Amazon’s latest initiative – Amazon Launchpad – teams Amazon’s product, sales, and marketing experts with innovators, inventors, and startups. The result is a shopping space full of interesting, new, innovative, and inventive products. Naturally, many of these products are super cool, and super expensive new tech gadgets. We’ve sorted through all the offerings and found 30 of the most awesome and affordable products on Amazon Launchpad.
You will love our editor’s curated product picks! FYI: We are an Amazon affiliate partner and may get a share of the sale of your purchase (at no cost to you).
The Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook Changes Everything You Ever Knew About Notebooks
Say goodbye to paper and hello to notes that are easily uploaded to the cloud so you can access them from any device. Take notes, scan them into the app, wipe them away with a damp cloth, repeat. The Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook changes everything!
Add Some Magic Into Story Time With the Storybook Projector for Smartphones
Watch your little one’s eyes light up when you read them a story while projecting images onto their bedroom walls. The Storybook Projector is a great gift both for parents and for little kids!
This Charge Smart Wi-Fi Plug Takes Us One Step Closer to a Future Where We Can Plug In and Charge Up Anywhere
One day bulky charging hubs and stations will be a relic of the past. With this Charge Smart Wi-Fi Plug all you need is the USB cable and you can charge any device directly, no plug thingie necessary.
Tea Drops Make an Ideal Gift For the Tea Lover in Your Life
Made of organic teas and spices, and lightly sweetened, Tea Drops completely dissolve in a cup of hot water. They’re better than a tea bag, less fussy than loose leaf tea.
InstaFire Eco-Friendly Fire Starter is a Safe, Burnable Pouch That Makes Starting a Fire As Easy as Flicking Your Lighter
Light your fireplace, grill, or campfire with non-toxic InstaFire Fire Starter and you’ll be cooking and/or cozy in no time. No need for paper, fuel, or toxic briquettes anymore, and with a 30-year shelf life, this makes a great addition to any emergency kit.
Not Parent Approved: A Card Game for Kids, Families and Mischief Makers is Essentially Cards Against Humanity, But For Kids
Want your kids to unplug? Then you’re going to want to get their hands on the award winning card game Not Parent Approved. Despite it’s name, you will definitely approve of the hours of fun your kids will have without screens!
This Pancake Batter Mixer Practically Does All the Work For You
Imagine making your family a batch of pancakes, and then having only one little container to wash! The Pancake Batter Mixer has a wide opening at the bottom to easily add ingredients, a wire ball whisk to perfectly blend your batter with just a few shakes, and spout that dispenses the batter, unmessily, into your pan.
This Stainless Steel Soft Edge Flexi Turner Finally Lets You Use Your Favorite Pan and Your Favorite Spatula Together
For far too long we’ve had to use weak, bendy, lame spatulas in our non-stick pans. But this Soft Edge Turner is a game changer. A stainless steel spatula sturdy enough to flip anything that needs flipping, with a protective edge so our pans remain scratch free. Brilliant!
FRESHPAPER Food Saver Sheets Fit Into Any Container and Help Your Foods Stay Fresh Longer
If you’re like me, you buy lovely produce only to throw it away. It’s a combination of the food going off too fast, and me forgetting about it. FRESHPAPER Food Saver Sheets won’t help you remember your produce, but it will make your produce last a lot longer. Use them in your fruit bowl, refrigerator produce drawers, or in your containers of berries, lettuce, or grapes.
The Justick Frameless Desktop Organizer Displays Your Notes, Photos, and Anything Else Without Tape, Pushpins, or Magnets
Is it magic? No, it’s science – the display surfaces incorporate “electro-adhesion technology” – but it may as well be magic because it’s awesome and I don’t really understand how it works. The Justick Display Surfaces come in a variety of shapes and sizes for home or office use.
The Vision Clear Slotted Knife Stand/Block is Definitely the Coolest Knife Block We’ve Ever Seen
A kitchen standard just got a major design upgrade with this super chic Clear Knife Block. And it takes the guess work out of which knife you’re grabbing.
Walkie Chalk Allows You to Not Crawl Around on the Ground
Anyone who has spent any time coloring on a driveway or sidewalk will tell you that the worst part about it is the driveway or sidewalk. It’s definitely not the most comfortable place to sit, kneel, or crawl while you create your masterpiece. And then some genius invented Walkie Chalk! Problem solved. Hello perfect stocking stuffer!
Save Time and Mess With the Swiss Pull Chop
The Swiss Pull Chop cleverly chops anything in seconds with a few pulls of the handle. You can decide how finely you’d like your ingredients chopped, and clean up is a breeze!
What Sets the Apera Fit Zippered Bag Apart is its Sanitized-Infused Antimicrobial Fabric
Sure, you can put anything you want into these handy Zippered Organization Bags, but they really shine when it comes to your gym gear. Work out, shower, and change and then store your sweaty gear in one of these bags to keep the rest of your stuff grody-free. You can even store your wet swimsuit to keep the rest of your stuff dry.
Grow Your Own Edible Mushrooms With This Organic Mushroom Growing Kit
This Organic Mushroom Growing Kit promises a bounty of edible mushrooms in as little as 10 days! This would make a great gift for foodies, or for kids interested in food or science.
This USB Travel Computer Backpack is Not Your Average Backpack
Made from tear, water, and thief resistant fabrics and zips, this Travel Computer Backpack has a detachable USB charging cable so you can charge your devices anywhere, a separate laptop opening so your other belongings stay securely away while you access your computer, and 17 thoughtful slots and compartments that are perfect for storing and accessing your belongings.
Save Yourself From a Mess of Corn Kernels All Over Your Kitchen With the Corn Zipper
Sure, you can cut the kernels off the cob with a knife, but you’ll end up with kernels everywhere and a sticky mess. The Corn Zipper lets you shave the kernels directly where you want them.
Has Anyone Ever Loved a Bathtub Drain Hair Collector as Much as Users Love the TubShroom?
The answer to that is no. The TubShroom fits any standard tub drain and effectively catches all the hair. But the best part is that it’s so easy to clean.
The Get It Right Premium Silicone Round Lid Turns Any Container Into an Airtight Storage Container
Not only do these Silicone Lids suction onto any cup or bowl for storage, but they’re also microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe, and they’re guaranteed to last forever.
No show socks are great in theory. In practice they are usually a crumpled, uncomfortable mess, lost deep inside your shoe. These Keysocks Knee High No Show Socks will complete your no-sock look without the endless tugging and readjusting, the inevitable blisters, and the constant annoyance.
The Techknit Cooling Towel Will Cool Down to 30 Degrees Below Your Body Temperature
Simply wet, wring, and snap the Techknit Cooling Towel and it suddenly begins a chemical free process of cooling down. Apply it to your neck, head, anywhere, and it will cool you down instantly, and keep you cool for 2 hours! Then you just need to wet, wring, and snap it again.
This Organic Gourmet Microwave Popcorn Will Change Your Mind About Microwave Popcorn
Forget those bags full of processed chemical who-knows-what. The latest in Microwave Popcorn is both organic and gourmet. Quinn promises “farm to bag” transparency. You can read all about the farmers while you enjoy your delicious snack.
This Travel Coffee Press is the Most Perfect Gift Ever
A great cup of fresh pressed coffee ANYWHERE? Sign me up! This Travel Coffee Press makes it all possible.
Stand Out From the Crowd This School Year With These Two Pocket School Subjects Coloring Folders
Color them in before school starts or use them for doodling during long lectures. These Two Pocket Coloring Folders are here just in time to head back to school in style.
There’s No Reason Not to Always Feel (and Smell) Fresh and Clean With These DUDE Shower Body Wipes
Long flights, crowded commutes, unexpectedly hot sweaty walks during your lunch break… all sorts of things might give you that not-so-fresh-feeling at times when taking a shower is not an option. Enter DUDE Shower Body Wipes. It’s a wet wipe for your whole body.
If You Live With a Dog and Other People, Then You Probably Ask This Question Often: Did You Feed the Dog?
This clever Did You Feed the Dog? gadget eliminates the mystery. Mount it with the included adhesives or magnets, and simply slide the switches over. Because you can’t rely on your dog to tell you the truth.
This Mini Waffle Maker Makes More Than Just Waffles
While traditional waffles for one is reason enough to spring for this Mini Waffle Maker, the pint-sized gadget can cook up nearly anything into a single-serve “waffled” snack.
Invented by a NYC Paramedic, the SuperVizor Auto Escape Tool Ensures That You Won’t Become Trapped in Your Vehicle After an Accident
The SuperVizor Auto Escape Tool tucks away on your visor where you hopefully will never need it or think about it again. But in case of an emergency, you will easily be able to reach it, cut through seatbelts, and break car windows so you can escape your vehicle quickly and safely.
The World’s Smallest SOS Alarm is Tiny, Adorable, and Loud AF
It unobtrusively fits on your keychain, purse, or backpack, or you can hold it discreetly in your hand while walking through that sketchy parking lot. Should the need arise, this Tiny SOS Alarm emits an ear splitting noise that will attract attention and scare off any would-be attacker.