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4 Tips to Get More Stars on Your Google Seller Ratings

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

Online reviews provide the first impression many consumers get of brands. Just as important as reviews, however, are star ratings. On Google, a seller’s star rating appears next to search results, showing at a glance what consumers think of the brand. To enjoy better…

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NYC

Skybuds Pack a Lot of Features in Tiny Wireless Earbuds [Review]

By | Apr 14, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Blame Apple as much as you’d like, but the world of wireless tech was inevitable. Between more IoT devices hitting the market, better connection types, and the endless accumulation of hours spent untangling wires, people were never designed to live in a wired world….

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Philadelphia

Nucleus Is a Modern Twist on Home Intercoms With a Side of Alexa [Review]

By | Mar 29, 2017 at 11:20 am

Being able to speak to your family shouldn’t be a challenge, and that’s where a new device called Nucleus comes in. With Nucleus’ platform, two people can speak or setup a video chat with the press of a button or two. On the hardware…

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mBot Teaches Kids to Code in a Cute Robot Shell [Review]

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm

As adults, there are so many resources available to us to break into the world of programming and coding. From organizations like General Assembly and the hundreds of localized coding bootcamps, you can practically throw a stick into the wind and find a way…

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Amazfit Pace Is Bringing Affordability to GPS Watches [Review]

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Huami and Xiaomi may not be well established brands in the US just yet, but over the next few years we’ll be hearing a lot from each of them. In fact, last year we reviewed the duo’s last fitness tracker, Mi Band 2, with…

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The iLife V7 Robot Vacuum Cleaner Is Like The Best Drunk Roommate Ever [Review]

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Robotic or automated vacuums are not a new concept. However, over the years, they have become increasingly more affordable and filled with even more features. Roomba being the most well known version still comes at a premium price as it has the best track…

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Linksys WRT 3200ACM Brings Back Original Design, DD-WRT [Review]

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 11:20 am

For most consumers, a standard high-speed router is all we really need. However, in our current political climate, it never hurts to think about one’s privacy and security, which is where having an integrated VPN and more control over your flow of data becomes…

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Pixie Trackers Use Mesh Network, Augmented Reality To Sort of Find Items [Review]

By | Feb 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Regardless how organized you are, eventually you’re going to lose something. Be it your keys, your dog, the house keys, or perhaps your phone, the ultimate first world problem is losing your stuff. Item trackers have been around for years, Tile being the most…

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San Francisco

Stay Calm With Spire, A Pebble Shaped Wearable [Review]

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Over the next four years, wearables are said to decline in both user adoption and general use; however, some of that may be due in part to a lack of innovation. From this year’s CES, we saw a general theme of refining technology, which…

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Motorola’s Talkabout T480 Keeps You Informed in Emergencies [Review]

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Regardless of where you live, there is at least one type of natural disaster that’s likely to terrorize your area. Down here in Charleston, we get some pretty nasty hurricanes and the occasional tornado. For those of you unfortunate souls up north, snow storms paired…

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Chicago

Cubii Helps You Pedal Faster Towards Your Health Resolutions [Review]

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Everyone knows that exercise, and sleep are daily necessities. As entrepreneurs and professionals, it’s not always easy to find a healthy balance of work and life. We sit for hours at a time, wake up too early, over do it on the coffee, and…

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Mebo is the Interactive Robot Even Adults Want to Play With [Review]

By | Dec 22, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Tech toys are no longer just for kids; they’ve become a family activity. Though STEM toys like Lego Mindstorms have been around for years, more and more brands are looking to encourage the next wave of youngsters to become interested in technology. Mebo, a…

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7 Tips to Buying Bluetooth Speakers for Summer Fun

By | Jun 3, 2017 at 10:30 am

Over the last few years Bluetooth speakers have become more popular and the technology has immensely improved. This summer when you’re looking to purchase a speaker for pool side entertainment, keep these features in mind before you purchase. Size of Speaker One of the…

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Lenovo’s Yoga Book Is a Great Toy for Designers [Review]

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 3:30 pm

In an age where computers and tablets are constantly borrowing similar designs, gone are the days of innovative concepts. That is except for Lenovo, who has constantly pushed the envelope on their Yoga line, and most recently on their incredibly lightweight Yoga Book series. …

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Netatmo Presence Uses Algorithms For Better Outdoor Security [Review]

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 10:30 am

Break-ins happen, regardless of how much security you have visible to the would-be criminal. However, comprehensive and effect security measures can certainly reduce the chances. When I was growing up, home security was available in the form of horribly annoying keypads that …

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Chamberlain MyQ Brings Your Garage Opener Into The IoT World [Review]

By | Dec 9, 2016 at 10:30 am

To many of us, a garage is more than just a place to store your cars. It’s where we get the messy work done, it’s typically where we enter our homes, and of course we find it perfectly acceptable to allow our garages to…

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DJI Phantom 4 Falcon is Everything You Want From a Drone [Review]

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

DJI is perhaps one of the most well known drone makers in the US, and in the past couple of years they’ve been quickly iterating on their flagship line. Initially launched in the first part of this year, the DJI Phantom 4 was the…