Day two of the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago brings even more cool gadgets for home, office and travel.  Take a look at these interesting products and stay tuned for more in-depth reviews on many in the near future.

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Cafejo My French Press  will work with K-cups, pods or ground coffee. One simple press of the plunger yields coffee 25% better than typical countertop brewers. The secret to the additional extraction of flavor is the pressure of the plunger with the additional turbulence in the coffee. Simple clean up – microwave and dishwasher safe.


Grayl Water Filtration Cup is the water filter the experts said couldn’t be made. Stainless steel construction for durability as well as good looks. Removes bad flavors and 99.99% of bacteria.  Skip the expensive bottled water. Fill up anywhere and have great tasting water within 15 seconds. Drink with or without the lid in place. Winner of the International Housewares Association Innovation Award.


Vitamix S30 is the personal sized blender that lets mix your fruit drinks right in a travel mug and take it with you. Super convenient, more compact that a standard Vitamix – the perfect way to get into blending.


Click and Carry is an ingenious plastic handle that quickly secures all those plastic bags you get at the grocery store. The comfortable handle makes it easier to carry them home and if you’re placing them in your car, it keeps the items from slipping out.


HangPerfect from Innovative Tools Inc. makes quick work of hanging your picture frames perfectly aligned and perfectly level. Even if the frame’s hangers are out of level, this gadget fixes the situation. Measure and hang a picture perfectly in under two minutes.


The Ultra DriverCup from Talus Products multiplies the space you need to store your cellphone, wallet, sunglasses, charging cord and any other small gadgets in just the space of one drink holder in your car. Keeps them from rattling around as well.


Cabidor behind the door hinge mounted storage cabinet hangs from two door hinges, and swings with the door as it opens. Offering up to eight additional shelves worth of storage, you gain space that never existed before. Mounts to any standard door. Multiple models come with mirrors, magnetic dry erase boards, or magnetic chalkboards.


Ideaworks USB Outlet Multiplier converts one 110v outlet to six and adds two USB outlets. Plug in all your devices and still have a spare or two.


Store your fruit without bruising on the Fruitwall.  Arrange by date purchased or create wall art with your food.  Installs with just two fasteners.


Cable Station Mini holds five of your most used charging cables without them getting tangled or falling off your desk. Held in place with a small Velcro tab, it’s easy to add or removal cables.


Ten products from Day One at the IH+HS can be seen here:

Ten products from Day Two at the IH+HS can be seen here:

Ten products from Day Three at the IH+HS can be seen here:

Twelve products from Day Four at the IH+HS can be seen here: