Category: accessories

AmazonBasics Mini Bluetooth Speaker

This Speaker Is Amazon’s Next Step Towards World Domination

A Review of The AmazonBasic Mini Bluetooth Speaker This is the Amazon’s AmazonBasics Mini Bluetooth speaker. It cost me $26  dollars, and it was shipped to me in under three days. It’s funny how much a $25 speaker can say about a $155 billion company. If this is why every retailer is so afraid of fighting Amazon, they’re in for a tough fight. AmazonBasics...


Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear 2 Fit and Gear 2 Mini with Galaxy S5

Samsung Unveils Good-looking New Watches

I’ll be the first to admit that I usually ignore Samsung news (there’s just too much of it), but given how much I lambasted them for the first Galaxy Gear, it’s only fair that I reward them for introducing a decent smartwatch.   Galaxy Gear 2.0 (this time, not a dud?) When Samsung first unveiled the Galaxy Gear last year, I wasn’t thrilled, to...


the ipotty - a potty training toilet with a built-in ipad stand

This Potty-trainer toilet Has A Built-in iPad

I’m a believer in the smart home. The web can definitely make household items much better. But is this potty trainer a bit overkill? Is this the message we should be sending our kids, and is it safe? CTA’s digital 2-in-1 iPotty encourages the habit that we all  do discreetly…taking our phones/tablets into the bathroom. It’s supposed to allow potty-training children to do some...


Why Would Anybody Need The NEST Protect? And is it safe?

NEST, famous for their smart thermostats (of which I have two) today  unveiled a reimagined, web-enabled smoke alarm, and while it’s certainly cool-looking, it left me wondering, “What’s the point?” Why would anyone need a $130 smoke detector (link to where it’s sold)? Is it really worth it? And remember, this is coming from the guy with the health-tracking wristband, iPhone cleaning tie, and...