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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

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TechnologyTell Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go keyboard

To some people, a keyboard is just a keyboard. But they may be the same type who can pick any random mechanical pencil off of retail peg-hooks and feel completely satisfied. I don’t know how to do that, since even mechanical pencils are tools in my eyes. And any tools I use – knives for the kitchen, trimmers for the backyard, or keyboards for writing/gaming – are carefully chosen for the long-term.

Get your fancy elegance on with Braven’s latest LUX speaker

2015 is definitely starting to look like the year set for colors and styles. If you read the second half of my 2015 CES wrap-up, you’d know that when it comes to personal audio, black is outsold by color options. Now, black will always have a place in my heart and on my tech, but it’s nice to own other gear with some lively pop.

Theatre Box wireless 3D speaker now available for purchase

Holophonic sound has been around for some time, but only recently harnessed in a small, portable form. The Theatre Box completed its Kickstarter funding goal only a few months ago, and is now available for new customer orders.

HIRIS wearable PC could change the fitness tracker game

Fitness trackers. By now, most people should have a general awareness of the big names out there and what they’re all about. As you go about your day, the connected device stays on top of steps, distance, heart rate, and so forth. While this may be enough for some, it’s certainly not for the team behind HIRIS.

TechnologyTell Review: Outdoor Tech 6000mAh Kodiak battery

Outdoor Tech has been on a roll lately, bringing some great new products to the masses. Turtle Shell. Big Turtle Shell. They’ve got their Chips headphones in production, ready to ship to backers and new consumers fairly soon. If you live an adventurous outdoor lifestyle, Outdoor Tech has got your back. And since you’re likely to be equipped with gadgets, the Kodiak battery makes sure to tag along and charge up what you need.

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Sennheiser’s Proteus could make Pono, Sony ZX2 passing fads

No matter which way you look at it, high resolution audio is making it’s way back. Technology has improved, and consumers, ever-wanting of more, are fueling demands for studio-quality sound in portable form. It’s any wonder why the Pono Player has been a topic of conversation for a year and a big hit at CES 2015.

TechnologyTell Review: PureGear Dualtek case for Galaxy Note 4

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, you (or someone) paid a pretty penny for it. As such, it’s usually a good idea to provide some minimal protection. Gorilla Glass may be seriously hard and tough, but even it has limitations. Therefore, smartphone case.

TechnologyTell Review: House of Marley Liberate XLBT heaphones

Are you in need of an audio upgrade, yet want something above and beyond the typical all-plastic design? Well you’re not the only one. The folks at House of Marley work with a lot of natural wood, fabric, and metal. If you want some new cans that feel and sound amazing, read on!

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Kickstarter project explodes past $1 million in less than 7 hours

This project, which just went live last night, is on its way to the record books. The meager goal of $10,000 was completely obliterated as backers fiendishly flocked to the site with their monies. All it took was roughly seven hours for this Kickstarter campaign to raise over one million dollars. Now before you scroll down and peek, consider these kings of crowdfunded projects on Kickstarter.

HP latest mobile offerings entice schools, business, productivity

It’s still the beginning of 2015, so why not kick the year off big, right? Hewlett Packard has just unveiled its latest product lineup that focuses on the workplace and productivity. You can almost hear the collective sigh of global relief. IT personnel could look forward to less headaches and sustained security for companies/employers.

Next-gen Powerslayer Blu charges, saves, and notifies

Although the talk about greener energy and conservation has remained fairly consistent over the past couple of years, it’s good to see new companies and products coming around and taking action. And as we all know, it’s the actions that speaker louder than the press.

Ultimate in everyday carry – the Zerohour Relic XR flashlight

Remember that hefty, tactical flashlight that was a hit at last year’s CES? Well, the Zerohour team is back again with the Relic XR, a slimmed-down, compact version of their first project. Yeah, I know, I totally missed my chance to get hands-on with the Zerohour Relic XR flashlight while at CES 2015. There was a lot going on all over.