Reviews

I knew a co-worker who swore by those misshapen "ergonomic" keyboards.  I never quite understood them until I saw the Kinesis Advantage keyboard about 10 years ago in person.  I was intrigued by the dual concave shape and layout.  I finally got to try the latest version, the Advantage2. For those who are familiar with [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews

The market is pretty full of "smart" LED bulbs these days. I love the concept of these since you can adjust your indoor lighting to any mood you feel at the moment. Here's another one to add to the list, the Ilumi Smartbulb.  I got the chance to view a couple of these bulbs so [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews

I've been thinking of replacing the hodge podge collection of pans in my kitchen for quite a while, but when I check the prices of nicer cookware, I change my mind because it's tough to talk myself into paying $100 or more for one frying pan. Lucky for me, I was approached to try out [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews

Your smartphone case really isn’t something that you should think that much about. But it should definitely accomplish several things while you aren’t thinking about it.  It should never get in the way.  It should protect your phone if you drop it.  It shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg.  And it should be quality [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews

If you're curious about how well some of the products that we review stand up over time, I've got a few quick review updates for you today for several items that I've continued to use after I posted my reviews. I also updated my favorite gear page by adding and removing a few items. Click [...]

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The best thing about a wrist watch is that they can tell you the time whenever you look at your wrist. But the worst thing about most watches is that they run on batteries and batteries need replacing or recharging. I say "most" watches run on batteries because not all of them do. Today I [...]

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Posted in: Reviews, Watches and Clocks

If you're like me, you probably have a drawer full of USB cables and USB adapters. Do you ever pull out a USB cable and a charger and wonder why it takes so much longer for your device to charge compared with another USB cable and charger? The reasons why have to do with the [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews

After a long day at work - and after putting our kids to bed - my wife and I tend to "veg out" in our bed. Generally, we'll watch some TV, discuss our day, or plan out our week. During this time, I often find myself in need of my phone, but find the battery [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews

This year I have reviewed my fair share of dashcams. They seem to have finally made their way to the mainstream US market and I believe that is a good thing. Cause a picture (or video in this case) is definitely worth a thousand words especially in an accident. Several of these dashcams were from VicoVation [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, Reviews

Has remote control overload got you down? Would you trade a handful of remotes for your TV, cable box, satellite box, Roku, AV receiver, DVD and more for one universal remote that you can control just by raising your finger? The Singlecue is the touchless remote control of the future. But does it work better [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews

Before I begin my review of the IQAir HealthPro Plus air purifier, I must disclose a few things. First, I am asthmatic. Most of the time I’m fine, but my symptoms can go from 0 to 60 at warp speed. Second, we live in Florida, home of perpetual pollen. Third, we have two large dogs [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Home and Kitchen, Reviews

As I have grown older, I appreciate the finer things in life and that is definitely reflected in my EDC gear. Where I look for items that not only suit my needs throughout my day but also my personality as well. I prefer items that are well made from high-quality materials and engineered to withstand [...]

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Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews

If you’ve owned any of Creative’s Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speakers, you know that they put out amazing sound for their size and their price. However, the latest iRoar version is not the bargain the earlier Roar speakers are. It’s use of premium materials and upgraded audio has placed it on another level—right up there [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews

In 2004, Newsweek printed that, "According to a study conducted by a Boston marketing firm, the average American burns 55 minutes a day--roughly 12 weeks a year--looking for things they know they own but can't find."  It makes sense that in the last 12 years this number may have changed, given that the average American is more likely [...]

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Posted in: Android, Bluetooth Gear, iOS, Pocket Gear, Reviews

I have been hunting for a small, thin, efficient, rugged wallet for years that isn't overly expensive. I want something that I can just grab out of my purse that contains all of my basic necessities whenever the time calls for it and will fit in my pockets. Most women's wallets and even men's trifold [...]

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Posted in: Reviews, Wallets