Matt Sailors

I am a husband, father, and scouter. As the son of a farm-boy turned professional engineer and a chemical laboratory technician, I was thrust into the world of gadgets at an early age. I am biomedical engineer and a health informaticist specializing in data and information modeling, clinical decision support, and information quality. I am a life-long maker, a aficionado of 24-hour timepieces, a collector of pre-Golden Age and Golden Age science fiction, and a proud adult LEGO enthusiast.

BESTEK M-Care Sonic Electric Toothbrush (MRB402D) and Electric Toothbrush Disinfection Box (MRB402D-H) Combo review

REVIEW – Several years ago, my dentist recommended that I should seriously consider using a high-frequency electric toothbrush to help fight the buildup of plaque and tartar on my lower teeth. I’ve tried several inexpensive models of the years, but have never broken down and purchased one of the high-end name-brand bushes on the market …

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AUTO-VOX W7 Wireless Backup Camera Kit review

REVIEW – I’ve been looking for backup camera solutions for my Suburban and for our Subaru Forrester for many months and had been looking for something that didn’t require yet another wiring project (even a minor one). I am hoping that the Auto-Vox Solar Wireless Digital Reversing System will be the perfect solution. What is …

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Voamoko PD-016PT Quick Charger review

REVIEW – The Voamoko PD-016PT  USB -C PD3.0+QC3.0 Quick Charger (say that three times fast, heck say it once without getting tongue-tied), is a lot of power in a small package providing up to 90 W (maximum combined power output) to keep your devices powered. What is it? The PD-016PT (hereafter referred to as “the …

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Otterbox Otterspot Wireless Charging System review

REVIEW – As I mentioned in a previous review, I recently upgraded to a phone that supports wireless charging, and I’ve also recently started using a wireless mouse that also supports Qi charging. This means that I now need a second wireless charger. I’ve been following the Otterbox OtterSpot Wireless Charging System since it was …

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Aukey Omni-Power Charging System review

REVIEW – I recently upgraded to a new iPhone that supports wireless charging and a new laptop with a USB-C port, so when the opportunity to review the new Aukey Omni-Power accessories arose, I leapt on it. This review will cover all of the Omni-Power line of accessories except for the Sprint Wireless portable wireless …

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ERGOTRON LearnFit sit / stand student desk review

REVIEW – I have been a fan of Ergotron’s carts and stands for more than a decade and have used their clinical (healthcare) and office carts and wall mount systems at multiple institutions. When the opportunity to review a new ergonomic educational product came up, I enthusiastically volunteered to review it. The LearnFit desk is …

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TREBLAB xFIT Truly Wireless earbuds review

REVIEW – The TREBLAB xFIT Truly Wireless Earphones are another inexpensive wireless earbud system that boasts AAC sound protocol support and IPX6 water resistance for incidental moisture exposure. What is it? The xFIT system consists of a pair of wireless earbud style earphones which may be used singularly or paired for stereo sound. The system …

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EarFun Go SP100 Bluetooth Speaker review

  REVIEW – I have been eyeing my younger son’s wireless speaker for a while now, so when the opportunity to review the EarFun Go SP100 speaker came up, I jumped on the chance. Let’s see how it performs under some typical conditions. What is it? The EarFun  Go SP100 is a weather resistant Bluetooth …

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Get steamed about dinner. Anova Precision Oven brings steam cooking to the home counter

NEWS – Innovating consumer cooking appliance company Anova looks to do for steam cooking what they did for sous vide. The upcoming Precision Oven will be an affordable steam cooking solution that fits on your kitchen counter. The Precision Oven is a connected device that will allow for monitoring / control from anywhere. Why steam …

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How to keep your phone from running off on its own adventure — Koala Super-Grip Phone Harness

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you’re like me, one of your biggest fears about taking your phone on adventures is losing your grip on your phone or having it slip out of a pocket and go on its own adventure. The Koala Super-Grip Phone Harness from Hangtime on Indiegogo is currently sitting at 1500% of its …

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Thyrm DarkVault keeps your gadgets safe from harm

NEWS – Expedition, tactical, and adventure supplier Thyrm has added to their line of protective cases with a new gadget case to complement their battery and lighter products. The DarkVault comes in two flavors: DarkVault and DarkVault Comms. The DarkVault has battlefield-grade construction and a gasket seal to keep out dirt and water.  Both flavors …

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