The HTC U 11 Shines 

The HTC U 11 is the latest flagship device from HTC. The U series arrived on the scene around the beginning of the year with the U Play and U Ultra making an appearance then. Up until now the U Ultra has been my main smartphone, but now that the U 11 has arrived. It’s…

The HTC U Ultra is Stunning

I don’t often describe smartphones or technology in general as pretty, but the thought keeps coming up as I take in the HTC U Ultra. The HTC U Ultra is the latest device announced by HTC. It’s a 5.7-inch phone with a beautiful display and mirrored glass back. HTC last played in the phablet realm…

Sony MDR-XB950BT Review

I have a problem. I only have two ears but for some reason I love collecting headphones. The Sony Mega Bass headphones are my latest. Last year I received my first pair of Bluetooth earbuds. I enjoyed being wireless, but they had some drawbacks. They were on the budget end, so it was to be…

Aukey 3 in 1 Clip-on Lens Kit

I’ve always wanted to experiment with clip on lenses on my smartphone, but I’ve never really jumped in to it. Then I found this Aukey 3 in 1 Lens Kit on Amazon for a great price so I thought, “Let’s give these a try” The lens system uses these very simple plastic clips with a rubber…

Mpow Magneto: Bargain Bluetooth Headphones

I received a pair of Mpow Magneto headphones for Christmas. To be honest they were on my list. Until this point I hadn’t owned a pair of wireless headphones. I was curious, but didn’t want to invest serious cash if the sound quality and fit were lacking. I listen to all kinds of music, in…

The Fossil Q Founder: A Smartwatch With Style

I’ve been reluctant to jump into wearables. One reason: I already have so many things to charge before bed, do I really want another? As much as I love technology collecting all these gadgets can really add up, so I try to slow play myself by focusing on why I don’t need one for awhile….

What is Google Now On Tap?

Google Now On Tap is the latest iteration of Google Now, Google’s search service on Android and iOS devices. It was mentioned as significant new feature when the latest version of Android was announced, Marshmallow 6.0. I have had it on my Nexus 9 for a few months already but it seemed like nothing more…

The Aukey USB Turbo Car Charger: Great Value On The Go

Smartphones just keep getting better and better. They can do more things than ever. Just the other day I needed a pitch counter for the game I was coaching. Let me download one real quick. The convenience of problem solving on the fly like that is priceless. But smartphone makers still struggle with building a…

The Anker A7726: A Bluetooth Keyboard That Just Works

I love bargain tech finds for their low cost to high satisfaction ratio. When I picked up my Nexus 9 tablet, I was anxious to get it covered with a case. But my second concern was making it a productive powerhouse by adding a keyboard or keyboard case.  The problem was most cases were not…

3 Reasons The HTC Dot View Ice Case Is A Keeper

I have been a long time HTC smartphone owner. I recently switched from the HTC One M8 to the HTC One M9. The problem with upgrading is that you have to upgrade many of the accessories as well, including the phone cases. The case I was saddest to leave behind was my dot view case….

Stay In The Moment With The RE Camera

I am a social media fanatic. I love posting photos and updates, but I hate being taken out of the moment and getting a look from my wife and kids. Enter the RE camera by HTC. This is such a fun device it just brings a smile to my face thinking about it. At first…

Meerkat or Periscope?

The two latest apps I’ve downloaded to my phone are Periscope and Meerkat. Both are video broadcasting apps available on iOS and Android. Both are relatively simple to use and put you live with followers that are interested in what you’re seeing in real-time. I’m not sure I will be using both for long, because…