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Top 100 Tech Trends in February

From Carbon Fiber Laptops to Home Automation Assistants

— February 27, 2016 — Tech
Many of the top February 2016 tech ideas stem from the Consumer Electronics Show, a tradeshow that sets the tone for what to expect from the technology industry going forward. Some of the most exciting new technologies include next-generation mobiles, photography tools, gaming equipment, as well as wearable technology for just about every purpose under the sun. As wearable technology advances, biometric clothing designs are also becoming better able to pass as ordinary clothing pieces with extraordinary abilities that will react to stress or particular movements in the body.

If CES 2016 was any indication, robots are set to become staples of future households, capable of assisting with everything from cooking and cleaning to overseeing home security.

These February 2016 tech trends are an indication of the roles that automation and biometrics will play in emerging technology of the not-too-distant future.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Solar-Power Photography Tools
Solar-Power Photography Tools
The 'Enlaps Tikee' Panoramic Photography Solution is Flexible
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99
Aircraft-Queuing Algorithms
Aircraft-Queuing Algorithms
MIT's Airport Runway System Saves Time and Fuel
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98
Selfie Stick Smartphone Cases
Selfie Stick Smartphone Cases
The Stikbox is a Cellular Case Design with a Extendable Selfie Stick
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97
WiFi-Connected Agricultural Drones
WiFi-Connected Agricultural Drones
These Drones Bring the Internet to Rural Farmers in Sicily
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96
Vehicle Tablet Seat Holders
Vehicle Tablet Seat Holders
The Back of Seat Car Organizer Offers a Place to House Tech Devices
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95
Affordable Smartphone VR Headsets
Affordable Smartphone VR Headsets
The DeePoon VIRGLASS Works in Conjunction with a Cellular Device
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94
Photography Brand 3D Printers
Photography Brand 3D Printers
The Polaroid ModelSmart 250S 3D Printer Comes to CES 2016
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93
Modular Gaming Robots
Modular Gaming Robots
The 'ZoZobot' Game Robot Offers Intuitive Fun for the Whole Family
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92
TV-Connected Illuminators
TV-Connected Illuminators
The 'DreamScreen' LED Backlighting System Syncs with TV Content
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91
Smart Stylus Pens
Smart Stylus Pens
The Wacom Bamboo Smart Stylus is Designed with AES Technology
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90
Comfortable Wearable Computers
Comfortable Wearable Computers
The Handsfree Toshiba Wearvue TG-1 Glasses Reduce Eye Strain
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89
Submariner Smartphone Cases
Submariner Smartphone Cases
The Submersible Waterproof Case is Prepared for Scuba Divers
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88
Smart Gaming Mouses
Smart Gaming Mouses
The SteelSeries Rival 700 is Unveiled as the First Smart Mouse at CES 2016
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87
Party-Ready Bluetooth Speakers
Party-Ready Bluetooth Speakers
The Powerful BRAVEN 'BRV-XXL' Speaker Was Unveiled at CES 2016
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86
Wall-Climbing Robots
Wall-Climbing Robots
This Wheeled Robot From Disney Can Climb Even Uneven Walls With Agility
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85
High-Quality Action Cameras
High-Quality Action Cameras
Nikon's 'Keymission 360' at CES 2016 is Meant to Rival the GoPro
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84
Anti-Theft Travel Bags
Anti-Theft Travel Bags
The 'SecureTrek' Travel Bags are Set to Debut at CES 2016
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83
Compact Flatpack Drones
Compact Flatpack Drones
The ProDrone 'Byrd' Quadcopter Drone is Designed to be Ultra-Portable
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82
Educational Modular Robots
Educational Modular Robots
The Unigear Building Block Toy Robot Teaches Robotics and Construction
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81
Sculptural In-Home Speakers
Sculptural In-Home Speakers
The 'BeoPlay S3' Wireless Home Speaker is Stationary and Portable
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80
Phone-Charging Bag Collections
Phone-Charging Bag Collections
Knomo's Drop & Go Collection Feature Bags with Smartphone Chargers
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79
Luxury Automotive Smartphones
Luxury Automotive Smartphones
The Signature Touch for Bentley Makes the Luxe Car Aesthetics Mobile
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78
Interactive Electronic Dartboards
Interactive Electronic Dartboards
This Smart Dartboard Can Be Played by People Around the World
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77
Tech-Conscious Sport Brands
Tech-Conscious Sport Brands
The New Balance Digital Sport Division is Announced at CES 2016
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76
Digital Music Instruments
Digital Music Instruments
The Tribal Tools 'KADABRA' Digital Instrument Changes How Music is Made
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75
Ergonomic Computer Mounts
Ergonomic Computer Mounts
The Loctek Swivel Monitor Mount Enables Better Posture Through Design
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74
LEGO-Based Robotics Kits
LEGO-Based Robotics Kits
The 'WeDo 2.0' Robotics Kit Debuted at CES 2016
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73
Instantly Shoppable Catwalks
Instantly Shoppable Catwalks
This House of Holland Show Featured a Shoppable Catwalk
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72
Winter Jacket Heaters
Winter Jacket Heaters
The 'Torch' Makes Any Outerwear a Toasty Warm Coat
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71
Smoke-Filtering Firefighter Gadgets
Smoke-Filtering Firefighter Gadgets
The 'Light Ball' is a Smoke Filter and Lighted Guidance Beacon
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70
Movie-Projecting Computers
Movie-Projecting Computers
The Ideacentre Home Theater Computer Comes With An Optional Projector
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69
Digital Rug Alarms
Digital Rug Alarms
The Ruggie Morning Alarm Clock Stops Ringing When Users Stand on It
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68
Micro Action Cameras
Micro Action Cameras
'MokaCam' is the World's Smallest 4K Camera
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67
Remote-Controlled Underwater Vehicles
Remote-Controlled Underwater Vehicles
The 'FiFish Atlantis' Recently Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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66
Selfie-Lighting Phone Cases
Selfie-Lighting Phone Cases
This Extraordinary Phone Comes Equipped with Perfect Selfie Lighting
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65
Motion-Sensing Security Cameras
Motion-Sensing Security Cameras
The Novi Home Security Kit Offers Close Monitoring Through an App
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64
Phone-Charging Handbags
Phone-Charging Handbags
These Chargeable Handbags are Designed for Women on the Go
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63
Door-Reinforcing Devices
Door-Reinforcing Devices
The 'HAVEN' Home Security Door Anchor Reinforces at the Strongest Point
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62
Automated Sewing Machines
Automated Sewing Machines
The Brother SE1800 Sewing Embroidery Machine Can be Set to Sew Anything
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61
Satellite-Tracking Pavilions
Satellite-Tracking Pavilions
The Orbit Pavilion Structure Uses Satellite Tracking Data From NASA
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60
Beauty Tutorial Vanities
Beauty Tutorial Vanities
The iSkelter Makeup Station is Optimized for YouTube Makeup Tutorials
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59
Hi-Tech Yoga Pants
Hi-Tech Yoga Pants
The Nadi Tights Actively Helps to Correct Poses for Proper Form
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58
HD 360-Degree Cameras
HD 360-Degree Cameras
Debuted at CES 2016, the Quantum Leap VR System Packs 16 Cameras
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57
Impressive Low-Cost Smartphones
Impressive Low-Cost Smartphones
The Asus Live Android OS Smartphone is a Cost-Effective Device
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56
Sleek Upgraded Smartwatches
Sleek Upgraded Smartwatches
Apple Reveals the First Look at the Anticipated Apple Watch 2
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55
Affordable Electric Cars
Affordable Electric Cars
The Chevy Bolt Was Unveiled at CES 2016, Beating Tesla to the Finish Line
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54
Carbon-Fiber Laptops
Carbon-Fiber Laptops
The Lenovo Yoga 900S is Sheathed In a Carbon Fiber Shell
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53
Autonomous Car Systems
Autonomous Car Systems
CES 2016 Introduces Harman LIVS as a Life-Saving Automotive System
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52
Stovetop Filtration Systems
Stovetop Filtration Systems
The 'Basic by Bora' Kitchen Extractor Fan Enhances Capabilities
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51
Multifunctional Workout Desks
Multifunctional Workout Desks
The Rebel Treadmill Desk Provides a Dual Experience for Workers
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50
WiFi-Free Language Translators
WiFi-Free Language Translators
The ili Translator is a Necklace Set to Be Revealed at CES 2016
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49
Video Game Handbag Models
Video Game Handbag Models
Final Fantasy's Lightening Is In This SS2016 Louis Vuitton Ad Campaign
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48
Retro-Inspired LED Bulbs
Retro-Inspired LED Bulbs
These LED Edison Bulbs Blend Aesthetics to Enhance Design and Efficiency
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47
Smartphone-Powered Fans
Smartphone-Powered Fans
This Mini Mobile USB Fan Plugs into Smartphones to Provide Cooling Relief
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46
Retrospective Apple Exhibitions
Retrospective Apple Exhibitions
This Apple Museum Collection is Inspired by Steve Jobs
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45
On-Demand VIP Store Hours
On-Demand VIP Store Hours
The Kenneth Cole Bowery Flagship Will Open at All Hours for VIPs
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44
VR Drone Cameras
VR Drone Cameras
The EHANG 'GHOSTDRONE 2.0' Drone Allows for Immersive Flying Experiences
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43
Intuitive Motorcycle Helmets
Intuitive Motorcycle Helmets
The BMW Motorrad Head-Up Display Wows Riders at CES 2016
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42
Jewelry-Inspired Wearables
Jewelry-Inspired Wearables
The Iris Apfel for Wisewear Line Are Stylish Safety Tools for Seniors
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41
Mess-Free Coffee Brewers
Mess-Free Coffee Brewers
The 'American Press' Provides a Hands-On Coffee-Brewing Experience
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40
Smoke-Free Indoor Grills
Smoke-Free Indoor Grills
The Homping Indoor Barbecue is Designed with Urban Dwellers in Mind
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39
Compartmentaliezd Gadget Backpacks
Compartmentaliezd Gadget Backpacks
The Cocoon Tech Knapsack Offers Space to Hold Most Devices
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38
Stress-Detecting Dresses
Stress-Detecting Dresses
This Smart Clothing Piece from Intel Reacts to the Body's Adrenals
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37
Ultra-Portable Projectors
Ultra-Portable Projectors
The Sony LSPX-P1 Short Throw Projector Offers Crisp, Close-Range Imagery
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36
Automated Meal Cookers
Automated Meal Cookers
The 'OneCook' Cooking Appliance Frees Up Cooking Time by Doing All the Work
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35
Staff-Free Restaurants
Staff-Free Restaurants
The Eatsa Restaurant Ordering System Automates Food Purchases
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34
Simplistic Fitness Trackers
Simplistic Fitness Trackers
The Withings Go Fitness Tracker Displays a Sleek and Minimal Design
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33
Glasses-Free 3D Technology
Glasses-Free 3D Technology
KDX Announces K3DX 3D Technology at CES 2016
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32
Virtual Vehicle Dashboards
Virtual Vehicle Dashboards
The Audi Virtual Dashboard Brings New Features to Drivers at CES 2016
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31
Hand Crank Smartphone Chargers
Hand Crank Smartphone Chargers
The Ampware Phone Case Allows Users to Charge Their Phone by Hand
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30
Dual-Charging Devices
Dual-Charging Devices
The 'Thino' Portable Battery for Android or iOS Efficiently Uses Power
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29
Ear-Shaped Handsets
Ear-Shaped Handsets
This Curved Mobile Phone Fits Perfectly in Palm and Comfortably to Head
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28
Supersonic LEGO Models
Supersonic LEGO Models
This Air France Concorde Model is Made Out of LEGO Bricks
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27
In-Flight Streaming Launches
In-Flight Streaming Launches
The Amazon on JetBlue Pop-Up Showcases the New In-Flight Media
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26
Home Automation Assistants
Home Automation Assistants
The 'Lola' Home Automation System Helps Streamline the IOT Experience
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25
Watertight Smartwatch Cases
Watertight Smartwatch Cases
This Catalyst Apple Watch Case from CES 2016 Enhances Protection
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24
Les Tablettistes 2016
Les Tablettistes 2016
Exploring the Evolution of Learning
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23
Wearable Bass Vests
Wearable Bass Vests
The SubPac M2 Lets Users Enjoy Baritone Sound With Touch and No Hearing Damage
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22
All-in-One Wall Units
All-in-One Wall Units
The Oval System Integrates a Profusion of Practical Features
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21
Credit Card-Sized Phones
Credit Card-Sized Phones
The Aeku M5 Micro Phone Features Low Radiation Levels When Used
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20
High-Performance Phone Lenses
High-Performance Phone Lenses
This 'Zeiss ExoLens' Partnership Was Officially Unveiled at CES 2016
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19
Shopping Smart Lockers
Shopping Smart Lockers
QikPod Lets Indian Shoppers Pick Up Packages With Ease
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18
Touchscreen Car Cameras
Touchscreen Car Cameras
The New Car and Driver Car Dash Cam Model Will Be Unveiled at CES 2016
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17
Ergonomic Bicycle Designs
Ergonomic Bicycle Designs
Paolo de Giusti's Modern Bicycle Toys with Wheel-Ratio Ergonomics
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16
Ultra-Precise Guitar Gadgets
Ultra-Precise Guitar Gadgets
The Virtual Jeff Whammy Bar Offers Increased Musical Versatility
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15
Ethereal Smart Gowns
Ethereal Smart Gowns
Intel's Intelligent Dress Displays Breathtaking Fluttering Butterflies
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14
Discreet Security Cameras
Discreet Security Cameras
The Kuna Toucan Device Can Be Attached to Walls and Lighting Fixtures
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13
Flexible Paper-Thin Displays (UPDATE)
Flexible Paper-Thin Displays (UPDATE)
The Bendable LG Display Made Its Debut at Ces 2016
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12
Knit 3D-Printed Shoes
Knit 3D-Printed Shoes
JS Shoes Manufactures with 3D Printing and Automated Knitting Machines
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11
Autonomous Taxi Drones
Autonomous Taxi Drones
The '184 Drone' Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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10
VR Retail-Enabling Platforms
VR Retail-Enabling Platforms
The Sixense 'vRetail' Digital Shopping Platform Immerses Shoppers
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9
Ultracompact Smart Scooters
Ultracompact Smart Scooters
This Foldable Scooter Weighs Only 4 kg But Boasts Fast Travel
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8
Hi-Tech Playable Furniture
Hi-Tech Playable Furniture
The Ludi Table Boasts a Digital Surface for Physical Gaming
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7
Titanium Phone Protectors
Titanium Phone Protectors
This Bank-Breaking Phone Bumper Gives Your iPhone Ultimate Protection
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6
Free-Rotation VR Pods
Free-Rotation VR Pods
The Rotating Krush Moveo Simulation Pod is Showing Off At CES 2016
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5
Connected Smart Shoes
Connected Smart Shoes
The Digitsole Smartshoe at CES 2016 is Designed for Men and Women Alike
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4
Health-Monitoring Patches
Health-Monitoring Patches
The 'BioStamp' Premiered at CES 2016
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3
Strap-On Sneaker Wheels
Strap-On Sneaker Wheels
The New Strap-on Jetts Turn Any Pair of Shoes into Rolling Footwear
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2
Luxury Car Digital Experiences
Luxury Car Digital Experiences
This Bentley Digital Experience Took Over an Amsterdam Hotel
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1
Collapsible Electric Scooters
Collapsible Electric Scooters
The 'Xcooter' is Set to Be Unveiled at CES 2016
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