11 Office gadgets that will improve your 9-5 job

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When you spend 40 hours in the office every week, your working environment really matters. These office gadgets should brighten up the place and make your 9–5 job easier to handle.

  • What are the best hacks for office workers? Drink coffee between 8 and 9 a.m. for maximum effect, and look away from your screen every 20 minutes to prevent eyestrain and headaches.
  • Are standing desks healthier? In general, yes. However, three to four hours a day of standing is sufficient.
  • What are the best workplace gadgets? Click this way to see dozens more great workspace gadgets.

Between the faulty printer, the overzealous AC and your chattering colleagues, there’s nothing easy about holding down a 9–5 job. But help is at hand — these office gadgets should make your workday better in every way.

STEALTHO Transforming Desk Organizer with Wireless Charger

This smart organizer keeps your stationery tidy and your phone topped up. The built-in wireless charging pad works with any Qi device. STEALTHO also acts as a USB hub for your laptop.

Price: $69 USD, pre-order

IQAir Atem Desk Personal Air Purifier

With the windows open, any office can quickly fill with pollutants and airborne allergens. The IQAir Atem lets you filter the air around your desk, so you can work without sneezing and wheezing all day.

Price: $399 USD

GAZEDESK Flexible Standing Workstation

While there are clear health benefits to using a standing desk, you might not want to stand all the time. GAZEDESK lets you easily adjust the height of your keyboard and monitor.

Price: $349 USD

VARIChair Pro Standing Desk Chair

To go with your adjustable desk, why not get an adjustable chair? VARIChair Pro is a comfy perch that engages your core, leg and back muscles while taking a little weight off your feet.

Price: $250 USD

VARIChair Pro Standing Desk Chair - 11 Office gadgets that will improve your 9-5 job

Get the perfect perch with VARIChair

NightFox Compact Mechanical Keyboard

When you spend your days typing, your choice of keyboard is pretty important. NightFox has mechanical keys that are optimized for speed, and you can customize the keyboard with shortcuts for your chosen OS.

Price: $189.99 USD

NightFox Compact Mechanical Keyboard - 11 Office gadgets that will improve your 9-5 job

NightFox makes typing faster

Pup Connected Pocket Scanner

This pocket-sized scanner lets you scan any page in seconds. Simply line up the red laser guides, hit the button, and Pup will send the scan straight to your cloud accounts.

Price: $373.67 USD

Kikkerland Concrete Desktop Planter

This stylish desktop planter lets you add a little greenery to your workspace. It’s made from solid concrete, and the base offers a shelf for your pen or business cards.

Price: $25 USD

Kikkerland Concrete Desktop Planter - 11 Office gadgets that will improve your 9-5 job

Go green with this Kikkerland planter

OneAdaptr Evri 80W USB-C Charging Station

From one wall socket, this compact device draws enough power to charge your laptop and four other USB devices. Evri offers a USB-C outlet and four USB-A charging ports, with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support for mobile devices.

Price: $74.99 USD

OneAdaptr Evri 80W USB-C Charging Station - 11 Office gadgets that will improve your 9-5 job

Evri is the ultimate desktop charger

Power Nap Office Pillow

Stayed out too late last night? This desk pillow provides the perfect surface to rest your weary brow. Because it’s disguised as a ring binder, it will blend in when your boss walks by.

Price: $22.66 USD

Power Nap Office Pillow - 11 Office gadgets that will improve your 9-5 job

Take 40 winks with the Power Nap Pillow

Cubinote Sticky Note Printer

Sticky notes can be really useful reminders around the office. Cubinote lets you print off any text onto sticky paper, including lists and digital notes. You can even print sticky images with this device.

Price: $149.99 USD

Speks Magnetic Desk Toys

Feeling stressed? Speks should take your mind off the problem. Thes 2.5mm magnetic balls can be shaped into a multitude of fascinating shapes. They feel good in your fingers, too.

Price: $24.95 USD

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Mark is best known for writing about apps, but he also loves the tactile, hardware side of technology. Being a professional photographer, he's pretty handy with a camera, and he's a self-confessed tweetaholic.

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