We’re heading towards the dog days of summer and most of us are still working from (and will likely be doing so for the foreseeable future). If you’re worried about overheating at your home office because your AC doesn’t work so well, or maybe you just want something to circulate the air in your room, a desk fan is a great solution. And frankly, you can get a great one for very cheap.
Arctic Breeze Mobile
A number of our colleagues have this portable USB-powered desk fan. It has a short flexible neck, and can plug directly into your desktop or laptop. The blades are exposed, but they’re not sharp or hard, and they don’t spin fast enough to hurt you.
Opolar F401 Mini
This is a larger and sturdier USB-powered fan. It can plug it directly into your laptop or docking station and it’ll just work. No need for an outlet and a long power cord.
Genesis 6-Inch Clip Convertible
This is on the larger and more powerful side. It has two different speed modes, too. The real selling point is its convertible base; it can stand like a traditional desk fan or you can clip it to the side of the desk and therefor take up no vital deskspace.
Honeywell HT-900 TurboForce
The HT-900 TurboForce has three different speeds (the most on this list) and has an adjustable 90-degree head. It’s great for cooling you off or just circulating air around the room.
Vornado is one of the premiere names in tabletop fans. If you’re looking for a fan that’s both adjustable and powerful, this is the one you want. (And it’s on sale.)
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