Liz Rodriguez

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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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Elgato Avea Flare Portable Mood Light Review

I absolutely love all forms of light, whether it be enjoying natural I absolutely love all forms of light, whether it be enjoying natural sunlight, or lighting in the home. Since I already have the Philips Hue bulb system, I was attracted to the idea of reviewing another Bluetooth controlled lighting system.  Meet Elgato’s Avea …

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Just Mobile releases a self-healing iPhone case

Just Mobile has released a self-mending case for the new iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus called TENC – The Emperor’s New Case.  This case is made of polycarbonate material with self-healing smart coating, and protects your new iOS device around the edges.  The TENC case is available for various iPhone models as well as the …

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HANGIE is a simple wall mount for displaying your cameras

Meet Hangie, a 3D printed wall mount that’s great for displaying your DSLR and other cameras.  They have a Metals collection which is best suited for heavier cameras, and uses a #4 wood screw to mount any camera that has a tripod mount socket. For lighter cameras they offer a plastic collection.  This looks like …

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