25 of our favorite things in 2017

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NBA Connected Jersey

Day 1

nike.com

If you love sports as much as us, then you will want one of these. The Nike NBA Connected Jersey allows you to simply tap your smartphone on the tag on the bottom of your jersey for instant, next-level access to athletes, exclusive offers, and the game you love.

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Google Pixel Buds

Day 2

store.google.com

Google has been killing it! The Google Pixel Buds are the first of many Google items on our list this year. Not only do they provide high quality sound and a comfortable fit, but they have a Google Assistant that provides quick access to music, messages and real-time translation!

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Day 3

archapparel.com

As a creative agency based in St. Louis, we love to support local businesses. Arch Apparel makes amazing clothes and accessories to support our local sports teams and promotes pride in St. Louis. We encourage everyone to find a local apparel company in your city and support them!

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Day 4

uncommongoods.com

Feel calm and confident on your daily commute with this high-security (but super stylish) backpack that keeps all your valuables safe. Hidden zippers, slash-proof materials, and clever pockets tucked into the straps keeps everything safe and secure while still providing you easy access your transit pass, cash, and other quick essentials.

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Day 5

amazon.com

The Echo Show brings you everything you love about Alexa, now with pictures and video! It's super handy for the kitchen counter. You can watch video flash briefings and Amazon Video content, review recipes, see music lyrics, security cameras, photos, weather forecasts, shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. All hands-free — you just have to ask, she's always listening 😉 .

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Day 6

joinhoney.com

If you shop online WAY too much you NEED to install this on every computer in the house :). Honey automatically searches all coupon codes to make sure you are getting the best price on your purchase. Sneaky, huh?

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Day 7

forever21.com

Just in queso you haven't heard – There is a Taco Bell clothing line at Forever 21! You have guac to be kidding me, right? Let's taco 'bout it. It's fire! 🔥🌮🔥🌮

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Day 8

waze.com

Waze was already awesome ✔ Same for Spotify ✔ . But, the two just partnered so that you can view your music from Waze OR view your Waze route from Spotify. With that combo, I think we can dub this as "two of our favorite things in one".

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Day 9

autonomous.ai

Ever get sick of sitting at your desk at work? Autonomous has designed a SmartDesk to make both standing and sitting a natural part of your day. Having a convenient option to stand at any point during your work day encourages movement, key to maintaining healthy circulation and focus. #WorkHealthier

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Day 10

rover.com

As much as we love our pets, we can't always take them with us :( We put our trust in Rover! You can choose a sitter in your area for dog boarding, house sitting, dog walking, doggy day care, or even drop-in visits (potty breaks). Rover is the best!

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Day 11

hulu.com

Everyone at our office is doing it – cutting the cord, ditching cable, and turning to streaming services. With Hulu Live TV, you can watch all your favorite live sports, news, entertainment, and more. Plus, get unlimited access to the entire Hulu streaming library (aka - Handmaid's Tale - a must watch)!

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Day 12

amazon.com

Do you have a hard time picturing how something will look in your home? AR view lets you view products in your home before you buy them. You can see how they fit and test how they look. Cool, right?

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Day 13

Google Wifi

Google Wifi is essentially a router, except that it's way better - like, waayyy better. It works differently than a traditional router. You set up multiple points throughout your home, creating a "mesh" network that delivers a consistently strong, secure signal so you can stream, download and share without missing a beat. Best of all, you manage everything from a slick, little app on your phone. We LOVE ours!

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Day 14

Popsockets

THE hottest accessory for your phone right now. If you are cool, you have one. A collapsible grip and stand for your phone that lets you show off your style, whenever you want, however you want.

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Day 15

casper.com/dog-beds

Spoil your dog with one of these super confortable Casper beds! They've combined pressure-relieving memory foam and durable support foam to create a bed that loves Fido back. They deserve it!

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Day 16

store.google.com

The Google Pixel 2 is giving the iPhone a run for it's money. Not only does it have unlimited storage, it now takes better quality photos, charges faster and lasts longer. The black and white color combo is pretty sweet too.

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Day 17

nest.com

Nest Secure is redefining home security. It's so easy to use, plus you can arm and disarm with the Nest app from anywhere! You can also receive security alerts, verify what's happening, and call the police — safety at your fingertips!

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Day 18

playgameofphones.com

Game of Phones is a unique card game you play using your own phone. Everyone grabs their phone, one player picks a card and gets to judge that round. You have 60 seconds to respond with the funniest, most on point, or downright weird thing that you can find on your phone. It's clever and very fun!

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Day 19

sonos.com

Sonos One blends great sound with Amazon Alexa, the easy-to-use voice service, for hands-free control of your music and more. Use your voice to play songs while you cook. Tell Alexa to turn the volume up while you're in the shower. You can even request a lullaby, out loud, when you're tucking in the kids.

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Day 20

apple.com/airpods

AirPods are our new favorite headphones. Using them is super easy. They can sense when they're in your ears and pause when you take them out. They work great whether you're listening to your iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, or Mac.

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Day 21

august.com

The August Smart Lock allows you to give keyless entry to family, friends, housekeepers, or anyone else you want from anywhere you have an internet connection! It also integrates with Apple's HomeKit to allow you to do things like locking the door, turning off the lights, and closing the garage all in one tap. It's super handy!

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Day 22

store.google.com

Google Clips is a camera that uses AI to capture photos and short clips for you! Set it down and let it do its thing. Clips automatically chooses which moments to capture and keep, so you don't need to be behind the camera.

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Day 23

getprepd.com

An intelligently designed, beautifully crafted lunchbox and smart lunch recipe app. Prepd Pack redefines the whole experience of taking lunch, from planning and preparing, to tracking the nutritional value of your lunches.

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Day 24

marketoonist.com

Marketoonist is the thought bubble of Tom Fishburne, a veteran marketer and cartoonist. Tom parodies the world of marketing in his hilarious book "Your Ad Ignored Here". It brings some much needed levity (and perspective) to what we do every day at communication specialists.

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Day 25

apple.com/iphone-x

I bet you can guess why this is one of our favorite things...talking emojis, duh! Not to mention this is all made possible through face recognition. How cool is that?!