Curt Blakeney
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Sandy Bumz Outdoor Ground Cover

$29; www.mysandybumz.comI love this idea. How many times have you gone to the beach and used a towel or bed sheet as ground cover, only to find a sand disaster waiting when you’re loading the car? No more. Enter the…

SideTrak Slide Portable Monitor

SideTrak Slide is a 12.5” FHD IPS portable monitor that securely attaches to the back of your laptop with device-safe metal plates. Like most Americans, I’ve been working from home more often, and that means logging lots of miles on…

OWC Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock

5-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 adapter solution allows you to connect up to two 4K displays, two USB storage and desktop accessory devices and a Gigabit Ethernet network via one integrated cable The new Thunderbolt 3 mini Dock is the ultimate tool…

Gel Blaster SURGE

$59.99; https://gelblaster.com/collections/gelblasters/products/gel-blaster-surge I’ve tried a bunch of toy shooters in the past year, everything from NERF guns to toilet paper shooters. By far, my favorite is the Gel Blaster SURGE, which shoots biodegradable, non-toxic, water based Gellets with just enough…

Editor’s Choice: Cleer Enduro 100 Headphones

$149; www.cleeraudio.com I’ve got one word to describe the new Enduro 100 headphones from Cleer: wow! For the price, these are an amazing value for over-the-ear headphones, a winning combination of stellar sound, comfort and budget friendliness. And I love…

Editor’s Choice: Eggtronic Wireless Power Bar

Radically simple design with versatility and portability: the Power Bar makes staying on top of your digital life a breeze Apple lovers are stoked for the release of the new iPhone 12, which figured to be a popular gift this…

Senstroke Virtual Drumkit

$200; www.senstroke.com and https://amzn.to/2UTyMgP I started drumming in high school as a hobby, and I certainly like to bang the drums when I get a chance. But like anything else in life, drums have taken a back seat to other…

Soul ST-XS2

Ultimate Active Performance True Wireless Earphones $99; www.soulelectronics.com Getting a good workout during this corona virus crisis can be a challenge with most gyms shuttered, but I still try to exercise at home … either via jogging, pushups or a…

Editor’s Choice: Creative T100 Speakers

Compact Hi-Fi 2.0 Desktop Speakers for Computers and Laptops $99; www.creative.com I’ve long been a huge fan of Creative Speakers, which is best known for the legendary Sound Blaster cards. They also make excellent desktop, bookshelf and home theater speakers…

Editor’s Choice: BIOLITE HEADLAMP 330

No-Bounce Rechargeable Head Light$59.95; www.bioliteenergy.com/products/headlamp-330 As the season turns to fall and autumn, sunlight will become more scarce for outdoor activities like hiking, jogging and camping. Ditch the flashlight and get the BioLite 3300, an ultra-lightweight (only 2.4 oz.) rechargeable,…