Andy Chen

Former electronics technician for the FBI, current Fire Prevention Officer. Background in electronics, trained EMT, Eagle Scout/Assistant Scoutmaster and dad.

Sakobs GC1032 Metal Detector review

REVIEW – When I was young I always remembered this inexpensive, orange-handled metal detector in the Radio Shack catalogs. Never got one. I’ve quietly wondered how well these things work. I finally got my chance with the Sakobs GC1032 metal detector. The hunt is on! What is it? The Sakobs GC1032 is a portable metal …

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Zendure SuperPort S2 and S4 GaN USB-C charger review

REVIEW – The charger battle in my home has heated up. I’m finally collecting more gadgets that accept USB-C plugs. However, I’m stuck with the tiny ones that come packed in the box. Zendure’s SuperPort Gallium Nitride (GaN) chargers just might be my ticket to charging heaven. What is it? The Zendure SuperPort S2 is …

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Zendure SuperTank Pro 26,800 MAH / 100WH USB-C battery review – Charge all of your gadgets with one battery!

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – I’ve shied away from giant USB batteries for camping because it means lugging them around. But when I look back, a majority of my expeditions are “car camping” where weight isn’t an issue. More and more of my gadgets are finally coming with USB-C. The Zendure SuperTank Pro which is currently seeking …

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Logitech Powered 3-in-1 Charging Dock Review

REVIEW – If you’re the owner of a smartphone, Apple Watch and wireless headphones, you’ve probably got a jumble of charging cables or wireless pads on your nightstand or desktop. I’ve tried a mix of cables and wireless pads but it still becomes a bit of a mess. Now the Logitech Powered 3-in-1 Charging Dock …

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Manly Bands review

REVIEW – I dislike wearing rings. All the ones I’ve seen for men are just boring. Manly Bands has a wide selection of interesting rings, and can even make something custom, all with a sense of humor. What is it? Manly Bands has rings for guys in many not-boring designs made from titanium, tungsten, wood, …

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Groove Life Dimension Topo Apple Watch band review

  REVIEW – There are so many Apple Watch bands out there, but few have caught my eye. That all changed when I saw Groove Life’s Dimension Topo strap with its distinctive pattern on both the outside and inside. What is it? The Groove Life Dimension Topo is a strap that is available for all …

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Stealtho office chair wheels review

REVIEW – Tired of your old, creaky office chair wheels rolling across that cracked plastic mat? Stealtho office chair caster wheels may be just the thing to rejuvenate your trusty office chair. What is it? Stealtho wheels resemble inline skate wheels, made of an elastic polyurethane, for a smooth, scratch-free glide across your hardwood floors. …

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