Tools and Toys: Austere Clean & Protect and VEO Probiotic Surface Cleaner

Austere Clean & Protect What's to love: Electronic screens -- especially tablets and phones -- can get quite grimy. This product removes germs and eliminates harmful static electricity from display screens. What does it do: The bottle sprays a fine unscented mist of ammonia-free cleaner that will remove grimy fingerprints, germs and other d...
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Top 100 Tech of 2019

AUSTERE VII SERIES POWER AND PROTECT 8-OUTLET POWER BLOCK This sleek power block is a beautiful way to organize a clutter of cables. I use one beside a side table in my living room to plug in the charging dock for my Savant remote, my Ventev wireless charger (also on this list), a speaker, and an Amazon Echo Show 5 (also on this list). This lea...
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AUSTERE VII SERIES POWER

There’s protection, and there’s protection. Austere VII Series Power promises to protect all of your most prized electronics from power surges while being super stylish to boot thanks to its sleek, brushed aluminum construction. The power strip may be wall-mounted, with 6-8 outlets backed by USB ports, pure filtration, and fire protection technology. If you’ve got a pricey electronic kit in your crib, it deserves this kind of security.
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Gadgets: Thermostat with room sensors is my favorite gadget from 2019

I get to see a lot of cool gadgets during the year; some I like, some I don't. But with winter upon us I'm really seeing the usefulness of my favorite gadget from this year, the Resideo's Honeywell Home T9 thermostat with room sensors. Thermostats are generally installed in a convenient centralized hallway and work great there. But what doesn't ...
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