Razer Kiyo Pro Review: Is this the best camera for streaming and video calls? [Video]

We’ve seen a large surge in companies offering WFH and other accessories for remote life as well as setting up streaming and content creation. The latest update from Razer is the new Kiyo Pro webcam. An updated version of the original Kiyo, it aims to offer advanced imaging and fidelity in both streaming and productivity situations. So how does it perform for the $200 price tag? Be sure to hit the video below and see it in action. 

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Tested: Anker’s Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro enters as a true AirPods Pro competitor

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Having originally been announced back at CES, Anker’s latest addition to its stable of Soundcore earbuds arrives as a true AirPods Pro competitor with a bevy of eye-catching features for the price. Centered around the oh-so-popular true wireless design we’ve all come to expect, you’ll find added active noise cancellation, up to 26-hour playtime, and plenty of customization. Not to mention a price tag of just $130. Head below for a quick look at the Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro and a few hands-on thoughts.

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Definitive Technology BP9060 Review: Expandable towers with huge sound [Video]

From soundbars to massive surround sound systems, there are plenty of different ways to outfit a space for watching the latest movies with the latest in sound design. While they may take up more space, full-range towers like the Definitive Technology BP9060 are one of my favorite ways to both watch movies and listen to music. Don’t be fooled by the simple, elegant design, though. Under that sleek black fabric are eight drivers ranging from a 1-inch aluminum tweeter to a 10-inch powered sub with dual 10-inch bass radiators. And, the BP9060 can be expanded to wear a Dolby ATMOS module on top for an even more dynamic movie experience. Be sure to hit the video below and check out all the details of these tech-filled towers. 

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This mouse changed me: Glorious Model O Wireless follow-up review [Video]

We’ve covered the Glorious Model O Wireless before, but I feel that a follow-up review is in order. Typically, I have used ergonomic gaming mice in the past, like the wildly popular Deathadder lineup. But, after reviewing the Model O Wireless, I tried to go back to my old mainstay and it just didn’t feel right anymore. Two months later and I’m still using the Glorious Model O Wireless as my daily driver for editing and gaming. And at just $80, I’m even more impressed by what it offers for that price. Be sure to hit the video below to see all the details. 

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Review: Drop Panda Boom Mic turns audiophile Bluetooth headphones into a gaming headset [Video]

Just over a year ago, we took a look at the pre-production version of the Drop Panda Bluetooth wireless headphones. Packed with high-end features like planar magnetic drivers and a THX AAA amplifier catered to audiophiles, they sound great and also feature a discrete design for use on go. Recently, we were sent a final production pair with the boom mic attachment that can enable the Panda to be used as a gaming headset. Be sure to hit the video below to hear how it sounds. 

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LEGO Flower Bouquet review: A novel build for Valentine’s Day, special occasions, more

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To start the year, LEGO expanded its lineup of home decor kits with a pair of creations in its Botanical Garden collection. And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, today we’re checking out the Flower Bouquet kit, which offers a brick-built take on a classic gift for the big day. With plenty of details and eye-catching techniques, be sure to head below for a closer look at the new LEGO Flower Bouquet and all of our thoughts on the unique display piece.

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EarFun Free Pro Review: Wireless earbuds that do it all for under $60 [Video]

There are plenty of affordable true wireless earbuds out there, but often, they sacrifice some feature or quality to keep the price down. But, the EarFun Free Pro boasts ANC, wireless charging, and Bluetooth 5.2 with a low-latency mode among other features. Normally priced at $60, with the 20% off code below they come in at just $48. So, how do they sound and feel for that crazy price? Be sure to hit the video below to see all the details. 

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Hands-on with OtterBox mobile gaming accessories for Xbox controllers [Video]

Well known for their tank-like protective gear for mobile devices, OtterBox now offers accessories for gaming on the go. With a controller shell, gaming clip, carrying case, and of course their own easy-grip gaming case for mobile devices, OtterBox now offers hearty products to make mobile gaming easy and secure. Be sure to hit the video below and check out all the details. 

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Review: LEGO’s Ninjago City Gardens delivers a vibrant build that’s worth every penny

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Today, the new LEGO Ninjago City Gardens kit is officially available for purchase, and we’re going hands on with the latest creation. With a vibrant build bustling with detail, over 5,600 pieces, and stacking up to over 29 inches tall, is the latest expansion to the Ninjago City worth the cash? Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the LEGO Ninjago City.

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Review: Hands-on with the ClearOne Unite 10 entry-level 1080p30 webcam [Video]

With working from home and digital learning both becoming more common, companies are looking for ways to offer affordable tools to make both of those easier. ClearOne, who specializes in audio and visual communication devices, is out with a new entry-level webcam. With all of the features needed for quality video, the plug-and-play ClearOne Unite 10 makes staying connected easier and comes in at a very reasonable $70. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Movo UM700 Review: High-performance USB mic at an affordable price [Video]

As the amount of creators rises, so does the availability of affordable tools. There are well-established standards for high fidelity USB microphones like the Blue Yeti lineup, but if you want something different or are on a budget, there are other options like the Movo UM700. With a Yeti-like design and a simple but robust feature set, the $100 UM700 is great for content creation like podcasts and streaming. Be sure to hit the video below to hear how it sounds for yourself. 

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Best and the rest of LEGO’s Star Wars winter 2021 lineup: Downsized builds still deliver

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Now that we’ve gone hands-on with all four of the new LEGO Star Wars builds for the winter of 2021, it’s time to take a look at the entire collection as a whole. With three creations from the Original Trilogy and a new build-out of The Mandalorian, we’re seeing which of the latest kits is most worth your cash and how everything stacks up. Head below for a closer look at how all of the new LEGO 2021 kits compare and to see which is the best of the batch.

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EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid Review: Best wireless earbuds for gaming [Video]

Gaming with wireless audio is, of course, more convenient than wired variants, but often, true wireless earbuds suffer from a laggy connection thanks to Bluetooth technology. Enter the EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid. With Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity for mobile devices and a USB-C wireless adapter for low-latency gaming on compatible devices, it takes the convenience of portable wireless audio and adds the low-latency performance needed for competitive gaming. Be sure to watch the video below and check out all of the details of the EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid. 

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Review: Full-fledged iPhone gaming awaits with the Backbone One [Video]

As mobile gaming becomes more popular, more companies are jumping on the opportunity to create controllers that turn your phone into a console-like experience. We took a look at the Razer Kishi for iPhone recently, but today we have another similar option from a company called Backbone. With all of the dedicated buttons you would find on a console controller and an app that integrates friends, video captures, and quick launch options, the Backbone One is a great way to up your mobile gaming experience. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Review: LEGO’s Millennium Falcon Microfighter packs plenty of value into a miniature build

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We’ve reviewed all but one of the new LEGO Star Wars 2021 sets so far, with only the most affordable remaining. Now for today, we’re taking a look at the latest addition to LEGO’s collection of Microfighters, with a refreshed version of the Millennium Falcon. As the latest version of the fastest ship in the Star Wars universe, how does this compact model stack up? Head below for all of the details on the LEGO Millennium Falcon Microfighter.

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Is this mid-tier Amazon indoor cycle worth it? Ancheer / FUNMILY exercise bike review [Video]

While I enjoy exercising outdoors, Indiana winters aren’t the best for outdoor activities. And it will probably be a while until I’m comfortable going into a gym. Enter the exercise bike. While there are great connected options, those can be expensive, and there are more affordable options on Amazon if you aren’t ready to invest a ton into at-home fitness. With a familiar spin bike design, The Ancheer exercise bike is simple with some nice features for $500 and is often on sale for much less than that. Currently, there is a promotion on the co-branded FUNMILY version that brings the bike down to a very reasonable $280. Be sure to hit the video below and see all of the details.

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Tested: elago M5 stand for iPhone delivers Pro Display XDR vibes

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Chances are, you’ve seen some of elago’s Apple Watch and iPhone accessories we’ve featured here over the years. While there are plenty of add-ons that feature fun and nostalgic designs, elago has also made a push into the more premium side of this product category. The new elago M5 stand for iPhone and select tablets. With a brushed metal design that looks right at home next to Apple’s Pro displays, there’s a lot to like here. Head below for a quick overview and a few hands-on thoughts.

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HyperX Cloud Revolver Review: Huge 7.1 soundstage in a gaming headset [Video]

Expanding on the impressive lineup of gaming headsets for all different budgets and platforms, the HyperX Cloud Revolver brings a high performance wired gaming headset in two different variations. Stick with the 3.5mm version for a deep, wide soundstage or take it up a notch with the 7.1 USB audio controller. Be sure to hit play on the video below to see and hear more about that HyperX Cloud Revolver 7.1 headset.

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LEGO TIE Fighter 2021 review: Near-flawless execution at a value-packed price

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LEGO’s latest lineup of Star Wars builds launched at the beginning of the month with four new creations headlined by the X-Wing we took a look at last week. And to go alongside the Rebel’s iconic starfighter, there’s also a reimagined version of the TIE Fighter, which we’ll be getting our hands on today to see how the newest version of the Imperial starfighter stacks up. Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the new LEGO TIE Fighter.

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Fnatic miniSTREAK review: a solid, portable TKL keyboard [Video]

Fnatic, the e-sports team turned peripheral provider, has been honing their offerings and taken a lot of feedback from the STREAK to put into the design of the miniSTREAK. A portable TKL board, the miniSTREAK features a sleek, compact design, per-key RGB, a wrist rest with three different positions, and a competition mode to keep the focus on the game. Be sure to hit the video below to see and hear all of the details. 

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Hands-on with LEGO’s 2021 X-Wing Starfighter: What’s old is new again

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LEGO kicked off 2021 by launching a collection of new kits, including a handful of new Star Wars models. Today, we’re starting to go hands-on with the entire lineup of builds from a galaxy far, far away by taking a look at the latest version of the X-Wing. After receiving an all-new, more affordable design and some exclusive new minifigures, how will LEGO’s most recent attempt at the classic starfighter stack up? Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the new LEGO 2021 X-Wing.

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Tested: Incipio’s Organicore case brings 100% compostable protection to your iPhone 12

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Incipio’s organic iPhone case lineup made from eco-friendly materials is back again for Apple’s latest handsets. Designed to protect the planet and your new iPhone 12, the Incipio Organicore iPhone 12 cases leverage plant-based and biodegradable materials to offer a sustainable product, right down to the packaging. Today we are taking a closer look at the company’s 2020 lineup of eco-friendly iPhone cases in our latest Tested with 9to5Toys. 

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RGB your gaming chair? Yes, you can: Vertagear SL5000 Kit Review [Video]

You’ve already got the RGB peripherals, but what about your chair? Sure, you might have a high backed gaming chair, but does it have RGB? If you opt for the Vertagear SL5000, it could, thanks to the new RGB Upgrade Kit. Is it unnecessary? Absolutely. But, if you’re looking for a way to make your stream or content stand out, there’s not much else like this, but it also comes with a hefty price tag. Be sure to watch the video to find out more. 

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Cooler Master SK622 Review: This Bluetooth mechanical keyboard feels great [Video]

Bluetooth keyboards are often uninspiring to use and lack the design and feel of a full-size mechanical keyboard. But, Cooler Master has a trick up their sleeve with the SK622. With both a Bluetooth 4.0 and removable USB-C connection, this low-profile 60% keyboard with RGB comes in at $120 and makes it possible to get a great feeling keyboard away from the home office. Be sure to hit the video below and see all the details.  

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Hands-on: LEGO’s limited-edition Christmas X-Wing blends Star Wars with festive cheer

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Throughout December, we’ve been counting down to Christmas with LEGO’s Advent Calendars. And now that the big day is finally upon us, we’re culminating our coverage with a look at yet another festive creation. And this time, it’s a limited-edition version of one of the most iconic vehicles from a galaxy far, far away. The LEGO Christmas X-Wing brings some Santa stylings into a fan-favorite starfighter from the Star Wars universe with exclusive figures and plenty of holiday charm. Head below for a closer look.

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Razer Kaira Pro + Wolverine V2 Review: Custom controls on the Series X|S [Video]

Razer has released the Kaira and Kaira Pro headsets and Wolverine V2 wired controller, and they’re aimed at players who want more control on the new Series X and S. Taking technology from their PC line of gaming headset and refining the design of their console controllers, the new suite adds some great options for those looking to get more out of their Xbox Series X|S gaming experience. Head below to watch the video and see all the details on the Razer Kaira Pro and Wolverine V2. 

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BenQ TK850 Review: 4K HDR projector done right with 3,000 lumens for a bright, vivid picture [Video]

With its heritage of high-quality projectors, BenQ is out with another great option for the home theater. The BenQ TK850 can push 3,000 lumens, support 4K UHD, HDR10, and project a clear image up to 200 inches. Coming in at $1,499, it is an investment, but projectors are a great way to get a huge high-quality picture that goes beyond what flat panels are capable of. Be sure to check the video below and see all the brilliant details of the BenQ TK850.

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Hands-on: Synology’s new 5-bay DS1520+ shines as one of its most versatile NAS yet

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Synology has long been one of our favorites in the NAS game, and today we’re taking a look at one of its latest releases. Whether you’re thinking about securing your data in the new year or want to build out a capable Plex server, the new DS1520+ delivers high-end performance at a reasonable price point bolstered by five hard drive bays and four Gigabit Ethernet ports. Head below for all of the details as we review Synology’s DS1520+ NAS and put it to the test.

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Best Headset for Xbox Series X and S: The ultimate comparison [Video]

After spending some time with quite a few headsets for the new Xbox Series X and S, I wanted to run through what I like, what I don’t like, and which one I reach for most often. There are pros and cons to each headset, so bear in mind that just because I like one over the other doesn’t mean that it’s the best choice for everyone. If you need Bluetooth connectivity, value the utmost in competitive sound clarity, or just want the best sounding headset, these are all things to take into consideration, and I try to highlight those throughout this comparison. So which is the best headset for Xbox Series X and S? Be sure to hit the video below and see all the details.

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Oculus Quest 2 Review: VR just got better and more affordable [Video]

As the VR industry grows, the choices for good headsets keep growing and getting more affordable. Oculus, now owned by Facebook, is probably the most widely known brand with its catalog and history of headsets. Its latest, Quest 2, takes technology the platform to the next level while also making it more affordable. A stand-alone headset that doesn’t need a gaming PC or separate base stations for tracking, Quest 2 is packed with features and is seamless to use. Be sure to check out the video below and see all the details of the Oculus Quest 2. 

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Review: TP-Link Deco X20 makes setting up a WiFi 6 mesh system a breeze [Video]

For larger homes, getting a mesh WiFi setup can be a much better solution than a WiFi extender. Instead of setting up a completely separate network, a mesh system uses multiple units to create a single network that users can roam between and ensure they have a solid connection without the hassle of connecting to a different network. TP-Link has a large selection of mesh solutions, and the Deco X20 is an Amazon choice for “wifi 6 mesh.” Be sure to watch the video and check out all of the details on the TP-Link Deco X20 mesh system. 

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Mario Kart Live review: Nintendo delivers a gaming-changing AR experience for Switch

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The 35th anniversary of Super Mario brought plenty of new ways to enjoy the Nintendo action from a battle-royale style title to an official collaboration with LEGO. But one of the releases from earlier this fall that was overlooked by the limited-edition release of Mario All-Stars fell to Mario Kart Live. The remote-controlled car brought the wildly-popular racing game into the real world with an augmented reality experience to tie everything together. And today, we’re taking a hands-on look at what to expect from Nintendo’s latest out of the box idea, so head below for a closer look at everything in our Mario Kart Live review.

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Dragon’s Lair x RepliCade Review: New Wave Toys creates another premium mini arcade cabinet [Video]

Continuing their quest for the ultimate collectible retro line-up, New Wave Toys’ latest miniature replica arcade cabinet is the Dragon’s Lair x RepliCade. Officially licensed by Digital Leisure and Dragon’s Lair LLC, this new premium cab has the same incredible attention to detail that we’ve seen on all of New Wave Toys’ earlier offerings. Head below to watch the video and see all of the details. 

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SteelSeries Arctis 7X Review: My favorite Xbox Series X headset so far [Video]

With a wireless dongle that enables use across Xbox as well as PC, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, and Android Mobile devices, the SteelSeries Arctis 7X offers huge compatibility for next-gen consoles. Match that with 24-hour battery life and one of the most comfortable designs, and the 7X has a lot to offer for $149.99. Head below to watch the video and find out more. 

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Review: Seagate Expansion Card for Xbox X|S and other storage options [Video]

There’s no denying that the new Xbox Series X and S are fast. The Xbox boots up almost instantly, and the games load just as fast. One factor that plays a huge role in that is the speed of the internal storage. With about 802GB of usable storage on the Xbox Series X after system files and just 364GB on the Series S, though, you might be looking at external storage options since the latest titles keep getting bigger and bigger. The fastest option for expanding storage on the new Xbox is hands down the Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Series X|S, but there are other options if shelling out $220 isn’t possible at the time. Be sure to hit the video below to see more details. 

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Review: HyperX Ducky One 2 Mini gets another limited-edition run with updated colors [Video]

After the success of their first limited edition collaboration, two titans in the gaming and keyboard worlds are back at it again with another limited edition HyperX Ducky One 2 Mini. 6,500 units will be available November 18 at 8 a.m. PST, and when they’re gone, they’re gone. Hit the video below to see and hear it in action. 

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Hands-on: Display your LEGO collection with these Wicked Brick stands

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Many of our favorite LEGO builds stand out due to just how great of display pieces they are. But when it comes to accessories direct from LEGO for showcasing these builds in your collection, there aren’t many options. That’s where the folks from Wicked Brick come in, providing specialized display stands, cases, and wall mounts for a collection of sets, minifigures, and more. Today, we’re taking a look at a few of the brand’s offerings, so be sure to head below for a closer look at how these Wicked Brick LEGO stands can elevate your collection.

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Hands-on with the Xbox Series X: First Impressions [Video]

With the Xbox Series X and S now officially out, hopefully, if you had your eye on one, you were able to pick one up. After missing the early pre-order I was able to get an order into Walmart and pick it up a few days later. After playing some games this weekend, I wanted to share some first impressions. Head below to watch the video and see it in action. 

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Naim Mu-so 2nd Gen Review: The premium do-it-all wireless speaker with HomeKit [Video]

Back with even more connectivity than the previous generation, the Naim Mu-so 2nd Gen wireless speaker packs the same premium design with upgraded sound quality. Faster digital processing and an added HDMI-ARC connection let the Mu-so 2nd Gen connect to even more devices around the home. We also have the smaller, more affordable Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Gen in our hands to try out the multi-room setup. Head below to watch the video and check out all the details on these new premium wireless speakers. 

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PS5 first impressions: Next-gen. graphics and a game-changing controller are just the start

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Sony’s next-generation console is finally here at long last and we’re taking a hands-on look to see how the PS5 stacks up and if it deserves all the hype. With improved graphics and an impressive new controller, there’s plenty to leave a good first impression here. Head below for a closer look at the PS5 as we review all of our thoughts on Sony’s latest console.

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Nuraphone Gaming Mic Kit Review: Personalized audio for the battlefield [Video]

One of the most unique pairs of Bluetooth headphones just got an upgrade with the new Nuraphone Gaming Mic attachment. Nuraphone itself offers personalized audio for music, but it can now take that personal audio to the battlefield as a proper gaming headset with its new sleek microphone attachment. Head below to watch the video and hear how it sounds. 

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Hands-on: LEGO’s new Baby Yoda is an adorable addition to your Star Wars collection

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With a new season of The Mandalorian airing throughout the fall, LEGO’s most recent Star Wars kit has launched at the perfect time. Giving Star Wars fans a chance to build their own version of The Child out of over 1,700 pieces, today we’re taking a look at the newest brick-built character from a galaxy far, far away. Head below for a closer look at the new LEGO Baby Yoda set and for all of the details in our latest review.

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Anker Powerhouse II 400 Review: More capacity to power adventures [Video]

From the purveyors of portable power, the new Anker Powerhouse II 400 provides plenty of options to support adventures and is ready for emergencies at home as well. A bigger brother to the Powerhouse 200 we looked at last year, the 400 has more capacity with 388Wh and packs some other neat features. Head below and watch the video for a closer look at all the ins and outs. 

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Review: Klipsch T5 II Sport Mclaren Edition Earbuds match great sound and looks [Video]

Two heavy hitters in their respective fields have come together to create a great-sounding and looking pair of sporty wireless earbuds. The Klipsch T5 II Sport McLaren edition earbuds offer a clear, powerful, and customizable sound for active users with orange and carbon fiber styling for a premium automotive style. With transparency mode, wireless charging, and lots of fitment options, there are some premium features here for a pair of sport wireless earbuds. Head below to watch the video and see them in action. 

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Pikmin 3 Deluxe review: An underrated title makes a glorious debut on Nintendo Switch

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Today, Nintendo’s latest first-party title is launching on the Switch. While Wii U owners had a chance to dive into Pikmin 3 when it was released the first time around, Nintendo is giving gamers another chance to play the latest title in the franchise in a new deluxe version that I’ve been exploring over the past week for this review. Head below for a closer look at what Nintendo brings to the table for its latest remaster including refreshed controls, added missions, and more.

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Review: Up your mobile photo and video quality with the Sandmarc Prolight Collection [Video]

Adding quality light to your photos or video is the best way to make them look better. Sandmarc, which is more well known for its iPhone filters, recently released its Prolight Bi-Color and Prolight RGB portable lights that are a perfect addition to the mobile photography kit or a YouTube studio, like mine. Head below to watch the video and see them in action. 

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LUMI review: Learning to play piano Guitar Hero-style with a wireless iOS controller

Today we are taking a closer look at LUMI — ROLI’s new connected light-up keyboard controller for learning how to play piano. ROLI began taking orders after a successful Kickstarter put the new iOS-based learning platform on the map, and we have since had a chance to go hands-on with the Guitar Hero meets MIDI keyboard controller learning system. Head below for more details. 

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Wyze Cam v3 Review: $20 delivers incredible color night vision with sharper image [Video]

For their third birthday, Wyze is giving everyone a gift with the release of their newest camera, the Wyze Cam V3. Sticking with the same $20 starting point, the new updated camera has a better lens, color night vision, and IP65 weather resistance for indoor or outdoor use. Head below to watch the video and see more about the latest from Wyze.  

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