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Editor’s Choice: Kensington Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station

Equip your laptop with the connectivity of a desktop$309; www.kensington.com Do you ever get the feeling that your laptop doesn’t have the muscle and versatility to keep pace with your desktop computer? You’re not alone. The solution? The new Kensington…

Editor’s Choice: Zyxel G.hn Powerline Adapter

2400 Mbps Wave 2 Pass-thru Gigabit Ethernet Adapter $94.99; www.zyxel.com I recently moved into a new house, which came equipped with Lennar’s smart home upgrades. Unfortunately, not all of the Ethernet lines were functioning, so I was looking for alternatives…

Fab Slabs Pizza Board

$80; https://fabslabscuttingboards.com.au/With restaurants closing left and right, one of the things I really miss is pizza. So I decided to try my hand at baking my own handmade New York style pizza from home. It’s not too challenging, except you…

Editor’s Choice: Anker PowerHouse 200

$224.99; www.anker.com During a national emergency, like a pandemic outbreak, it’s always a wise decision to stock up on backup electric supplies, like generators and power banks. One of the best out there is the Anker PowerHouse 200, and like…

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…

Editor’s Choice: Mevo Start

$299; https://mevo.com/Looking to livestream video content seamlessly and effortlessly? Then consider the Mevo Start, a pocket-sized, high quality livestreaming camera that is powerful and reasonably priced. And you don’t have to be connected to a laptop or desktop. Mevo Start…

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…

Nathan Quickstart 6L Race Pack

$84; www.nathansports.com Okay, I’ll admit it. When I’ve gone hiking in the past, I went old-school with a plastic water bottle in one hand (or slipped into a waist belt). Not anymore. My new favorite hiking companion is the Nathan…

Soundcore ‘Flare 2’

www.anker.com Soundcore, a brand under Anker Innovations, released Flare 2, a powerful portable waterproof speaker providing 360° Sound. Give everyone in the room, or on your pool deck, stage-side passes as Flare powers intense sound via back-to-back full-range drivers and thumping bass radiators…

Accell Power Cutie

$35.99; www.accellww.com or www.amzn.to/31vIsBg I’m a huge fan of power strips and surge protectors, and have one in nearly every room in my house. I’m just not a fan of their bulky design and footprint. Enter the Accell Power Cutie,…