Lex Strickland

As a child I usually disassembled Christmas toys by lunchtime. I'm fascinated by cellphones, fountain pens, knives, flashlights, Chromebooks, and Chromeboxes. I play drums, workout, throw boomerangs, shoot paper targets and bike. I try to fit in my retirement when I have time.

Mkeke 20W USB-C charger review

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REVIEW – The Mkeke 20W USB C Charger is manufactured by Shenzhen Aoda Power Technology Co. Ltd.  This economy-priced charger might stack up nicely to more expensive competitors.  Since phone manufacturers seem to be moving toward shipping with no charger, knowing where to get an effective quick charger may be useful. Let’s see how it …

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Casio DW291H heavy duty digital watch review

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REVIEW – I love tech but sometimes simpler technologies can carry big benefits. Enter the Casio DW291H digital watch with 10-year battery, 200 meter water resistance, and more great features. What is it? The Casio DW291H-9AVCF (black bezel version) is a digital watch in their Heavy Duty series, hence the red ‘HD’ on the face. The …

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Alarm.com introduces a touchless video doorbell at CES

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NEWS – Alarm.com has released the first commercially available video doorbell that rings without requiring any contact.  The Alarm.com Touchless Video Doorbell eliminates the need to physically press a doorbell button. Anyone coming to the door simply stands on a doormat to ring the chime.  When a person is detected, the doorbell immediately triggers the existing chime …

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