Karen Nelson

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The All-In-One Laser Level (BDL100AV) from Black & Decker makes it easier than ever to hang pictures, paintings, shelves, or mirrors.  It can also be used to space any items evenly apart on a variety of surfaces.  Let's give it a closer look. To use the Black & Decker All-In-One Laser Level, attach it to [...]

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Samsung has a created their own version of a robotic vacuum called the NaviBot.  It is to offer a more efficient and intelligent way of cleaning your home.  NaviBot features a visionary mapping system, multiple cleaning modes, a triple brush system, and auto recharge and resume. The Samsung NaviBot is engineered with 38 sensors, which [...]

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EmPower! is the largest optical advance in the last 50 years.  It is the first electronic-focusing eyewear.  A tilt of the head or touch to the temple activates a layer of liquid crystals in each lens that focus as fast as you can blink an eye.  The mastermind behind EmPower! is PixelOptics, a Virginia-based company. [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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The NX26 HD Stereo Headphones from NoiseHush boasts to deliver deeper bass, lower distortion, and wider dynamic range with advanced engineering and featuring neodymium magnet drivers.  NX26 can be used for home hi-fi systems and mobile sources.  It has an in-line microphone that is built to insure filtering out of external noise and ensure that callers hear [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Reviews
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Plantronics M50 Review

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Plantronics released the M50 Bluetooth mobile headset mid-October 2011.  This sleek-looking headset features extended battery life, streaming music and podcasts from smartphones, and blocks noise and wind from calls, to name a few.  It comes with a 1-year limited warranty.  Contents of package are: Bluetooth headset, AC charger 11-240v.  The M50 is to have up [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
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Zazoo Photo Clock Review

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I am guessing pretty almost every parent has had a moment where your little one has decided to wake just at the sight of sunlight in the morning, ready to take on the day hours before you would like him or her up.  Zazoo Kids has created the Zazoo Photo Clock to help alleviate some [...]

Posted in: Kid Gadgets, Reviews, Watches, Clocks
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The iTwin, "two ends of a cable, no cable". The idea for iTwin came about with the belief that remote access to a second computer was found to often be too complicated for most users.  USB drives, on the other hand, are pretty simple to use for almost all users. They do have the pitfalls of not enough storage to share an [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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Cooler Master has recently released the NotePal U Stand, a multi-functional cooling pad/laptop stand for hassle-free cooling.  It comes as a ergonomically designed five angle stand, has two removable 100mm fans, and has a three port USB hub.  U Stand is firmly constructed of brushed aluminum and can accommodate up to a 17" laptop. U Stand weighs 3.3 lbs [...]

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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The AXIS is a new addition to the TurboDyne Series by Eton.  The AXIS has some great features to help you when at home or away and left without power.  It features a digital tuner with AM (520-1710 KHz) and FM (87-108 MHz), NOAA weatherband - all 7 channels plus "ALERT", direct USB power transfer, [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
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The L5 Remote, released by L5 Technology and debuted in 2010, can be used with your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.  It connects to your device with a universal dock connector.   L5 Remote is a tiny accessory and free app (from iTunes App Store) that acts as a  powerful universal remote, helping you control the cable [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, iPhone, iPad, iPod
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Now you can bite the bitter cold a bit better while on the job site or off doing other activities with the Milwaukee M12 Cordless Lithium Ion Heated Jacket.  This jacket utilizes M12 Red Lithium battery technology to warm the body and stimulate blood flow during cold conditions.  The battery is concealed in a back [...]

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Wacky Practicals has developed a new take on the conventional tea kettle, a collapsible version that is made of silicone.  The Pack Away Kettle has a stainless steel base that does conduct heat so it will stay hot after boiling.  It is safe for all heat sources, electric, conduction, and gas stoves.  Now you can [...]

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I am sure all of you have had a moment where you've been in a pinch to find tools to hang a picture, tap in a nail that has stuck out on a piece of trim, or needed to get a quick measurement.  These are some of the projects the Kelvin.23 can help with. The [...]

Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Home, Kitchen, Reviews
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London brand Hulger and designer Sam Wilkinson have designed a CFL bulb named Plumen 001, the world's first designer low energy light bulb.  Plumen is a bulb that finally doesn't need to hide behind a lampshade.   This bulb consumes 80% less energy than incandescent bulbs and life expectancy is eight years.  Plumen 001 can [...]

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Swann Wireless has developed an indoor/outdoor doormat unit that is simply placed under a mat or carpet at your home or business entrance.  The chime unit is to be placed within 100 ft (30 m) of the mat.  It features three customizable chimes that can be adjusted to the volume of your liking.  The doormat [...]

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HP has created a new competitor for the iPad 2, the TouchPad.  The TouchPad comes in 16GB and 32 GB for internal storage space and is priced similarly to the iPad2, $499.99 and $599.99, respectively.  It features webOS 3, has Adobe Flash-enabled web browsing, 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon, WiFi, and features BeatsAudio.  With webOS, TouchPad [...]

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ClamCase has developed a nifty product to make you iPad 2 seem and feel more like a netbook.  This product has been around for the iPad, but has  received a makeover to become iPad 2 specific.  The case's shell has cutouts to accommodate the back camera and built-in iPad speakers.  It has four unique positions:  keyboard case, [...]

Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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Sony announced on June 7, 2011, their next portable gaming system, PlayStation Vita.  Vita means "life" in Latin.  The Wi-Fi model will be available for $249 or $299 for the 3G/Wi-Fi version.  AT & T will be Vita's exclusive 3G partner. The Vita has a 5" multi-touch organic light emitting diode (OLED) (960x544 pixels) as [...]

Posted in: Gaming Gear, News
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Black + Blum (http://www.black-blum.com) have recently designed a terra cotta pot with a wealth of features.  Not only can you grow herbs in this pot to season your food,  you can grill with it too!   The Hot-Pot BBQ  has a grilling surface made from stainless steel 430, includes stainless steel tongues that discreetly store [...]

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Viper has created technology that allows you to start your car from virtually anywhere with your smartphone.  Viper SmartStart works with iPhones, Blackberrys, and Android.  SmartStart allows you to heat/cool your car, lock/unlock doors, control multiple cars, personalize settings, and start remotely from practically anywhere.  There are three configurations:  VSM200, VSS3000, and VSS5000.  The configurations [...]

Posted in: Car Gear, News
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