Liz Rodriguez

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Yubico’s YubiKey Now Comes to iOS with LastPass Support

One of my favorite hardware security key vendors that I’ve reviewed here on The Gadgeteer is introducing a new Mobile SDK for iOS for developers. It allows any iOS mobile app to add support for hardware-based two-factor authentication (2FA) using YubiKey OTP over NFC. The awesome password manager software LastPass has released the latest version …

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Creative Pebble desktop speakers review

At my home office, I’m trying to consolidate my speaker set up. I’ve been into trying to become more minimalist, and although I love my Logitech 2.1 speaker system with subwoofer, it’s big, clunky, and not very necessary at the moment. Lately, I’ve just been using headphones on my computer or a Google Home to …

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ACGAM AG6X mechanical gaming keyboard review

I’m a touch typist who loves a good, “clicky” keyboard. For a while I’ve been intrigued with the TKL or ten keyless models that only have 61 keys without the number pad attached. This allows for portability, since some laptops just have terrible keyboards (I’m looking at you, 2016 and newer MacBooks). I also game …

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Moleskine Fall & Winter Event in New York City

A few months ago I had the pleasure of going to the Moleskine 2017 Fall & Winter Preview in New York City. They unveiled new products such as planners, bags, notebooks and more. I had a nice time taking in the awesome views of the New York City skyline while viewing some lovely new products. …

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Toffee slim leather MacBook or iPad sleeve review

As a gadgeteer, I love computers and gear, but I also love carrying those gadgets in nice cases to protect them. Toffee is no stranger as a brand to the site, so I was finally able to get my hands on a nice looking leather sleeve for my MacBook Pro.  The Toffee slim leather sleeve …

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Satechi has released a new aluminum wireless remote control

Satechi has released a new Bluetooth aluminum wireless remote that claims to make it easy to control music, movies, and videos, all from one small device. It can be used at home to control an HTPC (home theater PC) or be brought to the office to give a presentation, from up to 33 feet away. …

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Google opens pop-up stores on the east and west coast

Google is opening pop-up stores in New York City and Los Angeles to sell their new products announced at the Pixel 2 launch event earlier this month.  They will have interactive pods that let you play with the Pixel 2, Google Home, and Daydream View, plus more. If you’re on either coast you can visit …

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Yubico YubiKey 4 hardware security key review

In today’s world of technology and internet security, there always seems to be a website being hacked and personal details being compromised.  A password, even a complex one, isn’t really enough.  Luckily there are a few options out there to make our data a bit safer. You can use two-factor authentication with software (using an authenticator …

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Night Shift available now on the Mac desktop

Apple has finally rolled out Night Shift on the newest update to macOS Sierra. Night Shift is a program that gradually removes the blue light of your display to help relieve eye strain and help you sleep better. A similar program, f.lux, has been available cross-platform for a while now, but Apple decided to include a …

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Prynt case review

In this day and age, it’s nice to still have physical copies of favorite photos to have something tangible to look at on your desk or wall. Prynt brings a polaroid type experience by printing photos straight from your phone. It will also replay a video if you hold your phone over the photo with the Prynt …

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Google Translate Now Available in Japanese

The Google Translate app is a great tool when traveling to another country, and it’s now available in Japanese. You just need to fire up the app, point your camera at the Japanese text, and the English translations will appear overlaid on your screen—even if you don’t have an Internet or data connection! Google Translate …

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