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    Updated on Oct 11, 2019. Posted on Oct 4, 2019

    21 Tech And Gadget Products You Can Get On Amazon That People Actually Swear By

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    1. A pair of noise-cancelling Anker headphones to tune out side-chatter and be a whole lot more productive in the office.


    Promising review: “Damn. I love these headphones. I wear them every day after work. I wear them every day to the gym. Someone asked me what brand they were, and when I told him, he said ‘Anker. They're awesome. They have customer service as good as LaRue.’ (For the uninitiated, LaRue firearms, including the Optimized Battle Rifle, are the pinnacle of warrior geek, so this was a positive response.) Zero problems with the headphones. I will gift a pair to my son if he proves worthy of such a purchase by showing me stellar grades at college.” —Richard MC

    Price: $99

    This was one of our BuzzFeed Reviews picks for the best noise-canceling headphones.

    2. A handy cleaning brush that'll help you get into all those nooks and crannies on your keyboard, camera, and other frequently used electronics.


    Promising review: "The OXO Good Grips Electronics Cleaning Brush is a must-have product for cleaning electronics. It is versatile enough to work in many different applications. It is gentle enough to avoid cosmetically damaging delicate electronics that other brushes can easily scratch. And it is precise enough to work well in applications where one needs a tool of precision that is capable of reaching difficult or small areas." —ZapNZs

    Price: $4.95

    3. A temperature-controlled ceramic mug so you can have a leisurely drink of hot morning coffee for once.


    Promising review: "This thing is my new best friend. I never realized how bad drinking lukewarm or cold coffee was until I bought the Ember. I've been waiting for years to get one because it was always too expensive. But the price dropped significantly recently, so I took advantage. Let me tell you: I'll never go back to a regular ceramic mug. I drink about half a pot of coffee every morning, which takes about two hours, and didn't realize that I was drinking cold coffee about half an hour in. It's so odd to have every sip of coffee be the perfect temperature, but I love it! The ceramic is a bit thinner than your standard mug and the bottom is thicker, I'm assuming to hold the electronics of the mug, so that takes a bit of getting used to." —Kyle Switala

    Price: $63.99 (available in black and white)

    4. A waterproof Kindle Oasis with adjustable warm light so nothing will get in the way of you and your reading.


    Promising review: "I do like the adjustable amber tint, but I also really like the ability to invert the colors to white print on a black background. I also am really happy to have buttons to turn the page again. It’s the ultimate laziness to be able to just keep your thumb in the button and depress it to turn the page instead of having to actually move your thumb a half inch to touch the screen, but hey, why move a half inch when your can push down 1/16th of an inch? All that extra movement add up over the years.

    The real reason I like the buttons is this: I live in Alaska and we have very long, cold nights. But even in the winter, we turn down the heat at night. I read in bed every single night, tucked all cozy and warm under my down comforter...except for having to have my hand out in order to touch the screen on my Paperwhite to turn the page. My hand starts to get very cold. It’s uncomfortable. My half frozen hand takes away from my happy bedtime reading experience. With the Oasis, I can keep my hand under the blankets and just push the button. You don’t know what a big deal this is until you spend night after night with a frozen hand." —Kindle Customer

    Price: $249.99+ (available in 8GB or 32GB and in champagne gold or graphite)

    5. A surge protector with six pivoting outlets to enable your gadget-hoarding tendencies.


    Promising review: "I love that I can choose whether each plug is front-facing or turned to the side — makes for great cord management. I also love that the design uses the TOP plug on the outlet. So many I found use the bottom plug and all those reviewers complain that the weight of the adapters/cords pull the thing out of the wall. Finally, I like the versatility of being able to screw it into the outlet center point if you need the additional stability, but also that you don't have to do that if you want something more easily removable." —Susan B.

    Price: $17.99

    6. A cord wrap for your perpetually knotted-up electronics.


    Promising review: "My sister-in-law is a busy mom with a bunch of kids and barely any time to get ready. So when I heard she was always misplacing her earbuds and that was eating into her gym time, I hopped onto Amazon and grabbed her the cutest earbud organizer I could find. She loves it, and it really helps because she can tuck it in her bag and even attach it to some of her workout bags." —TheOrdinaryHiker

    Price: $4.99 (available in 10 colors)

    7. A air purifier to alleviate your allergies and zap all the nasty odors lingering around your house that you've been trying to ignore for the last year.


    Promising review: "Wow, this air filter really works. I'm truly amazed and can literally breath easier now. Prior to purchasing this, I was having to use my emergency inhaler three to four times per day and night since allergy season began. From the moment it was plugged in, I haven't had to use my inhaler at all, and I didn't even realize it until about a week of use. No more running nose, itchy eyes, wheezing, and sneezing 50 times in a row. I live in a pine forest in high altitude and it works that well. I highly recommend this to anyone who suffers from allergies and asthma — it has made my quality of life improve greatly." —calcrnflakegirl

    Price: $71.66+ (available in dark gray and white)

    And check out our full review of Germ Guardian True HEPA Filter Air Purifier.

    8. A doorbell surveillance system so you can figure out why your packages keep going missing (hopefully).


    Promising review: "This is the best thing ever! I get to see when my daughter gets home and when she leaves in the morning. I got to see when packages were delivered in the months before Christmas, and I would call my neighbor to put them in my house while I was at work. I had to work Halloween until 8 p.m. and I got to see the trick-or-treaters that came to my door. When it alerts me first thing in the morning, I know my paper has just arrived. And I recently saw a video of deer at 3 a.m. crossing my yard. LOVE IT!" —Kathryn M. Andress

    Price: $199

    9. A sworn-by portable laptop desk, if your work station is your couch or bed (and why shouldn't it be? [ok, sure, there have been a few studies explaining why it shouldn't be]).


    Promising review: "I have a 17-inch laptop that: 1) gets pretty warm on the bottom; and 2) has a sort of bar towards the back to tilt the laptop slightly. Between the heat output and the bar digging into my leg, I finally decided I needed to give in and buy a lap desk. After a lot of research, this seemed to fit the bill. It's large enough for my laptop with enough room (not a huge amount, but enough) for my mouse on the side. The lap desk itself, while large, is surprisingly light so it's comfortable on my lap and doesn't add a whole bunch of weight to my already heavy laptop. In fact, I can barely feel the weight of it on my lap alone. The bottom padding, which is easily removable, is a flat rectangle which I personally preferred to the two-roll style of padding." —K Nichols

    Price: $16.96 (available in white, mint, indigo blue, black, blue, and hot pink).

    10. A fabric shaver to effectively remove all the fluff and lint that's been making your clothing and textiles look way more aged than they really are.

    Promising review: "This little machine is NO JOKE! My couch was gnarly and pilled, and I swear it looks brand new. The difference is unreal. Easy to use, cheap, battery-powered...changed my life." —Claire

    Price: $16.99

    11. A classy leather wallet case so you have one less thing to remember to grab on your way out the door.


    Promising review: "Love it! It easily holds three credit cards plus my driver's license, in addition to three or four bills folded in fourths. I've ditched my pocket wallet for just this. The leather looks great (very stylish) and the form/function of the fold-out card holder is super cool. The case wraps around the edge of my iPhone 7 very well and does not interfere with my aftermarket screen protector nor any of the phone buttons and ports. I have not had any issues with cards getting deactivated, including two separate week long tests with hotel keys that are notorious for becoming demagnetized. Credit cards fit just slightly tight, but just the way I'd want them as I like a tight fit so they don't slip out when opening the case. Super satisfied with this product!!" —Boogs

    Price: $15.99+ (available in eight colors)

    12. An unfussy, slim-fit iPhone 7 case, because you don't care too much about bells and whistles — just something that'll protect your phone while looking as naked as possible.


    Promising review: "This is a wonderful case. It's very minimalistic in order to keep the iPhone as close to its original form as possible. If you're looking for something that's ergonomic and sleek that protects against scratches and keeps the phone thin, then I would definitely recommend picking this up!" —LarrytheLobster

    Price: $9.99+ (available in red, navy blue, rose gold, space black, violet red)

    13. An indoor herb garden with an LED light kit that'll give you bragging rights next time you invite people over for dinner.


    Promising review: "Love this LED kit. It is easy to use, easy to clean and works very well. You just put your plants in it and it does help keep my plants in good shape. Works under LED light and it does not take up a lot of space! I recommend it." —Christina

    Price: $34.99

    14. A pillow massager with heat you can use when you're stuck in traffic after a long, arduous day at work.


    Promising review: "Buy this! I got this as a gift from my amazing girlfriend who knows I complain about my neck all the time. We took a chance on this after I saw it and said I wanted it — after reading some other reviews I definitely agree that this is amazing. I was a little hesitant at first but once it arrived I wasn't disappointed at all. It does take some time getting use to as with anything, but it's very quick to learn your sweet spots and how to set it up in your car. It requires a connection to your 12v outlet to be powered, but other than that it's good. It is extremely durable, I'm highly surprised at the build quality and the quality of the rollers, heating, and motors. It seems like it'll last a long while with much usage, especially for the price." —Brendan S.

    Price: $44.95

    15. A mini Bluetooth speaker you'll be pleasantly surprised to discover actually offers very loud and crisp sound for its size.


    Promising review: "I use this speaker for background music in a conference room on a job site. It works great! It’s really small, so it carries well in my laptop bag." —matt

    Price: $29.95 (available in black, gold, and silver)

    Check out our picks for the best portable bluetooth speakers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    16. A smartphone sanitizer — that's a dish with bacteria-fighting ultraviolet lights — that'll keep your germaphobe tendencies at bay.

    Promising review: "I work in a large dental clinic with 50+ docs and even more assistants. Anyone who knows about dentistry knows that there are a lot of aerosols given out during almost every procedure. Since we don't have a radio in the operatories, I've had to use my phone for music. Before phone soap I had to wipe my phone down every time with Cavicide wipes...not the best for your phone. Enter PhoneSoap! I'm able to sanitize my phone without destroying it with cavicide! We've even tested and swabbed the phone for cultures before and after...this sucker works! Hands down, great investment. I'll be buying another one for the home because this one is staying in my office." —James

    Price: $79.95 (available in 10 colors)

    17. A treat-dispensing pet camera if you've made no secret of the fact that your dog is your favorite child.


    Promising review: "I was always concerned leaving my puppy home alone because he will cry a lot. When I got Furbo, things got much better! Furbo sent me notifications to my phone when he was crying, so I would log on and talk to him right away. This changed everything!! My puppy knows I'm always there, so his separation anxiety is getting better. He cries less, and I feel much more relieved." —Susan

    Price: $199 (and read more about the Furbo treat-dispensing camera)

    18. A bamboo desktop charger station that'll give you a place to store and organize all of your devices. (You have three iPhones, right?)


    Promising review: "It has a high-quality look to it and its wooden build is very sturdy with clean lines. The watch part can be left off if you don't need it. It has plenty of space in each section for my all of my devices. Others I've tried have been too narrow to leave the cases on some of my devices. I'm not having that problem with this one. Also, two thin phones or charging banks will fit in one section easily so this holds more devices than you would think. This is working great to hold all of my devices while they charge and also just to store them safely while I'm not using them. It makes a messy pile of devices look attractive sitting on the shelf. Very happy with this item." —Brenda

    Price: $28.75

    19. A sous vide precision cooker for cooking your plastic-bag-covered meats to perfection by circulating heat in a slow and steady fashion.


    Promising review: "This is miles ahead of the competition. It's powerful, heating up my water more than twice as fast as my Instant Pot model; also, it generates a much stronger current. Both of these enable it to warm 17 gallons (much more if in the right container), which I think is its main selling point. As far as build, this thing is just perfect. Large Min and Max water area, very adjustable, and able to work 24/7 with no issues." —Aaron Martin

    Price: $381.17

    20. A keyboard cover for anyone who's getting bored of the plain old black keys on their laptop.


    Promising review: "I got this a couple of months ago, and I love this keyboard cover. It has a nice feeling, is very flexible, and when I put it on my Macbook Air, it fit like a glove. It doesn't come off even when I'm moving my laptop around a lot (which I do, I do a lot of work on the sofa or the bed where I end up in weird positions to be comfortable) and it's also very comfortable to write on." —Sadia Rahman

    Price: $5.79 (available in 31 colors)

    21. And an attachable ring light so you're always prepared to snap a thirst trap.


    Promising review: "OH MY GOODNESS! I am obsessed! I bought these for gifts for two of my teammates but I'm keeping one for myself and ordering more. I was seriously shocked at how bright the lights are! I love that there are three settings. I compared it to my expensive ring light — and for the price and the size of this, it's so perfect! Very happy with this order!" —Nichole Jane

    Price: $13.99

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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