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    Nov302018

    The Giz Wiz Show 1677, June 1st 2018 Independent Show #160

    I discovered this clock in my room when I was at Interbike 2018 in Reno. It's very compact, has two USB charging port and two 3-prong outlets on the top. It's supposed to be easy to set with just one single knob on top. But it is? You'll see me setting it in the video. When I got home I was surprised to find the Cubietime clock is available on Amazon for about $58. That price seemed a bit high to me, but it had hundreds of reviews and got four-plus stars. I guess people liked it and felt like spending nearly $60 for a clock. As I preparing for this week's show I found another clock on Amazon that looks very similar to the Cubietime, but offers 3 USB charging ports, 2 AC plugs, more time setting buttons and cost far less at about $40. It has less reviews because it's newer to Amazon, but the reviews are also very good. It's worth checking out if you need new a compact clock with charging ports for the desk or night table.  

    Giz Wiz Video: https://youtu.be/dcMLVTXcUTI

     

    Cubietime on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2E4vcdN

     

    But -- this just showed up --- Knockoff? (Way cheaper!) https://amzn.to/2QnAWFu

     

    See or hear this episode: www.gizwiz.tv/episode/1703 

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