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9 products I saw at CES that you’re going to want now

Norton Core: Best of CES

I’m back and still processing the sensory overload that was CES (formerly the Consumer Electronics Show), where brands big and small trot out their biggest and brightest innovations. I saw concept cars and outlandish Virtual Reality spectacles, but there were a handful of things that I’ll be waiting by my mailbox for— things that were beautifully wearable and incredibly useful. Most of these items are not yet available, but here are my best of CES 2017— check them out and…

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Your Guide to Finding the Perfect Headphones

Finding the perfect headphones

Finding the perfect headphones has become as complicated as car shopping in terms of the countless models, brands, features, and designs to choose from. Earbuds or over-ear? Wired or wireless? Noise cancelling or volume limiting? The bottom line is that you need to choose a pair (or pairs) that work for your unique lifestyle and needs. Just like suburban parents need minivans to ferry around children and city dwellers need compact cars to make parallel parking easier, you’ve got to think…

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Carley’s 2016 Holiday Gift Picks: Under $100

Best Tech Gifts Under $100

Fri-yay! And our final gift guide— this time with stocking stuffers and all the best tech gifts under $100 that I could find. These are some pretty impressive gifts that won’t cost you a bundle. Seriously, this chic fitness tracker, and that ultra-slim e-reader are less than 100 bucks! And I’ve never met anyone who didn’t love (and need!) those cord-organizing tacos. Did you miss our other gift guides? Check out our gifts for her, gifts for dudes, gifts for home,…

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Carley’s 2016 Holiday Gift Picks: For the Kids

Best Tech Toys for Kids

We’re nearing the end of gift guide week, but not before we make sure the kids are covered. Here are some of the best tech gifts for kids, large or small. The Nintendo Classic NES system might remind you of your 80s glory days, but this sold-out console is way more sophisticated— it contains dozens of games (no cartridges necessary). And that friendship bracelet is actually a future coder’s dream come true— you can make them light up when BFFs…

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Carley’s 2016 Holiday Gift Picks: For Home

Pie:

It’s gift guide hump day… we’re almost through the week! (Did you see the gifts for her and gifts for dudes we put up on Monday and Tuesday?) Today, I’ve picked out some gifts that will fill your home with holiday cheer— the kind that comes from feeling like your systems work, you’re organized, and you’re ready to entertain (and cozy up with a Netflix movie). I SALIVATE over the Beoplay speaker below… it’s larger than it looks and makes…

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Carley’s 2016 Holiday Gift Picks: For Dudes

Best Tech Gifts for Guys

Today’s post is full of the best tech gifts for guys this season. This record player is pretty insane (and insanely priced, but anyhoo…), but there are plenty of other great ideas at all different price ranges that will delight the man in your life (my son is getting that cool music controller… SHHH!). Note: That blue Bluetooth speaker got high marks in our recent Bluetooth Speaker Smackdown. If you missed yesterday’s Gift Guide for her, check it out, and don’t…

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