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Jordan Druber

Video producer for 9to5Toys. Contact me at jordans@9to5Mac.com

October 16

Autonomous has long been is a well-known name in office furniture. Their adjustable standing desks have been popular, affordable staples in homes and offices, and we’ve even reviewed a couple of them here on 9to5Toys. Autonomous has recently added more to their line up of ergonomic chairs. The Kinn comes in many different color options and gives excellent support when you spend a lot of time in a chair. Check out the video below for more details. expand full story

October 14

If you haven’t noticed yet, we’re big fans of coffee around here. So when Breville reached out about looking at the Barista Pro, a part of the new Luxe Collection, we jumped at the opportunity. The Barista Pro has been out for a little while sitting between the beloved Barista Express and the Barista Touch. It’s intuitive controls make it a quick and easy way to get professional quality espresso and now it comes in five beautiful colors. Check out the video below. expand full story

October 11

With a fun new way to get started in robots and coding, the new Sphero Mini Soccer and Sphero Mini Activity Kit are a great way to get a grasp on coding fundamentals. The Mini Soccer adds a fun shell and some cones, while the Mini Activity Kit includes barriers, arches, cones, and pins with 15 activity sheets to get you up and running. Check out the video below for some more details. expand full story

October 8

No stranger to quality audio at an affordable price, the recently released TWS5 wireless earbuds from Edifier pack some impressive features for just $80. The TWS5 boast Bluetooth 5.0 with aptX, single touch button control on both sides and up to 32 hour battery life with the charging case. Check out the video below for a closer look.

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October 2

Update: You can now pick up Suaoki’s S200 for just $184.03 when promo code FZ2RHZYB and the on-page $12 coupon are applied. 

No stranger to portable power and life off the grid with solar panels, the Suaoki’s S200 power station offers a lot of features for just $230. The variety of input cables and options for output make the S200 extraordinarily versatile, and it comes in a uniquely designed package compared to most power stations of this capacity. Check out the video below.

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September 30

We’ve been reviewing quite a few microphones this year and one thing that I thought would make my process easier for testing and voiceovers would be a microphone arm. While looking around on Amazon, I came across a good candidate for another video in our Amazon best seller series – the Innogear Heavy Duty Microphone Stand. Check out the video below. expand full story

September 27

Razer has been firmly planted in the gaming industry for quite a while and is coming out with more and more products aimed at streamers. With their latest microphone release, the $180 Razer Seiren Emote offers something brand new to the streaming world – interactive graphics on the mic itself. It all comes together through Razer’s new program, the Streamer Companion App. expand full story

September 26

Ring has been a growing name in home security recently. Their emphasis on easy to install and use devices, like their video doorbells, has made them a popular choice for those looking to keep a closer watch on their property. To work hand separately or hand in hand their popular video doorbells, Ring recently came out with a full line of Smart Lighting products. Ranging from floodlights to path lights, Ring has a complete line to light up those dark corners of your yard. Check out the video below. expand full story

September 23

With the growing success of emulators and miniature remakes of classic consoles, Sega has come out with their own official scaled down version of their popular system: the Sega Genesis Mini. With a beautifully-detailed miniature console, two full size three-button controllers, 42 pre-loaded titles and everything needed to plug and play in the box, the Sega Genesis Mini is a great deal at just $80. Check out the video below. expand full story

September 20

If you can’t get enough MARVEL or are a collector looking for it all, Lenovo has come out with a new AR experience. Similar to their older Jedi Challenges, the Mirage AR with MARVEL Dimension of heroes is an immersive experience that lets you dive back into the MARVEL universe and play as Thor, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Captain America or Star-Lord. Check out the video below. expand full story

September 17

Already a well-known brand for high-quality audio, Blue Microphone has announced the new Yeti X – a mid-range powerhouse in their line-up. Sitting between the $130 Yeti and the $250 Yeti Pro, the Yeti X is priced at $170. With Blue’s legendary audio quality, the Yeti X adds some great features like a four-capsule condenser array, an LED ring for monitoring input levels and adjusting inputs and output levels and Blue VOICE support to dial in a professional sound quickly. Check out the video below. expand full story

September 13

To accompany the newest title in the Gears of War saga, the limited edition Xbox One X Gears 5 Bundle features some beautiful graphics on the console and controller. Here’s a quick look at what you can expect to find when opening the box. You’ll want to put this one on its stand and show it off. Check out the video below. expand full story

September 11

Just announced, the 3Doodler Create+ Leather Edition gives the established Create+ a stylish new variation in a limited edition run. 3Doodler has been creating products to help assist learning, stretch creativity and enable DIYers for a while. Their entry-level Start 3D pen is geared for ages 6-13 and is popular for classrooms. The Create+ adds a variety of printing options with varied speed and heat settings and is best suited for ages 14+ because of its exposed heating elements. Currently, the Create+ Leather Edition is limited to 1,000 pieces so if it interests you, be sure to pick one up soon. Check out the video below for some of my thoughts. expand full story

September 9

When we posted our coverage of the SteelSeries Arctis 9X at its launch, we thought it would be a natural comparison for Turtle Beach’s high-end headsets – the Stealth 600 and Stealth 700. They’ve both been on the market for a while and Turtle Beach is a well-known name in Xbox peripherals. Today we’re going to take a look at the Stealth 600 and 700 to see how they stack up to the latest from SteelSeries, the Arctis 9X. Check out the video below. expand full story

September 5

Anker is probably best known for their portable charging accessories, speakers and cables. But earlier this year Anker released a new bedside device that combines a few of these features into one. The Soundcore Wakey is a Bluetooth speaker, FM radio, alarm clock, Qi wireless charger and more all packaged together into one well designed device to keep by your bed. Check out the video below for more details. expand full story

September 3

A common issue with Xbox One consoles, and consoles in general, is where do you store all of the games you purchase? With the growing selection of titles available for online purchase and installation, not to mention downloadable content, the internal hard drive can fill up quickly. Plenty of hard drives are available to help increase storage on an Xbox One, but Western Digital has just announced a few new products branded directly for this console in their WD Black line. Today we’re taking a look at the WD Black P10 Game Drive for Xbox One. Check out the video below. expand full story

August 30

With all of today’s electronics, a work space can easily get overrun with peripherals and cables. I’ve been testing a lot of headphones lately and they can take up a lot of space on my desk. Elevation Lab has been making products to help clean up a workspace for a while now and the Anchor Pro is one that I’m excited to start using to hang headphones underneath my desk instead of just tossing them aside. Check out the video below for more.

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August 27

Razer’s new Turret wireless mechanical keyboard and mouse Xbox combo seeks to make couch gaming even more convenient. It’s marketed directly at the Xbox One but also works perfectly well on Windows. With a built-in extendable mouse pad, long battery life and single USB dongle, the Turret makes it easy to game from the couch. Check out the video below. expand full story

August 23

Fluance has been creating audio products out of Canada for twenty years. Their products include turntables, Hi-Fi floor-standing speakers and bookshelf speakers like today’s topic, the $200 Ai40. While hitting an incredible price point, these powered bookshelf speakers provide an easy, standalone way to get your system up and running with some unbelievably good sound. Check out the video below.

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August 21

Normally, I don’t have a whole lot that I try to put in my pockets so showing my everyday carry wouldn’t be too exciting. Besides my phone, wallet and keys when necessary, I usually don’t cram much else in my pockets. But there is one thing that I have been carrying for the last four years – the Leatherman Skeletool. It’s a combination of seven different tools that can still fit in my pocket without being too bulky. Check out the video below for a closer look. expand full story

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