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It doesn’t really matter how old you are, who doesn’t  being a gamer?!  Video games have come a long way from Super Mario Brothers (although it’s still in our top 5) and so has the sound and interactive playing options, which means you need the ultimate gaming headset, but which one exactly?  There are a […]

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Electronic gadgets will sometimes come with confusing technical specifications… and you may need to understand these to be able to compare similar gadget products. Here are some common ones you will find in our gadgets category that will help you when shopping for the best electronics gadgets:

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The Gamer: Just as Apple has creative professionals cornered, Alienware is a dominant force in the gaming industry. Really, if you’re not going to build a custom PC yourself, there’s not much better out there. This one features a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 graphics card, an AC wireless card (for cable-free online gaming), 8 gigs of memory, and a beastly 1 terabyte hard drive.

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With the headphone jack quickly disappearing from phones, wireless headphones are a must. The Happy Plugs Earpiece Wireless is the prettiest pair around. It works for calls and music and when not in use she can knot it around her neck like a piece of jewelry. For more, check out our roundup of Best Wireless Headphones.

Because you just may be over Alexa and want to try something new.  Google Home pretty much rocks because Google can basically help you with anything.  I mean, they do online so why not in your home!? It can play your favorite music, answer a zillion questions (in a nice voice), can play some games, help organize your day and can actually recognize up to 6 different Google accounts based on your voice signature.  So cool!

Built atop a full-length VW Beetle floorpan — as opposed to the shortened base of the standard Manx — the Meyers Manxter 2+2 provided added utility in the way of two more seats or added cargo space. This particular example was built atop a ’65 Bug and was recently restored by San Francisco-based Manx specialists. Painted in an Olive Green shade more commonly seen on FJ40 Land Cruisers, it has a tan leather interior, red wheels capped with Porsche caps, and a rare, removable fiberglass hardtop.

I’ve worn both of these smartwatches for months at a time, and they’re both wonderful and easy to style with anything. Both of these smartwatches are so great they’re in our buying guide to the best smartwatches for women.

No one should ever drive drunk, but it can be difficult to monitor your blood alcohol content levels without taking a breathalyzer test. While there are some small breathalyzers ar on the market, they can be clumsy and awkward to use in public. Proof is a unique and elegant solution to this problem, as it’s a wearable wristband that can discretely analyze you BAC levels through your skin. The makers of Proof managed to earn nearly twice what they were asking for after launching a successful crowdfunding campaign. The wristband is set to begin shipping at full production capacity in late 2017. 

If she’s a total bookworm who makes her way through multiple novels a month, you can even get her a Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription to feed her habit. You can also check out our buying guide to the best e-readers.

Welcome! This site provides you with articles about the latest and best fitness trackers, health gadgets, and sports gadgets. Read my activity tracker reviews and get advice on where to buy them at the best possible price. I love cool gadgets and especially how they can improve your own and your friends’ health! You don’t need to be a hardcore training enthusiast to wear activity trackers and get motivated to move more! These devices monitor your movements all day and can remind you of simple things like walk around your office if you have sat still for too long. That’s perfect for people working all day long in front of a computer for instance and forgets that they need to take a break and make your body happy. Of course, these devices are suitable if you run, workout in the gym, swim or bicycle as well. They give you good feedback on your shape and how your training improves your health. Follow this site and be updated on the latest trends, the latest activity tracker reviews, and the coolest products. Stay Healthy with Technology! 🙂

Easily stay connected while driving with maps, calls, messages, music and car info projected directly in front of you using augmented reality technology (and it’s completely visible in direct sunlight. Plus, listen to music and wave your want to answer a call or get messages.

Either way I’d not trust my licence to something like this but it has its uses for morning-after testing when it can be hard to distinguish between a hangover and still being part sloshed. And when driving abroad, don’t forget that some European countries, like the Czech Republic, won’t tolerate any alcohol in your system – let alone the UK’s generous 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood.

Q Designs’ bracelet is snappy jewelry and an iPhone charger in one. It’s perfect for those moments you really need a bit of juice at the end of the evening. The bracelet comes in four different colors: matte black, matte silver, polished gold (shown) and polished silver. Find it at Bloomingdale’s for $125.

Laptops are very convenient powerhouses that allow us to perform many tasks wherever we may be. Unfortunately, propping our laptops on our laps can be quite uncomfortable especially when it starts heating up. The solution? Use the Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Aluminum Laptop Stand that already comes with 2 vented CPU cooling fans. The EOS laptop stand comes with fully adjustable legs, allowing you to reposition them at various angles to give you ease of use of your laptop. The legs can be locked into place for added security. Of course, the stand can be used for other purposes.

Let us take you on a journey of the world. Each issue of the Gear Patrol Magazine comes packed with adventures, guides and stories exclusive to the magazine. Stunningly designed, printed on high quality stock and ready for your coffee table. Subscribers received 15% off the GEAR PATROL STORE. Biannual. $35.

Don’t be surprised if you start seeing more and more electronics that can by synced to smart home devices, like the Amazon Echo. The fact is, it’s just easier to connect all your gear to a single hub. With the Echo, you can do everything from turning your lights on and off to ordering pizza or ride sharing services, like Uber. In fact, it best gadgets of the 70s even report the news to you in real time.

The Original: It was Oculus and their Rift console that really jumpstarted the VR world. And their setup is still one of the best options out there. In fact, if you’re a PC gamer who’s thinking about getting a VR rig, you really shouldn’t bother with anything else. The Oculus is easy, comfortable, and has the most across-the-board game compatibility.

Despite how long it’s been around, haptic technology is still really in its infancy. Tanvas takes it a step towards toddlerhood with touch feedback that gives you a sense of what different materials feel like.

The Incognito: One of the problems with the Apple watch is that it looks like an Apple watch. Samsung’s, on the other hand, offers much of the same kind of functionality – the ability to make calls or send texts, fitness tracking, app compatibility – but looks like a classic watch. And that, for us, bodes much better as an everyday accessory.

If she’s going to carry a Lightning charger around, let it be one that stands out. The Native Union Anchor Lightning Charging Cable has style to spare and the weighted silicone anchor keeps it in place.

To rebuild a team that had been withering for two decades, the Detroit Red Wings hatched an unlikely plan to import talent from Soviet Russia. This book chronicles the spy novel-esque tale of extracting the Russian 5, smuggling them to the U.S. and, how in less than a decade these players helped the Wings lockdown the 1997 Stanley Cup.

All the basic functionality you could want in a streaming device fits into the tiny Roku Streaming Stick+, which is even tinier than its companion remote. It offers 4K video and HDR10, as well as hundreds of channels, and of course it works with the Roku app.

A Folding Bicycling For Ultimate Portability If you rely on your bike to get to work, school, or around town then you know how important it is to keep your bike safe. When you leave it outside, there is always a chance that it could get stolen even if it is locked up….

Well. I wouldn’t argue it isn’t dirty. I’m just not sure I care enough to go to the lengths required to make my hiney shiney. I think this cleansing brush set for the bunghole is geared towards women anyway, judging by…

One of the big problems with the current state of the VR art is that it really doesn’t fully engage your senses. But how do you get haptic feedback for your tootsies? Taclim’s tackling that with prototype VR shoes that will let you feel it as you’re virtually tiptoeing through the tulips and wading on the shore.

It makes perfect sense in this day and age for everything else to obtain a “smart” label attached to it, and Milo is no different. In fact, Milo takes pride in being the very first combination smart speaker and home hub that boasts of Z-Wave Plus as well as the Google Assistant, now how about that for a really potent partnership? This high performance, all-in-one smart home speaker will be able to deliver not only streaming entertainment, but also voice control of connected devices to boot.

Today I will be listing off some of the world’s most loved DIY projects in the tech field, all which will give your home some personality. They are DIY, which will make it that much more fun to see on your wall… READ MORE

Nostalgia and modern design collide with an, erm, pop for Polaroid’s latest camera, a quirky 20MP handheld device that prints three by four inch full-colour snaps with Zero Ink technology and has Micro SD storage up to 128GB. It features a four-inch LCD touchscreen, wi-fi, Bluetooth, 1080p video recording, edit functions and GIF capability – all in time for Polaroid’s 80th anniversary.

Earlier this year the company also rolled out the Automatic app gallery, which features apps for business, convenience and savings, and safety. For example, the Concur app lets drivers track mileage for work trips, making expenses extremely easy.

Don’t just mask smelly garbage odors with fragrances and messy baking soda; eliminate them. The upgraded DZT13 is now equipped with a Carbon Filter Gate (CFG) that uses activated carbon to effectively eliminate and neutralize the toughest odors.

You can start ditching your old TV remote control in favor of the Amazon Fire TV Stick. And if you already have a variety of smart appliances at home, all the more that you’ll need the Fire TV Stick. This Alexa-enabled voice remote controller allows you to enjoy powerful streaming from hundreds of your favorite streaming platforms, giving you access to thousands of shows, presentations, apps, and even games. And with Alexa at the helm of the Fire TV Stick, there’s no need for pressing any buttons as your voice is all that Alexa will need to manage your experience.


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  • Thelma says:

    Bose is one of our favorites in the speaker space for music and home theater systems.  Did you ever notice that the sound coming out of a Bose speaker is typically dramatically different compared to other brands?  The first time we came in contact with Bose was in our 2007 Acura CL.  #LifeChanging.  Ever since […]

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