The majority of us spend a good chunk of our 8 hour workday sitting at our desk crunching numbers, writing emails, and staring at the screen. With so much time spent in one spot, why not deck it out with some cool desk gadgets to help spruce up the livelihood of your workspace?
Check out these 9 fun and (mostly) useful tech gadgets to add to your work desk!
With the dry winter air just around the corner, you’ll want this handy dandy guy around to keep your nose breathing right. Say Hello to the Android Humidifier and your newest desk buddy! One fully loaded humidifier works for 10 hours without a mechanical drive, no noise or pollution and low energy consumption. Bonus plus? Rotate his arms up and it will be like he’s cheering you on all day.
If your desk looks anything like ours, it most likely has a web of wires collecting on the floor waiting for you to untangle when you happen to need one. Guess what? There’s a very simple solution and extremely affordable fix for that! These adhesive colorful cable clips help keep all your wires organized and ready to use at a moment’s notice.
Looking for a way to burn calories and improve your mood while at your desk? You might want to invest in a DeskCycle. Specifically designed to be used in the work environment with its smooth and quiet operation, this convenient equipment is a great workout alternative for those busy work days where you just can’t escape to the gym.
Digital Smart Pen
If you find yourself furiously jotting down every word at meetings or during phone calls, this pen may be the perfect solution. Livescribe’s Echo Smartpen records everything you write and hear, replays your meetings for later review, searches for words within notes, and much more allowing you to actually be present and focused on the meeting at hand. With Wi-Fi accessibility, this is truly note taking of the 21st Century!
Laser Projection Keyboard
Is there anything wrong with your existing keyboard? Probably not, but how much cooler would your desk look with one of these laser projection virtual keyboards! Compatible with your smart phone, tablet or laptop, this device projects a virtual keyboard onto your flat desk surface through Bluetooth technology allowing for not only more space but a futuristic desk sure to turn a few heads.
Play More Notepad
What this next must-have desk item lacks in tech points, it makes up for in creative inner child glory. Notepad paper that looks like a sports ball when crumbled up is just pure genius and an awesome way to add some fun into your workspace. Turn your next brainstorming session into a friendly ball game!
Add some retro fun to your desk with this cell phone handset. Compatible with most phones and tablets, this accessory is both functional, charming and perfect for those who use their cell phone as their main work phone, too.
Keep your cup of coffee or tea warm throughout the day with this small desk size mug warmer. With a convenient on / off switch, you can enjoy a warm cup of your favorite pick me up any time of the day. Similarly, run a quick search and you can find a beverage chiller to keep your favorite refreshers cool all day as well.
We can name a handful of things on your desk that are a magnet for dust and small debris. This cool Cyber Clean Putty squeezes into the most stubborn and small crevices to pull out last week’s bagel crumbs and office dog hair to reveal a clean and spotless desk.
Jen Huynh – Recruiter Artisan Creative