This is a joint review of the LG G6 done with my writing partner of many years, Julie Strietelmeier of The Gadgeteer. To read part one, please click here; after you’ve read that, come back to read this part.
Mobile Phones & Gear
Personally, I am a huge fan of native unions products. Made for us Apple lovers, Native Union strives to make already beautiful products more functional and sophisticated with things such as cables, cases, and docks.
Urban Armor Gear is known in the accessories world for their awesome products for devices from Samsung, Google, and even Apple. This is no different with their UAG Plasma case for the iPhone 7 Plus.
One of the things I like about my 2015 Macbook Pro is that unlike newer MacBooks, it has the magnetic charger that used to differentiate Apple laptops from all others. If my cable gets bumped or pulled, it breaks free from my laptop — rather than crashing everything to the floor. SynCharge promises to give Type-C MacBooks back that feature.
Pool season is coming up fast, and so are a lot of holidays. If the special people in your life likes to enjoy music outdoors, then they are going to love the new WOW-SOUND waterproof speaker. Available on Indiegogo for as low as $150, the WOW-SOUND is one versatile, excellent sounding, long-lasting Bluetooth speaker.
“Hey, nice watch!”, I heard yet again today. That watch happens to be the Misfit Phase, a connected combination watch and fitness tracker that can count steps, distance, calories, and light as well as restful sleep. With the Misfit app on your iOS or Android device, you can easily keep track of how you are doing.
If you’ve got a shiny new iPhone 7, then you’ve probably already noticed that the cables that come from Apple simply don’t hold up; whether they are fraying at the connectors or they’re getting weird kinks in them, their design is… not great. If you’re ready to upgrade, take a look at the Just Mobile AluCable Flat with Lightning Connector.
I’ve always said that there is no such thing as the perfect mobile device. People have different needs and wants from a phone which is why, in part, there are so many Android devices & form factors out there today. That said, the new Huawei P10 may be close.
It was already happening but Apple removing the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7 advanced the case for wireless headphones significantly. Plantronics set out to make a pair of affordable wireless? headphones that didn’t make you compromise. The result? The Plantronics Backbeat 500 Series Wireless Headphones. At under $80 they are affordable. But are they any good?
Today Marshall announced their latest Bluetooth product that is sure to be on any audiophile’s list of things to buy in 2017. Considered Marshall’s ultimate Bluetooth headphones are the Marshall Monitor Bluetooth Headphones, a premium pair of headphones that will feature Hi-Fi, Bluetooth APTX compatibilities, on top of 30+ hours of studio quality playtime on a single charge.
Today, Samsung announced their new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, which will be available starting April 21; pre-orders start on March 30th with an exclusive offer. The GS8 will have a 5.8″ infinity display, and the GS8+ will have a 6.2″ infinity display and a Snapdragon A35 processor.
T-Mobile today announced a new service named Scam Block. According to them. it will be live for most subscribers beginning on April 5, 2017. The service appears to work similarly to apps such as Hiya, Truecaller and even the updated Android phone app which analyze incoming calls in real-time and display a notification for suspected scam or spam calling.
If you have a jet black iPhone 7 Plus, then you know how beautiful it looks with its shiny shell. A lot of Apple users had hoped there might also be a Jet White option. Well, if you’re familiar with the company Totallee, you can get a similar effect with their latest case for your existing iPhone 7 Plus. Totallee sent…
There are countless portable battery packs on the market today, but one issue that plagues the majority is that you have to bring your own cable with you when you intend on using them. This results in having to wrap the cable around the charger when not in use, making the whole point of a portable charger rather useless.
Kanex makes some awesome accessories, from portable battery chargers down to power cables, however, the Kanex GoBuddy+ is a super portable all-in-one accessory that Apple product users will love attaching to their bag or keys.
There are plenty of iPhone cases available these days, and figuring out which one might be perfect for your iPhone can get expensive if you make the wrong choice. So I’m here to help you decide with a roundup of NOMAD iPhone 7 Plus cases. Each is practically perfect in its own way.
If you’ve got an ugly black USB port for your car, then now is the time to upgrade! Take a look at the Just Mobile Highway Max with Lightning Cable. Not only do you get two 2.4A (12 Watt) USB fast charge ports with a built-in fuse to protect against power surges, you also get a fab coiled Lightning cable.
Traveling out of the country can be a bit tricky if you know that you’ll need data while gone, especially when you need to be able to get work done. If you’re traveling to an area where you can’t expect solid hotel internet service or if wirelessly tethering your laptop to your phone isn’t an option, RoamingMan WiFi Hotspot can help.
If you’ve been looking for a pair of truly wireless headphones, chances are you’ve seen some of the brands that are available out there but were scared away by the outrageous prices. But there’s hope as a company by the name of SmartOmi wants to take down the competition with their SmartOmi Boots Mini earbuds.
Sure it’s only February, but Summer is right around the corner which can only mean one thing… pools will be opening soon. And who wants to enjoy sitting on the beach or poolside all afternoon without some tunes? Chances are you’ll need a Bluetooth speaker. FUGOO wants to be the company that you go to for that.
The X-Doria Stash Case for iPhone 7 is under $20, but it feels and functions like a far more expensive case. It’s highly protective and holds a couple of cards without becoming a bulky brick of a case. That makes it a great option for anyone who is looking to travel light but still needs a license and credit card.