5 Funky Gadgets You’ll Probably Never Use But You Can’t Live Without

A blog suggesting gadgets to help in your everyday life.

Modern technology has brought us a great number of new and exciting devices that make our lives easier. Well, sort of. For every time-saving device, there’s another that seems to complicate our lives and leaves us shaking our heads in bewilderment.

How do we know when we need a gadget? What is it that makes us buy something we don’t necessarily need? Are we influenced by advertisements or peer pressure? Do we have too much free time to waste on a new gadget?

Well, whatever the reasons, here are five modern gadgets you probably don’t need but might want to consider getting anyway:

1. A Smart Lock

2. A Smart Watch

3. A Smart Toothbrush

4. A Smart Lightbulb

5. A Smart Thermostat

You’ve heard the saying “there is an app for that,” and it’s true – there probably is. But what about gadgets? There are a lot of cool gadgets out there that you probably never knew you needed. You won’t be able to live without them once you find out they exist. Check out these 5 funky gadgets that we found on Kickstarter this week:

From the makers of the original Pebble, comes Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core, the next generation of wearable technology. These smartwatches are not your typical watch – they are packed with features including a heart rate monitor, activity tracker, sleep tracking capabilities and water resistance. The watches and devices come in various colors and styles to fit your personality or mood. You can back this project starting at $99 for any one of these products.

The internet is full of awesome gadgets that’ll make your life a lot easier. Here are five of our favorite cool and quirky ones.

5. The Muffin Toaster

Have you ever tried toasting a muffin? It’s tricky, and you usually end up with an unevenly-toasted muffin or bread that isn’t toasty enough. This toaster solves the problem by giving you the option to toast just one side. Now you can have perfectly golden brown muffins every time!

4. The Paper Towel Holder With Built-In Mirror

Who hasn’t struggled with ripping off a sheet of paper towels from the roll while looking in the mirror? This ingenious gadget combines both items into one easy-to-use contraption that’ll save you both time and space in your kitchen.

3. The Banana Slicer

Slicing bananas can be tough to do evenly, especially if you’re trying to get them thin enough for making banana bread or pancakes. This handy little gadget slices your bananas uniformly every time, so that all your slices are exactly the same size and thickness!

Even the geekiest of us need a break from our monitors, keyboards and other gadgets sometimes. The following five items are some of the most novel gadget gadgets we’ve seen in a while; some of them are useful, others are just downright silly. Read on and we think you’ll agree

Elitee USB Electric Heated Eyemask

The Elitee USB Electric Heated Eyemask is a soft, velvety eye mask that warms up when you plug it into your computer’s USB port. It’s perfect for long plane rides or for working in offices with air conditioning set to “arctic tundra.” It’s also great for those of us who work late at night and need to sneak in a nap before the sun comes up.

Weighing about 50 grams (1.8 ounces), this little gadget is made of high-quality velvet and cotton and costs around $13 with free shipping from China.—Rafael Cruz

My MilkMan 2 Liter Personal Milk Dispenser

You know what they say: home is where the milk bar is. And now it can be with the My MilkMan 2 Liter Personal Milk Dispenser! This handy gadget allows you to keep

Every year, new devices are released for our homes. Some of them we can’t live without and others we really have no use for. These five gadgets are a little bit of both!

1.The Toilet Paper Holder

The toilet paper holder is an ingenious invention that allows you to put toilet paper on a stick! It’s so awesome! It’s the one thing that’s missing from every bathroom. Even your bathroom. You just don’t know it yet.

2.The Light Switch

The light switch is the next big thing in home lighting. With the simple flip of a switch, you can turn your lights on or off! No more fumbling around in the dark trying to find the string to pull to turn your lights on or off. The light switch has changed all that!

3.The Door Knob

A door knob is used to open and close doors (hence the name). But what if you want to hang something on your door? That’s where the door knob comes in handy! You can hang anything you want on it, like coats or towels or keys or whatever else you want hanging on your door knob!

4.The Coffee Maker


Photo: Gizmodo

The home of the future will be robot-infested and full of gadgets that make everyday tasks easier, right? Well, we’re not quite there yet but in the meantime there are still plenty of cool things you can buy to make your home more fun and productive. Here are five of our favorites.

1.Kohler’s Numi Toilet is a high-tech throne

There’s a lot of fun to be had with gadgets, and that’s one of the best things about technology. Smartphones, tablets, computers and the like are all amazing examples of technology at its finest. They make our lives better, easier and more entertaining. But they’re also not the only way to get a quick dose of “wow” in your life. There are tons of other gadgets out there that are just as useful but far more fun.

There are also gadgets that do absolutely nothing but exist to make you smile every time you see them. That’s what these five items are all about: getting a laugh out of a simple product that does something weird and quirky.

The Koosh Ball Glasses

Koosh balls have been around for nearly 30 years now, so it’s not exactly breaking news that they’re weirdly fun items to toss around with friends or even by yourself when you’re bored. But drinking from them? Now that’s a new one! These Koosh Ball Bullet Glasses bring the classic toy right into your glass

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