Everybody loves a gadget, especially those innovative design features that leave you scratching your head, wondering how nobody thought of that before.

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From everyday gadgets to specialized tools, innovative design features are transforming the way we interact with modern devices. Let’s take a look at 5 of the best.

Vape Pen

Vape pens have become huge in recent years thanks to their convenience, portability, and sleek design. One standout feature of modern vape pens is the dual mesh that now comes as standard in all WAKA Vapes. Dual mesh improves the vaping experience by providing more surface area for e-liquid to contact, leading to more even heating. This means better vapour and temperature control, a better taste, and improved coil longevity. It’s vaping, but taken up another gear.

Smart Watches

Smartwatches are another gadget that seems to have gone from 0 to 100mph in the blink of an eye. Beyond just telling time, smartwatches have evolved to become comprehensive health and fitness monitors. One of the most impressive design features is the integration of advanced sensors that track heart rate, blood oxygen levels, and even ECG readings. Add in voice assistants, such as Siri or Google Assistant, and suddenly you can perform tasks hands-free while running down the road. Staying productive has never been so easy.

Wireless Earbuds

Wireless earbuds are everywhere—wires were so in the early 2000s. Look around any modern park, and you’ll be sure to see countless people with little white buds nestled in their ears. These small devices have revolutionized the way we listen to music and take calls on the go. With touch control, where the user simply has to tap the earbud, you can manage their audio experience and answer calls without needing to access their phone.

Foldable Smartphones

Who remembers the old Nokia or Samsung flip phones? Well, who would have thought they would come roaring back in the age of smartphones?

Foldable smartphones represent a significant leap forward (or maybe backwards) in mobile device design. They feature flexible screens that can be folded in half, offering both the portability of a smartphone and the expansive display of a tablet. The hinge mechanism is a critical design component, engineered to withstand thousands of folds without degrading.

Electric Scooters

Love them or hate them, electric scooters are here to stay. Believe it or not, car manufacturer Peugeot designed and released the first electric scooter in 1996, but they have come a long way in such a short span of time.

Modern electric scooters are designed with lightweight, foldable frames that make them easy to carry and store. One of the standout features is the regenerative braking system, which recharges the battery while slowing down, enhancing efficiency.

Final Thoughts

Innovation is booming, and it can sometimes feel difficult to keep up. Who knows what 20 years in the future will look like, but we can be sure it’ll be littered with many more incredible design features in our tech that will make our lives easier, faster, better, or more enjoyable. Whatever’s next—flying cars?

About the Author

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Mirko Humbert

Mirko Humbert is the editor-in-chief and main author of Designer Daily and Typography Daily. He is also a graphic designer and the founder of WP Expert.