Janet Cloninger

mugen-power-extended-battery-cat-b15Q

There are a lot of mobile phones on the market today, but it can be impossible to find accessories designed for your particular device if you don't have an Apple or Samsung product.  Mugen Power has an extended Li-ion battery for your phone, if you happen to have the Caterpillar Cat B15Q phone.  The standard battery [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
{ 0 comments }
aarp-realpad-android-tablet

This new RealPad from AARP probably isn't a lot different from many other 7.9" Android tablets on the market, but it has one advantage over them.  The fact that AARP is endorsing them and has some of their services set up as apps on the tablet may be enough to give tech-fearful people the confidence to think [...]

Posted in: Android related, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
{ 0 comments }
hammacher-lighted-gloves

The Light Casting Gloves will keep your hands warm this winter.  They have a "wind- and water-resistant outer shell, polyester insulation that keeps hands warm, and a brushed tricot lining that is soft and smooth against hands."  They also have a synthetic leather palm for improving your grip and elastic at the wrist to keep [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
{ 0 comments }
mr-spock-business-card-holder

Devoted fans of Mr. Spock will love this business card holder.  The Bronze Spock Business Card Holder is apparently only bronze colored, because it is made of Polystone.  It measures 4.25" x 2.5" x 6.5".  It shows Spock's hand in his famous Vulcan salute, and the base displays his "live long and proper" salutation.  You can [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
{ 1 comment }
ring-stylus

All the single ladies and gents who like to use a stylus but who can never find the thing when they want it need the Ring Stylus from Kikkerland Design. This stylus fits a size 8 finger, or you can wear it on a keyring or around your neck on a chain, so you'll always [...]

Posted in: Gear, News, Styluses
{ 0 comments }
toggle-switch-plates

If normal switch plate covers are too mundane for you, try these Toggle Switch Plates from UncommonGoods for a little Rube Goldberg steampunk style.  They are designed by father and son Lance and L J Nybye.  The plates are made with brass hardware and laser-engraved plywood.  You can attach them over your existing standard switch plates [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
{ 0 comments }
mini-eco-i-lite-flashlight-emergency-light

The Mini Eco-i-Lite from the Container Store plugs into an outlet and can serve as a dim nightlight.  If you need a flashlight, just lift the cylinder out of the charging base and turn on the LED flashlight.  If you lose power, the flashlight comes on automatically, and it can provide 7 hours of continuous [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
{ 0 comments }
amazon-fire-tv-stick

If you had your interest piqued by the Amazon Fire TV that was released earlier this year, but you didn't want to pay $100 for it, the Amazon Fire TV Stick is for you.  It's only $39, but Amazon Prime members get it for only $19 if they order before 6:00 a.m. (PT) October 29, 2014. [...]

Posted in: Android related, Audio, Video, TV Gear, News
{ 1 comment }
blue-bottle-travel-coffee-kit

If your coffee is the key to a good morning for you, and if the cost of getting it your way is no object, then the Blue Bottle Coffee Travel Kit from Timbuk2 Bags is the perfect addition to your travel gear.  The kit is packed in a Timbuk2 bag with 14-oz waxed canvas exterior with [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News, Travel Gear
{ 0 comments }
tory-burch-fitbit-bracelet-pendant

Ladies, do you love wearing your Fitbit fitness tracker but wish it looked more stylish and less rubbery and sporty?  If you'd like to have a Fitbit that looks like jewelry, then check out these pieces developed by Tory Burch in collaboration with Fitbit.  The Fitbit Metal Hinged Bracelet and the Fitbit Fret Pendant Necklace hold [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
{ 2 comments }
how-i-outfit-my-iphone-6-plus-14

I had given a lot of thought about how I wanted to protect and carry my iPhone 6 Plus before I even received it.  I knew I wanted a case for it, but I didn't want it to cover up the beautiful gold color that I had been pining for since I saw it on [...]

Posted in: Bags, Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
{ 12 comments }
juice-pack-car-dock

Well, without plugging a cable into the phone or case, anyway.  The juice pack car dock from mophie attaches to your car's windshield or dash with suction cups, and you'll plug its cable into your car's power outlet.  When you mount your iPhone 5 or 5s (that's cased in a mophie juice pack case) into [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Car Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
{ 0 comments }
bluesmart-suitcase

The Bluesmart carryon is actively seeking funding on indiegogo, although it's already raised more than 650% of its funding goal with 33 days left in the funding period.  This piece of luggage connects to your smartphone via an app and tells you all about itself and your travel - and it charges your devices, too. [...]

Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
{ 1 comment }
scottevest-2-pocket-underwear

It will take a special, ultra-determined, and skillful pickpocket to snag your phone or passport while they are stored in these SCOTTeVEST Travel Boxers.  The underwear is made of a nylon/lycra blend with Aegis Microbe Shield, an "antimicrobial treatment that inhibits the growth of microbes, such as bacteria, mold, and mildew that can cause stains, [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
{ 11 comments }
incase-sling-bag-for-ipad

Years ago, when the iPad first was released, I reviewed the Incase Travel Kit Plus for iPad and found it was perfect for carrying the iPad, Apple Bluetooth keyboard, cables and chargers, and the included stand.  Well, perfect if it only had a shoulder strap, in my opinion.  Incase has updated the iPad travel kit [...]

Posted in: Bags, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
{ 0 comments }
nova-blox-backup-battery

Juno Power offers the new Nova BLOX backup batteries.  They are cased in a smooth-finish aluminum shell that Juno Power says is about half the size of the palm of a hand.  Inside, they store 4000mAh of power that can give you hours of extra power for your phone or other USB-chargeable device.  The Nova [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
{ 0 comments }
tokyoflash-kisai-adjust-wood

The new Kisai Adjust Wood watch from Tokyoflash Japan lets you select from six colors for the LED display, choose 12- or 24-hour time mode, and select whether the time is displayed horizontally or vertically.  It also has date, alarm, and animation functions.  The case and band are made of either dark sandalwood or maple; [...]

Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks
{ 0 comments }
spigen-air-skin

Spigen's Air Skin cases for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are only 0.4mm thick and weigh only 4 grams and 6 grams, respectively.  That's hardly bulkier than a sticker skin, but the Air Skin cases are made using a new technology which compresses polycarbonate "to a stable form that can protect a device [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
{ 0 comments }
Blogger_580x380c_v2

Post sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are my own. It's autumn, and that means cooler weather, kids are in school, and college football is in season.  Do you know what the above collegiate teams all have in common?  The University of Georgia, Ohio State University, University of Texas, Arizona State University, University of Michigan, University [...]

Posted in: News
{ 0 comments }
travelon-slim-pouch

The Anti-Theft Classic Slim Pouch from Travelon looks perfect for keeping your cards, passport, and a phone with you while you travel.  The bag has a quick-access phone pocket on the front and a small zippered pocket for cash or small items.  The main zipper compartment can be locked to prevent easy access to the [...]

Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
{ 0 comments }