Miniature smart speaker designs like the Google Home Mini and the Amazon Echo Dot are so small and handy that they beg to be placed in convenient places. And what’s more convenient than sticking them right next to the outlet that they’re plugged into?
TicPods Free are $130 truly wireless earbuds from Mobvoi, and they’re really good. In fact, they’re pretty close to being perfect—they’re convenient and comfortable. Despite the poor gesture controls and weak bass, though, I still love them.
Kickstands are awesome. This is a universal truth that, despite its undeniable nature, seems to go unacknowledged by the majority of the technology press. I’m going to do my part to alleviate that, with the help of the SenseAge Universal Flat Stand.
3D printers have really hit their stride, with dozens of models to choose from. Monoprice, well known for its cables and other components, has a growing number of printers including the reasonably priced Voxel 3D.
If you’re looking for a way to get more out of your iPad by turning it into a makeshift laptop, look no further than the $99 ZAGG Slim Book Go. It’s a robust little accessory that adds a lot of versatility.
The Ember is Blue’s most affordable ($99) XLR microphone designed for “recording and live streaming.” In other words, it’s designed for anyone who likes the idea of the Yeti but wants the versatility and control provided by XLR.
If you like the idea of adding a stand and convenient handle to your phone but you’re not sold on the practically ubiquitous PopSocket or the bulkier ring stands like the iRing, the slim Speck GrabTab may be for you.