Articles by Judie Lipsett Stanford

Save Big This Prime Day on the Dreame X30 Ultra, L20 Ultra, and L10s Ultra Robot Vacs and More!

Dreame’s product lineup includes robotic vacuums and mops, cordless stick vacuums, wet and dry vacuums, and high-speed hair dryers. For Amazon Prime Day on July 16th and 17th, the brand is offering some excellent deals on several products, including a $510 saving on the Dreame X30 Ultra. If you’re in the market for a new robotic vacuum or an easy-to-use wet & dry stick vacuum, you’ll want to check them out!



Motorola Razr 50 Ultra Review: The Razr+ 2024 Proves That Mighty Things Can Come in Small Packages

I recently attended the Brooklyn launch for the motorola razr 50 ultra (razr+ 2024) and the motorola razr 50 (razr 2024). In a full-circle moment, Paris Hilton, known for using RAZR phones throughout the mid-200s, was the event’s headlining DJ act; the next day, she was testifying before Congress on her experiences with troubled teen facilities*. Like Ms. Hilton, the motorola razr has come a long way, earning respect; the razr+ 2024 is now a full-fledged Android 14 foldable smartphone with a compellingly large outer display, a nearly imperceptible crease on the folding display, and a highly capable Snapdragon processor.



SOUNDBOKS Amazon Prime Day Deals Will Save You up to 25% off the SOUNDBOKS 4 and SOUNDBOKS Go!

On July 16th and 17th, you can get some unbeatable SOUNDBOKS Amazon Prime Day deals on the SOUNDBOKS 4 and SOUNDBOKS Go! The SOUNDBOKS 4 boasts powerful, crystal-clear sound at 126dB and up to 40 hours of battery life. For those on the move, the SOUNDBOKS Go offers compact, rugged portability with the same high-performance audio; both offer swappable batteries for continuous play. Whether planning a party, camping trip, or outdoor adventure, these speakers deliver exceptional sound quality and durability, and now you can save up to 25%!


Withings Amazon Prime Day Deals Make Keeping Track of Your Health More Affordable

Prime Day is coming up fast, and on July 16th and 17th, Withings will be offering some enticing deals on its range of smart health devices. If you’re looking for tech to keep track of your health vitals at home or on the go, you’ll want to check out these Withings’ Amazon Prime Day deals. These devices can monitor many health aspects, from activity and heart health to general fitness, making it easier than ever to stay on top of one’s well-being.


XGIMI Prime Day Deals: There’s No Better Time to Upgrade Your Home Theater or Finally Get a Versatile Portable Projector

XGIMI projectors offer an outstanding visual experience that combines innovative technology with superior image quality for a cinema-like experience at home. I have an XGIMI HORIZON Ultra in my living room, and I love its picture clarity, even when displaying at 100+ inches. It sounds great without a soundbar, but if you add one, it’s next-level. If you’re considering upgrading your home theater or perhaps looking for a portable projector that is more easily moved, XGIMI Prime Day Deals, good through July 22nd, make this the perfect time to give one a try.


Repurpose Offers an Eco-Friendly Option to Harmful Disposable Plastics for Your Summer Gatherings

Using disposable plastic tableware is an environmental faux pas; it’s made from non-renewable resources, takes forever to decompose, and often pollutes our oceans and harms wildlife. Plus, it contains harmful chemicals like BPA and PFAS that can leach into your food, posing health risks. And let’s not forget the economic costs of cleaning up plastic waste. Opting for eco-friendly alternatives, like the compostable plant-based options from Repurpose—a company founded by a mom with a vision for a greener future—helps the planet while keeping your summer parties carefree with easy cleanup.


Always Short on Power? You Can Win a Mophie Juice Pack for iPhone 15, Pro, or Pro Max!

I was recently in London where I was able to enjoy several long days of sightseeing after an event. I knew I’d be short on charging opportunities while Kev and I were out and about, but I didn’t want to have to carry an external battery pack everywhere. With the mophie juice pack on my iPhone 15 Pro Max, my phone stayed charged, and I didn’t have to carry anything extra because my phone case was also my extended battery pack! If you’ve ever wished for a way to stay charged on the go without having to carry anything extra,…


Narwal Freo X Ultra Review: I Put This Sleek Robotic Vacuum to the Ultimate Challenge

If you’ve ever used a robotic vacuum cleaner in a home with pets and/or long-haired occupants, you’ve likely dealt with hair-wrapped bush rollers and random blockages. Poor navigation and frequent dustbin emptying can also create robot vac pain points. If you’re nodding along, you’ll want to check out the Narwal Freo X Ultra. It features 8200Pa suction power, an all-in-one base station that automates mop care, and a zero-hair-tangling brush for efficient cleaning. It’s also equipped with tri-laser navigation and LiDAR 4.0 to avoid obstacles and clean thoroughly. I’ve put mine through hell; here’s how it performed.


Xiaomi Has Some Great Deals Available for the Upcoming Walmart Deals Event

Xiaomi is offering exclusive discounts on a range of popular products during Walmart Week. Shoppers can save on the Smart Air Purifier 4 Compact, Curved Gaming Monitor G34WQi, Gaming Monitor G27i, and the Sound Outdoor 30W. Walmart Week starts on Monday, July 8, at noon EST and runs until Thursday, July 11, at 11:59 p.m. EST. This event is open to all shoppers, but Walmart+ members will have an early access advantage to start shopping at noon, while the general public starts at 5 p.m. EST. Don’t miss the chance to grab these high-quality Xiaomi products at reduced prices during…


Prime Deals on Laifen Wave Electric Toothbrushes and Laifen Swift Hair Dryers That You Won’t Want to Miss

Amazon Prime Day 2024 is just around the corner, and Laifen, one of my favorite personal care brands, has some excellent deals on its highly rated Wave Electric Toothbrushes and Swift High-Speed Hair Dryers. Kev and I each use a Laifen Wave, and we think (and my dentist concurs) that these electric toothbrushes do an excellent job. My son-in-law, Jordan, is a professional hairstylist; he uses the Laifen Swift on his clients and loves how quietly and powerfully the blowdryer performs.


UAG’s 4th of July Sale Brings 20% Off Sitewide, and Includes the New Limited Edition UAG Monarch Pro G-10 Case!

Urban Armor Gear (UAG) makes smartphone cases that offer exceptional protection in even the toughest conditions. They were the first major case brand to offer products certified to Military Standards, the first case brand to send an iPhone 6 into space (it survived), and they were the first brand to test their cases’ strength by throwing their phones out of a vehicle going 120 mph (they also survived)! They’ve expanded their offerings to include laptops, tablets, backpacks, and more, and for their July 4th sale, you can get 20% off sitewide — even on the new limited edition UAG Monarch…


Motorola Razr 50 Ultra (AKA Razr+ 2024) and Motorola Razr 50 (AKA Razr 2024) Bring Exciting Features and Enhancements to Foldable Flip Smartphones

I’m in Brooklyn today for the motorola launch event for the exciting update to the 2024 razr family, which includes the motorola razr 50 ultra (also known as the razr+ 2024) and the motorola razr 50 (aka the razr 2024). Both foldable flip smartphones have a sleek, fashionable design, and they offer powerful AI-driven functions to bring a fresh, exciting experience when using them, coupled with excellent performance and capable cameras.



The Arlo Security Tag Adds Even More Convenience to Your Arlo Home Security System

Arlo makes products that provide comprehensive DIY  home security solutions with advanced features like 24/7 monitoring, customizable access, seamless integration, and user-friendly design. If you’re in the Arlo ecosystem, you’ll be interested to know that the new Arlo Security Tag is out, and it offers a seamless way to manage your Arlo Home Security System and the Arlo Video Doorbell (2nd Gen). This lightweight and compact tag fits easily on a keyring. It allows you to arm or disarm your security system with a simple tap on the Keypad Sensor Hub or Video Doorbell, making home security management hassle-free.



BLUETTI AC300+B300 Modular Power System Review: A Home Battery Backup Solution That Can Expands to Meet Your Needs

With unpredictable weather and electricity outages becoming commonplace, the BLUETTI AC300+B300 is a compelling 3,072Wh zero emissions and eco-friendly LiFePO4 home backup power solution with a modular design so you can start small and add to it as money allows. You can pair as many as two AC300 units and eight B300 expansion batteries for a total of 24,576 Watt Hwatt-hours (Wh); you can even tie the system into your home’s grid. How big and powerful your backup system ultimately becomes is up to you, but it all starts with the BLUETTI AC300+B300.



Stoke Voltaics Nomad Cooking System Is Perfect for Adventurers Who Want to Safely Cook Outside

The Stoke Voltaics Nomad Cooking System aims to solve some common challenges outdoor enthusiasts face, such as fire hazards, power limitations, and portability. Its electric-powered design offers a safer alternative to traditional campfires and gas stoves, eliminating the fire risk and making it usable just about anywhere. With adjustable power settings ranging from 200W to 1000W, it works with multiple power sources, including RVs, portable power stations, vehicle inverters and solar systems, and even home outlets, with a reduced risk of power loss and breaker-tripping.


OPPO’s Bold Plan: Making Generative AI-Powered Phones Accessible to 50 Million Users in 2024

AI is everywhere, but it is particularly useful in smartphones because it powers features like virtual assistants, improved photography, battery management, and personalized content. It boosts security with facial recognition, offers real-time translation, improves text prediction, tracks health metrics, and enhances accessibility, making smartphones more intuitive and efficient. But sometimes, budget phones miss out on all of these features. With that in mind, OPPO has announced its plan to make AI-powered smartphones even more accessible by bringing generative AI features to around 50 million users this year.