James Garriss

ZAGG Messenger Folio iPad keyboard case review

REVIEW – For the most part, I think the optimal input device for an iPad is one’s fingers.  Some people, however, have a need to enter a lot of text.  While the built-in, virtual keyboard on an iPad is serviceable, having a real, physical keyboard makes typing so much easier.  My wife teaches English online, …

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Glorious Model D gaming mouse and Bungee review

REVIEW – In the world of competitive video gaming, even small things can mean the difference between winning and losing, and one way to get an edge on the competition is to be faster with your mouse.  With this goal in mind, Glorious has built a reputation for designing lightweight mice that are “built for …

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Accell Power Cutie compact surge protector review

REVIEW – The nightstand beside my bed has a lamp, a reading light, and a clock, and I often have an iPad that needs charging as well.  As there is only one wall outlet nearby, it’s the perfect place for a surge protector, and that’s why I have been testing a Cutie from Accell Power. …

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SmartLOO: Keeping your toilet clean one flush at a time

  CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Toilet cleaning automation is generally low-tech.  You drop a tablet into the tank, where it gradually dissolves over time as its chemicals clean your bowl.  The SmartLOO takes this concept and implements in a smarter fashion; that is, it releases a small amount of cleaning chemical every time you flush.  This …

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HyperX Pulsefire Dart Wireless Gaming Mouse review

REVIEW – As a semi-competitive gamer, I’m always on the lookout for a good gaming mouse.  Normally I’m not that excited about wireless gaming mice, because there’s always the risk that my battery dies in the middle of a game, leaving me stranded for 30 seconds or so while I fumble for a new pair …

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Velocilinx Brennus Gaming Keyboard review

Every video game requires input from the gamer, and for PC gaming that means a gaming keyboard is required.  For me, a great keyboard need to durable as I mash the keys repeatedly, use switches that have a tactile response, and display some bling-bling colors so that I can show off for my friends.  In …

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