Google ChromeCast Review: $35 Apple TV Alternative

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The Google ChromeCast is a small device that plugs into the HDMI port to bring webpages, YouTube, Netflix and more to a HDTV. The $35 ChromeCast connects to WiFi to turn any HDTV into a smart TV. Users “cast” to the ChromeCast with an iPhone, Android, Mac or Windows device to put web content on […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Rokform RokBed v3 Case Review

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A good rugged case like the Rokform RokBed v3 case goes a long way in protecting the Samsung Galaxy S4. Some people need more than a simple slide on or snap on case. They don’t need something like an Otterbox, because it’s overkill. The Rokform Rokbed v3 might fit that middle ground perfectly thanks to it’s […]

Nexus 7 Review: From Hero to Zero

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The 2012 Nexus 7, the old Nexus 7, is riding off into the sunset. After a good year of life, Google has announced a new Nexus 7 that has already replaced the older model on the Google Play Store and will be replacing the original on the shelves of retailers across the country. I’ve owned […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: The Camera Phone King

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After much hype and anticipation, Nokia introduced the Lumia 1020 with a lot of fanfare and enthusiasm, and the Windows Phone 8 device doesn’t disappoint. In the days surrounding the announcement of Nokia’s 41-megapixel camera phone, the company dominated the conversations on Twitter and framed the dialogue around a new experience with zoom on a […]

Deus Ex: The Fall Review: Lots of Fun but Buggy

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We gave Deus Ex: The Fall a test and found it potentially gives hours of fun, excellent game play and control. However, it suffers one horrible flaw: it crashes without warning at the worst possible times on some iPads. SQUARE ENIX gives players a futuristic first person shooter set in 2027. Humanity’s divided between ordinary […]

2013 Lincoln MKZ 2.0 EcoBoost AWD Review (Video)

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In the pantheon of new vehicle prices, the “as tested” price of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ that Ford provided for review is not really that expensive at $45,550. The MKZ is supposed to be the car the reboots the floundering Lincoln brand. It is designed to target luxury buyers who may not be interested in […]

ecbc Poseidon Messenger K7202 for MacBook Air Review

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Thanks to the battery life that users can get with the Apple MacBook Air, especially the latest models just released, we don’t recommend carrying it in a big computer bag. But the ecbc Poseidon Messenger K7202 for the MacBook Air or other ultrabooks will serve as a good case for those times when users need one. It protects the […]

The SEIDIO Vitreo Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S4

SEIDIO Vitreo Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S4

The SEIDIO Vitreo Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S4 wins the honor of best screen protector for the Samsung Galaxy S4 we’ve seen, just as the iPhone 5 version held the same honor. The protector goes on easily and keeps a smart phone display safe from scratches and even some impact. The SEIDIO Vitreo Tempered […]

BatteryGuru Review: Better Battery Life for Galaxy S4, S3 & More

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Android phones notoriously suffer from poor battery life, but the utility Snapdragon BatteryGuru can help lengthen that battery life. The app promises to give users more time on a single charge. BatteryGuru does a great job of analyzing how a user works with features and apps on a Snapdragon-powered phone and sets up a recommended profile […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Review

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This year, we’re beginning to see a trend where waterproof phones that fit the active lifestyle are coming with specs that are worthy of a flagship phone, and the Galaxy S4 Active from Samsung, an AT&T exclusive, is no different. Samsung is really diversifying the Galaxy S line, with the Galaxy S4 being the flagship […]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Wireless Charger Review

Wirelessly charge the Galaxy S3.

For $13 it’s easy to add wireless charging to the Samsung Galaxy S3 without the need to buy a new back or give up the ability to use cases. After doing some digging I found a $13 Samsung Galaxy S3 wireless charging receiver that snaps into place on the Samsung Galaxy S3 underneath the existing […]

Apple AirPort Extreme Packs Speed and Simplicity Into Elegant Package

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The Apple AirPort Extreme base station announced at the 2013 WWDC adds 802.11ac Wi-Fi and a new form factor that works with the refreshed MacBook Air, Apple’s only computer using the new Wi-Fi standard. Apple, Windows and Android devices (including the Samsung Galaxy S4) can connect to it. The new router looks great and simplifies home networking. We […]

Verizon Jetpack MHS291LVW with Killer Battery and Ten Connections

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Verizon totally changed the conversation on Mi-Fi style devices with their new Verizon Jetpack MHS291LVW mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. It solves the problem of battery life that previous mobile hotspots had and connects up to ten devices to Verizon’s fast 4G LTE network. Mobile hotspot users frustrated with their smartphone’s built-in data sharing function should give the […]

OGIO Renegade RSS 17 Laptop Backpack Features Tons of Storage

OGIO Renegade RSS 17 Laptop Backpack

Anyone going on long trip with a lot of gear will love the OGIO Renegade RSS 17 Laptop Backpack. It comes with more pockets than most will know what to do with. We were able to pack more into this bag than any of our other laptop backpacks. It carries our stuff well and feels […]

WaterField Designs Samsung Galaxy S4 Cases Review

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We got a look at a two WaterField Designs Samsung Galaxy S4 Cases. The Hint Wallet and the Suede Jacket each offer no frills, snug fitting sleeve style cases for the Samsung Galaxy S4. Sadly, one doesn’t measure up to what we’ve come to expect from the company, while the other did. The Suede Jacket […]

SEIDIO ACTIVE with Metal Kickstand Review

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One Samsung Galaxy S4 case we really like from SEIDIO protects the phone from minor drops, holds the phone up (thanks to the metal kickstand) and hangs off the user’s belt thanks to the form-fitting holster. We tested the SEIDIO ACTIVE with Metal Kickstand and don’t hesitate to recommend it. The buyer gets a lot of […]

2013 Ford Fusion Review (Video)

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The 2013 Ford Fusion is an all new car that delivers a fresh aggressive look for 2013 and enough tech to keep drivers connected and entertained while on the road. The new 2013 Ford Fusion is available in seven models including a hybrid and plug-in hybrid model, all of which offer smartphone connectivity, navigation and […]

Verizon BlackBerry Q10 Review

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The BlackBerry Q10 is the first BlackBerry 10 device to join the latest version of BlackBerry with the famed BlackBerry keyboard. While the BlackBerry Q10 feels more like a BlackBerry device, and some users will swoon over the physical keyboard on the device, the lack of predictive text and clunky means of inputting numbers detracts from the […]

Fluid Notes for iPad is Not Very Fluid

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Fluid Notes for iPad promises a fluid interface for note takers who enjoy inking or typing on their iPad. Download and begin taking notes using a finger, a stylus or keyboard. They app takes its name, most likely, from the promise of a fluid user interface. In our experience the app fails to give users […]