Reviews

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

Plugable Thunderbolt and USB-C Docking Station review

REVIEW – Docking stations are one of those gadgets that you don’t know you need, until you’ve used one.  Being able to plug in a single cable when you come and go from your desk is delightful.  I’ve also had some experiences with poor docks where drivers caused problems or video wouldn’t work correctly.  The …

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Sensate Meditation Device review

REVIEW – What the heck is Bob up to? Finding his inner balance, that’s what! We’re testing the Sensate meditation device, which claims that it’s combination of proprietary “near infrasonic” technology and immersive soundscapes help reduce anxiety, improve physical well-being, and promote calm. Does it work? Let’s find out! What is it? It’s a device …

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AKASO Brave 6 Plus Action Camera review

REVIEW – I’ve always wanted an “action camera”, but spending hundreds of dollars on something that I would use only occasionally in my life seemed like a poor choice.  The AKASO Brave 6 Plus Action Camera promises performance that would rival the much-more-expensive brands, but does it live up to its spec-sheet? What is it? …

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Leviton Decora Smart Voice Dimmer and 4 Speed Fan Controller switches review

Review In today’s day and age, a lot of people are moving towards smart homes. Starting out can be a daunting task as there are so many options available. The Leviton fan speed controller and the Leviton voice dimmer with Alexa are two great devices to start with as they don’t require a hub and …

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CIGA Design J Series Zen Karesansui Mechanical Timepiece review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – For many years, I have been a watch collector, with mechanical automatic watches being my preference and dominating my collection with the exception of my smartwatches. Earlier this year, CIGA Design sent me their Z-Series Mechanical Titanium Watch and I loved it, so I am so happy that they have now followed …

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Edifier TWS NB true wireless earphones review

REVIEW – True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds have been around since 2015 and have become a distinct market segment in consumer electronic devices. Now several models exist with built in noise cancellation including the Edifier TWS NB. I have a pair to review – read on to see what I think!          …

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AUKEY Basix Pro 10000mAh Wireless Charging Power Bank with Stand review

REVIEW – Portable charging power banks feel like a dime a dozen with very little in the form of variety. But once in a while, an interesting feature pops up, like AUKEY’s Basix Pro Wireless Charging Power Bank. What is it? The AUKEY PB-WL02 Basix Pro is a combination wired/wireless 10000mAh power bank with a …

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Julie’s favorite gear, WORX cordless lawn mower, and more – Review updates

REVIEW UPDATES – This week we have three review updates from Michael Strange and I’ve reviewed my favorite gear page to reflect the changes I’ve made in the last 6 months since my last update back in January. I think one of the updates will be a surprise for many of you! So click on …

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