Think you’ve seen every cool gadget that the internet has to offer? Think again! The following 35 products will not only make your life easier and more enjoyable, but they all happen to be available for under 35 dollars. From an inflatable lantern to a lightsaber umbrella to a literal selfie “stick”, these 35 inventions are beyond brilliant.
Keep scrolling to discover the most wow-worthy inventions you can find on Amazon. Spoiler alert: the last one makes eating s’mores 100X easier. You can thank me later, through a mouthful of s’mores.
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This Smart Luggage Tag Protects Your Stuff
Looking for a luggage tag that might actually be able to help you get your lost suitcase back? This Dynotag Smart Luggage ID Tag is the answer you’ve been looking for. Each tag comes with its own unique QR code that can be scanned in order to gain your contact info. Plus, it has location tracking so you know exactly where your stuff is at all times!
This Spork Multitool Has Roughly a Thousand Uses
Sporks are fun, and we could all use more excuses to use them. This Eat’N Tool Outdoor Spork Multitool gives you several. Along with the spork, it also features a flat screwdriver, a bottle opener, and three metric wrench reliefs. The durable construction makes it basically indestructible. This is one multitool that you’ll want to bring with you everywhere.
This High-Tech Lightbulb Can Be Controlled With Your Phone
Lightbulbs are pretty basic, right? Wrong! This LIFX Mini Wi-Fi Smart Led Light Bulb is anything but boring. It functions just like a normal lightbulb but with one futuristic feature: it can be completely customized from your phone. You can change up the brightness level and even control the warm or cool tone of the light with the press of a button.
This Phone Stand Is Built for Charging
If your phone is constantly dying (like mine is), this Cell Phone Stand from Lamicall is a total game-changer. Not only does it hold your smartphone upright so it’s easy to watch videos or scroll through social media, but it has a cutout designed for your cord to fit through so you can charge it at the same time.
This Iced Coffee Thermos Chills Liquid in a Flash
Iced coffee is a summer essential, and this Teal Iced Coffee Maker from Zoku makes sure that you get your favorite frosty cold caffeinated beverage ASAP. Just fill it with the coffee or tea of your choice and in under five minutes, it’ll be chilled and ready for enjoyment. The weirdest part? There’s no ice required!
This Shower Head Has a Built-in Filter
If your house has hard water, it can be incredibly expensive to do anything about it. This Ionic Shower Head is a surprisingly cost-effective way to enjoy cleaner water without having to empty out your savings account. The built-in filtration system softens hard water and removes harmful chemicals such as chlorine and fluoride. You’ll notice a difference in your skin and hair after the first use!
These Sleep Headphones Whisk You Away to Dreamland
Not being able to sleep is incredibly frustrating, and when you’re stressed out it can make the problem even worse. These Sleep Headphones are your one-way ticket to a good night’s sleep, and after the first night, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them. The soft, comfy mask blocks out 100% of light, and Bluetooth 5.0 technology allows you to listen to soothing tunes as you drift off.
This Kleenex Holder Holds Your Secret Stash
Your car holds a ton of important stuff, and most of it isn’t something that you want visible to anyone who happens to be walking past. That’s what makes this Black Leather Car Visor Tissue Holder Mount so ingenious. Not only does it store tissues (which always come in handy), it also has two hidden spots for cards, cash, or anything else you want to hide in plain sight.
This Drink Holder Clips Right to Your Table
Even if you’re not hopelessly clumsy (like I am), knocking over a cup of water or a hot mug of coffee can be a major bummer. Plus, if that cup or mug happens to be on your desk covered in electronics, it can be an expensive bummer. This Drink Cup Holder Clip holds your drink securely and clips to your desk or table for worry-free sipping.
This Mini Iron is Perfect For Traveling
Cramming all of your clothes into a suitcase tends to make them a bit wrinkly, and if you don’t have access to an iron where you’re traveling, packing a full-sized one isn’t the best idea. That’s where this Steamfast Mini Steam Iron comes in. It’s perfectly sized to fit in a suitcase without taking up a ton of space and works just as well as a full-sized version.
This Self-Watering Pot Is Totally Independant
Raise your hand if you’re constantly forgetting to water your plants. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Every single houseplant I’ve ever owned has died on me within a couple of days, and it’s always because of a lack of water. This Aquaphoric Self Watering Planter is here to save the day. It comes in a variety of pretty colors and is basically foolproof.
This Lightsaber Umbrella is Straight Out of ‘Star Wars’
What happens in the Stars Wars universe when it rains? They pull out this Lightsaber Umbrella from BESTKEE, of course! Seriously, though, this product is brilliant. It illuminates your path during nighttime walks and brightens up dark and gloomy days. The windproof design keeps it intact no matter how turbulent the weather. Plus, it just looks super cool.
This Clever Gadget Keeps You Hydrated
You probably don’t drink as much water as you’re supposed to. We all could use a little reminder to stay hydrated every now and then, and this handy invention will keep you on track throughout the day while allowing you to drink out of whatever type of bottle you choose. The Ulla also makes a perfect gift for your dehydrated friends and family members!
This Cute Bracelet Charges Your Stuff
File this one under a product that’s so simple yet so brilliant that it makes you kick yourself for not thinking it up in the first place. The Auzev Bracelet is a lightning cable that charges at a high speed and can be worn securely on your wrist as a (surprisingly fashionable) bracelet. No one will know it’s a charger until you start charging your phone with it!
This Selfie Stick It Works Surprisingly Well
Here’s the thing about traditional selfie sticks: the stick part is always visible, so it’s hard to get a nice photo that doesn’t end up looking like a goofy selfie. This Hands-Free Universal Phone Holder flips the script on a traditional selfie stick by allowing you to literally “stick” your phone to any surface and snap a pic with the included remote control.
This Power Bank Is Slim Enough to Fit In Your Wallet
It can be incredibly nerve-wracking to be away from home with a dying phone. We rely on our devices so much that the thought of going without one for even an hour or two seems unbearable. So why not carry this teeny tiny power bank with you so you never have to experience the horror of a dead phone? The best part? It’s slim enough to fit in your wallet!
This Faucet Light Illuminates Your Kitchen
If you get up frequently in the night to use the bathroom, you know all too well how dark and creepy it can be. Sure, you could always use a nightlight, but why not opt for something 100 times cooler like this Colorful LED Water Kitchen Faucet Light? It’s extremely easy to install and changes color based on the temperature of the water.
This Lunchbox Transforms Into a Placemat
Eating your lunch at work just became a whole lot less messy with this Flatbox Reusable Lunch Bag. When zipped up, it securely holds your food and keeps it chilled for hours. Once unzipped, it turns into a placemat that allows you to eat your food without getting food crumbs all over your desk. How smart is that?
This Inflatable Lantern is Easy to Carry
Camping is one of those activities that lets you get away from it all, relax, and recharge. But having to haul all of your equipment to your campsite can sometimes be more grueling than relaxing. This Solar Inflatable Lantern from LuminAID gives you one less heavy and awkward thing to carry. The inflatable design makes it extremely lightweight and easy to shove into a pack.
This Neck Pillow Has a Built-in Hoodie
Traveling to far off places can be thrilling, but actually getting there tends to be anything but. If you’re like me and find it impossible to sleep on an airplane, train, or bus, you need this HoodiePillow Memory Foam Travel Pillow in your life. The memory foam contours to your neck for maximum comfort and the hoodie adds major coziness.
This Brilliant Changing Pad Keeps Little Hands Clean
If you have kids, you know all too well how difficult it can be to change a diaper with a baby who’s constantly trying to squirm away from you. This Portable Clean Hands Changing Pad from SnoofyBee is a must for any new parent. It folds up to create a barrier and has built-in hooks to hang toys from for the perfect distraction.
These Sneaker Lights Keep You Visible
Running can be a great way to stay active and make you feel less stir crazy when you’re stuck in the house all day long. But if you decide to jog late at night or early in the morning before the sun has risen, it’s important to make yourself as visible as possible. These LED Shoes Clip Safety Lights are an easy and affordable way to stay safe.
This Wine Saver Is Perfect for Single Wine-Lovers
Unless you’re sharing your favorite bottle of wine with a group of friends, it can be hard to finish the whole thing the same night that you open it. This Air Cork Wine Preserver has got you covered. Just insert the deflated balloon, press the cute little grape pump to inflate it, and your wine will stay good for three to four days.
This Car Mount is Super Secure
If you use GPS to get everywhere, figuring out where to put your phone while you drive can be a struggle. It’s dangerous to hold it in your hand, but if you don’t have a secure spot to put it it usually ends up on the floor of your car, which is less than helpful. The solution? This Car Phone Holder from Loncaster.
This Bottle Emptying Kit Makes So Much Sense
We probably waste way more condiments and toiletry products than we realize, since we often throw them out when the bottle still has a good amount left simply because it’s hard to get the rest of it out. This Flip-it! Bottle Emptying Kit saves you money and cuts down on unnecessary waste. It holds your bottles upside down and lets gravity do the rest.
This Bra Liner Keeps Your Girls Dry
Ah, summer. It’s filled with grill-outs, pool parties, and the inevitable patch of under-boob sweat that’s both uncomfortable and embarrassing. These Belly Bandit Don’t Sweat-It Bra Liners sop up any unwanted moisture and prevent wet spots without being bulky. The cotton liner is soft and breathable and the slim design keeps it discreet. Summer is saved!
This Steering Wheel Tray Turns Your Car Into a Dining Room
Sure, your car isn’t the ideal spot to enjoy a meal, but that’s mainly because it’s tough to eat without a table. This Auto Steering Wheel Desk changes that. It attaches directly onto your steering wheel so you have a handy spot to eat, work on your laptop, or even put together a jigsaw puzzle if that’s something you enjoy doing in your car.
This Mouldable Glue Can Fix Basically Anything
This Sugru Moldable Glue has so many uses that there isn’t enough space here to list them all. You can use it to fix your frayed charging cables. You can use it to patch up a hole in a pair of work boots. You can even use it to add a non-slip handle to a kitchen pot. This stuff is the perfect example of a multiuse product.
These Ear Plugs are Ridiculously Useful
Protect your ears without blocking out sound with these Vibes High Fidelity Earplugs. These clever ear buds are a combination of noise-canceling earplugs and attenuating filters which lower volumes instead of canceling them out. This makes them perfect for concerts, loud work environments, and noisy outdoor events. The hard carrying case makes them extra portable.
This Smart Cart Can Carry Over 100 Pounds
Whether carrying fruits and veggies home from the farmer’s market or hauling towels, drinks, and sunscreen to the beach, this Collapsible Rolling Utility Cart comes in extremely handy. The extendable handle adjusts to your exact height, the smooth-rolling design makes it easy to navigate, and the variety of patterns to choose from means you don’t have to sacrifice style for function.
This Drinking Staw Gives you Instant Access to Clean Water
Here’s a product that might literally mean the difference between life and death: the Water Filter Straw from Etekcity. It provides extremely effective filtration and is lightweight and slim enough to easily throw into a pack and forget about until you really need it. This thing gives you major peace of mind when you’re camping or backpacking in the middle of nowhere.
This Keychain Will Change your Life
Your keychain just got a whole lot smarter with this Portable Multifunction Keychain. It includes an iPhone charge lightning cable so you’re never without your charger when you’re far away from home. It also features a bottle opener and aluminum carabiner. This multiuse tech tool is under 10 bucks and is a must-have for your keychain.
This Boogie Board Erases in an Instant
Customers are raving about this Boogie Board and for good reason. It includes an LCD screen and a stylus that allow you to draw a picture or write a to-do list and then press a button to instantly erase it. This thing is a great way for kids to create an amazing work of art without any messy clean up afterward.
This Smart Phone Holder Gives you Hands-Free Viewing
This Gooseneck Phone Holder Mount is a gadget that you’ll want in every single room of your house. Put one on your bedside table so you can watch The Office before you drift off. Stick one in your bathroom so you can watch that beauty tutorial while you do your makeup. Add one to your back deck so you can watch Schitt’s Creek hands-free while lounging in your hammock.
This Portable Campfire Makes S’mores Happen
Here’s another camping product that not only makes the whole experience way easier but also makes sure that you’ll be able to stuff multiple s’mores into your mouth at the end of each day: the Radiate Portable Campfire. It’s reusable, smells amazing, and offers three to five hours of burn time with each use. It even features recycled paper briquettes!