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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

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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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Carley’s 2016 Holiday Gift Picks: For Her

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It’s gift guide season, and I couldn’t be more excited! I’ve been collecting ideas since the summer, and we’re sharing them all week, starting with a whole page of beautiful things for your sister, your mom… or just fabulous you. (Unless you’re a dude— then please come back tomorrow to shop for yourself, kay?). I am obsessed with more than a few things in the layout below, starting with that Apple Hermes Edition watch (drool), and those hiking books (that may…

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Cyber Monday Giveaway! Starry Station Touchscreen WiFi router

Starry Station Giveaway

As you gear up for Cyber Monday, I’m going throw one more incredible deal your way: $75 off Starry Station from November 24 through 29 (regularly priced at $299.99). You can get the deal at Starry.com, as well as Amazon, BestBuy.com (and in Best Buy stores) and B&H.com. Hailed as the “Rolls-Royce of routers” by Fast Company, Starry Station cuts through the insanity of trying to manage finicky WiFi at home. In addition to providing immediate access to a dual-band…

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The best Black Friday/Cyber Monday tech deals

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I recently shared the pros and cons of Black Friday versus Cyber Monday shopping. And I’ve shared some of the gifts I’m going to be giving this season. Now it’s time to get to the good stuff – the deals themselves. To help you craft your gift list (and get your inner tech nerd stoked for the holidays), I’ve gathered some standout deals at major retailers below. But first, a few reminders: Stores usually don’t release their full Black Friday/Cyber…

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