Mac Sources Digital media blog for resources and reviews 2018-01-17T21:05:29Z https://macsources.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Nicholas Calderone https://www.macsources.com/team/ <![CDATA[SATECHI Aluminum Wireless Charger REVIEW]]> https://macsources.com?p=51754&preview=true&preview_id=51754 2018-01-17T21:05:29Z 2018-01-17T21:05:29Z Take your wireless charging experience to the next level with Satechi’s Qi-enabled charger. When it comes to finding accessories to compliment my Apple products, I take special care in which companies I put my trust in. Satechi has been a company I’ve kept my eye on for some time now, they make wonderful gear for the […]

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Take your wireless charging experience to the next level with Satechi’s Qi-enabled charger.

When it comes to finding accessories to compliment my Apple products, I take special care in which companies I put my trust in. Satechi has been a company I’ve kept my eye on for some time now, they make wonderful gear for the Apple ecosystem. One of their most recent product releases is the Aluminum Wireless Charger.

The Aluminum Wireless Charger allows you to wirelessly charge your Qi compatible devices by simply laying your smartphone onto the charging pad. This charger is compatible with fast charging, which charges your device 1.4 times faster than standard wireless charging pads. The Satechi charger does not come with a power adapter to plug into the wall. Per the instructions of the product, users are instructed to use a QC 2.0 or Samsung original adapter and cable to enable the fast charge feature.

SATECHI Aluminum Wireless Charger REVIEW

The charger has an ultra-slim profile and a nice Diamond-cut Chamfered Edge.  It was designed this way so that it would generate less heat and therefore ensure more efficient charging. There is a small Plus in the center of the charging pad that lets you know to place your phone directly in the center and not hang it off the side. There is a small LED indicator on the front of the charging pad that lets you know when your device is charging (blue) and when your device is fully charged (green). For iOS users, it’s important to note that the green light indicating a full charge will not turn on. The blue light will stay on and keep the devices charging (iPhone 8/8 Plus/X).

UNBOXING
When you first take a look at the box, it looks simple. It’s about the size of an XBOX game box and has Satechi branding on it. The inside contains a plastic mold that the wireless charger fits in and a wrapped up Micro USB cable. If I had any complaints about this product it would be that it uses Micro USB instead of USB-C to provide power. Satechi also includes a single, tri-fold instruction manual for the charger. You can download the quick reference guide from their website.

SATECHI Aluminum Wireless Charger REVIEW

TESTING
I used my iPhone X to complete field testing of the Aluminum Wireless Charger. I plugged the charger directly into the wall using a 12W power adapter. The specs for the device suggest using a Quick Charge charger to get 9W charging. Since I didn’t have that available, I chose to go with the charger that came with my 12-inch iPad Pro — the 12W adapter.

I set my phone on the charging pad and noted the battery level and time. When I started I was at 45% battery. After 20 minutes, the battery had gained 9%. After more than an hour (68 minutes), the battery had gained an additional 30%. I figured this was a rate of 2.2% battery life per minute of charging for the iPhone X. I don’t know how this compares to an Android product with fast charging capabilities but in direct comparison to a standard wireless charger, it is a faster charge. I used another wireless charger (Bezalel Futura X) to see how quickly it charged. I got a rate of 1.6% per minute with it.

In addition to the charger testing, I also want to note that I did not notice any major heat issues with the charging pad.

SATECHI Aluminum Wireless Charger REVIEW

CONCLUSIONS
Satechi has done a really nice job with the design of this product. And even though Apple did not start wireless charging, I believe that we will see more and more wireless chargers enter the market since iPhones are now equipped with it. There are quite a few options out there, but I really like Satechi’s design and execution of this particular device. Satechi did it right with there wireless Qi charger.
BUY FROM AMAZON

For more information, visit satechi.net.
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Addictive fun for all ages.

My 15-year-old daughter is an artist. She loves to draw, paint, color, and create colorful pictures any way she can. She loves coloring in the adult coloring books that have complicated patterns that are supposed to relieve stress. She recently started using her phone for more than just texting and listening to music — she ventured into the world of apps and games. When I noticed that she was interested in paint-by-numbers apps, I suggested to her that we both download RePixel, a free iOS app that features color by numbers images.

RePixel is considered a coloring book app. It’s fun for both adults and kids and it can be a great family-friendly activity. The concept is simple. You are provided with a picture that must be filled in using the color palette for that image. The image is divided into individual square pixels that are assigned numbers. Those numbers correspond to a color from the color palette. Once you have a color selected, you can then fill in the squares that match the assigned number. The app does provide hints along the way should you get overzealous and color outside the pixels.

RePixel Color By Number Game iOS App REVIEW RePixel Color By Number Game iOS App REVIEW

I have to admit that when I first downloaded the app, I wasn’t sure what to expect. So, I got out my Apple Pencil and sat down to color in some pixels. When I realized that you either do single taps to fill in the pixels or drag your finger across multiple pixels to fill them in, I decided the Pencil would probably be overkill. The app will autosave your progress so that if you don’t have time to completely finish an image in one sitting, you can come back to it later.

RePixel Color By Number Game iOS App REVIEW RePixel Color By Number Game iOS App REVIEW

One of the coolest features of RePixel is the time lapse recording. The app is secretly recording your movements as you complete them. Then, once you’ve finished the masterpiece, you can play it back and share it with family and friends. The video is usually 10 seconds or less and they are really fun to receive. I was out of town last week for CES and my daughter ended up sending me a few while I was out. They always brightened my day.

As enjoyable as RePixel is, there is one major thing I don’t like about it — the in-app purchases. The app is free to download, but you have a limited amount of pages you can color with that download. RePixel is constantly adding ‘free’ images, but in order to really take advantage of the app, you have to pay a premium subscription fee. According to the information from iTunes RePixel’s Unlimited Access Subscription includes –

  • Daily new pictures, export without watermark, remove ads, and have unlimited access to all pictures.
  • Access all available pictures and receive daily updates ad-free for the duration of your subscription

The in-app purchase information shows an option for $4.99 per week to unlock the Unlimited Access, but in iTunes, there are two additional options for $9.99 and $69.99. It’s unclear what these other two options include. In my opinion, $4.99 per week — or nearly $260 per year — is far too much to pay for an app like this. As enjoyable as it is, that cost just seems excessive. RePixel does give the user an option to cancel at any time (as long as it’s 24 hours before the end of your current subscription period), but I would much rather see this be a one-time fee or even a monthly/yearly subscription fee.

Aside from the subscription cost, RePixel is an enjoyable app. If you like coloring books, or paint-by-numbers, give it a try.

DOWNLOAD – RePixel – FREE (in-app purchases)

For more information, visit repixelapp.com.
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You don’t have to sacrifice your comfort to use your phone.

It was cold today. And when I say cold, I mean our high temperature was 11º F and our low was 2º F. It’s the coldest its been here in our part of the United States in four years according to our local meteorologists. It’s the type of cold that makes your skin hurt as soon as your bare skin hits the frigid air. With this type of weather, it’s recommended that people cover up any part of their bodies that might come into contact with the outside air. With that in mind, it’s important to have a good set of gloves. For me, I need something that is flexible enough to drive in and will allow me to be able to still use my touchscreen phone. With that in mind, I invested in a pair of Glider Gloves.

Glider Gloves are gloves that are designed to work with touchscreen devices and keep your hands warm. While Glider Gloves offer several different styles, I opted to go with the Urban Style. They are made of nylon, acrylic, spandex, and copper-based conductive yarns. The copper yarns are interwoven and they are what make the gloves able to work with your touchscreen devices. The Urban Style Glider Gloves also include an anti-slip grip on the palms of the gloves to keep you from losing a grip on your device. The grip is made of silicone.

Glider Gloves Copper Infused Touch Screen Gloves REVIEW

UNBOXING
The gloves arrived in a simple plastic box with some minor branding and product details included. According to the packaging, the gloves were designed in Canada and made in Sri Lanka. Because of the Canadian origins of the product, both French and English languages are on the box. There are no instructions included with the gloves, but product care can be found on the tag included inside the left-hand glove (hand wash, flat dry. Do not tumble dry.).

These gloves only come in one color (black), but Glider Gloves offers other styles in various colors. I ordered the gloves in size large because I have long fingers and standard gloves usually don’t fit me very well. The large was a perfect fit for my fingers and hand, but I did notice that there was some extra fabric here and there on the glove that created a bit of pouch. This made the gloves feel a little ‘baggy’ on my hand. If they had been a little more form-fitting, they would have been perfect for me. As it is, I still consider the fit ‘good’.

Glider Gloves Copper Infused Touch Screen Gloves REVIEW

TOUCH SENSITIVITY TESTING
iPhone 7: This was my primary method of testing since it’s the device I use the most. The phone was able to detect my finger when I tried to unlock the phone with Touch ID. Unfortunately, it couldn’t read my fingerprint (this wasn’t a surprise to me), but it did register that I tapped the home button and I was able to input my passcode. It was a little difficult to type and text, but this was because my gloves were a little baggy. The phone could register taps and touches, but it wasn’t quite as sensitive as my bare skin. I also wasn’t able to use my Swipe keyboard.

MacBook Pro Touch Bar: This test was surprising to me. On a whim, I put one of my gloves on and tried to turn the brightness up on my laptop. It worked! I was able to use the Glider Gloves with the Touch Bar.

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HOW WARM ARE THEY?
Being that this was the coldest day on record for my area in more than four years, it was the perfect time to try out the warmth factor of the Urban Style Glider Gloves. To test out their insulation abilities, I decided to walk from my house to my car with nothing on my hands. This was not a very long walk, but it still caused my hands to tingle because of the bitter cold. After my 10-minute commute to work, my car had warmed up and so had my hands. So, I slipped the gloves on to walk into my office building. Even though I could perceive a bit of cold air coming through the gloves, I would say that they do provide quite a bit of warmth for your hands. My hands did not tingle or feel cramped up from the cold winter air after wearing the Glider Gloves.

CONCLUSION
I can wholeheartedly recommend these gloves for the smartphone user. They grip very well, are wonderful to drive with, and they keep your hands warm. For $15, you can have a powerhouse of a glove that allows you to keep your hands comfortable while providing you a way to still be productive.

BUY FROM AMAZON

For more information, visit glidergloves.com.
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Nicholas Calderone https://www.macsources.com/team/ <![CDATA[Nicks Top Three Favorites From CES 2018]]> https://macsources.com?p=51696&preview=true&preview_id=51696 2018-01-16T23:21:06Z 2018-01-16T23:21:06Z Three products I’ll remember from CES CES the Consumer Electronics Show is a massive whirlwind of amazing gadgets, prototypes, and re-hashes from the past. The show is so big it’s nearly impossible to see everything. I have a fairly good memory but when it comes to CES, I just get overwhelmed with the amount of […]

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Three products I’ll remember from CES

CES the Consumer Electronics Show is a massive whirlwind of amazing gadgets, prototypes, and re-hashes from the past. The show is so big it’s nearly impossible to see everything. I have a fairly good memory but when it comes to CES, I just get overwhelmed with the amount of data that is being pushed at me. With that said, here are the three products I saw at CES that will really stick with me in 2018.

Sleep Number i10 Smart Bed with Sleep IQ Technology

First on the list is the Sleep Number’s i10 smart bed. You might think, “What is a bed doing at a tech show?” I can tell you this is not an ordinary bed. This is the ultimate bed and other than it’s incredibly high price, it might be a perfect fit for me. I suffer from chronic pain and I’ve noticed this pain increasing over the past year. I thought that it was other factors in my life, but after sleeping away from my home bed for a week, I noticed that a lot of my aches and pains were dramatically decreased. This got me thinking about investing in a new bed and one that has smart technology built in, like the Sleep Number i10, seemed like a logical leap for me.

Nicks Top Three Favorites From CES 2018

The i10 is part of Sleep Number’s 360 Smart Bed collection. Each side of the bed is adjustable and SleepIQ shows you the effects of the Sleep Number bed on the quality of your sleep. The i10 has sensors built into the mattress that detect your movements. The bed then automatically adjusts firmness, comfort, and support to keep you sleeping rather than being restless. One of the really cool things about these sensors is that they don’t just work to keep your movements minimal, but the mattress will also adjust if snoring is detected.

The biometric sleep tracking technology that is included in the i10 can potentially detect irregular breathing or heartbeat patterns, identify the flu or other local epidemics, help monitor patients in their home for their health care provider, or monitor recovery following medical procedures. In the past, I have used multiple types of sleep tracking devices – like Beddit or the Beautyrest Sleep Tracker – to monitor sleeping patterns. These devices can tell you a lot about the quality of your sleep, but they don’t come close to what the Sleep Number i10 can do AND they are a separate device that must be connected to your bed. The technology is built into the Sleep Number bed.

Nicks Top Three Favorites From CES 2018

Aside from the really cool tech that is apart of the Sleep Number bed, it was seriously the most comfortable bed I’ve ever laid on. The experience of trying out the i10 is not something that I will soon forget.

Learn more about Sleep Number on their website.
Find Sleep Number on Facebook and Twitter.

Osmo Mobile 2 from DJI

The second product that I got really excited about was from DJI — the Osmo Mobile 2. Osmo Mobile 2 is a smartphone camera stabilizer that captures smooth videos using DJI’s industry-leading three-axis gimbal technology which cancels out movement in three directions. The device is made to be lightweight and work with modern smartphones like the iPhone X. It has a two-way mobile clamp that allows you to pivot between landscape and portrait mode as well as a 1/4″ universal screw mount so that you can use your favorite photography accessories. The Osmo Mobile 2 has a new zoom slider that lets you operate your smartphone from the handle and produce a dolly zoom effect with your camera.

Nicks Top Three Favorites From CES 2018

Price at $129, I feel that the Osmo Mobile 2 is reasonable for most photographers to obtain. The device has a wonderful balance weight so you don’t feel the strain in your arms when vlogging. The controls feel great and I’m very eager to try it out. I didn’t get to spend a whole lot of time with DJI during CES, but I’m looking forward to using the Osmo Mobile 2 when it becomes available.

Learn more about DJI on their website.
Find DJI on Facebook and Twitter.

EARGO Hearing Aids

My third and final favorite of CES 2018 is actually something I’ve needed for quite some time — hearing aids. These aren’t just any hearing aids though — these are tiny, in-ear hearing aids from EARGO. EARGO is both a company name and product. The hearing aids are a ‘direct to consumer’ product and not something that you necessarily have to go to an audiologist to obtain. I’ve worked with hearing aids that fall into this category before (read about the MD Hearing Aids here) and had moderate success with them. They are essentially amplifiers and even though they are real hearing aids, they sometimes don’t have all the bells and whistles that some of the more popular brands do. This means that there are preset settings for the hearing aids that you can cycle through.

Nicks Top Three Favorites From CES 2018

EARGO as a company has the mission to empower customers to feel good and make hearing easy. If you’ve never had to deal with trying to get hearing aids, you are lucky. It can be a HUGE struggle and a strain on financial resources as they are quite expensive. EARGO is made of up of ENT surgeons, industry professionals, and tech geeks. They wanted to bring a hearing aid to market that was as close to invisible as possible to combat social stigmas of people who wear visible hearing aids while keeping it cost-effective for people who need to be wearing them. Their EARGO Max provides maximum performance with a minimum size for hearing loss sufferers.

Nicks Top Three Favorites From CES 2018

These hearing aids really are almost invisible and are some of the smallest hearing aids I’ve ever seen. Not only are they small, but they come with a case that can recharge them on the go. They have 18 hours of battery life between each charge and have four settings for a user with mild to moderate hearing loss. Because they are so small, you switch the settings by simply tapping on your ear. The vibration changes modes from mode 1-4. You hear each number when changing so you know what settings you are in and you can change the setting on each ear independently. I received a pair of these while at CES so watch for my full review coming in the following months. I will say this, these are the best direct-to-consumer hearing aids I’ve tried and I can recommend these to people who are in need of a hearing aid but don’t want to break the bank.

Learn more about EARGO on their website.
Find EARGO on Facebook and Twitter.

CES 2018 ran from January 8th – 12th and had over 180,000 people attending. I found many products that should be mentioned in this post but because of the number of amazing products, we had to limit the list to three each. Jon also has his top three picks out today. Check what he had to say here.

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Jon Walters http://macsources.com <![CDATA[Jon’s Favorites from CES 2018]]> https://macsources.com?p=51700&preview=true&preview_id=51700 2018-01-16T19:50:17Z 2018-01-16T19:50:17Z Check out some eye-catching products from CES. CES 2018, in Las Vegas Nevada, ended its run this past Friday 1/12/18.  The show was exhilarating, while also creating sheer exhaustion.  While touring the show floor, attending media events like Pepcom/Showstoppers and a ShellyPalmer breakfast featuring the Property Brothers, I ran into multiple companies offering new products, […]

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Check out some eye-catching products from CES.

CES 2018, in Las Vegas Nevada, ended its run this past Friday 1/12/18.  The show was exhilarating, while also creating sheer exhaustion.  While touring the show floor, attending media events like Pepcom/Showstoppers and a ShellyPalmer breakfast featuring the Property Brothers, I ran into multiple companies offering new products, rehashing old devices and making a plethora of smart devices.

PowerWatch X

One of my favorite pieces of technology from the show was the PowerWatch X from Matrix Industries.  The watch features were similar to most smartwatches on the market: water resistance (200m for the X version), push-notifications from your smartphone, step counter, sleep tracker, and apps for iOS and Android to further customize your experience.

CES 2018 PowerWatch

The PowerWatch X is an upgrade to the standard PowerWatch.  With the new watch, you can expect an increase in diameter from 46mm to 50mm, in weight from 50-60g to 60-70g, in water resistance from 50m to 200m, and now notifications.  The more robust watch is designed to go everywhere you go.  If you have used modern generation smartwatches, you will realize that you will need to charge your watch daily.  The Matrix PowerWatch and PowerWatch X no longer require charging via standard methods.  Matrix Industries has created the first watch to be powered solely by body heat, without any required charging.  It uses advanced thermoelectric generators and utilizes the heat of the body to power the device.  When you remove it, it goes into sleep/lower power mode, and when you put it back on, it reactivates.  While utilizing the heat from the body as energy, it measures body heat production and provides a more accurate measurement of calorie consumption.

PowerWatch CES 2018

The reason that I liked this technology was less for the watch and more for the implications of the charging technology.  After learning about the PowerWatch/PowerWatchX, I started researching about body heat collecting clothing from North Carolina State University.  If our clothing can monitor expended body heat, more accurately count calories, capture wasted heat and utilize it as energy, imagine the possibilities for our monitored technology.  The thermoelectric generators require a hot side/cold side and an insulating layer of plastic to generate a difference in temperature.  The device uses this differential in temperature to create a current to charge a small battery.  The neatest part of this technology is that it generates more power as the ambient temperature is cooler than your skin or if you become more active than the ambient air.  The company provided a very convenient table on their website to show this concept. Either utilize more energy and heat up your skin with movement/activity or make sure that the ambient temperature is cooler than your skin.  It will not work at temperatures >90 degrees.  However, it will store the data for one year.  how fast the PowerWatch charges

This technology originally piqued my interest, when I learned about the 2013 Google Science Fair entry by 15-year-old Anne Makosinski.  The technology has been used to power LEDs and has been improved upon in the Lumen Body Heat Flashlight.  The watch is yet another iteration of this technology.  With battery technology lagging behind the enhancement of our devices, alternative charging options become even more important.  What if we couple the body heat generator with a shoe air generator?  For example, we could have air chambers in the sole of our shoe.  With one way valves, stepping could push air from one chamber into another, spinning a gear.  As you release your step to lift your foot and decrease pressure, this vacuum could pull air into the original chamber through another one-way valve.  The energy to move the air comes from activity, and the sealed air chambers turn gears, which could then be used for work.  I have not recently researched a technology as much as with thermogenerators, the Peltier effect and Seebeck effect.  The watch was okay, but the charging technology was amazing.

Learn more about the PowerWatch and PowerWatch X from powerwatch.com.
Follow Matrix Industries on Facebook and Twitter.

UVisi Sun exposure App and Sun Clip

The second most interesting piece of technology was another wearable.  UVisi attempted to solve a significant problem of sun exposure.  Most of us are aware that UV light (More Specifically UV-B) is the most common cause of skin cancers (Melanoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma).   To protect our cells from DNA damage from the UV-B light, we need to avoid contact with the rays.  The best methods to avoid exposure are to remain indoors or to wear skin covering clothing.  If you desire to participate in outdoor activities, you can utilize sunscreen as a temporary skin barrier.  The American Academy of Dermatology recommends a Broad-Spectrum UVA and UVB protecting SPF >30 (>97% blockage of UVB rays), water-resistant sunscreen.

Uvisi Solar Clip
It is recommended to use a sufficient amount of sunscreen to coat all of the skin that is not covered by clothing.  The American Academy of Dermatology website further recommends using about 1 ounce, or the amount to fill a shot glass, and to apply this 15 minutes before outdoor activity.  Most of us can remember to apply the first coat, but we fail to reapply every 2 hours and after swimming/heavy sweating activity.  We also mistakingly think that higher SPF sunscreen allows you to stay outside longer (THIS IS FALSE).  Lastly, we have different skin pigmentation and sun sensitivity.  At CES UVisi introduced a free App that monitors the sun exposure, defines your skin sensitivity, sun intensity, time of exposure and allows you to plan your day based on sun forecast.  With the application, UVisi also has released a device/clip for the app, to measures intensity of UVA/UVB light and to provide real-time alerts when it is time to avoid sunlight.  The device is water, heat and dustproof.

Uvisi AppThe device/App combination is another wearable that strives to improve your health.  Combining information about sun intensity, skin type and the sun protection you are using, the duo suggests safe sun dosing and warns you when to avoid sunlight or when to go indoors/reapply sunscreen.  Use the application to scan your sunscreen, wear the sun clip to measure the sun and learn how to protect yourself from skin cancer.  Amazingly, this technology originated in the mind of a skin cancer survivor, who wanted to reduce the 1:6 chance of skin cancer in Europe.  For you outdoor enthusiasts, keep an eye out for this device on the market, it will be available for preorder soon.

Scan the QR code or visit the App store and download the iOS App.
Learn more about the device/App by visiting www.uvisio.com.

STM and Element Case AR Experience

The third most interesting piece of information detailed at CES 2018, was a new form of advertisement.  I invite you to download the Stmggods.com/stm-App and download the iOS app or the Android Google Play App.  Additionally, visit the AR experience Element Case iOS App or Android App.  No other company is using AR in this manner, and it was truly exceptional.  STM provided AR cards for their Kings, Trilogy, and Judge bags, a general AR experience card and stick anywhere stickers.  Open the App and center the image of the card with the camera.  You will see the bag elevate out of the card.  You can see the colors, the compartments, an X-ray view of the bag loaded and unloaded.  Using the place anywhere sticker, you can see how the bag might look on your back.  Imagine using this for jeans, for shirts, for other clothing items and shopping online with the ability to see what it may look like on your person.  Perhaps the next iteration will be position markers for waist, knees, thighs, ankles, etc., and the AR app can fit the clothing to you!

STM AR ExperienceThe App was amazing and provided a fun little interactive view of the bag.  As stated previously, this is not being done by other companies.  Using this technology, you can see the dimensions of the bags instead of reading about them.  You can see the color with the shape, instead of a simple boring 2D image. The stick and scan images were a really neat addition to the AR bag cards and likely provided a better showcase for this technology.  Similar to the STM Bag experience, the Element Case Black Ops experience for the iPhone X is exceptional.  Once the application is downloaded, open the application and scan the box (or a cardstock box front).  You can activate the experience by touching the center of the case.  You will see the box transform in front of your eyes, adding layers of the case like a Combiner from Transformers.  Once complete, evaluate the materials, spin the case around and see how it will enhance your iPhone X.

STM AR bag experienceElement Case AR Experience
The technology was new and unique and it will enhance the future shopping experience.  Utilizing the camera on the iPhone and AR features, the consumer can interact with a companies product like never before.  This was truly a highlight of CES 2018.  Download the app and look at the above AR cards to see more.

Learn more about Element Cases.
Follow Element on Facebook and Twitter.

Learn more about STM Bags.
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