Sure, Eater is a food site, but we’re a high-tech one. Whether it’s an essential app, a robot bartender, or a futuristic kitchen tool, we’re on it. Everything below is a little shiny, totally high-tech, and meant to improve how you eat and drink—and, in the case of a slew of game-changing smartphone camera accessories, improve how what you eat and drink looks in pictures, too. —Khushbu Shah

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All those really trendy restaurants? They’re are also really loud. The Soundhawk is a discreet little device that augments your ability to hear, making it a breeze to hear soft sounds—not to mention the person next to you.

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Egg Minder

File this one under appliances you never knew you wanted but totally need: This app-enabled tray tracks not only how many eggs you have left, but lets you know which ones are going bad.

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Aroma Fork

Thanks to some fancy diffusing papers and a bit of science, the Aroma R-Evolution fork can make vegetables taste like chocolate, bananas, coffee, or any other of the 21 scents that come with the utensil.

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Zoku Personal Ice Cream Maker

Make a bowl of homemade ice cream in pretty much the same time it takes to land a pint of the store-bought stuff. Just pour in ice cream base, stir, and in under 10 minutes you’ve got an optimal midnight snack.

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Beer Aroma Booster

As beer sits in a glass, it loses its nice smells. This Beer Aroma Booster uses ultrasonic vibrations to revive the brew’s head, perking up the olfactory angle in the process.

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Range Thermometer

These sleek, smart thermometers send alerts to your iDevice when your dish is perfectly cooked. Use the 3-inch sharp tip to cook the perfect steak, and the 6-inch round tip to make sure you never burn caramel again.

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Breville Tea Maker

The perfect cup of tea is a matter of serious technology. This sleek tea maker brews at five different temperatures, and features a basket that automatically lowers and lifts to prevent oversteeping.

The Tricked-Out Smartphone

Here’s everything you need to take your Instagram game to the next level. Combine the Olloclip’s four stellar lenses, the GorillaPod’s stabilizing powers, and the Kick’s incredible app-controlled lighting to take food photos totally worthy of the #foodporn hashtag, no matter how dark the restaurant.

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