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Top 100 Tech Trends in April

From Light Therapy Lip Enhancers to Rugged Outdoor Coffee Makers

— April 28, 2018 — Tech
The 'Tekken' franchise is one of the most popular fighting video games in history, and indeed the tech in the April 2018 tech trends lives up to those lofty heights of popularity. The ideas are consistent crowd-pleasers, no matter the specific industry and target consumer.

To be sure, the April 2018 tech innovations here cover a lot of ground, appealing to virtually all consumers. For those who like to lead an active lifestyle, new technology is making it both more easy and more thrilling. KOTA Longboards' Spitfire Mk V and the KingKong Pro are both electric skateboards for those who have the need for speed, and the the 'SEAGOW' underwater breathing system is a new piece of tech that unveils submarine living, giving people the ability to dive deeper for longer.

There's plenty of tech for couch potatoes too. Brainwavz S0 IEM earphones help consumers cut out the noise and relax, and the new Samsung QLED TV has a see-through panel that blends into one's living space, letting one maintain the illusion of activity (even if you actually just spent eight straight hours watching Netflix.)
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Activity
Freshness
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Curatorial Machine-Learning Algorithms
Curatorial Machine-Learning Algorithms
Google's MoMA Tool Helped Curators Sort Thousands of Images
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98
Professional Business VPN Services
Professional Business VPN Services
Business VPN by KeepSolid Helps Companies Protect Data
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97
Automated Cooking Appliances
Automated Cooking Appliances
The De’Longhi Livenza Multi Cooker Can Roast, Slow Cook and More
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96
Concealed Car Stowage Units
Concealed Car Stowage Units
This Biometric Stowage Unit is Designed For the Bentley Bentayga SUV
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95
3D-Printed Mascara Applicators
3D-Printed Mascara Applicators
Chanel's Le Révolution Volume Mascara Brush Amplifies the Product
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94
High-Quality Filmmaker Kits
High-Quality Filmmaker Kits
Nikon's D850 Filmmaker's Kit Gives New Creators Every Tool They Need
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93
LED-Equipped Speakers
LED-Equipped Speakers
The Logitech G560 Speakers Feature Impressive Specs and RGB Lighting
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92
Long-Lasting E-Bikes
Long-Lasting E-Bikes
The Supercharger by Riese & Muller is Equipped with Two Powerful Batteries
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91
Sound-Isolating Headphones
Sound-Isolating Headphones
The Brainwavz S0 IEM Earphones Ensure Optimal Music Experiences
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90
Emissions-Curbing Driving Devices
Emissions-Curbing Driving Devices
The 'DriveTag' Helps Cut Carbon Emissions by Up to 30%
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89
Ambient Candle-Inspired Lamps
Ambient Candle-Inspired Lamps
The Lumir S Glass Table Light Comes in Two Finish Options
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88
Camouflaging TV Sets
Camouflaging TV Sets
The New Samsung QLED TVs Disappear into Your Living Space
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87
Assistive Custom Carpentry Machines
Assistive Custom Carpentry Machines
MIT's AutoSaw System Makes Furniture-Making Easier and Safer
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86
Sun Exposure-Tracking Wearables
Sun Exposure-Tracking Wearables
The Comfable 'QSun' Uses AI to Monitor Your Exposure to UV Rays
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85
Rain-Powered Solar Panels
Rain-Powered Solar Panels
This Hybrid Solar Cell Works in Sun or During Inclement Weather
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84
Miniature Laser Tag Games
Miniature Laser Tag Games
The Laser X Micro Blaster is Ideal for Offices and Homes
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83
Wood-Accented TV Sets
Wood-Accented TV Sets
The Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Eclipse Wood Edition TV is Demure
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82
Health-Improving Infrared Saunas
Health-Improving Infrared Saunas
Sunlighten Saunas Can Lower Blood Pressure and Aid in Weight Loss
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81
Soccer-Tracking Luxury Smartwatches
Soccer-Tracking Luxury Smartwatches
Hublot's Wear Os Watch Will Give You Updates on Soccer Games
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80
Stylish Tech-Focused Briefcases
Stylish Tech-Focused Briefcases
The ullu Briefcase is Crafted from Premium Italian Leather
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79
Intentionally Pared-Down Cellphones
Intentionally Pared-Down Cellphones
The 'Light Phone 2' Has an E-Ink Display and Minimal Features
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78
AR Store Windows Displays
AR Store Windows Displays
Zara Stores are Experimenting with AR Display Windows
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77
Refrigeration-Equipped Cookers
Refrigeration-Equipped Cookers
The Gourmia IoT Cool-Cooker Keeps Food Cold Until it's Time to Cook
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76
Personalized Algorithm-Based Cosmetics
Personalized Algorithm-Based Cosmetics
L'Oreal's SXSW Activation Made Perfectly Matched Foundation
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75
Wearable AR Concepts
Wearable AR Concepts
Swift Creatives Created Four New Everyday Wearable AR Designs
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74
Smart AR Audio Glasses
Smart AR Audio Glasses
The Bose AR Glasses Add Audio to Your Real Life Experiences
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73
Board Game Branded Keyboards
Board Game Branded Keyboards
The Scrabble Mechanical Keyboard is a Must Have For Scrabble Fans
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72
Luxury Transport Pods
Luxury Transport Pods
The Virgin XP-1 is the First Prototype of a Luxury Hyperloop Pod
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71
Spring-Loaded Cable Protectors
Spring-Loaded Cable Protectors
The 'Connector Protector' Keeps Cables Clean and Operational
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70
Rugged Outdoor GPS Watches
Rugged Outdoor GPS Watches
Garmin's 'tactix Charlie' has Routable, Color TOPO Maps
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69
Ergonomic Charging Smartphone Docks
Ergonomic Charging Smartphone Docks
The Elevation Lab 'CordDock' Keeps Your Device Accessible
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68
Premium Multifunctional Tech Tools
Premium Multifunctional Tech Tools
The 'Brass Bar' Offers Enhanced Access to Devices
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67
App-Inspired Worm Toys
App-Inspired Worm Toys
These Bonkers Toys Collectibles Offer a Tangible Version of Slither.io
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66
Portable Power Pack eBikes
Portable Power Pack eBikes
The CycleHop 'HOPR' eBike Requires Users to Attach Their Own Battery
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65
Hidden Vehicle Vaults
Hidden Vehicle Vaults
The FoxxVault License Plate Vault Hides in Plain Sight
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64
Speedy Carbon Fiber Skateboards
Speedy Carbon Fiber Skateboards
The KingKong Pro is an Electric Board for All Skill Levels
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63
VR Timepiece Experiences
VR Timepiece Experiences
Arnold & Son Launched an Immersive VR Experience at Baselworld
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62
Family-Friendly AR Apps
Family-Friendly AR Apps
The EVOKE App Brings Real-World Art to Life Through Mobile Screens
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61
Educational Toy Rental Services
Educational Toy Rental Services
'STEMtrunk' Lets Parents Rent New STEM Toys for Their Young Ones
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60
Ultra-Tiny Smart Sensors
Ultra-Tiny Smart Sensors
'Sense' Informs Consumers About the Quality of Their Environment
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59
High-Performance Electric Longboards
High-Performance Electric Longboards
The KOTA Longboards Spitfire Mk V Travels at Up to 25mph
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58
Freshness-Preserving Bag Sealers
Freshness-Preserving Bag Sealers
The FRESHeTECH Air Lock Bag Resealer Keeps Leftovers Fresh
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57
DIY Robot Building Kits
DIY Robot Building Kits
The 'Magni' Robot Can Be Built and Programmed to Your Specifications
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56
Circular Radar Timepieces
Circular Radar Timepieces
The TokyoFlash Radar LED Watch Comes in Blue or Green Color Options
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55
Powerful Travel Accessory Chargers
Powerful Travel Accessory Chargers
The Satechi Type-C 75W Charger Can Power Four Devices at Once
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54
Specialized Citrus Fruit Juicers
Specialized Citrus Fruit Juicers
The Hurom Citrus Juicer Prepares Fresh Drinks in Seconds
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53
Scalable Portable Energy Units
Scalable Portable Energy Units
This Transportable Energy Source is Ideal for Vacationers
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52
Device-Organizing Sofa Storage Units
Device-Organizing Sofa Storage Units
The 'Boardy' Modular Sofa Organizer is Simple yet Efficient
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51
Flexible Camera Monopods
Flexible Camera Monopods
The Fotopro Mogo is a Photography Kit That's Like a Ninja
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50
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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49
Wine-Saving Devices
Wine-Saving Devices
The Zos Wine Saver Removes Oxygen to Give Users the Ability to Store Wine
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48
Halotherapy Air Purifiers
Halotherapy Air Purifiers
The Salin Plus Salt Therapy Air Purifier Emits Negative Ions and More
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47
Immersive Sleep-Inspired Pop-Ups
Immersive Sleep-Inspired Pop-Ups
The Dream Machine is New York's Latest Immersive Experience
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46
Cartoonish Electronic Gadgets
Cartoonish Electronic Gadgets
Permafrost Worked with MINISO to Craft Adorable Electronics
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45
App-Connected Smart Telescopes
App-Connected Smart Telescopes
The Hiuni Smart Telescope is Connected, Motorized & Computerized
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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
Sculptural Audiophile Speakers
Sculptural Audiophile Speakers
The 'UPstage 360' Fills a Room with 360-Degree Sound
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42
Self-Healing Smartphone Protectors
Self-Healing Smartphone Protectors
'ThePhoneCoat' Invisibly and Holistically Protects Devices
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41
Reflective Augmented Reality
Reflective Augmented Reality
'Kinetic Magic' Provides Engaging, Interactive Entertainment
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40
Color-Changing Nightlights
Color-Changing Nightlights
The Smart Motion Sensor Nightlight is a 3-in-1 Smart Home Device
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39
Curvaceous Computer Stands
Curvaceous Computer Stands
Twelve South's BookArc Mod Stand Can Hold the MacBook Pro Thunderbolt 3
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38
Hyper-Realistic CGI Campaigns
Hyper-Realistic CGI Campaigns
Google Tests the Boundaries of Forms and Textures in Project Fi Ads
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37
Posture-Correcting Massagers
Posture-Correcting Massagers
The Relacher Muscle Massager Releases Tension in the Shoulder Area
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36
Fast Food-Serving Robots
Fast Food-Serving Robots
Softbank's Pepper Robot Will Be Running On a Trial Basis At Pizza Hut
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35
Motorized Drinking Game Robots
Motorized Drinking Game Robots
The 'Bruu' Beer Pong Robot Gives the Game a Modern Update
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34
The Social Entrepreneur Revolution
The Social Entrepreneur Revolution
We Asked Gary Vaynerchuk What Goes into 'Crushing It!'
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33
Rechargeable Diving Equipment
Rechargeable Diving Equipment
The 'SEAGOW' Underwater Breathing System is Simple to Use
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32
Small-Batch Bean Roasters
Small-Batch Bean Roasters
The Kelvin Home Coffee Roaster Prepares Beans in Mere Minutes
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31
Flying 3D Printers
Flying 3D Printers
DediBot's Conceptual 'Fly Elephant' Printer is Not Limited by Size Constraints
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30
AR Art Gallery Apps
AR Art Gallery Apps
The MoMAR App Brings Jackson Pollock Paintings to Life
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29
Rugged Outdoor Coffee Makers
Rugged Outdoor Coffee Makers
The Makita CM501D is a Cordless Device Built for Construction Sites
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28
Interactive Programming Toys
Interactive Programming Toys
The 'KicoBox' Helps Anyone Get Started with Coding
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27
Minimalist Eco-Stoves
Minimalist Eco-Stoves
The Vuurs Stove Uses The Heat it Generates to Power Modern Technology
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26
Air-Purifying Ceiling Fans
Air-Purifying Ceiling Fans
The 'Fan Tone' Cleans the Air as it Helps to Cool Your Space
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25
Holographic Virtual Assistants
Holographic Virtual Assistants
SK Telecom's 'Wendy' Virtual Assistant Appears in a Human Form
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24
Cost-Effective 3D Printed Houses
Cost-Effective 3D Printed Houses
Icon and New Story are Producing America's First 3D Printed Home
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23
Futuristic Fashion Store Makeovers
Futuristic Fashion Store Makeovers
Zara is Combining Online and Offline Retail in Its Stores
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22
Digital Designer Coffee Cups
Digital Designer Coffee Cups
The 'Heatlie' Cup Stylishly Keeps Your Coffee Optimally Warm
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21
Immersive Drink Branded Activations
Immersive Drink Branded Activations
Gatorade's SXSW Activation Features AR Tech and Secret Rooms
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20
Lightweight Metallic Carry-Ons
Lightweight Metallic Carry-Ons
The Away Aluminum Edition Carry-On is Virtually Unbreakable.
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19
Smart Outdoor Lighting
Smart Outdoor Lighting
The Philips Hue Outdoor Range is for Gardens, Patios, and Balconies
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18
Home Wine Dispensers
Home Wine Dispensers
'Plum' is Like the Boozy Edition of the Nespresso Machine
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17
Connected Technology Side Tables
Connected Technology Side Tables
The Sobro Smart Side Table Packs a Fridge, Speaker and More
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16
Fashionable Tech Backpacks
Fashionable Tech Backpacks
The Aer Tech Pack Offers a Space for Every Daily Essential Product
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15
Edible Printed Sushi
Edible Printed Sushi
Open Meals Shared Pixelated 3D-Printed Sushi Rolls at SXSW
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14
Light Therapy Lip Enhancers
Light Therapy Lip Enhancers
The LED Lip Rejuvenator Diminishes Wrinkles and Plumps Up Lips
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13
Bed-Friendly Device Holders
Bed-Friendly Device Holders
The 'MYSA' Stand Sits Securely on Your Bed Pillows
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12
Endlessly Reusable Pocket Notebooks
Endlessly Reusable Pocket Notebooks
Rocketbook's Everlast Mini is Now Funding on Indiegogo
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11
Living 3D-Printed Cabins
Living 3D-Printed Cabins
This Cabin Was Made Using 4,500 Living Plant Tiles
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10
Tech Accessory Organizer Cases
Tech Accessory Organizer Cases
The Side by Side 'POWER PACKER' Offers Space for Essential Gear
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9
Gravity-Bending Retro Games
Gravity-Bending Retro Games
'Jelly Mario Bros' Breaks the Original In a Fun and Hilarious Way
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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
Travel-Friendly Security Cameras
Travel-Friendly Security Cameras
The 'EYEBALL' Security Cameras Let You Monitor Any Environment
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6
Meditative Liquid Levitators
Meditative Liquid Levitators
LeviZen Exhibits Water in Zero Gravity and It is Mind-Boggling
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5
Technological First Responder Jackets
Technological First Responder Jackets
The CHASE LifeTech FR was Designed by Nokia
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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
Underground eSports Bars
Underground eSports Bars
Red Bull Opens a Gaming Sphere with the Latest Tech in Gaming Culture
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2
Mobile Workstation Laptop Cases
Mobile Workstation Laptop Cases
This MacBook Pro Case Optimizes Typing and More
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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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