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This autonomous food delivery robot is adorable — Future Blink

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:47:59 +0000
This autonomous food delivery robot is adorable — Future Blink

BellaBot is an autonomous robot with four trays to carry food. The robot is a part of PuduTech’s larger goal: to create robot helpers for restaurants that don’t have enough waiters. Read more...

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Valentine’s Day gifts for your boyfriend that show you actually *do* know what he likes

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:00:00 +0000
Valentine’s Day gifts for your boyfriend that show you actually *do* know what he likes

Significant others are the people you know best, but sometimes they’re the hardest to shop for. Valentine’s Day can especially be a tricky holiday. How much do you spend? Do you go for an extravagant gift or keep it simple? And what about the classic “we’re not doing gifts this year,” but you still “surprise” each other with gifts anyway? 

Seriously though — what *is* that?

Valentine’s Day is a great time to make your boyfriend feel loved — by showing him you've been paying attention and that you actually do know what he likes. Giving a unique gift that totally fits his personality or taste is the perfect way to do that.  Read more...

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Chocolate lovers may fall in love with this 3D printer — Future Blink

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:42:17 +0000
Chocolate lovers may fall in love with this 3D printer — Future Blink

Appropriately named “Cocoa Press,” the printer molds chocolate into any shape. Read more...

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The Valentine's Day gifts your husband wants — but would never buy for himself

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0000
The Valentine's Day gifts your husband wants — but would never buy for himself

Love or hate it, Valentine’s Day is the ideal time to right the gift-giving wrongs of the holidays. Were you sure your husband would love that faux-vintage, Bluetooth-compatible turntable, only to find out later that what he really wanted was a weighted blanket? Did you misinterpret his months of hint-dropping about homebrewing, ponying up for the perfect craft beer kit, when he was actually talking about kombucha? 

Besides serving as an opportunity to fulfill leftover holiday wishes, Valentine's Day is also a great time to make your partner feel loved. After all, nailing the perfect gift means not only showing that you’ve been listening, but really reading between the lines. The best gifts are often items the recipient wouldn’t necessarily buy for themselves, or even better—things they didn’t even know they wanted in the first placeRead more...

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Deepfakes are getting easier to make and the internet's just not ready

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:36:28 +0000
Deepfakes are getting easier to make and the internet's just not ready

One of the coolest videos I’ve seen in the past year is a YouTube clip from The Late Show with David Letterman featuring actor and comedian Bill Hader. 

Or... was that actually Tom Cruise? It's hard to tell sometimes because they keep seamlessly switching back and forth.

So, what exactly are you watching here? Well, someone took an unedited clip of Letterman interviewing Hader and then swapped in Cruise's face using artificial intelligence.

The video is what is known as a deepfake, or manipulated media created through the power of AI. 

Deepfakes can be as straightforward as face-swapping one actor onto another in a clip from your favorite movie. Or, you can even have an impersonator provide audio to synced mouth movement and create an entirely new moment for that targeted individual. This Obama deepfake, voiced by Jordan Peele, is a perfect example of that usage.   Read more...

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Janeane Garofalo goes abstract on a Bob Ross painting — The Bob Ross Challenge

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:28:57 +0000
Janeane Garofalo goes abstract on a Bob Ross painting — The Bob Ross Challenge

Comedy legend Janeane Garofalo went rogue when taking the Bob Ross Challenge, finger-painting her way to a more abstract Bob Ross painting.  Read more...

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Go under the stage of the Playwrights Horizons theater – What's In The Basement

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:27:53 +0000
Go under the stage of the Playwrights Horizons theater – What's In The Basement

Below the stage at New York's Playwrights Horizons theater is home to the all the inner-workings of the famous playhouse.  Read more...

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PopSockets CEO calls out Amazon's 'bullying with a smile' tactics

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:13:29 +0000
PopSockets CEO calls out Amazon's 'bullying with a smile' tactics

Amazon has a "bullying" problem.

So insisted PopSockets CEO and inventor David Barnett today while describing his company's relationship with the e-commerce and logistics giant. Barnett was addressing members of the House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law and, over the course of the hearing, laid out how the Jeff Bezos-helmed corporate behemoth had pressured his smartphone accessory company in a manner best described as incredibly shady.

Barnett was joined by executives from Sonos, Basecamp, and Tile, who all took turns airing a list of grievances against major tech players such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. They all recounted, in manners specific to their respective companies, how the major tech players have used their market dominance to squeeze smaller competitors in allegedly anticompetitive ways.  Read more...

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The kids' climate lawsuit just got thrown out

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:45:11 +0000
The kids' climate lawsuit just got thrown out

The kids just got some bad news.

Twenty-one children, adolescents, and young adults — all between the ages of 11 and 23 (as of June 2019) — sued the federal government in an unprecedented climate lawsuit in 2015. The youth argued that the U.S., by supporting an energy system that emits potent heat-trapping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, infringed upon their constitutional rights to a stable future. 

But on Friday, their lawsuit got tossed out

The case bounced around the labyrinthine legal system, even making appearances in the Supreme Court. At one point, the Trump administration asked that the case be tossed out. Now, a powerful federal Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Oregon ruled that the case, Juliana v. United States, will not be allowed to proceed. The case, had it not been thrown out, would have essentially put climate science on trial.  Read more...

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New leak tells us pretty much everything about the Samsung Galaxy S20 line

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:34:40 +0000
New leak tells us pretty much everything about the Samsung Galaxy S20 line

We're less than a month out from Samsung officially unveiling its new flagship phones, which naturally means they'll be leaked to oblivion well beforehand.

We've already seen leaked photos and some leaked specs, but a new round of leaks courtesy of Ishan Agarwai and MySmartPrice have blown the doors open on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 line of phones. Behold, an alleged spec sheet for all three phones Samsung is planning on revealing on Feb. 11:

Exclusive: Full specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Series are here! Some interesting details: Exynos 990 for all three phones in European and Asian Markets. 40MP (?!) Front Camera for S20 Ultra! Checkout the image!
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Think your Mac doesn't need antivirus software? Actually, it does.

Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:21:13 +0000
Think your Mac doesn't need antivirus software? Actually, it does.

BEST DEALS ON ANTIVIRUS FOR MAC THIS WEEK:


There's a common misconception that Macs don't need antivirus software. Unfortunately, that's far from accurate these days. 

Macs are generally more secure than PCs, thanks to a more secure operating system where certain aspects of its software are more locked down and harder to infiltrate by rogue software. Also, fewer people own Macs meaning fewer targets for criminals. However, that doesn't mean that it's impossible to get a virus on your Mac, or receive a suspicious piece of malware either.  Read more...

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BEST HANDS-OFF ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE

Norton Security for Mac

Norton runs in the background, keeping an eye out for any suspicious activity or threats to your system, without any need for interaction from you.

  • One Mac: $39.99/year
  • Up to five Macs: $49.99/year

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BEST FOR SECURITY SOFTWARE

McAfee Total Protection

McAfee offers extra tools like digital document shredding and anti-spam protection that help it rise above the rest.

  • One device: $24.99 (first year)
  • Five devices: $39.99 (first year)
  • Ten devices: $29.99/month (first year)

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FASTEST ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE

Bitdefender Total Security 2019 for Mac

A little cheaper than its competitors, it's a strong opening gambit for a company that's more well known among tech savvy folks than the average consumer.

  • Up to 5 devices: $49.99.(first year)

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BEST FOR OLDER COMPUTERS

Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus for Mac

Webroot Antivirus for Mac stores all its anti-malware protection information on the cloud, meaning it's speedy and has a small footprint on your Mac.

  • One device: $29.99 (first year)
  • Three devices: $44.99/month (first year)
  • Five devices: $59.99/month (first year)

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BEST FOR MAC-ONLY SOFTWARE

Intego Mac Internet Security

Intego does a fantastic job of detecting anything thrown at it, albeit a little slower than with some antivirus protection.

  • One device: $39.99 (first year)
  • Three devices: $54.99 (first year)

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7 of the best antivirus software for Android smartphones and tablets

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:32:43 +0000
7 of the best antivirus software for Android smartphones and tablets

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We hate to kick off this in such a negative fashion, but we feel obligated to alert all you Android users that your smart phones are vulnerable. While Android’s customization is great, the fact that they have an open platform makes them easier to hack and attack. And this can result in anything from lost photos and contacts to stolen credit card numbers and malware that bricks your phone, rendering it unusable and unrepairable. Fortunately, you can protect your Android by downloading an antivirus app. (Exhale deep sigh of relief now.) Read more...

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BEST OVERALL

Bitdefender Mobile Security

Amazing protection with minimal effect on performance.

  • Size: 20M
  • Free Version: Yes
  • Premium Version: Yes ($14.99/year)
  • In-app Products: Up to $44.99

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BEST FOR EASE OF USE

Norton Mobile Security

  • Size: 26M
  • Free Version: Yes
  • Premium Version: Yes ($22/year)
  • In-app Products: Up to $39.99

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Avast Mobile Security

A popular app that provides unparalleled protection.

  • Size: 28M
  • Free Version: Yes
  • Premium Version: Yes ($2.99/month or $11.99/year)
  • In-app Products: Up to $79.99

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Kaspersky Mobile Antivirus

  • Size: Varies with device
  • Free Version : Yes
  • Premium Version: Yes ($14.95/year)
  • In-app Products: Up to $19.99

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McAfee Mobile Security

  • Size: 21M
  • Free Version: Yes
  • Premium Version: Yes ($29.99/year)
  • In-app Products: Up to $19.95

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BEST FREE APP

Sophos Antivirus and Security

An easy and affordable way to ensure security.

  • Size: Varies with device
  • Free Version: Yes
  • Premium Version: No

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BEST MINIMALIST INTERFACE

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

  • Size: Varies with device
  • Free Version: Yes
  • Premium Version: Yes ($1.49/month or $11.99/year)
  • In-app Products: Up to $11.99

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7 of the best antivirus software options

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:25:30 +0000
7 of the best antivirus software options

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Antivirus software is an essential part of any PC owner's arsenal. Staying safe from viruses, malware, ransomware, and phishing threats is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what a good antivirus software package can protect you from. Many manufacturers now take a holistic approach to keeping your data safe, tackling more than just the odd suspicious file that might end up on your system.  Read more...

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BEST VALUE

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus has a great reputation for detecting viruses, malware, and pretty much all other nasties you might need to spot. It's inexpensive too.

  • One year (up to three devices): $34.99
  • Two years (up to three devices): $67.49
  • Three years (up to three devices): $89.99

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BEST FOR FAMILIARITY

Symantec Norton AntiVirus Basic

A familiar name, Symantec Norton AntiVirus Basic will make the majority of its users feel safe and protected, even if the options are a double edged sword.

  • Norton AntiVirus Plus: $19.99 (annual)
  • Norton 360 Standard: $39.99 (annual)
  • Norton 360 Deluxe: $49.99 (annual)
  • Norton 360 with LifeLock Select: $99.99 (annual)

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BEST FOR MULTIPLE PCS

McAfee AntiVirus Plus

McAfee AntiVirus Plus isn't perfect at eliminating all threats, but it's a bargain for those with multiple systems to protect.

  • One year (up to 10 devices): $44.99

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BEST FOR AGING SYSTEMS

Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus

If your PC is rapidly ageing, Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus is an ideal solution that won't slow it down any further. Even if it is a somewhat unknown quantity at times.

  • One year (up to three devices): $37.49

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BEST FOR ADVANCED USERS

Avast Pro Antivirus 2019

Avast Pro Antivirus 2017 is a great antivirus tool that doubles as a security suite, but many of its best features are available in the free version.

  • One year (up to three PCs): $59.99
  • Features: Plenty of options, URL blocking, network checker, secure browser

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BEST FOR REMOTE MANAGEMENT

Sophos Home Premium

If you're the tech support for all the family, Sophos Home Premium is a convenient way of controlling their security, wherever you are. Its features are too advanced for some, though.

  • One year (up to 10 devices): $45

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BEST FOR GAMERS

Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security

If you need to be able to pause your security protection, such as when gaming, this is a great option.

  • One year (for one PC: $29.95

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Best antivirus software for Windows 10

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:00:00 +0000
Best antivirus software for Windows 10

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Like it or not, your Windows 10 is highly vulnerable to all kinds of pernicious attacks — and hackers are just getting more and more creative with creeping into your personal computer. Denial of service, SQL injections, cross-site scripting, and password attacks are just a few of the threats you’ll have to contend with.  Read more...

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BEST OVERALL PROTECTION

Norton Security Deluxe

Considered the gold standard in antivirus software, this option tops award-winning and best-seller lists.

$49.99 from Amazon

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Webroot Internet Security Complete with Antivirus Protection

Get your typical antivirus and malware prevention for Windows 10, plus a password manager, encrypted account information, and cloud storage.

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BEST FOR PARENTS

Bitdefender Total Security

Of all the products listed, Bitdefender specializes in software to protect and monitor your children’s usage.

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BEST FOR VALUE

McAfee Total Protection (5 devices)

For its near rock-bottom pricing, McAfee Total Protection provides a solid array of antivirus offerings — though with somewhat moderate reviews.

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BEST FOR FEATURES

Kaspersky Total Security 2018

The secure connection features allows you to encrypt your data, and receive wifi alerts when you’re at risk.

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BEST FOR MULTIPLE DEVICES AND USERS

AVG Ultimate 2019

Boasting everything and the kitchen sink, AVG Ultimate not only has antivirus software with a host of performance enhancing features, but is one of few options with unlimited users.

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BEST FOR BONUS FEATURE OF CYBER SECURITY TRAINING

PC Pitstop PC Matic (download)

Their ad and popup-blocking tools help keep you from clicking on malicious ads that could steal your sensitive information.

$49.99 from Amazon

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11 of the best pillows for a good night's sleep

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0000
11 of the best pillows for a good night's sleep

BEST PILLOW DEALS:


Achieving a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy. Busy schedules, frequent stress, and bad rest environments can be culprits for sleep troubles. And it’s more common than you think. 

According to the American Sleep Association, 50 to 70 million U.S. adults have a sleep disorder. If your sleepless nights are taking a toll on your health, it might be time for you to buy a new pillow. 

Pillows nowadays come with many not-so-basic features, including hypoallergenic materials, anti-wicking fabrics, and memory foam technologies for head, neck, and shoulder support. With so many options, it can be hard to find the right fit. Before you buy a pillow, there are a few things you might want to consider.  Read more...

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BEST OVERALL

Coop Home Goods Eden Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

Breathability, comfort, and design make the Coop Home Goods’ Eden Shredded Memory Foam Pillow a top pick if you need to improve your quality of sleep.

  • Dimensions: Standard (17.9 x 6.8 x 6.1 inches), Queen (18 x 6 x 6 inches), and King (17.9 x 6.5 x 6.3 inches)
  • Materials: Bamboo-derived viscose rayon and polyester
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$69.99 from Coop Home Goods

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BEST FOR SIDE SLEEPERS

Brookstone BioSense 2-in-1 Shoulder Pillow

  • Dimensions: 28 x 20 x 6 inches
  • Materials: Better Than Down microfill and BioSense memory foam core
  • Sleep factor: Good for side sleepers
$119.95 from Amazon

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BEST FOR BACK SLEEPERS

Nature's Guest Cervical Support Pillow

  • Dimensions: 18.5 x 9.5 x 7.2 inches
  • Materials: Cotton fabric cover, microfiber filling, and silk gusset trim
  • Sleep factor: Good for back sleepers
$79.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR STOMACH SLEEPERS

TruContour Super Thin Memory Foam Pillow

  • Dimensions: 24 x 16 x 2.5 inches
  • Materials: Medical-grade memory foam and certified organic cotton
  • Sleep factor: Good for stomach sleepers
$39.99 from Amazon

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Triple Cloud Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

The Triple Cloud Shredded Memory Foam Pillow offers comfort perks and adjustable firmness at a fraction of the price.

  • Dimensions: Standard/Queen (15.9 x 5.6 x 5.2 inches), Queen (17 x 6 x 6 inches), and King ( 17.3 x 7.7 x 6.4 inches)
  • Material: Bamboo-shredded memory foam
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$39.95 from Amazon

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BEST FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Avocado Green Pillow

  • Dimensions: Standard (19 x 24 inches), Queen (19 x 28 inches), and King (19 x 35 inches)
  • Materials: Certified organic cotton, kapok fiber, and natural latex
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$79 from Avocado Green

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BEST FOR HEAD, NECK, AND SHOULDER SUPPORT

UTTU Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow

Keep head, neck, and shoulder pain at bay with UTTU’s Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow.

  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 7.9 x 14.2 inches
  • Materials: Bamboo fiber, polyester, and memory foam
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$69.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR ALLERGY SUFFERERS

Pacific Coast AllerRest Double DownAround Pillow

Reduce congestion, coughing, sneezing, and other pesky allergy symptoms while you sleep.

  • Dimensions: Standard (20 x 26 inches), Queen (20 x 30 inches), and King (20 x 36 inches)
  • Materials: AllerRest fabric, Barrier Weave down and feather proof fabric, cotton
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$62.99 from Amazon

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BEST HYBRID OPTION

Leesa Hybrid Pillow

Switch back and forth between a soft pillow top and a cooling, memory foam underside for multiple ways to catch some sleep.

  • Dimensions : Standard (16 x 24 inches), Queen (16 x 28 inches)
  • Materials : Polyester microfiber, ventilated gel, Leesa's Tencel fabric, and nylon.
  • Sleep factor: Best for back and side sleepers
$109 from Leesa

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BEST 2-FOR-1 DEAL

Beckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillow

You'll be getting two pillows with somewhere-in-the-middle support for the price of one.

  • Dimensions : Queen (20 x 28 inches)
  • Materials: Cotton cover and poly-gel fiber filling
  • Sleep factor : Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$79.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR DURABILITY

Tuft & Needle Pillow

If you're looking for a durable pillow and tend to sleep on your back or side, the Tuft & Needle Pillow will have you catching z's in no time.

  • Dimensions : 25 x 16 x 5 inches
  • Materials : Micro polyamide, polyester, and Tuft & Needle's proprietary Adaptive Foam
  • Sleep factor: Best for back and side sleepers
$75 from Tuft & Needle

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Best headphones for running or working out

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:58:57 +0000
Best headphones for running or working out

BEST DEALS ON HEADPHONES:


The only thing more important to runners than their sneakers is a quality pair of headphones and a killer playlist. Running without music is like some form of medieval torture: it sucks. And cheap, crappy headphones just aren't going to cut it.

When shopping for a quality pair of headphones to wear while running, you'll want to look at a few key factors: Are they sweatproof/waterproof? Will they stay in your ears? Are the volume controls easily accessible? If you answer no to any of these questions, then you know the headphones aren't going to work. Read more...

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BEST FOR WORKOUT TRACKERS

Bose SoundSport Pulse Wireless

While sound quality and flexibility are always good features, a great pair of headphones will do more than that.

$199 from Amazon

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BEST MID-PRICED WIRELESS OPTION

Jabra Elite 45e

The Elite 45e headphones are an example of quality at an affordable price.

$99.99 from Amazon

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BEST TRULY WIRELESS EARBUDS

Bose SoundSport Free Wireless

These truly wireless ear buds can charge while you're using them, and the app can help you locate them in the event that they fall out.

$199 from Amazon

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BEST BUDGET WIRED HEADPHONES

JBL Endurance RUN

These are the kind of headphones you buy in multiples so you don't have to fret once you've inevitably lost a pair.

$19.95 from Amazon

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BEST NO-FRILLS OPTION

ROVKING Sport Headphones

These super-cheap headphones have an earhook design that keeps them on your ears, and are also sweatproof.

$14.99 from Amazon

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MOST FIT OPTIONS FOR WIRED HEADPHONES

Sony MDRXB510AS/B

These Sony earbuds offer multiple sets of covers and hooks to hold the earbuds securely in place.

$59.99 from Amazon

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BEST AUDIO QUALITY FOR WIRED HEADPHONES

Bose SoundSport

Bose SoundSport are a great set of headphones to buy when the clarity of audio really matters to you.

$99 from Amazon

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BEST OVER-EAR OPTION

Levin Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Headphones

The Levin Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Headphones deliver an affordable and reliable option for anyone who prefers over-ear headphones.

$29.99 from Amazon

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10 of the best fitness trackers for monitoring heart rate

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0000
10 of the best fitness trackers for monitoring heart rate

BEST FITNESS TRACKER DEALS:


Wellness is a buzzy word lately. Over the past few years, we’ve seen a surge in all things health, wellness, and spirituality. Juice bars are popping up, boutique studios are becoming more accessible, and essential oils are chilling us out. Self-care is becoming more of the norm too, but amidst all this hype, it can be challenging to find the right routine that promotes good exercise, sleep, vitals, and mindset.  Read more...

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BEST OVERALL

Apple Watch Series 4

Take heart monitoring to the next level with the Apple Watch Series 4's amazing EKG feature and FDA-cleared precision.

  • Warranty: 90 days with Apple Care+
  • Smartphone compatibility: Yes
  • Battery life: 22 hours
  • Weight: 1.06 oz
  • What you'll get: A case, band, 1m magnetic charging cable, and 5W USB Power Adapter
$384.99 from Amazon

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Polar A370 Fitness Tracker

Smartphone compatibility and a variety of wellness features makes Polar’s A370 Fitness Tracker our top choice for health management.

  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Smartphone Compatibility: Yes
  • Battery life: 4 days
  • Weight: 13.8 ounces
  • What you’ll get: A Polar A370 Fitness Tracker, a band, a charging cable, and a manual
$114.99 from Amazon

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EASIEST TO USE

Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Activity Tracker

The new Charge 3 provides no-fuss wellness features to take your daily sleep, workouts, and vitals to the next level.

  • Warranty: 45-day guarantee and 1 year warranty
  • Smartphone compatibility: Yes
  • Battery life: 7 days
  • Weight: 4.8 ounces
  • What you’ll get: A Fitbit Charge 3, classic wristbands (both small & large), and a charging cable
$148.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR ATHLETES

Garmin Forerunner 735XT Smartwatch

With sport-specific settings, advanced training feedback, and a connected app, Garmin’s Forerunner 735XT Smartwatch is the perfect fitness companion for athletes.

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Smartphone compatibility: Yes
  • Battery life: 1 day
  • Weight: 1.4 ounces
  • What you’ll get: A Garmin Forerunner 735XT Smartwatch, a charging/data clip, and a manual
$349.99 from Best Buy

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BEST FOR TECH ENTHUSIASTS

Nokia Steel HR Hybrid Smartwatch

Add some tech to your exercise regimen with the Nokia’s Steel HR Hybrid with Alexa integration and three different heart monitor modes.

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Smartphone compatibility: Yes
  • Battery life: 25 days
  • Weight: 8.2 ounces
  • What you’ll get: A Nokia Steel HR Hybrid Smartwatch and a CR2 battery
$199.95 from Amazon

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BEST FOR WATER SPORTS

Garmin vívoactive 3

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Smartphone compatibility: Yes
  • Battery life: 10 days
  • Weight: 1.44 ounces
  • What you'll get: A vívoactive 3 Fitness Tracker, a charging/data cable, and manuals
$319.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR STYLE

Motiv Ring

  • Warranty: 45-day guarantee and 1-year warranty
  • Smartphone compatibility: Yes
  • Battery life: 3 days
  • Weight: 1.6 ounces
  • What you'll get: A Motiv Ring, sizing set, and two slim charging docks
$199.99 from Amazon

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BUDGET PICK

Microtella Fitness Tracker

Microtella’s Fitness Tracker is affordable, monitors your heart rate, and comes with 14 different fitness settings for personalized workout stats.

  • Warranty: None
  • Smartphone Compatibility: Yes
  • Battery life: 7 days
  • Weight: 4 ounces
  • What you’ll get: A Microtella Fitness Tracker, a band, and a USB charger
$42.99 from Amazon

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BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

Samsung Galaxy Fit

The perfect midpoint between the Fitbit and Apple Watch, the Samsung Galaxy Fit is great for tracking your high-intensity activities and for managing your daily life.

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Smartphone Compatibility: Yes
  • Battery Life: 7 days
  • Weight: 3.2 ounces
  • What you'll get: Samsung Galaxy Fit, charging cable, manuals
$99 from Amazon

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BEST ON-SCREEN WORKOUTS

Fitbit Versa

The Fitbit Versa is best for those who need some extra guidance in the gym, and thanks to its comprehensive array of on-screen workouts, you'll get exactly that.

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Smartphone Compatibility: Yes
  • Battery Life: 4 days
  • Weight: 5.12 ounces
  • What you'll get: Fitbit Versa, charging cable, manuals
$199.95 from Amazon

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BEST BATTERY LIFE

Wahoo TICKR

Won't take up precious real estate on your wrists and will provide personalized heart rate training, as well as an unbeatable 12-month battery life.

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Smartphone Compatibility: Yes
  • Battery Life: 1 year
  • Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • What you'll get: Wahoo TICKR, battery, manuals
$49.99 from Amazon

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Best sex toys for women: Take pleasure into your own hands

Fri, 17 May 2019 16:53:13 +0000
Best sex toys for women: Take pleasure into your own hands

BEST DEALS ON SEX TOYS:


If Instagram is to be believed, then self care for women basically amounts to face masks and daily affirmation apps.

Hot take: Sex toys are the ultimate self-care purchase.

Orgasms release oxytocin, the anti-stress hormone that gets you warm and fuzzy when cuddling, while dopamine, a neurotransmitter that regulates sleep, also makes an appearance. It stands to reason, then, that "I need to get laid" is a thing that actually makes sense to say when you're having a rough week. Read more...

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BEST FOR BEGINNERS

Squish by Unbound

This adorable, button-free toy has risen to stardom due to simplicity: Harder squeezes equal stronger vibrations.

  • Stimulation: Clitoral
  • Vibration modes: 5
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: Yes
$99 from Unbound Babes

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BEST RABBIT VIBRATOR

Fifty Shades of Grey G-Spot Vibrator

Rabbit vibrators are the go-to for simultaneous internal and G-spot stimulation and this one packs 36 total vibration modes.

  • Stimulation: G-spot, clitoral
  • Vibration modes: 36
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: Yes
$99.99 from Adam & Eve

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BEST CLASSIC VIBRATOR

Crave Vesper Vibrator Necklace

You can take that tingly feeling wherever you go with this quiet vibrator that's also a statement necklace.

  • Stimulation: Clitoral
  • Vibration modes: 4
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: Yes
$69 from Love Crave

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BEST COCK RING FOR FEMALE PLEASURE

Je Joue Mio

One of the best cock rings to help you achieve dual pleasure, the Je Joue Mio offers a comfy fit and impressive rumbles.

  • Stimulation: Clitoral
  • Vibration modes: 12
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: Yes
$109 from Babeland

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BEST ORAL SEX SIMULATOR

Womanizer Premium Clitoral Massager

Get the sensation of oral sex with this erotic combo of air, suction, and pattern randomization.

  • Stimulation: Clitoral
  • Vibration modes: 12
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: Yes
$229 from Ella Paradis

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BEST FOR THE SHOWER

Lelo Sona Cruise

This ergonomic toy sucks (in a good way) and uses sonic waves to hit interior parts of the clitoris.

  • Stimulation: Clitoral
  • Vibration modes: 8
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB-rechargeable: Yes
$99 from Lelo

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BEST BUTT PLUG

Butt Tingler by Lovehoney

Though not the prettiest one out there, it exceeds expectations as a beginner-friendly option.

  • Stimulation: Anal
  • Vibration modes: 10
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: No
$26.99 from Lovehoney

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BEST WAND

Lelo Smart Wand Medium

A curved handle and naturally-increasing intensity prove that wands made for masturbation are better than your generic "personal massager."

  • Stimulation: Clitoral
  • Vibration modes: 8
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: Yes
$119 from Lelo

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BEST FOR USE WITH A PARTNER

We-Vibe Sync

Couples can use the app with this remote-controlled vibrator to up the intimacy, even if you're states apart.

  • Stimulation: G-spot, clitoral
  • Vibration modes: 12
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: Yes
$229 from Ella Paradis

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BEST FOR HBO AND CHILL

Game of Moans Longclaw Dildo

The eighth season may not be moan-worthy, but this girthy dildo version of Jon Snow's sword is.

  • Stimulation: G-spot, anal
  • Vibration modes: None
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • USB rechargeable: N/A
$99 from Geeky Sex Toys

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6 of the best gaming laptops that cost less than $1,000

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0000
6 of the best gaming laptops that cost less than $1,000

BEST DEALS ON GAMING LAPTOPS:


My first gaming laptop cost $1,500 more than 10 years ago, and that was considered affordable. It wasn't a top-of-the-line model, but it wasn't a slouch either, sporting one of the better mid-tier graphics cards and a reliable processor/RAM combination.   Read more...

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OUR TOP PICK

Lenovo Legion Y520

Lenovo balances price and power to deliver a well-rounded gaming laptop that can handle most of what the average gamer can throw at it.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Screen: 15.6" Full HD (1920x1080) LED-lit
$999.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR A BUDGET

Asus TUF Gaming FX504

The Asus TUF Gaming FX504 offers reliable performance without breaking the bank for gamers on a budget.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8300H
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GTX 1050 2GB
  • Storage: 1TB FireCuda SSHD
  • Screen: 15.6” Full HD
$606.33 from Amazon

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BEST POWER FOR THE PRICE

Dell G5 Gaming Laptop

With plenty of graphical power for an affordable price, the Dell G5 gaming laptop is proof that price doesn't have to lock out performance.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8300H
  • RAM: 8GB(up to 32GB)
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • Storage: 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Display
$937 from Amazon

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BEST FOR NEW GAMERS

Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Gaming Edition 5577

If you're new to the gaming scene and looking for a good place to start, the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is a great pick.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Storage: 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 15.6" Full HD (1920x1080) anti-glare LED-backlit
$749 from Amazon

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BEST MULTI-PURPOSE LAPTOP

Acer Aspire 7

With the Acer Aspire 7, you'll be ready for anything life or gaming has to throw at you.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
  • Storage: 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Widescreen LED-backlit IPS Display
$829 from Amazon

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BEST NAME BRAND LAPTOP

OMEN by HP 15.6" Gaming Laptop

HP integrates its trusted brand design with plenty of power in the Omen 15.6" gaming laptop.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8300H
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with dedicated 4 GB GDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 15.6" diagonal FHD IPS BrightView micro-edge WLED-backlit
$938.83 from Amazon

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Level up: The best laptops to boost your gaming experience

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:58:28 +0000
Level up: The best laptops to boost your gaming experience

BEST DEALS ON GAMING LAPTOPS:


It's time to level up.

If you didn't already know, PC gamers take great pride in the way they play. These are the folks who delight in the fact that PC gaming is just so much better than playing on a console, and if this Reddit thread is any indication — this way of thinking isn't going away any time soon. Read more...

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BEST CHOICE OVERALL

MSI GP63 Leopard

A dependable graphics card, excellent speeds, and a lightweight build make this the complete package.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8750
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
  • Storage: 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
  • Weight: 4.8 lbs
$973.92 from Walmart

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BEST FOR VR AND VIDEO QUALITY

MSI GT75 Titan 4K-071

While it carries a hefty price tag, the MSI GT75 Titan is everything you could want out of a gaming laptop, down to VR and 4K.

  • Processor: Intel Core i9-8950HK
  • RAM: 32GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB
  • Storage: 1TB HDD + 1TB SDD
  • Weight: 10.05 lbs
$119.49 from Walmart

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BEST FOR GAMERS ON A BUDGET

Dell Gaming Laptop G5587

While you may not have $2000 to drop on some higher performance gaming laptop, you can still get reliable gaming performance with the Dell Gaming Laptop G5587.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8300
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • Storage: 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • Weight: 6.28 lbs
$937 from Amazon

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BEST FOR POWER IN A SLIM DESIGN

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M

ASUS offers the best of both worlds with a slim and light gaming laptop that doesn't skimp on the power under the hood.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • Weight: 5.4 lbs
$1 from Amazon

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BEST FOR NEW GAMERS

Acer Nitro 5

If you're new to PC gaming, the Acer Nitro 5 delivers a reliable laptop at a reasonable price.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Weight: 2.65 lbs
$689.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR TRADITIONAL/HARDCORE GAMERS

Acer Predator Triton 700

Hardcore gamers expect power out of their platform of choice, and Acer delivers on that power with the Predator Triton 700 laptop.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • RAM: 32GB
  • Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 1080
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Weight: 5.4 lbs
$1 from Amazon

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BEST FOR BUDGET VR

Alienware 15

Alienware is one of the most recognized names in PC gaming, and the Alienware 15 lives up to that namesake, even delivering a reliable VR laptop.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • Weight: 8 lbs
$1 from Amazon

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BEST FOR PERFORMANCE

MSI GS65 Stealth THIN-051

This is one of the thinnest laptops built for intense gaming on-the-go.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8750H 6 Core
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Weight: 4.14 lbs
$1 from Amazon

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BEST FOR SLEEK DESIGN

Razer Blade 15

Think of this as the Apple MacBook Pro of gaming laptops.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8750H 6 Core
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Weight: 4.56 lbs
$2,200 from Amazon

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10 of the best gaming PCs: Why we love Corsair, Lenovo, Dell, and more

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:00:00 +0000
10 of the best gaming PCs: Why we love Corsair, Lenovo, Dell, and more

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The popularity of gaming PCs has exploded in recent years. Sure, there are plenty of people who won’t abandoned their beloved consoles. But a large number of gaming enthusiasts have been shifting their attention. And with good reason. 

For starters, the games are cheaper and the breadth available is truly astounding. After all, console exclusives are (mostly) a thing of the past. You can use your PC to play the latest strategy and simulation games as well as the top offerings in eSports and first person shooters. Additionally, thanks to the PC’s open platform, you also have access to a wide array of wildly inventive independent games. No matter your penchant and preferences, you’re always guaranteed to find something that matches your mood, skill and desires. Read more...

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BEST QUIET PERFORMANCE

Corsair One Pro

If you’re tight on space but crave the HD and 4K power of a larger machine, consider the Corsair.

  • Processor Speed: 4.2 GHz
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Storage: 960 GB
$2,300 from Best Buy

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BEST DESIGN

iBuyPower Snowblind

  • Processor: 3.7 GHz
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Storage: 1 TB
$2,399 from iBuyPower

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BEST VALUE

CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme

Runs great right out of the gate but can also be upgraded at a future date.

  • Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 1 TB
$779 from Amazon

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BEST PORTABILITY

Lenovo Legion C530 Cube

  • Processor Speed: Up to 4.60 GHz
  • RAM : Up to 16GB
  • Storage: 1 TB
$819.99 from Lenovo

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BEST FOR THE NEW GAMER

Acer Aspire Gaming Desktop GX-281

Great brand with even greater support.

  • Processor Speed: 3.2 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 1000 GB
$820.33 from Walmart

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BEST BUDGET PICK

Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop 5680

  • Processor Speed: 3.2 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 1.25 TB
$649.99 from Dell

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BEST GRAPHICS

CyberPowerPC Gamer Panzer

  • Processor Speed:: 3.8 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 2048 GB
$3,177 from Amazon

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BEST UPGRADABILITY

Alienware Aurora R7

If you're in the market for a gaming PC with impressive accessibility and function, the Alienware Aurora R7 is a solid choice. Its tool-less design allows for upgrades to ensure a future-proof system.

  • Processor Speed: 4.6 GHz
  • RAM: 64 GB
  • Storage: 2 TB
$0 from Amazon

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BEST PERSONALIZATION

OMEN Obelisk by HP

The OMEN Obelisk by HP provides a smooth gaming experience, customizable features, and an impressive amount of storage.

  • Processor Speed: 3.2 GHz
  • RAM: 32 GB
  • Storage: 1 TB
$899.99 from Best Buy

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BEST STYLISH BUDGET-FRIENDLY PC

SkyTech Blaze II

Coming through with a light-up LED design and an impressive amount of RAM, the SkyTech Blaze II is a solid pre-built option.

  • Processor speed : 3.9 GHz
  • Processor Speed: 3.9 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 1 TB
$829.99 from Amazon

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Joe Biden calls Zuckerberg 'a real problem' and wants to revoke Section 230

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:03:45 +0000
Joe Biden calls Zuckerberg 'a real problem' and wants to revoke Section 230

Joe Biden is angry at Facebook — and wants to fundamentally change the internet because of it.

In an interview with the New York Times editorial board published Friday, presidential candidate Joe Biden went off on Facebook and said he wants to revoke section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. 

"Section 230 should be revoked, immediately should be revoked, number one," Biden said. "For Zuckerberg and other platforms."

Section 230 shields internet platforms and publishers from liability for what users write on their platforms. For example, a social media company can't be sued for what a user posts, or a blogger isn't liable for what readers write in the comments section. A lesser-known component of the law is that it also allows internet companies to moderate their platforms as they see fit.  Read more...

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The best blenders for smoothies, soups, and everything in between

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0000
The best blenders for smoothies, soups, and everything in between

BEST DEALS ON BLENDERS:


Today's lesson in Cooking as a Grown-Ass adult: Blenders are used for more than frozen margs in summer and collecting dust in winter.

Hot soup without a stove, coffee without a coffee maker, and whipped cream without a hand mixer are just a few of the tasks these multitasking appliances can tackle. Similar to the way the mystical Instant Pot replaces a sauté pan or slow cooker, blenders can expand your meal possibilites tenfold without the clutter of multiple machines. Read more...

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BEST OVERALL

Vitamix Professional Series 750

This classic Vitamix annihilates fruits and nuts and has presets to make just about anything.

  • Power: 1,560 watts
  • Container size: 64-ounce
  • Automated settings: smoothies, hot soups, frozen desserts, purées, self-cleaning
  • App-connected: No
$548.95 from Amazon

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BEST FOR MIXING DOUGH

Ninja Mega Kitchen System (BL770)

Expand to pizza or cookie dough with this food processing bowl — just ignore the noise.

  • Power: 1,500 watts
  • Pitcher size: 72-ounce
  • Automated settings: dough, blend, crush, single serve
  • App-connected: No
$99.99 from Amazon

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Calphalon Auto-Speed Blender

Novices and experts alike will appreciate the auto-adjusting speeds, screen, and long warranty.

  • Power: 1,100 watts
  • Container size: 67.6-ounce
  • Automated settings: smoothie, dip, milkshake, frozen drink
  • App-connected: No
$159.99 from Amazon

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BEST PERSONAL BLENDER

NutriBullet Balance

Track fitness goals and nutrition facts with the Bluetooth smart scale and Balance app.

  • Power: 1,200 Watts
  • Container size: 32-ounce
  • Automated settings: None
  • App-connected: Yes
$149.94 from NutriBullet

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BEST SMART BLENDER

Vitamix A3500

Walk-away convenience and the touchscreen are life-changing, but iPads can be bought for cheaper.

  • Power: 1,500 watts
  • Container size: 64-ounce
  • Automated settings: smoothies, hot soups, dips and spreads, frozen desserts, self-cleaning
  • App-connected: Yes
$524.95 from Amazon

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BEST HAND BLENDER

Breville Control Grip Immersion Blender

Dressing, soup, merengue, and whipped cream can achieve the perfect texture with 15 trigger speeds and an ergonomic handle.

  • Power: 280 watts
  • Pitcher size: 42-ounce
  • Automated settings: None
  • App-connected: No
$83.95 from Amazon

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BEST FOR WORKOUTS

Oster Blend-N-Go

A pre-gym smoothie always feels rushed, but this blending pitcher doubles as a sport bottle.

  • Power: 400 watts
  • Pitcher size: 20-ounce
  • Automated settings: None
  • App-connected: No
$15.91 from Amazon

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BUDGET PICK

Hamilton Beach Wave Crusher (58163)

This classic blender is great for newbies and triples as a personal blender and food processor — but you get what you pay for.

  • Power: 700 watts
  • Container size: 40-ounce
  • Automated settings: milkshake/easy clean, purée/smoothie, dice/salsa, crush ice/grate
  • App-connected: No
$41.53 from Amazon

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BEST FOR TRAVELING

PopBabies Personal Blender

USB charging makes this great for going off the grid or for work.

  • Power: 175 watts
  • Container size: 14-ounce
  • Automated settings: None
  • App-connected: No
$30.59 from Amazon

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BEST FOR SWITCHING UP RECIPES

NutriBullet

Though it only has one speed, you'll get two different blade options included with the set.

  • Power: 600 watts
  • Cup size(s): Two 18-ounce, one 24-ounce
$59.99 from NutriBullet

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BEST FOR EXTRACTING NUTRIENTS

Nutri Ninja with FreshVac Technology

Get the most nutrients and best flavors from your produce with this blender's FreshVac pump.

  • Power: 1,100 watts
  • Cup size(s): Two 24-ounce
$56.99 from Amazon

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Magic Bullet

A cheap, reliable blender that isn't too feature-heavy.

  • Power: 250 watts
  • Cup size(s): One 12-ounce, two 18-ounce
$39.99 from NutriBullet

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BEST FOR TAKING IN THE CAR

Homgeek Personal Mini Blender

With two slim sports bottles, this compact blender is a solid choice.

  • Power: 300 watts
  • Cup size(s): Two 20-ounce
$23.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR CAMPING

Cozibot Travel Blender

Just because you're far from an outlet doesn't mean you need to skip your smoothie.

  • Power: 65 watts
  • Cup size(s): One 13-ounce
$35.98 from Amazon

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15 of the best GPS devices for your car or motorcycle

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 19:05:09 +0000
15 of the best GPS devices for your car or motorcycle

BEST DEALS ON GPS DEVICES:


While today's smartphones are loaded with Google Maps or Apple Maps, they are merely quick solutions for traveling short distances. Believe it or not, getting a dedicated GPS device for your car or truck is still the best way to get to your destination safely and with ease. 

Companies like Garmin and TomTom specialize in safe car travel and update their maps and traffic reports whenever changes occur on the road. GPS devices also offer the peace of mind that you'll never get lost, even when you're in a new location — including remote areas. They can also help you find the nearest restaurants, shopping mall, rest area, and other locations that might be considered off-the-beaten-path.  Read more...

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BEST FOR DAILY COMMUTERS

Garmin DriveSmart 51 NA LMT-S

This is a very reliable GPS device.

  • Dimensions: 0.7 x 5.5 x 3.3 inches
  • Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Screen size: 5 inches
$129.95 from Amazon

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BEST IN-DASH SETUP

Pioneer AVIC-8201NEX

This is an all-in-one GPS and entertainment device for your car.

  • Dimensions: 13 x 10 x 6.5 inches
  • Weight: 8 pounds
  • Screen size: 7 inches
$699.95 from Amazon

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BEST BUDGET OPTION

JRCX Navigation System

There's nothing fancy about this GPS, but it gets the job done getting from point A to point B without getting you lost.

  • Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.6 x 3.5 inches
  • Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Screen size: 7 inches
$56.99 from Amazon

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BEST BUDGET HEADS UP DISPLAY

ITEQ 4.8-inch GPS Car HUD

This offers everything you need in a car GPS, but projects all the information on your windshield.

  • Dimensions: 4.6 x 0.5 x 2.8 inches
  • Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • Screen size: 4.8 inches
$52.99 from Amazon

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BEST VOICE-ACTIVATED NAVIGATION

Garmin Speak

Looking for the best Garmin and Amazon have to offer? Look right here.

  • Dimensions: 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches
  • Weight: 1.44 ounces
  • Screen size: N/A
$97.95 from Amazon

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BEST FOR EXPANDABLE STORAGE

TomTom VIA 1505M

This GPS is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot.

  • Dimensions: 1.3 x 5.3 x 3.7 inches
  • Weight: 7.7 ounces
  • Screen size: 5 inches
$164.95 from Amazon

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BEST FOR RVS

Garmin dēzl 770LMTHD

This is built for professional drivers and commercial use, along with RV families.

  • Dimensions: 1.1 x 7.8 x 4.8 inches
  • Weight: 14.4 ounces
  • Screen size: 7 inches
$699 from Amazon

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BEST FOR WORLD TRAVELERS

TomTom Go 520

World maps are ready for download whenever you need them.

  • Dimensions: 5.6 x 3.3 x 0.7 inches
  • Weight: 9.1 ounces
  • Screen size: 5 inches
$180 from Amazon

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BEST RATED

Garmin Nuvi 57LMT

Includes free lifetime map updates of all 50 states, plus Canada and Mexico.

  • Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.5 x 3.4 inches
  • Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Screen size: 5 inches
$239.99 from Amazon

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BEST SMARTPHONE COMPANION

TomTom GO 620

This GPS device can sync directly to your iOS or Android smartphone.

  • Dimensions: 6.4 x 4.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Weight: 9.1 ounces
  • Screen size: 6 inches
$149.99 from Amazon

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BEST GPS WITH DASH CAM

Garmin DriveAssist 51 NA LMT-S

Includes a built-in dash cam that continuously records footage.

  • Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.5 x 3.3 inches
  • Weight: 8 ounces
  • Screen size: 5 inches
$196.98 from Amazon

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

JRCX Model X Navigation System

Think of this GPS as a budget all-in-one entertainment center with music playback features.

  • Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.8 x 3.5 inches
  • Weight: 1.36 pounds
  • Screen size: 7 inches
$62.99 from Amazon

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BEST BUILT-IN DASH CAM

Garmin Drive 50 USA LM

It's a best selling GPS device on Amazon for a reason.

  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 3.3 inches
  • Weight: 6.1 ounces
  • Screen size: 5 inches
$109.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR LONG ROADTRIPS

Jimwey Navigation System

A 7-inch screen makes this GPS device ideal for long, tiring drives.

  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 6.3 x 3.7 inches
  • Weight: 1.34 lb
  • Screen size: 7 inches
$57.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR MOTORCYCLES

TomTom Rider 550

Its compact size and specialty features makes this one a favorite of motorcyclists.

  • Dimensions: 5.4 x 1.2 x 3.5 inches
  • Weight: 9.9 ounces
  • Screen size: 4.3 inches
$242.10 from Amazon

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Which DNA test kit should you get?

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 16:17:28 +0000
Which DNA test kit should you get?

BEST DEALS ON DNA KITS:


DNA test kits like AncestryDNA and 23andMe have become increasingly popular over the past few years — some 26 million people have taken them — and were a big gift item during the holiday season. The possibilities are quite literally endless — from finding your birth mother after 47 years to discovering that you're related to a president.

Though DNA tests are being added to more and more people's bucket lists, the sheer number of kits you can choose from is overwhelming. The result? A lot of interested folks opt out simply because they're not sure which kit to buy. (Even DNA tests for your dog exist. Yeah.) Read more...

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BEST FOR LITERALLY EVERYONE

23andMe

Health screenings plus a recent addition of over 1,000 regions makes it the most all-encompassing test out there.

  • Price: $99-$199
  • Tests: Autosomal, mtDNA, Y-DNA, health, traits
  • Wait time: 2-4 weeks
$79 from Amazon

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BEST FOR CONNECTING WITH RELATIVES

AncestryDNA

Get a seamless process from start to finish with a massive genealogical pool and the ability to connect with found relatives.

  • Price: $99-$119
  • Tests: Autosomal, traits
  • Wait time: 6-8 weeks
$49 from Amazon

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BEST FOR HEALTH

tellmeGen

Take charge of your health with this detailed test that analyzes medical predispositions and inherited risks. (But don't stop going to the doctor.)

  • Price: $199
  • Tests: Autosomal, health, traits
  • Wait time: 4-6 weeks
$95 from Amazon

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BUDGET PICK

MyHeritage

If you don't care about contacting relatives or maternal/paternal tracing, MyHeritage offers the coveted pie chart and quick results for cheap.

  • Price: $75
  • Tests: Autosomal
  • Wait time: 3-4 weeks
$49 from Amazon

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BEST FOR UNIQUE GENEALOGY FINDINGS

National Geographic Geno 2.0

Instead of the traditional family tree, Nat Geo's whole exome sequencing will tell you how much you have in common with a Neanderthal.

  • Price: $99.99
  • Tests: Homonin ancestry, mtDNA, Y-DNA
  • Wait time: 6-12 weeks

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Living DNA

Coining itself as a 3-in-1 DNA test, this is easily your cheapest option to trace both parents' lines as well as the family finder.

  • Price: $79
  • Tests: Autosomal, mtDNA, Y-DNA
  • Wait time: 8-10 weeks
$49 from LivingDNA

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BEST FOR SERIOUS GENEALOGY

FamilyTreeDNA

Prices are weirdly steep, but FamilyTreeDNA offers detailed maternal and paternal line tracing you can't find anywhere else.

  • Price: $79.99-$199.99
  • Tests: Autosomal, mtDNA, Y-DNA
  • Wait time: 6-8 weeks
$49 from Amazon

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BEST FOCUS ON AFRICAN HERITAGE

AfricanAncestry

While not as advanced as other kits, AfricanAncestry is the extensive reporting on African tribes that we've been waiting for.

  • Tests: Autosomal, mtDNA, Y-DNA
  • Price: $299
  • Wait time: 6-8 weeks
$299 from AfricanAncestry

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OUR TOP PICK FOR DOGS

Embark

Spending as much as 23andMe's test costs gets you a full look at your dog's familial and medical history.

  • Breed tests: 200+
  • Wait time: 3-7 weeks
  • Health screening: Yes
  • Wolf and coyote test: Yes
$189 from Amazon

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BEST FOR SUPER MIXED MUTTS

Wisdom Panel 3.0

A massive pool of breeds to test for makes it possible to discover the makeup of even the most confusingly mixed mutts.

  • Breed tests: 350
  • Wait time: 2-3 weeks
  • Health screening: Optional
  • Wolf and coyote test: Yes
$49.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR NEW DOG PARENTS

HomeDNA Orivet Dog DNA Test and Life Plan

The life plan gives your dog a customized diet, exercise, and play routine to maximize lifespan and happiness.

  • Breed tests: 220
  • Wait time: 3 weeks
  • Health screening: Yes
  • Wolf and coyote test: No
$89 from HomeDNA

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BUDGET PICK

Find My Pet

This budget-friendly test does a breed breakdown and health screening for less than a bag of fancy dog food.

  • Breed tests: 200
  • Wait time: 3-4 weeks
  • Health screening: Yes
  • Wolf and coyote test: No

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The best mattresses you can buy online: Casper, Nectar, Leesa, and more

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0000
The best mattresses you can buy online: Casper, Nectar, Leesa, and more

BEST DEALS ON MATTRESSES: 

  • Leesa — Save up to $200 off any mattresses

  • Purple — Free sheets and premium sleep mask with the purchase of select mattresses

  • Nest Bedding — Save up to $200 with code SLEEPLIFE

  • Nectar Sleep — Save $100 off every mattress plus two free pillows

  • Brooklyn Bedding — Save 25% off sitewide


Sleep can make or break your day. If you wake up feeling energized and refreshed, concentrating and functioning will be a breeze. On the other hand, if you spend most of your nights tossing and turning, the whole day can feel like a challenge. You’ll be fatigued, irritable, and reaching for the nearest caffeine source.  Read more...

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BEST FOR BODY SUPPORT

Leesa Mattress

Say goodbye to waking up with a sore back thanks to Leesa's three-layer construction and recovery memory foam.

  • Dimensions: Twin (39 x 75 x 10 inches), Twin XL (39 x 80 x 10 inches), Full (53 x 75 x 10 inches), Queen (60 x 80 x 10 inches), King (76 x 80 x 10 inches), and California King (72 x 84 x 10 inches)
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$595 from Leesa

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BEST OVERALL

The Essential Mattress by Casper

Comfort, durability, and stress-free setup make The Essential Mattress by Casper a top pick for all of your sleeping needs.

  • Dimensions: Twin (39 x 75 x 8.5 inches), Twin XL (39 x 80 x 8.5 inches), Full (54 x 75 x 8.5 inches), Queen ( 60 x 80 x 8.5 inches), King ( 76 x 80 x 8.5 inches), and California King (72 x 84 x 8.5 inches)
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$395 from Casper

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

T&N Mattress by Tuft & Needle

Online mattresses don’t come cheap, but the T&N Mattress by Tuft & Needle offers all the comfort and breathability perks at a fraction of the price.

  • Dimensions: Twin (75 x 39 x 10 inches), Twin XL (80 x 39 x 10 inches), Full (75 x 54 x 10 inches), Queen (80 x 60 x 10 inches), King (80 x 76 x 10 inches), and California King (84 x 72 x 10 inches)
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$350 from Tuft & Needle

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BEST FOR TEMPERATURE REGULATION

The Pod by Eight Sleep

This mattress tracks and learns your sleeping habits, then adjusts the bed’s temperature for optimal comfort.

  • Dimensions: Full (54 x 75 x 11 inches), Queen (60 x 80 x 11 inches), King (76 x 80 x 11 inches), and Cali fornix King (72 x 84 x 11 inches)
  • Sleep factor: Good for people who get either too hot or too cold while they sleep
$600 from Eight Sleep

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BEST FOR COMFORT

The Nectar Mattress

  • Dimensions: Twin (39 x 75 x 11 inches), Twin XL (39 x 80 x 11 inches), Full (54 x 75 x 11 inches), Queen (60 x 80 x 11 inches), King (76 x 80 x 11 inches), and California King (72 x 84 x 11 inches)
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$200 from Nectar

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BEST FOR DIFFERENT SLEEP POSITIONS

Saatva Luxury Firm Mattress

  • Dimensions: Twin (38 x 75 inches), Twin XL (38 x 80 inches), Full (54 x 75 inches), Queen (60 x 80 inches), King (76 x 80 inches) and California King (72 x 84 inches)
  • Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers
$599 from Saatva

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BEST FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Avocado Green Mattress

  • Dimensions: Twin (74 x 38 x 11 inches), Twin XL (80 x 38 x 11 inches) Full (74 x 54 x 11 inches), Queen (80 x 60 x 11 inches), King (80 x 76 x 11 inches), and California King (84 x 72 x 11 inches)
  • Sleep Factor: Great for back and stomach sleepers
$959 from Avocado Green Mattress

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BEST FOR ADAPTIVITY

The Purple Mattress

Extremely comfortable and can adapt to almost any body shape, plus the customer support team will always have your back.

  • Dimensions: Twin XL (38 x 80 x 12 inches), Full (54 x 76 x 12 inches), Queen (60 x 80 x 12 inches), King (76 x 80 x 12 inches), and California King (72 x 84 x 12 inches)
  • Sleep factor: Good for every kind of sleeper
$1,299 from Purple

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Best 4K TVs 2020: From OLED to QLED, Samsung to TCL and more

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0000
Best 4K TVs 2020: From OLED to QLED, Samsung to TCL and more

BEST 4K TV DEALS:

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BEST OVERALL CHOICE

Sony A9F

OLEDs offer some of the best pictures available, and the Sony A9F might be the best of them all.

  • Available sizes: 55-inches, 65-inches
  • Processor: X1 Ultimate
  • Smart U.I.: Android TV
  • Display: Triluminos color with HDR 10
$2 from Amazon

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BEST SAMSUNG TV

Samsung Q9F

For fans of a truly colorful look, the Samsung Q9F will deliver that and then some.

  • Available sizes: 65-inches, 75-inches
  • Processor: Q Engine
  • Smart U.I.: SmartHub with Bixby
  • Display: Q Color with Q HDR EliteMax and Q Contrast
$1 from Amazon

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BEST LG TV

LG E8

For anyone who wants to go to the source, the LG E8 is the best OLED available from the primary maker of OLED.

  • Available sizes: 55-inches, 65-inches
  • Processor: α9 Intelligent Processor
  • Smart U.I.: AI ThinQ
  • Display: Pixel level dimming with 4K Cinema HDR
$1,259 from Amazon

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BEST LED TV

Sony X900F

You don't need OLED for near-OLED quality, and the Sony X900F proves that.

  • Available sizes: 49-inches, 55-inches, 65-inches, 75-inches, 85-inches
  • Processor: X1 Extreme
  • Smart U.I.: Android TV
  • Display: Triluminos color with X-Motion Clarity
$998 from Amazon

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BEST HIGH-END "STARTER" TV

Samsung Q6F

If you're nervous about diving into the deep end of TVs, the Samsung Q6F is easily the best place to start.

  • Available sizes: 49-inches, 55-inches, 65-inches, 75-inches, 82-inches
  • Processor: Q Engine
  • Smart U.I.: SmartHub with Bixby
  • Display: Q Color with Q Contrast and Q HDR
$2 from Amazon

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BEST BALANCE OF POWER AND PRICE

Samsung NU8000

Eight series TVs are where performance TVs start, and the Samsung NU8000 best embodies that quality.

  • Available sizes: 49-inches, 55-inches, 65-inches, 75-inches, 82-inches
  • Processor: UHD Engine
  • Smart U.I.: SmartHub with Bixby
  • Display: Dynamic crystal color with HDR Plus
$603.99 from Amazon

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BEST BUDGET 4K TV

TCL R6

For the more budget-minded shoppers, TCL offers just that with quality performance in the R6 line.

  • Available sizes: 55-inches, 65-inches
  • Processor: Dual-Core GPU processor
  • Smart U.I.: Roku TV
  • Display: Dolby Vision HDR with wide color and contrast control zones
$529.99 from Amazon

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Personalized Valentine’s Day gifts will show your significant other how special they are

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:56:25 +0000
Personalized Valentine’s Day gifts will show your significant other how special they are

Valentine’s Day is the one day a year where you have a free pass to be cheesy AF. We are officially granting you permission to indulge in the lovey dovey-ness of the holiday. (But definitely avoid the clichés. Check out 19 romantic Valentine's Day gifts that defy clichés if you need some help.) Go all out with flowers and chocolate hearts. Have a candlelit dinner. Shower your Valentine in romance. 

The average American is expected to spend $221.34 on Valentine’s Day this year, according to Finder — why not ensure that money is going toward something special? Nothing says “I love you” quite like a personalized gift. It allows you to show your significant other just how special they are with something one-of-a-kind and unique to them.  Read more...

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11 of the best Bluetooth speakers

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 18:06:58 +0000
11 of the best Bluetooth speakers

BEST DEALS ON BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS:


Bluetooth speakers allow us to experience music no matter where we go. Whether it's listening to classical pieces from Mozart or the newest BTS song 10 times in a row, you shouldn't have to enjoy your favorites through your phone's speaker and a cupholder. But with so many great Bluetooth speakers to choose from, how do you know which ones are the best?  Read more...

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MOST RELIABLE SPEAKER

Sony XB10

If you need a speaker that's affordable and consistent, the XB10 is the one to look at.

  • Battery life: 16 hours
  • Wireless functionality: Bluetooth, NFC
  • Water Resistant: Yes
  • Speaker: 1 channel w/ 1 passive radiator
$58 from Amazon

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BEST AFFORDABLE SPEAKER

Sony SRS-XB30

This ultra portable speaker packs plenty of punch for the price.

  • Wireless functionality: Bluetooth, NFC
  • Battery life: 24 hours
  • Phone charging: Yes
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Daisy Chain: Yes
  • Speaker: 2 channel w/ dual passive radiators
$148 from Amazon

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BEST SPEAKER FOR PARTIES

Sony GTKXB90

If you're looking to get the party going, the Sony GTKXB90 is the speaker to get people going.

  • Wireless function: Bluetooth, NFC
  • Battery life: 16 hours
  • Water resistant: No
  • Daisy chain: Yes
  • Speaker: 3 tweeters w/ 2 subwoofers
$298 from Amazon

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BEST PORTABLE SPEAKER

JBL Clip 2

Just clip the JBL Clip 2 to your belt and enjoy your music with one of the easiest portable speakers to carry around.

  • Battery life: 8 hours
  • Speaker: Mono channel
  • Wireless function: Bluetooth
  • Water resistant: Yes
$44.95 from Amazon

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BEST FOR SIMPLICITY

JBL Flip 4

JBL leans into pure audio performance and removes the physical extras with the JBL Flip 4.

  • Battery life: 12 hours
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Wireless connection: Bluetooth
  • Speaker: Stereo
$59.99 from Amazon

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BEST OVERALL CHOICE

JBL Boombox

A strong, powerful speaker that's water resistant and surprisingly easy to transport.

  • Battery: 24 hours
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Wireless connection: Bluetooth
  • Speaker: Stereo
$379.95 from Amazon

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BEST SPEAKER FOR THE ELEMENTS

UE WONDERBOOM

UE delivers a small, portable speaker that's ideal for dealing with anything nature can throw your way.

  • Battery life: 10 hours
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Wireless connection: Bluetooth
  • Speaker: Mono channel
$39.95 from Amazon

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BEST BALANCED SPEAKER

UE BOOM 2

Great balance between power and build, plus daisy chaining makes it super flexible.

  • Battery life: 15 hours
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Speaker: Stereo
  • Wireless connection: Bluetooth, NFC
  • Daisy chain: Yes
$78.60 from Amazon

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BEST SMALL SPEAKER

Bose SoundLink Micro

The Bose SoundLink Micro offers plenty of power in a small package, with a price tag to match.

  • Battery life: 6 hours
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Speaker: Mono channel
  • Wireless connection: Bluetooth
$69 from Amazon

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BEST FOR 360-DEGREE AUDIO

Bose SoundLink Revolve

Whether it's at home or at the beach, the Bose SoundLink Revolve will deliver deep audio wherever you need it.

  • Battery life: 12 hours
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Wireless connection: Bluetooth
  • Speaker: Dual channel
$119 from Amazon

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BEST SPEAKER FOR THE HOME

Bose SoundTouch 20

From whole home compatibility to rich sound, this option from Bose is great for filling a room.

  • Battery life: Not portable
  • Speaker: Dual channel
  • Wireless connections: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
  • Water resistant: No
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Calling all PC gamers: These curved monitors are on sale for up to 57% off

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:39:06 +0000
Calling all PC gamers: These curved monitors are on sale for up to 57% off

TL;DR: Nearly 20 curved monitors are on sale across Amazon and Walmart, saving you as much as 57% during this stellar sale.


Big, bright, and boasting 1000R curvatures that surround your entire field of vision, Samsung’s new Odyssey G7 and G9 QLED ultrawide gaming monitors were two of the big cheeses at last week's CES 2020. And if you're a serious PC gamer who wants to feel like you're sitting in the center of the action while traipsing around various virtual worlds, we're willing to bet money on two things: 

  1. You'll for sure want to snag one of those monitors upon their release sometime during the second quarter of 2020.

  2. You'll need to start saving for that purchase, like, yesterday. (Samsung has yet to release official numbers, but we're calling it now: These puppies will be pricey with a capital "P.") Read more...

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