Alex Birch

Nomad launches Titanium Band for Apple Watch

NEWS – I have a few Nomad products and have been continually impressed with the quality and attention to detail of their products. This morning I had a fresh new email from them about their new titanium watch band for the Apple Watch. I’ve always loved titanium (my wedding ring is titanium) and very excited …

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Fender American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster®

NEWS – NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) takes over Anaheim January 24-27th and Fender has wasted no time in announcing a brand new guitar that appears to be breaking some preconceptions about what an acoustic guitar can be. The features list almost reads like a fight for what can stand out the most. Ten …

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Monowear Contemporary Leather Apple Watch Cuff and Travel Fold Up review

REVIEW – Monowear makes great accessories for the Apple watch and I personally reviewed two of their bands not all that long ago and wear them frequently. Today’s review is for their Contemporary Leather Cuff as well as a travel organizer. What are they? The Contemporary Leather Cuff is a clean take on a watch …

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iRig Micro Amp announced by IK Multimedia

NEWS – Looking for an ultra-portable guitar amp with app connectivity that can even connect to an external cabinet? Then today is your lucky day as IK Multimedia has just announced their brand new iRig Micro Amp. The Micro Amp weighs only 2.6 lbs, but with 15W of wall connected power or 7.5 on batteries …

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Roland R-07 High Resolution Audio Recorder review

REVIEW – Mobile phones have put so much at our fingertips and have changed the way we interact with the world around us. All kinds of content is created every day directly on phones. When it comes to audio, sometimes you’re looking to capture more than just the concept or idea, you want a high …

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Mission Workshop’s Rhake VX levels up

NEWS – The Gadgeteer has reviewed a fair number of Mission Workshop items including the original Rhake backpack which Bob reviewed last April. Well, Mission Workshop just announced the new Rhake VX which uses VX-21 diamond ripstop fabric to increase weatherproofing as well as abrasion and tear resistance while reducing weight. They’ve also spec’ed Fidlock® magnetic …

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Audeara A-01 Wireless Headphones review

REVIEW – Over-ear headphones have always been my favorite go to for immersive listening. Audeara reached out about reviewing their A-01 headphones and since I’ve been traveling quite a bit for my day job, the timing turned out perfect. A good set of noise-cancelling headphones are a must-have for long flights to help reduce fatigue …

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Go modular with Black Ember WPRT backpacks

NEWS – Even if I’m not hunting for new backpacks, they have a way of finding me. Black Ember’s newest release is called WPRT and is available in both a minimal and a modular version. I’m a sucker for modularity and really dig the way they’ve approached it here making it compatible with their earlier …

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Monowear Nylon Band and Perforated Apple Watch Leather Band review

REVIEW – The Apple Watch is clearly a success and multiple generations later, an easy device to spot on the wrists of strangers and acquaintances alike. Thanks to the interchangeable band interface, they are very easy to swap out for a new look. If you’re looking to customize your watch, or maybe someone else’s (holidays …

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The Glider from Inboard brings sophistication to electric kick scooters

NEWS – Chances are good you’ve seen a few kick scooters around your town by now. I ride a kick pretty regularly and the reality is that they’re a great ‘last mile’ solution for getting from mass transit, or your parking lot to the office. Not all of them are equal, however, and Inboard’s new …

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