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    Shut Up and Take My Money: Bunch O Balloons

    Quite possibly the greatest invention for hot, humid summers since the Coolest Cooler exploded on Kickstarter, a Texas father developed an ingenious method of filling 100 water balloons in under one minute. If you have tried to...

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    10 Awesome Back-to-School Backpacks

    As a kid, one of the best parts about going back to school each fall is getting to go to the store and pick out a shiny new backpack. Luckily, this is a tradition that doesn’t have...

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    9 Tips for Buying Back-to-School Laptops

    If you are shopping for a back-to-school laptop, be sure to check out our Laptop Deal Feed to find all the hottest deals. Also, read over these tips in order to help you understand what’s important to students...

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    Cheaper Than Amazon: Back to School Edition (July 21, 2014)

    You can admit it. We all do it. It’s a compulsion, a necessity, an obsession. Anyone who uses the Internet checks Amazon when shopping for something. Don’t get us wrong, we do it, too. And quite often,...

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    Goodbye Chromebooks? $199 Windows 8 laptops are coming soon

    Firing a warning shot toward the line of inexpensive Google Chromebooks, Microsoft announced this week at WPC 2014 that the company is working with HP to release a Windows 8 laptop at a $199 price point as...

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    Cheaper Than Amazon: Week of July 14, 2014

    You can admit it. We all do it. It’s a compulsion, a necessity, an obsession. Anyone that uses the Internet checks Amazon when shopping for something. Maybe it’s that new 47-inch HDTV that you’ve had your eye...

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    Shut Up and Take My Money: The Coolest Cooler

    Quite possibly the coolest invention to ever hit the beach, a Kickstarter campaign recently launched for a drink cooler packed with more features than your smartphone. In addition to an 18V blender built into the lid for...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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    Roku Streaming Stick Review (HDMI Version): Size Matters Not

    At $50, the new Roku 3500R Streaming Stick (HDMI version) is priced between the best-in-class Roku 3 ($99) and the Google Chromecast ($35), both of which we’ve reviewed on The CheckOut (9/10 and 7/10, respectively). You might think of the Streaming...

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    How to Score the Best Gaming Deals During Steam Sales

    Oh, the glorious Steam sale. It pops up a few times a year to empty the wallets of anyone who plays PC games. It’s gotten so popular that competing digital services like Amazon and Gamefly run similar...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    New Kids on the Block: Beats Music vs. Prime Music

    The on-demand streaming music space, which I last visited last fall for my Slacker Radio review, has gotten as crowded as a Bonnaroo mosh pit. eats Music, part of the popular Beats brand recently acquired by Apple...

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    When will the price drop on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3?

    Recently announced last week and arriving in the hands of consumers on June 20, 2014, Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 is already garnering positive reviews. Receiving accolades for a vibrant, high resolution 12-inch screen as well as solid...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    What are the best Memorial Day Sales this year?

    With Memorial Day weekend rapidly approaching, retailers have started rolling out a rash of early sales turning the last half of May into an extended Memorial themed sale holiday. In years past, Memorial Day has traditionally served up...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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