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Top 100 Gadgets Trends in April

From Bluetooth Payment Cards to Digital Eye Strain Remedies

— April 26, 2015 — Tech
The top April 2015 Gadgets trends make up a large and varied list, but a few stand-out examples include digital payment, 3D printing and augmented health.

The reality of a cashless society is fast approaching, meaning that alternate forms of payment are on the rise. Mobile is set to become our number one payment method, so gadgets and products that coordinate with the mobile platform are sure to be popular. Another technology that's rising to the top is 3D printing. Much like virtual and augmented reality, 3D printing is applicable across industries, and it's rapidly broadening into realms of design, education and health. Health, in general, is a category that's becoming more gamified for individual use, with apps and devices being marketed to consumers as a way to monitor or preemptively manage their own health.

While the top April 2015 Gadgets trends cover a lot of ground, all of them are dedicated to improving consumer's everyday lives.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Wide-Range Amplifiers
Wide-Range Amplifiers
The db Audioware Flying Haggis is Now Available on iOS
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99
Calorie Donation Programs
Calorie Donation Programs
Fitbit's Fit for Food Turns Calories Burned into Meals for the Hungry
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98
Glasses-Free 3D Displays
Glasses-Free 3D Displays
Chinese Researchers Developed a 3D Screen That Doesn't Require Glasses
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97
BBQ-Themed Research Labs
BBQ-Themed Research Labs
The GE SXSW Research Lab Boasts a 12 Foot Tall Brisket Smoker
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96
Smart Phone Stamps
Smart Phone Stamps
Snowshoe Stamps Include Chips for Interactive Mobile Marketing
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95
Record-Breaking SD Cards
Record-Breaking SD Cards
This SanDisk Ultra Card is the World's Highest Capacity microSD Card
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94
Curved-Edge Metallic Smartphones
Curved-Edge Metallic Smartphones
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Has a Metal Frame and Glass Back
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93
Lively Music Systems
Lively Music Systems
LED Lights Keep Time to LG's X-Boom Pro Sound System Beats
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92
Ocular Smart Watches
Ocular Smart Watches
The Eye Tribe is a Smart Watch Integrating Eye-Tracking Technology
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91
Touchscreen Universal Remotes
Touchscreen Universal Remotes
The Ray Super Remote Simplifies Access to Living Room Entertainment
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90
Wrist-Borne Fitness Trackers
Wrist-Borne Fitness Trackers
The HTC Grip Tracker Was Made In Collaboration With Under Armour
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89
Modular Strap Watches
Modular Strap Watches
The Pebble Time Watch's Straps Can Be Easily Swapped Out
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88
Health Data Pendants
Health Data Pendants
The Wearable Medical Records Improve Vaccination Rates in Northern India
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87
Hydration Reminder Apps
Hydration Reminder Apps
The iHydrate App Intuitively Helps You Achieve Your Hydration Goals
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86
Phosphorescent Sound Systems
Phosphorescent Sound Systems
A Glow-in-the-Dark Speaker is Perfect for Music-Listening at Midnight
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85
Carpool Audio Kits
Carpool Audio Kits
The Kinivo Bluetooth Car Kit is Perfect for Soundtracking Summer Road Trips
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84
DIY Touchscreen Displays
DIY Touchscreen Displays
The PrintScreen Method Lets Anyone Print Their Own Custom Displays
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83
Compact Earphone Amplifiers
Compact Earphone Amplifiers
The Uamp Can Be Connected in Series with Your Headset for Louder Beats
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82
Exercise-Recognizing Wristbands
Exercise-Recognizing Wristbands
The Atlas Fitness Tracking Wristband Can Recognize Your Exercises
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81
Property-Exploring Headsets
Property-Exploring Headsets
This Cardboard VR Headset is Bringing Virtual Reality to Real Estate
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80
Bluetooth Payment Cards
Bluetooth Payment Cards
The Stratos Card Consolidates All Plastic Cards into One
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79
Rule-Creating Smartwatches
Rule-Creating Smartwatches
The Vector Smartwatch Runs On Its Own Proprietary Software
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78
Terror-Tracking Sleep Devices
Terror-Tracking Sleep Devices
The Lully Helps Get Rid of Night Terrors in Children
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77
Audible Advertising Apps
Audible Advertising Apps
Lisnr Uses Beacons and Sound Advertising to Connect with Consumers
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76
Powerhouse Party Speakers
Powerhouse Party Speakers
The Flicks Speaker is Perfect For Outdoor Parties
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75
Brain-Sensing Headbands
Brain-Sensing Headbands
The Muse EEG Brain Trainer Helps You Stay Focused
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74
Stylish Charging Devices
Stylish Charging Devices
The FlexCharger Can Charge Fives Devices Simultaneously
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73
Contraception-Minding Apps
Contraception-Minding Apps
The Pillsy Smart Pouch and App Helps Women Manage Their Birth Control
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72
Waterproof Quadcopters
Waterproof Quadcopters
The Splash Drone Can Float On Water and Capture Underwater Shots
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71
Open-Source Printing Filaments
Open-Source Printing Filaments
Autodesk is Sharing the Formula for its 3D-Printing PR48 Resin
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70
Infinite USB Cables
Infinite USB Cables
This Cable Has a Port of Its Own to Continually Expand the Hub
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69
Asthmatic Salt Inhalers
Asthmatic Salt Inhalers
Breath Universal Respirator Naturally Eases the Lungs' Consumption of Air
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68
Disease-Fighting Smart Bandages
Disease-Fighting Smart Bandages
MultiSense Memory is a Wearable Sensor that Safely Tracks Illness
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67
3D Car Sound Systems
3D Car Sound Systems
Audi's 3D Sound System Gives
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66
Educational LED Keyboards
Educational LED Keyboards
Opho Keys Uses a Guitar Hero-Like Approach To Help You Learn
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65
Spellbinding Fountain Speakers
Spellbinding Fountain Speakers
The Watershow Sound System Sprays Lit-Up Liquid to the Rhythm
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64
Hi-Tech Nutritional Scanners
Hi-Tech Nutritional Scanners
The Proscan Can Examine Any Food in Seconds to Calculate Calories
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63
Iconic Bluetooth Headphones
Iconic Bluetooth Headphones
The A-Audio Icon Headphones Deliver Unparalleled Rich Sound
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62
Wristworn Travel Apps
Wristworn Travel Apps
easyJet's Mobile Travel App Caters to Apple Watch Users
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61
Pen Mouse Peripherals
Pen Mouse Peripherals
Penclic Creates a Bluetooth Alternative to Its Original Design
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60
Virtual Reality Gaming Headsets
Virtual Reality Gaming Headsets
The HTC Vive Lets You Walk Around In Your Virtual Reality Space
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59
Frugal Air Filters
Frugal Air Filters
This Pollution Air Filter Gets Rid of 99% of Harmful Pollution Particles
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58
Wireless Charging Technology
Wireless Charging Technology
Wi-Charge Lets Devices Seize Power Opportunities without the User
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57
Luxury Android Watches
Luxury Android Watches
Tag Heuer Partners with Intel and Google to Create Its First Smartwatch
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56
Decorative USB Cords
Decorative USB Cords
SuperFly Cables Brings a Chic Touch to Tech Devices
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55
Ultrasonic Wearable Technology
Ultrasonic Wearable Technology
The NEO Neurophone Induces Calm Brain Waves Through the Skin
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54
Resourceful Power Packs
Resourceful Power Packs
This Eco-Friendly Portable Charger Reuses Old Smartphone Fuel Cells
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53
Floating Camera Mounts
Floating Camera Mounts
The U-Float Mount is Optimized for Water-Based Shooting
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52
Fire Extinguisher Alerts
Fire Extinguisher Alerts
The 'I'm Here' Device Reiterates Flame Risk and Attracts Attention
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51
Desktop 3D Printers
Desktop 3D Printers
Root by GP3D is Affordable, Easy-to-Use and Compact
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50
Face Recognition Payment Tools
Face Recognition Payment Tools
Alibaba's 'Smile To Pay' Lets You Pay Via Face Scan
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49
Versatile Mini-Cube Accessories
Versatile Mini-Cube Accessories
The WonderCube Offers Charging and Storage On Your Keychain
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48
Rainbow Sound Systems
Rainbow Sound Systems
The JBL Pulse LED Speakers Provide Music and a Light Show
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47
Therapeutic Digital Drums
Therapeutic Digital Drums
Synchrony is a Modern Musical Instrument for Child and Parent Intimacy
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46
Sleep-Improving Infographics
Sleep-Improving Infographics
This Chart Looks at Technology and Sleep and How Devices Affect Rest
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45
Secretive Smart Locks
Secretive Smart Locks
The Sesame Smart Lock Responds To Customized Knocking Patterns
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44
Eco-Friendly Unicycles
Eco-Friendly Unicycles
The Airwheel Unicycle is an Enjoyable & Planet-Preserving Transit Choice
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43
Cubic Bluetooth Speakers
Cubic Bluetooth Speakers
Rapoo A300 Sound System Makes Your Mobile Music Collection Very Sharable
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42
Collaborative Designer Smartbands
Collaborative Designer Smartbands
Gucci and will.i.am Team Up to Design a Luxury Smartwatch
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41
Rapid 3D Printing Devices
Rapid 3D Printing Devices
Carbon3D's New Device Drastically Speeds Up 3D Manufacturing
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40
Convenient Reversible USBs
Convenient Reversible USBs
The Ryo Adapter Lets You Plug in Your Flash Drive in Either Orientation
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39
Digital Eye Strain Remedies
Digital Eye Strain Remedies
BM Biotechnology Develops Glasses to Treat Dry Eye Syndrome
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38
Luxe All-in-One Speakers
Luxe All-in-One Speakers
A Braven Portable Sound System Offers Style and Surprising Functionality
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37
Blood Vessel Scanners
Blood Vessel Scanners
The Medical Vein Viewer 2 Can Spotlight Circulatory Pathways in Real Time
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36
Supreme Swedish Supercars
Supreme Swedish Supercars
The Koenigsegg Agera RS is One of the World's Most Impressive Supercars
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35
Custom Smartwatch Bands
Custom Smartwatch Bands
You Can Design a Custom Apple Watch Band on Casetify
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34
Precise Hybrid Cookers
Precise Hybrid Cookers
This Cooking Device Blends Sous Vide and Countertop Grill
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33
Secure Table Saws
Secure Table Saws
The Bosch Reaxx Prevents Finger Accidents
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32
Round-Faced Smartwatches
Round-Faced Smartwatches
The Huawei Watch Android Wear Device Features a Classy Round Dial
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31
Portable USB Charging Cables
Portable USB Charging Cables
The Sparrow Flash Drive and Charger Sits On Your Key Chain
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30
Rubik's Cube Chargers
Rubik's Cube Chargers
An Automatic Switch-Off Charger Keeps Your Device from Overheating
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29
Smart Whiskey Bottles
Smart Whiskey Bottles
The Johnnie Walker Blue Label Smart Whiskey Bottle Talks To Your Smartphone
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28
Technology Rental Apps
Technology Rental Apps
NYC Startup KitSplit is a Peer-to-Peer Platform for Leasing Tech Equipment
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27
Metal-Printing Machines
Metal-Printing Machines
Vader is a Mighty Device That Creates with Molten Metal
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26
Sleek Ultramodern Vaporizers
Sleek Ultramodern Vaporizers
The PAX 2 is a Stylish and Discreet Personal Vaporizer Option
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25
Innovative Gaming Tablets
Innovative Gaming Tablets
A 10-Inch Curved Screen Establishes an Immersive Play Experience
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24
Cold Coffee Makers
Cold Coffee Makers
The BodyBrew Takes the Heat Out Of Coffee Brewing
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23
Slim Cordless Vacuums
Slim Cordless Vacuums
The Dyson V6 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Boasts a Mighty Digital Motor
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22
Hybrid Lightbulb-Speakers
Hybrid Lightbulb-Speakers
Sengled's PULSE LED Speaker Reinvents Lighting with Sound
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21
UVC Cleaner Robots
UVC Cleaner Robots
The 3D-Printed CounterBot Sanitizes Surfaces by Roaming Around Autonomously
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20
Dual Camping Cookers
Dual Camping Cookers
The Tegstove Enables You to Prepare Hot Food and Charge Your Devices
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19
Phone-Charging Furniture
Phone-Charging Furniture
IKEA is Incorporating Qi Technology into Some of Its Convenient Designs
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18
Hybrid Makerspace Machines
Hybrid Makerspace Machines
BoXZY is an All-In-One 3D Printing Machine, CNC Mill and Engraver
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17
Customizable Air-Quality Appliances
Customizable Air-Quality Appliances
A 3D-Printed Air Conditioner is Manufactured to Unique Tastes
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16
Smart Security Cameras
Smart Security Cameras
Oco is a WiFi-Enabled Home Monitor that Connects to Phones and Computers
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15
Robotic Pancake Printers
Robotic Pancake Printers
The PancakeBot Lets You Print Flapjacks of Different Shapes
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14
Cloud-Connected Notepads
Cloud-Connected Notepads
Rocketbook Digitizes Traditional Notes and is Erased in the Microwave
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13
Portable Media Projectors
Portable Media Projectors
Lenovo's Mobile Projector is Designed for Streaming on the Go
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12
Lumber Lens Speakers
Lumber Lens Speakers
The SoundBarrel Exercises the Acoustic Properties of String Instruments
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11
E-Ink Phone Cases
E-Ink Phone Cases
The inkCase Displays Notifications and Noteworthy Info On Your Mobile's Back
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10
Illuminating Running Shoe Lights
Illuminating Running Shoe Lights
The Night Runner Shoe Lights Make It Safer To Run At Night
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9
Cyclist Signal Gloves
Cyclist Signal Gloves
For Urban Cycling Safety, These Gloves Keep Motorists Informed of Turns
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8
Double Selfie Sticks
Double Selfie Sticks
The Stesco Mount Aligns Two Smartphones for Unique Depth Perception Pictures
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7
Handy Ribbon Hoovers
Handy Ribbon Hoovers
This Skirting Board Vacuum Sucks Up Dust Along the Walls
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6
3D-Printed Jet Engines
3D-Printed Jet Engines
The World's First 3D-Printed Jet Engine Was Created In a Year
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5
3D Carving Machines
3D Carving Machines
The X-Carve Creates 3D Pieces From Wood, Metal and Plastic
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4
Digital Display Stilettos
Digital Display Stilettos
This E-Ink Shoe Has Pattern-Changing Properties for Outfit Coordination
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3
Minimalist Projected Timepieces
Minimalist Projected Timepieces
A Projection Wall Clock Displays the Hour from Beamed Light Digits
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2
Keychain Camping Elements
Keychain Camping Elements
This Portable Camping Stove Packs Up for Easy Carrying in One Hand
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1
Home Farming Boxes
Home Farming Boxes
The Mini-Farm Grow Box Lets You Easily Grow Greens At Home
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