I'm a Tech Writer, and These Are the Top 16 Gadgets I’m Obsessed With This Month

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As a self-proclaimed tech enthusiast, I love searching for the coolest tech gadgets on the market. Whether it's noise-canceling headphones and earbuds or tools that will spruce up your smart home, these products are nothing but innovative and useful. I rounded up my top new picks for this month that will help you kick off 2022 on a more productive note.

If you're on the lookout for a 2022 agenda, look no further than Rocketbook's new reusable everyday planner, it's the only one you can reuse year after year. Or you can refresh your wellness routine for the new year with a smart water bottle that will hold you accountable for your hydration goals. Plus, there's a relaxing eye massager that will help you wind down, or even the new Apple Watch Series 7. Keep reading to shop my top picks ahead!

A Cute Customizable Phone Case: Olivia Rodrigo x Casetify Broken Butterfly Custom Name Case
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A Cute Customizable Phone Case: Olivia Rodrigo x Casetify Broken Butterfly Custom Name Case

Get something customised and cute like the Broken Butterfly Custom Name Case ($65). It has a gorgeous shattered-mirror look that's perfect for those in-your-feels moments. You can get your name written on it right underneath the butterfly. It comes in the MagSafe-compatible silver mirror case. It's compatible with iPhone series 7, 8, X, 11, 12, and 13.

A Coveted Smartwatch: Apple Watch Series 7 GPS
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A Coveted Smartwatch: Apple Watch Series 7 GPS

If you're an Apple-enthusiast like I am, the Apple Watch Series 7 GPS ($369) is worth every cent. It has a new modular watch face that's similar to having widgets, a bigger screen and faster charging, a tiny keyboard for messageing, and the ability to set up and run multiple timers simultaneously — a feature the even iPhone doesn't have.

Entertainment On-the-Go: Samsung The Freestyle Point and Play Projector
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Entertainment On-the-Go: Samsung The Freestyle Point and Play Projector

Binge-watchers, the Samsung The Freestyle Point and Play Projector ($898) is the ultimate splurge for all your big-screen entertainment needs. It can project up to a 100-inch screen in HD, wherever you go. You can stream movies and tv shows from your favourite entertainment hubs, and even game your heart out. It has all the Samsung smart tv features and it's compatible with multiple voice assistants. It can be used indoors and outdoors as well.

A Smart Planner: Rocketbook Reusable Everyday Planner
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A Smart Planner: Rocketbook Reusable Everyday Planner

The Rocketbook Reusable Everyday Planner ($38) is a 48-page reusable smart planner that contains daily, weekly, and monthly planning templates. Your hand written notes and agenda will be uploaded to your favourite cloud-based service, so you can access it via your laptop, tablet, and smartphone. It even has dedicated templates for specific projects to-do lists, and more. It comes with the Pilot Fixion Pen and a microfibre cloth.

For Misplaced Items: Tile Mate Essentials 4-Pack
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For Misplaced Items: Tile Mate Essentials 4-Pack

Keep track of your things and everyday essentials with the Tile Mate Essentials 4-Pack ($80). The bluetooth tracers are great for keys, wallets and handbags, remotes and so much more. It comes with two Mates, one Slim, and one Sticker.

For Music-Lovers: Beats Studio Buds True Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Earbuds
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For Music-Lovers: Beats Studio Buds True Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Earbuds

Enjoy your favourite playlists in a truly immersive experience with these stylish Beats Studio Buds True Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Earbuds ($120, originally $150). They are noise-canceling earbuds with eight hours of listening time and more with the pocket-size carrying case. Plus, these are water-resistant and come in two other colours, white and red.

For Entertainment: Fire TV Stick 4K Max Streaming Device
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For Entertainment: Fire TV Stick 4K Max Streaming Device

Level up your streaming game with the Fire TV Stick 4K Max Streaming Device ($55). Watch all your subscriptions and live TV all in one smooth-streaming platform. Control your smart home, game like a pro, and do so much more, just ask Alexa.

A Laptop Monitor: Duex Plus 13.3" Full HD IPS Dual Laptop Monitor
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A Laptop Monitor: Duex Plus 13.3" Full HD IPS Dual Laptop Monitor

If you need extra screen space while your on the go, the Duex Plus 13.3" Full HD IPS Dual Laptop Monitor ($270, originally $329) is a portable laptop screen extender and monitor that is compatible with Windows, Mac, Android, and Switch. It can be used in both landscape and portrait orientations as well as on both the left or right side.

For Relaxation: Breo iSee4 Eye Massager
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For Relaxation: Breo iSee4 Eye Massager

Give yourself some rest and relaxation with this Breo iSee4 Eye Massager ($85, originally $100). It's an electric shiatsu massager with heat that helps you ease tension around your eye area.

For Content Creation: Pivo Pod Silver with Remote
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For Content Creation: Pivo Pod Silver with Remote

The Pivo Pod Silver with Remote ($150) is a must have for content creation. It is a portable, auto-tracking phone stand that tracks and follows you to capture every expression and movement. It's the cameraman you never knew you needed.

A Must-Have Charger: RapidX Myport 10000 mAh Power Bank and Wireless Charging Stand
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A Must-Have Charger: RapidX Myport 10000 mAh Power Bank and Wireless Charging Stand

The RapidX Myport 10000 mAh Power Bank and Wireless Charging Stand ($60, originally $80) is a handy wireless charger and power bank in one streamlined gadget. It's perfect for bedside tables, desks, and those on the go. The power bank is Qi-certified as well.

A Smart Home Hub: Echo Show 15
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A Smart Home Hub: Echo Show 15

The Echo Show 15 ($250) is a 15.6-inch smart display that can be used landscape or portrait. It's the perfect device to keep you and your family's busy lives on track. You can display shared calendars, personal sticky notes, to-do lists, shopping lists, and assigned reminders all on one screen. The Alexa-enabled device will let you manage your smart home, consume all the entertainment and stay informed, be the ultimate virtual assistant, and so much more.

A Smart Catch-All: Courant Catch:3
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A Smart Catch-All: Courant Catch:3

The Courant Catch:3 ($100-$175) is a handcrafted wireless charging station and catch-all tray that is perfect for your nightstand or entryway. It comes in either leather-bound or linen-bound in a variety of colours.

Stylish Headphones: Urbanista Los Angeles Over-Ear Solar Headphones
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Stylish Headphones: Urbanista Los Angeles Over-Ear Solar Headphones

The Urbanista Los Angeles Over-Ear Solar Headphoness ($199) are stylish, wireless Bluetooth headphones that everyone needs to block out the distractions of the world. They can dive deep into an audiobook or podcast, listen to their favourite music and jam out, or take conference calls with these headphones. The best part: they are completely solar powered. These headphones can charge up while you take a walk outdoors, work near a window, and more. You hardly have to worry about wires or running out of battery.

For the Gamer: Oculus Quest 2
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For the Gamer: Oculus Quest 2

If you're a gamer, the Oculus Quest 2 ($299) is the ultimate treat yourself splurge! It's a virtual reality headset that will let your fully immerse yourself in your video games. You can even watch concerts, and so much more as if you were transported there.

For Hydration: HidrateSpark STEEL Smart Water Bottle
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For Hydration: HidrateSpark STEEL Smart Water Bottle

The HidrateSpark STEEL Smart Water Bottle ($65-$70) is a smart water bottle that will remind you to drink water throughout the day by glowing. It even tracks your exact water intake and lets you know your progress on daily goals via the app. Read our in-depth review!