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Top 100 Tech Ideas in December

From Multi-Tasking Tablets to Commemorative Euro Trains

— December 27, 2014 — Eco
The top December 2014 tech ideas continue to reflect one of the industry's most iconic announcements -- the release of Apple's newest products including the iPhone 6 the iPhone 6 Plus. To accessorize the millions of new smartphones owned by consumers, brands have been designing a wide range of accessories.

One of the most popular accessories to emerge is the third party battery charger for smartphones. There are now belts, pants, jackets and purses that can restore the battery life of a smartphone on the go.

With the colder -- and wetter -- here, consumers can now rely on increased durability of their everyday products thanks to the release of items like the waterproof pouch speakers and spill-proof keyboards.

Trend Hunter's 2014 Tech Trend Report includes more examples and additional research from our research experts.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
98
Complaint-Encouraging Apps
Complaint-Encouraging Apps
The Throw Tomatoes App Lets You Complain About and Praise Stuff
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97
Spill-Proof Keyboards
Spill-Proof Keyboards
The Key-to-Go is Compatible With iPhones and Apple TVs
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96
Cave-Exploring Cable Cars
Cave-Exploring Cable Cars
The World's Largest Cave Will Be Explorable By Cable Car
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95
Simulated Northern Light Shows
Simulated Northern Light Shows
This Virtual Reality Light Show Replicates the Aurora Borealis
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94
Commemorative Euro Trains
Commemorative Euro Trains
The Eurostar e320 Marks Eurostar's 20th Anniversary
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93
Marvelous Movember Apps
Marvelous Movember Apps
The Movember Mobile App Helps You Manage Your Movember Journey
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92
Simple Reservation Apps
Simple Reservation Apps
Yo Lineup Sends You a 'Yo' When Your Wait for a Restaurant Table is Over
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91
Spherical Pianos
Spherical Pianos
The PianoArc is a Staggering Six Feet in Diameter for Pure Pianist Bliss
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90
Protective Smartphone Bumpers
Protective Smartphone Bumpers
Squair Provides a Simple Frame to Keep iPhones Safe and Sound
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89
Vehicular Audio Gadgets
Vehicular Audio Gadgets
The Alpine iLX-007 Uses Apple CarPlay Technology
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88
Distilling Art Installations
Distilling Art Installations
Helmut Smit's The Real Thing is a Commentary on Access to Water
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87
Waterproof Pouch Speakers
Waterproof Pouch Speakers
This Case is Made for People Who Like to Sing in the Shower
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86
App-Enabled Holiday Lights
App-Enabled Holiday Lights
Lumenplay Lights Can be Customized with 16 Million Colors
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85
Facial Alteration Apps
Facial Alteration Apps
This App's Visualization Technology Simulates JUVEDERM Treatments
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84
Biometric Health Monitors
Biometric Health Monitors
The SensoTRACK Keeps Track of Your Vitals Like No Other Device
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83
Intelligent Alert Systems
Intelligent Alert Systems
The Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight Alerts You If the Smoke Alarm Goes Off
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82
Wine Cork Flash Drives
Wine Cork Flash Drives
This High Quality Vino-Inspired Cork USB Transfers Files at Top Speed
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81
Epic Wave Photography
Epic Wave Photography
Surfer Clark Little Captures Powerful Images with a Simple Handheld Camera
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80
Universal Mobile Payment-Processing
Universal Mobile Payment-Processing
Poynt is a POS Terminal Compatible with All Payment Services
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79
Wearable Breath Trackers
Wearable Breath Trackers
Spire Monitors Breathing to Prompt People to Calm Down When Necessary
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78
Dinosaur Shower Heads
Dinosaur Shower Heads
This 3D-printed T-rex Shower Head Brings the Prehistoric into the Washroom
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77
Playable Social Accounts
Playable Social Accounts
The Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Campaign Features an Instagram Mission
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76
Smartphone Auto Accessories
Smartphone Auto Accessories
The Belkin Vent Car Mount for Smartphones is Sleek and Versatile
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75
Terrifying Underwater Selfies
Terrifying Underwater Selfies
Sony's Spooky Underwater Photo Series Shows Off the Xperia
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74
Edgy Nautical Watches
Edgy Nautical Watches
The Tattoo DNA Timepiece by Romain Jerome is Dark and Stormy
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73
Solid Concrete Timekeepers
Solid Concrete Timekeepers
This Concrete Clock From Fancy Boasts a Unique and Rugged Design
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72
Stormy Wedding Photography
Stormy Wedding Photography
Sarah and Josh Elope to Iceland for Breathtaking Natural Landscapes
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71
DIY 3D-Printed Toys
DIY 3D-Printed Toys
The Hasbro My Little Pony Collection is Open for Customization
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70
Elegant Cord Storage
Elegant Cord Storage
CB2's Cordito Cord and Plug Organizer Boasts a Stylish Design
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69
Child-Safe 3D Pens
Child-Safe 3D Pens
The Polyes Q1 is the First Child-Safe 3D Sketching Pen
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68
Alien World Installations
Alien World Installations
SXSW Interactive's Stream Me Up Lets People Virtually Travel Space
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67
Sprayable Solar Paint
Sprayable Solar Paint
Lucelo Technologies is Developing Solar Cells You Can Spread on Any Material
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66
Wearable Banking Wristbands
Wearable Banking Wristbands
The CaixaBank Contactless Payment System is a Spanish Alternative
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65
Serial Killer Storage Drives
Serial Killer Storage Drives
These Collectible USB Keys by MAIKII Celebrate Spooky Film Characters
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64
Fetching Personal Drones
Fetching Personal Drones
Bizzby Provides a Fast Service Perfect in Times of Emergencies
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63
Automated Scheduling Apps
Automated Scheduling Apps
The Private Secretary App Juggles Your Professional and Social Lives
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62
Selfie Fashion Auctions
Selfie Fashion Auctions
The Selfie Collection is Presented by the Nokia Lumia 735 Smartphone
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61
Languorous Gaming Consoles
Languorous Gaming Consoles
Ishac Bertran's Slow Games Only Allows Players To Make One Move a Day
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60
Wearable Personal Trainers
Wearable Personal Trainers
This Fitness Tracking Service Integrates Wristbands and Audio Feedback
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59
Stylish Standalone Smartwatches
Stylish Standalone Smartwatches
The Burg 12 Smartwatch Doesn't Need To Be Paired With a Smartphone
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58
Smartphone Breathalyzers
Smartphone Breathalyzers
Alcohoot Ensures People Keep Track of People's Blood Alcohol Levels
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57
Office Stretching Apps
Office Stretching Apps
Take a Yoga Break by Suzan Colon Encourages a Healthier Work Life
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56
Overweight Tablet Carriers
Overweight Tablet Carriers
Eaton London's Hercules is a Artistic Tablet Stand with a Husky Design
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55
Movement-Memorizing Ballet Shoes
Movement-Memorizing Ballet Shoes
The E-Traces Pointe Shoes are Fitted with Arduino Technology
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54
Disposable Smartphone Batteries
Disposable Smartphone Batteries
Mini Power by Tsung Chih-Hsien is an Emergency Energy Source
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53
Interactive Photography Campaigns
Interactive Photography Campaigns
Samsung Gives You the Chance to Become a Fashion Photographer
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52
Panoramic Action Cameras
Panoramic Action Cameras
The Tamaggo ibi 360 Makes Panoramic Pictures and Video Fast and Easy
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51
Time Machine Photography
Time Machine Photography
Samantha Decker Captures a Glimpse of the Future From the Past
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50
Ear Canal-Shaped Headphones
Ear Canal-Shaped Headphones
Sony Just Ear Headphones Will Provide an Exceptional Experience
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49
3D-Printed Ceramics
3D-Printed Ceramics
Jonathan Keep's 3D-Printed Ceramic Art Blend Nature, Crafts and Technology
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48
Tabletop 3D Printers
Tabletop 3D Printers
This Tiny 3D Printer is Fast and Hardly Takes Up Any Space
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47
Multipurpose Tablet Cases
Multipurpose Tablet Cases
This Tablet Holder Design Includes a Stand, Grip and Carrying Strap
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46
Multi-Tasking Tablets
Multi-Tasking Tablets
The Jolla Tablet is the First of Its Kind to be Crowdsourced
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45
Textile Tech Designs
Textile Tech Designs
The Ora Ito Mobility Collection is Full of Soft Textures and Materials
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44
Device-Unlocking Wristbands
Device-Unlocking Wristbands
The Everykey Wearable Password Manager Supplants Passwords and Keys
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43
WiFi-Providing Trees
WiFi-Providing Trees
The Sologic eTree Offers WiFi and Phone Charging
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42
Ambient Lighting Alarms
Ambient Lighting Alarms
The JBL Horizon Gentle Alarm Clock Uses Soft Light to Wake You Up
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41
Minimalist Vintage Time-Tellers
Minimalist Vintage Time-Tellers
The Brick Flip Clock by Erwin Termaat is Full of Simplistic Style
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40
Postal Wine Packaging
Postal Wine Packaging
These Creative Wine Bottles Look to Written Correspondence for Inspiration
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39
Conch-Like Audio Amplifiers
Conch-Like Audio Amplifiers
These Ceramic iPhone Speakers Provide a Modern Design Element
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38
Child-Locating Footwear
Child-Locating Footwear
The Colorful Chip-Embedded GPS Shoes Help Parents Keep Track of Their Kids
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37
Connected Home Consoles
Connected Home Consoles
The Wink Relay Brings All Your Devices to One Interface for Ease
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36
Stimulating Eye Gadgets
Stimulating Eye Gadgets
This Cordless Asian Anti-Aging Device Prevents Wrinkles in the Eye Area
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35
Virtual Clothing Mirrors
Virtual Clothing Mirrors
CLO Virtual Fashion's C-Mirror Transforms the Fitting Room Experience
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34
Food-Inhaling Restaurants
Food-Inhaling Restaurants
At Cafe ArtScience, Patrons Ingest Their Meals Through Inhalation
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33
Productive App Guides
Productive App Guides
This Infographic Lists the Pros and Cons of Productivity-Enhancing Apps
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32
Protective Ring Alarms
Protective Ring Alarms
The Siren Ring is a Powerful Personal Safety Device and Stylish Wearable
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31
Cellular Skin-Absorbable Bandages
Cellular Skin-Absorbable Bandages
HexSkin by Felipe Castaneda Dissolves Over the Skin
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30
Educational 3D Printing Startups
Educational 3D Printing Startups
This New Venture Wants to Bring 3D Printed Robotics to Schools
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29
Chic Smoker Tech Accessories
Chic Smoker Tech Accessories
Shop Jeen's Chic Cigarette Phone Case is Smoker-Approved
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28
Grocery Checkout Apps
Grocery Checkout Apps
Sainsbury's Grocery Shopping App Lets You Skip the Checkout Counter
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27
Fashionable Fitness Watches
Fashionable Fitness Watches
The Nevo Fitness Tracking Watch is Both Techy and Fashionable
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26
Pelvic Muscle Monitors
Pelvic Muscle Monitors
The Elvie is a High-Tech Version of the Kegel
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25
Dark Surreal Self-Portraits
Dark Surreal Self-Portraits
Yutha Yamanaka Captures Himself Imaginatively Interacting with Nature
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24
Spiral 3D-Printed Vases
Spiral 3D-Printed Vases
This Fractal Geek Gift Was Made Using a Makerbot 3D Printer
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23
Artistic Smartphone Protectors
Artistic Smartphone Protectors
The Society6 iPhone 6 Cases Boast Colorful Graphic Designs
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22
Mountain Biking Wheelchairs
Mountain Biking Wheelchairs
The GRIT Freedom Chair is An All-Terrain Wheelchair
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21
Bike-Boosting Motors
Bike-Boosting Motors
The Rubbee 2.0 is a Smart Motor For Bicycles
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20
Hi-Tech Beauty Masks
Hi-Tech Beauty Masks
Panasonic's At-Home Booster Mask EH-XM10 Keeps Skin Dewy & Healthy
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19
Digital Bus Shelter Advertisements
Digital Bus Shelter Advertisements
This Augmented Reality Ad Immerses Commuters in a Video Game
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18
Interactive Retail Maps
Interactive Retail Maps
Ralph Lauren's Window Display is an Interactive Shopping Experience
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17
Medical Emergency Drones
Medical Emergency Drones
The Ambulance Drone Sends First Aid Supplies Quickly to the Scene
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16
Backup Phone Accessories
Backup Phone Accessories
The Talkase is a Super Slim Mobile Phone That's Also an iPhone Case
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15
Holographic Projection Systems
Holographic Projection Systems
Bleen Offers 3D Projection Without Requiring the Use of Glasses
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14
Virtual Reality Horror Films
Virtual Reality Horror Films
With Oculus Rift, You Can Watch a Horror Movie in First-Person
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13
Tech-Integrated Furniture
Tech-Integrated Furniture
The CLIQUE Collection Blends Furniture and Technology
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12
Literal Bunny Phone Cases
Literal Bunny Phone Cases
Twitter User Ryooneokrock1 Starts the Latest Tech Craze with His Pet
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11
Snazzy Smartphone Cases
Snazzy Smartphone Cases
Hex's iPhone Cases Bring Fashion To Your Pocket
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10
Windowless Plane Concepts
Windowless Plane Concepts
This Plane Concept Could Revolutionize Air Travel
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9
Animalistic Fruit Hybrids
Animalistic Fruit Hybrids
Animal Food by Sarah DeRemer Combines Critters with Vegetables
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8
Wearable Air Purifiers
Wearable Air Purifiers
The Wind Six Intelligent Purifier is Worn as a Futuristic Headset
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7
Hi-Tech Tea Brewers
Hi-Tech Tea Brewers
The Smart Qi teamaker Perfects Tea Brewing
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6
Reclaimed Wooden Boomboxes
Reclaimed Wooden Boomboxes
This Wood Speaker Fuses Modern Audio Technology with Old Materials
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5
Grotesque Medical Dinners
Grotesque Medical Dinners
This Unsettling Feast Introduces the Surgeon Simulator Game for iPhone
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4
Functional Futuristic Furniture
Functional Futuristic Furniture
This Phone-Charging Desk Wireless Looks After Your Mobile Phone
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3
Hi-Tech Tattoos
Hi-Tech Tattoos
NewDealDesign Imagines Embedded Wearable Technology
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2
Adorable Animal Hybrids
Adorable Animal Hybrids
This Sarah DeRemer Art Collection Consists of Photoshopped Monkey Kittens
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1
Premium Smartphone Sheaths
Premium Smartphone Sheaths
The New iPhone 6 Designs from Element Case Ensure Style and Function
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