Gadgets Archive

Best High-End and Electric Pepper, Salt & Spice Grinders [in 2023]

If you use pre-ground pepper or granulated salt from a shaker, you’re missing out. Pepper goes stale and loses spiciness over time, and grinding it radically accelerates the process. That year-old pepper in your shaker doesn’t have anywhere near the kick that it used to. As for salt, a grinder allows you to adjust the texture and coarseness. You can’t do that with off-the-shelf granulated …

Best Electric Lighters for Candles (and Fireworks) [2023]

Handheld lighters have been around for decades. If you count refillable lighters with wicks, they’ve been around for more than a century. But your typical butane lighter has some distinct downsides. To begin with, most aren’t refillable. When they run out, the whole lighter goes into the landfill. And even if your lighter is refillable, you’re still relying on butane, which is a fossil fuel. …

5 Best Night Light Galaxy Star Projectors (Updated for 2023)

For those that want to bring the awe and splendor of the night sky into their homes, night light star/galaxy projectors are the way to go. It wasn’t too long ago that the only option for bringing the cosmos into the bedroom were those glow-in-the-dark star stickers that would only work in pitch dark for a few months. Thankfully, star projectors have changed the game …

Guide to 2023’s Best LED Window Candles

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is over, the calendar has flipped to December, and crisp fall leaves have given way to winter’s first snow. That means it’s time to decorate your house with the colors of the season. So put up that Christmas tree, throw a wreath on the front door, and put up your favorite decorative lights. Of course, no Christmas display …

SwitchBot Blind Tilt: Add Solar Power & Automation to Existing Blinds

In the past, we’ve seen quite a bit of ingenuity from SwitchBot. They’re a smart home oriented company that’s no stranger to pushing the envelope with cutting edge technology. In the recent past, we reviewed the SwitchBot Lock and Indoor Camera and we were mostly impressed. With this in mind, we’re excited to announce their latest new-release, the SwitchBot Blind Tilt. Set to launch today …