Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Hardware Articles

Tech News: Twitter DM Spam, Facebook Stock, Kindle OS Update & Cheap HDTVs

More fresh Technology News for you on this day before Thanksgiving (and my wife's 40th birthday). The Tech News just doesn't rest, does it! Here are things that are hot right now: WARNING: New Twitter DM Spam Attack - "Uh...

Tech News: Android & Apple, PS3 & 3D, LinkedIn Open & iPhone Worm

I'm going to try something new here. When you are writing about Gadgets or Consumer Electronics, things happen quickly within the space. While I try to post 1-2 gadget reviews a week, that takes time and often I miss...

A Week with the Verizon/Motorola DROID (By an iPhone Addict)

This past week, I decided to find out what the hype was all about regarding the Droid. Launched just a few weeks ago, the Droid has been positioned as a potential iPhone-killer. Being an avid iPhone user...

A Theater in your Pocket: WowWee’s Cinemin Swivel

I must admit, I have never heard of the WowWee Cinemin Swivel until my step-brother-in-law sent me a Facebook message asking me if I had ever tried it out. I told him that I hadn't but that I would...

“The Sony Witch Project” – A Halloween Adventure with Sony Gear

Ten years ago, a movie was released that scared many and used a format that was unique to its space for the time period. The Blair Witch Project had an interesting premise, 3 student filmmakers disappear in the wood...

The Future is Here: Wireless Power Charging with Powermat

When your life is filled with gadgets, much the way mine is, you have a huge trail of power cords that follow those devices. What this means is that you have to consider where to store those cords, which...

Sounding Out! Sony Xplod MEX-BT5700U versus Parrot RKi8400 In-Dash Bluetooth Car Stereos

For me, the season of giving came early. This summer I was contacted by two PR firms who wanted me to test out some new Bluetooth, phone enabled in-dash car stereo systems. Both requests for review were unsolicited and...

Help @HighTechDad Become the Next Living in HD Insider!

On a whim a few weeks ago, I entered into a contest that sounded really cool. All that I had to do was record a video about why I would be the perfect Living in HD Insider and submit...

eBooks, Digital Readers and the Future of Printed Writing

I am honestly not sure that all books should be electronic. I'm a gadget guy but some part of me feels that if we make everything digital that one day someone will accidentally kick out the plug and EVERYTHING...

A “Wall Plug” To Go – HyperMac External Battery Juices up your MacBooks

Batteries don't last long enough. While the technology is getting better, and they can pack more juice into smaller spaces, unfortunately, for most people like me, this is just still long enough. Macs are no different than PCs. Both...

Music of the World Packed into a Small Device – the MYINE Ira Internet Radio

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of reviewing the Livio Radio which streams Internet music but also has the built-in functionality of Pandora. I was sad to see it go at the end of the review, but...

Beyond the “100 Faces of Fall” with the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1 & A330 DSLR Cameras

So I'm now pretty deep into this Sony "DigiDads" program (see the Sony Electronics Community site for more details). My kids are already used to watching the big BRAVIA in my oldest daughter's room, I have been using the...
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