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Ring Video Doorbell (Wired) + Echo Dot

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I love a good bundle and this Amazon Black Friday deal combines two of our favorite Amazon devices for less than the price of one! Currently you can use the Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with a Ring Video Doorbell for just $41. Both devices are great on their own, but combine the two and you’ve just turned your ordinary home into a modern smart home for under $50!

Ring Video Doorbell with Echo Dot: was $99 now $41

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max

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Come on! The new Fire TV Stick 4K Max is on sale for the first time. The recently released streamer is Amazon’s best Fire TV stick yet. It has a new quad-core CPU and a 750MHz GPU that speeds up the loading time of apps like Disney Plus. It also makes for a smooth and snappy navigation experience overall. In our review, we called it our favorite Fire TV device yet.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max: was $54 now $34

Instant Pan Airfryer

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Here’s a little confession: I have a love-hate relationship with fried foods. On the one hand I love it because it is fried food. (Hello, French fries!) On the other hand, I hate it because… well, I want to feel like a big slob after dinner. Enter the Instant Pot Air Fryer. It uses insanely hot air to fry your food, meaning little to no oil is used. The result: perfectly crispy fries, chicken wings or even Brussels sprouts (without the guilt).

Instant Pot Vortex Airfryer: was $99 now $69

Oculus Quest 2

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Back in stock! Let me start by saying that Oculus Quest 2 deals are insanely rare. Even finding it in stock can sometimes be a challenge. But Amazon has it in stock and it bundles a free $50 Amazon credit with your purchase. Don’t forget to use the coupon code “OCULUS50” at checkout to receive your free credit. In our review, we called it the best virtual reality headset money can buy. Best of all, it works on its own and doesn’t require a crazy gaming rig to power it.

Oculus Quest 2: for $299 with $50 Amazon credit

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 Black Friday Deal

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There are hundreds of cheap Chromebook deals out there, but I like this one because the Chromebook Flex 3 is not only a laptop, but this 2-in-1 can also be used as a tablet. This Chromebook has everything you need to get online and is also a great option for kids. It has a MediaTek processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. Another cool feature is that the Chromebook Flex 3 has a 10-hour battery life and weighs just 2.6 pounds! We’d get along with this deal.

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3: was $319 now $159

Amazon Fire TV

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Black Friday is the best time of year to buy a new TV. Yes, there are TV deals available all year round, but only on Black Friday will you see extreme TV sales like this one. Amazon has a variety of smart TVs for sale starting at $99. Some of the cheaper sets are 720p TVs, which I wouldn’t normally recommend you buy in 2021. However, they are still a great kitchen TV or home office TV. (Or a TV for the kids). In addition to the 720p sets, there are also plenty of 4K sets for sale at forever low prices.

Smart TV sales: offers from $99

AirPods Pro deal

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Lowest price ever! Greetings everyone! Deals editor Louis walks you through today’s best Amazon Black Friday deals here. I’m a native New Yorker, drink my coffee black and I’ve been dealing Black Friday deals for over 10 years. That said – one of the deals I’m most excited about is these AirPods Pro.

Amazon has the AirPods Pro on sale for just $159! That’s $10 cheaper than last year’s best sale and their lowest price ever. I’ve been using my AirPods Pro since they first debuted and I absolutely love them. I use them every time I go for a run and love them because they are the only earbuds that stay in place, provide solid audio and live up to their sweat-proof rating. What’s extra cool is that these are the “new” AirPods Pro with a MagSafe compatible charging case.

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $159


San Francisco restaurant receives negative reviews after asking cops to leave




San Francisco restaurant receives negative reviews after asking cops to leave

A San Francisco restaurant was hit by a spate of negative reviews after it made headlines for asking uniformed police officers to leave because the presence of guns made staff uncomfortable.

Hilda and Jesse, a breakfast restaurant in the city’s North Beach neighborhood, sat down with three uniformed officers on Friday, but said the staff felt uneasy about the presence of “multiple weapons” shortly afterwards.

The restaurant’s Instagram page said this was not a political decision and was made in the best interests of their staff.

“We respect the San Francisco Police Department and are grateful for the work they are doing,” the statement said on social media. “We welcome them to the restaurant when they are off duty, without uniforms and without their weapons.”

The restaurant owners also met with officers at the department’s main station on Saturday to discuss the incident. according to NBC Bay Area.

A deluge of negative 1-star reviews hit the Hilda and Jesse Yelp page this weekend.

“Refuting law enforcement because they were in uniform is all I need to know about this place,” said one review. “Will never step foot in there. Definitely DO NOT call the police if you get robbed!! Don’t be hypocrites!!”

Another review wrote: “What’s wrong with you? Looking forward to your bankruptcy. You are a disgrace. Throw the cops out????”

Sunday morning, the restaurant page had a 1-star rating with over 460 reviews.

San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott spoke on the matter on Saturday in a series of tweets. Scott said the department stands for “safety with respect,” even if the officers find someone else’s wishes “personally disappointing.”

“I believe the vast majority of San Franciscans welcome their police officers, who deserve to know that they are appreciated for the difficult work we ask them to do – in their uniforms – to keep our neighborhoods and businesses safe,” added Scott.

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The 10 Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Hampshire According to TripAdvisor




The 10 Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Hampshire According to TripAdvisor

With its mix of beautiful scenery and idyllic coastal towns, Hampshire is a major draw for families.

The county also has plenty of great restaurants, but which ones are the most kid-friendly for families to visit?

With that in mind, HampshireLive took a look at TripAdvisor and compiled a list of the 10 top-rated restaurants suitable for children.

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1. Mexifun – Southampton

At the top of the list is this Mexican/Latin inspired restaurant with 177 reviews and an overall rating of five out of five. Of these reviews, 174 said it was ‘excellent’, while only one gave it a ‘poor’ grade.

It also caters to special diets, with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Reviewers noted that the restaurant is small but has a welcoming atmosphere with very friendly staff.

2. Spices and Spirits – Basingstoke

Next up is Spices and Spirits, an Indian and Asian restaurant priced from £10 – £50. Over 379 reviews it has a five out of five rating and according to one reviewer it has a “great selection of street food such as pani puri, chaat and vegetarian dishes.”

The restaurant states that this is ‘not your typical curry house’ and warns that the spiciness of their food is often a bit higher, but that it is very tasty. So make sure you are a family that can handle hot food.

3. Miss Ellie’s Cafe – Southampton

Another five out of five reviews, this time from 178 reviewers. But it’s a complete contrast in price range to Spices and Spirits, with prices between £2 and £6.

The food is cooked fresh to order and many reviewers have complimented and described the full English breakfast as great value for money.

4. Saltwater – New Forest

Another cafe, this time Milford on Sea in the New Forest, with the highest marks out of five. One reviewer said “The Sushi Bowl is amazing”, while another called it a “Wonderful gem of a cafe”.

The cafe must have done enough to impress families as another comment was “Both kids definitely want to visit again.”

5. The Old Clock and Crown – Andover

This is the first place to score points, with a rating of 4.5 out of 377 reviews. Priced from £6 – £18, the pub serves traditional pub grub such as Sunday roasts and burgers.

One reviewer said they traveled 75 miles to meet friends at this pub and would have traveled even further to get to this pub.

6. Peggy May’s Cafe – New Forest

Tucked away in Lyndhurst in the New Forest, this little cafe has had a whopping 561 reviews and scored a 4.5 in total. In addition to serving breakfast and lunch, it sells scones and cakes baked in-house.

The price range is listed as £3 – £9 and one reviewer said they look after children very well.

7. Dhaba59 – Southampton

Serving Indian and Asian dishes, this restaurant caters for vegetarians and vegans, but is also open for both lunch and dinner.

There is no price range listed, but the food sounds delicious. One reviewer said: “The lamb chops just melted in your mouth and the chicken curry was so full of flavor – probably the best curry I’ve tasted and I don’t give that accolade lightly.”

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8. Daisy B’s Kitchen – Titchfield

Based in the old village of Titchfield, Daisy B’s Kitchen scored a five and offers fresh sandwiches as well as homemade cakes and scones.

One reviewer said it was “Pprobably the best takeaway I’ve ever had!” and another said the kids lunch box on offer is “Fantastic”.

9. That Little Tea Shop – Romsey

This is a family run cafe that the regulars call Romsey’s best kept secret. The price range is a very reasonable £2 to £5 and it can be found upstairs in a small side street.

It also sounds like a flexible cafe, as one reviewer wrote: “Always a lovely and relaxing place to visit. Food is always freshly cooked to order and staff are always happy to customize breakfast. Best in Romsey.”

10. The Cedar Tree Restaurant – New Forest

The last place on the list has the most ratings with 609 and it still managed to get an overall rating of five out of five. It received 518 ratings of ‘excellent’ and zero ‘terrible’, with the latter being the lowest possible rating.

Based in Milford on Sea in the New Forest, the price range is between £12 and £30 and the food on offer is listed as ‘British’ and ‘European’, with both vegan and vegetarian options. One reviewer noted that the children’s menu is “good too with good portions.”

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SuperLotto Plus Lottery winning numbers for December 5, 2021; Winning Results




SuperLotto Plus Lottery

The Superlotto Plus lottery is one of the most popular lotteries in California. This lottery takes place every Wednesday and Saturday and is played in the style of Mega Millions. This game started in 1986 as California SuperLotto; however, in 2000 the name was changed to SuperLotto Plus.

SuperLotto Plus lottery winning numbers and results for December 5, 2021

The winning numbers and results of the SuperLotto Plus lottery will be announced at 7:57 PM EST in the US. Look for the final results in some time. The last lottery took place on November 27, 2021, at the usual time.

SuperLotto Plus lottery previous winners

As mentioned before, the last Superlotto lottery took place on December 4, 2021. The winning numbers in this lottery were 10, 30, 45, 56, 67. The Mega number was 2. The estimated jackpot prize in this lottery was $38 million USD .

How do you play the SuperLotto Plus lottery game?

  • Find a SuperLotto Plus play coupon at any of 21,000 California Lottery retail locations.
  • Using a lottery ticket, which you can find at any lottery shop, choose 5 numbers between 1 and 47 and 1 Mega number between 1 and 27.
  • You can also select Quick Pick, or just ask the cashier for a SuperLotto Plus Quick Pick, and the random number generator will pick the numbers for you.
  • To play the same numbers for consecutive draws, simply highlight Advance Play. Advance Play allows you to play multiple draws with one purchase.
  • You can play 2 to 8, 16 or 20 consecutive draws on a single lane by marking the Advance Playbox. Pay $1 per game for each SuperLotto Plus ticket.
  • Your ticket is your receipt. Keep the receipt well. Remember that SuperLotto Plus has 9 winning ball combinations.
  • The more numbers on your ticket match the numbers drawn, the more you win. Don’t forget to also check the Mega Number, when the results are announced.
  • The Superlotto Plus lottery is one of the most popular lotteries in California.
  • This lottery takes place every Wednesday and Saturday and is played in the style of Mega Millions. This game started in 1986 as California SuperLotto; however, in 2000 the name was changed to SuperLotto Plus.



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