The New Office Gadgets We Rate | SLMan

The New Office Gadgets We Rate

Whether you’re back in the office, still WFH or somewhere in between, it pays to have the latest and best technology on tap. From a super smart desk to sleek speakers, here are the devices to have on your radar right now.
All products on this page have been selected by our editorial team, however we may make commission on some products.

Koble Tori Smart Desk, £325

Why We Rate It: This sleek, modern desk will put your dining table set-up to shame. A worthwhile addition to a part-time or permanent home office, it comes equipped with high-end Bluetooth speakers, wireless charging pads for your laptop and phone, and a built-in USB port. A sturdy glass worktop and a selection of drawers keeps things smart and tidy, while the stylish all-white design means this will look good in any room of the house.

Available at Kobledesigns.com

iMac, Apple, From £1,249

Why We Rate It: We couldn’t not include Apple’s latest design on this list. Available in seven colours, from standard silver to a soft green, it has plenty of impressive tech features: 256GB of storage, stunning Retina display and the brand’s new M1 chip, among other things. It’s pricey, but it promises super speed and high-quality performance. If you’re an Apple fan, it’s worth it.

Available at Apple.com

Ember Heated Mug, £100

Why We Rate It: Ember has updated its popular heated coffee mug to ensure your coffee stays hotter for longer. Set the mug to your optimum drinking temperature and it will maintain it for 90 minutes. The new Ember mug also comes with a charging coaster and is easy to clean. Just pick the size and you’re set.

Available at Selfridges.com
 

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance, £1,750

Why We Rate It: Whether you’re listening to podcasts or background music, or tuning into a Zoom call, this sleek device is one of the best out there. Designed to sit against a wall or shelf, the Beosound delivers an impressive sound for its size and features proximity sensors that welcome you as you approach it. We rate the minimalist Scandi design and natural wood base too.

Available at Selfridges.com

Twelve South PlugBug Duo, £29.95 (was £49.99)

Why We Rate It: Multi-plugs aren’t new, but this five-in-one adapter is a step up. Compact and easy to use, it lets you charge Apple devices – and other USB powered items – in Europe, the US, China, Australia, Japan and more. It’s an easy way to clear up all your cables at home, or a compact adapter to use when travelling.

Available at Amazon.co.uk

Momax IoT Lamp, £129.95

Why We Rate It: Functional and stylish, this is so much more than your standard desk lamp. A flexible bulb head lets you adjust the angle, while a wireless charging pad means you can charge your phone or smartwatch simultaneously. Even better, the Momax lamp can be controlled by an app, so you can set schedules and work the auto-off function from your phone or tablet when you’re not in the room.

Available at Selfridges.com

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold, From £999

Why We Rate It: Lenovo is well established as a reliable laptop brand. It’s also released the world’s first fully foldable computer. A hybrid tablet/laptop, use it as either a split-screen book-style device with stylus, or make the most of its large all-in-one display with the compact, mini keyboard. The X1 Fold also benefits from 256GB of storage, a slick 2k display and an extremely lightweight frame (under 1kg) that ensures it’s portable. Consider us converted.

Available from Lenovo.com

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