For 2017, the best sellers on Amazon seemed to be oriented to helping people at home. They included Ancestry DNA kit, the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker, Echo Dot portable Bluetooth speaker, portable cell phone battery chargers, robot vacuums, tablets, Kindle Paperwhite, Alexa Fire TV Stick, the Spiralizer to cut your veggies, the cold brew coffee maker, Calphalon Nonstick Frying Pan, Sleep Memory Foam Pillow, smart LED light bulbs that save energy and Smart Plugs.
In 2018, some of the must haves include:
The Tape 16, an e-digital measuring tape takes all guess work out of measuring.
“With a touch of the inch centimeter button, it allows you to read the measurement displayed in inches, feet, fractions, decimals and even converts from standard to metric and back,” said the advertiser.
It even calculates the center of a measurement for you.
The world's first personal portable air conditioner which is about five inches all around.
LifeStraw water filter uses no batteries or moving parts. It’s about two inches wide by 10 inches long.
“It filters to 0.2 microns, removing 99.99% of bacteria and 99.9% of protozoa,” said the creator.
It uses a minimum of 264 gallons, or a year’s worth of clean drinking water.
This year, you can also build/create your own shoes from the sole to the skin.
Forget fidget spinners there's now the fidget cube—which has six sides of various anti-anxiety sensory tools.