Top 5 Awesome Dorm Room Tech August 30, 2018 – Posted in: Videos

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LG sponsored us to do a couple videos
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Linus’ empty warehouse gaming skit
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with their short-throw projector
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was pretty cool, except he left thousands of dollars
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worth of equipment behind when he left.
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But his second idea
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To go with their battery powered short throw projector
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and have a look at five handy tech items for college dorm life
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had an even bigger problem…. (Record Scratch)
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Linus has never lived in a dorm!!!
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So here I go.
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♪ (LTT theme music) ♪
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Lets start with item number one,
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the Bose QC35 Wireless Headphones.
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One of the first things you will notice about dorm life
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is the incredibly thin walls
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and your neighbors,
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in every direction are probably enjoying their first taste of life out from their mom and dad’s roof.
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Eavesdropping on conversations may be fun the first few days, and the rabbits next door could be interesting for a bit too. I am not judging.
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But after a couple weeks you are probably just gonna want some quiet time to yourself.
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The noise cancellation on the QC35 is nothing short of amazing! They are very comfortable, and with ample padding for long studying sessions.
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And it lasts the whole time too with Bose bose-ting 20 hours of active listening on a single charge. Sorry for that pun…
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This isn’t the first in the QC lineup, Bose has been doing this whole quiet comfort thing for awhile now, and it isn’t likely to come to a surprise to owners of the QC15 or the QC25, but the bottom line is QC35s are expensive, but undeniable awesome.
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Moving on to number 2!
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The Google Chromecast, now I am probably preaching to the choir here, but if you had to leave the family one at home, now might be a great time to pickup either the updated gen 2 model or even the brand new 4k model!
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Us millennials love to show each other internet memes, and random videos. This is just the fact of life,
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and there is no easier way to do this wirelessly then with a Chromecast.
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Its light enough to hang out of your HDMI port on your display, without harming it, and with just a Micro USB plug required for power,
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Its both easy to setup, and easy to use.
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It works with Android 4.1 or higher, iOS 8.0 or higher, Mac OS 10.9 or higher and Windows 7 or higher!
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So, regardless of your tech budget,
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You’re probably covered.
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Now you just need something to plug it into right?
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Which brings us to item number 3 – the LG PH 450 UG,
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An ultra short-throw LED projector
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with an embedded battery
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But Luke!? Why would you want a portable projector, you’re in a dorm room!
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Just, plug it in!
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Ok I hear you but there’s this concept, it’s called leaving your dorm room
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Now I hadn’t heard of it till recently, in my college years I only left my dorm room for sustenance, education or to…do my laundry
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But I do undertsand that certain homo sapiens
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will venture outwards to gather and consume [libations] participate in other various social activities.
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In such scenarios one may gain higher social rank within the herd
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by showing up with a portable projector
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it’s even possible that such a scenario may lead to romance or what i call, popularity plus with the desirable mate
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all right all jokes aside having a projector in your dorm would be badass
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and the portability afforded to you by the built-in battery could be wildly
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useful bring it along to a study group room that doesn’t have a power plug is a
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much more elegant solution to sharing notes and collaboration its size makes
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moving it around easier than you’d expect and like it’s bigger brother from
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our last video its ultra short throw so you can get 40 inches of screen size
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just 2.9 inches away from the wall and on the subject of studying your dorm
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life and just being in post-secondary education in general will very possibly
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launch the biggest boom of incoming communication that you have ever
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experienced managing this will be distracting feeling your phone buzz
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pulling it out unlocking and opening the right app typing out some super hot fire
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memes to impress that person you like ending up on Facebook for an hour when
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you were just going to look at that one damn thing which brings us to item
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number four the logitech K7 80 multi-device keyboard can simplify this
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process it’s a Bluetooth keyboard with low profile keys so the typing
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experience is somewhat similar to a laptop but that kind of thing is
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everywhere its main feature is its ability to hot-swap its connectivity
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between three devices like a computer a phone and a tablet it even has a handy
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rail near the top to store your phone meaning you could be sitting at your
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computer working with your phone propped up and plugged in with the screen always on
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hot-swap when you get a message type out your reply and move on with
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your work less downtime. Now no one does top force five is the magic number and I
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was struggling to come up with another one
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thankfully as I was throwing this together the night before the due date I
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had a hankering that inspired me nongshim spicy kimchi flavored bowl
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noodle now you might argue this isn’t a piece of tech! Fair, but it’s awesome
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nonetheless even one of the top helpful reviews on Amazon titled it great for
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hungry college students if you are what you eat I think at one point in my life
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I was probably 25% techie dude and 75% nongshim noodles I highly recommend them
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as long as you don’t mind that they certainly almost contain no nutrients
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whatsoever and probably about two times the recommended daily intake of salt
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depending on how many of them you eat per day for me it might have been near
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eight times right now I’m not worried about that however because I’m about 95%
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done hosting this video so all that’s left to say here is that hopefully these
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suggestions will help you enjoy your dorm experience or just life in general
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if you’re past that whole dorm phase let me know what you guys think in the
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comments down below or at Linus tech on Twitter thanks for watching I’ll see you
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next time if you’re interested in any of these things
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check out Amazon in the link of the description down below or even one of
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these shirts but I don’t think we have polos for sale so oh well
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see ya