Improve Your WFH Setup With These 10 Gadgets That Are on Sale

Audio-Technica/Dell
Audio-Technica/Dell

Setting up a workstation in your house or apartment takes a little more thought than you might have assumed. You've got to think about everything from your tech—including keyboards and chargers—to your comfort, especially when it comes to your desk situation. If you’re now working from home for the foreseeable future, these 10 gadgets are designed to make your job easier without breaking the bank.

1. Mobile Pixels DUEX Pro Portable Dual Monitor; $179 (with coupon)

Mobile Pixels

A souped-up desktop at the office can be difficult to replicate at home, and one of the biggest challenges is adequate screen space. This portable monitor actually hooks up to your laptop so you can have dual monitors anywhere you need them, even while working in bed. Use the coupon code SAVEDUEXPRO at checkout to get the Mobile Pixels DUEX Pro for $179.

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2. ProBASE X Aluminum Monitor Stand; $145 (8 percent off)

MonitorMate

Consolidate your equipment with this dual monitor stand and charging port. By elevating your monitor, you can avoid the hunching caused by traditional setups, and the built-in ports can charge your device four-times faster than a wall outlet.

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3. Naztech 20,000mAh Fabric Power Bank; $60 (33 percent off)

HypeGear

Shockingly compact and lightweight for the punch it provides, this power bank is perfect for charging multiple devices at once while working from home.

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4. AOC E2070SWHN 19.5-inch HD 1600x900 Monitor (certified refurbished); $80 (19 percent off)

AOC

Don't let the label concern you—certified-refurbished products work like new but at a lower price. And this curved LCD gaming monitor will give you an immersive experience without any image shuttering or flickering light levels.

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5. Dell 3020 Desktop PC Set (MAR renewed); $480 (20 percent off)

Dell

This desktop set was originally designed for heavy use in an office environment and has been refurbished by a Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher. The outcome is a PC that runs like new with an Intel Quad-Core i5-4570 processor, 8GB of RAM, Windows 10 Professional operating system, and more.

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6. Portable Lazy Laptop Desk; $135 (32 percent off)

Kinkoo

Laptops can get pretty hot when they're working overtime, so use this lap desk to put a soft cushion in between you and your computer as it heats up. Plus, there's a built-in mouse pad and extra space for accessories like a phone or charger, which will help your couch or bed setup look a little more professional.

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7. RiseUp Electrical Height-Adjustable Standing Desk; $370 (17 percent off)

Uncaged Ergonomics

This ergonomic desk is designed to perfect your posture and blood flow in both standing and seated settings. If you want to switch positions in the middle of the workday, just push a button and let the dual-power motors do their thing.

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8. Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard; $71 (10 percent off)

Rego Tech

A tablet is usually the most convenient tool in your arsenal—that is, until you have to type an email. Make typing a breeze with this compact, foldable Bluetooth keyboard. It can even hook up to your phone to give your thumbs a break from all of that texting.

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9. Supercord 3-in-1 Charging Cable; $20 (45 percent off)

Zendure

You love your gadgets, but you're probably not the biggest fan of all the wires and accessories that come along with them. Clean things up a little with this cable that will charge up to three devices at once.

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10. Audio-Technica Wireless Headphones; $102 (40 percent off)

Audio Technica

Block out the noise and get to work with these wireless headphones from Audio-Technica. This model is Bluetooth-enabled and can run for 30 hours before needing a recharge. And when you're all done, they fold up into a compact position so you can throw them in your desk or bag for easy storage.

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Mental Floss's Three-Day Sale Includes Deals on Apple AirPods, Sony Wireless Headphones, and More

Apple
Apple

During this weekend's three-day sale on the Mental Floss Shop, you'll find deep discounts on products like AirPods, Martha Stewart’s bestselling pressure cooker, and more. Check out the best deals below.

1. Apple AirPods Pro; $219

Apple

You may not know it by looking at them, but these tiny earbuds by Apple offer HDR sound, 30 hours of noise cancellation, and powerful bass, all through Bluetooth connectivity. These trendy, sleek AirPods will even read your messages and allow you to share your audio with another set of AirPods nearby.

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2. Sony Zx220bt Wireless On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones (Open Box - Like New); $35

Sony

For the listener who likes a traditional over-the-ear headphone, this set by Sony will give you all the same hands-free calling, extended battery power, and Bluetooth connectivity as their tiny earbud counterparts. They have a swivel folding design to make stashing them easy, a built-in microphone for voice commands and calls, and quality 1.18-inch dome drivers for dynamic sound quality.

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3. Sony Xb650bt Wireless On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones; $46

Sony

This Sony headphone model stands out for its extra bass and the 30 hours of battery life you get with each charge. And in between your favorite tracks, you can take hands-free calls and go seamlessly back into the music.

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4. Martha Stewart 8-quart Stainless-Steel Pressure Cooker; $65

Martha Stewart

If you’re thinking of taking the plunge and buying a new pressure cooker, this 8-quart model from Martha Stewart comes with 14 presets, a wire rack, a spoon, and a rice measuring cup to make delicious dinners using just one appliance.

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5. Jashen V18 350w Cordless Vacuum Cleaner; $180

Jashen

If you're obsessive about cleanliness, it's time to lose the vacuum cord and opt for this untethered model from JASHEN. Touting a 4.3-star rating from Amazon, the JASHEN cordless vacuum features a brushless motor with strong suction, noise optimization, and a convenient wall mount for charging and storage.

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6. Evachill Ev-500 Personal Air Conditioner; $65

Evachill

This EvaChill personal air conditioner is an eco-friendly way to cool yourself down in any room of the house. You can set it up at your work desk at home, and in just a few minutes, this portable cooling unit can drop the temperature by 59º. All you need to do is fill the water tank and plug in the USB cord.

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7. Gourmia Gcm7800 Brewdini 5-Cup Cold Brew Coffee Maker; $120

Gourmia

The perfect cup of cold brew can take up to 12 hours to prepare, but this Gourmia Cold Brew Coffee Maker can do the job in just a couple of minutes. It has a strong suction that speeds up brew time while preserving flavor in up to five cups of delicious cold brew at a time.

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8. Townew: The World's First Self-Sealing Trash Can; $90

Townew

Never deal with handling gross garbage again when you have this smart bin helping you in the kitchen. With one touch, the Townew will seal the full bag for easy removal. Once you grab the neatly sealed bag, the Townew will load in a new clean one on its own.

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9. Light Smart Solar Powered Parking Sensor (Two-Pack); $155

FenSens

Parking sensors are amazing, but a lot of cars require a high trim to access them. You can easily upgrade your car—and parking skills—with this solar-powered parking sensor. It will give you audio and visual alerts through your phone for the perfect parking job every time.

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10. Liz: The Smart Self-Cleaning Bottle With UV Sterilization; $46

Noerden

Reusable water bottles are convenient and eco-friendly, but they’re super inconvenient to get inside to clean. This smart water bottle will clean itself with UV sterilization to eliminate 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria. That’s what makes it clean, but the single-tap lid for temperature, hydration reminders, and an anti-leak functionality are what make it smart.

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Find That Perfect Paint Color With This Real-Life Photoshop Eyedropper Tool

Nix Sensor
Nix Sensor

If you're looking to spruce up the interior design of your home or just need a specific shade of paint for your latest craft project, you’re going to love the precision that comes with the Nix Mini 2 Color Sensor. Think of it like your own real-life Photoshop eyedropper tool that works to identify specific colors and then recommends the exact brand of paint that replicates it. And this weekend, you can get one for 30 percent off.

The Nix Mini 2 Color Sensor comes pre-calibrated right out of the box, so all you have to really do is point it at the color you want and the device will scan it and come up with potential paint matches from brands like Benjamin Moore and Sherwin-Williams. The Nix works through a free app on your phone for even easier access to the paint products you need.

There are obvious ways a tool like Nix Mini 2 Color Sensor might be helpful for a professional who works with color, but it can be surprisingly handy for everyday folks as well. If you spot a really eye-catching shade of blue on the side of a package or on a friend's couch, you can instantly scan it, store the information, and find the exact paint tone next time you want to redo your bedroom.

The opportunities are endless with the Nix Mini 2 Color Sensor, and you can get yours through September 20 for only $70.

Nix Mini Color Sensor V2 - $69.99

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