Bob Patterson

I'm a digital marketer and an illustrator with a passion for user experience. I constantly dabble in gadgets and technology, with a particular interest in bags & EDC products, cooking, and creative tools. I'm also an old school punk rock guy and a rabid fan of sci-fi and fantasy genres... I have the Yoda tattoo to prove it.

LIT Axis Smart Resistance Bands review – A smart gym you can take anywhere!

REVIEW – There’s more going on in this picture than you think! The LIT Axis Smart Resistance bands give you all the tools you need for a portable/versatile workout, but they also measure your effort and continually record your progress! What is this sorcery? To the review! What is it? LIT Axis Smart Resistance Bands …

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Mujjo Tech Case review – a perfect EDC organizer for all your cables, chargers, and accessories!

REVIEW – A good tech organizer keeps your EDC kit from descending into tangled madness. It just so happens that Mujjo makes a Tech Case that fits the bill, keeping your doodads and whatnots well ordered and organized. Just how good is it? To the review! What is it? The Mujjo Tech Case is a …

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Plankpad Pro plank and balance board review – gamify your core workout!

REVIEW – Core workouts are important, but they’re rarely what most people would call “fun.” Enter the Plankpad Pro plank and balance board! This device pairs a dedicated planking device with an app that provides a combination of workouts, challenges and interactive games you can use to build that core strength. Does it rip? To …

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Anuent 13″ Leather Messenger Bag review – A scrappy little bag for your essential gear!

REVIEW – Looking for a leather bag on a budget? I’m testing the Anuent 13″ Leather Messenger Bag. This little guy is just the right size for essential tech, has a bunch of character, and costs less than 60 bucks! It looks like a bargain… but does it stand up to testing? To the review! …

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Yunmai Smart Scale 3 review – user-friendly daily weight tracking and more!

REVIEW – Get rid of that old scale! Digital scales are the future, my friends, and the Yunmai Smart Scale 3 is a good one. It’s simple, functional, and effective on its own and gets even better when you pair it with the app for ongoing tracking of your progress & deeper biometrics info. Let’s …

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Moonbird Breath Coach review – Simple, easy breath training

REVIEW – Breath training is a hot trend right now to help manage stress, to reduce anxiety, and to improve your sleep. But how do you get started? Enter the Moonbird Breathing Coach! This system combines a handheld device with an integrated app to teach you how to manage your breathing to reach all of …

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NOOE Desk Set review – Upgrade Your office space!

REVIEW – Treat yourself to a desk upgrade! NOOE is a Scandanavian design shop that builds beautiful, sustainable, and functional pieces made to upgrade your workspace. I’ve got their 5-piece desk set for testing, and every piece is a unique little work of art. To the review! What is it? The NOOE Desk Set is …

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Eli & Elm Side Sleeper Pillow review – a luxurious pillow that does the job!

REVIEW – I’m trying to get used to side sleeping, but it’s not easy to get into that habit! So I’ve got this fancy Eli & Elm Side Sleeper pillow to see if it helps. It’s designed to position you — and keep you — on your side at night. It’s also a premium pillow …

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Dr. Massage Serenity Auto Fitness Roller review – a muscle recovery multitasker!

REVIEW – What are you using for muscle recovery after your workouts? A foam roller? A Massage gun? A heating pad? The Dr. Massage Serenity Auto Fitness Roller combines all three in a single device for relieving your aches and pains. To the review! What is it? The Dr. Massage Serenity Auto Fitness Roller is …

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ANTOU Design Book NOTA Notebook review – customize your notes, endlessly

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – One notebook, endless possibilities. That’s the value proposition presented by the ANTOU Design Book NOTA Notebook. This Kickstarter campaign is for a notebook system that enables you to configure and control every aspect of your notebook setup from the paper to the page templates. Let’s explore this unique design for recording your …

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NayoSmart Herman Osborn Roll Top Backpack review – Going to work in style!

REVIEW – Going back the office requires a new backpack and fresh style. Enter the NayoSmart Herman Osborn Roll Top Backpack! This is a pack that sports some innovative design elements and materials to upscale your daily commute (or road trips). How does it do? To the review! What is it? The NayoSmart Herman Osborn …

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Merach Fitness Q1S rowing machine review – Get fit and never leave your house!

REVIEW – Row yourself to fitness! The Merach Fitness Q1S Rowing Machine promises smooth, quiet operation with design details that will make your workouts more productive. Does it deliver? Let’s find out. To the review! What is it? The Merach Fitness Q1S is a rowing machine that uses a magnetic flywheel for resistance. Hardware specs …

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UGREEN USB-C Multiport Adapter review – Connect to all the things!

REVIEW – A good portable multiport adaptor is an essential part of my kit for connecting to peripherals and charging devices. I think I have one in every bag and at least 3 of them around the house. Here’s where the UGREEN USB-C Multiport Adaptor joins the party. This multiport hub provides 10 (TEN!) different …

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Memorism Blizz GS5 Grooming Kit review – Keeping it clean & classy

REVIEW – Gentlemen: we need to clean up our business. That’s where Memorism Blizz GS5 Grooming Kit comes in. It is a full grooming kit with attachments and accessories to trim all the places. How well does it work? To the review! What is it? The Memorism Blizz GS5 Grooming Kit is a full-body grooming …

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ODA Go Pack shoulder bag review – A great way to carry your EDC

REVIEW – Look at me, taking in some culture at the art museum! It just so happens that I’m rocking the perfect companion for this trip in my Oda Go Pack. It’s a bag that’s just big enough for carrying your essentials. No pockets required! To the review! What is it? The Oda Go Pack …

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