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Amzer Kristal Edge2Edge Black Screen Protector for iPhone 6 Plus

I like to keep my iPhone as pristine as possible both for the sake of aesthetics and resale value. That means I almost always have my phone in a case. It also means I ALWAYS have a tempered glass screen protector on it. The Amzer Kristal Edge2Edge Black Screen Protector for iPhone 6 Plus is a great option and offers an added …

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Inateck Protection for iPad Air Has ‘Something Up Its Sleeve’

I found myself searching for a sleeve/case for my iPad Air recently and my efforts led me to Inateck. The Protection for iPad Air sleeve is a stylish gray felt sleeve that fits nicely over my device even when my Logitech Bluetooth keyboard is attached. Inateck also designed the sleeve to function as a nifty little device stand.

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Totallee’s Scarf Case for iPhone 6 Plus Is BARELY There

I’ve been through plenty of cases, but one thing that I always look for is the minimalism. There’s so many options; waterproof, shock-protection, you name it. But one that honestly intrigued me, the guy who wants ultimate protection, is labeled the “thinnest”. And I like it. At only 0.355mm thin (yes, it’s truly that thin), Totallee’s Scarf Case for the iPhone 6 …

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2015 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Ready to Right a Wrong

The diesel engine is once again back under the hood of Chevrolet cars, and this time it is a good thing. The Cruze compact sedan boasts a wide range of trim packages and since last year offers a turbocharged 2.0-liter clean diesel engine for clean, powerful motoring with fuel economy of up to 46 mpg on the highway.

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Nixplay Edge 13 Inch Digital Cloud Frame Is Picture Perfect

At $249.99 the 13 inch Nixplay Edge Digital Frame is pricey. But for that price you get a gorgeous high-definition display, the ability to pull images from the cloud, send images directly from your mobile device or side load them from an SD card. The frame offers plenty of settings and delivers stunning images. And that’s just the beginning.

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Google’s Nexus 7 Discontinued

If you’re in the market for a 7″ Android tablet which spontaneously powers down – I’ve got bad news. Google’s Nexus 7 Android tablet is now listed as ‘not available’ on their store. The Nexus 7 was first released July 2012 and subsequently updated July 2013 to a 2013 model.  The device’s primary feature was the pure Android underpinnings. The Nexus 9 …

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The Elgato Avea is a Smart Light You Can Use With Your Apple Watch

With the availability of the Apple Watch coming soon, that can only mean that accessories are coming out left and right. So it’s no surprise that Elgato announced late Wednesday that their Avea smart light will be compatible with it. The latest version of their app is built for the Apple Watch and will allow users to pick their favorite …

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The EmoFix is A Selfie Button For Your Key Ring

The EmoFix selfie remote is a keychain sized controller made of zinc alloy. Planning to launch via IndieGoGo, the device will make sure you always have the perfect selfies. With a goal of $50,000, the EmoFix will allow you to connect remotely to your smartphone to shoot videos and pictures with your friends. Imagine being able to do action sport …

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DataMan’s Data Monitoring App is Apple Watch Ready

With the Apple Watch set to hit the stores in a few days, you’ll be delighted to know that the DataMan app has been updated so you can track your phone’s data instantly on your new Apple Watch.   Now optimized with just the right amount of information, you can see everything about your phone’s data just with a glance at …

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ZTE’s Projector/Hotspot SPRO 2 Available from AT&T This Friday

As of today April 20th, ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the United States, announced that they’ve joined forces with AT&T marking the commercial availability of the 2-in-1 ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector & Hotspot with mobile hotspot features. Launching this Friday, April 24th, the ZTE Spro 2 will be available on the AT&T network for the price …

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JVC TV Giving Away a 50″ HDTV with Spring Sweepstakes

To celebrate the beginning of the MLB Baseball Season, JVC TV is hosting a sweepstakes where one lucky winner will end up receiving a brand-new, 50″ 1080 HDTV.   Popular audio/video electronics brand JVC TV announced today their kick-off of their first sweepstakes of 2015. Starting today, the company’s Spring Sweepstakes 2015 is live on JVC TV’s website, as well …

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Charge Your Gadgets Using Only Salt Water with the JAQ

We’ve all been there, not having enough fuel for our phones. You may be in the right place at the wrong time with 10% battery, and have no outlet to plug your phone up. What do you do?   “We have created the world’s most powerful fuel cell that’s actually portable,” says CEO, Bjorn Westerholm. Bjorn is actually the CEO …

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Totallee’s Scarf Case for iPhone 6 Plus Is BARELY There

I’ve been through plenty of cases, but one thing that I always look for is the minimalism. There’s so many options; waterproof, shock-protection, you name it. But one that honestly intrigued me, the guy who wants ultimate protection, is labeled the “thinnest”. And I like it. At only 0.355mm thin (yes, it’s truly that thin), Totallee’s Scarf Case for the iPhone 6 …

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2015 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Ready to Right a Wrong

The diesel engine is once again back under the hood of Chevrolet cars, and this time it is a good thing. The Cruze compact sedan boasts a wide range of trim packages and since last year offers a turbocharged 2.0-liter clean diesel engine for clean, powerful motoring with fuel economy of up to 46 mpg on the highway.

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