Be more productive with these home office gadgets

You've been living that work-from-home life for a couple of weeks now. And it's pretty great. Except you're finding that you still don't have it quite right. There are some things that could be better and help your productivity just a little bit more. You're in luck—we have more home office gadgets to help.

Be more productive with these home office gadgets
HP S430C Curved Ultrawide Monitor 43.4″ Display in a Home Office Setup

Hopefully, you’re getting into a groove by now. You’ve figured out just when you need to get up so you can sleep in as late as possible before you have to log on. You’ve got the coffee-making and breakfast tasks timed down to the millisecond. And, luckily, you don’t have to worry about showering and getting out of your pajamas. Unless you’re on a million Zoom calls. We can’t help you with that though. Might we suggest a fun background to distract people from the fact that you look like a hot mess? What we can help with, though, is your home office setup.

You’re figuring out what works and what you still need. It’s a learning process. It is for everyone newly working from home. It’s gonna take you a bit of time to really get everything where you need it to be, and that’s okay. But we’re trying to help get you there a little bit faster, based on our years of living that WFH lifestyle.

So here are some of the things we find make our work lives better and more productive. Stop fussing around with your web camera, transferring your highlighted notes, and trying to find multiple charging blocks. Because when you’re more productive, you can get to the important stuff—like Animal Crossing—more quickly.

Liftid Neurostimulation Personal Brain Stimulator

Through tDCS, or Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation, the Liftid Neurostimulation Personal Brain Stimulatorhelps you focus better and work smarter. This groundbreaking stimulation device uses popular tDCS technology to apply a mild electrical current through two electrodes to targeted areas of the brain. And it’s a totally safe alternative to caffeine, sugar, and other performance enhancers. When studying for finals on a time crunch or preparing for an important meeting or presentation, put on the Liftid headband for 20 minutes to improve your attention and focus. It boosts your synapses, meaning you have an edge on the competition when you’re up gaming until dawn. 

CIO 65W GaN Adapter

When you need to charge your devices, it’s important to have the right tools at your disposal. Especially if you need to charge multiple things at once. The CIO 65W GaN Adapter is powered by Gallium Nitride and delivers an amazing 65 watts. Furthermore, it can even charge your MacBook Pro. And you’ll have three ports at your disposal, so if the worst happens and your laptop, smartphone, and tablet are all out of juice, you won’t need to worry.


Logitech 4K Pro Magnetic Ultra HD Webcam

You won’t have to squint to see what your remote coworker is presenting with the Logitech 4K Pro Magnetic Ultra HD Webcam. And this webcam works great with your Apple Pro Display XDR, making you feel like you’re truly on the other side of the screen. Even if you work across the globe, this Logitech webcam makes you appear incredibly clear. In fact, it records in Ultra HD, so this webcam for Apple Pro Display XDR ensures you work with efficiency. So, no more glitches or having to explain a design you’re holding up. 

Logitech 4K Pro Magnetic Ultra HD Webcam

Logitech 4K Pro Magnetic Ultra HD Webcam in Black

Keychron K1 Ultra-Slim Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

Enhance the way you type with 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. Ideal for any workspace, the ultra-slim body adds to the sleek appearance of the Keychron. Additionally, it is compatible with Mac and Windows and even features a Mac layout along with macOS function keys from F1 to F12. Offering multiple key quantities, the Keychron K1 makes it easier for anyone to type.

Scanmarker Pen-Shaped Scanner

The Scanmarker Pen-Shaped Scanner makes grabbing selected text from documents so much easier than before. The size of a pen, this compact scanner is essentially a digital highlighter. Simply run this Bluetooth scanner over the text you’d like to save, and it will deliver it to your smartphone, tablet, or computer. It can even translate over 40 languages and offer a text-to-speech functionality. With a built-in and USB-rechargeable 250-mAh battery, this scanner works for about a week of regular use. 


Amber Smart Storage Platform

Safely access your files from anywhere with the Amber Smart Storage Platform. Featuring an all-in-one design, this device makes it easy to store your files locally and access them remotely. Easy to set up, Amber eliminates the headache of compromising clouds and complex solutions. Offering a secure all-in-one platform, Amber allows you to backup, share, and stream as you please. In addition, the smart storage platform provides a faster and safer way to store your digital photos, videos, and files both online and offline. 


PowMe All-in-One USB-C Hub Charger

If you’re tired of carrying around a bunch of different charging and hub devices, this gadget is for you. The PowMe All-in-One USB-C Hub Charger combines a Type-C charger, wireless charger, and a USB-C hub for the utmost in convenience and portability. And you’ll have everything you need to power your phone, laptop, AirPods, Apple Watch, and more. Furthermore, this all-in-one hub features a USB-C port, a USB QC 3.0 port, a USB 3.1 fast data port, and a 4K HDMI port. Plus, you’ll also have a microSD slot and an SD slot. Whatever data you need to transfer, the PowMe can do it.


HP S430C Curved Ultrawide Monitor 43.4″ Display

The HP S430C Curved Ultrawide Monitor 43.4″ Display completely bypasses the idea that two of something is better than one. Instead, this home office computer monitor shows that one display might just be better than two. Flipping the tradition of controlling two monitors with one computer, the HP S430C allows you to control two computers with one monitor. This is possible through a new technology called HP Device Bridge18. Using just one keyboard and mouse, you’ll be able to edit projects on two computers, even dragging and dropping between them.


NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 Router

Look to the NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 Router to give you the quality internet access you want. Wi-Fi 6 is the upcoming technology, and you won’t be able to appreciate it if your router can’t keep up. This Wi-Fi router serves up gigabit internet so you won’t encounter lags with uploading, downloading, or streaming. If you have a home office and deal with glitches during your videoconferences, the Nighthawk can help. And no matter where you need to access your super-fast internet, this gigabit router will be there, since its two antennas transmit the Wi-Fi signal even throughout the largest of homes.

Have you found anything else that is making working from home easier and more streamlined for you? We’re always looking for more ways to improve our setup. So let us know!

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Meet Tera Cuskaden

Tera has worked in the publishing industry since 2004 and considers the written word her first love. When she's not writing or editing, she's usually traveling, knitting, or binge-watching Netflix.

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