Cool PC Accessories You’ve Never Heard Of!

These are some of the coolest PC accessories we’ve seen. Some of them are unique and cool gaming PC accessories while others will help your work from home life with unique adapters and noise cancelling add-ons. But others….well let’s just say they’re unique and a bit odd.

i love doing these compilations because
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you get to explore
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the weird and cool sides of accessories
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for a particular category
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and certain items that you wonder why do
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they even
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exist
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everything will be linked in description
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below let’s begin with the first one
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pc panel so you’re looking at is an
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audio controller with a pretty basic
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and simple construction it is maple
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feels solid with four aluminum wheels on
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the front
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all of which have the dial functionality
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and a button functionality the usb 2
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cable is not braided but it’s plenty
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long to connect to your pc
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and the whole idea behind pc panel is to
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give you functionality for
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a lot of volume control and also give
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you additional macro customization
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because of those buttons
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within the pc panel driver software you
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can select what the button
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customization does per each volume knob
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so either
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doing something with media controls
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selecting different input devices
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setting up different shortcuts per
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application for example while in a dial
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app you can control
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app volume focus volume or device volume
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that gives you so much control from this
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pc panel device
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when it comes to volume across your
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entire ecosystem of desktop either
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devices applications or whatever for
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example one dial can be in charge of
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your browser volume
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another one will be from your music
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player another one can adjust the gain
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of your microphone
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and another one for whatever else you
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desire this thing is so simple but yet
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so powerful when it comes to volume and
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macro customization that you never
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knew you’d actually want to use and my
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only complaint here is that
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the device is pretty lightweight and it
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doesn’t have any
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rubber adhesive at the bottom nor does
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it come with anything
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so it’s not very stationary a lot of
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users are mounting this thing
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under the desk so it’s stationary but
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still in reach and you have
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all that full control and volume
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functionality the new pure loop
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all-in-one coolers from be
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quiet have a doubly decoupled pump near
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the radiator for silent operation and
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flexibility for mounting
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an elegant cooling block with pure white
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illumination an accessible fill port on
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the radiator with liquid for future
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proofing
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and pure wings two fans on the rad check
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it out below moving on to the corsair
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lt100 lighting towers and so many people
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have asked about
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what they are in the background of my
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videos and they are the corsair
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lt100 in the package we have the light
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tower with only
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one-sided illumination and that is
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because you can either have the light
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towers facing you the user
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or facing the wall for that ambient
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spill
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the base on the other hand has rgb
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illumination all around
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and you simply pop the light tower into
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the base it’s a two-less assembly so if
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you decide to want
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the light tower facing you it’s a really
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easy reconfiguration color-wise we have
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a ton of effects inside iq software
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all the colors here are very accurate
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and the
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actual spill is incredibly soft you
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don’t see individual leds
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and that is because the diffusion layer
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is super thick and i really appreciate
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that
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we have an adhesive headphone holder
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that you can attach to either tower
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and we also have a button on the main
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controller so that if the
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iq is not running in the background
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you’ll have this rgb cycling effect
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so with this button you can turn the
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light towers on or
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off literally the only downside is the
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price at 130
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this is an expensive lighting solution
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especially because there’s absolutely no
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other function
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but for it to look pretty and i guess
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holding your headphones
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this next item is super relevant for
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today’s day and age when we’re
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constantly
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on video calls and everything in the
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background is super noisy
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this is an asus ai noise cancelling
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microphone adapter
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basically it’s a dongle that allows you
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to run background noise cancellation
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to mute out unwanted noise from your
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microphone audio
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it works with any 3.5 ml headphones as
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long as it’s a 4-pole connection or you
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can simply
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plug in a standalone microphone into it
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and since this device comes with either
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the usb-c connection and the usb-a
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adapter
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you can connect it to your computer to
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your smartphone
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to your ipad whatever and that is
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because it is driverless it’s a simple
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plug-and-play solution and the
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interesting thing is that
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even if you plug this in it’s not going
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to recognize it in the driver software
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until you plug in the microphone or the
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headset
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into the jack so that’s pretty clever
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all the processing and noise
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cancellation is done
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on the actual usb sound card and the
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result is pretty impressive take a
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listen so what you listen to now is that
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reported by the razer black shark v2 x
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gaming headset a fantastic pair for 59
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with a really good microphone
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and this is currently plugged into the
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ai noise cancelling
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sound adapter so there is a lot of uh
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vocal compression
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obviously it’s not the most natural
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sounding microphone but
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did you know that i have a drill a loud
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drill running in the background right
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now
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and i’m also hammering on a keyboard
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keystrokes
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pretty loudly and then when we go back
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to the ai noise cancelling mic adapter
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you can hear how all that noise just
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disappears
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now i plugged in the same headset into
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my soundblaster x3 with the most
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aggressive
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noise cancellation properties applied in
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the software and as you can hear
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not uh it’s not as aggressive obviously
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as the a noise cancelling adapter
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my voice sounds much better but there’s
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so much extra noise
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in the background that isn’t getting
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cancelled yikes
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and just for reference here’s what the
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mic sounds like without any additional
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ambient noise that i was simulating with
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the construction and the keyboard typing
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so yeah it’s not bad it’s a very good
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competitor to the rtx
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voice you can check out that demo over
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here but that was
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pretty taxing on your gpu it requires
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additional software requires an
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rtx gpu and now
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you can have basically the same effect
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with a usb adapter
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so well done just keep in mind this
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adapter tries to save all the voice and
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your vocals from
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your environment so if you have other
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people talking
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that will be picked up while dogs
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barking
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music playing without any vocals
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construction noises traffic
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air conditioning fridges all that will
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be completely
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destroyed in the background and will not
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be audible this next one is a quick one
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we have the kikron t10 usb hub so we
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have a usbc connection on one end that
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is compatible with macbooks
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it is compatible with standard windows
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type c notebooks and
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also a few smartphones all around the
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body we have multiple port selections
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like sd carder
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tf reader usb 3 ports on the front two
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of them
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two of them on the side and then in the
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back we have the rga 45 jack vga
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and hdmi once you plug it in a tiny red
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led shines so you know
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when it is powered and because of this
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triangular design
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you can put this uh standing up so
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certain ports are facing you and you can
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also plug in usb-c
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power into it that will consequently
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charge
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whatever device you’re using if you’re
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running it into the appropriate port
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that accepts charging i never realized
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how useful these hubs were until i start
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traveling with my razer blade
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where i have a type-c connection and
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from that i have all this additional i o
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my only complaint with this one
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is that the sd card reader is super slow
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maxing out at 20 megabytes per second
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next up we have the corsair iq nexus
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this is a touch screen
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keyboard slash desktop accessory that
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you can either attach to a corsair
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keyboard or simply put it in its own
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dock
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and have it on your desktop as much as
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it is about the hardware
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it is the software that makes this thing
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really cool so not only can you
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add different buttons for shortcuts for
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media controls for volume customization
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for
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app macros whatever you can also add
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system statistics that will display gpu
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temperature
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cpu load cpu temperature and etc if you
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have other iq devices plugged into your
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system you can change the lighting so
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everything is cohesive
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without entering iq you can create
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multiple pages with their own widgets
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and buttons
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all of which can be customized in terms
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of text
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color and size the resolution here is
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not too bad especially
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when you’re looking at the arm’s length
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distance but my complaint here is with
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the viewing angles
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when you’re sitting in front of it it’s
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not a problem especially when it’s
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facing you
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but side to side viewing is absolutely
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terrible at 99
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it’s a pretty expensive accessory but a
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really cool one nonetheless
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especially if you’re coming from the age
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of if you remember the g19 keyboard from
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logitech and that had the screen
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you know this is your way of going back
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to the nostalgia days
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with a bit more 2020 tech and
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customization next up we have these
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fantex neon rgb
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flexible lighting strips for the
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interior of your pc so the really cool
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thing about these ones aside from that
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beautiful
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soft illumination because the diffusion
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layer is pretty thick is that you can
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route it around your motherboard
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around certain components of your
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enclosure because of these
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included brackets that you can either
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attach the case with adhesive
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or mount them underneath the motherboard
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standoffs
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they’re called neon strips for a reason
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none of them will be straight inside
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your pc
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and that’s actually kind of the beauty
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behind it i would say it’s one of the
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most unique ways to light up an interior
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of a pc
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and if you have a fantastic closure you
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can connect that directly to a case
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or simply reroute them to your
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motherboard with a 5 volt pin now moving
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on to some
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questionable rgb accessories for your pc
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here we have this hdmi 4k
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rgb razer chroma compatible cable it is
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one of the most expensive cables i have
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ever owned
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and you need that usb connection in
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order to have software control
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otherwise it’s just an rgb loop to be
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honest though the illumination
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is just as soft as we’ve seen with the
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lt100 towers and the neon strips from
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fantex
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it is only one-sided as well and i guess
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in certain situations it would be kind
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of cool i mean controlling the
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illumination of an hdmi cable via
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software
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it’s pretty cool for 2020 but come on
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let’s
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all agree it is a little bit pointless
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moving into the less pointless parts we
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have these colored thumb screws from
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cablemod they are aluminum they come in
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a variety of colors and just a fun way
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to customize
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something in your system either securing
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pci slots or
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side panels with these thumb screws now
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they are flat meaning you cannot use a
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screwdriver
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can only be done with your thumb and
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since they are aluminum
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they’re not magnetic so don’t try to
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catch one with your screwdriver next up
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are these fun mic covers from logitech
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they come with different shapes and
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colors they can fit a microphone capsule
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anywhere between six to 13 millimeters
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and they basically fit all the
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microphones that i have in my collection
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they replace the stock foam filter so
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they do prevent a little bit of the
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popping noise and they’re also
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quite fun bonus tip here i appreciate
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they do not smell did you know that
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razer made gaming gum
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oh man we had so many laughs after the
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brief they are continuing with
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consumables within the gaming market
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they started with that gaming powder and
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now with the respawn 5 gum so the thing
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here is that
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it’s basically the same ingredients as
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your powder
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without the added caffeine there are a
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bunch of vitamins in here and tea
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extract which is the energy boost
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element there
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so chew focus repeat i love that slogan
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over here
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we have three flavors pomegranate
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watermelon is my favorite tropical punch
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and cool mint i have never shot b-roll
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of gum
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but it is dark gray and after you chew
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it it’s still dark gray
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in terms of flavor intensity it is
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incredible for the first minute
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and then the flavor dies to about 10
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what surprises me the most is that
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they’re selling these
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in packs of 10 so you get 150 pieces of
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gum
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for 28 and surprise number two is that i
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actually find that to improve my focus
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not just one game but when i’m editing
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uh if i’m feeling a little bit tired
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piece of gum and i’m good for like
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another hour there’s no sugar crash
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afterwards either
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so i mean it’s pretty legit but still
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it’s gaming gum
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alright and lastly speaking of pointless
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gaming things we have another cable from
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vivify
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this is w10 gaming usbc
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to usba illuminated cable it follows in
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the footsteps of that hdmi cable
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where the illumination is only on the
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one side it’s pretty even
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and pretty bright and uniform throughout
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but it’s not rgb you have to choose
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the different color variation when you
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order the cable i was excited to use
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this with my keyboard but it’s very
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stiff so positioning it the right way so
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that the lighting
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actually is visible is kind of difficult
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so this cable is almost unpredictable
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it’s just really funny to see
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gaming usb cable on the package but what
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we’re expecting from a
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lighting cable in the first place right
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all right so i think that concludes all
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of our cool pc accessories you’ve
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probably never heard of
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let me know if anything stood out as the
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most interesting in this roundup and let
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us know in the comments

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