10 gadgets that will prevent everyday problems and make your life easier


If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY's newsroom and any business incentives. Ever think about how many little household problems you simply put up with? You know the ones I'm talking about--things like setting off the smoke detector when you're cooking or never being able to find the TV remote. You (read: I) could probably solve these issues by changing day-to-day habits, but I like making seared tuna, even if it smokes up the kitchen.