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Top 100 Gadget Ideas in October

From Handy Polish Removers to Affordable Fitness Trackers

— October 29, 2014 — Tech
A lot of the top October 2014 gadgets are all about putting more power in your hands, increasing independence and appealing to those who like to take a DIY approach to just about everything in their lives. This can be seen in devices like personal 3D printers, wearable fitness trackers and nail polish removing devices, which save you from having to take a trip to your local 3D printer, gym or nail salon.

As ever, gadgets are becoming more portable, lightweight and wearable, designed for use on the go. However, there are some great examples of neat technology that's been integrated into stationary furniture pieces, serving as mobile device charging stations and handy places to work out.
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Silly Smartwatch Spoofs
Silly Smartwatch Spoofs
Jack Douglass' 'The Apple Watch Parody' Pokes Fun at the Smartwatch
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99
Flexible Camping Fixtures
Flexible Camping Fixtures
'Like Stars on Earth' is a Set of Adaptable Tent Illuminators
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98
Satirical Smartwatch Ads
Satirical Smartwatch Ads
Samsung's 'It Doesn't Take a Genius' Pokes Fun at the Apple Watch
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97
Heavy-Duty Truck Chargers
Heavy-Duty Truck Chargers
The Trukbaar Electric Fast-Charger Can Charge Buses and Trucks
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96
Catch-Locating Lures
Catch-Locating Lures
The Deeper Smart Fishfinder Keeps the Angler Informed of His Target
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95
Smart Sleep Systems
Smart Sleep Systems
The Withings Aura Sleep Tracking System Helps You Sleep and Wake Up Better
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94
Trailblazing Compact Cameras
Trailblazing Compact Cameras
The Fujifilm X100T is the First Camera With an Electronic Rangefinder
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93
Record-Breaking SD Cards
Record-Breaking SD Cards
The SanDisk Extreme PRO SD Card is the First to Store 512 Gigabytes
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92
High-Tech Rhinoceros Anklets
High-Tech Rhinoceros Anklets
These High-Tech Anklets Are Aiding in Rhino Conservation Efforts
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91
Cactus-Copying Sound Systems
Cactus-Copying Sound Systems
The Stone Plant Sonulent Brought Desert Noises to Indoor Gardens
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90
Digital Meal Prep Boards
Digital Meal Prep Boards
The Prep Pad Helps You Visually See the Nutrient Intake of Your Foods
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89
Ballpark Beacons
Ballpark Beacons
These Major League Baseball Beacons Enhance the Ballpark Experience
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88
Ultra-Thin eReaders
Ultra-Thin eReaders
The Kindle Voyage is the Thinnest Amazon eReader
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87
Augmented Reality Glasses
Augmented Reality Glasses
Meta 1 Overlays the Natural World with Virtual Information
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86
Standing Power Sources
Standing Power Sources
The Tower Elevates Your Outlet to a Height of Easy Reach
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85
News Viewing Devices
News Viewing Devices
The FlipIt Frame Aims to Change the Way People Consume News Stories
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84
Compact Wifi Connectors
Compact Wifi Connectors
This Wifi Signal Extender Improves Net Access for Multiple Devices
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83
Drone-Finding Gadgets
Drone-Finding Gadgets
The Screamy Box Wirelessly Connects To Your Drone
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82
Heat-Mapping Smartphone Apps
Heat-Mapping Smartphone Apps
Seek Thermal Camera Produces Images of the Temperatures Around You
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81
Ultra-Sensory Sound Systems
Ultra-Sensory Sound Systems
Louder Speakers Foster a Listening Experience for Two Other Senses
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80
Audiophile Gaming Speakers
Audiophile Gaming Speakers
The Sound Blaster X7 Offers Gamers a Superior Sonic Experience
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79
Sweat-Proof Headphones
Sweat-Proof Headphones
The Powerbeats 2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones are Ready for All Conditions
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78
Standalone Fitness Watches
Standalone Fitness Watches
Timex' Ironman One GPS+ Watch Lets You Connect to Apps Without a Phone
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77
Industrial Smart Helmets
Industrial Smart Helmets
The DAQRI Smart Helmet Brings Technology to the Construction Site
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Anti-Router Gadgets
Anti-Router Gadgets
Cyborg Unplug Guards Against Surveillance Devices for the Unusally Paranoid
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75
Marvellous Jar Air Moisteners
Marvellous Jar Air Moisteners
The 11+ Bottle Humidifier Mini Enhances the Atmosphere Via USB
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Flying Wrist-Worn Photography
Flying Wrist-Worn Photography
Nixie Wearable Camera Takes Better Selfies From the Best Perspective
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Camera-Packing Air Conditioners
Camera-Packing Air Conditioners
These Hitachi X-Series Air Conditioners Have Cameras and Sensors
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72
Lightning-Connected Headphones
Lightning-Connected Headphones
The Philips Fidelio M2L is the First Lightning-Equipped Headphone
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71
Massive Curved TVs
Massive Curved TVs
The China Star Curved Ultra-HED TV is the World's First Curved 110-Inch UHD TV
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70
Radiation Water Purifiers
Radiation Water Purifiers
These Inexpensive Water Purifiers Use Chip Packets to Kill Bacteria
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69
Retro Console Redesigns
Retro Console Redesigns
The NES 3DS XL Will Make You Feel Nostalgic
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Illunimated TP Holders
Illunimated TP Holders
RollScout is a Toilet Paper Holder That Alerts When it's Low
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Basketball-Inspired Earphones
Basketball-Inspired Earphones
The Beats by Dre Powerbeats2 Wireless Channels All-Star LeBron James
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Piggy Power Bars
Piggy Power Bars
This Power Bar Design Concept Takes Inspiration from a Piggy Bank
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Interactive Museum Beacons
Interactive Museum Beacons
The Guggenheim Musem is Testing Beacon Technology
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Wearable Diagnostic Equipment
Wearable Diagnostic Equipment
This Qualcomm Tricorder Could Revolutionize Medical Diagnostics
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Hi-Tech Infant Monitors
Hi-Tech Infant Monitors
Onni is a Smart HD Baby Monitor Designed for Parents by Parents
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Mini Car-Driving Robots
Mini Car-Driving Robots
The NAO Robot Can Drive a Miniature Electric Car
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61
Gluten-Monitoring Devices
Gluten-Monitoring Devices
The Canary is a Portable Gadget That Allows You To Test Gluten in Foods
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60
Quirky Love Letters
Quirky Love Letters
Daniel Sher and Ben Hagin Encourage Creative Long-Distance Communication
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59
3D Pen Accessories
3D Pen Accessories
WobbleWorks is Launching Handy Accessories to Enhance the 3Doodler Experience
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Alerting Tablet Cases
Alerting Tablet Cases
The Smart Cover Case Lights Up When You Have a Notification
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Touchscreen Compact Cameras
Touchscreen Compact Cameras
GoPro Hero4 is Available in Two High-End Models and a Cheaper Version
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Holographic Tech Kiosks
Holographic Tech Kiosks
This Hologram Projector Impresses With Animated 3D Presentations
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Smoking Drink Makers
Smoking Drink Makers
Make Dry Ice Drinks When You Use JetChill
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54
Bluetooth Tire Pressure Monitors
Bluetooth Tire Pressure Monitors
The Fobo Tire Pressure Monitoring System With iOS and Android
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Unconnected Password Keepers
Unconnected Password Keepers
The Gilmo is an Offline Device That Stores Your Passwords Safely
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52
Universal Mobile Keyboards
Universal Mobile Keyboards
Microsoft Creates an Accessory for Both iOS and Android Tablets
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51
Sporty Smartwatches
Sporty Smartwatches
The Sony Smartwatch 2 Has a Modern Design and High-Tech Features
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50
Wearable Smart Necklaces
Wearable Smart Necklaces
The Epic Mini is a Necklace That Replaces Your Smartphone
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49
Solar Bench Chargers
Solar Bench Chargers
These Boston Benches by Soofa Charge Your Tech Devices Using the Sun's Energy
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Multifunctional Smartphone Accessories
Multifunctional Smartphone Accessories
The Linkmount System Lets Devices to Attach to Any Surface
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Shareable Air Travel Beacons
Shareable Air Travel Beacons
The Common-Use Beacon Registry Lets Airports Share Beacon Data
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Multifunctional Heating Devices
Multifunctional Heating Devices
This Hand Warmer From Canoe Charges Your Phone and Lights the Way
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Impressively Immersive TVs
Impressively Immersive TVs
The LG 100 Inch Laser TV Combines a Projector with a Large Display
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Smartwatch Charging Stands
Smartwatch Charging Stands
Charging Apple Watches is Made More Chic Thanks to DODOcase
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Help-Providing Pendants
Help-Providing Pendants
This Smart Emergency Response Device Keeps the Elderly Connected
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Athlete-Friendly Earbuds
Athlete-Friendly Earbuds
Beats' Powerbears2 Wireless Earbuds Resist Against Sweat and Water
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Luxurious Audio Gadgets
Luxurious Audio Gadgets
The Vertu V Headphones and Speakers Blend Top Craftsmanship and Technology
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40
Custom 3D-Printed Earbuds
Custom 3D-Printed Earbuds
Normals Makes Bespoke Earbuds with Photos Takes by its App
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Personal 3D Printers
Personal 3D Printers
The Idea Building is a Personal 3D Printer For Novices and Experts
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Bathroom Traffic Lights
Bathroom Traffic Lights
Tooshlights Want to Decrease Public Bathroom Wait Times
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Affordable Fitness Trackers
Affordable Fitness Trackers
Misfit Flash is an Activity and Sleep Monitor that Retails for $50
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Stylish Smart Necklaces
Stylish Smart Necklaces
Purple by Artefact Group is a Locket for the 21st Century
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Stylish Versatile Smartwatches
Stylish Versatile Smartwatches
The Apple Watch Comes in Three Models with Six Different Straps
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Child-Tracking Wristbands
Child-Tracking Wristbands
Lineable is a Smart Child Tracker Device That Makes Use of Beacon Tech
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Modular Mexican 3D Printers
Modular Mexican 3D Printers
The MakerMex MM1 Modular 3D Printer Can Easily Be Upgraded
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Virtual Reality Headsets
Virtual Reality Headsets
The Totem Headset Has Two On-Board Cameras and HDMI Compatibility
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Pet-Feeding Recycling Bins
Pet-Feeding Recycling Bins
This Unique Pet Feeder Trades Recycled Items for Pet Food
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Nostalgic Typewriter Keyboards
Nostalgic Typewriter Keyboards
This Vintage Computer Keyboard Looks Like a Set of Typewriter Keys
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Connected Smart Home Gadgets
Connected Smart Home Gadgets
The mydlink Home Lets You Control Home Electronics From Your Phone
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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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High-Altitude Paper Airplanes
High-Altitude Paper Airplanes
This Paper Airplane Was Launched Nearly 100,000 Feet Above Earth
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Pegboard Phone Stands
Pegboard Phone Stands
The Federal's Smartphone Stand Design Can be Customized with Pegs
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Ultraviolet Laundry Lines
Ultraviolet Laundry Lines
The Yoga Light Dryer Purifies Your Clean Clothes for Optimal Freshness
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Wearable Artificial Kidneys
Wearable Artificial Kidneys
This Artificial Kidney Offers An Alternative to Traditional Dialysis
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Barbecue Pizza Ovens
Barbecue Pizza Ovens
The BakerStone Pizza Oven Box Preps Pizza on the BBQ with Ease
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Energy-Conscious Toys
Energy-Conscious Toys
Eco Monsters Encourage Resourceful and Sustainable Behavior in Children
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Lager Vending Machines
Lager Vending Machines
The DraftServ Beverage Vending Machine Lets the Consumers Be the Bartender
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Apple TV Concepts
Apple TV Concepts
Andrew Ambrosino and Martin Hajek Design a Curved Screen for iOS Systems
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Wireless Pain-Alleviating Devices
Wireless Pain-Alleviating Devices
These Drug-Free Pain Relief Products Connect to Your iPhone
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Lifesaving Bicycle Helmets
Lifesaving Bicycle Helmets
The High-Tech 'Black Box Helmet' Improves Cyclist Safety
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Sleek Wearable Chargers
Sleek Wearable Chargers
Always Carry a Charge and Look Good with the QBracelet
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Efficient Purifying Illuminators
Efficient Purifying Illuminators
The Air Lamp Improves a Room's Atmospheric Quality in Two Ways
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Versatile Fitness Bracelets
Versatile Fitness Bracelets
The Garmin vivosmart is a Cross Between a Fitness Tracker & Smartwatch
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Digital Smartphone Locks
Digital Smartphone Locks
The Weiser Lock System by Kevo Eliminates the Need for Keys
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Desk-Bound Workout Machines
Desk-Bound Workout Machines
The Compactix Glyder Lets You Safely Exercise While Seated
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Solar-Powered Stoves
Solar-Powered Stoves
The ACE 1 Stove Uses Solar and Biomass Energy
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Virtual Reality iPads
Virtual Reality iPads
AirVR is a Headset That Leverages iOS Retina Hardware
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Signaling Bike Handlebar Lights
Signaling Bike Handlebar Lights
The Blinker Grips Increase Visibility and Safety
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Iconic Smartphone Makeovers
Iconic Smartphone Makeovers
The iPhone 6 Takes the Smartphone Experience & Brand to the Next Level
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Powerful Charger Backpacks
Powerful Charger Backpacks
TYLT's Energi+ Power Backpack Charges Three Devices on the Go
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Opulent Wearable Technology
Opulent Wearable Technology
Swarovski for Samsung Collection is Meant for Fashion Mavens
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Handy Polish Removers
Handy Polish Removers
This At-Home Gel Nail Polish Remover Tool Saves a Trip to the Nail Salon
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Virtual Concept Vehicles
Virtual Concept Vehicles
Playstation Gamers Can Test Drive the Nissan Vision Gran Turismo
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Flash Drive Rings
Flash Drive Rings
The UU-U Memory Ring is a Stylishly Wearable Jewelry USB Port Design
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Adorable Disney Decals
Adorable Disney Decals
This Animated Sticker Adds More Charm to Your Apple Laptop
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Fashionable Tech Jewelry
Fashionable Tech Jewelry
Tory Burch Teams Up With FitBit to Create Wearable Fitness Bracelets
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Organized TV Trays
Organized TV Trays
Caddy is a TV Tray Table to Keep Tablets, Remotes, Phones & Drinks Neat
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