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  • Why It Matters That Tim Cook Came Out As Gay

    30 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Carly Z

    Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has written a heartfelt and beautiful letter in Bloomberg Businessweek coming out as a gay man. If you haven’t read it yet, please stop what you are doing, and read it immediately. It’s been a bit of an open secret for some time,…
  • Incipio offGRID Backup Battery LED

    30 October 2014, 12:30 pm by: Dan Cohen

    I’m hesitant to describe the Incipio offGRID Portable Backup Battery 4000mAh as “cute” but it’s actually kind of cute… for an external backup battery. The bright colors, soft-touch material and cable-holder come together in a rather attractive way.…
  • The Instacube: A Long Overdue Kickstarter Project That Finally Delivered

    29 October 2014, 5:30 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    In late 2012, along with 3400+ other people I backed a Kickstarter project called Instacube. The premise was simple: it was to be a stand-alone Android-based device that would wirelessly stream and display Instagram photos, when you could only view Instagram…
  • Wink by Kindara Brings Quantified Health Tracking to Fertility

    29 October 2014, 3:15 pm by: Carly Z

    Women’s fertility is rapidly becoming a fruitful and multiplying business. There are medicines to control fertility and plenty of calendars, apps, and other gear to help track it (for both reproductive and non-reproductive purposes). Now there’s even a…
  • Marvel Studios Maps Their Movies Until 2019

    29 October 2014, 11:45 am by: Michael Siebenaler

    Superhero fans now have a glimpse in Marvel Studios’ future movie release calendar up to 2019. This following slate joins Marvel’s 2015 films The Avengers: Age of Ultron, which will open in theaters in likely record-breaking fashion and the first “Phase…
  • Blast Golf is Like a Golf Pro in Your Pocket

    28 October 2014, 6:15 pm by: Chris Chamberlain

    Of course a real golf pro in your pocket would interfere with your swing, but the new Blast Golf product is the latest addition to Blast Motion’s suite of sports and active life motion capture solutions that pair with your iPhone to deliver real-time motion…
  • I Have Seen the Future of Vehicle Safety, and It Is Automated #ChevySafety

    28 October 2014, 5:00 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    Last week I spend a day with Chevy at their Milford Proving Grounds. I saw first-hand demonstrations of Chevy’s latest vehicle safety features, and I left feeling like it might be time to finally upgrade my GM vehicle to the latest version: GM’s…
  • With ‘Eeps’, Marco Minnemann Shows the Many Ways He Can Rock!

    28 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Michael Anderson

    It didn’t really occur to me when I reviewed Levin-Minnemann-Rudess, but Marco Minnemann was the brilliant drummer behind Trey Gunn’s Modulator – both of which are important for this review. Now he is back with ‘Eeps’, a solo effort in the truest…
  • Check Out and Share Our eBay Collections and Guides; Win a $150 Apple Gift Card!

    28 October 2014, 12:30 pm by: Dan Cohen

    Both Judie and I make use of eBay as a key way to recycle gear we’ve used and loved (or not loved as the case may be) into new gadget purchases. For the past two months we’ve been creating eBay collections and guides, and we want to use them to give YOU…
  • NFC, Apple Pay, CurrentC, and Smartphone Competition

    27 October 2014, 9:30 pm by: Carly Z

    Apple Pay rolled out last week, and it’s already hitting some roadblocks as some retailers are blocking or not supporting it. This isn’t because they hate iPhones, it’s because they have a competing product — CurrentC — waiting. A few years ago,…
  • Waterfield Bags Offers Up a Surface Pro 3 Giveaway You Can’t Miss!

    27 October 2014, 8:50 pm by: Carly Z

    We love the gear Waterfield Bags offers; their products are durable, stylish and versatile. A Surface Pro 3, with its tablet meets laptop flexibility, fits those adjectives as well. The folks at Waterfield agree, and they’re giving away a Surface Pro 3 and…
  • 2015 Mazda CX-5 One Impressive Cute Ute

    27 October 2014, 3:30 pm by: David Goodspeed

    When I reviewed the Mazda CX-5 crossover utility vehicle two years ago I gave it high praises for replacing two outgoing CUVs in the Mazda lineup while giving consumers what I felt was one of the best new cute utes on the market. I had one wish for the model,…
  • PlayStation 4 Console Update Releasing October 28

    27 October 2014, 10:15 am by: Michael Siebenaler

    Sony’s firmware update for their PlayStation 4 game console will release on Tuesday, October 28. This significant update will include SharePlay, YouTube sharing options, music files playable via external storage, and background visual themes. This update…
  • T-Mobile 5 GB for 5 Months for $10 on New iPad Air 2 with Apple SIM

    27 October 2014, 9:15 am by: Wayne Schulz

    The web is buzzing about the latest crop of iPad tablets (Air 2, Mini 3). The loudest chatter is about the SIM card included with the cellular models. For the first time Apple have included an Apple SIM which might be used interchangeably between  AT&T,…
  • Polaroid Cube Lifestyle Action Camera Is Small in Size, Big On Action

    26 October 2014, 3:00 pm by: Dan Cohen

    Every now and then an item comes in for review that surprises me and is far better than I expected it to be; that’s certainly the case with the Polaroid Cube action camera. This camera is under $100 and yet it performs surprisingly well and gets the job…
  • Travel with the VinniBag, and Get Your Wine Home Intact!

    26 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    It never fails: I travel somewhere that is known for its wine, and I find myself with a bottle to bring home. Packing the bottle safely can be tricky, though. I’ve had bottles break that were inside the bubble wrap bags that some wine stores sell, but I…
  • D-Link DCS-825L Wi-Fi Baby Camera Review: A Stellar Device

    26 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Perry Brauner

    Being new parents, my wife and I are always on the lookout for new and innovative baby products. We recently received the D-Link DCS-825L Wi-Fi Baby Camera for review, and we are absolutely floored by the 720p HD video quality along with the number of features…
  • Domino’s Pizza Blogger Day: A Peek Under the Cheese #DPZBloggerDay14

    25 October 2014, 7:00 pm by: Judie Lipsett Stanford

    Little known fact: I was a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver in college. I loved that job, and if it hadn’t put so many miles on my 10-year-old Alfa Romeo Spider, I might have lasted longer. I like Domino’s as a company, and I like their pizza; that’s…
  • PlayStation TV Offers Gaming Options with Video Streaming

    25 October 2014, 12:45 pm by: Michael Siebenaler

    The PlayStation TV device ($99 MSRP) expands the streaming box experience into the video game realm to include games on PlayStation Vita, PSP, PS One, and PlayStation 3 using their cloud streaming PlayStation Now technology plus games on PlayStation 4 using…
  • Top Closure Zip Tie Bandages Could Save Lives!

    24 October 2014, 10:15 pm by: Carly Z

    I admit, I don’t know much about stitches. What I do know is that doing them right requires doing them carefully in a sterile environment, and in an emergency where someone needs stitches quickly you may not have either. However, an Israeli plastic surgeon…

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