Reviews

Reviews about interesting gadgets, gear, mobile technology and lifestyle products.

Shure Aonic 50 wireless noise cancelling headphones review – an audio trifecta

In late 2018, I was invited to the Shure headquarters for a demonstration of a new Bluetooth product (link here). Last month, Shure sent me the new Aonic 50 wireless to review. This headphone is geared for premium audio quality followed by the convenience—now almost requirement—of wireless along with active noise canceling (ANC). While not …

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OPPO Wear OS powered watch review – an excellent Google Wear smartwatch experience

REVIEW – There are more smartwatches these days than I can shake a stick at, but if you ask people on the street to name models from memory I would bet you would get “Apple Watch” and “Fitbit”, and that’s about it.  I’ve used quite a few different models of smartwatches over the years, from …

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RAVPower RP-PB187 Portable Power Station review

REVIEW – I’m always on the lookout for new ways to keep my gear powered when off the grid camping and to have backup power during hurricane season here in Florida. The RAVPower RP-PB187 Portable Power Station provides AC power, USB power, and a barrel plug that delivers 12V power which should cover most of …

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Stealth core trainer review – Get a 6 pack while playing video games

REVIEW – Do you have a strong core? How about six-pack abs? Want both? Along with a healthy diet, one way to achieve those goals is to do planks. Don’t groan, they are a good exercise. But I get it, they aren’t fun. One way to make them infinitely more fun is by doing planks …

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Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review – A smart jump starter for your vehicle

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – In the last six months, I’ve had to jump-start 4 or 5 vehicles. When the Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review offer came along, I thought it could be the answer to making that task much easier. What is it? The Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter is a multi-purpose device whose primary …

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LOCKLY Vision Smart Lock Video Doorbell review – Knock knock, I know who’s there

REVIEW – With video doorbells frequently being added to many homes, you may wonder how it can get any better? Well, one way to make it better is by adding a door lock to it that you can control with your smartphone. With the Lockly Vision Smart Lock Video Doorbell you can have the best …

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Refresh Mask N95 Personal Air Purification System review

REVIEW – Let me start by saying that I am a survivor of Covid-19 and I am completely sold on the need to wear a mask and the importance of wearing a mask. Since the start of the pandemic, I have tried at least a dozen different types/designs of masks in my search to find …

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BlitzWolf BW-FUN7 oscillating rechargeable fan review

REVIEW – If the Swiss Army knife is first and foremost a knife, then the BlitzWolf BW-FUN7 may be the Swiss Army knife of fans. It is an oscillating, rechargeable, telescopic, foldable, multi-speed, run timer, nightlamp, remote control fan. I have reviewed it to see how it works. Read on to see what I think! …

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Sakobs GC1032 Metal Detector review

REVIEW – When I was young I always remembered this inexpensive, orange-handled metal detector in the Radio Shack catalogs. Never got one. I’ve quietly wondered how well these things work. I finally got my chance with the Sakobs GC1032 metal detector. The hunt is on! What is it? The Sakobs GC1032 is a portable metal …

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Creative SXFI Trio USB-C in-ear headphones review

REVIEW – In an engineering feat, the Creative SXFI TRIO Earbuds manages to pack an entire 7.1 surround sound system — or at least the impression of one — into a tiny package. What is it? The Creative SXFI TRIO are USB-C powered earbuds, featuring award-winning Super X-Fi headphone holography. They are imbued with a …

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Smartta SliderMini 2 motorized camera slider review

REVIEW – There are many types of gear that photographers and videographers use to capture different types of scenes and footage. One such device is a slider that can be used for great video, including time-lapse footage, video with movement and interest, etc. Over the years, I have purchased 2 quite expensive motorized sliders that …

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