The best gadgets and gear in 2020

You always look forward to a new year with its new wave of product announcements and trend reports. You’re curious about what the must-have tech item or accessory will be this year. Will flip phones really make a comeback? Will there be a way to connect many devices to Wi-Fi without any lags? And what about new, improved ways to edit photos? Whatever the trend is, you want to be sure you know what the best of the best.

The best gadgets and gear in 2020
Loupedeck CT Custom Editing Console Design

Well, wonder no more. Here we’ve rounded up the best gadgets and gear in 2020. So you’ll be in the know about the best ways to connect to Wi-Fi, maximize your cooking space, keep your home safe and even massage your muscles faster. These items are ones you’ll want to keep on your radar throughout the year as gift options for someone you love—or for yourself. Some are quirky little products that can make our day easier in small ways. Others improve our lives more significantly. Whatever you are looking for in 2020, you’ll find some guidance here.

Netgear Nighthawk Mesh Wifi 6 Dual-Band Internet connects 25 devices without any lag.

This dual-band internet system from Netgear will give you lightning-fast internet speeds.  So if you want to host a gaming party or connect your large family to Wi-Fi, this device will let you do that without any lag. The system includes a router and satellite that guarantee a strong Wi-Fi signal in every room of your house. What’s more, the set-up can connect more than 25 devices to the internet at once. So that means everyone will be able to connect their devices and you’ll still have room for appliances connected to your smart home.

Lenovo Smart Frame Wall-Mounted Photo Display lets you show off your photos

The Lenovo Smart Frame Wall-Mounted Photo Display will let you show your digital memories in an impressive way. A 21.5-inch screen you can hang with a 1080p IPS display, this digital frame ensures your photos look their best. Also, this smart photo display rotates 90 degrees, so you can use it for both landscape and portrait photos. Whether you use it horizontally or vertically, this smart frame will take images from your cloud. It’ll even make collages too. Also, with its integrated sensor, this frame can adjust its brightness depending on your lighting.


Samsung Portable Slim Double Induction 2-Burner Stove expands your cooking space

If you’ve ever dreamed of having more space to cook, check out the Samsung Portable Slim Double Induction 2-Burner Stove. This portable stove helps anyone get a little more kitchen space. So even if your apartment is tiny, you’ll still have access to a 2-burner stove. What’s more, each burner has nine different cooking settings that let you boil, sauté, and grill. And if you have a really large pot that needs a big cooktop, that’s no problem. The two burners can work together or separately. Without any flames and with complete portability, this slim induction stove is a safe, efficient way to cook.

Samsung Portable Slim Double Induction 2-Burner Stove

Samsung Portable Slim Double Induction 2-Burner Stove Design

Netatmo Smart Door Lock and Keys Offer an Unrivaled Home Security Experience

If you are looking for a smart home security system that will truly keep your home safe, the Netatmo Smart Door Lock and Keys is what you are looking for. The keys in this system are customizable and impossible to duplicate. Plus, you can deactivate or reactivate them with just a click from the app. With the app, you can also activate a new set of Smart Keys by yourself. Or, you can use your smartphone as a spare key in case you leave yours in the house or someplace else. These keys bring back the traditional lock and key but with a smarter design.


Keychron K1 Ultra-Slim Wireless Mechanical Keyboard is designed for productivity

Another pick for the best gadgets and gear in 2020 is The Keychron K1 Ultra-Slim Wireless Mechanical Keyboard. Complete with self-contained switches, this device makes it easier to type in the Magic Keyboard style. Designed for productivity, the Keychron is loaded with desirable keyboard features. By requiring less force and using less finger travel, the keyboard lessens finger fatigue for comfortable typing.  Additionally, it is compatible with Mac and Windows and even features a Mac layout along with macOS function keys from F1 to F12.  With so many cool features, the Keychron K1 makes it easier for anyone to type.


Eleeels X1T 360° Percussive Massage Gun will help your muscles recover

Ease your sore muscles faster with the Eleeels X1T Percussive Massage Gun. With two different modes, this massage device can achieve up to 3,200 strokes per minute. This delivers powerful waves of pressure through your muscles so you can recover faster. It’s ideal for athletes and those with physically demanding jobs. Eleeels X1T has six different speed settings and four interchangeable applicators to achieve therapeutic benefits no matter your needs. In addition, the Eleeels X1T is virtually silent. Finally, with a long-lasting battery, a single charge will give you up to 10 hours of use.


LIFESABER Wilderness Survival Power Supply has a snap-on water purifier and a built-in USB charger

The LIFESABER Wilderness Survival Power Supply has more lifesaving tools than you’ll hopefully ever need. This versatile outdoor tool has a snap-on water purifier and USB charger. While being off-grid is wonderful, this portable generator might just save you in your time of need. It will produce power anywhere, anytime, so you can charge your phone to make an emergency call if necessary.  Not just for dance parties, a strobe light helps locate you if you’re lost or injured. Finally,  with its 2,000º F plasma lighter, it can even help you start fires for food or warmth even in damp conditions.


Linksys 5G Network Home Internet Setup is compatible with Wi-Fi 6 for fast speeds

The Linksys 5G Network Home Internet Setup includes a 5G Velop Mesh Gateway, 5G Mobile Hotspot, 5G Modem, and 5G Outdoor Router. Each of these devices works with 5G and Wi-Fi 6, connecting you to the fastest speeds. The Velop Mesh Gateway covers your home in an internet blanket. Both a modem and router, this speedy gadget uses both 5G and Wi-Fi 6.  Additionally, if you have a Linksys system set up in your home already, you can easily integrate this device. Finally, the outdoor router can connect to a 10 Gbps home internet connection. Wherever you are, you’ll love these speeds.

Linksys 5G Network Home Internet Setup

Linksys 5G Network Home Internet Setup in Black

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera Has a Complete Wireless Design

One of the coolest features of the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is the wireless design. You can install this camera anywhere around the house without worrying much about the messy installation procedure. Instead, this camera is easily rechargeable and comes with a battery for smooth operation. The security camera also records 2K videos with HDR and comes with a color night vision for maximum accuracy in coverage. Coming up this Spring 2020, this outdoor home security solution from Arlo will make it super easy for you to install anywhere around the house.


Loupedeck CT Custom Editing Console lets you seamlessly edit different types of content

Whatever type of content you create, the Loupedeck CT Custom Editing Console lets you craft it how you want. Whether you want to edit photos, videos, or music, you can do so on this minimalist deck. This creative tool has a large central dial, six smaller dials, buttons, and screens. Through these interfaces, it gives you instant access to your software. Set up shortcuts on this Loupedeck console so you can customize the way you work. Set the Loupedeck CT on your desk and pair it with your mouse and keyboard to create your most efficient workspace set up yet.


These are our picks for the best gadgets and gear in 2020. We hope you’ll enjoy them!

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Meet Lauren Wadowsky

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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