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    Jan. 24, 2020

    30 Tech Accessories Under $30 You'll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

    You better tech yourself before you wreck yourself.

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    1. A space-saving outlet shelf that'll give you a place to put your small devices and declutter your tables and countertops. It holds up to ten pounds and has a built-in cable slot, so your cords don't get twisted.

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    It completely replaces your wall plate cover, so you'll need a screwdriver to install.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    2. A super-sturdy headphone mount that'll fit right under your desk or table. It can hold two sets of headphones and comes with a sticky adhesive for easy installation.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.74+ (available in two sizes).

    3. A pack of tiny cable clips that'll detangle all the cords around your computer. The clips come in three sizes (single, double, or triple) and can fit cords up to six millimetres wide. They also have an adhesive sticker on the bottom, so you can stick them where you'd like.

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    Get a pack of nine on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    4. An ergonomic monitor riser to elevate your computer or laptop to a more comfortable height. It holds up to 40 pounds and creates a little nook underneath to store small office items.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.01.

    5. A sturdy universal phone mount that'll clip to your bed, desk, or breakfast tray, so you don't have to hold up your phone while you watch TV or video chat.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99 (also available in white).

    6. A pair of blue light-blocking glasses that are great for anyone who spends most of their work day staring at a computer. The lenses filter out blue light, which helps reduce eye strain and irritation.

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    Reviewers love how lightweight and stylish the glasses are. They also noticed that their eyes were less tired after using them.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (available in 14 colours).

    7. A cable management box that'll turn your workspace into a tidy, stress-free zone. It can accommodate power strips up to 12 inches and will keep cords out of sight and out of mind.

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    It has openings on all sides to accommodate cords from any angle and comes with a lid, so you can place your phone or tablet on top. Add a four-outlet power strip to your cart that'll fit inside.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    8. An adjustable stand that'll hold your phone at the perfect angle while you sit at your desk. The stand can hold your device whether it's sitting vertically or horizontally and is high enough to accommodate a charger.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.61+ (available in three colours).

    9. A pack of bestselling phone grips for anyone who is always using their phone. The grips make it easier to hold your phone for long periods of time and also prevent you from dropping it. Plus, the fun prints add an extra pop of colour to your phone case.

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    Stick two phone grips on your phone to create a built-in headphone mount.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $9.90.

    10. A phone mount for the car that uses electromagnetic energy instead of clamps or cradles to keep your phone from falling. It also has a rolling ball, so you can adjust or turn the mount with ease.

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    It works for most phones and has an extra-sticky adhesive at the bottom to keep the mount from moving.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (also available in gold).

    11. A portable 3-in-1 tripod with flexible octopus-like legs, so you can mount it anywhere. It has a screw on the top to fit most cameras, two adapters to mount your phone or GoPro, and a universal Bluetooth remote control to take photos from a distance.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.98+ (available in four colours/sizes).

    12. A pack of animal-shaped cable protectors that'll keep your phone cord from bending or breaking. They're made of flexible silicone and work on both iPhone and Android phones.

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    Get a pack of 15 on Amazon Canada for $14.59+ (also available in packs of 18 and 25).

    13. A pack of braided lightning cords that range from three to ten feet long. The cords are made of extra-durable nylon fibre, so they won't bend and shred like other phone cables!

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    Each pack has five lightning cords: two three-foot cords, two six-foot cords, and one 10-foot cord. If you're looking for a wall adapter, you can find them here.

    Get a pack of five on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in four colours).

    14. A RFID-blocking card that emits a signal jamming frequency to keep hackers from accessing your personal information while you're travelling. All you have to do is slip it into your wallet like a regular card and go.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    15. A portable external hard drive that may be small but is mighty when it comes to storage space. It's compatible with any computer system and doesn't require any software, so all you have to do is plug it in to use it.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.79.

    16. A super slim fitness tracker that'll become your next best workout companion! It monitors your heart rate and records your steps throughout the day. Plus, it vibrates whenever you get a phone call, text, or app notification.

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    It also records how long and how well you sleep, so you can adjust accordingly. You can also set an alarm so your watch will wake you up with a gentle vibration every morning.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99 (available in four colours).

    17. A screen protector for your iPhone that's made of extra-durable tempered glass. It adds a much-needed layer to your phone, and is both thin and transparent, so it won't ruin the clarity or sensitivity of your touchscreen.

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    The screen protectors are compatible with iPhone 6, 6S, 7, and 8. There's also a version for iPhone X, XS, and 11 here.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    18. A pack of super-thin camera covers for anyone who takes their online privacy and security extra seriously. The covers are compatible with most devices and are a more subtle and stylish alternative to the piece of tape you're currently using.

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

    19. A pack of high-capacity USB flash drives that are as colourful as they are useful. They're travel-friendly and make it easier to transfer important digital files. Plus, they come in an array of bright shades, making it virtually impossible to lose them or confuse them with another flash drive.

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    If you want to hang it on a keychain or bag zipper, there is a little hole at the top to attach a keyring.

    Get a pack of five on Amazon Canada for $20.99+ (available in four sizes).

    20. A pair of Tile Mates that use Bluetooth technology to keep tabs on your devices. You can attach the tiles to your phone or camera and use the phone app to find it. The tiles are also compatible with Alexa, so you can ask her where your missing item is.

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    And if you lost your phone, just double-click on the Tile Mate to make it ring, even if it's on silent.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    21. A liquid-free screen cleaner that'll wipe away dust particles, fingerprints, and other smudges on your devices, so they look as good as new. It's finger-sized, so you can just put it in your bag and keep your screen looking spotless even on the go.

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    To clean the roller, just rinse underwater and let it dry.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29+ (also available in a miniature version).

    22. A super tiny wallet that has a special compartment for your cellphone and a shoulder strap to wear it as a purse. It’s the perfect hands-free bag, with a separate space for your cards and money.

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    The cellphone slot has a snap enclosure for extra security and the shoulder strap is both adjustable and removable.

    Get it on Amazon Canada $11.49.

    23. A pack of adhesive card holders that'll keep you from digging through your wallet for your bus pass. They stick to the back of your phone and won't leave that gross residue behind when you're ready to take it off.

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    The card holders are made of durable silicone and are compatible with most phones.

    Get a pack of three card holders on Amazon Canada for $7.89+ (available in nine colours and packs of two, three, five, and ten).

    24. A laptop sleeve that folds like an envelope and becomes a mouse pad when you unfold it. It has a minimalist design and the leather material is thin, waterproof, and scratch resistant.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.90+ (available in three sizes and three colours).

    25. A silicone keyboard cover that'll protect your computer from accidental spills, crumbs, and dust. It's easy to remove, so you can give it a quick wipe before reinstalling.

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    It's compatible with most MacBook Pros (13- and 15-inch), as well as MacBook Air (13-inch) models.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.19+ (available in 34 colours/prints).

    26. An Anker wireless charger that's a faster and more efficient way to charge your phone than plugging it in. It's compatible with most smartphones and will charge them even if the case is on. There's a special coating on the surface to keep your device from slipping off while it's charging.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    27. A Cableyoyo that'll organize your headphone and charging cords into a neat and tidy roll. It'll save you the stress of trying to detangle your cables, and makes it easier to manage your cables while you're using them, too!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in three colours).

    28. A SD card reader that'll make it so much easier to transfer photos and videos from your camera to your computer. It works for both standard and micro SD cards and will simultaneously read two cards at once, so you can transfer files faster than ever.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    29. A light ring attachment that fits all your devices, so you can shine bright like a diamond in all your selfies. It has three brightness levels and comes with a remote, so you can capture pictures and videos from up to 30 feet away.

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    It's also rechargeable, so you don't have to worry about changing out the batteries.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    30. And finally, a portable Bluetooth speaker that's ALL about that bass (and treble)! You'll appreciate the impressive bass port that remains rich and clear, even at full volume. And the battery will last up to 15 hours on a single charge, so you can party all night long!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99+ (also available in black).

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