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powerpractical-pronto

We all love our gadgets, but keeping them charged isn't a fun chore. Especially when you're mobile and not near a power outlet. The guys from Power Practical who brought us the PowerPot are back with a new crowdfunding project for a product called the Pronto. The Pronto is a portable backup battery that recharges extremely fast. Fast enough [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
waterfield-slip

Apple introduced the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 tablets today. Are you planning to order one? If so, you'll probably want a case to protect it. Consider the new iPad Outback Slip Case from WaterField Designs. This case is available for both iPads and also comes in two sizes that can fit the tablet [...]

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Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
spire

I have a fascination with activity trackers. I'm definitely not an athlete, but I still enjoy tracking my steps and other fitness information as a way to monitor how active I am or usually how active I'm not. I've reviewed so many trackers that I've lost count and it seems that there's an announcement for [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
tiny-solar-car

Small RC cars are fun to play with as long as the battery doesn't drain. Having to recharge them every time you want a few minutes of play time can be a hassle. This tiny solar car never runs out of juice as long as the sun is shining. It's a 4-wheeled car that is [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, News
iroller

If you own a smartphone or a tablet it's almost a sure thing that you have smudges and fingerprints on the touchscreen. Most of us rub the device on our pant leg or grab a tissue to polish off the nasty smears. If that way of dealing with this issue is just too mediocre for [...]

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Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
misfit-tshirt

Misfit Wearables, makers of the popular disc shaped Misfit Shine activity tracker, just announced the new Technical Tee. This high-performance shirt comes in sizes for both men and women and features a special pocket on the sleeve that has been specially designed to hold the Misfit Shine and Flash trackers. Made of cool, moisture wicking [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
iphone6-qi

One of my must-have features whenever I'm shopping for a new phone is Qi wireless charging. This feature is becoming more common on Android smartphones, but Apple hasn't added it to their iPhones yet, even the brand new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus do not have this handy feature. We've seen 3rd party covers [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
saddleback-dogcollar

Over the years we've reviewed quite a few bags, wallets and covers from Saddleback Leather Company. Leather products from Saddleback are well known for their high quality construction, rugged good looks and their motto: "They'll fight over it when you're dead." Saddleback's latest product won't hold your gadgets when you're on the go, but they will [...]

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Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets
gadget-diary

We recently had a contest where I asked everyone what they thought about me switching back to a blog style theme instead of the magazine grid theme that we've had for almost a year. There were a lot of comments with suggestions on how to improve things further. I've compiled a list which I've been [...]

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travelon-slim-pouch

The Anti-Theft Classic Slim Pouch from Travelon looks perfect for keeping your cards, passport, and a phone with you while you travel.  The bag has a quick-access phone pocket on the front and a small zippered pocket for cash or small items.  The main zipper compartment can be locked to prevent easy access to the [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
zazz-bluetooth-speaker-powerbank

The ZAZZ Style Bluetooth speaker is only 4.7" X 2.6" X 1.6" and half a pound, but it packs a lot of functionality.  It has a 3W RMS speaker for playing back your music from a Bluetooth source or from a device connected to the ZAZZ speaker with a 3.5mm audio cable.  It has a [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
best-earbuds

Today's gadget deal will help you find a great pair of earphones for under $100. Don't settle for the crummy audio quality that the stock earphones that come packed with your phone or tablet provide. For under 100 dollars you can find a quality pair of earphones that will elevate your music listening enjoyment. This [...]

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heated-luggage

ThermalStrike Heated Luggage promises to be the only luggage that kills bedbugs, so you don't bring any unwanted little hangers-on home from trips.  I hear stories every week about how bad bedbug infestations are to eliminate and how this place or that place is infested.  You don't always know what hotels to avoid to prevent [...]

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Posted in: News, Travel Gear
thinkgeek-planet-plates

ThinkGeek has a set of plates designed by Leah Yael Levy that feature a planet from our solar system on each plate.  The Planetary Plates are 10" in diameter.  They are made of melamine, so they aren't microwave safe.  (There's a bit of confusion as to whether they are dishwasher safe.)  You get a set of [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
week

Here's a full listing of all the news, reviews and articles that we posted this week in case you missed something. Runtastic Orbit activity tracker review LOFTEK 10 Watts Rechargeable LED Floodlight review LoFree EDGE Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker and Handsfree Speakerphone review Tomy Battroborg Warrior review Everything Tablet 360° case for iPad Air review Apple [...]

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ebay-phone

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of eBay. All opinions are 100% mine. We recently posted a couple of buying guides featuring products easily found on eBay.  The first guide covered gear bags and accessories for the college student.  The second one covered outfitting your home and yourself for emergencies. In [...]

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deals

Today's gadget deals offer savings for gaming, music, back up batteries, memory storage and more. Click through for links and coupon codes, but don't wait too long to take advantage of these offers. As always, the coupon codes won't last forever and stock may be limited. Top Deal: Today only! Sony PS4 500GB Gaming Console for [...]

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nixie

I usually don't like to post news about prototype products, but when I saw the video for the Nixie wearable drone, I couldn't help but want to show you guys. Imagine wearing a drone capable of flying and recording video on your wrist. When you want it to fly, just press a button and it [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Geek Toys, News
keyport-slide-new-designs

Keyport recently announced the addition of new carbon fiber designs at their customers' requests.  They have two different hydro-dipped twill weave carbon fiber patterns in silver (left) and gold (middle).  While checking out their new designs, I found they also have a new pattern called Zombie.  I like to think this one celebrates the return of The Walking Dead [...]

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Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
flexion

Today's gadget deal is for an ultra sleek backup battery that is only .25 thick. The Flexion is small enough to fit in your wallet and features a 2500mAh Li-Polymer battery and a micro USB cable that also comes with a Lightning cable adapter so that it can be used to charge your iPhone or [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News