Here’s something parents with young kids can use. If you’re like me, on the weekends your young children take great joy in leaping out of bed on the same (way too early) weekday schedule. So while you try to sleep the TV is blaring the latest Cartoon Network shows. Or even worse the kids come bounding into your room atRead more
In part one of my review of Celio’s REDFLY, I covered the REDFLY’s physical attributes. For part two I will cover the functionality of the device.
First, it is important to remember that the REDFLY will only work with Windows Mobile 5.0 or 6 Professional (PocketPC) and Standard (Smartphone) devices and currently only a small subset of the total
Ever since Kerry introduced me to the wonderfully descriptive and perfect term “ear roach”, used to describe those obnoxious Bluetooth headsets that so many people wear, I have been hard-pressed to think of them as anything but.
However, the Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth Earpiece I am writing about today is one earpiece that does not deserve my usual mockery. This
Even though the screen is small, I enjoy watching video on my iPhone and iPod Touch. No, it will never match the experience of watching a movie on a 50 inch hi-definition LCD, but it is more than merely functional- it is a pleasant experience. I’ve had my eye on Myvu’s various offerings for some time, watching carefully as each
Sure we’ve all seen laser pointers; they are a favorite for playing tricks on people, playing with your pets at home and even for pointing out details during a presentation. However, not all laser pointers are created as equals, and I am here to say that Wicked Lasers have NO parallel in the laser pointer arena. Wicked Lasers are hugeRead more
The number of Apple-branded media devices in my house has grown significantly over the past year. With the number of devices now floating around my abode it is always helpful to have an array of available connectivity, charging and docking options. (This became even more important when upgrading the devices to the new 2.0 firmware since it significantly downgraded their
You know you have a good product on your hands when the next morning, my kids jump out of bed and ask to play with it before they even get dressed. Well, that is exactly what I saw with the Crayola Digital Camera from Sakar.
My boys (6 and 3) love to imitate what they see me doing. And one
People who are on-the-go will always appreciate portable syncing and charging solutions, which is why I was pleased to recently open a box from OrionGadgets that contained just that, along with a bonus. Inside I found a Retractable MultiCharge USB Sync & Charge Travel Kit and a 3.5mm Audio Extension AUX Cable (Male to Male). Let’s take a look atRead more
I may be alone on this one, but I like to be able to play my videos with the screen off. If I’m at work and want to listen to a video on my iPod, normally you’d have to have the screen on, wasting battery. Sure I could drop the screen brightness (and I do), but I found a wayRead more
Honestly, when I asked CellRanger if we’d be able to test their cellular phone booster, I made the request was with a lot of internal joking about whether it would work. We’ve seen all the $9.99 cell booster scams doo-dads that you are supposed to tape to your cell phone battery and receive an instant boost in signal. To sayRead more
Despite building a very good midsize sedan, Mazda knew it needed to undertake a significant model makeover in order to keep up with the “Joneses” of the CD-segment, namely Accord and Camry. With the new 2009 Mazda6 it has done that and more.
Nokia’s latest model for the mid-range market looks to be a cut-priced N95. While it misses out on the larger screen and WiFi radio, it holds onto the 5 megapixel Carl Zeiss camera, HSDPA radio and built-in GPS, at around half the price of the N95. The recommened retail for the 6220 is $689, but as is often the wayRead more
If you use a laptop as your main machine, chances are that you catch yourself slumping in front of it more than you would care to admit. The key to ergonomic bliss is to lift the laptop so that the monitor is across from your line of sight, not under it, and to attach an external keyboard.
While a larger
I was browsing in a shop over the weekend and my eye was caught by a display of plastic phone holders. This device holds your phone while it is charging. Rather than integrate a charging plug into a base – you place the drinn around your charger while it’s on the wall – this provides a mini-shelf for your cellRead more
I can’t make up my mind whether this is for real, offbeat or just plain weird. It’s a bottle of air scent that’s a blend of natural essential oils. What’s unique about this is according to the web site you spray it directly to the toilet water. They market it in 2 oz and 4 oz bottles and their siteRead more
My girlfriend and I eat a lot of spinach. [ed. note-this is my official entry into the 2008 "Most Unexpected Opening Sentence in a Tech Review" competition.]
We joined a CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture, last year and receive a bushel of whatever is fresh off the farm every week from spring until fall. A side effect of this is
There is no shortage of widescreen LCDs available these days. 19″ Widescreens have become the norm, and 22″ Widescreens are not much more. Manufacturers need to do something to differenciate themselves from the others, be it with available connections, built-in card readers and USB hubs, contrast ratios, viewing angles, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera.
AOC have decided to do something a little
With Bill gone, and speculation about Steve’s health, does the industry know where it’s gonna go..?
I’ve been giving this one a lot of thought, and I’m certain that I’m gonna tweak the heck out of this article before the final version is posted; but I have to ask the question: with Bill gone last week and Steve’s health in
Bluetooth stereo headphones are really starting to proliferate. Not all headsets are created equal, that much is certain. While I do like my standby headphones, the Insignia Bluetooth headphones, sometimes I wish I had a lighter set for when I am working out; this set fits the bill nicely.
The tide has turned on large, mobile real estate-hogging vehicles here in the U.S. and the new trend is small – even tiny.
We recently tested a couple of tiny cars – the MINI Cooper and the smart fortwo passion coupe – and one of the most common comments was relating to accidents, something along the lines of “I sure