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37 Genius Gadgets I Bought on Amazon Canada That Enhanced My Life

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It’s really difficult to find the good stuff on Amazon that really changes your life for the better. You know what I’m talking about — everything from smart watches that you can really wear in the pool, to hygienic bidets made from stainless steel. But not all genius gadgets are created equal, so keep on scrolling to see the best items I’ve bought that have enhanced my life. Some days it’s the little purchases that make my day better, like a cute LED table lamp. Other days, you’ll be glad you bought the LED grow lamp I’ve featured inside. Because if I’m being honest? I love having plants around the house, but hate watering and caring for them — and there’s even a self-watering planter in here that does all the work for you!

We hope you find these products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: We are a participant in the Amazon affiliate program, and Brainjolt may receive a share of sales from links on this page. Prices on Amazon fluctuate so anything mentioned below might change as soon we publish it!

A Table Lamp That’s Small, Sleek, And Powerful

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Don’t take my word for it — not only did a reviewer describe this table lamp as “sleek, small, and powerful,” but more than 1,400 shoppers awarded it either four or five stars. It also features six different LED colours when setting a festive mood, and you can simply tap the top to adjust the brightness,

A Mop And Bucket Set That You Don’t Have To Wring Out

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Few things are as gross as reaching down to wring your mop out — and that’s exactly why this mop and bucket set features a built-in wringer. Just press down on the foot pedal, and the mop will spin to get rid of all that dirty water. Plus, the mop head is made with soft microfiber that latches onto dirt — wet or dry.

Making Poutine Is So, So Easy With This Chopper

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Poutine is awesome, but you know what isn’t great? Chopping up potatoes by hand — so grab this slicer. Not only are the blades fully enclosed so that there’s little chance of nicking yourself, but you can also adjust the blades for thicker or thinner slices. And if you don’t like poutine? You can also use it to cut potato chips, veggies, or even slice meat for a cheesesteak.

A Fitness Tracker You Can Wear In The Pool

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I know what you’re thinking — “Can I really wear this fitness tracker in the pool?” Absolutely! Unlike other smart watches, this one is waterproof up to 50 metres deep, and the rechargeable battery even lasts for up to a full week. It also features eight different exercise modes to properly track caloric burn, as well as the ability to track sleep patterns.

This Power Tower Made With Handy USB Ports

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Bulky plugs can block the outlets on a regular power strip, whereas this power tower features two outlets on each side (eight in total.) There are also four USB ports so that you can charge your phone without having to find one of those USB bricks — and the extra-long power cord makes it easy to use with distant outlets.

A Pump That Attaches To The Top Of Large Water Jugs

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You know those big blue jugs of water you see at the office or at sports games? This pump attaches to the tops of all of them so that it’s easy to pour yourself a glass — no matter whether you’re at the office or a sporting event. It’s made with food-grade silicone that won’t affect the flavour of your water, and the battery is also rechargeable.

The Smart Camera That Adds Peace Of Mind To Your Home

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You don’t need an expensive security system to keep intruders at bay — just grab this smart camera. The night vision feature lets you see what’s happening outside when it’s dark out, while the built-in speaker lets you talk to people remotely. And if you’ve got a lonely pet at home? You can also use it to check that they’re doing alright when you aren’t around.

These Motion Sensor Lights That Are Powered Via The Sun

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You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to have a gorgeous patio, and these motion sensor lights are proof. They’re waterproof and frost-resistant for when the cold weather gets harsh, while the solar panel on the top means they cost literally nothing to operate. Each order also comes with screws, and adhesive to hang them up!

You Don’t Realize It Now, But You’ll Be Glad You Bought This Bidet

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Think back to a few months ago where the world was ready to devolve into Hunger Games status over toilet paper, then grab this bidet. Granted, the world probably won’t end for another year or two, but at least your bum will be oh-so clean in the meantime. Reviewers raved about how surprisingly easy it was to install — and since it’s made from stainless steel, it’s even resistant to rust.

Ditch Those Stuffy Face Masks In Favour Of These Face Shields

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I’d be willing to bet money that you and I are both sick of wearing face masks, which is why I recently upgraded to these face shields. Not only are they covered in a fog- and static-resistant coating, but you can easily wash them clean with water — ever try to wash a disposable face mask? It doesn’t go well. Each order comes with 10, or enough for the whole family!

A Drain Protector That Reviewers Can’t Get Enough Of

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Just how many reviewers are in love with this TubShroom? Thousands — or more than 62,000, technically. Just stick it in your drain, and it’ll collect any hairs or bits of debris before they flow down your pipes. Plus, it’ll fit into bathtub, and sink drains.

This Type-C Adapter That Makes Your Macbook Less Annoying

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Don’t get me wrong, I love my Macbook. But what is this crap about not giving them any USB ports? What a ripoff — but at least this adapter is less than $30. It plugs into your type-C port so that you can connect lightning, HDMI, and USB cables into your Macbook. Plus, it also works with the Google Chromebook, as well as Android phones.

These Tablets That Clear All The Gunk Outta Your Dishwasher

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It’s the little things that make a difference in keeping your home clean, like these dishwasher tablets. Just pop one into your dishwasher once a month, then set it on its regular cleaning cycle. Any funky odours will quickly be eliminated, which means your dishes will also come out cleaner. Really — who doesn’t want clean dishes?

A Pet Hair Remover That You Can Use Over And Over Again

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Clumps of pet hair will make any pristine house look like a dirty shack, which is only part of why this pet hair remover is so great. Unlike sticky lint rollers, this gadget uses tiny bristles to latch onto hair and dust to help get everything from your carpets to your curtains clean. Plus, it’s totally reusable — just clean it out and it’ll be ready to go.

This Garlic Press Made From Rustproof Stainless Steel

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Between sticky garlic juice getting on your fingers and minced bits flying everywhere, chopping garlic always turns out messier than it looks — unless you’re using this press. The stainless steel grate effortlessly presses cloves into small even bits, while the round design allows you to rock it back and forth for an extra-fine mince.

This LED Light That Helps You Grow Plants Indoors

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When the sky is grey and your plants are dying, you’ll be glad you ordered this LED grow light. The built-in timer ensures that your greens get the proper amount of light, while the adjustable brightness means it won’t disturb you if you’re napping nearby. And unlike some grow lamps, this one is powerful enough to support plants at any stage of growth.

These Mixing Bowls That Come With Lids

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When I’m feeling too lazy to break out the Tupperware, I’ll just cover my mixing bowl with plastic wrap and call it a day — but it’s not an airtight seal; sometimes my food will get funky. Luckily, these mixing bowls not only come with lids, but each one creates an airtight seal to help your food stay fresh. And since they’re made from stainless steel, they’re also rust-resistant.

These Pods That Help Your Greens Stay Fresh

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While these herb saver pods might be a little pricy (but still less than $40), they’ll more than pay for themselves over the course of a few months. Simply refill the water reservoir once a week, and they’ll help everything from cilantro to green beans stay fresher for longer. That means less waste when it comes to not just food, but also money!

The Pest Repellers That Don’t Rely On Any Harsh Chemicals

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Tired of spiders and other creepy crawlies invading your home? Keep them outside with these pest repellers. Whereas your exterminator sprays harsh chemicals around your home, these gadgets emit ultrasonic sounds that keep bugs at bay — and the sound can’t be heard by pets or humans.
“I have a partially enclosed covered porch and there are always spiders, ants and mosquitoes that seem to want to set up camp or chill there,” wrote one reviewer. “I noticed a drastic decline in inhabitance in a few days. After about a week I was shocked to see the spiders had moved away, and I didn’t see any ants.”

A Transmitter That Adds Bluetooth To Your Car

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Don’t have Bluetooth in your car? Plug this transmitter into your cigarette lighter to stream music, and answer calls hands-free while you’re driving. It also features two USB ports so that you can charge your devices, while the LED light around the top helps you plug things in when it’s dark.

This Upgraded Jump Rope That Gets Your Heart Pumping

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What on earth could you ever do to this jumprope that would qualify as “upgrading” it? Good question — not only is the length adjustable so that you can use it no matter how tall or short you are, but the handles are also coated with non-slip foam to help you keep hold. Plus, the rope is made from braided steel that’s been coated with protective PVC.

Everybody Should Own An Amazon Fire Stick

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When I say that this Amazon fire stick is the most important thing in my life, know that I’m married — with kids. I like to take it with me when traveling so that I can always watch Netflix or Hulu at night, and you can even use voice commands to search for your favourite movies. ” I am no longer in the smart tv market as this has everything we need and is incredibly easy,” wrote one reviewer.

This Scalp Massager That Gently Washes Away Dirt

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Add some shampoo to this scalp massager so you can gently cleanse away dirt and grime in the shower. Or, if you prefer dirty hair, you can simply use it to massage your head while you relax on the couch.The bristles are made from soft silicone, and the handle on the back helps you hold onto it when wet.

A Step Platform For Home Workouts

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Too cold for a run outside? Not a problem when you have this step platform. Hold onto some dumbbells while you step up and down to help tone your legs, or even use it for some tricep dips. And since the height is adjustable, it’s easy to use for people of any skill level.

A Water Bottle That Reminds You To Stay Hydrated

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Properly hydrating your body is never a bad idea, and a reusable water bottle like this one is an easy way to make sure you’re taking sips throughout the day. Besides — just look at how gorgeous that colour is! And since it features time markings along the side, it even gives you regular reminders to start drinking.

A Planter That Does Basically All The Gardening For You

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I’ll be the first to admit that my thumbs are more black than green, which is why I’ve got this self-watering planter on my window sill. Just refill the reservoir once every two weeks, and it’ll keep the soil moist so that you don’t need to water the plants. Choose from two colours: white or black.

This Pan That Slices Brownies Into Even Pieces

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I don’t consider myself a stupid person, but something about slicing brownies evenly turns me into a moron — there’s always at least one row that comes out awkwardly thin. Luckily, this baking pan comes with a divider that slices brownies into 18 even pieces. It’s also completely non-stick, which means there’s no need for any messy oils or sprays.

An Air Fryer That Won’t Break The Bank

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Whereas most air fryers cost upwards of $80, this one is available for less than $50. And if you’re tired of burning yourself with hot oil? Not a problem, as it uses 85% less oil than regular deep frying, while still giving your food the same deliciously crispy texture. “It’s small, practical, and doesn’t take up much space,” wrote one reviewer. “Now I don’t have to be turning on my oven just to grill a single piece of salmon, or anything for that matter!”

A Resistance Band System You Can Use Everywhere

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These aren’t your grandma’s resistance bands! Not only do they come with door anchors and carabiner clips so that you can use them inside as well as outside, but they also stack up to 150 pounds. Now you can still get your daily chest or leg workout in, without having to drive all the way to the gym!

The Strainer That Expands Over Your Sink

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Ever drain pasta, just to have your strainer tip over and spill everything into the sink? Not a problem with this strainer, as the arms extend left and right so that you can safely balance it over your sink. Each order also comes with two regular circle strainers: one large, and one medium.

This Apple Corer That Takes The Work Out Of Baking Pies

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Baking pies is never easy, but this apple corer can at least take some stress out of the process. The stainless steel blade easily pierces into everything from bell peppers to apples, allowing you to yank the core out with minimal effort. And since the handle is ergonomically designed, it’ll fit comfortably in either hand.

This Scraper Is My Favourite Kitchen Tool

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You’d be surprised just how useful this lil’ scraper is. I like to use it to chop up onions into little bits for burgers, and it works great when scraping my counters clean after making fresh pasta. The measurement markings along the bottom let you measure pastry if you enjoy baking, and many reviewers wrote about how the stainless steel blade is “good quality.”

The Knife Sharpener That Also Works On Scissors

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Everyone knows that sharp knives are a must-have for cooking, but what about scissors? Sometimes they need love too — so grab this sharpener. Unlike some models, this one features a slot that’ll sharpen your scissors, as well as three additional slots to repair, file, and hone your blades. Plus, each order also comes with a cut-resistant glove to keep your hands safe.

A Clothing Steamer That Also Disinfects Surfaces

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I’ve never opened my suitcase to find perfectly-folded clothes; they’re always in some sort of jumbled mess. This clothing steamer not only melts away wrinkles, but you can also use it to sanitize surfaces in questionable hotel rooms. And since it heats up in just 30 seconds, it’ll be ready to go at a moment’s notice — a lifesaver if you’re running late.

A Mini Donut Maker That’ll Impress Friends And Family

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Make a plate of fresh donuts before your friends come over — they’ll be seriously impressed by your baking skills, even if all you did was load up this donut maker. The cooking plate is coated in non-stick so that the treats easily pop out, while the cool-touch handles keep your hands safe from accidental burns.

A Fabric Shaver That Spruces Up Old Sweaters

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When it’s chilly enough to wear sweaters year-round, you’ll be grab you bought this fabric shaver. Use it to trim away pills and frizz to give old sweaters a refresh, or even use it on old furniture with fraying upholstery. It’s safe to use on nearly any type of fabric, and each order comes with two extra replacement blades.

Make S’mores Indoors With This Flameless Campfire

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Gathering wood for a campfire is hard, whereas using this flameless campfire to cook s’mores indoors is way, way easier. The stainless steel base features compartments where you can keep marshmallows and chocolate until you’re ready to cook, and each order also comes with roasting forks included. “My son’s birthday party had to be cancelled due to the pandemic, so we turned our house into a campground and went ‘camping” indoors,'” wrote one reviewer. “This was such a great item that made it extra special. It heats up fast, and roasts the marshmallows fairly quickly.”