Articles by Zek



TCL 50 XL 5G Brings Budget-Power to T-Mobile Metro!

TCL is wildly underrated in the phone space. They’ve been popping out excellent Android phones for several generations, constantly improving speed, displays, and cameras. Best of all, they’re reasonably priced and make an amazing bang for your budget. If you haven’t been paying attention yet, here’s your chance with the TCL 50 XL 5G on Metro by T-Mobile!


Bob and Brad Q2 Mini Massage Gun Review: Small but Mighty Muscle Relief

Massage guns have flooded the market in the last few years, and for good reason: they’re a compact way to break up sore muscles and aid with proper recovery. It’s a crowded space, and as a result, it’s the little things that make one device stand out over another. We received a Bob and Brad Q2 Mini Massage Gun to test. Does it rise above the sea of massagers to be the one for your muscles?



Lenovo Legion Go Review: A Convenient Way to Take PC Gaming Anywhere and Everywhere

I’m not a hardcore gamer, but I do enjoy playing video games. Unfortunately, I spent most of my formative years playing Nintendo and Sega games, and anything more complicated has always spooked me. It’s never too late to face your fear of video games that are more complicated than the original Mario, and I am proud to say I’ve mastered far more complex games, thanks to my use of the Lenovo Legion Go!


Lenovo ThinkCentre M75q Gen 5, M75s Gen 5, and M75t Gen 5 Get Even Smarter and More Capable!

Lenovo knows AI is growing and becoming a bigger part of the everyday workflow. So it follows that Lenovo’s ThinkCentre line would somehow find a way to shrink its footprint while expanding its AI capabilities! Whether you need the compact size of the Lenovo ThinkCentre M75q Gen 5 or the chip-level AI technology of the smart and efficient ThinkCentre M75s Gen 5 and, in select markets outside of the US, the ThinkCentre M75t Gen 5, there’s a ThinkCentre that will fit the bill!




AnkerMake M5 Review: 3D Printing Made Easy Enough for Almost Anyone to Do it!

A few years ago, I was sucked into the world of 3D printing with a Creality Ender 3 Pro. I have joked for years that I don’t need a pet; I have a 3D printer because, much like a pet, it is moody, sheds, and often has ailments it can’t explain. But I’ve been testing the AnkerMake M5, and it’s as close as possible to 3D printer perfection!





Mophie Brings Portable Power to Your Daily Arsenal

Once, at a CES several years ago, a member of the Gear Diary team had something unthinkable happen — she ran out of battery on her phone. Yes, we obviously had access to wall chargers, but running out of juice on the go was still a major issue. No one understands the importance of not losing power like our friends at mophie, and they’ve got some new power solutions to ensure it doesn’t happen to you! First, mophie is bringing back its iconic juice pack for the iPhone 15, 15 Pro, and 15 Pro Max. It’ll retail for $99.95 and…


Garmin Recognizes Women Need Devices That Work as Hard as They Do!

Garmin is synonymous with excellence in GPS tracking for athletic activities. But also, when most people think of Garmin, they think of big, chunky running watches. It’s safe to say that most GPS watches aren’t designed for aesthetics first, but Garmin has some cool ideas up their (sweat-wicking) sleeves to make fitness tracking a lot more comfortable. First of all, if you’re someone who has ever had to wear a support garment under their shirt, you’ll know that chest straps can often get in the way of sports bras. Garmin is trying to solve that with the HRM-Fit. It’s designed…


GPS Tracking Moves to the Next Level with Tack GPS Plus

GPS tracking has swiftly gone from a vaguely creepy concept that gets joked about to something that is legitimately improving people’s lives. Tack GPS Plus is a multipurpose GPS tracker that can use AI smart power to stretch up to 30 days between charges and even pinpoint elevation changes.



RVing Goes Luxury Green with the Futuristic Pebble Flow

Hitting the road in an RV sounds like a romantic way to travel, but if you’re interested in a true home away from home, it’s not for those without some skills. Hitching it up, properly towing, or backing one can require expert-level skills, and you still have to set everything up once you get to camp. But if you have a Pebble Flow, the semi-autonomous electric travel trailer, you’ll enjoy a much easier experience all around!



Zepp Expands from Watches to the Amazfit Helio Ring and Zepp Pixie Clarity Hearing Aids

Zepp may not be top of mind for everyday smartwatch users. But anyone who has used their Amazfit devices knows they’re phenomenal devices that pack some serious fitness features in attractive packages. And now they’re branching out from just watches to smart rings and hearing aids! Look at the Amazefit Helio Ring and the Zepp Clarity Pixie hearing aids, and tell us what you think!