Michael Strange

Use Alexa to solve a small town murder in the new board game “St.Noire”

NEWS – I loved playing board games when I was a kid, as an adult not so much. The only time I play them now is on occasion with my young nephews. Let’s face it they haven’t changed much over the years, and they’ve just lost their appeal. However, a new type of board game …

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Logitech Harmony Express Universal voice remote review

REVIEW – I own a lot of home entertainment devices, and with that comes a plethora of remote controls. I’ve looked into purchasing a universal remote, but most of them seemed intimidating and hard to use. Then I stumbled upon the Harmony Express Universal voice remote. Can a universal remote really control all my devices …

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The Pump2Pour insulated jug keeps your favorite beverages on tap

NEWS – Summer is in full swing, and we have the temps here in the Midwest to prove it. If you’re going to be outside, you’re going to need a cold beverage or 5. And something to keep that beverage as cold as possible. The Pump2Pour Insulated Jug from nICE Cooler has got your back. …

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WORX 20″ 3-in-1 cordless lawnmower review

REVIEW – The last couple of springs I’ve been researching cordless electric lawnmowers because my trusty gas-powered model seemed to be on its last legs. Well, this spring it finally died. As luck would have it, I received a review offer for the WORX 20″ cordless lawnmower. Needless to say, I was very excited to …

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Elago’s back with another Apple Watch stand that pulls at our retro heart strings

Elago, the company that has given us Apple Watch stands with a retro twist like W3 and W4 stands, is back at it again. The W6 stand for Apple Watch is designed to turn your Apple Watch into an iPod classic, complete with the iconic click wheel. Like its predecessors, the W6 is made of scratch-free silicone …

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The BeepEgg Perfect Egg Timer sings when your eggs are boiled eggs-actly right

NEWS – I like hardboiled eggs, and over the years I’ve tried lots of different recipes and techniques including using an air fryer. However, I can never seem to get them right. The BeepEgg floating egg timer ensures that your eggs will turn out every time. The egg-shaped timer actually lives in the fridge with …

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Eliminate throw away guilt with these reusable silicone food storage bags

NEWS – I use plastic bags for just about everything. It’s not only bad for the environment, but it can get costly too. Especially if you use them like they grow on trees like I do. Enter the EcoLifeMate reusable silicone food storage bags. Made from food-grade silicone these bags are not only reusable they …

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Discover your inner short order cook with the Blackstone 28″ outdoor griddle

NEWS – I love cooking outdoors, and I’ve used gas grills, charcoal grills, and even pizza ovens (check out my review for the Ooni Koda). But I saw something recently that I’ve never seen before for outdoor cooking, an outdoor griddle. The Blackstone 28” Griddle Cooking Station basically takes the griddle from the back of …

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The WFan Wearable Portable Fan makes it easy to stay breezy

NEWS – Now that the weather is heating up we’ll all be looking for ways to keep cool. Ceiling fans, window fans, tower fans, and even handheld fans are all popular choices. But what about two fans you can wear around your neck. The WFan Wearable Portable Fan fits around your neck, giving you a …

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IKEA wants to transport your living room to the “Upside Down” with the Real Life Series

NEWS – I’m a huge fan of the Netflix series “Stranger Things” so I was intrigued when I saw that IKEA had recreated the Byers family’s iconic living room ahead of  Season 3’s July 4th return. Not only did they recreate the room as part of the IKEA Real Life Series, but you can buy each …

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Auto-Vox X2 Streaming Media Mirror Dash Cam review

REVIEW – I’ve never reviewed a dash cam before. But with the terrible roads here in Michigan, and the increased number of distracted drivers on those roads, I thought it was time I did. Today I’ll be taking a look at the Auto-Vox X2 Streaming Media Mirror Dash Cam. What is it? The Auto-Vox X2 …

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The MLB Hover Helmet magically levitates your favorite teams helmet in mid-air

NEWS – Are you a baseball fan? Imagine owning a piece of fan gear so unique you won’t believe your eyes, a levitating mini MLB helmet. Hover Helmets takes a half-scale, detailed replica pro baseball batting helmet and suspends it in mid-air. It looks like magic, but it’s actually done using magnets. The helmet floats …

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Say no to styrofoam this summer with the Ohana 100% recyclable and biodegradable cooler

NEWS – Summer is almost here, time to head out to the beach or your favorite picnic spot. This year instead of grabbing for that old styrofoam cooler, load your fave beverages into the world’s first 100% Recyclable and Biodegradable cooler. The Ohana Cooler is made from 100% post-consumer paper waste. It’s environmentally-friendly and eliminates …

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Ultimate Ears MegaBlast Portable WiFi/Bluetooth speaker review

REVIEW – It’s been a while since I reviewed a wireless speaker. I’ve heard good things about Ultimate Ears speakers, and I wanted a speaker that was portable, waterproof and could replace the Echo Dot that I currently use in my living room. The UE MegaBlast meets all these criteria so I decided to give …

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Ooni Koda Gas-Powered Outdoor Pizza Oven review

REVIEW – Back in October of last year, I reviewed the Ooni 3 portable outdoor pizza oven. In February of this year, Ooni introduced their new portable gas-powered outdoor pizza oven the Ooni Koda. I really liked the Ooni 3 so you know I couldn’t pass on the opportunity to test out the companies newest addition. …

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