April 10, 2021

US: This $18 ‘straw’ turns any water into safe drinking water

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By Maren Estrada From BGR If you regularly go camping or hiking, you’re undoubtedly smart enough to ensure that you bring plenty of fresh water with you. You can never be too safe though, and it’s always better to be prepared in the event that something happens. The Etekcity Water Filter Straw is the perfect tool to […]

Turn any windows into frosted glass windows in minutes for under $6 [in US]

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By Maren Estrada From BGR Whether you want privacy or just a fresh new look for your windows or glass shower doors, you don’t need to spend a fortune to make it happen. In fact, you don’t even need to spend $6. Take advantage of the $5 discount and clip the extra 5% coupon on […]

Scientists built a robot that hunts and kills starfish

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By Mike Wehner from BGR Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has seen better days. The massive natural wonder is dealing with the impacts of ocean warming (thanks to manmade climate change) which have pushed species away and killed off massive sections of coral, but that’s not the only problem the reef has been forced to deal […]

Gadget of the week

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Measuring stuff with this $44 laser gadget is way more fun than it should be By Maren Estrada From BGR You know how sometimes you get your hands on a new gadget and you have so much fun playing with it that you just keep going even though it has long since outlasted its utility? […]

Gadget of the week

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Quadcopter drones are boring, so check out this $40 gadget instead By Maren Estrada from BGR Seriously, how many times can you fly your little quadcopter drone around your backyard before it gets boring? If you’re looking for a fun new twist on airborne, radio controlled gadgets, check out the POWERUP DART Aerobatic Smartphone Controlled […]

Gadget of the week

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Thanks to a built-in 10,400 mAh battery, this fast wireless charger truly is wireless By Maren Estrada From BGR Wireless charging pads are awesome because you can just plop down your Android phone or iPhone and it’s instantly charging, without any need to mess with cables or plugs. Why can’t portable chargers be that convenient? […]

Any lamp in your home can be motion activated with this $18 box

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By Maren Estrada From BGR Do you love the idea of having your lights turn on automatically when you enter a certain room? Do you hate the idea of having to spend hundreds of dollars on a smart home solution and Wi-Fi connected lighting? Well, there’s another option that’s much simpler and much cheaper. Plug […]

Apple’s claim that it warned us about iPhone slowdowns is corporate spin at its worst

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By Chris Smith from BGR The US Senate asked Apple various questions about the recently discovered iPhone slowdown practice. The iPhone maker issued a response on February 2nd, which was made public on Tuesday. In it, Apple explains the whole iPhone battery mess, providing a timeline of events, existing fixes as well as other mitigations […]

For $19, how could you not get this device that cooks perfect eggs every time?

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By Maren Estrada From BGR There are some devices that belong in every single kitchen, no questions asked. Everyone needs a good set of knives, everyone needs a good set of pots and pans, and everyone needs a Dash Rapid Egg Cooker. Period. This brilliant little kitchen gadget handles up to six eggs at once, […]

These AirPods knockoffs also copy Apple’s charging case – for half the price of real AirPods

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By Maren Estrada From BGR If you love the idea of AirPods but you’re not overly thrilled at the thought of parting with $159 to score a pair, we’ve got another option for you to check out. The Hiemao Wireless Earbuds are similar to Apple’s cord-free earbuds in both design and function. In other words, […]