If you think all camera straps are the same, then think again. Did you think about it? Well, then you know that the camera strap is basically connected to the camera and hangs around your neck. Pretty simple, right? Well, it can get a little more complicated than you think. When you consider the comfort, the [...]
Since many of us carry around mobile devices such as smartphones, iPhones, handheld games, digital cameras, MP3 player, and the like, having emergency backup power is almost a necessity when it comes to preventing your device from shutting down when a power outlet is out of reach. Powerstick+ from Ecosol is a portable charger that can keep [...]
Not too long ago I had a few Bluetooth earpieces that I mainly used while driving. I had a few Motorola ones like the H700, plus I have still been using the Plantronics Voyager that I reviewed some time ago that I really enjoy. However, my problem was often that I didn’t have the earpiece [...]
From the days of high school, through community college, til the end of college and when I got my first real job after graduating college, I was an avid fan of the backpack. Not too much these days though… At my current job, a backpack just doesn’t feel professional enough for me. Who am I kidding? [...]
Nowadays, it seems like action POV cameras are used everywhere from TV shows to documentaries to the weekend warrior next door. But are there standards for these candid action cameras or is it just as simple as pressing the record button? For me, it’s more than point and shoot. I have previously reviewed two other [...]
Lorex makes a variety of video cameras for home security. Their systems offer solutions for monitoring your entire house. When you have young children in the house, monitoring their room has special requirements, like a monitor you can take with you. I recently was able to review a Lorex home video monitoring system, so I [...]
With the availability of iPads, netbooks, tablets, and smartphones nowadays, it doesn’t leave much room for our older laptops. Everything has become smaller, thinner, lighter, has better battery life and virtually no heat output. However, if you are like me and still have an older laptop or notebook in your arsenal of electronics then you [...]
Happy Earth Day! After seeing many campaigns promoting Earth Day and how we can try to improve the longevity of our beloved earth I came across many helpful and thought provoking articles. Topics like recycling, planting trees, carpooling, electric/hybrid cars and more. It seems that there are many possible ways we can make Earth Day [...]
As you run, workout, cycle, snowboard, or do other activities that make you sweat, chances are that you listen to music while you do it. So then you wear your headphones or earbuds to keep yourself entertained. But as the abundance of sweat drips steadily from your sweaty head, your headphones become distorted from the [...]
If you have used a video monitor around your home then you know the peace of mind that it offers knowing that you are seeing what the camera is seeing. However, you have to be home to view that monitor. But with the Lorex Home Video Monitoring System, you don’t need to be home to [...]
There are various wines out there, red, white, Chablis, Riesling, etc. but no matter what kind of wine you desire there are those out there that like their wine served at room temperature and some who prefer it chilled. However, keeping wine in one’s refrigerator can make the wine too cold and not properly [...]
One thing you can never be without is a good flashlight, especially one that has a bright brilliant light. But for me a flashlight is just a flashlight. That is unless it has something about it that gives it a unique characteristic. And the PrimeTorch 1010 by Primus is one such flashlight.
With all of our MP3 music, digital pictures, digital videos, not to mention e-books, wouldn’t it be great to house all of them in one device? Oh wait, there is… Introducing the 8″ inch Cinepal Personal Media player (APMP10F) from Aluratek. This media player has the ability to play your music, show your photos, play [...]
When it comes to your device’s battery having a portable charger around in an emergency is a great battery saver. But when that battery charger is capable of charging two devices at a time, well then, it becomes a lifesaver.
If you’re like me who sits in front of a computer monitor for long hours, in my case two monitors side by side next to a TV monitor editing music videos, PayPerView programs and PSA/TV commercials, your eyes tend to become strained from the effects of staring at the monitor. But never fear, there is [...]
The ScanSnap Color Scanner from Fujitsu is one of those products that surprised me when I first used it. It surprised me because it works so well. The scanning was surprisingly fast and the scanned images were a perfect copy. I had to stop myself from scanning any picture and document I could get my [...]
If you have a need to move files around from computer to computer or just need an external storage drive for your numerous files then you know having an external drive is a must. And having an external hard drive that is durable, slim, fast and portable isn’t so bad either. Introducing Cirago’s USB 3.0 [...]
This entry is part of 6 in the series A Week with the HTC IncredibleThey say good things come in small packages and the Rock-It Portable Vibration Speaker System is no exception. However, with its surprisingly generated vibrating “pod” it is not without its drawbacks.
In a world with audio electronics from MP3 players to laptops to iPods to cellphones, a common denominator among them are headphones. Without a good pair of headphones, listening to these devices would just be dull. Able Planet’s Extreme Green Plaid (XNC230G) is the green version of their foldable noise cancellation headphones. They also come [...]
If you’re a dog owner like me, you always want to give your dog the best. Whether it is the food they eat or the bedding they sleep in or the treats they receive for being good. But let’s face it, deep down inside, some dog owners get the good stuff not just for their [...]