11 Work productivity gadgets to help you get more done
Want to become more efficient, energized, and focused at work? There are a ton of work productivity gadgets that can help you become more efficient while you work. From under-desk ellipticals to high-quality noise-canceling headphones, we've got you covered with the best office gadgets to improve your performance at work.
Increasing your productivity at work can help you tackle big projects quicker, stay ahead of deadlines, and find a better work-life balance. Whether you work at home or in an office, there are plenty of ways to improve productivity, from investing in work productivity gadgets to eliminating distractions with a nice pair of headphones.
If you’ve done everything you can to increase your productivity on your own, maybe it’s time to turn to technology for that little extra boost you need to thrive at work. Below we’ve selected some of our favorite work productivity gadgets to help you become a happier and more efficient employee.
You might not need all these office gadgets, but you’d be amazed at the difference a nice keyboard or a quality ergonomic chair can make in your day-to-day at work.
Autonomous Kinn Chair Full Range of Motion Office Chair
Comfort plays a huge role in your work productivity. And with the Autonomous Kinn Chair, you’ll have no trouble sitting at your desk for long periods while you work. It’s built to be more like an experience than an office chair, with an emphasis on ergonomics, freedom of movement, and balance. The frameless back was designed to mirror the human spine and the conical spring seat promotes comfort and balance. Nothing saps your productivity more than an uncomfortable office chair, so this is one of the first work productivity gadgets we recommend looking into.
BESTEK Mountable USB Power Strip Cube
Say goodbye to those large clunky power strips that you have to hide under your desk. The BESTEK Mountable USB Power Strip Cube is compact, aesthetically designed, and sure to meet all your modern charging needs. It comes with three USB ports, a USB-C port, and three standard outlets, so you won’t have to waste any time looking for a place to charge all your devices. You can mount it anywhere around your desk with its five-foot power cable using either 3M adhesive tape or mounting screws.
HP Tango X Smart Home Printer
Printers have always been a headache. Up until now, you could never really depend on a printer when you needed it most. But the HP Tango X is as reliable as it is modern. Using a two-way cloud connection, you can print, scan, and copy documents from any device, anywhere. It’s also smaller and more aesthetic than traditional printers. Best of all, it responds to voice commands via Amazon Echo, Google Assistant, and Microsoft Cortana. This is sure to up your work productivity if you find yourself printing a lot of photos or documents throughout the day.
HP EliteDisplay S340c Curved Monitor
Nothing cuts into your productivity or workflow like having to switch between a bunch of windows and tabs to get your work done. If you spend a lot of the workday at a computer, it’s worth upgrading your monitor. The HP EliteDisplay is a 34-inch curved monitor that comes with a pop-up camera to make remote collaboration easier. The wider screen gives you plenty of space to open several windows at once, and the crystal clear resolution won’t be an eyesore after a long day staring at your computer.
Keychron K1 Ultra-Slim Wireless Mechanical Keyboard
There are only two kinds of people: those who’ve used a mechanical keyboard and those who haven’t. And those who haven’t don’t know what they’re missing. The Keychron K1 Ultra-Slim Wireless Mechanical Keyboard enhances your typing experience, leading to a more comfortable and efficient experience for those of you who type a lot for a living. It requires less force and finger travel to cut down on fatigue. It’s compatible with both Windows and Mac.
Mobile Pixels DUEX Pro Dual-Display Laptop Monitor
If you work a lot on the go but you long for the convenience of a second monitor, check out the Mobile Pixels DUEX. It’s a portable monitor that attaches to your laptop to give you that extra monitor space you need to up your productivity. Although it’s portable, the 12.5-inch display is still plenty powerful, offering an HD 1080p resolution. Best of all, it only weighs 1.7 pounds, so you won’t have to think twice about leaving it in your laptop bag when you head out to the coffee shop for a day of work.
Jabra Evolve 80 Professional Stereo Headset
If you work in a busy office, a nice set of headphones can greatly improve your work productivity. With superior active noise-cancellation, the Jabra Evolve 80 Professional Stereo Headset can help you concentrate no matter where you work. The headset gauges and counters ambient noise as soon as you turn it on. It also comes with an external red light that indicates your coworkers when you’re on a call. It’s also comfortable enough to wear all day.
UPERGO Standing Desk Converter
It’s hard to sit for long uninterrupted periods. The UPERGO Standing Desk Converter lets you quickly switch between sitting and standing so you can spend more time at your desk comfortably. The device sits on top of your existing desk and adjusts from 2.2 to 16.9 inches, giving you plenty of range to find the ideal standing height. A gas spring lift provides easy height adjustment, and the desk can hold upwards of 25 pounds. You’ll be able to spend more time comfortably at your desk to up your work productivity.
Cubii Jr Adjustable Under-Desk Elliptical
Sometimes a little movement or exercise is all it takes to remain energized and focused throughout a long day of work. The Cubii Jr helps you achieve your daily step count without ever having to leave your desk. The under-desk elliptical is designed to target your core, hamstrings, calves, glutes, quads, and hip flexors. And it counts your calories as you move. You can adjust the pedal resistance to alternate from light exercise to a more intense workout at your desk.
Bluelounge StudioDesk Advanced Office Desk
Messy desks can create unnecessary stress. The Bluelounge StudioDesk was designed to keep your workspace clean and tidy. Store all your cables, adapters, and other items beneath the desktop to keep the desk safe from clutter. The desk was designed for a clean, modern look and is made from solid birch wood. It’s available in two sizes and is easier to assemble than anything you’d buy from IKEA (you just have to attach the four legs).
Amber Smart Storage Platform
Having a safe and easy place to access all your files is critical to working productively. The Amber Smart Storage Platform offers just that, with up to 4TB capacity to safely store your photos, videos, and files both online and offline. It’s a secure all-in-one storage platform that works with an app for convenient control no matter where you go. Gone are the days of massive hard drives and compromising cloud storage solutions.
In a world where distractions can follow us anywhere, it’s more important than ever to invest in our productivity. And really it’s the little things that make us happier and more productive at work, whether that’s taking regular breaks or buying work productivity gadgets that can help us focus better and feel more energized while we work.
What work productivity gadgets have worked best for you?
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