10 of the Most Pretty But Practical Gadgets to Buy

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As each year goes by, tech gadgets get the makeover they deserve. The products at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show were the perfect example. Whether it was an activity tracker or a pair of washable headphones, several products have refreshed looks that are both pretty and practical — look ahead to see our top picks.

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Moshi Helios Lite Laptop Backpack
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Moshi Helios Lite Laptop Backpack

Carry around your laptop and valuables in the Moshi Helios Lite Backpack ($120). The exterior is made with vegan leather and is water-resistant. Plus, it can fit a 13-inch laptop, as well as other essentials. You'll be happy to know it closes magnetically so no fumbling around with zippers or straps anymore!

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Uprosa iPhone Cases
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Uprosa iPhone Cases

Want a pretty iPhone case that also has a cool backstory? Uprosa's iPhone case collection ($25) features actual images from scientific research. When you buy a case, you’ll find out the name of the researcher and what the design is about. Fifteen percent of the profits also go back to fund more scientific research. Now this is an item that will start a conversation.

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Mira Vivid Wellness Activity Tracker
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Mira Vivid Wellness Activity Tracker

Do you wish an activity tracker existed that didn’t display your daily stats so obviously? Say hello to the Mira Vivid Wellness Collection, which goes on sale sometime this year and includes a bracelet and pendant. The bracelet comes in two different finishes — rosé and gold — and the pendant comes in gold. They both look like regular jewelry but hide a tracker inside that monitors activity like steps, calories, and distance. Since the original Mira bracelet costs $169, the new collection will hopefully hover around the same price.

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Macbeth Collection Tech Accessories
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Macbeth Collection Tech Accessories

Don’t worry about a dead battery again thanks to the newest clutches from the Macbeth Collection ($30, available in Spring 2016). The clutches come in a variety of styles and have a battery inside to quickly charge your phone. Consider it the product you need the next time you head out to meet up with friends.

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Urbanears Hellas Washable Headphones

Urbanears Hellas Washable Headphones

Do you have workout headphones that are covered in sweat and grime? Then you need Urbanears Active Hellas ($120). The wireless Bluetooth-enabled headphones come with removable headband and ear cushions that you can toss in the wash. You can also answer phone calls or change the song with a simple touch on the right ear. It's available in three reflective colors that are great for anyone who works out at night a lot.

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WiseWear Socialite Collection Activity Trackers
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WiseWear Socialite Collection Activity Trackers

This stylish wearable does more than track your activity and look oh so pretty. WiseWear’s Socialite Collection ($300) can also send a distress message to your friends and family if you’re ever in a dangerous situation. It comes in three different styles: The Calder, The Duchess, and The Kingston. If that's not enough to convince you, legendary fashion guru Iris Apfel loves them. She's the face of the brand and will even design new products for the company.

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Fossil Q54 Pilot Smartwatch
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Fossil Q54 Pilot Smartwatch

Fossil’s newest addition to its Q line of smartwatches is the Q54 Pilot ($175-$215). It's the perfect combination of smartwatch amd sleek design. The Q54 Pilot is available in two options that look just like regular watches, but it can still count your steps and alert you to any notifications from your smartphone.

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The Helix Cuff Wearable
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The Helix Cuff Wearable

Never think about losing your headphones again with the Helix Cuff ($169, preorder, originally $199). It’s an adjustable wearable that actually hides headphones inside that work wirelessly with your devices via Bluetooth. Buy it in six colors like silver and black as well as a 24 karat gold-plated version. Consider it the kind of product you don’t realize how much you need till you use it every day.

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Misfit Ray Activity Tracker
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Misfit Ray Activity Tracker

The newest addition to the Misfit family might be its best yet. The Misfit Ray’s ($100) abilities include tracking activity and sleep, running on a single charge for six months, and being water-resistant for 50 meters. Plus, it comes in two different finishes and can also be worn as a necklace. It’s the perfect tracker for anyone who is constantly on the go but wants a less intrusive product to wear.

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Glamfit Jewelry Wearable
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Glamfit Jewelry Wearable

Fitness tracking gets an updated look with GlamFit Jewelry by Liberty ($170-$370). The line includes a variety of products like bracelets, pendants, and necklaces that have precious and semiprecious gemstones. The best part is the jewelry works with the VeryFit app that tracks your movement and sleep, as well as updates you about your activity.