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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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KPOS Generation 2 Glock 19 Short Barreled Rifle SBR Review

KPOS Generation 2 Glock 19 Short Barreled Rifle SBR Review

My review of the KPOS pistol to rifle / carbine conversion kit, sold in the USA by the Mako Group. I had a lot of problems, but the promise of a compact, portable SBR keeps me tinkering with it.

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Fed UP

Fed UP

I’m not sure what’s going to happen with Sedagive?, but my odyssey with the Jawbone UP has come to an end. Sedagive? is on her third Jawbone UP, and mine had issues less than two months after purchasing. Mine wouldn’t accurately track how long I was sitting down, and it would sporadically fail to record […]

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 […]

Battle of the Tough Guy Doodles
By September 10, 20131 Comments Read More →

Battle of the Tough Guy Doodles

Top notch e-tailers SG Ammo, AirsoftGI, MIL-SPEC Monkey, and Mercantile Station sketch out their best responses to my silly request.

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Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Trigger Drop Safety Recall Notice

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Trigger Drop Safety Recall Notice

The popular Smith & Wesson M&P Shield handgun may suffer from a manufacturer’s defect. Some of the pistols have a defective trigger safety that may allow the pistol to discharge if dropped. Smith and Wesson believes that this only applies to recently made Shields, but for safety’s sake every Shield owner should check their pistols. […]

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Jawbone UPdate

Jawbone UPdate

Sedagive?’s Jawbone UP biometric tracking band died on July 26th. We immediately contacted customer service at Jawbone. Jawbone was pretty prompt to respond — initial contact from us was on July 26th, and they sent us a replacement on July 29th. The replacement UP seems to be working so far. This validates my belief that […]

Problems With Primary Arms MD-07 Micro Red Dot Sight

Problems With Primary Arms MD-07 Micro Red Dot Sight

On the strength of some recommendations from people I trust both online and in meatspace I purchased the MD-07 micro dot red dot rifle sight from Primary Arms. I have one on an AK, one on each of our Tavors, and a spare — because I’m a preparedness dork and I like having backups to […]

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Jawbone UP Down

Jawbone UP Down

Less than three weeks after I wrote about our Jawbone UP biometric bands, Sedagive?’s UP gave up the ghost. Her UP wrist band wouldn’t sync today. The band would stop at 2%, and then eventually stopped being recognized altogether. Here’s what we did to troubleshoot, and eventually gave up and wrote to Jawbone: Tags: android, […]

PayPal Here and PayPal Two Factor Authentication

PayPal Here and PayPal Two Factor Authentication

I’ve been using two-factor authentication on my PayPal and eBay accounts for almost six years. Time flies when you’re typing in your username and passwords as well as a random numeric string generated by an external device. Two-factor authentication relies on what you know and what you have. In most cases, you know your username […]

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