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We've been busy this week with 24 posts. That's a lot of reviews and news. Did you get a chance to read all of them? If not, click through for a handy list of all the posts. Caliper VIEW A1O mechanical watch review Julie's favorite gear page, Vizio TV, Logitech keyboard and more - Review [...]

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firehd10

Is there someone on your holiday shopping list that is wishing for a tablet? If you act fast, you can save 20% off Amazon's Fire HD 10 16GB Black Variant (Certified Refurbished) tablet. The Fire HD 10 features a 10.1" HD Display, Wi-Fi, and 16 GB. This special offer takes the price from $199.99 to [...]

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Posted in: News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
aoc-qi

Even though my Nexus 6P doesn't have wireless charging, I'm still a huge fan of the oh so convenient method of charging called Qi. If I was shopping for a new monitor AND my phone was Qi capable, I'd be seriously interested in the new AOC P2779VC 27 inch monitor. The P2779VC features a Plane [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News
truckerfriend

The Trucker's Friend is a tough, all-purpose tool that was designed for truckers, but it looks perfect for walker (zombie) head splitting, nail pulling, tree chopping, ice scraping, etc. This tool is made of heat treated steel with a shock absorbing fiberglass handle. It combines the essential functions of an axe, claw hammer, nail puller, crow bar, [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear
remarkable

The picture above might look like a Kindle or another eReader device, but it's not. It's the reMarkable, a tablet that has been designed especially for reading, writing and sketching. You might say "Julie, we already have tablets that can do that, they are called an iPad". You would be right... partially. You can read, [...]

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Posted in: News, Paper and Pens
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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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
muzikone-1

Now that the smartphone has pretty much conquered the world, I guess it's time that we upgrade everything else to "smart" status: our homes, appliances, cars, and our headphones. Yep. It's time for smart headphones. Muzik One is the "smartphone of headphones" according to the Muzik website. It has a touch control panel to pause, [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
Wave

For those of us that love our gadgets, but also love or need to use pen and paper to take notes the old fashioned way, the Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook could be the link between both worlds we've been looking for. You simply take your notes on the pad with a Pilot Frixion pen, then [...]

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Posted in: News, Paper and Pens
ski-skooter-2

Looking for a fun gift for the kids in your family? The Geospace Ski Skooter might be something they'll enjoy. The Ski Skooter looks like a snowboard but with a foldable handle. The handle allows kids to balance and steer the snowboard down slopes of snow, grass or sand. It also works like a scooter [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear
Upright

Sometimes I find myself slumped in my computer chair and my mom's voice pops into my head saying "sit up straight!" It can become a bad habit to slouch for those of us who sit down at a desk all day.  If you want to strengthen your core muscles, lessen your back pain and increase [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
soundmatters_moment_2

It could be argued that the Jawbone Jambox started the portable speaker craze. But did you know that the science and engineering behind Jambox’s success came from Soundmatters—a small audio company begun by a NASA engineer? It’s true. The late Dr. Godehard Guenther developed the Soundmatters FoxL speaker, the predecessor to so many speakers we [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
crowdfund

I have a new set of five interesting Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns for you to check out this week. Click through to read this week's list of crowdfunding projects that have caught my eye. What is it? The CuWorx Copper Wallet is a minimalist wallet made right here in the USA of... you guessed it, copper! Why [...]

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amazon-goldbox

You're back to work this morning still feeling groggy and stuffed from eating too much turkey and pumpkin pie the past few days. It's time to start working out... your index finger! It's Cyber Monday and you're going to be doing a lot of mousing and clicking today to find the best deals. My first [...]

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doxie-q

The Doxie Q lets you go paperless by providing all the power of a big desktop scanner with the flexibility of being able to scan anywhere. This small scanner flips open to reveal a multi-sheet paper feeder that can scan up to 8 color sheets at a time at 300 or 600 DPI. The rechargeable [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News
week

I hope that all of our US readers had a wonderful Thanksgiving day and that everyone was able to cash in on some great Black Friday deals yesterday. If you need a break from all that hectic shopping, I have just the thing for you. You can click through to browse a list of all our [...]

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