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Tech Review: PureGear Glass Screen Shield with Perfect Alignment Tray

For the 10 of you that can effortlessly put on a screen protector on your smartphone with ease, you can bypass this post. For everyone else, we’ve got the answer to your unsteady hands, the PureGear Glass Screen Shield with Perfect Alignment Tray for Samsung. Whether you’re always having issues applying your phone’s screen protector or doing it for the first time, this is what you need. Say goodbye to bubbling, uneven applications, and bits of dust that always seem to get stuck to the sticky side of your screen protector. This glass screen shield makes applying your screen protector as easy as counting to three.

Made just for the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, S9, and S9+, the PureGear Glass Screen Shield features curved tempered glass perfect for the curved screen of the Samsung Galaxy. The tempered glass is scratch resistant, precision engineered for touch and swiping boasts high clarity, and is unmistakably easy to install. Thanks to this great smartphone tool, you’re left with a bubble-free, case fit-friendly device that retains its high definition screen. PureGear provides premium quality products at an affordable price; and for the first time in a long time, our screen looks as ever; plus, we’re not losing touch sensitivity.

Don’t have a Samsung smartphone? The PureGear Glass Screen Shield with Perfect Alignment Tray is also available for iPhone, Motorola, LG, and Google devices. PureGear also has screen shield options for blue light protection, extreme impact protection, and anti-glare. They are the go-to for what you need in screen protection and mobile device accessories.

What are your thoughts on this screen protector from PureGear? Could mobile device use some extra protection?  The PureGear Glass Screen Shield with Perfect Alignment Tray, which retails for $44.99, is available on www.pure-gear.com, www.walmart.com, and www.jet.com.

Pop Icon: Polaroid Pop Instant Digital Camera with TouchScreen Display

Remember the days of waiting for your Polaroid pictures to magically develop? While those days of shaking your Polaroid pictures are long gone, you can still experience the magic of instantly seeing your photos develop, but with a digital spin. The Polaroid Pop instant digital camera boasts a touchscreen display that makes it ideal for capturing all of your favorite moments in the 3.5 x 4.25″ instantly and with the Polaroid border format you grew up to love. We love that combination of the modern digital technology and the old school Polaroid technology. So just as before, all you have to do is just pose, snap and print your pictures — no computer or printer required!

What are some of the features you can enjoy with the Polaroid Pop Instant Digital Camera with TouchScreen Display? This great holiday gifting gadget features ZINK Zero Ink technology for instantly printing photos; a 3.97” color LCD touchscreen display (as you can see above); a 20.0-megapixel CMOS sensor, a Live Edit mode to personalize your pictures with various filters and stickers; the ability to edit, rotate, crop and draw on photos in Gallery; 1080p/720p full HD video recording capability; 15-second GIF recording capability to create your own gifs; Wi-Fi capability and a Self-timer; and even a photo-booth mode and digital zoom. Your photos and videos can be kept on microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC (up to 128GB) and boasts a free Polaroid Print App for iOS and Android. The Polaroid Pop also boasts some great coordinating accessories which I’ve highlighted below.

Accessories for the Polaroid Pop instant digital camera include:

Glam on the go with Retro Photo Frames – $14.99

 

Not Your Mother’s Clothespin Frame – $12.99

 

Fun and Decorative Border Stickers, Magnets and Frames – $14.99

 

‘Tis the Season for Stylish Polaroid Pop Camera Cases – $19.99

Quilted Photo Album for Storing Life’s Special Moments – $14.99

 

Photo Booth – the Inescapable Centerpiece for Your Next Party – $39.99

The Polaroid Pop Instant Digital Camera with TouchScreen Display comes in six colors – yellow, black, blue, mint green, pink, and white. It retails for $199.99 each on www.amazon.com. Now that you’ve seen its modern update, what are your thoughts on the update of this iconic camera?

BIBO® is THE ULTIMATE™ cocktail machine

BIBO The Ultimate Cocktail Machine: Cocktails in 20 Seconds

Do you know how much cocktails cost in a bar or restaurant these days? If you’ve ever eaten out, then you know a night out will cost you a lot per glass. What if you can enjoy bar or restaurant quality cocktails right at home at the touch of a button? Thankfully that “what if” question has become a reality thanks to BIBO The Ultimate Cocktail Machine. The spectacular BIBO Barmaid cocktail machine will give you a great bar and restaurant perfected cocktail in 20 seconds.

BIBO® is THE ULTIMATE™ cocktail machine

Whether you’re making a cocktail for a night in alone for entertaining guests, the BIBO The Ultimate Cocktail Machine lets you make and enjoy mixologist-crafted cocktails in less time than it takes to place an order at a bar. The minimal counter-space taking home appliance comes equipped with a shaker/shot glass, and three sample Bibo Cocktail mixers made in the USA (ours had the Cucumber Melon Martini, Tangerine Paloma, and Margarita).

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The Bibo Cocktail Mix Pouches come in a variety of popular cocktail flavors to make your next big party or casual get-together a success. They include Appletini, Cucumber Melon Martini, Margarita, Tangerine Paloma, Mai Tai, and Rum Punch. There’s a delicious cocktail for everyone to enjoy. Just slide each Bibo cocktail mix pouch into the machine, and add the appropriate spirit to the mix to enjoy the perfect cocktail every time. Each pouch contains the right amount to make a single cocktail serving. For our first cocktail, we did the Cucumber Melon Martini with Finlandia grapefruit vodka.

As we mentioned before, BIBO The Ultimate Cocktail Machine is lightweight and takes a minimal amount of kitchen or bar counter space. It’s also incredibly easy to clean and can continuously make cocktails as long as you have Bibo Cocktail Mix Pouches on hand. Can you imagine the amount of money you will save in bar tabs? The average cocktail costs around $17 – $20 each and the BIBO The Ultimate Cocktail Machine retails for $199.99. You are sure to get your money’s worth in no time with this amazing machine.

To get your own BIBO The Ultimate Cocktail Machine in either black or red, visit www.bibobarmaid.com. We also recommend getting the Bibo Variety Pack 24-Count Cocktail Mix Pouches, $49.99, to try out all the cocktail mixes.

Product Photography: JOY Mini Clothes Steamer

Wrinkle-Free Clothes On-the-Go: JOY Go Mini Steamer with Storage Bag

If you’re like us, ironing is not your favorite thing to do. You may find most people hate ironing. We’ve always found steaming our clothes to be a quicker and much more efficient way to get those wrinkles out. Plus there is no way you’ll ever accidentally burn your clothes with a steamer, something we’re guilty of with an iron. But all steamers are not the same, we’ll show you why. There are some that leak, some with a subpar flow of steam, and the ones that burn you. The wonderful steamer we’re highlighting today has none of those issues.  In fact, the JOY Go Mini Steamer by Joy Mangano is the best mini steamers we’ve tried in a very long time.

Product Photography: Joy Mangano JOY Mini Clothes Steamer

This powerful little steamer is lightweight, and perfect for traveling. It is a must for college students going back to school. The 900-watt little steamer makes it easy to remove wrinkles from your shirts, slacks, and dresses whether you’re at home, school, or a hotel room. It features a triangle head that makes targeting wrinkles easier and more precise. Its unique shape also prevents tipping and spillage, therefore makes using it virtually fool-proof. With ordinary tap water, the JOY Go Mini Steamer produces steam within 2-3 minutes. We love the water-level view window because it shows you just how much water you have left. Check out the JOY Go Mini Steamer in action in the video below:

Storage of the JOY Go Mini Steamer is easy thanks to the included zippered bag. It’s great for storing away your mini steamer in your closet, car, or suitcase. Available in a variety of eight colors, you can even color coordinate your mini steamer with your decor. Get it in Black, Bright Teal, Fuchsia, Linen, Purple, Red, Sapphire, or White for only $19.95 on www.hsn.com.

Are you ready to give up your iron for the more efficient steamer?

Express YOU with the Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Freestyle Collection

This Spring, add some color and some much-needed flair into your daily life with the latest expressive portable Bluetooth speakers from Ultimate Ears, the WONDERBOOM Freestyle Collection. These water-proof, pint-sized must-have music accessories not only blasts amazing sound, they also float in water, they are now available in five fashion-forward colors. They may be small in stature, but the Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Portable Speakers are big on sound and are perfect for pool parties, beach trips, and camping – basically wherever you want your favorite music.

The Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Freestyle Collection is about big sound and the freedom to express your style in a trendy, tough and tiny speaker. The collection, which retails for $99.99 each, is an ultimate mashup of music necessity and fashion accessory. Inspired by global music and fashion trends, the fashion-forward colors of the collection include (in order as seen above):

  • Concrete: Your look is everyday neutral but never basic. Concrete is inspired by urban texture, paint splashes, and shadows.
  • Avocado: Your style is subtle and understated. With Avocado, you’re always ready to “guac” and roll.
  • Patches: You wear your heart on your sleeve and plaster your personality through patches and pins. Patches is a punch of personality to denim.
  • Raspberry: You’re never afraid to go bold. Raspberry is fresh, hot and juicy.
  • Unicorn: Magic is your middle name. Unicorn is a delightful color melt of pastels.

Key Features of the Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM include:

  1. A surprisingly big sound: The WONDERBOOM packs bright and bold sound with balanced bass into a pint-sized speaker. Enjoy your music in true 360° sound like never before.
  2. 10 hours of happiness: Enjoy up to 10 hours of battery life with this wonder portable speaker.*
  3. Double the speakers, double the fun: If you think one WONDERBOOM sounds great, you’ll love how they sound together. Turn things up by connecting two WONDERBOOM speakers together with the press of a button.
  4. Easy Play, Pause and Skip: Control your music right from the speaker. Pressing the Ultimate Ears button on the top of the speaker lets you easily play, pause and skip songs.
  5. It’s virtually Indestructible: This little beauty is also a beast. This tough little guy is drop-proof from up to five feet.
  6. It’s seriously waterproof: It is IPX7 rated (it can be immersed in water up to one meter for up to 30 minutes) and able to float on its own, the Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM is the perfect companion for showers, pools, beaches, muddy fields and rainy days. If it gets dirty, just rinse it off.

With summer around the corner, the Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM will show off your style and keep the music playing.

Last Minute Holiday Gifts: Stocking Stuffers That Make Great Gifts

Alright, you last minute holiday gift shoppers, and those that may have forgotten someone on their list or received an unexpected holiday gift, this is for you. Today we’re sharing wonderful stocking stuffers that not only make great holiday gifts but also won’t look like the desperate last-minute gift buys.  You won’t find any gas station or craft store gifts here.

From spectacular earbuds from JLab Audio, a state of the art webcam from Logitech, foot pampering must-have from Silk’n, and access to amazing Live Nation concerts, these stocking stuffers will wow those lucky enough to receive them this holiday.

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Give them the gift of up to six hours with this favorite signature earbud. The JBuds Pro Bluetooth Signature Earbuds provide the same amazing JLab C3 Sound and bumping bass as you move about your day. For the ultimate secure fit, they’re designed with Adjustable Tip Placement (ATP) that will allow your JBuds Pro Bluetooth Signature Earbuds to sit at different depths in your ear. It boasts three ways to fine-tune your fit with patent-pending Adjustable Tip Placement that adapt to the depth of your JBuds Pro. Their Cush Fins and extra gel ear tips offer guaranteed comfort wherever you go.  For all-day comfort, pair the JBuds Pro with three gel tip sizes – small, medium or large. For him or her, these are a win as stocking stuffers.

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Bring your family and friends closer together with face to face conversations no matter the distance. Connect with everyone in Full HD 1080p on Skype, or in fluid HD 720p on FaceTime for Mac with the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920. Your Google Hangouts video, video conference calls, Skype, and Facebook Messenger video chats will be high-quality thanks to its wonderful features. Record vibrant, true-to-life HD 1080p video clips that capture the smallest details, enjoy fast, smooth uploads with less demand on your computer. Make sure everyone hears the real you thanks to its two microphones (one on either side of the webcam). It’s full HD, five-element glass lens captures razor-sharp, clear images, while the premium autofocus adjusts smoothly and precisely to provide consistent high-def imagery.

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Have you ever thought about the amount of pressure we put on our feet? We put our feet through a lot, whether it is walking, running, standing, or even just by wearing shoes. Know someone whose feet can use some TLC? Give them the chance to pamper their feet at-home with the Silk’n Pedi Callus Remover Device. Help them turn those callused, uncomfortable and unpleasant hooves into smooth, touchably soft feet, without the high cost of time-consuming pedicures. The battery-operated Silk’n Pedi uses two rollers to remove dry, callused skin – a turquoise coarse grain head for hard to treat areas and a purple polishing fine grain head for sensitive areas. The result is a hassle-free and sanitary solution for smooth, sexy feet in minutes.

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One of our favorite gifts to receive is amazing experiences, and nothing’s better than attending a mindblowing concert. Everyone loves music and loves attending concerts; what if you can give the gift of a great concert experience featuring their favorite artist(s)? Live Nation has just launched gift cards which make the perfect last minute gift for any music lover. It’s as easy as clicking on www.livenation.com/giftcards, choosing your card, enter the value and send — OR you can print it out stuff it in their stocking. Either way – you will be anointed coolest gift-giver this holiday season!

What are your thoughts on these stocking stuffers? Which ones would you add to your holiday wish list?

Holiday Gifts: Capture & Print the Moment w/ Kodak Printomatic Camera

We are in a digital where memories will disappear after 24 hours and god forbid a there is a digital outage because you’d lose all the photos you do save. There is something very special about looking at printed photos days, weeks, years after you’ve captured those moments. There’s also something to be said for sharing those photos, not within the digital space where they get lost in the trillion other photos, but with your loved ones…..instantly. Thanks to the Kodak Printomatic Camera and the Kodak Photo Printer Dock, your memories can be instantly captured, printed and shared with your friends and family. Here’s your chance to bring back the nostalgia of capturing and sharing your Kodak moments……instantly.

The Kodak Printomatic Camera is a brand-new, stylish, instant-print camera that instantly prints high-quality, full-color photos right from the camera body, making it the ideal all-in-one solution for capturing and sharing beautiful, vibrant prints instantly. This new point-and-shoot contemporary camera is the perfect balance of digital and analog technology. The Kodak Printomatic Camera features a maximum resolution 10-megapixel camera. No computer connection or Wi-Fi is needed to utilize, and it produces 2×3” smudge-free photo prints without the use of ink cartridges, toner or film necessary. Your printed photos are durable, water- and tear-resistant with an adhesive back. allowing you to stick it anywhere.

The full highlights and benefits of the Kodak Printomatic Instant Print Camera include:

  • Maximum resolution of 10-megapixel camera
  • Built-in flash
  • Built-in lithium-ion battery
  • Two picture modes: vibrant color, black & white
  • Low battery indicator
  • Printer status indicator
  • MicroSD™ card indicator
  • MicroSD™ card slot
  • Slots for neck strap
  • Available in grey or yellow

The Kodak Printomatic Instant Print Camera, which comes with a USB cable and a Quick Start Guide, is available now for $69.99 at major retailers and online including Amazon. Kodak Zink Photo Paper comes in 10, 20 and 50 packs and a memory card are sold separately.

For those of you who already have photos on your smartphone that you’d love to instantly print out, then the Kodak Photo Printer Dock is exactly what you need. They’ll be no need to worry about transferring files, just connect your phone to the to the Kodak Photo Printer Dock via the micro USB,  IOS adapter or via WiFi and print as many of your photos as you wish from the cloud and memory cards via the Kodak Printer Dock App.

The innovative Kodak Photo Printer Dock prints amazing true color 4×6 photos while simultaneously charging up your devices. What’s more, you can spice up your photos with cool filters, stickers, and design templates for free right on the Kodak Printer Dock App. After your edits, you can easily download your favorite photos to share on social media. You can even grab a screenshot of your videos and print it!

The full highlights and benefits of the Kodak Photo Printer Dock include:

  • One-Touch Printing: Connect to the printer by directly plugging your devices to the dock or connect via WiFi through the Kodak Printer Dock App
  • Legendary Kodak Quality: Print fade-resistant 4×6 photos in radiant color and stunning detail thanks to D2T2 4PASS Technology
  • Simultaneous Charging and Printing: No power, no problem, as the innovative dock powers up to two smart devices while printing
  • Supports Multiple Devices: Dock features five-pin micro USB for Android (with an additional custom iOS adapter for iPhone) and USB Host for printing from iPhone, iPad, Android, Digital Camera or USB Memory Stick
  • Retain Creative Control with Companion App: Download the Kodak Printer Dock app for picture-perfecting filters, stickers, card templates, collage maker and much more; access photos and print directly from social media; grab screenshots from video to print
  • Maintenance-Free Ink Cartridge: One cartridge for all models and colors comes in three different sized sheet packs: 40, 80 and 120 print sets
  • All-in-One-Kit: Ready to roll right out of the box – ships with Kodak Photo Printer Dock, power adapter, manual, 10-photo cartridge and paper pack

The Kodak Photo Printer Dock retails for $139.00 and supports Android, iPhone, iPad, digital cameras and USB with convenient one-touch printing capabilities directly from the smartphone or device.

Both the Kodak Printomatic Camera and the Kodak Photo Printer Dock make wonderful gifts for yourself or anyone on your holiday gift list. Will you be adding them to your holiday gifting list?

SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive M3.0: More Storage Space for Android Phones

As a writer who covers a lot of events, we always end up taking an obscene amount of photos and videos on our phones, especially when it comes to having photo content for social media. As you can image, these photos and videos take up quite a bit of space on our smartphones. Many times to the point of receiving that dreadful “storage almost full” message, which can affect the overall performance of your smartphone. There is an answer to this Android phone storage issue, the SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0. Thanks to this tiny gadget with micro-USB and USB 3.0 connectors, we don’t have to limit the amount of pictures and video we take. Great things really do come in small packages!

The SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 for Android smartphones can instantly free up space or transfer files to and from your phone, so you can take more pictures and videos. Thanks to its micro-USB connector on one end and a USB 3.0 connector on the other, the SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 lets you move content easily between your Android devices, whether it’s your Android smartphone or tablet to your laptop or desktop computer. PC or Mac, it doesn’t matter, the Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 seamlessly connects it all. This USB 3.0 connector is high-performance and backward-compatible with USB 2.0 ports. For example, the high-speed USB 3.0 lets you transfer a full-length movie to the drive faster than with a standard USB 2.0 drive(3), up to 150MB/s.

The SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 for Android is available in five storage sizes: 16GB ($10.95), 32GB ($13.99), 64GB ($21.99), 128GB ($34.99), and 256GB ($69.99). This mini device also comes with a great companion app. Available from the Google Play store, the SanDisk Memory Zone app lets you view, access, and backup all the files from your phone’s memory in one location. It can also automatically move files from your device to your drive to free up space.

Don’t worry iPhone users, SanDisk has a flash drive for your iPhone and other Apple devices as well called the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive. Just like the Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 does for Android phones, it does for iPhones, iPads, etc.