The 13 Most Ghoulish Halloween Gadgets

Clearly, zombies are in this year -- taking over from a decade of vampire dominance in Halloween fashion.

Rob Spiegel

October 26, 2016

2 Min Read
The 13 Most Ghoulish Halloween Gadgets

Here’s a lucky 13 collection of weird and cool Halloween gadgets. Clearly, zombies are in this year -- taking over from a decade of vampire dominance in Halloween fashion. Some of the items in this year's collection come at a hefty price, but it might be worth it depending on how dedicated you are to frightening your friends and neighbors.

Click on the ghastly image below to start the slideshow:

Thrill them to the bone with our frightfully realistic 21-1/2-inch High Skeleton Dog on Leash Halloween figure. Allow our chilling canine to stand guard by the bowl of treats, or take him for a "walk" at your neighborhood dog park, where you're sure to have it all to yourself. $35, marked down from $59. Click here. (Source: GrandInRoad)

Do you have any favorite gadgets or props you like to pull out on Halloween? Let us know in the comments!


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Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 15 years, 12 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel serves as a senior editor for Design News. He started with Design News in 2002 as a freelancer and hired on full-time in 2011. He covers automation, manufacturing, 3D printing, robotics, AI, and more.

Prior to Design News, he worked as a senior editor for Electronic News and Ecommerce Business. He has contributed to a wide range of industrial technology publications, including Automation World, Supply Chain Management Review, and Logistics Management. He is the author of six books.

Before covering technology, Rob spent 10 years as publisher and owner of Chile Pepper Magazine, a national consumer food publication.

As well as writing for Design News, Rob also participates in IME shows, webinars, and ebooks.

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