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Sonos is on the move with their latest Bluetooth speaker

NEWS – Bluetooth speakers are a dime-a-dozen right now, but it’ll take more than a dozen dimes to put Sono’s latest speaker in your house (or car, or picnic table, etc.). Originally known for its extensive selection of network-connected speakers, Sonos has expanded into home theater audio and components, along with soundbars and subwoofers. Their …

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How to keep your phone from running off on its own adventure — Koala Super-Grip Phone Harness

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you’re like me, one of your biggest fears about taking your phone on adventures is losing your grip on your phone or having it slip out of a pocket and go on its own adventure. The Koala Super-Grip Phone Harness from Hangtime on Indiegogo is currently sitting at 1500% of its …

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If you think fidget toys are old news, you are wrong

NEWS – Fans of unusual fidget toy will surely be intrigued with the Mechforce gyroscope. Made of polished stainless steel with 5 bearings, it not only looks awesome, but it will keep your mind and hands occupied for improving focus or just for fun. The 2-inch gyroscope is a 3D top that folds flat when …

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Check out GE’s oversized vintage LED bulbs

NEWS – Last year GE came out with some vintage-style LED light bulbs and this year GE has come out with some oversized ones which look pretty cool. These large LED bulbs are available in different shapes and have different styles of filaments (spiral and weave) like those shown in the photo above. They also …

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This little lantern goes where you go and can shine in 4 colors

NEWS – The Radiant Micro Lantern from Niteize is the perfect lighting companion to add to your EDC. It can clip to your bag, the top of your tent, etc and has a 360º swiveling disc-shaped LED light that can shine in white, red, green, or blue. It features a water-resistant casing and a rechargeable …

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Lots of TWS earbuds, selfie sticks, air fryers, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – Hello fellow Gadgeteers! I’ve kind of gotten out of the habit of posting these weekly roundups every Saturday evening and have decided to start back up. So without further ado, here is a listing of all the reviews, and news that we posted in the past 7 days. Enjoy! REVIEWS EarFun Free truly …

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MOFT X minimalist device stands and the Jura Anchor AirPod carabiner clip – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today I have 2 Kickstarter campaigns for accessories that have been designed to improve the use of your smartphone, tablets, and Apple AirPods. Check them out. MOFT X – Invisible and Foldaway Stand for Phone/Tablet What is it? The MOFT X is a stand for your smartphone or tablet that sticks to …

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Deal – Save $105 on a Roborock S5 robot vacuum

DEAL NEWS – Have you been looking for a deal on a great robot vacuum? We’ve reviewed several Roborock vacs in the past including the Roborock S5 which Janet really liked it: The Roborock S5 robot vacuum is a great addition to my cleaning arsenal. It’s quiet enough that I don’t have to worry about bothering …

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Reduce kitchen clutter with the multi-feature ChopBox cutting board

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Kitchens never have enough cupboard, drawer or countertop space to hold all those kitchen gadgets that we gadgeteers need to create our culinary delights.  ChopBox thinks they have a way to tidy things up with their new cutting board that brings many other tools to the counter. The ChopBox is made of …

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Thyrm DarkVault keeps your gadgets safe from harm

NEWS – Expedition, tactical, and adventure supplier Thyrm has added to their line of protective cases with a new gadget case to complement their battery and lighter products. The DarkVault comes in two flavors: DarkVault and DarkVault Comms. The DarkVault has battlefield-grade construction and a gasket seal to keep out dirt and water.  Both flavors …

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ZHIYUN puts a powerful and smooth gimbal in your pocket

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Can you improve your smartphone videos by making them smoother with a gimbal? Yes! But most gimbals are big bulky devices that you won’t want to carry with you everywhere you go. That’s why the SMOOTH-Q2 is a mobile gimbal from ZHIYUN is worth checking out. They are currently seeking funding on …

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Wyze has added smart plugs to their line of home automation gadgets

NEWS – Wyze has easily become my favorite home automation company by providing quality products at crazy affordable prices. I have been using their Wyze cams for quite a while now and just recently started using their Wyze Sense motion and door sensors. Today they add yet another product to their line of easy to …

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Bowers & Wilkins expands their PX line of headphones

NEWS – When Bowers & Wilkins got into the wireless and noise-canceling headphone arena, they didn’t hold back. Right out of the gate, they came up with a winner: the B&W PX wireless headphone. As they’ve proven through the years, B&W always push themselves, never resting on past successes. Case in point: The Bowers & …

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Roborock introduces the S4 an affordable robot vacuum built for more complex environments

Today Roborock, makers of popular robotic vacuums launched the latest vacuum in its top-of-the-line S series, the Roborock S4. The S4 joins Roborock’s highly successful S5 Max and S6 models. The S4 has tons of features but comes in at the lowest price point in the S series ($399.99).  The S4’s features:  Precision laser navigation  A revamped …

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Harken back to the early days of air travel with Craftmotif pen

CROWDFUNDED NEWS – Craftmotif is a pen whose styling evokes images straight out of the era of “The Right Stuff”—the early days of air travel and the aerospace industry. Why do I like it? I like Craftmotif because it is a pen whose styling represents a bygone era in aviation history that is very near …

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