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Christian de Looper

Senior Reviews Editor

Since 2021
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Christian de Looper was born in Canberra, Australia, where he lived until the age of 14. After his father got a job in Paris, France, Christian lived there for five years, after which he moved to Minnesota for college. During college, Christian developed a passion for consumer technology by writing for tech blogs. Christian now lives in sunny Santa Cruz, California.

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Traeger’s latest grills could change how you cook outdoors

March 30th, 2022

Traeger wants to make your grilling experience a little more…high-tech. The company has announced its latest wood-pellet grille that it says will completely change the outdoor cooking experience. The new grill, called the Traeger Timberline, is built with a few core principles in mind — consistency, convenience, and versatility — and the way it achieves …

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TCL 6-Series (65R646) with Google TV Review

March 30th, 2022

The TCL 6-series has long been a great way to get a great TV experience at a reasonable price. It’s also been pretty up to date with newer TV technologies, and recent models offer Samsung’s much-loved QLED tech for brighter, more vibrant colors. Until recently, however, the TV was only available with Roku. Now, Roku …

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2022 BMW M440i review

March 26th, 2022

BMW is going through a bit of a transition. The company has started phasing out its admittedly aging (but much-loved) designs in favor of a bolder, more unique look. Larger grilles and more angular lines are now becoming standard, and it’s been a little…controversial. The BMW 4 series paved the way for the new design …

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Eve MotionBlinds review

March 25th, 2022

More and more devices are getting smart functionality, allowing you to tie them into your home in general, and automate things based on things like your location, your activity, and so on. Smart lighting is a major aspect of the smart home. But there are two components to that — lights themselves, and blinds. Eve …

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Best keyboards in 2022

March 24th, 2022

Choosing the best keyboard for your setup can be tough. Not only are there a ton of options, but there is also a multitude of different keyboard types. From mechanical to ergonomic, you’re going to need to figure out what suits you best, and exactly what you need. But before you can figure out what …

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G review

March 23rd, 2022

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand has long been known for its solid entry-level phones that offer premium features at an affordable price. The latest Redmi Note series is no exception to that rule. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G is the highest-end model in the Note 11 series, but it still costs an impressive $329 — …

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iPad Air (2022) review

March 21st, 2022

The 2020 iPad Air represented a perfect balance between price and features, offering a fun, modern design with a solid display and good performance, at $599. Sure, the entry-level iPad was cheaper, but it also kept its aging design and worse speakers and cameras. And while the iPad Pro was better, it’s also a lot …

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What is Roku?

March 17th, 2022

Over the past 10 years or so, our TVs have become more and more like oversized smartphones. And, even those that don’t have a smart TV or use their TV’s smart functionality often use an external device to access streaming services and other apps. One of the biggest makers of both those smart TV platforms, …

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Best Samsung phones in 2022

March 15th, 2022

Samsung easily makes some of the best phones out there. If you’re an Android fan, in fact, it’s hard to avoid the company. Between the Samsung Galaxy S series and the Samsung Galaxy A series, there are all kinds of phones across all kinds of prices. But because the company makes so many phones, it …

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Samsung Galaxy S22: Everything you need to know

March 15th, 2022

Samsung has finally taken the wraps off of the Galaxy S22 series. The phone is tipped to be one of the best of 2022, offering a stunning design, incredible camera, and more. After months of rumors, we already knew almost everything there was to know about the new phone, including the fact that there are …