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Zavor’s Elite Pressure Cooker Makes Better Food, Faster

Lately, I’ve become a huge fan of one-pot meals. There are fewer dishes to use or clean, and everything gets tossed in at the same time. Typically when you think of one-pot meals, “Instant Pots” or “Pressure Cookers” come to mind. But if you want to cook a tad bit faster, and don’t mind using your stovetop to get the same results, you should really check out Zavor’s Stovetop Pressure…



BESTEK M-Care Electronic Toothbrush Delivers Results at an Affordable Price

I reject that old joke that goes, “How do you know the toothbrush was invented in Tennessee? Because otherwise, they’d have called it a TEETHbrush.” Aspersions against my home state aside, I’ve been blessed by some pretty good chompers with only one tiny cavity in 40+ years. So I was intrigued when I was offered the chance to try out the BESTEK Sonic Electronic Toothbrush. Follow along to see what…




Woken Compostable Espresso Pods Remove the Single-Serve-Coffee-Making Guilt

Everyone likes the convenience and choice offered by using a single-serve coffee maker, right? But one of the biggest problems is that single-serve coffee makers produce unrecyclable waste. Some coffee pod makers offer to recycle used pods, but you have to return those used pods to them. Woken Coffee makes user compostable pods that reduce waste with minimal effort.









Keep Cool with the Alexa-Enabled CoolSmart Oscillating Fan

There are a lot of products out there that promise to be “smart”, and there are plenty of products that come complete with Alexa integration including outlets, lamps and even speakers. But the CoolSmart Fan is one of the first that I’ve seen that choose to be smart at keeping you cool.


Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro Improves Protection

I have been using the Vivint Smart Home for some time, and it has really become a regular part of our lives. The initial install and thoughts can be found here (pt1) and here (pt2). The Outdoor Camera Pro has since been released, and I have had the chance to take a look at it. The new camera and features are fantastic.



Cool Down This Summer Anywhere with the Zero Breeze 2.0 Portable AC

There’s nothing worse than looking at your utility bill in the summer, and realizing that the bill is high because you’ve been running your air conditioning more than you usually do courtesy of high temperatures. Luckily the team at Air Conditioner Lab has the perfect solution to stay cool no matter if you’re in your house, your backyard, or on the go. Introducing the Zero Breeze 2.0, a portable solution…


Ecovacs DEEBOT 711 Is a Lean, Mean, Smart Cleaning Machine

We’ve covered many robot vacuums here at GearDiary, but I haven’t seen many as smart or quiet as the Ecovacs DEEBOT 711. Packed with features like visual mapping technology, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa compatibility, and 110-minute runtime, the DEEBOT 711 stands as one of the better robot vacuums on the market. You can get yours today for $429.99.