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Android Mini PC review

on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

I am what is considered a “cord cutter”.  I’ve decided to not to pay to watch traditional TV via a cable or satellite TV provider. Instead, I read and/or watch my news on my computer, phone or tablet via subscriptions to YouTube channels, Netflix, and various online services.  I  recently got to review a popular Read More…


New Potato TuneLink Home review

on Monday, September 23rd, 2013

There are a number of ways to get your music streaming from your home to your sound system. New Potato Technologies has TuneLink Home that provides a Bluetooth connection for your audio as well as the ability to use your phone as a universal remote. The device comes with a number of connections, including: Infrared sensor and transmitter Read More…

Angel Health Sensor

You may not have one on your shoulder, but you can wear an Angel health sensor on your wrist

on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Lets face it, with the cost of medical care and health insurance rising, it is more important than ever to look after your health. I have seen a lot of wearable activity monitors around, I even wear a Nike FuelBand everyday, but the information that you can get back is more about activity and not Read More…


iWALK’s Executive Bluetooth keyboard turns your mobile device into a portable workstation

on Sunday, September 8th, 2013

The Executive Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard from iWALK offers ultimate portability without sacrificing ultimate productivity. The keyboard is only 0.5” thick and weighs 1.4 lbs. It features a full QWERTY keyboard with media control and a cover that doubles as kick stand to support your device. It runs on a Li-Polymer battery that requires only 2 Read More…


A bang for your buck

on Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Talk about turning swords (in this case, bullets) into plowshares; the thodio A-BOX .50 cal Ammo Can BoomBox heavy edition has to be one of the most unusual and ingenious speaker conversions I’ve seen lately. Just look at the thing: It’s an authentic steel ammo box that has been converted into a powerful, handmade boombox Read More…


Ten One Design’s Pogo Connect stylus now has interchangeable tips

on Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Earlier this summer I posted a review of Ten One Design’s Pogo Connect stylus. This isn’t an ordinary stylus. It’s a battery powered, Bluetooth enabled stylus that pairs with certain iOS devices and provides varying line widths depending on the pressure exerted on the tip. Unlike the vast majority of capacitive styluses on the market, Read More…

Braven 625s Bluetooth speaker review

By: Leah Hallett
on Saturday, August 31st, 2013

First things first.  Do you enjoy listening to clear clean voices with readily identifiable instruments and feel a little uneasy with big booming bass?  Then the portable Braven 625s speaker, built for the outdoors thanks to a rugged rubber exterior, should be a Bluetooth speaker at the top of your wish list.  I usually stream movies Read More…

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BassBuds BassBoomz high performance Bluetooth speaker review

on Friday, August 23rd, 2013

It is often said that good things come in small packages. But when it comes to music and speakers, we tend to think in the opposite direction, that bigger speakers equal better sound. The folks at BassBuds are trying to change that perception with their latest offering, the portable BassBoomz High Performance Bluetooth Speaker.


The Bit mini Bluetooth headset from Marware offers hands-free convenience in a teensy weensy package

on Friday, August 23rd, 2013
Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News

Although I’ve tried quite a few Bluetooth headsets, I’ve never really been a big fan of them. Don’t get me wrong, I think they are really useful, especially while driving, but most of them make you look like you’re part of the Borg collective. The Bit from Marware is really small, so if someone does Read More…


Arctic S113BT Portable Bluetooth Speaker with NFC Pairing review

on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

The popularity of portable Bluetooth speakers is pretty obvious if you’ve been keeping track of all the reviews we’ve been doing for the past year or two. Guess what? We have another one for you today. It’s the S113BT from Arctic. What makes this speaker any different from all the others on the market? This Read More…


Cobra AirWave Bluetooth Music Receiver and JoyRide 2.1 Amp Intelligent Car Charger review

on Sunday, August 18th, 2013

The Cobra AirWave Bluetooth Music Receiver can transform any non-Bluetooth audio playback device with a 3.5mm aux port or RCA inputs into a Bluetooth enabled audio receiver. Add the JoyRide 2.1 Amp Intelligent Car Charger and you can power either the AirWave or just about any other mobile device in your car. If your mobile Read More…


Audio goes nude with new range of speakers

on Friday, August 16th, 2013

There’s a new speaker company in town and they’re nude. Boy, that was easy to write! Seriously, NudeAudio is a recent player in an almost over-crowded portable speaker market. One way they are trying to be noticed – besides their name – is to make speakers that look like no other, which is understandable because Read More…

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Beanco Mobile Home Bluetooth Siri Remote review

on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

So your car has built-in Bluetooth for your iPhone, but how do you activate Siri without fumbling for your handset?  Until all cars get Siri integration, the Mobile Home Bluetooth Siri Remote from Beanco might just be the solution.


Geneva Model S loses a dock and gains much more

on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Last year, The Gadgeteer reviewed the beautiful and innovative Geneva Model S. Nothing looked like it (or still looks like it) and the motorized dock was a conversation starter. However, that was so then and this is now. Once the iPhone 5 and new iPad ditched the 30-pin connector, the days of speakers with docks Read More…


KEEO Keyholder is a keychain alternative with a Bluetooth to your smartphone

on Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

The KEEO Keyholder is a German designed Kickstarter project for a keychain alternative. Made of stainless steel with a glass-fiber reinforced housing, the KEEO features a switchblade type mechanism that will flip out your desired key with a touch of a button. The KEEO also utilizes Bluetooth technology to pair with your iOS or Android Read More…


MEElectronics Air-Fi Runaway Stereo Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with hidden microphone review

on Friday, August 2nd, 2013

I’ve likened my daughter’s treatment of headphones and earphones to the treatment the gorilla gave the American Tourister luggage in that 1971 commercial – only her equipment doesn’t hold up to the treatment as well as the luggage did.  She’s gone through a plethora of wired headphones and earbuds over the years, and the point Read More…


Satechi Bluetooth Wireless Smart Keypad review

on Saturday, July 20th, 2013
Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews

None of the laptops and keyboards I’ve had in the past several years has had a separate numeric keypad, and I still miss them.  Even for something as simple as entering my ZIP Code, I often begin to reach for the right side of my Apple Bluetooth keyboard before I remember there are no number Read More…

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The Kreyos Meteor smartwatch is a meteor that fits on your wrist

on Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Over the last year or so, the fabled Dick Tracy or smartwatch has gone from comic books and Sci-Fi fantasy to a working reality. With several products on the market and more rumored to be on the way, the Kreyos Meteor is aiming to knock its competitors out of orbit. The Kreyos Meteor, although similar Read More…


BRAVEN goes big with 850 Bluetooth speaker

on Saturday, July 13th, 2013

You would think BRAVEN might take it easy for a bit after releasing so many speaker models over the past few months. Nope. After debuting the BRAVEN 600 (review here), 625s, and 650 portable aluminum Bluetooth speakers, they quickly released a more affordable plastic 570 and the tough BRV-1 speakers. Now, BRAVEN has just overshadowed Read More…

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No need to join the Army to see these Privates by Outdoor Tech

on Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Wired or wireless? That is the dilemma we often face when trying to choose the right pair of headphones for our listening pleasure. The Privates from Outdoor Tech have solved that problem and more. Expected to be available in late July, 2013, the Privates offer a stylish yet rugged take on the everyday headphones. The Read More…


Ten One Design Pogo Connect Bluetooth 4.0 stylus review

on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

If you enjoy drawing, doodling and even writing with a stylus on your iPad, you will be interested in learning more about the Pogo Connect Bluetooth 4.0 stylus from Ten One Design. The Pogo Connect is a capacitive stylus with super powers. When used with a certain selection of drawing and note taking apps, line Read More…


Charge up to four devices with your Bluetooth handset

on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Here’s another product from Hammacher Schlemmer that will organize your charging setup.  The Bluetooth Handset Quad Charger comes with four microUSB and two 30-pin Apple cables to connect smartphones and tablets for charging.  The built-in dock areas keep everything tidy.  The Bluetooth handset connects with up to two devices simultaneously, so you won’t miss calls while Read More…


Magellan Roadmate 9250T-LMB GPS review

on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The Magellan Roadmate 9250T-LMB GPS is one of the latest Roadmate dedicated GPS products from Magellan. It’s got a large 7″ touch display, live traffic, spoken road names and landmarks, video inputs for an optional rear view camera (not reviewed), Bluetooth supporting hands-free speakerphone, lifetime map updates, and more. In other words, it’s got more Read More…


iHome iBT4 Bluetooth Boombox review

on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Are you shopping for a portable speaker for your favorite Bluetooth enabled device? Take a look at iHome. They have a large variety of speakers, so if you can’t find something there, you probably don’t know what you want. They recently sent me the funky looking iBT4 wireless Bluetooth speaker which I’ve been testing for a couple weeks. Read More…


Make Dad feel like the king of the home theater with the new Harmony Ultimate remote

on Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Here’s another Father’s Day gift idea – this time for the A/V-loving guys.  The new Harmony Ultimate remote from Logitech is the ultimate remote control.  The Harmony Ultimate can control up to 15 devices, including the TV, cable boxes, media boxes, game consoles like PS3, Wii, or Xbox (with the remote’s Bluetooth functionality), and even Read More…