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Top 100 Tech Ideas in October

From Sleek Smartphone Cameras to Robotic Vehicle Valets

— October 29, 2014 — Autos
The top October 2014 tech trends very accurately represent the exciting past month technology and its related industries experienced. In the tech world, September is always dominated by Apple announcements on new products. This year was particularly monumental as Apple released its iPhone 6, its iPhone 6 Plus -- a smartphone with an enlarged screen -- its new iOS 8, its very own smartwatch and updated computers.

Apple aside, the tech world ushered in additional new products such as the self-watering indoor gardens from ZeroSoil, the artificial indoor oceans from the US Navy and the robotic valet services in Germany.

One of the most standout tech innovations from the past month is the cannabis-hunting drones from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).

New York Fashion Week even tapped into technology to enhance its shows in the Rebecca Minkoff runway presentation that created a 3D experience for guests.

Check out Trend Hunter's Tech Trend Report for more examples of the top October 2014 tech ideas.
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Photo-Blending Apps
Photo-Blending Apps
Metagramme Creates a Composite Image Out of Your Instagram Pictures
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99
Wilderness Survival Apps
Wilderness Survival Apps
The Army Survival App is an Invaluable Tool for Lovers of the Outdoors
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98
GoPro Selfie Attachments
GoPro Selfie Attachments
Never Take a Basic Selfie Again with the GripSnap
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97
Sustainability-Measuring Tech Accessories
Sustainability-Measuring Tech Accessories
Lapka's Personal Environmental Monitor Tracks Energy Use
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96
Mini Car-Driving Robots
Mini Car-Driving Robots
The NAO Robot Can Drive a Miniature Electric Car
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95
3D Pen Accessories
3D Pen Accessories
WobbleWorks is Launching Handy Accessories to Enhance the 3Doodler Experience
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94
Secret Streaming Infographics
Secret Streaming Infographics
Workplace Confidential Explores Americans Watching Videos at Work
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93
Impulse Shopping Apps
Impulse Shopping Apps
Spring is an App for Shopping New Arrivals from Brands Instantly
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92
Foot Massaging Computer Covers
Foot Massaging Computer Covers
The Leggage Laptop Travel Case Increases Circulation on Airplanes
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91
Curved Display Smartphones
Curved Display Smartphones
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Challenges Apple in Design
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90
VHS-Inspired Skateboards
VHS-Inspired Skateboards
The VHS Skateboard Series is Highly Nostalgic
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89
Futuristic Invasive Jewelry
Futuristic Invasive Jewelry
Naomi Kizhner's Accessories Harvest Kinetic Energy from Wearer
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88
Noise-Canceling Headphones
Noise-Canceling Headphones
The Bose Quietcomfort 25 Earphones are Sleek and Incredibly Powerful
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87
Four-Lense iPhone Attachments
Four-Lense iPhone Attachments
Take it to Another Level with the iZZi Slim iPhone Case
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86
3D Runway Looks
3D Runway Looks
At NYFW Rebecca Minkoff Integrated Visual Effects and 3D Fashion in Its Show
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85
Voice Messaging Apps
Voice Messaging Apps
The ChitChat App Allows You to Send Recorded Audio Messages to Friends
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84
Outsourced Wake-Up Apps
Outsourced Wake-Up Apps
Wakie is an Alarm Clock App Where a Stranger Will Call to Wake You Up
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83
Bluetooth Tire Pressure Monitors
Bluetooth Tire Pressure Monitors
The Fobo Tire Pressure Monitoring System With iOS and Android
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82
Universal Mobile Keyboards
Universal Mobile Keyboards
Microsoft Creates an Accessory for Both iOS and Android Tablets
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81
Stained-Glass Driverless Cars
Stained-Glass Driverless Cars
Dominic Wilcox Designs a Bizarre Concept Car Complete with a Bed
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80
Sun-Powered Personal Electronics
Sun-Powered Personal Electronics
Scientists are Developing Commercially Printable Solar Panels
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79
Audacious Car Concepts
Audacious Car Concepts
The Acabion Da Vinci is Touted as Being the Successor to the Car
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78
Tornado-Proof Shields
Tornado-Proof Shields
The Tuuli Armor Protective Shields Protect You Against Tornado Debris
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77
Smartwatch Charging Stands
Smartwatch Charging Stands
Charging Apple Watches is Made More Chic Thanks to DODOcase
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76
Flora-Monitoring Gadgets
Flora-Monitoring Gadgets
Be the Best Gardener in Town by Keeping Track with the Plant Link
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75
Golden Smartphone Cases
Golden Smartphone Cases
The Falcon iPhone 6 Case Designs are Selling for a Price Tag of $2 Million
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74
Travel Companion Apps
Travel Companion Apps
The Wander App Helps You Find a Travel Buddy for Shared Adventures
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73
Enhanced Smartphone Softwares
Enhanced Smartphone Softwares
Apple's iOS 8 System Offers Improved Design and Functionality
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72
Luxurious Audio Gadgets
Luxurious Audio Gadgets
The Vertu V Headphones and Speakers Blend Top Craftsmanship and Technology
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71
Sugar Rush Mobile Accessories
Sugar Rush Mobile Accessories
This Ice Cream Phone Case from Etsy is Colorfully Graphic
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70
Bee First Aid Kits
Bee First Aid Kits
The Bee Saver is Intended to Help Rescue Dying Honey Bees and Raise Awareness
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69
Powerful Wireless Speakers
Powerful Wireless Speakers
The Marshall Woburn is a Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Speaker
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68
Virtual Bridal Apps
Virtual Bridal Apps
This Wedding App Lets Brides Virtually Try on Gowns with Augmented Reality
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67
Reimagined Tech Fashions
Reimagined Tech Fashions
This Series Imagines Fashion Designer Apple Watch Creations
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66
Modular Mexican 3D Printers
Modular Mexican 3D Printers
The MakerMex MM1 Modular 3D Printer Can Easily Be Upgraded
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65
Curved 3G Smartwatches
Curved 3G Smartwatches
The Samsung Gear S Smarwatch Has a Curved Screen and 3G Connectivity
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64
Artificial Indoor Oceans
Artificial Indoor Oceans
The US Navy Uses a Man-Made Indoor Ocean to Test Ships
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63
Cannabi-Hunting Drones
Cannabi-Hunting Drones
The Project ResQu Helicopters Can Identify Invasive Weeds in the Rainforest
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62
Square Egg Molds
Square Egg Molds
The Ovo Egg Mold Set Turns Your Fired Eggs into Little Rectangles
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61
Connected Smart Home Gadgets
Connected Smart Home Gadgets
The mydlink Home Lets You Control Home Electronics From Your Phone
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60
3D-Printed Spinal Surgeries
3D-Printed Spinal Surgeries
Minghao is the First Person to Receive a 3D-Printed Vertebra
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59
Autonomous Delivery Drones
Autonomous Delivery Drones
Google's Project Wing is Developing Drones that Deliver Packages
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58
Land-Made Art
Land-Made Art
The Station to Station Machine Creates Abstract Drawings on a Moving Train
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57
Task-Outsourcing Sites
Task-Outsourcing Sites
Tech Job Site 199Jobs Helps You Complete Tasks for Just a Few Dollars
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56
GPS Quadcopter Drones
GPS Quadcopter Drones
The Iris+ Quadcopter Can Be Paired With Android Devices
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55
Electricity-Generating Blimps
Electricity-Generating Blimps
The Air Hydroelectric Station Will Generate Power From Clouds
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54
DSLR Smartphone Acessories
DSLR Smartphone Acessories
The Sony ILCE-QX1 Turns Your Smartphone into a High Tech Camera
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53
Cellular 3D-Printed Jewelry
Cellular 3D-Printed Jewelry
Nervous System's 3D Printed Accessories are Organic & Nature-Inspired
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52
Lightweight Exoskeletons
Lightweight Exoskeletons
AirLegs by Jason Kerestes is Meant to Help People Run 10% Easier
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51
Powerful Robotic Vacuum Cleaners
Powerful Robotic Vacuum Cleaners
The Samsung Powerbot VR9000 Deftly Avoids Obstacles
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50
Apple TV Concepts
Apple TV Concepts
Andrew Ambrosino and Martin Hajek Design a Curved Screen for iOS Systems
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49
Sleek High-Tech Smartwatches
Sleek High-Tech Smartwatches
The Moto 360 Smarwatch Blends High-Tech Specs & a Fashionable Design
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48
Ghostly Animated GIFs
Ghostly Animated GIFs
Designer Kevin Weir Eerily Brings Historical Photos to Life
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47
Tech-Infused Jewelry
Tech-Infused Jewelry
These Rebecca Minkoff Jewelry Bracelets Double Up as Tech Gadgets
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46
Electrifying Dresses
Electrifying Dresses
Anouk Wipprecht and Arcattack Design a Superhero-Worthy Outfit
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45
Gold-Plated Consoles
Gold-Plated Consoles
The Xbox One and PS4 Systems Get a Opulent Makeover in Dubai
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44
Natural Defrosting Trays
Natural Defrosting Trays
Thawthat Defrosts Your Meat Faster and Without Electricity
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43
Handcrafted Tech Accessories
Handcrafted Tech Accessories
This Leather Phone Case is Made Using Quality Materials
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42
Bidet-Fitted Toilet Seats
Bidet-Fitted Toilet Seats
The Kohler C3-230 Replacement Toilet Seat Hoses Off Your Behind
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41
Internet-Connected Jewelry
Internet-Connected Jewelry
The Mota Smartring Sends Notifications to Wearers Via Vibrations
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40
Lifesaving Bicycle Helmets
Lifesaving Bicycle Helmets
The High-Tech 'Black Box Helmet' Improves Cyclist Safety
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39
Uniquely Printed Pads
Uniquely Printed Pads
These Differently Designed Memo Pads Were Digitally Printed Using HP Indigo
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38
Inviting Umbrella Lights
Inviting Umbrella Lights
Umbrella Here Indicates to Strangers You Would be Willing to Share
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37
Dytopian Future Fashion
Dytopian Future Fashion
The Affair by Zoltan Csaki is Inspired by George Orwell's '1984'
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36
Sleek Wearable Chargers
Sleek Wearable Chargers
Always Carry a Charge and Look Good with the QBracelet
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35
Elegant Handcrafted Smartwatches
Elegant Handcrafted Smartwatches
The Asus ZenWatch Blends Classic Watch Design & Modern Technology
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34
Hexagonal Gaming Computers
Hexagonal Gaming Computers
The Alienware Area-51 Computer Has an Otherworldly Design
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33
Robotic Vehicle Valets
Robotic Vehicle Valets
The Ray Robot Will Park Your Car For You in Germany
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32
Versatile Fitness Bracelets
Versatile Fitness Bracelets
The Garmin vivosmart is a Cross Between a Fitness Tracker & Smartwatch
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31
Ice Cream Social Apps
Ice Cream Social Apps
Magnum's M-Pulse App Locates Nearby Treats with Beacon Technology
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30
Digital Smartphone Locks
Digital Smartphone Locks
The Weiser Lock System by Kevo Eliminates the Need for Keys
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29
Glitzy Selfie Sombreros
Glitzy Selfie Sombreros
Dress to Impress with the Acer Selfie-Hat
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28
Leather-Made Laptop Accessories
Leather-Made Laptop Accessories
These Macbook Air Covers Feature a Luxe and Durable Design
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27
Solar-Powered Stoves
Solar-Powered Stoves
The ACE 1 Stove Uses Solar and Biomass Energy
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26
Artisan Mobile Protectors
Artisan Mobile Protectors
This is Ground's Leather iPhone 6 Case is Inspired by a Sleeping Bag
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25
Custom Sci-Fi Theatres
Custom Sci-Fi Theatres
The Star Wars Home Theatre is the Ultimate Fan Sanctum
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24
Surreal Fictional Photography
Surreal Fictional Photography
Territories by Didier Massard is Full of Fantastical Imagery
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23
Hydration-Monitoring Sensors
Hydration-Monitoring Sensors
The Hug is Here to Help You Hydrate Better
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22
Multimedia Ping Pong Tables
Multimedia Ping Pong Tables
The Stiga Studio Table Has Subwoofers and Bluetooth Connectivity
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21
Iconic Smartphone Makeovers
Iconic Smartphone Makeovers
The iPhone 6 Takes the Smartphone Experience & Brand to the Next Level
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20
Lightweight Electric Scooters
Lightweight Electric Scooters
The Ion SmartScooter is Crafted Out of Aircraft-Grade Aluminum
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19
Urban Grow Lights
Urban Grow Lights
The Bulbo LED Grow Lights Are Perfect for Urban Indoor Farming
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18
Superhero-Inspired Hand Replacements
Superhero-Inspired Hand Replacements
Bubba's 3D Printed Prosthetic Limb is Modelled After Iron Man
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17
Avant-Garde Jewelry
Avant-Garde Jewelry
The Lace Collection by Jenny Wu is Delicately 3D-Printed
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16
Portable Coffee Contraptions
Portable Coffee Contraptions
The Stanley Vacuum Coffee System Includes a Mug, Pot and French Press
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15
Opulent Wearable Technology
Opulent Wearable Technology
Swarovski for Samsung Collection is Meant for Fashion Mavens
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14
Sleek Smartphone Cameras
Sleek Smartphone Cameras
The Relonch Camera Offers High-Quality Images for Your Mobile
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13
Virtual Concept Vehicles
Virtual Concept Vehicles
Playstation Gamers Can Test Drive the Nissan Vision Gran Turismo
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12
Surreal Dream Worlds
Surreal Dream Worlds
Photographer Logan Zillmer Captures Creative Selfies
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11
Human-Cat Hybrids
Human-Cat Hybrids
Undercats by Sebastian Magnani Combines Pets and Pet Owners
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10
Multi-Screen Milk Ads
Multi-Screen Milk Ads
Premialle's Interactive Milk Ad Gets You to Use a Computer and a Phone
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9
Flash Drive Rings
Flash Drive Rings
The UU-U Memory Ring is a Stylishly Wearable Jewelry USB Port Design
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8
Dapper Tech Accessories
Dapper Tech Accessories
These Leather Laptop Bags From Germanmade Mix Style with Function
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7
Makeup Trial Apps
Makeup Trial Apps
LX Studio's Virtual Makeover Studio Lets You Experiment with Real Products
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6
Limitless Photo Storage Apps
Limitless Photo Storage Apps
Trunx is a Smart Solution for Organized Photo Storage Online
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5
Flexible Futuristic Furniture
Flexible Futuristic Furniture
These Futuristic Furniture Designs Transform to Suit Various Needs
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4
Interactive Floral Walls
Interactive Floral Walls
Gucci's Infinity of Flowers Lets Shoppers Interact with Digital Petals
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3
All-in-One Gadget Carriers
All-in-One Gadget Carriers
The Soffio Macbook Sleeve Backpack is Perfect for Tech-Savvy Consumers
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2
Self-Watering Indoor Gardens
Self-Watering Indoor Gardens
This Versatile Planter is Combined With a Hydroponics System
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1
Projected Touchscreen Tables
Projected Touchscreen Tables
Ideum's Dynamic Desktop Comprises Projected Capacitive Touch Tables
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