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Top 100 Gadgets Ideas in May

From Bone Conduction Sport Headphones to Holistic Athlete Watches

— May 30, 2017 — Tech
As the May 2017 gadget trends reveal the worlds of sport and technology are coming together in new and exciting ways. Beyond step counters and non-slip earbuds, there are a wide range of gadgets available for anyone trying to stay active.

When it comes to listening to music at the gym, regular earbuds just won't cut it for many athletes. Instead, many are turning to products such as the CONDUIT Sports headphones, which are sweat-resistant and equipped with bone conduction technology.

Beyond headphones, the May 2017 gadget trends also demonstrate the ongoing demand for activity trackers. These products range from the more holistic Garmin Forerunner 935 fitness smartwatch, to more comprehensive options such as the Misfit Flare activity tracker. Great for amateurs and professionals alike, these devices help consumers ensure they are always at the top of their fitness game.
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Activity
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Amp-Branded Headphones
Amp-Branded Headphones
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth Headphones Reference the Company's Amplifiers
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99
Expansive Usage-Monitoring WiFi Systems
Expansive Usage-Monitoring WiFi Systems
The Amped Wireless 'ALLY Plus' Covers Large Areas
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98
Non-Linear Editing Controllers
Non-Linear Editing Controllers
The DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel Offers More Contoured Control
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97
Chore-Tracking Household Apps
Chore-Tracking Household Apps
The 'SmartieHome' Home App Tracks Maintenance for Inhabitants
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96
Hands-Free Filming Wearables
Hands-Free Filming Wearables
Thanko's 'Smaneck' is a Hands-Free Phone Holder for Filming
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95
Stylus-Charging Display Docks
Stylus-Charging Display Docks
The Moost Apple Pencil Stand Charges and Displays the Device
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94
Reliable GPS Safety Device
Reliable GPS Safety Device
The 'A*LIVE' Smart Safety Tools Send Out a Distress Call for Help
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93
Digital Acoustic Drum Enhancers
Digital Acoustic Drum Enhancers
The 'DrēmTrigger' MIDI Drum Triggers Adds More Depth to Playing
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92
Motion-Detecting Home Controllers
Motion-Detecting Home Controllers
The 'Tracjectio' Activates Lights and Speakers via Motion
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91
Speedy Electric Skateboards
Speedy Electric Skateboards
The SoFlow Lou Board Can Travel at 20 Miles per Hour
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90
Wireless-Enabling Headphone Devices
Wireless-Enabling Headphone Devices
The Boud 'PLUB' Bluetooth Receivers Enable Wireless Use
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89
Living Room Entertainment Keyboards
Living Room Entertainment Keyboards
The 'Rii' Wireless Touchpad Keyboard is Expansive
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88
Bone Conduction Earbuds
Bone Conduction Earbuds
This Bone Conduction Device is an Alternative to Uncomfortable Earbuds
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87
Enhanced Voltage Power Packs
Enhanced Voltage Power Packs
The 'LIFEPOWR' Power Chargers Provide Energy for Laptops and More
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86
Hybrid Concrete Speakers
Hybrid Concrete Speakers
David Adjaye's MA770 Speaker is Molded from Concrete
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85
Customizable Smart Buttons
Customizable Smart Buttons
The 'TAG' Bluetooth Tracking Button is a Smartphone User's Best Friend
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84
Smartphone Pocket Locks
Smartphone Pocket Locks
C-Safe's Anti-theft Product Helps Phone Users Effectively Prevent Theft
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83
Single-Use Smartphone Chargers
Single-Use Smartphone Chargers
'Powrtabs' Smartphone Battery Chargers Offer Four Hours of Power
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82
Connected Facial Hair Groomers
Connected Facial Hair Groomers
The Audi Philips Shavers Merge the Aesthetics of Both Brands
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81
Connected Pregnancy Tests
Connected Pregnancy Tests
Tempo's Pregnancy Test for Men Delivers Results to a Male Partner First
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80
Visual Calendar Timepieces
Visual Calendar Timepieces
The 'What?' Perpetual Calendar Watch Displays Your Schedule
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79
Device-Charging Alarm Clocks
Device-Charging Alarm Clocks
The Sandman Clock Alarms Enable Device Charging While You Snooze
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78
Smartphone-Connected Guitar Pedals
Smartphone-Connected Guitar Pedals
The 'Conus' Pedal Allows for Total Tonal Control
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77
Powerfully Optimized PC Drives
Powerfully Optimized PC Drives
The Western Digital Portable Solid State Drive is Fast and Durable
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76
Unassuming Gaming Keyboards
Unassuming Gaming Keyboards
The Logitech G413 Looks Like Any Other Practical Keyboard
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75
Sun Exposure-Tracking Smartwatches
Sun Exposure-Tracking Smartwatches
The 'O’We' Smartwatch Keeps Track of Your UV Exposure
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74
Anti-Fatigue E-Paper Tablets
Anti-Fatigue E-Paper Tablets
The Sony 'Digital Paper' Tablet is Ideal for Extended Use Periods
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73
Enterprise-Quality PC Drives
Enterprise-Quality PC Drives
The LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt Drive Provides Exceptional Usage
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72
Noise Reduction Earbuds
Noise Reduction Earbuds
The 'Knops' Adjustable Hearing Solution Blocks Out Unwanted Noise
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71
Reactive Light-Up Clothing
Reactive Light-Up Clothing
Lumactive Designs' Interactive Light-Up Clothing Responds to the Wearer
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70
Smooth Buttonless Bluetooth Speakers
Smooth Buttonless Bluetooth Speakers
B&O Play's P2 Speaker is Minimal and Stylish
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69
Drone Mapping Programs
Drone Mapping Programs
DroneDeploy Fieldscanner is an Instant Real-Time Mapping Tool
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68
Treatment-Suggesting Thermometers
Treatment-Suggesting Thermometers
The 'Earmo' Ear Thermometers Take Readings in One Second Flat
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67
Nomad Travel Battery Packs
Nomad Travel Battery Packs
The EcoFlow Tech 'RIVER' Portable Power Solution is Ideal for Travel
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66
Cappuccino Vape Juices
Cappuccino Vape Juices
These New E Juices from Vapor4Life Have a Smooth Coffee Taste to Them
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65
Goo-Shaped Gaming Controllers
Goo-Shaped Gaming Controllers
Hori Created a New PS4 Remote in Honor of Dragon Quest Xi
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64
Paper-Inspired Tablet Films
Paper-Inspired Tablet Films
The 'PaperLike' iPad Pro Film Mimics the Feeling of Writing on Paper
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63
Resurrected 90s Virtual Pets
Resurrected 90s Virtual Pets
The Bandai Tamagotchi Toy Pet is Being Re-Released
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62
Senior Health Trackers
Senior Health Trackers
The 'EMtracker' Tracker for Seniors Monitors Stress and More
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61
Solar Backup Battery Timepieces
Solar Backup Battery Timepieces
The 'Uvolt' Solar Watch Tells the Time and Charges Devices
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60
Multi-Camera Recording Devices
Multi-Camera Recording Devices
The 'SlingStudio' Multi-Camera Broadcaster is Ideal for Events
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59
Game Console Battery Cases
Game Console Battery Cases
The 'SwitchCharge' Helps Extend Battery Life of the Nintendo Console
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58
Nausea-Curbing Wearables
Nausea-Curbing Wearables
The 'CinvStop' Device Can Stop Nausea by Bypassing Nerve Signals
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57
Digital 3D Smartphone Microphones
Digital 3D Smartphone Microphones
The 'Lolly' Smartphone 3D Mic Upgrades Capabilities Instantly
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56
Anti-Slip Guitar Stands
Anti-Slip Guitar Stands
The Gigpad Flat Guitar Stand Displays Musical Instruments Securely
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55
Professional-Grade Power Drill Kits
Professional-Grade Power Drill Kits
The DeWalt Hammer Drill & Impact Driver Kit Handles Many Tasks
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54
Fingerprint-Scanning Smart Buttons
Fingerprint-Scanning Smart Buttons
The 'tapdo' Programmable Button is Worn or Placed in the Home
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53
E-Commerce Card Readers
E-Commerce Card Readers
Shopify Designed Its 'Chip and Swipe Reader' for E-Retailers
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52
DIY Gaming Consoles
DIY Gaming Consoles
'MAKERbuino' is a Customizable DIY Game Console That Can Be Made for $35
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51
Smartphone Photo Drives
Smartphone Photo Drives
The 'Fotofami' Photo Storage Device Backs Up Your Camera Roll
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50
Precision Metal Detectors
Precision Metal Detectors
The Garrett Pro-Pointer Waterproof Metal Detector Pinpoints Location
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49
Child-Safe 3D Printer Pens
Child-Safe 3D Printer Pens
The 'AOD Mini Zebra' 3D Printing Pens Teach Kids About the Technology
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48
Action Cam Broadcasting Systems
Action Cam Broadcasting Systems
The 'FREECAST' Live video Broadcaster Attaches Right onto Cameras
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47
360-Degree Air Purifiers
360-Degree Air Purifiers
The MUJI Fan Air Purifier Keeps Contaminants Out of the Air
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46
Wrap-Around Display Watches
Wrap-Around Display Watches
The Sony FES-2 E-Ink Watch Has a Paper-Thin Display Design
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45
Lightweight GPS Trackers
Lightweight GPS Trackers
The 'ioTracker' GPS Device Tracker Offers Two Years of Battery Life
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44
Custom Control Smart Devices
Custom Control Smart Devices
The 'Welle' Hardware Turns Any Surface into a Smart Interface
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43
Multi-Sensory Sleep Systems
Multi-Sensory Sleep Systems
The 'Bifrost' System Ensures You Get Restful Sleep and Wake Refreshed
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42
Interchangeable Battery Smartphone Cases
Interchangeable Battery Smartphone Cases
The 'CoBattery' iPhone Charging Case Kit is Convenient
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41
Lightweight Paper Watches
Lightweight Paper Watches
The 'PAPR WATCH' is a Thin Wrist Watch That's Tough and Water-Resistant
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40
Upcycled Automotive Timepieces
Upcycled Automotive Timepieces
This REC Watch is Made From Original Porsche 911 Parts
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39
Bone Conduction Sport Headphones
Bone Conduction Sport Headphones
The 'CONDUIT Sports' Dynamic Headphones are Ideal for Athletes
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38
Cute Compact Speakers
Cute Compact Speakers
The UE Wonderboom Speaker Fits in the Palm of One's Hands
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37
Digital Drumstick Attachments
Digital Drumstick Attachments
'Drumistic' Drumming Devices Let Musicians Play Anywhere
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36
Affordable Video-Recording Doorbells
Affordable Video-Recording Doorbells
Dbell HD Live Offers Added Home Security
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35
Automated Home Door Locks
Automated Home Door Locks
The 'Teodoor' Smart Lock Works with Your Existing Lock
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34
Light-Up Spherical Drones
Light-Up Spherical Drones
NTT Docomo's Drones Will Populate Powerful Light Shows
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33
Inexpensive Activity Trackers
Inexpensive Activity Trackers
The Misfit 'Flare' Wrist Fitness Tracker Tracks Workouts and More
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32
Sleep-Inducing Wearables
Sleep-Inducing Wearables
The Thync Relax Pro Uses Electrical Pulses to Help Wearers Fall Asleep
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31
Fingerprint-Secured Notebooks
Fingerprint-Secured Notebooks
Lockbook Protects Private Notes and Documents Through Biometrics
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30
Connected Heartbeat Crystals
Connected Heartbeat Crystals
The 'momenzz' Crystal Ornament Displays Digital Heartbeats
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29
Light Therapy Beds
Light Therapy Beds
LightStim's LED Bed Repairs and Rejuvenates the Skin
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28
Automated Aftermarket Window Devices
Automated Aftermarket Window Devices
The Soma Smart Shades Make Any Window Shades Smart
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27
Creatively Capped Ear Buds
Creatively Capped Ear Buds
The V-Moda Forza Metallo Headphones Offer Exchangeable Caps
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26
Connected Typewriter Keyboards
Connected Typewriter Keyboards
The 'PENNA' Device Keyboard is Inspired by Retro Aesthetics
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25
Solar Panel Beach Bags
Solar Panel Beach Bags
The 'LUZPAC' Solar Bag Charges iOS and Android Devices at the Beach
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24
Weatherproof Wireless Security Cameras
Weatherproof Wireless Security Cameras
The Reolink 'Argus' Mounted Camera Works Indoors or Out
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23
Motorized Minnow Fishing Lures
Motorized Minnow Fishing Lures
The 'eMinnow' Lures Swim and Move Like Real Fish
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22
LED Skincare Gadgets
LED Skincare Gadgets
LightStim's Handheld Light Therapy Devices Reduce Wrinkles and Acne
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21
Minimalist Hybrid Smartwatches
Minimalist Hybrid Smartwatches
The NOWA 'Shaper' Smartwatch is Intelligent Yet Discreet
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20
Interchangeable Face Smartwatches
Interchangeable Face Smartwatches
The Hagic Wrist Smartwatch is Customizable in the Face and Band
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19
Cat-Shaped Smart Hubs
Cat-Shaped Smart Hubs
AMONG'S Apple Cat is a Pet-Inspired Concept for Smart Home Controls
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18
Futuristic Headband Earphones
Futuristic Headband Earphones
The New 'Batband' Mobile Wireless Headphones are Simplistic
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17
Home WiFi Doorbell Cameras
Home WiFi Doorbell Cameras
The Eques 'VEIU' Smart Doorbell is a Powerful Device Yet Simple to Use
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16
Keyless Vacation Rentals
Keyless Vacation Rentals
August Home and HomeAway are Reshaping Access to Short-Term Rentals
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15
Anti-Distraction Smartphone Docks
Anti-Distraction Smartphone Docks
The 'RiVE' Dock Scales Down Devices to Help You Drive Safer
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14
Holistic Athlete Smartwatches
Holistic Athlete Smartwatches
The Garmin Forerunner 935 Fitness Smartwatch is Comprehensive
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13
Instantaneous Translation Devices
Instantaneous Translation Devices
The 'Travis' Personal Translator Works with Over 80 Languages
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12
Invigorating Light Alarm Pillows
Invigorating Light Alarm Pillows
The 'Sunrise' Smart Light Pillow Wakes You Up Naturally
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11
Smart Tech-Centric Gardens
Smart Tech-Centric Gardens
The 'LeGrow' Modular Plant Gardens Show Off a Minimal Aesthetic
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10
Bedside Floor Illuminators
Bedside Floor Illuminators
The 'iLLumibed' Motion-Activated Bed Light Illuminates the Way at Night
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9
Card-Sized Wallet Trackers
Card-Sized Wallet Trackers
The KiwiCard is an Ultra-Thin, Waterproof Bluetooth Tracking Device
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8
Movement-Tracking RC Cars
Movement-Tracking RC Cars
This Remote Control Toy Car from Ultigesture Tracks Your Moves
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7
Powerful Rotary Face Razors
Powerful Rotary Face Razors
The 'CYLNDR' Shaving Stick Uses No Lather and Ensures Safety
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6
Biometric Bluetooth Locks
Biometric Bluetooth Locks
The Ultraloq UL1 Bluetooth Smart Lock Features a Fingerprint Sensor
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5
Infant Programming Toys
Infant Programming Toys
The 'KUMIITA' Educational Programming Toy Teaches Coding Concepts
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4
Device-Charging Wallets
Device-Charging Wallets
The Lucca Bozzi 'Solar Wallet' is a Men's Bifold Wallet with Tech Features
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3
Slim Solar Smartphone Cases
Slim Solar Smartphone Cases
The 'Synthetic' Solar iPhone Case Enables Eco-Friendly Charging
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2
AI-Integrated Car Assistants
AI-Integrated Car Assistants
The 'Chris' Digital Car Displays Keep Your Focus on Driving
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1
Smart LED Helmet Lights
Smart LED Helmet Lights
The 'Brake Free' Helmet Lights are Ideal for Motorcyclists
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