Go, Go Gadget: The Coolest Office Gadgets to Revolutionize Your Workday

By Victoria Heckstall,
business.com writer
Dec 15, 2015
Image Credit: Monkeybusinessimages / Getty Images

The office is a hub of new technology.

It’s led to many conventional tasks and tools becoming obsolete because technology has taken the lead on us.

But thankfully, there are so many gadgets that are changing the way we work as we know it.

If you're a fan of the hot new thing, or if you’re thinking about how you can improve your business’s productivity rates, we’re going to discuss the coolest gadgets that can completely change the game.

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Altwork Chair

The Altwork station is actually a chair and desk rig designed to allow you to work in any position you please. It floats/reclines, stands, and sits like normal. The point is it molds entirely to you. You are in complete control of every position you want to work in.

Whether it helps to deal with Roger’s chronic back pain, or just allows Suzy to take a load off her bunions, the Altwork chair makes working a pleasure.

iPhone Cable Trigger

Sometimes we are left in a position where we need to take a picture for a presentation and we only have the humble iPhone with us. Nevertheless, with the cable trigger you can turn it into a high-end DSLR camera. The cable trigger is a remote shutter release for the iPhone.

It’s easy to shoot without touching your phone and requires no apps to function.

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XD Design Solar Window Charger

We all need to think about going green in the office. The XD Design Solar Window Charger allows you to do just that. This charger traps the solar energy contained within the double-glazing of your office window and charges your phone or tablet.

All you have to do is mount it in the window and it gets right to work. This is also convenient if you are in a place, where there is no socket to plug a charger in. You could charge it on the bus ride to and from work, for example.

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Canon Camera Lens Mugs

Workplace morale is essential. If you are in the photography and media world, these Canon camera lens mugs make mixing business with pleasure easy. We didn’t mention it because it’s a novelty mug. It actually takes photographs and equips to your camera.

It’s essentially a flask and a real working camera lens all in one.

Wireless Desktop 2000

95 percent of employees use computers at work. This wireless desktop comes with a keyboard and mouse that allows you to encrypt your data manually as you type it. Whatever you type on this wireless keyboard is instantly encrypted.

Now you don’t have to waste money on IT experts and data encryption software!

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Camera USB Drive

If you use images as part of your business, make transferring them from camera to computer easy. This USB drive replaces your DSLR card. It comes with 4GB of storage space and you don’t need a card reader to transfer photos. Now you have no need to carry around huge hard-drives. The lens works as a USB stick.

Self-Stirring Mug

The Self Stirring Mug does exactly what it says on the label. It will save you the time of stirring coffee and tea because of the impeller at the bottom of the cup. It rapidly swirls liquid around the bottom of your mug, which transfers the same kinetic energy to the top. Just press the button on the handle and watch it go.

Ideal for saving time when you are making up that fruit tea that requires six minutes to properly infuse!

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The PlugBug is a type of wall charger that lets you charge mobile gadgets at the same time. It’s designed for all Apple products, as well as some Android ones. Just plug in the USB cable and the PlugBug will begin charging your device. It’s so slim that it can easily be carried around in your shirt pocket. In addition, it can be used absolutely anywhere.

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Quack Tape Dispenser

The Quack Tape Dispenser is shaped like a duck, but it enables you to use tape at work in the best possible way. This tape dispenser reduces waste, while enabling clean cuts every time. You will no longer have to waste your day pulling apart a roll of tape that’s decided to unstick itself in pieces again.

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Resonant Décor

Sound has a huge impact on our brains. If the sound is organized in the right way, we can deliver more because we naturally relax. Other sounds can spur us into action. The Resonant Décor technology takes on the best of sound and combines it with color.

It has a big impact on multiple fronts:

  • It improves employee morale.
  • Adds value to the workplace environment.
  • Provides an ambiance that increases production and minimizes distractions.

You can even upload your own audio if you want to experiment with the colors and decorations produced by Resonant Décor.

The Magic Charger

Don’t use batteries and save the planet by using the Magic Charger instead of batteries. To charge something, just plug this into your USB port and it will begin charging your mouse and other devices wirelessly. It seems like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, and in some ways, that’s what it is.

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Wacom Inkling

For the designers and artists reading this, the Wacom Inkling is for you. Most designs begin with a pen and paper. This ball pen allows you to draw on paper while at the same time recording every stroke you make electronically. You no longer have to waste time scanning your drawings into the computer.

It boosts workflow by capturing digital data while sketching. Therefore, if you still prefer to draw on paper, this ensures you can be just as efficient as everyone else can.

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Klipsch Mode M40 Noise Cancelling Headphones

Many workers report that they prefer listening to music at work so they can better concentrate on what they are doing. These headphones are the latest in noise blocking technology. Programmers and designers will find these amazingly effective at eliminating anything coming in from anything other than the music speakers.

MiLi Pico Projector II

Presentations require effective visual content if you are going to hold the interest of those watching you. Smartphones can take pictures and record videos, but they struggle to be of much use in presentations because they are not projectors.

The MiLi Pico Projector II will do just that. It’s a hands-free stand that allows the projector to work in conjunction with both Android and Apple products.

This portable projector is incredibly powerful and allows you to do the same things as you can with a conventional projector.

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These are just our favorite technological advancements for the workplace. What do you think will most revolutionize your workday?

Victoria Heckstall is a professional writer that covers internet marketing and business related topics. When she is not writing online professionally she is blogging on her blog, Giveaways 4 Mom. Feel free to email her at writingbyvictoria@hotmail.com.
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