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Why attempt home automation yourself when you can have a pro do it for you? (Post sponsored by URC)

We know the standard answer to the question in the headline: Because it’s cheaper. But is it really?

Forget about 2D. Holus bumps entertainment to 3D holographic glory

The world we live in and interact with is three dimensional. Chairs, books, and even the technology we handle on a daily basis has substance on three axis. Digital content? Most all of that is flat. But if you’re curious to take a peek into the future of digital entertainment, then look no further than Holus.

Kickstarter Project Spotlight: Atmoph window

As someone who constantly finds herself staring at the blank space on her cubicle wall, it wouldn’t be the worst thing to spruce it up with some amazing 4K decorations. That’s where the Atmoph window comes in – it’s a “digital window” that provides observers with a window into another world.

Smart home no longer a choice between ultra-expensive and cheap DIY (Post sponsored by URC)

Great news: It’s more affordable than ever to automate your home, while taking all the guesswork and annoyance out of setting it up.

Kickstarter Project Spotlight: Peeple

Well, once again thanks to Kickstarter, my hypothetical dreams are becoming realities…hopefully. But it needs your funding. Enter the Peeple: caller ID for your door!

Want better sleep? These new gadgets could be your solution

It’s no secret that the quality of our sleep has a direct impact on our daily lives. Our very busy lives – it’s almost like a vicious cycle. Days that are overpacked and/or demanding require more and better rest in order to do the same the next. But we tend to sacrifice sleeping hours in order to find the time to finish what needs to be done.

These crowdfunding projects seek chumps & their easy money

Browsing projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo is, in a way, similar to checking out garage sales. You know that most of the stuff there is going to be junk and/or overpriced and/or irrelevant to your needs. But that’s not why we look – it’s the shining gems and special finds that make it exciting and fun. more »

Kickstarter Project Spotlight: Planty smart planter

When I came across the Planty crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, I felt like my needs had been answered. It’s a smart planter that notifies you when your plants need water, AND you can then water your plants via a connected smartphone app. It’s so easy a caveman could do it!

TechnologyTell Review: Loftek 10W Outdoor Powerbank work lamp

Flashlights are super convenient, and the ThruNite T10S is part of my EDC (every day carry). But sometimes you need a light that can handle bigger jobs, especially when you need to work with both hands. Be it tinkering around in the garage or pitching camp in the middle of the night, a steady, reliable work lamp is going to be your best friend.

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TechnologyTell Review: Keyport Slide 2.0 keychain

I’m a firm believer of the ‘less is more’ concept. You can call it simplicity or minimalism, so long as it’s understood that my habits also maximize on utility. It’s having what you may need with the least amount of baggage – having your cake and eating it too. So when I was presented with the opportunity to review the Keyport Slide 2.0, I jumped at it.

Now you can post selfies to.. breakfast toast

Whether it’s the ultimate accessory for the known narcissist in your life, a means to stake claim on bread at an aggressive breakfast table, or because you own pictures that are oh-so-cute-that-you-can’t-stand-it-and-must-consume-it, you can now eat your selfies. Yup, the Selfie Toaster exists, and it comes straight from the unique crazy geniuses at Hammacher Schlemmer. more »

Luna smart mattress cover open for preorders

If these cold temperatures have got you considering springing for an electric blanket, it might be better to invest that money into a $179 Luna smart mattress cover. Not only can it adjust to become hotter or colder for a more comfortable sleep, but it detects breathing and heart rate, tracks sleep patterns, and even your snoring.