Janet Cloninger

chillsner

Is there anything worse than drinking a beverage that's less than frosty and tasty?  I think not, and the creators of the Chillsner agree, too.  The Chillsner's stainless-steel frame is filled with a proprietary non-toxic thermal gel; you keep it in the freezer until you need it.  When you're ready for a beer, just insert [...]

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intel-mica-for-women-2

Intel, working with Opening Ceremony, have created MICA, My Intelligent Communications Accessory for the "stylish, connected woman".  If a typical smart watch is too boring and bland for your taste, check out the "premium finishes, 18K gold coating, and curved sapphire glass touchscreen display" used to craft MICA.  This bracelet uses AT&T's wireless service to deliver [...]

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logitech-anyangle-ipad-air-2-mini-3-2

Logitech has introduced new protective cases for both the iPad Air 2 and the mini (all three versions).  These cases also function as a horizontal stand that can hold your new iPad at any angle.  Your device is held in a rubberized frame that protects the iPad from bumps or drops; the back is clear [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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saffron-drift-light-bulb-3

Sleep is very important to health.  If you don't get sufficient sleep, you'll find yourself unable to deal easily with everyday life, because lack of sleep can negatively impact your emotional state and your mental acuity.  With long-term sleep disruption, you'll also increase your chances of developing life-threatening illness, like diabetes, heart attack, and stroke. [...]

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tokyoflash-kisai-clone

The Kisai Clone watch from Tokyoflash Japan doesn't claim to be Star Wars related, but I can see a bit of Darth Vader and a Stormtrooper in them.  The Clone has an ABS case and adjustable silicone strap with a metal buckle.  There are two time display modes, date, and alarm functions, plus an animation [...]

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stm-flip-for-iphone-6-models

It's not going to wake your iPhone when you open the cover, of course, but STM's Flip Folio Case for iPhone 6 or 6 Plus will cover your phone like a Smart Case covers an iPad.  The Flip Folio holds the phone in a molded plastic back cover; all ports, controls, and the camera are [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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bottle-caps

Once you've opened those old-fashioned soda bottles or a beer bottle, there's not usually a good way to keep a cover on your drink while you're finishing it.  These Linden Sweden Bottle Caps will snap on the open bottle and keep the fizz in.  They're also a great way to keep insects out of the drink at [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
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blugo-bluetooth-speaker

I've seen various gadgets, including phone backup batteries, used as keychain fobs, but this is the first Bluetooth speaker key fob I've seen.  The BluGo Bluetooth speaker from Triple C is only 2.25" in diameter and 1" thick.  It comes with a ball chain to clip onto your keyring or bag strap.  It has a [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, News
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pearl-mirror-and-battery

Last week, we told you about the Pearl: Compact Mirror & USB Rechargeable Battery that was seeking funding on Kickstarter.  Soon after our post went live, Kickstarter suspended the project because of a  DMCA copyright infringement claim. Daniel Chin of HYPER by Sanho Corporation, says: "It was a ridiculous, unfounded and fraudulent claim which Kickstarter did [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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ipazzport-bluetooth-remote-for-apple-tv-1

We have an Apple TV, and we love watching programming with it.   In keeping with the Apple design ethic, the device and its remote are both sleek and minimal.  Despite only having two buttons and a 5-way navigation control, the remote works well for selecting and controlling programming - until you need to enter [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
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epson-home-cinema-3500-projector-2

Epson's Home Cinema 3500 2D/3D Full HD 1080p 3LCD Projector uses 3LCD 3-chip technology to provide a bright, immersive experience on a big-screen of up to 300 inches.  Epson says it provides up to 3X brighter colors than competitive models; it provides 2500 lumens of color brightness and 2500 lumens of white brightness and up to 70,000:1 [...]

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the-hobbit-moleskine-notebook

The Hobbit Limited Edition Clothbound Notebook from Moleskine is the perfect gift for any Middle Earth aficionado.  This is a large-sized Moleskine, measuring 5" X 8.25".  It's covered in a nutmeg fabric, and the front is decorated with a graphic that looks like a page from Bilbo's own diary.  Inside are 336 ruled pages, seven reproductions of [...]

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star-wars-x-wing-knife-block

You'll make short work of dinner preparations when you use the set of knives in the Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block.  The block is made of of silver plastic and has individual knife sheaths built in.  It's weighted to prevent tipping.  The set includes five, one-piece knives with high-quality blades.  You'll receive a chef's, bread, carving, [...]

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petzila-petziconnect

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu_rm-ERBFo&t=11&authuser=0 With the PetziConnect, you can see, talk to, and dispense treats to your cat or dog while you're out of the house.  Install the PetziConnect, connect it to your WiFi connection, install the free, secure app to your smart phone, and you and your fur babies will be in contact any time you like. [...]

Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets
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brando-i-flashdrive

The i-FlashDrive is an easy way to transfer data between your computer to your iPhone or iPad, and it also increases the storage available to your iOS device.  Simply insert your own microSD (HC) card into the i-FlashDrive, copy over files from your computer, and then use the Lightning connector to connect the i-FlashDrive to [...]

Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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Apple iPad Air 2 review

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I always get excited when Apple announces new products, but I'll admit the latest iPad announcements left me a bit disappointed.  As you know if you've read any of my reviews, I love my iPad mini with Retina display.  I planned to update to the newest mini - until I watched Apple's keynote.  I was [...]

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tokyoflash-kisai-satellite-x

Tokyoflash Japan has introduced their new Kisai Satellite-X watch with two case/strap options.  Both watches display time on the same set of circles, and both are available with blue or red LEDs behind a dark mineral crystal lens.  The Satellite-X watches both feature an animation mode, and they are USB-rechargeable.  The Kisai Satellite-X (left image) stainless steel [...]

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pearl-compact-mirror-usb-charger

When you have a lot of gear to carry around, you want to make sure you don't carry anything you don't really need.  If you're like me, you weigh the merits carefully before deciding you're willing to lug that particular piece of equipment around every day.  What if you could combine two necessary items into [...]

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heated-steering-wheel-cover

With a Heated Steering Wheel Cover, you'll be able to drive to work on wintry days and arrive with hands that aren't stiff and blue from the cold.  The cover wraps completely around the steering wheel, and it will provide heat for 35 minutes - more than enough time for the heater to get the car [...]

Posted in: Car Gear, News
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serene-innovations-portable-wireless-soundbox-1

A few weeks ago, I told you about a portable, wireless TV speaker from Hammacher Schlemmer that lets you bring the sound closer to you without moving the TV.  I did a little more research, and I found that the speaker is made by Serene Innovations, which makes a lot of products for people with [...]

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