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The best gadgets for school under $50

The wide spacing means you can make use of every AC outlet at the same time, and you’re also less likely to have overlapping, tangled cords like you often get with flat power strips. AiPower adaptive charging technology automatically adjusts to provide the maximum safe amount of power to your USB devices and the large power button at the top of the unit lets you turn off everything at once, which is an easy way to save energy.

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Aukey 8-in-1 USB-C Hub

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While docking stations are really useful work-from-home tools, they’re expensive and ultimately not very portable. Instead of investing in one for your studying-at-home time, grab Aukey’s 8-in-1 USB-C Hub instead. We like it because it offers many ports and connectors in a lightweight, packable design for only $38. It includes three USB-A ports, one USB-C port that

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the new gadgets dreamt up to fight coronavirus

* Coronavirus crisis sparks corporate creativity

* Gadgets range from door hook to software temperature check

* Inventors hope to build businesses that outlast pandemic

By Josephine Mason, Peter Henderson and Luiza Ilie

LONDON/OAKLAND/BUCHAREST, April 1 (Reuters) – Driving to work at his factory to the west of London last week, designer Steve Brooks had coronavirus on his mind. What could he make that would let him open a door without touching the handle?

“Everyone has to use their little finger or find the bit of the door that nobody’s touched,” said the designer and owner at DDB Ltd, a company which makes office furniture. So he produced a hook to do the job.

The so-called hygienehook is small enough to fit in a pocket and made from a non-porous material, which makes it easy to clean. It is one of hundreds of gadgets dreamt up in recent days and

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