Curt Blakeney
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BenQ Piano Light

Not only illuminate each key on your piano, but also balance brightness over every corner of your sheet music $239; www.benq.com Since the lockdown began in March, I’ve had to take up some new hobbies. One of them was sharpening…

Editor’s Choice: X-Chair X2

Meet the new standard in office seating. Ten ergonomic adjustments allow the X-Chair to fit your body like a glove. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Americans work and play. Millions of employees moved their workspace from an office…

Editor’s Choice: FREEMOVE Hydration Pack

A versatile, all-in-one hydration backpack that comes with the highest quality 2L hydration bladder and cooler bag. $57.95; www.fm-freemove.com or on Amazon at https://amzn.to/3dK60qq After years of use, my hydration pack was getting long in the tooth and was ready…

Editor’s Choice: Nebula Apollo

Wi-Fi Mini Projector, 200 ANSI Lumen Portable Projector, 6W Speaker, Movie Projector, 100 Inch Picture, and 4-Hour Video Playtime $349; www.seenebula.com During these past two month of social distancing, our family watches a lot of movies (like most Americans). My…

Editor’s Choice: Roborock H6 Vacuum

An impressive cordless stick vacuum that’s built for deeper longer cleaning$449; On Amazon Prime at https://amzn.to/3gpMvpC; www.roborock.com Roborock has been making noise in the U.S. market with an impressive lineup of robot vacuum cleaners. The company recently released their first…

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…

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…

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…

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…