Working from home (WFH) became a reality for many this last year. Many people I know created makeshift home offices with what they have but there are a few gadgets that can make working from home a bit more comfortable. We’ll keep updating this list with more useful gadgets and deals as they come up.
ANKER DOCKING STATION POWEREXPAND ELITE
Setting up a small office requires a lot of gadgets; mouse, keyboard, monitor, speaker, hard drives. If you’re using a work laptop, you’ll run out of ports quickly. With the Anker PowerExpland. Equipped with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, 2 USB-C ports, 4 USB-A ports, an HDMI port, an Ethernet port, SD/microSD card slots, and a 3.5 mm AUX port. As for charging, 85W and 15W Thunderbolt 3 ports plus an 18W USB-C Power Delivery port.
Anker Docking Station, PowerExpand Elite – (Amazon)
NIXPLAY SEED WAVE 13.3 INCH WIFI DIGITAL PICTURE FRAME WITH BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS
Share all of your favorite pics on this HD digital frame. You can create playlists, stream music, and upload pics directly from your phone.
Nixplay Seed Wave – (Amazon)
ANKER POWERWAVE 10 DUAL PAD WIRELESS CHARGER
Wireless charging is so convenient! You can charge your 2 phones at the same time. The PowerWave 10 Dual Pad charges Samsung phones at 10W and iPhones at 7. 5W. Helps whether WFH or on the nightstand.
Anker Powerwave 10 – (Amazon)
Anker Powerwave 10 – (Amazon)
ROCKETBOOK SMART REUSABLE NOTEBOOK
There is so much going on when WFH, you may need to jot notes down or plan meetings. With the Rocketbook Reusable Notebook you can jot notes down with a pen and then be able to upload them to popular storage services like OneDrive, iCloud, Google Drive and more.
Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook – (Amazon)
ANKER SOUNDCORE LIFE P2 TRULY WIRELESS EARBUDS
A great stocking stuffer, these earbuds can be gifted to many on your list. Under $40 when on sale, these work great for music and phone calls.
Anker Soundcore Life P2 – (Amazon)
LOGITECH 1080P PRO STREAM WEBCAM
Zoom calls are an everyday thing, whether it’s work calls or personal calls. With the Logitech cam, you can have decent quality video streaming on social gaming and entertainment sites like Twitch and YouTube Stream.
Logitech 1080P Pro Stream Webcam – (Amazon)
EYEQUE VISION MONITORING KIT
The EyeQue Vision Monitoring Kit includes two smartphone vision tests and all the accessories you’ll need to order new glasses and monitor vision changes.
Eyeque Vision Monitoring Kit – (Amazon)
WHELLEN SELFIE RING LIGHT
Another great gift for anyone on your list. The selfie ring light can be used on laptops for WFH zoom calls or on phones for great-looking selfies. It has different light settings for every lighting situation.
Whellen Selfie Ring Light – (Amazon)
EleTab Single Monitor Arm
This has been great for my WFH office. It allowed me to take my monitor off my desk and adjust it to my needs. It fits most monitors from 13-inches to 34-inches.
Eletab Single Monitor Arm – (Amazon)
Smartish Magnetic Cable Manager
Keep your cables organized in one place with the cable Smartish Magnetic Cable Manager. With the Cable Wrangler’s powerful magnet, your cords snap easily in place and stay neat and organized until you need them again
Smartish Magnetic Cable Manager (Amazon)
Mi LED Desk Lamp 1S
A nice minimal lamp to go over your notes, the Mi LED Desk Lamp has modes for all of your needs. Not just reading mode, but PC mode and kids mode, helping protect your eyes.
Mi LED Desk Lamp 1S (Amazon)
LOGITECH MX VERTICAL MOUSE
We reviewed this mouse last year and it’s still one of my favorites. It has helped keep my ergonomic form and relieve me or wrist pain. You can check out our review here: Logitech MX Vertical Mouse.
Logitech MX Vertical Mouse – (Amazon)
ANKER USB-C TO LIGHTNING CABLE
There is no hiding how much I love Anker’s charging cables. This cable is a must have if you have an iPhone and one of the newer Macbooks with no ports. It can used to for both charging and syncing.
Anker USB-C to Lighting Cable – (Amazon)
BENQ LIGHT BAR FOR MONITOR
This bar hangs over your monitor and helps light up your desk space in front of you. You can adjust the brightness and the hue to your needs. Also, having it on your monitor means more desk space instead of using a desk lamp.
BenQ Light Bar – (Amazon)