Some of the best accessories to upgrade your TV and entertainment center

If you watch a lot of TV, you might as well make the experience as great as possible.

With the current climate, staying the heck at home is the best thing you can be doing with yourself. That means you’ll need entertainment, which usually shakes down to what’s going to be played on the TV.

The thing is, now you’ll be spending more time using it, isn’t it about time you upgraded some of your TV accessories? 

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Gear Diary's Father's Day 2020 Gift Guide and Giveaway

June 21st is Father’s Day. Let that sink in for a moment; we are already halfway through 2020. While it may seem like this has been the longest year ever, there are still six more months just waiting to spring their surprises on us — which is all the more reason to take a minute, slow down, and celebrate the fathers in our lives.

What does Dad use when it’s time to clean his HDTV’s screen? If you’re not sure, then a gift of the $29.99 Austere III Series Clean & Protect Kit might be in order.

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12 Top Father's Day Gift Ideas for Techie and Non-Techie Dads

It's tougher to buy Father's Day gifts when many stores are still observing limited hours and social distancing. To make your shopping easier, here's a roundup of gift ideas.

The techie dad will appreciate a high-tech power strip. 

Sure, it's a surge protector. But not just any surge protector. The Austere line is sleek and doesn't even look like a traditional surge protector, which is why it will appeal to a techie dad. The Austere Series V Power has six outlets and eight outlet versions available with 3,000 joules of surge protection.

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Innovative Tech Gifts For Men This Father's Day

Is there a dad in your life who loves gaming? How about a fitness junkie who always loves the newest fitness tech? What about a man who loves a new home security gadget? Give dad the upgrade he needs this Father’s Day with these awesome tech gifts for men.

With everyone home these past few months, we have all pushed our office spaces to the max, especially when it comes to our electronic devices. It is quite possible that quarantine may have worn out your surge protectors in the process of charging and recharging all our devices to stay afloat. In fact, traditional surge protectors only last a year or two so if you can not remember when you last refreshed your home’s power, it is likely time to do it now. As such, this Father’s Day is a great excuse to upgrade dad’s “home office” with Austere.

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Connected Design Kicks off Insider Talk Series with Austere's Ghazarian and Brandsmart's Bryan

Connected Design, partnering with MEPO, recently kicked off their Insider Talk series on Facebook Live, and Publisher MaryEllen Oswald, along with Dealerscope Publisher Tony Montleone, welcomed their guests, Deena Ghazarian, Austere founder and CEO, and Angus Bryan, VP of Merchandising at retail chain BrandsMart.

Among the many topics the four discussed were business in the current COVID-19 climate, products that are doing well amid the malaise and how smart companies are successfully navigating these tough times.

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