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Setting Up My Nexus 5 on AIO Wireless

Setting Up My Nexus 5 on AIO Wireless

Last week I received my Nexus 5 Android smartphone. I was excited to get it, but there was one problem: the Nexus 5 isn’t compatible with Verizon. The Nexus 5 is unlocked, so I started researching pay-as-you-go, no contract providers. I based my network choices based on coverage in my area. Luckily, T-Mobile, Sprint and […]

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DigiYes Ultra-thin Black QI Wireless Charing Pad Review

DigiYes Ultra-thin Black QI Wireless Charing Pad Review

The stylish Qi compatible charger from DigiYes will let you wirelessly charge your Nexus 4, Nexus 5, 2013 Nexus 7, and Samsung Galaxy S4 for less money than the competition.

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Initial Nexus 5 Android Phone Impressions and Unboxing

Initial Nexus 5 Android Phone Impressions and Unboxing

Super brief, initial hands-on impressions of the Nexus 5 Android smartphone made by LG. It’s a short review, but I do talk about the phone’s size, weight, and screen. There’s a video comparison of the Nexus 5 vs the Galaxy Nexus.

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TekTok Generic High Output Dual USB Port Car Charger Review

TekTok Generic High Output Dual USB Port Car Charger Review

If you need to charge a tablet in your car or charge more than one device at a time, this El Cheapo charger from TekTok or any other number of fly-by-night generic no-name manufacturers is a really good deal.

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Jawbone Up Down… Again
By September 18, 20132 Comments Read More →

Jawbone Up Down… Again

Sedagive? is now on her third Jawbone Up biometric band. The first one died after three months and her second Up lasted just a little over three weeks. We learned the Jawbone customer service dance from last time, and Sedagive? went from initial contact to wearing her replacement within a business week. Her second Up […]

Analogix SlimPort HDMI Video Adapter Review
By September 13, 20130 Comments Read More →

Analogix SlimPort HDMI Video Adapter Review

The Analogix SlimPort micro USB to HDMI adapter for devices like the Nexus 7 2013 tablet works well, but it is very expensive compared to MHL options and is less convenient than emerging wireless screencast options like Chromecast or Miracast.

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Sena SMH10D-10 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset/Intercom Review
By September 11, 20130 Comments Read More →

Sena SMH10D-10 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset/Intercom Review

Bluetooth motorcycle intercoms have come a long way. The Sena SMH10 is a great value, even as more modern products cram in unnecessary features.

Galaxy Nexus 7 2013 Android Tablet Review

Galaxy Nexus 7 2013 Android Tablet Review

The 2013 edition of the Nexus 7 Android tablet is superior to the original in almost every way, and it the prime choice for Android tablets.

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Samsung Galaxy Qi Wireless Charging Pad Review

Samsung Galaxy Qi Wireless Charging Pad Review

The 2013 version of the Nexus 7 (Nexus 7.2) Android tablet has many advantages over its predecessor. It’s thinner, more powerful, has longer battery life, etc. One thing I’ve come to love about it is support for the Qi wireless inductive power standard, which allows you to charge devices without plugging them in. We have […]

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AmazonBasics Wall Charger with USB Outlet (2.1 Amp Output) Review

AmazonBasics Wall Charger with USB Outlet (2.1 Amp Output) Review

My 2013 Nexus 7 tablet has wireless charging (Qi), and I was anxious to try it out. The micro USB port of Sedagive?’s Galaxy Nexus phone has started to deteriorate from use, and my original Android phone (HTC Droid Incredible) will stop charging if I wiggle the cord just right. I purchased a Qi-compatible charging […]

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