TYLT Vu Solo Qi Wireless Charger Review

Tylt Vu Solo Components

The TYLT Vu Solo Qi Wireless Charger (via Amazon or direct from TYLT) is a great wireless charging pad for your Qi compatible phone that reduces your need to fiddle around trying to find just the right spot to get your phone charging.  Full disclosure on this one, the fine folks at TYLT provided this free of charge for review purposes.  It goes without saying that a free product won't influence my actual opinion, and in this case I've actually reviewed one … [Read more...]

EMF Pocket Protector for the Modern Office Supply Geek

EMF Pocket Protector and Phone 4

So every self respecting office supply geek needs a pocket protector right?  I mean thats the old stereotype of a true geek or nerd, but in today's age of wireless electronics I think there is a more important pocket protector that one should be aware of.  I've always been on the fence about the whole EMF and health risk issue, but there have been recent studies that seem to lend more credence to the fact that the radiation emitted from your cell phone has … [Read more...]

Silicon Power Jewel J80 USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Silicon Power Jewel J80 USB 3.0 flash drive Front

The Silicon Power Jewel J80 USB 3.0 flash drive (via Amazon) isn't just another USB flash drive.  In addition to the sleek design and compact footprint; its also very durable due to its ability to resist shock, dust, and water. … [Read more...]

Staples AvantPro Retractable Pen and Stylus

Staples AvantPro Retractable Pen with Phone

The other day I was at Staples doing some some shopping and research when I came across their private label AvantPro Retractable Stylus and Pen.  I've never been a huge fan of having a pen with a stylus at the top, so this offering with the retractable point that goes through the stylus tip seemed like a great alternative. … [Read more...]

Anker USB 3.0 7-Port Portable Aluminum Hub with 20W (4A) Power Adapter

Anker USB 3.0 7 Port Hub with 20W (4A) Power Adapter

I feel like I've posted a lot about Anker products and accessories lately, and thats probably for good reason.  It seems that every time I find myself in need of some sort of technology accessory, they have one of the best products out there in terms of features and design. This Anker USB 3.0 7 Port Hub with 20W (4A) Power Adapter (via Amazon) is yet another fine product in their line of great computer accessories. … [Read more...]

Wireless Chargers – Buy This not That

TYLT Wireless Chargers

Sometimes in the course of writing this blog I come across products that really just don't work well and in general I don't like to review them because I like spend time focused on the good products that work well that I WOULD recommend you purchase.  In this case though I wanted to talk about wireless chargers for your cell phone, like this CHOETECH Qi Wireless Charger Kit for Samsung Galaxy S5 (via Amazon) that I bought before I bought my TYLT Vu Qi … [Read more...]

TYLT Vu Qi Wireless Charger Review

TYLT Vu Qi Wireless Charger Side View

The TYLT Vu Qi Wireless Charger (via Amazon) is one of the more interesting chargers you will find with its unique shape and bright colors.  Initially I almost skipped over it because I thought it was too flashy and didn't seem like a serious option.  Eventually I took the plunge and grabbed it regardless of the slightly more expensive price and I'm pretty happy that I did. … [Read more...]

Doodle by Stitch Tablet Case

Doodle by Stitch Tablet Case and Markers

You might remember the write on and wash off Doodle by Stitch Tablecloth that we reviewed not too long ago, which was a big hit with our readers.  Today we have another cool offering from the folks at Doodle by Stitch that offers the same cool writable and washable cloth in the form of a case for your tablet via (Doodle by Stitch and Amazon).  A big thanks goes out to the nice folks at Doodle by Stitch for providing this review sample free of charge. … [Read more...]

Adjustable Laptop Legs by LapWorks

Adjustable Laptop Legs by LapWorks Uninstalled

For a while I've been having some issues with my laptop getting very hot, to the point where it even shuts down sometimes.  I've done everything including cleaning it and using a cooling pad, but I think that these adjustable laptop legs from LapWorks (via Amazon) are probably the best and most simple answer I have found yet.  After just a few days of using these the difference has been very noticeable. … [Read more...]

USB Keychain Charging Cable The Nomad Cable

USB Key Chain Charging Cable The Nomad Cable on Key Chain (2)

  I recently saw a news story about taxi cabs in New York City installing USB charging ports in their passenger areas and it made me wonder if a USB keychain charging cable even existed.  A quick search turned up a bunch of these mini charger cables for your keychain, but this particular one by Kero Industries looked like the best option to me. … [Read more...]

Bic Universal Typeface and a Real Bic Cristal Stylus

Bic Universal Font Left Hand vs Right Hand Writing Comparison

The folks at Bic are celebrating the fact that they have sold over 100 billion Bic Cristal pens with this universal typeface project, which is pretty cool.  They are basically crowdsourcing what they are calling the Bic universal typeface and you can submit your own writing samples to contribute to the project too. … [Read more...]

Anker 5 Port USB Charger

Anker 5 Port USB Charger and Box

It wasn't until recently that I became such a fan of the Anker line of accessories for your electronic devices.  First it was their 15000 mAh Backup Charger, then their Adjustable Tablet Stand, and now its their awesome little 5 Port USB Wall Charger (via Amazon). … [Read more...]

Cordies from Quirky for Easy Cable Access

Cordies With Cables

Quirky has tons of cool office supplies to help you keep your desk organized, and one of those items are the Quirky Cordies that help keep your cables organized and easily accessible.  The Quirky Cordies give you the ability to easily access and organize 4 cables. … [Read more...]

World Backup Day – A Simple Way to Automate the Backup of Your Files

Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Did you know that there was such a thing as World Backup Day?  No?  Well there is and its coming up on March 3st, right before April Fool's Day...see the irony there?  The founders of World Backup Day are pretty much calling you a fool, so don't let them be right.   I thought it would be a good PSA to use today's review to show the simple way that I've basically got  copies of all my data at all times.  All it requires is an external hard drive like this … [Read more...]

Anker Astro E5 External Backup Battery 15000 mAh

Anker Astro E5 Exxternal Backup Battery with Cable

Back during Hurricane Sandy I was without a backup battery for my phone and tablet, which I realized was a huge mistake.  Ever since that day I've been sure to have a backup in place, and I recently upgraded to this 15000 mAh Anker Astro E5 External Backup Battery which I grabbed on Amaon for a pretty reasonable price.  Although I picked up the black version, there is a white version available as well.  Imagine being able to recharge your smart phone 5-6 … [Read more...]

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