Cyber Monday 2020 Deal Hub: Save on Apple, Google, TVs, home goods, more

It’s officially Cyber Monday here at 9to5Toys and many of the mainstream retailers have already kicked up a number of promotions. With everything from the latest iPads and Apple Watches on sale to Android phones, smart home gear, and more, there’s a lot to check out this year. Down below you’ll find our Black Friday deal hub for the week, which will be constantly updated with all of the latest offers in one central location. Head below for all of the best Cyber Monday deals and more.

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Best of Black Friday 2020 – Top 10 deals coming next week

We’re officially one week away from Black Friday. But as we’ve told you before, this is shaping up to be unlike any Thanksgiving week we’ve ever seen before. In fact, many Black Friday sales are already underway. But as we look towards the best offer next week, it’s time for our annual tradition of naming the top 10 Black Friday deals coming down the pipeline over the next few days.

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Best Buy Black Friday Ad released: Deals start now, latest iPads heavily discounted, TVs, much more

One of the biggest Black Friday 2020 ads has now arrived as Best Buy is showing off its plans for this year’s big shopping event. A number of deals are already available through November 1 and then Best Buy will be rolling out various other promotions throughout the month of November in the lead up to Black Friday proper. My Best Buy members will be privy to special offers throughout the month, as per usual, as the brick and mortar retailer offers up discounts on TVs, Apple products, and much more. Head below for all of our top picks from this year’s Best Buy Black Friday ad, details on store hours, and more.

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Hands-on with the Amazon Choice Teande 3800PSI pressure washer [Video]

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For a homeowner, pressure washers are a great way to tackle plenty of jobs around your property. From washing a car to spraying down walls and concrete, they can make cleaning tough items easier. There are plenty of versions out there from more reputable brands, but those often carry a much higher cost. Is the Amazon Choice Teande 3800PSI pressure washer a good deal for the price? Head below to watch the video and see it in action.

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Review: Light up your WHF or streaming setup with the Elgato Ring Light [Video]

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Continuing in its quest to offer high-quality solutions for streamers and content creators, Elgato has bolstered its lighting offerings with its take on the popular ring light. With variable color temperature and a soft, bright flicker-free light, the Elgato Ring Light is ready for streams, video calls, and any other situation where you need constant high-quality light. Head below to watch the video and see it in action.

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Amazon previews Prime Day deals: Echo devices from $19, TVs, much more

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Now that we’re just in a few days away from this year’s Amazon Prime Day event, we’re getting a clearer picture of what deals we can expect across the 48-hour sale. This morning, as it does each year, Amazon released a comprehensive list of what deals will be available next Tuesday and Wednesday. Price drops are expected to come into effect on October 13 at 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT. This year’s event, although it’s been delayed, is still looking like it’s going to be particularly notable as Amazon is setting up to drop prices on its entire line of Echo speakers, Fire TV streamers, and much more. Full details are below.

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Corsair K100 Review: New flagship gaming keyboard with crazy speed [Video]

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Corsair has set the bar high with the K100, their newest flagship keyboard. A full-size board with media keys, iCUE control dial, macro keys that can integrate with Elgato Stream Deck software, and the fastest polling rate we’ve seen yet, the K100 is packed with features but comes in at a hefty $229.99 price point. Head below to see and hear it in action.

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ROCCAT Elo 7.1 Air Review: Superhuman Hearing comes to the PC [Video]

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Building on its impressive line-up of peripherals, ROCCAT, the PC branch of the Turtle Beach ecosystem, now offers a full lineup of gaming headsets. With a one-size-fits-all headband, 24 hours of wireless battery life, and 7.1 virtual surround sound, the top of the line ROCCAT Elo 7.1 Air is packed with features for the $99.99 price point. So how does it perform? Head below to watch the video and see it in action.

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Review: Mouse and keyboard on console? Kaliber Gaming’s kit says yes [Video]

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Beyond just affordable gaming mice and keyboards, Kaliber Gaming, an extension of IOGear, also offers some pretty unique devices to the console gaming community. Namely, the KeyMander 2 mouse and keyboard adapter for Xbox, PS4, and Nintendo Switch, which not only lets you use a mouse and keyboard on console games, but also enables controller crossover. To see how this adapter works with their top-tier mouse and keyboard on Xbox One, check out the video below.

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Amazon announces new Echo lineup, updated Fire TV streamers, and cloud gaming service

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Today Amazon is virtually taking the stage to unveil a host of new devices and services. While there is plenty of speculation about what today’s event will deliver, our money is on a handful of new Echo speakers along with some experimental hardware. We’ll be updating this post throughout the event with all the details on Amazon’s latest products and more announced today.

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Zhiyun Smooth XS Review: Best budget-friendly iPhone gimbal gets better [Video]

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Following pretty closely after the July release of their Smooth X gimbal, the Zhiyun Smooth XS offers similar functionality with some slight updates and new color options. Expanding on that portable mobile gimbal footprint, the new gimbal is easier to set up with the sliding arm and comes in at $75. Head below to watch the video and see it in action. 

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Review: Razer takes iPhone gaming next level with Kishi MFi controller [Video]

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While the Razer Kishi for Android has been out for a bit, today, Razer is announcing the availability of the Kishi for iPhone. In a first for Razer, this variant has full MFi certification to work with most current iPhones. With triggers, bumpers, clickable thumbsticks, and dedicated menu buttons, and a direct Lightning connection, it brings the console experience to iOS users. Head below to see it in action.

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EarFun Air Review: Budget wireless earbuds with premium features [Video]

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With the variety of wireless earbuds available today, it can be hard to choose a pair. But that also means there are some great budget options depending on what features you’re after. The new EarFun Air wireless earbuds offer a premium design with wireless charging, auto pausing media, and an impressive 35-hour total battery life with the charging case. Head below to watch the video and see it in action.

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Electrohome Kingston 7-in-1 Sound System Review: What can’t it do? [Video]

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Audio equipment can start to get expensive very quickly, especially when you want to be able to listen to multiple sources of media. That is until you take a look at the Electrohome Kingston 7-in-1 stereo system. With a turntable, Bluetooth, and a CD player built-in, it’s ready to be an all-in-one solution for playing music from almost any source. So how does it perform for the $200 price point? Head below to watch the video and find out.

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Anker Nebula Astro Review: Smart pocket projector for you or the kids [Video]

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Anker already has a great lineup of portable smart projectors, but their latest release, the Nebula Astro, is an even more compact smart projector aimed at younger users. With the small stylish design, simple features, and eye-guard protection, it’s a great way to make watching media even more enjoyable for the whole family. Check out the video below to see it in action.

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Enclave CineHome II Review: The easiest way to get 5.1 surround sound [Video]

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Surround sound speaker setups always seem like a good idea, but depending on how a room is laid out, it can be difficult to route cables and get everything set up in a tidy fashion. Enclave Audio is making that much easier though with their wireless surround sound systems that only need one cable and no speaker wires to get everything operational. Today we’re taking a look a the Enclave CineHome II 5.1 surround sound system. Head below to watch the video and see it in action.

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9to5Toys Father’s Day Gift Guide: Ideas for Dad at all price points

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Father’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re bumbling around unsure of what to get your dad this year, consider our 2020 gift guide that’s filled with options at various prices. It may finally be time to step up dad’s grilling game to one of the best cooking systems out there. Or perhaps, 2020 marks the year dad starts to get in shape. Never the less, our Father’s Day gift guide covers every price point and delivers something that the dad’s in our lives are sure to love. Continue reading for all of our top picks.

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PGYTECH OneMo Camera Bag Review: Sharp looks matched with versatility [Video]

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PGYTECH carries a large line of accessories to make camera gear easier to use. Beyond drone and action camera accessories, they’re now offering a stylish camera bag. The OneMo is a highly configurable 25L backpack that is expandable up to 35L with some great features that make it one of the most versatile bags I’ve tried. Check out the video below to see it in action.

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Moshi IonGo 5K Duo Review: Lightning and USB-C in a stylish package [Video]

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There’s no denying that when you’re out on-the-go and using your mobile device, having a portable battery to keep it charged can be essential. Some portable batteries require additional cables, but there are some great options that have cables attached so you don’t forget one. The Jackery Bolt that we’ve reviewed in the past is a great option at a good price point, but if you want something with USB-C, Lightning, and a little extra style, the $74.95 Moshi IonGo 5K Duo is well worth a look. Check out the video below to see it in action.

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Hands-on with the Glorious GMMK Compact: Affordable custom keyboards [Video]

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There’s no denying that once you start going down the rabbit hole of mechanical keyboards, there’s a good chance you’ll want to customize or build one of your own. Building a custom keyboard can be expensive and time-consuming, but some boards are making that easier with hot-swappable switches. The GMMK or Glorious Modular Mechanical Keyboards from Glorious PC Gaming Race is an easy way to get started with modding a mechanical keyboard. Today we’re taking a look at the GMMK Compact pre-built variant, a 61 key layout that came with Gateron Brown switches pre-installed. Head below to see and hear it in action.

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PowerA Fusion Pro Review: Customize your Xbox One controller for $80 [Video]

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If you’re a competitive player on Xbox One, one way to add some more capabilities to your controller is by picking one up with swappable components. Microsoft has its own awesome version with the Elite Series 2, but if you don’t want to drop $180 on a controller, the feature-packed Fusion Pro from PowerA is worth a look at just $80. Head below to watch the video and see it in action.

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Hands-on: Sennheiser GSP 300 Gaming Headphones + Giveaway [Video]

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We’ve partnered with Sennheiser to give away one of their wired gaming headsets, the GSP 300. Unlike the GSP 370 and 670 we’ve reviewed in the past, the 300 is the entry-level from Sennheiser and features a wired design that can be used with many devices. The headset is normally priced at $100 but is also on sale through the end of the month for just $70 on their website. Head below to check out the video and see the giveaway details.

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Razer Opus Review: THX-certified wireless ANC headphones for $200 [Video]

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Razer has branded itself around recognizably loud gaming gear. Usually dawning black and bright green color schemes with equally bright RGB, the three-headed snake is easily recognizable in the gaming world. In today’s latest release, though, the Razer Opus foregoes the bright green color and even the iconic snake logo for a more subdued wireless headphone. With ANC, 25-hour battery life, and THX-certified sound, Razer has packed a ton of features into the $200 price tag. Head below to watch the video and check it out.

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Logitech G203 Lightsync Review: Doesn’t break the mold or bank [Video]

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In recent years, there has been a lot of new technology coming to gaming mice. New releases have featured everything from high-speed wireless and optical switches to sensors with crazy high DPI. The latest from Logitech, though, sticks to the basics with an updated, classic design. In a familiar wired 6-button design, the Logitech G203 Lightsync doesn’t break any molds but updates an old favorite, the G203 Prodigy without breaking the bank. Head below to see and hear it in action.

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BenQ TH685 Review: Best gaming projector under $1,000? [Video]

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Projectors have long been a fun way to watch media, but when it comes to gaming, it often gives a different experience. Typically projectors have high input lag which leads to a hard time playing competitively, but the new BENQ TH685 aims to alleviate that issue by offering just 8.3ms input lag matched with 1080p and up to 120Hz refresh rate. Check out the video below to see it in action.

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Ecovacs Deebot OZMO T8 AIVI Review: Does this robot vac do it all? [Video]

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Adding a robotic vacuum to your cleaning equipment can be a great way to get some help keeping a floor tidy. We took a look at the popular and budget-friendly Eufy Robovac 30C last year, but today we’re checking out the new Deebot OZMO T8 AIVI from Ecovacs. With laser mapping, vacuuming, mopping, and obstacle recognition, the T8 is a great choice for those with multiple rooms or complex layouts but it comes at a substantial price of $800. Check out the video below to see it in action and get a peek at what all it offers for that price. 

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Nike’s Everyone Wins Sale takes up to 50% off a wide range of styles

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Nike’s new Everyone Wins Sale takes up to 50% off a wide range of styles, including shoes, athletic wear, and more. Free shipping is available for Nike+ members, which you can sign-up for here at no-cost. Hit the jump for all of our top picks.

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Hands-on: Some of our favorite WFH accessories for the casual gamer [Video]

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If you’re working from home and discovering or rediscovering a love for gaming, there are a lot of accessories that might make both of those more enjoyable. From the Drop ALT keyboard and ATH-G1WL gaming headset to the oversized Glorious Mousepad, head below to check out a video of some of our favorite accessories we’ve taken a look at recently.

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Wyze Scale Review: Classy looks and Apple Health support for $20 [Video]

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No stranger to affordable technology for the home, Wyze has recently expanded its offerings beyond cameras, locks, and bulbs, now dipping its toes into fitness items. Today we’re taking a look at one of those – the Wyze Scale. Priced at an astonishingly low $19.99, the Scale does more than just report your weight. It can also track a ton of other metrics like muscle weight and metabolic rate. Head down to the video below to check it out.

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Logitech Streamcam Plus Review: Upgrade your WFH setup [Video]

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With all of the video conference calls and perhaps new adventures with content creation, Logitech’s recent Streamcam Plus Graphite looks like a great all-in-one option to upgrade your work from home (WFH) setup or start a stream. With resolution up to 1080p at 60fps, autofocus, auto exposure, and built-in microphones, it packs a ton of features for the $170 price tag. Check out the video below to see and hear it in action.

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Edifier TWS NB Review: ANC and ambient sound modes at a great price [Video]

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True wireless earbuds have been blowing up lately. Edifier has been a well-known name in affordable wireless audio, we took a look at the TWS5 last year, and the newer TWS NB takes that quality and adds active noise canceling and an ambient sound mode, while still keeping the price at a very reasonable $120. Check out the video below to find out more about the Edifier TWS NB earbuds.

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Okaysou AirMax8L Review: Powerful filtration without the high price [Video]

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If you’re spending more time at home these days, you might be thinking of ways you can make it a little more pleasant. One way to help with dust, odors, and overall air quality is to use an air purifier like the Okaysou AirMax8L. With a relatively clean overall design, easy to use and understand controls, the AirMax8L is a great option priced at $118. Check out the video below to see more.

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Philips Hue takes up to 20% off lighting bundles: Filament, Go, Ambiance, more

Philips Hue is currently offering a mix and match promotion, taking up to 20% off a selection of its smart light bulbs and more. In the sale, you’ll be able to save 10% when buying four lights, 15% on five, and then the full 20% on six. The discount will be applied in cart and shipping is free across the board. This is a rare chance to score some of the very first discounts on the new Philips Hue A19 filament bulbs, which typically sell for $25. Picking up six will drop the price to $20 each, or $119.95 total. That saves you $30 and matches the all-time low we’ve seen per bulb. These dimmable lights let you bring the Edison-style aesthetic to your smart home. Paired with the Hue bridge, you’ll enjoy HomeKit, Alexa, and Assistant control. Rated 4.4/5 stars from over 175 customers. Head below for additional details.

Hands-on with Replitronics: The latest retro tech from New Wave Toys [Video]

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Connesuisers of retro nostalgia with incredible attention to detail, New Wave Toys, have come out with another set of electronics to take you back to the glory days. A ⅙ scale change machine that acts is a USB charging hub, and the Hotline 16000 – a Sony Walkman themed power bank. After a successful Kickstarter that saw some unfortunate delivery delays due to the COVID-19 outbreak, these Replitronics are ready to ship out. Check out the video below for more details.

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Declutter your desk: Hands-on with the AnchorSide from Elevation Lab [Video]

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If you’ve repurposed an area of your home to become your home office due to the quarantine, getting some organization can be a great way to make it more functional. Elevation Lab has a wide range of products to help organize a workspace and clean it up for productivity. We’ve tried out the Anchor Pro and ElevationShelf, but the $14 AnchorSide is another great headphone hanging option if the Anchor Pro doesn’t fit your setup. Check out the video below to see how this well thought out mount can help declutter your desk.

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Glorious Model D Review: Lightweight, ergonomic RGB gaming mouse [Video]

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Most gaming mice we hear about are from well-known companies like Razer and Logitech. But if you’re not looking around at enthusiast reviews and forums, you might not know about the other smaller companies creating some really great peripherals. Glorious PC Gaming Race has been producing some awesome products designed for gamers who aren’t satisfied with the status quo. The Glorious Model D is the latest offering in their lineup of mice and packs a comfortable ergonomic design while still keeping the price at an impressive $50. Check out the video below to see it in action. 

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Raspberry Pi 4 Retro Gaming: Step-by-step with my first Pi Project [Video]

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Well it’s Pi Day, and this year we have some special circumstances thanks to COVID-19, so you might be looking for some projects to do inside instead of going out. I decided to try my first Raspberry Pi project and create a retro gaming emulator with the Raspberry Pi 4. A lot of the nostalgia I have for retro games revolves around computers rather than consoles, so I’m going to take a look at getting some free ports and also some legally licensed point and click adventures in the form of the Space Quest series. Head below for a step-by-step video tutorial on how to get this up and running

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Behind the Screens: 5 tips from Jordan’s budget Amazon lighting setup [Video]

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There are tons of lights and lighting setups out there for simple product videos, but they can quickly get expensive. So I thought a little behind the scenes look at my cheap lighting setup might help give some affordable ideas. Here are five tips to help if you’re shooting products or just want some new ideas for lighting. Be sure to watch the video below to see how it is all set up.

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Wyze Lock and Keypad Review: Easy installation at a great price [Video]

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Last year we took a look at the Pan Cam from Wyze, and we’ve been blown away by the features for the price. Since then, Wyze has been aiming to get more into the smart home market. Coming in at $90 and compatible with existing single-cylinder deadbolts, the Wyze Lock is a very easy way to get some smart control in your house. Be sure to check out the video below to check it out in action. 

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HyperX Cloud Flight S Review: The first Qi charging wireless headset [Video]

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Having a wireless headset for gaming is really great – as long as you remember to charge it. Usually, you need to plug in a micro-USB cable to top off the battery life, and if you don’t, you might be tethered while playing a game so that your headset can recharge. HyperX’s latest headset, the Cloud Flight S, makes refueling in-between games a little more convenient by adding wireless Qi charging. Check out the video below to see it in action.

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Anker PowerCore III Sense 10k Review: Stylish battery for new devices [Video]

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When it comes to portable power devices, Anker is one of the most well-known names. They’re often at or near the top for recommended power packs. One of their newer lines though, the PowerCore III Sense 10k, offers a fresh design along with Anker’s beloved quality and feature set. Coming in four colors, the Sense portable charger comes in at $49.99, is a slim 10,000mAh battery that can deliver up to 18W power delivery for today’s latest devices. Check out the video below to see more of it in action.

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Coway Airmega Smart Air Purifier Review: Amazon fav gets smart update [Video]

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Air purifiers are a great way to help control air quality in homes and other tight spaces. Coway’s Airmega AP-1512HH has been an editorial top pick on Amazon for a while with over 1,600 reviews and 4.5 stars, but they’ve improved upon it even more by adding Wi-Fi connectivity and smartphone control with the $299 Airmega Smart Air Purifier. Head below to see it in action and check out the new functionality.

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Eufy HomeVac H11 Review: Discrete design for quick clean-ups [Video]

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Anker has been diving into home devices with their RoboVac line, smart doorbells, and security cameras. One of their newer home items is the HomeVac H11. This $60 1.2lb cordless vacuum is easy to use and because of its small, upright design can be stored almost anywhere. Head below to see it in action.

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How to make your gaming headset microphone sound better for free [Video]

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In a few recent headset reviews that I’ve done, I mentioned that one of the weak links, in my opinion, is the sound of the microphone. The latest I tested like this was the Razer Kraken Ultimate. It has some great sound and features built into its wired USB design, but the microphone is lacking and doesn’t sound good for teammates in a casual gaming situation. Let’s take a look at one way to improve the sound of the microphone on your headset. Be sure to watch the video below for more visuals and to hear how these changes sound in use.

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Breville 3X Bluicer Pro Review: Trying out this new kitchen mash-up [Video]

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A common name in high-end kitchen gadgets, Breville’s new 3X Bluicer Pro combines two common kitchen appliances into one. Just like the name is a mash-up of blending and juicing, that’s what you get with this $399.95 combo. This way, you can juice right into the blender jug, and then place it on the base and blend your creations with other ingredients. Be sure to watch the video below to see the two recipes from Breville that we tested!

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Sony SRS WS-1 Wearable Speaker Review: Feel the music with wireless immersion [Video]

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If you just saw the SRS WS-1 without any context for what it is, you might be pretty confused – wearable speakers aren’t super common yet. Sony has come up with a pretty interesting device in the $250 SRS WS-1 wearable neck speaker. It provides immersive audio around your neck without wearing anything over or in your ears. It uses a wireless transmitter to take an analog or optical signal and send it to the SRS WS-1 that you wear draped over your shoulders. Be sure to watch the video below to hear some more thoughts on the SRS WS-1.

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Canon EOS R: Best camera for capturing travel adventures? [Video]

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I took CES 2020 as an opportunity to try out a camera I’ve had my eye on for a while – the Canon EOS R. As I’ve mentioned before, I used to shoot photos and videos on almost exclusively Canon DSLRs. But because of the video features that companies like Sony and Panasonic have been packing into their camera bodies, I switched over to Sony a few years ago. So how did the new mirrorless camera from Canon suit me for a run-and-gun trip like CES? Check out the video below for some more thoughts and video examples.

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Xbox Elite Series 2 Review: A refined, feature-packed controller [Video]

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Now in its second generation, the Elite controller for Xbox has been refined and touts even more customizability. The $180 Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 features more options for thumbstick performance, hair-triggers, and has additional quick-swappable button mapping profiles. It’s also packed with some nice updates to make the controller more current. Check out the video below to see more.

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