Howard Sneider

Howard Sneider lives northwest of Boston and consults in the Bioprocess field. Growing up, he took as many things apart as he could in the house to see how they work. (They weren't all reassembled.) These days, in nearly every setting he finds himself, he is the resident gadget guru. Howard lives with his wife, two children, and pet turtle. In his free time, he does what he can to stay active and, of course, play with gadgets.

Drop + Grell TWS1X earbuds review – Audophile grade in-ear monitors

REVIEW – Drop has partnered with Axel Grell to create true wireless stereo (TWS) in-ear monitors (IEMs) that have fantastic sound characteristics. Like many TWS, these earbuds do much more than just reproduce sound, but how does it perform in these other areas? I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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TCL 30 V 5G smartphone review

REVIEW – Cell phone manufacturers usually announce new models annually. Some new models push the boundary of technology and innovation while others make existing technologies more affordable. The TCL 30 V 5G smartphone falls into the latter category but has some compelling features. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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CarPC Android Auto dongle review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Many vehicles support Android Auto or Apple CarPlay on the infotainment system. These interfaces only support a limited number of apps and operating modes. The CarPC AA dongle uses custom software to permit a full Android experience in your car. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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Greenworks 24V angle grinder review

REVIEW – Useful for cutting, grinding, and polishing, an angle grinder is one of those indispensable tools that belong in every do-it-yourselfer’s arsenal.  The Greenworks angle grinder is a 24V  cordless unit with a brushless motor that spins 4-1/2-inch tools up to 10500 RPM.  I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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Oclean W10 water flosser review

REVIEW – The newly released Oclean W10 water flosser is designed to replace the use of string dental floss with directed micro pulses of high-pressure water. This handheld rechargeable device comes with tips for cleaning between teeth, orthodontics, periodontal pockets, plus a tongue scraper. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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Alxum SATA hard drive docking station and offline disk duplicator review

REVIEW – The Gadgeteer reviewed the Alxum USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station with Offline Clone in 2019. This review is for a similar product that is supplied with a USB type-C plug and improved USB SuperSpeed data transfer rates up to 5Gbs. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think. …

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Amazfit T Rex Pro smartwatch review

REVIEW – The Amazfit T-Rex was released in late 2019 and demonstrated the most rugged Amazfit watch ever created. A little more than a year later, Amazfit has released the Amazfit T-Rex Pro. The new watch has a bunch of sensor and durability improvements. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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Oclean X Pro Elite smart electric toothbrush review

REVIEW – The newly released Oclean X Pro Elite app-connected electric toothbrush is super quiet, has induction charging, a higher frequency motor, and has other enhancements compared to the Oclean X model that I reviewed in December 2019. Is it worth upgrading?  I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! What …

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Greenworks 24V 12-inch string trimmer / edger review

REVIEW – A reliable string trimmer is an indispensable tool for yard work.  However, gas models are loud and create noxious fumes, and corded electric units are inconvenient. The Greenworks 24V 12-inch string trimmer with edger mode is a lightweight, feature-rich, battery-powered tool. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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Charger Harbor SAIL01 65W GaN wall charger review

REVIEW – The wall chargers market now includes GaN devices that are small, powerful, and can charge compatible devices quickly. The Charger Harbor SAIL01 65W PPS GaN Power Delivery Wall Charger and included cable can charge a phone and power a laptop too. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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BeltBuy men’s leather ratchet dress belt review

REVIEW – The 80’s and 90’s belt styles, like densely riveted, nylon, and braided leather, could be fastened to almost any length. BeltBuy has sent me a Men’s leather dress belt with an automatic sliding ratchet buckle. Does this product provide a fully adjustable belt with contemporary fashion? Read on to see what I think! …

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RAVPower PD power 40W 2-port wall charger review

REVIEW – The market for wall chargers is growing since some portables don’t include adapters (to reduce cost, standardize international packaging, etc.) The RAVPower PD power 40W 2-port wall charger is designed to meet modern device power demands in a small form factor. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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TrekPow portable 80000mAh AC/DC power station review

REVIEW – It is difficult to go through a day without needing some electrically powered or rechargeable device. When off the grid, be it intentionally while camping or involuntarily during a power outage, the TrekPow portable power station can keep these devices going. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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GameSir VX AimBox review – mice, keyboards and consoles unite!

REVIEW – Console gaming systems provide a large library of titles and out-of-the-box stunning graphics but, compared to gaming PCs, have a small selection of compatible input devices. The GameSir VX AimBox is a programmable USB mouse and keyboard adapter for many current console systems. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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