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allure-energy

When I upgraded my old fashioned "dumb" thermostat to a programmable / smartphone controllable thermostat a few years ago, it was a huge leap in convenience because I was able to program it to automatically turn the furnace down while I was at work during the day. It would then automatically turn the heat up [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Home, Kitchen, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
f-color-2-in-1-cable

My family is actually an all-Apple household, but we have mophie juice pack cases for our iPhones, so we need both Lightning and microUSB cables for charging our various devices.  These F-Color cables would work great in my gear bag and even for my nightstand charger, because it combines both formats into one cable.  The [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
cork-globe

Marking your travels by sticking a pushpin into a flat paper map is so passe!  Now you can mark your past and future travels directly on this 10” cork globe illustrated with simplified but clearly drawn continents and countries.  The globe is supported on a stainless steel base, and it even comes with some pins to [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Geek Toys, Home, Kitchen, News
levenger-sit-to-stand-rolling-workstation

If you'd like to have a convertible sit-to-stand desk for your home but don't have a lot of room to dedicate to a work station, Levenger's Sit-to-Stand Rolling Workstation should be considered.  Like many of the laptop work desks I've seen at Levenger, this desk has a generous desktop (28" wide X 18.75" deep) that [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Laptops and Gear, News
wf-gearpouch

I've carried a WaterField Designs pouch in my EDC for many years now. I love the quality of their bags, wallets and zippered cases. I just found out that they have added a new pouch to their line up. It's the Padded Gear Pouch and it's available in black ballistic nylon or the waxed canvas [...]

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Posted in: Cases, Covers, News
blubed

The BluBed Holster is a holder that has been designed to hold your Bluetooth headset when you're not wearing it. No one wants to wear a headset all day even if they do find one that fits comfortably. With the BluBed, you can wear your headset on your belt or attach it to your bag [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Cases, Covers, News
doorbird

The DoorBird is a smartphone connected doorbell that will allow you to see who is at your door with a 180° motion detecting camera. Receive alerts on up to eight iOS or Android devices when someone is at your door and then see and talk to them through the app even if you're not at [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
waterfi-waterproofed-kindle-paperwhite-2nd-edition

I used to love to fill the bathtub with hot water and soak and read a book until the water got cold and my skin got pruney.  There were a few times when I would get so sleepy and relaxed that I dropped my book in the water.  That would result in a ruined book, [...]

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Posted in: eBook Readers, News
knomo-elektronista-bag

You carry a tablet, phone, cables, chargers, backup battery, and EDC things like a wallet and keys.  You don't want to use a huge gear bag to carry your things, and you want a stylish handbag instead of something more utilitarian.  If these things describe you, The Elektronista Digital Clutch Bag might be what you're [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
usb-touchlight

The USB Touchlight is a small pendant light that is powered by any USB power source, even a battery pack.  Turn the light on/off and toggle it through three lighting levels by pressing on the patent-pending lens.  You can hang it anywhere and use it indoors or outdoors.  The light is 114-132 lumens at 350 mA, [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News, Outdoor Gear
astropad

If you have a Mac, an iPad and also use Photoshop, you're going to be very interested in Astropad. Astropad is a new Mac and iPad application that turns your iPad into a professional graphics tablet for your Mac and Photoshop. When you install Astropad on your Mac and the iOS app on your iPad, [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Styluses
quick-removal-windshield-snow-removal-tarp

If winter won't go away and take the ice and snow with it, you can at least keep it off your car's windshield with the Quick Removal Windshield Snow Tarp.  The tarp measures 79" wide X 47.5" long X 1/8" thick (56" wide excluding the flaps), so it's big enough to cover the windshield of most cars and [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News
week

We want to make sure that you didn't miss any of the great posts we published this week by taking a quick look at this list of all of our reviews, articles and news from the past 7 days. Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review Great Stuff RoboReel Air review Thinksound On1 headphone monitor review Glider [...]

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bracelet-usb

The Bead Bracelet Micro USB Cable and Bead Bracelet Lightning Cable are wearable bead bracelets that double as micro USB or Lightning cables. No more scrounging around in your gear bag when you need a cable to charge or sync your Android and iOS devices. You'll always have a cable at hand (or wrist) when [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
robot-head-charging-cables

Do you remember the cute Danbo robot charger we featured last year?  It was an external battery pack that was made to look like the Danbo cartoon character; see the links at the bottom of this article to read about the charger.  Well, these Robot Head Charging Cables are the perfect complement for that charger. [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
buoytags

If you're obsessed with organization, tightly wound with tidiness and creeped out by clutter, Buoy Tags will make you a happy camper. What are they? Buoy Tags are plastic snap on labels designed for Apple products like the MacBook Magsafe power adapter, Apple earbud cables and USB charging cables. These neat little tags will let [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News

If you have trouble coming up with the perfect gift for the men in your life, head on over to Mancrates for some great, fun ideas.  Many of these gifts are packed in actual wooden crates that require a crowbar to open.  (Don't worry if you don't have a crowbar laying around; one is provided [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News
misfit-shine-bloom-necklace

It seems most everyone has a fitness tracker these days, and most of them have a very utilitarian, sporty look.  If you'd rather have something a bit prettier than a silicone wrist band or a belt clip, you can purchase jewelry for your Misfit Shine tracker.  The Bloom Necklace has a pretty, stylized floral look, [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
zuna

There are hundreds and maybe even thousands of car mounts on the market for your smartphone. But have you ever seen a phone case that has a car mount built in? Me neither, but the Zuna Drive case for the iPhone 5, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus has this unique and space saving feature. Your [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
pyle-bluetooth-thermometer-2

Pyle Audio just introduced a new Bluetooth Infrared Ear and Body Digital Thermometer that easily and accurately reads your body temperature from the ear canal or the top of the forehead.  The thermometer has a digital display to show the temperature reading, and it can wireless send the information to your mobile phone (devices with [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News