The Best Office Supplies & Products

Supplies in any office may not be something you think about often, but they are essential to keeping daily activities going. We thoroughly test and review products even sometimes beyond what normal usage requires to find the best office supplies available. This helps you quickly make informed decisions and be able to get back to work doing what you do best!

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    The 19 Best Gel Pens

    Pentel - EnerGel Pearl Gel Pen 0.7 mm

    Gel pens offer a very satisfying writing experience because they write so smoothly across the page, it’s no surprise they’ve been a writer’s favorite for decades. We tested over a dozen sizes and designs to determine the best gel pen for various writing jobs. Our top pick is the Pentel - EnerGel Pearl in .7 mm size because it was comfortable to grip and offered the smoothest writing experience. We like the Zebra - Sarasa Mark On if you like precise, thin lines that don’t skip on the page.

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    13 Cute Desk Accessories for Women

    Zoocatia - Tissue Box Cover

    Finding cute desk accessories can be difficult, especially when so many options exist. We picked out over a dozen different accessories and tested each for two months to find the best tools to elevate your desk and work experience. Our favorite cute accessory is the Zoocatia - Tissue Box because it’s affordable, easy to assemble, can be used in other parts of your home or office, and looks sleek. We also like the well-made acrylic Exputran - Organizer Set to help arrange pens, post-its, and other tools on our desks.

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    The 7 Best Phone Stands for Desks


    We tested seven of the most popular cell phone stands and determined that the sturdy APPS2Car model provided the most stability and accessibility to angle adjustments.…

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    Ember Mug² Review

    Ember Mug²

    If you, like many other people, are prone to ‘coffee sipping,’ you probably don’t finish it before it turns warm, then lukewarm, then undrinkable. Microwaving your…

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    Hydro Flask vs Yeti: Which Is Better?


    We’ve been testing water bottles, travel mugs, and other beverage containers for four years, and the comparison people are always asking about is YETI vs. Hydro…

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    The Best Modems for Spectrum

    Technicolor - E31T2V

    After interviewing experts, technicians and Spectrum representatives, we think the best modem for Spectrum is the Technicolor - E31T2V1 we got from them. But if you can only get an inferior modem, we have a replacement pick.

  • The Best Stress Balls


    We gripped, squeezed and fidgeted with 12 highly-rated stress balls to pinpoint the ones that actually help relieve stress, sharpen focus and improve hand health. We selected Serenilite - Hand Therapy Ball as the best overall and the Revive Stress Ball as the best for helping ease anxiety.

  • The Best Laptop Messenger Bags

    Timbuk2 - Classic Messenger Bag

    We tested the highest-rated laptop messenger bags to find out which one is the most durable, has the roomiest interior and is the most comfortable to haul on your shoulders all day. We’ve chosen the Timbuk2 - Classic Messenger Bag as the best laptop messenger bag because of its smart, utilitarian design and spacious interior. Our runner-up, the CoolBELL - Convertible Messenger Bag, has a cushioned laptop pocket and hidden straps that convert it into a backpack.

  • The Best Backpacks for College

    InCase - Icon

    We put five highly rated backpacks to the test and determined that the InCase - Icon was the best backpack for college. Coming in at a close second is our runner-up, Fjallraven - Raven 28.

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    Ultimate Guide to Recycling in Your Home


    Do you recycle at home? According to the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, 94 percent of the U.S. population has a recycling program available to them. Therefore, if…

  • The Best Pens

    Pilot - G2

    After weeks writing with the most popular pens on the market, we've determined that the Pilot - G2 is the best.

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    The 12 Best Label Makers

    Brother - PT-D610BT

    We spent 30 hours researching and testing each aspect of the eight best label makers to find the Brother P-Touch PT-D600 was the clear winner due to its ease of use and computer compatibility.

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    The Best Travel Mugs

    Thermos - Sipp

    We filled, drained, cleaned, and tried to break 13 travel mugs over multiple weeks to find the CamelBak Forge to be the best travel mug that performed well in all the tests.

  • The 7 Best Essential Oils

    Stillpoint Aromatics

    After over a month of research and testing, we found Stillpoint Aromatics to be the best essential oils based on factors such as scent, farming and production, and storage practices.

  • The Best Key Finders

    Tile - Mate

    We spent 30 hours testing six key finders: and lost a key or two, in order to make our pick for the best overall product from Tile.

  • The Best Planners for 2018

    Erin Condren

    After having highly organized marketing professionals test and rate 8 different options, we were able to make our final picks for best planner.

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    The 12 Best Anti-Fatigue Mats


    We tested the top-rated anti-fatigue mats for several weeks in the kitchen and home office and determined that the HEALEG mat is the best for comfort and support.

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    The 12 Best Tower Fans

    Seville Classics - UltraSlimline

    We tested the top-rated tower fans and selected the Seville Classics - UltraSlimline as the best tower fan overall. Another great tower fan is the Vornado - OSCR32 that matches the Seville in cooling power. A more expensive but excellent option is the Dyson - TP01, which has an integrated air purifier.

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    The Best Essential Oil Diffusers

    Smiley Daisy - Hibiscus

    With more than 60 hours of researching and testing the best essential oil diffusers, we selected the Smiley Daisy - Hibiscus as the best overall. An esthetically beautiful diffuser is the Porseme 3D, and the best diffuser for large spaces is the Innogear 500 ml.