Trending Amazon Gadgets You Need, According to Tom Schwartz & Tom Sandoval

Life just got a little bit easier (and a lot more fun) thanks to these products.

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Sometimes, it feels like there are too many trends to keep with. Thankfully, Vanderpump Rules stars Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval have taken the guesswork out of researching Amazon products so you don't have to. They've tried and tested the most popular Amazon gadgets and presented their findings with their honest commentary and some helpful tips via Amazon Live, multiple times actually. That's why we've updated this list.

Tom and Tom shared their takes on an innovative spoon, a bowl that prevents soggy cereal, a leg massager, a gel that cleans computer keyboards with ease, and more. They've even found budget-friendly weighted blankets and smart watches.

We included their finds from their most recent Amazon Live session at the top of this list and we also went through and looked back at their most popular selections from the first roundup. Keep on scrolling to find out what Schwartz and Sandoval had to say about their latest Amazon finds.

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SEGOAL Moon Lamp

"It says it's a kid's night light, but I'm not a kid. Check this out. It's a great nightlight, I like having a nightlight in my bedroom," Schwartz said. Sandoval added, "I like a nightlight too." Schwartz elaborated, "It's like, it's like a warm beacon. a warm glowing beacon when you wake up and you have to use the restroom."

MoCuishle Neck Massager

Schwartz said, "There's no way you're not gonna love this one because we both picked this and we both love this. This is the neck massager, by the way. You got to get one of these." Sandoval insisted, "It's just so nice, so nice."

Schwartz elaborated, "If you sit at a desk all day, in the cubicle, this is great for neck strain. Show yourself a little love. It's heated. It's nice." Sandoval remarked, "This is great too because sometimes it's hard to ask your significant other to give you a massage. This is nice, it feels like it has thumbs massaging you." This massager has 6,100+ five-star reviews on Amazon.

Ring Video Doorbell

"Me and Katie [Maloney] have Ring. I'm sure you've heard of it. Everyone's heard of Ring by now, Schwartz began. Sandoval explained, "They're so great. When somebody rings the doorbell, it goes right to your phone. They can answer. They can do whatever."

Schwartz shared, "You can adjust how far the sensors go. So, if you live near the you know near the street, you don't want it going off every time a car pulls up or a person walks by. It's nice to get notifications when a package comes to the door, any sort of delivery or a random stranger, you know the porch pirates are out there. This has motion-detecting properties."

Sandoval revealed, "There are a lot of people who have caught hit and runs with cars because of the motion sensors from Ring doorbells. If everybody in your neighborhood has a ring doorbell, you pretty much have surveillance on your entire street Yeah. They work really well. I mean, I think that might have been what caught the car that stole Lady Gaga's dog. Yeah, it was a ring doorbell."

Schwartz said, "Oh, by the way it has two way audio, so not only can you see who's at your door, but you can also communicate with them. It's really handy." This product has 50,900+ five-star reviews from Amazon shoppers.

Pankia Handle Grocery Bag Holder- 2 Pack

"Check this out. So if you live in an apartment or you don't have a car you and live in the city and you have to walk to the grocery store, this will really save your hands. Everyone knows the rules for bringing in groceries, one trip or you're not a real man. I'm kidding, but, honestly, this is so much easier on your hands." Sandoval added, "You cna fit ten bags on this."

Schwartz said, "Also, it's good for curls. It's really ergonomic though."

Handheld Vacuum Cleaner

"Look how small it is," Schwartz said, "Pound for pound or for ounce per ounce, I think it's probably one of the strongest vacuums on the market. It's strong. It does a good job. Keep it next to your desk, next to your bed. Everyone should have a little mini vacuum here or in your car."

"I keep one of these in my car, actually, Sandoval said. Schwartz said, "I love this one. Yeah, this is the best mini vacuum that I've used."

1 BY ONE Wireless Turntable HiFi System with 36 Watt Bookshelf Speakers

Schwartz shared, "I like the engagement of having a vinyl speaker. This is one of the best little setups. Let's cool it with the instant gratification. It's nice to be engaged, instead of just hitting the button, sometimes you take the vinyl record out of the sleeve, it's an artwork.

"Have you thought about getting a record player? Are you into vinyl? Some say it's therapeutic, you know the process of flipping through with the records. It's more intimate."

JBL PartyBox On-The-Go- A Portable Karaoke Party Speaker with Wireless Microphone

"This is one of the jewels. This is the JBL PartyBox On-The-Go Karaoke machine. Look at this thing. You get your money's worth. Yeah, it's got deep bass, it's got the lights right here, it's got this little holder so you can put your tablet in there. You can sing karaoke, go to YouTube type in the song you want to sing, and you're ready to go. We show up to a party with this, everyone's gonna be stoked depending on what type of party is," Schwartz said.

PVO Mini Projector

Schwartz said, "It's a super great little projector here. You guys, if you have a backyard or a little a little park nearby, use this. These are cool. Take them out back and have a movie night. You can use this on the back of your house to watch the game." Sandoval added, "It's not that hard to use." This projector has 7.500+ five-star Amazon reviews.

Daily Positivity Talking Button- Says 50 Positive Quotes and Affirmations

"I feel fulfilled I feel positive, you know," Schwartz said about this positivity talking button. Sandoval replied, "Well, sometimes you got to stay positive, stay positive. This is a daily positivity button. It shares positive phrases and encouragement."

Rubik’s Connected- App-Enabled STEM Puzzle That Fits All Ages and Capabilities

"I have been wanting to get into a Rubik's Cube and like learning how to solve a Rubik's cube. And so this comes with an app that shows you exactly like how and it teaches you about solving a solving a Rubik's Cube," Sandoval said. 

Petcube Bites 2 Wi-Fi Pet Camera with Treat Dispenser & Alexa Built-in, for Dogs and Cats

"I want to show you guys something for you pet lovers out there. It has Alexa built in and a camera so you can see the whole room. Also, one of the coolest things is the two way audio. You can hear what your dogs are doing or what your friends or family are doing. You can also talk to them, and it's cool because it also shoots out treats. This is super cool. I hate leaving my dogs every once in a while, so this is great," Schwartz shared.

Sandoval added, "You can record. It has night vision. You can talk to them. Yeah, you can hear them, you can record, you can take pictures, you can give them treats, you can call."

2 Pack 60W RGBW Led Flood Light

"Guys, I love these lights. They have all different types of settings. They're all weather, you can have them outside. These things will light up the entire side of your house. I actually have them hardwired all around my house outside. They are so awesome. They are so bright," Sandoval said. Schwartz said, "It really does kick things up a notch. It sets the mood. It is a vibe. An instant vibe setter."



Eargasm High Fidelity Earplugs

Schwartz recommends these earplugs "if you go to a lot of concerts or you work in a club." Sandoval said, "You can still hear everything and these protect your ears." The earplugs have 5,500+ five-star Amazon reviews.

Yueshico Stainless Steel Watermelon Slicer

Schartz said, "If you have TikTok, you've probably seen this." He demonstrated out to use the watermelon slicer, churning out "perfect, little cubes." Sandoval likened the instant production of watermelon cubes to "an assembly line."

Dreamfarm Supoon- Non-Stick Silicone Sit Up Scraping & Cooking Spoon with Measuring Lines

Schwartz revealed that his wife Katie Maloney introduced him to this silicone spoon because she's "obsessed" with it. The handle has a bend in it before the spoon end, which prevents the handle from getting messy when you stir sauce. Sandoval remarked, "Now you only have to clean the spoon." Schwartz added, "It also has measurements in there. One tablespoon, one teaspoon. It's super cool." He advised shoppers, "If you're making your omelets with a metal spatula, come on. This is an intervention." There are multiple colors to choose from too.

Yonanas Classic Original Healthy Dessert Fruit Soft Serve Maker

Use this machine to make your own frozen desserts at home. Schwartz explained, "You put frozen fruit in there and you just jam it in and it comes out in this beautiful soft serve." Sandoval suggested waiting 10 minutes after taking fruit out of the freezer. More than 5,000 Amazon shoppers gave this machine a perfect five-star review.

Microwave Plate Cover - Magnetic Hover Function

"When we lived together, the microwave was disgusting," Sandoval recalled. Schwartz confirmed, "It was an abomination." Sandoval said, "Nobody wants to be cleaning the microwave." But, with this plate cover, no one has to... or at least they won't have to clean it often since it prevents splatter from getting all over your microwave. Schwartz said, "Get this, right here. It has the steam vents too."

Arrow Home Products Arrow 60 Cube Ice Tray (3 Pack),Blue

"We have the budget-friendly version of a pebbled ice machine. Pebbled ice is great," Schwartz said. He added, "For $10? Forget about it. Your friends, family, your guest, will all appreciate this."

Just Crunch Anti-Soggy Cereal Bowl

Schwartz teased, "This is controversial. I like my cereal a little soggy. Not everybody does." Then, he said, "If you don't like soggy cereal, we have just the thing for you. It keeps the cereal and the milk separate." The bowl is divided into two sections, which makes this a perfect invention "if you eat your cereal slow," Sandoval added.

Keep the milk on one side and dry cereal on the other, adding a bit at a time to the milk to prevent the cereal from lingering too long and getting soggy in the milk.

Human Touch Reflex5s Foot and Calf Massager

After admitting this leg and calf massager is "a little pricey," Schwartz insisted it "almost compares to human touch." He recommended the massager for anyone who's on their feet all day, including front-line workers and bartenders. Tom and Tom added that it's "really good for circulation." 

The Sugar Art - DiamonDust - Edible Glitter For Decorating Cakes, Cupcakes, Cake Pops, & More

Sandoval recommends using edible glitter to step up your cocktail game. It can also be used for cooking and baking. Amazon has a ton of colors to choose from too.

Echo Show 8- HD smart display with Alexa

Schwartz admitted, "Do you have Amazon Alexa's? Do you have the Echo? I was a skeptic until I got it. I thought it was completely unnecessary, but I use it every single morning to get the quote of the day, the word of the day, and to listen to chill music while I make breakfast." More than 177,035 Amazon customers left five-star reviews on this one.

Dermatologically Tested - Peach Foot Peel Mask - 2 Pairs

Schwartz shared, "These are incredibly relaxing and gratifying too. You'll be shocked when you see what comes out from your feet. They're kind of gross, yes." He added, "They exfoliate your feet and feel incredible." Sandoval said they were like "blackhead strips, but for your feet."

Joseph Joseph DrawerStore Compact Cutlery Organizer Kitchen Drawer Tray

Schwartz started, "I know at least some of you have a silverware drawer that's an absolute disaster. It's chaotic and stressful." Sandoval confessed, "I used to." Thankfully, they found a product to get rid of that chaos. Schwartz said, "This right here, you just stick them in. Organize your silverware drawer. Otherwise, it's a bad look. Little things like this have a way of impacting your life on a larger scale, you know what I mean?" We sure do.

Willful Smart Watch for Android Phones and iOS Phones

Sandoval said, "This is a great, reasonably priced smart watch. It monitors your heart rate and it can also help you with breathing exercises." Tom and Tom love this watch to set personal goals and they love the price point compared to other smart watches. 

ColorCoral Dust Cleaning Gel Universal Dust Remover for Keyboard Cleaning Car Dashboard Detailing

"It's like a little glob," Schwartz said. He explained, "It's great for getting in nooks and crannies. You put it on the keyboard to get the dust out of it and from other hard-to-clean places. It works."

Sharper Image Digital Hanging Luggage Scale

"Let me tell you, this thing is a must for when you're traveling," Sandoval declared. He pointed out the reasonable price in addition to crediting the scale for helping him know in advance if his luggage is overweight before getting to the airport.

Smart Queen Cooling Weighted Blanket

"Sometimes when I get anxiety, this works really nice," Sandoval revealed about this weighted blanket. He described it as a "nice, relaxing, comforting, soothing" product, with Schwartz chiming in that it's "instantly comforting."

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-Originally published May 11, 2021 at 3 AM PT.