Tech Gadgets, Software & Accessories

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The Logitech Harmony Ultimate ($349.99) is a universal remote control that allows you to turn on the TV and Blu-ray player and also dim Philips Hue lights to the perfect brightness to set a romantic mood for the night. With Philips Hue, you can adjust the color, too – so red is an option for this lover’s holiday!

Next, surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with the UE BOOM ($199.99). This wireless, portable speaker is water and stain resistant and offers a 360-degree experience, blasting bold, immersive sound in every direction. Plus, with the free mobile app, you can pair two BOOMs together for double the sound and use the alarm feature as a wake-up buddy.

And for something that won’t break the bank, consider the Logitech Multimedia Speaker Z50 ($19.99). It’s small in size but powerful in sound – not to mention, compact and portable to boot. With its plug and play simplicity, your honey can easily connect the speaker to her smartphone, tablet or laptop (PC or Mac) in order to listen to her favorite songs around the house. Additionally, it uses an AC power supply, so there is no need to ever recharge. The speaker comes in an eye-catching pink – perfect for Valentine’s Day!

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iPort Charge Case and Stand, the all-in-one iPad charger that promises to protect, charge and dock iPad or iPad mini at home or in the office. Charge Case and Stand is the only solution that can be charged and used in both landscape and portrait orientations, and it has three adjustable mounting angles. These optimum angles are ideal for FaceTime with a long-distance loved one. It’s also the first case of its kind that’s compatible with an Apple smart cover. Currently available for iPad 4G and iPad Mini, versions for iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina will ship in February for $119.95 and $99.95 and are sold in Apple Stores and on www.iPortProducts.com.

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking
Dragon NaturallySpeaking is voice recognition software that accurately conveys your speech into text. Write a love letter, send an email to a long distance boyfriend, or search the web for romantic restaurants—just using your voice. Dragon is also a proven tool for those with learning disabilities or physical limitations that may make typing difficult. Dragon starts at $99.99 and can be purchased for PC or Mac. More info here: http://www.nuance.com/dragon/index.htm

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Tech21 provides impact protection for smartphones, tablets and laptops. Each product line is made from the most advanced, scientifically proven materials. A recent study from the company found that nearly 25% of women and 22% of men confessed they would prefer to live without their partner for a week than live without their phone. This year, help your Valentine protect what he/she loves most with a case or screen protector from Tech21.

A shattered screen is the device version of a broken heart: The Impact Shield Self-Heal ($34.99) Screen Protector is a multi-layered screen protector, which includes an advanced BASF Impact Absorption Polymer that is also used in bullet-proof glass. It delivers an unrivalled combination of features that make it the world’s most advanced screen protection product on the market today.

Love comes in many different color (cases): Impact Band ($24.99) / Impact Mesh ($34.99) are available in a wide variety of colors. Both cases feature patented D3O polymer, which locks up upon impact for ultimate protection, while also giving full access to all of a device’s ports and buttons

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Jackery

Jackery, the new external phone battery, is the perfect back to school item for students on the go. Whether they are at soccer practice or studying in the library, Jackery will keep students’ phones charged all day and night. Most importantly, a Jackery provides parents with the peace of mind that their kids will always be a phone call (or a text) away. The Jackery is lightweight, fast charging, small in size and has a sleek design. The battery has up to 220 hours extra operation time.The Jackery is available in three different sizes and is an essential item for any student’s back to school list. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

HALO 2800mAh PocketPower Charger for Cellphones & Electronics Power up on the go! The HALO Pocket Power Charger is a super-popular, supercharged electronics accessory that provides peace of mind away from home. What makes the HALO Pocket Power Charger special? This backup battery ensures cell phones, cameras, Bluetooth devices, gaming systems, and other gadgets are able to charge when you’re away from a power source. Ever wonder how you’ll charge devices when traveling, during power outages, or even while camping? This is your solution. Is it compatible with all cell phones? The HALO Pocket Power Charger is compatible with cell phones and devices that utilize one of the three supplied tips: micro USB, mini USB, or 30-pin. It is also compatible with phones and devices that have a charging cable equipped with a USB male connection cable, for example the iPhone 5. How big is it? It’s compact enough to fit in a purse or pocket–comparable to a tube of mascara in size. Very easily transported, this extra power supply is a practical choice for everyone on your gift list. Learn more. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Energizer Smart Phone Charging Station
This product has 3 AC outlets with surge protection, 2 USB ports, rotates 180 degrees to accommodate various wall outlets and includes a nightlight among other features.  MSRP: $39.99 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Energizer EN180 and EN120 Cup Inverters In the U.S., during the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, many consumers turned to Power Bright Technologies’ signature line of Cup and Power Inverters to charge their laptops, cellphones and other digital devices.  Power Bright is the leader in Power Inverters who announced in Fall 2012 their new licensing agreement for a line of Energizer® branded Power Inverters. Power Bright recently introduced their award winning “World’s Smallest Cup Inverter” the Energizer EN180 and EN120.  The new Cup Inverters allow you to power your mobile devices in your car, boat or RV. They are ultra compact and plug into a vehicle’s cigarette lighter socket or attach to a car battery and fit securely in a vehicle’s cup holders. Each Cup Inverter has four USB Ports with a shared 2.1 Amp capacity to facilitate charging up to four devices at once. In addition, each Cup Inverter has a standard North American AC outlet allowing you to plug directly into your GPS, laptop, MP3 player or cell phone. In addition. Power Bright’s Cup Inverter technology was named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree.   EN120 – MSRP:  $44.99     EN180 – MSRP:  $54.99

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Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 1.39.05 PMWorkFit-P, Sit-Stand Workstation – for Apple

Ergotron’s WorkFit-P Sit-Stand Workstation for Apple is an elegant height-adjustable laptop stand, perfect for a MacBook®, that can also be used as an extra writing or drawing surface. The WorkFit-P provides an ergonomic, minimalist station that enables you to stand more and sit less, improving your creative output and overall health. $329.00; For more information, visit http://apple.ergotron.com/collections/all/products/workfit-p#en