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This Anker Battery Is Under Recall for Fire Risk

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On PC, and increasingly on gaming consoles, you have your choice of using a controller or using a mouse and keyboard to play your games. Gamers often have strong feelings about which option is superior, but what’s the real answer? Read More »

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There are two big names in mobile operating systems—Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. These two dominate the market, but they’re not alone. KaiOS is an alternative mobile OS that has some intriguing benefits. Maybe it’s right for you. Read More »

JBL Endurance Peak 3 Earbuds Review: Well-Armed Workout Buds

JBL’s Endurance Peak earbuds have been popular workout companions since their 2019 debut. The latest iteration, the Endurance Peak 3, provide notable upgrades including transparency mode and a big battery boost. While not without their quirks, the Peak 3 are solid Beats alternatives at a nice price. Read More »

Giveaway: VCK Dual Filter Air Purifier

With spring on the horizon, grabbing an air purifier will help with allergies within your home. If you’re in the market for one, you’re in luck because this week, LifeSavvy is giving away a VCK Dual Filter Air Purifier! Read More »

Here's Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of March 13, 2023

Another week, another batch of new Netflix releases. This time, there’s a great blend of originals and classic films. Read More »

How to Eat Healthy for Cheap

Healthy meals can often feel unattainable when you’re on a budget, especially with the current cost of groceries. While things like packaged vegan snacks and lean cuts of meat certainly are expensive, there are many ways that you can prepare healthy meals without breaking the bank. After all, a cheap diet doesn’t have to be a bad diet. Read More »


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