David Ferreira

Satechi iPad Pro Aluminum Stand Hub review – Make your tablet a workstation

Satechi Tablet Stand

REVIEW – Question: when is a tablet not a tablet?  When it becomes a workstation.  That’s the goal of the Satechi Aluminum Stand Hub for iPad Pro (more on the post “for” in a moment).  The first question inevitably leads to the next questions – why would you want to do that and is it …

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GliDOCK laptop phone dock review – Keep your phone close

GliDOCK

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – In the hyper-connected world we live in, it is not an uncommon scenario for us to be working across multiple devices simultaneously, and doing that while on the go.  That level of productivity often comes with compromises – you can focus on one device that is handy, but have to physically shift …

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Samson Q9U microphone review – Can you hear me now?

Samson Q9U Microphone

REVIEW – Everyone has a story to tell.  Whether that’s your profession (vocalist, podcaster, or content producer) or your hobby (storyteller, singer/songwriter or gamer), you need a clear, strong voice to give to the world.  Price tag does not always mean better, and the Samson Q9U tries to straddle the border between professional-grade sound and …

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Wellue Blood Pressure/EKG Monitor review – Keep calm but monitor on

Wellue Blood Pressure Monitor

REVIEW – A couple of years ago I was diagnosed with high blood pressure.  Since then, it has continued to increase to the point where my doctor would like me to regularly check and monitor.  I’ve tried products offered by chain drug stores but all have proven to be wildly inaccurate.  When I was offered …

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Cosori Smart Electric Gooseneck Kettle Review – Time for Smart Tea?

Cosori Gooseneck Kettle

REVIEW – Question: what makes a device “smart”?  Answer: it all depends on who you ask – the one selling a device or the one wanting to buy it.  The Cosori Smart Electric Gooseneck Kettle has “smart” right there in the product name.  Is it?  Read on to find out… What is it? The Cosori …

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LIFTiD tDCS neuro-stimulator review – A wearable that can improve focus and productivity

LIFTiD tDCS headset

REVIEW – Where I work, randomization and context-switching are the orders of the day.  Sometimes it is hard to change your focus to a new task, and with age that only becomes more difficult.  The science behind tDCS says that it can help with that, and more specifically, the LIFTiD headset says it will sharpen …

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Leopara makeup lighting system review – Stick up vanity lights

Leopara Makeup Lights

REVIEW – It seems almost weird to be writing about travel gadgets in the world today.  But, to paraphrase Jonathan Coulton, we won’t always be this way.  So, with a hopeful eye to the future, we’ll look at the Leopara Makeup Lighting System – a grand name for a simple device that’ll make you wonder …

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STM ChargeTree smart multi-device wireless charger review

STM ChargeTree

REVIEW – The STM in the name STM Goods stands for Smarter Than Most.  The ChargeTree is their latest product, a smart wireless charger specifically aimed at your Apple products.  I am a big fan of doing more and doing it more efficiently, so being able to charge 3 devices on one unit appeals to …

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Bellroy Tech Folio review – Traveling in style with your tech

Bellroy Tech Folio front view

REVIEW – First impressions are everything.  Making a good one can boost your credibility and making a great one can seal the deal.  When you walk into a business meeting you want something at your side that will hold your gear and the tools necessary to cement that impression while simultaneously looking good.  The Bellroy …

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Jabra PanaCast panoramic 4K video camera review

Jabra PanaCast monitor mount

REVIEW – I live in Houston and the rest of my team is either in Seattle or Toronto.  Video conferencing is not a luxury, for us it is a way of life.  Video conferencing solutions are either prohibitively expensive for small businesses (think in the thousands of dollars) or are not certified for platforms like …

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