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This luggage maker with fewer than 10 employees designs clever travel backpacks — this is one of my favorite new carry-on bags

Travel backpacks are the perfect luggage for anyone looking for spacious, high-quality luggage that's easy to carry around a city. → Read More

I worked out at premium gyms around New York City without committing to expensive memberships — a new fitness app helped me do it on a tight budget

With POPiN, you can skip the expensive gym passes or annual memberships, and work out on your own time. The fitness app changed how I value workouts. → Read More

10 accessories under $50 to help you get the most out of your Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is an incredible success, but it's not without its problems. The console's battery isn't spectacular, its internal storage can't hold very many games, and soon you'll have to pay a fee to play online. Thankfully, you can solve all of these problems with accessories that cost less → Read More

25 useful Android accessories and compatible gadgets that make great gifts

These 25 clever phone accessories and Android-compatible gadgets prove gifting an Android user isn't actually as difficult as you think. → Read More

This cleverly designed duvet cover uses an optical illusion to make it look like you spent a ton of time making the bed

Developed to give the illusion of a perfectly made bed, the Nova duvet cover by Crane & Canopy essentially requires no work on your part to make it look like a professional housekeeper came in and did the work for you. All you have to do is pull your comforter up to create the look of a fully made b → Read More

These cleverly designed rugs are machine washable so I never have to worry about spills — plus they're incredibly affordable

Before you decide to put off cleaning your rug for yet another week, you might want to take a look at the rugs from Ruggable. After trying a Ruggable machine-washable, two-piece rug in my own apartment, I found that enjoying a stylish rug in my home can actually be simple and affordable. → Read More

These super affordable boxes of team gear make great holiday gifts for sports fans

Fanchest's fan boxes make it easy and fun to gear up with merchandise from your favorite sports team. → Read More

30 unique and unexpected gifts from UncommonGoods they haven't seen before

With thousands of unique gifts, Uncommon Goods is one of the few places we know we'll always find something cool for our loved ones. → Read More

The perfect gift guides for budding entrepreneurs and A-type personalities

There’s always one person in your life who likes to be organised, stay productive and keep every thing in order. → Read More

33 unique subscription boxes and services that keep on giving after the holidays are over

The best holiday gift subscriptions provide unique discovery opportunities and make life easier. We rounded up 33 clever subscription gift ideas for everyone on your list. → Read More

Here's what's new on Stan, Netflix Australia and Foxtel in December

Every month Stan, Netflix Australia, and Foxtel add a range of new content to their streaming services, so we’ve picked a few highlights for December. → Read More

I hacked my restless sleep using this 'smart' mattress, and there’s no going back for me now

Smart mattresses are the latest way to track your sleep. Eight's Mars+ smart mattress not only tracks your sleep, but can adjust the temperature of your bed. → Read More

I slept on a mattress from popular online startup Purple for 6 months — and it's not just another big slab of memory foam

The Purple mattress is an excellent investment for anyone looking into getting a new mattress. It’s not just a big slab of memory foam. → Read More

20 innovative and cool iPhone accessories that make perfect gifts

iPhone accessories make excellent gifts for the holidays because they can be both practical and fun. We've rounded up 20 great iPhone accessories to give as gifts. → Read More

I never thought I'd pay $150 for smart light bulbs, but the Philips Hue starter kit is the best upgrade I've made in my small apartment

The Philips White Ambiance Starter Kit may seem like a ridiculous, unjustifiable cost, but they're the best upgrade I've made to my apartment all year. They make life easier and better. They're Alexa, HomeKit, and Google Assistant compatible, and operate on schedules you set for yourself. → Read More

I use computer glasses to protect my eyes from blue light — and my go-to pair is only $7

After almost a year, these under-$10 computer glasses from an unknown brand are my best workplace purchase. → Read More

You can get a free Echo Dot when you buy an Amazon Echo right now

Amazon is currently running an early Black Friday deal that bundles an Amazon Echo with the 3rd-generation Echo Dot for a savings of $50. → Read More

This $86 weighted blanket has hugely impacted the quality of my sleep — here's why it's worth the internet hype

The YnM Weighted Blanket is cheaper than others, big enough for a bed rather than just a personal blanket, and compact enough to be unobtrusive on your bed. Most importantly, it did seem to improve the quality of my sleep. → Read More

5 exclusive travel benefits and events you can only access as an Amex Platinum cardholder

American Express has been tied to travel and experiences since launching a travel division more than 100 years ago. These days, Amex has built on its years of experience and its knowledge of customers' preferences, to offer an unrivaled set of experiential and travel benefits for its premium cardhol → Read More

I sit on this $79 seat cushion while I work — it helps improve my posture and makes sitting much more comfortable

After buying a Purple seat cushion, I started sitting up straighter and stopped feeling uncomfortable at my desk job. The cushion's grid shape collapses into itself to help accommodate my pressure points, and makes sitting comfortable even if I've, say, left my phone in my back pocket. → Read More