7 great productivity gadgets and services to help you save time

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018

7 great productivity gadgets and services to help you save time

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While technology can be a major distraction, it can also help you accomplish more each day. This holiday season, you may want to consider buying these seven productivity gadgets and services to help you or loved ones on your list get a lot done in little time.

1. Wireless headphones

Bose

Price: $349.95
Buy now: Bose quiet comfort headphones

Block out all distractions with these noise-cancelling headphones.

2. Desktop vacuum cleaner

Amazon

Price: $9.99
Buy now: Ladybug portable desk cleaner

A clean environment makes it easier to focus on finishing your work.

3. Weekly meal service

Purple Carrot food delivery service.
Source: Purple Carrot
Purple Carrot food delivery service.

Price: $72 a week
Buy now: Purple Carrot meal delivery

Skip the weekly grocery shopping and whip up a healthy plant-based dish in less than 45 minutes.

4. Fitness journaling app

Calorie Counter - MyFitnessPal app
Source: Google Play

Price: $49.99
Buy now: MyFitnessPal premium

Use this app to track your workouts and plan your meals in advance.

5. Electronic wine opener

Bed Bath and Beyond

Price: $19.99
Buy now: Brookstone automatic wine opener

Take the effort out of drinking wine with just one touch.

6. Supersonic hair dryer

Sir James Dyson with the "Dyson Supersonic" hair dryer
Courtesy of Dyson
Sir James Dyson with the "Dyson Supersonic" hair dryer

Price: $399.99
Buy now: Dyson hair dryer

The motor in this high speed dryer spins six times faster than the average blow dryer, leaving your hair sleek and shiny in no time.

7. Coffee machine

A Keurig Green Mountain machine
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A Keurig Green Mountain machine

Price: $99.99
Buy now: Keurig brewing system

Reach for a cup of joe when you need a mental boost. The Keurig brews coffee in less than a minute.

Disclosure: These items have been handpicked by our editorial team. CNBC has affiliate relationships with some retailers so in some cases, if you purchase an item from one of our gift guides, we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchase. This holiday season, the proceeds will be donated to the Council for Economic Education, which supports economic and financial education.

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