Articles by Greg Alston

TripIt Is Now Your Airport Sidekick

TripIt has been my go-to app for travel, hands down. I track all of my flights instantly thanks to the Pro features, but when I’m in the airport, I’ve always thought the app could be more useful. Luckily the company thought this as well, and they’ve released an update that its users will enjoy.



Anker PowerCore II Slim Is the Perfect Pocket Companion to Your Smartphone

Anker makes some of the best external battery packs on the market, hands down. Back when I played Pokémon Go, I was never without my Anker PowerCore+ 26800 Portable Battery Pack. Nowadays, I tend to carry lighter battery packs, and my current favorite is Anker’s latest, the PowerCore II Slim. Boasting 10,000mAh of juice, the PowerCore II Slim by Anker…


BenQ Eye-Care Monitor: Is Viewing Experience Worth the Lack of Ports?

After using MacBooks for the better part of twelve years, when I finally received a standing desk, I knew for a fact I wanted a functional monitor that could stand as a larger display for my 2016 MacBook Pro. And I believe I’ve found just that in the Ben-Q Eye-Care Monitor (EW2770QZ). At 27 inches, the BenQ Eye Care Monitor…



Live Loud This Summer with the LifeProof Aquaphonics AQ 9 Bluetooth Speaker

LifeProof is known for their awesome smartphone cases and accessories that make sure your tech is not only protected in the rain but in virtually any other element. But did you know that the popular company makes Bluetooth Speakers as well? They sent us over their LifeProof Aquaphonics AQ 9 Speaker to review so let’s check it out. The LifeProof Aquaphonics…




The Griffin Reserve Power Bank Will Charge Your Devices on the Go

Griffin is a great mobile accessories company that prides themselves on making the smart devices that you use more functional. Griffin allowed us to check out their Reserve Power Bank, which is a new solution to a problem many of us smartphone and tablet users have: not enough juice to get through a long day. So let’s check them out.





The Travelpro Executive Choice 2 Checkpoint Friendly Backpack Review

If you tend to have a lot to carry with you on a trip, and want to be able to access everything easily, look no further than the Travelpro Executive Choice 2 Checkpoint Friendly Backpack. Currently, on sale for $189.99, I’ve been using the Travelpro Executive Choice 2 Checkpoint Friendly Backpack almost exclusively as my carry-on bag for all of…


Hulu Live TV Service Launches on Amazon Fire Devices

Hulu Live TV (currently a beta) launched in early May of this year, and immediately put competition like SlingTV, DirecTV Now, and others to shame. Boasting 50-plus channels, multiple accounts and DVR for $40 sounds like a Cord cutter’s dream. And starting today if you have an Amazon Fire TV, you can experience it for yourself. Initially, when launched, the…


Pick Up Some great Accessories Courtesy of Dodocool

Dodocool is a popular seller on Amazon that is known for making iPhone and Android accessories. They sent us over two of their latest products, their 3-in-1 charge & sync cable for iOS and Android, as well as their Mini Wireless Bluetooth Speaker to check out, so let’s check them out.







Fully’s Tic Toc Chair Makes Your Desk, or Kitchen Complete

A few months ago we reviewed Fully’s Standing Desk which is an absolutely phenomenal desk that I still use daily to write my articles. However, a lot of people Tweeted me asking about the Tic Toc Chair we spoke briefly about in the review so I decided to go into a bit more detail about it.