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.

Vissles V84 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard review

REVIEW – In my line of work, I do a ton of typing, and it’s simply a pleasure to review a mechanical keyboard when I can get the chance. Today we’re taking a hard look at the Vissels V84 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard. What is it? The Vissles V84 is a compact Bluetooth mechanical keyboard that …

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Oakywood Felt MacBook Case review

REVIEW – If you’re on the hunt for a gorgeous laptop case made from durable, renewable materials, Oakywood has just the thing with their merino wool Felt MacBook Case. What is it? Oakywood’s Felt MacBook Case is a handcrafted merino wool felt laptop sleeve with a washpapa (washable paper) accessory pocket sewn onto the front. …

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AZIO IZO Collection – Wireless Keyboard, Numberpad and Mouse review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – The financial barrier of entry into the world of mechanical keyboards can be high, but it doesn’t have to be that way. AZIO’s IZO Collection — consisting of a wireless keyboard and number pad and wireless mouse — is affordable, feature-rich and stylish. What is it? The AZIO IZO is a collection …

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DESFLOW Bluetooth 5.0 FM Car Transmitter & Charger Adapter review

REVIEW – One of the best things about newer cars is how quick and easy it is to pair your phone with your car audio. But what about vehicles that were made before Bluetooth was a thing? DESFLOW has you covered with their Bluetooth FM Transmitter Adapter. What is it? The DESFLOW Bluetooth FM Transmitter …

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Lululook Alligator Leather Apple Watch Band review

REVIEW – If you’re looking for a sophisticated look for your Apple Watch, the Lululook Alligator Leather Band can add an exotic flair to your wrist. What is it? The Lululook Alligator Leather Band is an Apple Watch band made from real alligator leather and incorporated with color-matching stainless steel quick-release hardware. Hardware specs Made …

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Monoprice BT-600ANC Bluetooth Over Ear Headphones review

REVIEW – What do you get when you take an expensive pair of headphones and remove the haute couture and name brands? An ugly, feature-rich set of great-sounding headphones. That’s what the Monoprice BT-600ANC Bluetooth Headphones are all about. What is it? The Monoprice BT-600ANC Bluetooth Headphones are a set of active noise-canceling wireless headphones …

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MOFT Snap-on Stand and iPhone 12Wallet review

REVIEW – I’ve been a fan of the phone/wallet combination ever since the iPhone 4 and my thick, leather book-type case. Now, with MOFT’s Snap-on Wallet and the iPhone 12’s built-in magnet technology, wallet cases can now attached directly to the phone itself. What is it? The MOFT Snap-on Wallet is a thin, MagSafe-compatible card …

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Gadgeteer team’s work from home (WFH) setups – Jacob Haas

How It Started ARTICLE – Back in March of 2020 when Central Pennsylvania closed schools for two weeks in a “Stop the Spread” initiative, I wasn’t sure how long I’d have to work from home. I set up my own personal laptop — an aging 11” MacBook Air — and downloaded Adobe Creative Cloud and …

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Wacaco Cuppamoka Portable Pour-over Coffee Maker review

REVIEW — Pour-over coffee can consistently offer a delicious brew and bring out the best in your coffee. And thanks to Wacaco’s Cuppamoka, you can easily make yourself a single-serving at home or on the go. What is it? The Cuppamoka is a compact, travel pour-over coffee maker system that combines a double-walled stainless steel …

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Quiqlite TAQ Wallet review – Is it a wallet or a multi-tool?

REVIEW – The term “tactical” (ambiguous as it may be) has been thrown around a lot in the past few years, applied to everything from pants to pocketknives. So why not wallets, too? Today, we’re taking a look at the TAQ Wallet from Quiqlite. What is it? The TAQ Wallet is a self-proclaimed “WORLD’S ONLY” …

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