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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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SLIMMY Wallet Original main
SLIMMY Wallet Original main
SLIMMY Wallet Original main

SLIMMY Wallet Original with RFID Shielding Review

T
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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Mini-Bullets II main
Mini-Bullets II main
Mini-Bullets II main

Grace Digital Mini-Bullets II 900 MHz Wireless Speaker System Review

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nother day, another BBQ. And another plea for the ones providing the bill of fare for me to take care of the music. My soon-to-be-hosts aren't asking me to put playlists together, but want m...
 
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Keyport Slide 2.0 main
Keyport Slide 2.0 main
Keyport Slide 2.0 main

Keyport Slide 2.0 Review

P
ity the poor keychain -- neglected, ignored and unloved. But what is a keychain today other than just a mechanism designed to scratch the smartphone sharing the same pocket? So that's where ...
 
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Quirky Power Pivot Genius-0339
Quirky Power Pivot Genius-0339
Quirky Power Pivot Genius-0339

Quirky Pivot Power Genius Review

Handling electricity sucks. Devices can be overcharged, lights can be left on accidentally, there aren't always enough outlets...the potential problems are infinite. As to be expected with any technology that's remained mostly ...
 
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Fuelband SE-2
Fuelband SE-2
Fuelband SE-2

Nike Fuelband SE Review (video)

In 2012 I reviewed Nike's Fuelband.  For the most part I liked what I saw, though, and this was met with controversy, I didn't believe it was all that accurate.  Largely, because the first Fuelband counted my steps even while I...
 
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Autographer alternate main
Autographer alternate main
Autographer alternate main

The Autographer Review

W
hat’s with these “wearable” cameras that are all the rage lately? Do they work and really know what they’re doing and how do you handle them? The Autographer does what a “wearable” camera sh...
 
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Withings WS-50-0314
Withings WS-50-0314
Withings WS-50-0314

Withings Smart Body Analyzer WS-50 Review

Tracking personal health data starts in the home with one of the first things many of us do daily: stand on a scale. Our weight is extremely meaningful to us, and tracking it in the past has been a constant struggle. The lack o...
 
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DJI Phantom 2 Vision-006
DJI Phantom 2 Vision-006
DJI Phantom 2 Vision-006

DJI Phantom 2 Vision Review (video)

Parrot's AR Drone Quadricopter might be the most well known thanks to its association with the iPhone, but it's hardly, and by far the best.  Course, one wouldn't know this until they lay their hands on a legit four bladed heli...
 
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Fitbit Force
Fitbit Force
Fitbit Force

Fitbit Force Review: Their Best Yet

U
ntil recently, if you wanted to check your accumulated steps, floors climbed, or calories burned, you needed to sync your Fitbit to your smartphone or computer.  Not entirely practical if yo...
 
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BBQ Dragon Fire Supercharger main
BBQ Dragon Fire Supercharger main
BBQ Dragon Fire Supercharger main

BBQ Dragon Fire Supercharger Review

N
ot having snow and cold weather isn’t the only benefit of living on the West Coast (Southern California in particular); there’s also the ability to barbecue all year round. But just because ...
 
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Satechi Light-0134
Satechi Light-0134
Satechi Light-0134

Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp

Not everyone has the blessing of a naturally well-lit workspace, and even those that do sometimes need a little more light for writing, typing, or really anything else. Desk lamps are a dime a dozen, but dealing with the standa...
 
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