Misc Gear


Bluffworks Travel Clothing Is Good to Go

In my decade-long career as a food, drink and travel writer, I’ve learned to really appreciate the value of versatile, intelligently designed travel clothing. Believe me, I’ve tried all sorts of potential solutions before I settled on my new go-to brand, Bluffworks.




We-Vibe Sync Is an Adjustable Couples Gadget

So where should we begin? This certainly isn’t the first couples toy that I’ve reviewed, but the We-Vibe Sync is certainly one that we’ve always wanted to test out. But when it came down to actually reviewing the product, I felt it would only be right to ask my wife questions about how she enjoyed the product. So let’s start from the top.


The Breville Smart Oven Air Is the Multi-Threat Gadget Your Kitchen Needs

There are tons of countertop ovens on the market these days, but none as versatile as the Breville Smart Oven Air. With thirteen distinct cooking functions, you’d be hard pressed to find a more useful oven on the market. The Smart Oven Air features a 2-speed convection fan and Breville’s Element IQ technology. The Smart Oven Air retails for $409.95.


Pieces of the Galaxy Is a Gorgeous, Innovative Set of Puzzles on Kickstarter

Pieces of the Galaxy by HelloFish Creative Studios is a set of impressive puzzles where no two pieces are alike. These challenging puzzles are meant to de-stress and delight with high quality craftsmanship while building the planets in our solar system. These unique puzzles are now available for pre-order on Kickstarter with an estimated delivery date of January 2020.


AER’s Gym Duffle 2 Is My Go-To Workout Bag

Chances are if you’ve been looking for a suitable gym bag, you’ve scoured Amazon, reading multiple reviews attempting to decide what’s the best gym bag on the market today. And the answer is simple: AER’s Gym Duffle 2.


Reborn Rubber Wallets Recycles Wetsuits, Saving Oceans and Your Cards

Like many people, I try to recycle and be somewhat cognizant of the trash I generate from just existing in the modern world. I also like to keep my wallet as compact as possible. Surprisingly, these two goals collided nicely when Reborn Rubber offered us the chance to review their wallets made from upcycled wetsuits!


Using Zoom’s H6 As an Audio Interface for Podcasting

Let me just begin by saying this: Without the Zoom H6, my podcast experience has been less than mediocre. I’ve recorded using a USB Mic for the better part of year to record my show, but Zoom’s H6 has been a delight to use, and going forward it’s the only way I’ll record my show.


The Varidesk PowerHub Puts Power within Reach

In my review of the awesome Varidesk ProPlus 30 Electric sit-stand converter, I noted the company includes one of their PowerHubs with the purchase. (Read my review.) It gives you three AC outlets and two USB ports. I also noted that the Varidesk PowerHub, which is also available as a standalone product for $50, deserves its own review. Here’s why.


The 30° Ruler Is the Premium Ruler You Never Knew You Needed

Orangered Life created the 30° Ruler as part of their effort when creating their other Kickstarter project Foliage and realized the limitations inherent in rulers available to them. Some of the better products are those which are simple and yet address some basic problems efficiently and that’s what the 30° Ruler aims to do.



Join the Krewe with New Sunglasses Ahead of the Summer Season

Now that the weather has finally broken, not only is it time for Spring cleaning, it’s time to get yourself some new gear for the warm weather. So before you go out purchasing new shoes and sundresses, get yourself a pair of sunglasses from a brand by the name of Krewe.


Make Room on Your Counter-Top for Gourmia’s Express Pot

Introducing Gourmia’s 6-Quart Express Pot Pressure Cooker. If you’ve been in the market for a faster, more efficient way of cooking all of the things instead of dirtying every pot in your kitchen, you really need to check out Gourmia’s latest product. Rivaling all things InstantPot, the Express Pot has made meal prepping for my family easier, for my dishwasher’s sake.


Home Depot’s Spring Black Friday Deals Are Here!

With Spring fully sprung, now’s the time to toss out the old, and get some new things, especially in your home. Luckily, Home Depot’s got your back. With specials going on all month, there are just a few more days left to catch their Spring Black Friday deals, and there’s plenty worth checking out.



Introducing the Corkcicle x Poketo Series of Tumblers

If you’ve been searching for a great way to transport your favorite beverage, be it water, soda, or even a spirit, Corkcicle has always been a go-to method of making sure that your items stay cold or warm for hours. We’ve covered a few of their products in the past, but their latest Poketo series is in a class all its own.


Stern Pinball Launches New Black Knight Series Game

For all you pinball wizards, Stern Pinball has a third game for you to enjoy in their Black Knight series called Black Knight: Sword of Rage. The game is offered in three different models of Pro, Premium and a Limited Edition which has only a 600 production run globally.