Category Archives: Gadgets

Why do Fanboys Always Think Their Device is Best?

Why do Fanboys Always Think Their Device is Best?

The below is a guest post. Technical and business consultant by day, Frederick “Freddy” Cloud finds time between consulting opportunities to be a father of 3 boys, husband, geek extraordinaire and gadget blogger. Check out his blog, The Gadget Consultant, or follow him on Twitter. When it comes to tech, your mileage will ALWAYS vary …Continue Reading

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard from Best Buy Review

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard from Best Buy Review

  If you are like me you probably have several components that make up your home entertainment system. About 2 years ago I upgraded my old receiver to a new Sony receiver with HDMI that is the hub of everything. From there the LCD TV, DirecTV box, CD player, XBox 360, Playstation 3, and WiiContinue Reading

Cool Gadgets for Home: Day 1 of the International Housewares Show

Cool Gadgets for Home: Day 1 of the International Housewares Show

Pots, pans, spoons, coffee makers, bread makers, and mixers… Oh my!! Yesterday was Day 1 of the International Home and Housewares Show here in Chicago. It was my 2nd year attending. I think I’m addicted now. I love kitchen gadgets almost just as much as I love computer gadgets. And I am a mother toContinue Reading

Going Digitally Dark with Absolute LoJack

Going Digitally Dark with Absolute LoJack

Did you know that a laptop is stolen every 50 seconds? That is a lot! Have you ever been the victim of a theft? Unfortunately I have… on more than one occasion. I have had my home burglarized while I was in the hospital being treated for preterm labor while pregnant with my twin girls.Continue Reading

Best Buy Audio Fest – Checking Out the JBL Flip BlueTooth Speaker

Best Buy Audio Fest – Checking Out the JBL Flip BlueTooth Speaker

Everyone loves music. Music makes us feel good. It makes us happy. And it makes some of us dance. Some of us even use our talents to create music. I don’t have much talent in that area. LOL! But I’m lucky enough to know some people that do. But just because I don’t have musicalContinue Reading

Android Phone Acting Up? It Could be a Bad Battery

Android Phone Acting Up? It Could be a Bad Battery

If you are an Android smartphone user and you notice your phone acting strange, it could be a faulty battery. When I had my Samsung Galaxy S2 I had frequent freezes, reboots, and crashes. I had reset the phone, but the weirdness continued. I finally took it in to a local Sprint service center. AfterContinue Reading

8 Tips and Tricks for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

8 Tips and Tricks for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

There are a lot of tablets out there right now. One of my favorites is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. It launched in Spring 2013 and sales have not slowed down. That is for very good reason. Not too long ago I received one from Staples for review. It fell right in line with myContinue Reading

Motorola Photon Q First Impressions & Chicago Wine, Cheese, & Tech Event

Motorola Photon Q First Impressions & Chicago Wine, Cheese, & Tech Event

This Thursday I am hosting a fun event with Motorola to show off and celebrate the recent release of their Motorola Photon Q Smartphone on the Sprint Network. I received the phone a few days ago to try out and I am pretty impressed. It has been a long time since I used a smartphoneContinue Reading

Best Gadgets for Blogging on the Go

Best Gadgets for Blogging on the Go

It is March and conference season is underway. Everyone is talking about what conferences they are attending this year. And they are deciding if they need new items to fill their laptop bag so they will not be left out or disconnected from the “in crowd”. A while ago I wrote Preparing For Your First (orContinue Reading

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