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Teenagers create 3D-printed wristband, KipstR, for your drowsy holiday binge-watching

Two teenagers developed the KipstR wristband which senses when the wearer falls asleep and subsequently pauses and records whatever the viewer has on the television.

Waka Waka is a solar charger with a conscience

With so many portable chargers on the market, it’s not often that one actually catches my attention for being unique. Such is the case for the Waka Waka Solar Powered Charger + Light. The charger itself is pretty standard: after being charged itself, it can power your smartphone and provide light; however, the Waka Waka has a humanitarian concept behind it that makes it a charger I can get behind.

Holiday gift guide: gadgets for the fitness enthusiast

Black Friday has come and gone and that means it’s officially peak Holiday shopping time. And if you’re like me, you’re losing sleep about what the heck to get all those people on your gift list. I can’t get you another pair of socks, dad! It’s too shameful! Instead, I’ll focus on ramping up everyone’s tech fitness game with these gadgets for the fitness enthusiast! You’re welcome, dad!

Here’s another “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” for your Friday

Last night’s “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” is the 8th in the Jimmy Kimmel Live series and features celebrities like Gerard Butler, Lena Dunham (my favorite mean tweet), and even Britney Spears. So, procrastinate your work a little longer and check it out.

On 2 Bean Bags: The Heos by Denon

Your On 2 Bean Bags girls have returned from their lengthy vacation to review the Heos multi-room audio speaker system by Denon. Naturally, we didn’t have the resources to build a multi-room set, so check out what we did instead.

Indiegogo Spotlight: RestOn sleep smart device

I’m pretty open about the fact that I’ve dealt with insomnia since I was a kid, and it SUCKS. So, it’s nice to see that health and fitness wearables companies are putting forth efforts to help consumers get a better night’s sleep. I guess it’s no surprise seeing as there’s more and more health studies coming to fruition which detail how important sleep is. Today, RestOn launched their Indiegogo campaign for their sleep smart device. The RestOn monitors, tracks and analyzes sleep quality and it’s non-invasive/non-wearable design makes it hardly noticeable while you sleep.

14 #CometLanding tweets to brighten your day

If you spent your morning like I did – streaming the ESA’s live feed, and you want to keep the excitement going, here’s 14 #CometLanding tweets that will surely uplift your Wednesday.

Beats Electronics announces Solo2 wireless on-ear headphones

After Apple acquired Beats Electronics, we’ve all been anxiously waiting to see what new products would come after the acquisition. Now, we have our first in the form of the Solo2 Wireless on-ear headphones. Of course, they just had to use an exponent in the product name to make our lives just a little more difficult.

Yamaha reveals beta-titanium earphones

Yamaha recently announced the introduction of the company’s new EPH-M200 earphones made with beta-titanium material. But if you’re asking what that means, we’re more alike than I thought. Apparently, this allows the earphones to conform to the shape of the user’s ear canals for superior comfort. And while I hate the phrase “ear canal,” I fully support a headphones that cares about ear canal comfort (shudders). However, if the price point is too much for you, Yamaha is also releasing the EPH-M100 earphones for a more affordable price point, along with special ear tips with two types of silicone.

My 10 favorite Reddit pumpkins for Halloween

My favorite part of Halloween is seeing all the creative pumpkins people carve every year, and one of the best places to find these creative pumpkins is Reddit. So I did the search work for you, and assembled my 10 favorites.

Fitbit unveils three new fitness trackers

As if there wasn’t already a plethora of fitness trackers hitting the market, now you’ve got three more to choose from – care of Fitbit. These three new products come after Fitbit’s turbulent 2014, after 2013’s Fitbit Force was recalled in the first quarter of 2014. So hopefully, these three new products will experience smoother sailing than the company’s predecessor.

The 10 best #AppleEvent tweets

Seems like every week now there’s another Apple event that you just HAVE to know about. Yawn. Today’s was the highly anticipated iPad event, which shockingly announced the new thinnest iPad ever: the iPad Air 2. Along with that, it was announced that Apple Pay would begin on October 20, but of course the best part was Stephen Colbert’s appearance. Oh, and of course Apple had to be all, “You think 4K is cool? PSHHH we’ve got 5K resolution.” So yeah, that about sums it up. However, you know me – I much prefer catching up via Twitter.

Thus, I assembled the 10 best #AppleEvent tweets so you can laugh along with me! Enjoy!