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This $70 Magnetic iPhone Charger Is a Dupe for Apple’s Portable MagSafe Battery Pack

Power banks are a thing of the past. Instead, opt for a barely-there magnetic charger that reviewers say is better than its $100 Apple counterpart.

This Social Media-Loved Mini Desk Vacuum Keeps Your Workspace Tidy

The ODISTAR mini desk vacuum isn’t just adorable. It magically picks...


The 5 Best Portable Chargers and Power Banks, According to Our Tech Expert

Our tech editor has personally tested each of these portable chargers and power banks to determine the best of the...


10 Best Wireless Headphones for Non-Stop Listeners

Looking to snag a new pair of headphones for easy, wire-free listening? Our tech expert has suggestions for audiophiles of...


The 10 Best Fitness Trackers for Your Money

Our Tech Editor explains what to look for when shopping for a fitness tracker.

I Tried the Ring Pro 2 Video Doorbell—Here’s My Honest Review

A clear, reliable, and easy-to-use video doorbell is a significant improvement from the old push-button standby. We tried the Ring...


This $11 Amazon-Loved Laptop Cleaner Wipes Away Keyboard Crumbs

Kiss crumbs, smudges, and smears goodbye with this do-it-all laptop cleaning tool.

What’s a Multi-Device Charging Station, And Do You Need One?

Charge all of your devices simultaneously without scrambling to find a mess of cords and outlets.


This $28 Key Finder Makes Locating Lost Items Easy

This clever product makes losing important belongings a thing of the past, and it's less than $30.


The Best Phone Cleaners to Sanitize Your Phone

Your phone is gross, but a UV light phone sanitizer can blast bacteria out of every nook and cranny.


Our Tech Editor’s #1 Pick for Black Friday This Year

Here's what our Tech Editor is adding to her cart ahead of Black Friday (and you should too).

Amazon Music vs. Spotify: What’s the Difference?

Can't decide between Amazon Music vs. Spotify? We compare both services, prices, and features to help you decide.


Here’s How to Find Lost AirPods

The music doesn't have to stop here. There's an easy way to find your favorite earbuds in minutes.


The New Google Nest Cam Indoor Is Finally Here

The new Google Nest Cam Indoor is a sleek, stylish, and no-stress way to secure your home.


What Is the Amazon Astro Home Robot and What Can It Do?

Meet the Amazon Astro Home Robot, Amazon's first-ever robotic home assistant.


The Amazon Smart Plug Has Almost Half a Million Ratings—Here’s Why

The Amazon Smart Plug does everything from providing home security to turning on the coffee pot from bed. It's an...

The Best Affordable Laptops for Back-to-School

These budget-friendly laptops are perfect for students and casual web surfers. You're welcome!


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18 of the Most Useful Alexa Accessories

Your favorite virtual assistant can now do everything from adjusting your thermostat to changing the channel on your TV. Find...


6 Best Pet Cameras for Keeping Tabs on Your Furry Friends

Watch, talk to, and even play with your pet—no matter where you are.


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The 10 Safest Smart Doorbells for Your Home

Whether it's opportunity knocking, an annoying salesperson, or a suspicious stranger, now you can safely monitor your porch and decide...


Best Apartment Security Systems

Even if you're a renter, you have options if you're looking for a comprehensive apartment security system that's wireless and...


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11 Smart Home Products We’re Most Looking Forward to in 2020

Smart home technology continues to advance and you’ll be amazed at some of the smart home products coming out in...


15 Weirdest Inventions and Products of 2022

Necessity isn't the mother of all of these.


20 Everyday Products Gen Z Will Never Use in Their Lifetime

For some people, these pictures are a walk down memory lane, but for Generation Z, they're practically vintage.

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The Best Home Security Systems, According to Experts

Want to feel safer no matter where you live? Top security experts share their picks for the best home security...


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15 of the Best Smart Home Devices That Are Worth Every Penny

Tech experts dish on the genius products that might just change your life. They're easy to set up too—if you...


12 of the Coolest Inventions NASA Has Ever Made

Chances are, your favorite everyday products were originally developed by NASA. Here's how the space agency has made your life...


10 Smart Water Bottles That Are Worth the Money

The most advanced smart water bottles on the market help keep you on top of your hydration game. They're worth...


The Best Products for People Who Keep Losing Things

Between work, appointments, kids, volunteer activities, sporting events, etc. life can be a lot to juggle, so it's no wonder...


8 of the Most Ironic Inventions Ever

Space-age infant formula, a dangerous safety device, and more products that prove the uncertainty of innovation.