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Aliph Jawbone ICON Bluetooth Headset Review

The Holy Grail.  The perfect cherry blossom.  A four leaf clover.  The perfect bluetooth headset.  *BUZZ*  “What are things that are searched for?”  “That is correct!”  Personally I’m interested in the headset, but I wouldn’t mind finding a four leaf clover.  On my quest I’ve found headsets that were almost perfect, but failed for one reason or another.  Will Aliph’s latest Jawbone offering end my searching?  Read on to find out.

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Sound ID 400 Bluetooth Headset Review

When Julie announced the Sound ID 400 I couldn’t wait for it to be announced.  Small, simple and packed with features like PersonalSound (enhanced listening power) and Automatic Volume Control (self-explanatory) in a nice looking package.  Well I’ve been using the headset for a little while now, and was surprised by how it performed. Read More →

3M Privacy Filter for Laptops Review

3M Privacy Screen

Confidential documents, surfing The Gadgeteer while at work, and porn.  What do these all have in common?  They’re all things that you’re likely to want to hide from prying eyes.  If you are doing any of these (or similar) activities in public using your laptop, you have a few options: One of those dorky shields that goes around the screen, lowering your screen brightness and hoping others can’t see, THIS or using a 3M Privacy Filter. Read More →

ProClip In-Vehicle Device Mounting Solution Review

(Photo courtesy of ProClip website)

We all know that we shouldn’t use our cell phones while driving, yet most of us still do. To try and not be “that driver” who is fumbling to pick up the phone that fell on the floor, using my knees to steer on the highway or holding the phone with one hand while sipping an extra hot half-caf  soy Venti Latte with the other, I’ve been using the ProClip Mounting System for the past few years. Read More →