Buy It For Life: Small Kitchen Appliances

Breville BOV800XL The Smart Oven 1800-Watt Convection Toaster Oven

In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature very durable products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that come with lifetime warranties, and are made in the U.S.
Breville BOV 800XL Smart Convection Toaster Oven

This 1800 watt convection toaster oven by Breville comes highly recommended

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Top Rated All-In-One Color Inkjet Printers

Canon Pixma MX882

Listed below are the top rated All-In-One Inkjet Printers, based on our survey of reviews at CNET, PrinterInfoCom, Amazon and PC Magazine. Our selection criteria included how a printer fares in both professional reviews and customer feedback. Importantly, consumers can report on printer longevity, something the experts working briefly with test units aren’t able to do. […]

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Buy It For Life: Khlip Ultimate Clipper

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The Ultimate Clipper by Khlip is a uniquely designed nail clipper, manufactured in the U.S. It has a forward facing lever that allows you to apply pressure directly over a nail. According to Khlip founder, Andrew Johnson, this allows for better control and ergonomics.

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Buy It For Life: Safari-Beans PR5 Bag by RedOxx

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RedOxx, a company based in Billings, Montana, specializes in constructing very practical and durable luggage. The company was founded by two former military parachute riggers. Their bags are built with tough canvas (1,000-denier Cordura), huge zippers and strong handles.

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The Top Backup Drives For Macs For 2012

Apple Time Capsule

External hard drive allow you to add terabytes of storage to your computer for a few hundred dollars. External drives connect to PCs and Macs via their external connectors. Almost every computer has a USB 2.0 port, so it’s the most common type of connection currently. Here’s the speed of other interfaces (from slowest to fastest): FireWire 400, […]

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Bulletproof Mac Backup Solutions For 2012

Backing Up Your Mac

We store more photographs, videos, music and documents on our computers today than ever before. Many of those files are irreplaceable. It makes sense to have a comprehensive backup strategy in place, so you’ll never be surprised by an unfortunate event.

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Buy It For Life: Curved Titanium Flask By Snow Peak

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This Curved Titanium Flask is made in Japan by the Snow Peak company. It’s four inches high and weighs just 2.5 ounces. Titanium is a light, inert metal that’s stronger than steel. It is highly resistant to corrosion, and it does not impart a metallic taste into your drink.

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Buy It For Life: Old Town Penobscot 16 RX Canoe

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The Old Town Penobscot 16 RX canoe (MSRP $1,499.99) is built to last. Designed for versatile performance in calm water, waves, and whitewater, the Penobscot can handle a large range of needs. It is constructed with Royalex, a layered composite of vinyl, ABS plastic, and ABS foam. The exterior vinyl layers provide abrasion resistance and […]

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The Best Alternatives To PayPal

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PayPal makes sending and receiving money easy, but there are drawbacks. For one, PayPal isn’t always free. Because of fees, receiving money usually means you’ll see fewer dollars than you were expecting. There are also an increasing number of complaints about transaction delays, holds, and account freezes. While PayPal is still a reliable way to […]

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The Brightest LED Bike Lights

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