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snappower-safelight

Two years ago I reviewed the SnapPower SnapRays Guidelight outlet cover night light and am still using this product throughout my home. SnapPower has recently released a new version of this outlet cover night light that has been designed with child safety in mind. It's the SafeLight night light outlet cover and it features sliding [...]

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ilumi-smartbulb-review-02

The market is pretty full of "smart" LED bulbs these days. I love the concept of these since you can adjust your indoor lighting to any mood you feel at the moment. Here's another one to add to the list, the Ilumi Smartbulb.  I got the chance to view a couple of these bulbs so [...]

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red-copper-2

I've been thinking of replacing the hodge podge collection of pans in my kitchen for quite a while, but when I check the prices of nicer cookware, I change my mind because it's tough to talk myself into paying $100 or more for one frying pan. Lucky for me, I was approached to try out [...]

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launch-box

The Launch BOx bottle opener will alert your friends the next time you pop the top off a cold one. The one-handed AAA battery-powered wood and steel bottle opener is "smart" because it pairs with an app on your smartphone to send a "cheers" to a group of your friends when you open a bottle. [...]

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iqair_9

Before I begin my review of the IQAir HealthPro Plus air purifier, I must disclose a few things. First, I am asthmatic. Most of the time I’m fine, but my symptoms can go from 0 to 60 at warp speed. Second, we live in Florida, home of perpetual pollen. Third, we have two large dogs [...]

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aerahome

"Does it smell weird in here to you?" I'm sure you've heard or even uttered that question more than once (a week). Funky smells from cooking and other activities have a way of wafting through the home and settling in spots. So we spray air fresheners, light incense, candles, etc to mask the odors. Is [...]

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elgato-eve

The Evo Motion sensor from Elgato is a wireless motion sensor with HomeKit technology for Apple devices. This sensor can detect a user’s presence or absence in a room to enable or disable power outlets, heating and air conditioning systems, lights and more without needing to open an app or voice commands with Siri or [...]

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colormuse-1

There are gadgets that you use every day and there are gadgets that you only need to use once in awhile. Unless you're a painter or a designer, the Color Muse color matching scanner probably fits in the "only need once in awhile" category of gadgets. That said, it's fun and easy to use. Let's [...]

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vimtagcamera-2

Security cameras are nothing new. Even internet connectable cameras are pretty easy to find at this point. What can a new company bring to the table? Vimtag has put together a handsome weatherproof cloud-based IP camera that can be set up by most anyone. It offers 2-way voice, compatibility with a private cloud server, and [...]

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rockwell_razor-1

I have used many types of razors in my life. They include the free cr@ppy plastic disposable ones hotels give out, the latest and greatest electric razors, fancy double-edge safety razors, and everything in between. As I have gotten older, I make the time and spend the money to pamper myself while shaving. Long gone are [...]

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spotcam-2

I have been looking for a reliable home security camera and my wants are pretty simple.  I want to be able to connect via my smartphone to watch the camera if I want, I would like to be notified if something moves in the house, and I want it to be affordable.  The $139.99 Spotcam [...]

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avea-flare-review-11

I absolutely love all forms of light, whether it be enjoying natural I absolutely love all forms of light, whether it be enjoying natural sunlight, or lighting in the home. Since I already have the Philips Hue bulb system, I was attracted to the idea of reviewing another Bluetooth controlled lighting system.  Meet Elgato's Avea [...]

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spygeargadgets-1080p-wifi-cam-06

Ever wanted a hidden camera that streams over the web via WiFi and records to a MicroSD card?  You want battery powered portability or the option for AC power?  How about motion activated recording or constant video recording like a dash cam?  SpyGearGadgets offers a camera that does all that in a plain-vanilla black box [...]

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nanoleaf

What do you get when you combine a bunch of triangular shaped LED panels that snap together like LEGO bricks and a smartphone app? You get Nanoleaf Aurora, a LED lighting system that lets you use your creativity to design illuminated shapes for your home. Each LED panel can display one of 16 million colors [...]

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thinkgeek-bb8-desk-lamp

Sometimes sitting down at your desk represents the drudgery of long hours of work. So if you're looking to brighten up your desk and your day, AND you're a Star Wars fan, this BB-8 Architectural Desk Lamp is sure to do the trick.  It uses up to a 40 watt incandescent light bulb or a [...]

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