Review: Doxie One portable scanner

I love the Doxie One. Paperless nirvana, here I come. I’ve dreamed of a paperless and more importantly, an electronic document repository, for a long time, but that has been mostly a dream as I’ve dreaded having to haul my papers over to my clunky all-in-one printer-scanner, then scan papers 1 or a few at […]

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Review: Veho Muvi X-Lapse

British electronics & accessories maker, Veho, has a neat gadget called the Muvi X-Lapse that allows you to take panoramic time-lapse photos. I had a chance to test one out courtesy of accessories seller, MobileFun. The X-Lapse itself is a fairly small, circular gadget that you can hold easily in one hand. By holding, the […]

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Review: r.pod Portable Solar Battery Pack and USB Charger with High Flux LED Flashlight

Here’s another entrant to the portable backup battery market, this one from Korean company Misemet. There are a couple of quirks to this one that makes it stand out: it comes with a solar panel to charge the battery pod, and the pod itself contains an LED flashlight. Yup, the flashlight part is definitely quirky. […]

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Review: Philips Sonicare Essence Electric Toothbrush

Philips Sonicare Essence electric toothbrush

I’ve been using a Philips Sonicare Essence electric toothbrush for a few months now; here are my thoughts on it. My beloved Oral-B Triumph 9400 died after a long 6 years. I think it was because the hermetic seal broke and some moisture got in. But I have no regrets, it was well worth the […]

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Updated eReader Comparison Report is Out!


The eReader market has changed dramatically in the past 2 years with most vendors like, Barnes & Noble and Kobo offering full-color, full featured tablets in the vein of the iPad. During that time too, E Ink readers have tacked on the features, with most now featuring E Ink Pearl technology, backlights, and more. […]

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Review: Altego 17″ Coated Canvas Cyan Laptop Bag


I had a chance to take a laptop bag by Altego™ for a spin and found a lot to like. The Altego brand launched a couple of new bag lines: the Coated Canvas Cyan series and the Channel Stitched Ruby series. There are backpacks, messenger bags, slipcases and sleeves across both style lines. Altego was […]

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Review: Mobee Magic Bar

Wireless keyboards clean cords up around your workstation but tend to lose batteries at the worst times. Mobee Technologies created Magic Bar to work with Apple Wireless Keyboards and even the Apple Magic Trackpad. The Magic Bar is the World’s first inductive charger for the Apple Wireless Keyboard (and Magic Trackpad) and provides an eco-friendly […]

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Review: Empower Laptop Power Adapter


Small electronics manufacturer, Jacobsparts, sent us one of their very own power adapters to test out. We tried out an Empower AC Adapter Model JA-90-CD on an HP G62 laptop over a few weeks. The Empower are nicely priced replacements for OEM power adapters and feature long cables (12 ft total between the AC and […]

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Review: Smarthome Wireless Security IP Camera


I recently tested out Smarthome’s Wireless Security IP Camera. This compact video camera can be set on a table or shelf or even mounted to a wall and controlled from your web browser or an INSTEON smartphone app. Installation didn’t take more than 30 minutes, but could have been quicker if it did a better […]

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Review: OHSO Ultimate Travel Toothbrush Review

I have never been a fan of travel or disposable toothbrushes so when I came across OHSO’s “Ultimate Travel Toothbrush”, I had to give the toothbrush a try. I received a couple samples of this ultimate travel toothbrush to try and spent about a month with the product on several trips. The OHSO toothbrush comes […]

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