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Phonesoap

For a second I want you to think of all the places you your phone. For example, you probably use your phone at home, at the office, in the bathroom, at a restaurant, and other places in which germs are always present. Now, think about going to those places and rubbing your face against the floor. Gross right? Well, when we use our phone in all of these germ-ridden places we are essentially putting those germs directly onto our faces the second we put our phones back to our ears. Studies show that our phones have 18x more harmful bacteria than public restroom handles.  That leaves us more likely to get sick.  The inventors of PhoneSoap have made a product that is sure to fix that problem. PhoneSoap is a UV light box designed to kill the germs on your cell phone. This device is extremely easy to use, and comes with everything you need to set it up. Simply plug PhoneSoap into the wall, place your phone inside, and close the lid. When the lid is closed, the UV lights will turn on and start sanitizing your phone. The small lightning bolt on the top of the PhoneSoap device will turn blue during the sanitation, and will turn off when the cycle is complete. There is even a slot on the inside which allows you to charge your phone while it is being sanitized (two birds, one stone). Since I have only been using this for a few days, it is hard to say how this will help me in the long run. Obviously I didn’t see a sudden change in how often I get sick or the acne on my face. With this kind of device you see long term benefits, not a “quick fix”.  Overall, I believe this is a genius product. There have been many studies to prove the effectiveness of killing germs, so it is definitely worth a shot. PicMonkey Collage

*I RECEIVED THE PRODUCTS MENTIONED ABOVE FOR FREE IN RETURN FOR AN UNBIASED REVIEW. I ONLY REVIEW AND RECOMMEND PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT I HAVE USED PERSONALLY. I AM DISCLOSING THIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION’S 16 CFR, PART 255: “GUIDES CONCERNING THE USE OF ENDORSEMENTS AND TESTIMONIALS IN ADVERTISING”. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS POST ARE ENTIRELY MY OWN*

Lenovo Yoga Book: 2-In-1 Tablet

 I recently started searching for a new 2-in-1 that I could use as a laptop at work, but use as a tablet while on the go. Finding the perfect laptop can be difficult, but finding a great 2-in-1 is even harder! The Lenovo Yoga Book 2-In-1 Tablet is easily the most innovative computer I have seen in a long time (with a very nice price tag to match)! I couldn’t wait to get my hands on one to test it out. Now, I am far from a technical genius, however I do have a little bit of technical background. This Lenovo Yoga Book 2-In-1 Tablet completely blew my mind.Untitled

What’s in the Box?

– 1 Yoga Book

-1 Charging cable

-1 Charging box

– 1 Real Pen

– 1 Book Pad (with 15 pages)

– 3 Real Pen Ink Refills

-User Manual

  To start, I was extremely impressed at how lightweight this device was. Yoga Book devices start off at a whopping 1.52 pounds! The Yoga Book 2-In-1 has an extremely sleek and modern design to it. The LED display is exceptional and has beautiful HD resolution. Given its long list of features, I fully expected a great quality display. The permanently-attached keyboard can be flipped when in use as a tablet, or used regularly as a laptop. What really blew my mind about the keyboard it that it is holographic and only appears when it is needed!  I was a bit nervous at how accurate the holographic keyboard would be, however I haven’t had any issues whatsoever! I was also impressed that with with the simple push of a button, the keyboard disappears and the device can be used as a design board!  By pressing the pen icon above the keyboard you can use the empty surface to draw or take notes .

Untitled.pngUsing the included Yoga Book Real Pen, users can write on real paper while the device records the strokes! The Yoga Book Real Pen is capable of digitizing notes or sketches with 2048 pressure levels. The Lenovo Create Pad is perfect for business professionals, students, and even artists who want to save their notes in real-time. The accuracy of the Yoga Book Real Pen is phenomenal, and I have not had any issues with it picking up my exact handwriting. I can even fold the tablet backwards and use it as a traditional notepad while the device keeps a digital backup.20170317_115759.jpgGetting into the actual system of the device, I was equally as impressed.  This device can easily running a few applications at once without crashing. Everything opened fairly fast, and I was able to search the internet within seconds. The  Lenovo Yoga Book 2-In-1 Tablet has 64GB of storage which isn’t a ton, however it can be expanded with a microSD card. I can also use a micro USB adapter to use some of my previous accessories such as my wireless mouse!  There is a power button and volume button on the device’s right side, while the charging port, a microSD slot, and a HDMI port sit on the device’s left side. There are also two speakers on both sides of the keyboard.PicMonkey Collage.jpgOverall, I think the Lenovo Yoga Book: 2-In-1 Tablet is a very forward-thinking device. It is extremely easy to navigate, even without a ton of technical background. The device’s amazing features such as the  Create Pad and holographic keyboard really separate this tablet from leading competitors. In my opinion this would be best for students (note-taking), business professionals, or artists (sketching).

Tech Specs

Included Applications: Lenovo Note Saver, Lenovo Collection, Lenovo SHAREit, Lenovo SYNCit, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, McAfee® Security, Evernote® ArtRage, TouchPal IME

Processor: Up to Intel® Atom™ x5-Z8550

Operating System: Android™ 6.0

Sound: Dolby Atmos®

Memory: RAM up to 4GB LPDDR3 and ROM up to 64GB

Card Slot : MicroSD™ slot (Supports Up to 128 GB)

Battery Life: Li-ion Polymer battery with over 70 day standby time

Dimensions(W x T x H): (inches) : 10.1″ x 0.38″ x 6.72″

Weight: Starting at 1.52 lbs (690 g)

Screen: 10.1″ IPS LED Touch Screen (1920 x 1200)

Color Depth: 16.7 Million

Color Gamut: 70%

Brightness: 400 nits

Material: Metal

Camera: Rear 8MP Auto-Focus, Front 2MP Fixed Focus

WLAN: 11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi wireless

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*I RECEIVED THE PRODUCTS MENTIONED ABOVE FOR FREE IN RETURN FOR AN UNBIASED REVIEW. I ONLY REVIEW AND RECOMMEND PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT I HAVE USED PERSONALLY. I AM DISCLOSING THIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION’S 16 CFR, PART 255: “GUIDES CONCERNING THE USE OF ENDORSEMENTS AND TESTIMONIALS IN ADVERTISING”. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS POST ARE ENTIRELY MY OWN*

BOOM KidzControl™ Volume Limit Headset Headphones from Kidz Gear

I recently purchased my daughter a learning app that requires her to repeat songs and words, so she needed a headset that would allow the app to hear what she was saying. These BOOM KidzControl™ volume limit headset headphones from Kidz Gear are perfect! They are made exactly like the original award-winning Kidz Gear KidzControl headphones, except these have a Boom Mic built in. The Boom mic allows my daughter to easily talk back and forth with her app. I also really like how these headphones have padding around the ear pieces as well as built in volume limit controls.  On the wire there is a small piece that allows me to select the MAX volume so that no matter how much she turns up her iPod, the volume will never go over what I have set. My daughter immediately fell in love with these headphones. The headpiece is easily adjustable so they aren’t constantly falling off, and the attatched mic is able to bend so she is comfortable talking into it. Although I ordered these specifically for her learning app, my daughter has been using these headphones for all of her apps as well as movies and music. These are definitely mom and toddler approved!

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*I RECEIVED THE PRODUCTS MENTIONED ABOVE FOR FREE IN RETURN FOR AN UNBIASED REVIEW. I ONLY REVIEW AND RECOMMEND PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT I HAVE USED PERSONALLY. I AM DISCLOSING THIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION’S 16 CFR, PART 255: “GUIDES CONCERNING THE USE OF ENDORSEMENTS AND TESTIMONIALS IN ADVERTISING”. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS POST ARE ENTIRELY MY OWN*

bObi Pet Robotic Vacuum

My mother has three extremely large dogs, so she has a constant issue with dog hair. No matter how often she sweeps, it seems like the dog hair always returns within seconds. The kids can’t even play on the floor without being COVERED from head to toe in dog hair by the time they are done. After doing some research, I knew the bObi Pet robotic vacuum was the best thing I could ever get my mother. The bObi Pet robotic vacuum is made specifically for picking up pet hair. It can simultaneously vacuum, sweep, mop, UV-sterilize our floors making it MUCH cleaner for the kids to play on. PicMonkey Collage.jpgMy bObi Pet robotic vacuum came with a charging station, a remote, a bObi blOck, an X-amplified battery, a mop attachment, two microfiber mopping cloths, an extra main brush, two side brushes, a replacement HEPA filter, a charging adapter, a cleaning tool, a syncing tool, blindfolding stickers, a quick-start guide and a user’s manual. I was overwhelmed with the amount of accessories that came with it, but I am so thankful for all of the spare pieces in case something breaks or needs replacing. Setting bObi up was much easier than anticipated. All I had to do was plug in the X-amplified battery and turn it on using the side on/off switch. The bObi automatically came on and began to work. There are three buttons on the top of bObi’s surface: GO!, JUICE, and WAFFLES. These buttons are touch screen and allow you to control bObi’s functions straight from the source. The GO! button will have bObi start a default cleaning mode, WAFFLE will have bObi clean up a small spill, and JUICE will have bObi return to it’s charging station.PicMonkey Collage2.jpg

To test bObi out, I grabbed a huge pile of dirt and placed bObi nearby. I was surprised at how quickly and easily bObi rolled over the dirt and sucked it up with one simple pass! There was no need for it to make a second pass! While I read over the user manual, I let bObi clean up around the house. I was amazed at how easily bObi moved around our furniture (as well as our dogs and the kids)! I am also amazed at how heavy duty bObi is. It bumped into walls, chairs, toys, and even blankets without getting stuck or knocking anything out of place. It climbed ontop of our carpets easily, adjusting itself to the correct height and continued to clean without any issues!  It even went under our couches without getting stuck!  The bObi blOck came in extremely handy during bObi’s default cleaning. The bObi blOck allows me to customize bObi’s cleaning zone by creating an invisible boundary line that bObi will not cross. All I had to do was place the bObi blOck next to the dog room, and bObi stayed completely clear of that area. 20170118_165320.jpg

After about twenty minutes, I picked bObi up to clean it out (it could’ve went longer, but I was curious). The amount of dirt that bObi picked up in that short twenty minutes was amazing (and also quite gross). To clean it out, all I had to do was remove the dust bin using one little lever on the side of the device, and then I could easily dump the bin into the trash. If the cleaning brush was dirty or had something caught, I could use the included cleaning tool to dust it off and remove excess debri. Attaching and detaching the mop was equally as easy. 20170118_171805One of our favorite bObi features, is definitely the remote! I can access any of bObi’s cool features with the touch of a button! Using the remote I can schedule cleanings, send bObi in a specific location, clean up small area spills, send bObi back to it’s charging dock and so much more! I scheduled bObi to clean every day at 4:30 in the afternoon 7 days a week. After making a full clean (about 90 minutes) and autonomously navigating all of the rooms, bObi will return to its charging dock and begin to charge (full charge takes about three hours).  It will also return to the charging station at any time it detects a low battery. PicMonkey Collage.jpg

I simply can’t put into words how amazing bObi truly is! I have never seen a robotic vacuum that was able to do so much! Our bObi Pet Robotic Vacuum has not only saved us TONS of time, but we rarely ever sweep anymore! The kids are able to play in peace without worrying about being covered in pet hair. The bObi Pet Robotic Vacuum is definitely a MUST HAVE for all pet owners!

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*I RECEIVED THE PRODUCTS MENTIONED ABOVE FOR FREE IN RETURN FOR AN UNBIASED REVIEW. I ONLY REVIEW AND RECOMMEND PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT I HAVE USED PERSONALLY. I AM DISCLOSING THIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION’S 16 CFR, PART 255: “GUIDES CONCERNING THE USE OF ENDORSEMENTS AND TESTIMONIALS IN ADVERTISING”. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS POST ARE ENTIRELY MY OWN*

Sengled Pulse

We entertain in our home often, which means we are always pulling out the speakers and trying to hide all of the extra wires. When I found these Sengled Pulse speakers online, I thought they were too good to be true. A JBL® Bluetooth® speaker system built into a light bulb with no wires and no plugs? No way! I ordered the Sengled Pulse starter kit which comes with a Pulse Master bulb and a Pulse Satellite bulb. The master bulb is what connects via Bluetooth to a smart device while the satellite bulb connects to the master bulb to amplify sound. This starter set came in red, silver, and white options but I chose to go with the silver. 20170109_193157.jpgWhen I got my Sengled pulse set in the mail, I was extremely eager to hook them up. Much to my surprise, there really weren’t ANY plugs or wires. I simply screwed them into a standard light socket, turned the light socket on, and BAM they were ready to connect to my smartphone! I downloaded the Sengled app onto my phone, paired my devices via bluetooth, and immidiatly started listening to my favorite songs! The sound was crystal clear and wasn’t all staticy like some of my regular bluetooth speakers. What I found really cool, is that since my TVs have bluetooth I can hook them up to my Sengled bulbs for instant surround sound! 20170109_181754.jpg

Using the Sengled app (available on iTunes and Google Play), I was able to control the brightness of the Sengled bulbs as well as the volume. I really loved that I have the option to use the lights without sound as well as the sound without lights! Since my phone was connected via bluetooth, I was able to walk around with my phone and control the volume/brightness from anywhere in the house. picmonkey-collage

I can’t wait to add onto my starter kit with some additional satellite bulbs and maybe even a pulse amp! Our next gathering will be a hit with our out-of-sight surround sound speaker system! Such a genius product!

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*I RECEIVED THE PRODUCTS MENTIONED ABOVE FOR FREE IN RETURN FOR AN UNBIASED REVIEW. I ONLY REVIEW AND RECOMMEND PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT I HAVE USED PERSONALLY. I AM DISCLOSING THIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION’S 16 CFR, PART 255: “GUIDES CONCERNING THE USE OF ENDORSEMENTS AND TESTIMONIALS IN ADVERTISING”. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS POST ARE ENTIRELY MY OWN*

UDI U818A FPV HD+ WIFI Drone Quadcopter with HD Camera from USA Toyz

I was super excited to get my hands on this new UDI U818A FPV HD+ WIFI Drone Quadcopter with HD Camera from USA Toyz. Although I am not extremely experienced with drones, they are a huge hit right now and my nephew has been begging for one! This particular package came with the U818A WiFi FPV quadcopter drone, a controller, 2 350mAh 7.4V LiPo batteries, a USB battery charger, a micro SD card, 4 spare propellers, a power bank, and a small user manual. It even had a small screwdriver so that we could open up the remote! 20161102_154521

Getting started with this quadcopter was a lot easier than I anticipated. All I had to do was plug the battery in on the drone, and flip the remote on. It beeped for a few moments, then automatically connected. The left side of the remote controls the height while the right side of the remote controls the direction. After a few moments of hovering over the ground, I felt fairly confident enough to take it to higher ground.20161102_154910

I definitely should’ve practiced more. Although this drone was easy to maneuver (even for a beginner), the wind took it and I lost control. Thankfully this drone has a “Return Home” function which allowed me to bring it back to my feet with a simple push of a button! My nephew decided he wanted to give it a spin, and immidiatly crashed it into the house. Much to my surprise, nothing broke and it was still ready to fly! For the price, I was surprised at how many super cool features this drone has! I can watch live video on my phone as I fly and I can even save photos/videos to the removeable HD card! On top of that, it can connect to a virtual reality headset which will bring my flights to life!  This drone has been so much fun for my family! After a little practice, we will be able to do 360 flips and tricks like the pros! I can’t wait to test out some of this drone’s other cool features!

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*I RECEIVED THE PRODUCTS MENTIONED ABOVE FOR FREE IN RETURN FOR AN UNBIASED REVIEW. I ONLY REVIEW AND RECOMMEND PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT I HAVE USED PERSONALLY. I AM DISCLOSING THIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION’S 16 CFR, PART 255: “GUIDES CONCERNING THE USE OF ENDORSEMENTS AND TESTIMONIALS IN ADVERTISING”. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS POST ARE ENTIRELY MY OWN*

3-Speed Stereo Turntable with Built in Speakers from 1byone

My grandfather recently told me that he misses his record player because he can no longer listen to some of his favorite songs. When I seen this 3-Speed Stereo Turntable with Built in Speakers from 1byone I knew he just HAD to have it! This turntable has a beautiful wooden appearance to it which gives it an extremely classic look! It plays my grandfather’s vinyl records without any issues and has three  RPM speeds (33 / 45 / 78). With the auto-stop function, the record automatically stops playing once the side is finished. Although the two built-in 1.5 watt speakers sound fantastic while playing records,  I like having the option to connect speaker systems using the RCA jacks located on the back. One of the best features about this turntable is its recording feature. By simply placing a USB key into the back of the turntable and hitting record, I can record and store vinyl records as MP3 files! This allows my grandfather to put his records onto cellphone where he can listen to them any time, any place! I am honestly blown away with this 3-Speed Stereo Turntable! Such a great quality for an even better price!

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*I received the products mentioned above for free in return for an unbiased review. I only review and recommend products or services that I have used personally. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”. The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own*

Cozy Phones: Kids Headphones

I have such a hard time getting my daughter to keep headphones on her head. She loves her Disney Jr music, but not everyone else in the house does. These Cozy Phones are perfect for her! Unlike regular headphones, Cozy Phones fit like a headband. The ultra thin speakers are INSIDE of the headband and connect to an extra long 52″ braided cable. The hidden speakers are completely adjustable so it was very easy to get the perfect fit on my daughter’s head. Since the headband fits snug around my daughter’s head, the speakers stay in place and  don’t fall off easily. She also doesn’t yank them off because the band is SUPER comfy!  The long braided cord allows my daughter to stay connected wherever and however she wants to. This means we can even plug her Cozy Phones into the headrest TV in our car (which saves us from hearing Tinkerbell sing for the 350th time today)! These headphones are perfect for on-the-go or lounging around the house. A must-have for children who enjoy electronics!

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Connect+ Headphones from LilGadgets

These Connect+ wired headphones from LilGadgets are perfect for my two year old daughter! Connect+ headphones are made specifically  with children aged 2-7 in mind!  They are volume limited to 93db so I don’t have to worry about her watching her movies too loud and damaging her eardrums. It also has 13db passive noise reduction, so she can focus on her movie and not everything going on around her. One of my favorite features of these headphones is the LilGadgets SharePort®. Using the reinvented “buddy system”, I can connect multiple headphones to one device without needing a third party splitter.  I can simply connect one pair of headphones into the device, then plug a second pair of headphones into the other side of the first set headphones.

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These headphones also offer an extremely soft headband which make them very comfortable to wear. My daughter sometimes has a bad habit of peeling the foam off of the ear covers, but thankfully these are sealed on fairly tight so she can’t remove them. She also has a bad habit of twisting the wires around and causing them to short out, but  these Connect+ wired headphones offer a 4 foot premium nylon braided cable which makes them virtually impossible to twist around!  There is no doubt in my mind that these headphones will last us MUCH longer than our last pair! Mommy and toddler approved for sure!

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