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41% off CyberPower Surge Protector 3-AC Outlet with 2 USB (2.1A) Charging Ports - Deal Alert

This compact surge protector provides 600 joules of protection, 3 outlets, and a folding wall tap plug. Two USB ports (2.1 Amp) charge personal electronics, including smartphones, digital cameras, MP3 players, and other devices.

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CES 2018: The biggest news and hottest products we expect at the show

CES 2018 opens next week, showcasing everything that beeps, buzzes, or talks; and is artificially intelligent or at least somewhat smart. Here's what we can't wait to see in Las Vegas.

The M3 sound bar can be mounted on top of a table or inside a cabinet.

Q Acoustics M3 soundbar review: This budget-priced speaker delivers an outstanding audio performance

You'll be hard-pressed to find a better sonic performer at this price-point.

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39% off American Red Cross Blackout Buddy Emergency Nightlight - Deal Alert

Just leave the slim and trim Blackout Buddy in your wall socket and you’ll never be in the dark. It automatically turns on when the power goes out so that you can easily locate it. Then, fold in the prongs and you've got a flashlight.

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25% off SanDisk 256GB iXpand Base for iPhone charging and backup - Deal Alert

This handy gadget from SanDisk automatically backs up your iPhone’s photos, videos contacts and more, every time you charge. And its currently discounted 25% on Amazon.

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32% off Kidde Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Display and 10 Year Battery - Deal Alert

Kidde calls this model "worry free" because its sensor and sealed battery provide 10 years of uninterrupted CO detection, and a digital display that updates every 15 seconds. Currently discounted down to $35 on Amazon.

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Edifier Luna e25 HD Bluetooth speaker review: Great sound, sci-fi looks, surprisingly affordable

These speakers show that you don't have to sacrifice sonic quality or break the bank to enjoy wireless sound. They're not portable, but for static installations they're fantastic.

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SiliconDust HDHomeRun DVR review: Buy the hardware, but you should skip the software

SiliconDust's HDHomeRun TV tuners are excellent, but the DVR service is not very good at all.

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LG gets a jump on CES by announcing its 2018 smart TV lineup early

LG's 2018 smart TVs will offer improved support for high dynamic range. support for higher refresh rates on its high-end models, and better color mapping and color correction. But it will continue to use replacement RGBW (2.88K) in some of its cheaper models.

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Rakuten Kobo Aura One Limited Edition Review: Keeping up with the Kindles isn't easy

Rakuten Kobo’s Aura One Limited Edition e-reader wants to compete with the Kindle Oasis, with 32GB of storage and a few new software tricks up its sleeve. While it isn’t quite up to the task, it still has a lot to offer certain readers.

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B&O Beoplay M3 review: A small multi-room powerhouse

Bang & Olufsen’s most affordable multi-room speaker is a strong value.

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Best Amazon Digital Day deals

Amazon's final big sale of the year is all digital—and rather underwhelming. Still, if you dig deep, you can find a few gems. Here are the top 5.

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Why the $29 iPhone battery replacement is Apple's best move of the year

Apple's announcement that it will replace aging batteries in iPhones 6 and later is the perfect way to end a rocky 2017.

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17 technologies that died in 2017

Tech that died in 2017: RIP AOL Instant Messenger, good riddance to Juicero.

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Q Acoustics M2 Soundbase review: This no-frills speaker delivers

There's nothing fancy here, but this box delivers a great performance every time.

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