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    Review: Senta Ally Bluetooth Stereo Speaker w/ FM

    by Ryan McLaughlin ~ October 20th, 2013

    Portable Bluetooth speakers are dime a dozen, but if you have the right one it can be used with a mobile device to boost its audio so that it is more enjoyable and can be shared with others. With so many manufacturers of portable speakers it may be difficult to pick the right one. Today I will be looking at the Senta Ally speaker system and if it is good then hopefully this will make the decision a little easier

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    Review: Straight Talk T-Mobile vs AT&T

    by Ryan McLaughlin ~ March 2nd, 2013

    I recently bought a LG Nexus 4 and because it is unlocked I wanted to use it on a prepaid phone plan. I had previously been using PagePlus, but because this is not a Verizon phone they do not support it. So I had to find a new carrier. After considering my options I went with Straight Talk because they have unlimited data and talk for just $45 a month. However Straight talk uses either T-Mobile or AT&T and I had to choose one before I could use it

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    Review: HP Elitebook 8770w Mobile Workstations

    by Ryan McLaughlin ~ February 22nd, 2013

    The Elitebook Mobile Workstation is HP’s top of the line business notebook, and the 8770w is at the top of that series. The Elitebook 8770w includes several upgrade from last years model, including a faster processor, better screen, and a better video card

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    Review: LG Nexus 4 Phone

    by Ryan McLaughlin ~ December 21st, 2012

    The Nexus 4 phone from LG is Google’s latest attempt at showing the world what a Android phone should look like. The big question that everyone has is, does it meet those high expectations? Well, as usual this all depends on what you are looking for

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Genius Launches New Wireless Notebook 2.4GHZ Mouse

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ April 21st, 2010

Genius, a brand division of KYE Systems Corp., today announced a new addition to the company’s extensive line of mice, the Traveler 900 with high tracking precision for gamers and professionals alike

Epson Kicks-Off Great American Movie Night

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ April 19th, 2010

Epson America today announced the Great American Movie Night, a campaign to bring friends and family together to watch their favorite movies projected on a large screen or wall space under a starry sky. Inspired by the Epson MovieMate™, a portable projector featuring excellent image quality up to eight times larger than a widescreen 40-inch TV, high brightness, CD/DVD player and speakers all built-in, the Great American Movie Night program kicks off on April 19 and runs through June 13


Review: Patriot Xporter XT Boost 16GB USB Flash drive

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ April 14th, 2010

Now that Microsoft has added flash drive support to the Xbox 360, I decided it might be fun to pick one up and see if it improves the performance of some of my games. I did some research and settled on the Patriot Xporter XT Boost 16GB USB flash drive


Review: EFO Solar Torch

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ April 9th, 2010

Having a flashlight handy is really nice, especially if your power goes out or you want to go somewhere in the dark. Not having to worry about if the batteries are good is a really great bonus. The EFO Solar Torch is a solar powered flashlight that if you leave out in the light will never be without power

Today I am reviewing the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27 QuietPoint active noise-canceling over-ear headphones. These headphones are Audio-Technica’s first model to feature their 85% active noise-canceling technology


Review: Kill A Watt GT P4480

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ March 29th, 2010

With electricity prices going up and appliances using more of it, it is more important than ever to keep track of how power is being used. One way to find out how much electricity is being used is to use a power monitor on your appliance. One such monitor is the Kill A Watt GT by P3 International

2010 HP Workstation event

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ March 24th, 2010

I just spent a couple days at the 2010 HP Workstation event in Los Angeles, California. On the first day we spent most of the time at the Raleigh Studios

HP today unveiled workstation offerings that include the first small form factor workstation to be available in every region of the world, multicore processor updates to its Z Workstation series and a mobile workstation with DreamColor display technology


Review: D-Link DGS-1024D 24-Port Gigabit Switch

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ March 15th, 2010

Recently I have been adding so many devices to my network that I ran out of space on my switch and I needed a new one. My desire to expand my network has not stopped so I wanted a switch that would offer a lot of extra room. I settled on the D-Link DGS-1024D 24-Port Gigabit Switch


Review: EFO Wired Handheld Keyboard

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ March 9th, 2010

Mini keyboards are becoming really popular because they offer a great way to remote control computers. EFO has a line of mini keyboards and today we are looking at the EFO wired handheld keyboard

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Review: Powermat portable wireless charging mat

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ February 26th, 2010

Charging cables are a given in a world of portable electronics. However, with some recent advancements in the field of magnetic induction, charging cables my be a thing of the past. Powermat is a company that is bringing wireless charging to the masses. With their wireless charging pads and adapters Powermat is hoping to make cables a thing of the past


Review: Case Logic 22″ Lightweight Expandable Upright Roller

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ February 16th, 2010

You don’t often read about luggage on a consumer electronics review site. However, this new carry-on bag from Case Logic could be a tech lovers dream bag. The Case Logic LLR-222 has several features that make traveling with laptops and other electronics a breeze


Review: Epson MovieMate 60 Projector

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ February 6th, 2010

I have always wanted a projector for my house because they are a great way to get the big screen experience without having to go to the theater, or pay out big bucks for a super large TV. The reason I have never purchased one is because I would have to take the time, and expense, to setup one of my rooms just for the projector. This really means I would not be able to use the room for anything else. Epson makes this easier with their MovieMate line of projectors which include built-in speakers, and a DVD player


Review: HP LaserJet P2035n Printer

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ January 21st, 2010

In a world where Inkjet printers are all the rage, I like to keep a Laser printer on hand for document printing because they are much more efficient with ink and a lot faster. HP is one of the top manufacturers of Laser printers and today I am looking at the HP LaserJet P2035n

Delta’s horrible baggage policies

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ January 10th, 2010

So I am sitting here in Salt Lake City Airport waiting for my carry-on bag to come out of the baggage carousel. You are probably wondering why a carry-on bag is in a baggage carousel and second why I have to wait for it. Well, let me tell you all about it