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Saddleback Leather updates the last duffle bag you (or your heirs) will ever need to purchase

Saddleback Leather Co. Beast Duffle in Tobacco

NEWS – Saddleback Leather Co. has updated its largest duffle (SLC’s preferred spelling) bag, which is appropriately named the Beast. Like the majority of Saddleback Leather Company’s bags, the Beast is constructed with full grain leather, marine-grade polyester thread, and stainless steel hardware. The main body of the bag is constructed of two large pieces …

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Impossible Burger 2.0 wows ’em at CES

NEWS – Most folks have heard about the Impossible Burger from Impossible Foods.  It is a burger patty made entirely from plants. 100% vegan with absolutely no animal products, Impossible Burger has gained fans searching for a meat substitute that is meat-like.  But, reviews, while good, were mixed.  Enter Impossible Burger 2.0. The new formulation …

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Nomad launches Titanium Band for Apple Watch

NEWS – I have a few Nomad products and have been continually impressed with the quality and attention to detail of their products. This morning I had a fresh new email from them about their new titanium watch band for the Apple Watch. I’ve always loved titanium (my wedding ring is titanium) and very excited …

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Focal focuses on 2019 with two new high-end audio products

NEWS – Things are not slowing down for Focal, the French high fidelity audio company. They’ve just released two new products for 2019—and it’s only February! Stellia is a high-end, closed-back headphone that can compete with the best loudspeakers. Stellia integrates a new generation of speaker drivers, capable of working at low sound levels while …

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Logitech’s G935 is a wireless headset for serious gamers

NEWS – Though Logitech may be best-known for making general-purpose mice and keyboards, they recently announced a couple of products designed for hardcore video gamers.  The G935 is a top-of-the-line wireless gaming headset, and the G635 is its younger brother, a wired version of the G935.  This is the first headset that feature’s Logitech’s exclusive …

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KitchenAid Cook Processor Connect: Everything you need to make a meal in one appliance

NEWS – Are you looking to replace a multitude of single use appliances that are sitting either on or under your counter? Is an InstaPot not exciting enough? Well then, the KitchenAid Cook Processor Connect might be for you. As the main cook in our house, I have an almost visceral reaction to gadgets lying …

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Pyropets are a Valentine’s Day gift for your goth sweetheart

NEWS – If your Valentine is a little more unique than the typical girl or boy next door, then here’s a Valentine’s Day gift idea that might be a hit. Pyropets are animal shaped wax candles with a hidden surprise inside. Shaped like a cat, unicorn, stag, bird, rabbit, and more, these colorful geometric candles look …

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New gadgets to your door monthly with Tech2u.club

NEWS – Jonesing for some new gadgets and gizmos, but don’t have time to find the newest tech? Kickstarter campaign Tech2U.club plans to solve that problem for you. Tech2U offers a curated, monthly consumer electronics subscription club.  Think Watch Gang for tech nerds. They promise to bring their members, “new, unique and practical tech”  with …

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Krossblade’s SkyProwler2 gives you a lot of drone to play with

NEWS – Quadcopters are popular these days not in small part because they are easy to fly.  If you’re looking for a step up in complexity and capability, take a look at Krossblade’s recently announced SkyProwler2.  It’s a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone, which means that four arms with horizontal propellers, just like a …

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The Fluance Fi20 portable wireless speaker immerses you in 360-degrees of sound

NEWS – Wireless speakers are certainly nothing new, but the Fluance Fi20 portable wireless speaker is one of those speakers that stands out in today’s somewhat saturated market. It features a sophisticated wood design and delivers immersive 360-degree sound. While most speakers are directional, the Fi20 radiates music in every direction, providing a room filling and …

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EcoQube Air lets you grow your favorite plant on your desk

Working in an office cubicle can be a bit drab and I’m always looking for ways to liven it up a bit. The EcoQube Air does just that by providing a desktop greenhouse for you to grow and maintain your favorite plant while providing beneficial air quality improvements. The EcoQube Air not only will oxygenate …

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Gadgeteer looks back at the PalmPilot, Saddleback keyboard case, Mobile Edge messenger bag, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – We were busy this week with four articles, eight reviews, and seventeen news posts. I’ll bet you haven’t read them all so browse through the complete list below just to double check. ARTICLES The most popular kinds of drones we’ll see in 2019 on February 8, 2019 by Kayla Matthews Valentine’s Day 2019 gift guide on …

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Hupnos Self Learning Snoring Mask: Better cohabitation through technology

NEWS – Topping the list of things my wife would tell me to order immediately, the Hupnos sleep mask is a new entrant into a market full of nose strips, tilting beds and other devices designed to bring harmony to snorers and those who share a bed with them. What makes the Hupnos mask different than …

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Moshi’s Tego Sling messenger bag offers cut-proof protection

NEWS – The tide is turning toward sling bags. Thin devices and larger screens are convincing users that bracing their device against their back is great for protecting those fragile slabs of glass from breakage. Being able to slide the sling around and not lean on it while on public transit or for security in crowds …

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Imaginations fly high with PowerUp 2.0 paper airplane motor

NEWS – Let your imagination and creativity sore to new heights with the PowerUp 2.0 paper airplane conversion kit electric motor. In just minutes you can convert your own paper airplane into a motorized flying machine. The PowerUp 2.0 includes: 50K RPM motor Carbon-fiber body Reinforced nylon nose clip Quick-charge port Charger (3 AA batteries …

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