36 coolest gadgets of 2013

From exciting electronic devices to killer kitchen tools, this year's Fortune staff picks are cooler than cool -- they're practically ice cold.

Fitbit Flex, $99

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Tracking your activity was all the rage this year, and one of the most popular devices came from Fitbit. The company's first foray into a wristband-style device brings with it water resistance and all the sensors found in the original One, tracking your steps, burned calories, distance, and sleep patterns. "I got one for my Dad for Christmas," Fortune reporter Chanelle Bessette says.

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