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57 more must-have tech toys

Earlier this year, we brought you 100 of the greatest gizmos. But for those who love gadgets as much as we do, too much is never enough. So we've compiled this collection of the latest must-have gadgets. From mobile saunas to 3D printers, here's the best of the best. And for tons of great gear, check out Uncrate.com.

Cloud, $3,360

No, it's not some new Internet-based service that takes your photos, videos, and drunken napkin doodles and stores them online. Instead, Cloud is, well, a cloud — one that stays inside your house. Created by artist Richard Clarkson, this unusual work packs a series of color-changing lights, a powerful speaker system, and an Arduino inside its felted hypoallergenic fill and sponge body, letting you enjoy a "storm" every time you pass by, or anytime at all using the remote. But what's even better is the built-in Bluetooth, which means that when you're in the mood to jam, you can stream your music to it and enjoy great sound with light-based visualizations.

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Normal Earphones, $200

It may seem obvious to you, but no two sets of ears are exactly alike — with curves, crevices, flaps, and lobes all different, they're nearly as unique as your fingerprints. So, why do earbud manufacturers insist on a one-size-fits-all approach to building buds? Normal Earphones understand the nuances of each ear, and that's why they built an app that lets you photograph your ears, allowing them to carefully craft each pair to suit your special ears. Made from 3D-printed ABS plastic, these buds are made to fit only you, giving them a sound and shape that sets them apart from, well, everything.

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Gtar, $400

Learning to play a musical instrument can be a real pain — especially if you haven't already spent most of your life practicing — but with Gtar, you can make learning to play the guitar just a little bit easier. Made to work with your iPhone, this guitar features a multi-touch LED fretboard that lights up, showing you exactly what to play. Best yet, it's built exactly like a guitar, with genuine strings and working frets, so anything you learn translates directly to the real thing. And with multiple purpose-built apps, you can learn more, create music, and play existing songs, learning to play a guitar has never been so easy.

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Misfit Beddit Sleep Monitor, $150

We all know that we spend a significant amount of our lives asleep. So why is that why it's normal to track our movement when awake, not many people track their sleep? Well, the Misfit Beddit Sleep Monitor is here to change that. Unlike most trackers that need to be worn to be effective, the Beddit is flat, and lives under sheets — meaning it's the most unobtrusive way to keep tabs on your sleep quality, duration, cycles, and how long it takes you to fall asleep, as well as your heart rate, respiration rate, and snoring, all of which you can check out via the slick companion app.

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Aromafork, $60

You are probably aware that your sense of smell plays a huge role in how your food tastes. You probably weren't aware that there's a fork that lets you play around with scents without actually changing what's going in your mouth. The Aromafork features a slot for blotter paper built into the handle, letting you drop essences of 21 different aromas — sorted into Beans, Fruits, Herbs, Nuts, Spices, and Umami — and experiment with the relationship between your nose and your mouth.

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 Edison LED Light Bulbs, $30-40

Add a touch of turn-of-the-century class to your space without needing turn-of-the-century technology with these Edison LED Light Bulbs. Thanks to warm color temps, each of the three bulbs — they're available in traditional round, teardrop, and G95 shapes — gives off all the atmosphere and ambiance of a real Edison-era bulb while using a smidgen of the power, making them a terrific blend of old and new.

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R-Kaid-R, $3,400

When it comes to classic gaming, nothing really measures up with the feel of an arcade system — whether it's the tactile feel of joysticks and big round buttons, or just the games themselves. With the R-Kaid-R, you can tap into that old familiar feeling in the form of a portable, stylish wooden box. It opens up to reveal all the trappings of an arcade, with a small screen, and enough storage to load every game you could imagine: whether it's from the PS1, the Super Nintendo, or anything in between. And with a built-in speaker, headphone jack, an HDMI output, and eight hours of battery life, you'd be hard pressed to find a better way to get your old-school gaming fix.

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Spy Bolt, $20

Have something small — cash, microfilm, an SD card loaded with private videos — that you want kept safe and out-of-sight? Hide it in plain view with the Spy Bolt. Based on Soviet KGB hollow bolts, this handy gadget features a secret storage compartment that's nearly half and inch in diameter and almost three inches long, offering plenty of room for covert communications. And should the bolt find its way outside, you rest assured that the contents are safe, thanks to an O-ring seal around the top.

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Sony Playstation TV, $100

So you have two TVs but only one PS4. Not to worry soon, all you'll need to remedy this problem is a Sony PlayStation TV. This tiny, ARM Cortex A9-powered box hooks up to other TVs in your house, allowing you to use Remote Play to get at your PS4 games even if it's in another room. It also supports streaming of PS3 games over Playstation Now, and will support downloading of select PS Vita, PSP, and PS One games to an SD card. With support for two Dualshock 3 or 4 controllers, it's an ideal add-on for any PS4 user.

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Motorola Moto Stream, $50

If you've ever used a Bluetooth speaker adapter, you've likely run into the problem that only one device at a time can control the action which can be a real bummer if you're at a party and that device belongs to a dude with a penchant for sappy Hall & Oates tracks. The Motorola Moto Stream makes this problem a thing of the past by allowing five devices to pair at once (with tap-to-pair support for NFC users) and letting any one of the five hijack the stream if they're not digging the song. Hopefully your crowd is one that can roll with that, because we're guessing the Icosahedron shape would make it a mean projectile should a disgruntled party goer decide to heave it in your direction when you stop "She's Gone" in mid-solo.

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LG X Harman Kardon Tone Infinim, $TBA

No one likes wires and we mean no one especially when they're dangling down your face. So until we figure out a way to easily broadcast audio directly into our jawbones, LG X Harmon Kardon Tone Infinim will just have to do. Compatible with any Bluetooth 3.0-equipped device, these wireless headphones let you talk and listen without dealing with any pesky cords. And with more than 500 hours of standby time, and 14 hours of audio playback, you can listen without having to worry about your next charge. Retractable earbuds keep everything in good shape, while call alerts and vibration let you know what's going on with your device without ever taking it out of your pocket.

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Marvel Electric Skateboard, $1,200

We've seen plenty of electric vehicles over the years, but none that weigh in at under ten pounds. Claiming the throne of "world's lightest electric vehicle", the Marbel Electric Skateboard comes in at 9.9 lbs, and offers a range of up to 10 miles and a top speed of 20 mph thanks to a powerful battery system that's completely integrated into the deck. Speaking of which, it's built entirely from carbon fiber and kevlar, save for the nose, tail, and wheels, which are all crafted from Urethane rubber. All you need to do is hop aboard and move the throttle slider, or better yet, pair the board to your phone and completely customize your ride.

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Ducati Monster 821 Motorcycle, $15,000+

Never inclined to let things go stale, Ducati has issued a new, lightweight addition to their line of Monster bikes the Ducati Monster 821 Motorcycle. Weighing in at just under 400 pounds, this mid-sized machine sports a 112 horsepower, 67 pound feet of torque Testastretta 11-degree motor. Available in two color combinations either the dark version, with a black frame and wheels, or the red version the bike looks as good as it rides. It also features a full suite of electronics, including eight-level traction control, three-level ABS, and three-level ride-by-wire. The bike comes available in July, just in time to take advantage of summer riding weather.

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iStick, $80

There are plenty of scenarios in which you might want to move something quickly and easily from your iPhone or iPad to a PC, and doing so without bouncing your data off the cloud can be difficult unless you have an iStick. This clever gadget is the first flash drive to feature a USB port on one end and a Apple-certified Lightning connector on the other, letting you use a companion app for moving files to and fro, as well as play media straight from the drive. It's like a 21st century Zip drive.

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Razer Junglecat Controller, $100

Leave it to the people behind the best gaming mice to come up with the best gaming solution for your phone. The Razer Junglecat Controller turns your iPhone 5 or 5S into a full-featured gaming machine, thanks to rugged, slide-out controls including a d-pad, ABXY action buttons, and quick-response L/R bumpers. All of this is built into a case that measures just 20mm thick keeping your device pocketable and still allowing for access to all your phone's ports and controls.

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Nod ($150)

At this point you're used to gesture control on your devices — your smartphone, your tablet, the trackpad on your laptop — but true gesture-based communication with a device shouldn't rely on placing your hands on a surface. With Nod, gestures are freed from the confines of touch, letting you control just about any connected device by simply moving your hands in the air. By placing the ring on your finger, you can type without ever touching a keyboard, turn down the thermostat using your nest, even play a song on your phone without any physical contact. Made from jewelry-grade stainless steel, and available in a range of sizes to fit your finger, it uses Bluetooth connectivity to interact with a growing range of devices and technologies — you may never touch another device again.

Lujac Desautel Glass Yacht ($TBA)

Ever have trouble remembering which yacht is yours after a night out in Monaco? That won't be a problem with the Lujac Desautel Glass Yacht. Built atop a SWATH (Small Water-Plane Area Twin Hull) and inspired by skyscrapers, this stunning watercraft features three block-like volumes stacked on top of each other, with an internal elevator to move between floors, connecting all the different areas of the boat. And while the design itself is sleek and smart — the aft deck lowers itself into the water for access to tenders and other craft — the mirror-like glass exterior ensures you'll always look as good as the ocean itself.

Road shower ($300)

Avoid the sketchy showers at the truck stop and get yourself clean with the Road Shower. This eco-friendly add-on mounts to your vehicle's rack mount, and uses solar power to heat the water inside up to above 100 degrees. It's also pressurized, can easily be pumped with a bike pump, tire pump, or compressor, features a nozzle that can be clipped to the side for hands-free washing, a clear food-grade hose, and rugged matte black aluminum housing that's as discreet as a portable shower on your roof can be.

La Marzocco Mistral Espresso Machine ($21,500+)

Looking more like a piece of Cylon technology than anything made by human hands, the La Marzocco Mistral Espresso Machine would feel right at home in your geeky office space or quirky coffee shop. In slight of its intimidating appearance and commercial build-quality, this machine is easy to use once it's all set up, letting you brew great espresso and steam milk like a pro. It features automatic setting, a double boiler, an articulating steam wand, high capacity, a hot water dispenser, a cup warmer, and much more. It's so easy you may never head to another Starbucks again.

Dropcam Tabs ($30)

Your Dropcam Pro makes it easy to check in on your house or office, thanks to live video streaming. But how are you supposed to know when to check your feed? That's where Dropcam Tabs come in. These movement sensors talk wirelessly to Pro units, can be stuck to doors, windows, and valuables, and can be configured to give you smart alerts about what's been opened, closed, or moved. They're available in white or black, can be used outside, and are a no-brainer add-on for any Dropcam Pro user.

Centr Panoramic Camera ($300)

Don't let its small, unorthodox shape fool you — the Centr Panoramic Camera is serious tech. Already in use by the likes of Red Bull, National Geographic, and the Army, this nifty device uses 4 HD cameras to stitch together 360º 4K resolution footage in real time. Features include a splash-proof body, a quick-release battery, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE, 8GB of internal storage with MicroSD expansion, three microphones, and the ability to shoot 20MP stills.

iGrill Mini ($40)

Keep careful track of whatever you're grilling, even when you're in another part of your house, with the iGrill Mini. This connected meat thermometer communicates over Bluetooth with an app on your phone, alerting you when your meat reaches your desired level of done-ness. With pre-installed settings for a range of different meats — whether you're smoking ribs or grilling a steak — you'll know instantly when your food is ready to eat. And with 150 hours of battery life, and the ability to magnetically attach to your grill, you can always rely on it to make sure your food is cooked perfectly.

Lix 3D Printing Pen ($125)

Interested in getting into 3D printing, but not eager to fork out the cash necessary for a costly printer? All you need to take advantage of the artistic and creative possibilities with 3D printing is the Lix 3D Printing Pen. While it may not afford you the structural rigidity of items printed from a full-fledged printer, you can still draw incredible structures and sculptures as easily as placing a pen to paper. And as the smallest 3D printing pen available on the market, you don't need to worry about handling clumsy tools every time you want to make something.

Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Black Edition Driver ($300)

As anyone who's ever watch a PGA event knows, style can matter on the golf course. And there are few ways to look more stylish this season than by swinging a Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Black Edition Driver. This limited edition club features a black Tour Wrap 2G grip, Kuro Kage Black shaft, and matte black club head inspired by college football helmets. Of course, there's more to the game than good looks, which is why it packs High-Speed Cavity Back technology for weight redistribution, Fly-Brace technology for increased energy transfer, a large NexCOR face for longer shots, and FlexLoft to easily adjust your loft and face angle.

Tomtom Runner Cardio GPS Watch ($270)

If you're into fitness, you know by now that monitoring your heart rate is pretty much the best way to determine the effect your workout has on your body at any given moment — but you also know what a pain it can be to track consistently. The Tomtom Runner Cardio GPS Watch uses a sensor that casts light through the skin in your wrist, accurately measuring bloodflow without the need for a separate chest strap. With five intensity zones, you can tailor your workout to meet your needs, whether you're training for speed, endurance, or fat loss.

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Sony Digital Paper ($1,100)

Tablets are great for multi-use situations, Kindles are great for reading — but what if you're constantly dealing with documents, and want the readability of a Kindle with the power of a pen-based tablet? Take a gander at the Sony Digital Paper. This unique gadget is designed to replace reams of paper, using a 13.3-inch, 1200 x 1600 high-contrast reflective black and white touchscreen to display PDF documents, a stylus for annotation and note-taking, built-in Wi-Fi, and 4GB of on-board plus expandable SD storage for document storage and transfer. It's like having a whole filing cabinet in a gadget the size of a notebook.

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Lacie Culbuto ($50-80)

Flash drives aren't typically known for their looks — and even those that are worthy of displaying on your desk or in your office are so small that it's insanely easy to lose them. Neither of these are a problem with the LaCie Culbuto. Boasting up to 32GB of space and blazing USB 3.0 speed, this cleverly-designed drive features an oversized, weighted bulb-like bottom and a cap that doubles as a card or photo holder, making it perfect for leaving out on your desk and gently tapping around when you get bored.

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Blackmagic Studio Camera ($2,000-3,000)

Looking to shoot a live broadcast, but don't have the budget for traditional live camera equipment? Check this out. The Blackmagic Studio Camera combines a slim, sleek body with all the power you need for serious live production. In addition to an enormous 10-inch viewfinder with integrated control panel and flexible MFT mount, it also sports a 4-hour battery, an illuminated tally, and a host of pro-grade connections like bi-directional optical fiber and SDI, an aviation headset jack, and stereo XLR mic inputs.

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Grillbot ($135)

Grilling outside? Nice weather? Good company? Tasty food? All great things. Cleaning your grill after a summertime get together? Pretty much as far removed from that as possible. Which is why they created the Grillbot. This automatic grill cleaning robot features three wire brushes attached to three strong electric motors that work together to clean away burnt-on crud, an alarm and timer to let you know when it's finished, a smart CPU that controls the movement, speed, and direction of the brushes, a rechargeable battery, and dead-simple push-button operation.

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CalypsoTag ($100)

Unless you carry garish luggage, odds are it's not so easy for you to spot your bags on a conveyor after a long layover and five hour connecting flight. Make things easier with the CalypsoTag. This smart gadget is made of premium Italian leather and attaches to your luggage to make it easier to spot, all while connecting to your phone via Bluetooth 4 to let you know where it's at. It's not quite GPS for your bags, but it's close — and a lot more effective than just showing up at the baggage claim with nothing but a paper stub and a prayer.

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GoPro Blackout Housing ($50)

Sometimes you need a little stealth when you're capturing that all-important shot — and it can be advantageous not to draw attention to your camera — in those cases, the GoPro Blackout Housing is your best bet. Made with an all-matte-black non-reflective finish, this housing helps your GoPro just fade into the background, letting you record video without making your camera the center of attention. Included stickers let you cover your LCD screen, further disguising it from your subject, while waterproofing down to 40 meters lets you get shots in nearly any condition.

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Das Keyboard 4 Ultimate ($130)

Taking minimalism to a whole new level, the Das Keyboard 4 Ultimate features an all-black blank set of keys that's perfect for gamers and typists alike. It sports mechanical key switches with gold contacts for a tactile feel and acoustic response that will make you want to type longer and faster. Dedicated media controls including a large volume knob let you easily adjust your music without ever touching a mouse, while a two port hub with USB 3.0 connectivity lets you use additional devices at up to ten times the speed of normal USB.

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Micro 3d printer ($300+)

Over the past couple of years we've watched as the barriers to entry for 3D printing came down one-by-one — machines grew steadily cheaper, more competition entered the market, software became easier to use — and the Micro 3D Printer is just one more example of that trend. Made to be truly consumer-facing, this 3D printer is small enough to fit on your desk, affordable enough to not put it out of reach of the average tinkerer, and easy enough to use to eliminate the intimidation factor.

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 Camera ($350)

You can take some great pictures with a smartphone or a DSLR — but neither of those is well-suited to the wilderness. For those times, you need something like the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 Camera. Designed for use in any conditions, the TG-3 is freezeproof to -14º F, waterproof to 50 feet, shockproof from seven feet, crushproof to 220 lbs., and dustproof. Of course, it takes great photos, too, thanks to a high-speed f2.0 lens, 16MP backlit CMOS sensor, and TruePic VII image processor, which are joined by 1080p Full HD video recording, a 3-inch LCD monitor, GPS, and built-in Wi-Fi for easy sharing once you're back in civilization.

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Versa foot ($2,250)

Not many people can say they've won multiple X Games medals on both snowmobiles and motorcycles — and fewer still can claim they did it wearing a prosthetic leg they built themselves. But Mike Schultz, creator of the 2013 Popular Science Invention Award-winning Versa Foot, sure can. Taking what he learned from building his first prosthesis, Schultz built this prosthetic foot using FOX motorcycle parts, creating one of the most customizable prosthetic feet for athletic applications out there. Made with adjustable shock absorbers, interchangeable sole plates, four different ankle configurations, and durable construction that can stand up to mud, sand, snow, and water, the Versa Foot is ready to handle pretty much anything you can.

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Cone music player ($400)

Listening to music should be simple — no setup, no worrying about where to plug things in, no connecting multiple devices, and no fumbling around trying to come up with the perfect song or playlist to suit the moment. And with the Cone Music Player, listening is as simple as it gets. This beautiful wireless speaker system features eight hours of battery life, and lets you play music by just touching the front (press it again to pause, or twist the grill to queue up a new song). It works with a range of music services, and learns your musical preferences the more you listen. And if you want to listen to your own music, Cone also supports Airplay, so you can play through your Mac or iOS device.

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Bacon-scented iPhone alarm clock ($TBA)

There's nothing better than waking up to the smell of freshly-cooked bacon. Now you can enjoy that experience every morning with Oscar Mayer Wake Up & Smell The Bacon. This simple device plugs into the bottom of your iPhone, and works in parallel with a specially-designed app to release the unmistakable scent of premium bacon at the selected time, making everyday — whether it's a work day or the weekend — a little bit easier to face.

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Surf sauna ($18,000+)

Great waves and great weather aren't always mutually inclusive — and sometimes, getting away to catch the surf in nicer locales just isn't an option. So if you often find yourself surfing in less-than-desirable weather, you need the Surf Sauna. Crafted from beautiful western red cedar wood, aluminum, stainless, and galvanized steel, this sauna is made like the finest watercraft, hand-built, and ready to be customized to your every need (whether you want it to accommodate two people, or 18). And with propane power, a built-in trailer, racks for your boards, as well as an included high-lift jack and shovel, there's no beach too remote for the Surf Sauna.

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EZ robot kits ($450 and up)

Made as a robotics kit for the everyman, the EZ Robot Kits make building, customizing, and programming your own robot accessible to anyone — even if you don't have a degree in engineering or computer science. With three chassis available (a hexapod, a humanoid, and a tracked roller) you can build on each with modular components like arms, legs, servos, sensors, and cameras. Their EZ-Builder software lets you construct robots digitally before assembling them, and write programs with a simple-to-use interface, letting you share your creations across the community. And for those feeling a little more adventurous, you can even 3D-print pieces for your robot at home.

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CRKT survival bracelet tools ($17)

Keeping a multitool handy when you head into the wilderness is always a good idea. Weighing down your pockets isn't. That's why they make these CRKT Survival Bracelet Tools. Designed to fit over a paracord bracelet, this handy accessory keeps a compass, magnesium firestarter, and an LED light right on your wrist. Unlike most tools, it's lacking a bottle opener, but not to worry — they make one that you can keep on the exact same bracelet.

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Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6x6 vehicle ($TBA)

Let's be honest, your RV is pretty great, letting you feel at home just about anywhere the roads take you — but there are some things it just can't handle, like a blizzard, off road excursion, or fording a river. But with the Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6×6 Vehicle, you don't need roads to get where you're going, thanks to its all-wheel drive capabilities, six massive all-terrain tires, and 7.2-liter six-cylinder in-line engine producing 326 horsepower. Billed as the ultimate hunting and expedition vehicle, it comes outfitted with a quad-bike that deploys out of a ramp in the rear. And for after the hunt, the inside is luxuriously appointed, sporting everything from a marble bathroom to a 46-inch TV.

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Goal Zero Lighthouse 250 lantern ($80)

Survival in the great outdoors isn't just about knowing how to act when situations look their direst — it's about having the right tools to get the job done, no matter what. And the only thing worse than needing tools you don't have, is having them but not being able to use them for lack of power. With the Goal Zero Lighthouse 250 Lantern you can recharge your devices no matter where you are, and get enough light to find your way out of the darkest situations. In addition to being a powerful, adjustable lantern that stays on for up to 48 hours, it's also equipped with a USB port that lets you charge a wide range of portable devices. And with rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that can get a charge from the included hand crank, a wall outlet, or a compatible solar panel, you won't have to worry about running out of juice ever again.

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Tylt Vu Wireless Charger ($100)

Qi wireless charging is great if your phone has it. What's not so great is trying to find the hotspot on your charger, so that you don't set your phone down and walk away, only to come back to find a dead device. The Tylt Vu Wireless Charger eliminates this issue with multi-coil free positioning technology that lets you drop your phone down — in either orientation — and have it charge just as rapidly as a wall charger without the need to fool with the placement.

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Armatix Firearm Smart System ($TBA)

It's like something out a Bond movie — a gun that will only fire for one specific person. The Armatix Firearm Smart System makes it a reality. This unique system pairs an .22 calibre iP1 pistol with the iW1 RFID watch, making it so that only someone wearing the watch can fire the weapon. The gun automatically deactivates when it loses contact with the watch, and the watch itself lets you enter a pin code to release the safety, adding yet another measure of security. After all, when it comes to firearms, you can't be too careful.

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Philips Urban Beehive ($TBA)

Most of the time you think of beekeepers as living out on large farms, tending to their hives with crazy hazmat-style suits on. With the Philips Urban Beehive, you can become your own beekeeper — with the bees living inside your own house. This stylish concept consists of two parts: an entry passage and flower pot that sits outdoors, and a glass shell inside. The tinted glass shell filters light to let through the orange wavelength the bees use for sight, and holds an array of honeycomb frames inside. When it's time to harvest some honey, just pull on the smoke actuator chain and grab some out while the bees are happily sedated.

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BigRep Large Scale 3D Printer ($40,000)

3D printers are undoubtedly cool. And they can also be useful — assuming what you need to print can fit inside the typically tiny dimensions of your printer. On that count, you should have no troubles with the BigRep Large Scale 3D Printer. This mammoth machine can print objects well over a cubic meter in size, or roughly 45" x 40" x 47" at its limits, and doesn't skimp on detail, either, with dual tool heads offering 100 micron resolution. Print a table, print a chair, print your imaginary best friend — just print something, because owning one of these and failing to use it would be a real shame.

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Toro Recycler SmartStow Mower ($370)

For something so comparatively small, it's a wonder how much space a lawnmower actually takes up in your garage or shed — forcing you to squeeze around its handle every time you want to get at something you have stored. But the Toro Recycler SmartStow Mower is collapsible, letting you store it on its end and reducing its footprint dramatically. Improved seals and gaskets throughout the motor stop fuel and oil from leaking when you store it vertically, so you don't have to worry about spills. With front-wheel-drive, variable self-propel-speed, a 22-inch deck, as well as bagging and mulching capability, it also mows as well as it stores.

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Robot Snow Plow ($8,500)

Why go out and shovel your own driveway when you can get a robot to do it for you? Like an all-weather outdoor Roomba, this Robot Snow Plow takes care of an unpleasant chore while you relax. This six-wheeled unit is powered by six 127 RPM motors, and features an aluminum chassis, a Spektrum DSMX DX6i remote control, 13" tiller tires, 80W headlights for visibility even in the dark, two 55 amp batteries, and a 52" wide plow blade that can make short work of even the longest patches of pavement.

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Survival Slingshot ($140)

Whether you're prepping for the eventual downfall of humanity, you're a serious survivalist looking for an addition to your bug-out bag, or you're just a collector of bizarre weaponry, you need the Survival Slingshot. This multipurpose weapon accommodates normal slingshot balls, as well as full-size arrows — thanks to its folding whisker biscuit — so you can target shoot, bow fish, and hunt small game. Its rail system allows it to hold an included flashlight, as well as a range of additional attachments, while a compass and a waterproof storage area make it a versatile tool for handling the toughest situations nature throws your way.

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Barocook ($20-45)

If there's one constant to cooking in the outdoors, it's fire, whether it comes from kindling or a portable stove. Barocook is looking to change all of that. This smart little system uses small packets that react with water to provide steam heat, which is then used to cook your food or drinks. Your food cooks in its own stainless steel bowl, making clean up a snap, and allowing you to cook everything from soup and instant noodles to curry, rice, meatballs, pasta, and even boiled eggs — anywhere you might be.

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360Fly camera ($TBA)

Life doesn't just happen within the confines of a rectangular frame — plenty happens on the periphery as well — and that's where normal video cameras fall short. But with the 360Fly Camera you're not just limited to what's in front of you, it films in 360 degrees horizontally, and 240 degrees vertically, capturing the entirety of life around you. With the ability to attach to helmets, tripods, bikes, boards, and more, it's the perfect way to preserve all of life's memories. And since it's compatible with both iOS and Android, and works with apps for both, you can view video as it's captured, instantly edit it, and share it on the web with your friends.

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In1Case ($45)

Keeping a multitool in your pocket isn't that big of a deal, but there are times when it's nice to be as unencumbered as possible. That typically means leaving behind everything but your ID, cards, and phone at home. With the In1Case, you can retain some of the multitool utility without having anything extra in your pocket. Hidden in slots built into the polycarbonate case are blue and red pens, phillips and flathead screwdrivers, a nail file, tweezers, scissors, and a toothpick, as well as a kickstand for viewing video. All that's missing is a flashlight camera radio — on other hand, that pretty much covers everything.

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Dash Smart Earphones ($200)

We've got smartphones and smart watches — so why not smart headphones? Dash Smart Earphones are indeed smarter than your standard pack-ins, and almost all aftermarket cans, as well. Thanks to a host of sensors, they can track your pace, steps, cadence, distance, heart rate, oxygen saturation, and energy spent, relaying the information back to your devices via Bluetooth. They use the same connection to act as wireless headphones, and thanks to a built-in ear bone microphone, can serve as a headset, as well. Forget your phone at home? Not to worry, as they also feature 4GB of storage and a built-in music player, so you're never without your tunes.

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Decked Truck Bed Organizer ($1,000)

We don't have to tell you that your truck is a powerful tool — maybe one of the most useful things you own, depending on how you use it — but there's always a way to get just a little more out of it. With the Decked Truck Bed Organizer, your truck just got a lot more useful. Keeping everything you carry in your truck perfectly organized and easily within reach, these customizable truck bed organizers are made to handle all your gear, while still giving you space in your truck bed for hauling. Built to fit like they came from the factory, designed to be easily installed, and made to last, you'll wonder how you ever got by without it.

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Safeplug ($50)

Privacy may not be your chief concern when you're browsing the web — but it probably should be. Each time you venture out onto the web, you're vulnerable, because each site can access your IP address, giving them the ability to find your physical location. With Safeplug, you can feel safe on the internet again, browsing anonymously and securely. It works using a service called Tor (already well-used by foreign journalists and privacy nuts alike), which routes your internet traffic through a series of random locations, making it impossible to determine where you are. All you need to do is plug it into your router, set it up, and in about a minute you'll be basking in anonymity.

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Easybreath Snorkeling Mask ($55)

Snorkeling is a great way to take in the sights and sounds under the sea without the need for bulky scuba equipment or certification. But it does have one big drawback: you either get used to breathing solely through your mouth, and keeping your head high enough that no water comes in, or you deal with water in your mouth and fogged up goggles. Unless you're wearing the Easybreath Snorkeling Mask. This revolutionary mask fits over your entire face, allowing you to breathe normally underwater without fear of fog, and features a dry-top system on the top that plugs the air intake when immersed, preventing water from entering.

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Celestron Cavalry GPS Binoculars ($250)

Hunters, boaters, cops, and military personnel will find plenty to like about about the Celestron Cavalry GPS Binoculars. Outfitted with an integrated GPS, a digital compass, and a reticle, determining the direction of and distance to objects has never been easier. Rugged construction means these binoculars can handle the elements, as well as plenty of rough treatment — thanks to waterproof construction, a rubber armored exterior, and nitrogen purging to prevent lens fog, while the olive drab color helps it blend in. A built-in LCD provides lots of useful data, including your coordinates, altitude, and a compass readout.

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57 more must-have tech toys

Earlier this year, we brought you 100 of the greatest gizmos. But for those who love gadgets as much as we do, too much is never enough. So we've compiled this collection of the latest must-have gadgets. From mobile saunas to 3D printers, here's the best of the best. And for tons of great gear, check out Uncrate.com.

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