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Top 100 Gadget Ideas in September

From Drone Rental Services to Digital Detox Smartphones

— September 30, 2015 — Tech
These September 2015 gadgets range from hands-free hydration systems to swimmer-aligning goggles. When looking at the world of fitness, athletes are able to monitor performance closer than ever before thanks to tech wearables and other products that are designed to make practice sessions more rewarding.

In addition to wearable devices that help with speed, concentration or precision, these September 2015 gadgets also include walkie talkie headphones that are ideal for athletes who want to listen to music or communicate without using their hands.

On the health and lifestyle front, innovations like smart baby onesies are helping parents monitor the health of their newborn. Furthermore, automatic bartending devices and cost-effective cinematography tools are making party planning easy and bringing passion projects to life for consumers who want professional quality without breaking the bank.
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Twofold Exercise Machines
Twofold Exercise Machines
The 'Plankit' Lets You Have Versatile Home Workouts
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98
Humane Outdoor Pest Repellers
Humane Outdoor Pest Repellers
This Humane Pest Control System Keeps Unwanted Yard Animals at Bay
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97
Sunlight-Blocking Balls
Sunlight-Blocking Balls
These Simple Plastic Balls Help Prevent Water Evaporation
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96
Simplified Internet Routers
Simplified Internet Routers
Google's OnHub System is Set to Simplify Wi-Fi Connections
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95
Curved Audio Systems
Curved Audio Systems
The Curved 'LG Music Flow Hs8' Sound Bar Will Match Your Curved TV
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94
Key-Locating Apps
Key-Locating Apps
Tile Helps Reduce Panic By Locating Your Phone and Other Missing Objects
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93
Wireless Charging Pads
Wireless Charging Pads
The 'Fast Charging Wireless Pad' is the Perfect Add-on for Samsung Products
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92
Solar-Powered Watering Systems
Solar-Powered Watering Systems
This Lawn Innovation Makes Gardens More Lush with Less Guilt
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91
Reversible Phone Chargers
Reversible Phone Chargers
The 'Micflic' Reversible Micro USB Makes for Worry-Free Charging
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90
Retro Virtual Reality Toys
Retro Virtual Reality Toys
Mattel Revives a Nostalgic Childhood Toy with a VR Update
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89
Portable 3D Printers
Portable 3D Printers
The Freaks3D Allows You To Create On the Go
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88
Adventure-Ready Speakers
Adventure-Ready Speakers
These Ecoxgear Speakers are Designed For Rugged Outdoor Use
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87
Bone Conduction Headphones
Bone Conduction Headphones
'Trekz Titanium' is a Wireless Headphone That Rests Above the Ear
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86
Futuristic Hypersonic Jets
Futuristic Hypersonic Jets
This Aircraft Innovation Flies from London to New York in One Hour
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85
Intuitive HDMI Devices
Intuitive HDMI Devices
The 'Cadent HDMI Switcher' Offers On-Screen Previews
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84
Electronic Pest-Repelling Devices
Electronic Pest-Repelling Devices
This Electonic Pest Control System is Humane and Safe to Use
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83
Informative Golf Watches
Informative Golf Watches
The Golfer by TomTom Teaches Golfers About Courses as They Play
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82
Heart-Monitoring Watches
Heart-Monitoring Watches
Polar's Wearable Fitness Watch is Dedicated to Tracking Heart Rates
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81
Waterproofing Lighter Sleeves
Waterproofing Lighter Sleeves
The Exotac Firesleeve Makes Your Bic Lighter Waterproof
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80
Futuristic Auto Hoverboards (UPDATE)
Futuristic Auto Hoverboards (UPDATE)
The Lexus Hoverboard is Now a Reality for Fans & Tech Junkies
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79
Modern Smartphone Pens
Modern Smartphone Pens
Samsung's 'S Pen' Lets You Scribble and Draw on Your Screen
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78
Pollution Detection Kits
Pollution Detection Kits
This Strain of Genetically Engineered Bacteria Helps Detect Pollution
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77
Retro-Inspired Camera Remotes
Retro-Inspired Camera Remotes
These Remote Shutters for Phones Resemble Old Film Gadgets
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76
Tactile Musical Devices
Tactile Musical Devices
This Gadget Gives the Hearing Impaired a Different Way to Experience Sound
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75
Battery-Preserving Smartwatches
Battery-Preserving Smartwatches
'Vector' Released a New Smartwatch with Extended Battery Life
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74
Crowdsourced Drone Rental Services
Crowdsourced Drone Rental Services
The Droner Platform Easily Connects Customers to Drone Pilots
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73
Miniature 3D-Printed Saws
Miniature 3D-Printed Saws
This Saw is the World's Smallest Functional Circular Saw
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72
Intuitive Home Trackers
Intuitive Home Trackers
Notion is a Smart Home Monitoring System That Keeps Everything in Check
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71
High-End Ear Monitors
High-End Ear Monitors
The Atlas In-Ear Monitors are Targeted Towards Physically Active People
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70
Smart Water Detectors
Smart Water Detectors
The 'Knut' Smart Water Monitor Helps Protect Your Home
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69
Instant Touchscreen Devices
Instant Touchscreen Devices
The 'Ubi' Sensor Turns Any Surface into an Interactive Touchscreen
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68
Sensory-Reactive Cameras
Sensory-Reactive Cameras
The Graava is an App-Connected Camera That Only Captures Relevant Moments
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67
Finger-Print Camera Sensors
Finger-Print Camera Sensors
Huawei Honor 7i Allows You to Use Your Fingers to Control the Camera
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66
Caffeine-Based Vaporizers
Caffeine-Based Vaporizers
This Energy-Infused Vaporizer Delivers a Boost of Caffeine
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65
Bluetooth-Providing Accessories
Bluetooth-Providing Accessories
The Auris bluMe Adds Bluetooth to Old-School Audio Equipment
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64
Connected Hydration Bottles
Connected Hydration Bottles
The Thermos Smart Lid Hydration Bottle Tracks Your Hydration Levels
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63
Automatic Adjusting Bike Lights
Automatic Adjusting Bike Lights
This Sensor Light Adjusts Beam Intensity to Suit Your Surroundings
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62
Continuous Glucose Monitors
Continuous Glucose Monitors
Google and DexCom are Improving the Way Diebetics Monitor Blood Sugar
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61
Digital Puppetry Software
Digital Puppetry Software
This Animation Software Allows Users to Control Designs with Their Hands
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60
Hands-Free Hydration Systems
Hands-Free Hydration Systems
The 'Hydrafitt' Lets You Drink Water While You Exercise
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59
Autonomous Campus Shuttles
Autonomous Campus Shuttles
These Driverless Vehicles Help Transport Students Across Campus
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58
Astonishingly Clear Speakers
Astonishingly Clear Speakers
The Thonet & Vander Kurbis Speaker Cuts No Corners
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57
Portable Nugget Ice Machines
Portable Nugget Ice Machines
The Opal Nugget Ice Maker Creates Three Pounds of Ice in One Hour
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56
Shoe Odor Vacuums
Shoe Odor Vacuums
This Simple Mini Dehumidifier Helps to Remove Excess Shoe Moisture
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55
Walkie-Talkie Headphones
Walkie-Talkie Headphones
These Wireless Headphones Let You Keep in Touch While Listening to Music
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54
Hack-Proof Biometric Devices
Hack-Proof Biometric Devices
This Personal Biometric Device Could Eliminate the Need for Passwords
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53
Swimmer-Aligning Goggles
Swimmer-Aligning Goggles
The OnCourse Goggles are Designed to Improve Performance
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52
Reactive Bike Brake Lights
Reactive Bike Brake Lights
The Sigma Brakelight Illuminates When You're About to Brake
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51
Customizable Home Security Systems
Customizable Home Security Systems
The 'Scout Alarm' System Help Gives Homeowners Peace of Mind
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50
Coffee Payment Phone Cases
Coffee Payment Phone Cases
The New Starbucks App and Case Makes Paying for Coffee Easier Than Ever
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49
Stylish Round Smartwatches
Stylish Round Smartwatches
The Samsung Gear S2 is a Sleek Take on Wearable Technology
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48
Smart Braille Time-Tellers
Smart Braille Time-Tellers
These Braille Smartwatches Offer Innovative Technology for Blind Users
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47
Surfer Safety Devices
Surfer Safety Devices
The 'SURF7' Helps Surfers Avoid Shark Attacks in Open Water
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46
Multi-Dimensional Phone Stands
Multi-Dimensional Phone Stands
'TILT' Lets You View Your Phone from Multiple Angles
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45
Universal Foldable Keyboards
Universal Foldable Keyboards
Microsoft's Keyboard Maintains Functionality Without Losing Mobility
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44
Multifacted Travelling Devices
Multifacted Travelling Devices
The HooToo is a USB Port, Battery Pack and Travel Router All in One
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43
Plastic Keyboard Covers
Plastic Keyboard Covers
The Samsung QWERTY Keyboard Cover
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42
Stress-Tracking Wristbands
Stress-Tracking Wristbands
The Sony SmartBand Helps Monitor How Strained You Feel Each Day
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41
Wireless Charging Suitcases
Wireless Charging Suitcases
This Suitcase Will Charge Your Phone Without a Plug or Cord
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40
Wireless Combat Headphones
Wireless Combat Headphones
The Combat+ Sync Headphones
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39
Foot-Traffic Sensors
Foot-Traffic Sensors
The Density Sensor Lets You Know How Crowded Public Places Are
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38
Pliant Glassware Cups
Pliant Glassware Cups
The Flexible Form of 'Shupua' Bendable Glassware Makes it Hard to Break
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37
Thermoelectric Wine Coolers
Thermoelectric Wine Coolers
This Insulated Wine Cooler Maintains the Perfect Drink Temperature
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36
Wearable Emergency Monitors
Wearable Emergency Monitors
This Clip-On Device Makes First Aid Technology Wearable
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35
Augmented Reality Cycling Glasses
Augmented Reality Cycling Glasses
This Hands-Free Device Provides Visual Updates During a Ride
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34
Battery-Free Phone Cases
Battery-Free Phone Cases
This Case Amplifies the Sound Off Your Phone without Killing Your Battery
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33
Handy Texting Umbrellas
Handy Texting Umbrellas
kt Design's Umbrella Doesn't Let the Rain Slow Down Messaging
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32
Longlasting Charging Lamps
Longlasting Charging Lamps
The OLED Desk Lamp Wirelessly Charges Phones for 18 Long Years
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31
Portable Keychain Chargers
Portable Keychain Chargers
This Tiny Lifesaver is Easy to Carry and Gives You Extra Phone Time
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30
Natural Wooden Trackpads
Natural Wooden Trackpads
Orée's Wooden Trackpad Gives Your Computer an Outdoor Feel
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29
Flexible Touchscreen Wristbands
Flexible Touchscreen Wristbands
The Wove Band is the World's First Flexible Touch Display Wearable
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28
Nose-Purging Contraptions
Nose-Purging Contraptions
The Naväge Nasal Irrigation System Swiftly Relieves Sinus Congestion
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27
High-Tech Can Coolers
High-Tech Can Coolers
ThinkGeek's Resourceful Can Cooler is Ideal for Summertime Use
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26
Eco-Friendly Printers
Eco-Friendly Printers
This Sustainable Epson Printer Comes with Refillable Ink Tanks
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25
Omnidirectional Virtual Treadmills
Omnidirectional Virtual Treadmills
The Kat Walk VR Treadmill Allows Greater Freedom of Movement
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24
ATM-Hacking Devices
ATM-Hacking Devices
'Shimmer' is a Nearly Invisible Card Reader That Expedites Hacking ATMs
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23
Keychain Smartphone Chargers
Keychain Smartphone Chargers
This Portable Smartphone Charger Runs on Two AA Batteries
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22
Digital Detox Smartphones
Digital Detox Smartphones
This Simplified Smartphone Has No Screen or Apps
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21
Gesture-Controlling Rings
Gesture-Controlling Rings
This Smart Ring Allows Users to Control Games with Just Their Fingers
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20
Waterproof Watch Cases
Waterproof Watch Cases
The Cataylst Apple Watch Case Allows You Take Your Device Anywhere
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19
Technologically Savvy Backpacks
Technologically Savvy Backpacks
The 'iBackPack' Boasts an Impressive List of High-Tech Features
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18
Electronic Notepads
Electronic Notepads
The 'Boogie Board Jot 8.5' Functions Like a Notepad and Computer Combined
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17
Lavishly Designed Smartwatches
Lavishly Designed Smartwatches
This $112000 Luxury Apple Watch Fuses Tech and Fashion
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16
Connected Baggage Tags
Connected Baggage Tags
This Smart Luggage Tag Contains a User's Contact Information
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15
Streamlined Smart Locks
Streamlined Smart Locks
This High-Tech Door Lock Removes the Bulk of Other Smart Deabolts
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14
Smart Bike Safety Devices
Smart Bike Safety Devices
Smart Cycling Sensor BikeTag Keeps Your Friends and Family In the Loop
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13
Flexible Rolled Tablets
Flexible Rolled Tablets
This Tablet Rolls Up Like an Ancient Scroll for Maximum Convenience
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12
Hybrid Flip Smartphones
Hybrid Flip Smartphones
The LG Wine Smart Has the Tech of a Smartphone with the Feel of a Flip
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11
Pocket Smartwatch Concepts
Pocket Smartwatch Concepts
Bucardo Takes a Vintage Approach to the Modern Smartwatch
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10
Smart Baby Onesies
Smart Baby Onesies
The Ultra-Comfortable Mimo Baby Monitors Your Baby While It Sleeps
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9
Cost-Effective Cinematography Tools
Cost-Effective Cinematography Tools
The iStabilizer Dolly Produces Pro Quality Videos at Low Costs
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8
Retro Flip Smartphones
Retro Flip Smartphones
The Samsung G9198 Smartphone Design Brings Back a Vintage Design
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7
Automatic Bartenders
Automatic Bartenders
The Foxtender is an Alcohol Vending Machine with a Compatible Payment App
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6
Mosquito-Repelling Bracelets
Mosquito-Repelling Bracelets
This Handy Wearable Device Helps to Keep Bugs at Bay
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5
Low-Tech DIY Flashlights
Low-Tech DIY Flashlights
This Clever Homemade Flashlight is Powered by Old Batteries
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4
LED Smart Dog Collars
LED Smart Dog Collars
The 'Buddy' Smart Collar for Dogs Can Monitor and Track Wandering Pets
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3
Bicycle-Electrifying Wheels
Bicycle-Electrifying Wheels
The go-e ONwheel Electrifies Your Bicycle From Underneath
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2
Weaponized Frisbees
Weaponized Frisbees
This Frisbee is Rimmed With Dastardly Surgical Scalpels
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1
Miniature GPS Trackers
Miniature GPS Trackers
The TrackerPad Helps You Locate Your Personal Belongings
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