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Nova Off-Camera Wireless Flash for the iPhone Review

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martphone cameras have steadily become more sophisticated and equal in technology to their stand-alone brethren. But one place where they still falter is when it comes to illuminating the im...
 
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Smartphones
 
Blue Spark Digital-0467
Blue Spark Digital-0467
Blue Spark Digital-0467

Blue Microphone Spark Digital Review

Smartphones are behind for professional-grade equipment, even though we’re using them more and more for just about everything. So what happens? The quality of our content drops. Convenience always trumps usability, quality, and...
 
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Camera Reviews
 
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055CX3 scura
055CX3 scura

Manfrotto 055CX3 Carbon Fiber Tripod Review (video)

I’ve had the same tripod for several years. It's been a more "just stuck with it and be cheap" scenario.  And despite continuing to sink more money into cameras and lenses, my tripod has remained the same. Ultimately it works, ...
 
 
Home Theater
 
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Vizio S5451w-C2 54-Inch 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

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Vs have gotten bigger — way bigger — but as a result the actual chassis holding the electronics has shrunk. That is fine as far as the display goes, but where is the room for the speakers? T...
 
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Gear
 
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Ematic MediaBeam Streaming Media Player Review

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lot has been made of Chromecast, Google’s combination of a “Smart TV” dongle and linkage with a smartphone or computer. But the first out of the gate isn’t always the winner, so don't count...
 
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Smartphones
 
Bem Speaker Band
Bem Speaker Band
Bem Speaker Band

Bem Speaker Band Review

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hat's the deal with the whole "smart watch" thing when it's the phone in the pocket doing all the heavy lifting? I don't need little apps dancing in an LCD window, the whole purpose of the o...
 
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Computers
 
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Split X 2 Main

HP Split X 2 Review

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on’t be fooled — people aren’t moving away from notebooks in favor of tablets, but they ARE expecting the power of a notebook shouldn’t come at the expense of features only a tablet can prov...
 
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Computers
 
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AOC G2460PQU 24 Inch LED Monitor Review

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omputer monitors have reached the point where we take them for granted — we expect them to be bright, evenly lit, chock full of inputs and inexpensively priced. And with a large screen size ...
 
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Headphones
 
Star Wars headphones
Star Wars headphones
Star Wars headphones

STREET by 50 First Edition Star Wars On Ear Headphones Stormtrooper

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eing honest, when I was first told about the STREET by 50 First Edition Star Wars On Ear Headphones Stormtrooper — I was thinking it was just another licensing deal that resulted in a pair o...
 
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Gear
 
Fluance Fi30-002
Fluance Fi30-002
Fluance Fi30-002

Fluance Fi30 Bluetooth Speaker Review: Not Portable Goodness

The Fluance Fi30 is the company's first Bluetooth only speaker.  It sells for $149.99, and unlike other Bluetooth speakers, which generally cost more and offer less oomph, this one will not fit in your pocket or your book bag. ...
 
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Gear
 
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Narrative Clip_Row
Narrative Clip_Row

Narrative Clip Review

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earable cameras are all the rage for those looking to document their lives on a daily basis and use photos in their “social media” life. The Narrative Clip was one of the first of this new g...
 
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Headphones
 
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Phantom main

Phantom Headphones with Boombox Review

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eadphones have a basic function: to provide a closed environment for listening to audio. Then the differences are applied — such as how comfortably they fit and how good they sound being the...
 
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