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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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Sena SMH10D-10 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset/Intercom Review
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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.

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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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, […]

Dropsync Dropbox Sync App for Android Review

Dropsync Dropbox Sync App for Android Review

I used Dropbox to keep some of my files in sync. One of the problems with the Dropbox Android client is that it doesn’t sync from the device back to Dropbox. : rewind sound : Say wha? Dropbox doesn’t sync? Isn’t that the point of Dropbox? Yep. It’s true — you can sync from Dropbox […]

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Dooblou WiFi Explorer Android App Review

Dooblou WiFi Explorer Android App Review

In theory, accessing the data stored on your Android device is easy. Plug one end of your USB cable into your computer, one into your phone or tablet, and boom — copy off your photos or whatever. However, this hardly happens, especially if you have multiple devices in your house from multiple manufacturers. On my […]

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EZOPower EZEBA15 5200mAh Pocket Size External Battery Pack Review

EZOPower EZEBA15 5200mAh Pocket Size External Battery Pack Review

Your battery is low. Please plug in your charger. If you own a smartphone, especially an Android one, you’ve been seen this kind of message before. If you’re like me an on a portable device all the time, you see it a lot. I carry around a charger and microUSB cable in my bag, just […]

FoxFi Mobile Hotspot Wifi Tethering Android App Review

FoxFi Mobile Hotspot Wifi Tethering Android App Review

Despite my problems with my Nexus 7 Android tablet, I use it a ton and carry it with me just about everywhere. Most of the time I am in reach of a known WiFi access point, such as my home or work. But sometimes I am at places without WiFi coverage or at places where […]

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