Created by two outdoorsy Australians, Mike and Scott Norrie, these speakers are collapsible, portable and require no power. How do they work? You’ll simply be connecting them to your earphones to amplify the sound coming out of them. Available in many colors. $39
Andru is a little charger made specially for Andriod phones, but works with any device that uses micro USB for charging. The Android robot has moveable arms and flexible antennas, and his eyes light up when it’s plugged in. USB cable is included.
As tablets and cooking apps/eBooks become popular, special stands like this one by Belkin become a necessity at any cook’s home. The stand allows you to set your tablet in two viewing angles, making it easy to read or watch videos. It also comes with a magnetic tipped stylus perfect for when your hands are messy but need to touch the tablet’s screen. The stand features a non-slip design made specially for use on countertops.