Misc Gear

PillDrill: Smart Medication Tracking for Yourself or a Loved One

One of the bothers that comes with getting older is that you’ll likely have to add at least a few medications to your daily routine. Whether you are keeping up with your own meds or those taken by an elderly relative, the PillDrill aims to make the process of remembering to take those medications as painless and streamlined as possible.


LandingZone’s New Docking Station for MacBook Pro with Touch Bar Looks Amazing

The LandingZone has announced what they call “the most powerful Apple MacBook docking station to-date.” It just might be. This new docking station offers an oh-so-awesome 16 different ports and can turn your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar into a powerful workstation. At $299 it is pricey, but the added functionality is unparalleled if you want an impressive desktop computer.


SanDisk iXpand Base Review: Auto Backups While Your iPhone Charges

I can’t tell you how many photos I’ve lost over the years because they weren’t properly backed up. Granted, many of those losses occurred before cloud storage was available, but cloud storage isn’t perfect. The SanDisk iXpand Base backs up all of my iPhone’s photos and contacts to an SD card while my phone charges overnight with no monthly fees.


Arizer Solo II Vaporizer: Precise Temperature Control for all Herbs

It seems that many (if not most) vaporizers are focussed for consuming one particular herb to the exclusion of others, so it was refreshing to learn about the Solo II. Not only is this vaporizer able to heat dry herbs for vaping, it can also heat dry herbs and essential oils for inhaling.


Bluelounge Cable Yoyo: No More Tangled Earbuds

Simple things that look good and do their job make me happy, so picture me smiling as I tell you about the Bluelounge Cable Yoyo. There’s not much to it — two soft silicone halves joined together in the center by a metal ring. It looks like a donut, but this is actually a fab earbuds or cable wrap. Bluelounge makes…


Protect Your Home’s Network with the Dojo by BullGuard

We’ve all been there: A friend comes over, and casually asks you for your Wi-Fi code. Sure, at the time it’s harmless, especially when you factor in that you know the person, but with so many vulnerabilities in the protection of the average home’s internet security, there’s plenty of reasons to consider locking down your network from not just neighbors,…







FOREO ESPADA Blue Light Acne Treatment Device Review

Other than a few pimples and the typical blackheads, I never really had to deal with teen acne. Fast forward to my 20s, 30s, 40s, and now entering my 50s; while I still have relatively good skin, I deal with hormonal breakouts all the time. All. The. Time. The FOREO ESPADA is supposed to help, but does it? Can it?


Amazon Echo Is Back on Sale for $99

The ever-popular Amazon Echo smart speaker is back on sale. Normally $179, Amazon has the device listed for $99. Previously we’ve seen it drop as low as $159.98 for two (with coupon code).


Lander Carry System: Everything You Need for Anywhere You Might Go

I reviewed the Lander TIMP 20 a while back, and it was one of the best I’ve ever used; sleek, water-resistant, incredibly light, and durable! Although Lander makes other accessories, I can verify that their backpack game is strong; that’s why I am excited about the new Lander Carry System, which is almost fully funded on Kickstarter.



Lovenuts: The Acorn-Shaped Flashlight with Hidden Talents

Welp, this is a new one for me! Newly launched on Indiegogo, Lovenuts is an acorn-shaped flashlight and mini nightlight that’s also a connected personal vibrator. Designed to be innocent looking and to have more than one purpose, Lovenuts is a stealthy little guy that is designed to easily travel with you.


Innergie PowerJoy 30C USB-C Wall Charger with Travel Plugs Review

If you travel regularly to different countries, then you know that an assortment of power adapters for each country you’ll be visiting is a necessary investment. Here to make worldwide charging of your MacBook and phone (or tablet) more simple is the Innergie PowerJoy 30C USB-C Wall Charger.


Support Your National Parks in Style With the New Brooks Cascadia Line!

Brooks Cascadia trail shoes have long been seen as some of the best on the market. The soles are designed for traction, they feature a rock plate for extra foot protection, and they’re cushioned enough that you won’t be in agony every time you step on a root.  But Brooks just upped the game big time with their new REI…


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…


UUNI 3 Portable Wood-Fired Pizza Oven Is Deliciously Fun

Some time ago Perry did a full review of the UUNI 2S Portable Pizza Oven. He was impressed, and you can check out his full review here. Now the company has released the UUNI 3. This is an update to the unit Perry reviewed, and it takes creating wood-fire pizza at home to a new level. Let’s take a look.