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I have been on the hunt for a solid waterproof Bluetooth speaker for over a year now. This long search isn’t because I am looking for top-of-the-line audiophile quality sound. It is simply because, so far, all of my waterproof speakers have died after getting wet just a few times. So, here I go again with yet another “rugged waterproof wireless speaker” the BoomBottle H20.  My hopes...

Choosing the right home/business monitoring camera is a daunting task. For most folks, a streaming WiFi camera with video/audio cloud storage is the quickest way to get up and running. Also, maintenance on this type of camera system is minimal when compared to other DVR systems. The Oco Streaming Camera System makes going from 0-60 incredibly quick and easy. Read on for a full review of the Oco camera.

Handheld gimbals are often used by professional videographers to get smooth video while moving with a video camera. The gimbal is designed to take the rough movements off of video shots where the cameraman is walking, running, or riding in a bumpy vehicle. The professional versions are often very expensive. Until now there wasn’t any off-the-shelf options for folks wanting the same functionality for a smartphone, or specifically an iPhone in this case. Naturally I was excited to try this gadget out. Read on for the full Beholder...

There are so many home monitoring camera options available today, each with their own plusses and minuses. My hope is that the DropCam Pro ($199) could be my goto camera system for the home and small office. Read on for the DropCam Pro review to see if it hits the mark. ...

  I have bought and played with too many quadcopter to list them all here. Let’s just say the price tags vary from $30 up to $6,000. Yes, it is a bit of an addiction. Luckily I am not alone in my love of the UAV quadcopters and have a few friends willing to test play with the new Dromida Ominus Quadcopter. We tested played with 5 of these for about 30 minutes. Our goal was to see if some of these manufacturer claims were true, “…nearly impossible...

Ever wanted to know what your check engine light was trying to tell you? Ever wanted to clear trouble codes (e.g. ABS, Airbags, Transmission, etc., on some models)? Heck, maybe your are just curious what your engine coolant temperature is when on the freeway or how your fuel trim bank #1 is doing (not even sure what that is). Long story short, I had some time to play with the Lemur BlueDriver OBD2 Sensor...

This is an overdue endorsement. I got my Auto Pet Feeder, model 2000GS, from Ergo Systems, in 2002, when I adopted my cat from the shelter. I think my life has been better for having it, no exaggeration, and here’s why. ...

Finding a great every day carry (EDC) knife is a very personal event. What works for one person may or may not work for another. I have many knives and tend to grab a different one depending on what I think I will be doing that day as well as what I am wearing. Sounds crazy right? We aren’t talking about a watch here. But to me, it matters. I don’t want a huge knife or clip when wearing dress pants or going out to eat at a nice establishment. And on the flip...

Reading or working in lowlight settings isn’t particularly good for your eyes. This doesn’t mean you need to go out and get an oversized power hungry desk lamp. LED technology has come a long way in both price and quality. I recently got my hands on a dimmable LED lamp that not only sips power (just 7-watts) but also is bright and glare-free. I didn’t know what I was missing. Read on for my review of the  

As you may know I am a fan of the EagleTec products. Sure, they are made in China, but like Apple they design their products in the US and keep quality high on the list of important bits. When I got my hand on the EagleTec ONTOP Ultra-Slim External Battery Pack with Lightning Connector for iPhone 5, 5C, 6, 6 Plus, iPod, and iPad with Brainy Technology (phew that was a mouthful) I was a tad skeptical. I have...