Tag Archive: Gear


Kick-ass gear from Totallee, mophie, InvisibleShield, MYNT, and Fuse Chicken

We’re back with another roundup of cool gadgets worth checking out. While we tend to focus our reviews on mobile phones and accessories, sometimes we get the chance to try things that fall just a bit outside of that space. Nevertheless, we think they’re the sort of things that our readers might enjoy learning about.

For this edition we take a look at an ultra thin phone case, a protective case with a battery built in, high quality screen protector,  [Read More…]

The Note 10 isn’t compatible with Samsung’s Gear VR headset

The Galaxy Note 10 is the first Samsung flagship since the S6 to not support the Gear VR headset.

What you need to know The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ are incompatible with the Gear VR headset. A Samsung spokesperson confirmed this saying, “The Gear VR is not compatible with Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+. We remain committed to innovating in VR and AR to deliver incredible new experiences to our consumers.” Previously, Samsung would  [Read More…]

Cut down your enemies then upgrade your gear in The Surge 2

Brutal combat, dismemberment, towering foes and high-tech upgrades are what The Surge 2 is all about

What you need to know The Surge 2 is an upcoming action-RPG from Deck13 Interactive and Focus Home Interactive. The new trailer for The Surge 2 shows crazy combat featuring dismemberment, as well as different gear and upgrades. The Surge 2 is currently scheduled to release on September 24, 2019. You can preorder The Surge 2 from  [Read More…]

All the camera gear Hayato wishes he would’ve bought during Prime Day

I love a good deal, and as a videographer (both by profession and hobby), there’s nothing more exciting to me than a sale on camera equipment! Whether that’s discounted SD cards, camera bags, lenses, or anything else, a good deal is fantastic. Prime Day came in at a particularly opportune time for me, since I’m upgrading to a new camera soon (a7 III, thanks for asking!) … except that I’m trying to save up for a new lens  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Samsung Galaxy Fit or the Gear Fit2 Pro?

As the wearable market continues to flourish, it only becomes more difficult to sift through all the choices. Fortunately, our team takes a close look at each one and breaks down the important details to help you choose.

Premium features Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

$ 138 at Amazon

Pros Built-in GPS Music storage Heart rate monitoring Large, curved AMOLED display Great price Cons More expensive Bulkier design Lacks Samsung Pay Older smartwatch

Sometimes you need  [Read More…]

This is the theme park-tested gear in Ara’s gear bag

I’ve survived two Disney College Programs, over a dozen family vacations, and now live within a half an hour of Walt Disney World, where I head when the weather’s nice for a change of pace, some photography practice, and maybe a Peter Pan float. When your gear bag has to get you through a long day in hot, humid, storm-prone weather and overwhelming crowds — and be light enough not to kill your back during this all-day urban  [Read More…]

One UI update rolling out to Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport

The update includes battery optimizations and outdoor swim tracking.

What you need to know The One UI update is rolling out to the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport. The update includes a refreshed UI with new settings and features. New battery optimizations should help your watch last longer.

We first got a glimpse of Samsung’s One UI on wearables with the launch of the Galaxy Watch Active. Now, the One UI update is rolling out  [Read More…]

How to replace your Gear Fit2 Pro band

If you’re looking to switch up your look or replace a worn-out Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro band, the process is luckily very easy, since compatible bands simply snap into place. Once you get the hang of it, you might just want to keep several bands on-hands just to switch things up!

Products used in this guide Samsung’s fitness tracker: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro ($ 153) The perfect workout band: VIGOSS Soft Silicone Watch Band ($ 12) How to  [Read More…]

Protect your gear with the 900VA APC Back-UPS battery backup down to $70

Never hurts to have one of these!

The APC 900VA Back-UPS battery backup and surge protector is down to $ 69.99 through Best Buy’s eBay store and the main site. It normally sells as much as $ 100 at other retailers like B&H.

Back dat gear up APC Back-UPS 900VA battery backup system

Save so much hassle at some point in the future when this device protects your gear from a power surge you never saw coming.

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Cool gear to consider as the weather gets warmer

You smell that? It’s fresh air! The weather is warmer, windows are opening up, and pollen is sneaking its way into our respiratory systems. It’s baseball season and one of our favorite parts of the year.

If you’re like us, you’re probably always on the lookout for new things – particularly gadgets and gizmos. We’re privileged to get the chance to test and review items in the mobile and smart space. Further, we’re only too happy to help you guys  [Read More…]