12 Must Have Products Going Viral in 2017
October 28, 2017 at 10:37 am EDT | Sponsored Content
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Must Have Viral Products. . .those words bring to mind cool products, interesting items, and wacky gizmos. Sometimes, you might be tempted to spend your whole paycheck on the amazing inventions of everyday citizens. These 12 products make great stocking stuffers with Christmas only a few months away, maybe these will give you some ideas.
This is a compilation of 12 of the coolest, most innovative and most awesome products that sold out fast in 2017. Many of them are products you’d never even expect to go viral, but they sold millions worldwide! Not only can you read about them here, you can click the links provided if you want to order them, without having to pick up the phone or even leaving your house.
1. RoadSide Hero - MultiFunction Life Saving Tool
For anyone who has ever been involved in a serious car accident, you know just how traumatic it can be. In the United States alone nearly 40,000 people per year are killed in car accidents. That’s why it’s imperative that every American have the RoadSide Hero in their cars. It has 9-in-1 Multi-Function life saving tools. It can function as a belt/rope cutter, glass breaker, hammer, compass, mounting magnet, strobe/emergency light, powerbank and solar panel. This is the ultimate tool that should be in every vehicle.Learn More About RoadSide Hero »
2. Siren Song – Personal Protection Alarm
Inspired by the Military, the Siren Song uses ear piercing sound (over 130 decibels) to deter bad guys and is quickly becoming one of the most sought after safety devicesin America. It will most likely be on every kid’s keychains or backpacks by the end of the year, but it should also be carried by every woman in America. With over 100,000 units sold in 2017 alone, this product makes our 2017 viral gadgets list!
But the Siren Song isn’t just to help protect you, your kids and your grandkids from an attack. It can also be used as a life saving device to call for help if you’re having a heart attack or have some other health condition that can prevent you from yelling for help.
Don’t let your worst nightmare become your reality. Safety doesn’t happen by accident. Purchase a personal alarm for yourself, for your child, or for a loved one. The Siren Song is particularly suitable for teenagers, parents, night owls, delivery route employees, business owners, and college students, or the elderly who may need to call for help. The keychain design is perfect for use with house keys or car keys. It can also be attached to a backpack or a purse.Learn More About Siren Song »
3. KeySmart – The Future of Keychains
You might be thinking that you already have a keychain. But it probably doesn’t compare to this new futuristic keychain. Here’s a fact everyone can agree upon: bulky keychains are both unsightly and cumbersome to handle. Not to mention, they won’t protect your pockets from getting shredded to bits by your expansive key collection.
That’s where the KeySmart comes in. This handy key organizer offers a simple, elegant solution for organizing your keys – allowing you to eliminate your keychain for good.
Let’s start with the basics: this durable key holder can hold up to 14 keys in a compact fashion, and is durable to boot. It consists of two 3mm thick plates made of aircraft grade aluminum, meaning you won’t have to worry about handling it with kid gloves.
No surprise, then, that we also guarantee that the KeySmart will take anything life throws at it. Take it anywhere – from work, to the beach, and much more – knowing it won’t get dented or scratch easily.
You won’t have to worry about the contents of your pockets getting scratched, either! For instance, you can rest assured your keys won’t scratch your phone. And as an added bonus, you’ll be able to walk around without being heard a mile away due to your keys jingling and jangling about – as they would on a conventional keychain.
And how’s this for ultimate convenience? The KeySmart boasts a built-in clip that allows you to attach it to any pocket, belt, or bag. (If you’d prefer to go without the clip, you can easily remove it.) You can even customize your KeySmart by adding accessories like USB drives and bottle openers to it, all available separately on the KeySmart website.Learn More About KeySmart »
Have you ever gone to an auto repair shop for an oil change, only to have the mechanic say you need a new transmission? Or has the mysterious “check engine” light come on, and next thing you know the mechanic has a list of expensive engine parts that need replacing?
Unfortunately, mechanics know taking advantage of people is easy, given their lack of knowledge about car maintenance needs. But there’s a new device you can carry with you in your car to tell you exactly what’s wrong with it. If you own a car built after 1996 then you can use this brilliant new device called Fixd to instantly diagnose any car problems.
This means the next time your “Check Engine Light” happens to come on, you’ll know exactly what the issue is and the Mechanics won’t be able to lie to you! In the United States alone, this product has done over $50,000,000 in sales in 2017, so it definitely qualifies for our viral products list.Learn More About FIXD »
5. Peeps Carbon Technology
This is a relatively new product that is picking up steam fast and is quickly going viral among people who own glasses. The Peeps eyeglass cleaner is designed specifically for cleaning eyeglasses, sunglasses, and reading glasses. Peeps uses a unique invisible carbon cleaning compound to safely and easily clean your glasses from oily fingerprint smudges to dust and facial oils. The Peeps glasses cleaner is the safest and most tested lens cleaning technology in the world.
In fact, the technology is literally out of this world – being the only cleaners on the Space Station used for lens cleaning by NASA. It’s easy to use, compact and never expires! Their technology will clean your lenses 500 times!
The perfect size eye wear cleaner to take with you – it measures approximately 4x1x1 inches and is available in 7 different colors. They are now shipping worldwide.Learn More About Peeps »
6. Snap Smart Cam
This high quality full HD 1080p USB security camera also doubles as a smartphone charger and it’s getting a lot of attention on the web right now. It’s the perfect gift idea for someone with young kids or pets who needs to keep an eye on them while they’re out of the house. Think of it as a nanny cam that you can also use to charge your phone! In fact, this disguised HD video camera has been used to apprehend criminals in several home invasion cases.
The Snap Smart Cam will automatically start recording and when it reaches full memory capacity, it will automatically overwrite the earliest videos recorded. Also, with cell phone wall chargers being everywhere these days, this item is sure to blend into any environment. Think it needs batteries? Nope, not at all, no batteries required, so you can be sure that you’re recording at all times as long as it’s plugged in. Perhaps we should be worried about this viral product though as we really don’t want to be spied on wherever we are!Learn More About Snap Smart Cam »
7. Battle Flashlights
A strong flashlight is something you’d never think would be a viral product. But this specific flashlight isn’t just your run of the mill ordinary flashlight. It went viral in 2017 and sold over 20,000 units in just a few months. The perfect flashlight for emergency situations is the Battle Flashlight. This was built to withstand anything!
You might be thinking that you already have a flashlight. But do the U.S. Navy Seals and the U.S. Coast Guard rely on the kind of flashlight you have? The Battle Flashlight uses military-grade LED technology that can illuminate a field or blanket a work area with 800 lumens of light. It can also blind an attacker. The skin is tough aircraft-grade-aluminum. Throw it, drive over it—it’ll still work. Drop it in six feet of water—it’ll still work. This tough gadget is also versatile. It comes with a strobe setting if you are stranded and need to signal for help, and you can zoom and focus its LED beam to see far, far away. 3 AAA batteries give it 1,000 hours of life.
That makes it ideal for reliable, abundant light during a prolonged natural disaster or emergency…and for lots of everyday uses. This is standard gear if you want to be prepared for anything. Keep it in your car with you or your house.Learn More About Battle Flashlights »
8. TV Fox Antenna — Free TV
Did you know you can pick up network TV for free? You just need the right antenna — TV Fox’s indoor antenna. No subscription fee. No installation fee. No satellite dish. Attach the sleek antenna to your wall or hide it under a cabinet or behind a picture — as long as there is a good signal — and enjoy watching leading networks, including 90 of the top 100 programs. All for free! (Yes, it’s legal.) You also get free DVR capability with an on-screen channel guide. What will you use the extra money for when you cancel your monthly cable or satellite TV subscriptions and get TV Fox? You can think about that while you enjoy free TV.Learn More About TV Fox »
9. 1Tac Tactical Pen
When you think of products that everyone is buying, it’s doubtful you think of anyone rushing to buy a pen. But this isn’t just any regular pen… It’s a tactical pen that could just end up saving your life. In fact, it’s been selling so well that you might have already purchased one of these! The 1Tac Tactical Pen has sold over 5 million units in 2017 and is continuing to sell like crazy before the upcoming holidays. No other tactical product is as versatile, compact, affordable and functional as the 1Tac Tactical Pen. Designed from aircraft-grade aluminum, it boasts a tungsten steel glass-break tip, a blindingly bright LED light and a smooth-writing rollerball pen. If you’re ever in the unfortunate situation of having to break a window to get out of an emergency situation then you’ll appreciate having this pen close at hand.Learn More About 1Tac Tactical Pen »
10. Xtra PC
This product is just starting to go viral and gain some traction, it’s not really a gadget in the real sense of the word, but if you’re tired of having a slow barely functioning computer, then this is the product you want. It’s incredibly frustrating when computers slow down or stop working for seemingly no reason at all. And even after all the diagnostics, upgrades, and money spent, the amount of time waiting for that spinning wheel or hourglass to disappear never seems to get any shorter. Your once new, lightning-fast, computer just keeps getting slower as each day passes. That’s where this new gadget called Xtra PC can help. It works with any computer (Mac or Windows) made after 2004 and is definitely the fastest. easiest and cheapest solution to getting yourself a new computer without spending a big amount of money. It’s so easy that all you have to do is plug in Xtra PC and you’re good to go. We can see this product continuing to sell well for the foreseeable future.Learn More About Xtra PC »
11. NightSight Driving Glasses
Seriously, did you know that the vast majority of car accidents happen at night and right before dawn? A lot of that has to do with glare and the problems with vision many people experience. Maybe that’s the reason these driving glasses are selling by the truckload. Night Sight HD promises to reduce night driving glare and eye strain, and it will dramatically improve seeing at night during snow or rainy conditions. It lets you see enhanced colour, is durable, lightweight and is fully equipped with polarized lenses.
Unlike clip-ons it protects your eyes from all sides, and you can just slide it over your existing prescription lenses. Whether driving, reading or golfing, these versatile goggles make seeing a whole new experience.Learn More About NightSight »
12. Huddy – Transform Your Smartphone Into A Driving Display
We couldn’t have our viral product list end without including something that more and more drivers have been purchasing in the past month. This brilliant new device turns your smartphone into a heads up display for your car. It’s called Huddy – and although it was only just released, it’s taken the Internet by storm. All you have to do is take it out of the box and place it on your dash, place your smartphone on top of it and let it do all the navigating while you drive. It’s a transparent display that works in any weather, day or night.
It also fits any smartphone no matter the size, and it’s slip resistant. Best of all, there are tons of apps available that you can use to see traffic conditions, a speedometer, street maps & much more. You can use it in any car – it has an ultra-grip mat that leaves no messy residue on the dash. We can see this being one of the most purchased gifts for the upcoming Holidays, so check it out while it’s still available.Learn More About Huddy »
Bonus #1: DashCam Pro HD
Have you ever been easin’ on down the road when BAM! Some knucklehead runs a red light and hits you? The police show up and it’s your word against Knucklehead’s. Never again! This little windshield-mounted cam’s got your back. And your front. When you turn on the car, the camera starts rolling. And if somebody rolls into you, you’ve got the video in hand to show the police. Or the judge! The DashCam Pro can save you thousands of dollars in legal fees and lawsuits when it proves the other driver was wrong—in vivid color. You can even swing it around to record inside the car as well, and it picks up audio too. With more and more distracted drivers on the roads these days, it really is important everyone has a quality Dashcam for those just in case moments. The DashCam Pro HD will keep your insurance premiums low and minimize any legal fees or charges from accidents, insurance fraud or hit-and-runs.
And if someone harasses you at your window, just turn the camera towards them to deter a potential assault or theft on the spot.
NOTE: Many parents also love DashCam Pro HD to track their teen’s driving or capture breathtaking scenery on road trips.Learn More About DashCam Pro »
Bonus #2: Glowbowl Fresh — Light & Air Freshener
If you have kids, or if you’re going to throw a party, or if you just want the coolest toilet bowl on your block, you will love Glowbowl. Let’s face it: kids can make a mess around the toilet, especially if it’s dark! If your little one makes a midnight bathroom run, the Glowbowl will help him see. No more leaving on the light all night and wasting energy or blinding whoever enters. At parties, the motion-activated Glowbowl with colorful lighting will be fun for friends to see. You can lock in one of the seven colors or let it rotate. Millions of these are now lighting up toilet bowls and freshening the air in bathrooms nationwide. Get yours now and make your bathroom exciting.Learn More About Glowbowl Fresh »