Best ultraportable gadgets and accessories for working from anywhere

Ensure your workday goes smoothly—anywhere—with these ultraportable gadgets and accessories. Because even remote work should be your best work.

Best ultraportable gadgets and accessories for working from anywhere
Best ultraportable gadgets and accessories for working from anywhere

Work anywhere, better, when you have the right setup. While remote work lets you type from the coffee shop or touch base with your team at your kid’s soccer practice, any work-from-homer will tell you that successful mobile work requires its own, laptop-size, bag of tricks. To help you add to yours, we’re highlighting the best ultraportable gadgets and accessories for working from anywhere.

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If you struggle to work on a small laptop screen, consider an attachable portable monitor. It gives you additional space for stretching out documents and websites. And, for reliable internet access, consider a Wi-Fi hub that keeps you connected in 135 countries. Whatever your mobile work needs are, you’ll find gadgets below that help you seamlessly work from anywhere.

1. The SideTrak Swivel is an attachable portable monitor. It adds a second screen to your PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Best ultraportable gadgets and accessories for working from anywhere
SideTrak Swivel on a laptop

Sometimes you just need a little more screen space. And the SideTrack Swivel provides it. It attaches to your laptop via a USB-C, an HDMI, or a USB cord and swivels out to give you an extra viewing area.

Get it for $329.99 on the official website.

2. The ZMI PowerPack is a 20K battery and hub for MacBook. With a USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 charging port, you have power for anything.

ZMI PowerPack 20K battery and hub for MacBook
ZMI PowerPack 20K in use

Keep your MacBook and other devices on full power with the ZMI PowerPack. It has Thunderbolt 3 ports for newer gadgets and a USB Hub mode that lets you transfer data with the USB ports. It also charges up to 3 devices at once.

Get it for $50.95 on the official website.

3. The Ripl One Headphones have a built-in subwoofer. It stimulates your spine for an immersive experience while you work.

Best ultraportable gadgets and accessories for working from anywhere
Ripl One Headphones on a person

Another of the best ultraportable gadgets and accessories are the Ripl One Headphones. With their integrated subwoofer, you can feel the vibrations from your favorite music as you work. And, for wire-free listening, just pair them with your mobile device.

Get them for $229 or try them for free on nok.

4. The Royole RoWrite 2 Smart Writing Notebook is great if you like to take notes. It uploads your handwriting into digital text.

Best ultraportable gadgets and accessories for working from anywhere
Royole RoWrite 2 Smart Writing Notebook with a person writing

Do you need to put pen to paper to work on an idea? Then the Royole RoWrite 2 Smart Writing Notebook is the gadget to have in your backpack. This notebook converts your handwritten notes into digital ones in TXT, MP4, PDF, and JPEG formats.

Try it with nok for $99.

5. The Wynd Plus is a portable air purifier. Use it to filter allergens, pollutants, dust, and more from your temporary workspace.

Wynd Plus in a video

When you work in a different place each day, you might not be able to control the air quality in your environment. That’s about to change with the Wynd Plus. This air purifier fits in your hand and has antimicrobial silver for killing airborne germs.

Try it with nok for $199.

6. The Western Digital SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD V2 has reading speeds of 2,000 MB/s. It’s great for work and holds up to 4 TB.

Best ultraportable gadgets and accessories for working from anywhere
Western Digital SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD V2 in black

The Western Digital SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD V2 is another of the best ultraportable gadgets and accessories. Pocket-size, this SSD gives you fast read and write speeds. Best of all, it has 2-meter drop protection.

Get it for $229.99 on the official website.

7. The Skyroam Solis Lite keeps you connected to 4G in over 135 countries without a long-term subscription. Plus, it’s easy to carry.

Skyroam Solis Lite Wi-Fi hotspot
Skyroam Solis Lite top view

Working from anywhere requires a stable internet connection. And with the Skyroam Solis Lite, you always have one. It delivers reliable mobile data and an encrypted connection.

Try it with nok for $119.

8. The Bellroy Tech Kit keeps your tech gadgets secure and organized while you travel from place to place.

Bellroy Tech Kit
Bellroy Teck Kit with gadgets

Keep track of your tech items on the go with the Bellroy Tech Kit. It offers designated spots for both large and small gadgets like your mouse, hubs, chargers, and stylus. It even opens completely flat, so you can see all its contents.

Get it for $59 on the official website.

9. The KeySmart Tactiv WP09 Bolt Action Pen writes under water. Plus, the strong grip makes it comfortable to hold.

KeySmart Tactiv WP09 Bolt Action Pen
KeySmart Tactiv WP09 Bolt Action Pen in a person’s hand

Add a heavy-duty pen to your mobile work setup with the KeySmart Tactive WP09 Bolt Action Pen. This rugged pen has a rifle-inspired design. It also writes underwater as well as in temperatures from -30º–250°F.

Get it for $56.96 on the official website.

10. The Lenovo Yoga C640 Laptop & Tablet is a combo gadget with a hinge that rotates 360° for easier work on the go.

Lenovo Yoga C640 in a video

The Lenovo Yoga C640 Laptop & Tablet is one of the best ultraportable gadgets and accessories thanks to its 360-degree hinge. It lets you switch quickly between laptop and tablet mode. What’s more, its 22-hour battery life lets you focus on your work.

Get it refurbished on eBay for $849.99.

Working anywhere is a luxury, but it comes with its share of obstacles. You can overcome them and work comfortably in your chosen spot with any of the gadgets on this list. Have you discovered any yourself? Tell us about them in the comments.

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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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