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  • 2015 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack: No Hellcat but still Hell on Wheels

    27 April 2015, 6:00 pm by: David Goodspeed

    There is just something about Pony cars that is so…American. Camaro, Challenger, Mustang. Iconic symbols of Detroit musclecar greatness, both then and now. We love to look at them and we all want to drive them. As the horsepower wars continue to wage, Dodge…
  • Facebook Introduces Video Calling for Messenger

    27 April 2015, 4:00 pm by: Wayne Schulz

    Facebook today introduces one-tap video calls within Messenger.  This comes hot on the heels of Messenger money transfer, Messenger for Business, and Messenger platform announcements. It’s rather easy to see that Facebook views instant messaging as…
  • Inateck HB4008 Portable USB3.0 Hub For (Work) Life in the Fast Lane

    27 April 2015, 1:30 pm by: David Goodspeed

    Too many peripherals and not enough USB ports. Sound familiar? That is what I had been facing in my home computer station on a daily basis with my iMac, until Inateck sent me its new Portable USB3.0 Hub, which has an integrated SD card reader. This device…
  • A Week with Alcatel’s OneTouch Idol 3 Smartphone

    27 April 2015, 12:00 pm by: Greg Alston

    You’ve read a few articles we’ve written about the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3, but we finally have a hands-on copy to review and enjoy. Alcatel’s flagship phone is a beauty to unbox. I received it at my doorstep about a week ago to the day, and I’ve had…
  • Twelve South HiRise Deluxe Is a Must-Have iOS Accessory

    27 April 2015, 11:00 am by: Dan Cohen

    I love my iPhone 6 Plus but find the battery to be lacking. I’ve tried a host of settings tweaks to optimize battery life but still run low by early afternoon. Having a strategically-placed charging dock is key for me. The Twelve South HiRise Deluxe is just…
  • T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 Now Receiving Android Lollipop Update

    27 April 2015, 10:00 am by: Wayne Schulz

    T-Mobile said that the Android update known as Lollipop would be coming this week to their Galaxy Note 4 and they weren’t lying. Multiple people (including me) are now receiving the latest Android update.  If you’re using a Note 4 on T-Mobile a quick…
  • The OLIVERS Brief Will Let You “Think Outside the Boxer”

    24 April 2015, 5:30 pm by: Dan Cohen

    I’ve backed some great- and some not so great- products on Kickstarter. This time out is something that I think will stand out from the crowd. No, it’s not a tech project but rather it is a clothing project that brings technical know-how to an everyday…
  • Google’s Nexus 7 Discontinued

    24 April 2015, 5:00 pm by: Wayne Schulz

    If you’re in the market for a 7″ Android tablet which spontaneously powers down – I’ve got bad news. Google’s Nexus 7 Android tablet is now listed as ‘not available’ on their store. The Nexus 7 was first released July 2012 and subsequently…
  • Amzer Kristal Edge2Edge Black Screen Protector for iPhone 6 Plus

    23 April 2015, 1:30 pm by: Dan Cohen

    I like to keep my iPhone as pristine as possible both for the sake of aesthetics and resale value. That means I almost always have my phone in a case. It also means I ALWAYS have a tempered glass screen protector on it. The Amzer Kristal Edge2Edge Black…
  • Netflix’s New Movie, TV Show Arrivals, and Departures for May 2015

    23 April 2015, 1:00 pm by: Greg Alston

    So as you know, every month Netflix adds a couple of new movies to their queue, and also removes quite a few as well. Here is a list of the content that the online streaming service will offer up for the upcoming month of May:     Available May 1 Beyond…
  • Mitsubishi Outlander Sport-Fun to Drive, But a Fail as a Family Hauler

    23 April 2015, 12:30 pm by: Carly Z

    I have reviewed several cars for Gear Diary, and they’re usually my favorite reviews to do. Cars are probably the biggest purchase most people make, besides a house, and they are technological tools as much as they are transportation methods. The Mitsubishi…
  • The Elgato Avea Is a Smart Light You Can Use with Your Apple Watch

    23 April 2015, 12:00 pm by: Greg Alston

    With the availability of the Apple Watch coming soon, that can only mean that accessories are coming out left and right. So it’s no surprise that Elgato announced late Wednesday that their Avea smart light will be compatible with it. The latest version of…
  • The Rufus Cuff Is a SmartWatch That Requires More of Your Wrist

    22 April 2015, 3:30 pm by: Greg Alston

    Smartwatches seem to be “the” thing these days. Every company has one, and although some have been flops, it’s a business that seems to be building up and getting better as time goes on. And then there’s the Rufus Cuff. If you’re looking for a…
  • The EmoFix Is a Selfie Button for Your Key Ring

    22 April 2015, 3:00 pm by: Greg Alston

    The EmoFix selfie remote is a keychain sized controller made of zinc alloy. Planning to launch via IndieGoGo, the device will make sure you always have the perfect selfies. With a goal of $50,000, the EmoFix will allow you to connect remotely to your…
  • TCL Pulse – Small, But Powerful Enough to Wake a Sleeping Teenager!

    22 April 2015, 2:30 pm by: Michael Anderson

    If you have teenagers, you’ve probably struggled with getting them out of bed in the morning. With my older son, it’s like an arms race of alarms vs. his ability to sleep through them! So when I had the chance to check out the TCL Pulse, I was skeptical…
  • Treat Yourself to Better Selfies With the GoTech ION Bluetooth Selfie Stick

    22 April 2015, 2:00 pm by: Dan Cohen

    My time in Israel last July was a bit stressful  as we constantly waited for the next “Red Alert” warning us about an incoming missile. My friends Menachem, Robyn, and I broke the tension (and stayed entertained) by taking selfies. The new GoTech ION…
  • Your Kid Can Bring Wall-E To Life AND Learn At The Same Time With Codie

    22 April 2015, 1:00 pm by: Greg Alston

    If you’re a parent that is looking to future proof your kids for a job in programming, Hungarian startup Codie has launched a crowdfund campaign for CODIE, a toy that teaches logical and critical thinking to kids. Geared for kids between the ages of 8 to 12,…
  • Stikey Is the Multi-Tool for Your SmartPhone

    22 April 2015, 8:00 am by: Greg Alston

    I watch a lot of movies and television on my phone. Even more so, my phone sits at my desk at work flat, and sometimes it’d hard to actually see when a notification comes in. So when I saw a KickStarter for Stikey, a new portable stand and keyring for your…
  • Inateck Protection for iPad Air Has ‘Something Up Its Sleeve’

    21 April 2015, 12:00 pm by: David Goodspeed

    I found myself searching for a sleeve/case for my iPad Air recently and my efforts led me to Inateck. The Protection for iPad Air sleeve is a stylish gray felt sleeve that fits nicely over my device even when my Logitech Bluetooth keyboard is attached. Inateck…
  • DataMan’s Data Monitoring App is Apple Watch Ready

    20 April 2015, 4:30 pm by: Greg Alston

    With the Apple Watch set to hit the stores in a few days, you’ll be delighted to know that the DataMan app has been updated so you can track your phone’s data instantly on your new Apple Watch.   Now optimized with just the right amount of information,…

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