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Show your gamer girl she’s your Final Fantasy with this engagement ring

Even if she’s not much of a dedicated gamer girl, she’ll probably like this beautiful engagement ring from the MetalWendler shop on Etsy.  The Final Fantasy 7 engagement ring is customizable with your choice of metals.  The center stone is conflict-free Moissanite, so your conscience is clear with this purchase. Metal choices are sterling silver, yellow …

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Enhance your outdoor activities with new Zungle smart sunglasses

As a glasses wearer, I know that wearing any type of earphone with the glasses can be uncomfortable at best.  Zungle takes care of that problem by incorporating Bluetooth headphones into the frame of their sunglasses themselves.  And they added a dedicated A. I. Voice Assistant button that launches Siri or Google Assistant automatically.  Zungle …

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The RIF6 CUBE Mobile Pico Projector lets you watch a movie or video anywhere and at anytime!

For the past two months, I have written a few news stories about projectors of various sizes and specifications. As summer approaches for us here in the USA, barbecues, and picnics, and movie nights become more frequent, with the idea of watching a movie popping up at various unplanned times, and sometimes at unplanned locations. …

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Life is also too short for dumb coffee tables!

We recently told you about the Sobro smart nightstands Indiegogo project.  (My geek side won out over my design plan, and I’m waiting for my pledge for two of the nightstands to be fulfilled in October of this year.)  As it turns out, Sobro already has some experience with smart furniture, because they also used …

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The Fat Gecko Camera and Camcorder Mount will keep your weighty cameras safe

Another one of my passions is writing, filming and producing short films. I have only worked on one so far, but I have several more planned for the future. One of my scripts includes a scene in an SUV, where I need to mount sizeable and somewhat weighty video cameras at various positions on the …

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Wickedbone is the smart cure for your dogs boredom

If you’re a dog owner you know how important it is to stimulate your pooch on a daily basis, you can take them for walks or to the local dog park but what do you do when you’re not home. Wickedbone is a Kickstarter project that looks to keep your furry friend entertained even when …

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Set up your yard with some solar-powered speakers from Monster

The Monster Solara is a solar-powered indoor/outdoor Bluetooth speaker.  When used outdoors, the solar panel will keep your speaker charged.  When used (or stored) indoors, the speaker charges with AC power.  The Solara is IPX weather resistance-rated to resist light water exposure, like an occasional splash from the pool. 360° LED panels light up the area …

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Thermaltake BlacX Duet External Hard Drive Enclosure Docking Station is convenience at its best

Photographers and videographers alike usually have a need for a large amount of data storage. Depending on your workflow, you might be like me and have numerous SSD drives for several projects that you access quite frequently, and therefore they are always within reach. You may also have some legacy 5 ¼ drives. While the …

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The GVB Gear Compact Daylight On-Camera Light may just be your go to light when on the go!

Whether you are an aspiring or professional photographer/videographer, or just enthusiastic about capturing photos and video, there are likely many occasions when you just grab your camera as you head out of the door, with the anticipation of capturing a great photo or some good footage. Whenever I do the same, I always seem to …

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The Mission Battery Shell For Amazon Echo 2 has you covered

The Amazon Alexa service is a world class platform for enabling natural language with a host of Alexa capable devices. Many people interact with the Alexa service using one of Amazon’s own Echo devices. Late in 2017, Amazon updated the original three-year-old Echo with a new design. The new design offered a lower price, new …

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Turn a single-bulb garage or basement light socket into a motion-activated light

My previous house had those old-style ceramic, single-bulb ceiling light fixtures in the basement.  There were three of them in about a 1000 ft² area, and two of them could only be turned on with those pull-chains.  If I had seen these Motion Activated Garage Lights while I lived there, I could have converted that …

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The Samsung CHG90 49″ HDR LCD Monitor might just check all the boxes as the right display

Each week, I spend a lot of time in my home studio editing photos and videos, and I rely on the four monitors that I use to create a multitasking environment. It is a bit tedious using four monitors for my workflow, and I would much prefer to just have two. My concept relevant to …

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Dash cams, Email clients, 3D printers ,and more – Weekly roundup

Whoops! I normally post the weekly roundup of all our published posts for the week on Saturday, but it completely slipped my mind yesterday so here it is one day late! Enjoy. Reviews Etekcity Voltson Smart Wi-Fi outlet review Rowkin Surge Charge earbuds, Keysmart Pro, Bellroy Duo Tote, and more – Review updates PAPAGO GoSafe …

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Attenuo is a minimalist wallet that makes everything click

I love my IDENTITY Card carbon fiber minimalist wallet, but there’s something about the Attenuo wallet that is really calling my name. Made from one piece of Aircraft Grade 6061-T6 Aluminum Alloy in either gunmetal grey or black, the Attenuo wallet can hold a maximum of 6 embossed cards or 8 flat standard sized credit …

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