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Top 100 Tech Ideas in May

From AI Beauty Assistant Apps to Luminous Light Therapy Beds

— May 27, 2017 — Tech
From AI beauty apps to skin-rejuvenating beds, the May 2017 tech trends reveal a growing emphasis on beauty-related technology. This not only refers to gadgets that help with cosmetic procedures, but also devices that help us feel good from the inside out.

On a more superficial level, there are a number of new beauty devices that help consumers preserve their looks as they age. One example is LightStim's LED Bed, which is designed to repair and rejuvenate the skin.

However, the May 2017 tech trends reveal that other beauty-related gadgets products go beyond the exterior to help consumers feel good on the inside as well. For instance, the Mild VR goggles combine the comfort of an eye mask with relaxing virtual images to help consumers de-stress and feel their best. Similarly, the Sunrise pillow is a light-embedded cushion equipped with smart technology that helps you track your beauty sleep and wake up in a more peaceful manner.
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Search Engine Styling Tools
Search Engine Styling Tools
Google's 'Style Ideas' Shares Inspiration from Search Results
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99
Project-Based Coding Programs
Project-Based Coding Programs
'code bigly' Lets Users Learn Computer Programming from Experts
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98
Retro Computer Smartphone Stands
Retro Computer Smartphone Stands
The Elago M4 Stand for iPhones Turns Them into Mini Retro PCs
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97
Subtitling Skill Evaluations
Subtitling Skill Evaluations
Netflix's Hermes Test Scores Subtitlers' English Translations
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96
Goo-Shaped Gaming Controllers
Goo-Shaped Gaming Controllers
Hori Created a New PS4 Remote in Honor of Dragon Quest Xi
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95
Social Travel Networks
Social Travel Networks
'Nomo FOMO' Enables Social Travel Planning by Detailing Trips
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94
Sleek Electric Autonomous Cars
Sleek Electric Autonomous Cars
The Skoda 'Vision E' Concept Electric Car is a Futuristic Design
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93
Dedicated Smartphone Storage Cradles
Dedicated Smartphone Storage Cradles
The 'nuk' Phone Caddy Offers a Space to Keep Your Device
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92
Digital 3D Smartphone Microphones
Digital 3D Smartphone Microphones
The 'Lolly' Smartphone 3D Mic Upgrades Capabilities Instantly
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91
Spinal Injury Repair Implants
Spinal Injury Repair Implants
This Study at the Mayo Clinic Shows Promise for Paraplegics
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90
Professional-Grade Power Drill Kits
Professional-Grade Power Drill Kits
The DeWalt Hammer Drill & Impact Driver Kit Handles Many Tasks
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89
Audio-Upgrading Cables
Audio-Upgrading Cables
The Beyerdynamic 'Impacto essential' DAC Cable Improves Playback
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88
Shifting Angle Smartphone Lenses
Shifting Angle Smartphone Lenses
The 'ShiftLens' Smartphone Photo Lens Adjusts Device Capabilities
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87
Virtual Reality Sci-Fi Cartoons
Virtual Reality Sci-Fi Cartoons
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Offers a Deep Dive in the Show
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86
Streamlined Solar Roof Panels
Streamlined Solar Roof Panels
The New Tesla Roof Solar Panels Fit onto Your Home's Existing Roof
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85
Action Cam Broadcasting Systems
Action Cam Broadcasting Systems
The 'FREECAST' Live video Broadcaster Attaches Right onto Cameras
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84
Precision Metal Detectors
Precision Metal Detectors
The Garrett Pro-Pointer Waterproof Metal Detector Pinpoints Location
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83
Smog-Capturing Purifiers
Smog-Capturing Purifiers
The NUYN 'Connected' House Air Purifier Filters Air Entering Windows
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82
Responsive HD Gaming Projectors
Responsive HD Gaming Projectors
The BenQ Gaming Projector Ensures a Lag-Free Image
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81
Fruit-Monitoring Sensors
Fruit-Monitoring Sensors
EMPA Created An Embedded Temperature Sensor to Keep Fruit Fresh
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80
Handheld Retro Gaming Consoles
Handheld Retro Gaming Consoles
The Atari Flashback Portable Consoles Come Loaded with 60 Games
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79
Custom Control Smart Devices
Custom Control Smart Devices
The 'Welle' Hardware Turns Any Surface into a Smart Interface
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78
Cute Compact Speakers
Cute Compact Speakers
The UE Wonderboom Speaker Fits in the Palm of One's Hands
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77
Affordable Video-Recording Doorbells
Affordable Video-Recording Doorbells
Dbell HD Live Offers Added Home Security
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76
Inexpensive Activity Trackers
Inexpensive Activity Trackers
The Misfit 'Flare' Wrist Fitness Tracker Tracks Workouts and More
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75
Mini Basic Use PCs
Mini Basic Use PCs
The Dell Wyse 3040 Thin Client Mini PC is Compact and Robust
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74
Automated Home Door Locks
Automated Home Door Locks
The 'Teodoor' Smart Lock Works with Your Existing Lock
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73
Search Engine Recruitment Platforms
Search Engine Recruitment Platforms
Google 'Hire' is a New Job Application and Recruitment Tool
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72
Magnetic AirPod Clips
Magnetic AirPod Clips
Nearbuds for Airpods are Adjustable and Ideal for On-the-Go Use
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71
Connected Heartbeat Crystals
Connected Heartbeat Crystals
The 'momenzz' Crystal Ornament Displays Digital Heartbeats
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70
3D-Printed Croutons
3D-Printed Croutons
Melisse Serves Its Onion Soup with an Intricate, Richly Textured Crouton
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69
Fire Safety Simulators
Fire Safety Simulators
'Escape My House' Stresses the Importance of Having a Fire Escape Plan
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68
Portable Android Projectors
Portable Android Projectors
The Keruo L7 Smart Pocket Projectors Deliver Precision Image Quality
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67
Reclaimed Wood Smartphone Cases
Reclaimed Wood Smartphone Cases
'Kerf Cases' Creates Device Cases in Pittsburgh from Solid Wood
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66
Creatively Capped Ear Buds
Creatively Capped Ear Buds
The V-Moda Forza Metallo Headphones Offer Exchangeable Caps
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65
Modular Gaming Devices
Modular Gaming Devices
The 'Potan' Handheld Entertainment Device Has Interchangeable Components
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64
Energy-Saving Organized Fridges
Energy-Saving Organized Fridges
The 'Gaze' Refrigerator Appliance Shows Food without Opening it
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63
Connected Typewriter Keyboards
Connected Typewriter Keyboards
The 'PENNA' Device Keyboard is Inspired by Retro Aesthetics
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62
Light Therapy Beds
Light Therapy Beds
LightStim's LED Bed Repairs and Rejuvenates the Skin
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61
Home Distillery Attachments
Home Distillery Attachments
The PicoBrew PicoStill Lets Consumers Distill Their Own Spirits
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60
Scandinavian Design Speakers
Scandinavian Design Speakers
These Urbanear Room Speakers Have Angular Aesthetics
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59
Automatic Drawing Software
Automatic Drawing Software
Google AutoDraw Suggests Cleaned Up Versions of Simple Images
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58
Selfie GIF Creators
Selfie GIF Creators
The Giphy Says App Instantly Turns Your Voice and Face into a GIF
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57
High-Pressure H2O Cleaners
High-Pressure H2O Cleaners
The WORX Cordless Hydroshot Power Cleaner is Lightweight and Heavy Duty
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56
Dedicated Documentation Cameras
Dedicated Documentation Cameras
The Nokia 'Twist' Media Camera Captures 15 Second Bursts
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55
Balancing Photography Rigs
Balancing Photography Rigs
The 'miniRIG' Gimbal Stabilizers Ensure Optimal Control
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54
Portable Liquid-Cooled PC Consoles
Portable Liquid-Cooled PC Consoles
The Corsair One Pro Compact Gaming PC Can Go with You Anywhere
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53
Parent-Mimicking Incubators
Parent-Mimicking Incubators
The 'Magnolia' Baby Incubator Keeps Infants Warm and Comforted
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52
Minimalist Hybrid Smartwatches
Minimalist Hybrid Smartwatches
The NOWA 'Shaper' Smartwatch is Intelligent Yet Discreet
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51
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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50
Fast Food Delivery Rovers
Fast Food Delivery Rovers
The Domino's Pizza Delivery Robot Has Just Launched in Europe
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49
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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48
Artificial Intelligence Brides
Artificial Intelligence Brides
The World's First Human Robot Wedding Proves Love is Programmable
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47
Salad-Serving Robots
Salad-Serving Robots
Chowbotics Inc.'s Sally Robot Makes Salads at the Press of a Button
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46
HD 360-Degree VR Cameras
HD 360-Degree VR Cameras
The 'YI HALO' Camera Video System Has 17 Camera Units in All
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45
Anti-Distraction Smartphone Docks
Anti-Distraction Smartphone Docks
The 'RiVE' Dock Scales Down Devices to Help You Drive Safer
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44
Painted Fashion Kitchen Products
Painted Fashion Kitchen Products
The Smeg 'Sicily is my Love' Collection Has Dolce & Gabbana Art
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43
Instantaneous Translation Devices
Instantaneous Translation Devices
The 'Travis' Personal Translator Works with Over 80 Languages
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42
Invigorating Light Alarm Pillows
Invigorating Light Alarm Pillows
The 'Sunrise' Smart Light Pillow Wakes You Up Naturally
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41
Holistic Athlete Smartwatches
Holistic Athlete Smartwatches
The Garmin Forerunner 935 Fitness Smartwatch is Comprehensive
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40
Vehicular Motion Cradles
Vehicular Motion Cradles
The 'Max Motor Dreams' Baby Cradle Mimics a Ride in the Car
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39
Wooden Golfer Camera Holders
Wooden Golfer Camera Holders
The Puttskee 'PuttCAM' Smartphone Mounts Record Golf Games
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38
Connected Outdoor Grills
Connected Outdoor Grills
The Traeger Timberline Grill has Proprietary WiFire Technology
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37
Folding Hair Blow Dryers
Folding Hair Blow Dryers
The 'Squared Dryer' is Folded and Stored with Ease
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36
Bedside Floor Illuminators
Bedside Floor Illuminators
The 'iLLumibed' Motion-Activated Bed Light Illuminates the Way at Night
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35
Smart Tech-Centric Gardens
Smart Tech-Centric Gardens
The 'LeGrow' Modular Plant Gardens Show Off a Minimal Aesthetic
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34
Card-Sized Wallet Trackers
Card-Sized Wallet Trackers
The KiwiCard is an Ultra-Thin, Waterproof Bluetooth Tracking Device
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33
Virtual Reality Ultrasounds
Virtual Reality Ultrasounds
This 4D Ultrasound Scan Technology Shows an Unborn Baby in VR
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32
Powerful Rotary Face Razors
Powerful Rotary Face Razors
The 'CYLNDR' Shaving Stick Uses No Lather and Ensures Safety
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31
Landline Smartphone Speaker Docks
Landline Smartphone Speaker Docks
The Invoxia NVX 200 Charges Devices and Enables Teleconferencing
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30
Movement-Tracking RC Cars
Movement-Tracking RC Cars
This Remote Control Toy Car from Ultigesture Tracks Your Moves
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29
Romantic Gamer Rings
Romantic Gamer Rings
The Oathkeeper Keyblade Engagement Ring is Inspired by 'Kingdom Hearts'
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28
Cultural Breakfast Kitchen Appliances
Cultural Breakfast Kitchen Appliances
The 'Breakfast Machine' Cooks Cuisines from Around the World
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AI Beauty Assistant Apps
AI Beauty Assistant Apps
Dior Insider's Technology is Available Through Facebook Messenger
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26
Gothic Concrete Flooring
Gothic Concrete Flooring
ETH Zurich's Concrete Floor Slabs are Inspired by Catalonian Vaults
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25
Underwater Armband Jets
Underwater Armband Jets
The 'Scubalec' Personal Underwater Jet Enhances Dives and Swims
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24
Biometric Bluetooth Locks
Biometric Bluetooth Locks
The Ultraloq UL1 Bluetooth Smart Lock Features a Fingerprint Sensor
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23
Infant Programming Toys
Infant Programming Toys
The 'KUMIITA' Educational Programming Toy Teaches Coding Concepts
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22
Slim Solar Smartphone Cases
Slim Solar Smartphone Cases
The 'Synthetic' Solar iPhone Case Enables Eco-Friendly Charging
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21
Device-Charging Wallets
Device-Charging Wallets
The Lucca Bozzi 'Solar Wallet' is a Men's Bifold Wallet with Tech Features
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20
Abstract Portable Projectors
Abstract Portable Projectors
This Canon Projector Concept is Ideal for Meetings and More
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19
Dual-Heating Cooking Appliances
Dual-Heating Cooking Appliances
The 'Upside Pan' Cooking Pans Cook Food from the Top and Bottom
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18
RFID-Enabled Pet Feeders
RFID-Enabled Pet Feeders
The SureFeed Microchip Pet Feeder Only Offers Access for Authorized Pets
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17
Upscale Smartwatch Collections
Upscale Smartwatch Collections
The Movado Connect Smartwatch is Designed for Android Wear 2.0
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Solar Panel Security Cameras
Solar Panel Security Cameras
The 'Solar Cam' HD Outdoor Security Camera Draws Energy from the Sun
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15
Digital Afterlife Systems
Digital Afterlife Systems
The 'Aeon' System Learns About Users and Recreates Them After Death
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14
Kitchen Vegetable Gardens
Kitchen Vegetable Gardens
The Tregren T-Series Lets Consumers Grow Fresh Vegetables at Home
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13
Bed Sheet Cooling Fans
Bed Sheet Cooling Fans
The 'bFan' Cooling Bed Fan Stabilizes the Temperature Under the Sheets
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12
AI-Integrated Car Assistants
AI-Integrated Car Assistants
The 'Chris' Digital Car Displays Keep Your Focus on Driving
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11
Optimized Garden Appliances
Optimized Garden Appliances
The 'Herb Garden' Indoor Garden Unit Features Ample Space to Grow
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10
Experiential Tech Stores
Experiential Tech Stores
Toronto Will Become the Home of the Next Samsung Experience Store
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9
Eye Mask VR Headsets
Eye Mask VR Headsets
The 'Mild' VR Headset Goggles are a Stylish Take on Immersive Technology
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8
Ergonomic Position Desks
Ergonomic Position Desks
The 'AdapDesk' Laptop Table Desk Works in a Multitude of Positions
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7
Smart LED Helmet Lights
Smart LED Helmet Lights
The 'Brake Free' Helmet Lights are Ideal for Motorcyclists
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6
Multifunctional Cooking Appliances
Multifunctional Cooking Appliances
The All-Clad Prep & Cook Food Cooking Appliance Does it All
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5
Designer Secondary Screen Displays
Designer Secondary Screen Displays
The 'L-Rod' is a Beautiful Peripheral to Extend Desktops
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4
Power-Assisted City Trikes
Power-Assisted City Trikes
The Audi 'Formula Zero' Urban Vehicle Transports Riders Short Distances
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3
Conceptual Touchscreen Keyboard Laptops
Conceptual Touchscreen Keyboard Laptops
This MacBook Pro 2018 Concept Features a Touchpad Keyboard
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2
Reengineered Airline Beds
Reengineered Airline Beds
The Simba Air-Hybrid Focuses on Comfort for Sleeping on a Plane
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Feminine Smartwatch Jewelry
Feminine Smartwatch Jewelry
The Bezels & Bytes Apple Watch Strap Bands are Stylishly Chic
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