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If you are a gadget geek , here are 25 of the cool things arriving in 2015.  Most of these will not be at  the 2015 CES. I didn’t  say they were the top 25 coolest things but I guarantee one or two  will put a smile on your face…or a thought in your mind like …”why didn’t I think of that?”

1.) Hoodie BackPack

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2.) 360 Camera – Just Toss Into The Air

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3) Solar Tent

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4.) Compact Shoes


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5.) Sticky Solars for All Those Gadgets

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6.) Zipper Earpods

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7.) Rear View Mirror (no more blind spots)

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8.) The 270 Umbrella

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9.) BackPack Bikes

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10.) A New Key Hole (now why didn’t I think of that?) Mr. Wonderful would license this!

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11.) Digital Measuring Cup

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12.) Stackable Knife Set (Good QVC item)

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13.) Solar Powered Respite – Day or Night


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14.) Ruler with Holes for Precision

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15.) Hidden Power Outlet

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16.) Solar Station For Parking Lot

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17.) Digital Sensor for Just The Right Color

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18.) Bike with Built-In Lock

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19.) Built-In wall Extension Cord


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20.) Bicycle Parking (Sublime or Ridiculous)?


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21.) Rain or Shine Kiddie Transport


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22.) Traffic Signal With Hour Glass Timer


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23.) Eco-Friendly Basin System

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24.) Set the Mood for Your Room From Your Phone (featured at 2015 CES)

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25.) The Apple Watch



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Did I save the best for last at number 25? I don’t know.

But like a lot of us, I am certainly looking forward to receiving my apple watch! According to Forbes,   industry  projections range from ten million to sixty million units sold this year. The starting price has been rumored at $349. And as much as I like my Fit Bit, I guess I will have to consolidate and wear only my apple watch.

Back in 1985 when I was an executive at Paramount, I worked on the development of Dick Tracy with the talented writing team of Jack Epps, Jr.  and Jim Cash.  I had a real gadget-lust  for Tracy’s  2 way radio watch. While Disney, not Paramount ended up making the script, it is hard to wrap my mind around the fact that in 2015,  we will finally be getting our Dick Tracy watches via apple delivery.

Happy New Year everyone!