Mobile Phones & Gear

Aftermaster Pro Takes Your Audio to New Levels of Mastery

If you love great audio, be it music that moves you or movie audio that draws you into the experience playing out on the screen, you will want to check out the Aftermaster Pro. This is an unusual device that doesn’t fit easily into a specific category so let’s take a look at the range of functions it offers.


MyCharge HubPlus C 6700mAh Portable Charger Review

If you’ve got a tablet or phone that uses USB Type-C, then you’ll be glad to know that the myCharge HubPlus C is out and ready to charge your new LG, Samsung, Huawei, BlackBerry, Pixel, or other devices that take Type-C. But if you have an older device, too, it’s okay; the HubPlus C has both Type-C and microUSB built-in.


Just Mobile AluPen Twist L & S: Dual Action Stylus and Ballpoint Pens

Are you tired of smearing your phone or tablet screen with finger grease every time you tap on it? Do you usually have a ballpoint pen on you? If so, why not combine something you already always carry with something you’ll also enjoy using? Take a look at the Just Mobile AluPen Twist L or S; the ballpoint pen stylus.


The WearSafe Will Alert Your Closest Contacts in an Emergency

A few weeks ago, I read an article about how a young man by the name of Casey Bennett’s life was saved, courtesy of his Apple Watch in the midst of a car crash. His iPhone slid to a part of the car he could not reach, and with quick thinking, his Apple Watch’s SOS Emergency feature saved the day….


Are Digital Assistants a Gateway to a Hacker’s Paradise?

Digital assistants have come a long way in a relatively short amount of time. Starting with Apple’s clunky early iteration of Siri in 2011, it’s only taken a few years to get here, with multiple competitors in common use (including Cortana and Google Now) and dozens of new versions to come.


The World Longest iPhone Cable Is Noyce!

Are you sick of having your Lightning cable sitting across the room when you want to charge up? Well there’s a cable that is long enough to extend from one room to the other, and promises to never give you short cable woes ever again.


Otterbox’s Latest Accessories Are Durable, Portable and Affordable

Otterbox is known for their premium cases, giving users the ability to protect their smart devices from drops and the elements. But did you know that the popular brand makes accessories that make your day-to-day that much better from beginning to end? The company sent us over a few of their newest products so let’s check them out.



Mokase is What Happens When a Keurig and a Phone Case Fall in Love

We’re going to get this out of the way at the start: Mokase is a terrible idea. Truly awful. I want to believe it’s a joke, or the punchline to a bad joke, but it is real…someone sat down and designed a phone case that brews coffee. And it comes with a little keychain sized portable cup, because of course…


The BlackBerry KEYone Review: Your Favorite QWERTY Keyboard is Back

If you’d asked me several years ago if I’d be recommending a BlackBerry phone in 2017, I probably would have laughed and said no. For years, BlackBerry has seemed one step away from death taking the physical QWERTY keyboard along with it. No one could be more surprised than me that I like and enjoy using the new BlackBerry KEYone.


Vi AI Personal Trainer: More Than Just a Fitness Coach

I’ll start this post by stating a simple, known fact: I am not a runner. I’m more of a jogger or a fast walker, but once I’ve started I’ll at least keep going — even if my speed isn’t going to win any medals. The Vi AI Personal Trainer aims to help me become a better and more consistent runner.


V-MODA REMIX Bluetooth Speaker: A Customizable Powerhouse

In a market that is full of options, you’ve got to offer something special if you’re going to come out with a new wireless portable speaker, especially if you want to attract the interest of people who are used to thinking of other brands. The V-MODA REMIX Bluetooth Speaker enters that market knowing full well what needs to be done.


LG G6 Review: Part Two

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.








Huawei P10 Review: Good Things Come in Small Packages

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.


Plantronics Backbeat 500 Series Wireless Headphones Are Inexpensive but Not Cheap

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?