27 Cool Office Gadgets That Are Sure To Make Your Coworkers Jealous

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by Nathan Jude | Updated:  01/23/2021

Want the best? Head straight to the top 6 office gadgets we’re geeking out over!

Have you heard the song:

“Oh employees just wanna have fuh-un”

Actually, me neither… but it’s a FACT!

A recent US study found 79% of graduates believe fun at work is important [source].

If you agree, then these cool office gadgets are sure to create a fun and happy work environment for you and your closest colleagues.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your privacy, make your space more comfortable, or get some high-tech food and beverage gadgets, we’ve got you covered.

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The Coolest Office Gadgets in 2021

1. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

Tired of sipping on room-temperature coffee?

Even the best insulated mugs have a time limit on them, but the Ember Smart Mug can keep your coffee or tea heated to your liking, whenever and wherever.

With the world’s first temperature control mug on your desk, you can enjoy a piping hot cup o’Joe anytime at the touch of a button.

You can even control the temperature of your beverage with the Ember smartphone app.

Caught in a meeting and forgot your mug? Just open up the app and heat your coffee to enjoy when you get back to your desk. It really can’t get any more convenient than that!

Buy on Amazon

2. Tihoo Desk and Keyboard Vacuum Cleaner 

Get rid of those bulky dusters and dirty keyboard brushes and replace them with the Tihoo Keyboard Vacuum Cleaner.

This sleek, modern multi-functional cleaning tool provides powerful suction to clean out dust, crumbs and other particles from your keyboard. It has a cordless battery-powered design, making it portable and easy to use.

The Tihoo can even be used on rugs, carpets, car seats, and just about anywhere else. It also has a nylon brush attachment on the bottom for cleaning out tiny nooks and crannies.

Buy on Amazon

3. Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

Save paper and revolutionize your note-taking with the Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook.

With 36 dotted grid pages, this notebook can be used for everything from taking meeting notes to making charts and graphs.

When you have notes to share with colleagues, you won’t have to type them out. You can simply use the Rocketbook app to scan and share them on a host of popular cloud services, including Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, OneNote, Slack, and iCloud.

The app also has smart titles and smart search so you can quickly and easily find and pull up old notes.

Buy on Amazon

4. MVMT Reveler Everscroll™ Blue Light Filtering Glasses

MVMT Reveler Everscroll™ Blue Light Filtering Glasses

Staring at a computer screen all day can wreak havoc on your eyes. Keep them protected with MVMT Everscroll™ Blue Light Filtering Glasses.

We love the classic rectangle style that’s paired translucent frames, making them easy to coordinate with all your office wear.

These durable glasses provide 100% UV coverage and are made with custom hand-made cellulose acetate and stainless steel.

Buy on MVMT.com

5. Timeular 8-Sided Smart Time Tracking Dice

timeular time tracking office gadget

Do you ever find yourself wondering how the days just seem to slip away? The Timeular Smart Time Tracking Dice is here to maximize your productivity.

This fun little gadget is an 8-sided dice that you flip to tracking time spent on specific tasks. The team at Timeular have also created desktop and mobile apps to keep track of your productivity and analyze activity reports.

It’s crazy to see how much time can dwindle away on unproductive tasks like browsing social media or chatting with coworkers over coffee. With this device, you can better manage every minute and make the most of each day.

Buy on Timeular.com

6. Adjustable Height Standing Desk Stand

When you’re glued to a desk chair for eight hours (or more!) everyday, you’re not doing your body any favors.

Of course, you can’t quit your job, but you can do it while standing up with this Adjustable Height Standing Desk Stand.

This computer riser & workstation has an ergonomic 37-inch design that allows for over 200 height adjustable positions and can hold up to 37.5 lbs.

There are two tiers for monitors and keyboards, and the lower tier is removable if you want the extra space instead.

Buy on Amazon

7. FluidStance Balance Board for Standing Desk

FluidStance Balance Board for Standing Desk

When a standing desk just doesn’t feel like enough, get your body moving with the FluidStance Balance Board.

It’s perfect for improving your balance, core strength and keeping active without sacrificing your productivity.

But it doesn’t just stop at the office, you can use this balance board anywhere you might otherwise spend time sitting down. Take it with you for conference calls, watching TV, or even cooking.

Buy on Amazon

8. StrongTek 2-in-1 Ergonomic Footrest and Balance Board

When you’re stuck at a desk for hours on end, there’s no doubt that your feet and legs will start to feel sore and uncomfortable. Keep them moving with the StrongTek 2-in-1 Ergonomic Foot Rest & Balance Board.

You can rock your feet back and forth, keeping the blood flowing while sitting down, or practice your balance by standing and rocking while standing up.

There are rubber grips on the bottom and an anti-slip surface on the top making this a safe and effective accessory to keep with you at work.

Buy on Amazon

9. Upright GO 2 Smart Posture Trainer and Corrector

Slouching is really bad for your back and core and a hard habbit to break.

Trust me, I know! Sometimes I feel like the Hunchback of Notre Dame…

Just about everyone with a desk job will find themselves sitting hunched in front of the computer or over a pile of paperwork at some point. It can take a lot of attention to correct your posture and the Upright GO 2 is a great place to start.

Simply place the device between your shoulder blades, connect to the app, and get back to work! When you start to slouch it will vibrate to alert you to sit upright while sending biofeedback to the app.

The app also includes a training plan to help you perfect your posture and build core strength.

Buy on Amazon

10. Duex Pro 2.0 Full HD Portable Monitor

Expand your horizons with the Duex Pro Portable Monitor.

Whether you’re a master multitasker or want a simpler way to share what’s on your screen with people in the room, this handy piece of equipment offers a quality solution.

Measuring in at 12.5 inches, this full HD IPS display will look great next to other similarly sized devices like the 13 inch MacBook Pro.

Specifically designed to be a plug-and-play office gadget, making it easy to use and ready to go with a USB A/Type-C connection. It also has a dual-side sliding feature and a sleek and lightweight design, making it convenient to set up and use anywhere.

Buy on Amazon

11. Brydge Vertical Dock for MacBook Pro

Who starts the week with a clean desk only to see it look like a crime scene within a day or two?

Guilty!

Free up space on your desk and charge your MacBook securely with the Brydge Vertical Dock.

This vertical docking station is easy to use and compatible with the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. It also comes with two Thunderbolt 3 ports for added convenience.

Buy on Amazon

12. Cozy Products Flat Panel Radiant Desk Heater

On the coldest winter days, it can be hard to warm up, even when the heat is on and you’re at work. Get help keeping your legs and feet toasty with the Cozy Products Flat Panel Radiant Desk Heater.

This space-saving desk heater uses radiant heat, instead of a fan, which is great for reducing noise in an office setting. Unlike most other space heaters on the market, it doesn’t have exposed heating coils, which makes it much safer to use.

You can mount it to the wall or your desk, but we recommend buying the stand as well for even more setup options.

Buy on Amazon

13. Asuku Magnetic Building Blocks Pen & Stylus 

Do you find yourself getting distracted often when you should be working?

The Asuku Magnetic Building Blocks Pen & Stylus has been designed specifically to help you relax and focus.

This set of creative magnetic toys that comes with a multi-functional stylus pen is great for fidgeters and can provide stress relief.

Get your creative juices flowing as you use the pieces to build an array of interesting sculptures, patterns, shapes, and puzzles.

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14. Retro Wireless Charger

Retro Wireless Charger

Add a touch of retro style to your workspace with this Retro Wireless Charger.

Designed to look like an old-school television set, it can conjure up memories of your favorite shows before the days of smartphones and flat-screen TVs.

Compatible with a range of iPhone and Samsung models, just plug the charger into a USB outlet and rest your phone on it for a quick and easy charging option.

Buy on Uncommon Goods

15. EYSOFT Ultrathin Webcam Cover

Ever get the creeps wondering if someone out there has tapped into your webcam? It might sound a little paranoid, but we all know that virtual privacy is pretty much nonexistent these days.

If privacy is important to you, keep your webcam covered with these webcam covers from EYSOFT.

This handy little accessory may be extremely thin, but it’s also very durable and can be taken apart for easy cleaning. With a moveable slider design, this webcam cover can be opened and closed with the simple swipe of a finger.

Buy on Amazon

16. Indoor Desert Grow Kit

Indoor Desert Grow Kit

Add some life to your work environment with this Indoor Desert Grow Kit.

Plants can be difficult to care for, but with this kit, you don’t have to worry if you’re not a green thumb! These clean, compact, self-watering plants take care of themselves.

With cactus, bonsai, and aloe options, these plants root in coco pith, so there’s no messy dirt to fuss around with.

They come ready-to-grow in cute terracotta planters, which sends nutrients and moisture right to the plant’s roots.

Buy on Uncommon Goods

17. Magnetic Laptop Privacy Screen 

Magnetic Laptop Privacy Screen

Keep essential information away from prying eyes as you work with a Magnetic Laptop Privacy Screen.

These black security shields block out UV and blue light waves, so it’s impossible to read what’s on the screen unless you’re sitting right in front of it.

This accessory is ideal for those who work in finance, health and science industries. But of course they are suitable for anyone who wants to keep their information private.

Buy on Amazon

18. Smart Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser and Humidifier

Get your work done in a soothing environment with the Smart Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser & Humidifier.

Equipped with voice control functionality via Alexa & Google Home, this innovative device takes aromatherapy to the next level. 

You can use it as a regular diffuser, although it’s capable of a lot more.

Download the companion app and use your smartphone to control features like timer settings, scheduling, LED colors, mist intensity and more.

Buy on Amazon

19. HOTLOGIC Food Warming Lunch Bag 

It may appear like a regular lunch box from the outside, but this high-tech tote from HOTLOGIC can actually heat your food and keep it warm!

Whether you want to heat a fresh or frozen meal, this little box can do it for you.

Simply plug it in, set it, and forget it until you’re ready to eat.

Buy on Amazon

20. Anker 7-in-2 USB-C Hub for MacBook Pro 

If you own a newer model MacBook Pro that USB-C, you know how annoying it can be to realise a device you need to charge or use has a different port.

The Anker 7-in-2 USB-C Hub for MacBook Pro is about to become your new best friend.

This multifunctional dongle is designed to give you access to:

Buy on Amazon

21. Chivving Visual Pomodoro Timer 

If you want a ‘low-tech’ physical time tracker, the Chivving Visual Pomodoro Timer is an ideal accessory for managing your productivity.

Use it to time work tasks, study time, meetings, workouts and more.

This visual timer comes with a clear display and offers five adjustable volume levels along with a silent mode.

We like that it’s has been equiped with a rechargeable lithium battery, making it easy to carry around so you can use it for different activities throughout the day.

Buy on Amazon

22. Acrylic Wall-Mounted To-Do List

Acrylic Wall Mounted To Do List

While there are plenty of note-taking apps, sometimes important notes can get lost in the mix.

This Acrylic Wall-Mounted To-Do List offers a reusable solution for those who prefer the feel of crossing out a task rather than clicking the mouse or tapping a checkbox.

Using clear acrylic not only makes it safe, but super attractive in any home or office setting.

We think it’s a great idea for familes or teams to highlight their most important tasks.

Buy on Etsy

23. Premium Ergonomic Wooden Laptop Stand 

Premium Ergonomic Wooden Laptop Stand

Enhance your desktop workspace with this Premium Ergonomic Wooden Laptop Stand, handcrafted by Mateusz of Oakywood.

It’s designed to raise your laptop 6 inches off the surface of your desk, which can help reduce eye and neck strain while creating extra storage space.

We think it’s perfect for making your laptop a ‘second screen’ and for those who prefer to use an external keyboard and mouse.

Buy on Etsy

24. PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer 

PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer

Fun fact: Smartphones are TEN times dirtier than toilet seats [source].

Ok, there isn’t much fun about that fact… apologies!

Smartphone have always been breeding grounds for bacteria. If you like to keep your possessions as germ-free as possible, the PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer is a very handy accessory to add to your collection.

Just pop your phone into the sleek case, attach the PhoneSoap charging cable, and close the lid. UV lights will get to work zapping touchscreen germs while you go about your business.

This device also has built-in acoustic amplifiers so that you can still hear your phone’s alerts, alarms, and music while it’s being cleaned.

Buy on Uncommon Goods

25. Kodak Ultra Mini Portable Projector

Open up a world of presentation possibilities with the Kodak Ultra Mini Portable Projector.

This handy little device projects up to 100” HD 1080p display and is the perfect backup for anyone who frequently does presentations.

It includes HDMI and USB ports, a Micro SD reader and is compatible with iOS and Android devices. There is also built-in audio so you don’t even have to worry about lugging around external speakers.

Buy on Amazon

26. COZOO Under-Desk Headset Holder Mount with 3-Port USB

Tired of your headphones taking up much-needed desk space when you’re not using them? Do you have charging cables running here, there, and everywhere?

Use the COZOO Under-Desk Headset Holder Mount to free up space and keep your accessories organized.

This easy-to-use mount features three USB ports for charging devices, along with a smart watch charging dock and dual earphone hangers.

The team at COZOO have included 3M adhesive strips, which means you don’t have to screw it into the underside of your desk.

Buy on Amazon

27. Basketball Wastebasket

Basketball Wastebasket

Anyone who likes to have a little fun at work will enjoy this Basketball Wastebasket.

Whether you’re a fan or just looking for a quirky desk accessory, this entertaining wastebasket will be an MVP wherever you place it.

“Kobe!”

Buy on Uncommon Goods

The Top 6 Office Gadgets We’re Geeking Out Over

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

Keep coffee at the perfect temperature for longer.

Buy on Amazon

Timeular Smart Time Tracking Dice

timeular time tracking office gadget

Become more productive & monitor your progress.

Buy on Timeular.com

FluidStance Balance Board for Standing Desks

FluidStance Balance Board for Standing Desk

Improve balance & core strength while working!

Buy on Amazon

Upright GO 2 Smart Posture Trainer

The high-tech way to help you stop slouching.

Buy on Amazon

Brydge Vertical Dock for MacBook Pro

Sleek, space saving & absolutely stunning!

Buy on Amazon

Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

For those who still love to put pen to paper.

Buy on Amazon

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Hey! I'm Nathan Jude, also known as the HPGE (Human Powered Gadget Engine) and I freaking love all things gadgets. I started 6gadgets.com to share my passion and geek out with other like minded 'tech heads'! If I'm not searching the globe for new gizmos, you'll find me on the golf course or spending time with my beautiful family.

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