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It began with Turn Signals mounted to a seven year old's BMX bike. It was my first taste of childhood tech and I loved it. A technophile was born and lives on today. Whether it's a crowd sourced adventure or the ever changing, latest and greatest. It's a constant cycle of buying and Selling. It's my life and favorite hobby.

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Why burn when you can vape

Published January 24, 2014

I am one of the people who truly enjoyed smoking cigarettes but as we know, it kills. Although, that fact by itself isn’t usually enough to get someone to quit, there are tools

Hercules, had nothing on my handwarmer!

Hercules, had nothing on my handwarmer!

Published January 5, 2014

With a wild winter storm, named Hercules getting ready to pummel NYC, I had to get supplies ready. The normal things were ordered on Amazon and then I came across the Zippo Hand Warmer.

Geeky Girl’s Gift Guide

Geeky Girl’s Gift Guide

Published December 14, 2013

  Excuse me, I couldn’t resist the alliteration of the Geeky Girl’s Gift Guide, or the GGGG. Yup. That. Here’s a random selection of either things I own, things that Noah owns, or things that I

For the Audiophile: Grain Audio In-Ear Headphones

Published December 11, 2013

Katie Selling mentioned.First off, a shout out to my husband for allowing me to guest review these headphones. These thoughts are mine and not his, so feel free to comment and I’ll respond

Xbox One, Won!

Published December 4, 2013

I’ve never been a true, die hard gamer but I can cover, casual. It was the technical promises of the new consoles that got me excited. Playstation 4 vs. Xbox One was the decision

Engadget Expand, the power continues!

Published November 18, 2013

On board planes I generally have issues with power to the volume being insufficient. I have used over a dozen different sets of headphones but once we take off cabin noise generally takes over.

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My Weekend with Engadget Expand

Published November 11, 2013

  Friday November 8th, was the Press Preview Day for Engadget’s Expand conference in NYC. It was packed with the latest, greatest and most innovative of technologies. From the hottest in headphone design to personal

Coffee, my delicious addiction

Published November 1, 2013

  I have been an avid coffee/espresso drinker for years. When I was first introduced to the ease of the Nespresso machine it became my go to for years. Until I realized I needed a

Banging my ears, hurts!

Published October 25, 2013

  Years of purchasing all of the most expensive and technologically advanced headphones all ended the same way, with a return. It’s summed up in the following sentence, I don’t like anything available. I need

Power USB stabilizes my network without me

Published October 18, 2013

After reviewing the awe inspired HOT Watch I reached out to PHTL  because anyone who can come up with a product like that, must have other devices.  They do, and it goes by PowerUSB. What is

Smallest of mices

Published October 10, 2013

  When I read that Logitech was releasing a competitor to the Apple Magic Mouse in both size, ergonomics and features, I was quite intrigued. As a matter of fact, I ordered one on the

The list of what I carry, requires a serious bag

Published October 6, 2013

Most technophiles have messy cluttered bags containing everything and anything they need on the move. I have been purchasing backpacks more than any other product for about five years. There just seems to always

iPhone 5s in hand

iPhone 5s in hand

Published September 22, 2013

I know most will not be surprised to read that I have spent the night at Grand Central Station in preparation for the launch Friday morning. This is not my first Apple Store adventure,

The smallest and most useful of accessories

The smallest and most useful of accessories

Published September 11, 2013

Inexpensive and the smallest, were the first points that pushed me toward this purchase. If you have an iPhone, you most likely have battery-anxiety. It starts with an occasional glance,  next, the nervous look, to

Samsung Galaxy Gear was, rushed.

Samsung Galaxy Gear was, rushed.

Published September 5, 2013

  My father is the source of my addiction to watches. Ranging from our Families history with Hamilton Watches to the up and coming HOT Watch but something new has entered the marker. Samsung’s Galaxy

The new Misfit, Shines!

The new Misfit, Shines!

Published August 28, 2013

  This week’s crowd funded project come from Indiegogo and is call the Shine by Misfit. The world of activity tracking has taken off since the Nike Fuel Band hit the scene. Now, we have many choices to encourage activity from

So, this is Chromecast

So, this is Chromecast

Published August 27, 2013

Chromecast, is Google’s answer to the Apple TV’s dominance of the set top box market. The device is very well designed, tiny and powerful. As far as it’s size, it resembles a flash drive

HOT Watch is a v2.0 Smart Watch

HOT Watch is a v2.0 Smart Watch

Published August 22, 2013

The HOT Watch is the newest in wearable computing to join the ranks of the Smart Watch empire taking off around us. Private calling is the key here.

Adventure Capitalist on a budget

Adventure Capitalist on a budget

Published August 14, 2013

I am a self proclaimed Adventure Capitalist, Due to the fact that I cannot afford to be a true Venture Capitalist this is adaptable to my income.

Crowdfunding: my unforeseen hobby

Crowdfunding: my unforeseen hobby

Published July 17, 2013

Crowdfunding is the hot topic on the internet these days, especially if you have some good ideas. For those who want to be part of bringing them to light such as myself, its even

Fool me twice, shame on Apple…

Fool me twice, shame on Apple…

Published June 18, 2013

  It was Sunday night and I was having problems going to sleep. Like a kid on Christmas eve, I sat in bed thinking about what “could be” on Monday at Apple’s WWDC 2013 (Worldwide

Automation helps gain independence through devices

Automation helps gain independence through devices

Published June 10, 2013

As someone with who suffers (suffered, thankfully) from a chronic disease I have learned what symptoms to be very aware of. The biggest issue I have is my memory, which most people have generally

The shower can be deeper than water

The shower can be deeper than water

Published May 14, 2013

Amazing that such deep moments can happen where I spend the leaast amount of time, daily. Whether it’s because I am alone or lacking  distractions, this is where they happen. From topics to write

Home Automation became smarter

Home Automation became smarter

Published May 1, 2013

It was August 23rd, 2012 when I was first introduced to SmartThings on Kickstarter. Take everyday objects and make them smarter was the thought the really struck home. I am constantly looking over

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