Reviews


The Huawei MateBook Is a Jack of All Trades with Some Caveats

This review of the Huawei MateBook has been a long time coming. I like the MateBook a great deal, but I’ve been struggling to figure out exactly what this Windows 10 mobile device is. From the specs, it looks to be Huawei’s answer to the Microsoft Surface, but it is more complicated than that. Let’s take a look.



AER Duffel Pack Is the Perfect Work Backpack for Non-Tech Workers

When I used to commute to work, I would frequently take my work laptop in a backpack and another bag of clothes for the gym.  The AER Duffel Pack tries to solve this problem by combining a gym duffel and a laptop backpack. It will not work, though unless you are lucky enough to have a 15″ MacBook or smaller.



The STYR Bottle Tracks Your Daily Consumption of Water

Consuming your daily intake of water can be quite a task if you aren’t drinking specifically out of a bottle measuring them. Sure, you can drink multiple 16 ounce plastic cups daily, but what if you wanted a more accurate estimation of how much H20 you drink? There’s a smart bottle on the market that might be able to help.



Speck Presidio for iPhone 7 Has Me Back Digging Speck’s Cases

I used Speck cases for quite some time. They looked great and offered good protection. Eventually, however, I began finding them to be a bit too bulky. I stopped using Speck on my personal phones. With the arrival of a review sample of the Speck Presidio for iPhone 7, I’m back with Speck. Here’s why.




OPCOM Farm GrowBox Indoor Hydroponic Gardening System: The Setup

For years, Kev and I have talked about planting a garden so we could grow our own vegetables and be somewhat self-sufficient. Because we live on the top of a big rock, if we plant a garden it will be an endeavor involving a bulldozer and hauling topsoil. Until that becomes feasible, we’ll have the OPCOM Farm GrowBox hydroponic garden.