Technology is moving in fast forward these days and the gadgets that are produced always bring something new and interesting. You’ll notice that in this collection of the coolest office gadgets that I have for you.
Most of them can be bought, but there are a few which are in production phase at the moment and should appear soon in stores. For those you just have to wait a little longer.
Regardless of how much you like your job, spending 40 hours a week in the office will still be a painful process without some cool office stuff to keep you entertained.
You’re all passionate and energetic in the beginning, but routine and stress eventually kill the magic. You need cool office toys!
At that point, even the simplest assignments start looking difficult and boring. That’s, of course, without the right widgets in place.
Aware of how boring office life can become, designers made an incredible effort to give this experience a stress-free and exciting vibe. They created must have office accessories which won’t only make overtimes fun, but will also help you organize the task and paper clutter you’ve been stuck in for years.
Regardless of the type of technology you’re looking for, you’ll be overwhelmed by an array of cool gadgets and applications. Feel free to forget about outdated desk caddies and pencil sharpeners — office operations are on a good way to become easier and fully digitized!
Designed to uplift. Made of a single sturdy piece of aluminum, mStand transforms your laptop into a stylish workstation with its elegant curves and silver-anodized finish. The single piece design solidly holds a laptop while the aluminum panel acts a heat sink to keep the laptop cool.
A cable hole in the back of the stand routes wires to reduce clutter. Ergonomics Long-term use of a laptop as the main computing device can strain the body as the user hunches down to see the screen and type.
mStand raises the screen 5.9 inches (150 mm) to meet the user’s eye level, thus promoting better posture, while its tilt design brings the screen closer for easier viewing.
With an external keyboard andmouse, mStand creates an ideal ergonomic desktop setup for laptop users. Compatible with all sizes of Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro. Also fits most 14″ standard PC and 15″ widescreen PC with depths not more than 10.4 inches.
Laptop, mobile phone, iPad, e-reader, digital camera… Nowadays there are so many devices that need to be charged. Add to that your regular appliances: TV, laptop, printer, etc. The E-BOX Cable Organizer is the perfect storage solution for all power strips and cables that you have lying around. It hides them neatly, efficiently and dust-free!
The E-BOX Cable Organizer makes power strips and wires disappear, so the cable chaos is under control. It combines optimal functionality with a stylish, contemporary design.
Your electronic devices (mobile phone, tablet, iPad, e-reader, digital camera) can be placed on the specially designed lid, where you can safely plug them into your charger. Thanks to two small holes in the lid these cables are also hidden in the E-BOX.
The special grid structure at the bottom of the E-BOX Cable Organizer provides ventilation that prevents overheating of power strips, chargers and cables.
Another one of these cool office gadgets, the completely redesigned Magic Trackpad 2 features a built-in battery, Force Touch, a much larger surface, and pairs automatically with your Mac. Four force sensors under the surface of the Apple Magic Trackpad 2 detect subtle differences in how much pressure you apply. You get increased functionality and a deeper connection to your content.
Lots of workspace — the edge-to-edge glass surface area of the Magic Trackpad 2 is nearly 30 percent larger than the previous Magic Trackpad. Long-lasting power: your Magic Trackpad 2 stays powered up for about 1 month after every charge.
Sleek — the low profile design makes scrolling and swiping through your favorite content more productive and comfortable than ever.
The TechMatte Apple Pencil Charging dock allows you to place your Apple Pencil into a stylish aluminum holder. Charge your pencil on our sleek charger rather than having messy cables cluttering your desk.
Remove your pencil cap and place the pencil down into the connector portion of the stand. Place your cap into the cap holder section of the stand.
When fully charged and not in use place the pencil into the cap hold of the stand until you are ready for further use.
Get rid of cord clutter on your desk and have easy access to your headphones with the Anchor. Mounts in seconds and holds ultra-strong with the same adhesive GoPro uses. Flexible silicone construction protects your headphones and won’t hurt if you ever bump it with you knee.
If you ever need to remove the Anchor and it is holding too strong — just heat it up with a hair dryer and the adhesion will soften. The 3M VHB (Very High Bond) adhesive will hold with over 40 pounds of adhesion to clean and finished surfaces.
It will not hold to unfinished wood, bare mdf, or if the surface feels fibrous. If the bottom of your desk isn’t finished, it is recommended either putting some finish on (polyurethane works well) or screwing it in.
Another one of these cool desktop gadgets is this height-adjustable desk that sits on top of your existing desk and allows you to work comfortably from either a sitting or standing position. Don’t let space limitations keep you from having a healthy workspace.
The Cube Plus 48 is built with size of the standard cubicle in mind. It’s 23 3/4″ depth makes it slim enough to use in a standard cubicle, while still offering complete comfort and stability in either the standing or sitting position. Cube Plus 48 gives you a wide 48-inch display surface to accommodate dual monitors, and the roomy keyboard and mouse deck to give you plenty of space for typing and maneuvering in ergonomic comfort.
Like all VARIDESK models, the Cube Plus 48 features our patented, spring-assisted lift mechanism that allows you to raise and lower it almost effortlessly in just seconds. It can hold up to 45 lbs. It comes fully assembled and ready to use — just place it on top of your desk and you’re ready to work!
Another one of the cool desk gadgets presented in this article is the Stylus. It is 100% compatible with all capacitive touchscreen devices;Apple, Android and Windows Smartphone’s and 5V Tablet; (Compatible with Apple iPad 1 and 2, iPhone, iPod, Kindle Fire, Kindle Touch, Motorola Xoom Tablet, Galaxy, and Blackberry Playbook Virtuoso Touch).
Due to the non-durable nature of the capacitive touchscreen (iPad, smartphones, etc.) the tip has to be soft. Treat the stylus like a small, soft-tipped paint brush and stroke the screen. If the tip is collapsing or if you tore the tip off quickly, they you trying to write with the stylus versus stroking the screen.
LCD Writing Tablet uses high technology flexible liquid crystal technology，depends on the pressure sensing to display text, pictures and graphics. It can be erased over 500000 times. You don’t need to use an eraser, just press the button, the screen will be clean again. Save much much paper! Save many many trees!
It’s very thin, just 0.18 inch thickness. It’s very light, just 3.9 ounces. Just use the plastic pen to write on the board, or use other small plastic material. Then erase with the button.
Features on this lamp increase its functionality, making it an excellent addition to your desk. An LCD screen hosts a clock which features the date, time and temperature, helping you to be prepared throughout the day. The clock also bossts of an alarm, with a snooze option that can be utilized if necessary.
Light can be directed with simple angle modification with a flexible and pivoting head. The lamp also has a high sensitivity dimmer, and features three levels of brightness. The dimmer allows for easy one-touch adjustment. Many of these features are not available on standard lamps, yet are exceptionally helpful on a desk lamp, especially in an office setting.
While the lamp has many features that increase its appeal in a business setting, it also has the benefit of using LED bulbs. Compared to standard light bulbs, these long lasting LED bulbs are ecologically friendly. These bulbs use considerably less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs, and have a much longer lifespan.
CableDrop Multi is a self-adhesive, multi-cable clip that keeps charging cables and connectors anchored where you need them. CableDrop Multi keeps up to 4 charging cables anchored and prevents cords from slipping away, behind desks, under nightstands and off of flat surfaces.
The two outer channels have a looser grip for cables that you take in and out frequently. The two inner channels have a tighter grip for cables you rarely remove to stay put. CableDrop Multi uses a semi-permanent (3M) adhesive tape to stay put on flat surfaces.
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Another one of these cool desk accessories is Cryptex.
Cryptex is a special container which has mechanical combination lock (rotating rings with letters or digits), which people used hundreds years ago to keep secrets. Inside the cylinder there’s a container, where you can keep piece of paper with secret data. Today it’s better to use a USB flash drive for data storage.
Cryptex USB flash drive was engineered in the accordance with original sketches of Leonardo Da Vinci. Mechanical combination lock protect your digital data. You need to know 5-digit code to get access to the USB flash drive hidden inside. The only one, who has the password can use it. A great way not only to protect the information, but also to add an element of a game into everyday life.
Let’s take a look at another one of these cool computer gadgets.
With the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, you’ll be seen in more clarity and detail than ever before with Full HD 1080p video calling — the highest quality available. Enjoy vibrant, true to life video clips that capture the smallest details.
Faster, smoother, and compatible with more computers, H.264 encoding takes the pressure of compressing off your computer so you can enjoy quick uploads. The C920 goes above and beyond the typical webcam, offering amazing clarity and detail thanks to the five-element, Full HD glass lens and precisely tuned autofocus. Dual mics capture natural stereo sound for superior audio.
Whatever your network, connect with everyone you care about through Full HD 1080p on Skype, and fluid HD 720p on FaceTime for Mac. You can also make high-quality video calls with Google Hangouts and nearly all other video-calling clients. Two mics with automatic noise reduction allow friends, family, and clients to hear the real you.
Sketch, paint, design, and edit with a pressure-sensitive pen on a digital canvas. Create with a natural line in paint, pastels, ink, charcoal, and so much more. Intuos Art is a powerful tool for creative people.
The Intuos Art pen is remarkably sensitive. With 1024 distinct pressure levels, it perfectly mirrors your brushstrokes and lines with natural feel and movement. On the tablet, use simple multi-touch gestures to zoom, scroll, or navigate through your artwork. Customizable ExpressKeys give you a shortcut to the functions you use most often, like changing tips or tools.
Intuos Art works with all Adobe programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign all Autodesk and Corel programs. Intuos Art lets you try something new, or perfect what you do. With so many different views, styles, and tools, you won’t be able to stop creating.
Doxie Q is the automatic document scanner reinvented for true mobility to let you scan anywhere — no computer required — with a rechargeable battery, collapsible automatic document feeder, included memory, integrated Wi-Fi, and included Mac, PC, and iOS apps. Doxie’s small size makes it easy to tuck it in your bag or a drawer when you’re done scanning.
Engineered for ultimate simplicity, Doxie just works — no special drivers needed — simply flip Doxie open, insert your paper, and hit scan. Doxie’s automatic paper feeder scans stacks of up to 8 full color pages at once at up to 600 dpi. Or, use Doxie’s direct feed slot to scan all your photos, receipts, cards, and fragile items.
Doxie makes it easy (and fun!) to go paperless. Doxie’s included Mac and PC apps let you sync scans via USB or Wi-Fi to your desktop to organize and create searchable multi-page PDFs with award-winning ABBYY® OCR technology. Save scans to your desktop, local apps, or your favorite cloud services — like Dropbox, Evernote, OneNote, and iCloud Drive. Or, sync scans to your iPhone or iPad with Doxie’s iOS app to save and share your scans wherever you are.
This Compact Digital Copier with Easy-to-install Wireless Networking, Automatic Duplex Printing, Automatic Document Feeder, and Enhanced Mobile Device Connectivity Provides Fast, Low-cost Output for Your Home Office or Small Office.
The Brother DCP-L2540DW is a fast, reliable monochrome digital copier designed squarely with the Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) user in mind. Its compact, desk-friendly size is ideal for smaller offices where working space is at a premium, and it prints and copies sharp, professional black and white pages at up to 2400 x 600 dpi resolution.
It offers the added benefits of business-friendly scanning from the scan glass or automatic document feeder, so it’s ideal for the small office that has the need to duplicate and digitize documents. Thanks to its fast print speed of up to 30 ppm, and automatic duplex printing, it’s ideal for printing business documents including multi-page reports, spreadsheets, invoices, and more.
Bridge WiFi and share network with your families and friends securely in hotel or other public places. And it also can extend the WiFi a little at home or office. Recognize your sd cards, usb sticks, and hard driver on your devices (phone/tablet/laptop) via new App “rafilehub plus”. (Appstore in iOS device, Google Play Store in Android device).
Stream and share smoothly movie, music, photos with your families and friends at the same time. Save much more space for your device (phone/tablet/laptop), except for Windows Phone. Charge your device: It has 3000mAh power bank (5V/1A) with polymer battery for emergency.
It work with Windows file system (NTFS, FAT16/32) for now, but did not support for Mac formatted hard drive. Due to the limitation of the Apple iOS system, you can ONLY access the folder “photos” on your iPad/iPhone; Filehub is unable to sync with media files stored in iTunes to USB storage devices due to digital rights management (DRM).
Older office gadgets
Unlike standard keyboards, this one features Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), which can help protect your personal and business information by encrypting what you type.
Enjoy the classically designed keyboard, with a pillow-textured palm rest for support and comfort. The desktop is completed with a wireless, full-size mouse that features enhanced side grips, four-way scrolling and Blue Track technology. Not only is this desktop secure, comfortable and convenient — it’s simple to use — just plug in the transceivers and you’re ready to go!
Clean Postcup™ with soap and water or wipe with lint free cloth and alcohol. Apply message or art with Pebeo porcelain pen.
Allow to dry for 24 hrs after application then bake in oven for 35 minutes at 300℉ (150℃). Porcelain paint will set permanently once baked. Avoid abrasives when washing. You may erase the paint prior to baking using rubbing alcohol.
This XD Design solar window charger, with big USB and small USB output, is easily attachable to your window. The outside of the charger catches sunlight, while the smooth designed inside spices up your interior and charges your electronic equipment.
Lenovo C325 and C225 All-in-One PCs
A tiny battery-powered impeller at the bottom of the cup spins rapidly to swirl the liquid around the bottom of the cup. Press the button on the handle and watch as your hot beverage slowly starts to spin, until it’s a veritable steaming whirlpool.
Pitched as the ultimate gift for the lazy tea-drinker in your life, what tickles us is that you’ll still need a teaspoon for adding coffee, or removing the teabag. Which you’ll still need to wash up. So it’s no more time-saving than using a regular mug and giving it a stir. And that’s why we love it!
PlugBug is a 10W USB wall charger that piggybacks onto your MacBook Power Adapter, creating a totally unique, all-in-one, dual charger for MacBook + iPad or iPhone. That means you can charge your MacBook + iPad or iPhone at the same time using one wall outlet. Remarkably simple and elegantly designed, this go anywhere power pack means one less charger to carry and one less wall outlet to find. PlugBug simplifies your life in a way you never imagined.
Designed to get images from a DSLR to an iPad quickly and with zero fuss, these tiny CF and SD iPad Card Readers can give you just that!
Since the dawn of time*, it’s been one of our pet peeves that the iPad doesn’t come with a card reader. These little guys more than make up for that.
Simply plug one into the iPad, pop in a memory card and the Photos app will open — letting you upload files in one step. You’ll be back to shooting before you know it!
Not only are there no nasty cables, but the readers also boast USB input for flash drives and cameras with internal memory — bonus!
Hitachi Maxell have developed a series of sophisticated wireless charging docks for Apple smartphones. The Air Voltage iPhone 4 is a pad that can charge up your iPhone without any wires or cables. Just hook up the pad (e.g. to your laptop), slip the special cover onto your phone, and then all you need do when you require power is put it onto the pad.
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it’s probably a sticky tape dispenser.
Listen to the world around you and you will hear music, children, animals, heartbeats, laughter, and more filling every empty space with sound. Each creating a unique sound wave that ripples through the air until it meets an attentive ear. Fuse this waveform with the richness of color and a one-of-a-kind Resonant Decor brilliantly emerges.
Why “Resonant” Decor? Because it has the capacity to “resonate” with the imagery, emotions, and memories a specific sound brings to mind. Your personal Decor canvas visually explores a favorite song, expresses your vocalized emotions, celebrates the beginning of new life, enshrines your favorite speech, and more.
The Magic Charger — €49.90
The Magic Charger from Mobee Technology is the world’s first wireless charger dedicated for the Apple Magic Mouse.
A Magical solution to recharge your Magic Mouse™ that takes only 1 minute to setup !
Never replace batteries again with Mobee’s magical wireless inductive charger for the Magic Mouse. The sleek and unobtrusive design lets your mouse rest easy on a slim charging station that plugs in to a USB port.
A full charge takes approximately five hours and then lasts and lasts for worry-free pointing and clicking. Have to travel ? No worries, because a full charge will last about six days. And if your trip is longer, the slim charging station is easily portable.
The Light Light series creates an incredible visual conversation piece. It is like an optical illusion, yet one that is kind to the eyes and easy on the mind. Once you know how it works, it is still fascinating tobehold. It is timeless, classical and, at the same time, contemporary.
No actual tiny animals were harmed in the making of our wild animal mugs. But some fine ceramic stoneware did make the ultimate sacrifice. Available in elephant, giraffe, monkey or zebra.
Razer, the world leader in high performance gaming hardware, introduces the Razer Blade — a full aluminum chassis gaming laptop featuring true portability, incredible performance, and an all-new revolutionary user interface. With the introduction of the Razer Blade — a feat of modern-day systems engineering and technology, Razer is reinvigorating technological and design innovation for the entire PC industry, and encouraging gamers and developers to return to the PC as the primary gaming platform of choice.
Designed by Gideon Dagan for the Museum of Modern Art, this elegant calendar can be used year after year. A magnetic ball marks the day on a bar suspended in space. A second ball seems to float as the magnetic tension pulls the string toward the month printed on the outer ring. A distinctive addition to home or office.
Do you start your artwork with pen and paper? But at the same time regret that your work is stuck on paper until you have scanned the image? Then Inkling is an indispensable tool for you. This digital sketch pen allows you to sketch with a real ballpoint pen on any paper. While you are drawing, all strokes are recorded electronically which can then be imported as raster or vector artwork in to your preferred graphics applicationfor further editing. With just one button click you can record layers, for instance, to separate preparatory and final drawings. These layers are then retained after import.
In a nutshell, Inkling enables you to start off your artwork the traditional way, while making the first step of your digital workflow simultaneously — wherever you are.
GreenMarker is a set of grass-shaped page markers.
Item: 75 Markers (25 x 3 designs) / double-sided printing
Material: paper sticky notes (Post-it® by 3M)
Size: W100 X H90 ~ 110 mm
Made in Japan
Still uncompromising, unparalleled and unmatched and still featuring a jaw-dropping array of customizable features the R.A.T.7 just took things to a whole new level. Looking ultra fresh in white and silver, with a next generation 6400 DPI sensor that further improves on the incredible tracking and precision of the original, the R.A.T.7 Albino is now even more eye-catching than before.
Klipsch Mode M40 Noise Canceling Headphones
Meaning manner, tune, measure, rhythm. Mode is how something is accomplished and in the case of the new Klipsch Mode M40 headphones, it’s beautifully mastered. In every sense of the word. High-grade leather ear cups surround your listening experience with comfort. State-of-the-art active noise canceling (ANC) for up to 45 hours on a single battery or use without battery as a stereo headphone. With or without batteries, the show will go on the entire plane ride, the entire commute or the entire album collection.
Generation by Knoll offers a new standard of comfort and unrestrained movement, supporting the range of postures and work styles typical of today’s workplace. Designed by Formway Design, Generation takes the idea of elastic design — where a product rearranges itself in response to its
user — to a new level.
Share your memories virtually anywhere using the HDR-PJ50 Handycam® camcorder’s built-in, high-contrast projector. This mobile theatre can project up to a 60″ (diag.) image on any flat surface, and with powerful stereo speakers, you’ll hear all the action.
In giving a vague approximation (~) of time Mhin contrasts the specificity and scheduling associated with our daily lives. The unrelenting tick-tock and minute by minute progression is replaced by absolute silence and a slow consistent linear motion.
The TDK Sound Cube is the smallest in their range; although, at 25.5cm³ it’s no pipsqueak. Each of the Cube’s vertical sides has its own speaker (two active and two passive), giving you 360° of party-starting audio; and the sturdy leather handle on top just screams “pick me up!”. Which is a good thing, as this funky sound system is at its best when it’s on the move. Whether you’re hooking it up to the mains or going portable with batteries, it’s great for using all around the house, carrying into the garden, or even taking on a picnic!
If you are looking for a simple, precise, and flexible option for firm gaming control at your fingertips, the NZXT Avatar S Gaming Mouse is for you. Crafted with Teflon feet for gliding action on any surface, Avatar S is armed with a 1000Hz polling rate to match your reflexes and 30 inches per second tracking to match your speed.
The Pico Projector II is built with the MiLi Power Pack and a LCOS LED micro video projector(with hands-free stand) so you can do anything from watch your favorite digital playable movie to giving a state of the art presentation to you colleagues.
Imagine the possibilities of the video recording capabilities of an iPhone 3GS and the MiLi Pico Projector II working together; anywhere the lens can see is your playground, and the MiLi Pico Projector II is your toy.
The new HP Wi-Fi Mobile Mouse is the first mouse to connect quickly and easily without a USB dongle via a PC’s built-in Wi-Fi receiver. A reliable, first-time pairing connects the mouse to the PC, allowing users to work with ease and confidence. The mouse instantly reconnects during each use and operates without interference from other wireless devices.
Experience the ultimate versatility in widescreen, high-definition home entertainment with Epson MovieMate 85HD, a powerful projector, DVD and music player combo that brings you brilliant blockbuster performance. Just plug, load and play. Get larger-than-life entertainment — anytime, day or night — with 2500 lumens color/white light output1 and 720p widescreen performance. A sleek, portable performer, Epson MovieMate 85HD includes a built-in DVD player and dual Dolby® 5.1 Digital DTS® 10 W stereo speakers. Add to that its convenient HDMI connectivity and you’ve got everything you need for amazing HD adventures.
The Erectheum of the Acropolis sits upon the most sacred site of the Acropolis. Where Poseidon and Athena held their contest over who would become patron of the city. Athena touched the ground with her spear and an olive tree grew. Athena was declared the victor and the great city of Athens was named for her. The columns of this part of the acropolis are carved maidens, known as Caryatids, therefore, this section is known as the Porch Of The Maidens.
Made of cold cast resin, this stunning pair of Acropolis bookends is part of the Historical Wonders Collection. Measuring 7 3/4 inches tall, 4 1/8 inches deep, and 4 1/2 inches wide, they show excellent detailing, and add class and style to any bookshelf or table. This pair also makes a great present for the holidays or for housewarming gifts.
This mouse has been on our wish list for more than 4 years. But it turned out not to be so easy to make a mouse that does not make the clicking-sound. Finally we have found some patented silent switch and integrated it in a nice and practical mouse.
GRID-IT GREY MED — $22
The Grid-It organization system is a unique weave of rubberized elastic bands made specifically to hold personal objects firmly in place. Designed to provide endless configurations of digital devices and personal effects. Slim design and conveniently sized for your current laptop bag or travel case, lets you easily find what you need. Features rear zippered pocket for additional storage.
Gaming is all about experience — the experience of visiting new worlds, of helping friends and crushing enemies, of showing off your skills. Give that experience a boost with the M14x.
Mind-Blowing Graphics: You’ll feel like you’re part of the action with the optional HD+ display and cutting-edge graphics technology.
Stay on the Couch and Ditch the Wires with Wireless HD: With optional Wireless HD, you can wirelessly blast 3D or Full HD games to any properly equipped display.
Acer introduces ICONIA: the world’s most advanced touchbook. Dual screens. Full touch interface. A truly unique experience.
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