.

    2. A laptop-cooling gadget that clamps right to the side of your computer and will keep your device from overheating when you've got a million tabs open at once. It can reduce both surface and internal temperature in minutes, and is more effective than most cooling pads.

    A laptop-cooling gadget clipped to the side of a laptop
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers say it's a lifesaver for anyone who uses their laptop for gaming and that it makes their whole setup quieter, since their laptop fan doesn't have to do as much work.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    3. A rainbow keyboard cover that'll keep your computer safe from dust, drips, and spills. It's compatible with a ton of different Apple models, so there's a good chance it'll work with yours.

    A keyboard cover half-covering a laptop keyboard
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.99. Available in three patterns.

    4. A pair of acrylic memo boards that attach to the sides of your computer, so that you don't have to cover your desk in sticky notes. The bottom has a lip that can hold your untouched notes or business cards in place, too.

    An acrylic memo board attached to the side of a computer with sticky notes on it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    5. A container of gel cleaning putty that'll get into all the nooks and crannies of your keyboard, leaving it squeaky clean. It feels like slime, so it's super fun to use, too.

    A person using gel cleaning putty to clean a computer keyboard
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    6. A rose gold phone stand that'll keep your group chat in full view without even having to pick up your device. It's also great for FaceTime calls, Skype meetings, and watching Queer Eye while you attempt to get some work done on your big screen.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / Via BuzzFeed

    "It has a sleek but pretty, not-too-pink champagne-y rose gold body, an adjustable stand (so you can position it to your height perfectly), and a hole in the back you can snake a cord through for easy charging. The ledge is wide enough to fit a fairly substantial case without worry, and it's a game-changer that I can just look at the screen to unlock my phone. Magic! Now I can keep those group text updates truly ~at a glance~ — without interrupting my flow until I take a break later." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.94. Also available in black.

    7. An electric mug warmer that'll keep your coffee or tea warm for your entire workday, so you don't have to microwave it every half hour. Reviewers love that it keeps their beverages at the perfect drinking temperature, so you'll never burn your tongue.

    An electric mug warmer with a patterned mug on top of it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.98.

    8. An adhesive track pad cover that'll save crumbs and spills from getting all up in the crevices of your device. It applies just like a phone screen protector and could save you a fortune at the genius bar.

    A person peeling the protector off the corner of their track pad
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    9. A massage seat cushion that'll help relieve your built-up tension and pain with the power of targeted vibrations and heat therapy. It's made of soft, velvety fabric, so it'll make your computer chair more comfortable, too!

    A person relaxing in their computer chair while using the massage seat cushion
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers love how they can customize their massage with the different target areas and intensity options.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $59.46.

    10. An ergonomic arm rest that attaches to your chair with Velcro straps to make scrolling more comfortable. It has a plush wrist rest and mouse pad built in, so you don't have to buy any extras.

    A wrist rest on the arm of a chair with a mouse on top of it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.99.

    11. A set of slideable webcam covers to make sure no one is spying on you while you're doing very important business (or watching YouTube videos at 3 a.m.). They're super slim, so your computer will still be able to close properly.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    You can easily slide it to uncover the camera.

    Get a set of six on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    12. A screen-cleaning kit that'll make all your electronic gizmos look like they're fresh out of the box. It comes with a bottle of non-toxic cleaning solution and a microfibre cloth that'll help you get all the smudges off your devices.

    A bottle of screen cleaner and a microfibre cloth next to their box
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers love that it doesn't leave any streaks behind.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    13. A compact monitor raiser with storage shelves to keep your desk space free of clutter. Reviewers say it keeps their computer screen at eye level, so it might help alleviate stress on your neck, too.

    A computer monitor on top of the monitor raiser with a laptop and magazines beneath it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99. Also available in a larger size.

    14. A strip of stick-on LED lights that'll backlight your monitor and make your office feel like the coolest club in town. Not only do they look rad, but they'll also alleviate eye strain caused by differences in picture brightness.

    A computer monitor with three LED light strips applied to the back next to the remote
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    They come with a remote that allows you to control brightness, colours, and lighting modes. It measures 35.4 inches, but can be trimmed to fit your computer.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    15. A flexible phone mount that'll hold your phone while you click-clack away on your keyboard (perfect if you don't have the desk space for a regular mount). Clip it to your desk and stream Netflix or FaceTime to your heart’s content, hands free.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I'm a total klutz when it comes to holding my phone. I can't tell you how many times I've dropped my phone on my face while video chatting with friends and family, even if I use the phone grip on the back of my case. It feels awkward holding my phone up, and my arm eventually gets tired after keeping that position for an hour. But this phone mount was a game changer. The mount is wide enough to clip onto my headboard, and I can use it on different pieces of furniture in my house, like my desk or shelf. Plus, the holder stretches open really wide, so it'll fit any phone." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99. Also available in white.

    16. A copper-lined wrist support brace that'll help heal injuries, aid arthritis pains, and relieve pretty much any other aches your hands may have. Reviewers say it offers a solid amount of support and is super comfortable to wear while typing.

    A person typing on their laptop while wearing the wrist brace
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It can be used on both left and right wrists.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.95.

    17. A compact, slim Logitech keyboard with a built-in trackpad for easy scrolling. It can connect to any device up to ten metres away, meaning you can easily type your work emails from the comfort of your couch.

    A person typing on the keyboard in front of their TV
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers say it's great to use with your TV.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.99.

    18. A plush foam foot rest that'll make your work from home situation a bit more comfortable. You can also use it as a lumbar pillow if your back starts acting up after hours at your desk.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99+. Also available in black.

    19. A paw-shaped mousepad that'll give your wrist the support it needs for a long day of scrolling. The little pillows create the perfect rest so you'll never leave your desk in pain again.

    A cat paw mousepad with a mouse on it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.98.

    20. A wireless charging stand, so you don't have to waste your computer's battery to charge your phone. It has nearly 16,000 positive reviews and reviewers love that they can charge their devices without removing their case.

    A person placing their phone onto the charger
    Anker / Via anker.com

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99+. Also available in white.

    21. An adhesive hook for your headphones that sticks right to the side of your desk. You can also use it to rest your cords and earbuds on when they're not being used. See ya later, tangled cords!

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    22. A wireless ergonomic mouse that won't cramp your muscles, even after hours at your computer. Reviewers say it works just as well as expensive, big-name alternatives and are impressed by its lengthy battery life (it can last up to 15 months on a single AA battery).

    A wireless ergonomic mouse sending signals out to a computer
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It requires one AA battery (not included, but you can grab some here).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99+. Available in seven colours.

    23. A hands-free portable fan duo that you can wear around your neck or prop up on a table. Reviewers say it's super lightweight and love that you can adjust the fans at different angles to get wind blowing in the right direction.

    Two people wearing the portable fans around their necks and one person with it resting on their desk
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.95+. Available in three colours.

    24. A set of braided lightning chargers of various lengths, including one that's a whopping ten feet long. Now you won't have to abandon your phone on the other side of your office when all the charging ports under your desk are filled.

    Imaan Sheikh / Via BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed writer Imaan Sheikh says that she loves them because they give her the freedom to move around while her devices charge. They also withstand bites from kittens, which is great if you're a pet owner.

    Get a five-pack of cables from Amazon Canada for $16.99. Available in three colours.

    25. And a pack of colourful cord protectors that'll keep your wires in place and save them from fraying when they're on their last legs. The different colours will help you identify which cord belongs to who, so you'll never feud with your partner or roommates over stealing your cables again.

    Wires in a desk drawer with cord protectors on them
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    They fit most charging cords and come with an installation tool that'll help you stretch them over plugs.

    Get a pack of eight for $7.99. Also available in black.

    26. A pair of memory foam wrist rests that'll keep your joints comfy and supported. Their bottoms are made of grippy rubber, so you don't have to worry about them migrating around your desk.

    A person with their wrists on the wrist wrests while using a keyboard and mouse
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    27. A standing desk riser that'll easily adjust to keep your computer at eye level, whether you're seated or standing. It's large enough to fit a laptop and two monitors, and has a dropped tray for your keyboard and mouse.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers say that it's a great size for smaller desk setups and that it has helped alleviate some of their back pain.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $199.95.

    28. A cord tube that'll keep your cables in order, so that they don't end up in a tangled mess behind your desk. Reviewers say it does a great job of keeping sharp pet teeth away from their important wires, too.

    A before and after comparison of tangled cords and cords inside the cord tube
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15+. Availble in 12 sizes and in red.

    29. A shiatsu foot massager that'll relieve built-up tension and pain by hitting pressure points, which will definitely help you unwind. Reviewers say it's super easy to use and love the options for different intensities and heat.

    A person sitting at a desk with their feet in the shiatsu foot massager
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It fits up to men's size 12.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $149.99.

    30. A surge-protecting outlet bank that'll keep your electronics charged and your hydro bill low. This one has six rotatable outlets, so you can plug in your computers, TV, lights, and whatever else without twisting your cords to death.

    An outlet bank with three plugs plugged into it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99. Also available in a style with four outlets and two USB ports.

    31. A memory foam lumbar support pillow that has over 6,000 positive reviews and will save you from spinal aches and pains while you work. It can also be attached to car seats, if your back tends to act up while you're driving.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.95. Available in four colours.

    32. A ventilated laptop stand that'll keep your computer from overheating. You can completely adjust the incline level, so you won't be slouching over your desk while you work (good posture is important, people!).

    An angled laptop on the laptop stand
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.85.

    33. A trio of silicone cord-organizing clips that stick right to your desk, so none of your important wires ever go MIA. The adhesive works on all smooth surfaces, so you can apply them pretty much anywhere (you'll probably want one beside your bed, too).

    A cord-organizing clip holding four cords
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It comes with a three-slot, five-slot, and seven-slot organizers.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.95. Available in three styles and in grey.

    34. A cordless air duster that'll blast away dust and dirt particles in the blink of an eye. It works on everything from blinds to electronics, and is even safe to use on delicate surfaces, like webcam lenses.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers love how compact it is and say it's amazing for cleaning computer keyboards and vents.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for 95.99+. Also available in blue.

    35. A memory foam seat cushion that'll relieve pressure on your lower back and tailbone and make your work day less taxing on your body. The cover is machine washable, so you don't need to worry about getting crumbs or spills on it.

    A person holding the memory foam seat cushion in front of a computer chair
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.90.

    36. And finally, a posture corrector that'll stop you from slouching and maybe even cure your backaches. The design is pretty low-key, so you can wear it under your clothes and no one will know.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers say they felt a difference right away and mention that it's super simple put on and adjust.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98.

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