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15 unique finds with thousands of reviews on Amazon Launchpad

These clever inventions are here to solve your everyday problems

Right: man holding lantern, right: shelf attached to edge of bed Credit: Luminaid / Bedshelfie

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If you're someone who a) loves to shop for all the latest gadgets and gizmos, or b) prefers to support small businesses, Amazon Launchpad should be an e-tailer that's on your radar. It's essentially an online store featuring inventions from up-and-coming brands that you might not have heard of—but are totally worth discovering.

While the brands may sound unfamiliar, the products themselves are highly rated among Amazon shoppers. We combed through the most popular products on Amazon Launchpad and found 15 with thousands of positive reviews, from a floating bedside shelf to a dipping sauce holder for your car. Take a look below at some of the most genius items that are particularly popular right now—you might just find the next big thing in the process.

1. An all-in-one picture hanging and leveling tool

woman holding blue GoHangIt tool to help hang photos
Credit: GoHangIt

This easy DIY tool will help you hang the gallery wall of your dreams.

If you've ever tried (and failed) to hang a piece of art or a mirror on your wall, the GoHangIt! pro is the picture-hanging kit that you need in your life. It comes with all the necessary hardware and fasteners to securely hang both wired and notched frames on your wall, and doesn't actually require you to measure anything yourself. It comes with a built-in level, marking tools, magnetic keys or positioning, and all the hangers you'll need in one compact case. More than 5,000 Amazon shoppers agree that it's a quick, convenient, and fool-proof method to hang art that completely takes the stress out of the task.

$37 on Amazon

2. This seatbelt release device for your little one's carseat

child in carseat that is being buckled in
Credit: UnbuckleMe

You may recognize the UnbuckleMe from Shark Tank.

The force needed to open a car seat buckle is no easy task for everyone out there. For grandparents, parents with arthritis, children aged 4 to 8 in the school drop-off line, or even those with long nails, the UnBuckleMe tool proves to be a very helpful assistant. It works by sliding around those tricky car seat buckles, and with its soft, grippy surface, allows you to use your palm grip, opposed to your finger strength, to open any buckle. Many positive reviews deem it a "life-saver" and a "must-have mobility aid."

$15 on Amazon

3. A can opener that automatically removes stubborn lids

Hand opening a can with an automatic can opener
Credit: Kitchen Mama

It's time to make the upgrade to an automatic can opener.

Opening a tin can is not only annoying and strenuous at times, but can be borderline dangerous too. Pesky cans, however, are no match for this one-touch can opener from Kitchen Mama. 70,000+ shoppers agree that this battery-operated device is a "godsend" for providing a hassle-free way to open all your canned foods. It's designed to circle around the can and cut 360 degrees with the push of a button, and is outfitted with posterior magnets to remove the lid after opening. Truly cutting-edge, right?

$30 on Amazon

4. These steel holders for your tacos

tacos in steel taco holder
Credit: Avrox

Your tacos don't have to become taco salad with these simple holders.

Taco Tuesdays just got a massive upgrade with the Avrox taco holders. These stainless steel contraptions take the mess out of filling, serving, and eating your tacos by doing the obvious: preventing your toppings from falling out! Each set comes with four taco trays total that each hold three tacos—perfect for family taco night. They're also dishwasher-, oven-, and grill-safe, making both prep and cleanup a breeze. With a near-perfect 4.8-star rating, these sturdy holders have proven to be a huge help in the kitchen.

$14 on Amazon

5. A fidget toy for your desk

Man holding colorful triangular fidget tool
Credit: Shashibo

Twist and fidget the Shashibo cube to your heart's content.

At first glance, this magnetic fidget toy appears to be a simple cube. Appearances can be deceiving though, as the Shashibo can transform into over 70 shapes for endless entertainment. Designed with 24 triangular segments that snap together and rotate around a set of magnetic planes, it allows the user to configure the cube into a large variety of geometric shapes. Since the puzzle can fit in one hand, it's also easy to manipulate. More than 40,000 Amazon shoppers have lauded it as "beautiful," "well-made," and even "mesmerizing." It comes in five patterns—and the cubes can be connected to form even larger designs!

$25 on Amazon

6. This laundry gadget to keep your sheets from balling up

person adding grey sheets to washer
Credit: Wad Free

No more tangled, twisted-up sheets.

While some may say that folding a fitted sheet is the most frustrating part of laundering your bed linens, for many others, it's their sheets forming a balled-up mess in the washer and dryer. Let Wad-Free help: Its patended design holds sheets open during their spin and drying cycles to prevent knotting and tangling, thus speeding up drying time and reducing wrinkling, according to the brand. Close to 5,000 reviewers deem them a must-have on laundry day, with one shopper dubbing them "magical rage relievers."

$20 on Amazon

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7. A solar-powered camping lantern that's ideal for travel

Person holiding glowing lantern standing on rocks
Credit: LuminAID

Let there be light!

For those who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors, the LuminAid waterproof solar lantern will help light the way wherever you are. It checks all the boxes in terms of battery, brightness, and portability, thanks to its three separate brightness options, inflatable, packable design, and solar-powered battery. It takes just about 10 hours to charge in direct sunlight, and can even be used as a charger thanks to its micro USB input.

$30 on Amazon

8. A multi-use gear clip that can hook just about anything

clip holding bag attached to a tree limb
Credit: Heroclip

The Heroclip is truly a do-it-all hook.

The travel-friendly Heroclip gear clip might just become your new best friend whenever you're carrying things on the go, as it has for close to 7,000 other shoppers. It functions as a carabiner and utility hook and is strong enough to hold up to 60 pounds of weight. Thanks to its 360-degree rotation design and dual-pivot joints, the clip has a variety of uses to secure your bags and link together various belongings. It’s also available in small, medium, and large sizes.

$20 on Amazon

9. A sauce holder for your car to dip your nuggies

Hand dipping nugget into ketchup dip clip on car vent
Credit: Saucemoto

Eating in your car just got a whole lot easier.

If you haven't seen these viral dip clips on TikTok, allow us to introduce you: the Saucemoto clips provide unparalleled nug dipping access by mounting sauces to your car's air conditioning vent. According to the brand, the "clip's geometry holds sauce packets from all popular fast-food chains,” while its universal mount fits all sorts of "vertical, horizontal, and diagonal vents." All that is to say, you never have to eat a dry fry or McNugget again by adding this dipping container to your collection of car accessories.

$11 on Amazon

10. A shelf that attaches to your bed frame

Shelf with laptop and notebook attached to edge of a bed
Credit: BedShelfie

This bedside shelf is a total space-saver.

Whether you reside in a small city apartment, a dorm room, or just favor minimalist living, not every bedroom can fit a bedside table comfortably. That's where the BedShelfie comes in. This floating table clamps right onto your bed frame (a slide model is available for box spring and platform beds), saving you space and providing convenient access to all your nighttime essentials within arm's reach. Many reviewers report that it's easy to install, made out of quality materials, and can support an impressive amount of weight (15 pounds, to be exact).

$47 on Amazon

11. An adorable speaker with a customizable display and tons of features

Small, square portable speaker on white desk
Credit: Divoom

This speaker is as cute as it is functional.

It’s a tiny retro computer-shaped speaker, it’s an alarm clock, and also you can play games? The Divoom Ditoo Retro Speaker from Amazon combines fun and function into one, offering a suite of features, including customizable displays through the Divoom app, a library of pixel art from a community of users, radio access, minigames you can play on the speaker itself using the joystick, and much more. Reviewers recommended this speaker for the sound quality as well as the aesthetic details and features.

$100 on Amazon

12. A water bottle that reminds you to stay hydrated

Coral water bottle on white background
Credit: Hidrate

We could all use a reminder to drink more water.

In the event that you’ve ever struggled to drink water regularly during the work day (we’re all in this dehydration together), this water bottle from Hidrate Spark may help. The Hidrate Spark 3.0 tracks the volume of water within it and reminds you periodically to drink more by lighting up, either at intervals you choose through a Bluetooth app on your phone or tablet, or simply when you’re behind on your water intake based on the volume of water left in the bottle.

We loved this water bottle when we tested it, and customers clearly agree with us, praising the customizable settings the bottle came with as well as the ease of integration with other apps like the Apple Health app. Several reviewers mentioned that users should make sure to follow the care instructions for the water bottle and be gentle during use.

$60 on Amazon

13. A glow-in-the-dark baseball for dark summer nights

Hand holding red glowing baseball
Credit: SPARK CATCH

A little after-dark baseball, anyone?

Games of catch don't have to stop after sunset thanks to the Spark Catch light-up baseball, which is made from genuine leather. Shoppers can choose from blue, green, purple or red LED light options, as each ball is outfitted with four total light bulbs that project 100 lumens. More than 2,000 reviewers—including high-school coaches and college baseball players, claim this ball feels "close to regulation" and is a joy to play a round of catch with after dusk.

$29 on Amazon

14. An ergonomic, cooling massage roller ball

Woman massaging herself with roller massage ball
Credit: Recoup

Soothe sore muscles instantly.

Whether you're treating post-workout soreness or looking for a cooling tool for pain management, reviewers claim the Recoup roller is amazing for targeted muscle therapy and icing sore spots. According to the brand, it can stay cool for up to six hours, meaning you can pack it in your gym bag for instant relief on the go. It holds a 4.6-star review from more than 5,000 shoppers.

$50 on Amazon

15. A Rubik's-style cube that works with your smartphone

Colorful 3D cube on background
Credit: GoCube

Meet the modern-day equivalent of the Rubik's cube.

We all know and love the classic Rubik's cube, but equally loved by a growing amount of Amazon shoppers is the GoCube. Thanks to its built-in Bluetooth and companion mobile app, users can learn to solve the cube through interactive tutorials, play mini-games, and battle against other GoCubers around the world. The cube itself is even outfitted with an LED light to help with visuals—especially if you can't put it down at night!

$80 on Amazon

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