Last year was a big year in gadget innovation. So many fantastic new products were released that we barely had time to appreciate before the new year came. Today, we’re looking back at all the useful products we honestly didn’t get a chance to admire last year. Look out for innovative, creative and downright genius items that will make life much easier.
This Laptop Desk Takes it to the Next Level
One of the biggest problems with sustained laptop use is overheating. Well, this Laptop Desk tackles that problem with a fan in the desk to keep the laptop nice and cool.
This Anti-Overflow Belgian Waffle Maker Is a Breakfast Savior
This smartly-designed Anti-Overflow Belgian Waffle Maker ensures no drippage or overflow crusts onto the waffle maker. This makes it so much easier to clean!
This Storm Glass Is a More Fun Way to Track the Weather
This bird-shaped Storm Glass is a weather forecast tool that has been used for hundreds of years. It changes based on the outside temperature and makes a beautiful home decor item.
This Natural Himalayan Salt Cooking Plate Is a Grilling Dream
Infuse even more flavor into food with this natural Himalayan Salt Cooking Plate. It’s great for grilling fish and other foods right on the grill. And it even makes a great serving plate as well.
This Cooler Backpack Is Great for Outdoor Adventures
Easily carry food and beverages on hikes and other outdoor activities with this Cooler Backpack. This insulated bag keeps everything nice and warm and is heavy-duty. One reviewer states: “I’ve been using soft coolers for years. Almost ALL of them have leaked. This backpack hasn’t leaked a drop.”
These Smart Goggles Track Your Swimming Workouts
These Smart Goggles track swimming activity and can pair with a smartwatch or smartphone to get a detailed post-swim analysis of the workout.
These Compression Gloves Soothe Hand Pain
Give arthritic hands a major break with these Compression Gloves. They are great to wear during activities that can cause hand pain flare-ups to lessen the pain and strain on the hands.
This Outdoor Speaker Is Heavy Duty
This Outdoor Speaker is made for rugged trips to the outdoors. It’s waterproof to give crystal clear sound even amongst the elements. It even comes with a built-in flashlight.
This Air Tag Wallet Will Never Get Lost
This handy Air Tag Wallet has a specific pouch to house an Apple Air Tag. This makes it discoverable via GPS tracking linked to an iPhone.
This Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Works on Both Hardwood and Carpet
This go anywhere in the home Cordless Vacuum Cleaner is much easier to lug around than a corded vacuum. And it even has a smaller, handheld version that is great for car cleanup.
This Hot & Cold Brewing System Works for Everyone
This Ninja Hot and Cold Brewed System works for everyone in the family. It is even suitable for tea as well as coffee. And everything works with just the press of a button.
This Tactical Box For Drinking the Perfect Glass of Whiskey
This Tactical Box comes with whiskey glasses and stones for the best whiskey-drinking experience. The whiskey stones are particularly great because they cool down the drink without diluting it.
Get Fresh Beans With This Manual Coffee Grinder
There’s nothing better than coffee made with freshly ground beans. And there are a lot of high-tech coffee grinder options, but we love this Manual Coffee Grinder as an alternative. It has 18 settings for more precise grinding that can be customized based on other brewing methods.
Make the Dentist Happy With This Cordless Flosser
No one likes to go to the dentist. (No offense if they are any dentists reading). But the next visit will probably be better when using a Waterpike Cordless Flosser. It gets deep into tooth crevices in a painless, efficient way.
Make Dinner More Exciting With This Pasta & Noodle Maker Plus
This Philips Pasta and Noodle Maker Plus is the easiest way to make fresh pasta in the home kitchen. One reviewer says: “Love this machine! I was immediately impressed with the heavy-duty quality of the extruder dies. The first batch of pasta using semolina came out perfect.”
This Charging Station Will Organize the Bedside Table
The bedside table can get pretty cluttered with all those devices, but this Charging Station keeps everything in order and charges all those devices up during the night.
These Toe Separator Socks Help to Relieve Foot Pain
Foot pain can be a nightmare, but these Toe Separator Socks can help give sufferers a bit of relief. One reviewer states: “These socks feel like they give my feet a gentle stretch.”
This Adjustable Standing Desk Chair Is Great for the Fidgety Worker
This Adjustable Standing Desk Chair is made to shift from sitting to standing desk heights. This is great for fidgety workers or workers looking to take their desks to the next level.
‘Rumpl’ The Original Puffy Is the Perfect Camping Blanket
This ultra-compact ‘Rumpl’ The Original Puffy is excellent for camping, from a casual weekend to backpacking. It also makes a great picnic blanket as well.
Make a Better Cheese Board With This Slicer
Get even and uniform slices every time with this simple Cheese Slicer. It’s also quicker than a knife, so setting up that cheese board will be a breeze.
This Cell Phone Pillow Holder Is Ideal for Scrolling in Bed
Lounge around with a smartphone using this Cell Phone Pillow Holder. This is perfect for endless TikTok scrolling from the comfiest position in bed.
This Drill Brush Set Gets a Deeper Clean
Instead of using elbow grease to get out pesky dirt and grime in the home, one can use this Drill Brush Set to get a deeper clean with less effort.
This Cylindrical Ice Cream Scoop Gets a Uniform Scoop
Get the perfect ice cream scoop every time with this Cylindrical Ice Cream Scoop. The shape is also very convenient for crafting ice cream sandwiches at home.
This Mobile Gaming Controller Turns an iPhone Into a Gaming Console
Turn your iPhone into a gaming console with this Mobile Gaming Controller. This is the perfect way to game on the go without having to bring another device. One reviewer says it best: “First of all, this product feels like I’m holding an actual console.”
This Tripod Stand Is Great for Taking Steady Video and Photos
Take photography to a professional level with this simple Tripod Stand. It makes it much easier to take steady photos and videos and can be adjusted to the environment.
These Double Wall Pint Glasses Keep Beer Cool
There’s nothing worse than a warm beer. It’s so gross. But with these handy Double Wall Frozen Pint Glasses, beers stay cold for longer. Even on a warm summer day.
This Electric Mini Garlic Chopper Makes Food Prep Easy
With this Electric Mini Garlic Chopper, chop up small items in seconds. It’s the perfect dinner prep helper to cut down on chopping time.
This Rechargeable Book Light Is Great for Reading on Airplanes
Sometimes that overhead light does not cut it while traveling. But with this Rechargeable Book Light for Glasses, reading on the plane without bothering the other passengers is possible. It is also great for reading in bed next to a partner.
This BBQ Light Is Great for Late Night Grillin’
Grillin’ isn’t just for the daytime. This BBQ Grill Light makes it easy to grill at night or in the early morning if doing an all-day smoker cook.
This Detachable Milk Frother Is Perfect for the Winter Months
Iced coffee has to take a break during the winter, but hot lattes are easy to make at home with this Detachable Milk Frother. And this one is preferred because it is dishwasher safe.
Take Notes With the Kindle Scribe
The Kindle Scribe is the first Kindle that works with reading and writing. This is great for college students or people who love annotating their books.
The Sport-Brella Is Made for Watching Games
Keep rain and sun out with the Sport-Brella. It has a wraparound design that protects from all angles, making it ideal for all activities.
This Portable Charger Keeps Devices Charged On-the-Go
This handy Portable Charger is the perfect travel companion. It even comes with multiple charging cords, so no cables need to be packed.
This Vacuum Sealer Gets Food Prepped for the Freezer
Keep food fresh in the freezer for longer with this Vacuum Sealer. One reviewer raves: “Saves time and money. Nothing ever gets ‘freezer burned’ anymore. You can buy a ‘family-sized package’ and separate it into serving sizes for one, vacuum seal, and freeze. Definite savings on grocery prices!”
This Sofa Arm Tray Table Is Great for Holding Drinks
Not every spot on the sofa has direct access to the coffee table. That’s where this Sofa Arm Tray Table comes into play. It’s the perfect place to put a coffee mug or glass of water while watching TV.
Hang Better With This Laser Level
When hanging shelves and photos on the wall, it can be hard to keep everything level by just looking. But this Laser Level makes it easy to visualize and hang items perfectly straight.
This Soup & Smoothie Maker Is a Handy Kitchen Item
Easily make soup or smoothies in less than 20 minutes with this Philips Soup and Smoothie Maker. No brain power is needed. It has six preset programs that do the cooking for the user.
Save Money on Sparkling Water With the Spärkel Beverage System
Not only does using the Spärkel Beverage System cut down on the costs of buying sparkling water, but it’s also great for the environment because it cuts down on single-use plastic and aluminum can purchasing.