12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

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Looking for cool and awesome stuff to help improve your lives? Invented with the aim to make our lives a little better, take a look at these 12 ingeniously clever tools that include tech-savvy gadgets, useful tools and smart products. Some are intended for daily tasks and activities, some for travel, some for fun. All of them will leave you wondering "Why didn't I think of that?"

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

BE. ONE

Is it a pen drive or a nifty new gadget - you’d be left wondering what this state of art looking object really is! Made in Germany, BE. ONE by Fun Factory is one of the most discreet vibrators ever made. What’s more, BE. ONE is a couple’s toy. This means that with its two strong motors that bounce vibration off each other, BE. ONE can heighten every caress.


Choose from four speeds and one "randomised" setting that loops every five minutes. BE. ONE is rechargeable so you are being kind to yourself and the earth. This couple's toy is made waterproof with body-safe materials with an easy one-button interface that is also non-porous and hypoallergenic. A 2-year warranty, extra-quiet vibrations and that discreet, barely-there handsfree design - no wonder it's such a bestseller worldwide!

With one hour of play per charge, one-hour initial charge and a 6 months standby battery life, BE. ONE is truly one of those ingenious clever things you never knew existed!


12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Clever Kitchen Tools That Make Cooking a Breeze

Dreamfarm is an award-winning brand of kitchen tools and gadgets from Australia designed with the goal to solve problems you didn’t know you had. Unlike most other pepper grinders, the newly launched Ortwo is a revolutionary designed pepper mill that can conveniently be operated with just one hand! Ortwo’s custom-designed ultra-sharp ceramic grinder is fully adjustable with 6 settings from super fine to coarse, will never corrode or rust, and is perfect for all spices including salt.


Dreamfarm's other ingenious inventions include Chopula which is a well-designed spatula that is not only thin and flexible for flipping from the front, but also incredibly strong for chopping on its side; and the Garject which presses unpeeled garlic, scrapes itself clean, and even ejects the peel straight into your meal so your hands don’t stink.

Check out mrphy for other remarkable kitchen tools and award-winning home accessories that serve practical functions while complementing your living space in space-scarce Singapore.

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Essential Oil Diffusers For Relaxing Times

Local homegrown brand and advocators of aromatherapy, FLO, offers pure essential oils paired with nebulising diffusers. Not only used to scent your living spaces with captivating aromas for special occasions, FLO Room Nebulising Diffusers also create a relaxing ambience with its flow of positive energy and wellness benefits.

FLO Nebulising Diffusers are waterless and heatless so that the 100% pure essential oils are undiluted and there is no worry of denaturation. Without heat diminishing the therapeutic attributes of essential oils, the truest form of the essence goes directly into the air. This also makes the room nebulising diffusers hassle-free and low maintenance. In addition, there is no risk of moisture damage to nearby electronics or furniture.

The FLO Nebulising Diffuser is able to scent an area of 800 square feet in its first two minutes of diffusion while producing very little noise. Adding to your home decor, the nebulising diffusers come in a number of unique shapes such as Raindrop, Pyramid, Sphere and other seasonal shapes.

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Performance T-shirt For the Active and Adventurous

Sports and travel lifestyle startup, BOW, is the team behind the multi-functional bag Quiver and its 2.0 version, Quiver X. Keeping design and functionality in mind, BOW has created an innovative product line crowdfunded through Kickstarter campaigns.

Introducing their newest product - Anchor - activewear engineered for the ultimate hygiene. What is it? A performance t-shirt designed for the active and the adventurous, ensuring comfort and protection to confidently take on activities for extended periods of time.

Made with HeiQ Viroblock - a Swiss antiviral technology that is certified safe, sustainable and non-toxic, Anchor t-shirts are water-repelling, anti-stain, antibacterial and antiviral. That means no more water spots and stains on your t-shirt so you always look presentable and confident. The open honeycomb fabric structure of Anchor is key to allowing air to circulate between the fibres, enabling heat to escape the body, keeping you cool all day. Anchor's anti-bacterial properties also eliminate odour-causing bacteria, keeping you fresh all day and beyond.

What’s more? Armbands and waist pouches are no longer necessary on your runs. Anchor has a secret pocket to stash your spare cash, keys and cards. You can also fold the t-shirt into a secure pocket, making it compact and easy to pack for travel.

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

LED Water Purificarion Straw For Safe Drinking

LUMISTRAW is an innovative and revolutionary new product incorporates the use of the most advanced UV-C LED technology and novel flow cell design to create a disinfection system that is
highly effective, efficient and reliable with just a sip. LUMISTRAW is also the most efficient way of ensuring clean water for drinking on-the-go.

LUMISTRAW uses patent pending Lumiflo technology to disinfect and filter water as you drink. Powered by UV-C LED, its unique flow cell design ensures every drop of water is thoroughly and efficiently purified, eradicating 99.99%* bacteria and viruses. Keeping you safe and hydrated anytime, anywhere, LUMISTRAW brings confidence and control to the user, serving as a portable water purification device that instantly purifies water on-demand, without the wait. Simply fill the bottle up with water, kick start the purifying process with the push of a button and then drink.

Furthermore, LUMISTRAW does not require any filter replacement and LUMISTRAW is conveniently rechargeable via micro-USB.

LUMISTRAW is available for purchase on LazMall and Shopee.

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Metal-bodied Earplugs For Peace and Quiet

Designed in Singapore, ATTENU8 are metal-bodied earplugs that can reduce noise by approximately 32dB - that’s half the sound of a usual conversation! They also provide an easier and ideal fit for better sound reduction. If your typical earplugs always feel strange and keep slipping out, ATTENU8’s ergonomically designed concave body will help solve that.

These pocket-sized earplugs are perfect for sleeping, as a travel companion, music jamming or even protecting your hearing during a spin class. Created and enhanced based on customers’ feedback, ATTENU8 aims to set the gold standard for earplugs: effective, durable and versatile. Instead of throwing them away like how you would for single-use disposable foam earplugs, ATTENU8 comes with durable memory foam tips which are available in 3 different sizes for the ideal fit.

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Magic Paper For Your Eureka Moments

Magnetic Notes is a modern twist on sticky notes and whiteboards made from a unique patented technology called statically charged polypropylene film, which makes “paper” stick to almost any smooth, dry surface. The back side of Magnetic is like a dry erasable whiteboard that you can use time and again. Just write on it with a marker, erase, and write all over again!

Unroll, place on a wall and start writing. It is that simple. Magnetic Board is the most popular portable whiteboard solution. No installation needed. No glue, tapes or any residue. Magnetic stays on the wall purely based on static and only static.

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Smart Air Conditioning For Your Home

The Ambi Climate makes use of A.I. (Ambient Intelligence) technology in its smart sensors to measure the “other” factors of thermal comfort - humidity and sunlight. The system also collects online weather data to account for clothing, plus track the time of day to account for your metabolic cycle; the more feedback you give the system, the better Ambi Climate will continuously adjust your air conditioner for the ultimate personalised comfort while allowing energy savings of up to 30% off your electricity bill!

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Interest-based Maps For Your Travel Bucket List

Awesome Maps are beautifully designed maps of the world, themed around your special interest such as ‘Dive Sites’ and ‘Bucket Lists’. The world maps are illustrated by different artists and every map has its own unique flavour. You can buy them as a high-quality poster print or as a canvas XXL map. You can start travel planning for 2022!

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

RFID-protected Wallet For Your Peace-of-Mind

It's not about how much it fits; It's about how little you actually need. All Kisetsu wallets are RFID-protected for extra security and made from full-grain leather. So, carry less, carry freedom with wallets that provide a lifetime of quality.

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Water-resistant Speakers For Your Outdoor Adventures

KNZ GoDuo speakers are designed to optimize your indoor and outdoor audio experience. Their contemporary industrial design and detailed sound quality make them the perfect desktop audio delivery system. Their loud output, enhanced bass and water-resistant design also make them an ideal companion for outdoor activities.

12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed
12 Ingeniously Clever Things You Never Knew You Needed

Smart Notebooks For Your Endless Notes

The Rocketbook provides the freedom of a traditional pen and paper notebook, while instantly blasting your notes into the cloud using your smartphone. When you use Pilot FriXion pens with the Wave notebook, you can erase your notes using your microwave oven and endlessly reuse your notebook.

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