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Chromecast with Google TV Review

The Roffel home has been a Google home for long before I began reviewing Google products. We had the Google Home, the Nest Hub, and even a Google Chromecast. We loved all our Google products, except one - that darn Chromecast. No matter how much we tried to work with that product, it never seemed to suit are needs. Without a remote, we either had to provide voice commands to get things to load, or have a cell phone handy. You'd be shocked how many times we went to watch TV without our phones, and when voice commands just wouldn't work how you hoped.

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Why HDMI 2.1 Isn’t A Required Upgrade When Choosing a New TV for Next Gen Consoles

Many companies attempting to keep the costs down on 4K televisions are letting consumers know up front that their devices do not have HDMI 2.1, but instead carry the standard HDMI 2.0. For many, the instantly begin to worry about not having HDMI 2.1, but is it really that big of deal, at least right now? We don't think so, and here is why.

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Creative SXFI Theater Headset Review

While I'm apt to always purchase headsets with universal uses - i.e. I can take it with me to work for music, I can play using my Switch, and can have great audio with my Xbox - there are situations were a single headset performs a single feature so well, that I'm fine making the investment in order to have a superior experience. That's where I landed when reviewing the Creative SXFI Theater headset. While it's not as universal as other headsets, when using it via my Xbox One, playing games and watching movies, it was an experience that was a treat to my ears!

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Google Announces their latest Smart Speaker – Nest Audio

During their 2020 Made by Google, Launch Night In showcase, Google announced the brand new Nest Audio smart speaker, which will be available in just a little while. While Google has released a number of different smart speakers over the years, it looks like new software will make the Nest Audio the premier smart speaker option this holiday season.

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ROCCAT Unveils Burst Pro PC Gaming Mouse

Turtle Beach’s (Nasdaq: HEAR) Hamburg, Germany-based PC gaming accessories brand, today unveiled its all-new Burst™ Pro PC gaming mouse. The Burst Pro is ROCCAT’s first mouse to debut its Titan Optical Switch

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Creative Cam Sync HD Webcam Review

With many computers, monitors, and obviously laptops coming with built in webcams today, it's not often that folks every look online for an actual, standalone webcam device. Unless you are streaming - in which case you are probably using an expensive alternative camera - buying a webcam online might be a bit foreign to you. It's not until you get one - or see a review of one, like ours here - that you realize how inadequate your built in webcam really is, and how much better your experience will be with an HD webcam doing 1080p. Did I tell you that this could ...

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Alcatel Go Flip 3 Review

When it comes to phones in 2020, the bigger, the more powered, the better. But there is a large segment of society walking around who just want a cell phone to do one thing - make calls. They don't want the bells and whistles, they don't want the high-graphics games. They just want to make a call, and not spend 100s upon 100s of dollars to do. Enter the Alcatel Go Flip 3, just your average flip phone that gets the job done.

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Turtle Beach Announces Stealth 700 and Generation 2 Stealth 600 To Their Award Winning Lineup

Over the last number of years, whenever I think 'gaming headsets' I'm thinking about Turtle Beach, and the fantastic headsets they've created and released, including their all time leading seller, the Stealth 600 on Xbox One and PS4. Today, Turtle Beach announced a brand new Gen 2 Stealth 700, and the newest generation of the Stealth 600, coming to both Xbox and PlayStation consoles.

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Tonor T20 Microphone Arm Review

Late in June 2020, we had the privileged of reviewing a quality budget microphone from Tonor, which we spoke very highly of. When that was sent to us, the company also included a microphone boom arm for us to look at. Although not compatible with the microphone we reviewed, it is a great arm that will work with most mics you might pick up at retail. Let's take a look!

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Google Pixel Buds Available Now!

In October, Google introduced the all-new Google Pixel Buds — with high-quality sound, an unobtrusive design that fits securely and comfortably in your ear, and helpful AI features. Their intention was to make sure whether you're streaming content while working out, or sitting in a noisy room talking on a conference call, you have the best possible audio experience. Today, Pixel Buds are available in Canada for $239 in Clearly White.

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