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2 Accell Wireless Charging Solutions to Match Your Needs – Review

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I love the fact that smartphones and some accessories are becoming wireless charging enabled. In my home, charging cables are more valuable than gold and seem to become lost or misplaced regularly. As all of our family iPhones in active use are wireless charge capable, I have been shifting the charging stations from wired to wireless. But, there are still some devices like older iPhones, portable batteries, or AirPods that still require cords to plug in. It seems that Accell has this in mind with two new charging docks, specifically the Accell Power 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charger and the Accell Power Wireless Charging Pad with 5 USB ports and 2 AC Outlets. (*Disclosure below.)

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Why Pay $300+ For Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headphones? Review of dyplay Urban Traveller ANC Headphones

In Audio, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

If you haven’t tried Active Noise Canceling (ANC) headphones, you are really missing out. It’s a technology that actively monitors the ambient noise and then instantly generates the inverse sound wave which effectively cancels out the noise. If you work or travel in a noisy environment, ANC is a lifesaver, or rather, a hearing saver! There are many big-name brands out there who offer Bluetooth headphones for several hundred dollars, but many of us may be priced out of this type of audio solution. And that’s where the sub-$100 dyplay ANC Over-Ear Wireless Bluetooth headphones  (the dyplay Urban Traveler) are a great alternative to the pricier brands. (*Disclosure below.)

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Don’t Pack a Suitcase on your Next Short Trip – Use Nayo Almighty Backpack Instead – Review

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I have a bit of a thing about backpacks. I love them! Years ago, I used to use a messenger bag for my work commute but then started noticing my back and shoulders were hurting a bit unevenly. So, I made the leap to using a backpack for my commute. I have tested several backpacks over the years, and have become pretty particular on the things I require. But when I made short trips, I always added a carry-on suitcase (and usually overpacked it). Now I think I have the perfect, short-trip solution – the Nayo Almighty Backpack. It’s part backpack and part carry-on suitcase, but more of a 70/30 type of combination. (*Disclosure below.)

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Old Fashioned Flood Lights are Boring & Dumb – Feit Makes Them Colorful & Smart – Review

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A majority of my lightbulbs and wall switches in my home are smart. They can be controlled by Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and by smartphone apps. They are hooked into scenes to provide automated ambiance and remote control. But only recently, has my outdoor lighting joined this smart home generation. And, with the addition of Feit Electric smart WiFi bulbs, my backyard has transformed from boring, dumb, and inefficient lighting into one that is colorful, smart home enabled, and much more energy-efficient. (*Disclosure below.)

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The Autonomous Smart Desk 2 Just Wants You to Stand Up to Work – Review

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It’s a proven fact that sitting at your desk for many hours a day is bad for your health. And, it doesn’t matter if you hit the gym before or after doing a long stretch of desk work. At a minimum, you need to get up out of your chair at least once an hour and for a few minutes minimum. But if you simply can’t do that, there have been advances in desks that allow you to convert your workplace from a sitting desk to a standing one. Some are manual and some motorized. But the concept is the same, you raise or lower your desktop to convert from a sitting desk to a standing desk. These sit-stand desks, like the Autonomous Smart Desk 2 – Home Office, have had their technology improve over the years, making them an essential to any office, home or at work. (*Disclosure below)

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