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Omnicharge Omni 20 USB-C battery pack review: Fast charger can handle two laptops at once

A rugged, high-performance USB-C battery pack with the fastest charging and recharging time, but expensive for its capacity and efficiency.

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Amazon discounts iOttie’s wireless charging car mounts for iPhones by 32%

They’re not so hot at Qi wireless charging, but they’re good mounts at a good price.

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Periodic Audio Be in-ear-headphone review: These beryllium-based headphones sound oh so sweet

These headphones worth every penny of their asking price.

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Report: Apple is working on a wireless AR/VR headset to release in 2020

Recent rumors shed a little bit more light on Apple's AR/VR plans.

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Best Buy’s HomePod sale makes Apple’s smart speaker a slightly more attractive buy

A $20 discount is better than nothing, right?

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Walmart is selling the Apple Watch Series 1 for $100 off

With Apple's smartwatch selling for just $149, it's a good time to see what all the fuss is about.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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Cyberlink PowerDVD 18 Ultra review: Still the best, and now a little bit better

There is no higher-quality video player available for Windows. It's a bit pricey, but PowerDVD Ultra is also the only software that can play Ultra HD Blu-ray discs on your computer.

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Tablo Dual Lite DVR review: The all-around champ is cheaper than ever

The Tablo Dual Lite is the best DVR for most cord-cutters, though some sticking points haven't changed.

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Buy a highly-rated portable Bluetooth speaker on Amazon for $27.09

Apply a discount code and get $14.90 off Tronsmart's T6 25-watt portable speaker.

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Q Acoustics' all-new 3000i speaker lineup promises to extend the company's bang-for-the-buck hi-fi tradition

Refinement, not revolution, takes center stage in this redesign.

Astell&Kern's Kann comes in Eos Blue and Astro Silver finishes.

Astell&Kern Kann review: This high-resolution digital audio player delivers sweet sound, but with a steep price tag

An intoxicating sonic experience from a hi-res audio player that's as heavy as it is expensive.

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Apple's AirPods are back in stock on Amazon, but probably not for long

There's no discount on Apple's beloved wireless bluetooth earbuds, but it's kind of a surprise to see them there in the first place.

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Anker SoundCore Boost Bluetooth speaker review: This little box delivers more thump than you'd think

For the price, this 12-hour box sounds very good. It has the punch that many speakers in its class lack, as well as a surprising amount of thump.

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Third-party faces might be more of a curse than a blessing for Apple Watch

Speculation is mounting that Apple will open up watchOS to third-party watch faces. That might not be a good thing.

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Fitbit Versa vs Apple Watch Series 1: Which budget smartwatch is right for you?

Fitbit's new Versa smartwatch is on sale today for $200. How does it stack up against the $249 Apple Watch Series 1?

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Avantree TC418 Bluetooth transmitter review: Play your legacy audio gear through any Bluetooth speaker

When you want to stream from older audio equipment that doesn't understand Bluetoth, all you need is this handy, dual transmitter box. It's also useful for computers without Bluetooth audio output.

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Next-gen TV to usher in viewer tracking and personalized ads along with 4K broadcasts

The new US digital TV standard includes closer tracking of viewing habits and could be a privacy nightmare

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Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users

Plex is the most powerful over-the-air DVR for cord-cutters, but it's not the easiest to use.

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Vizio courts cord cutters, challenges OLED, and adds new HDR options to its 2018 smart TV lineup

The manufacturer is stepping up its soundbar game with Dolby Atmos models, too.

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