I can’t help myself. External battery banks to me is like crack to Tyrone Biggums. I gotta have it. I’m constantly moving about and am never really tethered to one spot, let alone a spot near an outlet. With the amount of work, photos, and gaming I do with my devices, I pretty much need it.
Chris Meadows over at TeleRead has a fun look at TV gadgets from a couple of sci-fi shows, and he talks about how they work, from a story perspective.
“Hey check out my Squid!” I said to my bandmate. “Excuse me?” he replied, not quite getting where I was coming from. “Check out the Squid,” I answered. “It’s a new surge protector I got to review … and I haven’t used it yet, but I can already tell it’s … awesome.” When the new more »
Michael Bay and his movies are well-known for big explosions and terrible everything-else. No matter how often media or stand-up comics poke fun at these facts, you can’t ignore how much money the guy has raked in at the box office. I may not be a movie critic, but the one thing I do know is more »
Oregon Scientific has announced its very first activity tracker. The Ssmart Dynamo keeps track of your activity during the day as well as your sleeping patterns at night. Do we really need another silicone bracelet fitness tracker? Why not? Variety is the spice of life, especially if you’re going to be active within it and more »
I’ve used a number of solar panel products – enough to know what I want, and that they’re not all made the same. My Gomadic SunVolt is fantastic except that it’s not convenient to pack. Enter the replacement for my outdoor adventure gear: the Suntactics sCharger-12 solar panel. It’s as slim as three nickels and only more »
To some people, a bike is just a bike. To many others, it’s a lifestyle. Biking and cycling has just as much a social aspect as it does a fitness counterpart. Today’s bikes can have some pretty advanced features as well as a high ticket price, thus making them attractive targets. LOCK8 has just announced more »
When it comes to weight loss or personal health, staying sufficiently hydrated is one of those cornerstones that can’t really be argued against. Drinking water flushes your body of toxins while replacing lost liquid. Water, however, probably isn’t a big enough part of our daily diet. It’s neither loud nor exciting like a soda drink, more »
Animated gif (.gif) images are fun. One can take a video and forever immortalize the best part(s) of it in a convenient little image file that can be shared anywhere on the web. Aside from having improved quality or length, there’s little to improve upon, right? Think again. Lenticular printing is likely not on your more »
Booq, a leading brand of premium laptop bags and backpacks, has added yet another quality product to their collection. The Boa shift backpack keeps purpose in its design while providing ample space and protection for your laptop and accessories. The fits any 13- to 15-inch laptop in a densely padded compartment. The lining protects against more »
We’re all guilty of it to some degree or another. There is something about human nature that allows us to witness tragic events happen to people all around us, yet somehow we maintain the belief that it could never happen to us. Until it does. It’s been over a year and a half since my more »
Mimoco, the makers of Mimobot character-based USB flash drives, has introduced its new line of external battery devices. The launch features 10 unique designs, one of which is a Kickstarter exclusive. The tech market has already been populated with battery packs of all sizes and capacities by soooooooo many brands. Is there really room for more »