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    Dec 9, 2019

    22 Gadgets That Are Super Small But Surprisingly Smart

    Though they be but little they are fierce!

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    1. This mini birdhouse will keep your birds (okay, keys) safe when you’re not using them.

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    The lil’ birdies attach to your keyring and will sit securely in their house, so you’re much less likely to leave your keys lying around.

    Price: £1.75 for the set.

    2. And if your key-losing abilities are beyond help, you can literally ring them from your phone with this Tile Mate keyring.

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    Connect it to your smartphone and it will ring on request. You can also double press the button in the middle of the keyring to make your phone ring loudly, even when it’s on silent.

    Price: £19.44

    3. If you never seem to have a hair slide to hand when you need it, you can keep some in this tiny hideaway caddy that you can attach to your keys.

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    It comes with 25 pretty gold hair pins.

    Price: £10.00

    4. This mini glasses cleaner brush is easier (and way more satisfying) to use than your average microfibre cloth.

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    It’s perfectly angled to effectively clean both sides of your glasses at once, and will fit neatly into your pocket or handbag.

    Price: £1.38

    5. Pop this motion-activated light into your handbag to light up the contents and avoid rooting around aimlessly for your purse.

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    The smart light will only turn on when it can sense something approaching, and it automatically turns off after a few seconds of no action – so you don’t have to worry about it turning on by itself in your bag.

    Price: £18.30

    6. This mini electric shaver is portable and waterproof if you want to remove your body hair without much fuss.

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    You can use it in the shower, it causes much less irritation than regular razors, and it effectively removes hair without pulling or tugging at it.

    Price: £13.99

    7. You can literally erase and reuse the pages of this smart notebook if you find that you waste a bit too much paper day-to-day.

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    You can upload your notes to an app on your phone before you wipe the pages clean, so you won’t lose all your hard work!

    Price: £19.99

    8. This RFID-blocking card holder will stop scanners from reading your contactless cards when you don't want them to.

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    It has an exterior pocket, making your most-used cards easily accessible, a built-in money clip to hold all your money and cards securely, and it comes in a sleek gift box so it will make a great Christmas present.

    Price: £20.00

    9. This aptly named Wallet Ninja is a multipurpose tool that will do everything from opening bottles to tightening loose screws.

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    You can also use it as an emergency phone stand, and it’s about the thickness of your credit card, so is easy to pop into your wallet and take with you everywhere!

    Price: £3.70

    10. This mini speaker somehow manages to be IMPOSSIBLY cute and tiny while filling the room with a rich quality of sound and an impressive bass.

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    It’s waterproof too, so you can take this little guy pretty much anywhere! It has rave reviews from customers, who say it performs way beyond its price tag.

    Price: £9.99

    11. These privacy phone screen protectors will stop bored commuters from peeking at your phone.

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    When tilted to the side, your screen develops a dark shadow that’s really hard to see through, and the tempered glass will protect your phone from general scratches and breaks.

    Price: £8.99

    12. This phone pouch is completely waterproof, so you can take pictures and videos underwater without having to buy a special camera.

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    Customers say the design is genuinely leak-proof, so you can completely submerge your phone without having to worry about water damage, and the detachable lanyard makes it perfect for when you're by the pool!

    Price: £5.99

    13. This teeny-tiny pen attaches to your keys.

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    For if you can never find one to use when you actually need it – this extends to a full-sized pen, so it’s still really easy to write with!

    Price: £7.64

    14. And you can use these magnetic cable clips to organise pretty much anything!

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    From making sure your earphones don’t get all tangled up to pinning your shopping list to the fridge, these multi-use magnets will make your life SO much easier.

    Price: £6.99 for a pack of five.

    15. Reusable coffee cups are a great way to reduce your waste, but aren’t the easiest to carry around all day – this reusable cup is collapsible so it won’t take up much space once it’s empty.

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    Customers love the leak-free design and say it's surprisingly sturdy!

    Price: £5.85 - £8.49 depending on colour.

    16. And this collapsible water bottle will fit easily into a small bag when you’re not using it.

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    This eco-friendly water bottle is made of food grade silicone, has a convenient capacity of 500ml, and can be easily attached to your backpack or bike when it’s empty.

    Price: £12.99

    17. This mini toothpick holder has two reusable stainless steel toothpicks that you can always keep close to hand.

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    The spinach-in-teeth disaster need never repeat itself!

    Price: £8.99 for the set.

    18. This mini torch keyring has a surprisingly strong beam for something so small and adorable!

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    It has an auto turn-off function, so it won’t waste too much battery if you turn it on by accident.

    Price: £4.99

    19. This key lock box is *probably* a better hiding place for your spare key than under the flower pot.

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    This is really easy to install and set up and might just save you from your weekly routine of locking yourself out of the house.

    Price: £12.99

    20. This mini diffuser will infuse your room with the soothing scent of your favourite essential oils.

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    The 7-colour mood light helps to relieve stress and the continuous steam will add some much-needed moisture back into the air if you’ve been going a bit too hard on the central heating in the colder weather.

    Price: £14.98

    21. If you can’t stand ironing, this mini clothes steamer will be your new best friend.

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    It will get creases out of your clothes with ease and kills 99% of bacteria. Don’t let the small size fool you – it holds enough water to give off a continuous steam for 15 minutes!

    Price: £29.99

    22. And finally, this knife sharpener has a PowerGrip suction so will attach securely to flat surfaces, making sure your knife doesn’t slip.

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    With a 4.4-star rating and over 6,000 reviews(!) Customers swear this will give your knives a new lease of life.

    Price: £8.00