Gadgets

How To Use the eBay Simple Flow Interface to Easily Sell your Old Tablet

October 29, 2013
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One of the big problems about being addicted to gadgets and consumer electronic devices is that you always want the latest and greatest “bright & shiny” device. When that desire hits you, suddenly, you are faced with two issues: 1) how do you find funds to get a new device and 2) how do you […]

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When is a Tablet Not a Tablet? When It’s A Windows 8.1 Pro Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

October 28, 2013
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I have had my fair share of experience with a variety of tablets ranging from iPads to Samsung 10.1 tablets to a Sony and even a Blackberry Playbook. It seems that manufacturers and developers continue to tweak their interfaces and hardware specifications to hopefully be the one that “sticks” and that everyone gravitates towards. I […]

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Weighing in on the Withings Smart Body Analyzer WS-50

October 4, 2013
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Recent advances in personal technology are allowing individuals and families to get better analysis of their health progress or lack there of. From wearable devices that track your movement to applications that help you set exercise goals, our society now has consumer tools that remove some of the mystery surrounding personal health. Withings is a […]

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Direct Download iOS 7 Final IPSW Links for Latest iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

September 18, 2013
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The day has finally arrived! Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 7, is now available. Most people can simply connect their iOS device to the latest version of iTunes (be sure to download version 11.1 which is now available as well), update your apps, do a sync, make a backup and THEN install iOS 7. […]

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ODOYO Power+Shell EX iPhone 5 Battery Case is Almost Perfect

September 13, 2013
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A few weeks ago, I published a head-to-head review of four iPhone 5 battery cases (by Mophie, Belkin, MyCharge & XPAL Power). Each of these case+battery solutions had their own advantages (and disadvantages). Unfortunately, I didn’t get my hands on the ODOYO Power+Shell EX iPhone 5 battery case in time for that review, otherwise, it […]

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Still Texting and Driving? This #ItCanWait Documentary Will Change Your Mind

September 5, 2013
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We all know that we shouldn’t text and drive, but yet even I feel sometimes compelled to glance at my phone. I don’t respond to texts unless I’m fully stopped, but even that is against the law in many places. That second that you remove your eyes from the road, you become distracted, and the […]

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The Back-To-School Hard Drive Questions: Use for Backups or Media? Size vs. Size?

August 22, 2013
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Schools are booting up in the coming weeks and students are also Ctrl-Alt-Deleting their brains to get ready to upload GBs of essential data into their minds to help them maintain their upgradability down the line. As part of the back-to-school process, parents often need to think about the tech that they will provide their […]

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Head-to-Head: 4 iPhone 5 Battery Cases Reviewed – Mophie, Belkin, MyCharge & XPAL Power

August 14, 2013
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Smartphones these days are big battery consumers. The larger the screen and the more active you are, the more you rely on having a big, hefty battery. There are many smartphones that allow you to simply swap out a used battery with a fully-charged one. The Apple iPhone, unfortunately, is not one where you can […]

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