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Bluetooth
 
GOgroove BlueSync OR3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker product shot
GOgroove BlueSync OR3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker product shot
GOgroove BlueSync OR3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker product shot

GOgroove BlueSync OR3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

Ever play catch with a Bluetooth speaker? Me neither -- but you might be tempted to try just that when you’re holding the BlueSync OR3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker. That’s because it’s got a rubberized grip that brings out the de...
 
Accessory Reviews
 
Gogroove BLUESENSE TRM product
Gogroove BLUESENSE TRM product
Gogroove BLUESENSE TRM product

Gogroove BLUESENSE TRM Bluetooth Audio Transmitter Review

I don’t consider myself “old school” because not every piece of consumer electronics I have is the latest model. Or that wires and cables are used a lot for transmitting video and audio from one device to another (i.e., a Blu-r...

 
Household Product
 
Swann MP3 Doorbell SWADS-DOORCH product shot
Swann MP3 Doorbell SWADS-DOORCH product shot
Swann MP3 Doorbell SWADS-DOORCH product shot

Swann MP3 Doorbell SWADS-DOORCH Review

Lucky folks have summer homes while others rent bungalows and some go without but make due by carving out a space in a garage or basement. What’s common to all this is that the person “inside” doesn’t want to hear loud knocking...
 
DVR
 
game capture HD product shot
game capture HD product shot
game capture HD product shot

Elgato Game Capture HD Review

I like gaming. But I also like simple. This may seem contradictory in the age of multi-button controllers and multi-tasking massive games, but it’s not. Just give me a straight forward approach to what I have to accomplish in a...

 
Computers
 
Edifier- Prisma Bluetooth product shot
Edifier- Prisma Bluetooth product shot
Edifier- Prisma Bluetooth product shot

Edifier: Prisma E3350BT 2.1 Bluetooth Audio System Review

I spend a lot of time working at my desk -- designed so that I have to stand, not sit, during the course of the day. While I’m not one of those that plays music all day -- I do listen to audio coming off a web browsers, along w...
 
Headphones Reviews
 
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphones product shot
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphones product shot
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphones product shot

Bowers and Wilkins P3 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphones Review

There was a time when brand loyalty meant something -- especially in the early days of audio consumer electronics. You heard from friends how well a piece of audio equipment worked or went and checked it out yourself at a local...

 
Apple
 
PHILIPS Fidelio SoundAvia AD7000W/3 frontal view
PHILIPS Fidelio SoundAvia AD7000W/3 frontal view
PHILIPS Fidelio SoundAvia AD7000W/3 frontal view

PHILIPS Fidelio SoundAvia AD7000W/37 Review

Audio docks for Apple iOS devices have been around for a while now -- in fact there’s plenty of them to choose from, so why a PHILIPS? Maybe because you have to look for the straw in the haystack to get a quality result. Or may...
 
Android
 
D-Link DCS-932L Wireless N Day/Night Home Network Camera
D-Link DCS-932L Wireless N Day/Night Home Network Camera
D-Link DCS-932L Wireless N Day/Night Home Network Camera

D-Link DCS-932L Wireless N Day/Night Home Network Camera Review

Home security has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years -- partly due to the speed of Internet connections being used in home networks. Once it cost big bucks to monitor what was going on in your place when you were...

 
Laptop Accessory Reviews
 
Logitech Cube product shot
Logitech Cube product shot
Logitech Cube product shot

Logitech Cube Review

There was a time when I would have killed to have had a tablet with me, rather than a laptop. But on second thought, tablets seem to be all about being used for entertainment, not business. Had I a tablet when I was covering a ...
 
Home Theater
 
Antennas Direct MICRON XG product shot
Antennas Direct MICRON XG product shot
Antennas Direct MICRON XG product shot

Antennas Direct CLEARSTREAM MICRON XG Indoor Digital TV Antenna Review

  Saving money is something that everyone can relate to -- regardless of how the economy's doing. Too many folks have “given in” to the idea that the only way you can get a high-definition TV signal from a broadcast network is ...

 
Apple
 
3D Director Viewer Box and product
3D Director Viewer Box and product
3D Director Viewer Box and product

3D Director Viewer Review

While I don’t sing the body electric, I do search for the elusive 3D. And on my mobile device no less. Anyone who enjoys watching 3D movies or videos -- whatever -- knows that the main obstacle, besides finding the content to s...
 
Accessory Reviews
 
ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL battery button side
ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL battery button side
ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL battery button side

Accessory Power ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL Review

I’m a big fan of hiking and once I moved to California from the East Coast, I ramped up the amount of time my feet and the ground visited each other. My basic accoutrements through the years haven’t changed, but as camping out ...