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Forget bento lunchboxes! This BentoStack carries your Apple accessories and has a Qi charger, too!

NEWS – The nice thing about bento lunchboxes is that you can pack a lot of stuff in a small, organized container.  That approach has been applied to the Function 101 BentoStack Charge Travel Case with Qi charger.  This Apple accessories organizer has multiple layers that hold USA-type wall chargers, Apple Pencils, Watch bands, and …

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Viveltre Gourmet Marshmallows are timeless childhood favorites transformed into luxurious puffs of perfection

NEWS – Well, here are two words you probably thought you would never hear together, gourmet marshmallows. But Viveltre Marshmallows are not your typical marshmallows. They’re adapted from a traditional French recipe and handcrafted using only the highest quality 100% natural ingredients with no artificial flavorings, food colorings, or chemical preservatives. And their variety pack …

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This isn’t a Murphy bed. It’s an Ori Pocket Closet!

NEWS – Just like a Murphy bed, the Ori Pocket Closet is designed to fit a lot of functionality into a small space.  Ori says their “Pocket Closet is the walk-in closet you’ve always wanted, but never had the room for. The first-ever standalone walk-in closet instantly multiplies storage capacity in nearly any space.”  Look …

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This iHome bedside clock has Alexa built-in

NEWS – This may look like an old-fashioned alarm clock, but the iHome iAV14 Bedside Clock is so much more.  The clock has both Bluetooth speakers and Alexa Voice Service (AVS) with Far Field voice capability built-in.  Using Alexa and WiFi, you’ll be able to stream music from a variety of services.  You’ll able able …

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Dress like the cast & crew of The Empire Strikes Back with this limited edition parka from Columbia Sportswear

NEWS – In 1979 a hardy group of cast and crew braved the bitter cold of Norway to film the iconic ice planet Hoth scenes from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Now you can live your dream of being part of a Star Wars movie. Columbia Sportswear is releasing a limited edition parka inspired by the …

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WaterField introduces leather office accessories

NEWS – WaterField usually makes fine leather accessories, wallets, bags, and organizers that you take along with you.  Now they’ve introduced some leather accessories that stay at home on your desk to keep your workspace neat and tidy. The Leather Charging Valet is made of premium, vegetable-tanned leather in brown.  It measures 9.5″ X 7.5″ …

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The Zanco S Pen can replace your phone, your camera, and your stylus

NEWS – Do you remember the Gi Joe sized Zanco Tiny T1 phone that I reviewed a couple months ago? Well, I’m excited to let you know that Zanco is back with a Kickstarter project that launched today for something even more awesome than that tiny phone. It’s the S Pen (I wonder how long …

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Restrain your big dog properly in the car with the Big Dog Seat Belt

NEWS – Dwayne Caruth spent 10 years as a firefighter/EMT, and he saw far too many dogs injured or killed because they were improperly restrained during a car accident.  He was inspired to find a better way to protect dogs in the car after an accident he responded to where the driver was alive and in …

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This pour-over coffee filter makes a cup or a pot of coffee

NEWS – This, of course, is not the only pour-over coffee maker on the market, but it is the first I’ve personally seen that doesn’t require a disposable paper filter.  Paper filters add to the waste you produce, especially if you use one paper filter for each cup of coffee you make.  This reusable Pour …

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Neato Botvac D7 software update adds zone cleaning feature

NEWS – I am a huge fan of Neato’s Botvac robot vacuums. I have two of them in my home. One for the main floor and one for the basement. They are both scheduled to automatically run 3 times a week, but now that we’re replacing the carpet on our main floor with luxury vinyl …

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Deals: Save big $’s on JLab headphones, microSD cards, gaming gear, and more

NEWS – Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are behind us, but that doesn’t mean there are no more deals. There are lots more to come including the 12 days of deals from Amazon. Today is day 2 of their 12 days of deals and the theme is gaming. So check below for some money …

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Albedo100 makes sure you’ll always be seen at night

NEWS – Albedo is a measure of how reflective an object, usually a planet or moon, is – how much of the incident light is reflected by the object.  Despite how bright they are, the Earth’s albedo is only about 0.3, meaning 30% of light is reflected, and our moon when full is only about …

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Build your own galloping mechanical horse

NEWS – This kit is the perfect thing for model-builders and horse lovers.  Scientifics Direct describe this kit: “Automata are mechanical art pieces that achieve a series of lifelike movements using a variety of clever mechanisms.  Cranks, gears, wheels, cams and linkages are used to mimic the simple flowing beauty found in nature.  As the …

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LG V40 ThinQ, Colonel Littleton bag, Focal Elegia headphones, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – Yay, we survived Black Friday last week and Cyber Monday this week, so the rest of the days until the end of the year should be smooth sailing. If you’re still stressed out by the holidays, I have the perfect stress relief for you. Reading about gadgets! Take a look at the list …

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Jacques 777 custom leather backpack, Somiflash smart 1TB flash drive, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

NEWS – This week we are bringing you information about three different crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter and Indiegogo that will be of interest to bag freaks, and more. Jacques 777 – Handcrafted Leather Backpack Designed by YOU! Blurb by Bob Patterson What is it? It’s a handmade leather backpack that is …

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