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The Transparent Speaker Sponsored

Instead of adding knobs, unnecessary features, and other knickknacks to make a better speaker, People People did the exact opposite. The Swedish design agency stripped one bare to create the most beautiful speaker you've never laid eyes on. The glass box holds just the premium audio components and nothing else. The active 2.1 Transparent Speaker comes ready for Wi-Fi devices like Apple's AirPort Express so you can stream music, or plug in your device using the speaker's 3.5mm mini-jack. Pick one up from TheBlueprint.com and you'll get free US shipping, just be prepared for every guest to comment on how awesome it is. ... check it out
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Hands-On: Solé City Cruiser

We like our bikes. They effortlessly blend cool with environmental friendly in an easy to use package. So naturally we were stoked when Sole Bikes dropped their Windward City Cruiser in our hands for a test spin.   What is it? The City Cruiser is a more sophisticated commuter that is part modern with vintage ... continue reading
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Hands-On: DSPTCH Daypack

If you're hunting for a new backpack, the DSPTCH Daypack should definitely be on your radar. With its mil-spec features, this daypack is ready for any occasion. We took one half-way around the world to see how tough it really is.   What is it? The Dsptch Daypack is a lightweight daily carry backpack made ... continue reading
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Hands-On: Pax Portable Vaporizer

If you’re in the market for a portable vaporizer, you’ve probably heard of the Pax. The sleek and discreet device from Ploom has been called the iPod of vaporizers. We took one for a spin to see if it’s worth the $250 price tag. What is it? A loose-leaf vaporizer that easily fits in your hand or in your pocket. ... continue reading
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Hands-On: Qualcomm Toq

We spent a couple months with the Qualcomm Toq to see if it’s the smartwatch you should finally spend your money on. After using it for that long, here’s what we found out: The Watch The Toq comes in a well-designed package that includes the watch itself, the charging base, a few micro-USB cables and some ... continue reading
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Hands-On With The Mophie Space Pack: The World’s First Battery Case With Built-In Storage For The iPhone 5/5S

There are three main issues that arise when you depend on your phone for almost everything: Its battery life, its storage limits, and the fact that it seems like it has a desire to crack. The Mophie Space Pack is set to tackle all three of these. Available in either a 16GB ($150) or a 32GB ($180) model, Mophie claims ... continue reading
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