Airthings Wave Mini smart indoor air quality monitor review

REVIEW – Last year I reviewed the Airthings Wave smart radon detector and it revealed a significant radon gas problem in my home which prompted me to have a radon mediation system installed. Then earlier this year, I reviewed their new Airthings Wave Plus unit which adds an air quality feature to the radon detector. …

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Mophie Powerstation Hub Portable Battery review

REVIEW – By now, those of you that regularly read my reviews can likely conclude that I am a USB power hub gadget junkie!! :-). I use numerous devices that can either run off of a USB power pack and/or can be recharged via the same. Since I shoot many photography gigs at various locations, …

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Love the candle, hate the flame? Try a Darice candle warmer.

NEWS – Vanilla. Apple pie. Sugar cookie. Pumpkin spice. Festive pine. It doesn’t matter the season, I love the smell of a scented candle.  At the same time, I’m not a big fan of open flames. My house is too full of kids and dogs, chaos and crazy. But my niece turned me on to …

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Use a little eruption disruption to clean the inside of your microwave

NEWS – OMG, is that a volcano in your microwave?! No, this isn’t a failed science fair project, it’s a little volcano that cleans the inside of your microwave.  The Kitchen Gizmo Volcano Microwave cleaner is a fun and hassle-free way to clean cooked on grime from the inside of your microwave. No scrubbing required. …

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Brightech Owen Nightstand review

REVIEW – It’s back-to-school time, and folks are thinking about changing where they live, setting up dorm rooms, and generally getting ready to snuggle down and study. Having a cozy corner with a lamp and a place to sit your coffee/tea/adult beverage has been a necessity since students read by oil lamps and candles. Nowadays, …

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How to use your Amazon Echo Dot as a Bluetooth Speaker

ARTICLE – A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article about How to listen to audiobooks and read eBooks for FREE. Since then, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying using the Libby app to listen to free audiobooks by checking them out (virtually) from my local library. I listen to the audiobooks through my phone (Huawei …

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HOMIEE BP1003 blood pressure monitor review

REVIEW -Remember in The Lion King, when the hyenas, Shenzi, Banzai and Ed, say, “Mufasa” “Ooooo, do it again” “Mufasa” “Ooooooo” “Mufasa, Mufasa, Mufasa” It’s just fun to say.  Kinds of like, “sphygmomanometer”.  OK, maybe that’s a little more difficult than “Mufasa”, but it’s still a fun word.  What is it, you ask?  That’s the …

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BenQ ZOWIE XL2411P 144Hz 24-inch e-Sports Monitor review

REVIEW – Without a doubt, the two most important components of a good gaming system are the video card and the monitor.  The monitor is what gamers are looking at while playing, and the video card is what renders the games on the monitor.  When I designed my current system, I included a GeForce GTX …

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Deal of the day – Save $70 off a Roborock S6 vacuum

DEAL NEWS – It’s time to put your fears of robot overlords away and embrace the convenience of having one do the chores you don’t want to do, like vacuuming the floors in your home. To help you get over these fears, Roborock is offering a $70 off coupon on Amazon for their S6 vacuum …

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CookPerfect wireless meat thermometer review

REVIEW – Is anything better than a perfectly cooked meal? The main course, done exactly to your liking, makes for the perfect dining experience. But, how do you know when your main course is done?  And, what if folks like things done to different levels?  CookPerfect can help with its dual-probe wireless meat thermometer. What …

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Pivo Tiny Pod camera mount review

REVIEW – I am usually interested in almost every type of gadget that is designed for videography and/or photography. These days, almost everyone has a smartphone and many people use the built-in features to shoot either videos or to take pictures or both. In response to this popularity, many companies have manufactured various kinds of …

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