Tag Archive: Gadgets


What’s in Jerry’s bag: All the gadgets I need every day

A gear bag can be an important part of any tech lover’s kit; carrying around a bunch of cool electronics is easier (and safer) with a good place to stash it all. For me, it’s a little different since I’m in a wheelchair. It means I can carry around a large bag that isn’t for everyone, for example, and become the one-stop shop you need sometimes.

The BIG bag Timbuk2 extra large-size Classic Messenger Bag

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Make your mornings smarter with these bathroom gadgets

When folks think about a “smart home”, the first thing that may come to mind is the security system or the various lights systems like Phillips Hue. But there’s another part of the home that can be vastly upgraded: the bathroom. There are a plethora of “smart” bathroom gadgets and accessories that can greatly enhance your experience and make your mornings just a little bit brighter.

For shower thoughts JBL Link 10 Smart Bluetooth Speaker

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Weekend Recommender: Gadgets and tech we love

Can you believe it’s March already? The holiday season and ice cold weather look to be in the rear view mirror and we’re ready for spring.

As we prepare for warmer temperatures and start to break free of cabin fever, some of us are cleaning out our homes and offices. In some cases we’re de-cluttering altogether; in others, we’re replacing our old gear with new stuff.

If you’re like us, and on the hunt for new things, you’ll like what  [Read More…]

Why some gadgets don’t normally work on hotel Wi-Fi

Best answer: Many hotels have annoying restrictions in place preventing you from easily using certain gadgets and devices on their Wi-Fi networks. Thankfully, an inexpensive travel router circumvents that.

Amazon: TP-Link N300 Nano Travel Router ($ 30)

Hotels are stingy

Ever been to a hotel and tried to use all your gadgets, only to find out that none of them will work? You’re not alone, and it’s not your fault.

Ever since hotels had  [Read More…]

The Nest Thermostat has become one of my favorite smart home gadgets

Who knew saving energy could be so much fun?

Ever since I picked up my first Google Home in early 2017, I’ve been sort of addicted to making my apartment as “smart” as can be. My place is outfitted with either a Google Home or Smart Display is almost every room, the majority of my lights have Philips Hue bulbs in them, and the iRobot Roomba 690 is in charge of making sure my floors stay as  [Read More…]

Weekend Recommender: Gadgets and tech we love

It’s officially February and the new year is in formally full swing. Have you stuck to your resolution? That’s okay, neither have others.

Try as we might to get rid of things in an effort to clean our house, we find ourselves buying new gadgets. It’s not our fault that CES has so many cool things. Right?

If you’re like us, and love to check out new stuff, you’ll like what we’ve got in store for you here. Before you  [Read More…]

These tech gadgets pair nicely with the Instant Pot

So you have an Instant Pot and you’re using it multiple times a week to cook up some delicious and effortless meals. It’s a magical kitchen appliance that helps you cut down on your cooking tools. Since it’s a pressure cooker as well as a multi-cooker, it can cook rice, make yogurt, and more. As great as the Instant Pot is, it’s not the end-all-be-all of kitchen appliances. I have several Instant Pots, but there are still some tools that  [Read More…]

These are the best microfiber cloths and sprays to clean your gadgets

No matter if it’s a smartphone, tablet, TV, or anything else in between, all of your tech gadgets deserve to be regularly cleaned. Getting rid of gunk and grime not only keeps them looking great, but it also helps to ensure that they perform to the best of their abilities for years to come. If you’re ready to take your cleaning game to the next level, here are a few microfiber cloths and sprays we recommend picking up.

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Gadgets and gear: 10 things to pack for a camping trip

Summer is the best time to get together as a family and go camping. Alternatively, you might favor solo adventures or going out into the wilderness accompanied only by a few friends. Regardless of your particular preferences, one thing is certain: summer isn’t complete without at least one camping trip.

With the vacation season upon us, it’s high time to start thinking about packing and preparing for your camping trip.

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Add Samsung’s 32GB EVO Select microSD card to your gadgets for just $9

Impulse purchase: complete!

You can grab the 32GB Samsung EVO Select microSD card for just $ 8.99 today at Amazon, which happens to be the lowest it’s ever sold for. This card hasn’t fluctuated much in price and was once selling for around $ 16 regularly. With read speeds of up to 95MB/s and write speeds of up to 20MB/s, this card is great for adding to your Fire Tablet, dash cam, phone, and much more. You  [Read More…]