Janet Cloninger


This universal phone stand has a business card holder/reader built in so the card's info can be easily read in and added to your contacts database.  Put the business card on the card holder and use the WorldCard app to photograph the card and import its information.  The app synchronizes with Gmail's contacts, so you can manage [...]

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Most wallet-style phone cases have only one or two slots to serve as your wallet, but the Jstyle Leather Wallet iPhone Case for iPhone 6 Plus is an actual wallet.  The wallet has two flaps that have a total of eight card slots and an ID window; there are also two pockets to hold cash [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Wallets

Last year, we told you about a Kickstarter project for a small, foldable, portable photography studio called Foldio.  People who sell products online or who review gadgets need a clear, well-lighted area to take photos for their postings.  Foldio was designed for the person who needed a home studio, but who didn't have much room [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, News

Even though we've lived in our new place for just over a year now, we still don't have enough artwork on the walls.  I'm trying to find some Mid-century prints and metal art for the walls, but I still like to leave room for pictures of loved ones.  When Picture It On Canvas offered The [...]

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The Malektronic Rocket Speaker may look like a water bottle, but it's filled with a different kind of refreshment.  The Malektronic Rocket is a Bluetooth speaker that was created for outdoor activities.  It's drop-proof, dust-proof, and protected against splashing water from any angle.  It has a 6W speaker and a battery that provides 15+ hours of [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, News, Outdoor Gear

With all the focus on smart watches today, you may find the idea of a pocket watch to be too old-fashioned to contemplate.  When you take a look at the Ziiiro version of the pocket watch, you'll see it's not your great-grandfather's pocket watch!  The TITAN pocket watch has one of those abstract LCD watches [...]

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Watches, Clocks

I don't like using the virtual keyboard on my iPad, but I dislike having a heavy, bulky keyboard case on my iPad even more.  Of course, another problem with expensive keyboard cases is that they aren't likely to fit your next device when you upgrade.  With the Logitech Keys-to-go Portable Keyboard, you'll have a Bluetooth [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News
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I never have screen protectors on my devices.  I can never get a screen protector on without dust and air bubbles underneath or without misaligning it, and I simply cannot tolerate seeing those blemishes on the screen.  I also refuse to use any screen protector that requires use of a liquid for application.  I've already [...]

Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News

A few months ago, I told you about the luxurious travel kit I had assembled for my husband after he discovered wet-shaving with vintage razors.  Whether you use vintage razors or new ones, you need a case to protect it in your Dopp kit, and Waterfield has introduced a nice-looking Razor Case that could be [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Travel Gear

As much as I love the Spigen Ultra Hybrid Case with Air Cushion Bumper for the iPhone 6 Plus case that I've been using on my iPhone 6 Plus, I'm always open to trying out other cases.  (See the "Other posts that you will enjoy" links at the end of this review to read my "How [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. What's the perfect holiday gift?  These days the gift of a computer and internet connectivity is often at the top of most everyone's wish list.  People need computers to manage files and records for their home or job.  Students need them for researching and [...]

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If you have a tiny kitchen like mine, every item on the countertop has to have earned its place there.  The Maverick Chef Tunes Bluetooth Speaker and Roasting Thermometer does quadruple duty, so it would be worthy of the 12" x 2.5"  x 3.5" of counter it would require.  The Chef Tunes is a Bluetooth [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Home, Kitchen, News, Watches, Clocks

We've looked at a lot of phone cases with wallet functions, but none is as configurable as the HoldTight iPhone case from Felix.  The HoldTight has a backplate that snaps out of the case.  You arrange the seven bands (3 vertical, 4 horizontal) into the configuration that will best hold what you want to carry on [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Wallets

QVC is offering a set of two HALO 3000mAh Ultra Slim Portable Chargers with RFID Card Wallet as their Today's Special Value.  Each charger is individually boxed with a set of cables: USB-to-microUSB charging cable, USB to 8-pin charging cable (Lightning), and a 30-pin connector tip.  The HALO charger has enough power to recharge phones or [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Wallets

If the cutesy diaper bags with pastel-colored baby animals aren't for you, you probably have had a hard time finding a diaper bag that you can use.  Tom Bihn, after time spent coming up with the best design they thought they could make, has introduced the Parental Unit.  This diaper bag looks like a standard [...]

Posted in: Bags, Kid Gadgets, News
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Not long after Julie reviewed the Keyport Slide 2.0, I ordered one for myself.  The Keyport Slide is a little plastic rectangle that corrals up to six keys in a compact package - one that doesn't have sharp keys to unexpectedly stab you when you sit with your keyring in your pocket.  If you don't [...]

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear

Today is Black Friday, the official beginning of the holiday shopping season.  Coming up with gift ideas for everyone can be difficult, but here are a couple of ideas for the coffee and tea lovers. The Aerobie AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker has everything that the coffee lover needs to make a perfect cup of [...]

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We recently told you about the MarBlue HeadFoams headphones for children that can stand up to the punishment kids dish out and keep functioning.  Well, kids aren't the only ones who are hard on their headphones, so MarBlue is introducing some HeadFoams designed for adults.  HeadFoams Pro are larger to fit most head sizes from [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, News

Grovemade constructed this beautiful case from Oregon Claro walnut and premium vegetable-tanned leather.  The wood frame was CNC-milled with the layout taking advantage of the strength of grain direction; it has precision-crafted corner joints and lasercut actuated walnut power and volume buttons.  The wood was all hand-sanded and stained, and then the case was wrapped with [...]

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Well, you can make Pepsi at home if you are lucky enough to live in the test area.  Pepsi and SodaStream have announced a joint project called Pepsi Homemade.  You'll carbonate water using your SodaStream, and then you add one of the Pepsi or Sierra Mist Homemade 0.5L flavor caps create your own drink. Right [...]

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