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Zyxel Multy U AC2100 Mesh WiFi Network

$269; www.zyxel.com A powerful WiFi signal is now more important than ever given the explosive growth of smart devices, laptops, tablets, smart TVs, and other streaming devices. A new breed of WiFi routers, called mesh network systems, has become extremely…

SkullCandy Push True Wireless Earbuds

$99; www.skullcandy.com/shop/earbuds/bluetooth-earbuds/indy I find earbuds to be a feast or famine experience. Cheaper pairs sound awful and fit worse. But there are some excellent earbuds under $100, which includes the Push True Wireless from iconic Skullcandy that provide a nice…

Skullcandy Hesh 3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

$99; www.Skullcandy.com I’m a huge fan of great-sounding headphones … and a bigger fan of Skullcandy, a company that has been designing innovative headphones since 2010. My new favorite pair of headphones: the Hesh 3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, highlighted by…

Editor’s Choice: Soundcore Wakey

Soundcore Wakey $99; www.soundcore.com Admittedly, I don’t think about alarm clocks often. In fact, I’ve owned the same alarm clock for the past 15 years. But when I saw the Soundcore Wakey Bluetooth Speaker by Anker, I was intrigued. My…

Toast Real Wood iPhone Case

$34; www.toastmade.com Growing tired of the ever-expanding size of iPhones, I was pumped to see new iPhone SEs released by a few cell phone carriers … at a discount price. I was even more pumped to see an actual real…

Nest Hello Video Doorbell

$230; www.nest.com Nest Hello lets you know who’s there, so you never miss a thing. It replaces your existing wired doorbell and delivers HD video and bright, crisp images, even at night. It’s designed to show you everything at your…

Editor’s Pick: Hoka One One Clifton 5

$130; www.hokaoneone.com I was first introduced to Hoka about 4 years ago, and ever since, I’ve been a big fan of the athletic shoe with the funny name. In fact, I still own that pair of Mafate 4s, which have…