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Gift Guide 2017: Gadgets and Gear for Multimedia Lovers

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

Since the rise of the internet, we’ve seen a Wild West for multimedia content creators: Comics lost the constricting borders of a paper’s edge and became webcomics; Radio shows lost their set air dates and became podcasts. Even newspapers got in on the fun by…

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Which Virtual Assistant Has the Best Voice Recognition?

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As the holidays grow near and the shopping lists grow more pressing, virtual assistants have become the talk of the tech world. From the advanced artificial intelligence at work in our new phones to the discounted holiday prices of Amazon Echo and Google Home,…

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Seattle

Put a Brewery in Your Home With Pico C [Review]

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In a world filled with endless choices, perhaps one that never gives up is that of the beer market. In the past year, overall sales were static; however, the craft beer market still enjoyed a 6.2 percent increase, especially for microbreweries. While the bubble…

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Gift Guide 2017: Holiday Party Gadgets and Gear

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The holiday party is as much a part of the season as shopping, caroling, and yelling at family members for taking too many rolls at dinner. Between the ugly sweaters, the drums of eggnog, and the over-served guests, a holiday party can be pretty…

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Gift Guide 2017: STEM Toys for Kids

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

These days kid’s toys offer more than just moving pieces around the board or driving them around a sandbox. Today, parents can help their kids get a head start in STEM and have fun doing it together. This holiday if you are looking to…

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Austin

Konnected Security System Upgrades Your Old Wired Security System [Review]

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

From the beginning of my smart home automation journey in 2004, a personal goal of mine has always been to somehow integrate my aging hardwired alarm system into my smart home system. I’m guessing that Nate Clark of Konnected and I shared that vision,…

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5 Gifts for Your Employees Under $100

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Your employees have worked hard all year, busting their back side to push the company forward. Aside from giving them well-deserved time off and an enjoyable office holiday party, send them home with a few gadgets as an extra thank you. KeySmart Pro with…

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Top 10 Worst Gadgets to Give as Gifts This Holiday Season

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 9:20 am

Look, we get it. By this point in the holiday shopping season, you’ve seen so many gift guides that your nose is started to bleed just like this Eleven-themed candle holder that would also make a great gift for your weird Stranger Things-obsessed friend….

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Northern Virginia

Coros’ New OMNI Cycling Helmet Has Bone Conduction and LEDs [Review]

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 10:50 am

For cyclists, there are few things you need along on your ride, and a comfortable and aerodynamic helmet is always on that list. It of course helps when it’s designed to protect your noggin, but being that is a given, there really isn’t a…

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5 Gifts Under $100 for the Graphic Designer on Your List

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Searching for the ultimate gift for the graphic designer in your life can be a challenge. Fortunately, we’ve gathered some ideas that could be great for the holiday, give them inspiration, and won’t break the bank. Here are 5 gifts under $100 you can…

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Los Angeles

Gift Guide 2017: Star Wars Gadgets and Gear

By | Dec 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Star Wars. The franchise is one of the most famous of all time — the original 1977 film is up there with Gone With the Wind as the most beloved 20th century flick. Unlike Gone With the Wind, the futuristic Star Wars franchise lends itself…

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San Francisco

Add a Layer of Protection to Your iPhone X

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 11:30 am

If you were one of the individuals that snagged the iPhone X, then you are fully aware that this device is one of the most fragile smartphones on the market to date. And you also know, the cost of getting your glass repaired is…

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Gift Guide 2017: Creatives, Podcasters, Vloggers, and Hipsters

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Blame social media or the rise in affordable technology, this world is creating more content. Sure, your uncle may just be figuring out memes on Facebook, but your niece is racking up millions of views on YouTube and Instagram with her own how-to series….

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HyperX FPS: Alloy Keyboard and Pulsefire Mouse [Review]

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Gaming is not what it once was. What first started as nothing more than a few pixels bouncing a virtual ball back and forth has spurred a full scale industry filled with pro level sporting competition, advances in technology, and maybe the birth of…