Let’s face it, we all love our gadgets. We love how they make things easier for us and how we use them for our day-to-day activities. It’s probably even arguable that we can’t live without some gadgets, as we’ve come to rely on them either for work or for house chores. Wouldn’t it be great if some of them were smaller, so we could carry them around easily?
Actually, technology has made it possible for a lot of things to be made compact these days. Here we’ve put together a list of 10 gadgets that have been made more portable. From your own portable DJ system that can help you out at any party to a mini washing machine to keep your laundry under control, these cute gadgets will have you wondering why they didn’t exist before this.
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#1 – Ice maker
Imagine never running out of ice for your party. With the help of this NewAir AI-100R Ice Maker, you wouldn’t have to worry about getting out of the house to buy ice in the middle of your party anymore. This device makes up to 28 pounds of ice cubes and will make a new batch every six to 15 minutes. The best thing about it is that it can sit on your kitchen counter or be brought along for your picnics.
#2 – Vupoint Scanner
Another tool you could consider investing in for your mobile office is the VuPoint Solutions Magic Wand Portable Scanner. This hand scanner is great to quickly scan documents and books for references. The scanner will then store the images in a microSD card. Scanned images can be saved in PDF or JPEG format and the scanner’s output can go up to 900dpi.
#3 – Kodak Ultra Mini Portable Projector
Here is an ultra mini yet powerful projector from Kodak that lets you enjoy HD videos anywhere. Weighing only 5.3 ounces, it is a great portable device to carry on the go, specially on outdoor trips. It offers advanced DLP brightness and wonderful color accuracy for a great cinematic experience.
The mini projector features powerful speakers that produce a crisp sound, integrated HDMI, USB, and MicroSD slots, and pristine picture quality. It is created to display gaming-grade colors i.e. 16.7 million colors combine to produce rich and life-like detail of any video.
#4 – Portable Washing Machine
Here is a mini washing machine that’s so light and compact that you can carry it around easily. People living in tiny apartments or dorm rooms would love its compactness and usability. It has a twin-tub functionality that washes and dried your clothes with easy drainage.
Though small in size, it gives a powerful spin through a 1300 RPM motor. The washing cycle runs for 15 minutes and the spinner for 5 minutes, saving your time and power consumption. Also, it has a plastic body that keeps it rust-free and makes it easy to transport.
#5 – Portable Espresso Machine
For the people who want a good coffee no matter where they are, here’s a portable espresso and coffee-maker. It’s lightweight and very simple to use so anyone can use it to make a nice cup of coffee anywhere.
The best part about this mini coffee-maker is that it doesn’t need any batteries and operates manually. Just add ground coffee to the filter, add hot water in the little tank, unlock the piston and pump a little, and you get perfect espresso ready.
#6 – Portable Mini Inkjet Printer
An inkjet printer that can fit in your pocket, Selpic is a portable little device that lets you print any document through hand-held printing pen. It has 300 small novels built-in that produce a printing speed of 18 million drops. sec. It uses water-based ink cartridges and can connect wirelessly to your iOS and Android device.
#7 – PowerDot 2.0
PowerDot is a compact muscle stimulator that works with your smartphone and fits in your pocket or handbag. It helps you achieve muscle recovery, relieve muscle pain, and increase your muscle performance while traveling, working in office, at home, and just about anywhere.
You can use the muscle stimulator with the PowerDot app that offers 400+ customized muscle stimulating programs. It works on relieving target pain, set pain score, and track your progress all through your smartphone. It comes with 2 pods, 2 sets of electrode pads, lead cables, charging cable, and a carry case.
#8 – Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
Ember is a smart mug that allows you to control the temperature of your hot drink right through your smartphone. Being extremely lightweight, you can carry the smart mug anywhere without any hassle.
Made with stainless steel and a sleek deign, it pairs with the Ember app in your phone so your can set the temperature of your beverage according to your requirements. It can contain 10 ounces of fluid and has a 1 hour battery life on full charge.
#9 – DEPSTECH Wireless Endoscope
This is a borescope or endoscope camera that works with your smartphone and can get into tiny spaces like walls and pipes etc. so you can have a good inspection. It comes with a 11.5 ft semi-rigid snake cable that can extent to any nook and corner.
The endoscope connects with your Android or iOS device and it fitted with 2.0 mega pixel camera that produces great video results. It is also equipped with LED light and is waterproof so you can use it in any dark, damp, or wet environment.
#10 – Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer
Here’s a useful little mug warmer that keeps your tea, coffee, or soup mug warm. It is highly compact and super lightweight so you can easily carry it around in your bag or pocket. It uses only 17 Watt power and comes with an on/off witch and an LED light that alerts you when the drink is hot.
#11 – PhoneSoap UV Cell Phone Sanitizer
PhoneSoap is a multipurpose device that doubles as a phone sanitizer as well as a universal cellphone charger. It sanitizes your phone through UV light killing bacteria and harmful elements and can fit any phone (even the larger ones) for charging through USB and USB-C ports. Apart from phone, you can sanitize just about any device that fits in it.
#12 – Banana Bluetooth Phone
Here’s a fun little handset shaped as a real banana that connects with your iPhone or Android smartphone and you can use it to receive calls. Perfect for a fun-loving person, the handset gives clear audio and full voice assistant capabilities. You can recharge it via micro USB cable and it gives you a full 10 hour talk time when fully charged.
#13 – Moon Lamp
Moon Lamp is a beautiful accessory for your home or office. Designed as a realistic full moon shape, this night light can display 2 colors that produce a charming light. The lamp is also quite durable and is set on a wooden stand for better stability.
The moon lamp is controlled through a remote control that enables you to set the timer for your lamp, adjust brightness, and change the color of light. It has a built-in rechargeable battery that you can easily charge through your computer or power bank.
#14 – Galaxy Projector
This is a versatile device that is a night light, star projector, and a music speaker all in one. You can use the projector to create starry night effect with different colors to give a beautiful ambiance to your room. The built-in 5.2 speaker enables youth play any music of your choice or even lullabies for your babies.
#15 – Infinity Levitating Speaker
Here is a magnetic levitating orb music speaker plus night light. The magnetic orb levitates in the air and produces amazing LED visual effects. You can connect it via Bluetooth and uses as a stand-alone speaker without the base with an 8 hour playing time.
#16 – Clouds Astronaut Lamp
This cute little cloud astronaut lamp works as a night light or an interesting piece of decoration for your home or office. The cloud is implanted with color LED lights that run on 12 different light modes. You can change the brightness and color modes with the help of a remote control that comes with the lamp.
#17 – Nano Facial Mister
In hot and dry weather this handy little facial mist works as a boon. The Nano Facial Mist throws a nice cool mist on your face so your skin can remain hydrated. It is equipped with a skin moisture detecter that tells you your skin moisture status. The steamer is USB rechargeable and comes in 30ml or 50ml water capacity.
#18 – Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane
This is an advanced form of the good ol’ paper plane that we used to make in our childhood. Just make a simple paper plane from a sheet of paper and fix the dual motor, cross bar, and propellers on it. The motor will enable you to connect it with your smartphone and fly it through the PowerUp app.
You can use the in-app controls to barrel roll or hammerhead your plane. You can use the flying kit on not just the paper plane, but the one made of foam or Balsa wood too. It takes 30 minutes of charging time to give you a 10 minute flight time with an incredible range of 230 ft.
#19 – Automatic Pet Feeder
Here is an automatic pet feeder that can feed your pet cat or dog through a pre set schedule so you don’t have to do it manually. I can dispense 1 to 4 meals per day with 4 liters or 17 ounces of feed capacity. You can manage a healthy feed schedule for your pet and keeps them fed even when you’re not home.
#20 – Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook
Here is a smart notebook that is also highly environment friendly. You can write on the notebook with Pilot Frixion pen and share your notes on Google drive, Dropbox, Evernote, OneNote, Slack, iCloud, or email via Pocketbook app. Once done, you can put it in the microwave to reuse it for another batch of notes.