Nexus 5 Review: One Month With Google’s Flagship

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On October 31st, Google finally revealed the Nexus 5. The device was tied to multiple rumors for months on end, and finally all came to an end on Halloween, and along with it was a chocolaty Android 4.4 KitKat software update to the Android OS. It took a few days (or weeks) to ship to […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a significant phone for both Nokia and Microsoft. It’s the first Windows Phone 8 device to debut with a large 6-inch display, a first smartphone from the platform to sport a full HD 1080p display, and one that comes with one of the wold’s most powerful processors in the form […]

Moshi Versacover for Still Better than Apple Smartcase

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Our favorite iPad mini case comes from Moshi and costs less than Apple’s thin and lightweight Apple Smart Case, while working better than the Apple offering. The Moshi VersaCover does everything the Smart Case does, but adds a nice trick with a folding cover that sets up the iPad in more angles than the Apple […]

UberBuds Bluetooth Earbuds Great for Outdoors but Weak Connection

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The UberBuds from Musemini sound decent and work better outdoors than most stereo Bluetooth earbuds, but suffer from a poor Bluetooth connection. We tested them out and enjoyed using them, except when the connection intermittently drops out. We’ve tested a few sets of Bluetooth earbuds and had hopes that the UberBuds would compare well to […]

TYLT RUGGD Case for iPad Air

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The rugged iPad case market heated up in the last year with plenty of contenders trying to dethrone Otterbox, the king of the extreme environment protection cases. We present the next contender: the TYLT RUGGD case for iPad Air. This shock proof case promises to keep the new iPad Air safe while adding little bulk […]

Livescribe 3 Smart Pen Review

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The Livescribe smart pen allows users to combine the analog with digital to more effectively capture handwritten notes and drawings, something that could be difficult on a smartphone. We’ve seen various attempts in the past from different companies to allow a similar paradigm, including Evernote, which allows users to ‘scan’ in their Moleskin journals using […]

10 Great Gadget Stocking Stuffers

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As the Christmas fast approaches, we want to offer some advice for a few gadget stocking stuffers to put on the buying list. Both tech and non-tech oriented gift recipients will enjoy pulling these out of their stocking this year. We focus on smaller items that will fit in a stocking, but also will fit in […]

iOS 7.0.4 on iPhone 5 Review: One Month Later

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Believe it or not, it has been a little more than a month since Apple rolled out its last iOS 7 update in iOS 7.0.4. The update, aimed at squashing one bug in particular, replaced iOS 7.0.3 and since then, has reigned as Apple’s most current iOS update. With problems continuing to surface, we wanted […]

Xbox One Kinect Privacy Shield: Gaming’s Tin Foil Hat

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Privacy is a huge concern in this day and age, and it’s not just with computers and the internet. Gaming consoles are also receiving a lot of backlash over whether or not game system manufacturers are collecting your data and using it to their own desire. The Xbox One’s Kinect sensor has been the main […]

With Share Everything Plans, Numbridge’s VoIP Service Makes Sense

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Unlike traditional VoIP calls, Numbridge’s telephony system uses a local gateway to connect customers similar to how Google Voice works in the U.S. And given the recent shift in the mobile market in the U.S., Numbridge’s business model may make more sense than traditional telephony services that are based purely on the Internet for connecting […]

Mobile Home Brings Siri to Auto Hands Free Systems

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Using Siri through a car’s hands free Bluetooth system only works well with cars that support it. Enter the Mobile Home, not a cheap trailer house susceptible to high winds, but a device that connects to an iPhone via Bluetooth that adds Siri functionality to a car’s hands free system. Car owners can buy aftermarket […]

iPad mini with Retina Display: Thoughts After One Month

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In my initial review of the iPad mini with Retina Display I stated that it was an almost perfect mobile device. That still holds. If you like a smaller Tablet form factor the iPad mini with Retina Display is a great choice. It is small enough to tote anywhere and powerful enough to handle just about any […]

PS4 vs Xbox One: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know

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The PS4 and Xbox One are just getting started in a battle to be the game console of choice for the next five to ten years, and many shoppers are considering buying a PS4 or an Xbox One for the first time. While the Xbox 360 arguably won the last console competition, there are now […]

The Pencil: A Stylus for Paper Review

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The search for a magical combination of iPad and stylus will probably be a never ending one, at least with the iPad’s that we currently have now. Creatives are coming up with interesting solutions for using a stylus on the iPads capacitive screen that involve a series of moving parts that include the screen, software, […]

2014 Ford Escape Tech Simplifies the Everyday Experience

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Technology is rapidly evolving in automobiles. Consumers demand more and more technology-driven features in all types of vehicles. Before, the advanced features were only available in luxury cars and trucks, but now features like Bluetooth and Siri Eyes Free are available in the smallest of cars. We recently had an opportunity to sample the 2014 […]

Forza 5: The Ultimate Grinding Game

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In the video game world, “grinding” isn’t known as a form of dirty dancing, but rather a method in which a gamer engages in repetitive tasks in a video game in order to level up or gain achievements. It’s the most boring thing in the world to a video gamer, and many games are guilty […]

Reclouder an Awesome iPhone Recorder with Expensive In-App Purchases

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I use my iPhone or Android phone to record audio notes and to keep mileage records. Reclouder became my goto app for this purpose on my iPhone because it backs up audio recordings to iCloud and comes with a simple interface that lets me start recording quickly. Unfortunately, the app requires some in-app purchases to get […]

iHome iDL100 Triple Charging Dock with Lightning Connectors Review

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We took the opportunity to take another look of the refreshed version of iHome’s nice dock called the iHome iDL100 Triple Charging Dock, an upgrade over the iDL45 that we reviewed earlier. iHome makes nice charging and audio accessories, first for Apple products, but now for other devices. We reviewed the iHome iDL45 Dual Charging […]

Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Wireless Earbuds Review

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Bluetooth headsets provide convenience but often at the cost of sound quality. The refreshed Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Wireless Earbuds give users both quality and convenience in a comfortable and useful set of earbuds. In our review of the original version of these earbuds our editor called them a great accessory for iPad and tablet […]