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Fruity Smartphone Accessories

The Banana Phone Connects to Smartphones via Bluetooth

— May 5, 2017 — Tech
Fruits: not only are they delicious, packed full of vitamins and fiber, and the subjects of countless art class painting, but they can make calls too -- at least they can now thanks to the Banana Phone. The gag gift is a fully functional Bluetooth accessory that connects to users' smartphones and allows them to place calls to gorillas and people alike.

With the Banana Phone, very funny people will not only be able to call up their closest gorilla friends, but they'll be able to do some good for them too. More than just a gag gift, one percent of all sales from the Banana Phone will be donated to the UK-based organization Gearing Up for Gorillas, a non-profit activism group dedicated to the conservation of the rare mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park.
Trend Themes
1. Fruit-inspired Accessories - There is potential for more fruit-themed wearable tech that provides quirky and playful yet functional features.
2. Charitable Retailing - Charity-driven merchandise sales show potential for companies with a social conscience or for fundraising campaigns.
3. Bluetooth-enabled Gift Items - Manufacturers can explore creating more funny and useful gadgets that interact with smartphones via Bluetooth.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The consumer electronics industry can capitalize on the fun and novelty factor of fruit-themed gadgets like the Banana Phone.
2. Fashion Accessories - Fashion accessory companies can explore incorporating fruit and other food-related designs in their product lines.
3. Charity - Non-profit and charitable organizations can explore creating unique, branded merchandise that not only raises funds for their cause but also helps promote awareness through a fun approach like the Banana Phone.
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