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Top 100 Gadget Ideas in August

From Sweat-Powered Wearables to Responsive Bike Helmets

— August 27, 2017 — Tech
Whether it is sweat-powered wearables or bike helmets that respond to body movements, the August 2017 gadget trends reveal a host of new tech products for consumers on the move.

As the fitness industry continues to expand, so too does the number of smart exercise accessories. One of these high-tech fitness products is a device currently being developed by researchers at the University of California, which converts the lactic acid found in sweat into fuel for wearable tech accessories. Another example is the new ECG-Guard Wearable Health Monitor, which can be worn during workouts to track the wearer's heart heath.

Beyond wearables, the August 2017 gadget trends also reveal a strong demand for tech-focused bike accessories. This is largely due to the rise in cycling as a more affordable, convenient and eco-friendly form of transport in urban centers. Some of these innovative bike accessories include the responsive Classon Helmet, the ultra-bright Fire Cannon cyclist light and the Killswitch suspension-locking tool.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Hi-Fi Car Brand Headphones
Hi-Fi Car Brand Headphones
The KEF x Porsche Design Motion One Bluetooth Earphones are Chic
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99
Streaming Service Music Players
Streaming Service Music Players
The Mighty Spotify Player is a Small Device for Streaming Music
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98
Snooze-Stopping Alarm Clocks
Snooze-Stopping Alarm Clocks
The 'Snoozle' Morning Alarm Clock Stops When Placed on the Base
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97
Steel PC Port Stands
Steel PC Port Stands
The MONITORMATE miniS Monitor Stands Expand PC Functionality
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96
HD Security Camera Doorbells
HD Security Camera Doorbells
The 'Xchime' Video Doorbells Offer a Live Feed to the Front Door
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95
Jumpstarting Portable Backup Batteries
Jumpstarting Portable Backup Batteries
The 'CRANK Juice Box' Can Charge Devices and Jumpstart Cars
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94
HVAC-Upgrading Systems
HVAC-Upgrading Systems
The Novo 'Climair' Offers Control Over Your System from Anywhere
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93
Suspension-Locking Cycling Gadgets
Suspension-Locking Cycling Gadgets
The Killswitch Lets Mountain Bikers Enjoy Optimum Suspension
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92
Air Quality-Tracking Devices
Air Quality-Tracking Devices
The Onelink GLOCO WiFi Environment Monitor Tracks Indoor Air Quality
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91
Minuscule Gaming Controllers
Minuscule Gaming Controllers
The 8Bitdo Zero Easily Fits on a Keychain
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90
Device-Charging Laptop Sleeves
Device-Charging Laptop Sleeves
This Smart Laptop Sleeve Lets You Recharge Your Batteries on the Go
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89
Built-In Home Automation Systems
Built-In Home Automation Systems
Kirio Controls Both Infrastructure and External Gadgets
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88
International Luggage Locators
International Luggage Locators
The Tumi Global Locator Has GSM, GPS and WiFi Connectivity
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87
Wallet-Sized Smartphone Chargers
Wallet-Sized Smartphone Chargers
KADO is an Ultra-Thin Mobile Charger That Tops Up Devices Quickly
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86
360-Degree Smartphone Cameras
360-Degree Smartphone Cameras
Motorola Has Unveiled a 360-Degree Moto Mod Camera
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85
Repairable Flat-Pack Toasters
Repairable Flat-Pack Toasters
The Repairable Flatpack Toaster Reduces Electrical Waste
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84
Bag-Tracking Power Banks
Bag-Tracking Power Banks
The 'Solpro Tag' Charging Battery Packs are Trackable
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83
Sweat-Powered Wearables
Sweat-Powered Wearables
This Wearable Converts Sweat into Energy and Powered a Radio
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82
Amp-Inspired Bluetooth Speakers
Amp-Inspired Bluetooth Speakers
The Fender Monterey Looks Like a Classic Guitar Amp
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81
Sleek International Power Adapters
Sleek International Power Adapters
The Passport Adapter Can Be Used to Charge Devices Anywhere
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80
Connected Security Cameras
Connected Security Cameras
The Hive Camera is Equipped With Night Vision and Audio Sensors
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79
Gigantic Guitar Installations
Gigantic Guitar Installations
This Musical Installation is Designed to Attract Festival-Goers
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78
Habit-Reducing Smartwatches
Habit-Reducing Smartwatches
The Cue Smartwatch Uses AI to Predict Your Future Cigarette Cravings
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77
Protective Handbag Flamethrowers
Protective Handbag Flamethrowers
These Sleek Flamethrowers Can Fit Inside a Purse
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76
Noise-Banishing Travel Headphones
Noise-Banishing Travel Headphones
These AKG Headphones Blend Compactness With Style & Performance
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75
Smart Home Monitoring Sensors
Smart Home Monitoring Sensors
The iHome iSS50 Smart Home Monitor Keeps Living Spaces Efficient
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74
Photography Brand Security Cameras
Photography Brand Security Cameras
The Polaroid Hoop is a Simplified Home Security Camera
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73
Ultraviolet Plastic Welders
Ultraviolet Plastic Welders
The BondicEvo Uses Liquified Plastic To Aid Home Repairs
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72
Micro Coffee Machines
Micro Coffee Machines
The Nespresso Essenza Mini is the Brand's Smallest-Ever Machine
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71
Rugged Waterproof Illumination Speakers
Rugged Waterproof Illumination Speakers
The ECOXGEAR EcoSlate Speaker is Ready for Use in the Pool
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70
Bluetooth Grill Thermometers
Bluetooth Grill Thermometers
The iGrill 3 Thermometer Sends You Alerts When Your Food is Cooked
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69
Contactless Payment Watches
Contactless Payment Watches
'Swatch Pay' Lets Users Complete Transactions at Contactless Terminals
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68
Diagnostic Vehicle Gadgets
Diagnostic Vehicle Gadgets
The 'Ke' Module Uses Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Your Vehicle
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67
Discreet Security Systems
Discreet Security Systems
'Guard Peanut' Protects Your Personal Items from Theft
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66
Space-Saving Travel Vacuums
Space-Saving Travel Vacuums
The Wacù Travel Vacuum Device Removes the Air from Accompanying Bags
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65
Micro 360-Degree Speakers
Micro 360-Degree Speakers
The 'Mini Troll' Resonance Speaker Comes in Nine Color Options
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64
Little Luminous Camping Laterns
Little Luminous Camping Laterns
The Pocket-Sized Helio Camping Latern Packs 220 Lumens
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63
Remote-Controlled Illumination Systems
Remote-Controlled Illumination Systems
The INNO LUMI Smart Lighting System Optimizes Illumination
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62
AI-Powered Speakers
AI-Powered Speakers
The Alibaba Tmall Genie X1 is a Small-Scale Smart Speaker for the Home
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61
Medieval Musical Kits
Medieval Musical Kits
This Hurdy Kit Combines Jigsaw Puzzle and Musical Instrument Sensibilities
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60
Voice-Activated Intelligent Thermostats
Voice-Activated Intelligent Thermostats
The Microsoft GLAS Cortana Smart Thermostat is Efficient
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59
Professional Guidance Cameras
Professional Guidance Cameras
The 'Sensei' Guides Users Along by Connecting Them to Professionals
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58
Smartphone Media Card Drives
Smartphone Media Card Drives
The Hyperdrive Type-C Connection Kit Expands Smartphone Capabilities
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57
Connected Asthma Treatment Devices
Connected Asthma Treatment Devices
The 'Zero Asthma' Inhalers Track Treatment and Condition
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56
Connected Beehive Monitors
Connected Beehive Monitors
BuzzBox Helps Apiarists Track Their Colonies
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55
Skeletal Microphone Designs
Skeletal Microphone Designs
The Skeletor Microphone's Exterior Appearance Will Make You Shudder
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54
Responsive Bike Helmets
Responsive Bike Helmets
The Classon Helmet Will Inform the Wearer If They're in a Car's Blind Spot
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53
Smartphone-Charging GPS Wallets
Smartphone-Charging GPS Wallets
The Volterman Smart Card Holders Provide Power and More
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52
Triple SIM Smartphone Cases
Triple SIM Smartphone Cases
The 'E-Clips' Triple SIM Adapter is for iPhone or Android Smartphones
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51
Precision Handheld Vacuums
Precision Handheld Vacuums
The 'Aeriwand' Vacuum Has a Rotating Head for Cleaning Tight Spaces
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50
Biometric Luggage Locks
Biometric Luggage Locks
BIO-key's New Line of Biometric Locks Enhances Travel Security
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49
Ultra-Bright Bicycle Lights
Ultra-Bright Bicycle Lights
The 'Fire Cannon' Bike Flashlight Offers a Staggering 2,400 Lumens
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48
GPS-Tracking Wallets
GPS-Tracking Wallets
Signature Wallets Infuse a Classic Design with Smart Technology
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47
Canine Stress-Reducing Harnesses
Canine Stress-Reducing Harnesses
The 'Calmz' Anxiety Relief System Alleviates Dog Stress
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46
Wearable ECG Health Devices
Wearable ECG Health Devices
The 'ECG-Guard' Wearable Health Monitor Tracks Performance and More
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45
Kinetically Charged Smartwatches
Kinetically Charged Smartwatches
Sequent's Self-Charging Smartwatch Relies on Body Movements
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44
Multipurpose Cycling Multi-Tools
Multipurpose Cycling Multi-Tools
The Dialed Cap Multi-Tool Allows For Increased Leverage
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43
Metallic Hydration-Tracking Bottles
Metallic Hydration-Tracking Bottles
The 'ProBottle' Thermal Water Bottle Encourages You to Drink
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42
Multi-Device Camera Lenses
Multi-Device Camera Lenses
The X-Lens Pro Slips onto Your Smartphone, Laptop or Tablet
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41
Deodorizing Coat Hangers
Deodorizing Coat Hangers
The Nanoe X Can Deodorize Clothes in About Five Hours
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40
Tiny Wireless Earphones
Tiny Wireless Earphones
These Super Small Wireless Earbuds are the Tiniest in the Whole World
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39
Multi-Position Smartphone Gamepads
Multi-Position Smartphone Gamepads
The Conceptual Nintendo Cross Turns the iPhone into a Gameboy
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38
Bluetooth Electric Skateboards
Bluetooth Electric Skateboards
Huger Tech's New Skateboard Offerings Let You Track Your Rides
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37
Off-Grid Data Devices
Off-Grid Data Devices
Sonnet Labs' New Device Allows for Communication Without Coverage
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36
Caffeine Intake-Monitoring Containers
Caffeine Intake-Monitoring Containers
The 'Caffe' Coffee Thermos Monitors Your Caffeine Level
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35
Tech-Infused Hair Brushes
Tech-Infused Hair Brushes
Withings Hair Coach Uses Smart Technology to Track Your Hair's Health
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34
Fiber Optic Display Whips
Fiber Optic Display Whips
The FiberFlies 'PixelWhip' Creates Stunning Displays
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33
Magnetic Energy Bike Lights
Magnetic Energy Bike Lights
The Reelight 'CIO' Bike Light Doesn't Require Friction or Batteries
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32
Whole Mouth-Cleaning Toothbrushes
Whole Mouth-Cleaning Toothbrushes
The Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart Toothbrush is Connected
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31
Technological Kitchen Collections
Technological Kitchen Collections
Samsung's New Chef Collection Offers Built-In Appliances
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30
Full-Size Game Console Keyboards
Full-Size Game Console Keyboards
The Cyber Gadget Nintendo Switch Keyboard is Convenient
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29
Dual-Purposed Bike Locks
Dual-Purposed Bike Locks
The Translok is a Solution to Two Common Cycling Problems
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28
Interactive Open-Source Touch Bars
Interactive Open-Source Touch Bars
The 'Barry' Builds on the Apple Innovation in the MacBook Pro
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27
Smart Pet Trackers
Smart Pet Trackers
The Paby Provides Pet Owners With Real-Time Pet Updates
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26
All-in-One Device Chargers
All-in-One Device Chargers
The Conceptual 'Cubby' Charger Keeps All Devices Up and Running
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25
Multidirectional USB Fans
Multidirectional USB Fans
The 'O-Fan' Boasts a Clean Aesthetic to Cool Users at Their Workstations
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24
Boiling Water Bottles
Boiling Water Bottles
The Cauldryn Fyre Uses a Battery to Boil Its Contents
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23
Wearable Electronic Image Badges
Wearable Electronic Image Badges
'The Badger' Displays Your Choice of GIF or Image
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22
Independent Connected Light Solutions
Independent Connected Light Solutions
The 'Voyager' Smart Light Lets You Customize Illumination
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21
App-Enabled Smart Clocks
App-Enabled Smart Clocks
'LaMetric Smart Clock' Can Provide Important Updates in Real-Time
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20
Modular Mobile Projectors
Modular Mobile Projectors
The 'iBeamBLOCK' Projection System Works with PCs, Tablets and More
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19
Kinetic Energy Power Banks
Kinetic Energy Power Banks
The 'Double E' Can Charge Devices by Simply Being Shaken
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18
Multi-Use Steel Charging Cables
Multi-Use Steel Charging Cables
The 'ANCHOR' Cables Charge Your Smartphone, Laptop and More
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17
Bluetooth Bone Conduction Rings
Bluetooth Bone Conduction Rings
The 'ORII' Smartphone Ring Brings Bone Conduction to Your Finger
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16
Recipe-Smoothing Handheld Mixers
Recipe-Smoothing Handheld Mixers
The Dash Masha 2X Prepares Smooth Potatoes, Hummus and More
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15
Old-Fashioned Vaping Pipes
Old-Fashioned Vaping Pipes
The RAWtronics Digital Classic Vape Pipe Pays Homage to Tobacco Pipes
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14
DSLR Lenses Smartphone Cases
DSLR Lenses Smartphone Cases
The PUZLOOK 6 Nude Case Incorporates Professional Photography Lenses
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13
Connected Speaker Fidget Spinners
Connected Speaker Fidget Spinners
The 'Spinneroo' Fidget Toy Spinner Plays Music and Displays Text
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12
Ergonomic Contour Mouses
Ergonomic Contour Mouses
The Delux Wireless Vertical Mouse Reduces the Instance of Wrist Pain
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11
Cinematic Laser Projectors
Cinematic Laser Projectors
The Xiaomi Mi Laser Projector Plays Cinema-Quality Content
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10
Smart Connected Ballcaps
Smart Connected Ballcaps
The ZEROi Smart Hat Uses Bone Conduction to Play Music and Make Calls
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9
Intelligent Vending Machines
Intelligent Vending Machines
Coca-Cola's AI Vending Machine Brings Joy to Purchasing a Drink
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8
Vibrating Musical Experiences
Vibrating Musical Experiences
This Wearable Pod Lets Artists Play Songs as Vibrations on Your Skin
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7
LED Dog Collars
LED Dog Collars
Neopop Makes You Dog More Visible at Night
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6
Connected Workout Staffs
Connected Workout Staffs
The Axon Staff Measures Forces Applied to It
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5
Thief-Photographing Smart Wallets
Thief-Photographing Smart Wallets
The Volterman Smart Wallet Comes Equipped with a Hidden Camera
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4
Programmable Fidget Spinners
Programmable Fidget Spinners
The 'Air-Scribe' Fidget Spinner Toys Feature a Built-in Display
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3
Wearable Calendar Countdown Timepieces
Wearable Calendar Countdown Timepieces
The 'Piece of Time' Timepiece Concept is Minimal in Design
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2
Holographic Display Smartphones
Holographic Display Smartphones
RED Has Designed the World's First Glasses-Free Holographic Phone
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1
Privacy Laptop Cases
Privacy Laptop Cases
Alcove’s Laptop Case Unfolds into a Private Workstation
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