Posts by: Marshal Rosenthal

Marshal Rosenthal is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and journalist specializing in technology, consumer electronics and pop culture.

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Task Lab TaskOne G3 iPhone 5 Case Review

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Because we keep our cell phones around all the time, we can always get phone calls. But what if you need a bottle opener, a screwdriver or a knife? Pull one out of your pocket, sure if you had one in your pocket but who has— I don’t. But I...

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OKIDOKEYS Smart Lock Review: Lock and App

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The name might be too clever but the idea of a “smart lock” is right up there with other conveniences that only the 21st Century can provide. So what makes the OKIDOKEYS Smart Lock worth considering, no make that worth having? The fact that it does what you would want...

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MiPow Playbulb Review: Screw In for Sound

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Whole house audio sounds really cool but costs $$$ and doesn’t really apply to those who rent apartments. But the idea of having music “appear” wherever you are in a room or even outdoors is mighty appealing, especially since most of us carry our music around all the time on...

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LG’s OLED 4K Ultra HD TV Is A Game-Changer

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HDTV came and went. 4K is now here, but it’s not enough. As good as all that has come before has been, OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) is better. Because on a technical level, this film of organic compound providing an emissive electroluminescent layer can be thinner and lighter than...

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Fuel + Mobile Rechargeable Battery 9000mAH Review

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Battery chargers have become a necessity of modern life — thank the ubiquitousness of cell phones and their fast discharge of battery power for that. Carrying a charging cable around may reduces the bulk of a wall plug, but it relies on the certainty that there will be a charging...

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LG LAB540W 4.1 Ch 320W SoundPlate Review

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The whole idea behind a “sound table” is to provide convenient amplified sound from the television or any video device that is playing on it. But to integrate as the audio system of a home theater, this “sound table” needs to do more than just cram speakers and electronics into...

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Ematic EGD172 7” Dual-Core Multi-Touch Tablet Review

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Android tablets may be commonplace but that doesn’t mean they’re all alike. The reason so many 7” tablets are available is that they cater to the differing needs of the consumer looking to buy them. So what makes the $69.99 Ematic’s EGD172 7” Dual-Core Multi-Touch Tablet stand out? That it...