(KRON/CNN) — As we get closer to the holiday season, more tech toys are coming out.
And this $130 fork will mask any slurping sounds you make while eating.
A Japanese company, known for making ramen noodles, came up with the idea.
The fork’s handle has a microphone that detects noisy, slurpy eating.
It then sends a signal to your smartphone, which plays a louder sound to drown out the slurping.
The company says they will only mass-produce the fork if they get 5,000 or more pre-orders by mid-December.
An ad says the fork will solve something they call “noodle harassment.”
Some aren’t convinced though. The tech group TNW even called the fork, the “dumbest gadget of 2017.”
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