CalDigit has their Thunderbolt 4 Element Hub up for preorder at a fairly affordable price. The Hub features 4 Thunderbolt 4 ports, 4 USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gb Ports, 1 AC Power port for 60W host charging, and a pair of rubber feet strips. The product comes with 2 Years of Warranty, a 150W power supply, and a single Thunderbolt 4 Cable 0.8m long. The Element Hub even supports monitors at Dual 4K (60Hz) display. It measures 18 x 70 x 114 mm with a weight of 0.18 kgs. Windows 10 or macOS 11 (or above) are required, though the hub also supports iPadOS and Chrome OS.
A great budget laptop for yourself or as a gift, the HP Pavilion Laptop 15-eh0010nr comes with sufficient storage and RAM for a portable PC at these settings. A year of warranty is included, along with HP Quickdrop for sharing files between Android, iPhone, iPad, and Windows, and Mac devices. This Pavilion is powered by AMD's Ryzen 5 processor (2.3 GHz base clock, up to 4.0 GHz max boost clock, 8 MB L3 cache, 6 cores) and their integrated Radeon Graphics. The display measures 15.6 inches diagonally, with touch interface support. The laptop has 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage on an M.2 SSD.
Etsy is an e-commerce website that allows individuals to sell various craft, art, vintage, and other miscellaneous items. It's a great way to find unique items from talented individuals that can more directly support the artist/seller than other third-party services like Amazon. Many people are using Etsy as a way to conduct their side-business.
The Netgear Nighthawk CM1000, certified by Comcast and Cox, is a DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem with the latest bandwidth technology for Gigabit cable speeds (superior to DOCSIS 3.0). This helps to smoothly stream HD videos, download files, and game online. An Xfinity Blast or Extreme internet plan is ideal for this modem. The CM1000 is also backwards compatible with previous DOCSIS standards, but is also prepared for any future upgrades. It comes with 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, a 1-year limited warranty, IPv6 support, and a WAN coaxial cable port.
Deep Freeze is software that allows users to preserve their computer configuration so that any changes revert back to the desired state upon a machine reboot. It eliminates routine troubleshooting and is highly useful for IT professionals. Faronics Deep Freeze is sold in Standard, Enterprise, and even Mac versions for several types of computer users, costing from $48 to $69. The purchase comes with 1-year maintenance and requires 10% of the hard drive to be left free.
The Acer Aspire 5 Slim is a fairly budget-friendly computer in a portable, thin form. This configuration comes with 8GB RAM and runs on AMD's Ryzen 5 3500U quad-core processor. Storage space is provided by a 256GB Solid-State Drive and AMD's Radeon Vega 8 powers the graphics capabilities. Screen size is 15.6 inches at 1920 x 1080 pixels with LED backlit technology. Battery life lasts up to 7.5 hours, and sound is powered by Acer TrueHarmony. Plus, the laptop features an HDMI port and a few USB ports. The operating system is Windows 10.
Samsung's Galaxy Tab S7 is a well-built Android tablet that also works with cell phone carriers via LTE if needed. The tablet comes in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Silver, and Mystic Black. Storage options range from 128GB to 512GB, but there's microSD card support if owners need more room. The display measures 11 inches at 120Hz (with a 2560 x 1600 resolution). The product runs on Qualcomm's SDM865+ Octa Core processor and a Li-Ion 8000mAh. The S7 supports WiFi 6 and Bluetooth V5.0 for connectivity, while xCloud users can stream over 90 Xbox games on the screen.
pCloud is a cloud storage subscription service that offers an encryption service as well for the files you upload. What's great about this product is that it offers two ways to pay for the service.
First is an annual subscription of 60 or 120 per year for a 500GB or 2TB subscription plan respectively. The second way is a lifetime payment of 480 or 980 for the 500GB or 2TB respectively. As of this posting, you can save 20% off of the subscription plan, or pay 175 or 350 for the lifetime of the 500GB or 2TB plan.
TCL's 32S335 model is an affordable television that can fit in tight spaces with its 28.8" x 17.2" x 2.9" (no stand) form. The 60 Hz screen measures 32" and displays in 720p resolution with 16.7 million colors. it also features 5W + 5W audio speakers and Dolby Digital Plus audio passthrough. The product weighs 8.0lbs and comes with the RC280 remote control. There is a 1-year limited manufacturer's warranty and compatibility with the free Roku mobile app. Finally, the TV works with Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant for voice control.
LG's OLED77CXPUA model is a beautiful high-end television that neatly shows off the power of OLED technology across its 77 inches of space. It uses over 8.3 million pixels that emit (or not) light individually to create incredibly detailed picture quality, slick blacks, and vibrant coloring. The resolution reaches 3,840 x 2,160 (4K Ultra HD) and the native refresh rate is 120Hz. The TV is powered by the α9 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K and allows Dolby Vision®, HDR10, OLED Motion Pro for action scenes, and even AI Upscaling.