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Stan grew up in the heart of the Silicon Valley, studying electronics engineering and writing. Stan has been freelance-writing product reviews for almost a decade, with a focus on gadgets, electronics, and technology. He's also a husband, father to three daughters - twins and a toddler -, avid reader, tech junkie, and scotch drinker. When he's not writing, you can find him spending time with his family, cooking, tending to his garden of ghost peppers, or playing smartphone games in a hammock. Email: stangoodner[ampersand]live(dot)com

Finally. A selfie-stick for non-narcissists/-psychopaths

Considering the overwhelming backlash and criticism of “selfie sticks”, it takes a set of cojones to market a new product with such striking resemblance and overlapping use. Coachella made a point to ban selfie sticks and narcissists at their 2015 show. But “totems” and “stuffed animals” were also listed as prohibited, so I’m not sure how serious to take them.

Party all the time? This portable speaker boasts 50 hours on a single charge

Despite market saturation, portable Bluetooth speakers are still a big deal. Chalk it up to advancements in design, features, style, or a combination of those, but consumers are still snapping up what manufacturers are producing. There’s no such thing as too much choice when it comes to accessorizing to one’s personal tastes.

TechnologyTell Review: Justin 5400mAh Power Bank

External battery packs are totally useful, that is, until you happen to forget the cable. There’s nothing worse than having a need unfulfilled because of just one missing element. Fortunately, some manufacturers, such as Innovative Technology, has taken this into consideration. You’re not going to lose a cable that’s built-into the battery itself! Design The more »

Don’t miss these must-have, eco-friendly Kickstarter gadgets

It’s not very often that one finds multiple, totally incredible projects funding on Kickstarter all at the same time. I think that the hardest part of it all is having to choose which one(s) to support while staying within the gadget budget! But if you want something to distract and excite during the long workday, more »

Halo Back upgrades your iPhone 6, 6 Plus with one-handed control

As owner and huge fan of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (and previously Note 2), I know how it is to deal with a large-screened smartphone. Things tend to get a little trickier when I want to use it one-handed, and it does require an added bit of dexterity. It’s not a big deal, since more »

TechnologyTell Review: Life N Soul KiiTAG Bluetooth locator

Bluetooth trackers are still kind of new, but definitely very neat. Especially if you happen to be a person who tends to leave things here or there. Most trackers let you find your smartphone with the tracker itself, or find where the tracker is (it’s usually attached to something of importance) with the accompanying app. more »

Deal Alert: Save 40% on Goal Zero Bundle at REI

Summer is almost upon us! Although, if we’re going to get technical, the spirit of summer has been hammering down on many for months, depending on where one lives. Well, whatever. It’s close enough to the time of trading pencils, books, and dirty looks for sun, fun, and freedom. So you’re ready to head out more »

Samsung decides round is in, because Apple did it first

In the latest smartwatch news, Samsung appears to be working on a round watch dubbed The Next Gear. It’ll feature a rotating bezel around the screen.

Marshall announces Kilburn, their first-ever portable speaker

Marshall Headphones creates some seriously amazing audio products, from their recent Major II headphone to the mighty Woburn speaker. Despite all their classy, retro goodness, they’ve been missing one type of speaker for quite some time. All that ends now.

TechnologyTell Review: Neo Smartpen N2

TechnologyTell Review: Neo Smartpen N2

Want better sleep? These new gadgets could be your solution

It’s no secret that the quality of our sleep has a direct impact on our daily lives. Our very busy lives – it’s almost like a vicious cycle. Days that are overpacked and/or demanding require more and better rest in order to do the same the next. But we tend to sacrifice sleeping hours in order to find the time to finish what needs to be done.

Amazon envisions instant-gratification UAV delivery, right in your hands

Amazon is looking to provide a “Bring It To Me” delivery option in the near future. By paying a bit more (you know you’ll have to pay more for the convenience), users can have products delivered right to their current location, likely via GPS and mobile positioning data.