This USB chargeable electric lighter is excellent. I use it to start barbecues and light the burners on our ancient gas range. I've used it multiple times a day since getting it in May and have not had to recharge it yet. It's [amazon_link asins='B07QJCCTMN' template='PriceLink' store='boingboing' marketplace='US' link_id='a1bc7da0-161f-4529-bad5-8c4306ede1ff'] on Amazon.
I bought the Nobsound G3 2 Channel Bluetooth 5.0 Power Amplifier in 2019 and attached a couple of speakers to it. Now anyone in the family can play music, audiobooks, YouTube audio, and podcasts from their phone. It's tiny so you can hide in under furniture if you want it out of sight. It has far… READ THE REST
I like the size and green pages of the Rediform Memo/Subject Notebook. It doesn't take up much space on my desk, and the spiral binding means I can fold the pages all the way back so it takes up even less space while taking notes. They're cheap, too, so I stock up on them. READ THE REST
This zipper case is perfect for protecting pencils and pens when you carry them in a backpack or suitcase. It has an interior mesh pocket for a small eraser. I bought them for my daughters and ended up getting one for myself, too. READ THE REST
While the process of recording everything from a vlog to a musical performance has definitely seen some huge improvements since the advent of the smartphone, that, by no stretch, means that we've worked out all the kinks quite yet. Because, while devices like the iPhone have constantly ramped up the video quality, capable of capturing… READ THE REST
TLDR: From canceling forgotten subscription fees to renegotiating your bills to a complete budgeting planner, Truebill is a full-service financial management app that works. If you've ever had to cancel a compromised credit card, you likely noticed various accounts and subscriptions linked to that card — including a few you had undoubtedly forgotten about entirely.… READ THE REST
Want an example of exactly how fast the world of tech moves? Ten years ago, Amazon Alexa and Google Home were unheard of. Now, your child can build one! Well, maybe not those particular smart home assistants. But it's fascinating to see how a device like a home assistant, heralded as a technological marvel only… READ THE REST