On family outings, my younger daughter always brings her yellow duck phone charger ($(removed)) along. She charges her older sister $(removed) to use one of the USB charging ports. If you live on the west coast, you have 2 hours to order one on Amazon and get it on December 24.
In the world of connected devices, I now have a Withings Body+ scale. I had a FitBit Aria scale, I got it when they were new and honestly it hated connecting to the internet. In both the home's I've had for the last 10+ years, the scale was always situated someplace odd. In the entryway… READ THE REST
The team at Shut Up & Sit Down have assembled a list of 22 board games, card games, and solo RPGs that they recommend as great games and great holiday gift ideas. It might be getting a little late for this Christmas, but there's always overnight shipping ,and then there's you shopping for yourself with… READ THE REST
It's that time of year again: check out the Boing Boing Gift Guide for a hundred (ish) great ideas for stocking stuffers, brain-hammers, mind-expanders, and terrific toys. The cheapest items are a few bucks, and the most expensive item comes in buckskin. You'll never guess what it is, though. Happy holidays! 2020 Boing Boing Gift… READ THE REST
As a summer of outdoor activities gets closer, all those "go big" plans for 2021 — the year the world reopened — are going to have to get real. But it's not just about where you're going. It's also about how you're getting there. And how you're trudging all those umbrellas and towels out to… READ THE REST
Cats…they're a challenge, aren't they? As a cat parent, simple, easy answers for keeping your feline active, engaged, and energized aren't usually very simple. And if they are, they probably aren't going to hold your kitty's attention for long. They're pretty smart — and they get bored with one-trick pony toys and games pretty quick.… READ THE REST
For decades, Dell has been one of the go-to brands for that trusty, reliable desktop computer tower, particularly its heritage Optiplex series. While many may blow past the old desktop in favor of newer, flashier, more portable laptops or mobile devices, there's at least one simple fact shoppers need to keep in mind: Despite all… READ THE REST