Gadgets

Gadgets & Gift Ideas

With tech comes gadgets! Here at Digital Mom blog, we often are sent gadgets to review. Here you will find our gadget reviews, typically family oriented. From smart home devices to toys for kids, enjoy these gadget reviews. 

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BEST iPad Cases for Kids – 2018 Edition

BEST iPad Cases for Kids – 2018 Edition

Looking for an iPad case that will work well with kids?  We have 2 iPads for our 2 toddlers and we learned early on that in order for them to be able to play with the iPads, we would need to invest in nice iPad case.   If you are in the market for an iPad...

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The Easy Way to Mount Your Logitech Circle 2

The Easy Way to Mount Your Logitech Circle 2

We are huge fans of the Logitech Circle 2 camera.  The last several months, our house has been under repair. We have had a few dozen random contractors in and out of our house. We have been living in a hotel. It’s been horrid, but the one thing that has...

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Favorite Things – 7 Things That I Am Loving

Favorite Things – 7 Things That I Am Loving

Today I am sharing some of my favorite things that I am loving. From technology to meal planning to sweet muscat wine – here are a few of my favorite things. Favorite Things I made a video over on our YouTube channel featuring things that I am loving (you can...

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Best Tech Products for Working From Home

Best Tech Products for Working From Home

If you are a remote worker and work from home, check out these products for your remote workstation!  Best Tech for Working From Home Our friends at Logitech sent us over several products for the work from home worker to celebrate National Work From Home Week....

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Ataribox Is Coming And Yes, The Kids Will Want It!

Ataribox Is Coming And Yes, The Kids Will Want It!

Ataribox – sound familiar? Yes, the old school Atari is making a comeback. Our kids could soon be bugging us to buy them an Atari – but don’t worry, this isn’t the Atari of the 80’s! Launching this Fall on Indiegogo, the Ataribox is...

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Make Ice Anywhere There is a Plug

Make Ice Anywhere There is a Plug

Portable RCA ice maker – make ice anywhere there is a plug! RCA recently sent us their compact ice maker to review. We tried it out, and here are our thoughts.  RCA Ice Maker Review We like to entertain often. While we absolutely love our Samsung Hub...

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5 Things To Know Before You Get Rid of Cable TV

5 Things To Know Before You Get Rid of Cable TV

We finally did it – we GOT RID OF CABLE TV! The cord is cut! No more cable TV for us. The last year has really had us thinking, do we need cable?  But alas, we were stuck in a contract and it wasn’t worth us breaking it. Our contract ended...

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The Baby Monitor I Wish I Had When I Had Babies

The Baby Monitor I Wish I Had When I Had Babies

We have a Arlo baby monitor review for you! First, let me say – sad panda here, my babies are all grown. Netgear sent over an Arlo smart baby monitor for us to test out and now I am faced with the fact that I once stared mindlessly into a screen watching my...

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Review: VIZIO SmartCast Wireless Sound Bar System

Review: VIZIO SmartCast Wireless Sound Bar System

VIZIO sent me the new 2017 36″ 5.1 VIZIO SmartCast Wireless Sound Bar System for review. All opinions are my own. Looking for something to surprise the geek dad with this Father’s Day? Here’s what me and the kids surprised our favorite dad nerd with...

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A Really Good Gaming Headset

A Really Good Gaming Headset

Are you in the market for a really good gaming headset? Our friends at iClever recently sent over their new iClever Gaming Headset – Model IC-HS20 for us to review. Here’s the scoop! iClever Gaming Headset Review Our 12-year-old son is a gamer (like most...

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A Scale to Weigh Baby & Yourself

A Scale to Weigh Baby & Yourself

I’ll never forget trying to weigh my first born. Our first born was 6.1 lbs when she arrived. So tiny, so little. By the time we left the hospital, her weight had dropped to 5.5 lbs. Over the first few weeks of her life, things were scary. She wasn’t...

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Fidget Cubes and Fidget Toys – Friday Fave Gadget

Fidget Cubes and Fidget Toys – Friday Fave Gadget

Fidget cubes are all the rage from elementary to high school. What are these things, why do kids love them, why do parents like them and why do teachers HATE them? Let’s break it down with this week’s Friday Fave – Gadget of the Week. ...

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How to Create a Paperless Office

We’re in the beginning stages of movies. It’s mad nuts around our house as we declutter and start the process of packing. Surprisingly, the whole decluttering process has been pretty painless, because well – the wife handles...

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20 Best Toys to Develop Fine Motor Skills

20 Best Toys to Develop Fine Motor Skills

Looking for the best toys to develop fine motor skills – here they are! The few years we have our kids as toddlers – they are rapidly growing and learning. Your toddler’s gross motor skills, like running, walking and jumping doesn’t require...

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iPhone 7 Plus Review – Tried, Tested and I Approve!

It’s here, I have an iPhone 7 Plus review, just for you. Here’s the deal. I typically upgrade iPhones every other release. My last smartphone was the iPhone 6, which has been an awesome phone for the last 2 years, but it was time to upgrade. Yes, I totally...

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Alienware Alpha R2 Unboxing

Alienware Alpha R2 Unboxing

Our friends at Alienware sent over the brand new Alienware Alpha R2 and Dell 27 inch monitor over for us to review. No one is more excited than my 11-year-old Elijah (well, my husband was pretty stoked, but he knew this machine would be used by the kid.)  As...

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FAVE: USB Charger Power Strip

Today’s Friday Fave is this USB charger power strip. Yes, I know – it doesn’t sound all that exciting but let me explain. Too Many Devices to Charge I have a problem, okay I have many – but one of my problems is that I like to make sure all my...

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20 iPhone 6 Cases to Keep Your Phone Protected!

Looking at iPhone 6 cases?  The iPhone 6 is a phone of beauty. It’s all nice and shiny.  I haven’t even upgraded to the iPhone 6s yet because I am still just loving the 6! This may be an obvious statement, but if you have a toddler –...

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10 Cute Macbook Pro Cases

10 Cute Macbook Pro Cases

Who doesn’t love a cute Macbook Pro case? I mean if you can protect your laptop AND it look cute, double win – right?  Protect Your Macbook Pro People, we spent all of this money on our Apple products – you have to invest just a little more to...

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FitBit Charge Review

FitBit Charge Review

I am focused on getting into shape, but in all honesty – it’s been more of a thought rather than action. That all changed this past week when I purchased my husband and myself each a Fitbit Charge. Life changing, people. First, I should state for the last...

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DROBO – Keep Your Files Backed Up

DROBO – Keep Your Files Backed Up

When is the most likely time you think about backing up your files?  That’s right, after a hard drive crash. I will never forget the great hard drive failure of 2003. I had just had a child, all of her newborn photos – gone forever – thanks...

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Meet Arlo – The Easy Setup Video Surveillance System

So here’s the deal. We moved to the country, we now have a few acres and something we’ve wanted to do is find a way to keep dibs on what we can with a video system.  We wanted an easy setup video surveillance system – the Netgear Arlo is our...

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Touchjet Pond Projector – The Coolest Projector Ever

We get to review some pretty nifty tech stuff here at Digital Mom Blog, but this takes the cake. Let me introduce you to the Touchjet Pond Projector. The Touchjet Pond Projector?turns any?giant interactive touch screen. Simply setup the projector on any large wall. We...

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3 Reasons to Love the HP Envy Touchsmart Laptop

Are you in the market for a laptop? Introducing the HP Envy TouchSmart laptop. ?It’s everything you could want on a PC. Let’s talk about the 3?reasons you will love it! 1. 15.6 Touch Screen The HP Envy Touchsmart is touch screen. We have the HP Envy...

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First Day with the Apple Watch

So a few weeks ago, I was up late. When the clock struck 2 am, I bought an Apple Watch. Well actually it wa more like 2:15am but none the less, I got one. It was an impulse buy. Yes, I love me some Apple and with all the hype this year around wearable technology at...

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BEST iPad Cases for Kids – 2018 Edition

Looking for an iPad case that will work well with kids?  We have 2 iPads for our 2 toddlers and we learned early on that in order for them to be able to play with the iPads, we would need to invest in nice iPad case.   If you are in the market for an iPad...