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Our favorite tech items this Spring
Eufy by Anker Video Doorbell: Dual 2k, Battery Powered. Dual Cam, Package Detection, Dual Motion Detection, 2K Resolution, HDR, Homebase with Expansive Wi-Fi range, battery or hardwire option, local storage and no monthly fees. $259.99 Shop Here:
Kokoon Nightbuds promote better sleep by monitoring sleep patterns with high- tech headphones linked to the MyKokoon app. An individualized sleep profile to better help you understand sleep patterns for a more restful night. $249.99 Shop Here:
The Haymaker is a premium headset made for streaming fans and gamers. Sleek design with touch screen controls to navigate color and music features. RGB LED Lights let you choose between 8 color options to be displayed on the headband and speaker frame. True dual mode active noise cancelling and DIRAC 3D ultra high resolution audio. $329.95 Shop Here:
Jabra Elite 85H Headphones: Up to 36 hours of battery life, sleek design, bluetooth up to 33 feet, can connect up to 2 devices. $249.99 Shop Here:
Brondell Swash 1400 Luxury Bidet Toilet Seat: It has a heated seat and delivers a warm-water wash with temperature, pressure, and nozzle position adjustability (features vary by model.) Two self-cleaning, retractable wands are used, one for the posterior wash and another for the feminine wash. $649 Shop Here:

Trova Go is a discreet portable biometric safe designed for daily use while maintaining your privacy. Perfect for pockets, handbags or athletic gear it is designed to be overlooked, mimicking a hard drive or battery. Only you know its contents. Great for travel, the beach, and in hotel rooms. $199 Shop Here:
Hyper Hyperjuice 15,000mAh 18w Battery Pack: World’s first battery pack that integrates 18w lightening with USB-C cables. battery pack charges from 0 to 50% in 30 minutes. $79.99 Shop Here:
Nooie Cam Pro Wireless Spotlight: 2K resolution with night vision with a powerful built-in spotlight when illumination is needed. Set includes the base station kit and 2 cameras. $299.99 Shop Here:
Home Connect Kwikset 620 Keypad Connected Smart Lock: Works with Z -Wave technology, up to 250 user codes with a 10 button keypad. Extended wireless range and battery life. $149.99 Shop Here:
Brondell Pro Sanitizing Air Purifier with Aurobeat technology:  Proven by independent lab tests at MRIGlobal to eliminate ≥99.9% of COVID-19 virus (SARS-CoV-2) within 15 minutes, while producing zero ozone. The Brondell Pro cleans the air in a room up to 1655 square feet. $699 Shop Here:
Obvus Solutions Minder Laptop Tower Stand: Ergonomic Laptop Stand, Adjustable Laptop Stand, Foldable and Portable Laptop Desk Stand, Flexible Laptop Holder. Promotes good posture and enhances working position. $79.99 Shop Here:
Zojirushi Micom Toaster Oven: The ET- ZLC30 is a sleekly designed smart oven with 12 cooking options and an interior large enough to accommodate a 12″ pizza. Advanced micro-computerized technology ensures precise temperature control. $270 Shop Here:
Kensington Studio Caddy: Designed exclusively for Apple, with Qi wireless charging. A versatile, space-saving solution that maximises desktop space while keeping all of the devices in your Apple ecosystem charged, organised and within reach. Dual Qi charger works with any Qi-enabled iPhone. Also charges AirPods. Magnetically attaches to the MacBook/iPad stand – detaches for more flexibility. $179.99 Shop Here:
Neat King Bee ll XLR Microphone: Whether you are a musician, podcaster or a streamer, this microphone offers versatility and great sound quality. Comes with its own custom-designed shockmount and pop filter. $169.99 Shop Here:
Orbic Tab8 with 5G for Verizon: A powerful, go-anywhere 8″ tablet with HD TFT display. Take on the day’s tasks with confidence, the Tab8 5G’s long battery life and ultra-quick battery recharge with Quick Charge 3.0 takes you from posting to streaming, then back again all day long. $299 retail price, monthly payment plans available with service with Verizon. Shop Here:
Abode Color Bulbs offer customizable color, brightness, and temperature. Wi-Fi connected, 800 Lumens, and energy efficient. $24.99 For a Two Pack. Shop Here:
Ultimate Squishy Human Body with Smart Scan Technology: Take a fascinating and interactive tour of the human body as you remove 25 body parts from the articulated human body model with all major organs, muscles, and bones; identify each part and then test your knowledge with the electronic scanning platform that includes lights and sounds. $99.99 Shop Here:

Sustainable Swim Week Brings the Rewired Mind Retreat Eco Consciousness Lounge and Ethical Fashion

By Maya Litovsky

  • Miami/FL Sustainable Swim Week, an official Miami Fashion Event, brings ‘Consciousness – Couture & Crypto’ via The Rewired Mind Retreat and Sustainable Fashion Showcases. The event is set to coincide with the 32nd Annual Miami Swim Week from Thursday, July 8 to Sunday, July 11, 2021. In association with AdAvenueGroup – Forbes France and ArtBasil, The Rewired Mind Retreat, Friday July 9 from 8:30am to 5pm is hosting “A Deep Dive into Sustainability” including a full spectrum of solutions; from personal to environmental. The four-day event unspools at the Kimpton Angler’s Hotel, 660 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139. 
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MIAMI, FL / ACCESSWIRE / July 3, 2021 / Join in Sustainable Swim Week, July 8 – 11, 2021 featuring an immersive showcase designed to re-imagine and re-define fashion today. Panels are set to explore Mindset Re-sets, Eco & Ethical Fashion, Financial Intelligence and Beauty Inside and Out.

Sustainable Swim Week will premiere with a Crypto Cocktail Reception, Model Casting and NFT Art Exhibit on Thursday, July 8 from 5 – 8pm. Guests are invited to make an eco-fashion statement with attire that is revamped, up cycled or re-imagined. Together we can make fashion “circular” while helping solve global challenges like microfibers in our oceans and exploding landfills.

The Rewired Mind Retreat on Friday, July 9 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Kimpton Angler’s Gallery presided over by Kristen Connell, Founder of The Rewired Mind Retreat . The one day summit is designed to rejuvenate, refresh and reboot. Guests and distinguished panelists are encouraged to immerse themselves in sustainable lifestyle solutions that are equally groundbreaking and transformative while creating new milestones along life’s journey. The day is curated for those seeking a full-spectrum upgrade both inside and out. Distinguished panelists will provide insight, immersive experiences and actionable solutions that are sure to level-up the weeklong string of cocktails and catwalks throughout Miami Beach.

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The Keynote Speaker for the event is Forbes Riley, award-winning TV host, author and one of the World’s Leading Health & Wellness experts. She is an inductee of the National Fitness Hall of Fame.

Also sharing their mission are Shannon King -Transcontinental™ Miss Texas USA Universe , Natalie Craig, ‘Walk in Their Shoes’ – a philanthropy empowering high risk children with new attire in collaboration with Under Armour™. Pamela Chanel David , author of “ The Reinvented Life,” empowers all to create their best personal and professional lives. Tiffany Sexton is presiding over the personal empowerment panel. Her mantra is “You can’t change what has happened, but you can create a better future if you choose to via operating as a survivor.”

Shelby Thomas, Co-founder and CEO of the Ocean Rescue Alliance , and 1000 Mermaids, a marine conservation and restoration nonprofit organization, brings her passion about preserving our natural ecosystems to Sustainable Swim Week 2021. She is a panelist on the Ocean & Environmental Conservancy focusing on stewardship of our fragile eco system. Financial Intelligence & Crypto Consciousness will be explored with Fletcher Jewett , Robbie Long, Philip Nicozisis, Alejandro Glatt, Juan Carlos Caceres and moderated by Sara Quirconi . Today there are still doubts about the consequences of wide crypto currency adoption. In particular, many skeptics and environmentalists have raised concerns about energy consumption in mining crypto.

The day-long retreat will evolve into an evening rooftop fashion ‘fete’ with sustainable swim and resort wear by Sage Larock, TikiYogi and designers advancing in the Eco Channel challenge. Signature “conscious cocktails” mixed by Frankly Vodka and Rum Barcelo. to Taryn Larock. Sage Larock swimwear is a luxury brand produced ethically in Miami and Los Angeles out of upcycled fishing nets. Also working behind the ‘seams’ is Marisol Rocha with her latest TikiYogi collection, inspired by her stints in Bali and now Biscayne Bay.

An independent activation, Saturday, July 10th will see Tayo Ishola’s ‘Back to Eden’ fashion show elevates small businesses, women in leadership, health and wellness cognoscente. The four woman-owned brands: Eido Swimwear (also the event host), Abacaxi, Jnaba Diallo and Voglia Swimwear will be modeled in the evening showcase.

Annette Bibby Oliver of Dreamhouse MBG direct from Los Angeles and NYC will showcase everything from haute couture to emerging fashion “disruptors”. She is spearheading the much-anticipated Rooftop Grand Finale, ‘One Night in Tangier’ Sunday, July 11 from 6:00pm to 10:30 pm . An inclusive and diverse cast of designers will be basking in the halo effect of Lisa Nicole Collection (BravoTV’s ‘Married to Medicine’) and Alaini Taylor by Murph.’ She launched her career designing for ‘ Beyonce ‘ with Diviant La Vie . Jalu , a debut swim collection by Jose Alexzander , and De La Concepcion , Alister Mekhai Eyewear , Tote N’ Carry will all be taking a turn on the runway.

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Alexzander of Jalu is a committed contributor to the pantheon of sustainable and ethical design. His ‘Made in America’ collection is stylish, flattering and uncompromising. He will be joined by up cycled and ocean environmentalists who collectively advocate that “we are each responsible for creating and stewarding a greener planet.” The feel is luxurious belying the fact the fabrics are a magical result of recycled post consumer waste. More than fashion several spokespersons advancing beauty both inside and out will include Lorena Cosentino of Illari Skin, Beverlee Felkner of Beverlee Botanicals and Natalie Reeves of Nutritional Longevity .

“Fashion shows today are so much more than just connecting with retail buyers,” said Annette Biddy Oliver of Dreamhouse MBG , host of Sunday’s, July 11th Roof Top event themed – One Night in Tangier . “They can serve as valuable catalysts for brands by helping assert their place in culture, driving engagement with customers and the press.”

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Adalinda’s , Planet Fashion TV , Swim the Globe , Art Hearts and others are putting a unique spin on ethical fashion that follows the ‘thread’ from manufacturer to distribution and beyond. The entire ‘Sustainable Swim Week’ program is curated to provide an insider’s guide to sustainable well-being on all levels via multi layered upgrades. Sustainable Swim Week and The Rewired Mind Retreat is an engaging experience with meditation, mindset resets, immersive beauty demonstrations and conversations with those at the forefront of sustainable transformation and impeccable taste.

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Tech Review: The ZTE Axon M Dual Screen Foldable Phone @ZTEPress @ATT


In the ever changing Smartphone industry companies are looking for the next best feature to outdo the Apple and the Samsung’s of the tech world. Launched late last year The ZTE Axon M is a first of what ZTE promises to be a series of foldable phones to hit the market throughout 2018. The Dual Screen is the feature the phone is banking on.


The dual screen is the feature that sets this phone apart from the rest. That’s right an identical 5.2 inch 1080p display opens up with three modes available. ZTE offers to take advantage of the second screen. “Dual mode” is the most practical and will probably be the most widely used mode allowing to run apps side by side. Being able to send a text or watch a video while navigating google maps without leaving the screen is a convenient tool. The audio is only heard from the screen that is being actively used at the moment.

“Extended mode” lets you run a single app on both screens extending the phone to a tablet size. This feature makes watching videos and gaming more of a life-size TV like experience. “Mirror mode” mirrors the same content on both screens so when placed in a tent like position 2 people can watch the same thing or play the same game.

The pros of this phone include the dual screens, sturdy design, a very good battery 3.180mAh battery that remained charged all day even with heavy use, a 20 mega pixel camera that produced clear pics and a user friendly onscreen format.

The cons include a thick heavy design, 1 camera compared to multiple cameras in top tier phones, and an older Snapdragon 821 processor with 4GB of RAM.

The ZTE is available exclusively in the US for $725 through ATT right now. This is only the beginning for foldable phones from ZTE with future phones planned that are not dual screened but with new and exciting features. We will follow their progress and report on new launches.

Urban Tech Gala 2017 Gustavinos NYC @UrbanTechCenter


Last week the 22nd annual Urban Tech Gala was held at Gustavinos in NYC. The Urban Tech Center is a non-profit organization started by Pat Bransford over two decades ago. It’s primary focus is to build social and life skills, improve academic skills, financial, and digital literacy skills for the underserved youth in urban areas in New York City. It has since expanded to other urban areas nationwide. The Youth Leadership Academy(YLA) courses develop students fundamental skills for life effectiveness. Urban Tech’s “Adopt A School” program focuses on Financial Network Program, Dignity for All, STEM, and Social Justice & Community Leadership.

The Gala was co-hosted by actor, director, and screenwriter Ted Lange and TV Host, reporter and humanitarian Alicia Quarles

This year’s honorees were Vicky Fuller, Chief Investment officer at New York’s State Common Retirement Fund, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama’s Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs and Don Lowery, Senior Vice President Community Engagement at Nielsen.

The Gala also honored special guest Hannah Bronfman. Hannah is a DJ, health and wellness enthusiast and founder of, a unique online community for people who are passionate about health, beauty, fitness, wellness, travel, music, and travel. Hannah is also a fashionista and an “It Girl”. The award was presented to her by her mother Sherry Bronfman, a long time supporter of The Urban Tech Center.

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Review: Ziip Nano Current Device; A Sleek New Device that promises to conquer breakouts and wrinkles @ziipbeauty

The last few weeks I had the chance to review one of the newest and most hi- tech beauty devices out on the market today.  The Ziip Nano Current Device was developed by Melanie Simon an electrical esthetician. The device looks like a super fancy computer mouse that with the aid of the app through your iPhone/ipad offers up 6 different treatments “electrical cocktails” depending on your skin goals.

The technology behind Ziip is that it sends tiny electrical wavelengths deep below the surface of the skin and depending on the setting will deliver different results. When set on low it breaks down dirt and bacteria in the skin to help get rid of acne. My favorite treatment was the “vitaleyes”. The 2 to 4 minute treatment, I did the 4, really helps with dark circles, puffiness, and fine lines.

For sensitive skin and for 1st time users the “sensitive energize” treatment is a gentle 12 minute ant- aging treatment. For men who don’t want to spend much time on their face, the 2 minute treatment, twice a week is perfect to help reduce dark circles, fine lines and tighten pores. 

The first step is to prepare the face for treatment. The Golden Conductive Gel Treatment, which feels like petroleum jelly, has to be applied liberally before you glide the Ziip device over your face and neck. Time depends on treatment selected. It is recommended to use the Ziip 1 to 3 times a week and the results are cumulative.

After a few weeks of use I find that my pores are tighter, skin definitely looks brighter and my under eye area is way less puffy. It is on the pricey side but worth it and makes a great gift for mothers day. $495 Where To Buy



Hilaria & Alec Baldwin host an evening for The Dacor Modernist Collection Launch of Premium Kitchen Appliances @DacorKitchen @SamsungUS @837NYC #SamsungDinner


Late last year Samsung acquired Dacor, a premium home appliance designer. A complete collection of luxury kitchen appliances that bring focus to the kitchen as a centerpiece for entertaining and connecting with family and friends.

The Modernist Collection was launched on March 15th in NYC at Samsung 837. Hosted by Hilaria & Alec Baldwin, who are huge fans of the brand. With 3 kids under the age of 4, much of their time is spent in the kitchen, so a kitchen that is outfitted to be functional, stylish and interactive is of utmost importance to the family. Samsung CEO BK Yoon explained how technology and innovation are key to lead the way in the premium home appliance design market. Guests were treated to cocktails and dinner while they got the chance to interact up close and personal with the appliances.


Wisewear: Fashion meets Tech according to Iris Apfel @Wisewear





Wisewear was conceived out of the reality that the population is getting older, but is also more fashionable and tech savvy than previous generations. The company collaborated with 94 year fashion icon, designer and innovator Iris Apfel to design the Socialite collection, comprised of three uniquely designed smart bracelets that are equally functional and fashionable.

The primary features of these trackers are the norm and include text, email, calls, footsteps, and calorie counts, but what sets these bracelets apart is the distress signal feature that sends out a signal to ones contacts in case of a fall or other safety emergency.

Originally designed for an older consumer because of the distress feature and a higher price point ($295-$345) it has been discovered that younger women also had a need and a desire to own a trendy fashionable accessory that can go with any outfit and provide them with a piece of mind knowing help is easily accessible if they should need it. Now available for purchase at Saks Fifth Ave and other retailers abroad. #Sponsored

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Fashion Tech Forum Comes to Brooklyn, NY #FTF2016 @FashionTechForum #FashionTechForum


Karen Harvey founded Fashion Tech Forum in 2014 when she realized there was a huge movement of blending fashion and technology in the retail sector. In it’s third year FTF took place at The Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn, NY.

The conference drew the likes of over 800 attendees from the Fashion, Tech, and Retail Worlds including Media, CEO’s, and VIP’s. A full day of activations, conferences, and discussions were highlighted by an all day menu created by Chef Danny Meyer ,and capped off by a cocktail party and a VIP Dinner.

Some of the notable guests and speakers included: Ganesh Srivats, VP of North America Sales for Tesla, Lulemon CEO Laurent Potdevin, Iris Apfel, Verizon CMO Diego Scotti, Elle, Editor in Chief Robbie Meyers, Diane Von Furstenberg, DVF CEO Paolo Riva, Theory Founder & CEO Andrew Rosen, Coach Chairman Emeritus, Lew Frankfort, Everlane CEO Michael Preysman & Rebekka Bay.

The FTF Whitespace Gallery showcased the top 10 fashion & technology startups to checkout: Prynt, Reify, Thursday Finest, Leblum, Evrnu, M2M, Orchard Mile, Sundar, RED Marketplace, Social.

Tech: HTC 10 Has Moved into the top of the line Smartphone Category


HTC has finally moved into the same category as The Samsung G7, Samsung Galaxy Edge 7 and the LG5 with the arrival of the HTC 10 Flagship Smartphone. Struggling for years to come out with models that can compete with the other top of the line smartphones, the HTC 10 offers features that rise above the competition with extended battery life, a great camera, and user friendly features.

The all aluminum design and composition that is curved for easier handling and maneuverability feels thinner than it actually is and the glass front along with a fingerprint scanner on the home button, comparable with the S7 Edge, makes the HTC 10 look sleek and stylish. Equipped with a selfie camera , 5.2 inch HD LCD Screen, a 12 mega pixel, ultra pixel camera, and 32GB of memory along with room for a 200gb microSD card this smartphone has qualities that rival the leaders.



The HTC 10 uses Qualcomm’s newest processor, The Snapdragon 820, which makes gaming, multi faceted app use, and video streaming simple to use. The battery on the HTC is expected to last 2 days with standard use and includes a 3.0 enabled Rapid charger that will charge the device up to  50 percent in 30 minutes. 

The HTC 10 will come factory unlocked and available for Tmobile and AT&T and will be priced at $699




Tech Review: Monster Selfie Case @monsterproducts #monsterselfiecase #selfies


Selfie Junkies and there are many of you are now able to take the perfect selfie without having to hold that annoying selfie stick by mounting this product to most smooth, glossy, flat and vertical surfaces. The case is flexible and the construction is made to withstand shock and impact. 

Can also be used to mount in cars for hands free GPS navigation and for hands free videos and phone calls. Available for iPhone 6/6plus. $29.99 #sponsored


Tech Gift Ideas 2015 #HolidayGiftGuide

Bang & Olufson Form 21 Headphones $129 Bang & Olufson Form 21 Headphones $129 www.beoplay.comHarman Kardon Esquire Mini Wireless Portable Speaker Available in several colors $149.95 Harmon Kardon Esquire Mini Wireless Portable Speaker Available in several colors $149.95 Wahoo Tickr X Workout Tracker  With  Memory with Bluetooth and ANT+ Dual-Band Technology. Works with Iphone and Android devices $99.99 DownloadedFile


The Beat Buddy Mini effortlessly insert fills, transition from verse to chorus, add accent hits, throw in drum breaks, and more, to create an unprecedented live drummer effect all with the simple ease of a guitar pedal format. $149 

  Native Union Key Cable Lightning Cable (Coral) $29.95   Native Union Key Cable Lightning Cable (Coral) $29.95 PhoneSuit Journey All-in-One Charger 3500mAh $79.95 PhoneSuit Journey All-in-One Charger 3500mAh $79.95 (more…)

Back to School Guide 2015: Must haves for A Brand New Year #BackToSchool

back to school Here are our favorites for a fun, successful, and cool school year: 1.) This Asus Transformer Book T100TAF is the perfect mix of a tablet and a laptop. 10.1 screen, Intel Atom, 32GB of Memory, with a detachable keyboard. Priced affordably at $229, this device is efficient and won’t break the bank. Available at, and other other major retailers. p 500 2.) Jam Heavy Metal Wireless Speaker: This Bluetooth reachargeable speaker delivers amazing sound with dual drivers and is portable and sleek for any bedroom, dormroom, or just hanging out in between classes. $99 at 2015 08 14 12 34 06 1507036404 3.) AfterShokz Bluez 2 Wireless Stereo Headphones: Bone conduction technology that delivers great sound without covering your ears. This is a good safety tool because this enables the student to be aware of surroundings while still enjoying the beat $99 Available also on Amazon shopping 4.) MyCharge Razor Ultra 12000 mAh:  Delivers 90 extra hours of power, 2 USB Ports, Works on Tablets and Smart Phones. This battery is quite heavy, but it is worth it because it can charge all your devices for an entire weekend. $99 mycharge razorultra 12000mah portable battery charger hero 38f90cdc 79b1 44c6 b0b4 fc48c4e2fc40 large 5.) WowWee Snap Pets Bluetooth Camera: This easy and fun to use camera sends photos wirelessly to an app via bluetooth and also works as a remote shutter button. Great for young kids $34.99  www.wowwee.commaxresdefault 6.) IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast is ultra compact and is perfect for recording interviews, podcasts, lectures, memos, and speeches. Works with all IOS devices and now works with many Android devices as well. $29.99 irigmiccast front 218 7.) Kensington KP400 Switchable Keyboard works both wired and is also wireless to work with your tablet or smartphone. Either plug in to USB port or use batteries when in bluetooth mode. $59.99 8a3b251e 7e20 4e73 bf24 c18cf6632738 w480 8.) JBL Clip Portable Bluetooth Speaker comes in several fun colors, clips on to your belt or your bag, 5 hour rechargeable battery life. $49.95 shopping 1 9.) Grund Designer Area Rugs are colorful, wellmade and soft and are the perfect addition to any room in the house or a college dorm. Many styles available, but this one is on sale now for $79 on 837362001587 10.) Corkcicle Tumbler is made in 16oz and 24oz sizes and maintains cool drinks for 12 hours and hot for 3. They come in gloss, brushed or matte and in several colors. $24.95 for the 16oz and $29.95 for the 24oz. Great for students on the go! explaination2

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2015

coollogo com 285694811 1. The Asus ZenPhone 2 uses Android 5.0 Lollipop , has a big 5.5 screen, long battery life, 2 sim card slots. Available for $199 with 1.8GHz intel Atom Z3560 processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB Storage or $299 Unlocked featuring a 2.3GHz intel Atom Z3580 processor, 4GB RAM, and 64GB storage.

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  2. Art of Shaving Morris Park Collection Signal Razor. Available in Green, Red, and Blue $60

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3. 808 Audio Performer BT Bluetooth Wireless and Wired Headphones $99


808 Audio Performer BT Bluetooth Wireless and Wired Headphones $99

4. Lacoste City Polo Capsule Collection Many colors available $110

Lacoste City Polo Capsule Collection. Many colors available $110

Lacoste City Polo Capsule Collection. Many colors available $110

5. Northface Base Camp Kaban Backpack $99

Northface Base Camp Kaban Backpack $99

Northface Base Camp Kaban Backpack $99

6. DSW has tons of great styles for dad including these Sanuk Mortimer Palms Boat Shoes $64.95

Sanuk Mortimer Palms Boat Shoe $64.95

Sanuk Mortimer Palms Boat Shoe $64.95

7. Nautica NST 09 Chronograph Watch $200

Nautica NST 09 Chronograph Watch $200

Nautica NST 09 Chronograph Watch $200

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2015

CES Las Vegas International 2015 #CES2015 @intlces

CES Las Vegas is the largest electronics expo in North America. Over 3000 exhibitors showcase their newest and greatest inventions in hi-tech gadgets ranging from headphones, fitness trackers, smartwatches, to medical tracking, drone technology and more.

Samsung led the way with the intro of the 4K Ultra high def TV, while Dish introduced the slingbox with a $20 a month subscription service that may finally get rid of the need for cable. Chevy introduced more smart technology in their new vehicles. Monster Products introduced some really cool speakers and headphones with the help of Shaquille O’Neal and Nick Cannon.
#InternetofThings was the central theme of the entire Expo. MediaLink threw a Vegas Only type party at Encore at the Wynn, while Snoop Dog performed at the CNET Bash and Jason Derulo performed at Light NightClub at Mandalay Bay.

Holiday Gift Guide: Active/Outdoorsy 2014 #HolidayGiftGuide

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Eddie Bauer Downlight StormDown Hooded Jacket Storm repel 800 Fill Down. Moisture Wicking. Super warm and lightweight. Shown below is Plum. Also available in Black and Mediterranean $179.99

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Eddie Bauer Micro Therm StormDown Men’s Jacket in Ascent Blue 800 Fill Stormdown Powered by Downtek. Available in several colors. $139.99

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Women’s Bean Boots by L.L.Bean, 10″ Shearling-Lined. Waterproof. Some of the warmest boots I have ever worn and are stylish as well. $199



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LL Bean Waxed Cotton Continental Field Bag for the Urban Adventurer or Traveler . Apple iPad, Kindle reading devices and most netbooks easily fit inside .Waxed cotton fabric is water resistant. Multiple pockets – including a zip security pocket on back panel. Binoculars sold separately $89.95





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Bloom Flared Skirted Yoga Pants. Find your center  and perfect coverage  in these adorable flared skirted yoga pants from BLOOM. An exterior drawcord allows you to cinch the attached skirt higher for a sassier look; you can also make it longer for total confidence during difficult poses. Their mid-rise design flatters all body types, and the flared hems provide a loose, non-restrictive fit. $55 www.


BLOOM Women’s Long-Sleeve Yoga T-Shirt. 96% rayon viscose made from bamboo, 4% spandex
Moisture-wicking, anti-microbial fabric Fitted to allow a full range of motion $45

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BlueAnt Pump HD SportBuds. These headphones are the best I have seen for athletes because they are waterproof, sweatproof, fit really well, bluetooth, and have a 2 week standby time. $129


IFit Active The most advanced 3-in-1 fitness tracker, designed to help you stay active, eat healthier, and sleep better. Very user friendly out of the box and available in Black, Red, Blue and White. $79.99

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Camelbak Eddy Insulated Water Bottle. This bottle is spill proof and since it is insulated it keeps your drink cooler longer. The bite valve also makes it easy to flip, bite and sip wherever you go $20

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Brooks Chariot Sneakers. Originally out in 1982  this sneaker has been released again with modern touches and can be worn as an everyday shoe. Super comfortable and trendy. Available in several colors. $89.99

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Holiday Gift Guide Part 2: Tech Gadgets #HolidayGiftGuide

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HTC One M8 Harman Android Phone 32 GB – Kardon Edition – Premium design and 5-inch Full HD display to its newly refined zero-gap aluminum body, capture even more light and depth with Duo Camera. The patented Clari-Fi technology, which analyzes digital audio files in real time and restores what was lost in compression makes you feel you’re listening live with LiveStage on your headphones — all on the fastest nationwide 4G LTE SPRINT network thats just in time for the holidays with Sprint Family Share Pack with Plans starting at $15 per month per line beginning Friday, Nov. 14.

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LG–G Android Smart Watch — Compatible with Android 4.3 or higher, Bluetooth 4.0 technology,4GB internal memory , Built-in pedometer, Silicone band, Showcases the time and date in clear detail and alarm that helps you stay on schedule with great voice recognition. $229.95 or at

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Samsung Level In’ in-ear headphones – great sound quality to in-ear headphones with Powerful Dynamic Speaker for deep bass sound, 3-Way speaker system for premium sound reproduction, In-line remote control with volume adjust, play/pause, and skip functions and 3-Way speaker system for premium sound reproduction; all this and great price. $149.99 also available at

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Jam Rewind wireless Pocket Speaker–bluetooth wireless portable speaker system Bluetooth wireless functionality up to 30 feet, with speakerphone mode to switch from music to calls and two active passive speakers. it delivers the wireless freedom plus you can use it as a speakerphone and great retro style. $79.99 also available at www.

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Kicker Vapor over ear headphones 3 button in line — Ultimate Premium Headphones With its trapezoidal-shaped earpieces that fit perfectly over your ears and soft leather ear pads a 3-Button Microphone/Remote with a detachable cable. The Kicker Bass sound is jaw dropping for the amount of speaker you get. $149.95

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Audio-Technica SonicFuel 360 degrees Rotating Tip + Mic/Volume — 360 degrees rotating ear tip adjusts to angle of your ear canal for sound isolation and stay in place comfort In-line control with mic for answering/ending calls, volume, controlling music & video playback for comparable smartphones and portable device and tangle eliminating flat cable. Great for noise cancelling. $79.95

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Acer Iconia B1-730HD Wi-Fi Tablet — 7.0″ IPS 5-Point Multi-Touch Display Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 3.0, 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Dual-Core Processor, 3MP Front Camera + 2MP Rear Camera. The Acer Iconia is a fast/affordable android tablet with a rich and crisp resolution. $129.99 available at,

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Martian Notifier Smart Watch — Attractive, colorful analog wristwatch with an integrated OLED read out for heads free get away, keeping you well informed while your phone remains in a pocket, purse or backpack and has the ability to receive real-time alerts and notifications on your wrist. Used in conjunction with the free Martian Notifier App to receive notifications automatically- Caller ID, texts, social media, Weather, Email, Calendar, Games, bank alerts, fitness stats, sports scores, news headlines on iOS or Android device allows. The Martian can easily pass for a stylish watch with amazing alert notifications. $129

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The Bēm wireless Speaker Band let’s you hear what you want, when and where you want, without the old limits of space, time (pair & play in moments), appearances (six cool or cute colors), cost, or size. $49.99 available at or on Amazon

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The Flat wave is the original razor thin dual band HDTV indoor antenna designed to pull in broadcast signals up to 35 miles. It’s extra long coax cable provides the flexibility to find the optimal signal.
The FlatWave HDTV indoor antenna is a light weight antenna that you can install. Designed for use in small communities as well as large, the near Blu-Ray quality picture allows you to view “true” HD picture on your TV. The black and white antenna works with any décor and has a 15’ cable for easy placement allowing you to enjoy the best quality reception. $29.99 available at

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Skullcandy Smokin’ Buds 2 with Mic1 — The in-line Mic1 takes calls, plays and pauses, tracks control with an off-axis angled and oval-shaped design cultivated for superior fit, comfort and acoustic performance. $29.99

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V-Moda XS On Ear Headphones Foldable V-MODA Crossfade LP headphones are the result of over four years of research and development collaborating with some of the worlds top artists, products and DJs. The revolutionary metal design, patent pending 50mmm Multimodal HD drives, premium materials and ultimate ergonomic comfort create the most sophisticated headphone on the market. Our award winning sound and signature bass make the Crossfade LP the best headphone for listening to all music genres from the street to the stage. Avaliable at $212

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Narrative Clip Wearable Camera. This tiny wearable camera from Narrative .Just clip it on and it is ready to go. It  takes two pics per minute with memory space for 6000 pics and a 30hr battery life. Plug it into your computer to recharge and transfer pictures. The Narrative Clip Wearable Camera comes with 3 free months of the Narrative Cloud Service to store all of those magic moments. Mac + PC compatible . Available at and $229


NixPlay 12 Inch Digital Frame WiFi Cloud
Manage all your photos from one account, create memorable playlists and display them on your WiFi enabled Cloud Frame. Instantly share photos with your loved ones by emailing direct to the frame and display them on a beautiful Hi-Res LED backlit display. $139


Holiday Gift Guide 2014; Housewares / Home #HolidayGiftGuide

     Every day this week we will be presenting our favorite gift giving items for the Holidays in different categories. Today we are doing Housewares / Home: 8888888x      T-Fal Sensorielle Deux Nonstick 8″ Fry Pan —The Resistal base evenly distributes heat while the innovative Thermo-Spot Technology turns the center pattern solid red when preheating is over & it time to cook $35 t fal 300x200      Hammacher Schlummer The Oilless Fryer – the fryer that cooks crisp, succulent fried foodwithout any oil. The infrared heating element heats to 400° F and the internal fan circulates the dry hot air to cook golden-brown fried food with 80% less fat than deep-fried foodstuffs. The unit cooks chicken wings, french fries, or spring rolls with the same crunchy exterior and moist interior produced by conventional deep fryers. Healthy and less calorie intake. $249.95 hannacher schummer cfryer      Platino Plus Slow Juicer & Sorbet Maker — BPA free and designed in a sleek black and gun metal grey color and precisely extracts the most juice from your food, preserving more of the organic vitamins and nutrients in your juice. The result is a more delicious, healthier glass of juice. $199 41k4lqejfal  sy400      Keurig 2.0 K500 Coffee Brewing System – 10 Brew Sizes: from 4 oz. to 30 oz and allows you to brew a 4-cup carafe with the same ease and convenience of brewing a single-serve cup all at the touch of a button. $199

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     Venta Airwasher LW25 2-in-1 Humidifier and Air Purifier The Venta Airwasher humidifies and purifies indoor air simultaneously. There are no filters that need to be replaced; water serves as the filter. Available at and $299


     Audio/video doorbell and cordless answering system The first of its kind, this two-in-one cordless answering system and video doorbell combines a versatile phone system with a digital camera, for convenience and security at home. $119.95 is7121 2      Agraria Balsam AirEssence Diffuser The Balsam fragrance: A refreshing and luscious marriage combining the essence of sweet balsam, California Redwood, a hint of French sage, and the bouquet of white flowers. $120

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HTC – Double Exposure Launch – NYC – October 8, 2014

     Taiwan-based HTC yesterday unveiled its newest smartphone with high-resolution cameras on both sides to appeal to people who take “selfie” pictures.

The HTC Desire Eye, unveiled at a New York event, includes 13-megapixel cameras on both the front and back.

“Desire Eye is fully equipped for those who love to take great photos, videos and selfies,” an HTC statement said.

The new phone will be sold in the United States through AT&T.

HTC also launched an uniquely shaped camera called Re, which departs from the box shape, designed instead with a round periscope-like appearance, which can fit in one’s hand and can be used with only one hand. A Re app is available on Google play store and Apple ITunes as well.

HTC said the camera’s design featured a sensor which automatically activated the device whenever it was picked up, eliminating the need for a power button.

HTC said it plans to introduce live streaming with the camera through Google-owned YouTube in the near future.

JVC – 2014 – TV Launch – NYC

   AmTRAN Video Corp., makers of JVC branded products, has introduced a new 4K Ultra HD (UHD) 65-inch DM65USR (SRP: $1,999.99) with approach LED backlight and 10-bit tone during 3840 x 2160 resolution. “With a new UHD display, we’re giving them several real reasons, with outrageous advantages and many extras that are standard of a JVC brand.”JVC designed a Ultra HD TVs with upscaling record that boosts design peculiarity to nearby Ultra HD levels. The JVC DM65USR facilities a sum of 5 HDMI inputs: one HDMI 1.4 pier and 4 HDMI 2.0 ports with HDCP 2.2 calm protection. For upscaling, it has CrystalMotion 240Hz estimate and 50 million-to-one energetic contrariety ratio. A prominence of JVC’s initial Ultra HD arrangement is a on-board XinemaSound 3D system, a exclusive apartment of acoustic and digital vigilance estimate technologies for a TV’s built-in speakers.The DM65USR comes versed with Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) capabilities to control as many as 15 CEC concordant HDMI devices. The TV also comes with a full QWERTY keyboard. The new JVC DM65USR will be accessible in October.


   In another product unveiling, AmTRAN introduced its new JVC TV 65-inch EM65FTR full HDTV (SRP: $1,399) bundled with a Roku Streaming Stick.“The EM65FTR merges the big screen factor with next generation streaming capabilities via the Roku Streaming Stick,” By bundling Roku’s amazing selection of entertainment options with JVC’s advanced display features and connectivity options, the 65-inch Emerald Series display is a one stop home theater masterpiece.”The Roku Ready Streaming Stick plugs into the Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) port of the Roku-ready JVC HDTV giving the end-user over 1,500 entertainment channels.The EM65FTR features an array of direct LED backlight and a contrast ratio of 4,000,000:1. Other features include 1920×1080 HD resolution, 10-bit color reproduction, JVC’s CrystalColor Enhancement, and 120Hz CrystalMotion video processing.It has three HDMI inputs, one with Auto Return Channel (ARC) capabilities, one with Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) and one that doubles as a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) to support MHL-enabled smartphones and streaming devices.The slim bezel Emerald Series TVs include USB media ports. The Emerald Series also features antenna connectivity for direct reception of high-definition over-the-air broadcasts; component and composite video inputs; and a music port, with an Audio Only mode to conserve energy while listening to music. The sleek design and the entertainment options with the Roku makes this TV the new standard in home entertainment.


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