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Type on the Move with the Logitech Keys-To-Go

Logitech describes their Logitech Keys-To-Go as the “ultra-portable, stand-alone keyboard for iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and more.” I would say that is an apt description of this sub-$80 mobile accessory. About the size of an iPad Air 2, and weighing next to nothing, the keyboard is a handy item to keep in your gear bag. That’s where mine is.

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OtterBox Symmetry Series Case for iPhone 6: Simple & Stylish

There’s no question about what OtterBox was aiming for when designing their OtterBox Symmetry Series case for iPhone 6. The company must have set out to create a simple and stylish yet highly protective case. They achieve that (and much more) by making the case available in a range of colors and designs and by keeping the price below $45.

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The Wrong Way to Allow People to Quit You

A while ago I signed up with Tresorit, which is yet another cloud-based back up service. I eventually decided to close the account; in order to do so, I had to act like I was signing up for the service again to delete it! Why? I’m not sure, but that’s what they required.

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OtterBox Commuter Series iPhone 6 Wallet Case Does It All

If you have an iPhone 6 and use Apple Pay, then you owe it to yourself, and to your phone, to check out the OtterBox Commuter Series iPhone 6 Wallet Case. This protective and colorful case lets you protect your precious iPhone while safely and securely stowing a few cards, a license and perhaps some cash.

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Active Edge Gear-Medical Miracle or Simply a Nice Accessory?

Survival Straps, one of the big names in paracord bracelets, has recently released a new line of bracelets called Active Edge, which claim to have been enhanced with “InBalance technology” for better range of motion, strength, and recovery. I’ve been testing one of their bracelets for a few weeks now. Did my experiment of one prove to be a success?

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Logitech protection[+] for iPhone 6 Protects and Holds

Logitech offers a wide range of impressive products. One of the newest is the Logitech protection[+] for iPhone 6. This inexpensive case offers good protection for the iPhone 6 in a thin, relatively light package. It also works with the company’s line of magnetic mounts. I’m surprised by how impressed I am with this case and can’t wait for one …

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Hyrule Warriors Review on Nintendo Wii U

Zelda game series fans get a comprehensive and immersive experience as Nintendo and Koei Temco combine the famous franchise with the hack-and-slash Samurai (Japanese) and Dynasty (Chinese) Warriors series gameplay. Hyrule Warriors action-filled title delivers free roaming fun and various mission objectives amid epic battlegrounds, with expanded actions like climbing and swimming so players can fully experience the boosted graphics.

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Type on the Move with the Logitech Keys-To-Go

Logitech describes their Logitech Keys-To-Go as the “ultra-portable, stand-alone keyboard for iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and more.” I would say that is an apt description of this sub-$80 mobile accessory. About the size of an iPad Air 2, and weighing next to nothing, the keyboard is a handy item to keep in your gear bag. That’s where mine is.

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PlayStation Vita; Your Sony Handheld Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season PlayStation Vita handheld consoles are bundled with joy with games like the mature actioners Borderlands 2, The Walking Dead and Assassin’s Creed III Liberation. Role playing games are plentiful and players also get unique games, remasters, exclusives, and cross-play experiences. The new PlayStation TV adds a new gaming options and is compatible with PS Vita memory cards.

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OtterBox Symmetry Series Case for iPhone 6: Simple & Stylish

There’s no question about what OtterBox was aiming for when designing their OtterBox Symmetry Series case for iPhone 6. The company must have set out to create a simple and stylish yet highly protective case. They achieve that (and much more) by making the case available in a range of colors and designs and by keeping the price below $45.

Read more
Tresorit_Quit

The Wrong Way to Allow People to Quit You

A while ago I signed up with Tresorit, which is yet another cloud-based back up service. I eventually decided to close the account; in order to do so, I had to act like I was signing up for the service again to delete it! Why? I’m not sure, but that’s what they required.

Read more
IMG_1985.PNG

OtterBox Commuter Series iPhone 6 Wallet Case Does It All

If you have an iPhone 6 and use Apple Pay, then you owe it to yourself, and to your phone, to check out the OtterBox Commuter Series iPhone 6 Wallet Case. This protective and colorful case lets you protect your precious iPhone while safely and securely stowing a few cards, a license and perhaps some cash.

Read more
wpid-Photo-20141120105808.jpg

Active Edge Gear-Medical Miracle or Simply a Nice Accessory?

Survival Straps, one of the big names in paracord bracelets, has recently released a new line of bracelets called Active Edge, which claim to have been enhanced with “InBalance technology” for better range of motion, strength, and recovery. I’ve been testing one of their bracelets for a few weeks now. Did my experiment of one prove to be a success?

Read more
IMG_1953-1.JPG

Logitech protection[+] for iPhone 6 Protects and Holds

Logitech offers a wide range of impressive products. One of the newest is the Logitech protection[+] for iPhone 6. This inexpensive case offers good protection for the iPhone 6 in a thin, relatively light package. It also works with the company’s line of magnetic mounts. I’m surprised by how impressed I am with this case and can’t wait for one …

Read more
HyruleWarriorsBattle

Hyrule Warriors Review on Nintendo Wii U

Zelda game series fans get a comprehensive and immersive experience as Nintendo and Koei Temco combine the famous franchise with the hack-and-slash Samurai (Japanese) and Dynasty (Chinese) Warriors series gameplay. Hyrule Warriors action-filled title delivers free roaming fun and various mission objectives amid epic battlegrounds, with expanded actions like climbing and swimming so players can fully experience the boosted graphics.

Read more
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Win a Ventev iPhone 6 Case and Glass Screen Protector!

We recently reviewed three different Ventev cases for the iPhone 6. Each has a unique style, and each comes in at a different price point. The company also sent us a glass screen protector. We’re giving the screen protector and one case to a lucky reader. Read on to learn how you can enter and win.

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Anker 2nd Generation Astro E4 13,000mAh External Battery Review

Anker has consistently shown that smartphone and tablet accessories don’t have to be expensive in order to deliver quality. Case in point, the Anker 2nd Generation Astro E4 13,000mAh External Battery. It has an MSRP of $89.99 but, when purchased through our Amazon Affiliate Store it is under $30! That’s an amazing deal!

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G5 Entertainment Gives Away Brightstone Mysteries for FREE on All Platforms

Just over a year ago I reviewed Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel and thoroughly enjoyed it, saying it felt “like an interactive story book while still loading them with interesting puzzles and hidden objects and other elements that keep you engaged.” Now they are giving the game away for FREE on all platforms this week! Grab it now! Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal …

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Gear Diary Reviews the TP-LINK 10400mAh Power Bank-007

TP-LINK 10400mAh Power Bank External Battery Review

If you have a mobile phone, then power management is something that just goes with the territory. Even the new iPhones and Sony Xperias with their larger batteries will still have their moments of inexplicable drains; it’s better to be safe than sorry, so just plan ahead and carry an extended battery pack like the TP-LINK 10400mAh Power Bank.

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