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The LOFT portable battery case lets Google Home escape from the home

If you’ve always wanted your Google Home to be a little more portable, this’ll take care of that. Sure, pretty much everything that’s baked into Google Home is already in your perfectly portable smartphone. Google Assistant. Music. Podcasts. Answers for all of the world’s questions. But let’s face it, even the best smartphone speakers suck compared to Google Home. Wouldn’t it be great if you could just take your Google Home outside, without needing an extension cord? Indeed, it would. And it is. The LOFT portable battery case is a…

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Amazon Fire Tablet: Which storage size should I buy?

Spoiler: You want as much as possible. Always. Nobody ever wakes up in the morning and says “Ya know, I really wish I hadn’t gotten more storage for my tablet.” It just doesn’t happen. (We’ll leave for another time the fact that most folks are normal and don’t think about this sort of thing at all.) No, when it comes to your phones and tablets and pretty much any electronic device, you can never have too much storage. Because not only will you need it for things like apps and…

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The Best Universal Remotes

You don’t have to go too far to find a really good universal remote control. And, in fact, you’ve got some really options. Remote controls, as a general rule, suck. It’s not a matter of your device — stereo, TV, set-top box, whatever — having a good remote. It’s more of “OK, which is the least worst?” … and “How many do I have to keep on hand?” Universal remotes changed all that. Though for years and years they also were a source of frustration. Were all of your devices supported? Was…

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Echo Compatible Devices for a New Amazon Echo Dot Owner

An Echo Dot is the gateway drug of smart devices. There’s so much more out there to explore. So you just gifted someone an Amazon Echo Dot. Good for you. Because it probably is the best $30 or $40 — the darn thing’s discounted all the time, don’tcha know — that you could spend on someone at this point. At least so far as tech stuff is concerned. The next question is what you should get them next. Because an Echo Dot is just the start of this little smart connected voice…

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