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Cold weather doesn’t have to end your backyard hangout sessions. You just need to be creative. Try popping a Breeo smokeless fire pit to your backyard hangout area. There are four Breeo models to choose from (Ablaze, Zentro, Double Flame, and Luxeve). The Breeo fire pits keep smoke at a minimum by using a double-wall, secondary combustion chamber. This means that the smoke is mixed with heated oxygen causing it to reburn. No more playing musical chairs to dodge the smokey areas. The Breeo fire pits are made in Lancaster, PA and...

Watch out DJI, there is a new kid on the block. The new kid is Skydio and their autonomous flying camera is the R1 ($2,500). The Skydio R1 flies all by itself with no remote control. It is powered by an Nvidia Jetson AI chip, has 12 navigation cameras for obstacle avoidance, and a main 4k camera for tracking a target. the body is made of carbon fiber and aluminum. One of the best parts is that it is built in California. More pictures and video of the Skydio R1 after the break. ...

Ever come home from a long days work and just two things come to mind? A  warm shower and a cold beer. This is where the Sudski ($15) comes in. The Sudski is a drink can holder (in most cases for beer) that securely grips to your shower wall surfaces. It even has drainage so it doesn’t become moldy or water filled.    ...

Hasbro has been masterful at turning an old game into a cash cow – Monopoly. Monopoly has been released in so many different versions it is difficult to keep track. The latest rendition of the Monopoly board game is dubbed Monopoly Cheaters Edition. This Cheaters Edition of Monopoly comes with a new set of rules which tend to help cheaters. Assuming you don’t get caught. There are now 15 Cheat Cards each with it’s own set of risky tasks. If you get caught you are handcuffed to the board game. Don’t get caught. Monopoly...

If you are one of the people waiting for the Apple HomePod Smart Speaker, the time has come. Almost. This Friday, January 26th, pre-ordering will be gin for shipments beginning on February 9th (assuming you live in the US, UK, or Australia). If you have never heard of the Apple HomePod it is similar to Amazon Alexa and Google Home but powered by Siri and with different tech. In the future you will...

Ever wanted to be alerted when motion is detected in your home, office, or garage without having a traditional alarm system? I have, and surprisingly there aren’t many options without subscription based services. I don’t want to add another camera or a costly alarm system. I just want to know when someone is in my garage for example. The only decent option that tends to come up is the D-Link DCH-S150 Wi-Fi Motion Sensor ($29). The DCH-S150 plugs into a standard wall outlet and detects motion up to 26-feet (100-degree horizontal...

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You wake up. You’re tired. You’re not looking forward to the tough day ahead. A cup of coffee helps. A cup of flavored foamy latte helps even more. Heck, I think this foaming latte gadget could just set the stage for a great day.

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The International Delight One Touch Latte comes in three flavors (vanilla, caramel, and mocha) and magically transforms a boring coffee into something much more exciting. The steps for making your latte are pretty simple;

  1. Fill cup 2/3 with coffee.
  2. Shake up your One Touch Latte gadget.
  3. Press firmly to froth.
  4. Enjoy!

Funny video of the International Delight One Touch Latte after the break. (more…)

Colgate has joined the electronic toothbrush market with their latest “smart” toothbrush. The Colgate Smart Electronic Toothbrush E1 ($99) is available today and is actually selling at Apple stores, on and offline. The brushing style is similar to the Sonicare lineup and uses sonic vibrating technology. The Colgate smart electric toothbrush has embedded intelligence which synchs with the Colgate Connect app. It uses this intelligence to provide 3D brushing models for showing where you have missed. The app is available for...

Posted on Jan 9 2018 - 9:42am by Russ
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We use keyless “smart” locks on several doors and love the convenience. None of them are perfect, today, but they are getting better with each new iteration. We also use Nest products in our home, so we are hopeful the latest Yale/Nest mashup is a good one. Fingers crossed. The Next X Yale Lock works with the existing Nest app and integrates with other Nest devices (cameras, thermostats,...

If you are a gadget junkie or live in a household that can’t seem to standardize on iOS or Android phones then this might be your new cable. The J2CC Multi Charging 3-in-1 USB Cable ($9.99) comes with three options – Lightning, Micro USB, and USB Type C. It is 4.5-feet long and wrapped in braided nylon for some extra strength.    Compatibility: -Dual 8 pin lightning ports: iPhone 5...