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Top 100 Gadget Trends in April

From Flying 3D Printers to Drone-Demolishing Weapon Systems

— April 28, 2018 — Tech
Though the April 2018 gadget trends show that today, gadgets are all around us, the etymology of the word "gadget" is somewhat disputed. According to some, the word first came into use in reference to the French company 'Gaget, Gauthier & Cie', which was responsible for aspects of the construction of the Statue of Liberty. However, others argue that it derives from the French word "gachette", which is part of a firing mechanism, or "gagee", which is a small tool or accessory.

The April 2018 gadget trends are as varied as the theories about the word's origin. From autonomous irrigation solutions for one's home garden to mouthgaurds that track athletes' contact and assess the likelihood of concussion, companies are finding ways to apply gadgetry to as many industries as possible.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Temperature-Tracking Room Sensors
Temperature-Tracking Room Sensors
The Nest Temperature Sensor Works with the Nest Thermostat
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98
Octa-Antenna Routers
Octa-Antenna Routers
The JCG Router Boasts a Vented Design and Powerful Connectivity
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97
Headphone-Charging Speaker Units
Headphone-Charging Speaker Units
The 'Plus' and 'Nest' Earphones and Speaker Work in Harmony
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96
Heart Health-Tracking Devices
Heart Health-Tracking Devices
The Welbean Heartscope Heart Performance Monitor is Data-Focused
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95
Deep-Cleaning Vacuum Cleaners
Deep-Cleaning Vacuum Cleaners
Eureka Launched Three New Models at the 2018 IHHS in Chicago
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94
Sporty Noise-Canceling Earbuds
Sporty Noise-Canceling Earbuds
The Sony WF-SP700N In-Ear Headphones are Idea for Athletes
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93
Digital Age Blinders
Digital Age Blinders
Panasonic Helps Consumers Concentrate with Innovative Noise-Cancelling Design
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92
Luxe Watch Band Wearables
Luxe Watch Band Wearables
Apple Collaborates with Nike & Hermès on a Collection of Watch Bands
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91
Smart Aftermarket Window Solutions
Smart Aftermarket Window Solutions
'iBlinds' Upgrade Window Coverings with Intuitive Technology
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90
Linkable Light Show Speakers
Linkable Light Show Speakers
The Sony SRS-XB41 Speakers Boast Enhanced Bass and More
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89
Text-Converting Highlighters
Text-Converting Highlighters
The 'ScanMarker' Digitally Converts Text and Translates Languages
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88
Sustainability Focused Wireless Speakers
Sustainability Focused Wireless Speakers
The Reveal Solar Speaker Features Bamboo Components
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87
3D-Printed Plastic Stethoscopes
3D-Printed Plastic Stethoscopes
This Stethoscope Can Be 3D-Printed In Only Three Hours
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86
Anti-Distraction GPS Mirrors
Anti-Distraction GPS Mirrors
The RoadGear RN03 GPS Mirror Keeps Directions at Eye Level
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85
Automated Coffee Bean Roasters
Automated Coffee Bean Roasters
The 'Power Roaster' Prepares Freshly Roasted Beans in Mere Minutes
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84
Water Conservation Sprinkler Systems
Water Conservation Sprinkler Systems
The Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller Eliminates Waste
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83
Quality Recording Packages
Quality Recording Packages
The Blue Yeticaster Broadcast Studio is an All-in-One Recording Station
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82
Garden-Friendly Smart Lights
Garden-Friendly Smart Lights
These New Philips Hue Lights are Suitable for Outdoor Use
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81
Advanced Digital Protection Routers
Advanced Digital Protection Routers
The 'Fortigis' VPN Router Packs AI Security and More
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80
Technology Packed Vanity Mirrors
Technology Packed Vanity Mirrors
The iHome iCVBT2 Offers a Mirror, Speaker, LED Lighting and More
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79
8K VR Cameras
8K VR Cameras
The 'Pano-S' 360-Degree Camera Captures Footage Like Never Before
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78
Decor-Friendly Entertainment Speakers
Decor-Friendly Entertainment Speakers
Studio19's Solo EQ Speakers Exude Style and Sound Quality
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77
Information-Relaying Gaming Lights
Information-Relaying Gaming Lights
The 'Pink Basilisk' Light Displays Health or Other Metrics
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76
AI-Powered Insoles
AI-Powered Insoles
Digitsole Is Helping Cyclists With Information Garnered From Their Feet
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75
Paint-Mixing Devices
Paint-Mixing Devices
Picolor is an Efficient and Convenient Way for Artists to Mix Paint
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74
Giant Massaging Headphones
Giant Massaging Headphones
The NIRVANA Headset by FUMAN is the Perfect Ear Massager
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73
Wireless LTE Security Cameras
Wireless LTE Security Cameras
The Reolink Go Incorporates a Completely Wire-Free Design
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72
Indoor Garden-Tracking Devices
Indoor Garden-Tracking Devices
The 'Kokonaut' Climate Sensor Keeps a Close Eye on Plants or Crops
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71
Vitamin-Infused Aroma Shower Filters
Vitamin-Infused Aroma Shower Filters
Skin Majestic Boasts a Calming At-Home Spa Experiences
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70
Car-Jumpstarting Power Banks
Car-Jumpstarting Power Banks
The MyCharge 'AdventureJumpStart' Gets Your Car or Devices Running
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69
Distracted Driving-Detecting Cameras
Distracted Driving-Detecting Cameras
The Papago GoSafe 535 Dash Cam is Lightweight and Discreet
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68
Wooden Wireless Charging Stations
Wooden Wireless Charging Stations
The WOCH Station Combines High-Tech and Natural Elements
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67
Performance-Enhancing Smart Skis
Performance-Enhancing Smart Skis
The Slx Fusion by Elan Skis Captures Data and Coaches You
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66
Audiophile-Approved Gaming Headphones
Audiophile-Approved Gaming Headphones
The Audeze Mobius Brings Advanced Sound to Gaming
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65
Rechargeable Mobile Lights
Rechargeable Mobile Lights
The Rover by Striker Concepts Releases 1200 Lumens of Light
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64
Cordless Food-Warming Trays
Cordless Food-Warming Trays
The Salton Cordless Warming Tray Removes Unsightly Wires
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63
Creatively Retro Technological Gadgets
Creatively Retro Technological Gadgets
Brosmind Tech Offers a Series of Gadgets to Solve Disputes
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62
Cordless Recovery Massagers
Cordless Recovery Massagers
Hyperice's 'Hypervolt' Reduces Soreness and Boosts Circulation
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61
Concealed Car Stowage Units
Concealed Car Stowage Units
This Biometric Stowage Unit is Designed For the Bentley Bentayga SUV
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60
Drone-Demolishing Weapon Systems
Drone-Demolishing Weapon Systems
This Weapon System Can Zap Enemy Drones Right Out Of the Sky
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59
Marine Mammal-Inspired Fans
Marine Mammal-Inspired Fans
The 'Whale' Personal Fan Offers Cooling Relief in a Safe Manner
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58
Laser Alignment Golfing Accessories
Laser Alignment Golfing Accessories
The 'SQRDUP' Golf Alignment Tool Helps You Perfect Your Stroke
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57
Incontinence-Curing Wearables
Incontinence-Curing Wearables
The Triple W 'DFree' Tracks the Bladder Using Ultrasonic Sensors
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56
Premium Metal Mechanical Keyboards
Premium Metal Mechanical Keyboards
The Rama Works M60-A Features Brass and Aluminum Components
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55
Emissions-Curbing Driving Devices
Emissions-Curbing Driving Devices
The 'DriveTag' Helps Cut Carbon Emissions by Up to 30%
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54
Child-Friendly Air Purifiers
Child-Friendly Air Purifiers
The 'PLIBE' Air Purifier Has a Portable Design and a 7-Hour Battery
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53
Smartphone-Connected Ultrasound Devices
Smartphone-Connected Ultrasound Devices
The 'Butterfly iQ' Performs Procedures from Anywhere
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52
Data-Wiping USB Keys
Data-Wiping USB Keys
The REDKEY USB Wipes All the Data from Your Device Prior to Sale or Recycling
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51
Sun Exposure-Tracking Wearables
Sun Exposure-Tracking Wearables
The Comfable 'QSun' Uses AI to Monitor Your Exposure to UV Rays
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50
Printed Circular Earplugs
Printed Circular Earplugs
The 3D-Printed Loop Hi-Fi Earplugs Stylishly Protect One's Hearing
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49
Backup Storage Device Chargers
Backup Storage Device Chargers
The iMate Battery Pack Charges and Syncs Up to Six Devices at Once
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48
Ambient Candle-Inspired Lamps
Ambient Candle-Inspired Lamps
The Lumir S Glass Table Light Comes in Two Finish Options
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47
Sound-Isolating Headphones
Sound-Isolating Headphones
The Brainwavz S0 IEM Earphones Ensure Optimal Music Experiences
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46
Soccer-Tracking Luxury Smartwatches
Soccer-Tracking Luxury Smartwatches
Hublot's Wear Os Watch Will Give You Updates on Soccer Games
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45
Anti-Theft Phone Accessories
Anti-Theft Phone Accessories
Safeskin Consists of an "Eye," a Case and a Phone Application
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44
Motorcycle Navigation Devices
Motorcycle Navigation Devices
Map and KPIT's MaximusPro is a New Digital Platform for Motocycles
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43
Rugged Outdoor GPS Watches
Rugged Outdoor GPS Watches
Garmin's 'tactix Charlie' has Routable, Color TOPO Maps
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42
Luxe Crystal Phone Accessories
Luxe Crystal Phone Accessories
Swarovski Teamed Up with PopSocket on These New Crystal Phone Grips
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41
Safety-Tech Kids Backpack Designs
Safety-Tech Kids Backpack Designs
Zambit Bags are Equipped with Gps and Bulletproof Technology
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40
Smart AR Audio Glasses
Smart AR Audio Glasses
The Bose AR Glasses Add Audio to Your Real Life Experiences
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39
Autonomous Irrigation Solutions
Autonomous Irrigation Solutions
'CloudRain' Uses Local Weather Data to Ensure Optimal Watering
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38
Bacteria-Killing LEDs
Bacteria-Killing LEDs
Ellumi LED Lights Can Beautifully Light a Room and Also Keep It Clean
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37
Wearable AR Concepts
Wearable AR Concepts
Swift Creatives Created Four New Everyday Wearable AR Designs
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36
Educational Toy Rental Services
Educational Toy Rental Services
'STEMtrunk' Lets Parents Rent New STEM Toys for Their Young Ones
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35
Speedy Carbon Fiber Skateboards
Speedy Carbon Fiber Skateboards
The KingKong Pro is an Electric Board for All Skill Levels
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34
Smart Oil Dispensers
Smart Oil Dispensers
The 'FreshGreek' Ensures That Your Salad Gets the Right Amount of Condiments
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33
Diaper-Tracking Baby Sensors
Diaper-Tracking Baby Sensors
The Opro9 Wearable Humidity Sensor Alerts Parents of a Wet Diaper
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32
Hidden Vehicle Vaults
Hidden Vehicle Vaults
The FoxxVault License Plate Vault Hides in Plain Sight
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31
Ergonomic Charging Smartphone Docks
Ergonomic Charging Smartphone Docks
The Elevation Lab 'CordDock' Keeps Your Device Accessible
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30
Freshness-Preserving Bag Sealers
Freshness-Preserving Bag Sealers
The FRESHeTECH Air Lock Bag Resealer Keeps Leftovers Fresh
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29
Ultra-Tiny Smart Sensors
Ultra-Tiny Smart Sensors
'Sense' Informs Consumers About the Quality of Their Environment
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28
Compact Protective Taser Rings
Compact Protective Taser Rings
The Streetwise 'Triple Stink Ring' Wards Off Attackers
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27
Health-Tracking Mouthguards
Health-Tracking Mouthguards
The Prevent Smart Mouthguard Tracks How Intensely You're Performing
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26
App-Connected Smart Telescopes
App-Connected Smart Telescopes
The Hiuni Smart Telescope is Connected, Motorized & Computerized
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25
Powerful Travel Accessory Chargers
Powerful Travel Accessory Chargers
The Satechi Type-C 75W Charger Can Power Four Devices at Once
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24
Fitness-Tracking Smart Rings
Fitness-Tracking Smart Rings
The Oura Ring V2 is an Discrete Wearable That Tracks Rest and Play
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23
Miniature Tracking Devices
Miniature Tracking Devices
Jiobit is Very Practical as Its the World's Smallest Tracking Device
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22
Posture-Correcting Massagers
Posture-Correcting Massagers
The Relacher Muscle Massager Releases Tension in the Shoulder Area
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21
Holographic Virtual Assistants
Holographic Virtual Assistants
SK Telecom's 'Wendy' Virtual Assistant Appears in a Human Form
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20
Cartoonish Electronic Gadgets
Cartoonish Electronic Gadgets
Permafrost Worked with MINISO to Craft Adorable Electronics
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19
Halotherapy Air Purifiers
Halotherapy Air Purifiers
The Salin Plus Salt Therapy Air Purifier Emits Negative Ions and More
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18
Wine-Saving Devices
Wine-Saving Devices
The Zos Wine Saver Removes Oxygen to Give Users the Ability to Store Wine
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17
Geometric Computer Peripherals
Geometric Computer Peripherals
The 'Cone' Mouse Puts the Hand in a Natural Position
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16
Color-Changing Nightlights
Color-Changing Nightlights
The Smart Motion Sensor Nightlight is a 3-in-1 Smart Home Device
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15
Rugged Outdoor Coffee Makers
Rugged Outdoor Coffee Makers
The Makita CM501D is a Cordless Device Built for Construction Sites
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14
Flying 3D Printers
Flying 3D Printers
DediBot's Conceptual 'Fly Elephant' Printer is Not Limited by Size Constraints
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13
Versatile Skincare Gadgets
Versatile Skincare Gadgets
The PMD Clean Facial Cleansing Tool Does Away with Removable Heads
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12
Home Wine Dispensers
Home Wine Dispensers
'Plum' is Like the Boozy Edition of the Nespresso Machine
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11
Interactive Programming Toys
Interactive Programming Toys
The 'KicoBox' Helps Anyone Get Started with Coding
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10
Digital Designer Coffee Cups
Digital Designer Coffee Cups
The 'Heatlie' Cup Stylishly Keeps Your Coffee Optimally Warm
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9
Smart Outdoor Lighting
Smart Outdoor Lighting
The Philips Hue Outdoor Range is for Gardens, Patios, and Balconies
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8
Stylish OLED Keyboards
Stylish OLED Keyboards
The 'Fucktron' Glass Keyboard Changes According to Needs or Preferences
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7
Light Therapy Lip Enhancers
Light Therapy Lip Enhancers
The LED Lip Rejuvenator Diminishes Wrinkles and Plumps Up Lips
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6
Bed-Friendly Device Holders
Bed-Friendly Device Holders
The 'MYSA' Stand Sits Securely on Your Bed Pillows
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5
Meditative Liquid Levitators
Meditative Liquid Levitators
LeviZen Exhibits Water in Zero Gravity and It is Mind-Boggling
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4
High-Tech Prayer Beads
High-Tech Prayer Beads
The Acer Leap Beads are an Innovative Accessory for a Niche Market
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3
Travel-Friendly Security Cameras
Travel-Friendly Security Cameras
The 'EYEBALL' Security Cameras Let You Monitor Any Environment
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2
Tool-Inspired Alarm Clocks
Tool-Inspired Alarm Clocks
The 'Hammer' Alarm Clock Requires a Slam to be Turned Off
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1
Retro Futuristic Devices
Retro Futuristic Devices
Love Hultén Designs Bizarre Devices with Vintage and Futuristic Values
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