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  1. Digital Photo Frame Buying Guide

    Digital Frame Buying Guide

    With so many digital photo frames in our collection to choose from, it can be a bit overwhelming as to which frame is perfect for you and your home. We’ve assembled a digital photo frame buying guide to help you discern what type of frame may be the best fit for your home or office. Read on to learn everything you might want or need to know about digital photo frames!

    What is a Digital Photo Frame?

    A digital photo frame (or a digital picture frame) is exactly what it sounds like - a picture frame that calls in photos for display from a digital source. Typically digital photo frames include a small LCD monitor where the images are displayed, but these images can be called in from a variety o

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  2. Best Aluratek Webcams For Working From Home

    Webcams For Working From Home

    It’s no secret that we’ve all been spending a lot of time at home over the last year or so, and many of us have made the shift to working from home as our “new normal.” If you have found yourself spending a lot more time working from home, then it may be time to upgrade your “home office” setup - specifically your webcam.

    A good webcam can make all the difference in your professional image, and also elevate your home office. Take your Zoom meetings and your on-camera presence to the next level with this roundup of four of the best webcams 2021 for working from home.

    1. The Crowd Favorite: The HD 1080p Webcam

    One of our most popular sellers (an

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  3. Noise Cancellation For Home Office

    Noise Cancellation For Home Office

    Did you know: when you are distracted from a task, it takes an average of 25 minutes to get back on track? According to Entrepreneur magazine, getting derailed from your “flow” can have costly side effects.

    This is one of the many reasons why being able to stay focused at work is so important. And being able to tune out background noise, or even employ active noise cancellation altogether can be so helpful in the office. Whether you’re in the office or in your office at home, read on to learn all about active noise cancellation and how to optimize your work environment for maximum focus and productivity.

    What is Active Noise Cancellation?

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  4. Comparison of Bluetooth 5.2 vs Bluetooth 5

    Comparison of Bluetooth 5.2 vs Bluetooth 5

    It’s no secret that Bluetooth technology has become an intrinsic part of our daily lives. Whether we’re sharing files across devices, talking on the phone, or setting up the ultimate smart home, Bluetooth is everywhere.

    Like many technologies, changes and improvements over time are inevitable, and Bluetooth is a great example of that as well. Bluetooth has evolved over the years, and most recently, rolled out a 5.2 version in 2020, which is the newest Bluetooth version. But how does 5.2 really differ from 5 (the previous version)? And how do you know what will work best for you? Read on for our comparison of Bluetooth 5.2 vs Bluetooth 5.

    What is Bluetooth Version 5?

    Up until January 2020, Bluetooth ver

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  5. Working From Home Set Up Ideas

    Working From Home Set Up Ideas

    Working from home is becoming more and more “the norm” and less the exception. According to Findstack.com, since 2015, the number of people who work from home has risen by 140%.

    And it looks like things are only going to keep trending in that direction. According to Forbes Magazine and a survey from Enterprise Technology Research (ETR), the percentage of workers permanently working from home is expected to double in 2021.

    Bottom line: nowadays, we’re spending more time than ever working at home. If you work

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  6. Laptop Cooling 101: Do Laptop Cooling Pads Work?

    Do Laptop Cooling Pads Work?

    Do laptop cooling pads work? The answer is yes! If you are in the mid-high range of laptop users, then you likely have experienced the heat that a laptop generates when it’s been used for many hours at a time, or is working extra hard to support open programs. Let’s be clear - the only surefire way to “cool down” your computer is to give it a break. But can these cooling help provide your computer some temporary relief and stave off an overheating event for a while longer? Absolutely. Below we deep deep laptop cooling pads - the pros, the cons, the myths surrounding them, and why you might want to consider using one.

    What is a Laptop Cooling Pad?

    A laptop cooling pad is an elevated platform designed to be placed underneath your laptop computer to assi

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  7. Setting up a Smart Home

    Setting up a Smart Home

    One of the most exciting challenges available to homeowners and renters today is taking their space to the next level - specifically, setting up a smart home. With so many technological innovations available today,it can be hard to decide where to begin when you’ve decided to create your own DIY smart home. What areas of the home can you automate? Which devices do you need? What’s the best way to set them up? Read on as we take you through the ins and outs of smart home devices to help you build your very own smart home.

    What is a Smart Home?

    A “smart home” is a common phrase that refers to a home that has been optimized, automated, and enhanced by technology. In a smart home, there are typically a number of devices or added technology items in place that automate tasks w

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  8. USB-C Chargers vs Micro USB

    USB Type-C Multimedia Hub and Card Reader with HDMI

    For years, micro USB cords were the standard for just about every device out there. Also known as USB-A cords, they were the go-to for wired charging, video transmission and more. Then, in 2014, USB-C cables were developed, replacing the need for all sizes of USB-A cords. This new technology promised to make charging much faster and even added 4K streaming capabilities through the cord. Still, it has taken some time for the USB-C cable to become commonplace, as device designers had to race to implement the technology and make it more affordable for consumers.

    What Is Micro USB?

    Micro USB refers to the smaller end of a USB-A cable. It’s the tiniest form of the USB-A standard. This type of port is typically found on older, non-Apple m

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  9. Connect Wireless Headphones To Vizio

    Connect Wireless Headphones To Vizio

    If you’re trying to minimize outside noise to enjoy your Vizio TV, you may want to try using wireless headphones for an optimal audio experience. Worried about knowing how to make Vizio TV Bluetooth discoverable between devices? Don’t be! Though it’s fairly common to experience some issues when pairing Vizio TV Bluetooth headphones, we’ve got a step-by-step guide for you that makes the process a snap. Let’s dive into the process of Vizio TV Bluetooth headphones pairing. Trying to connect a different TV to Bluetooth? Check out: How To Add Bluetooth To TV.

    Does Your Vizio TV Have Bluetooth?

    Don’t be surprised if your Vizio TV already has Bluetoo

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  10. What Is Quick Charge 3.0

    Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

    Quick Charge 3.0 is a technology developed by Qualcomm after years of researching how to safely speed up the mobile device charging process. Prior to this technology’s release, charging mobile devices was constrained by slow, less-efficient charging mechanisms. Quick Charge 3.0 was designed to efficiently allow for shorter charging times of larger batteries.

    What is Quick Charge?

    Quick Charge is mobile device charging technology that eliminates power waste while greatly increasing the rate at which power is transferred to a mobile device. Quick Charge 3.0 is the latest generation to become available to the public. Qualcomm is continuing to work on future generations, but rest assured, they’ll be backwards-compatible, so you don’t have to worry about buying a Qui

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