Consumers lose by Huawei losing its deal with AT&T (Op-Ed)

Consumers lose by Huawei losing its deal with AT&T (Op-Ed)

If you’re not a tech enthusiast, you might have missed the news about the US government pressuring AT&T to cancel its contract with Huawei. You have to be a real mobile enthusiast (in the US) to know who Huawei is because it is a newcomer to the US. Although Huawei is new to the US, it certainly isn’t new to the global market where it’s … Continue Reading >

Edifier MP200 Portable Bluetooth Speaker: Compact size and price with big sound (review)

Edifier MP200 Portable Bluetooth Speaker: Compact size and price with big sound (review)

While smartphones and tablets have advanced in many ways – battery, display, speed, and storage – one area where smart portable devices have not changed much is in external audio. Some phones and tablets have improved, but not so much where you can truly enjoy your music or movies while on the go. That’s why Bluetooth speakers are one of the most purchased wireless … Continue Reading >

These fingerprint and app enabled locks from Tapplock move the padlock to the 21st century

These fingerprint and app enabled locks from Tapplock move the padlock to the 21st century

If you’ve gone to school or to a gym at some point in your life there’s a good chance you’ve used a combination or padlock before. I’ve used padlocks for school lockers, gym lockers, storage lockers, bicycles and gates throughout my life. Padlocks usually work the best for me since I don’t need to remember a combination, but the downside is they come with … Continue Reading >

The Huawei Honor 7X Android smartphone is just $200 and it’s now available to order on Amazon

The Huawei Honor 7X Android smartphone is just $200 and it’s now available to order on Amazon

If you’re not a smartphone enthusiast and live in the US, there’s a very good chance that you have never heard of Huawei. Huawei makes smartphones and it’s the second largest phone manufacturer in the world, trailing only Samsung as the world’s leading smartphone manufacturer. and even surpassed Apple. Huawei has made several phones for the US market, including a Google collaborated Nexus 6P … Continue Reading >

HEX Star Wars Storm Trooper Wallet Case for the iPhone X (review)

HEX Star Wars Storm Trooper Wallet Case for the iPhone X (review)

If you love Star Wars (who doesn’t?) and you have an iPhone X there’s a case you need to get for your phone. It’s the limited edition HEX Star Wars Storm Trooper wallet case and it’s pretty darn sweet. The Last Jedi is one of my favorite Star Wars movies of all time, and coincidentally my favorite iPhone of all time is now the X. … Continue Reading >

5 apps that will help you survive the day (movers, handymen, dog walkers and more)

5 apps that will help you survive the day (movers, handymen, dog walkers and more)

You’ve heard of Uber and Lyft. They’re both extremely useful and fairly reasonable when it comes to getting a ride. They’re great if you’re heading to the airport or spending a night on the town when you don’t wan to struggle with finding parking or counting and limiting your drink consumption. Plain and simple, those two apps greatly help your transportation needs. If you’re … Continue Reading >

Sunday Op-Ed: Start the year off fresh and live your own life by turning off social media

Sunday Op-Ed: Start the year off fresh and live your own life by turning off social media

I’m gonna get on my old man soapbox this Sunday. I know I’m turning into an old curmudgeon but it is what it is and I need to speak my opinion. We just started 2018, so you still have time to make resolutions that can improve your year. Some of you are using social media way too much and you need to live your own … Continue Reading >

Don’t leave electronics in your car or use them outdoors if you’re dealing with extreme cold

Don’t leave electronics in your car or use them outdoors if you’re dealing with extreme cold

A literal cold bomb has exploded on the eastern seaboard as has released fridged temperatures from Florida to Maine. Subzero temperatures are expected through the weekend and I hope that means you’re staying inside and safe from the bone-chilling cold. This storm is particularly interesting because it is truly described as a “bomb cyclone” due to a steep drop in atmospheric pressure that is prolonging the … Continue Reading >

5 practical accessories to keep your Nintendo Switch protected

5 practical accessories to keep your Nintendo Switch protected

You’re a lucky one if you got a new Nintendo Switch for the holidays. It’s one of the seasons hottest gifts as gamers can’t get enough of Link, Mario, Bowser, and the crew. What makes the Switch particularly unique is its ability to be used portability in addition to a plugin console. You don’t have to sacrifice processing power when going mobile with the Switch. … Continue Reading >