October 26th, 2018 | Updated on June 17th, 2021
The trick to buying something that works for anyone is to pick items that are versatile, basic, and useful.
We searched far and wide for the very cool things available on Amazon. We thought it would be fun to give you all a glimpse into the things that your fellow readers have been buying up on Amazon — from Bose Wireless Headphones to Portable Air Conditioner to Wireless Video Baby Monitor to take care of your baby remotely.
Our audience is discerning, passionate, smart, and always on the hunt for things that will make their lives better, more efficient, or more fun.
So go ahead, peruse these cool stuff and add them to your cart without guilt. We hope you love the products we recommend!
1. BB-9E App-Enabled Droid With Trainer
BB-9E is a menacing astromech droid of the First Order. Control it with your smart device and keep it rolling optimally with the augmented reality Droid Trainer. Watch BB-9E interact with other Star Wars App-enabled Droids by Sphero, and view films from the Star Wars saga with BB-9E by your side. This is NOT the droid you’re looking for it’s the droid that’s looking for you.
Meet the First Order’s new menace from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, BB-9E. This Sphero App-Enabled Droid houses sophisticated tech to support the First Order in eliminating galactic threats. This vigilant and intimidating astromech droid is always on high alert.
Control your Droid with your smart device or Force Band or let it patrol on its own.
Use the Sphero Edu App to learn to program 3 different ways with BB-9E and complete STEM activities.
2. Commuter Scooter Racing Stripe
OjO Electric’s scooter, the Ford OjO Commuter Scooter®, is your gateway to environmentally friendly transportation. The Ford OjO Commuter Scooter’s ergonomic design and smart technology give you maximum comfort and convenience while travelling up to 25 miles on one charge.
We’ve developed the only seriously smart adult electric scooter that requires no insurance, no gas and no license to hit the market. Transform your commute and cut your carbon footprint with the Ford OjO® Commuter Scooter®! Ford Motor Company trademark and trade dress used under license to OjO Electric, LLC.
3. Robo R2 Smart Assembled 3D Printer
The Robo R2 is the next generation of fully-featured 3D printers from Robo. With a built-in 5-inch color touch screen as well as WiFi and mobile connectivity it is fully compatible with Robo’s new print app, so you can 3D print right from any iOS device.
The Robo R2 printer brings a high-quality, easy-to-use solution to consumers and prosumers alike. The Robo R2 features a removable, heated, and automatic self-leveling print bed with a buildtak surface so you no longer need to use painters tape or hair spray on your platform. Supported with Apple iOS and macOS, Windows, and Linux and supports file types STL, OBJ, and AMF.
It has a 3D printing resolution of up to 20 microns for smooth and highly detailed prints and supports over 30 materials from a variety of vendors including a majority of Robo legacy materials, PLA, carbon fiber, wood, metal infused, and flexible material.
4. Timbuk2 Stark Messenger Bag
A versatile Timbuk2 messenger bag with a ballistic nylon shell and a water-resistant coated flap. Hook-and-eye clasps fasten over 3 organized pockets and the ripstop-lined interior with 2 file pockets. Webbed handle and padded, adjustable shoulder strap.
Ambidextrous padded shoulder strap for leftie or rightie superheroes. Zip away removable rain-fly for extra weather protection during downpours.
5. Google Pixelbook
The Google Pixelbook is the poster child for the tech giant’s Chrome OS platform, and it’s a great notebook to take to school. It has great design and craftsmanship, incredible performance, and a dedicated button for Google’s AI-powered virtual assistant.
The latest Chrome OS iteration is also better than ever, offering access to a vast selection of Android apps from the Google Play store. In addition, an optional stylus pen will allow you to make the most out of the 360-degree touchscreen.
6. Bose Wireless Headphones
How do you make the best headphones from Bose even better? You give people access to voice control with the simple push of a button. QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones II are now Alexa-enabled. So not only do you enjoy the world-class noise cancellation and acoustic excellence Bose is known for, you also have the ability to play music, get information and so much more. Just download the Amazon Alexa app and follow the instructions to set up and pair your device.
Then hit the Action button and say the word. Plus, you’ll be free from wires with easy Bluetooth pairing and voice prompts to walk you through every step of the process. Or connect to your device using NFC or the Bose Connect app. Premium materials add durability and make for a comfortable fit. And up to 20 hours of battery life from a rechargeable lithium-ion battery will let you keep the music playing all day—or flight, train ride, study session—long. There’s also the power of choice among three levels of noise cancellation.
Use the settings in the free Bose Connect app to choose your preferred level of noise cancellation and completely block out the world around you, or let in some noise to remain aware of your surroundings. Available in Black or Silver. Included: QC35 headphones II, carrying case, charging cable, audio cable for enjoying music without battery power.
7. Portable Air Conditioner Unit
Enjoy a comfortable home climate year-round with this versatile black+decker unit. It cools, dehumidifies, circulates air in the summer, and provides heat during those cold winter months. Offering immediate, uninterrupted comfort, this Portable Air Conditioner features easy-to-use LED electronic controls and is quiet while you sleep.
This unit comes with rolling castors and side carrying handles for easy-to maneuver mobile comfort and everything needed for an effortless installation. Keeps a room, home, bedroom, apartment, dorm or garage that is approximately 300 – 350 square feet or 15 x 20 foot room pleasant and comfy during the summer months when the heat sets in. Also keeps a room that is approximately 225 – 375 square feet or 18 x 21 foot room warm in the winter. Works in double hung or sliding windows only, no crank windows.
8. Shark ION ROBOT 750 Connected Robotic Vacuum
Schedule or start cleaning from anywhere with the ‘SharkClean’ app on your iPhone or Android. Search ‘SharkClean’ (one word) & download from the app or play store. The robot can also be voice controlled with Amazon Alexa & Google Home. Need a little help around the house? This smart vacuum can help.
9. Smart Pot Electric Digital Multi function Pressure Cooker
Cook meals in minutes with a pressure cooker that does all of the work for you. Thanks to the Gourmia SmartPot, no time is no longer a valid excuse to order take-out or warm up leftovers. Thanks to a wide range of fully automated, gourmet-level features including 6 Cooking Modes and 13 Settings, preparing any appetizer, soup, entree and even dessert has never been easier.
Planning to be away for the day? Our built in 24 Hour Timer means you can still come home to a fresh, hot deliciously gourmet meal. Stainless steel exterior, removable stainless nonstick interior pot and steaming rack are all designed for easy cleanup.
10. Samsung High-Performance Chromebook computer
The Samsung Chromebook Pro adapts to whatever you’re doing. Use it like a laptop to reply to emails or to work on a paper. When you need a break, flip the screen so you can play games or catch up on your latest book.
Make your ideas personal and your notes clear with the built-in pen. Whether you’re doodling, sketching, or personalizing a photo, the built-in pen will help you get every detail just right. You can even use the pen to take a screenshot or magnify.
The lightweight Chromebook Pro packs power with a fast and efficient Intel Core m3 processor. Easily run 3D games, video editing programs, and other advanced software.
11. Baby Panda Night Light
Our baby product series toys approved all of U.S. and European regulatory standards for child & Baby safety. High quality and more safe and reliable for the baby . Easy and funny Baby sleeping time.
The Nightlight can be used in bedside, bedroom, baby room, study room, home,vrey convenient for baby lactation, avoid the adverse influence from intense fluorescent light, Lovely KongFu Panda night light is push-button control.It is funny and soft to attract children attention to sleep quickly.Best choice for parents for their baby.
12. Kinder Babywearing Fleece Jacket
This babywearing fleece jacket is designed to allow for hip carriers as well as front and back carrying. Made of cozy but light 100% polyester fleece. Is designed like the Suse’s Kinder Deluxe Fleece insert coat for front, side, or back babywearing. It comes with 2 front inserts that also work for side wearing.
The jacket fit does run about one to two size larger then USA women’s sizing so size down to the next size down at least unless you have longer arms. The front zippers are positioned a little higher, so when you do front carries, do not zip the insert all the way up.
Leave whatever amount you need unzipped to allow for the baby’s head. This will depend on the how high the baby rides and which carrier you are using. Sizing runs closer to mens sizing so runs about 2 sizes larger then regular women’s sizing. So for a woman you would order small if you wear large unless you want it roomy.
13. Flyebaby Airplane Baby Comfort System
Infant Airplane Seat – Flyebaby Airplane Baby Travel Comfort System – Air Travel with Baby Made Easy: Flybaby is the true must-have when traveling with an infant or baby.
There is no fun holding an infant for the duration of a flight. Once in the air just place the infant in the Flyebaby and your precious cargo will be happy and safe the entire flight. And, a head safety line is clearly visible so no matter what the seat in front of you does during flight, your baby will be safe and happy.
When not on a plane, the Flyebaby will act as a useful highchair at restaurants and other public places, easily attaching to any chair.
14. Remote Wireless Video Baby Monitor
The Motorola MBP36S is a wireless video baby monitor that enables you to always keep an eye on things. The crystal clear two-way audio feature allows you to very clearly communicate as if you are in the same room with your little one. Rest assured that they are always safe and sound with the large 3.5 inch diagonal color screen, remote pan, tilt, and zoom, and infrared night vision
The MBP36S is equipped with a room temperature display so that you can ensure that it never gets too hot or too cold for your little one. Infrared night vision helps keep you connected with what’s going on in your baby’s room without any lights to disturb little sleepers. In addition, you can calm your little one with the sound of your choice of 5 soothing polyphonic lullabies.
15. Manic Panic High Voltage Classic Cream Formula
Shine bright in the dead of night by giving yourself a makeover with this glow in the dark hair dye. This peroxide and ammonia-free vegan-friendly dye come in a range of vibrant colors that come to life under UV lighting.
16. Glitter Nail Polish with Rainbow Glitters
A white jelly polish loaded with the 6 rainbow colors in many different sizes. This reminders me of a painters drop cloth, or an abstract splatter painting. Best in 3 thin coats, you can also layer over a coat of white if you want to ensure there is no visible nail line.
17. Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask
Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask is a bubble mud pack that provides pore cleaning and black head removal.
18. Daily Makeup Organizer With Mirror
Taylor is a member of the Beauty Station Line by iSkelter. It’s a complete makeup organizer, display center, and universal docking station for your iPhone, iPad, & most phones & tablets. Each Beauty Station is chiseled and handcrafted from natural, eco friendly bamboo. The product’s smooth surface is glazed with a protective, stain-resistant sealant.