If you’ve spent any time in any office, you certainly know that there are many ways to make that office a more enjoyable environment. Cool office gadgets can certainly make your day in the office more tolerable.
Whether you occupy a cubicle, as I have for many years, an office with a door and a window, a home office, or are in the ever-popular open office, making that workspace a better place to spend your time is paramount.
An office gadget could be anything from a productivity tool that helps you be more efficient in the office or just an office toy that you can play with from time-to-time to allow your mind take a little break so you can refocus on the tasks at hand.
I came up with a list of cool office gadgets that I use in my cubicle and home office. If you want to get more details on each item click on the Read the Article link beneath each image. If you want to go straight to the item on Amazon just click on the image or the caption. These are really in no particular order.
Cool Office Gadgets
I found it on Amazon for $9.99 which is short money. It's unique and serves a purpose in the office. You have plenty of other options but this one is reasonably-priced and does the job.
And there's no chance of injury as the blades are plastic and lightweight. You can stop the blades with your fingers! You can pick one up for $9.75 on Amazon. I have another desk fan in the list at #7 if you want one that has multiple speeds and plugs into an electrical socket.
These wireless headphones are worth every penny. If you have a similar need when it comes to your work or simply for pleasure listening, these Bose headphones will do the job better than any other wireless headphones around.
I use mine to hold my Bose headphones and my smaller wireless earbuds like my TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones. It's a small investment for a very useful and cool office gadget. This article also has a video review of this headphone hanger.
Having a quick diversion during the day can certainly help you get away from the tasks of the day to give you a much-needed break. I take advantage of this cool desk toy to help me refocus during my workday.
So I finally bit the bullet about a month ago and bought a the model PTM95 which, to be honest, is one of the more reasonably-priced models that Brother has to offer. I basically wanted to label the drawers in my Perch Monitor Stand, which I describe in this article as well as adding some labels to my metal file cabinets.
I use mine every day and I continue to love it as much today as when I first purchased it. This article also shows me unboxing it and using it in a video.
If you want to get a low profile, really cool office gadget for your own desktop at work or in your home office, this one is worth the reasonable investment.
What I really like about this fan is that it has 2 different speeds and the blades are made out of a cloth material which makes it very safe, even for children.
I use mine for my wireless Samsung Charger that holds my Samsung S8 smart phone. It's one of those cool office gadgets that you just don't find very often. I love the uniqueness of it and it's simplicity.
If you read this article I break down all of the contents, which includes real beach sand and shells, a pail and shovel, an adirondack chair and umbrella, plastic starfish, sand rake, and plastic sand castle. The article also includes a video of me unboxing it and setting it up. It's one of those really cool office gadgets.
This article includes a video of me using it in my office cubicle so you can get a good idea of how it works. They also sell a larger, 24 oz version if you feel that the 20 oz version isn't large enough for your appetite.
They made these very stylish as they come in various colors like this one in translucent blue. They also come in grey, purple, and translucent red. It's a cool little office gadget that not only looks really cool but serves a purpose!
What I really like about these is they are fairly inexpensive and I can use them biking or working out. I even answered a phone call when I was biking the other day by hitting the multifunction button. Another cool feature is that the buds themselves are magnetic so you can hang them from anything metal like your metal filing cabinets when not using them.
Please note that the base of the charger is wired into an electric socket but you don't have to mess with inserting a plug into your cell phone. All you do is place in in the cradle and, if needed, charging will commence until it is 100% charged.
I hope you enjoyed this list. Please know that I have purchased all of these cool office gadgets and use them on a daily basis. Just read the articles associated with each one if you want a more detailed description. I'd love to hear from any of you out there who have an office gadget that you find is helpful or enjoyable in your own office environment that didn't make this list!