Andy Chen

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

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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UAG Scout Folio Series iPad Pro case review

REVIEW – My son’s middle school uses iPads for turning in and managing homework. I wanted to hold back on tech obsolescence so I picked up a 2018 iPad Pro 11 for him with the Apple Smart Keyboard Folio, which doesn’t provide a lot of protection from falls. That’s where the Urban Armor Gear (UAG) …

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Creative Labs Pebble Plus 2.1 USB desktop speakers with subwoofer review

REVIEW – I am a sucker for 2.1 channel audio systems: A left and right speaker plus a subwoofer. As an admitted bass-head, I really wanted to try out the new Creative Labs Pebble Plus speaker. What is it? the Pebble Plus is a USB-powered 2.1 desktop speaker system with subwoofer. What’s in the box? …

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Choetech T535-S 5 Coil Wireless Charger Review

REVIEW – Ever since Apple decided to wander into the wireless charging club, I haven’t looked back to corded chargers. This time, I’m looking at a wireless charger with a whopping 5 coils, big enough for two phones at once. What is it? The Choetech T535-S is a wireless charging pad with 5 coils, and …

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Echobox Ti-22BT wireless earbuds review

REVIEW – I don’t like earbuds. Let’s get that out of the way. However, my wife was tired of sweaty, over-the-ear headphones while working out, so I took a look at the Echobox Wireless Ti-22BT earbuds. What is it? Wireless Bluetooth stereo earbuds crafted from “aerospace grade titanium” Hardware specs Bluetooth 4.1 Water resistant (not …

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GameSir VX AimSwitch for PC and Console gaming keyboard review

REVIEW – Not long ago my preteen son and I built a gaming PC together, and I came across this half-keyboard thing. Since most PC gamers use the left side of the keyboard with the left hand, and the right hand on a mouse, this combo from GameSir caught my attention. There was a lot …

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HyperX Cloud MIX wired gaming headset with Bluetooth review

REVIEW – If you have kids and you haven’t been hiding under a rock, your child has probably been playing one of those “battle royale” type games, such as Fortnite or PUBG. My now 12-year-old son is no different. Since dad here is a bit of a microphone dork, I wanted to check out this …

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Twinkly App Controlled LED string light review

REVIEW – The holidays are approaching, which means new LED lights to consider! These Twinkly festive lights can be programmed in nearly any color and pattern using your smartphone. What is it? This Twinkly set is a 56 LED bulb string capable of displaying millions of colors. Scroll through preset patterns, or use the Android …

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