Gadgets

If you’re seeking the ultimate in minimalist wallets, check out the Bandit.  Made with a stretchable poly/nylon material with several strands of  rubber woven into it longitudinally, it’s the simplest replacement for a conventional wallet I’ve discovered. If your immediate reaction is that this is merely an oversized rubber band, it’s not.  It’s far more […]

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A terrific rundown on the two new “Kin” phones from Microsoft over at Gizmodo; an excerpt: So, you’ve probably sensed some tentativeness. I like the Kin. I like what Microsoft is doing with it, and even if the launch features are a bit thin, I think it’s probably—no, almost definitely—the best feature phone I’ve ever […]

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The Highs: .Loaded with thoughtful features; sound quality; available in black! The Lows:  .Provided ear tips/sleeves tend toward the small side The Verdict: .A great alternative to your iPhone’s standard ear buds iPhone and iPod Touch users who aren’t enamored with the provided ear buds don’t have many options for headphone upgrades, given the Apple […]

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Kevin on March 24th, 2010

The Highs:  .Carry 1 charger versus 4 or 5; works at home, in the car, on aircraft; reasonably priced The Lows:  .iGo website not quite as good as the product The Verdict: .Love it, despite issues with the iGo site If you find yourself lugging along several AC chargers for your gadgets when you travel, […]

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Kevin on March 4th, 2010

Refurb TomTom ONE GPS is $69.95 minus $20 rebate at Beach Camera, while supplies last.  Search the Beach site for “Tom Tom rebate” and the rebate will be the first link to appear.  CLICK HERE for this deal.  Rebate is in effect thru 4/17/2010. See reviews of the TomTom ONE @ CNET and GPS Reviews.net […]

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Kevin on March 4th, 2010

Here are 5 more apps that are worth checking out – 4 of the 5 are free, to boot! 1.  Battery Magic – FREE Ever wish there was a quick way to check how much battery you have left?  Battery Magic does just that, and also indicates what that is equivalent to in terms of […]

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The Highs: Superior sound quality; several tips for perfect fit; retains Apple volume-pause/mic control The Lows: Great sounds aren’t free The Verdict: Finally, a pair of in-ear headphones that are the equal to your iPhone or iPod Touch! I love my 3rd gen iPod Touch – as well as my 2nd gen Shuffle for use […]

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