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sitgo

I wish I had a SitGo to test tomorrow when I'll be going to my local Verizon store around 6am to wait in line to (hopefully) buy an iPhone 7. Julie, what's a SitGo you ask? It's what inventor Jon Webb calls a portable resting solution, but I like to call it a one-legged tripod [...]

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amazon-echo-dot2

I reviewed the first gen Echo Dot only four months ago and now Amazon has just announced a 2nd generation version. Wow, that was fast! If you're not familiar with the Amazon Echo Dot, it's a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses a voice "assistant" named Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
irig-hd2

We like to cover IK Multimedia products because they consistently offer powerful tech music accessories that are fun and easy to use. Today they announced the iRig HD 2 pro-quality digital guitar and bass interface for iOS. The iRig HD 2 features 24-bit analog-to-digital conversion and 96kHz sample rate. The device connects directly to your [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Music Gear, News
iroar_rock_3

Once again, Creative can’t leave well enough alone. As if the iRoar didn’’t put out enough bass from such a small package, Creative decided to build a subwoofer for it. Yeah. If you’ve ever heard an iRoar, you would be scratching your head, too. But, here it is—the iRoar Rock—and if you have an iRoar [...]

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swannsmartseries

Swann's new Smart-Series do-it-yourself security system combines wired video surveillance and wireless smart home technology into one integrated solution engineered to deter break-ins and detect intrusion within your home or business. The system includes four weather resistant, 1080p HD wired cameras with 80° viewing angle and night vision with set and forget recording onto the pre-installed 1TB hard drive. [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Home and Kitchen, News
logitech-silent

Does the clickity clackity noise from some keyboards and click click click of mice buttons grate on your nerves? Logitech has you covered with their latest "silent" mice. We live in a social world, whether you work in a shared space or at home, but sometimes silence really is golden,” said Anatoliy Polyanker, global portfolio [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News
iclassics

Back in my day, we didn't have fancy schmancy tablets to read books, we had actual books with pages, that we had to turn! And we liked it! That was me channeling Dana Carvey's Grumpy Old Man character from Saturday Night Live. It's true though. When I was a kid, I loved Saturdays because my [...]

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0heNVPPEy24 I just finished listening to this iOS 10 review from Jonathan Mann (Song a Day Man) and the guys at iMore, and now I want every review I do and read to be musical from now on. This review also makes me excited to try the iPhone 7 with iOS 10 when I hopefully [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News
exolens

ExoLens has recently announced professional grade camera accessories for the iPhone 6/6s, iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus, and iPhone 7 (I'm not sure why there's no love for the iPhone 7 Plus, but here's hoping they will offer these new accessories for that model as well). The Wide-Angle kit comes with a ZEISS Mutar 0.6x Asph [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, iOS, News
phiaton-contest

A month ago Kathleen posted her review of the Phiaton BT 460 wireless headphones and she loved them! She said: The Phiaton BT 460 headphones are the nicest pair of over-ear/on-ear headphones I have. Another benefit of the Phiaton BT 460 headphones is that I was able to use them for 29 hours on a [...]

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fireup

The Gadgeteer will be 20 years old next August. That's a really long time in tech years. When I started this site back in 1997, the internet was referred to as the World Wide Web and there was no such thing as blogs, vlogs, podcasts and social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Over the [...]

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crowdfund

This week we have four crowdfunding projects that range from toys to wallets and productivity tools. Click through for all the campaign details. What is it? The Fidget Cube is desk toy for grownups who like to fidget with their hands. It reminds me of activity playsets for babies that have buttons to push, switches [...]

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amazon-firehd8

This new FIRE HD tablet from Amazon features an 8-inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution, 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, Dolby Audio speakers, rear and front-facing cameras and 12-hour battery life. When Fire OS 5.4 is released, this new tablet will have Alexa enabled. Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, [...]

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Posted in: Android, News
suunto-m9

If you've been searching for a hands-free navigation tool, look no further than the M-9 Wrist Compass from Suunto. Suunto who are well known for their sports watches, dive computers, compasses, and other precision instruments, also make the M-9 Wrist Compass which features a glow in the dark dial, an accurate sapphire jeweled bearing and [...]

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The new No Starch Press: Geeky LEGO Crafts 21 Fun and Quirky Projects by David Scarfe will turn you into the Martha Stewart of LEGO. This 128-page book full-color hardback book features step by step instructions for 21 kooky and useful items that you can build with LEGO bricks. Some of the crafts include mounted [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, News