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We'd been craving the sunshine for so long, but had forgotten how scorching it can actually get in the UK - and the temperatures can be especially stifling when you're not near a beach or pool.
However, we have a solution, and it comes in the form of John Lewis & Partners' Spectrum USB Desk Fan, which is new in.
Whether you are working from home, struggling to sleep in the heat or just want to create a cool oasis, this lightweight desk fan is the ideal prop to see you through the warmer months.
Why we rate it
The Spectrum USB Desk Fan is the perfect accompaniment when working at a desk; whether that be at home, back in the office, al fresco in your garden or at a coffee shop.
This design has three speed settings, as well as an oscillating option to move the cool air around the room.
Shoppers have noted how quiet the fan is, with a decibel level of 40.
It is simple and easy to use, all you have to do is connect the fan to a USB port and it's all systems go.
It comes in two colours, white and steel, so should coordinate with any computer set up, and costs just £22 from John Lewis.
What the reviews say
The Spectrum USB Desk Fan has only just launched online but it has already garnered a handful of positive reviews (all five star, we might add). Here's what shoppers have to say:
"A very compact design. Had it on 'low' setting and could still feel the cool breeze from 20ft away. The fan makes very little noise and its sound is actually quite soothing. A great quality product and good value for money."
"Great product, very premium feel. Noise is very low, even on high. Would recommend!"
"A little bigger than I thought it'd be, but does the job very well and has a lot of manoeuvrability in terms of upwards/downwards airflow while oscillating."
Buy it: John Lewis & Partners Spectrum USB Desk Fan | £22 from John Lewis & Partners
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