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    51 Gadgets You'll Probably Want To Try In 2021

    Might as well join the Jonas Brothers in the year 3000 after treating yourself to these gadgets and gizmos.

    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 rechargeable lighter, so you can light every candle in your house to create the *perfect* ambiance without concern you'll run out of lighter fluid.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    I'm obsessed with candles, so it was a no-brainer for my husband to gift me this surprisingly super fun gadget for Christmas. It's really simple to use and charge, and it really works! I'll never have to buy another lighter again.

    Promising review: "This is seriously the coolest device of my winter holiday. It makes lighting candles a breeze. Yes, there is a weird crackling noise, but that's a super minor annoyance. It's a super intuitive device. Plus the lighter with the USB (included), charge for a bit, then pop it open and light ALL THE THINGS; well, candles. I don't know how well it lights cigarettes or whatever. However, for my personal intended use, it's awesome!" —Jee W

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    2. A wireless charger that'll open up to reveal an array of cords to ensure you'll be able to charge any device anywhere at anytime. Welcome to the future, my friends.

    the inside of the card with different wires and adaptors
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I know everyone says this, but I REALLY don't usually write reviews — really! I generally order from Amazon and once the purchase arrives I forget about it. But this is truly a great item to have around. It's compact, has all the connections I need, has built-in wireless charging, supports micro SD cards so it can be used as storage, has a built-in light that's pretty bright — it's just so freakin' handy! Order an extra one for a buddy so you can nerd out ." —Alex

    Get it from Amazon for $36.

    3. A mug warmer, because every day is a little bit brighter when it includes a hot cup of coffee rather than a lukewarm one — especially when it's below 30 degrees outdoors.

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    We've all been there — making our coffee or tea only to set it down and forget about until it's cooled down completely. Thanks to this mug warmer none of us ever have to suffer through another cold cup of caffeine again!

    Promising review: "I'm a chronic coffee forgetter. I can't drink it straight from the brewer (too hot for me) so I set my mug down to cool slightly and often get distracted. Of course I then come back to my coffee to find it's already cold. I've currently got the warmer at my office and it's working great. I can sip my coffee leisurely over the course of an hour and it's still nice and warm." —Elle

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    4. An external battery charger that'll save you when you inevitably leave the house before charging your phone...again.

    Amazon

    With over 2K five-star reviews, this external battery is just what you need for a snowstorm! Whether you lose power or you simply enter such a cozy state you can't bear the thought of getting out of bed to charge your phone, this product is essential for keeping your battery charged.

    Promising review: "This bad boy holds a lot of power for charging iPhones multiple times (like on a long journey away from power). Plus it holds a charge pretty well. Rechargeable lithium batteries are known to leak power over time and this will, too, but the capacity is so high that the leakage is inconsequential. I charged mine and let it sit for a month without using it. It still showed four of four dots and recharged to the top fairly quickly (sorry, I didn’t time it)." —Steve B

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    5. A John Frieda hot brush for anyone who looooves to get pampered with a blow out but can't actually afford to get one every week.

    a side by side of a buzzfeed editor and a reviewer with nice wavy hair
    BuzzFeed / amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am not a paid person who writes reviews. In fact I usually don't write them at all. But let me start out by saying holy crap! This is amazing, not only was it so easy and fast... I have a salon blowout that actually looks great...and I never went to the salon! So I can't so my hair at all ever. The best I do is flat iron or messy bun, mkay? But I'm obsessed. When I go to the salon it looks great for two days and then bam I'm crying, 'cause I can't get my hair pretty like she did it, and now I hate it and myself. Sound familiar? Well I'm living proof this is amazing and it truly works. I won't lie I was hesitant because this looks and sound like crap/too good to be true. It's not!!! Happy buying — I'm buying another for my mom for Xmas how awesome!" —tangi raysor

    Check out our full review of the John Frieda hot brush for more info!

    Get it from Amazon for $35+ (available in two sizes).

    6. A lightsaber umbrella that'll turn you into a jedi every time the skies open up.

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    Promising review: "OMGOSH! I'm a struggling Sith who was able to purchase this awesome lightsaber umbrella for way less than the other more official lightsaber umbrellas that go for about 80 bucks. Took it out in the field for the first time today and it passed with all flying colors (literally) since I'm able to press the button and emit different colors including my favorite, RED." —daniel ortiz

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in four styles).

    7. An Instax camera kit to help break your habit of only taking photos on your phone and NEVER printing them out to decorate your walls.

    Amazon

    Includes a Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera (with a selfie mirror!), 20 sheets of film, 10 sheets of rainbow film, 20 sticker frames, and a leather carrying case.

    Promising review: "Bought it for my 10 year old daughter for her birthday sleepover. It was a huge hit! All the girls wanted one by the next day!" —Momof3lilmonkeys

    Get it from Amazon for $94.95 (also available with just the camera).

    8. A PhoneSoap UV sanitizer you can toss your phone into for a quick 10 minutes after you get home to get rid of the grime that's surely lurking around.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    I have one of these bad boys and can validate that it is SO easy to use. I pop my phone into it when I get in the shower and click the lil' button on the front to start the cleaning process. You can also charge your phone while it's inside the machine. Fellow germaphobes — you can thank me later.

    Promising review: "Bought this along with a set of agar plates to test it for ourselves. We swabbed my daughter's and husband's phones before and after use. It does work. We are very happy with the product." —Ginger

    Get it from Amazon for $79.95+ (available in nine colors).

    9. A charging dock to keep your area free of pesky wires and add an extra element of style to any room.

    a circular charging station with a floral print on it
    Rifle Paper Co

    I have this charging dock and it has been a game changer. I always had an extra-long charging cable along the side of my bed and now my room is wire-free! Even with a chunky phone case I've had no issues getting my phone to connect and charge seamlessly. And it simply looks pretty — I have no complaints.

    Get it from Rifle Paper Co. for $60 (also available in a blue floral design).

    10. A heated massager pillow anyone will be happy to have after a no good very bad day.

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    Promising review: "I just received this and I LOVE it. It adequately relieved the knots in my neck, the base of my skull, and my legs. I'm going to try my feet also. I've been wanting something like this for quite some time and I'm thrilled with this product. This item definitely delivers. I highly recommend it. The price for this item given the relief provided is wonderful." —Stephanie T.

    Get it from Amazon for $64.95.

    11. A Google Nest you'll love because you can use it to listen to music (kitchen dance party!?), adjust the lights in your home, pause your TV, and ask it questions as if you have a personal assistant.

    the google nest speaker in blue
    Google

    My husband was hesitant about getting a device like this in our home, but after an hour he was sold. We have it in our kitchen and *kindly* ask it to play music while we cook and eat, use it to set timers while baking, and ask it funny questions. We love this lil' gadget. We also have a Google Nest Hub by our front door so we always know what's on each other's calendar for the and know what time it is before heading out. We recently bought our first home and have a Google Nest Hub Max that we plan to install to control *all* the things (lights, sounds, etc) a la Disney's Smart House.

    Get it from Google for $99 (available in five colors).

    12. A gaming keyboard that features a customizable rainbow backlight and that'll make anyone say, "Ooooh!"

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    Promising review: "Can't say how many keyboards I've gone through. I am a gamer and as any real gamer I eat at my desk, so crumbs, food, etc., gets on the surface of my desk and that being my keyboard, this keyboard removes that worry. I've spilled water and food over this keyboard and I can safely remove it after. The sound level is pretty quiet, keys are responsive, the hand rest isn't much but doesn't bother me at all, and I like that the space bar has some grip." —Andy

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

    13. An air fryer (from the makers of the INSTANT POT!!), perfect for anyone who hasn't always been a big fan of leftovers but wants to make the most of all their delicious homemade meals. Best of all? You can crisp up your fave foods without all that oil.

    Hannah Loewentheil / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Hannah Loewentheil finally caved and bought an air fryer while in quarantine, and she's glad she did:

    "I'd been contemplating buying an air fryer for quite some time, but it wasn't until I found myself cooking every night with my family due to COVID-19 that I finally decided it was the right time to get one. Friends of mine were raving about their new Instant Vortex Plus 6-in-1 Air Fryer, so after reading similar feedback on Amazon, I decided it looked like a winner. And it happens to be made by the same company that makes the crowd-favorite Instant Pot. I figured I would be using this appliance primarily as air air fryer, but as an added bonus, it can also roast, broil, bake, re-heat, and dehydrate food.

    I've had this air fryer for about three weeks now, and I can honestly say it's become the hero of my kitchen. It preheats quickly, it's large enough to a good amount of food at once, it's easy to clean, and it makes food taste crispy on the outside and moist on the inside without any oil. I've been using my air fryer to make vegetables just about every night and it makes them taste so good. If you're cooking for kids, picky eaters, or you just don't get so excited about eating vegetables, the air fryer could be perfect for you. If you like chicken, the air fryer might change your life, and I don't mean that to be dramatic. The air fryer produces restaurant-quality chicken that tastes absurdly decadent, except there's no oil involved in the cooking — just air. We also tried making sesame chicken in the air fryer using boneless skinless chicken thighs. The sesame chicken tasted almost identical to my favorite Chinese takeout, and it had nothing to do with my cooking skills. Thanks to the air fryer, the chicken gets so crispy. I couldn't believe I made this at home!!"

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

    Check out the full review, plus some air fryer recipe suggestions for more!

    14. A Kindle Paperwhite — a must-have for any bookworm who prefers to kill time by reading rather than scrolling through nonsense on Instagram.

    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    It's the thinnest and lightest Kindle Amazon has released to date! And — as is made abundantly clear by the photo above — it's 100% waterproof.

    Promising review: "I love the fact that I can read on this Kindle in both daylight and dim light conditions. It is so light and compact, which makes it easy to hold, easy to travel with, and the battery lasts forever. I love it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99 (available in four colors).

    And check out our full breakdown of the Kindle Paperwhite here.

    15. A Samsung TV that'll disguise itself as an elegant picture frame when its not in use. A magical marvel in home decor and technology if you ask me.

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    This is the number one thing on my wish list right now — it's so cool and I'm constantly staring at it in stores. I love that it has the ability to transform into a piece of art but also act as a room's main source of entertainment.

    Promising review: "This TV is badass! It’s more expensive, but that’s because it’s so much different than other TVs. If you hate the way normal TVs look, get one of these. It mounts flat against the wall and will look like a picture frame. The one connect box is great too. Just one cord comes down to a box you can stash somewhere that you connect all your inputs into. Definitely spend the extra money to get one of the other bezel covers. It really will look like a picture on the wall." —Chris Fulmer

    Get it from Amazon for $597.99+ (available in six sizes).

    16. A FOREO LUNA mini 2 facial cleansing brush for every skin type — an excellent treat for anyone who is always on the hunt for the next addition to their skincare routine (ahem, YOU).

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    My fellow BuzzFeed editor Maitland Quitmeyer loves this thing. Here's what she had to say:

    "The acne scars on my cheeks from a series of breakouts are fading fast, and I get new acne very rarely — they're more like a pimple here and there occasionally when I have to fly somewhere (curse you, dry airplanes) or get stressed or.... who even knows why my skin freaks out sometimes. Never thought I'd ever put a no-makeup selfie on the internet, but that's how much I love this thing."

    Check out our full review of the FOREO LUNA Mini 2 here!

    Get it from Amazon for $119+ (available in six colors).

    17. An electric toothbrush with a subscription-based brush head refill, so you'll never have to remember to buy another toothbrush or brush head again. Now THAT is something to smile about.

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    Do your boast about being a minimalist? Or maybe you just have ZERO counter space? Then the Quip might just be the toothbrush of your dreams. It has a three-month battery life, comes with a wall mount and travel case, and is super quiet during use. I own one myself and love how it encourages me to brush thoroughly.

    Promising review: "I truly love this toothbrush, feels great when done. Like the fact that it tells you when to move to the next quadrant. People in general do not take the two minutes to brush their teeth, much less concentrate on each quadrant and change the brush every three months. Anyway, I love it and will recommend it." —Maria S.

    Get it from Quip for $40+ (available in eight colors and a variety of subscription plans).

    Check out our full review of the Quip here.

    18. A splurge-worthy rowing machine for anyone who ended their gym membership this year but still wants to workout like Kate Middleton in her college days.

    a model on the rowing machine
    hydrow_by_crew / Via instagram.com

    The rowing machine is one of the things I miss the most from the gym — the Hydrow Rowing Machine seems like the perfect way to fill the void. This machine has a full screen attached to it that'll provide an immersive experience to make anyone feel like they're *really* chopping water while breaking a swear. It can be used with or without a subscription, making it a great gift option.

    Promising review: "I own a Peloton bike and I use it regularly. The biggest issue with the bike is that it's almost all quad. Your upper leg is working like crazy and the cardio is really intense. The problem with the bike is that it doesn't do the rest of your body. I bought the Hydrow to try to get a full body workout and it's really great. You're effectively doing a squat, crunch and push up each time you row. When it's over you really feel as though you've worked out your entire body. The classes are great too. You see the instructor on the screen and you're mirroring them, so when they go fast so do you. I took a class yesterday and they were in Miami and there were dolphins in the open water. It was pretty neat. Anyway, it's nice to go stroke for stroke with them and it makes it a lot more enjoyable than a traditional rower. I love it and my family has been using it more than the Peloton." —David

    Get it from Best Buy or Hydrow for $1,995.

    You can also consider the Starter Package from Hydrow for $2,245, complete with the rowing machine, under machine mat, Polar heart rate monitor, Jaybird Tarah Pro Wireless Headphones or a one-year subscription for $456.

    19. A 27-inch 144Hz PC gaming monitor that'll make your Fortnite gameplay look smoother than ever — because that's what's most important in life right now, OK?

    the curved monitor
    Amazon

    My husband uses this as his main screen for when he's playing games like Fortnite or Call of Duty on his PC. He loves how seamless the gameplay looks compared to most standard monitors that top out at 60hz. Two thumbs up from my household!

    Promising review: "Wow! What an amazing monitor for the price. I tried to look for a monitor with all these features. What I was looking for was 1440p at 144 hz. This monitor is capable of 165 htz using the display cable. It also has a very good color spectrum at 120% sRBG and HDR 10 and HDR first gaming and it even has a console setting. The screen has a matte finish so you won't have a lot of glare. I don't like very bright monitors or TVs and I don't game with the lights completely off as it strains my eyes. I'm very pleased with my purchase and I highly recommend the monitor to everyone." —Josh

    Get it from Amazon for $349.99.

    20. A set of LED light saber chopsticks you'll probably misplace in your utensil drawer but then have the opportunity to exclaim "THESE are the ones I've been looking for!" once you've finally find them.

    amazon.com, Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    I know for a fact that BuzzFeed editor Emma Lord treats herself to sushi every Friday and takes her "treat yo' self" meal a step further by devouring it with these fun chopsticks.

    Promising review: "I purchased these for a friend's birthday present (he is a sushi waiter) and these are flippin' AMAZING. I ordered two sets by mistake, but I am totally keeping the second pair for another gift (or for myself!). These are sure to be great conversation pieces and attention-getters. Way to go!" —T. Redwood

    Get them in red and green from Amazon for $19.97.

    21. A wireless gaming mouse that'll give you such an advantage on your opponents you'll be shouting, "TAKE THAT, SUCKAAAS" in your sleep.

    the black mouse with a rainbow led light on the side
    amazon.com

    Not only is this mouse lightweight and easy to use, but it has over 16.8 million custom colors you can set through customizable profiles. It can also be charged while in use so you'll never have to hit "pause."

    Promising review: "This is an amazing mouse and I love how light it feels in my hands. It glides super well, and the battery life is just as amazing as they say it is. The one thing i wish they could do to the mouse is make the clicks a bit lighter. I absolutely love this mouse." —drqg0n_

    Get it from PC Gaming for $79.99 (available in black or white).

    22. A mini tower with 10 outlets that'll act as a battery backup so (God forbid!) the power goes out, you won't lose all the progress you made building your dream home on The Sims.

    a black tower with many outlets
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am the proud owner of three of these (so far). They're quiet when on AC power. They have great customization. I've muted the beeps and warnings so if the power kicks off, they just take over without distracting me further. I LOVE the two front USB plugs. I charge devices from them all the time. The LED screen is off by default until you press a button, so other than the dimly lit power button on the front, there's no distracting lights or sounds under normal use on AC power. So, how well do they work? Well, I've owned a lot of UPSes. These are by far much quieter than any I've purchased from APC. They have a true sine wave output (which is amazing!), and the 1500VA is perfect for most electronics. The front screen will tell you how much of a load you have plugged in and even an estimate for how long the unit should run given that load if you lost power. So, no surprises!" —Ramze

    Get it from Amazon for $134.95+ (available in four styles).

    23. A Theragun mini, ideal if stress and your work outs wear your body out and you'd likely benefit from an at-home solution to soothe your tired muscles.

    a model holding the handheld theragun tool
    therabody / Via instagram.com

    I have one of these bad boys and it has honestly been a game changer. When I posted on my Instagram that I had received one, the responses I got were WILD. People are PASSIONATE about this gadget and now I understand why. I've used it on the arches of my feet and have way less pain than ever before. The nozzle at the end contracts at a high speed (think, a tiny punching machine) that surprisingly doesn't hurt but leaves your body buzzing in a good way. At thise point I've gotten one for my sister, my parents, and my in-laws who are all in love with this gadget.

    Don't be intimidated by its appearance. It's simple to use and extremely effective. It feels similar to managing a hand mixer — weird, but true. In my opinion, it's worth the money and it actually does work.

    Promising review: "I received a Mini as a gift from my daughter last Christmas and LOVE it. It helps my sore muscle, aches and pain a great deal. It’s small, light weight and not noisy, I take it every where I go. Bought one recently as a gift to my brother for his birthday so we can spread the love and help his aching body." —Po W.

    Get it from Therabody for $199 (available in three colors).

    24. HyperX's Cloud II gaming headset, so you can continue to defend your honor while playing Among Us with your friends, who *always* say you're acting sus (and for good reason because, jokes on them, you actually ARE the imposter).

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    Promising review: "This headset is honestly the best for the price. Yeah, it may not have 'fancy' little lights or anything like that too flashy but these guys PERFORM! I've had mine for over a year and they're as good as day one. They hold up well wear and tear, they still look new after a year of them being used just about everyday. These are amazing, you can hear so well, the sound is crisp and clear. The mic picks up great too. One of my favorite things is that if you're in a room with other people they won't be heard through the other end unless they're shouting or are really loud. These have reallyyyy good noise canceling. I'd buy the same exact headset if my headset ever gave out." —Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $79+ (available in two colors).

    25. A sound machine/night light for the parent who is desperate for some decent sleep sometime this decade — they need ALL the support they can get.

    the sound machine / light
    Amazon

    TBH, as an adult without kids I would still thoroughly enjoy waking up with this soothing lil' gadget.

    Promising review: "I have now had the Hatch Baby Rest Night Light for about six months. We started using it when we decided to sleep train our toddler. It works perfectly and is really easy to use and set up. I really like the app; I was easily able to customize everything for when he sleeps, wakes, and his nap time. For his night light, I used a soft amber color and in the morning I have it switch to green when he should be waking up. I think he is just now starting to grasp the concept of the colors, but I can see it being a lot more helpful in the near future. I saw some reviews stating that the white noise was louder than they had wanted it to be, but I did not find that to be the case with me. You can easily control the volume of the sound and the brightness of the light with multiple colors." —Pete

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    26. A splurge-worthy Dyson vacuum to help you attempt to tackle the never-ending influx of hair, fuzz, and dust that threatens to take over every crevice of your home.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Honestly, no matter which version of the Dyson stick vacuum you purchase, I can promise you'll be satisfied with the results. I've used a variety of 'em and I can't say enough good things about the product. It doesn't hurt my back to use for an extended period of the time, the battery lasts long enough to clean my entire apartment, and it simply just WORKS. We have ours mounted in a narrow spot alongside our fridge — it's really easy to keep in plain sight without being an eyesore.

    Promising review: "I love this vacuum. The V10 doesn't disappoint. While it's weird to get used to holding this tiny piece of machinery, it really does an amazing job. It was incredible how much dog fur it picked up! I was pretty grossed out to be honest, to think I lived in this atmosphere for this long 'thinking' it was clean is nuts! I love all the attachments too, they are all top notch and well made. I feel like I can tackle my entire house with this bad boy. AND it's lightweight! I use it on the lowest setting and it still picks up a ton. I don't think I'll ever need the high or medium setting. But I did try the highest setting for a few seconds and literally felt like the vacuum was ATTACHED to the floor, that's how hard it sucked (in a good way)!" —Matthew Mintun

    Get the V10 from Amazon for $417+ (available in three styles).

    27. A Cricut Joy for anyone who loves making everyone in the family feel special with homemade cards — this gadget will take your skills to the next level!

    a small blue cricut joy machine
    Amazon

    The Cricut Joy is a lil' cutting and writing machine that'll help you make all kinds of cards, banners, and more! My mother-in-law has one of these and is obsessed! I've played around with it during quarantine.

    Promising review: "I've wanted a Cricut for years but never had the money till recently. I ordered the Joy mainly cause it's cheaper and I just don't have the space for the larger models, and I'm so glad I did cause it is absolutely PERFECT for my needs. I mainly wanted it to make custom decals for my car and whatnot and the Joy is just right for that. I've made four or five already and they all turned out great. Super easy to use too, I was up and cutting within 10 minutes of opening the box." —K. Lattanzio

    Get it from Amazon for $178.83.

    28. Solar-powered LED garden lights that'll change colors and create the illusion of rising bubbles that'll make your yard feel like an escape to Alice's Wonderland.

    Solar powered lights in different colors lighting up a pathway
    Yang's Choice Store

    Promising review: "I actually got these for my visually-impaired daughter, and they work wonderfully! Beautiful, bright and entertaining! Best part is that they are solar-powered, so there's no need to buy a ton of batteries!" —Michelle MacIntosh

    Get it from Yang's Choice Store on Etsy for $21.82.

    29. A portable projector you can set up in your yard for the ultimate movie night your kids will never forget — good luck convincing them to watch anything other than Frozen.

    a mother and child watching a disney movie using the cinemood in their yard
    cinemood_usa / thehealthymouse / Via instagram.com

    My husband and I recently tested this out on a wall in our apartment and it was pretty freakin' cool! I love Jessica McDonald's (@thehealthymouse on Instagram) setup for watching Disney movies with her tyke! I can totally see laying out cozy blankets, pillows, and a tent for an outdoor movie night the entire fam will enjoy. This pocket-sized gadget has the capability of streaming Disney+, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube.

    Promising review: "I was so excited when I came across Cinemood, because we had been searching for an alternative for my child’s room. The sleep timer is perfect because she likes to listen to lullabies before bed, and we often read the stories as well. Shadow puppets just blew her mind away, super cool! I enjoy finding new devices I can try, and this one surely did not disappoint. I originally bought it for the kids, but I’ve actually used it for movie nights, our friends are always impressed. I look forward to using it outdoors this spring!" —Elixir Premium Lab

    Get it from Amazon for $399.

    30. A Furbo treat camera that'll let you remind your pup what a good boy they are no matter where you are in the world.

    Chewy

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. I wish I got one sooner. It shoots treats out at my dog and makes a cute little noise to get her attention and train her also. The camera takes photos and videos and the sound both ways is crystal clear. Overall a must buy! " —Maggie

    Get it from Chewy for $133.99.

    31. An all-in-one vacuum and mop that'll leave your entire home fresh 'n' clean with you having to hit pause *or* your roomie having to lift a finger — a gesture you'll both appreciate.

    the vacuum/mop
    Amazon

    My parents recently bit the bullet and brought a robo-vac into their home. They were hesitant about the new tech, but after giving it a go and seeing how thorough this lil' machine was they were over the moon. My mom especially loves how it has the ability to not only vacuum, but mop the entire house as well. It's magical.

    Promising review: "Pricey but well worth it. My husband uses a push-style broom on our hardwood floors about four times a week. He tries hard but I felt like my feet were always picking up dirt. This little guy did about 2,000 square feet of our home in no time with battery to spare. My floors feel cleaner then ever. Still clean today. Thought we would need to run the bot every day but I’m thinking every other day will be plenty. Use the app!!! We did our research and we are incredibly impressed with this robot. We also used on suction only and normal power. No need for Max." —Heather L Stahl

    Get it from Amazon for $399.99.

    32. A selfie ring light for flattering photos you can ~click, click, click, and post~ like Ariana Grande on Instagram.

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    Promising review: "This little light is awesome and super convenient! It's a powerful little thing that has a good battery life, and within a couple hours you can have it charged from 0 to 100. It comes with the micro-USB charging cable, but you must use your own charging block (i.e. Your iPhone wall charging block works just fine.) It's awesome having the three different brightness settings on it — you can really see the difference between each one of them. I photograph handmade jewelry up close and the regular flash on my phone blows out the photos. But when I use the Ring Light, it's always perfect!" —aly.me

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    33. An Echelon Smart Bike to make you feel like you're in the midst of an intense workout class without the added pressure of *actually* being around people.

    echelon.fit / Via instagram.com, Echelon

    Promising review: "I love my Echelon bike. It gives me the ability to stay in shape for the spring and summer seasons when I usually ride outdoors. Having the option to hop on the bike and jam out to music and get a workout in with various amounts of timed sessions. The capability of having a competitive atmosphere with the leaderboard, other riders, and instructors pushing me to achieve more is nothing short of amazing. I would recommend these bikes and affordable plans to anyone who likes to get a little more out of a workout. The options are endless, whether your looking to ride, strength train, stretch or do yoga. The total experience has given me a boost to continue to working toward a stronger and better person all year around. Thank you Echelon!" —Michael K

    Get it from Echelon for $839.98+ (available with a variety of subscription plans)

    You can also check out their newest bike the EX-7S which has a full screen you can also use for other exercises like yoga, boxing, pilates, and more, available for pre-order for $2039.98.

    34. A wireless remote kit that'll make turning on your twinkle lights (or anything else you hook up to 'em!) a breeze.

    a model holding the remote
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these! In my apartment I strung Christmas lights around the top of my bedroom and then did the same in my living room and kitchen. It makes my apartment so much cozier and bright without even having to turn on the overhead. I hated having to plug and unplug them though. When I found out about these, it made life so much easier. I could easily turn the living room ones on as the sunset to brighten up my room, and then if I moved to the kitchen my lights could come on or into my bedroom. And I could shut them off from the other room too. The controller does not have to be directly aimed at the receiver or unblocked. It works just fine from anywhere in my apartment even across doors." —Brianna Curtis

    Get it from Amazon for $28.22.

    35. A Pixar-inspired popcorn machine, because what would go better with a never ending Disney movie marathon than a delicious snack?

    a popcorn maker with pixar characters around the bottom edges
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm totally in love with this cute little thing. This is my first popcorn maker so I wasn't really sure what to expect. It is easy to use and comes 100% assembled. After a few minutes, it just pops away. The little dome is the cover for the popper and you remove the red lid so that the air slits are exposed while popping. When you hear that the pops have slowed down, you turn it off, unplug it, and turn the unit it over to reveal the bowl. You put the little red cap back on in order to catch any un-popped kernels. The popper unit is non-stick, so that helps the kernels not burn. This is totally worth the buy." —Leozpride

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    36. AeroGarden's Indoor Hydroponic Garden for anyone who always wanted to grow their own herbs but lives in an apartment and therefore has close to *zero* outdoor space.

    a reviewer's indoor aerogarden filled with grown plants
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I got this as a birthday present for my husband, the classic man who's impossible to buy for, and he was thrilled with it. He's a by-the-numbers kind of guy, and followed the directions carefully. As a result, all six of the herbs have germinated, and we are already using some of them (basil, thyme and dill) only three weeks later. One thing: the light is much brighter than I expected. The pictures show it as a pleasant glow, almost a night light. It's bright. The timer keeps it on for 15 hours a day, so hopefully there's a place in your house where it won't reflect off the TV screen or light up somebody's bedroom." —Mary B.

    Get it from Amazon for $128.65 (available in three styles).

    37. Cable clips to attach to your many charging wires to finally form a manageable system that won't have you fumbling to untangle cords every time you want to charge your phone.

    the cable clips with a wire in between
    Amazon

    Promising review: "It was always a pain to reach down the side of my bed to reach my chargers, not to mention the wad of cables I’d have to sift through just to charge my phone. I finally searched for a solution and came across these. They’re great! They’re really easy to stick on and they stay in place. I haven’t had an issue of them falling off. Whenever I need to charge a device they’re right next to me, easy to reach and untangled. I definitely recommend!" —Nelis Perez

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $6.97.

    38. Or a double extension cord so you can run an endless amount of power throughout your home without trying to track down another outlet.

    the extension cord
    Amazon

    Each cord is six feet long and has three available plugs.

    Promising review: "I have no idea why these are not sold everywhere. PERFECT for my room! I ended up getting this due to my king size bed being against a wall with only one outlet. I needed a way to connect my two lamps on my nightstand and this is absolutely, without a doubt, the very best solution to connecting my lamps and also not having all my outlets taken up. I recommend this to everyone! Also perfect for outlets connected to a switch to turn on and off both lights at the same time." —Ryan

    Get it from Amazon for $12.46.

    39. A Grip Strip made of a non-toxic and hypoallergenic material you'll want to tell everyone about — no more watching your phone fly through the air with each sharp turn you make.

    a rubbery rectangle attached to the inside of a car
    Firebox

    Promising review: "Sounds too good to be true but it really works! My car is a cess pit so the strip gets dusty quickly but a quick wipe makes it good as new!" —Firebox Customer

    Get it from Firebox for $9.99+ (available in packs of three and three colors).

    40. A rechargeable hand warmer complete with double-sided heat and three different heat settings you can adjust to your environment.

    Amazon

    Psst — this is USB rechargeable, and you can even use a power bank or your phone to charge it!

    Promising review: "This hand warmer is amazing! My hands are constantly cold and I've tried all sorts of products to help keep them warm but nothing has worked until now. I charge the hand warmer every night with a standard USB charger and the next day, I have hours of warmth. The three temperature settings are very helpful — I use the highest setting when I'm outdoors for long periods of time and the lower settings when I'm indoors (e.g. sitting at my desk or in a cold movie theater). I've already given hand warmers as gifts to several cold-handed friends and family members and they're loving it as well. I hope Ocoopa comes out with a foot warmer next!" —Riva Kupritz

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in six colors, or in a two-pack for $46.98).

    41. A sleek mirrored digital alarm clock with USB ports that'll charge your devices and ensure you have *no reason whatsoever* to be late again.

    the alarm clock on a reviewer's nightstand
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love love love this clock... sleek and definitely a statement piece. Alarm is subtle. It will definitely wake you up, however it will not scare the B-Jesus out of you. Love the extra ports on the side to charge other things with it." —Meika B.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.59 (available in two colors).

    42. A tabletop fireplace with removable glass so they can enjoy a freshly made s'more any time of year — yum.

    The small tabletop fireplace with rocks and a small flame
    One Man Garage / Etsy

    You can order this with or without the sand and rocks. The only thing that you will need to purchase separately is the 2.6-oz. gel fuel cans, which you can get from Amazon.

    Promising review: "Absolutely wonderful! It’s a great little addition to our patio and we decided to use Sterno so we can roast marshmallows! We love the craftsmanship on it and think it is well made! Perfect!!!" —Andrea Lavender

    Get it from One Man Garage on Etsy for $39+.

    43. A 10-motor massage mat with a lumbar area that can heat up to 140 degrees in less than eight minutes! It has three vibration intensity levels to choose from... you honestly might find yourself using it just for fun.

    Person laying on padded massage mat that's slightly larger than a yoga mat. It has a connected remote.
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Very easy to use! I like the versatility of the zone settings and varying intensities. The cushioning is quite nice. I lay it down into my La-Z-Boy recliner and it is very relaxing!" —Donna Shreve

    Get it from Amazon for $69.97 (available in two colors).

    44. A Nespresso Vertuo coffee and espresso maker that'll have your favorite drink ready in minutes — say goodbye to your cranky morning mood.

    a nespresso maker
    Amazon

    It heats up in 15 seconds and has a 40-ounce water tank so you don't have to fill it every morning.

    Promising review: "I like iced coffee with high caffeine. This fits the bill perfectly and is a joy to use and drink. My Starbucks monthly bill has come down considerably after buying this unit, and I'm ready to hit the ground running that much sooner in the morning. I especially enjoy the self cleaning feature and the ability to run it for smaller or larger cup sizes. Truly a premium product." —David T.

    Get it from Amazon for $139+ (available in five colors, plus in bundle options with the Aeroccino milk frother).

    45. Reliable but affordable earbuds with over 75,000 positive reviews on Amazon, a must-have if you're simply not ready to *cut the cord*.

    Panasonic ear buds in a variety of colors
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Compared to MANY other earbuds that I've had that cost $75, $100, $150, these sound as good as any of them. I'm astounded! I use these for running, and I've attached them to my sunglasses along with my iPod Shuffle. I figured for $8, I could afford to sweat up a few of these and replace them whenever I needed to. I'VE RUN 1,500 MILES WITH THESE in the last year and a half! I've gone through four pairs of New Balance shoes, two iPod Shuffles, three pairs of sunglasses, and am on the SAME set of earbuds! And, THEY STILL SOUND GREAT!" —Gene Goodell

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in 15 colors, and with or without a mic).

    46. A frozen yogurt and ice cream maker so you can have your favorite cookies 'n' cream ice cream on demand without having to scour the freezer aisle for it.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    The best part is you get to decide what ingredients are used. For example, you can substitute sugar for maple syrup!

    Promising review: "I ABSOLUTELY LOVE this ice cream maker. I never purchase store bought ice cream anymore. I make non-dairy ice cream. My children, husband and everyone who tastes it can't believe I made it. I suggest keeping the bowl in the freezer at all times so its always ready to use. After 20 minutes you'll have a soft serve consistency, if you want it scoopable, place ice cream in a shallow container, cover with a piece of plastic wrap, then close the lid and put it in the freezer for at least two hours. Be sure to place plastic wrap directly on top of ice cream to prevent ice crystals from forming on all that deliciousness." —Saida

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95+ (available in four colors).

    47. Glow-in-the-dark LED bands, a must-have if you're a runner who manages to get up before the sun to get their workout in.

    Model wears green glow-in-the-dark bands on their ankles while they run at night
    Amazon

    Each band can be worn on an arm or ankle for optimal visibility early in the morning and late at night.

    Promising review: "This product was a gift for my daughter who may walk her dog in the evening and to my grandson who sometimes runs at dusk. They both report their pleasure with the product. 'It works well' was the comment. It's bright, comfortable and did I say it's bright! I'm thinking of getting another color and letting them add on to their safety color palette." —Jed

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in eight colors).

    48. A pizza oven the entire family can enjoy — from rolling out the dough and adding toppings to watching it cook over the flame, this is one gift you'll get praised for.

    the dome shaped outdoor pizza oven with a pizza being slid into it
    oonihq / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "We've wanted a pizza oven for along time. The regular oven only gets to about 550F and the BBQ doesn't cook the top of the pizza well enough. Then this amazing thing comes along. It delivers as promised. Read to launch pizzas in 20 minutes. In fact I found that lower than max temp worked perfectly and avoided the over-charred crust. The 16-inch size is nice to allow room to maneuver 12-13" pies around to cook them evenly. I used the provided dough recipe with success so far. I look forward to trying some other crust types. If you are on the fence about this, listen: Buy it! Nothing easier than gas. Pizzas on my second try came as good as the best restaurant pizzas I've had. Keep the toppings light and you will love it too." —matthekman

    Get it from Williams Sonoma for $499.

    49. A Honeywell Home Thermostat for anyone who likes to think they're actually a meteorologist or likes to plan their hairstyle around what the humidity might be.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This thermostat is terrific. If you want a nice looking, accurate thermostat that does its job, this is for you. Easy to set up and has a nice app to use while you're away. This doesn't have all the bells and whistles of a Nest but it's almost half the cost. I replaced another Honeywell thermostat when I purchased a new air conditioner. I like the fact you can get the outside temp and humidity as well as the five day forecast in your area. Love the color changes as there are lots of background colors to choose from." —pmich10

    Get it from Amazon for $99.

    50. A 64-piece iFixit kit for when your most-used gadget gives out and you'd rather try to repair it yourself than buy a new one.

    a reviewer holding a fix it kit
    amazon.com

    My husband is admittedly a "gadget guy" and has one of these kits for as long as I can remember. He's a big fan of the brand and loves that every set comes with a lifetime warranty.

    Promising review: "Seriously, I have been repairing small electronics for decades now, over 30 dang years, and I will say this is probably the best deal and collection you can get for simple to even complicated repairs. It has a crapload of bits, but essentially everything you will need as opposed to the next larger offering, though I am still considering getting that for my dungeon downstairs. I keep this upstairs literally in the kitchen since a lot of impromptu repairs occur at the dining room table, but I have not been let down. This is top notch/quality material and manufacturing. It not only feels comfortable but is very strong and bits do not let go of screws. It has a great deal of bits too, 64 in fact. It pretty much covers all the phone and laptop screws you will encounter and even has some socket ones too. Nice touch." —Riboild

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    51. And a 3D printer you can use to create a plethora of things — from accessories for your Christmas village to a tiny replica of Baby Yoda, the options will be endless!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "After waiting for years, I finally decided the cost had come down enough to purchase a 3D printer. After doing a lot of research I decided to purchase the Creality Ender 3 Pro and I have not been disappointed. So far it has been a great printer. The prints come out a lot better than I expected. So far it has been a workhorse, as it has almost been constantly printing since I received it three weeks ago! This printer was easy to put together and set up, but while I am a novice in 3D printing, I am not in electronics, computers, and CAD design. Due to my computer and CAD expertise, creating my own designs has been easy so for the majority of my prints, I have mainly printed my own designs so far,. But, even for the beginner with all the downloadable prints that are available online, there is plenty to keep you busy printing." —UMWarEagle

    Get it from Amazon for $246.

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