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Top 100 Tech Ideas in November

From Bluetooth Light Switches to Fast Food Flash Drives

— November 29, 2014 — Eco
The top November 2014 tech trends reflect the impressive evolution of the products we use almost every day. This particular list showcases the many ways simple -- and seemingly complete -- products have been elevated to take on new functions.

The portable washing machine by Piyush Agarwalla and the mobile kitchen cook top by Wen-Liang Huang, Lan-Lan Lin, Biao Guo, Li-Hua Tan and Jing-Wen Huang demonstrate how technology is continuing to push boundaries to deliver convenience and quality to consumers.

The top November 2014 tech ideas also prove the popularity of the smartwatch. From ones designed specifically for women to ones with easy-to-customize designs, there is now a smartwatch for every type of consumer.

For more insight into these examples, check out Trend Hunter's Tech Trend Report.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Interactive Music Albums
Interactive Music Albums
'The DNA Project' by j.viewz Brings Fans into the Creative Process
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98
Luxury Self-Driving Trucks
Luxury Self-Driving Trucks
The Mercedes-Benz Future Truck Will Save Thousands of Lives a Year
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97
Intense Surveillance Jackets
Intense Surveillance Jackets
The Aposematic Jacket Warns Off Potential Attackers
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96
Multiplex Mirror Advertisements
Multiplex Mirror Advertisements
The Hermès Men Etcetera Feature Captures Multiple Personalities
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95
Starry Sky Photography
Starry Sky Photography
Andrew Whyte's Star Photography is Set Against the UK's Darkest Skies
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94
Levitating Libation Makers
Levitating Libation Makers
This Cocktail Machine Mixes Floating Drops That Can Be Drunk Mid-Air
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93
Air-Filtering Onesies
Air-Filtering Onesies
The BB.Suit 0.2 is a High-Tech Purifying Garment That is Wearable Clean Air
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92
Sleek Simple Speakers
Sleek Simple Speakers
The BeoPlay A8 by Bang & Olufsen Promotes Undocked Freedom
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91
Water-Powered Flashlights
Water-Powered Flashlights
Blackout Buddy H2O Produces 72 Hours of Illumination with 1 Cup of Aqua
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90
Drone Hoverbike Toys
Drone Hoverbike Toys
Malloy Aeronautics' Drone Teases the Design of a Full-Scale Quadrotor
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89
Dream Recorder Apps
Dream Recorder Apps
The SHADOW Dream App Helps You Record and Remember After Waking Up
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88
Otherworldly Space Photography
Otherworldly Space Photography
Chris Hadfield's Photos From Space Adorn the Pages Of His New Book
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87
Smart Door Monitors
Smart Door Monitors
The DefenDoor Door Monitor and Camera Keeps You Safe and Informed
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86
Celebrity-Designed Camera Cars
Celebrity-Designed Camera Cars
Will.i.am Equips Lexus' NX SUV with Four 180 Degree Lenses
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85
Fast Food Flash Drives
Fast Food Flash Drives
This Lotteria Themed Burger USB Flash Drive is Impractically Large
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84
Omnidirectional Charging Cables
Omnidirectional Charging Cables
BelayCords are Stylish and Rugged to Ensure Optimal Usage
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83
Cartoon Bottom USBs
Cartoon Bottom USBs
This Trio of Disney Themed Power Adaptors are Absolutely Adorable
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82
Portable Culinary Cooktops
Portable Culinary Cooktops
The Mobile Kitchen Helps to Feed Frequent Apartment Hoppers
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81
Atomic Wristwatches
Atomic Wristwatches
Bathys' Atomic Watches Keep Time with a Cesium 133 Atom
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80
Smart Music-Streaming Devices
Smart Music-Streaming Devices
Prizm Selects Music Depending On Who's In The Room
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79
Pet-Feeding Recycling Bins
Pet-Feeding Recycling Bins
This Unique Pet Feeder Trades Recycled Items for Pet Food
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78
Solar-Powered Battery Chargers
Solar-Powered Battery Chargers
SPOR by David Hunt and Jason Browne is Bite-Sized for Everyday Use
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77
Mental Health Apps
Mental Health Apps
The MoodHacker App Helps Fight Depression in the Workplace
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76
Quilted Timber Tablet Cases
Quilted Timber Tablet Cases
This Wooden iPad Sleeve Features Stylish, Protective Patterning
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75
Virtual Reality Headsets
Virtual Reality Headsets
The Zeiss VR One Headset is Powered By Your Smartphone
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74
3D Printed Part Replacements
3D Printed Part Replacements
These Electric Skateboard Parts Can Be Replaced Cheaply By Skaters
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73
Bicycle Traffic Sensors
Bicycle Traffic Sensors
The Veloloop Helps Bicycles Trigger Traffic Light Sensors
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72
Magical Cloaking Devices
Magical Cloaking Devices
The Rochester Cloak is Like Harry Potter's Cloak of Invisibility
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71
Smartwatch Fashion Editorials
Smartwatch Fashion Editorials
The Vogue China Apple Watch Editorial is Subtle and Stylish
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70
Encircled Culinary Collections
Encircled Culinary Collections
The Hotpot-Set Rearranges the Chinese Meal for Mess-Free Sharing
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69
Portable Washing Machines
Portable Washing Machines
The 'Venus' Contraption Turns Buckets Into Washing Machines
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68
Energy-Conscious Toys
Energy-Conscious Toys
Eco Monsters Encourage Resourceful and Sustainable Behavior in Children
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67
Pop Culture Tech Accessories
Pop Culture Tech Accessories
Casetify's Simple People Series Features Artful iPhone 6 Cases
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66
Fittingly Flexed Signage
Fittingly Flexed Signage
The Bent iPhone Billboard Makes Fun of an Imperfect Product
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65
Loose Leaf Tea Kettles
Loose Leaf Tea Kettles
The Krups FL700 Model is Perfect for Avid Tea Drinkers
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64
Comfort-Focused Tech Accessories
Comfort-Focused Tech Accessories
The Peak MacBook Cover Boasts an Ergonomic Design
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63
Smart Deodorant Applicators
Smart Deodorant Applicators
ClickStick is the World's First Smart Deodorant Applicator
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62
Striking Family Portraits
Striking Family Portraits
This Unique Family Portrait was Coordinated Around a Lightning Strike
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61
Bluetooth Light Switches
Bluetooth Light Switches
This Cool Light Switch Can Be Moved to Anywhere in the House
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60
Domestic Solar Dishes
Domestic Solar Dishes
The dsolar HCPVT Project Will Make Solar Energy an Option for Many Homes
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59
Female-Targeted Smartwatches
Female-Targeted Smartwatches
The Omate Lutetia Smartwatch is Designed For Women
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58
Double-Duty Backup Batteries
Double-Duty Backup Batteries
The SOScharger Features a Crank and an Internal Battery for Charging
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57
Elegant Guitar Accessories
Elegant Guitar Accessories
The Thalia Guitar Capo Blends Functionality and Style
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56
Vibrant Food Photography
Vibrant Food Photography
FoodTone by Isabella Vacchi Focuses on Different Color Palettes
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55
Time-Controlling Watches
Time-Controlling Watches
The Hublot MP-02 Key Of Time Slows Down or Speeds Up at Wearer's Request
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54
Self-Charging Wireless Earbuds
Self-Charging Wireless Earbuds
Earin Recharges While in the User's Pocket
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53
Solar-Powered Water Bottles
Solar-Powered Water Bottles
The Fontus Self-Filling Water Bottle Uses Water Harvesting Methods
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52
Efficient Purifying Illuminators
Efficient Purifying Illuminators
The Air Lamp Improves a Room's Atmospheric Quality in Two Ways
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51
Robotic Fashion Fabrics
Robotic Fashion Fabrics
These Active Garments Offer an Endless List of Convenient Uses
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50
Sculptural Audio Speakers
Sculptural Audio Speakers
Audio Wood's Carved Wood Speaker Design Takes After a Mermaid
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49
360-Degree Bike Lights
360-Degree Bike Lights
The Orfos Flare Lights Improve Cyclists' Visibility
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48
Clever Fantasy Photography
Clever Fantasy Photography
Francois Dourlen Blends Pop Culture Images with Real World Scenarios
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47
Luxe Designer Headphones (UPDATE)
Luxe Designer Headphones (UPDATE)
The Chanel x Monster Collaboration Will Retail for $5,000 USD
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46
Freckled Youth Photography
Freckled Youth Photography
Cristina Hoch Captures Evocative Portraits of Somber Individuals
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45
Marsupial Cable Organizers
Marsupial Cable Organizers
'Hug' is a Cute Cable Organizer That Features a Cuddly Koala
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44
High-Tech Golf Startups
High-Tech Golf Startups
The Arccos Golf Startup's Products Are Now Being Sold in Apple Stores
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43
Phonograph-Embedded Desks
Phonograph-Embedded Desks
The Soundbox Desk Can Amplify Audio From Your Smartphone
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42
Scenic Smartphone Accessories
Scenic Smartphone Accessories
Etsy's Mountain iPhone Case Boasts a Topographic Motif
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41
Wallet-Consolidating Cards
Wallet-Consolidating Cards
The Plastc Card Can Replace Up to 20 Different Cards
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40
Urban Ballerina Projects
Urban Ballerina Projects
Photographer Dane Shitagi Captures Graceful Dancers in City Settings
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39
LED Display Clothing
LED Display Clothing
The MeU Square Lets You Display LED Messages On Your Clothing
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38
Phone-Embedded Purses
Phone-Embedded Purses
This Phone Case for Women Features Item & Smartphone Storage
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37
Crash-Proof Phone Cases
Crash-Proof Phone Cases
The Rhino Shield Crash Guard Protects iPhones From Damage When Dropped
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36
Dynamic Dancer Photography
Dynamic Dancer Photography
Erik Saulitis Captures the Grace of Performers in an Artistic Manner
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35
Tech-Mocking Concept Ads
Tech-Mocking Concept Ads
This Moleskine Campaign Cleverly Shows the Benefits of Paper Products
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34
Luxuriously Crafted Smartphones
Luxuriously Crafted Smartphones
The Vertu Aster Promises Luxury and Functionality
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33
Cyclist Centrifuge Concepts
Cyclist Centrifuge Concepts
This Low-Cost Centrifuge Attaches to a Bike Wheel to Separate Liquids
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32
Thumb-Unlocked ID Cards
Thumb-Unlocked ID Cards
The Safe ID Reveals Information Upon the Approval of Your Fingerprint
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31
Cardboard Tablet Stands
Cardboard Tablet Stands
Cardboard Safari's Unique Tablet Stand Takes the Shape of a Retro TV
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30
Charging Cable Bracelets
Charging Cable Bracelets
The 'Better Cable' is a Stylish, Wearable Phone Charger
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29
Woodwork Tech Accessories
Woodwork Tech Accessories
The Wood’d Studio Designs Artisan Products for Smartphones and More
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28
Display-Changing Wristwatches
Display-Changing Wristwatches
The E-Paper Watch Allows Wearers to Customize with Different Designs
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27
Modern Pocket Watches
Modern Pocket Watches
The ZIIIRO Titan Updates a Vintage Time-Teller for the Contemporary
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26
Wood Computer Stands
Wood Computer Stands
Evernote Helps Organize Desks with the Bent Ply Family
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25
Pinup Cabbie Calendars
Pinup Cabbie Calendars
NYC Taxi Drivers are Humorously Showcased in a 2015 Calendar Series
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24
Sliced Computer Mice
Sliced Computer Mice
The Loto Mouse Rounds to Closed as a Compact Conical Peripheral
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23
Packaging-Themed Tech Accessories
Packaging-Themed Tech Accessories
Fancy's Bubble Wrap Phone Case is Both Fun and Protective
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22
Auto-Charging Fans
Auto-Charging Fans
The Self-Generator Can Spin with the Power of its Prior Mechanical Energy
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21
Interactive Jack-O-Lanterns
Interactive Jack-O-Lanterns
This DIY Halloween Pumpkin Kit Lights Up with Sound
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20
Retro Typewriter Keyboards
Retro Typewriter Keyboards
The Philo PC Concepts Blends the Old and the New for a Unique Design
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19
Interactive Smart Restaurants
Interactive Smart Restaurants
Ebony Restaurant in Dubai Uses Dining Tables as Interactive Devices
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18
Mysterious Landscape Photography
Mysterious Landscape Photography
Nicolas Bouvier Captures the Surreal in the Everyday
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17
Surreal Digital Paintings
Surreal Digital Paintings
Cyril Rolando's Art Expresses Impossible Scenes
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16
Adorable Disney Decals
Adorable Disney Decals
This Animated Sticker Adds More Charm to Your Apple Laptop
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15
Beveled Retro Wristwatches
Beveled Retro Wristwatches
The Casio E Series Concept Watch Has Throwback Rectangularity with Edge
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14
Retro Record Amplifiers
Retro Record Amplifiers
This Natural Phone Speaker Dock Provides Perfect Portable Atmosphere
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13
High-Tech Smart Umbrellas
High-Tech Smart Umbrellas
The Blunt + Tile Smart Umbrella Can Be Tracked Down If Misplaced
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12
Effortless Branding Apps
Effortless Branding Apps
Makr by Ellen Johnston is Geared Towards Creative Entrepreneurs
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11
Emoji-Inspired Costumes
Emoji-Inspired Costumes
These Expressive American Apparel Halloween Costume Ideas Turn to Texting
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10
3D-Printed Womenswear
3D-Printed Womenswear
Iris van Herpen's Latest Collection Features 3D-Printed Garments
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9
3D-Printed Mud Houses
3D-Printed Mud Houses
The Wasp 3D Printers Construct Low-Cost Mud Houses
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8
Concealed Combination Locks
Concealed Combination Locks
The Pattern Door Handle is Accessed Out of Sight of Spying Intruders
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7
Sci-Fi Biker Helmets
Sci-Fi Biker Helmets
The Lightmode Motorcycle Helmet Gives Safety a Futuristic Twist
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6
Striking Surrealism Portraits
Striking Surrealism Portraits
This Oleg Oprisco Photography Boasts Botanical Imagery
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5
Disastrous Babysitting Adventures
Disastrous Babysitting Adventures
A Couple Envisions Over-the-Top Scenarios While Babysitting
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4
Underwater Pregnancy Photography
Underwater Pregnancy Photography
These Aquatic Pregnancy Portraits Offer a Beautiful Perspective
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3
Surreal Cloud Photography
Surreal Cloud Photography
Alexis Mire's 'The Cotton Series' Plays with Dreamily Suspended Clouds
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2
Eco CO2 Washers
Eco CO2 Washers
The Supercritical Washing Machine Uses No Water and No Detergent
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1
Idealized Facial Comparisons
Idealized Facial Comparisons
The Original/Ideal Project Examines
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