Category: Reviews

UE Boom 2 Wireless Speaker – A Worthy Upgrade to an Already-Great Product

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been listening to the current-generation of Ultimate Ears’ Bluetooth Speaker lineup; the UE Megaboom, UE Boom2, and UE Roll. This comes after owning the original UE Boom for about two years, and listening to is almost daily in my car, at home, in my office, and in parking lots …

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The Best Insulated Pint Glass Buyers Guide – Keep Cold Cold and Hot Hot

If you want to keep your cold beer cold, hot coffee hot, and look good doing it, an insulated pint glass may be for you. Here’s how things went during my 2 month long evaluation of a 5 of the leading insulated pint glasses on the market. TL;DR: The Stanley Stacking Vacuum Pint is the best …

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Cheero Power Plus 3 Review – Charging All Day

In the lead-up to CES 2016, lots of new electronic products are being released. Cheero just brought out it’s high-power Power Plus 3 portable battery pack. What It Is The Cheero Power Plus 3 is a 13400mAh mobile USB Battery Pack. It’s meant to be carried with you to give you two USB power ports, for charging …

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Field Test Review: Squeeze Pod Toiletries Smell Amazing, Great For A Night Away From Home

Travel is getting hipper and hipper, and toiletry companies are getting in on developing new packaging and products for those of us on the move. Squeeze Pod makes convenient single-serving toiletry pods aimed at the lightweight traveler. They sent me a few packets to try out on trip or two – here’s how it went. …

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Quick Actions on my Keychain with the Nonda iHere Bluetooth Fob

Bluetooth Low Energy, or Bluetooth Smart, has been popping up in all sorts of new, micro sized gadgets lately, continuing to build out the “Internet of Things”.  Because the new wireless specification enables devices to use extremely low power, all sorts of buttons, trackers, and sensors are now possible.   Gadget and accessories maker Nonda recently …

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The Best Gear from the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015

Last week I attended the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market show, a giant collection gear manufacturers showing off their wares for the upcoming years. Although I didn’t get to talk to everyone at the show, I did stop by a bunch of booths to check out what they have coming up. Here are a few of …

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Nitecore MH20 Flashlight Review: A versatile, compact powerhouse

The Nitecore MH20 Flashlight: An awesome little light. Here’s the deal: It’s a compact, bright rechargable flashlight designed to suit a variety of home and professional needs. From the manufacturer: The smallest, lightest 1x 18650 USB rechargeable flashlight, Max output of up to 1000 lumens, Integrated “Precision Digital Optics Technology” provides extreme reflector performance, Boasts …

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Cygolite Hotshot 2-Watt USB Rechargeable Taillight Review

The Cygolite Hotshot 2-Watt USB Rechargeable Taillight – Bright and visible, with a few basic design and usage issues. Here’s the deal: It’s a red blinky tail light for your bike. From the manufacturer: Integrating Cygolite’s 20 years of tail light expertise, the HotShot 2W USB features a powerful 2 watt H.B. LED for max visibility, …

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Coin, The Electronic Credit Card Will Be Great, V2 Even Better

Coin is going to be incredibly cool when it launches. An electronic credit card that stores all of your credit cards, and let’s you swipe any card just like normal. It’s not pushing the actual physics of credit transactions in a new direction, but rather giving consumers a tool to keep using existing card-swiping transaction …

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