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Gift Guide 2017: The Home Chef

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

In the past year we’ve seen some massive wins and changes in the world of food, namely Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods and both Blue Apron and HelloFresh going public. We’ve also seen some interesting insights from company leaders such as Papa Johns who…

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Galaxy Note 8 vs S8: Premium Phones With Aesthetics You’ll Love

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The Galaxy Note 8 is simultaneously the best and most expensive phone I’ve ever owned. Would I recommend it? Absolutely. The S8+ is top notch as well but doesn’t quite keep up with the Note 8, despite the fact that the battery is larger…

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8 Anti-Aging Tech Gadgets

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

You know something’s a common Silicon Valley concern when it becomes a plot point in the TV show literally titled Silicon Valley. Which is why its devoted viewers might not be surprised to hear that last season’s subplot, featuring a “blood boy” who …

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How Smart Technology Is Bringing Bathrooms Into the Future

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In the last few years, smart technology has found a place in virtually every room of the home, right down to the locks on your doors. It may have taken a while, but it would seem bathrooms are the final piece of the smart…

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Gift Guide 2017: Travel Tech

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The only problem with going home for the holidays? The actual process of going home. Travel is never fun, and shuffling through an endless line just to wind up in a cramped airline seat for hours is enough to sap anyone’s holiday spirit before…

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Gift Guide 2017: Fitness Tech and Wearables

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 11:30 am

The holidays are a magical time of excess cookies, turkey, stockings filled with chocolate and reused popcorn balls, and maybe a little more beer or wine than usually. Fortunately that means New Year’s is approaching, and with that it’s time for another health related…

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8 Essential Mac Software Tools to Buy Before Black Friday

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

By now you’ve seen early Black Friday sales for everything from TVs and washers to mattresses and drones. I mean, the holiday lights went up in Target not even 24 hours after Halloween. Some may say it’s obnoxious, some may love getting in the…

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San Francisco

This Backpack Traveled Over 100,000 Miles With Me

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

I’ve been on a quest over the last decade to find a laptop backpack that offers comfort, style, durability, and function. I’ve gone through a dozen laptop backpacks over the years, from Timbuk2 to Kenneth Cole to North Face to Encase to Hurley and a…

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London

Robot Vacuum Cleaners of the Future Could Look Like Spaceships

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

The future, as pictured in science-fiction movies, is closer than it has ever been. Almost palpable, and although flying cars, teleportation and time travel are still elusive, we have made insane demarches in facilitating our lives with robotized and automatized household items. …

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Seattle

Treat Your Pets Anywhere With Furbo [Review]

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The world is a better place because of the furry friends we have around, but holding down a full-time job or going to class means that you can’t always spend as much time with them as you’d like. Thanks to the magic of technology,…

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Zoolz Cloud Storage Automatically Organizes Your Data With AI

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 11:30 am

Keeping important photos, documents and files in the Cloud is pretty much the norm these days, but keeping all that content organized is no easy task. Instead of spending hours trying to find a certain piece of information, there are tools to simplify this…

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Gift Guide 2017: Video Game Consoles, Games, and Accessories

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 11:30 am

When video games came to popularity, it really only appealed to a certain demographic. Today, everyone from your grandma to your nephew, who can’t even talk yet, plays some type of game, and for that it makes it one of the hottest markets around….

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3 Shower Speakers Under $40 Adding Music to Your Morning

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Looking to add a music element to your showering routine? Thanks to modern technology advancements you can now have a solid, Bluetooth, waterproof speaker in your shower and stream your favorite music for as little as $9 I’ve pulled together three devices ranging between…

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6 Best iPhone X Cases to Protect Your $1,000 Phone

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 10:50 am

You may have heard by now: Research from SquareTrade has named the iPhone X one of the most fragile smartphones in history and easily the most fragile iPhone to ever hit the market. That hasn’t stopped people from buying them, of course: At launch,…

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Cambridge

Spire Studio: Portable Recording Studio Designed for Collaboration [Review]

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 11:30 am

Like you, many of us as kids sang in the shower, attempted to play some sort of instrument in middle school, or went through countless hours of lessons with the dream of one day actually doing something with that musical talent. Then at some…

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How Notion’s Sensors Simplify Your Smart Home [Review]

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Launching today, the second generation of the Notion sensor displays with a high degree of flexibility. This flexibility should make it a competitive option when compared to more narrowly focused items, such as dedicated motion sensors or water sensors. These small, round, …

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Here Are the Best TVs from LG and Sony That Money Can Buy

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Upgrading your TV isn’t as simple as waiting for the next big upgrade to hit your local big box store. For some consumers, it’s about getting the most out of their investment, but for others (like me) it’s about staying current and having the…