Don Zelazny

How to Get Great Public Transportation Directions

Maybe this doesn’t technically count as a gadget….but… I live in probably the largest metropolitan area in the country without subway/light rail public transportation, the Detroit Metropolitan area.  “Car Capital” means you travel in this area by CAR. Public transportation be damned. Fortunately I have visited many major cities worldwide and have seen some awesome …

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Ditch The Landline!

As if many of us needed another reason to ditch your landline (mine is gone), Google announced on Wednesday that customers will now be able to make phone calls through their G-Mail accounts!  If you have a G-Mail account you will now be able to make free calls domestically and to Canada using their computers built in …

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Genius HD Webcam with Crazytalk Software

Are you a fan of sending webcam films of little Wanda and her loose tooth to Aunt Millie in Iowa, or any other webcam uses?  Genius, a Florida company with an extensive line of webcams has just released what looks to be a pretty cool new webcam, the eFACE 2025 which is bundled with CrazyTalk …

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Logitech Wireless Backlit Keyboard Model K800

This sounds like one of those things that we’ll use and say,  “Why haven’t I used one of these before?”  Logitech has just released a new wireless keyboard with back-lit buttons.  For anyone who uses a computer (or would like to) in a room that is not fully lit this seems like a no-brainer.  As …

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AltusLumen Lightgear-Gre LED Light Review

Camping and outdoors season is almost here in the Midwest, so it is time to start thinking about your outdoors gadgets.  Since it is impractical to bring the campfire into your tent or trailer, the outdoors person needs some form of artificial light source.  Let me ‘turn you on to the latest, the AltusLumen Lightgear …

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Xtensor Hand Exerciser Review

Many people suffer with pain in their hands, wrist and arms due to such things as arthritis, or tendonitis such as tennis elbow, or repetitive motion injuries/ carpal tunnel syndrome. People in some professions,  such as mine, dentistry, experience these problems at a rate higher than most of the rest of society. While I have …

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Totes Crank Flashlight Review

Darn those displays in the middle of store aisles packed with countless inexpensive ‘gadgets’.  I get suckered every time.  Light bulb filament replacement kit; yeah, got one of those.  Nose hair weed-wacker; my brother got suckered into that one.  Tell me you’ve never been in one of those As Seen on TV stores… Anyway, once …

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Logitech S125i iPod Speaker Review

Echoing my recent comment about the cellphone accessory market, I’m not sure if more money is spent on iPods or on accessories to go with them.  The availability of good speakers that you can plug your mp3 player into has undoubtedly contributed to declining sales of stereo systems like some of us had in school.  …

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Gary Fong Lightsphere II Portrait Diffuser

In my line of work I frequently like to have portrait photos.  In the past I have sent patients to a local photographer, who did a great job.  The problem is one of expense and logistics.  I didn’t want the expense and the patients didn’t want the hassle of going there.  While I don’t need …

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