12 Funny and Quirky USB Gadgets to Liven up Your Desk

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Last updated: June 20, 2021

Is your office desk hopelessly dull and uninspiring? Why not spice things up with some funny and quirky USB gadgets?

We have selected 12 unique, weird, and perhaps even useful USB powered gadgets that will make your boring office desk a little bit more exciting. Because, sadly, that’s where you have to spend most days of the week.

1. The Blah Button

The Blah Button

Press the infamous blah button when the urging need arises and be treated to a well deserved blah phrase.

The button provides 12 different blah phrases all spoken with a unique tone and emotion. This awesome little office gadget works wonders to put the non-stop talkers, the know-it-all’s and the pathological liars in their place.

The Blah button is simply the best way to escape from a boring conversation in a quick, discreet and fun manner.

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2. USB Desktop Aquarium

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Fancy a little aquarium on your desk? This awesome USB desktop aquarium can hold up to 6 cups of water and includes an adjustable overhead LED light, USB power connector, decorative rocks and low voltage pump.

The LCD alarm clock features date, time, temperature, countdown timer, snooze, and 6 different modes of tranquil nature sounds for that true zen feeling.

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3. USB Powered Desk Fridge

USB Powered Desk Fridge

The shared office refrigerator is great and can cool a lot of things at the same time. But there are times when you just want your own can of soft drink to stay nice and cold, and you want that can to be right next to you.

That’s right, this classy USB thermo-electric cooler & warmer deserves a prime spot on your desk.

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4. Darth Vader Self Stirring Mug

Darth Vader Self Stirring Mug

The Force is strong with this one! Just press the button on the handle and Darth Vader will stir your coffee for you. We haven’t actually tested it so please use it at your own risk.

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5. Penguin Flash Drive

Penguin Flash Drive

Not only does this top quality USB flash drive look irresistibly cute and adorable, it can also carry up to 32 GB of your very important data. That’s a lot of data for such a little penguin.

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6. Astronaut USB Light

Astronaut USB Light

Have a tiny little astronaut of your own, right next to your computer. Simply plug it in and light up what you need lit. How awesome!

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7. Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane

Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane

Just imagine you could create a paper plane and make it fly with your smartphone. Sounds ridiculously cool? That is now possible with this awesome USB charged gadget.

Simply attach the kit with built-in propeller to your self-built paper plane, download the app, and start annoying your co-workers like there’s no tomorrow.

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8. Game of Thrones Drogon USB Drive

Game of Thrones Drogon USB Drive

There are times when all you need is just a bit of distraction in the office. Plug this scary Drogon creature from Game of Thrones in your PC and your data will be safe.

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9. USB Mini Lava Lamp

USB Mini Lava Lamp

Beat the inevitable boredom in the office and enjoy the psychedelic color cycling of this funky USB mini lava lamp. This one is for the hipster-type office workers.

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10. USB Powered Plasma Ball

USB Powered Plasma Ball

This plasma lamp may not be for everyone, but the colorful streams of electricity that dance around the surface of the globe are meant to have a relaxing effect on you. Whether it increases your productivity is up for debate.

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11. Star Wars Darth Vader USB Hub

Star Wars Darth Vader USB Hub

This forceful USB hub is for the true Star Wars die-hard fans only. Darth Vader offers you 4x USB 2.0 ports and it also has a handy on/off button just underneath the hub. Enough said.

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12. Star Wars Themed Desktop Light

Star Wars Themed Desktop Light

With a 3D vision effect and easy smart touch buttons, this Star Wars themes light is a great addition to your office desktop. This awesome USB gadget doesn’t just look fantastic, it actually does a great job at bringing some more light to your desk.

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Quirky USB gadgets to liven up your desk


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