Stock up on travel-ready gear and gadgets [Deals]

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Stock up on travel ready gear, from portable chargers to refurbished iPads and more.
Stock up on travel ready gear, from portable chargers to refurbished iPads and more.
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Whether you’re a snowbird escaping the winter weather or just traveling for work, we’ve got some of the best deals on gear to bring on your next trip. There’s an affordable set of noise canceling headphones, an A/C ready power pack, even refurbished iPads, and lots more. Everything in this roundup is discounted significantly, so read on for more details:

Gear up and upgrade your health routine [Deals]

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We've rounded up some of the best deals on gear that'll enhance your active life.
We've rounded up some of the best deals on gear that'll enhance your active life.
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The more technology enters our lives, the harder it can be to stay physically active. So, to help keep healthy, we’ve rounded up some of the best tech for staying fit. We’ve got workout-ready Bluetooth earbuds, a year of online personal training, a portable home gym, and a fitness-oriented smartwatch. Most are discounted by more than half, read on for more details:

We’ve got the Bluetooth headphones and earbuds you’re looking for [Deals]

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We've rounded up some of the best deals on the coolest Bluetooth audio gear out there.
We've rounded up some of the best deals on the coolest Bluetooth audio gear out there.
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Bluetooth is the way personal audio works these days. But there are so many variations on the wireless theme, it can be hard to know where to start. So we’ve rounded up some of the best deals on the coolest Bluetooth audio gear. Bone conduction earphones, noise cancelling headphones, and other top shelf gear is here for bottom dollar prices. Read on for more details:

These Beats-style noise-canceling headphones won’t break the bank [Deals]

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Don't drop hundreds of bucks on a set of headphones when you can spend way less for the same features.
Don't drop hundreds of bucks on a set of headphones when you can spend way less for the same features.
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We’ve all been conditioned to look with envy at a set of Beats headphones. But that’s mostly marketing, and the allure of expensive toys. Turns out it’s possible to get comparable sound quality for a fraction the cost.

Ghostek Rapture headphones bring expensive sound at affordable price [Review]

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Ghostek Rapture Bluetooth headphones pack a premium look and feel.
Ghostek's Rapture Bluetooth headphones pack a premium look and feel.
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Brooklyn brand Ghostek manufactures some really interesting phone cases, backpacks, speakers and headphones. One of its latest offerings, the Ghostek Rapture Bluetooth headphones, are some of the first to hit the market with graphene drivers.

These lightweight on-ear headphones come in at just $125 (or $99 if you pick them up on Prime Day) but sound a lot better than any other wireless headphones I’ve tried at that price point. Check out my full review below.

Apple headphones concept mashes AirPod with HomePod

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Apple headphones concept
A well-known designer has proposed his ideas for Apple headphones, including wireless charging.
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It’s an open secret that Apple is developing its own over-the-ear headphones, separate from Beats’ products. Well-known designer Martin Hajek dreamed up suggestions for how these super-size AirPods might look. 

His concept art shows a heavy influence from Apple’s HomePod smart speaker, and the headphones function in somewhat the same ways.

These rugged headphones conduct sound through bone [Deals]

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These bone-conduction headphones might be the future of personal audio.
These bone-conduction headphones might be the future of personal audio.
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There are all sorts of cool headphones out there. Headsets feature Bluetooth, noise-cancellation, with designs that are over-ear, in-ear, wireless, water-poof, and so on. These headphones from FresheTech feature most of those features, plus one you don’t see very often: bone conduction.

Wireless meets noise cancellation in these Bluetooth headphones [Deals]

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These over-ear Bluetooth headphones include effective noise-cancellation, combining privacy and convenience.
These over-ear Bluetooth headphones include effective noise-cancellation, combining privacy and convenience.
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In the plane, on the train, on the streets. When you’ve got your headphones on, you don’t want to let the outside world in. That’s why noise cancellation has been such a popular feature in recent years. But that’s not a feature you usually see on wireless headphones.