Articles by Judie Lipsett Stanford




KerfCase Surrounds Your Pixel 3 XL in Gorgeous Wood

If the thought of slapping a plastic case on your Pixel 3 XL doesn’t exactly appeal, you’ll be happy to know that there are other options. KerfCase makes beautiful and protective cases made from sustainable wood with no seams or interlocking parts; KerfCases are stylish and slim, and they don’t hamper wireless charging or the Pixel’s active edge feature.


The Huawei MateBook 13 Review: An Excellent Choice for Business and Pleasure

Last year we took a look at the MateBook X Pro, Huawei’s answer to the MacBook Pro for PC users. Now Huawei is taking on the MacBook Air with their Huawei MateBook 13. You’ll be intrigued by its speed, build quality, comfortable keyboard and touchpad, and the narrow bezels on the touchscreen. But there’s even more to like.



Atmotube Pro: Easily Track Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality on the Go

You don’t have to suffer from a respiratory condition to care about the quality of the air you breathe, and the wearable Atmotube Pro makes it easy to instantly know if the air quality in- or outdoors is unsafe. By tracking volatile organic compounds (VOCs) as well as Particulate Matter (PM) pollutants, the Atmotube Pro can help you breathe easy.


Celebrate Galentine’s Day with Our Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite Giveaway!

February 13th is the unofficial Galentine’s Day holiday; if you watch Parks & Rec, you’ll know Galentine’s Day is Leslie Knope’s creation celebrating “the platonic love that exists among ladyfriends.” Huawei wants to help you celebrate Galentine’s Day and a special woman in your life with a giveaway of their brand new MediaPad M5 Lite.


The DRACOdesign AERO Dual Protection Metal Bumper Case for iPhone XS Max Review

DRACOdesign used to require a little screwdriver for installing and removing their metal bumper cases, but a lot has changed since our last DRACOdesign review in 2015. The DRACOdesign AERO Dual Protection Metal Bumper Case is now available for the iPhone XR and XS Max; it doesn’t hamper Qi charging or your wireless signal, and it doesn’t require a screwdriver.


The Lenovo Yoga C930 Review: It’s Nearly Perfect

The Lenovo Yoga C930 updates last year’s Yoga 920. By building upon everything that I liked about the Yoga 920 while adding even better features, the Lenovo Yoga C930 is light enough for everyday carry, powerful and fast enough for computing without compromise, and it features a long-lasting battery and a 14″ screen. Basically, it’s nearly perfect.


IntelliARMOR Scout Wireless Charger: Everything You Need in One

If you don’t mind using a portable battery pack without built-in charging cables, you’ll have plenty of options. If, however, you want a battery pack with built-in charging cables, your choices will be much more limited along which particular devices that work with that particular charger. Unless you get the intelliARMOR Scout Wireless Charger; it works with everything.




Philips Emphasized Better Health and Better Sleep at CES 2019

This post brought to you by Philips. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Gear Diary. One of the biggest emphases placed during CES 2019 was on empowering people to monitor and improve their own personal health. Philips used CES to showcase “intelligent and personalized solutions that are tailored and adaptive to people’s unique needs, motivations, and characteristics.” These are the products and solutions that we thought stood…



Gear Diary’s Best of CES 2019 Awards

We found so many great new products this year at CES that we could have easily awarded 20 with a “Best of CES” designation, but alas, we could only pick ten. Here, in no particular order, are Gear Diary’s top 10 picks for Best of CES 2019.


The NeuroMetrix Quell 2.0 Adds AI, Coaching, and Therapy for Pain Relief

Dan recently reviewed the Quell 2.0 and found it helped with his RA pain. NeuroMetrix has added new functionality to the Quell app to help users achieve even more relief from chronic pain. Quell 2.0 and the upgraded app make for the first wearable technology to utilize machine learning “to deliver unprecedented personalization for the treatment of chronic pain.”