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    43 Gadgets You Need If Your Office Briefly Reopened Only To Go Back To Work From Home

    A pillow to yell into, mostly.

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    1. This sleek Mi Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush - ₹699 to motivate you to wake up in the morning again. It produces up to 18,000 vibrations per minute, which makes it suitable for even the laziest brusher.

    2. A colour-changing aroma diffuser and humidifier with essential oils to keep your room from getting stuffy and keep you feeling calm and energised.

    3. If you inevitably work from your bed, you need this sleek folding table - ₹783 to create a bed-desk and avoid spills, this orthopaedic wedge - ₹1,999 with a gradual incline and breathable, anti-microbial cover to support your back and posture, and this bedside caddy - ₹499 with tons of organisers to keep your glasses, remotes and more at hand.

    4. If you don't have good WiFi throughout your home, this TP-Link WiFi extender will ensure you have connectivity in previously hard to reach places of your home. Like that cosy, well-lit spot with a profesh-looking background you want for all your Zoom calls - ₹1,399

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    5. These Boat BassHeads earphones come with a mic, clear sound, super extra bass, and an extra-long cable. They will keep you from constantly saying "Pardon?" during work calls - ₹349

    Colours available.

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    6. The Mi Air Purifier 2C - ₹6,999 has a HEPA filter that filters 99.97% of indoor pollutants. It has been designed exclusively for India, is ideal for an area of 452 sq ft and has a real-time air quality indicator.

    7. This Logitech wireless Bluetooth keyboard - ₹2,875, available in several colours, has 4,000+ reviews and is compatible with several devices. And this Logitech Pebble mouse - ₹1,879 that you can use wireless with Bluetooth or wired with a USB cable.

    8. If your neighbourhood suffers from frequent power outages that disrupt your work calls, this RouterUPS - ₹2,229 with 4000+ reviews is a must-have. Connect it to your WiFi router for a backup of up to 4 hours so you can stay connected without interruption!

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    9. The APC Back-UPS 600VA - ₹3,289 provides power backup and protection for PCs, speakers, routers and more, ensuring uninterrupted power supply to your electronic devices.

    APC Back-UPS 600VA - ₹3,289 provides 20-75 minutes of back up.

    APC Back-UPS 1100VA - ₹5,229 provides 30-90 minutes of backup.

    10. These industrial-looking JBL speakers - ₹1,599 available in several colours have 60,000+ reviews! It's compact, portable, provides amazing sound, wireless Bluetooth streaming, and is compatible with smartphones and tablets 🎶

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    11. The portable, 8.5-inch Portronics RuffPad E-Writer, with 8000+ reviews, is perfect for taking quick notes, making lists, and doodling. It has an LCD panel, a stylus and a one-touch erase button. The replaceable battery lasts up to 50,000 erases - ₹399

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    12. If you have a small window of time to charge devices, this high-quality EMBox surge protector - ₹1,499 comes equipped with six USB ports, three universal charging ports, a 2-meter cable and surge protection.

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    13. If you're looking for a way to organise all your electronics accessories, get this electronics accessories organiser - ₹499. With ample space and compartments, it'll neatly organise your tablet, power bank and endless chargers and adaptors.

    14. If you need a bigger screen, connect your laptop to the Samsung curved LCD backlit monitor - from ₹10,290, available in 23.6-inch and 27-inch variations, with or without a Logitech keyboard and mouse.

    15. If you want over-ear headphones, get the Bluetooth-enabled Boat Rockerz400 - from ₹1,399. It has 60,000+ reviews!

    Multiple colours available. It's compatible with all mobiles, laptop, and tablets, has HD clarity sound with super bass, built-in noise-cancelling microphone, and a wireless range of 10 metres. In terms of battery life, it offers 8 hours of playback and 100 hours of standby.

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    16. If you need a gadget to track your health, sleep and the days, this stylish and feature-rich Mi Smart Band 4 is high-tech AF and has 64,000+ glowing reviews - ₹2,299

    The Mi Smart Band 4 features an AMOLED colour full-touch display with adjustable brightness. You can receive text messages, silence or reject calls, get social media notifications instantly, change the song you're listening to and adjust the volume, and track health including steps, sleep, and heart rate. You can style the band display as you like with unlimited watch faces from your photo gallery. You can even go swimming wearing the band, and it will track your workout. What's more, it has up to 20 days of battery life. A total steal for this price!

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    17. If the summer heat is getting too much, but an AC is too expensive, get the iBELL Deluxe Tower Fan. It has 25 feet of air delivery, 4-way airflow, high-speed cooling, and an anti-rust body - ₹2,790

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    18. If you want to look salon-fresh for your Zoom calls every single day easily at home, get this Remington Hair Dryer that you'll use daily - ₹1,529

    1400W. Dual voltage. Two heat/speed settings. Folding handle for compact storage. 1.8 m cord.

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    19. These pTron Bassbuds Lite in-Ear True Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Mic are affordable, amazing, and look kind of like certain other brands that cost 15x more. Guaranteed to be the apple of your eyes and ears through work from home calls - ₹899

    Wireless and Bluetooth 5.0 enabled with stereo sound and bass. On-earbud buttons allow calls and music control for a hands-free experience. 6 hours of music play-time. 5 hours of talk time. 1.5 hours of charging time. 100 hours of standby time. 10m wireless range. Voice assistant support. 400mAh charging case. Micro USB charging cable included. Up to 2 to 3 charge cycles. Comfortable, ergonomic and lightweight design.

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    20. If you need a device that provides more functionality than your phone, but that's also not a bulky laptop, get this 10.2-inch 8th generation Apple iPad - from ₹29,900.

    Available in Gold, Silver, and Space Grey variations, 32 GB and 128 GB, and WiFi and WiFi-plus-4G LTE variations, this iPad has a 9.7-inch retina display, a touch ID fingerprint sensor, an 8MP camera with 1080p video, a 1.2 MP FaceTime HD camera, a two-speaker audio system, and up to 10 hours of battery life.

    Apple iPad - from ₹29,900.

    21. If your work involves a lot of reading, get the Kindle Reader (10th Gen) - ₹7,999

    Please note that you DON'T need a Kindle reader to read Kindle books. You can do so by downloading the Amazon Kindle App to read on your phone or desktop instead of the Kindle reader device.

    But if you are a voracious reader, a dedicated Kindle could be life-changing for you! The 10th generation version comes with a 6-inch display, built-in light, 4 GB storage (holds THOUSANDS of books!) and WiFi.

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    22. A digital desk clock with an alarm, timer and thermometer, so you can keep track of the days - ₹428

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    23. Keep your phone recharged with this 3-in-1 charger that can accommodate various charging requirements and is currently 70% off - ₹399

    This EYUVAA Label charging cable contains an iOS cable, a micro cable, and a USB C cable.

    Price: ₹399

    24. This mobile phone and tablet holder - ₹499 with a multi-functional clip and 360-degree rotation that'll let you watch videos, take calls and more hands-free.

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    25. You absolutely need this Lenovo 1TB hard disk to back up all your precious photos, videos, music, movies, books, documents, projects, data, and rambling notes to self you might want to read a decade from now - ₹3,399

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    26. If power cuts are a problem in your neighbourhood, get this power bank - ₹499 to stay recharged and stay in touch with loved ones even without access to a plug point.

    10000mAh Li-Polymer power bank with 12W fast charge. Type C and micro USB input.

    Power bank - ₹499

    27. I know, I know. In the glamorous world of cloud we live in, a pen drive is pretty unsexy. Yet, I can't tell you the number of times in the last ten years this 32GB SanDisk pen drive has come to my rescue, helping transfer data from one device to another. I believe the 75,000+ reviewers would agree with me - ₹400

    Capless design. Compact and portable. Share your work files, photos, videos, songs, documents and more between computers with ease. Password protects sensitive files. Protects your private files with included SanDisk SecureAccess software. Includes added protection of secure online backup (up to 2GB optionally available) offered by YuuWaa.

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    28. This 3rd Gen Echo Dot lets you play music, make phone calls, check the news, and more, hands-free using Alexa in English or Hindi - ₹2,899

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    29. A brew-tiful kettle like this one from Morphy Richards will keep your cup of coffee and chai permanently refilled - ₹1,990

    1.8L capacity.

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    30. Or get the IKEA PRODUKT Milk Frother to make your beverage extra fancy - ₹342

    This handheld, battery-powered frother froths milk in 15-20 seconds, creating that cafe-perfect texture! It can be used for both cold and hot milk. Note that the batteries are sold separately – 2 AA 1.5v (Lr6) required.

    Price: ₹342

    31. If you're too busy to cook, this Prestige 1-Litre electric cooker lets you cook and steam grains, lentils, veggies, soups, and more at the push of a button, and you don't have to hang around monitoring the progress either - ₹1,199

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    32. Make cleaning easier with the Ecovacs Deboot robotic vacuum - ₹12,900. It can be operated through an app or using voice controls. It's great for daily and deep cleaning and has a low sound level, large dustbin and automatic charging. Intelligent sensors keep it from bumping against furniture and other obstacles.

    33. When the weather is cold, this lightweight, portable space heater will keep your place warm - ₹1,099

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    34. If washing dishes is taking up too much of your time, consider investing in the Voltas Beko 8 Place Table Top Dishwasher - ₹19,990

    It's super easy to install and has 8 place settings, 6 wash programs, two spray levels and an inbuilt heater with a 70°C wash temperature. It's ideal for common dishware materials like plastic, stainless steel, glass, etc.

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    35. Home cooking is a chore no more with this little Pigeon chopper. This "wonder tool" has 75,000+ reviews and drastically cuts down cooking time. The 3-blade function chops your veggies super fine - ₹287

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    36. If you need to look clean-shaven for those video calls, get this cordless, rechargeable Philips Beard Trimmer - ₹2,395

    37. This portable and adjustable AmazonBasics tripod - from ₹599, available in three sizes, is made of lightweight aluminium and will make it easy to shoot video. It has 99,000+ reviews!

    Its 3-way head allows for tilt and swivel motion with portrait or landscape options. The quick-release plate helps ensure fast transitions between shots and the 3-section lever-lock legs allows easy height adjustments. It comes with a zippered storage bag.

    AmazonBasics tripod - from ₹599

    38. This AmazonBasics Split AC has a high-density dust filter, humidity control, auto-swing, and can be easily controlled with the accompanying remote for ambient cooling - ₹22,999

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    39. These ultra-thin, sliding webcam covers for your phone and laptop will keep the camera lenses blocked in case hackers gain access to your cam - ₹289 (Set of 6)

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    40. This set of flexible silicone cable protectors - ₹149 will protect all your expensive charging cables, earphones, etc. from wear and tear, and save you from the hassle of replacing them often.

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    41. This ergonomic memory foam wrist pillow to increase comfort for anyone who spends long hours at their keyboard - ₹1,099

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    42. Make cleaning easier with this compact and lightweight AmazonBasics Cylinder vacuum cleaner has powerful suction, low sound, and a HEPA filter that captures 99.5 percent of particles like air, dirt, dust, pet hair, and other debris - ₹3,699

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    43. This HP inkjet colour printer - ₹6,199 is ideal for home offices. It's easy to set up, includes an LCD screen with buttons and offers mobile printing too!