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Yamaha YSP-1400 Digital Sound Projector Review

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ll sound bars use speakers contained inside of an enclosure. To get multichannel audio, not just stereo, either a sound bar comes with a pair of satellite speakers or uses a psycho-acoustic ...
 
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Smartphones
 
HTC One M8-008
HTC One M8-008
HTC One M8-008

HTC One M8 Review (Verizon Wireless): Killer Power, Awesome Battery Life, Weird Camera

It's metal, it's sleek, it feels good in the hand.  In short, there is really nothing wrong with HTC's One M8, save perhaps for the camera.  But more on that in a few. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvBBTDFMB5g Yes, this is th...
 
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Kobo Aura-0334
Kobo Aura-0334
Kobo Aura-0334

Kobo Aura Review

E-readers are a great underutilized technology, one that's privy to great innovation. If only more of us had time to read books! I haven't had the time to read a full book in over a few months, and the one I did read was short ...
 
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Computers
 
Satechi USB Hub-0344
Satechi USB Hub-0344
Satechi USB Hub-0344

Satechi 7 Port USB 3.0 Premium Aluminum Hub Review

USB 3.0 hubs are expensive and generally hard to come by. USB 3.0 is still in its infancy, though the significantly faster data transfer port is in every new computer you can buy today. At 5GB/s, it's over ten times as fast as ...
 
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Nespresso Vertuoline
Nespresso Vertuoline

Nespresso Vertuoline Review: Possibly the Best Tasting and Fastest at Home Coffee Money Can Buy (video)

According to USA Today, 83% of adult Americans drink coffee.  No wonder there is a Starbucks on just about every corner.  It's probably safe to say that a cup of coffee in the Seattle chain, or really any corporate coffee house...
 
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Startech Thunderbolt Dock-0350
Startech Thunderbolt Dock-0350
Startech Thunderbolt Dock-0350

Startech Thunderbolt Docking Station Review

With any computer that uses Thunderbolt, unless you've got the cash to buy a couple of Thunderbolt Displays to go along with it, there's very little most users can do with the high density data transfer connector. It's expensiv...
 
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A-Audio ANC Headphones-0343
A-Audio ANC Headphones-0343

A-Audio Legacy ANC Headphones Review

Noise cancelling headphones have a bad rap, and for good reason: the theory is great, but in practice most fall flat. The principle of noise cancellation is simple: block out interfering audio by creating an interference patter...
 
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Computers
 
Satechi Numpad-0329
Satechi Numpad-0329
Satechi Numpad-0329

Satechi Blutooth Wireless Smart Keypad Review

Use a Mac and the included Wireless Keyboard? As nice as it is, I prefer the Wired Keyboard because it's just as light, just as thin, doesn't need battery replacement (even though the Wireless Keyboard only needs new batteries ...
 
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SLIMMY Wallet Original main
SLIMMY Wallet Original main

SLIMMY Wallet Original with RFID Shielding Review

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here’s lessons learned if you lived in New York, as I did in the 80’s and 90's, that dealt with how you entered and exited an ATM. Being vigilant required keeping your eyes open and having f...
 
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GRIP&SHOOT main

GRIP&SHOOT Review

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martphone cameras are great because they’re always there when you need them. But who ever thought that shooting a pic while held in one hand, tapping a screen button or punching a side tab w...
 
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iDevices Kitchen Thermometer Review

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’m far from being a good cook, but back in my early bachelor days I did more than just eat cereal and Mac ’n Cheese. There were actual times when I made the effort to cook real food — steaks...
 
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FlatWave Mini Indoor HD Antenna Review

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he advent of cable had people applauding when it first appeared some 20+ years ago: after all, now a home that couldn’t get any TV reception from an antenna could finally watch broadcast cha...
 
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