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November 2, 2015 • Reviews

Beyzacases Tule Leather Wallet: Carry Your Smartphone in One of the Classiest Wallets Yet

One of the things that I loved about my monogram Louis Vuitton Zippy organizer wallet was its design. It could hold all of my credit and ID cards, bills, and plane tickets in one compact, zippable clutch The only thing it couldn’t do was hold my phone; if it had a little bigger pocket, it would have been …

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October 23, 2015 • Reviews

Incipio OffGRID Battery Case Doubles the Power – but Still Plugs In

Every once in awhile I find myself in a dilemma when reviewing product. Take the new offGRID battery case from Incipio, for example. We recently received a unit for review for the Samsung Galaxy S6 device. I have no problem with the product whatsoever and found it to work just fine – my issue is …

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September 15, 2015 • Reviews

CODI PowerBank Charger 6000mAh Battery: Sleek Slim, and All You Need in One

I’ve been on the quest for the perfect backup battery, and now I feel like I’m one step closer to finding what I’ve been looking for: a slim battery with enough power to charge my phone at least twice with no need for extra cables. As I learned on my recent trip to IFA, the …

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August 24, 2015 • Reviews

Moshi iVisor Glass and Glass Privacy Protects Everything on Your Screen

I am probably the last person to need privacy glass for my smartphone, but I do need a screen protector that will outlast the life cycle of the latest generation device. Moshi offers both in the form of its new iVisor Glass and Glass Privacy for all the latest phones on the market including my …

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June 23, 2015 • Reviews

Rokform Crystal v3 Case for SGS6 Is a Clear Winner

We’ve taken a look previously at Rokform phone cases and the unique mounting system they employ, along with the inclusion of a magnet in each case for greater mounting flexibility. Soon after the release of the new Samsung Galaxy S6, Rokform sent along its newest Crystal v3 case for us to test on our family’s …

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April 17, 2015 • Crowdfunding

Uiee is the World’s Smallest, Stylish Portable Charger

You can never have enough charge for your device, no matter what anyone tells you. Having a decent battery life on the go is a necessity these days now that phones seem to get larger and more powerful. Luckily thanks to Kickstarter, there’s a new all-in-one charger that will make sure you never have a …

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April 6, 2015 • Reviews

TYLT ENERGI Sliding Power Case for iPhone 6 More Than Doubles Your Day

One issue I have had with device cases that contain battery packs is the bulk and weight added to your device that you carry on your person. I really don’t want that bulge or all that bulk in my front pocket. TYLT offers a solution in the form of the ENERGI Sliding Power Cases available …

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March 14, 2015 • Reviews

Apply Straight Protection to Your Galaxy S5 Screen with the TYLT ALIN

One problem I’ve always had about screen protectors: I cannot put them on. Three out of every four times I attempt to do it myself the end result is either fingerprints UNDER the screen protector (even when I touch the sides like instructed) or the one really, really good time I put it on, there’s …

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January 6, 2015 • Reviews

New iPhone and Samsung Galaxy Lens Attachments from USBFever.com

Now that you have had some time to get familiar with your new smart device, you may be starting to wish for some accessories to expand its functionality. A good place to start is with photography attachments and USBFever.com is a great place to begin your journey towards expanding your smart device photography portfolio.

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November 12, 2014 • News

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Coming in December!

Have you heard about the Oculus Rift? Over the past 12 months the virtual reality company has been collaborating with Samsung, and the result is the new Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition which creates a virtual reality experience driven by the Galaxy Note 4, and it will be ready in early December. Why should you care?

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November 3, 2014 • News

Get Your Samsung Galaxy Note Edge on November 14th!

One of the coolest new devices I saw while at IFA was undoubtedly the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. It had a beveled edge on the right side of the main screen which displayed received messages, email, calendar, and other notifications. The Note Edge takes the best qualities of the new Galaxy Note 4, but adds an extra wow feature! The …

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October 13, 2014 • Reviews

The Mogul Mirror Is a Screen Protector That Doubles as a Mirror

Moguls Mobile is a new mobile accessories company that was started by Daymond John, known for founding the FUBU clothing line as well as appearing as an investor on TV’s Shark Tank. Moguls Mobile has an innovative new screen protector that acts as a high-definition mirror while your phone’s screen is off. The Mogul Mirror …

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September 18, 2014 • News

UPDATED: Rokform Sport v3 Cases Want a New iPhone 6, Too

Whether you stayed up into the wee hours of the morning to order your new iPhone 6, or you plan on being one of the first in line when they hit stores tomorrow, have you thought about accessories yet? Rokform is ready with its updated line of cases, armbands and docks, including the Sport v3 …

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August 13, 2014 • Reviews

Just Mobile AluPen Digital: The Most Pen-Like Stylus for Your Devices

I have resisted regularly using a stylus for any of my phones or tablets, because I’m not a fan of the overly large soft-touch wide-tipped capacitive styli now available. If I were to use a stylus, I’d want it to be pen-like and more refined — with a fine, hard tip. The new Just Mobile AluPen Digital fits the bill.

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August 3, 2014 • Reviews

Bayan Audio SoundBook X3 Review – Great Sound and Fab Design

We have reviewed quite a few portable speakers that offer excellent audio and multiple ways to stream or connect, but with few exceptions it seems like most could be described as more utilitarian and less refined. The $299.99 Bayan Audio soundbook X3 is one portable speaker that not only sounds fantastic, it also looks terrific. Bayan Audio, a UK company founded in …

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July 31, 2014 • Reviews

Lumsing Mini Portable Power Bank: 5200mAh of Energy to Go!

I love it when an external battery pack includes everything needed to charge and be charged in one package, and that is where the $17 5200mAh Lumsing Mini Portable Power Bank really shines. Not only does it have a built in microUSB for charging your phone, it also has a built in USB charger for charging the …

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July 16, 2014 • Autos, Reviews

Kinivo Bluetooth Car Kit (BTC455) Review – My 2008 SUV Is So 2014 Now!

A short while ago, I wrote about the Kinivo Bluetooth Car Kit; well, they’ve sent me one to review, and I like it so much that I will be ordering at least two more. Why? Because now my non-Bluetooth equipped SUV is now able to stream music and take hands-free calls. This solution is not perfect, but it’s …

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June 22, 2014 • Reviews

Case Logic SureFit for 7-8″ Tablets Review: Universal Tablet Brilliance

If you have a 7-8″ tablet and may switch to something of as slightly different size or you have two tablets in the 7-8″ range and want one case to use with both the Case Logic SureFit for 7-8″ Tablets may be for you. The $34.99 folio-style case comes in three colors and offers decent …

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June 19, 2014 • Gear Bits

Pelican Announces its ProGear Voyager Rugged Case for Samsung Galaxy S5

Pelican just announced the launch of their new Pelican ProGear Voyager Rugged Phone Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5. Pelican’s ProGear Voyager line of rugged phone cases provides ample (read: military grade) drop, dust, and screen protection, all while maintaining a very slim figure. The ProGear Voyager for Samsung Galaxy S5 is available exclusively through …

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June 8, 2014 • Reviews

Toast Wood Covers for Samsung Galaxy S5 – Wooden Elegance

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is a powerful smartphone that has Samsung at the top of their game. A device this powerful and feature-packed deserves better than the cheap plastic case Samsung continues to insist upon using. The Toast Wood Covers for Samsung Galaxy S5 helps correct this shortcoming. It looks great and protects in the process.

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April 24, 2014 • News

9 Reasons the Samsung Gear 2 is Google Glass Minus the Glasshole

Judie and I bought Google Glass a few months ago. We enjoyed taking pictures and shooting video with them, but post-CES 2014 we sold ours. The reason? Glass is fun and innovative, but it’s not ready for prime time. My Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear 2 are. Yes, Gear is Google Glass without the glasshole. Here are …

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