2022 was full of surprising new products that promised to make our lives easier and more efficient. But with so many options, how can we know which ones are worth our money? Here at SPY, we’ve taken that matter into our own hands because we write about thousands of products monthly. We know from our readers what products they love the most.
This is a collection of the most suitable products with hundreds if not tens of thousands of reviews; and despite the usual Karens, they have maintained above four stars. Our list touches almost every category – from a protector that keeps your kiddo from squeezing their juice pouch to a door-stopping wedge and even a top-rated cordless vacuum for your car. If we’re being honest, you might want to go ahead and clear your cart and afternoon for this one. We have a feeling a lot of links are about to be clicked!
It seems like the slightest tug pulls our chargers out of the wall – usually at the most inconvenient of times. The Snug Plug is a small gadget that slides into your outlet and keeps your chargers ‘snugly’ in place. It even glows in the dark to help you find the outlet at night.
Magnetic Cable Manager & Cord Organizer
Lying in bed, the last thing we want to do is reach around trying to find our charger. This cable wrangler sits on your bedside table and uses a magnet to keep the end of your charger right where you want it.
3-in-1 Avocado Slicer
Avocados are a huge part of a healthy and balanced diet. They’re equipped with everything you need to slit, pit, slice and scoop. Make every step of enjoying this versatile fruit easier by getting one of these 3-in-1 Slicers.
When was the last time you actually cleaned your screen? It’s okay; we won’t tell anyone. This handy little gadget sprays an eco-friendly cleaner evenly across your screen and has a microfiber covering so you can wipe it down immediately.
Bamboo Food Prep Board
These food prep cutting boards are blowing up online right now and we can see why. The natural bamboo gives you a solid base for cutting that’s easy to clean and the included trays connect to the bottom of the board so you can slide your chops into them. The trays can even connect and be carried around by their handle, a convenient feature for busy cooks.
Portable Pet Paw Cleaner
Playful pups are bound to get muddy paws, but that doesn’t have to mean your car and home get covered in mud! The MudBuster is a portable paw cleaner that uses silicone bristles and water to gently rinse their paws and your car clean.
Egg Bite Maker
This family-sized egg bite maker is perfect for large groups or meal preps. Each batch cooks nine servings and will evenly cook each egg bite in as little as 10 minutes. Want to take it on-the-go? Go ahead, it only weighs two pounds.
USB Mouse Jiggler
Stuck in a meeting that could have been an email? We get it. This mouse jiggler uses your USB port and is completely undetectable. It will keep your screen alive even if you’re away or (temporarily) distracted. If you need to use your mouse for real, use the switch button to turn off the jiggler and regain control.
Reusable Silicone Magnetic Cable Ties
The options are endless for what these magnetic ties can secure. The silicone-covered cables wrap around things like power cords, curtains, and headphones to help keep things organized. We’ve even seen them used as bookmarks and marker holders on the fridge.
Light Blocking LED Covers
LED lights on our computers and TVs seem like they sometimes light up the whole room. These LED covers are quick and easy stickers that completely block the light and give you that dark atmosphere you’re looking for. There are plenty of sizes to choose from, but if you need something unique, you can cut the included sticker sheet to whatever shape you’d like.
Beer Chiller Sticks
Keeping your beer ice cold has never been easier. These chiller sticks fit in the neck of the bottle and create a tight seal when pressed down. The frozen rod evenly distributes its temperature and you can drink with it still in the bottle.
Be honest, how often do you vacuum your car? This handheld vacuum is here to improve that number with its powerful suction and cordless design. The battery is long-lasting and comes with several different heads to thoroughly clean all your cracks, crevices, and pet hairs.
Iced & Hot Coffee Maker
Who knew we could have a cold brew at home? We sure didn’t! This new addition of Mr. Coffee is a single-serving coffee maker that can serve 16 ounces of hot or 22 ounces of cold, delicious coffee in as little as four minutes. The reusable filter is eco-friendly and you can use any bean you’d like.
Waterproof Phone Holder
Your favorite show doesn’t have to stop for you to shower anymore. This shower phone holder uses strong adhesive to secure your phone into place on any flat surface. The waterproof design is excellent for bathrooms, but who are we kidding? You will want to put one everywhere.
Portable Wireless Charger for Apple Watch
Imagine how many missed calls and workouts have happened because of a dead Apple Watch. This portable wireless charger attaches to your keychain and can be taken anywhere you go. It has indicator lights to show you how much power it has left and can be fully recharged in just a few hours.
Fun coffee mugs make waking up to our morning coffee just a little bit easier, but storing them is a problem that needs to be addressed. These mug organizers can be adjusted to fit most sized mugs and allow you to stack one on top of the other. They will double your space and keep them secure in storage.
USB Outlet Extender Surge Protector
When you need more outlet space, or you want to push your furniture back without bending your cords, you’ll be glad you have this outlet extender. It has protective mechanisms to prevent overpowering and outlets on each side. You’ll be able to charge from any angle.
The Original Bedside Shelf
No more room on your bedside table? Add some space with this secure BedShelfie. It’s the first of its kind to clamp onto your bed frame to provide you with a tray of extra space. It holds up to 15 pounds and has a lifetime warranty.
Click & Carry Grocery Bag Carrier
If you watch Shark Tank, you’ve probably seen this innovative shopping accessory before. It’s a simple carrying handle that clicks open and allows you to carry up to 80 pounds. It can be used for multiple grocery bags or travel bags and can be slid over the shoulder if you want to go hands-free.
With our entire lives on our phones, portable chargers are a must. This strong power bank uses magnets to safely secure it onto the back of your phone. It won’t mess up any functions and can immediately start charging. If you have an older phone, there’s also a port where you can connect it via a charging cable.
Bottle and glass makers seem like they don’t have cleaning in mind with some of these crazy designs, but now we finally have a solution. This glass rinse is easy to install into your sink and will shoot water into your glass using the force of the water to clean the inside. Use it to rinse dirty glasses before the wash, or add some soap and wash it there.
Air Fryer Cheat Sheet Magnets
If you own an air fryer, you need these magnetic cheat sheets? They can be displayed on your fridge or other metal surface and have all the most common fryer items listed next to their ideal time and temperature.
Pet Water Bowl
We know all about messy drinkers in the puppy world, so trust us when we say you’re going to want this innovative water bowl. It blocks a quick tongue from the water unless pushed down, dispensing just enough to let them drink without covering your floor with the splash.
Silicone Wine Glass Holder
It’s official – you can now safely keep a glass of wine anywhere in your home! This Silicone Wine Glass Holder has a strong patented hold that grips onto any clean, flat surface. And yes, that includes the walls, showers, and windows.
Shower Drain Hair Catcher
Drain covers that sit in your shower all the time will eventually rust and grow mold. These disposable hair catchers are essentially the same design – catching hair while allowing water to pass through. The important difference is that once they no longer need to be cleaned, but rather can be replaced by this 25-pack.
Olive Oil Bottle
Why use two tools when you only have to use one? This olive oil bottle can pour oil into the pan quickly, or brush food with oil using the handy silicone brush. Any unused oil can be squeezed right back into the bottle, making this a convenient and economical purchase.
Heavy-Duty Furniture Lifter Lever
No help, no problem! This lifter lever makes lifting your furniture a breeze and can hold up to 660 pounds. Once the feet are up, slide the movers into position and slide. The lever and sliders are safe for all floor types and will keep you from having to call your neighbors over for help.
Triangle Dish Drying Rack
Similar dish-drying racks have gone viral lately, but they take up an entire side of your sink. This improved version covers the corner and does the same thing. Allowing you to dry your morning coffee mug, veggies, or sponge without taking up too much space.
Handy Sliding Trays
Appliances like Air Fryers and rice cookers shouldn’t be used in tight spaces or under cabinets because of their ventilation needs, but storing them out in the open isn’t exactly easy on the eyes. These sliding trays allow you to pull out and use your appliances when they’re needed and slide them back into their homes when you’re done.
Security Door Jammer
You can never be too safe when staying in busy apartment blocks or hotels. This door jammer is designed to be shoved under the handle of your door and wedged into the ground. It can be adjusted to 40 lengths, and the squared rubber bottom ensures a solid grip to fight against forced entry.
Label Maker Machine
We could all use a little organizing in our lives, and this label maker makes that as easy as possible. It prints in a variety of fonts, and even prints the labels as stickers! It’s small enough to be taken with you anywhere and connects to your phone via Bluetooth.
Gracula Garlic Crusher
Garlic is a tasty addition to almost any savory dish, but cutting it up with a knife? Polite pass. The smell seems to stay on our hands for weeks! This garlic crusher can peel, press, and mince garlic in a simple twist. It’s easy to use and its adorable design is social media-ready as well.
Self-Adhesive Magnetic Knife Holder
Our kitchens could always use a little more counter space, so let’s put our knives on the wall! This Magnetic Knife Holder is secured on the wall by adhesive and won’t damage your walls, glass, or tile. If you don’t want to use it for knives, it works great with tools, keys, and other hooks.
Bed Sheet Straps
Putting on our bed sheets once is hard enough, let alone needing to do it again and again as they keep popping off. These bed sheet straps clip onto the corner of your sheets up under your mattress and are designed to keep them there until their next wash.
Magic Mushroom Funnel
Mushrooms are trending in home decor, so we know the Magic Mushroom will look great in your kitchen. But that’s not all it is! This cute little mushroom doubles as a funnel that can fit in almost all-sized bottles. The funnel is great for oils, liquids, coffee grounds and spices.
Adjustable Measuring Cup
This new ‘twist’ on measuring cups saves time, space, and dishes. This container can measure up to two cups and is adjusted by hand with a simple twist. The inner silicone is a squeegee to fully push out even the stickiest of ingredients, making it perfect for measuring liquids.
Sandwich Size Bread Buddy Dispenser
Bread buddy makes it easy to keep your bread fresh and easy to access with its innovative storage design. The simple design protects your bread from getting squished and dispenses upward as you go. You’ll always have your next slice ready.
Dish Soap Dispenser
This Soap Dispenser allows you to store your sponge and dispense the perfect amount of soap in a single press. It’s a great way to eliminate clutter and reduce the amount of soap you use per wash. You’ll be surprised at how little soap you use!
Squeeze Proof Juice Holders
Holding juice and snack pouches is a steep learning curve for our little ones, so let’s help them out. These squeeze-proof holders are compatible with all-sized juice boxes, tetra packs, and squeeze food pouches. They won’t be able to squeeze out a mess, and this deluxe version even has a securable lid to keep hungry hands from reaching inside.
Silicone Mat Pouch for Flat Iron
We all know that placing our hot irons down on the counter is a bad idea and perching them over the sink isn’t ideal either. These silicone mats are made to keep you, your family, and your pets a little safer by turning your stable surface into a heat-protected safe zone. Roll them up and take them anywhere.
Crystal Hair Eraser
They’ve finally done it. They’ve created a way to remove hair without razor burn or harsh chemicals! It sounds too good to be true, but it isn’t! All you have to do is gently rub this crystal hair remover onto your skin in a circular motion, leaving you with soft, hair-free skin.