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Want to feel old? Rubik’s Cube is 40!

NEWS –  Yes, you read that right – everyone’s favorite rotating cube is 40 years old. During the COVID19 lockdown, Rubik’s Cube’s popularity has surged, just in time for the invention’s 40th anniversary of becoming a global phenomenon. For those of us that aren’t as visual as others, the company has a great how-to guide on …

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Save 50% off Keyport EDC gear for the next 48hrs!

DEAL NEWS – Today (and tomorrow) are your lucky days because you can save 50% off a Keyport Pivot key organizer with a special discount code just for Gadgeteer readers. This is the best discount that they’ve ever had for the Pivot. If you’re not familiar the Keyport Pivot, take a quick look at my …

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Slow feeder keeps dogs quiet and occupied…at least, for a while

NEWS – As we continue to work from home, there’s been one consistent challenge: Our dogs. They might be sweet and silent for hours, but as soon as that conference call starts, they suddenly need to bark at every squirrel, bird or leaf that passes by the window. Or they absolutely must chase each other …

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Think resistance bands are simple? Hyfit Gear 1 will change your mind

NEWS – Last fall when we had to move out of our house for a remodel, I wasn’t able to take my Total Gym with me for my daily workouts. Instead, I took a set of resistance bands and still use them from time to time in my workout sessions when I need to change …

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Relax on the beach without worrying that your umbrella will fly away and stab someone

NEWS – One of my favorite places in the world is Sanibel Island Florida. We usually go there once a year (not this year though <sniff>) and our favorite activity is sitting on the beach relaxing under the shade of an umbrella. But each year we deal with the problem of getting our umbrella planted …

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The CIGA Design Z-Series Mechanical Titanium Watch just went from awesome to awesome!! awesome!!

NEWS – Back in January 2020, I reviewed the CIGA Design Z-Series Mechanical Titanium Watch and simply loved the build quality, design, function, and sleek and classy look. I was impressed enough that despite my collection of watches, I found myself choosing this watch as a regular option. The fact that it is a mechanical …

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This cooler will keep things cold for up to 10 days without ice!

NEWS – QOOL Box is no ordinary cooler, my friends. This Germany engineered cooler will keep its contents at a constant temperature for up to 10 days without ice or power! How does it work? It uses special sealed vacuum insulation panels made of a Phase Change Material (PCM) that are installed in the walls, …

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Trivial Pursuit Family Edition is great addition to family game night

NEWS –  If you are looking for an activity to stimulate the minds of both children and adults alike, I would suggest Hasbro Games Trivial Pursuit Family Edition.  This is an Amazon Exclusive product, and with its 4.5 star rating, this game did not disappoint! Hasbro Games Trivial Pursuit Family Edition is recommended for ages 8+ …

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Master & Dynamic expands its Leica partnership wirelessly

NEWS – Master & Dynamics make great headphones and earphones—both wired and wireless. One thing M&D does differently is partnering with designers and other brands to produce unique looking versions of existing models. They’ve worked with the fashion house Louis Vuitton, Bamford Watch company, and the iconic camera brand, Leica. The partnership with Leica has …

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Turn the back of your iPhone into a notepad or sticky note dispenser

NEWS – I love tech (duh!) but I also love using good old fashioned pen and paper just as much. That’s why the Paperback and Notepad from Ilovehandles caught my eye. What are they? They are two different ways to turn your iPhone (various versions) into a notepad. Paperback is a pad of yellow paper …

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Take the power of creativity with you wherever you go with the Smartta SliderMini 2

NEWS – Several years ago, I purchased my first slider for over $2000. As a Photographer/Videographer, I had grand ideas for creative projects in various locations indoors and outdoors. The slider was relatively large and heavy and required several add-ons to be functional, and it took quite a bit of effort and time to be …

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Amazfit Powerbuds pair TWS sport earbuds with a heart rate monitor

NEWS – There are a lot of true wireless workout earbuds on the market. Most of them offer standard features like water resistance, ear hooks, and gesture controls for music playback. What sets the Amazfit Powerbuds apart from other earbuds is that they have a PPG heart rate sensor on the right earbud that measures …

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