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Top 100 Tech Ideas in June

From Cassette Tape MP3 Players to Flat-Screen Retro TVs

— June 25, 2017 — Tech
From MP3 players shaped like cassette tapes to flat-screen TVs that look like retro entertainment units, the June 2017 tech trends reveal a desire to combine new technology with old designs.

When it comes to music, the resurgence of vinyl records demonstrates that some things simply never go out of style. This same may soon be said of cassette tapes, with products like the cassette tape-shaped MIXXTAPE MP3 music player.

Beyond music, the June 2017 tech trends showcase other outdated electronics reappearing in the form of modern gadgets. For example, the Teleavia Retro TV boasts a sleek flat-screen design, with vintage accents. Similarly, the Astrovox HiFi Audio System is made from African mahogany, which gives the speakers a retro, 70s-inspired aesthetic.
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Community Update Apps
Community Update Apps
The Spiral App Lets Users Post About Various Topics
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99
Automated AI Branding Solutions
Automated AI Branding Solutions
'Brandmark' Creates a Unique Brand Identity Using Minimal Info
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98
Sleep-Aiding Noise Fans
Sleep-Aiding Noise Fans
The 'SNOOZ' White Noise Machine Has a Real Fan Inside the Design
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97
Analog Smartphone Game Controllers
Analog Smartphone Game Controllers
The 'Gamller' Gaming Controller Offers an Ergonomic Grip
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96
Laser Measuring Tapes
Laser Measuring Tapes
The Magpie VH-80 Bilateral Laster Distance Measurer is Accurate
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Speaker-Embedded Bottles
Speaker-Embedded Bottles
The 'Re-Fuel' Speaker Bottle Offers Hydration and Tunes on Demand
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94
Wearable Point-and-Shoot Cameras
Wearable Point-and-Shoot Cameras
The Olympus Tough TG-5 Records Temperature, Location and More
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93
Ergonomically Designed ATMs
Ergonomically Designed ATMs
The 'Man-Machine' ATM Bank Has an Optimized Height and Viewing Angle
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92
Cubic Wooden Picture Lights
Cubic Wooden Picture Lights
LitPix is a Unique Frame That Brings Pictures to Life
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91
Smart 4D Headphones
Smart 4D Headphones
These Headphones Have Hands and Voice-Free Controls and Translating Abilities
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90
Smartphone-Connected Fountains
Smartphone-Connected Fountains
'Reefill' is a Phone-Activated Water Fountain Station
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89
Scientifically Perfect Pizza Boxes
Scientifically Perfect Pizza Boxes
The Apple Pizza Box is Engineered to Protect a Crispy Crust
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88
Vulgar Cooking Games
Vulgar Cooking Games
Restaurant Dash with Gordon Ramsay is an iOS App Featuring the Celebrity Chef
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Virtual Band App Collaborations
Virtual Band App Collaborations
Gorillaz Has Partnered with Deutsche Telekom for a Promotional App
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86
Auto-Leveling Art Hangers
Auto-Leveling Art Hangers
The Absolut Hangsmart Hangs Perfectly Level Art Every Time
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Sleep-Regulating Lights
Sleep-Regulating Lights
The 'UP' Smart Light Lantern Provides the Optimal Level of Illumination
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84
Electric Vehicle-Charging Roads
Electric Vehicle-Charging Roads
This Self-Healing Concrete May Have the Ability to Charge Your Car
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Home Security Device Hubs
Home Security Device Hubs
The Wavepod 'Homsecure' Home Alarms Connects You to Other Solutions
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Slim Smartphone Styluses
Slim Smartphone Styluses
The Adonit 'Snap' Bluetooth Stylus Works with iPhone and Android Devices
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81
Gearhead-Gamer Art Mashups
Gearhead-Gamer Art Mashups
These Video Game Console Cars Feature Retro and All-new Systems
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80
Fingerprint-Scanning Handbags
Fingerprint-Scanning Handbags
The FYB London Smart Handbag and Tote Charges and Protects Tech
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Collaborative Storytelling Platforms
Collaborative Storytelling Platforms
'Storybird' Helps Creative Members Share Ideas with Artists
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Simplified Modern Speaker Systems
Simplified Modern Speaker Systems
The Astrovox HiFi Audio System is Crafted Using African Mahogany
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Folding Solar Chargers
Folding Solar Chargers
The Aukey Solar Charger is Suited to Powering Camping Trips
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Instant Cocktail-Freezing Machines
Instant Cocktail-Freezing Machines
The Beyond Zero Liquor Freezing System Enhances Cocktails
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75
3D-Printed Historic Violins
3D-Printed Historic Violins
The ViolinoDigitale Project 3D-Printed a Stradivarius Replica
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COPD-Detecting T-Shirts
COPD-Detecting T-Shirts
This Smart T-Shirt Captures Biometric Data to Diagnose Problems
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Cassette Tape MP3 Players
Cassette Tape MP3 Players
The 'MIXXTAPE' MP3 Music Player Works in a Tape Player
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Package-Protecting Mailboxes
Package-Protecting Mailboxes
The 'Jeffrie' Home Mailbox Stores Deliveries Until You Get Home
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Programmable Bank Accounts
Programmable Bank Accounts
This Custom Bank Account Platform Lets Coders Build Their Own Features
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Portable Ergonomic Technology Desks
Portable Ergonomic Technology Desks
The iMoov 'Astuto' Desk Stand Folds Flat for Simple Transport
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Creative Slide Presentation Platforms
Creative Slide Presentation Platforms
'Ludus' Creates Interactive Presentations for Professionals
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68
Automated Home Installations
Automated Home Installations
This Concept Home Shows What the Future Home Will Look Like in 2020
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67
Connected Home Water Heaters
Connected Home Water Heaters
The Heatworks MODEL 3 Smart Water Heater Saves Water and Money
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66
IoT-Connected Delivery Trackers
IoT-Connected Delivery Trackers
Domino's and IFTTT Have Partnered for a More Connected Deliveries
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Luxury Car Brand Smartphones
Luxury Car Brand Smartphones
The Lamborghini 'ALPHA ONE' Smartphone Will Launch in Russia
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Videographer Smartphone Gimbals
Videographer Smartphone Gimbals
The 'SmoothVu' Smartphone Video Stabilizers are Used with One Hand
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Fanless Touchscreen Laptops
Fanless Touchscreen Laptops
The Huawei MateBook X Laptop Boasts a Compact Frame
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Animated Lamp Engineering Kits
Animated Lamp Engineering Kits
The Jubilite Lets Kids Explore Their Creative Sides
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DIY Wooden Animal Speakers
DIY Wooden Animal Speakers
The 'Stereo Puzzle' Comes with Everything to Build Your Own Speaker
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Drone Mural Projects
Drone Mural Projects
This Drone Painting System is Being Used to Make Crowdsourced Urban Art
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AR Sports Magazines
AR Sports Magazines
This Sports Illustrated Cover Includes Interactive Digital Features
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Virtual Reality Marketplaces
Virtual Reality Marketplaces
This Online Art Marketplace Uses Virtual Reality to Sell Products
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Anti-Snooze Alarm Clocks
Anti-Snooze Alarm Clocks
The 'BedBud' Bed Alarm Clock Stops Users from Snoozing
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View-Capturing Sunglasses
View-Capturing Sunglasses
The 'Omni-Wearable' Camera Sunglasses Pack an HD Video Camera
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Battery-Operated Espresso Machines
Battery-Operated Espresso Machines
The Ultra-Portable 'XSPROFIX' Runs on a Lithium Battery
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Smart Fridge Magnets
Smart Fridge Magnets
Aldi Introduced a Handy Shopping Gadget for the Kitchen
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In-Flight AR Experiences
In-Flight AR Experiences
Air New Zealand Will Soon Using In-Flight Augmented Reality for Clients
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App-Enabled Cartoon Cars
App-Enabled Cartoon Cars
The Ultimate Lighting McQueen Toy is Reactive and Intuitive in Design
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Hotel Handset Gadgets
Hotel Handset Gadgets
Handy Devices Provide Free Smartphone Service and Access to Other Ammenities
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LED Light Dog Collars
LED Light Dog Collars
LEUCHTIE Dog Collars Ensure the Safety of Pets Outdoors
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Vibrating Eye Wands
Vibrating Eye Wands
The e.l.f Eye Wand Lets Skin Better Absorb Moisturizing Products
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Automated Diaper Checkers
Automated Diaper Checkers
Monit's New Bluetooth Sensor Helps Parents Check On Infants
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Conveyer Belt Printers
Conveyer Belt Printers
Blackbelt 3D's Printer Can Continuously Print Unlimited Lengths
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Mechanical Display Smartwatches
Mechanical Display Smartwatches
The 'Wave' OLED Watch Has Digital and Analog Accents
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Agricultural Crop-Scouting Drones
Agricultural Crop-Scouting Drones
The Parrot Disco-Pro AG Commercial Drones Keep an Eye on Farms
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Angular Ergonomic Smartphones
Angular Ergonomic Smartphones
The Brandeis 'Prometheus' Smartphone Has Sharp Aesthetics
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Electric-Charged Art Installations
Electric-Charged Art Installations
'Aural Planes' Reacts to the Electric Charges Your Body Omits
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Affordable Haute Cuisine Appliances
Affordable Haute Cuisine Appliances
Monoprice's Strata Home Line Includes Impressive Gadgets
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Dual-Core Processor Headphones
Dual-Core Processor Headphones
'Jogab' Wireless Waterproof Earbuds Have Noise Isolation Technology
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Robotic Window Washers
Robotic Window Washers
The Winbot 950 Cleans Up in Its Niche in the Market
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Minimal Cassette Player Clips
Minimal Cassette Player Clips
The 'Elbow' Cassette Player Snaps onto Tapes for Listening
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Voice-Controlled Senior Wearables
Voice-Controlled Senior Wearables
'Wellnest' is a Health Device for the Elderly with Amazon Alexa
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Colorful LED Eyelashes
Colorful LED Eyelashes
Light Up Eyelashes F.lashes Will Make Your Eyes Light Up -- Literally
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Touchscreen IoT Button Activators
Touchscreen IoT Button Activators
The New MicroBot 'Push' Button Pusher Works with Touchscreens
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Wearable Kiddie Cameras
Wearable Kiddie Cameras
Benjamin Button Camera Makes Recording Memories Continuous and Effortless
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Mobile AR Stores
Mobile AR Stores
Alfamind Allows Entrepreneurs to Create Virtual Experiences for Online Retail
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Scientific Data Visualization Solutions
Scientific Data Visualization Solutions
The 'Displayr' Data Science Platform is Impressive
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Device-Organizing Laptop Cases
Device-Organizing Laptop Cases
The Cocoon 'Grid-It' Laptop Sleeve Protector Holds Gear Separately
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Flat-Screen Retro TVs
Flat-Screen Retro TVs
The 'Teleavia Retro' TV Design Sports Modern and Vintage Accents
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Tablet-Friendly Beach Sunshades
Tablet-Friendly Beach Sunshades
This Beach Reading Sunshade Protects From UV Rays While You Relax
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Air-Purifying Bicycles
Air-Purifying Bicycles
The 'Smog Free Bike' Generates Clean Air as It's Ridden
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Fashion-Forward Space Fabrics
Fashion-Forward Space Fabrics
A New Space Fabric Finds Connections Between Engineering and Fashion
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Smart Waterpark Wristbands
Smart Waterpark Wristbands
Universal Orlando Resort's 'Tapu Tapu' Bands Make Payments and More
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Inexpensive Smart Home Kits
Inexpensive Smart Home Kits
The 'NODEZ' Smart Home Ecosystem Enables Automation in Minutes
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Social Media Camera Bracelets
Social Media Camera Bracelets
The 'Cleep' Bracelet Captures Experiences From Your Wrist
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Phone-Charging Wallets
Phone-Charging Wallets
The 'Zillion' Slim Card Wallets Can be Located When Left Behind
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Tokyo-Specific Electric Bikes
Tokyo-Specific Electric Bikes
The VanMoof Electrified X is a Compact Bike for a Compact Metropolis
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3D Glass Printing Innovations
3D Glass Printing Innovations
Scientists Just Developed the Technology to 3D Print in Glass
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Zero-Emissions Airplane Designs
Zero-Emissions Airplane Designs
The 'Hyper Shape Plane' is Powered by Solar Panels on the Top
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Motion Sensor Toddler Monitors
Motion Sensor Toddler Monitors
The DECCO is a Toddler Monitor That Ensures Young Children Are Safe
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VR Distillery Tours
VR Distillery Tours
Beam Suntory is Virtually Transporting Consumers to Bowmore Distilleries
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Desktop CNC Milling Machines
Desktop CNC Milling Machines
The MicroMill is Small Enough to Fit on the Average Office Desk
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Anime-Inspired Lunch Boxes
Anime-Inspired Lunch Boxes
The Poke Ball Lunch Box is Perfect for Marathon 'Pokemon Go' Sessions
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Muscle-Stimulating Workout Systems
Muscle-Stimulating Workout Systems
The 'XBody Actiwave' Personal Training System Uses EMS
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AR Egg Cartons
AR Egg Cartons
Vital Farms' Newly Redone Egg Carton Design Comes to Life with Augmented Reality
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Modernized Flip Phones
Modernized Flip Phones
Samsung's Newest Smartphone Features the Nostalgic Design of a Flip Phone
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Ergonomic Video Game Gloves
Ergonomic Video Game Gloves
The Icehawk Gaming Gloves Prevent Pain and Increase Dexterity
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Hi-Tech Dog Dishes
Hi-Tech Dog Dishes
The Petkit Fresh Bowl is Perfect for Portion Control and Illness Prevention
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Hydroponic Grow Systems
Hydroponic Grow Systems
The Futurefarms Spacepot is Beautifully Simple
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Personal Wind Turbines
Personal Wind Turbines
The Waterlily Micro Turbine Uses Wind to Power Up Your Personal Electronics
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Modular Outlet Travel Adapters
Modular Outlet Travel Adapters
The 'MICRO' Universal Travel Adapter is Impossibly Compact
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Social Augmented Reality Devices
Social Augmented Reality Devices
Snapchat Shared Its Plans to Make Augmented Gadgets & Wearables
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Photographer Networking Apps
Photographer Networking Apps
The 'Beau' App Connects Models and Photographers in the Industry
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Wearable Cooling Fans
Wearable Cooling Fans
This Portable Fan You Can Wear Will Keep You Cool in Hot Weather This Summer
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Underwater Swimmer Propellers
Underwater Swimmer Propellers
The Sublue Tech 'WhiteShark MIX' Propels Users Under the Surface
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DIY Face Mask Machines
DIY Face Mask Machines
Fruits and Vegetables Can Be Used in Preup's Face Mask Maker
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Personal Neck Posture Wearables
Personal Neck Posture Wearables
The ALEX+ is a Gadget That Improves Posture in Three Weeks
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Coffee-Making Phone Cases
Coffee-Making Phone Cases
The 'Mokase' is an Ultra-Compact Espresso Machine
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Swimmer Floatation Necklaces
Swimmer Floatation Necklaces
The 'PLOOTA' Water Safety Device Protects Swimmers at All Times
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