The Coronavirus has caused global disruption forcing many of us to try and work from home and this causes a number of issues all by its self making it a daunting task especially if you don’t already have a home office set up.
It is unlikely you have on hand all the tricks and gadgets that make being away from the office easy. With this in mind, we have put together some helpful products and tips to help make working remotely as stress-free as possible, giving you the freedom to stay powered, no matter where you are.
Cygnett Charge-up Pro 20,000 mAH USB-C Power Bank
When you’re working remotely, communication is everything, especially when you are used to the immediacy of a collaborative office. During this period, your device usage is going to skyrocket, and consequently, you’re going to need to keep them charged. Devices like your laptop are going to need to be charged, but in when you’re not in an office environment, it’s not always possible to stay plugged into an outlet. The ChargeUp Pro 20K power bank can alleviate this headache by keeping you mobile while you charge. This power bank is easily powerful enough to charge your USB-C compatible laptop and can charge up to 3 devices at once. Cost: £119.95
If your home is not the ideal location for productivity, you may choose to work from another remote location. As many of these locations don’t have reliable internet, you might find you need to hotspot your phone. As anyone who has done this for any length of time knows, hotspotting your phone quickly drains your battery. To keep your phone charged throughout the day no matter where you are or what you’re doing, the ChargeUp Swift 10K has got you covered. It can wirelessly charge your phone up to 3.8 times and it’s lightweight, slim design makes it easy to take anywhere. Cost: £69.95
Another necessity for keeping your mobile charged anywhere is having the right cable. Whether you’re plugged into a power bank or a wall charger, having the right length cable can help maximise your power. When your phone and laptop are in constant use and your battery is dropping it might be necessary for you to keep them plugged in all day. We have a range of durable, robust cables in a variety of lengths that can keep you connected in any conditions, giving you the freedom to move around while you charge. Costs from £9.95
f you do find yourself working from a desk, it can be helpful to minimise the clutter around you, and charging cables are often one of the biggest culprits. A simple way to solve this problem is to utilise your devices wireless charging capabilities. Our TwoFold wireless charger can tidy up your workspace by providing a place to charge two devices wirelessly and help get you ready for productivity. Costs £89.95
While power banks are fantastic at keeping you mobile while you are working remotely, they too eventually need recharging, as well as all your other essential devices. When you need to get the most out of your devices, fast charging can help. To utilise fast charging, you need two products. Firstly, you need a fast charging capable cable, such as our armoured cables seen above, and secondly, you need a fast charging wall charger. Our Flow 57W wall charger provides fast and convenient charging for your USB-C and USB-A devices like your, USB-C MacBook, smartphone, iPad Pro and iPhone X, or any other device that charges via USB-C or USB-A cable. Cost: £44.95
When you’re trying to work as a team outside of the office, video calls are going to be essential, but if you don’t have a webcam already set up this can be a frustrating process. Our GoStick can help by transforming your phone into a portable free-standing webcam. Easily set up the GoStick tripod feature and attach your phone for hands-free video calls whenever you need them. Cost: £29.95
We hope you find these products suitable for your work from home needs and please stay safe