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Top 100 Tech Trends in April

From Connected Laser Tag Toys to In-Store Smart Home Displays

— April 28, 2019 — Tech
The April 2019 tech round-up shows how integral technology has become to our society. The many applications of tech-forward products are exhibited in the landscape of retail, the home, entertainment, art, fashion, design, and etc.

There is surely great appeal to AI, AR, and VR in the realm of entertainment and advertising, for example. However, not all brands are optimized to work with the innovations as they are relatively new and the possibilities are still being explored. Hence, companies like Patio Interactive become the go-to for many businesses who are looking to contribute to consumer experience through immersive value.

Other uses of technology in the April 2019 tech range include a luxurious wearable that sends out SOS signals when in danger, phone-shaped product displays, and even bacterial-stained glass lighting.
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Activity
Freshness
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Budget-Friendly Compact Steamers
Budget-Friendly Compact Steamers
The Hilife Portable Clothes Steamer Fuses Convenience and Quality
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99
Ergonomic Activity Earbuds
Ergonomic Activity Earbuds
The 'MEZONE' Earbuds Offer Up to 80 Hours of Total Playtime
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98
Card-Sized Smartphone Connectors
Card-Sized Smartphone Connectors
The MOCA X7s Aids with Charging, Data Storage and More
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97
Speaker Personalization Services
Speaker Personalization Services
The Ultimate Ears Studio Lets Users Customize Devices
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96
Martian Terrain Exploration Vehicles
Martian Terrain Exploration Vehicles
The Toyota x JAXA Lunar Mobility Vehicle is Well-Equipped
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95
Shapeshifting Touch Interface Mouses
Shapeshifting Touch Interface Mouses
The Microsoft Arc Surface Adjusts According to Your Needs
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94
High-Quality Multi-Surface Mouses
High-Quality Multi-Surface Mouses
The AZIO Retro Classic Mouse is Finished with Rich Leather
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93
Sliding Auto Brand Smartphones
Sliding Auto Brand Smartphones
The Conceptual Tesla C1 Smartphone by Jeffrey Lee is Futuristic
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92
Co-Working Space Food Labs
Co-Working Space Food Labs
WeWork Food Labs Focuses on Agricultural Startups
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91
Digital Content Projection Backpacks
Digital Content Projection Backpacks
The 'IVY' Smart Backpack Can be Customized via Smartphones
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90
Professional Organizer Platforms
Professional Organizer Platforms
'Betternest' Helps Consumers Find Help with Tidying and More
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89
Multifunctional Folding Smartphones
Multifunctional Folding Smartphones
The iPhone XFold Concept Works as a Phone, Tablet and More
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88
Tech-Infused Grills
Tech-Infused Grills
Traeger Grills' Products Support Faster Cooking with Wood-Fired Flavor
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87
Emotion-Tracking Teapots
Emotion-Tracking Teapots
The 'Teplo' Teapot Brews Beverages Based on How You're Feeling
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86
Superior Resonance Wooden Speakers
Superior Resonance Wooden Speakers
The Mediasonic TEANA Sound is Portable Yet Posh
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85
Phone-Shaped Product Displays
Phone-Shaped Product Displays
Salesforce's Display Helps Consumers Try on AR Sunglasses
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84
Slick Hybrid Concept Vehicles
Slick Hybrid Concept Vehicles
The Nissan IMQ is Set to Debut at the Geneva Auto Show
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83
Mini Smartphone Case Chargers
Mini Smartphone Case Chargers
The mophie Palm Juice Pack Ups Usage Time to 13 Hours
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82
Health-Conscious Drink Machines
Health-Conscious Drink Machines
The Laird Superfood Crescendo Machine was Created with Bunn
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81
Tech Company Credit Cards
Tech Company Credit Cards
Apple Card will Offer Consumers Great Rates, Rewards, and More
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80
Outdoor Camper Projection Screens
Outdoor Camper Projection Screens
The Elite Screens Pop-Up Cinema Projection Screen is Lightweight
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79
Portable Triple-Screen PCs
Portable Triple-Screen PCs
The FlexPAC III Create an Immersive Workstation from Anywhere
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78
Digitally Built Houses
Digitally Built Houses
The DFAB HOUSE Was Built with the Aid of 3D Printers and Robotics
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77
Car Brand Electric Bicycles
Car Brand Electric Bicycles
The General Motors ARĪV eBikes Come in Two Models
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76
Therapeutic Canine Robots
Therapeutic Canine Robots
Tombot Robotics Designed a Realistic Puppy for Dementia Therapy
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75
VR Wellness Experiences
VR Wellness Experiences
The EmbodyMove VR Experience Combines Aikido, Yoga & Dance Movements
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74
Natural Light Desk Lamps
Natural Light Desk Lamps
Dyson's LightCycle's Mimics Sunlight & Enhances Wellness Indoors
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73
Outlet Cable Storage Solutions
Outlet Cable Storage Solutions
The 'Cable Cradle' Hides and Organizes Essential Cords
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72
Tablet-Transforming Laptop Cases
Tablet-Transforming Laptop Cases
The New Brydge Pro Turns the iPad Pro into a Touchscreen Laptop
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71
Personal Safety Fitness Trackers
Personal Safety Fitness Trackers
The 'Rizlet' Wearable Can Sound an Alarm When You're in Danger
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70
Durable Mobile Worker Batteries
Durable Mobile Worker Batteries
The PWR27 Powerstation Packs 27,000mAh of Power
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69
Pocket-Sized Portable Projectors
Pocket-Sized Portable Projectors
The 'MoGo Pro' is Powered By Android and Is Chromecast-Compatible
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68
Ergonomic Screen-Positioning Stands
Ergonomic Screen-Positioning Stands
The New Spire Monitor Arms Hold One or Two Screens in Place
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67
Smart Laundry Rooms
Smart Laundry Rooms
Haier's Smart Room Offers Solutions for Washing, Air-Drying and Folding
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66
Holistic Meal Preparation Appliances
Holistic Meal Preparation Appliances
The Thermomix TM6 Prepares Foods in Many Different Ways
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65
Bacterial-Stained Glass Lighting
Bacterial-Stained Glass Lighting
These Bespoke Bacteria Lights were Designed by Ian Klingler
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64
Autonomous Combat Drones
Autonomous Combat Drones
The 'Kratos XQ-58A' Offers Versatile Weapons Deployment At High Speeds
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63
Stunning Architectural Drone Photography
Stunning Architectural Drone Photography
This 'Barcelona from Above' Series Explores Symmetry
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62
Lifestyle-Focused Smartwatches
Lifestyle-Focused Smartwatches
The New Huawei Watch GT Models Focus on Style and Sport
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61
Haute Safety Wearables
Haute Safety Wearables
The HittecH Wearable Safety Jewelry Sends Out an SOS When in Danger
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60
Hat-Shaped Hair Growth Lasers
Hat-Shaped Hair Growth Lasers
The HairMax RegrowMD Laser 272 Conveniently Fits Into Caps
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59
Outdoor Air-Integrating Purifiers
Outdoor Air-Integrating Purifiers
The 'AirNanny' Draws in External Air to Freshen Indoors
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58
Multi-Brand Smart Home Systems
Multi-Brand Smart Home Systems
Haier's Smart Home Solution Covers the Bedroom, Kitchen & Beyond
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57
Gift Shop VR Experiences
Gift Shop VR Experiences
The DreamWorks Gift Shops Hosts VR Experiences With Walmart
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56
App-Connected Vaporizers
App-Connected Vaporizers
The GHOST Vapes MV1 Dry Herb Vaporizer Allows for Total Customization
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55
Temporary Tattoo Pop-Ups
Temporary Tattoo Pop-Ups
Three's Millennial-Targeted 'InkDecision' Shared Wearable Temporary Art
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54
Affordable Designer Audio Solutions
Affordable Designer Audio Solutions
The SoundCannon Turret-I Speaker Has an Award-Winning Design
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53
AR Ad-Destroying Apps
AR Ad-Destroying Apps
Burger King's 'Burn That Ad' Rewards Users for Destroying Competitors' Ads
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52
Smartphone Addiction Solutions
Smartphone Addiction Solutions
Ernst Koning's Faraday Cage Boasts an Electromagnetic-proof Shield
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51
Efficient Heat-Powered Lanterns
Efficient Heat-Powered Lanterns
The 'IGNIS' Thermal Electric Light Supports Users in Remote Areas
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50
Automated Car-Parking Robots
Automated Car-Parking Robots
This Stanley Robotics Robot will Streamline Airport Parking
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49
Semi-Autonomous Eateries
Semi-Autonomous Eateries
Singapore's Deliveroo Food Market Only Has Staff in the Back Kitchen
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48
Bendable Wrist Cuff Smartphones
Bendable Wrist Cuff Smartphones
This Conceptual Samsung Smartphone is Patent-Inspired
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47
Connected Laser Tag Toys
Connected Laser Tag Toys
The Takara Tomy X-Tag Light Gun Works with Your Smartphone
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46
Stylish All-in-One Laptop Cases
Stylish All-in-One Laptop Cases
Bluebonnet's All-in-One Laptop Case is Stylish and Practical
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45
Supermarket Visual Search Tools
Supermarket Visual Search Tools
Slyce Launched a Mobile List-Building Solution for Shoppers
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44
Augmented Reality Drink Menus
Augmented Reality Drink Menus
The Alchemist's Theatrical Cocktail Drink Menu Comes to Life
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43
NASA-Powered Video Stream Installations
NASA-Powered Video Stream Installations
Sebastian ErraZuriz Spotlights Earth from a NASA Satellite
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42
Connected Surround Sound Sunglasses
Connected Surround Sound Sunglasses
The Mutrics Smart Sunglasses are Stylishly Functional
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41
In-Store Smart Home Displays
In-Store Smart Home Displays
P.C. Richard & Son Enhances the Customer Experience with Interaction
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40
Illuminative Bicycle Harnesses
Illuminative Bicycle Harnesses
The 'Wayv' Harness Helps Cyclists Safely Signal Turns and Stops
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39
Transforming Laptop Workstations
Transforming Laptop Workstations
The 'DuoFlip' Laptop Opens in Two Ways for Optimal Productivity
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38
Clip-on Smartphone Speaker Units
Clip-on Smartphone Speaker Units
The Moto Stereo Speaker Mod Features High-Quality Drivers
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37
Interactive Movie Posters
Interactive Movie Posters
Disney's Interactive Mirrors Share Trailers That Reflect One's Emotions
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36
Technology Addiction Smartphone Substitutes
Technology Addiction Smartphone Substitutes
The 'Digital Detox Phone' Soothes Separation Anxiety
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35
Empowering Tech Accessories
Empowering Tech Accessories
CASETiFY's International Women's Day Collection Supports Girls Inc.
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34
Compact Keychain Charger Accessories
Compact Keychain Charger Accessories
The Mophie Powerstation Keychain Keeps Extra Power on Hand
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33
Limited Functionality Teen Cellphones
Limited Functionality Teen Cellphones
The Konka U18 Cellphone is Intentionally Basic
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32
Desktop OS-Inspired Folding Smartphones
Desktop OS-Inspired Folding Smartphones
This Conceptual Microsoft Surface Note is Efficient
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31
Designer Office Space Shredders
Designer Office Space Shredders
The Conceptual 'Aperture' Paper Shredder is Free of Visual Clutter
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30
Triple-Lens 3D Cameras
Triple-Lens 3D Cameras
The Reto3D Film Camera Captures Three Half-Frame Pictures at Once
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29
AI Visualization Projectors
AI Visualization Projectors
The Conceptual Google Visual Assistant Enhances the User Experience
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28
Shapeshifting Workspace Cooling Equipment
Shapeshifting Workspace Cooling Equipment
This Desktop Fan Goes Handheld When Required
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27
Exclusive Virtual Pop-Ups
Exclusive Virtual Pop-Ups
Nike's Store Only Takes Air Max Credits Earned from Previous Purchases
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26
3D-Printed Senior Home Meals
3D-Printed Senior Home Meals
Swedish Municipalities Will Be Creating Printed Meals for the Elderly
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25
Bacteria-Revealing Travel Lights
Bacteria-Revealing Travel Lights
The 'ReveaLED' UV Flashlight Identifies Unseen Contaminants
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24
Mixed Reality Construction Helmets
Mixed Reality Construction Helmets
The NOCTUA Mixed Reality Safety Helmet Supports Workers
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23
Automated Pan-Stirring Appliances
Automated Pan-Stirring Appliances
The Uutensil Stirr Prevents Recipes from Burning or Clumping
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22
Three-Wheeled Commuter Bikes
Three-Wheeled Commuter Bikes
The 'TRIS BIKE' Provides 30km of Pedal Assisted Riding Per Charge
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21
Pedal-Free Commuter Bicycles
Pedal-Free Commuter Bicycles
The Goplus Folding Mini Electric Bike Offers 12.5 Miles of Range
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20
Immersive AR Museum Experiences
Immersive AR Museum Experiences
CapitolaVR Boasts a Unique Experience for Mauritshuis Museum Goers
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19
Greenery-Growing Hanging Lights
Greenery-Growing Hanging Lights
The 'Brot' Light Keeps Fresh Herbs or Sprouts on Hand for Recipes
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18
Efficient Portable Pizza Ovens
Efficient Portable Pizza Ovens
The Ooni Koda Can Prepare a Neopolitan-Style Pizza in One Minute
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17
AI-Powered Skincare Boutiques
AI-Powered Skincare Boutiques
SK-II's Connected Store Revolutionizes the Process of Choosing
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16
Retro-Inspired Smart Speakers
Retro-Inspired Smart Speakers
This Smart Home Speaker Draws Inspiration from Tube TVs
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15
Pod-Based Ice Cream Makers
Pod-Based Ice Cream Makers
The LG Snowwhite Quickly Prepares Premium Frozen Treats
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14
Vertical Indoor Gardening Systems
Vertical Indoor Gardening Systems
The 'Aerospring' Personal Urban Farm Grows Plants Year-Round
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13
Immersive Massaging Digital Workstations
Immersive Massaging Digital Workstations
The Ingrem Veyron J20 Provides Soothing Heat and More
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12
Saucer-Shaped Supersonic Drones
Saucer-Shaped Supersonic Drones
This Drone Aims to Offer Higher Levels of Aerial Maneuverability
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11
AI Beauty Retail Mirrors
AI Beauty Retail Mirrors
Sephora's Digital Mirror Gives Personalized Recommendations to Shoppers
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10
Solar-Powered Smartphone Cases
Solar-Powered Smartphone Cases
The Soliz Case Eliminates the Need for Traditional Charging
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9
Wireless Wooden Home Lights
Wireless Wooden Home Lights
The ZIISTLE 'Dot & Line' Auto-Sensor Motion Night Light is Discreet
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8
Minimalist Home Technology Solutions
Minimalist Home Technology Solutions
The 'Pedora' Smart Home Products Has a Soft Visual Aesthetic
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7
Tether-Powered Restraint Devices
Tether-Powered Restraint Devices
The Wrap Technologies BolaWrap 100 is Effective
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6
Instantaneous Heat Camping Devices
Instantaneous Heat Camping Devices
The 'Hot Pocket' from Sierra Madre Research Works Anywhere
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5
Electrified Urbanite Bikes
Electrified Urbanite Bikes
Bison Superbikes Draws Inspiration from the Past for Futuristic Rides
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4
Interactive Tech-Motivated Design Companies
Interactive Tech-Motivated Design Companies
Patio Interactive Uses Experiential Marketing Tactics
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3
Eco Timber Technology Stands
Eco Timber Technology Stands
The Mimaworks Torn Handmade Laptop Stand Maximizes Workflow
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2
Twisting Pocket-Friendly Projectors
Twisting Pocket-Friendly Projectors
The Conceptual 'Swivel' Projector Protects Components
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1
Ultra-Affordable Printed Houses
Ultra-Affordable Printed Houses
New Story is Creating Low-Cost Dwellings in Latin America
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