April 2020


Pitaka Air Omni 6-in-1 Charging Solution Is Something Special

It should be no surprise that Pitaka makes both Judie’s and my smartphone cases of choice. The company also makes great chargers and, as the title of this review says, their new Pitaka Air Omni 6-in-1 Charging Solution is something special. It’s currently available for backing on Kickstarter; I have an early version and love it.


Xfinity Home Knows How to Find Reruns and Your Keys!

Tile is one of the greatest inventions of modern times. Slap one on your keys, wallet, backpack, or any other easily misplaced item, and you can call upon the power of several devices to track your wayward possessions. Comcast wants in on that sweet tracking action, and now you can use your Xfinity remote to find your keys!



This Instagrammer Is Bringing Art to Life in Quarantine

Are you bored in lockdown? Of course you are! We’re all getting sick of staring at our four walls. Some of us are using quarantine a bit more productively than others, though. Just look at the amazing art reproductions being done on Instagram by performer and pinup model, Miss Anne Mary!


Pitaka Air Case for the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Is Close to Naked Protection

Maybe the thought of putting a thick, bulky case on your already large enough Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra makes you grimace. And let’s say you’ve also decided that a printed vinyl skin’s level of protection is only a half-step up from naked. If you’re looking for a balance between too little and too much protection, you’ll be glad to know that there is a Goldilocks Solution for your needs — the Pitaka Air Case.


Help Settle Anxiety and Manage Panic Attacks with 45 Days of Free Premium Access to Rootd

We’re all going through the pandemic together, yet in many ways, many of us have never felt more alone. Money worries, employment woes, health fears, cabin fever, and anger at this situation, in general, can result in irrational arguments with your partner or other quarantine-mates, angst, malaise, a general sense of depression, and anxiety attacks. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Rootd wants to help.






Fender Releases Tone 3.0 App and Mustang GTX Series Amps

The Fender Tone app originally released in 2017; the app is free, and it allows users to dial into presets and tones the brand’s connected amps. The newest iteration of the app, Fender Tone 3.0, is now available on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC. Fender’s most sophisticated connected modeling amps, the Mustang GTX series, will be releasing on April 14.



The KeySmart MagConnect Magnetic Keychain Connector Is Smart!

We’ve reviewed several products from KeySmart and have always been impressed; their KeySmart and KeySmart Pro are very handy. As KeySmart has expanded their portfolios, they have found additional ways to make carrying your keys smarter and more convenient; a case in point is the $9.99 Keysmart MagConnect, it’s brilliant.




Moon UltraLight Is Awesome for Selfies and Video Calls

Selfies continue to be a huge part of our daily life, but with the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affecting the world, video calls have increasingly become just as important if not more to keep in touch. The Moon UltraLight is meant to take your selfie pictures to another level, which it can do, but it also is very useful for video calls; best of all it can literally work on any device!


TCL Blows Minds but Not Budgets with Their New TCL 10 Series Phones

The world is on lockdown, but technology marches on…and if you’ve been trapped with a sub-par phone and a tight budget, it’s TCL to the rescue with three new Android devices that leverage their expertise in sharp, vivid screens! Now you can watch Tiger King on your phone the way Joe Exotic intended!


Kami Wire-Free Outdoor Camera Is Great, Except for Security

Cameras are all around us in these modern times, and many people use them to keep track of their kids, dogs or even their properties. One of the biggest issues faced when using an outdoor camera is having to run a wire for power, so the Kami Wire-Free Outdoor Camera by Yi provides an alternative by relying only on rechargeable batteries.


Motorola One Action Is an Action Cam with a Phone Problem

The world of budget Android phones has really exploded in the last few years, especially with Google’s Android One program, which promises regular updates and a clean Android experience. Motorola has been at the forefront of budget phones punching above their weight class, and the Motorola One Action continues that tradition with an action camera in a $349 phone.


6 Months with the Pixel 4

The Google Pixel 4 was released in October 2019; it was the anticipated follow-up to the Pixel 3, which has continued to be a favorite for many Android users due to its solid hardware, amazing cameras, and the stock Android experience. 6 months have passed since the Pixel 4’s release. Did you buy one? Has it lived up to your expectations?