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Smart Home Gift Guide

iHome Wi-Fi outdoor smart plug Setting up outdoor Christmas lights or just something for your backyard deck? This outdoor plug gives you access to smart features like scheduling and even voice control. Switchmate Motion Activated Snap-On Instant Smart Light Switch Don’t want to go through the complicated process of setting up a full-on smart home system with hubs and connections throughout your home? The Switchmate attaches right to the switch and gives you direct voice control through the mobile app. TP-Link Smart LED Light Bulb This is the easiest way…

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Relax and enjoy your weekend comments thread

The place to chat about stuff with friendly folks. The weekend comments are back! I’ve been out of commission on and off for the past few weeks getting some work done on my back, and have neglected the comments thread posts. Funny, saying “getting work done” on a body part makes it sound like an oil change. I could probably use one of those, too. It’s no fun getting old. But I digress. The year is coming to a close, and as usual, it was filled with ups and downs….

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Best Cases for Galaxy Note 8

Kep your Note 8 protected from day one on with a quality case. The Galaxy Note 8 is shaping up to be a contender for phone of the year. Now that the phone is shipping, it’s the perfect time to pick up one of the best cases to keep your new phone protected. We’ve broken things down by the manufacturer and offered direct links to some of our favorite styles. But ultimately the choice is yours, and there’s a ton of cases to choose from. Here’s some of our favorites!…

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Everything we know about Oculus Go

We now have a third headset on the way from Oculus. At Oculus Connect 4, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Oculus is working a new headset that sits in a “sweet spot” somewhere between Gear VR and Rift. Officially called Oculus Go, this headset requires no phone and no cables running to the PC. It will be able to play movies, run games, and help you meet up with friends in VR. We’ve got the details for you here! What is Oculus Go? Oculus Go is the third headset from Oculus,…

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7 great Google Play Music holiday playlists to make the season even better

Is it really Christmas until the music starts? It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and you know what that means: break out the Christmas music!! There’s so much out there to listen to, but if you don’t have your own curated holiday mixtape, check out these public playlist on Google Play Music! You gotta kick it off with the classics, and this aptly-named Holiday Party Playlist is a real “Now That’s What I Call Christmas Music”. From Andy Williams and Bing Crosby to Michael Buble and Lady Antebellum,…

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FIIL IICON wireless headphones review: Trading noise cancellation for sound quality

A fantastic pair of noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones that doesn’t push the bar forward. With the proliferation of phones without headphone jacks, it’s no surprise that Bluetooth headphones have become incredibly popular lately. But there was a category of headphones that, while perhaps more niche until recently, always extracted plenty of divisive opinions: noise-canceling. Thank Bose’s incredibly popular QC25s, which gave way to the wireless QC35s, and inspired a category of imitators trying to get in on the action. Now, a few years later, practically every company you can think of…

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Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide

Anker PowerCore 5000mAh compact charger This power charger is so small it fits in your purse or pocket and you won’t notice it’s there until that fateful day your phone runs out of juice at the worst possible time and Anker saves the day. Boogie Board LCD writing tablet It is essentially an Etch A Sketch for the 21st century. Write your note, draw your picture, hit the button to clear it, and start again. Roku Express media streaming device Cable companies are happy to over charge you, but it’s…

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges AR headset gets Last Jedi content

Available January 2018. There’s no shortage of Star Wars-themed everything no matter where you look right now, and in November, Lenovo released its Star Wars: Jedi Challenges headset that lets you battle Darth Vader in augmented reality, play HoloChess, and more. Alongside the release of The Last Jedi, Lenovo announced its first expansion for Jedi Challenges that’ll add three main pieces of new content for users to check out. The best part of Jedi Challenges is arguably Lightsaber Duel mode, and The Last Jedi expansion will allow users to battle…

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Geeky Decor Gift Guide

Razor Firefly – mousepad with custom lighting Still rocking that boring mouse pad you bought for $2 in the early 90s? Upgrade to one with custom lighting underneath. Game in style. Legend of Zelda – Link Canvas Art set Any good gaming room needs good gaming art, and this canvas art featuring Link from Legend of Zelda will class up your wall. LEGO Minifigures Display Case Minifigs are people, too! Don’t throw your star players into the giant bucket with all the other Lego pieces. Keep them on display so…

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Deal: Misfit Vapor smartwatch now available on Amazon for just $140

The Misfit Vapor is finally available to purchase on Amazon, and at a discount of $60! The Misfit Vapor has been available for purchase through Misfit’s website since October 31, but if you’ve been wanting to buy the watch through Amazon, that’s been a different story. Some customers were able to buy the Vapor on Amazon when it was initially listed, but it was quickly removed and shipments never went out. Misfit issued a statement in November saying that it’d be sending units to Amazon in December, and now that…

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