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Top 100 Gadgets Trends in October

From Funky Social Media Eyewear to Water-Powered Sanitizers

— October 24, 2020 — Tech
This range of October 2020 gadgets trends include some of the best and brightest ideas that are coming to the market as well as conceptual solutions that predict what we could see in the near future.

The Bose Frames collection has been updated by the brand to include a wide range of styles that are well-suited for fashion-forward consumers, while connected indoor gardens like the Micro modular superfood garden are really taking off. These real products are balanced with conceptual ideas like the Snap Goggles that offer a different kind of experience for Snapchat users and the Ouverture keyboard with a built-in digital notepad, amongst several others.

The October 2020 gadgets trends also incorporate an array of disinfection solutions along with digital face masks that support consumers in their bid to lead healthier everyday lifestyles amidst the ongoing pandemic.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Rotating Anti-Distraction Doorbells
Rotating Anti-Distraction Doorbells
The Conceptual 'Do Not Disturb' Doorbell Lets Users Disable It
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99
Oversized Workstation Power Bars
Oversized Workstation Power Bars
The Anker PowerExtend Strip Surge Protector Has 12 Outlets
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98
Broadcast Receiver Beer Cans
Broadcast Receiver Beer Cans
Miller Lite's Cantenna Lets Cord-Cutters Pick Up Over-the-Air Signals
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97
Detachable Magnetic Tablet Cases
Detachable Magnetic Tablet Cases
The 'TIKTAALIK' Tablet Case Offers 286 Hours of Battery Life
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96
Magnetic Multi-Device Charger Cables
Magnetic Multi-Device Charger Cables
The 'VOLTA Spark' Cable Delivers Up to 100W of Power
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95
Rental Unit Voice Assistants
Rental Unit Voice Assistants
Amazon Created a New Alexa Service Named Alexa for Residential
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94
Voice Assistant Smart Clocks
Voice Assistant Smart Clocks
The Lenovo Smart Clock Essential Has a Minimalist Design
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93
Voice Assistant Car Chargers
Voice Assistant Car Chargers
The GoVoce VC100 is Simple to Set Up for Handsfree Functionality
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92
Keychain Connectivity Accessories
Keychain Connectivity Accessories
The 'TOFUstick' Supports Data and Power Needs
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91
Supplemental Smartphone Displays
Supplemental Smartphone Displays
The 'PhonePad' Expands Device Capabilities
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90
Adventure-Ready 5K Action Cams
Adventure-Ready 5K Action Cams
The GoPro HERO9 Black Camera Has HyperSmooth Stabilization
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89
Cooling Sleep Wearables
Cooling Sleep Wearables
The CoolDrift Versa Calms Racing Minds and Supports Quality Sleep
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88
Tiny Titanium-Made Hard Drives
Tiny Titanium-Made Hard Drives
The TinyWand Tiny SSD is Durable and Omni-Compatible
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87
Party-Targeted Speakers
Party-Targeted Speakers
The JBL PartyBox On-The-Go Portable Party Speaker Offers 100W of Power
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86
Wireless Charging Battery Packs
Wireless Charging Battery Packs
The Quatro Battery Pack Features Two Wireless Charging Pads
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85
Smart Hydration Vessels
Smart Hydration Vessels
The Balaton Vacuum Insulated Drink Bottle Works with Coffee and More
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84
WiFi-Connected Ring Lights
WiFi-Connected Ring Lights
The Elgato Ring Light is Perfect for At-Home Office Use and More
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83
Flexible Wrist-Wrapping Wearables
Flexible Wrist-Wrapping Wearables
The Nubia Watch Has a 4.01-Inch AMOLED Display
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82
Playful Piano-Inspired Routers
Playful Piano-Inspired Routers
The Piano WiFi 6 Router Fits in Well with Existing Decor
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81
Head-to-Toe Video Doorbells
Head-to-Toe Video Doorbells
Arlo's Wire-Free Video Doorbell Has an 180-Degree Field-of-View
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80
Two-Part Mechanical Keyboards
Two-Part Mechanical Keyboards
The Zergotech Freedom Ergonomic Mechanical Keyboard is Intuitive
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79
App-Free Smartphone Gimbals
App-Free Smartphone Gimbals
The 'TikTrak' Auto Self-Tracking Gimbal Has an AI-Powered Design
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78
Biometric Security Hard Drives
Biometric Security Hard Drives
The VAVA Portable SSD Touch Has Advanced Encryption
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77
Smart Water Management Systems
Smart Water Management Systems
The 'AquaPal' Smart Water Monitoring System Prevents Damage
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76
Plug-In Air Quality Monitors
Plug-In Air Quality Monitors
lüft is a Smart Plug-In That Tracks Indoor Air Quality and Radon
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75
Tactile Aquatic Creature Calculators
Tactile Aquatic Creature Calculators
The Conceptual 'Calctopus' Boasts Cup-Like Buttons
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74
Portable Wireless Connectivity Printers
Portable Wireless Connectivity Printers
The Victure Portable Photo Printer Weighs Just 1.05 pounds
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73
Spherical eCommerce Smart Speakers
Spherical eCommerce Smart Speakers
The Fourth-Generation Amazon Echo Addresses Sustainability
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72
Pain-Free Blood Sugar Trackers
Pain-Free Blood Sugar Trackers
The 'Hela' Blood Sugar Testing Watch Does Require Blood
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71
Branded Hollow Audio Equipment
Branded Hollow Audio Equipment
The Conceptual Dyson Portable Smart Speaker Has Six Speakers Inside
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70
Cordless Spot Cleaners
Cordless Spot Cleaners
The Cordless Spill + Spot Cleaner Tackles Solid and Liquid Messes
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69
Advanced Audiophile Equipment
Advanced Audiophile Equipment
The Marantz 30 Series Audio System Comes in White and Black Options
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68
Nostalgic Customizable Gaming Controllers
Nostalgic Customizable Gaming Controllers
The 8BitDo Arcade Stick Has a Large, Retro Design
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67
Stretchy Clasp-Free Smartwatch Straps
Stretchy Clasp-Free Smartwatch Straps
The Solo Loop Apple Watch Strap is Swimproof and More
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66
High-End Traveler Headphones
High-End Traveler Headphones
The Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H95 Headphones Deliver Impressive Audio
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65
Smartphone-Powered Core Trainers
Smartphone-Powered Core Trainers
The BoBob Balance Board Helps with At-Home Training
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64
Sportswear-Branded Earbuds
Sportswear-Branded Earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live Fila Edition are Limited to 2,000 Examples
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63
Large-Volume 3D Printers
Large-Volume 3D Printers
The ZoomMaker FHD High-Performance 3D Printer is Low-Cost and High-Yield
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62
Surface-Sanitizing Lightbulbs
Surface-Sanitizing Lightbulbs
The LIFX Clean Antibacterial Smart Bulb Eradicates Germs and More
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61
Holistic Digital Lifestyle Wearables
Holistic Digital Lifestyle Wearables
The Garmin Venu Sq Smartwatch is Priced at $199
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60
Open-Ear Athletic Audio Headphones
Open-Ear Athletic Audio Headphones
The 'RUN-UP' Performance Audio Headband Keeps Users Safer
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59
Chemical-Free Sanitation Appliances
Chemical-Free Sanitation Appliances
The 10-Minute Sanitizing Chamber Uses UV-C Light to Kill Germs
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58
DJ-Tuned Wireless Earbuds
DJ-Tuned Wireless Earbuds
The X by Kygo Xellence Earphones Have Mimi Sound Personalization
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57
Palm-Sized Adventurer Speakers
Palm-Sized Adventurer Speakers
The Muzen Wild Mini Speaker Maintains a Rugged Design
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56
Connected Cat Eye Sunglasses
Connected Cat Eye Sunglasses
The Bose Frames Soprano Sunglasses Offer Great Sound Quality
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55
Deep Sleep-Enabling Pillow Mats
Deep Sleep-Enabling Pillow Mats
The 'SleepBliss' Natural Sleep Aid is Noninvasive and Nonelectric
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54
Multifunctional Budget-Conscious Humidifiers
Multifunctional Budget-Conscious Humidifiers
The AmazonBasics Humidifier Has a Three-in-One Design
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53
Ergonomic Phone Stands
Ergonomic Phone Stands
PUSH Product Design Created STANND to Improve Mobile Interactions
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52
Retro Handheld Gaming Releases
Retro Handheld Gaming Releases
The Nintendo Game & Watch is Being Rereleased by the Company
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51
Connected Ambient Light Illuminators
Connected Ambient Light Illuminators
The Philips Hue Iris Table Lamp Offers Customized Lighting
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50
Elite Performance-Driven Gaming Glasses
Elite Performance-Driven Gaming Glasses
GUNNAR Optiks Debuted the Lighting Bolt 360 Gaming Glasses
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49
Easy Installation Security Cameras
Easy Installation Security Cameras
The Blink Outdoor Security Camera Runs for Two Years on Battery
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48
Pro-Grade Mobile Game Controllers
Pro-Grade Mobile Game Controllers
The Serafim S1 Smartphone Game Controller is Easy to Use
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47
Heartbeat-Sharing Lights
Heartbeat-Sharing Lights
The 'HeartLight' Heartbeat Recording System Keeps Users Connected
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46
Retro Bluetooth Speakers
Retro Bluetooth Speakers
JAM Audio's Speakers Unite a Vintage Look with Modern Sound
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45
Limited-Edition Playful Makeup Fridges
Limited-Edition Playful Makeup Fridges
The Smoko Boba Tea Mini Beauty Refrigerator is Charming
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44
Tactical Smartwatch Models
Tactical Smartwatch Models
This Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Solar Comes with the Quickfit TAD Edition Strap
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43
Design-Conscious Air Purifiers
Design-Conscious Air Purifiers
The Coway Icon Air Purifier Charges Smartphones and More
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42
Wearable Aromatherapy Purifiers
Wearable Aromatherapy Purifiers
RIA is Worn Around the Neck to Provide a "Clean Air Safety Zone"
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41
Detergent-Free Laundry Systems
Detergent-Free Laundry Systems
The O3waterworks Aqueous Ozone Laundry System Sanitizes Clothes
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40
Wall-Mounted Air Purifiers
Wall-Mounted Air Purifiers
The Sauberair 'FLAT' Hides in Plain Sight as a Piece of Art
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39
Medication-Tracking Pill Containers
Medication-Tracking Pill Containers
The 'DEFI' Smart Pillbox Prevents Missed Doses
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38
In-Car Air Purifiers
In-Car Air Purifiers
LUFTQI's Filter-Free Air Purifier Tackles Mold, Airborne Bacteria & More
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37
Powerful Port Expansion Peripherals
Powerful Port Expansion Peripherals
The HyperDrive GEN2 USB-C Docking Station Boasts 18 Ports
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36
Automated Smartphone Gimbals
Automated Smartphone Gimbals
The OPTREC by Optec Smartphone Photography Mount is Interactive
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35
Smart Deep Sleep Wearables
Smart Deep Sleep Wearables
The 'Sleep I Mask' Helps Optimize Rest and Reduce Stress
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34
Autonomous Electric Lawn Mowers
Autonomous Electric Lawn Mowers
Graze Mowing's Next-Gen Model Introduces the Future of Lawn Care
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33
Dedicated Ice Coffee Brewers
Dedicated Ice Coffee Brewers
The Mr. Coffee Iced Coffee Maker Uses the RapidChill Process
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32
Ultra-Compact Travel Shavers
Ultra-Compact Travel Shavers
The 'EVO SHAVER' Has a Self-Sharpening Design
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31
Ultra-Portable Power Tools
Ultra-Portable Power Tools
MakerX Power Tools for Various Uses Attach to a Take-Anywhere Power Hub
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30
Funky Social Media Eyewear
Funky Social Media Eyewear
The Conceptual Snap Goggles Have Dual-Camera Lenses and More
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29
Customizable Cubic Power Banks
Customizable Cubic Power Banks
The Google PixelBloc Modular Power Bank is Easy to Scale Up
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28
Voice-Controlled Smart Mirrors
Voice-Controlled Smart Mirrors
ICON.AI's Zmirror Features High-Quality Sound by Harman Kardon
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27
Android-Powered ePaper Tablets
Android-Powered ePaper Tablets
The Not-eReader 103 Smart E-ink Tablet is Well-Equipped
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26
Customizable Indoor Smart Gardens
Customizable Indoor Smart Gardens
The 'QBUX' Indoor Farming System Lets Gardeners Grow Anything
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25
Sprayable Caffeine Devices
Sprayable Caffeine Devices
The VAE Energy Spray Packs 16 Coffees into Your Pocket
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24
Blender-Free Cold Drink Makers
Blender-Free Cold Drink Makers
The 'ICEY' Drink Mixer Has a Battery-Operated Design
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23
Space-Sanitizing Fog Machines
Space-Sanitizing Fog Machines
The Gecco Gropo I Disinfectant Fogger Quickly Cleans and Sanitizes
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22
Smoothie Bowl Blenders
Smoothie Bowl Blenders
The Ninja SS101 Foodi Power Nutri Duo Blender Prepares Healthy Recipes
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21
Mask Sanitation Appliances
Mask Sanitation Appliances
The Conceptual '0° Clean' Face Mask Sanitizer Keeps Coverings Fresh
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20
Pedal-Mounted Bike Lights
Pedal-Mounted Bike Lights
The 'UFO Lights' Have a Modular, Multifunctional Design
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19
Technique-Focused Running Gadgets
Technique-Focused Running Gadgets
NURVV Run Has Upgraded Its Insoles and App with New Features
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18
IoT-Connected Indoor Gardens
IoT-Connected Indoor Gardens
The BerlinGreen 'GreenBox' Has WiFi, Bluetooth and More
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17
Digitally Emotive Face Masks
Digitally Emotive Face Masks
The 'JabberMask' Customizable LED Face Mask Enhances Communication
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16
WiFi-Connected Cinema Headsets
WiFi-Connected Cinema Headsets
The Wearable Virtual Cinema Immerses Users in Entertainment
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15
Portable  Hand-Powered Espresso Machines
Portable Hand-Powered Espresso Machines
The Nanopresso Easily Provides Café Quality Espresso
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14
Multi-Sensory Computer Mouses
Multi-Sensory Computer Mouses
The HedgeHog 'Hoglet' Fidget Mouse Provides Stimulation for Users
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13
Doodle-Displaying Projectors
Doodle-Displaying Projectors
The Conceptual 'Doodlight' Lets Users Map Out Work Before Beginning
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12
Three-in-One Computer Mouses
Three-in-One Computer Mouses
The 'Snowl' Mouse Can be Used in Gesture Mode and More
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11
Hourglass Timer Illuminators
Hourglass Timer Illuminators
The Conceptual 'Time Machine Table Lamp' Encourages Healthy Habits
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10
App-Connected Countertop Gardens
App-Connected Countertop Gardens
The ēdn SmallGarden Connected Indoor Garden Has WiFi and More
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9
Collapsible Control Lights
Collapsible Control Lights
The Conceptual 'Z-Lamp' Changes in Brightness According to Size
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8
Enclosed Self-Sufficient Micro Gardens
Enclosed Self-Sufficient Micro Gardens
The 'Micro' Modular Superfood Garden Grows on Autopilot
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7
Smartphone-Powered Mouses
Smartphone-Powered Mouses
The Conceptual Apple Magic Mouse Mini by Yongbin Kim is Efficient
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6
Water-Powered Sanitizers
Water-Powered Sanitizers
The 'EO mini' Nano Mist Sanitizer Replaces the Need for Chemicals
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5
Powered Ventilation Face Masks
Powered Ventilation Face Masks
The 'BlueBreath' Smart Face Mask Has an AI-Powered Design
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4
Magnetic Headphone Necklaces
Magnetic Headphone Necklaces
The Conceptual Jade Culture Earphone Jue 20 is Subtly Stylish
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3
Digital Notepad Keyboards
Digital Notepad Keyboards
The 'Ouverture' Conceptual Keyboard Eliminates the Need for Paper
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2
Wireless Earphone-Supporting Earrings
Wireless Earphone-Supporting Earrings
The Pebble Pods Keep Your Air Pods in Place
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1
Expressive Digital Face Masks
Expressive Digital Face Masks
The Mask Market LED Smart Mask Responds to Voice Commands
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