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Apparently repairing a broken zipper is pretty easy. The ADSRO 6pc Zipper Repair/Replacement ($5) makes fixing a zipper a quick and painless event. It works on most zipper failures including split zipper tracks, broken sliders, and even missing teeth. You simply cut off the old zipper slide and clip on the new ADSRO zipper slide. Perfect...

Posted on Feb 20 2017 - 7:43am by Pete M
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This is the ultimate tool for the do-it-yourself types from builders to weekend warriors. Perfect for laying down tile, paver bricks, arches, bullseyes, corbelling, and more. No more crazy calculations to get the perfect angle. Just re-create the angle with the General Tools 836 Angle-izer Template Tool and be done in seconds not minutes. It is also pretty inexpensive ($14 here), built to last, and fits...

Did I really just buy a bacon toaster? Yep, today my wallet is $39.99 lighter. The Bacon Express Crispy Bacon Grill (BCN6BK) can cook up to 6-strips of bacon in minutes. It has vertical cooking drains for removing grease and non-stick cooking surface for easy cleanup. Set the timer and wait for crispy bacon goodness.

Finding a good purpose driven watch can be tough. Watches for pilots, surgeons, golfers, etc… For example, the military and law enforcement types, typically, don’t want a dainty shiny silver watch or one that plays loud musical tunes randomly. You get the idea. They have a job to do, one that often requires sneaking up on people and the like. Enter the First Tactical Canyon Digital Compass Watch ($139).  The colors hint at the fact...

Indoor cats outlive their outdoor counterparts by a large margin. In some cases they live 10 years more. Same goes for cats that are contained to your own backyard. That isn’t easy though. How do you contain a cat in a fenced backyard? They are climbing ninjas. Some crafty folks have come up with a fence topper system that is made of a four aluminum paddles that rotate freely. The

Three and a half months after Samsung discontinued the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone they finally have a full autopsy of the causes. Yep, causes, there were a few things that went wrong. Heck, they even made a pretty infographic (after the break) to explain the problem. Samsung apparently used two different battery manufacturers which they labeled as “battery A” and “battery B”. The “A” versions were in recalled phones (before September) and the “B” versions were for the next batch of exploding...

Posted on Jan 23 2017 - 8:40am by Lisa C.
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For the non-youngsters amongst us, this keyboard should spark some nostalgia for the typewriters of yesterday. The round keycaps and classic looks are just easy on the eyes. Take this old school look and add in wireless (pair up to three devices simultaneously), or wired modes, Apple Magic keyboard layout, multiple colors, and mechanical keys and you have the Lofree Keyboard. Prices and availability are a bit of a mystery at the moment. ...

If you have ever wondered how to shoot 360-degree pictures and video with your iPhone then pay attention. You simply strap on the Giroptic iO ($249) 360-degree camera onto your iPhone and the rest is pretty familiar. The camera does the real-time image processing for some pretty amazing video and pictures. Not sure if this is any better than the Insta360 which is about...

Apparently the 1980’s trend of big “portable” boomboxes is making a comeback, with some modern technology of course. Think Bluetooth portable speaker on steroids, basically a Bluetooth Boombox. Apparently this trend has been developing steam… news to me. Some how I ended reading online reviews of the Aiwa Exos-9 ($299) and had to dig a bit...

  Update as of 1/12/2017. After raising nearly $34-million in funding and pre-orders the Lily Drone Project is dead. Refunds to come for those who placed pre-orders. As much fun as it is flying/controlling your own quadcopter/drone there are times when “follow me” technology is the way to go. I think that is one of the biggest downfalls of the other quadcopter in the market that don’t offer this tech, like the new DJI Phantom 3. The Lily...