Jacob Haas

Designer, doodler, dad and gadget enthusiast. Currently working as an art director in PA. Loves writing the first half of short stories, and might even finish a few someday.

iFrogz AIRTIME PRO Truly Wireless Stem Earbuds review

REVIEW – Earlier in the year, I reviewed the non-pro variant of the iFrogz AIRTIME earbuds and found them mediocre at best. How do the iFrogz AIRTIME PRO Wireless Earbuds stack up in comparison? What is it? The iFrogz AIRTIME PROs are a set of lightweight, “truly wireless” Bluetooth earbuds that come with a sleek …

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Solo New York Packable Backpack review

REVIEW – When packing for a long trip, it’s easy to forgo including a smaller bag for your shorter journeys after arriving at your destination. Backpacks are usually bulky and add unwanted weight to your already heavy luggage. The Packable Backpack from Solo New York could be the answer to this dilemma. What is it? …

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Mophie Juice Pack Air iPhone battery case review

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REVIEW – I’d like to introduce you to a new adage: “The best battery pack is the one you have with you.” And what better way to make sure you’re carrying an extra power supply than to build it right into your phone case? And that’s just what Mophie aims to do with their sleek …

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PSA: Opt-out of Apple Card’s Arbitration Provision

NEWS – If you snatched up a fancy new Apple Card in the past week or so, you might want to take a good look at the terms and conditions, particularly under the Arbitration Provision section near the end of the document. Therein it states: By accepting this Agreement or using your Account, unless you reject …

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GameSir G6 Mobile Gaming iPhone Touchroller review

REVIEW – Love mobile gaming but hate the virtual controls? GameSir might have just the solution for you with their G6 iPhone Touchroller (an amalgam of Touchscreen and Controller). Does it score a victory royale or an epic fail? Read on! What is it? The GameSir G6 Touchroller is a hybrid game controller developed specifically …

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REECHO EchoWeek Wireless Earbuds review

CROWDFUNDED REVIEW – Today, we’re taking a hard look at the REECHO EchoWeek to find out if these truly wireless stereo earbuds are an instant classic or a cautionary tale of crowd-funding gone awry. What is it? REECHO’s EchoWeek TWS earbuds are yet another entry into the crowded wireless earphone market. They are currently in …

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So KontrolFreek sent me a Mystery Box…

ARTICLE – Oh! What’s this? A cool little mystery box from our friends at KontrolFreek! Let’s take a peek inside and see what’s in store. First, a greeting… The first thing I came across was a lovely handwritten note: Hi Jacob, After a decade of making performance gaming gear, KontrolFreek has had many faces. The …

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iFrogz AIRTIME Truly Wireless Earbuds review

REVIEW – Another day, another pair of truly wireless earbuds to run through the review gauntlet. Do the iFrogz AIRTIME Earbuds have what it takes to jump ahead of the pack? What is it? iFrogz’s AIRTIME are “truly” wireless earbuds that are geared for sports and workouts with their IPX-4 water resistance and 3-hour run …

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NITECORE TIP2 Rechargeable Keychain Flashlight review

REVIEW – If I were browsing the Personal Ads for the perfect flashlight, I’d look for the following qualities: small, rechargeable, bright, rugged and loves long walks on the beach. Well, maybe not that last part. Is NITECORE’s TIP2 Keychain Flashlight a perfect match? Read on! What is it? The TIP2 is a small, rechargeable …

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Airpower Wearbuds Fitness Band and Earbuds review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Airpower, an innovative smart device developer, is unveiling their Wearbuds, dubbed the “world’s first wristband-housed true wireless earbuds.” They will be available for preorder on Kickstarter starting today June 20th, 2019. What is it? The Wearbuds are touted as the “World’s First True Wireless Earbuds Housed in a Fitness Band.” And indeed, …

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VicTsing 10W Qi Wireless Fast Charger Car Mount review

REVIEW – One of the joys of getting to review gadgets is being introduced to obscure brands. Sometimes, they really do surprise you — in a good way — like this little Qi Wireless Fast Charger Car Mount (which is the official product name I believe) from a heretofore unknown manufacturer, VicTsing. What is it? …

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KontrolFreek FPS Freek Battle Royale Performance Thumbsticks review

REVIEW – Online gaming is a red-hot commodity, especially with the emergence of the popular “battle royale” last-man-standing genre of shooters. KontrolFreek is here to boost your killstreak with their FPS Freek Battle Royale performance thumbsticks. How do they stack up? Read on to find out! What is it? KontrolFreek’s FPS Freek Battle Royale Nightfall …

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SERK Duo-entry Drawstring Backpack review

REVIEW — Everyone’s seen those nylon drawstring bags that look like a modern replacement for a hobo’s bindlestiff. Usually they’re just cheap, single-compartment sacks used to tote a change of clothes, but Rever Brand offers an evolution on that design with their SERK Drawstring Backpack. Read on to see how it stacks up. What is …

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