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Top 100 Computers Trends of 2015

From Drawing Tablet Laptops to Magnetic Modular Keyboards

— January 24, 2016 — Tech
The top 2015 computers trends reveal that flexibility and adaptability are major concerns for contemporary consumers. Every year, tech companies release computers that are faster and more powerful than the year before. However, this year also saw a major focus on ergonomics.

With so many people using computers to carry out their jobs, it is important for these devices to be comfortable enough for long-term use. As a result, many companies released computers and computers accessories that adapt to the needs of modern workers. These products include modular keyboards, hands-free desktops and ergonomic laptop stands.

In addition to making devices that better adapt to the human body, the top 2015 computers trends also reveal an effort to meet the demands of a modern lifestyle. This means making devices that are small enough and flexible enough to help consumers carry out their work in unorthodox environments.

For more information about changing computer trends, check out Trend Hunter's 2016 Trend Report.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Multitasking Computer Servers
Multitasking Computer Servers
Nerdalize Offers Two in One Servers and Home Heating Solutions
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99
Hands-Free Desktop Controls
Hands-Free Desktop Controls
This Mouse Allows Users to Control a Computer with Their Head and Face
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98
Hybrid Business Laptops
Hybrid Business Laptops
The Portege Z20t Tablet-Laptop Hybrid Was Unveiled At CES 2015
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97
Design-Friendly Computers
Design-Friendly Computers
Apple's New 4K iMac is Perfect For Graphic Designers and Artists
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96
Schoolyard-Tough Laptops
Schoolyard-Tough Laptops
Dell's Chromebook 11 is Designed For the Educational Space
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95
Compact Laptop Chargers
Compact Laptop Chargers
Zolt is Touted as the Smallest and Lightest Charger Ever
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94
Gorilla Glass Hard Drives
Gorilla Glass Hard Drives
CES 2015 Features the Luxuriously Reflective LaCie Mirror
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93
Classy Android Tablets
Classy Android Tablets
The Dell Venue 8 7000 is Efficiently Designed and Well Assembled
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92
Miniature Fanless Computers
Miniature Fanless Computers
The MintBox Mini Will Appeal to Linux Loyalists
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91
Miniscule Desktop Computers
Miniscule Desktop Computers
The HP Pavilion Mini PC Was Introduced At CES 2015
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90
Private Cloud-Free Networks
Private Cloud-Free Networks
The Neobase is a Device That Acts as a Private Social Network
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89
Bluetooth Trackpad Keyboards
Bluetooth Trackpad Keyboards
The Moky Keyboard Can Also Function As a Trackpad
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88
Ultra-Smooth Gaming Monitors
Ultra-Smooth Gaming Monitors
The 34-Inch LG 34UM67 is Enticing Gamers At CES 2015
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87
Ultra Slim Hard Drives
Ultra Slim Hard Drives
The Beautifully Thin Seagate Seven is Unveiled at CES 2015
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86
Powerful Processor Laptops
Powerful Processor Laptops
The New Dell XPS 13 9350 Will Provide Capability in a Small Form
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85
Hybrid Gaming Laptops
Hybrid Gaming Laptops
The PlayBox Incorporates Playstation 4 and Xbox 360 Into a Single Laptop
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84
Modern Wood Computers
Modern Wood Computers
This Computer Mixes Stylish, Minimalist Design with Functionality
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83
Smartphone Display Docks
Smartphone Display Docks
This Display Dock Converts Windows 10 Phones Into Makeshift Computers
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82
Movie Wardrobe Websites
Movie Wardrobe Websites
Spylight Makes Outfits Worn by TV and Movie Characters Shoppable
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81
Rolling Device Dividers
Rolling Device Dividers
The Rolo Charge Allows You to Carry All Your Gear Easily and Efficiently
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80
Screen-Splitting Devices
Screen-Splitting Devices
Skreens Allows You to Play Games While Watching TV on the Same Screen
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79
Analog Modular Tools
Analog Modular Tools
The Programmable Modules in the Palette Gear are Physical and Digital Tools
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78
Pen Mouse Peripherals
Pen Mouse Peripherals
Penclic Creates a Bluetooth Alternative to Its Original Design
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77
Animated Bag Webshops
Animated Bag Webshops
Bagigia's Creative Web Shop Features an Engaging User Interface
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76
Laptop Video Game Streaming
Laptop Video Game Streaming
Windows 10 Xbox One Streaming Doesn't Require Additional Hardware
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75
Printable Footwear Templates
Printable Footwear Templates
Ajust by Selma Durand Makes Online Shoe Shopping More Reliable
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74
Drawing Tablet Laptops
Drawing Tablet Laptops
The Inklet App Uses Force Touch Tech via Styluses to Edit Images on Screen
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73
Personable Email Platforms
Personable Email Platforms
Crystal Analyzes Messages for Better E-Communication
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72
Technology-Testing Events
Technology-Testing Events
Microsoft's Device Night Invites People to Eat, Drink & Try New Products
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71
Computer Screen Projectors
Computer Screen Projectors
The HTD=01 Concept by Number One Disappears When Not in Use
<
70
Metallic Laptop Designs
Metallic Laptop Designs
Apple's Gold MacBook Offers a Different Colorway for a Stylish Look
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69
Multi-Material 3D Printers
Multi-Material 3D Printers
The Glowforge 3D Laser Printer is Able to Print on Multiple Materials
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68
Indestructible Storage Devices
Indestructible Storage Devices
Durable External Hard Drive is Designed to Hold Data on Expeditions
<
67
Collaborative Design Platforms
Collaborative Design Platforms
FiftyThree's Mix is a Handy Co-Creation Platform for Designers
<
66
Wooden Computer Replicas
Wooden Computer Replicas
This Macintosh Design Boasts a Wooden Keyboard with Gold-Plated Zinc Keys
<
65
Web-Based Training Programs
Web-Based Training Programs
Cornerstone Learning Provides a System That is Efficient and Effective
<
64
All-in-One Wall-Mounted Tablets
All-in-One Wall-Mounted Tablets
Microsoft Surface Hub Raises Notions of Hi-Tech to the Next Level
<
63
Miniature Pocket PCs
Miniature Pocket PCs
The Jide Remix Mini Android Desktop PC is Ready for Full-Scale Usage
<
62
Lightweight High-Energy Chargers
Lightweight High-Energy Chargers
The Zolt Charger by Fuseproject is the Weight of Half an Apple
<
61
High-Resolution 3D Printers
High-Resolution 3D Printers
The Raise3D N-Series 3D Printer Provides a Superior User Interface
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60
Surreal 3D Paintings
Surreal 3D Paintings
This Recreation of Magritte's Work is a Stunning Virtual Reality Painting
<
59
Smart Glass Keyboards
Smart Glass Keyboards
The Bastron Glass Smart Keyboard is iOS and PC-Compatible
<
58
Web-Based Party Games
Web-Based Party Games
Cards Against Originality Lets You Play the Popular Party Game Online
<
57
Discreet Charging Equipment
Discreet Charging Equipment
The Aaden Battery Charger by Bluelounge Ensures Gadgets Remain Powered
<
56
Infinity Display Laptops
Infinity Display Laptops
The Dell XPS 13 Debuts an Impressive Screen at CES 2015
<
55
Thermos-Shaped Drones
Thermos-Shaped Drones
The Sprite Drone Can Be Tossed Into a Backpack
<
54
Mini Smartphone Cords
Mini Smartphone Cords
The Popcord Keychain USB Charger is Available for Apple and Android Devices
<
53
Woody Keyboard Supports
Woody Keyboard Supports
The Bamboo Keyboard Tray Assists with Ergonomics and Organization
<
52
Compact Portable Projectors
Compact Portable Projectors
The Spyro 2 Was Displayed At CES 2015
<
51
Multi-Touch Computer Pad
Multi-Touch Computer Pad
The Sensel Acts as an Touch Extension Turns into Virtually Any Tool
<
50
Laptop Audio Amplifiers
Laptop Audio Amplifiers
The Miyo Improves Your Laptop's Audio Quality
<
49
Obscurely Shaped PCs
Obscurely Shaped PCs
The Pipo X9 is One Half Tablet and One Half Desktop
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48
Pocket-Sized Projectors
Pocket-Sized Projectors
The Sony HD Pico Mobile Projector Makes Presentations Anywhere Simple
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47
Powerful Laptop Designs
Powerful Laptop Designs
Chromebook Pixel 2 Takes on Apple by Prioritizing Options and Functions
<
46
Augmented Reality Holograms
Augmented Reality Holograms
Microsoft's Windows Holographic Brings New Dimension to Virtual Worlds
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45
Wearable Hard Drives
Wearable Hard Drives
The ReVault is a Wireless Hard Drive That You Can Wear Around Wrist or Neck
<
44
Leather Charging Cables
Leather Charging Cables
These 'Esbee' iPhone Cables Enhance Durability and Power of Inner Wires
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43
Inexpensive Virtual Reality Gear
Inexpensive Virtual Reality Gear
The Freefly VR Headset Utilizes Your Smartphones Capabilities
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42
Curved Computer Displays
Curved Computer Displays
HP's 'Envy' Boasts a Wide 34-Inch Curved Screen with Incredible Graphics
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41
Miniature GPS Trackers
Miniature GPS Trackers
The LightBug is the World's Smallest Tracker that Can Be Affixed Anywhere
<
40
Sophisticated Internet Browsers
Sophisticated Internet Browsers
Microsoft Introduces the Advanced Spartan Browser for Windows 10
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39
Keyboard Shortcut Charts
Keyboard Shortcut Charts
This Infographic Lists the Best Keyboard Shortcuts Across Platforms
<
38
LEGO-Friendly Laptop Protectors
LEGO-Friendly Laptop Protectors
The Brik Case for Macbook is Infinitely Customizable and Playful
<
37
Writing-Friendly Tablets
Writing-Friendly Tablets
The Encore Write 2 Comes With Digitizer Stylus Input
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36
Jacked Hard Drives
Jacked Hard Drives
The SanDisk Extreme 500 Packs Tons of Storage Space
<
35
Carved Laptop Protectors
Carved Laptop Protectors
This Glitty Walnut MacBook Cover Adds a Touch of Texture to Your Laptop
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34
Borderless 3D Printers
Borderless 3D Printers
The Makerarm Allows for Objects of All Sizes to Be Printed Without Fuss
<
33
See-Through Computer Screens
See-Through Computer Screens
This Transparent Desktop Would Visually Declutter Your Desktop
<
32
Palm-Sized PCs
Palm-Sized PCs
The MagicStick Computer Packs Impressive Features in a Tiny Design Frame
<
31
Retro Computer Peripherals
Retro Computer Peripherals
The 'nOb' Computer Controller Enables Precision Computer Adjustments
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30
Virtual Reality Handsets
Virtual Reality Handsets
The Oculus Touch Controller Turns Virtual Worlds Tactile
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29
Emotion-Recognizing Advertising Platforms
Emotion-Recognizing Advertising Platforms
Virool's Video Ad Tracking Software Monitors Reactions
<
28
Capable Modular Keyboards
Capable Modular Keyboards
The Layer Keyboard Affords Different Arrangements According to the Desk
<
27
Floral Laptop Decals
Floral Laptop Decals
The Floral Keyboard Sticker is a Reminder That Spring is Approaching
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26
Ergonomic Circular Computer Keys
Ergonomic Circular Computer Keys
The Logitech K380 Keyboard Features a Smaller Design
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25
Customizable Ergonomic Keyboards
Customizable Ergonomic Keyboards
The 'Model 01' Makes Typing on a Keyboard a Pain-Free Activity
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24
Avant-Garde VR Headsets
Avant-Garde VR Headsets
This Stylish VR Helmet is Designed for Modern Consumers
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23
Hi-Tech Cartoon Toys
Hi-Tech Cartoon Toys
Disney Dream Play Uses Augmented Reality to Bring Figurines to Life
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22
Magnetic Modular Keyboards
Magnetic Modular Keyboards
The TextBlade Can Be Pulled Apart and Stuffed In Your Pocket
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21
Next-Generation Computing Platforms
Next-Generation Computing Platforms
Microsoft Windows 10 Will Include a New and Modern Web Browser
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20
Slimmed-Down Gaming Laptops
Slimmed-Down Gaming Laptops
The New Alienware Laptops Made Their Debut At CES 2015
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19
Ink-Free Photo Printers
Ink-Free Photo Printers
The 'droPrinter' is an App-Connected Portable Printer Used for Smartphones
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18
Laptop-Carrying Vests
Laptop-Carrying Vests
The iDesk Laptop Backpack Holds Your Laptop Close to Your Body
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17
Beautiful Bamboo Desktops
Beautiful Bamboo Desktops
This Wood Computer is Designed to Actually Go on Top of Your Desk
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16
Home-Heating Computers
Home-Heating Computers
Project Exergy Aims to Heat Your Home with Your Computer
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15
3D Printer Photocopiers
3D Printer Photocopiers
The Eora 3D Scanner Allows Items to Be Scanned for Copying in Minutes
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14
Car Computer Stations
Car Computer Stations
Mobil Office's Car Laptop Stand Doubles as a Place to Power Up
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13
Affordable AR Headsets
Affordable AR Headsets
The Asus Augmented Reality Headset is Set for a 2016 Release
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12
Retro Tech Tributes
Retro Tech Tributes
This Original Apple iMac Mimics the Shape of the Very First Model
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11
Wireless Folding Keyboards
Wireless Folding Keyboards
The Flyshark 2 Features Many Convenient Shortcuts and Uses Little Power
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10
Superior Photoshop Alternatives
Superior Photoshop Alternatives
Affinity Photo Addresses the Advancements Made in Technology
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9
Blade-Shaped Gaming Computers
Blade-Shaped Gaming Computers
The CyberPower Trinity Has a Triple-Blade Design
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8
Smart Security Devices
Smart Security Devices
CUJO Smart Device Protects Connected Home Gadgets From Hacks
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7
Military-Grade Computer Cases
Military-Grade Computer Cases
The Dux Case For Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Provides Optimal Protection
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6
Decorative Webcam Covers
Decorative Webcam Covers
Elise Luttik Creates a Fun Accessory to Ensure Privacy When on Computers
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5
At-Home Manufacturing Equipment
At-Home Manufacturing Equipment
The Nomad 883 Desktop CNC Mill Makes Crafting Products Easy
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4
Ergonomic Laptop Add-Ons
Ergonomic Laptop Add-Ons
The VEYEM Dual Monitor Laptop Stand Makes Productivity Better Than Ever
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3
Flexible Projected Computers
Flexible Projected Computers
All-in-One Apple Concept is Convenient as iPad and Powerful as iMac
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2
Complete USB-Sized Computers
Complete USB-Sized Computers
The Google and ASUS Chromebit Turns Monitors into Working Computers
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1
Pocket-Sized Computers
Pocket-Sized Computers
This PC-On-a-Stick is a Tiny Computer You Can Take On the Go
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