We're lucky enough to be living in a time where people have invented handy gadgets to solve a whole host of issues you may face throughout your life. Thanks to them (and the convenience of shopping on Amazon), you're just a few steps away from becoming a modern-day Inspector Gadget. Here are some of the coolest gadgets we found on Amazon this week. And bonus — they all cost less than 30 bucks!
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This Finger Exerciser Is as Fun as It Looks
via: AmazonGet ready to exercise those fingers and strengthen your hand muscles! If your job (or hobby) requires sustained use of your hands, this handy doodad is great for preventing fatigue, strain, and even carpal tunnel. It's available in three different tensions depending on what level of resistance you'd like to work with.
This Massage Ball Is Like a Massage Therapist You Can Keep in Your Pocket
via: AmazonIt's made of durable, high-density rubber and features dozens of rubber spikes to increase circulation and work out any knots. It also comes with a book containing 16 different massage techniques to help you achieve the best results.
The Staybowlizer Is a Must for People Who Love to CookThe Staybowlizer basically functions as a third hand in the kitchen. It holds mixing bowls steady whether they're on your countertop or you want to create a double boiler. It's made of thick and flexible silicone and is oven, microwave, and dishwasher safe.
Keep Your Fingers Safe with These Cut-Resistant Gloves
via: AmazonThese gloves are made from Polyethylene glass fibers which are knitted together to create knife-proof material. Slip them onto your hands before doing any cutting (in the kitchen or out in the yard) and rest assured knowing your digits are safe.
These Silicone Food Storage Bags Make So Much Sense
via: Amazon/Van TranAll of the convenience of disposable zippered plastic bags with none of the waste! These bags have the added benefit of being microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe. Plus they're super cute.
This Tiny Fan Plugs Right into Your Phone
via: AmazonWhenever you start feeling too hot, plug this little guy into your phone and get some much-needed relief. It's lightweight, portable, and uses very little power.
This Foldable Keyboard Is Great When You Need to Be Flexible
via: AmazonIf you want to bring a keyboard with you but don't have the necessary space, you'll want to consider this handy foldable option. It's made of soft silicone, making it both waterproof and dustproof.
This Bluetooth Speaker Lets You Bring Your Tunes with You
via: AmazonAnd it looks super classy, too. Enjoy up to 6 hours of playing time with the built-in rechargeable battery. The speaker also features a built-in microphone for hands-free phone calls.
This Pet Window Fence Lets Your Pets See What's Going on Outside
via: AmazonAlleviate your pet's curiosity about what's going on outside your yard with this handy (and adorable) window just for them. It includes all the hardware necessary for installation and can be set up in basically no time at all.
Enjoy the Great Outdoors with This Camping Hammock
via: AmazonIt can be used for short- or long-term camping trips and also includes a mosquito net to keep bugs and other creepy crawlies from interrupting your lounge sesh.
This Headphone Splitter Fits Right on Your Keychain
via: AmazonNext time you're on a plane or bus and want to share your tunes (our audiobook or podcast) with someone, look no further than your handy dandy keyring. If you have the elago Keyring Splitter, you're in luck! Plug it into your device and voila! You can now plug two pairs of headphones into the terminals.
I Can Think of Approximately 1 Billion Uses for These Magnetic Twist Ties
via: AmazonSecure cables to your clothes, secure your keys to your fridge, clip your cereal bags closed — there are three uses for you right off the bat. This listing is for a pack of 10 twist ties in a variety of colors so you've got a bunch of options.
Take the Best Selfies wit This Ring Light Cell Phone Holder
via: AmazonWe all know about the magic of a ring light, right? Here's one that also holds your phone for you, freeing up your hands while also providing the perfect lighting. It's ideal for selfies and livestreams.
This Card Holder Keeps All Your Important Stuff Together
via: AmazonThis small silicone pocket is great if you have a key card for your apartment or workplace, or if you want to go out on the town without bringing your whole purse. Just tuck your ID and credit card in the pocket and you're good to go.
These Bag Clips Create a Handy Spout on Bagged Goods
via: AmazonKeep your bagged foods fresh and make them easy to pour. They're reusable, microwave and freezer safe, and are very easy to attach to whatever bagged stuff you have in your pantry.
This Bag Sealer Is Another Handy Option
via: AmazonRather than simply rolling the top of your chip bag closed and calling it good, why not actually seal it to keep everything fresh? This handy sealer has a magnet on the back so you can store it on your fridge for easy access.
Unleash Your Creative Side with This Coffee Mug
via: AmazonIt's covered with building block studs and even includes a few blocks to get you started. This mug is also available in six different colors, so really, you could fill your whole cupboard with 'em.
These Highlighters Look Like Giant Vitamins!
via: AmazonThey even come in what looks like a giant pill bottle! This would be the perfect gift for someone who's studying to become a doctor or nurse — or just for someone who likes highlighters!
This Bottle Opener Catches the Caps for You
via: AmazonTalk about genius. As soon as you pop the top off your beer or soda, this wall-mounted bottle opener catches it for you so you don't have to chase it all over your kitchen. What a bro.
This Space Pen Can Write Under Virtually Any Circumstances
This Footrest Is a Little Hammock for Your Feet
via: AmazonIn as little as 15 seconds, your feet could be enjoying their own little vacation as they swing away on a hammock beneath your desk. Not only is it ergonomic, it's also very cute. Life is just better with a hammock, ya know? Even one that's just for your feet.
This Is the Ideal Travel Pillow
via: Amazon/Velai_28Sure, this pillow may look a little silly from the outside, but on the inside, it is luxurious as heck. It allows you to sit forward with your head fully supported. Also, it's inflatable which means it can also be stored in the included handy travel sack.
This Toothpaste Squeezer Always Squeezes from the Bottom
via: Amazon/Green Eyes(Unlike some people you may or may not live with.) Make sure you're getting every last drop of toothpaste with this handy gadget. It also includes a suction cup hanger for if you want to keep your toothpaste within easy reach at all times.
These Bed Bands Keep Your Sheet on at All Times
via: YouTubeThere's nothing more frustrating than having your fitted sheet pop off your mattress in the middle of the night. These elastic bands have strong clips on either side that keep that from happening.
Organize Your Desk with This Note Holder
via: AmazonThe Gripet eliminates the need for thumbtacks, tape, or a bunch of magnets covering your fridge or bulletin board. Simply tuck notes into the Gripet when you need them out of your way and easily pull them out when you need them in front of you.
And Organize Your Kitchen with These Spice Gripper Clips
via: AmazonThese clips can be installed on your cabinet door in a matter of seconds with the included 3M tape. They fit most standard round spice containers, and a single set costs less than 10 bucks and contains enough clips to hold 30 spice jars.
This Is the Most Fun Pen Holder We've Ever Seen
via: AmazonThis pencil holder makes putting pencils and pens away into a fun activity rather than simply staying tidy. The fun bristles accommodate writing utensils of varying sizes and keep them on fun display.
Use This Cold Brewer to Make Cold-Brew Coffee
via: AmazonWe're really digging the low-profile look of this cold brewer, and the fact that it's made of glass is a great bonus. But if you prefer iced tea...
This Iced Tea Maker Is a Must for Summer
via: AmazonBrew your tea in the device, then add ice and shake it to instantly make several cups of delicious iced tea. It's great for days that you decide to eat out on the patio last minute and need some iced tea to make the day absolutely perfect.
This Sanitizer Plugs Right into Your Outlet
via: Amazon/MiandaIt sucks in all the dust and germs floating around the room and spits out good, clean air. It's also very quiet and won't distract you with loud humming. This size is great for bathrooms or other small spaces in your home.
The Ringer Is a Great Tool for Cooks Who Love Their Cast Iron
via: AmazonObviously, you can't use soap in your cast iron skillet. When it needs a good scrub, use The Ringer instead. It's basically a piece of chain mail made specifically to scrub out your pans without damaging the seasoning you've worked so hard to maintain.
The Thumb Thing Makes Reading More Ergonomic
via: AmazonForget using two hands to hold your book! Pop the Thumb Thing on your thumb and it'll hold your book wide open for you.
These Headrest Hooks Will Keep Your Car Tidier
via: AmazonEasily attach these hooks to your headrest poles and use them to keep your purse, grocery bags, trash bags, umbrella, or whatever else off your car floor. They're so handy that we kind of can't believe they don't come standard in most vehicles.
This Fragrance Diffuser Was Made for Your Car
via: AmazonIt clips right onto your air vents and eliminates odors from your car. Simply place a few drops of essential oils on the included refill pads and enjoy a fresh smelling vehicle.
The Grid-It Organizer Can Hold Just About Anything
via: AmazonIt's covered in elastic bands that can be used in endless configurations to hold your gadgets, travel-size toiletries, or pretty much whatever else you need to organize. The rubberized elastics are specially designed to grip everything and hold them firmly in place.
This Outlet Cover Adds USB Ports to Your Plug
via: AmazonAdd some much-needed USB ports just about anywhere in your house with this outlet cover. Each cover features three ports that can be used to charge your cell phone, tablet, or e-reader.
Organize Your Closet with These Shirt Stackers
via: AmazonSay goodbye to messy drawers and closets. These interlocking dividers act as tiny shelves to hold your T-shirts, polo shirts, leggings, or other articles of clothing. You could also use it to organize papers on your desk!