Best gadgets to stay safe and adjust to the new normal – COVID-19 guide

No matter how fast we resume our usual lives, the new normal does call for things we weren't used to before. It's not just that mask you have to wear but also items that you wouldn't have made an absolute necessity if it weren't 2020. So, here we are, with our weekly roundup of some of the best gadgets to help you stay safe in the new life that we are in. From wireless phone sanitizers to smart toilet brushes, this list has things you never knew you needed until now.

Best gadgets to stay safe and adjust to the new normal – COVID-19 guide
Lexon Oblio Sanitizing Wireless Charger in White

Whether you work from home or head out every day, the new normal calls for things we’ve never been used to before. Yes, masks do fall in that list, but there are more best gadgets to stay safe out there – a contactless payment wearable, for example!

Related: Innovative face masks to keep you safe on the go

From phone accessory makers to EDC gear manufacturers, people across the world are making it easy for us to adapt to the change with products we never knew we needed. So we decided to do a roundup of these cool gadgets and accessories that will help you stay safe and adjust to the new normal of 2020.

McLEAR Ring Contactless Payment Wearable

You can use the McLEAR Ring Contactless Payment Wearable at any business that accepts contactless payments, meaning you don’t have to pull out your wallet. Made of zirconia ceramic, this contactless payment ring comes in black and white color options. So, you’ll get a sleek-looking wearable that’s sure to blend in with your style. And because of its material, it won’t feel like you’re wearing a piece of tech. Naturally hypoallergenic, this ring draws its funding from your connected credit or debit card. 

Samsung ITFIT UV Sterilizer Smartphone Cleaner 

In fact, in just 10 minutes, the Samsung ITFIT UV Sterilizer Smartphone Cleaner will kill 99% of bacteria. Designed as an unobtrusive white box, this UV phone sterilizer will blend in with its surroundings. It’s also large enough to hold your smartphone because it has room for a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Of course, you can sterilize anything else that’ll fit inside, too, like your earbuds, sunglasses, or regular glasses. 

Samsung ITFIT UV Sterilizer Smartphone Cleaner

Samsung ITFIT UV Sterilizer Smartphone Cleaner Design

UVLyzer Smartphone Sanitizer Sticker

The UVLyzer Smartphone Sanitizer Sticker is a powerful sanitizer that’s also a sticker. So it’s always handy for you to sterilize the things you touch every day. You can clean doorknobs, restaurant utensils, airplane tray tables, pacifiers, movie armrests, desks, and more. Plus, the UVlyzer is a chemical-free solution that uses powerful ultraviolet C germicidal LED lamps to kill bacteria and viruses. And it does this in only a few seconds when you sweep the light beam slowly across a surface.

UVMask UV-C Air Purification Mask

The UVMask UV-C Air Purification Mask offers double protection by blocking both pollutants and allergens. But that’s not all this reusable mask does to protect your lungs through powerful UV-C purification technology. In fact, the UVMask has a passive air filter alongside Sterile-Vortex active protection. Altogether, these two components filter 99.99% of the air around you—and they do so ten times faster than you can breathe.

Origami Bottle Novel Reusable Bottle

Consider the situation we are in right now; you need to ensure you carry all your essentials with you every day. This includes a water bottle that often seems like the bulkiest addition to your bag. So, we tried looking for a solution and came up with the Origami Bottle Novel Reusable Bottle. It has an impressive folding design that lets it fold at 80% in volume. Moreover, unlike other collapsible bottles, this one stays ultra-stable when unfolded. Additionally, it holds up to 25 ounces (750 ml) of liquid, making it ideal for active commuting, traveling, or outdoor activities. Made of odor- and BPA-free sustainable TPC polymer and a stainless-steel cap with an integrated loop, you can attach or carry this bottle. 

EDX Slim Running Adjustable Waist Pack

The EDX Slim Running Adjustable Waist Pack sits around your waist and has just the right amount of space for your phone, cash, and keys. Available in black, white, pink, and blue, it comes in color options suitable for anyone. What’s more, it adjusts to fit waists anywhere from 29 inches to 41 inches around. Designed with a zipper storage compartment, this EDX bag keeps your smartphone safe. 

Shield by Damned Designs Safe Hygiene Tool

With a folding hook, the Shield by Damned Designs Safe Hygiene Tool is one of the best gadgets to stay safe with its stylish design. It’s a gadget that’s compact enough to fit in your pocket for use whenever you need it. And it won’t snag on anything because it has a smooth shape when the hook is put away. Available in black, gray, and red color options, this everyday carry essential will blend in with your other gear. Moreover, it’s easy to use with just one hand. All you have to do is press the button to release the hook. 

Good Papa Smart Toilet Brush

The Good Papa Smart Toilet Brush keeps your favorite seat in the house bacteria-free. Harnessing the power of a TPR brush head, it makes keeping your toilet shiny and clean an incredibly easy task. In fact, this smart toilet cleaner has a nonstop battery life of 1.5 hours. That’s probably more than you need to clean your toilet, which means you can use it for every bathroom in your house in one session. And it charges via USB-C to easily integrate with your other gadgets. 

Shuzon Sanitizing Doormat

Stop tracking dirt from the outside world into your home with the Shuzon Sanitizing Doormat. Viruses can spread on the soles of shoes, which often carry and transmit bacteria. That’s why Shuzon is a useful way to keep your floors free of germs, bacteria, and viruses. Additionally, this cleaning doormat makes it so that you and your guests don’t have to remove your shoes when you enter your house. Hence the name: Shuzon. So you can say goodbye to those unsightly piles of shoes on your doorstep. 

Go.C Wearable Hand Sanitizer

With a minimalist design, the Go.C Wearable Hand Sanitizer is one of the best gadgets to stay safe that’s easy to carry with you. And, whenever you need to clean up a bit, all you have to do is press a button. Once you press it, you get just the right amount of sanitizing spray deployed into the palm of your hand. Personal hand sanitizer is a necessity, so it should be convenient to carry and use. The little Go.C will always be within reach because it attaches to your belt, pocket, bag, and more. 

Lexon Oblio Sanitizing Wireless Charger

The Lexon Oblio Sanitizing Wireless Charger is a 2-in-1 device that functions as a wireless charging station and phone sanitizer. It uses UV LED technology to keep your phone clean from the grime on your hands and in the world. Additionally, available in white and gold colors, this phone-sanitizing device has a modern design that complements your decor. Furthermore, it’s easy to use. Simply place your phone in the slot on top, and this wireless charging station will power it up and clean it. 

Lexon Oblio Sanitizing Wireless Charger

Lexon Oblio Sanitizing Wireless Charger in White

Which of these gadgets do you want to have in your new normal? Did we miss any best gadgets to stay safe on this list? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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Meet Madhurima Nag

Madhurima Nag is the Head of Social Media at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a digital marketing lecturer/speaker and loves to voice her opinion on marketing, crowdfunding and gadgets (of course!) in general.
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