Tech Obsessions: Ten Trending Gadgets

The "Anderson Live" web team has scoured tech blogs, online magazines and even Pinterest in search of some of the coolest, trending tech gadgets. Here are ten items that caught our eye… check it out!

Did your favorite tech toy make the list? If not, tell us! We're looking for weird, useful, wacky or cool gadgets to feature on the show for Season 2.

Blade Runner LED Umbrella1. 'Blade Runner' Style LED Umbrella

Although it may look like a "Star Wars" light saber, it's actually the Blade Runner Style LED Umbrella, which glows in the dark and protects you from the rain. You can choose from two colors for the LED - white or blue, and batteries are included. (Price: $24.99)

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Almighty Board2. The Almighty Board

Last season, Anderson's guests were enthusiastic about cooking and sharing their delicious recipes. Something to add to your kitchen is the Almighty Board - which is the ultimate hi-tech kitchen assistant. This smart-board will simultaneously serve as your cutting board, display your recipes, provide step-by-step directions and weigh your ingredients for you. After you wash it, it will even tell you if it has been cleaned enough to avoid cross-contamination or food poisoning. (No price listed)

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The Rinser Toothbrush3. The Rinser Toothbrush

In keeping with good dental hygiene, Amron came up with this brilliant idea for a toothbrush that has a handle that forces water into a fountain, so you can rinse your mouth without using a cup! (No price listed)

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PoolTunes Wireless Pool Speaker and Light4. PoolTunes Wireless Swimming Pool Speaker and Light

Enjoy your favorite music while relaxing in your pool this summer with PoolTunes. It's a floating speaker and light that comes with a stereo mini-jack cable and transmitter. (Price: $65.95)

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USB Greenhouse5. USB Greenhouse

The USB Greenhouse is a portable greenhouse you can use to decorate your office or cubicle. It plugs into your computer's USB port, which gives the plant all the light it needs. It comes with artificial soil and a starter pack of marigold seeds. (Price: $25.95)

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The Bottle Cap Tripod6. The Bottle Cap Tripod

This gadget allows you to take photos without a traditional tripod. The Bottle Cap Tripod has a stretchy rubber socket that fits on top of almost any kind of bottle, along with a standard-issue tripod screw on the other end that fits on most cameras. (Price: $10)
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Yonanas Ice Cream Treat Maker7. Yonanas Ice Cream Treat Maker

Anderson discussed his love for ice cream and sweets in Season 1, admitting to eating almost a pint of his favorite Dolce de Leche ice cream on a nightly basis. Yonanas Ice Cream Treat Maker is an amazing kitchen appliance that turns frozen bananas and other fruits into a delicious, low-cost, healthy treat that looks and tastes like soft-serve ice cream. (Price: $49.99)
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Power Aware Cord8. Power Aware Cord

In an effort to be more green, the Power Aware Cord glows in the dark, to help visualize energy being used, rather than hiding it. The use of electricity is represented with glowing pulses and light, bringing awareness to energy consumption. (No price listed)

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Joystick-IT iPad Arcade Stick9. Joystick-IT iPad Arcade Stick

For those who enjoy playing classic video games on an iPad, the Joystick-IT is a real treat. All you have to do is press down to attach it to your tablet's screen - no wires or batteries needed. (Price $24.99)

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XDModo WIndow Solar Charger for iPhone10. XDModo Window Solar Charger for your iPhone

This is an environmentally clever way to charge your iPhone batteries without using electricity. XDModo Solar Charger sticks to the inside of a window and charges your phone from the sun's rays. (Price: $66)

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Did your favorite tech toy make the list? If not, tell us! We're looking for weird, useful, wacky or cool gadgets to feature on the show for Season 2.

The products listed and described in Anderson Live's Tech Obsessions are not endorsed by Anderson Live, ANE Productions, Inc., Telepictures Productions, Inc., Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. or Mr. Anderson Cooper. Should you purchase and use any of the listed products in Anderson Live's Tech Obsessions, you shall do so entirely at your own risk.

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