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July 22, 2015 • Reviews

ZAGG Folio Is a Great Travel Companion for the iPad Air!

I don’t travel near as much as I used to, but when I do I no longer drag a laptop with me, opting instead for my iPad Air. Of course, to do any productive writing I will need a separate keyboard; recently I took the ZAGG Folio case with built-in Bluetooth keyboard and it fit …

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July 21, 2015 • Reviews

808 Audio XS Wireless Stereo Speaker: A Small Yet Powerful Boombox

Just about everyone has a portable Bluetooth speaker anymore, right? So it takes something special to set one apart from the others, and that’s what 808 Audio is trying to offer with their XS Wireless Stereo Speaker. Available in black, blue (with a black grill), or white (with a gold grill), the ~$60 speaker packs a lot of …

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July 13, 2015 • Reviews

Sol Republic SHADOW Wireless Earphones Review

I’ve tried wireless headphones that have a band that sits around your neck while wired earbuds extend up to your ears. I’ve never been all that impressed with the comfort of the approach… Until I tried the Sol Republic SHADOW Wireless Earphones. They are comfortable, light, hold a wireless connection well and, best of all, …

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July 10, 2015 • Reviews

Urbanears’ Plattan ADV Wireless Headphones Are the Best Under $100 Cans Out There

If you’re a fan of wireless headphones, but don’t want to spend a small fortune for your cans, you’ll be happy to know there is an option for you! I had the opportunity to test out UrbanEars Plattan ADV Bluetooth headphones in all black, and MAN, what can I say I’m amazed. Every once in …

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July 9, 2015 • Reviews

Feel Secure About Having Your Phone in the Sun This Summer with the Combo Charger & Speaker

With the Summer in full swing, I’m at the beach or at the pool as much as possible. And as a result, I’m always playing music from Spotify or Apple Music, which can be draining to your battery. But one thing I refuse to do is to set my phone out in the sun and charge …

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June 30, 2015 • Reviews

JBL Clip+ Bluetooth Speaker Lets You Clip It and Rock Out

The other day I was carrying a backpack with my JBL Clip speaker clipped to one shoulder strap. Someone asked me what it was and was impressed when I explained that it let me keep my music with me all the time. The new JBL Clip+ goes one better for the same sub-$60 now that …

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June 27, 2015 • Reviews

UE ROLL Is Another Amazing Bluetooth Speaker From Ultimate Ears!

We’ve reviewed the UE Boom, UE Boom Mini, and UE MegaBoom Bluetooth speakers. Each and everyone one has impressed us with the quality, the durability, and the sound. And each has gotten better over time thanks to OTA updates from Ultimate Ears. Now comes the diminutive, sub-$100 UE ROLL Bluetooth Speaker. It too knocks it …

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June 22, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Tyia is a Techy, Yet Luxury Smart Bracelet Designed For Women

If you’re not a fan of Apple’s variation of the smart watch, but would still like to receive notifications from your wrist, there might be hope for you yet! Created by well-known company Viawear, the Tyia is a smart bracelet that, although looks a bit like a mood bracelet at first glance, is much, much …

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June 21, 2015 • Reviews

Logitech’s K400 Plus Wireless Touch Keyboard Is Perfect for the Living Room

Coming from a guy who uses a Home Theater PC (HTPC) daily in both his living room and bedroom, the Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard k400 Plus is THE perfect keyboard for PC-to-TV use. It’s lightweight, easy to use, has a built-in touchpad for mouse control, and exceptional battery life. The k400 Plus can be purchased …

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June 7, 2015 • Reviews

808’s Performer Bluetooth Headphones Are Best Used With It’s Cable

It’s always fun being able to review Bluetooth headphones over here at Gear Diary, so it was exciting to be able to review 808’s Over-The-Ear Audio Performer BT Bluetooth Headphones.   I will be the first to say this…I hate cords. Wearing a sling bag daily to and from work, I really despise having to …

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June 7, 2015 • News

Know When to Fold ‘Em: Jorno’s Folding Bluetooth Keyboard

After following their Kickstarter a few years back, I was actually surprised when I got the opportunity to review Jorno’s tri-fold Bluetooth keyboard. I’ve used quite a few Bluetooth keyboards for my devices, but none quite like this one. And to be honest, that’s a good thing.   The first thing you see after ripping …

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June 5, 2015 • News

Urbanears Launches Their Plattan ADV Wireless Headphones, Win A Pair!

We here at GearDiary have always liked Urbanears. The affordable line of headphones come in vibrant colors, and their sound quality is great for the bargain you receive. So its no surprise how delighted we were to see the newest offer from their lineup! The makers of one of the more recognizable due to it’s …

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May 23, 2015 • Reviews

EasyAcc DP100 Bluetooth Speaker-Sound Sacrificed for Aesthetics

The EasyAcc DP100 Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker lives up to its name, since it’s smaller than a can of soda. This tiny Bluetooth speaker puts out decent sound for its size, convenience, and price while its battery lasts up to 20 hours of playback time. This low-energy Bluetooth 4.0 speaker is now available at Amazon …

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May 19, 2015 • News

Dlodlo Announces the World’s Lightest Virtual Reality Glasses

Dlodlo, the world’s leader in Virtual Reality products announced earlier this week their Dlodlo VR Glasses, the world’s lightest portable Virtual Reality Glasses.   Upon first glance, the VR glasses aren’t what you’d expect out of a Judge Dredd movie. The fashionably designed, wireless, and super lightweight glasses are not only portable and comfortable (unlike …

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May 5, 2015 • Reviews

Monster Backfloat Bluetooth Speaker Is a MUST Have Poolside This Summer

With summer slowly approaching, there’s one thing that is for certain, I’ll be poolside. And courtesy of the ultra-portable Monster Superstar Backfloat Bluetooth Speaker, I’ll be able to to enjoy the warm weather with a few of my favorite tunes.

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May 1, 2015 • Reviews

The Cambridge Bluetone Speaker Fills the Room, but It Needs a Power Source

Back in 2013, Cambridge Audio released the Minx Air 100, in efforts to make good use of Apple’s new AirPlay feature. Now it could have been a fault on both parties, but they didn’t do the best job. But late in 2014, they bounced back with what was a more sophisticated model in the Cambridge …

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April 30, 2015 • News

Stratos Card Becomes the First All-in-One Connected Card to Ship

The Stratos Card has officially become the first all-in-one credit card solution to ship. The industry’s first membership-based connected card combines credit, debit, membership, gift, and other magnetic stripe cards into one digital device. The Stratos Card offers bank-level security and contains a proprietary Dual Stripe technology to ensure universal acceptance. Stratos Card membership starts …

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April 17, 2015 • Reviews

Harman Kardon Soho Wireless Cut Cords for Music on the Go

I don’t want to even try to count the number of headphones that, between the two of us, Judie and I own. And when she reviewed the Harman Kardon Soho Headphones I’ll admit I was a bit jealous. We both have the Harman Kardon Soho Wireless Headphones and I absolutely love mine. She does too. Here’s …

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April 10, 2015 • Reviews

The UWaterX3 Waterproof Wireless Action Speaker Is Ready for Anything

Fitness Technologies, Inc.’s UWaterX3 Wireless Action Speaker is a unique waterproof Bluetooth speaker that is ready for almost anything. This monster truck tire-looking speaker feels completely solid and indestructible. The UWaterX3 creates great sound with its 50mm driver and directional subwoofer. This speaker comes with a number of mounting options for many different types of …

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April 1, 2015 • News

Going to PleasureTown Is Now Bluetooth Enabled with an Orgasmia Implant

In articles I have no experience and probably shouldn’t be writing about, let’s talk about the Orgasmia, which is a Bluetooth vibrating implant that might possibly rule out the need for a male companion. (yep, I wrote that.. bear with me.)

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March 18, 2015 • News

Aiwa Relaunches with an Awesome Looking Bluetooth Speaker, The EXOS-9

I remember the Aiwa audio brand from my childhood. Sadly, it was absorbed by Sony in 2002.  They, in turn, discontinued the brand in 2006. Joe Born of Neuros Technology, Digital Innovations and Hale Devices fame has resuscitated the brand with what looks like a fabulous new bluetooth speaker, the EXOS-9.

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