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SCOSCHE introduces new USB-C hub with AV features

Some newer laptops like Apple’s latest MacBook Pro use a USB-C port for both charging and connecting to accessories. But without USB TYPE-A connectors (which I guess is what we’re supposed to call the “old” style USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors), how do you charge your iPhone, Nexus 6P or other USB-A devices? SCOSCHE comes …

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The DecaTxt keyboard will let you type all the best words with just one hand

Although it might look like some type of Rubik’s Cube type puzzle, the In10did DecaTxt is actually a one-handed Bluetooth keyboard. This unique keyboard only has 10 keys, but those 10 keys allow you to type all the same letters, numbers, punctuation characters and other symbols you’re used to typing on a traditional keyboard, but …

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Sit, stand, it’s up to you with the Fellowes Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation

The standing desk movement doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. If you’ve considered giving one a try, you may be interested in the Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation that Fellowes has just announced. This standing desk requires no modification to your existing desk as it just sits on top of it. The Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation …

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Securifi Almond 3 smart home Wi-Fi system review

More and more, the smallest devices we have are connected to the internet; the days of a 4 port router being useful are long gone. Nowadays, many of us need Wi-Fi capable of providing a signal to dozens of devices, throughout our homes. Some people find themselves with a great signal on one side of …

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TouchJet Pond Touchscreen Projector review

I am a homeschool teacher and am always looking for ways to improve the flow of my instruction. When the Gadgeteer was offered the TouchJet Pond Touchscreen Projector, I volunteered to review it to see if it would do just that. It is a smart projector that runs Android 4.4.2, has a 16 GB internal …

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APC Back-UPS BE850M2 review

Despite the power-hungry gadget count in my home, I don’t have an uninterruptible power supply (UPS).  I just never got around to it.  Power outages aren’t very common where I live.  However, my son has been doing a lot of writing for homework on the computer, and it would be a shame to lose his …

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AOC announces new 27in monitor with a Qi charger in the base

Even though my Nexus 6P doesn’t have wireless charging, I’m still a huge fan of the oh so convenient method of charging called Qi. If I was shopping for a new monitor AND my phone was Qi capable, I’d be seriously interested in the new AOC P2779VC 27 inch monitor. The P2779VC features a Plane …

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The Doxie Q is a rechargeable, wireless, portable multi-sheet scanner

The Doxie Q lets you go paperless by providing all the power of a big desktop scanner with the flexibility of being able to scan anywhere. This small scanner flips open to reveal a multi-sheet paper feeder that can scan up to 8 color sheets at a time at 300 or 600 DPI. The rechargeable …

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Henge Docks introduces Clique 2 for the Apple Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2

Four years ago Dave reviewed the original Clique holder that combines Apple’s wireless keyboard and trackpad into one connected input device. Now Henge Docks has introduced an updated version of the Clique. The Clique 2 is basically an aluminum holder with slots for Apple’s Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2 (the latest versions of Apple’s …

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This mouse works on a desk, in the air and it even listens to voice commands

The Gyration Air Mouse Voice is a very talented rodent. It not only works on your desktop like a traditional mouse, but you can also use it in the air with gestures, for presentations. And if that’s not enough reason to want to try one, the Air Mouse Voice can also be controlled with voice …

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Epson Expression Premium XP-640 Small-In-One Printer Review

The Epson Expression Premium XP-640 Small-In-One Printer appears to be a color inkjet printer that can handle any printing job you throw at it. And as its name states, it’s small and does it all. From the standard printing on plain paper, printing on envelopes, copying and scanning documents, and printing on DVD’s, the Epson …

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Luxafor Flag RGB light notification indicator review

One feature I miss on my iPhone is the LED “blinky” that lets you know if you’ve got a message waiting, missed call, etc.  This was one of my favorite Blackberry features.  What if you could add some light to your computer in the same way?  Today I’ve got my hands on the Luxafor Flag …

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