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Remotely Watch and Give Pets Treats With Petcube Bites [Review]

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

Anyone with a furry friend at home knows the pain of not being able to be with them throughout the day, let alone when they are stuck late at work or on the road. Over the past few years Petcube has made strides in…

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Solid State Drives + Striped RAIDs = Maximum MacBook Pro Performance

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you hear the term “RAID” and immediately think of World of Warcraft, then leave now and go back to your guild. In short, a RAID is a set of physical volumes configured via hardware or software to appear as one volume of data….

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This Robotic Mower Will Cut Your Lawn at Night

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

What would you give in exchange for a perfectly manicured lawn and get back some time on the weekend? Since robotic lawn mowers have hit the market, homeowners from all over the country have been eager to capitalize on the benefits offered by these new…

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How to Record a Professional Podcast for Less than $1,000

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While podcasting has technically been around since 2004, when Dave Winer and Adam Curry began syncing subscribable audio content to personal digital media players, according to Pew’s recent State of the News Media, over 60 percent of the population has still never listened to…

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tracMo Launches Bluetooth 5 Tracker With 400 Foot Range

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Today, Taiwan-based tracMo is announcing their first ever tracker featuring Bluetooth 5.0 technology. Trackers are small devices that you can place on commonly misplaced items such as keys, luggage, backpacks, small children (not really), and potentially now even your dog or cat. Due to…

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25 Photography Gadgets To Shoot Like A Pro

By | Aug 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm

There is nothing more fun than shopping for new gear and gadgets. But you always want to make sure you’re getting the right new gear and gadgets (i.e. not just the most expensive). We’re here to help you figure out the best photography gadgets…


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VW Electric Microbus Coming by 2022 Renewing VW Bus Obsession

By | Aug 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The United States has suffered from a VW bus obsession since the boxy little microbus became a symbol of freedom as a hippie van transporting people and their gear to concerts and anti-war rallies in the 1960’s. My parents had a VW Bus and…

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How WEMO Powers My Smart Home (After 4 Years of Troubleshooting)

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 8:07 pm

I’ve been using Belkin’s WEMO line of products since 2012, and in that time I’ve developed a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with these things. I envisioned creating a smart home with WEMO’s simple plug and play system but as I’ve outlined previously, it started…

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Which Ecobee Smart Thermostat Is Best for Your Home?

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Ecobee is not focused anymore on building smart thermostats. They have moved a step further down the evolution line, designing voice-enabled products that can make the life easier and enable homeowners save precious time when performing daily tasks. One of the most advanced products Ecobee…

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6 Gadgets Every Startup Needs In Their First Office

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm

It’s a bit daunting when your startup reaches the milestone of needing its first office, both logistically and financially. However, having built out a few offices in my day, I assure you it will be an unforgettably rewarding experience as well. As long as…

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Telecommuting Gadgets to Make You More Efficient

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Telecommuting has many benefits such as skipping rush hour traffic and the option to wear slippers all day, though it can be a real drag on your productivity if your “home office” is limited to just a laptop and your favorite reading chair. As…

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13 Outdoor Tech Gadgets To Create Your Backyard Oasis

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 10:33 pm

Summer isn’t over yet – and for some of us it’s in full swing and we continue to enjoy barbecues and pool parties. If you’re fortunate enough to have your own backyard, you can still transform it into an oasis for your family and…

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Wacom Bamboo Sketch Stylus is Good for the Basics

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The Wacom Bamboo Sketch Stylus is a lot of fun. While it is not great for art, it is quite utilitarian and a lot of fun. It is a great crayon for scratching out rough sketches and diagrams, drawing on photos, or writing notes….

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Here’s What Might Be Slowing Your Wireless Router (and Here’s How to Fix It)

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 10:09 am

Most networking hardware vendors will have you believe your wireless router simply needs to be taken out of the box, plugged in, and assigned a silly name so that your neighbors know how funny you are. This is not true, especially for city dwellers…

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MacBook Pro Battery Replacement In One Simple GIF

By | Aug 12, 2017 at 6:50 am

All batteries have a shelf life, which means every single gadget you buy that comes equipped with a rechargeable battery will, over time, lose its ability to hold a charge until it’s completely useless. When your MacBook Pro battery is finally dead, your once-fancy…

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13 NeuroTech Companies That Want to Read Your Brain

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 11:31 am

A mind is a terrible thing to waste. At least, that appears to be the case, as hundreds of neurotech startups have begun popping up all over the professional ecosystem. From unique wearables to innovative software, these companies are making it easy to read…

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Uuni 3: You’ll Never Order Pizza Again [Review]

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 12:20 pm

During the summer there is nothing quite like firing up a grill, popping a few bottles, and enjoying a weekend with friends. Typically when you think grill, that means meat, meat, and maybe a few veggies mixed in there. However, with Uuni 3, a…