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8 gift ideas for the guy you’re kind of seeing

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and instead of crafting a gift guide for legitimate lovers (of which there are many), I’ve decided to come up with a handy list of things you can get that boy you’re only sort of, kind of seeing on and off for a few months now. (Ah, the wonders of millennial dating!)

1. These Electric Light Blocks are cute and useful.

Give them to your boy this Valentine’s Day, so he can finally learn to build a real relationship with you.

$30 from Uncommon Goods

2. This solar power charger will power up his phone without the need for electricity.

Hopefully, he also realizes you’re the light in his otherwise drab life.

$79 from Uncommon Goods

3. This handy storage bottle solves the issue of phone storage during gym visits.

Maybe the two of you can also work out.

$19.99 from Uncommon Goods

4. This cute and classy mason jar speaker and amplifier will be a one-of-a-kind gift.

Make sure the boy hears his music clearly, which is more than you can say about your bottled-up emotions.

$65 from Uncommon Goods

5. This unique gadget will allow your boy to make a keyboard out of random things!

It’s a fun thing to play with (since your boy just loves playing around, doesn’t he?). It’s also perfect because you’ve always hoped for making something out of something else (i.e., turning whatever you are with this boy into a relationship).

$24.95 from Uncommon Goods

6. This keyboard projector turns any surface into a keyboard.

Who better to gift it to than the one person who pushes all your buttons?

$150 from Uncommon Goods

7. Xiaomi’s newest electric scooter looks promising! 

If your boy’s love can’t take you places, at least this can.

$750 from GearBest

8. The Nillkin wireless charger seems very convenient and fuss-free.

Just like how your boy claims he wants his relationships to be. Also because clearly, he likes being unattached.

$17 from GearBest

SEE ALSO: 5 smartphones that are Beautiful in Blue 

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Samsung announces larger S Pen Pro

And a brand new S Pen

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Because of the controversial charger decision, the recently launched Galaxy S21 series lost a lot of momentum for its more bombastic features. For example, did you know that Samsung now supports third-party styluses outside of Samsung’s own S Pens? Additionally, Samsung is launching the S Pen Pro.

Before that, however, Samsung has also announced a brand-new S Pen. Compared to the tiny stylus from the Galaxy Note series, the new S Pen is larger, making it more comfortable to hold. However, there is a tradeoff: The new S Pen doesn’t have an internal battery. It won’t have the same Bluetooth functionalities as the ones from the Galaxy Note series. At the very least, infused with Wacom’s technology, the new S Pen still has some functions for Samsung’s smartphones.

Now, onto the S Pen Pro. Compared to the new S Pen, the S Pen Pro is even larger. Since it’s bigger, it can fit an internal battery, which adds Bluetooth functionality including external buttons like a shutter for the camera.

Because both new variants are larger, they can’t fit inside a smartphone slot. They can, however, fit on a smartphone case.

So far, Samsung has not announced any robust specifications yet. We don’t know how big the new S Pens are or how much they will cost. However, the company has promised that both will launch sometime this year. For now, Samsung users, especially for the new Galaxy S21 Ultra, can still use their old S Pens from the Galaxy Note series.

SEE ALSO: Samsung will remove the free charger from more phones

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Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro Review: Better than AirPods Pro?

Finally, real Active Noise Cancellation out of the box

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Samsung has unveiled the newest Galaxy Buds Pro alongside the announcement of the latest Galaxy S21 series.

Other than the new design, better sound quality, and surround sound setup, there’s now a real and intelligent Active Noise Cancellation.

But do these earbuds live up to its ‘Pro’ branding? Watch our Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro review by clicking the video link right here.

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Samsung launches Galaxy Buds Pro with intelligent ANC

Also has IPX7 water resistance

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Galaxy Buds Pro

Samsung is going from Live to Pro in the True Wireless (TWS) earbuds department with the all new Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro. 

Samsung took their sweet time slapping on the “Pro” tag but it seems it’s well worth the wait. Headline features include intelligent Active Noise Cancellation or ANC and IPX7 water resistance among others.

The Galaxy Buds Pro has intelligent Active Noise Cancellation or ANC. It’s smart enough to adjust the noise cancelling levels depending on your situation and surroundings. If you’re out walking, it’ll adjust the noise levels to make sure you still hear if some vehicle is about to run you over. We don’t want anyone getting run over.

It can do this thanks to multiple audio settings that mimic multi-directional surround sound. It has a 6.5mm tweeter and 11mm woofer for better sound.

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The Galaxy Buds Pro can automatically pair with your Galaxy smartphone

Additionally, it has IPX7 water resistance making it an ideal companion for when you’re working out. We all know it’s easier to get pumped up when you have your workout playlist blasting in your ears.

If you like to game, it has a Game Mode that reduces audio latency making sure you’re immersed in your gameplay.

It promises up to five (5) hours of Playback with ANC and up to 18 hours total. You can get up to 30 minutes of playback after 30 minutes of charging.

Pricing and availability

US — Galaxy Buds Pro

The Galaxy Buds Pro comes in three colors — Phantom Violet, Phantom Black, and Phantom Silver. It’ll retail for US$ 199.99 and will be available on January 14 on Samsung.com and January 15 with other retailers.

Philippines – Galaxy Buds Pro

Galaxy Buds Pro come in three colors: Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, and Phantom Violet. It will be exclusively available for pre-order at PhP 9,990 on Samsung.com starting January 18 until January 28.

Those who avail of the pre-order will get a free wireless charger pad worth PhP 1,499. The Galaxy Buds Pro will be available nationwide beginning January 29. 

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