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  • The Dart Stylus-Great for Android, Terrible for iPads

    19 August 2014, 5:00 pm by: carly zektzer

    I began my technology love back in the days of Palm OS, so I have a soft spot in my heart for the lowly stylus. The Dart Stylus brings back some of that old-school nostalgia, since it features a 2mm tip instead of a large rounded one, but will this “active…
  • Traveling with the Chromecast or Any Other Set-Top Box

    19 August 2014, 1:30 pm by: Joel McLaughlin

    Two weeks ago, I went on another business trip.  Since I had just bought the Chromecast, I thought I would take it with me to have something to watch in my down time. While I was able to get it to work, it wasn’t the easiest thing to do, so that might be…
  • Naneu Adventure K4L v2 35L Hiking Camera Pack

    19 August 2014, 1:00 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    If you like to backpack, and you like to take photographs, and sometimes you like to do both at the same time, then this is the pack for you. The Naneu Adventure K4L v2 35L Hiking Camera Pack, at just $279.95, is an amazing backpack for hiking that has a…
  • Verizon Gets the HTC One (M8) for Windows: Live Tiles on a Former Android

    19 August 2014, 11:30 am by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    If you love the HTC One (M8)’s design, but you’re totally digging the Windows and Windows Phone environment these days, HTC has something that should definitely catch your attention — their flagship One for Windows Phone is available online starting at…
  • 2014 Range Rover Sport Is a Global Trekker

    18 August 2014, 5:00 pm by: David Goodspeed

    In 1948, Land Rover began making vehicles with one intent – build the world’s most capable all-purpose vehicles. Since then,  much has changed both around the globe and for the brand. Still, Land Rover has strived to manufacture authentic 4x4s that could…
  • Incipio iPhone Prize Package Giveaway

    18 August 2014, 4:30 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    We are huge fans of Incipio’s products and, over the years, have reviewed many of them. We thought we would share the wealth and give away two bundles of their products to two lucky Gear Diary winners. Each iPhone accessory package has a new Charge/Sync…
  • Lumsing 10400mAh Power Bank External Battery: Slim, Powerful, & Cheap

    18 August 2014, 1:00 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    Do you need a way to keep your phone or tablet powered when you are out and about? Then you should look no further than the Lumsing 10400mAh Power Bank External Battery. Able to charge your mobile phone or tablet repeatedly without being plugged in again,…
  • The Mobile Edge Tech Briefcase Review: A Stylish & Slim Commuter

    18 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Travis Ehrlich

    I am amazed at how much stuff I used to carry in a gear bag. The bags were huge and packed with back-breaking weight. As our devices get lighter and smaller, the need for huge, heavy bags is a thing of the past. The Mobile Edge Tech Briefcase promises to make…
  • How Asurion Rescued Us After a Watery Disaster

    18 August 2014, 10:00 am by: carly zektzer

    Last week I mentioned that Sarah’s iPhone 5C had briefly and tragically became a water table toy. While it did miraculously boot up, the speakers tended to drift in and out of functionality, and we feared there might be further issues down the road, so we…
  • Record Breaking “The Simpsons” Marathon Begins August 21

    18 August 2014, 9:15 am by: Michael Siebenaler

    Watch The Simpsons marathon over 12 days on the FXX television channel starting Thursday August 21 at 10 a.m. EST.That’s all 25 seasons, or 522 episodes plus the 2007 film (after episode 400) consecutively. Beginning on Sept. 2, FXX will also have…
  • Dyson Cool AM07 Tower Fan: Is a $399 Fan Ever “Worth It”?

    17 August 2014, 5:00 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    I’ve been intrigued by the Dyson series of bladeless fans since they were introduced, but like many people, there was one little thing that kept me from purchasing — the price! A desktop fan retails for $299, and the pedestal fans start at 399! Needless…
  • The Blue Microphone Mikey Digital Ups Your iOS Audio Recording

    17 August 2014, 4:00 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    If you use iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPad, and iPad mini to record audio or video, the Blue Microphone Mikey Digital is a fantastic way to quickly and easily improve the quality of the audio captured. For under $100 the microphone, which plugs directly…
  • HooToo TripMate Elite Is the Traveler’s Best Friend

    17 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Perry Brauner

    The HooToo TripMate Elite 4-in-1 device is a personal cloud, travel router, external battery pack, and dual USB AC charger all in one. The versatile TripMate Elite can be used on an airplane, in your hotel room, in the airport, or even in the car or train.…
  • iLuv TimeShaker Micro Will Get You to Class on Time

    16 August 2014, 1:30 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    If you’re doing some last-minute back-to-school shopping, then you might want to check out the iLuv TimeShaker Micro. This small alarm clock features Bluetooth audio, an FM radio, USB charger, iLuv’s jAura audio, and a vibrating alarm that will make sure…
  • The Naneu Adventure K4L Hiking Camera Pack Impresses

    15 August 2014, 8:30 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    I’m currently working on a review of the most complex and impressive camera backpack I have ever seen. The Naneu Adventure K4L Hiking Camera Pack is a camera backpack that converts into a separate standalone day pack and camera pack. It is a large pack and…
  • SWASH May Free You from the Dry Cleaning Cycle

    15 August 2014, 8:15 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    Have I mentioned that I live about 40 minutes from the nearest dry cleaners? And of course I have items which are “dry clean only”, so once or twice a week (when I make the drive to San Angelo) I bring along and pick up my weekly dry cleaning. It’s…
  • Netatmo Weather Station: Keeping an Eye on Your Comfort

    15 August 2014, 6:20 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    While I generally do a really good job of keeping up with the weather conditions outside of my home, I can’t say that I have ever considered what the conditions inside my home might be like, beyond whether it was cool or hot enough for comfort, of course.…
  • 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker Screams ‘Shut Up and Drive!’

    14 August 2014, 3:00 pm by: David Goodspeed

    Dodge has been dominating headlines recently with its introduction of the new 707hp Hellcat models of Challenger coupe and Charger sedan. While these new demons of the pavement rightly deserve their place in modern motoring history let me remind you the…
  • Waterfield VertiGo 2.0 Laptop Bag Is Stylish and Functional!

    14 August 2014, 1:15 pm by: Daniel Cohen

    We always love it when Waterfield SFBags announces a new product. In this case, the Waterfield VertiGo 2.0 is a new take on an old favorite. This new laptop bag takes tons of feedback into consideration is a good example of how this company is constantly…
  • Amazon Offers $1 Instant Video Credit for Slower Shipping Choice

    14 August 2014, 12:45 pm by: Wayne Schulz

    I just ran into an offer from Amazon to receive a $1 Amazon Instant Video credit if I chose slower shipping rather than the standard 2 day shipping I’m be entitled to as an Amazon Prime customer. This appears to have started around the end of July 2014,…

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