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Top 100 Gadget Innovations in July

From Wearable Wellness Patches to Portable Mask Sanitizers

— August 18, 2020 — Tech
The top July 2020 gadget trends are a sign of the times, reflecting increased consumer interest in everything from air purification and on-the-go sterilization to touchless designs that support contactless experiences. As parts of the world ease out of lockdown, the tech industry is offering innovations for increased safety and peace of mind.

While some brands are releasing smartwatch apps to help people wash their hands for the recommended amount of time, others are creating self-sterilizing face masks or gadgets that can be used to clean reusable masks on the go. As the use of cash and coins continue to decline, there are also plenty of gadgets emerging to support totally contactless payment experiences at retail.
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Quick-Charge Vehicle Adapters
Quick-Charge Vehicle Adapters
The Spigen SteadiBoost USB-C Car Charger Powers Two Devices at Once
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99
Hybrid Desktop Power Accessories
Hybrid Desktop Power Accessories
The 'Taurus 280' Hybrid Power Strip Delivers Up to 280W of Power
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98
Limited-Edition Celebratory Headphones
Limited-Edition Celebratory Headphones
These Sennheiser HD 25 Headphones Mark the 75th Anniverasry
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97
Quick-Charge External Batteries
Quick-Charge External Batteries
The realme Power Bank 2 Delivers Up to 18W of Power
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96
Smart Security System Cameras
Smart Security System Cameras
The D-Link DCS-8630LH Outdoor WiFi Spotlight Camera is Feature-Rich
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95
QR Code Payment Systems
QR Code Payment Systems
Weqless is a Contact-Free System That Eliminates Cash & Queues
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94
Quick-Charge Power Banks
Quick-Charge Power Banks
The MO-10000 Battery Pack Can be Fully Charged in 30 Minutes
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93
Nano-Sized Audio Studio Peripherals
Nano-Sized Audio Studio Peripherals
The 'AudioWow' Wireless Audio Studio is Multifunctional
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92
Cinema-Quality Smart TVs
Cinema-Quality Smart TVs
The Sony XH80 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Has a Six-Speaker System
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91
Connected All-in-One Soundbars
Connected All-in-One Soundbars
The Samsung S60T Soundbar Offers Dolby Audio and More
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90
Connected Power Management Plugs
Connected Power Management Plugs
The Eve Energy Smart Plug and Power Meter Makes Any Outlet Smart
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89
Discreet Dongle Smartwatch Chargers
Discreet Dongle Smartwatch Chargers
The Satechi USB-C Magnetic Charging Dock is MFi-Certified
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88
Cost-Effective Home Projector Releases
Cost-Effective Home Projector Releases
LG Launched Its new Light Weight PH30N Home Projector
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87
Micro-Sized High-Speed SSDs
Micro-Sized High-Speed SSDs
The 'PhotonDisk' Tiny Portable SSD Offers Impressive Speeds and More
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86
Discreet Radar Driving Sensors
Discreet Radar Driving Sensors
The Escort Redline 360c Warns Drivers of Speed Traps and More
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85
Handle-Equipped Tablet Protectors
Handle-Equipped Tablet Protectors
The Gumdrop 'FoamTech' iPad Case is Highly Portable
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84
Battery-Sized Bluetooth Radios
Battery-Sized Bluetooth Radios
The Conceptual 'LISTEN' Bluetooth Radio Has a Miniature Design
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83
Pro-Grade Athlete Smartwatches
Pro-Grade Athlete Smartwatches
The Polar Vantage V Titan Smartwatch Tracks Training and More
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82
Eco-Friendly High-End Headphones
Eco-Friendly High-End Headphones
The Hemp Headphones by Grado Are Made with Hemp and Maple
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81
Open-Concept Living Space Purifiers
Open-Concept Living Space Purifiers
The Philips 5000i Series Extra-Large Air Purifier is Powerful
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80
Digital Pocket-Sized Drum Sets
Digital Pocket-Sized Drum Sets
The AeroBand 'PocketDrum' Set Connects to Devices via Bluetooth
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79
Wireless Customizable Projectors
Wireless Customizable Projectors
The LG CineBeam PH30N LED Projector Creates a 100-Inch Screen
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78
Stylish Health-Tracking Wearables
Stylish Health-Tracking Wearables
The Conceptual OPPO Band Has a Sophisticated Design
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77
Handcrafted Glass Mousepads
Handcrafted Glass Mousepads
The SkyPAD Glass XL Mousepad Delivers a Precision Functionality
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76
Ultra-Secure Smart Home Deadbolts
Ultra-Secure Smart Home Deadbolts
The Lockly Secure Pro Delivers Security and Connectivity
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75
Hybrid Noise Cancellation Earphones
Hybrid Noise Cancellation Earphones
The Panasonic RZ-S500W Wireless Bluetooth Earphones are Subtle
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74
Automated Cafe-Quality Coffee Makers
Automated Cafe-Quality Coffee Makers
The Phillips Carina 1200 Automatic Espresso Machine is Speedy
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73
Redesigned Metallic Traffic Cones
Redesigned Metallic Traffic Cones
This Conceptual Traffic Cone by Gary Clarke is Durably Designed
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72
Collaboration Camera Brand Headphones
Collaboration Camera Brand Headphones
The Master & Dynamic x Leica Headphones are Lens-Inspired
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71
Aftermarket SSD Laptop Hubs
Aftermarket SSD Laptop Hubs
The 'MINIX' SSD Storage Hub Expands MacBook Capabilities
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70
Secure Easy-to-Use Digital Wallets
Secure Easy-to-Use Digital Wallets
The 'ZERO' Offline Cryptocurrency Wallet Offers Peace-of-Mind
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69
Dedicated Desktop Power Stations
Dedicated Desktop Power Stations
The Freedy Fast Charging Station Delivers Up to 65W
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68
Aromatic Connected Humidifiers
Aromatic Connected Humidifiers
The Evapolar 'evaWAVE' Evaporative Humidifier Optimizes Any Space
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67
Outdoor Security Camera Kits
Outdoor Security Camera Kits
The Wyze Cam Outdoor Starter Bundle is Low-Cost
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66
Extreme Condition Power Solutions
Extreme Condition Power Solutions
The 'FROST SUMMITS' Smart Solar Charger is Outdoor-Friendly
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65
Beverage-Brewing Alarm Clocks
Beverage-Brewing Alarm Clocks
The Barisieur 2.0 is an Automatic Tea and Coffee Alarm Clock
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64
Wireless Automotive Smartphone Adapters
Wireless Automotive Smartphone Adapters
The 'CPLAY2air' CarPlay Wireless Adapter is Easy to Use
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63
Internationally Connected Radios
Internationally Connected Radios
The Palomar 'City Radio' Plays Stations from Around the World
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62
Ultra-Bright Remote Headlamps
Ultra-Bright Remote Headlamps
The NITECORE HU60 Headlamp Offers 1,600 Lumens of Brightness
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61
Algorithmic Sleep Wearables
Algorithmic Sleep Wearables
The Ebb CoolDrift Sleep System Reduces Brain Activity for Rest
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60
Six-in-One Air Fryer Appliances
Six-in-One Air Fryer Appliances
The Instant Pot Instant Vortex Plus is Multifunctional
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59
Flexible Power Security Cameras
Flexible Power Security Cameras
The 'EyeCube' Solar-Powered Wireless Security Camera is Advanced
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58
Sporty Style-Conscious Smartwatches
Sporty Style-Conscious Smartwatches
The Garmin MARQ Golfer Smartwatch Offers 12 Days of Battery
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57
Inexpensive Smart Home Doorbells
Inexpensive Smart Home Doorbells
The Kangaroo $20 Doorbell Camera Enhances Home Safety
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56
Multifunctional Solar-Powered Pocket Lights
Multifunctional Solar-Powered Pocket Lights
The 'Luxtarr' Portable Personal Light is Compact
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55
Speedy Water-Powered Flossers
Speedy Water-Powered Flossers
The 'Instafloss' Cleans Teeth in Just 10 Seconds
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54
Wearable Wellness Patches
Wearable Wellness Patches
The 'Taopatch' Wearable Nanotech Device Optimizes Frequencies
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53
Athletic Pain Relief Massagers
Athletic Pain Relief Massagers
The ReAthlete 'Deep4s' Percussion Massager is Simple to Use
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52
Unwanted Facial Hair Trimmers
Unwanted Facial Hair Trimmers
'The Weed Whacker' from Manscaped Has SkinSafe Technology
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51
Conceptual Synthesizer Smartphones
Conceptual Synthesizer Smartphones
The 'OP-S' Smartphone Allows for Mobile Music Making
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50
Hand-Washing Watch Apps
Hand-Washing Watch Apps
Samsung's Hand Wash App Encourages Healthy Hygiene Practices
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49
Athlete-Monitoring Wearable Devices
Athlete-Monitoring Wearable Devices
Oura Rings Will Be Used by NBA Athletes to Monitor COVID-19
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48
Functional Electrical Stimulation Clothing
Functional Electrical Stimulation Clothing
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Creates Tech Solutions
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47
Kettle-Inspired Humidifier Heaters
Kettle-Inspired Humidifier Heaters
The Conceptual 'Heattle' Provides Soothing Heat and More
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46
Mini AC Units
Mini AC Units
The Blaux Portable AC Unit Offers On-the-Go Rapid Cooling
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45
Customizable Off-Road Vehicle Lights
Customizable Off-Road Vehicle Lights
The VisionX Unite Light Bar Has Swappable Components
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44
Ultra-Slim Handheld Vacuums
Ultra-Slim Handheld Vacuums
The 'Montanc' Cordless Handheld Vacuum Offers Impressive Suction
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43
Cryptocurrency-Mining Car Devices
Cryptocurrency-Mining Car Devices
'FuelPay' Converts Driving Energy into Crypto Coins for Fuel
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42
AI-Powered Ear Exam Devices
AI-Powered Ear Exam Devices
The Conceptual 'Oto' Ear Examination Tool Decreases Error by 50%
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41
All-Day Comfort Computer Mouses
All-Day Comfort Computer Mouses
The Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball Mouse Offers Stability
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40
Smartwatch-Concealing Smartphone Docks
Smartwatch-Concealing Smartphone Docks
The Spigen Stand All iPhone Stand is Multifunctional
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39
Cyclist Commuter Indicator Lights
Cyclist Commuter Indicator Lights
The 'BLINXI' Bike Helmet Indicator Light is Simple to Use
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38
All-in-One Portable Coffee Brewers
All-in-One Portable Coffee Brewers
The 'SóloCano' Coffee Maker Has a Bean-to-Cup Design
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37
Infrared Employee Health Scanners
Infrared Employee Health Scanners
The Conceptual 'VERO' Scanner Tracks Wellness to Ensure Safety
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36
Pocket-Sized Microscope Cameras
Pocket-Sized Microscope Cameras
The 'TinyScopeCAM' Enables a 1,000x Magnification
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35
Stress-Monitoring Wearable Devices
Stress-Monitoring Wearable Devices
Xiaomi Revealed the New Mi Smart Band 5 with Wireless Charging
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34
Deadbolt-Upgrading Devices
Deadbolt-Upgrading Devices
The Bosma 'Aegis' WiFi Smart Deadbolt Works with an Existing Lock
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33
Water Bottle-Like Vacuums
Water Bottle-Like Vacuums
The Conceptual 'Portable Vacuum Cleaner' by Wang Wei Ming is Powerful
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32
Algorithmic Perfumes
Algorithmic Perfumes
Scentronix is an Award-Winning Perfumery That Uses Artificial Intelligence
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31
Cordless Camper Fire Wands
Cordless Camper Fire Wands
The Looftlighter X Gets a Fire Going in 60 Seconds
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30
Pop-Out Electrical Outlets
Pop-Out Electrical Outlets
The 'Switch System L1' Helps Essential Fixtures Blend in Seamlessly
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29
Smoke-Capturing Purifiers
Smoke-Capturing Purifiers
The Conceptual 'NOPS' Air Purifier Cleans the Space Around a Person
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28
External Display Touchscreens
External Display Touchscreens
The Ananta Portable Touchscreen Monitor Expands Capabilities
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27
Sustainable Recycled Earphones
Sustainable Recycled Earphones
Happy Ears are the The World’s First Sustainable Earplugs
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26
Bacteria-Killing Handheld Vacuums
Bacteria-Killing Handheld Vacuums
The Big Shark UVC Vacuum Cleaner Kills 99.9% of Germs and More
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25
Clip-On Smartphone Selfie Lights
Clip-On Smartphone Selfie Lights
The 'Moon UltraLight' Can be Customized to Needs or Preferences
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24
Cooling Portable Air Purifiers
Cooling Portable Air Purifiers
The 'Baram' Conceptual Air Purifier by Meenwook Jang is Stylish
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23
Pocket-Sized Touchpad Mouses
Pocket-Sized Touchpad Mouses
The 'CheerPod' Enhances Productivity
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22
Intelligent Turn Signal Helmets
Intelligent Turn Signal Helmets
The Lumos Ultra Bike Helmet Offers Illumination, Safety and More
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21
Nanotechnology Skincare Tools
Nanotechnology Skincare Tools
Deminuage Makes a Non-Invasive Facial Booster Tool Available
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20
AI-Powered Cordless Hairdryers
AI-Powered Cordless Hairdryers
The 'AER' Cordless Blow Dryer Has a High-Performance Design
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19
Customizable Connected Light Strips
Customizable Connected Light Strips
The Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus is Easy to Use
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18
Money-Saving Portable Blenders
Money-Saving Portable Blenders
The 'BEVVO' Portable Blender Makes Quick Work of Fresh Ingredients
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17
Smartphone Gesture Control Wearables
Smartphone Gesture Control Wearables
The 'Wepoint' Gesture Recognition Wearable is Easy to Use
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16
Automated Oral Care Toothbrushes
Automated Oral Care Toothbrushes
The 'CleanFreak' Toothbrush Cleans Teeth in 30 Seconds Flat
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15
Transforming Desktop Tablet Mounts
Transforming Desktop Tablet Mounts
The Heckler iPad Desk Stand Turns the Device into a Computer
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14
Retro Gamer Coffee Tables
Retro Gamer Coffee Tables
The Love Hultén Arcade Coffee Table Allows for Nostalgic Gameplay
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13
Multipurpose Five-in-One Lamps
Multipurpose Five-in-One Lamps
The 'Float' Lamp Has a Battery-Powered Design
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12
AR Special Effects Projectors
AR Special Effects Projectors
The Lightform LF2 AR Projector Creates Immersive Experiences
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11
Multipurpose Face Cover Sterilizers
Multipurpose Face Cover Sterilizers
The 'CleansBox' UVC Mask Sterilizer Kills 99.99% of Pathogens
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10
Aquatic Inflatable Desktop Peripherals
Aquatic Inflatable Desktop Peripherals
The Conceptual 'Tube' Mouse is Playfully Functional
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9
Rotating Connected Spotlights
Rotating Connected Spotlights
The Philips Hue Centris Smart Ceiling Spotlight is Customizable
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8
TV-Like Portable Fridges
TV-Like Portable Fridges
The Baseus Personal Refridgerator Concept Has a Multifunctional Design
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7
Portable Mask Sanitizers
Portable Mask Sanitizers
Maskirei is an Ultra-Compact Face Mask Sterilizer and Dryer
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6
Masterful Modular Headphones
Masterful Modular Headphones
These Wireless Headphones Blend Sound Quality, Sustainability & Style
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5
Voice-Activated LED Masks
Voice-Activated LED Masks
New Face Masks Mirror the Movement of the Wearer's Mouth
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4
Desktop Typist Hand Heaters
Desktop Typist Hand Heaters
The 'VARME' Hand Heater Provides Targeted Cold Relief
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3
Intuitive Finger-Mounted Mouses
Intuitive Finger-Mounted Mouses
This Conceptual Wearable Mouse Ring by Ijhoo Yoon is Ergonomic
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2
Hollow Self-Sanitizing Toothbrushes
Hollow Self-Sanitizing Toothbrushes
The Conceptual 'SuperBlue' Toothbrush Maximizes Hygiene
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1
Self-Sterilizing Transparent Face Masks
Self-Sterilizing Transparent Face Masks
The 'Leaf' Mask Has an N99+ HEPA Filter and More
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